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Forum: Support & Suggestions 08-26-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30
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Somehow you lost me on that one...

Somehow you lost me on that one...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 08-14-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,181
I agree -- FPV is big. Those who are not...

I agree -- FPV is big. Those who are not currently doing it, WANT to do it -- they just don't know how.

A FPV forum would help educate them.

The problem with most analog (or "standard")...
Forum: Oklahoma Dust Bowl 3 September 2011 07-04-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 26,878
Thanks for answering my questions Wes (and Tom). ...

Thanks for answering my questions Wes (and Tom). I truly appreciate the open honesty -- that's sometimes challenging to find these days! :)

I really hope to be there, but I'm not sure I can...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-11-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,279
P-38, without doubt. My grandfather owned eight...

P-38, without doubt. My grandfather owned eight of the full-sized aircraft after the war -- he based his business of aerial surveying around the P-38's he owned. Take a look at this web page...
Forum: Video Parking lot 06-11-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Load the video again, and stop it at 5 seconds --...

Load the video again, and stop it at 5 seconds -- this is just before you actually launched the airplane. Look at the elevator -- you can tell it's not centered properly.

Obviously, this is...
Forum: Video Parking lot 06-07-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
If you watch, just before launch, the neutral...

If you watch, just before launch, the neutral position of the elevator is the UP position -- that's where he has it trimmed to.

So, when the receiver would glitch, the motor would stop for a...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-17-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,845
I haven't heard from you what numbers you want,...

I haven't heard from you what numbers you want, and I want to ship as quickly as possible (it's what www.KarglUSA.com (http://www.KarglUSA.com) is based on -- FAST SHIPPING)...

So, here's what...
Forum: Brushless Motor Construction 04-02-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Yes, this kind of question is asked all the time...

Yes, this kind of question is asked all the time -- but not by YOU, or YOUR specific circumstance -- so no apology is necessary! :)

First of all, the motor current capacity is 35A for 30 seconds...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-28-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,140
Yes -- I would agree! :)

Yes -- I would agree! :)
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-28-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,140
See? What'd I tell you? :D

See? What'd I tell you? :D
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-27-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,140
Hank -- it has been my experience that ENTJ's are...

Hank -- it has been my experience that ENTJ's are typically "upper management" material in $100 million / year companies.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-01-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,565
Don't worry about it too much, Chellie -- I think...

Don't worry about it too much, Chellie -- I think I threw mine in the trash...

...it wasn't THAT cool... :)
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-15-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
I've been flying in sub-freezing temperatures for...

I've been flying in sub-freezing temperatures for years -- I actually flew 517 days in a row (and many of those days were COLD)! Some of my airplanes are even "flat foamies", with the LiPo...
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-18-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,051
Glad I could help -- when you make your Prism...

Glad I could help -- when you make your Prism purchase, tell him www.KarglUSA.com (http://www.KarglUSA.com) sent you! :)
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-18-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,051
I use the Prism switch on my Pentax Optio S40. No...

I use the Prism switch on my Pentax Optio S40. No need for an external servo to press the shutter button, and no additional vibration from a stalled servo!

The Prism switch works on several...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 12-11-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,329
It's just a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet I've...

It's just a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet I've created and added to over the last 7 years. It's amazing what formulas you can come up with to determine averages, costs, etcetera. PM me your e-mail...
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-04-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,051
I don't know, Sparky Paul -- Gravity Shots gets...

I don't know, Sparky Paul -- Gravity Shots gets their amazing photos with a DSLR mounted to a RC helicopter. The camera rig is on a gimbol -- the husband flys the helicopter, and the wife positions...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-04-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
I cast my vote -- best of luck to everyone who...

I cast my vote -- best of luck to everyone who entered! (I sure hope Offtom wins!) :D
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-03-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,051
I think the simple answer you are looking for...

I think the simple answer you are looking for (but has not yet been provided) is that wing loading is the critical factor in heavy lifting capability.

Start with an airplane with a lot of wing...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-23-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,847
Again guys, this thread is not about opto ESCs. ...

Again guys, this thread is not about opto ESCs. The originator of this thread has a simple question -- this optoisolated ESC discussion is only making things MUCH more confusing.

Clip the red...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-24-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
TOTALLY COOL, Chellie! I had to take a second...

TOTALLY COOL, Chellie! I had to take a second look at that airplane to realize it was NOT a FunJet! :eek:
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-05-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,952
I like covering the best -- that's when the...

I like covering the best -- that's when the airplane really starts to look finished, and the maiden is getting close! :D

Between covering and maiden is the photo shoot -- I think I might like...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-29-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 16,404
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Beginners 08-22-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
GWS Slow Stick -- hands down, without doubt. ...

GWS Slow Stick -- hands down, without doubt.

I've had mine for 7 years now, and I still fly it. It's an airplane you will never outgrow!

You want long flight times? How does ONE HOUR flight...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-12-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,846
I left the wing incidence as-is. There is no...

I left the wing incidence as-is. There is no real NEED to change it. The airplane "floats" better when the wing incidence as-is.

Shameless plug --> I carry all of the GWS warbirds on my web...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-05-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 38,945
I've never been a fan of down thrust and/or right...

I've never been a fan of down thrust and/or right thrust, because it ruins the spinner/cowl line.

I've successfully flown my GWS P-40 about 45 times with a perfectly centered thrust line.
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-21-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,451
You are describing something that happened to me...

You are describing something that happened to me and my DX7 two years ago. The problem turned out to be a defective transmitter. When Spektrum replaced the DX7, all the problems went away.

Every...
Forum: WG1 Discussion forum 07-12-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6,376
Views: 636,164
Wiggy is in the mail! The UPS tracking number...

Wiggy is in the mail! The UPS tracking number is: 1z730x410314222106

She is scheduled to reach Frank Voikel's address on Thursday, July 15, 2010.

For what it's worth, shipping was quite a...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 07-03-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 38,945
Check out these posts for photos: ...

Check out these posts for photos:

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=279449&postcount=92

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=280327&postcount=105
...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 07-03-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 38,945
Rough up the plywood (with 60 grit sandpaper...

Rough up the plywood (with 60 grit sandpaper and/or an Exacto knife) and GORILLA GLUE it to the foam. Once the glue is dry, drill two holes through the plywood, 10mm basswood stick, and foam. Poke...
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