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10-07-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By crxmanpat

As Wildflyer said, the retracts don't run...

As Wildflyer said, the retracts don't run directly off the flight pack, they run off the voltage output provided by the receiver (typically 5v). If you are providing more than like 6v directly to the...
10-07-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 557
Posted By crxmanpat

That's odd. I have an MPI servo tester, and...

That's odd. I have an MPI servo tester, and retracts work just fine with it. I don't know if there's something about the GT tester that's causing you this issue. Are you sure you were connecting it...
09-29-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Wanted 3D GWS
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Posted By crxmanpat

Welcome to WattFlyer! What is a "3D GWS"? Do...

Welcome to WattFlyer!

What is a "3D GWS"? Do you mean their Formosa pattern plane?
Forum: Foamies
09-19-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By crxmanpat

Congrats on the maiden John! I'm glad to see your...

Congrats on the maiden John! I'm glad to see your cameraman knows how to use the zoom. So many videos get posted and you can barely see the plane except when it passes in front.

I sure hope you...
09-16-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By crxmanpat

Got mine on Monday. Put RC Geek's AB in mine....

Got mine on Monday. Put RC Geek's AB in mine. Also working on decals for the missiles (they are ugly just plain white). Maiden planned for Saturday even though MRC says they are sending new elevator...
09-09-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By crxmanpat

So one thing I learned about delta and JR radios....

So one thing I learned about delta and JR radios. You need to switch the servo plugs into the RX and/or reverse the switches in the radio. There was a combination that you had to get exactly right...
09-08-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By crxmanpat

Hey Bill, long time no see! Hope things are going...

Hey Bill, long time no see! Hope things are going well for you.

When setting up the model in the radio, you should come across a setting asking for Wing Type. For a flying wing (or any delta wing...
09-01-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By crxmanpat

There is no specific place the Castle UBEC needs...

There is no specific place the Castle UBEC needs to be installed, but you do want it where it will get a little air cooling.

You will need to solder the power leads of the BEC into the battery...
09-01-2020, 02:50 PM
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Posted By crxmanpat

It was no fun without Fred. :p>

It was no fun without Fred. :p>
08-22-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By crxmanpat

Yeah, you'll be hard pressed to find a US based...

Yeah, you'll be hard pressed to find a US based company that can supply the retracts. All of the JP's I have in my turbines have been flawless, along with the set of Electron ER-40's I have in my...
08-22-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By crxmanpat

Or you can look at JP Hobby ER-150's that can...

Or you can look at JP Hobby ER-150's that can handle up to 44 lbs.
...
08-22-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By crxmanpat

Electron ER-50eVo look to be your only choice if...

Electron ER-50eVo look to be your only choice if you want to go electric. These are very well built e-retracts, and the ER-50 can handle up to 66 lbs. Only issue may be that they don't offering a...
08-07-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By crxmanpat

Freewing Mig-29 twin 80mm

New from Freewing, coming mid-September 2020! I have already pre-ordered mine.

Freewing first established the Twin 80mm class of EDF jets with its popular F-14 Tomcat and then the A-10 Warthog,...
06-30-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,605
Posted By crxmanpat

Yep, IP came back as bad. He's gone.

Yep, IP came back as bad. He's gone.
06-15-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,460
Posted By crxmanpat

There's a ton of battery brands out there, and...

There's a ton of battery brands out there, and the majority of them are good quality and similar performance. My go-to brand is RoaringTop. Their warehouse is in LA and they ship Priority Mail, so...
03-18-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,182
Posted By crxmanpat

Our flying field remains open for normal flying,...

Our flying field remains open for normal flying, but we have cancelled 3 upcoming events there, and we were also supposed to have a display at an open house at the local airport which also got...
03-18-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,182
Posted By crxmanpat

My club has cancelled all events through May....

My club has cancelled all events through May. Winter time is our show season as it's too hot in the summer. This has affected 4 upcoming events. We also have our club meetings at the field on the...
02-10-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,536
Posted By crxmanpat

Video of 8 T-33s in the air at once (was supposed...

Video of 8 T-33s in the air at once (was supposed to be 9, but one did not get in the air).
...
02-08-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,536
Posted By crxmanpat

We had a total of 9 T-33s in the air at one time...

We had a total of 9 T-33s in the air at one time today during the 16th Annual Arizona Electric Festival! If any pics or video get posted, I will share here.
02-03-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,536
Posted By crxmanpat

When I got mine I did the tug test on the mains...

When I got mine I did the tug test on the mains as some people were saying they were loose or coming out on landing. Mine seemed to be glued in very well. Total of 8 flights so far with no issues....
01-17-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,536
Posted By crxmanpat

Even though we have a desert background where I...

Even though we have a desert background where I am, we do more flying in bright blue sky than against the desert background. Silver is hard to see in a bright blue sky.
01-16-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,536
Posted By crxmanpat

I have the German Luftwaffe version arriving...

I have the German Luftwaffe version arriving tomorrow. There are 4 of us doing maidens at my field on Saturday.
01-13-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,212
Posted By crxmanpat

Are you saying you are fully charging the...

Are you saying you are fully charging the batteries before putting them in storage? If so, this is not a good practice as lipos don't like to be stored fully charged. You will want to put them on...
12-05-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,547
Posted By crxmanpat

Holy thread revival Batman! Original post was...

Holy thread revival Batman! Original post was over 14 years ago! :p>
12-03-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,146
Posted By crxmanpat

The Micro Jet v3 would be too much for this in...

The Micro Jet v3 would be too much for this in the scale I posted above. However, you could always scale up the plans to accommodate. What you want is the prop opening to be at least 6.25" wide so...
11-28-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,762
Posted By crxmanpat

I don't buy 12S (not sure if anyone even makes...

I don't buy 12S (not sure if anyone even makes them). I have a couple 12S applications and use two 6S packs in series to make 12S. My current go-to lipo brand is RoaringTop (www.roaringtopusa.com)....
11-07-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 17,342
Posted By crxmanpat

Spammers are good for reviving very old threads....

Spammers are good for reviving very old threads. ;)
10-16-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,253
Posted By crxmanpat

I did not have rudder on any of the many pusher...

I did not have rudder on any of the many pusher jets that I built, they really don't need it. But if you're doing a pattern routine, you will need rudder for some of the maneuvers. The hardest part...
10-16-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,253
Posted By crxmanpat

Nick did some great pusher jets. I worked with...

Nick did some great pusher jets. I worked with him on designing a couple of his planes. My favorite was his F4D Skyray!
Forum: Power Systems
10-04-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,293
Posted By crxmanpat

Looks like Altitude Hobbies still sells the Suppo...

Looks like Altitude Hobbies still sells the Suppo motor. Here are the specs:

Suppo 3520/6 (42-47) 840kv Specifications:

● Number of Cells: 3-7s lipo; 8-20 cell NiMh
● Max Efficiency Current:...
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