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Forum: ParkFlyers
08-14-2017, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Vic Z

I just opted for the power up 15. It has plenty...

I just opted for the power up 15. It has plenty of power, and i have had no issues. If you fly it the way that it was intended, like a warbird you will be fine.
I went to more aerobatic airframes...
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-14-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

If you are going that make sure to do your wings...

If you are going that make sure to do your wings or you will fold them.
Ask Dahawk. He has done his best to destroy his. Lol
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-21-2016, 07:15 PM
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Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Stepped up and got a Power15 and put it in last...

Stepped up and got a Power15 and put it in last night.
Took it out this morning before work.
First battery, 4 minutes, all was good. No noise, no heat.
2nd battery, 7 minutes with no issues,...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-19-2016, 03:45 PM
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Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Beautiful day here. No fog, no wind, not a cloud...

Beautiful day here. No fog, no wind, not a cloud in the sky. Finally I get to run the 4s.
Chop the canopy up so it will latch, plug in, surface check, all good.
First battery, 4 minutes of...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-18-2016, 11:53 PM
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Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Another project. :cool: Did you get a watt...

Another project. :cool:
Did you get a watt meter on it?
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-18-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

I can usually get a few batteries in before work...

I can usually get a few batteries in before work but when i got up this morning there was thick fog down to about 20' off of the lake :(
These new batteries just don't want to get used it would seem.
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-17-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

LHS finally got the right prop in last night....

LHS finally got the right prop in last night. 10x5.
Have 4 14.8s charged and ready to go. Going to get a chance to get out tomorrow morning before work.
Starting to get the dreaded wing wiggle at...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-10-2016, 09:56 PM
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Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Wink That's my game plan. I'm gonna stuff a 4s in...

That's my game plan.
I'm gonna stuff a 4s in it next week and see what happens.
Worst case scenario I end up in a dead stick and buy a new motor :D
Shouldn't be timing. Nothing has changed....
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-10-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

After 2 weeks and about 30 batteries I am hearing...

After 2 weeks and about 30 batteries I am hearing a little bit of a growl at low rpm, 1 or 2 clicks of throttle.
Visual checks out, and everything "feels" ok.
Is this a problem, just my...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-29-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

I slapped an 11x7 on and what a difference. Way...

I slapped an 11x7 on and what a difference. Way more speed, but still not the verticle that i want.
First battery, 4 minutes, 2 more at 6 and no heat issues.
Thinking about a 12x5.5.
Thoughts?
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-25-2016, 06:44 PM
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Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Went with the 11x5.5

Went with the 11x5.5
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-25-2016, 05:43 PM
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Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Made the adjustments. Put the esc on the floor...

Made the adjustments. Put the esc on the floor and removed the weight that made it balance laterally. Is a speck right side and nose heavy and flies absolutely perfect.
6 batteries of pure fun...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-22-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Yes All in all went well. Came back in the...

Yes
All in all went well. Came back in the same condition it left in, and in my book that is a win.
Thank you for all of your help.
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-22-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Got her out today. After 4 minutes, ESC was just...

Got her out today. After 4 minutes, ESC was just luke warm. maybe a speck warmer than the back of my finger, so no problems there. Then put her up for 6 with the same result.
There was a weird wind...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-20-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Motor arrived yesterday, and i picked up a 40 amp...

Motor arrived yesterday, and i picked up a 40 amp eflite esc. Installed last night.
The aluminum motor mount looks awesome.
Now i have this inconvenient thing we call work to take care of. ...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-18-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Might not be as fast which is fine. I'm just...

Might not be as fast which is fine.
I'm just hoping that it won't overheat? ??
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-17-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

That motor, 40 amp ESC, and a 11x5.5 prop That...

That motor, 40 amp ESC, and a 11x5.5 prop
That is what they told me to use with 3S batteries.
Sound right?
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-17-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Sorry for the multiples My phone is freaking out

Sorry for the multiples
My phone is freaking out
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-17-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

I wimped out and got the power up 15 1000 Not...

I wimped out and got the power up 15 1000
Not trying to rip my wings off
Plus i am still kind of a newb
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-17-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

I wimped out and got the power up 15 1000 kv. ...

I wimped out and got the power up 15 1000 kv.
Not trying to rip my wings off.
And i am still pretty much a newb :)
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-16-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

I wimped out and ordered the power up 15 1000kv ...

I wimped out and ordered the power up 15 1000kv
Not trying to snap my wings :eek:
Should be a good improvement.
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-13-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Got floats on my Trojan yesterday and what a...

Got floats on my Trojan yesterday and what a blast. I missed the fun part of flying this thing.
With floats it is sluggish and needs more kick.
What is a good bolt on upgrade? Motor, prop, ESC if I...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-10-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Nice weather here in the Pacific Northwest right...

Nice weather here in the Pacific Northwest right now.
Built my floats last night. Hopefully tonight I will get them prepped, and then painted tomorrow morning.
Hoping to have this bad boy on the...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-08-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

No posts on here in a month and a half? What's...

No posts on here in a month and a half?
What's up?
I got a Beaver, so have been working on that and learning to fly on floats.
Just got my floats for the trojan delivered from Seaplane supply...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-11-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Thank you. Makes sense. Got the sleeve when...

Thank you. Makes sense.

Got the sleeve when i bought the wheels, but did not consider the axle length issue. Soldered appropriate length sleeves on, and will get some axle material and fit it in...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-10-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

I went out today and got the dubro 2 1/2 inch...

I went out today and got the dubro 2 1/2 inch wheels, but they are too wide for the axles on the landing and noise gear. How do I get around that?
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-10-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 290,573
Posted By Vic Z

Awesome pics Guapoman. I just bought a T28 2...

Awesome pics Guapoman.
I just bought a T28 2 weeks ago. Haven't maidens it yet, but am excited to. Everything i hear days that they are a real treat to fly.
Tried to maiden today but couldn't. ...
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