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12-08-2016, 02:21 PM
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Posted By pd1

I'm using an E Flite 25 sized motor. I think that...

I'm using an E Flite 25 sized motor. I think that will be more than enough power. I haven't been able to fly mine yet.

Paul
12-07-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,719
Posted By pd1

Try this link. ...

Try this link.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=953902&postcount=140
09-20-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By pd1

Just a wild guess and probably wrong... Is it...

Just a wild guess and probably wrong... Is it possible that when both fans are turned on that the current draw is too much for he battery? Can you try another ESC with one of the fans? You would...
09-16-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,116
Posted By pd1

1. You're gonna need a bigger hammer. 2. Don't...

1. You're gonna need a bigger hammer.
2. Don't under estimate a shop manual from a Kawasaki dealer, can be a lot of help.
3. The hammer is sometimes called the Harley tool.

Good luck.
09-11-2016, 07:14 PM
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Views: 1,211
Posted By pd1

That just stinks. Paul

That just stinks.

Paul
08-26-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By pd1

Check this website too, a couple of the motors...

Check this website too, a couple of the motors there look similar and there are pictures of their esc's too.
http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id=J0655750
...
08-20-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By pd1

Finding a lightweight spinner for that size motor...

Finding a lightweight spinner for that size motor will be tough. Either vacuum form or heated soft drink bottle will make the shape, the backplate and mounting is the hard part. Nice challenge...
08-11-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,296
Posted By pd1

Looking forward to a good flight test. Maybe...

Looking forward to a good flight test.
Maybe controlline is back in my future.
08-11-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,296
Posted By pd1

That looks fantastic. I never had one with a...

That looks fantastic. I never had one with a landing gear, now I wish I did.
Do you remember the I believe it was Enterprise Whipsaw. What a horrid little flyer that was. The only plane I had that...
08-11-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,296
Posted By pd1

It's a sign of the times, I have no pictures of...

It's a sign of the times, I have no pictures of my control line airplanes, back then no one thought to take them.
Today the younger generation can't go anywhere without taking selfies.
The times,...
08-10-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,296
Posted By pd1

Beantown is doing pretty well, how did you make...

Beantown is doing pretty well, how did you make the language transition? Pronouncing all those "r"s and saying the complete word.
Do you say Wor Chester, for Worcester?
Inside joke, I know you'll...
08-10-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,296
Posted By pd1

It might be. I was always leery of crimp...

It might be. I was always leery of crimp connections until working on full sized planes, all the cables use crimp connectors.
I got the idea for a twin real early on.

First picture my dad's P-38....
08-10-2016, 10:59 AM
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Views: 6,296
Posted By pd1

Since the AMA has access to a lot of experienced...

Since the AMA has access to a lot of experienced pilots I would defer to their guidelines.
I did a lot of control line flying when I was younger and I had a Ringmaster I built into a twin, sort of...
08-10-2016, 02:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,296
Posted By pd1

I used to make my leadouts differently. I used...

I used to make my leadouts differently. I used stiff .030 wire and put them in as I built the wing. after the wing structure was complete I slipped a piece of brass tubing over the wire at the...
08-04-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,485
Posted By pd1

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08-04-2016, 12:02 PM
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Posted By pd1

If you remove the arm off the servo, does the...

If you remove the arm off the servo, does the servo still lock up?
Sometimes the servo is not centered when shipped and you might have installed the arm in a place it shouldn't be. If the servo...
08-02-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,296
Posted By pd1

Looking forward to seeing this go together. I...

Looking forward to seeing this go together.
I had few of these as a kid, they were made by PDQ back then. We bought them because they cost less than a Ringmaster. Had a ball with them, they flew...
07-15-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 101,961
Posted By pd1

And now for something completely different

If you were around when the dinosaurs roamed the earth you might remember this one. Comet Struct-O-Speed model Cub.

Pretty terrible kit, a promise for youngsters to be able to just glue it...
07-01-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,313
Posted By pd1

Hi Bill, I'll be getting my little red and yellow...

Hi Bill, I'll be getting my little red and yellow plane ready to fly today for an attempt tomorrow. You remember the plane and the smoking lipo at SEFF.
This will be the first attempt at flying in...
07-01-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By pd1

I have some E Flite stickers that came with my...

I have some E Flite stickers that came with my radios, all you would have to copy is the "Air" sticker.
You can scan it and make a decal on white decal paper. if you want you can make decals of the...
06-24-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By pd1

I use an atomizer that has about 16 ounce...

I use an atomizer that has about 16 ounce capacity, to that I add about 1 ounce of pure ammonia.
You can use window cleaner with ammonia instead of water, probably works just as good.

My wife got...
06-23-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By pd1

If you want to add washout and you haven't...

If you want to add washout and you haven't covered the wing yet, put the wing on a flat surface and add weights to the top of the wing. Slide a scrap piece of balsa under the trailing edge and wet...
06-16-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,313
Posted By pd1

Hi Bill, sorry to hear about your wife, wishing...

Hi Bill, sorry to hear about your wife, wishing her the fastest recovery.
Tell Mason I said Hi.

paul
05-20-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By pd1

Another thing to consider is cost. Materials...

Another thing to consider is cost. Materials required to paint colors on a model can raise the cost pretty fast.
Clear dope, covering material(silk, silkspan), sandpaper, paint brushes, colored...
05-17-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,298
Posted By pd1

Don't you just hate it when that happens.

Don't you just hate it when that happens.
05-15-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By pd1

I haven't flown anything in two years, the guys...

I haven't flown anything in two years, the guys in the club are going to force me to try tomorrow.
05-09-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,145
Posted By pd1

Just came across this thread, nice job. ...

Just came across this thread, nice job.


Paul
05-04-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,753
Posted By pd1

Porcia, Don't want to disagree but a friend of...

Porcia, Don't want to disagree but a friend of mine bought a Yuneec quadcopter.
We put the battery in it and placed it on the ground, followed the instructions and it took off,it went up a few feet...
05-03-2016, 01:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,470
Posted By pd1

Turner, you are 100% correct. I gave up trying to...

Turner, you are 100% correct. I gave up trying to explain that years ago, like loop the loop and tailspin, we're stuck with them.

Paul
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