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Forum: Foamies
10-29-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By air4prs

Cessna Tail dragger

Save a lot of frustration and make it into a tail dragger. Also change the rudder servo to a metal gear servo and add a wheel to the tail.

Those trike landing gears are nothing but a lot of...
Forum: Beginners
09-09-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,792
Posted By air4prs

Replacement motor

Hawk,

This is the motor I would use. It's an Emax motor, model GT 2812/06 1500kv, thrust 53 oz., handles models 21 to 50 oz. Get it from Lazertoyz here in Ohio for $21.99 + $ 5.00 flat rate...
Forum: Beginners
09-09-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,792
Posted By air4prs

Upgraded Skytrainer

I love the new Cessna 182 Skytrainer,

First thing I did was to replace the 30 amp ESC with a 40 Amp ESC. Also put in a UBEC circuit in order to insure proper voltage for the servo's.

Replaced...
02-14-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 110,840
Posted By air4prs

Polaris No. 1

Just finished my first Polaris from 6 mm. depron. It came out with A.U.W. of 27 oz. with a 3s 2250 mah 25c lipo using the standard motor set up. With all the snow here in Ohio I haven't flown it yet,...
Forum: Foamies
08-13-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 29,739
Posted By air4prs

Air Force One Twinstar II

Just finished my first Twinstar. Went for an Air Force One theme. used the following set-up:
Suppo A 2217/8 brushless motors
40 Amp ESC
5 Amp UBEC
APC 8x6 e Props
2 each 3s 2200mah 20c lipo's...
Forum: Power Systems
06-20-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By air4prs

info 3M Super 77 on Velcro

On all my RX's, Lipo's, ESC, etc., I use 3M Super 77 Spray Adhesive on the Velcro surfaces.

I always use the smooth side of the Velcro showing on all components that I will put in the model, The...
01-19-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 253,210
Posted By air4prs

Question MegaFly Vertical Stabilizer Ange

I am putting together the MegaFly and the Vertical Stabilizer Angle Template measures at 47 degree's from the horizontal plane. My regular SuperFly Stabilizer Angle measures 80 degree's from the...
12-28-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,560
Posted By air4prs

Talking Turnigy charge 2 lipo's

For Turnigy- Accucell 6 chargers there s a cable available at HobbyCity(Twin Lead Charge lead)for $3.99 that will allow you to charge 2 like type lipo's at the same time. They both have to be the...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,467
Posted By air4prs

Smile Horizon Info

I called Horizon about the DX5e and DX7 . Yes The DX5e can be used as a buddy box with the DX7.
The DX5e can be used with all the Spektrum RX's incliding the AR6000 but the AR6000 may require some...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,467
Posted By air4prs

Question D5Xe and RX's

I have a DX7 and ready to get a Parkzone RTF???? model that comes with a D5Xe Tx and Ar500 RX. Can both TX's be set up with a buddy cord?

Also what other RX's would be compatible with the D5xe TX....
11-23-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 253,210
Posted By air4prs

Superfly Rudders

I was thinking about taking off the stabilizers and putting two large rudders with control surfaces hooked up to another servo. Wanted to see if knife edges would then work. Any comments or idea's ??...
09-10-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 253,210
Posted By air4prs

info Superfly Stunts

Just finished my first SF. Can someone lists the stunts possible on this model and how to do them . I am a rookie but willing to learn.

Paul
06-28-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 130,095
Posted By air4prs

info LT-$)

I made a typo, Dave's site is www.lightflightrc.com (http://www.lightflightrc.com).
I have 7 flights on my LT-40 and 4 flights on the Skyraider Mach I. As I pointed out in my posting, the RC club...
06-26-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 130,095
Posted By air4prs

Update on Trainers

The Lt-40 flew great. Also got another Skyraider Mach I from Airborne models in CA. For the motor and ESC, I got the new Suppo 4120-06 U ,kv 640 along with the suppo 70A ESC from Dave at...
Forum: Power Systems
06-12-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,925
Posted By air4prs

It looks like the hookup is as follows. Correct...

It looks like the hookup is as follows. Correct me if I am wrong.
A pivot arm contacts the scale, the wattmeter is hooked to the lipo battery and the the load is to the ESC. The ESc is connected to...
Forum: Power Systems
06-11-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,925
Posted By air4prs

info Trust and Amp testing stand

Is there a setup using a multi-meter and scale for testing motors and props to determine amp draw and motor trust ?
Somewhere I read there is a wiring harness hooked up to a multimeter and scale to...
06-03-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,261
Posted By air4prs

I am going to use this on my new Sig LT-40 (...

I am going to use this on my new Sig LT-40 ( a.u.w. 7 1/4 lbs) with e-flite Power 46, 60 a ESC, 4 each servos, 2 4s 2200 mah lipo in parallel, spectrum rx. I was looking to use my ni-mh batteries...
06-03-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,261
Posted By air4prs

Ni-Mh

Thanks for the reply. I took and opened one of the 8 cell Ni-mh and checked the voltage. One cell was 1.28 v and across 4 cells it was 5.14 v.

I am a 76 yr. old newbee and only have the wall...
06-03-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,261
Posted By air4prs

Question Ni-MH 9.6 v used for 4.8 v servo's

I have 5 Ni-MH 9.6 v 650mah 8 cell , 1 11.1 v 1000 mah 8 cell, and 1 9.7 v 1000 mah 7cell batteries.
Is there any way that these can be used in BEC in RX's to power the 4.8 v servo's?

I have 2...
05-20-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 130,095
Posted By air4prs

Sig LT-40 with electric power

After crashing my Mach I trainer last month, I just got the Sig LT-40 ARF. Going to put the eflite Power 46, Phoenix 60 A ESC, 2 4s 2250 mah 20c lipo's hooked in parallel. I was able to salvage these...
Forum: 3D Flying
05-11-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,286
Posted By air4prs

info Mavrick MK2

Rusty at rc-products.net just released the new Mavrick MK2. After talking to Chellie, I decided for my first 3d plane to get this new model. Great price for a complete ARF with all hardware except...
Forum: 3D Flying
05-11-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,363
Posted By air4prs

info Maverick MK2

Rusty at rc-products.net just released the new Maverick MK2. After talking to Chellie, I decided for my first 3d plane to get this new model. Great price for a complete ARF with all hardware except...
05-11-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 35,363
Posted By air4prs

Rebuilding Mini-Slinger

Yesterday I flew the rebuilt mini- slinger that was pretty well beat-up that I got from friend of mine. I cut off the smashed nose and replaced it with epp foam. Took off all that crappy paper...
04-14-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3,126
Views: 345,864
Posted By air4prs

Stryker Beats Stock with ARC Motor

I upgraded an old Stryker I bought from a friend. Used the ARC-28-37-2.5 ($50), 40 amp ESC($18), APC 5.5x 4.5 prop, 3s 2100 mah 20c lipol. Got these from Dave at Lightflightrc.com .Motor is 2800 KV,...
04-14-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,535
Posted By air4prs

info Stryker Beats Stock with ARC Motor

I recently bought a used stryker from a friend without a motor and ESC.
After talking to Dave at LightFlightRC.com, he suggested the ARC-28-37-2.5($49.95) with a APC 5.5 x 4.5 prop and 40 amp...
04-10-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 253,210
Posted By air4prs

info Bluecore Superfly

Finally got to fly my bluecore version of the Superfly. It flew great and at low speed it just hung in the air. Rolling was a hoot, it seemed like it was doing it in slow motion. It was hooked up to...
04-07-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 35,363
Posted By air4prs

info Upgrade a mini-slinger

Just bought an old mini- slinger from a friend. It has the brushed motor, ni-mh 650 mah batteries, 4 1/2 " prop.
To upgrade to a brushless, what motor,ESc and lipol battery would fit and work well...
Forum: Foamies
03-31-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 943
Posted By air4prs

info Krylon H20 for Foamies

In my area, all Sherwin Williams paint stores are getting rid of their stocks of Krylon H20 spray paint for foam at $0.50 per can. I went to the three stores in my area and got 26 cans for $13.00....
03-08-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 200,728
Posted By air4prs

Post A Chellie Delta Clone

With suggestions and information from Chellie, I attempted a clone of her Delta build. Using Heads Up RC store on ebay for the following:

2408-21 Outrunner brushless and 20 amp ESC combo
Lipo 3s...
02-26-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 202,666
Posted By air4prs

Post Delta # 1

I read all the posts in this forum and decided to build my first foam delta wing. Just started in RC last October and I am a 76 yr. old newbee.What follows is my build sequence.

I started by...
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