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04-21-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,888
Posted By Saddlebum

You got it. Splice one wire into the other ahead...

You got it. Splice one wire into the other ahead of the EC3.

I looked online to try to find a ready made one but had no luck either.
Twin motors is just not a big enough market yet to justify...
Forum: Beginners
04-06-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,816
Posted By Saddlebum

HELP! My Airplane Won't Take Off!

It won't take off from the water or anything! I don't know what to do. HELP ME! :)

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=518&pictureid=3163
03-18-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,434
Posted By Saddlebum

DONE! ...The Bum

DONE!

...The Bum
03-12-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,597
Posted By Saddlebum

That's OK, Max. You take it. I was going to use...

That's OK, Max. You take it. I was going to use it as a spare anyway.

...The Bum
03-12-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,167
Posted By Saddlebum

usa 1967-69 usaf 1969-71

usa 1967-69
usaf 1969-71
02-23-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,464
Posted By Saddlebum

55th in Massachusetts..

55th in Massachusetts..
02-19-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,755
Posted By Saddlebum

Hi 2Many; I have a flying buddy with a...

Hi 2Many;

I have a flying buddy with a Mini-Tele that flys GREAT! His is balanced 65mm back from the leading edge.

...The Bum
02-08-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,320
Posted By Saddlebum

What they said...

What they said...
Forum: Beginners
02-08-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,810
Posted By Saddlebum

The DX5 has "Dual Rates" so you can set small...

The DX5 has "Dual Rates" so you can set small throws on Low Rate. It will not be as easy as small throws PLUS expo, but it certainly is manageble.

...The Bum
Forum: Beginners
02-07-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,810
Posted By Saddlebum

I have the T-28 and my flying buddy has the...

I have the T-28 and my flying buddy has the Sukhoi and a Champ. Flying them next to each other proves the Sukie is WAY hotter than either of the other two.

If we put them on a scale of one to ten...
01-30-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,482
Posted By Saddlebum

I've had to put down five dogs in fifty years....

I've had to put down five dogs in fifty years. You'd think it would get easier but it doesn't.

My heart goes out to you my friend.

...The Bum
01-29-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,594
Posted By Saddlebum

Steam is too hot, Shady. Actually, boiling water...

Steam is too hot, Shady. Actually, boiling water is too hot also. The right temp is about 200 degrees.

If it gets too hot, the cells on the skin puff up like lizard skin.

...The Bum
Forum: Power Systems
01-26-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,848
Posted By Saddlebum

I ran a search for "Brushless Motors" in DIYtrade...

I ran a search for "Brushless Motors" in DIYtrade (link here (http://www.diytrade.com/china/4/products-list/3302-k-c-1/brushless_motor.html)) and found no manufacturers from Japan. DIYtrade is a tool...
01-06-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,633
Posted By Saddlebum

A $10 adapter. Here's the answer I got from...

A $10 adapter.

Here's the answer I got from CellPro when I asked the same question you are asking. (I bought the recommended item).

This adapter is not on the CellPro webpage, but it does...
01-05-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By Saddlebum

You might find this interesting... ...

You might find this interesting...

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/china/j-xx.htm

...The Bum
12-17-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By Saddlebum

You don't say how many cycles are on these...

You don't say how many cycles are on these batteries but it reasonable to say that 100 cycles is fairly common with a good battery/charger combination.

That said, I am suspicious of your charger....
12-16-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,233
Posted By Saddlebum

Congratulations, Bill. If you think you...

Congratulations, Bill.

If you think you are proud now, I'm hear to tell you it will be all you can do to contain yourself four years from now when she walks across that stage and accepts her...
Forum: Beginners
12-15-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,447
Posted By Saddlebum

I think you have a 100% grasp on the dynamics and...

I think you have a 100% grasp on the dynamics and the need for coordinated turns on an RC airplane, Spadebidder.

To be honest, most flyers I know use the "bank & yank" method of turning (ailerons...
12-08-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 26,110
Posted By Saddlebum

Dave Mathewson; AMA President posted this...

Dave Mathewson; AMA President posted this today...

Update on FAA

The FAA process to create regulation for the operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) in the national airspace...
11-26-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,596
Posted By Saddlebum

DUDE! You have been a "member" for two months,...

DUDE! You have been a "member" for two months, have posted ZERO times and have the balls to tell us our website is "retarded" because you can't do what you want, when you want!

You post like a...
Forum: Beginners
11-20-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,375
Posted By Saddlebum

Yep. A "raised tail" and "flying speed" are what...

Yep. A "raised tail" and "flying speed" are what is required for a safe, scale lift-off of a tail-dragger.

...The Bum
09-23-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,916
Posted By Saddlebum

DUDE! Chill out! I ask a simple and...

DUDE! Chill out!


I ask a simple and reasonable question to try to assess the suitablity of your site for my airplanes and you insult me!


If that's the kind of reception you give to all...
08-16-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 18,947
Posted By Saddlebum

I'll bid $38 on the AR6100e. ...The Bum

I'll bid $38 on the AR6100e.

...The Bum
08-15-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,307
Posted By Saddlebum

WOW! That is W-A-Y outside my experience. I'll...

WOW! That is W-A-Y outside my experience. I'll see if I can edit the poll.

...The Bum
Forum: Humor
08-04-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,920
Posted By Saddlebum

Thumbs up Let me see... is that your picture in the avatar?...

Let me see... is that your picture in the avatar? ???? Yes?
Then yes, I'll take you to dinner and dancing! :D

Seriously... it's people like you that make this Forum the raging success that it...
Forum: Night Flying
07-29-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,440
Posted By Saddlebum

SURE! NO Problem! Just drape the entire...

SURE! NO Problem!

Just drape the entire string around the fuselage (starting at the tail); be sure to wrap the control surfaces tightly as the movement will make the lights "sparkle".

You want...
07-12-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,723
Posted By Saddlebum

MClarkson and Sarg5... Do you two guys realize...

MClarkson and Sarg5... Do you two guys realize you are only 2 hours apart (through Salina) ???
07-10-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,969
Posted By Saddlebum

Cool Wag me baby!!!!

I'd love to read a review or two. MC has a point, you have to wonder just how much rudder wagging this device does, when it starts and when it stops.

For instance, if it does find a thermal and...
06-18-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 293,864
Posted By Saddlebum

WOW! Answers don't get much better than that! I...

WOW! Answers don't get much better than that! I love your engineering thought process. It's refreshing.

Have you seen the World of Krauss (http://www.worldofkrauss.com/foils/959) website?

It...
06-13-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,609
Posted By Saddlebum

Thumbs up Thank You for this Forum...

I'm new(ish) here, a retired VP of an international software/ hardware integrator and no stranger to the Internet (started my journey with computers in '84).

I've started software User Groups,...
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