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01-12-2015, 02:45 AM
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Posted By walter3

there sweet! parkzone. 2 position flaps and...

there sweet! parkzone. 2 position flaps and retracts. well worth it. walt
Forum: Power Systems
12-18-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,069
Posted By walter3

thanks for the insight. Walt.

thanks for the insight. Walt.
Forum: Power Systems
12-18-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,069
Posted By walter3

well i absolutely don't want to make the magic...

well i absolutely don't want to make the magic smoke! :) i am looking forward to my last prop choice i ordered so i can get another watt test to see about option number 4. so far the emp props at...
Forum: Power Systems
12-18-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,069
Posted By walter3

looks like you used the 800 watts per motor...

looks like you used the 800 watts per motor values that my 8 pitch props produce. based on that the aerodynamic notes seem pretty impressive. if i prop down to a 7 its another ball game all together...
Forum: Power Systems
12-17-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,069
Posted By walter3

well this girl is from the 70's for sure! :) im...

well this girl is from the 70's for sure! :) im still waiting on one more prop set to arrive so i have another to run on the watt meter. my wingspan is 66" each wing is 14.5 at fuse out to 8.5 at...
Forum: Power Systems
12-17-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,069
Posted By walter3

thanks fellas. i have some emp props that are...

thanks fellas. i have some emp props that are well inside all parameters but only get me 116watts/lb at WOT static. my other power prop set up was 160watts/lb. but it gives me the 55watts at WOT...
Forum: Power Systems
12-17-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,069
Posted By walter3

got it. i will continue the search for different...

got it. i will continue the search for different prop combos.i have plenty that are not exceeding the rating but not giving me quite the watts/lb. im hoping for. what is the higher short term amp...
Forum: Power Systems
12-17-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,932
Posted By walter3

i just installed a skorpion backup battery system...

i just installed a skorpion backup battery system in my 66inch twin. i am going to use the bec in the cc phoenix edge 75 amp esc and figured the skorpion will give me the extra insurance.
Forum: Power Systems
12-17-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,069
Posted By walter3

figured i would ask this here. seems similar. i...

figured i would ask this here. seems similar. i have a power 32 - 770 kv motor rated at 42 amp constant. im using 75 amp escs. these motors are also rated at 800 watts max. at full throttle i get the...
Forum: Power Systems
12-13-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By walter3

thanks. so far durafly has 2 props one counter...

thanks. so far durafly has 2 props one counter one standard that may be a winner. thanks, walt
Forum: Power Systems
12-11-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By walter3

interesting. thanks. if the standard rotation...

interesting. thanks. if the standard rotation props turn out to work well i wont be as concerned. Walt.
Forum: Power Systems
12-11-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By walter3

looking for 10x8 3blade counter rotate props

if anyone has a good source they like please fill me in. so far i have only found 1! trying not to pay through the roof as well. appreciate any tips or guidance in tracking them down. thanks, Walt
12-11-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

i have located a set of 10x8 COUNTER ROTATING...

i have located a set of 10x8 COUNTER ROTATING props! there from durafly, like the high power standard ones i have. once they arrive ill balance and test them as well. hoping they put out some high...
12-10-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

i have received my 3 blade 10x7 emp props. going...

i have received my 3 blade 10x7 emp props. going to test them for amp and watt figures and then ill have 3 choices at hand. :) RESULTS.

master air screw - 110 watts/lb. counter rotate 10X7 3...
Forum: Power Systems
12-10-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By walter3

i thought so. thanks!

i thought so. thanks!
Forum: Power Systems
12-10-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By walter3

castle creations phoenix edge 75 amp esc w/heatsink

does this esc have a built in - linear or switching bec? thanks, Walt :confused:
12-09-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,790
Posted By walter3

1978 pica duallist twin!

66" WS. twin power 32 motors, 75 amp escs, 3600 4s batts. skorpion back up guard. retracts, flaps cut in. individual servos for ailerons. 10lbs. ready to fly weight. spring maiden. 1600 total watts...
12-09-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

thanks for the comments. was your plane flying on...

thanks for the comments. was your plane flying on standard rotation props? Walt p.s. thepiper92 -those are the ones i got. i cant find that setup in a 8 pitch. if you do please let me know....
12-09-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 454,729
Posted By walter3

my latest "for me" 1978 kit build i just...

my latest "for me" 1978 kit build i just completed. duallist. electric conversion. 66" WS. added flaps and retracts, 10lbs ready to fly. spring maiden. avatar picture to the left. walt
12-09-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

"master air screw" 10x7 3 blade are giving me...

"master air screw" 10x7 3 blade are giving me 110watts/lb. with 4s batts. durafly 10x7-8 are giving me 160watts/lb. the master air screw are counter rotate the others are not.
12-09-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

i totally agree! however this is way more...

i totally agree! however this is way more aerodynamic than a p-47. i have one as well that i love. my 110 watts/lb setup happens to be counter rotate so i thought it might be extra safety with that....
12-08-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

thank you! that's why im asking lots of questions...

thank you! that's why im asking lots of questions and want a safe maiden. i will cry like a child if i crash this plane by not making the right call. :) Walt.
Forum: Foamies
12-08-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 718,321
Posted By walter3

i try to fly year round if the wind allows. i use...

i try to fly year round if the wind allows. i use a t-28 with floats for snow as well. great fun. i flew my stearman pt-17 a couple days ago and got in 6 nice flights. gotta love a biplane floating...
12-08-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

that is comforting. appreciate it. i am only...

that is comforting. appreciate it. i am only looking for spirited general sport flying. i would rather throttle back and get longer flight times to be honest. i have zero interest in any 3d type...
12-07-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

this has down thrust built in very easy to see...

this has down thrust built in very easy to see but less obvious is the sideways thrust angles. the wing and nacelles were constructed before i got the kit so i can only assume the original builder...
12-07-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

i have heard that as well, however, 98% of those...

i have heard that as well, however, 98% of those i have questioned who have flown this particular plane all say she fly's great on standard rotation and there is no need for counter rotate props....
12-07-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

i think i should use caution if going with the...

i think i should use caution if going with the master air screw 10x7 props with just 110 watts per lb. however i was thinking the counter rotation would add some extra insurance as far as ease of...
12-06-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

thanks for the responses. this plane has limited...

thanks for the responses. this plane has limited ground clearance. i am using 3 blade props all 10 inch with about 1.25 clearance from tip to ground. kinda tight. my pitch is around 8 i think on the...
12-05-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,050
Posted By walter3

power system for 1978 duallist opinions?

i have a 10lb. auw 1978 pica duallist with power 32 770 kv motors with 75 amp esc on 4s 3600 batts. how many watts do i need to fly this well. i have multiple props, some standard some counter...
08-18-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,931
Posted By walter3

i put one on that was just a wide shoelace type...

i put one on that was just a wide shoelace type piece of fabric. then went to the field to find i hold my tx way higher than the strap.:silly: i didnt bother to adjust it but will try again. i like...
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