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07-28-2008, 07:53 PM
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Posted By Old Larry

This is the design idea I've been working with. I...

This is the design idea I've been working with. I should add a note about the vertical stab. put it behind the prop and put as much the same area above and below the fus. I'm going add a skid in...
07-26-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,513
Posted By Old Larry

How about a delta wing with a length about twice...

How about a delta wing with a length about twice the wing span and the pusher motor/prop somewhere forward of the trailing edge. The aerodynamic forces are spread over a larger area but the heavy...
06-14-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,495
Posted By Old Larry

Why do you have that spar like stick over the top...

Why do you have that spar like stick over the top of the airfoil shape in the picture that shows the nylon wing bolts?
Forum: Foamies
05-28-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By Old Larry

Looks like it came out just fine. I'm going to...

Looks like it came out just fine. I'm going to try a cf rod or tube on the leading edge.
Forum: Foamies
05-27-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By Old Larry

Don, thanks for the update. I think this material...

Don, thanks for the update. I think this material is the only stuff I'm going to use in the future. And Hang-em-high.com is a great source.

Are you able to post some pictures?
Forum: Foamies
05-26-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By Old Larry

The material is expensive but it's light and ...

The material is expensive but it's light and tough. I'm thinking that a lot of the wing structure could be removed when using this stuff.

I'm really interested in how you do with it.

Someone...
Forum: Foamies
05-26-2008, 02:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By Old Larry

Did the Magpie arrive. What do you think of the...

Did the Magpie arrive. What do you think of the kit? Have you worked out how you are going to cover it with the new material?
Forum: Foamies
05-22-2008, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By Old Larry

This covering might be a good topic for its own...

This covering might be a good topic for its own thread. I'm looking for new ways to use it.
Forum: Foamies
05-22-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By Old Larry

I would ask the guys that sell the plane how much...

I would ask the guys that sell the plane how much of any covering it would take, maybe a two sq yards or so.
Forum: Foamies
05-20-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By Old Larry

I'm building a Blade Dancer instead of the...

I'm building a Blade Dancer instead of the Magpie. I will probably order a Magpie, too.

The ripstop polyester coated with polycarbonate is fantastic. There was a collision between an MS Composite...
05-15-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,567
Posted By Old Larry

Great video!!!

Great video!!!
Forum: Foamies
05-15-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By Old Larry

I'm planning to build a Magpie and here is what...

I'm planning to build a Magpie and here is what I'm going to do
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05-04-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,723
Posted By Old Larry

The landing gear is working just fine on the 4D....

The landing gear is working just fine on the 4D. As soon as I get some more flying time I'm going to upgrade my KMS motor to a Scorpion.
Forum: Beginners
04-30-2008, 03:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,489
Posted By Old Larry

Does the Takara look like a minature...

Does the Takara look like a minature http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=HAN4150
04-28-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,686
Posted By Old Larry

Electric flight is changing a lot of attitudes...

Electric flight is changing a lot of attitudes and making it easier to fly in more places.
Forum: Beginners
04-28-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,489
Posted By Old Larry

I bought the same plane at the Phoenix show and...

I bought the same plane at the Phoenix show and wonder if I can use my existing AXI 2212/20 and what would be a good prop. I'm having a hard time choosing a prop. Would a 10x3.8 work?
Forum: Beginners
04-27-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,489
Posted By Old Larry

Model number for the motor and what prop size did...

Model number for the motor and what prop size did you use.
04-25-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,349
Posted By Old Larry

Where's the landing gear on your Stick?

Where's the landing gear on your Stick?
04-25-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,723
Posted By Old Larry

Chellie, the reason for my concern is that many...

Chellie, the reason for my concern is that many of the ARF planes I see at the flying field have wimpy landing gear and failures of the landing gear. The wind is usualy gusting and combine that with...
Forum: Beginners
04-24-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,167
Posted By Old Larry

Speaking of batteries there is someone here that...

Speaking of batteries there is someone here that can't leave anything electrical alone and has rigged up a circuit that triggers at a preset voltage and he is experimenting with different devices to...
04-24-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,723
Posted By Old Larry

Why did they make the landing gear in two pieces?...

Why did they make the landing gear in two pieces? Would it be stronger if it were of one piece construction?
Forum: Beginners
04-24-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,167
Posted By Old Larry

One thing I have found it that you can't depend...

One thing I have found it that you can't depend on battery ratings and should plan that the battery will perform a but under it's rating. It may not be a big deal but they are expensive and cutting...
04-22-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,723
Posted By Old Larry

Thanks for the help Chellie. So far the only...

Thanks for the help Chellie. So far the only thing I'm sure about with these new batteries is that one should charge them slowly.

I have recovered three batteries that others have thrown away....
04-21-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,723
Posted By Old Larry

Chellie, thanks for the info. My only worry...

Chellie, thanks for the info.

My only worry now is that I'm using stuff I have as much as I can and I don't want to screw things up. Information like this is going to help.

I found that I have...
04-21-2008, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,723
Posted By Old Larry

If I stick with a KMS motor from Hobby People...

If I stick with a KMS motor from Hobby People what would be a good choice for power with a 4500 mah battery and an 80A BEC which I already have?
04-20-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,723
Posted By Old Larry

Thanks Chellie. That's exactly what I was looking...

Thanks Chellie. That's exactly what I was looking for and my search did not find it.
04-20-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,723
Posted By Old Larry

Smile Any words of wisdom

I bought a BH Model Stick 4D from Hobby People at the Pomona show and plan to power it with a brushless motor instead of nitro, a KMS 2820/06. The purchase was motivated in part by price ($109.00,...
04-11-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,513
Posted By Old Larry

Is the F5J - Nano Flo XL-E and update to the Nano...

Is the F5J - Nano Flo XL-E and update to the Nano Flo E?
04-10-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By Old Larry

Thanks for the replies. It looks like I've got...

Thanks for the replies. It looks like I've got some surfing to do. I've decided that there are some tools worth having after trying to make a good looking Z-bend.
04-10-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By Old Larry

Question Tools

I'm looking for a tool source, stuff like pliers to make z-bends and others that might be considered special hobby tools. Any ideas?:tc:
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