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Forum: Video Parking lot 09-26-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
You sure have come a long way from crashing that...

You sure have come a long way from crashing that supercub not so many years ago.
Nice to see.
On a side note. The take off issues are common in a tail dragger warbird. Not enough ground speed...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-31-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,125
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Here's a link to the plans for the one I built. ...

Here's a link to the plans for the one I built.
http://www.rcpowers.com/community/threads/avro-arrow-cf-105-free-plans.14626/
Easy build and looks great in the air.
For a simple way to post video...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-07-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Pretty much all the strength in dollar tree foam...

Pretty much all the strength in dollar tree foam board design comes from the paper.
That said , there are some ways to work with what can also be its weakest aspects.
I used to tape over the...
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Place them both with the control arm out or both...

Place them both with the control arm out or both in mirror opposite to each other.. One or the other. Do not place them with one in and one out or they will move the same way.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-17-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I've never tried or used a folding prop but I do...

I've never tried or used a folding prop but I do not believe it would work in a pusher configuration. I think they only fold backwards towards the motor.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-16-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I have tried a prop saver only once. Never flew...

I have tried a prop saver only once. Never flew with it. As I was spinning up the motor with the watt meter hooked up I had the o ring pop off and the prop flew off. Haven't trusted them since.
I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-16-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I haven't built a pusher version yet but I plan...

I haven't built a pusher version yet but I plan to.
By all accounts you can make it a very light slow flying pusher or a very speedy high powered one.
But as solentlife mentioned if you are...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 04-23-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,278
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I can tell you from personal experience that it...

I can tell you from personal experience that it surely does. It is still one of my favorite planes I ever had.
Although my maiden wasn't as pretty as in the video. Was a little tail heavy at first...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,066
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Why not take your Raybans in and get prescription...

Why not take your Raybans in and get prescription lenses put in?
I am a optical lab manager and half the eye wear I manufacture is name brand sunglasses such as rayban and oakley.
For best...
Forum: Foamies 06-04-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,039
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Check out the wing in the following thread. ...

Check out the wing in the following thread.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1587275

That guy has opened a whole new world of building for me.
Forum: Beginners 07-21-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,858
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
A single servo can work and is utilized on quite...

A single servo can work and is utilized on quite a few models. But it is more difficult to trim properly.
You can place control horns on the top or bottom but it is more common on the bottom.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-09-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
That's the charger I'm using currently. I'm very...

That's the charger I'm using currently. I'm very pleased with the performance and features.
Forum: Beginners 06-09-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
After changing the motor and esc did the servos...

After changing the motor and esc did the servos still work?
If yes then it could be as simple as Yiud having plugged in the lead to the esc into the wrong port on the receiver. Ie; the battery...
Forum: Beginners 06-08-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Almost sounds like a weak battery to me. If...

Almost sounds like a weak battery to me. If you've changed everything else that's all that is left.
Are you sure that battery is fully charged and balanced when this problem occurs?
Forum: Beginners 05-27-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Check out the new Cox planes. Hearing good things...

Check out the new Cox planes. Hearing good things about them recently. They're still on the small side but bigger than the ultra micros,
http://www.coxmodels.com/airplanes/index.html
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-05-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,296
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Batteries are so incredibly inexpensive now that...

Batteries are so incredibly inexpensive now that it just doesn't make sense to diligently try to squeeze every last cycle from them anymore.
Most batteries I use cost less than $15. By the time I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-04-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,474
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
That's a good question. There is no clear answer...

That's a good question. There is no clear answer though as everyone does things a little differently.
I buy as many batteries per plane as I can afford. I charge several batteries for each plane I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-04-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,474
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Great job. Wind can be your friend. If its...

Great job. Wind can be your friend.
If its anything around your parts as it is here ( always some wind ) you end up flying anything during any conditions.
If I were to wait for good flying...
Forum: Beginners 04-06-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,674
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Hobbyking uses plug n fly to mean that you need...

Hobbyking uses plug n fly to mean that you need to supply your own tx/rx and battery.
You may also need soldering skills as it also means that there is a good chance that the battery you have or...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-31-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,216
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I have been smoke free for just over a year. I...

I have been smoke free for just over a year. I smoked for thirty years and I'm only 42.
I tried to quit more times than I remember. I loved smoking.
I liked everything about it. And because of...
Forum: Aerial Photography 03-24-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,416
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I second the nomination for the hawk sky. Flies...

I second the nomination for the hawk sky.
Flies great out of the box. Can easily handle a payload. Has prop at rear so no interference in the picture quality. And its a blast to fly. And did I...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-23-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I as well have had really good results with the...

I as well have had really good results with the Blue lipos. They are not restocked as often as the hobbyking batteries though.
Forum: Beginners 03-16-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,592
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Congrats on the flight!! Learning to trim can...

Congrats on the flight!!
Learning to trim can be daunting but seeking an experienced flyer is a good idea.
And orientation will come with practice. A sim can help with that.
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 03-14-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,826
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Have you mounted heatsinks on the motors? ...

Have you mounted heatsinks on the motors? Sounds like one is getting hot and dropping off causing the rotational spin and drop. You may even have one motor that's starting to go belly up.
Forum: Beginners 03-11-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I completely agree. But keep in mind that not all...

I completely agree. But keep in mind that not all biplanes are created equal.
There are slow flyers like the Eflite line has. And there are flat out aerobatic monsters that are not for beginners. ...
Forum: Beginners 03-10-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Welcome to the board. Always good to see another...

Welcome to the board. Always good to see another from the great white north.
Forum: Beginners 03-10-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,001
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
If I remember correctly, the mini cub comes with...

If I remember correctly, the mini cub comes with the eflite charger same as for the CX line of helis. I think that when the light stays solid that charging is done. Somebody please correct me if I'm...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,046
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I know of several modelers ( not flyers ) that...

I know of several modelers ( not flyers ) that use larger capacity compressors for their airbrush. they claim it gives a more consistent airflow that allows for smoother and even coverage.
Forum: Beginners 03-09-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,001
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
There is another reason for people asking the...

There is another reason for people asking the same question over and over again.
Here is a fictional thread, tell if it sounds familiar.

Newbie-- what is a good charger? Which one should I buy?...
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-06-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,431
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
You may want to check the local bylaw on park...

You may want to check the local bylaw on park usage first. Many cities, mine included, have bylaws in place prohibiting motorized vehicles of " any" size in all city parks or green spaces. Best to...
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