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09-03-2012, 02:08 AM
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Posted By kenh3497

Actually it is... "what's not in a DLG". 60...

Actually it is... "what's not in a DLG".

60 inch plane ready to fly and some are only 8 ounces, Maybe even a tad less. Mine is a beginner model, to fit my skills, and it weighs in at a "portly"...
09-02-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,465
Posted By kenh3497

I'm guessing it will fly better than before! It...

I'm guessing it will fly better than before! It seems the uglier they are the better they fly.

Gosh you wood working skills make mine look like I used a hatchet to cut stuff out.

Ken
09-01-2012, 03:32 PM
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Posted By kenh3497

FWIW, my local Staples store quoted me $1 per...

FWIW, my local Staples store quoted me $1 per square foot to print plans on their plotter. I don't know how this compairs to Kinkos, but that is the only choice I have besides a private print shop...
08-14-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,465
Posted By kenh3497

LOL :D

LOL :D
08-13-2012, 10:02 PM
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Views: 7,465
Posted By kenh3497

I'm still wondering where the peg goes for the...

I'm still wondering where the peg goes for the discus launch :confused::D

That is a slick trick to smooth up the tow release hook.
08-09-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,465
Posted By kenh3497

Where is the peg for the discus launch? :eek: :D ...

Where is the peg for the discus launch? :eek: :D It might take two hands though:rolleyes:

Ken
Forum: Iowa
03-09-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,607
Posted By kenh3497

Mall show in Mason City, IA

Well the date is official.

The River R/C mall show will be on April 14 & 15. Setup on Saturday at about 9AM. We will have an empty store front where the planes will be locked up over night. ...
Forum: Power Systems
03-03-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,671
Posted By kenh3497

Is it possible the motor is "single phasing"? A...

Is it possible the motor is "single phasing"? A three phase motor will run on two phases, but will have no power under load. Possible bad connection on one of the phases??? Passes enough current...
Forum: Power Systems
02-23-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,001
Posted By kenh3497

I know Hacker is considered a top shelf brand. ...

I know Hacker is considered a top shelf brand. Whit that considered, what are some of the more "value oriented" brands out there.

I know some have had good luck with the hobby king stuff, but I...
Forum: Power Systems
02-21-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,001
Posted By kenh3497

Beings an electric noob has bit me in the...

Beings an electric noob has bit me in the butt..... bought an underpowered plane:(. I can buy a new motor, out of my budget at the moment, or build a new plane. I have tons of very small/light...
Forum: Power Systems
02-20-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,001
Posted By kenh3497

I found the Hacker site, don't know why I...

I found the Hacker site, don't know why I couldn't before????? Anyway the "9" only has a 1700KV rating. It looks like 2S is still the only recommended battery.

I guess it's time to put the plane...
Forum: Power Systems
02-20-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,001
Posted By kenh3497

I just felt out side the plane needs a bit more...

I just felt out side the plane needs a bit more oomph. I checked with my LHS today (120 miles away) He said at 2200KV, 3S would be risky. Maybe I have a battery issue. We installed a new battery...
Forum: Power Systems
02-19-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,001
Posted By kenh3497

Hacker A10-7L on 3s??

Beings I'm a noob to electric I assumed the stated motor could be run on a 3S battery. Everything I find says nothing about 3S, only 2S.

So... Has anybody run the hacker A10-7L motor on 3S. ...
Forum: 3D Flying
02-11-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,108
Posted By kenh3497

Don, which plane are they flying? Like I...

Don, which plane are they flying?

Like I said I'm not big into 3D at this point. Don't know if I ever will be but some of it is kind of fun:D. I'm just not all that happy with how the foamy...
02-11-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,082
Posted By kenh3497

YES, Very good service and good pricing IMO. I...

YES, Very good service and good pricing IMO. I bought the .75 oz 20 yard roll and split it up with three other guys. Worked out to slightly less than $12 each. I challenge you to find a deal like...
Forum: 3D Flying
02-10-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,108
Posted By kenh3497

replace foamy with wood plane???

I just bought a use 3D hobby foamy ( http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/33-EPP-Extra-330-SC--B_p_15759.html ) While it seems to have plenty of power and does fly kind of OK I'm looking for something that...
Forum: Iowa
01-31-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,182
Posted By kenh3497

River City R/C

Hello,

I'm new to Watt Flyer and Electric. Just thought I'd drop a note here. I belong to River City R/C in Mason City, IA. Not much going on this time of year with the "cold" weather, 45F here...
Forum: 3D Flying
01-15-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,144
Posted By kenh3497

This one.. The EPP one ...

This one.. The EPP one

http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/assets/images/3dh-33extra-epp-b-img1.jpg
01-15-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5,465
Views: 910,411
Posted By kenh3497

I have no intention of giving up on IC. I'm just...

I have no intention of giving up on IC. I'm just adding another facet to the hobby. Altough I did dig out some old plans for a Fan Trainer from RCM way back in 1990. It was designed around a TD...
01-14-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,737
Posted By kenh3497

That's kind of funny.... I'm not laughing at you...

That's kind of funny.... I'm not laughing at you though.

It reminded me of "the old days" when we would charge up a "condenser" from an old ignition point set and toss it to somebody. Of course...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-14-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,935
Posted By kenh3497

#7 Correct me if I'm wrong, Don't some...

#7 Correct me if I'm wrong, Don't some gliders use "crow" where the flaps go down and the ailerons go up???

Ken
Forum: 3D Flying
01-14-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,436
Posted By kenh3497

I saw "someplace" somebody had used a screw large...

I saw "someplace" somebody had used a screw large enough to screw into the servo arm. The thread was wrapped around the screw and the screw was tightened or loosened to adjust the control surface...
Forum: 3D Flying
01-14-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,144
Posted By kenh3497

Hi, New to foam electric airplanes and just...

Hi,

New to foam electric airplanes and just electric as well. I just purchased a 3D Hobby Extra 330 SC (used) more or less ready to fly.

Is it possible without a great deal of effort to...
01-14-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5,465
Views: 910,411
Posted By kenh3497

"old" nitro... "new" electric

Hello,

Well... I just purchased my first electric airplane. A 3D Hobby EPP foamy. It was a used rig and came complete except RX and batteries. Those were purchased and I have about 5 or 6...
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