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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-15-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 33,285
Posted By fr4nk1yn
That looks great in the air CHELLIE.

That looks great in the air CHELLIE.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-05-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,804
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Here's MY take on it. I just went over the review...

Here's MY take on it. I just went over the review again.
I'd say it would be good for a beginner. I have no experience with the radio besides researching it when first released.



My main...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-05-2009, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,804
Posted By fr4nk1yn
THIS...

THIS (http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=7380) comes with a receiver so you wouldn't need one unless you wanted another for a 2nd plane.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-05-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,804
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I looked at that and found a review at RCU IIRC....

I looked at that and found a review at RCU IIRC. It wasn't a bad review surprisingly.
Looks like the TX does NOT come with a TX module so one has to be added.
Anything JR is compatible, FM, or any...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-31-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 33,285
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-26-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,897
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Scratchbuilt Contest#3 Entry.

So here's my humble entry /=

I have no batteries, no flying weather, nothing to do, OK I should be building something else.

I normally build one ultra detailed plane a year and this is it....
Forum: Beginners 05-11-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By fr4nk1yn
That's Great! I didn't see that before. I'd...

That's Great! I didn't see that before.
I'd love to build one but sometimes things happen and people get shot by mistake o:

I go the camera on TX route.

People sometimes help. It's a skill to...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-08-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 75,047
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Thanks.. Glad you like it Rusty-Gunn, Your...

Thanks..

Glad you like it Rusty-Gunn, Your scratchbuilds over at RCG are "legendary".

I'm think ahead to the next version using the LEX cut into functioning canards (: Right after a more scale...
Forum: Foamies 12-14-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,643
Posted By fr4nk1yn
There's a few places I've found that had it. ...

There's a few places I've found that had it.
The last bundle I got from a small store in Norfolk, they have a location up in Hampton too.

Then I found ABC Distributors that had the same foam...
Forum: Foamies 09-24-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,000
Posted By fr4nk1yn
My new mobile browser is gonna take some getting...

My new mobile browser is gonna take some getting used to.
I don't know if it was mention a general rule of thumb is 1/3 of the chord.
I use a program to estimate mine. It's been good to me for thbe...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-21-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,044
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Did you have another battery and RX in the 2nd...

Did you have another battery and RX in the 2nd plane?

I agree not a Battery problem I've been down to the TX alarm too with no lose.

Has there been any damage to the TX antennae?
Mine has...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-13-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,298
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Thanks. I got the sharpener off the tool truck...

Thanks. I got the sharpener off the tool truck but they can be bought From the Manufacturer (http://www.gatcosharpeners.com/product/carbide/edgemate_carbide.mgi?mgiToken=41D30B036A89E8D4CB).
Just...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-13-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,204
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I love the SpaceWalker too. Can't wait to see it...

I love the SpaceWalker too. Can't wait to see it finished and floating around.
Another that;s been on my build list all Summer.

Congratulations on the Baby Boy!!
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-24-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Servos are pretty much standard. You can use...

Servos are pretty much standard.
You can use "Futaba" servos on a JR and vice versa.

I say go for the DX-7, or the DX-6i if your on a budjet.

FM TXs show up in strange places, but that's a...
Forum: Beginners 08-20-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,801
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I started hot gluing the little antennae to the...

I started hot gluing the little antennae to the side of the case.
My latest plane is 20", weighs 12ounces and has 20+ounces of thrust. The only way to strech it out is straight up (:
As said before...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 06-19-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By fr4nk1yn
H-29...

H-29 (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=738825)
My plans are a touch different.
The paper cam off the fuselage after I glued so it got spackled and polycryliced.
A also tend to put a...
Forum: Brushless Motor Construction 06-19-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,622
Posted By fr4nk1yn
First step is to unwind the motor counting the...

First step is to unwind the motor counting the turns.
Measure the wire and that'll give you a idea of what you need to do for what you want the motor to do.

If it's anything like the Park 250 I...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-16-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,126
Posted By fr4nk1yn
a couple of MY notes: Don't order anything...

a couple of MY notes: Don't order anything backordered. Don't cancel an order once it's paid for. I don't know how anybody elses payments are processed' I don't order anything i think can go...
Forum: Beginners 06-06-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,698
Posted By fr4nk1yn
The DX6 comes with 4 servos. I guess that offsets...

The DX6 comes with 4 servos. I guess that offsets the DX6i DSM2.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-05-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,632
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I can't find my photos. I use popsicle sticks. I...

I can't find my photos. I use popsicle sticks. I drill a hole large enough for the rod and put either a 90 or a Z-Bend through it through it then wrap with thread and CA.
It works rather well and...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 06-03-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,722
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Congratulations on the Grandson. I know what...

Congratulations on the Grandson.

I know what you mean. Sundays have a "fly-in" about 30miles from me in VaBch.
But they start flying at 7:30! And give me some grief if I get there at 9:00
Oh...
Forum: Foamies 05-31-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3,825
Views: 424,092
Posted By fr4nk1yn
How "small" a gap should be in there? I...

How "small" a gap should be in there?
I personally don't like how they come out with a gap. The control tends to move up and down instead of simply pivoting around the hinge.

I'd say the servo is...
Forum: Company Discussions 05-31-2008, 04:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,650
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I still like'm. I'm with Steve on this, they're...

I still like'm. I'm with Steve on this, they're prices make being in the hobby a lot easier.
If I had to buy all my Li-Pos from the LHS I'd have no money for motors, which I also couldn't buy many...
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 05-29-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,141
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Old thread. I used some aluminum rod from...

Old thread.

I used some aluminum rod from the LHS, Looks like the same Murphy has in the photos.
There's some nylon tubing the LHS has that a perfect match for it.
It used the same end as in the...
Forum: Company Discussions 05-11-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By fr4nk1yn
You pretty much have the way they work (: I'm not...

You pretty much have the way they work (: I'm not to happy with them at the moment since I ordered an ESC after over 2 months I canceled the order and now they can't find the transaction number to...
Forum: Foamies 04-13-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I've started using "Aileens's" from Wal-Mart in...

I've started using "Aileens's" from Wal-Mart in place of everything else.
It's cheap and works better than I thought it would when I tested it.
My last few scratchbuilts have been made exclusively...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-11-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Some people get the hang of it. I'm still...

Some people get the hang of it. I'm still crashing. In fact I pile drove one last night (: Everybody has ther own style' I've lerned to madenfrom the center of the field. If I don't the planes trim...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-11-2008, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,717
Posted By fr4nk1yn
What kind of power does the Vision need? I...

What kind of power does the Vision need?
I would think the jump-pack should do it unless it needs more than 12v or the pack is going dead losing power under load.
We use jump packs at work, we go...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-01-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,722
Posted By fr4nk1yn
.:eek:.

.:eek:.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-22-2008, 04:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,825
Posted By fr4nk1yn
OK Thanks. If it has the quick connect then it...

OK Thanks. If it has the quick connect then it should be at least 1.6(?) I should send mine in.
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