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Today, 11:18 AM
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Posted By solentlife

Vers 3 flies like a true bird !! ...

Vers 3 flies like a true bird !!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qOGI7Zxjkk

Very pleased...

2826 2200kv
6x4
1500 3S
30A ESC
Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By solentlife

In fact I suggest using balance lead in all modes...

In fact I suggest using balance lead in all modes on LiPo / Life
Yesterday, 07:22 PM
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Views: 157
Posted By solentlife

Just needs a clear matt coat over top now to seal...

Just needs a clear matt coat over top now to seal the poster paint and allow me to apply decals.

https://d28lcup14p4e72.cloudfront.net/223896/4740691/DSCF8512.jpg...
Yesterday, 07:13 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Yes ... Just make sure you storage charge...

Yes ...

Just make sure you storage charge with balance lead connected so charger monitors the cells.
Yesterday, 02:15 PM
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Views: 157
Posted By solentlife

Using the jpg shown before ... I used a bit of...

Using the jpg shown before ... I used a bit of imagination and created a 'fantasy' Desert Storm look ... basically to give it a possible Gulf War 1 sort of look ..
...
Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By solentlife

Moving on ... the fin angles of 65 deg make the...

Moving on ... the fin angles of 65 deg make the slots unworkable and need to be oversized .... this is also true of the front fuselage ..

Putting it all together shows various areas where tabs...
08-15-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By solentlife

The trick with nylon of course is to wet it...

The trick with nylon of course is to wet it before application. Same as with synthetic silk ...

Some people prefer to spray the nylon as they apply ... but I always put mine in a tub ... then...
08-15-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By solentlife

Nylon and Dope ?

I'm old school modeller having grown up with Tissue, Nylon and Dope. Of course Heatshrink film and then Tex covering took us by storm and it became so common.
As time went on - of course old...
08-15-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By solentlife

For video's just copy the actual youtube 'watch'...

For video's just copy the actual youtube 'watch' url and paste ...

https://youtu.be/qbn45JTpb04
08-14-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By solentlife

mmmmm finding I need to adjust too many slots and...

mmmmm finding I need to adjust too many slots and tabs otherwise its not fitting together well.

I think better use of that vast space under the inner fuselage structure could have been made ......
08-14-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By solentlife

I have to admit that business is slow and I am...

I have to admit that business is slow and I am frustrated. Building models is my 'stress reliever' ....

My wife thinks I'm mad ... but that's nothing unusual ..

The F-117 was decided on after I...
08-14-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 200
Posted By solentlife

The reason for the different numbers is how the...

The reason for the different numbers is how the measurements are made.

The 2826 is based on the EXTERNAL case size ...

The 2212 is based on the internal stator size.

The two are same as...
08-13-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By solentlife

The plane some said would never fly

Latest to have my knife blade attack depron is a model that really I have never really been fond of - but because of its unique design and form - has finally got me intrigued.

I have read quite a...
08-13-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By solentlife

I have been thinking about Microlight Flying as...

I have been thinking about Microlight Flying as the Airport is so close to me and virtually unused. We get NATO stuff once or twice a week doing bumps on the place ... but its pretty well empty.
...
08-12-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By solentlife

Love it !!

Love it !!
08-12-2019, 08:53 AM
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Views: 1,181
Posted By solentlife

Yep ... very pleased .. When she flew with...

Yep ... very pleased ..

When she flew with the 1300 .. you could see the wing flex in the turns ... she has CF in the wing .... but I better be careful not to overtax her !!
08-12-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By solentlife

The motor mount is the X Foamboard 3D printed...

The motor mount is the X Foamboard 3D printed version and I have never had one fail before. Its now replaced with a plywood plate ...

Slight adjustment of motor thrust angle is there as Chellie...
08-11-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By solentlife

4.75x4.75 ... flew 3x ... twice with 800 3S then...

4.75x4.75 ... flew 3x ... twice with 800 3S then with 1300 3S ..... sweet !

https://youtu.be/N3qZcSROH0o

Reckon ideal would be a 1000 3S
08-11-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By solentlife

Well she flies !! OK - had a bit of a 'do' to get...

Well she flies !! OK - had a bit of a 'do' to get her airborne and then motor mount sheered ... BUT SHE FLIES !!

Looks good in the air ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3boSON4xGgU

She's...
08-09-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,303
Posted By solentlife

Its funny that I brought out my old Sunglasses...

Its funny that I brought out my old Sunglasses DVR and started using again ......

I looked at trying to fit a spare prescription glass set to them - but fitting is completely different. Another...
08-09-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By solentlife

First is to get her in the air ..... then to...

First is to get her in the air ..... then to experiment with props.

Speed at present is not the goal ... but of course later ..... :D
08-08-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By solentlife

That's how the whole upper floor of the house is...

That's how the whole upper floor of the house is !!

Haven't completed workshop yet .....

I hope that saturday stays ok for maiden.
08-08-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By solentlife

I can certainly say the Hobby King CoG machine is...

I can certainly say the Hobby King CoG machine is c**p !!

Block of wood with two pencils with rubber eraser tips uppermost is better !!

And always test balance by having models greatest weight...
08-08-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By solentlife

Think you are over thinking this. The design...

Think you are over thinking this.

The design is such that designer did not consider ailerons needed, Polyhedral wings for years have served well in Rud Ele models .... I've had a number of large...
08-08-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By solentlife

Creating Profile Hangar .....

I hated Profile models and then one day the bug bit ... and now I find them an easy way to get a new model into the fleet. In the air - they perform and unless really close - look the part.

Cheap...
08-08-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By solentlife

You don't put ailerons ... polyhedral is designed...

You don't put ailerons ... polyhedral is designed to not use them. It gives large area lift as well as ample dihedral for rud / ele control.

In fact if flying slow and coming into land - ailerons...
08-08-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By solentlife

Chellie ..... You can 'maiden' anything of mine !...

Chellie ..... You can 'maiden' anything of mine ! :concern::concern:

Weather looks like its going to break here ... so maybe a few days before she get's her 'freedom'.
08-07-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By solentlife

I used to fly flat field thermal jobs similar ......

I used to fly flat field thermal jobs similar ... Rud / Elev .... but response was certainly better than 3 secs.

It was always a balance though of agile turn without causing her to bank...
08-07-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By solentlife

Nearly finished ... just wait paint to dry and...

Nearly finished ... just wait paint to dry and then apply underwing decals and fuselage marks .... find a spare Rx and balance her ...
...
08-06-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By solentlife

OK ... found a scheme I liked ... ...

OK ... found a scheme I liked ...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Hawker%20Hunter/9_39_zps0l5fuuai.jpg...
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