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08-08-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 78,294
Posted By Stevephoon

Hi Jondon51, 1st. let me state that I am not...

Hi Jondon51,

1st. let me state that I am not an experienced glider pilot. The Chrysalis is my only glider. My glider will not turn on a dime like a Sport plane, but 2 to 3 seconds sounds long. I...
02-23-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,639
Posted By Stevephoon

Hi Drummaker, I am not on as much as I used to...

Hi Drummaker, I am not on as much as I used to be, but I'm still checking in every once in a while...

I did the tail mounted servos as well and I also thought I was a little tail heavy, but never...
01-19-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 78,294
Posted By Stevephoon

Captain_Sid, No problem! Please feel free to...

Captain_Sid, No problem! Please feel free to post any progress and/or questions that you have. With everyone here at WattFlyer I'm sure we can answer almost any question.

Steve
01-06-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 78,294
Posted By Stevephoon

I had a message about this plane so I thought an...

I had a message about this plane so I thought an update was in order. The plane is still flying well. The only change to it was to recover most of it. The trans purple faded so badly it was almost...
Forum: Combat
06-01-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,537
Posted By Stevephoon

Both happen at my club. A more organized foamy...

Both happen at my club. A more organized foamy streamer combat every Tue and then there are 3 or 4 guys who want to "Formation" fly. This is really an excuse to trash some planes while the rest of...
06-01-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,099
Posted By Stevephoon

I agree with everything brought up so far... but...

I agree with everything brought up so far... but a couple more thoughts.

Small, quiet electric planes (Park Flyers) that allow you to fly at places other than AMA fields has helped expand RC...
Forum: Power Systems
05-26-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,296
Posted By Stevephoon

On the bottom of that page there is a link that...

On the bottom of that page there is a link that says motor constants. That is where the details are for measuring Kv.

http://www.bavaria-direct.co.za/constants/

Good Luck!
Steve
03-21-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By Stevephoon

Hi Windyboy, quorneng is right, there are...

Hi Windyboy,

quorneng is right, there are many, many factors in selecting a power system for a plane. But when starting out you may not need to evaluate everything...

The best resource I found...
11-04-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,241
Posted By Stevephoon

That's a bummer, but great of National Balsa to...

That's a bummer, but great of National Balsa to handle all of the hassle with UPS.

I finally opened your plans and noticed your elevator halves... Are you planning on two elevator servos or...
10-10-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Stevephoon

Pizzano, is you future daughter in-law also from...

Pizzano, is you future daughter in-law also from SoCal? S&C is a Michigan based group... Just wondering if some on the west coast have found them.

Buried Nation is one of my favorites as well. ...
10-09-2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Stevephoon

I think the big labels has about killed music. ...

I think the big labels has about killed music. Everything they produce is cookie cutter or "formula" music. If I have to listen to another Disney studio child actor making "music" I'll die....
...
09-28-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,979
Posted By Stevephoon

Thanks Don! :ws: I can't believe how many 28 and...

Thanks Don! :ws: I can't believe how many 28 and 29 minute flights I've had thinking about this little award.... I do need to get more of them. Is there a list of all of the awards anywhere? A...
09-26-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,979
Posted By Stevephoon

I was hoping to finally get a 30 Minute flight...

I was hoping to finally get a 30 Minute flight and I have finally done one!

Here's the details:

Glider name: Chrysalis-2Me
Date and Time of flight: Sept 25, 2017 2:10 pm
Duration of flight:...
09-01-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Stevephoon

Hmmmm, It does not stay in that view mode for me...

Hmmmm, It does not stay in that view mode for me as I browse around anymore. Not sure if it is my phone or the site.
09-01-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,119
Posted By Stevephoon

Please do a build log! I'd also like to know how...

Please do a build log! I'd also like to know how you created your CAD files. That's a step I like to be able to do as well. I've done a number of build logs here over the years. I've always...
09-01-2017, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Stevephoon

Yes.... Scroll down to the bottom of any page. ...

Yes.... Scroll down to the bottom of any page. On the left where it says "Default" Choose another layout. I like the IPhone Mobile.

Steve
Forum: Power Systems
07-28-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,605
Posted By Stevephoon

If had good luck with the smaller Turnigy...

If had good luck with the smaller Turnigy electric wood props. I think 24 in is as big as they go.
...
07-20-2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,454
Posted By Stevephoon

Must be true. I read it on the internet! ...

Must be true. I read it on the internet!

Jim also started a thread on RCGroups about it.
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2925051-Change-in-ownership-of-RCGroups-com
07-18-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,220
Posted By Stevephoon

More Photos!

We had a Fun Fly at my club and I got a couple of really nice photos of my plane. It really is a nice flying plane.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4316/35182367463_0e2208a699_z.jpg
...
03-18-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,038
Posted By Stevephoon

Hi Nigel, Just found your thread. I haven't ...

Hi Nigel, Just found your thread. I haven't had much time for posting or even reading this winter. I also scan in parts so I'll have templates later. At some point something will be needed. Your...
03-05-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By Stevephoon

Stevephoon 3D - Take 2

My Stevephoon 3D is getting a new lease on life. I've replaced the original Hobbyzone Typhoon foam wings with new built up balsa ones I designed in WingMaker.

The new wing is made up of mostly...
Forum: FMA Direct
01-21-2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,855
Posted By Stevephoon

I have a Powerlab 6 and absolutely love it. ...

I have a Powerlab 6 and absolutely love it. Buying it and a parallel charge board was one of the best RC decisions I have made. Also, I do know some high power Heli guys that are always looking...
01-05-2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,089
Posted By Stevephoon

Hey, you don't live that far from me... I don't...

Hey, you don't live that far from me... I don't think I've seen that here on WattFlyer before...

So you think you are OK... Now keep checking the status lights on the RX after each flight. On...
01-02-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,413
Posted By Stevephoon

Yep, this one too... Mild if you want and slows...

Yep, this one too... Mild if you want and slows down to almost a crawl for landing... But crank up the rates and it will do any scale aerobatic moves you want. It's not a 3D plane, but does...
09-26-2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By Stevephoon

Thumbs up It seems I'm always a little late these days....

It seems I'm always a little late these days. Hope the plane and you have many great flights.

Steve
09-26-2016, 03:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By Stevephoon

It looks like Value Hobby sells Hummer's as well....

It looks like Value Hobby sells Hummer's as well.

http://www.valuehobby.com/39in-epp-hummer-arf.html

I've had good luck with them. They are in Illinois and the plane is listed a little cheaper...
07-19-2016, 03:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,413
Posted By Stevephoon

Yearly Update...

First the bad news. Jim Young is no longer selling kits. I guess that means I have a collectors item now. There is some talk of him maybe letting someone else cut and sell his designs, but nothing...
05-21-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,107
Posted By Stevephoon

What I find amazing is the number of people who...

What I find amazing is the number of people who registered.

461433 Hobbyists
8417 Non Hobbyists


What percentage of RC flyers actually signed up? Maybe 25% ? If so, then you close to 2...
Replies: 10
Views: 5,576
Posted By Stevephoon

My experiences with this module...

I've got kind of a long story... I bought a used unit from a user over on RcGroups. He listed it as working, but with XT60 connectors that he put on. The sensor didn't seem to work at all when I...
03-27-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,220
Posted By Stevephoon

She Flies!

Had a nice day at the field. This was the first time I made it out this year. Anyway, it was a good maiden. Not perfect by any means... A fair amount of right trim was needed and a little up. ...
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