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10-28-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,777
Posted By PerlAddict

http://www.resellerratings.com/store/Banana_Hobby

http://www.resellerratings.com/store/Banana_Hobby
09-17-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,164
Posted By PerlAddict

What receiver and radio are you trying to bind...

What receiver and radio are you trying to bind together? There are several 2.4Ghz systems out there, and they are not all compatible with each other. You didn't mention if this was the RTF version of...
07-21-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By PerlAddict

I actually had just bought that kit myself and...

I actually had just bought that kit myself and started it. There are no other instructions that I know of, but I can help you out with fan mounting. There are two pieces of foam in the back that you...
07-14-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,887
Posted By PerlAddict

New 42" Dauntless SBD from Windrider on the way!

Just saw that Windrider announced their first WWII plane, and it's going to be a Dauntless SBD! Holy cow! Talk about an awesome deviation from the norm.

You may be familiar with Windrider from...
06-30-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,699
Posted By PerlAddict

Contact Keith over at www.parkflyerplastics.com...

Contact Keith over at www.parkflyerplastics.com (http://www.parkflyerplastics.com). He used to have a replacement (and more scale looking) cowl available on his site for purchase. He doesn't have...
06-29-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 54,145
Posted By PerlAddict

My 4S 2250mah 20C and 25C packs fit into my plane...

My 4S 2250mah 20C and 25C packs fit into my plane with no problem. However, as far as I know, Hobby King does not sell the Riccs T-38; they sell the Freewing T-38. So I do not know what differences...
05-06-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,067
Posted By PerlAddict

Right. To do 22.2V and 4400mah, you would need...

Right. To do 22.2V and 4400mah, you would need four batteries. Two sets of two batteries with both sets wired into a parallel connector, and then run a series connector between the two parallel...
04-26-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,638
Posted By PerlAddict

The 2200mah is the "fuel in the tank," as you...

The 2200mah is the "fuel in the tank," as you said. 1000mah = 1A, so the fuel you have is 2.2A. The discharge rate for a battery is "C" x Capacity. A battery will take one hour to drain at a...
04-24-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,638
Posted By PerlAddict

For what it's worth, after you get some time...

For what it's worth, after you get some time under your belt with the T-28, the 1320mah lipos you have should be just about the perfect fit for an Alfa warbird. They are a bit smaller planes than...
04-13-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,087
Posted By PerlAddict

I know Master Airscrew does, because I have quite...

I know Master Airscrew does, because I have quite a few I bought in anticipation of sticking them on this plane. GWS may have some counter-rotating ones, too.
04-09-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 58,988
Posted By PerlAddict

If you're going to use a Turnigy ESC, make sure...

If you're going to use a Turnigy ESC, make sure you get one with a SWITCHING BEC built into it, not a Linear BEC (some of the Turnigy's have linear, some have switching, so make sure to read and...
04-03-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 130,979
Posted By PerlAddict

I mean when she sets down, she doesn't even...

I mean when she sets down, she doesn't even slide. It's like watching a UFO just plop down right at the very end of the landing. First time I ever managed to do it was when I realized I was about to...
04-03-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,771
Posted By PerlAddict

And here are the results from the Loong Max 3S...

And here are the results from the Loong Max 3S 2250mah 20C's charge.
03-31-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,062
Posted By PerlAddict

Spektrum Rx Firmware Updates at SEFF

Horizon confirmed that they will have someone on hand at SEFF who can install firmware updates for Spektrum receivers, for anyone who needs it. Saves me from having to mail in about a dozen Rx's. :D
03-31-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By PerlAddict

There are a bazillion options, but for a starting...

There are a bazillion options, but for a starting point with a vendor who will actually help you out, www.donsrc.com (http://www.donsrc.com) is where I usually begin with (for 64mm and smaller fans)....
03-24-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,388
Posted By PerlAddict

You should write about this over at RCG, too ......

You should write about this over at RCG, too ... Pete from Banana Hobby reads and responds to posts there all the time, and folks deserve to know what BH was pulling.
03-22-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By PerlAddict

Mrs. Dave here! He failed to mention I'm the one...

Mrs. Dave here! He failed to mention I'm the one that got him back into climbing last year, and now being 6 mos. pregnant I still want to climb. It IS a bit safer on the ground really. Besides, I...
03-22-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By PerlAddict

Talking Be nice to your wife or she'll send you up a tree!

Let me preface this by saying ... MAN, I am glad I took up my rock climbing hobby last June again, because this would've kicked my butt otherwise. All I kept thinking was, "I'm about to be a Dad, and...
11-23-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,385
Posted By PerlAddict

For 64mm jets, you have TONS of options. ...

For 64mm jets, you have TONS of options.

Starmax F/A-18 Hornet (http://hobby-lobby.com/hornet.htm)
F-86 Sabre (http://rc-castle.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=1119)
Starmax F9F Panther...
10-23-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,498
Posted By PerlAddict

Hobby Lobby Sales - Up to 25% off, or 20% off any sized order

Looks like Hobby Lobby went sale crazy this week. Here are the current links to the "Ghost Sales" they have on their site for finding the little ghost icons on different pages (not combinable, good...
10-14-2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,400
Posted By PerlAddict

Just in case you ever run across this again, you...

Just in case you ever run across this again, you don't need Outlook Express or any other email programs installed on your computer. When you mouse over an email link like the one on that GWSProps.com...
10-13-2008, 03:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,400
Posted By PerlAddict

Might want to contact the guys at...

Might want to contact the guys at www.gwsprops.com (http://www.gwsprops.com) (can't remember if they go by "gwsprops" as their username here on WattFlyer or not without looking, but I believe one of...
10-09-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 54,145
Posted By PerlAddict

I know I already posted this at another site, but...

I know I already posted this at another site, but in the interest of sharing information ...

Personally, I'd prefer to do away with the Y-connector, run a couple of servo extensions to each...
10-01-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 38,809
Posted By PerlAddict

I had some weird noises coming from mine for a...

I had some weird noises coming from mine for a while that only occured when airborne. Turned out it was the air moving in between the bottom wing covers and making them and the wires kind of 'buzz'...
09-02-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,360
Posted By PerlAddict

The control horns on this plane are...

The control horns on this plane are pre-installed, so unless you dig them out of the foam, you have to find a way to reinforce them in their current place.

I built this plane several months ago...
06-09-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 61,731
Posted By PerlAddict

Maaaayyyybeee ... how much is it worth to you? :D...

Maaaayyyybeee ... how much is it worth to you? :D

Charlie at Manzano Laser Works makes them. They hold five of the Flying Styro 9x7 prop blade ($1 ea. at Hobby Lobby). Here's a picture of it on...
06-04-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 38,809
Posted By PerlAddict

They sold well. I talked with John Redman...

They sold well. I talked with John Redman (Horizon Hobby) at SEFF, and he said it was issues with the vendor who actually made them, and that they wouldn't be re-ordering. He mentioned that there was...
05-06-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,968
Posted By PerlAddict

I stayed over by FiremanBill's camper/canopy most...

I stayed over by FiremanBill's camper/canopy most of the time. Had a big Waco out front, a Jenny, and a couple of Hawker Hurricanes, among other things. Kind of halfway between the sport flyer and...
04-29-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,854
Posted By PerlAddict

Forgot to write one of the variables in place in...

Forgot to write one of the variables in place in the example. Should read: D3=D2*[2/3]^0.2=D2*0.922. Which pretty much means the diameter of the 3-bladed prop will be 92.2% of the diameter of the...
04-17-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 36,234
Posted By PerlAddict

From ibanks' post on RCG: "The hardest part...

From ibanks' post on RCG: "The hardest part (which isn't that hard) is to 'dap' the fan off the mount on the motor. This is as simple as holding the fan firmly (and nothing else), slide a good size...
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