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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-11-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By hayofstacks
I tried expo on a few planes and gave up on it. I...

I tried expo on a few planes and gave up on it. I much prefer dual rates on more acrobatic planes that are a bit faster. My mini ultra stick at wot with a 10*10 prop was really twitchy at high speed...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-26-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By hayofstacks
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0e/F-20_Tigershark_launching_AGM-65_Maverick.jpg
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 343
Posted By hayofstacks
Mixing different channels for the different...

Mixing different channels for the different motors makes the most sense to me if your radio can do it.

When I had my pusher puller setup on my slow stick bipe, I had one motor activated with a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 343
Posted By hayofstacks
Mixing different channels for the different...

Mixing different channels for the different motors makes the most sense to me if your radio can do it.

When I had my pusher puller setup on my slow stick bipe, I had one motor activated with a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-24-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By hayofstacks
Home depot has a section I like to call spare...

Home depot has a section I like to call spare Ikea parts. They have all the weird cam locks and locking twisting dowels and stuff like that.

I wouldn't want a servo to be able to disconnect the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 536
Posted By hayofstacks
I built a foamboard wing with zero dihedral and...

I built a foamboard wing with zero dihedral and threw it on my 3 channel slow stick. I was able to slowly correct rolls but if it got too far sideways, it seemed to just fall out of the air.
Forum: Beginners 01-23-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 520
Posted By hayofstacks
X2 on pics. If it doesn't seem to hurt the...

X2 on pics.

If it doesn't seem to hurt the way that the plane flies I wouldn't worry about it much. It's not like the nitro days when you had to try to seal everything up to keep the plane from...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 804
Posted By hayofstacks
Government is money. This is obvious by the way...

Government is money. This is obvious by the way that lobbiest bought by major corporations are the driving force behind almost every bill. Disney has enough money. Let's see what the faa does next....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 658
Posted By hayofstacks
Do helipads count as airports? This would...

Do helipads count as airports?

This would limit you from 5 miles from even small communities with a hospital or fire department/ambulance station.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-22-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,189
Posted By hayofstacks
Not trying to post an off topic comment, but I've...

Not trying to post an off topic comment, but I've been using free picture posting sites for years. I actually had forgotten it was possible to attach pictures.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-22-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 658
Posted By hayofstacks
They have called off forest fighting operations...

They have called off forest fighting operations because of drones in the area. I think that is what it referred to.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-20-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 335
Posted By hayofstacks
Slot type disc loaders will not load the micro...

Slot type disc loaders will not load the micro discs. You need an actual tray style to use them. Had that problem way back when. My uncle used to make CD business cards to fit in a wallet.
Forum: Power Systems 01-19-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 562
Posted By hayofstacks
11v's could also be below the lvc set on the esc....

11v's could also be below the lvc set on the esc. It should still beep and give you an arming noise though.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By hayofstacks
There are a few Utah groups that do shows in St...

There are a few Utah groups that do shows in St George.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-15-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By hayofstacks
I always try to set my servos so that they are as...

I always try to set my servos so that they are as close to 0° as possible and make all my servos move the same way between models. That way if I ever accidentally bind to the wrong model memory, I...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-12-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By hayofstacks
A 2 amp charger at 5v has a maximum power output...

A 2 amp charger at 5v has a maximum power output of 10 watts., but probably rarely pulls more then 5. My headlights take 55w each. Guess I won't drive at night anymore either, or use the ac, or roll...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-12-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,715
Posted By hayofstacks
I can't wait for toy cars to be required to be...

I can't wait for toy cars to be required to be registered at the local DMV and emissions tested with plates. This is basically what the faa is doing to us, so the DMV must have the same power. Just...
Forum: Beginners 01-10-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,351
Posted By hayofstacks
Steve nailed it. Heads up is my favorite non...

Steve nailed it. Heads up is my favorite non local hobby shop. From Florida to Utah in two days, using the standard mail option.
Forum: Power Systems 01-10-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By hayofstacks
Unless something major has changed recently,...

Unless something major has changed recently, heads up does not ship outside us/Canada.

If tower pro carries the slow stick, order the one that comes with the brushless motor. It will come with a...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-10-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 607
Posted By hayofstacks
Lithium isn't all lithium. I have a li-ion drill...

Lithium isn't all lithium. I have a li-ion drill that is over 10 years old. I ocassionaly charged it 3-4 times a day and ran it down until the chuck wouldn't turn. After a few years I got other...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-09-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 607
Posted By hayofstacks
Exactly. I used my packs at or above the rated...

Exactly. I used my packs at or above the rated capacity and they quickly became in balanced. On my lower powered planes with the same batteries, they would hold balance for a much longer time and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-09-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By hayofstacks
The best part, you never have to cut it out...

The best part, you never have to cut it out again. A bad prop strike or nose it would destroy the same part, and it would take seconds to make a new one.

My dad has his laser, and we have used if....
Forum: Power Systems 01-09-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By hayofstacks
http://www.headsuphobby.com/images/135740630171655...

http://www.headsuphobby.com/images/1357406301716556061896.jpeg

This is what ya really want I think. 8mm tube diameter if it's like the tower pro motors I used to use.
Forum: Power Systems 01-09-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By hayofstacks
Oh, and to answer your motor mount question, look...

Oh, and to answer your motor mount question, look for a 8-10mm aluminum motor mount. These use a tube with two or three set screws.
Forum: Power Systems 01-09-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By hayofstacks
Use a new motor. Anything 400-480 sized. There is...

Use a new motor. Anything 400-480 sized. There is nothing wrong with the old one, but a new mount is a waste of money IMHO.

Slow stick will fly well with just about any motor. I've ran mine on 4...
Forum: Humor 01-07-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 708
Posted By hayofstacks
I am actually pretty sure there is good reason...

I am actually pretty sure there is good reason for no guns inside of airports. They are screened, by armed agents, put through body scanners and then put in an area where you can't get in or out...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-05-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By hayofstacks
I bought a Pitts on a whim. I loved it but it...

I bought a Pitts on a whim. I loved it but it seemed a bit underpowered and it sucked only flying for about 5 mins. It wouldn't quite knife edge or go verticle, but it would get really close.

It...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By hayofstacks
What I was trying to say, use the eflight x mount...

What I was trying to say, use the eflight x mount with what ever motor you want. Since you probably like taking short cuts, you could even probably get away with only two bolts in the motor mount to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By hayofstacks
If you use the x mount for the motor you wouldn't...

If you use the x mount for the motor you wouldn't have to drill anything to the firewall. Most all 480 sized motors have a bolt pattern in the 16-25 mm spacing range. Pretty much any motor would bolt...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-03-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By hayofstacks
Why does the firewall motor mount pattern matter?

Why does the firewall motor mount pattern matter?
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