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Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-10-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,547
Posted By RickAvery
Here's my flyable warbirds:

Here's my flyable warbirds:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-31-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By RickAvery
For years I've been using styrafoam chests with...

For years I've been using styrafoam chests with cut outs for the fuse. I got a few of the type that perishable food stuffs come in packed in dry ice. They're very easy on the finish/covering and lift...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-27-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,537
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks Hawk, She is made by Seagull models. They...

Thanks Hawk, She is made by Seagull models. They call her a 75-91 size, but she's really not much, (if any), bigger than my 60e H-9 Spitfire or P-40. She's slightly heavier than the H-9 models at...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-26-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,537
Posted By RickAvery
Maidened this Texan II just before Christmas, had...

Maidened this Texan II just before Christmas, had a couple of flights since. Still getting used to her. Don't go too slow, she'll drop a wing very quickly!!:eek: Very stable zipping around though!...
Forum: Company Discussions 01-08-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks Denny for the heads up on the link. I hope...

Thanks Denny for the heads up on the link. I hope a good product and good customer service serves them, (and us) well. Blue skies.

Rick
Forum: Company Discussions 01-08-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By RickAvery
Haiyin Batteries A-1 customer service!

I purchased 2, 4s 5000mah 40c lipos from The Haiyin Store figuring I'd give their batteries a shot. Their prices were good and shipping was very reasonable from their USA warehouse. When I received...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 12-31-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks gazzacov, The Tigercat has eflite power...

Thanks gazzacov,
The Tigercat has eflite power 60s with a 6s 5000 for each and APC, 15.75 X 13 X 3 props. Same systems in the P-40 & the Spitty. The Texan II has a Rimfire .60 on 6s 5000 & a 13 X 8...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 12-30-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
Here's my fleet of converts;

Here's my fleet of converts;
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 12-25-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By RickAvery
Seagull T6-A Texan II Maiden

Finally got to get out to the field Sun. morning after finishing up my T6-A. Happy to say all is well and the Texan II flew fine! Got two flights in. The maiden was a bit schetchy at first as I...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 07-04-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By RickAvery
Cowl for H-9 Showtime 90

Like the title says, I need a Cowl for H-9 Showtime 90. Thanks for looking.

Rick
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-13-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,537
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks DennyV for the links. I've got a few...

Thanks DennyV for the links. I've got a few conversions under my belt, Pics below. All of them are running e-flite power-60s, on 6s 5000mah batts. 80 amp CC Phoenix ESCs, 10 amp CC BECs with 1600 -...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-12-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,537
Posted By RickAvery
Just picked up one of these. Seagull models T6-A...

Just picked up one of these. Seagull models T6-A Texan II for electric conversion. 63" WS. 8 to 10 lbs.
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 06-10-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By RickAvery
Hi 70sflyer, Her is a couple of links to...

Hi 70sflyer,
Her is a couple of links to buildup of this plane. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1363163 http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_9096477/tm.htm The RCU link is mostely...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 05-30-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks Hawk!

Thanks Hawk!
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 05-30-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks xmech, I appreciate the kind words. Blue...

Thanks xmech,
I appreciate the kind words. Blue skies!

Rick
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 05-29-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By RickAvery
ASM F7F conversion

I've finally completed my ASM F7F Tigercat, 82" wingspan. Running 2 X E-Flite power 60 motors, 2 X 6s 5000mah Lipos, one for each motor, 2 X CC P-80 ESCs, 1 CC 10amp UBEC, running EMP 15 X 10 3-blade...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-22-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By RickAvery
Hi GG, Thanks for the reccommendations. I...

Hi GG,
Thanks for the reccommendations. I haven't started puting the components list together yet. I think I'm going to choose a higher kv motor the keep my battery cell count to 6s or less. The...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-21-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks guys for the kind words! It is cool to see...

Thanks guys for the kind words! It is cool to see them take off and fly for the first time & even better when they fly well. (although my heart rate on the first lap and the first landing is probably...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-20-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks GG. It was your suggestion that led me to...

Thanks GG. It was your suggestion that led me to cut the prop for the Spitfire. Quite a noticeable difference. I have since found out that APC makes a 15x13.5x3 prop. If I hadn't already purchased a...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-17-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By RickAvery
H-9 P-40 Maiden. YEA!!

I got to maiden my Hangar 9 P-40 this afternoon & all went very well! She was very stable and needed just a few clicks of down & right trim to fly level. As was the case with my H-9 Spitfire, I'm not...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 11-05-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,781
Posted By RickAvery
GG, Your prop suggestion worked out GREAT!!...

GG,
Your prop suggestion worked out GREAT!! Once I got the CC ESC settings worked out, I couldn't believe the difference. She leaps into the air in half the distance. The speed is also much...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-26-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
Ziltoid, The settings you listed above worked...

Ziltoid,
The settings you listed above worked great!. Full throttle without a problem. 1354 watts at 68 amps. She should leap into the sky. Trying to juggle my schedule so I can get to the field...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-25-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks ziltoid!! I'll try those settings this...

Thanks ziltoid!! I'll try those settings this evening & see what we get.

Rick
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-25-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks for the info GG. I installed the updated...

Thanks for the info GG. I installed the updated firmware and the problem is still there although the cut off point doesn't result in the big WONK. I now get a higher pitched squeek, and then 3 beeps....
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-21-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks sooo much for the info. I'll give it shot...

Thanks sooo much for the info. I'll give it shot tonight after work. Your time is greatly appreciated!!

Rick
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-21-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
Thanks Fast Guy! Is updating the firmware...

Thanks Fast Guy! Is updating the firmware something that can be done through the castle link, or do I need to send it in to CC to have updated? Thanks again for your help & info. Blue skies!!

Rick
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-21-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
Fast Guy, I have no idea. I purchased the ESC...

Fast Guy,
I have no idea. I purchased the ESC used from a RCGer. Does it make a difference?

Rick
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-20-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
That's exactly what the motor does. WONK!!! then...

That's exactly what the motor does. WONK!!! then shuts down. I have a castle link, do you happen to remember what you were told to do to get the settings dialed in? Sounds like I may need to call CC...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-20-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
GG, I saw a post of yours mentioning the cut...

GG,
I saw a post of yours mentioning the cut down APC prop. I tried it on the Spitfire and the ESC/Motor shuts down with heavy throttle application, so I took it off. I'm using an E-flite P-60, CC...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-20-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 73,784
Posted By RickAvery
Nice planes GG!!! Can't wait to see your Corsair...

Nice planes GG!!! Can't wait to see your Corsair completed. I*'m currently working on a H9 P-40. Here are a few shots of my two, so far, e-conversions. A SIG LT-40 and a H9 Spitfire. Lots of fun...
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