Search: Posts Made By: Wildflyer
Showing results 1 to 30 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Forum: Power Systems
11-18-2022, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Wildflyer

F80PRO 36.4 gram motor 1000watts?

Has anyone heard of a motor called F80PRO? They claim rather unbelievable power ratings.
It is intended for quad racers using 5-6" props.

https://store.tmotor.com/goods.php?id=749

I don't see...
11-08-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By Wildflyer

ddlawrence, Most of the time I get good cuts at...

ddlawrence,
Most of the time I get good cuts at 100mm per minute and 85% power on the laser, and 2 passes.
A lot depends on the density of the material, I have had 3mm cut clear through with 1 pass...
Forum: Beginners
11-05-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Wildflyer

Welcome, Dave. You may want to think of...

Welcome, Dave.

You may want to think of changing your name on the forum.
There is a chance that your email address would be copied by some scammer and then send you all kinds of junk.
11-02-2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 28,465
Posted By Wildflyer

I don't know about WA & OR being an entity, I...

I don't know about WA & OR being an entity, I joined in 78 but quit in 80 and then rejoined in 98 and worked until 2009. I think I have 12 years of credit in my retirement, which pays me $1100 per...
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-26-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Wildflyer

I don't believe any glider or any other plane...

I don't believe any glider or any other plane gains altitude by catching a tailwind. A tailwind will allow a plane to gain speed over land, but the airspeed on the wing remains stable ( thinking of...
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-26-2022, 01:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Wildflyer

Well the Blanik L-39 glider has forward sweep,...

Well the Blanik L-39 glider has forward sweep, good glider, I have flown in them twice
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/04/PSU_Blanik.JPG
Forum: Foamies
10-21-2022, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Wildflyer

You could measure the compartment the battery is...

You could measure the compartment the battery is supposed to fit in, and that will give us an idea about the size of the cells and the shape of the pack.
Some packs are 4 side by side, and others...
10-20-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By Wildflyer

Very nice, I love seaplanes, it seems that...

Very nice,
I love seaplanes, it seems that water is the only place I can make a smooth landing.
Love the 3 point floats, I have to make a set for my Mini Antic.
Forum: Foamies
10-20-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Wildflyer

You May have to find the correct size NiMH...

You May have to find the correct size NiMH batteries on the web and then solder them into a pack.
NIMH batteries are considered 1.2 volts per cell so it will require 4 batteries to make your pack,...
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-19-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Wildflyer

I was told once that birds change the sweep of...

I was told once that birds change the sweep of their wings to alter their CG with respect to the Center of lift.
In a dive, they sweep the wings back to make them nose-heavy and more streamlined....
10-17-2022, 12:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,609
Posted By Wildflyer

I have a Geared Astor Cobalt 05 (not FAI) Not...

I have a Geared Astor Cobalt 05 (not FAI) Not abused. On a good low-resistance 7-cell nicad pack, it would take my Goldberg Electra almost straight up. This model is rated to put out 270 watts.
I...
10-13-2022, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Wildflyer

I might start paying for it when I get more time...

I might start paying for it when I get more time to fly.
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-11-2022, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Wildflyer

The 6th gen fighters probably have a huge amount...

The 6th gen fighters probably have a huge amount of computers in them, they would handle the small corrections faster than the pilot could even think of.

The X-29 forward wing sweep plane had 3...
09-29-2022, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By Wildflyer

I have cut parts out of 3mm baltic birch just...

I have cut parts out of 3mm baltic birch just fine even before I got the air assist. I am going to cut some pieces tonight with air.

The one to get now is the Sculpfun S30 the 5.5-watt laser is...
Forum: Beginners
09-29-2022, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By Wildflyer

The only thing I have ever seen was a racing...

The only thing I have ever seen was a racing battery for cars I think with an extreme C rating, The company said in the ad that the battery must be used or drained down within 20 minutes after full...
09-24-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By Wildflyer

Wow, I didn't know the K40 was water-cooled. I...

Wow, I didn't know the K40 was water-cooled.
I looked at the K40 for a while but I have nowhere to put something that size. I can just pick up my laser off the base and put it away, and my base is...
09-24-2022, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By Wildflyer

Talking My Laser is Smoken!

I finally did it, I bought a laser cutter. I bought a Sculpfun S9 it is a diode laser with a VERY tight focus.
I just cut out 16 parts out of 1/8" balsa in one pass. I can not believe how narrow the...
Forum: Aerodynamics
09-24-2022, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 17,573
Posted By Wildflyer

The old Taube airplane had twisting wings, and...

The old Taube airplane had twisting wings, and the models I have seen used a strong servo in the fuselage, pulling and releasing steel cables. They ran out the wing to a post about at the spar with...
Forum: Power Systems
08-04-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,529
Posted By Wildflyer

I had the same thing happening on a plane. My...

I had the same thing happening on a plane. My mistake was not balancing the prop. It was a small plane and I was new at electrics.
the motor would shake around and I finally realized the ESC was...
08-04-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By Wildflyer

Yeah, I have had many crazy moments also, too...

Yeah, I have had many crazy moments also, too many to remember all of them at one time.
I have NO idea how I managed to stay alive this long. I am 74
08-01-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By Wildflyer

VERY nice, I am sure Bonnie and Clyde will give...

VERY nice, I am sure Bonnie and Clyde will give you many years of love, as you and your wife will give them.

I know what you mean about getting away without breaking bones.
At 46 I was blown...
07-31-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Wildflyer

Alien Aircraft kits are great, I have the Dragon...

Alien Aircraft kits are great, I have the Dragon 42 seaplane. It flies wonderfully.
I got the deluxe kit with everything but the battery and covering material. (I stole it at a swap meet for $25! it...
07-31-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By Wildflyer

I am so sorry about the loss of your dog. I...

I am so sorry about the loss of your dog.
I have gone through it several times, I know how hard it is to lose a member of your family.
We are sort of braced for it too, we have dogs at 14, 12, and...
Forum: Humor
07-29-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 13,756
Posted By Wildflyer

That's when the biker at the bar, orders another...

That's when the biker at the bar, orders another one.
07-04-2022, 02:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By Wildflyer

I wish you well my friend, don't push it too...

I wish you well my friend, don't push it too hard.

In January I was holding my little Pekinese dog in my left arm, stepped beside my car and the next thing I know is that I am trying to do a...
Forum: UAV / FPV
06-29-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By Wildflyer

Really cool, Fish

Really cool, Fish
Forum: Humor
06-29-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 118
Yep
Views: 1,788
Posted By Wildflyer

I have NO doubt about that. about 1964 we were...

I have NO doubt about that.
about 1964 we were camping in Yellowstone Park, in the Old Faithful camping area.
Watched a bear step on a pedal for the small lid on the underground garbage cans, he...
Forum: Beginners
05-30-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,209
Posted By Wildflyer

Hobbyking has goggles for around $50.00 I...

Hobbyking has goggles for around $50.00
I bought one sale for $30.00, that automatically scans and locks to the signal. 5.8 ghx
I can lock into someone else's drone and watch the same thing...
Forum: Humor
04-20-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By Wildflyer

Shingles

A man walked into a doctor’s office and the receptionist asked him what he had. He replied: “Shingles.”
So she wrote down his name, address, and phone number and told him to have a seat.
Fifteen...
Forum: Humor
04-06-2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By Wildflyer

Painters, paint Plumbers, plumb yet in...

Painters, paint
Plumbers, plumb yet in construction we plumb up a wall
Roofers, roof
Bricklayers, lay brick
But, I have been a Carpenter all my life, and I still don't know what it is to carpent...
Showing results 1 to 30 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

Page generated in 0.07299 seconds with 7 queries