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02-11-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,999
Posted By websterphreaky

Hey Ed, how ya doing on the East Coast Polar...

Hey Ed, how ya doing on the East Coast Polar Region?

Found the original 10T x 3.12 pinion just by shear luck at the LHS (Hobby People), it was meant for their garbage "Sabre" Fixed Pitch Heli and...
02-11-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,999
Posted By websterphreaky

Udate for future readers

This is just an update on what I picked to use to upgrade to Brushless on our EZG E.

I chose to stick with the stock MPX 3:1 gearbox and motor mount because of the ease of mounting and being able...
12-19-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,507
Posted By websterphreaky

14.5g!! ...

14.5g!! http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=9069

Just because you only shop at BP, doesn't mean they are the only source of all avenues of parts resources, huh?
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12-19-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,507
Posted By websterphreaky

Everyone is making the same mistake.

Everyone is making the same big mistake converting the Fox to powered by sticking a heavy big outrunning on the nose, covered or not, folding prop or not.

There are micro brushless 12x30mm...
Forum: Foamies
12-03-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,967
Posted By websterphreaky

thin crispy Depron like skin .....

What ever you cover with, don't forget the reason you're using EPP ..... ultra flexibility rather than rigid snapability like Depron. Crash without burn. If you want to look and act like Depron, use...
Forum: Foamies
11-27-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,967
Posted By websterphreaky

Ooh yea! Thanks for the tip on that Rustoleum...

Ooh yea! Thanks for the tip on that Rustoleum Ultra Color Painters Touch 2X! I've been eyeing that at the local Home Depot, but worried it sprayed too thick.

Have you had any problems with that...
Forum: Foamies
11-27-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 26,308
Posted By websterphreaky

Give Goop a try in the field, it cures in 10...

Give Goop a try in the field, it cures in 10 minutes and you won't get your fingers glued together, or to parts of the plane, face, zipper, truck door handle, flying buddies wife's ass ....... :Q
Forum: Foamies
11-27-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 26,308
Posted By websterphreaky

"Rabbitcreekok...

"Rabbitcreekok (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/member.php?u=2213)" is right on about CA and EPP. Sure it will glue, but as he said, CA is hard (it's chemically akin to plastic - Acrylic to be...
Forum: Foamies
11-27-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,967
Posted By websterphreaky

Cool I'm not a balsa snob

Aaaah, excuse me .... but EPP is the material of choice for "contact" combat planes now and the folks that fly them are hardly in "training". :roll::mad:

I'd like to see how long your balsa planes...
Forum: Foamies
11-27-2009, 04:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 26,308
Posted By websterphreaky

This is an old posting, but I thought I better...

This is an old posting, but I thought I better correct a major misunderstanding made above.

Multiplex planes are NOT EPP Foam!! They are a patented material called ELAPOR foam and is nothing...
10-17-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By websterphreaky

George, Nearly everyone that has build this...

George,

Nearly everyone that has build this model and it's predicessor the Omei had learned that putting the battery in the factory spot would never work because of the CG issues, and all have...
10-16-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By websterphreaky

Let me get this straight, this picture is of the...

Let me get this straight, this picture is of the config that does or does not work? Are you finding the battery need to be by the motor or back where the manufacturer had intended on their battery...
10-16-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By websterphreaky

A 50A ESC is a good safety margin size for a...

A 50A ESC is a good safety margin size for a measured 38A load from the motor. My flying friends that have long histories with E powered planes and cars have all said to plan for a 20% margin over...
10-16-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By websterphreaky

Exclamation Did you test your amp output???

With a 4S LiPO (14.8v), that's a LOT of volts with a 710Kv motor to be spinning a 12x6 prop! 14.8 x 710 = 10,508 RPMs. Did you check the Amp output before you burn up your ESC or worse, the motor?
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10-16-2009, 02:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By websterphreaky

Question 3 oz of lead up front is still a lot, was shocked...

3 oz of lead up front is still a lot, was shocked when you originally reported that you had 4 oz up there. What does you 4S battery weigh?

What size prop are you planning on using with that...
10-11-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By websterphreaky

Follow up

Diverdon,

It's been a while since your posting, I've just purchased one of these Kunlun's and heard all the horror stories, so would you mind a good report on how your's flies and what changes you...
Forum: 3D Flying
09-21-2009, 04:36 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 60,452
Posted By websterphreaky

Thumbs down Take a big PASS on this Sukhoi Su-26m BNF.

I totally disagree with all the accolades for the Sukhoi Su-26m BNF (BNF ... Ha!!)

A good friend of mine, who has years of flying and building experience (he's in his late 60's) bought one of...
Forum: Power Systems
09-17-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,707
Posted By websterphreaky

Exclamation Just for reference to furture readers.

I know that this is an old thread, but just for reference for future readers looking for info on the MPX EzG E motor / prop choice.

What you choose is your decision, but keep in mind that the...
09-15-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,999
Posted By websterphreaky

Lightbulb Thanks for the info on your upgrades, especially...

Thanks for the info on your upgrades, especially the CG.

If you have the MPX BL-400/06, it was a hot 3400kv, 250W max 30A.

You said you have the stock gearbox, but did you change the gears to...
09-14-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,999
Posted By websterphreaky

Thumbs up Back to basics - Easy Glider Electric brushless upgrade

Very good points on setting up the ESC for soft starts and soft brake. I hadn't thought about that and the EMax 30A ESC I'm going to use has programmability for Off, Soft and Hard on both Start and...
09-13-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,999
Posted By websterphreaky

Reviving and old thread - "standard Gearbox" wtih Brushless Inrunner

AEAJR, spotted this old thread on the Ez G E and have been searching for a simple gearbox answer. Building up a MPX Ez G E for my son, it of course came with a Brushed motor and Standard Gearbox. I'd...
Forum: Foamies
09-07-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,512
Posted By websterphreaky

Ha ha ha ha ha ..... having spent the first 17...

Ha ha ha ha ha ..... having spent the first 17 years of my life as a farm kid in north central Illinois, I can add - if it ain't for corn, wheat, beans or barley AND cows ..... ". Left for college,...
Forum: Foamies
09-07-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,512
Posted By websterphreaky

Thumbs up Your Himax HC2816-1200 is nearly the same size...

Your Himax HC2816-1200 is nearly the same size and spec wise as the KMS 2814-06; 1280kv, 4mm shaft, 14 poles, but I've measured the KMS at 280w with a 10x5.5 APC-E. It's a LOT more motor than a stock...
Forum: Foamies
09-07-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,512
Posted By websterphreaky

Rather late follow up on adding Ailerons to the MPX Easy Cub

Sorry for the rather late follow up to adding Ailerons to the MPX Easy Cub. I've been flying mine with the Aileron mod for 3 months now and for those that don't think it's worth it or "why would you...
08-19-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,983
Posted By websterphreaky

Thumbs down Not so hot a price for an old set up .....

Hey pardner, this ain't a very good deal for an especially well used old EZ* plane(1) and ancient radios (these are old Hitec Focus 4's). Hobby People (http://www.hobbypeople.net/gallery/240025.asp)...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-18-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,460
Posted By websterphreaky

Multiplex pulls a fast .... lite .... one. ...

Multiplex pulls a fast .... lite .... one.

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07-10-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,455
Posted By websterphreaky

Angry TURDborix LiPO Puffed after just TWO FLIGHTS!

DON'T BUY TurBORIX LiPO batteries! They are pure CRAP!

I bought a 2S 1800mAh 12C and the POS Puffed after TWO FLIGHTS!

Tried to get a hold of the seller? HA! Long Gone!
07-10-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,736
Posted By websterphreaky

Mystery LiPO's are OK, TurBORIX are pure CRAP .. PUFFED after 2 flights!

I bought a 2S 1800mAh 12C TurBORIX POS from R2hobbies (HK) and the thing Puffed after just two flights! (30" Balsa Delta Rocket with a pusher prop motor rated at just 15A). The seller blew me off...
05-11-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,869
Posted By websterphreaky

I bought one of these ... oh brother!

I bought one of these (Oct 2008) and oh brother, what a piece of crap! flimsy balsa construction, horribly wrinkled what-ever-kote and the totally inauthentic YELLOW and green (not even US Army...
05-05-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,326
Posted By websterphreaky

Build Review Awaiting apologies.....

What part of "just mount he props you want to use Backwards! Simple as that!" ... goes over your head????? I do believe "backwards" in a Pusher orientation, means the the orientation is still the...
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