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Posted By HO-229

Skyfly I6 help

Background:
I have a Skyfly I6 TX and some generic 30 amp China made ESC

1) All (several) of the ESC cut out at approximately 50% throw on the TX
2) I have calibrated the Throttle min-max with...
07-26-2014, 10:28 AM
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Posted By HO-229

Hmmm… when did stupidity become fashionable? I do...

Hmmm… when did stupidity become fashionable? I do not believe your speculation and conjecture.
You have cast a large net over ALL model aircraft saying we are stupid and fly recklessly.
I own 12...
07-26-2014, 02:10 AM
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Posted By HO-229

Major functions The FAA's roles include: ...

Major functions

The FAA's roles include:

Regulating U.S. commercial space transportation
Regulating air navigation facilities' geometry and flight inspection standards
Encouraging and...
07-26-2014, 01:39 AM
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Posted By HO-229

New Hampshire... Live free or Die! Don't...

New Hampshire... Live free or Die!

Don't tread on me!
Give me liberty or give me death

Time to flush the toilet and get rid of the turds who forgot "we the people" :D
07-19-2014, 06:52 PM
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Posted By HO-229

Ok, While sorting out how to monitor...

Ok,
While sorting out how to monitor temperature…
This is my recommendation… this is our cooking thermometer with alarm.
It is so loud when it reaches the set temperature it will drive you...
07-19-2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By HO-229

Nigel, This is how I would do it, you will need...

Nigel,
This is how I would do it, you will need the push button to get things started.
Were you put the sensor is up to you, may be better to put it on the output side of the laser.
Correction......
07-19-2014, 02:08 PM
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Posted By HO-229

Fish tank pump and antifreeze mixture tied into...

Fish tank pump and antifreeze mixture tied into the on/off circuit.
Flow/temperature interlock to prevent overtemp (shutoff in the event of).:cool:

Regarding the book, focus on the...
07-19-2014, 12:44 PM
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Posted By HO-229

Nigel, I don’t believe you ignored any advice,...

Nigel,
I don’t believe you ignored any advice, much like many others (including myself) we made a decision to accept some level of risk.
In the big picture I am pleased with my purchase.
My...
07-19-2014, 10:39 AM
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Posted By HO-229

At a minimum, I found the approach used to make a...

At a minimum, I found the approach used to make a very complex shape very easy.
The water activated glass is a bonus considering the fumes and mess associated with composites.
I also never...
07-19-2014, 10:25 AM
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Posted By HO-229

Wink Nigel, Congrats regarding your acquisition!:) ...

Nigel,
Congrats regarding your acquisition!:)
I am sure you will enjoy the machine
I have become the EXLAS Laser technical support network for jacked-up operation. :confused:
When you run into...
07-18-2014, 08:53 PM
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Posted By HO-229

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rS7in5COiw...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rS7in5COiw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rS7in5COiw)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vUO5SR5Oy8 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vUO5SR5Oy8)

Carbon/glass...
07-16-2014, 10:51 PM
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Posted By HO-229

Chris, Great question… todays flavor is Pro but...

Chris,
Great question… todays flavor is Pro but I am well-schooled in all the Autodesk products and while I have no real hands on experience with Solid Works my brother uses it and from what I...
07-16-2014, 11:16 AM
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Posted By HO-229

All the large areas of the mold lines are sorted...

All the large areas of the mold lines are sorted out:)
Just the nacelles now;)
07-15-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By HO-229

Absolutely agree Bill! I find myself sorting...

Absolutely agree Bill!
I find myself sorting out CAD methods more than building.

Your a great example of results versus tinkering with design methods.

I find myself relearning method and very...
07-15-2014, 11:15 AM
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Posted By HO-229

http://www.cnczone.com/forums/search.php?searchid=...

http://www.cnczone.com/forums/search.php?searchid=2205320

Search by HO-229 and you will feel my joy/pain

I offer this only as a reminder of what can be expected

Dave
07-15-2014, 11:10 AM
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Posted By HO-229

Nigel, I recommend you start here. ...

Nigel,
I recommend you start here.
http://www.cnczone.com/forums/laser-engraving-and-cutting-machines/

You will find my experience within... Allot of good information is shared within this...
07-15-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By HO-229

I would recommend visiting the CNC zone website...

I would recommend visiting the CNC zone website and doing some serious research prior to hitting the send button.
Dave’s lesson learned/data points
I have a very large Chinese laser; I did a year...
07-14-2014, 03:42 PM
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Posted By HO-229

I am guessing the aft engine is fighting with the...

I am guessing the aft engine is fighting with the one closest to the intake for air...
Must have had some creative ductwork going on to balance flow:blah:

Good thing they show drop tanks in the...
07-14-2014, 02:30 PM
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Posted By HO-229

That looks like it would have been interesting to...

That looks like it would have been interesting to work on back in the day!
I am assuming the lower engine had to be removed to replace the upper.:blah:
07-14-2014, 02:16 PM
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Posted By HO-229

Thanks Bill, Sorting out the faired step is no...

Thanks Bill,
Sorting out the faired step is no walk in the park for me!
I had the chine thing done but was not thrilled with the lines so I deleted them and started over!

I now know why the...
07-14-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By HO-229

The chine of the Princess had me pulling my hair...

The chine of the Princess had me pulling my hair out:blah: so a quick move back to the Clydesman … a much easier project.[popcorn]
07-10-2014, 08:28 PM
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Posted By HO-229

If I knew I could make time I would do the Horten...

If I knew I could make time I would do the Horten VII:)
07-10-2014, 03:00 PM
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Posted By HO-229

Glad to see allot of familiar names still...

Glad to see allot of familiar names still building and designing;).
:(Life has a way of throwing up tasks other than modeling ...and sucking away fun time.
:DI am at it again… hopefully I can...
07-09-2014, 10:50 AM
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Posted By HO-229

Adding skin plus the addition of small gussets...

Adding skin plus the addition of small gussets should provide additional grip power.:)
07-09-2014, 02:31 AM
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Views: 4,915
Posted By HO-229

Yes, adding the sheeting to an area that is...

Yes, adding the sheeting to an area that is exposed to vibration and torsion loads will provide exponential strength.
The stringers provide very little torsion resistance… so adding a stressed skin...
07-08-2014, 10:01 PM
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Posted By HO-229

Sure:)

Sure:)
07-08-2014, 07:43 PM
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Posted By HO-229

Quick down and dirty. it would not have to...

Quick down and dirty.
it would not have to cover the whole engine bulkhead, just several mm.
this is wrapped around the nose area and trimmed as needed.
the fingers are folded over on the engine...
07-08-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By HO-229

An inch or two of balsa skin then glass over it,...

An inch or two of balsa skin then glass over it, to include the engine bulkhead.;)
07-08-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,915
Posted By HO-229

By adding the skin... you add significant...

By adding the skin... you add significant strength and stiffness to the load path.
If torque is your culprit then the addition of a stressed skin should increase your attach point exponentially....
07-08-2014, 07:03 PM
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Views: 8,862
Posted By HO-229

Always amazed at what can be done with foam! ...

Always amazed at what can be done with foam!
;)
Nice work...
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