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Forum: Company Discussions 03-29-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 150
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Posted By thepiper92
I talked to some that actually do fly, not many,...

I talked to some that actually do fly, not many, but there are some. Even with horizon I've went on their chat when glancing over 450x parts (right above the product description). The guy responded...
Forum: Company Discussions 03-29-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,663
Posted By thepiper92
I have never called horizon myself. I'm sure...

I have never called horizon myself. I'm sure there is a way to call them, but through HK, there are people who do fly. I've asked about an HK450 and was told the motor I was ordering would give a...
Forum: Company Discussions 03-29-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,663
Posted By thepiper92
Your put downs are most annoying...considering me...

Your put downs are most annoying...considering me some sort of novice. There is no user set up error, when ALL umx planes bind in the same fashion, and fly fine until sudden there is just no control....
Forum: Company Discussions 03-29-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,663
Posted By thepiper92
Very good points. I am having an issue myself...

Very good points. I am having an issue myself where I bought the wrong packs for my gaui, did a return to sender. Took a couple days for purolator to send it back...been over a month now and they are...
Forum: Company Discussions 03-29-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,663
Posted By thepiper92
So you bought a really cheap plane I gather? I'm...

So you bought a really cheap plane I gather? I'm having a problem with a refund from them, but one order was missing a product and they sent it out instantly. Complaining about a distributor...well...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
It's also a good idea to have a few different...

It's also a good idea to have a few different pinions, so that you can test flight time and performance.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
Maybe you've already bought stuff, but here:...

Maybe you've already bought stuff, but here: http://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?p=6404841#post6404841

To get the low, and lower than I expected, 1700rpm, I calculated around a 10t pinion....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
Yes, 5 blade helps...but it isn't that you can't...

Yes, 5 blade helps...but it isn't that you can't go lower kV with a 2 blade setup. 5 blade, like a 3 or 4 blade prop, does not increase lift proportionately to the increase in number of blades. More...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
http://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=346499 ...

http://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=346499

Just one example
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
Not fond of this condescending tone...but...

Not fond of this condescending tone...but anyways, higher hs is indeed more efficient to a point, but scale flight is the concept here, of which a lower hs allows for the feel off. The info I propose...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
Wider blades would cause more stress, but a lower...

Wider blades would cause more stress, but a lower HS is the idea here...plus any motor that isn't the one currently being used will likely not heat up. There is an issue with a little extra kv in...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
I'm asking around on helifreak for ya.

I'm asking around on helifreak for ya.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
1000kv would bring down the HS. May need to play...

1000kv would bring down the HS. May need to play around with pitch curves. The result will be slower cyclic and rudder control. 1900-2000 HS would be doable. Of course this is if you want to stick...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
You could get a 1000kv motor as well, bringing...

You could get a 1000kv motor as well, bringing the HS down to scale flight, unless you plan to head into more 3d stuff later.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-22-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
I would leave timing at stock settings. Timing...

I would leave timing at stock settings. Timing causes a loss of efficiency and more heat from what I understand
Forum: Beginners 03-20-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,782
Posted By thepiper92
Balsa isn't all that hard to repair, and if you...

Balsa isn't all that hard to repair, and if you total a balsa airframe, you will have a same result on a foam version.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-20-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
You must have had a terribly balanced set of...

You must have had a terribly balanced set of blades for it to shake like that. Go for trim tape used on planes. Packing tape can work too if you don't want to see it. As for 8s not fitting, you would...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-20-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
Well you would likely need a lower kv, 8s could...

Well you would likely need a lower kv, 8s could be possible with enough change in gearing. The 500mx would help a lot. Just because its higher watts and amps doesn't mean it will pull more amps, it...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-19-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
A motor will only pull what it needs, just like a...

A motor will only pull what it needs, just like a gasoline engine...well I suppose some vehicles get 1mpg no matter what :p> If you hook up that 500mx and it literally pulls twice the amps as the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-19-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
So this particular heli is not sporting a 500MX?...

So this particular heli is not sporting a 500MX? For that size and weight you will likely need at least a 500MX. It seems as though you motor is just too small for what you are trying to do, and with...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-19-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
5000mah pack?! Well that would certainly explain...

5000mah pack?! Well that would certainly explain a lot. "When pigs fly!" That's double the weight of the pack it usually hold. The fuse will add some weight, but that pack is gonna add a lot of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-19-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
I gather you are using 6s. Is 50 on your radio 0...

I gather you are using 6s. Is 50 on your radio 0 degree pitch? Your setup should give you around 2600rpm, and the heli at stock states 13t pinion, at 2800 rpm. Your motor should be fine, the align...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-19-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 468
Posted By thepiper92
Helis motors function the best at above 80%,...

Helis motors function the best at above 80%, preferably 100% (some may be okay at lower, but efficiency is lost). I use a curve so that I get a sort of governor, increasing throttle to 100% when the...
Forum: Foamies 03-19-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By thepiper92
UhuPor is pretty decent, I stick with Canopy Glue...

UhuPor is pretty decent, I stick with Canopy Glue myself. Have to secure the areas while the glue sets, but easy to clean, strong and repairs are very good looking.
Forum: Power Systems 03-18-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 417
Posted By thepiper92
Yes...I suppose so.

Yes...I suppose so.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-18-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By thepiper92
RIP SlowJohn

RIP SlowJohn
Forum: Power Systems 03-18-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 417
Posted By thepiper92
These bullets look identical to the ones I have...

These bullets look identical to the ones I have though...the metal looks to be the same, the dull silver. Same design and everything. The description states brass with copper sleeve. Isn't brass a...
Forum: Power Systems 03-18-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 417
Posted By thepiper92
So the crimps I used, are they actually not...

So the crimps I used, are they actually not capable of the amps of the system? Is there any way to know if they are good? These are the ones I have used...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-18-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By thepiper92
It's a low wing, high wing and bipe all at the...

It's a low wing, high wing and bipe all at the same time!! :eek:

And no horizontal stab!!
Forum: Beginners 03-18-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By thepiper92
Looking up the plane, it seems like a good...

Looking up the plane, it seems like a good trainer, but the electronics often included aren't top notch. Things happen, I would look at this:...
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