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Forum: Foamies Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6,319
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Posted By frankinfremont
Slow Bipe born again this weekend

My replacement Mini Slow Bipe arrived yesterday and am well along to getting it finished by today. Forecast winds don't look too promising for tomorrow, maybe this evening. Note to self...don't fly...
Forum: Foamies 07-28-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 878
Posted By frankinfremont
Free open source movie editor

I'm late to the party folks but here is what I use....hope this helps.

Avidemux is what I use for simple editing although it will do much more than I'm capable of right now.

Download here:...
Forum: Foamies 07-28-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 417,494
Posted By frankinfremont
A bad day for me and my Mini Slow Bipe

A stupid mistake caused the loss of my beautiful Slow Bipe because I let it get too far away from me and lost orientation. A tiny speck was last seen going down in a large wooded area. I had a...
Forum: Foamies 07-24-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 417,494
Posted By frankinfremont
I couldn't find a picture of an Infineon but that...

I couldn't find a picture of an Infineon but that Ultimate Bipe is cool.
Forum: Foamies 07-24-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 417,494
Posted By frankinfremont
Thanks Crash, my new favorite foamy. :)

Thanks Crash, my new favorite foamy. :)
Forum: Foamies 07-23-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 417,494
Posted By frankinfremont
Another perfect no wind day (at least in the morning)

This is my newly built Mini SlowBipe and a really fun airplane.
Forum: Foamies 07-18-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 417,494
Posted By frankinfremont
Maidened my Mini SlowBipe this morning

Lovin' this little foamie, straight as an arrow on the first toss, no problems whatever. I'm amazed at how it will hang on the prop and go straight up then slow down to walking speed. Quite a range...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By frankinfremont
If I go for the outrunner style that would be an...

If I go for the outrunner style that would be an excellent choice but the website shows out of stock. Will begin a search for a similar outrunner if no suitable inrunners pop up. Thanks Gramps, good...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By frankinfremont
[QUOTE=CHELLIE;940748]Hear you go :ws: Lots of...

[QUOTE=CHELLIE;940748]Hear you go :ws: Lots of power when you need it, and it will make your Easyglider Fun to fly, you dont have to use all the extra power, but its there when you do need it ;) This...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By frankinfremont
Just checked it out and they show no inrunner...

Just checked it out and they show no inrunner motors. Thanks anyway for your effort.
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By frankinfremont
My EasyStar is a powered glider and uses a pusher...

My EasyStar is a powered glider and uses a pusher motor mounted in an enclosed "pod" facing aft behind the wing. The motor must have a 28mm diameter and in the kv range I specified weight would not...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By frankinfremont
My hunt for the right size inrunner motor

OK foamie glider drivers, I am looking for a 1200 kv inrunner motor for my Multiplex Easyglider. Tons of outrunners out there but so far I've had no luck finding what I want. 1000kv is a tad light...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By frankinfremont
I doubt it, I made sure the negative pin on the...

I doubt it, I made sure the negative pin on the balance plug went to the neg. pin on the meter. Thanks anyway. I managed to find the transaction in my PayPal account from Jan. and emailed the vendor...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-18-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By frankinfremont
Neewer Cellmeter-6

Hi folks,
I'm afraid I got taken on this item found on ebay. It's a lipo voltage checker where you just plug in your balance connector and the cellmeter is supposed to read the voltage of each cell,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-01-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 160,543
Posted By frankinfremont
Yep, it's just like eating potato chips, you...

Yep, it's just like eating potato chips, you can't have just one. :D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-31-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 160,543
Posted By frankinfremont
Thanks Bubsteve, spare bedrooms make good...

Thanks Bubsteve, spare bedrooms make good hangars. Good thing it's not any bigger, or I'd be forced to add more foamies. :D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-31-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 160,543
Posted By frankinfremont
Foamies patiently waiting for better weather...

Except for the 2 meter sailplane and one of the SkySurfers I have three that haven't made their maiden flight yet...they are all fairly new (acquired since Dec) The SkySurfer, Durafly Junior old...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-30-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,674
Posted By frankinfremont
re: Lemon receivers

Here ya go: http://www.lemon-rx.com/shop/

Just received my two that I ordered, haven't had a chance to use them yet but according to the reviews by users in the rcgroups they are as good or...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-29-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By frankinfremont
The one that yakfishingfool mentioned seemed too...

The one that yakfishingfool mentioned seemed too good of a deal to pass up so I ordered it today.
Thanks to all for your responses.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-28-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By frankinfremont
I don't use a smart phone so that's out. I've...

I don't use a smart phone so that's out. I've been around long enough to know when it's time to either quit flying or don't start based on what I see, but I thought it would be interesting to have a...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By frankinfremont
Suggestions for a handheld wind meter

I did a search for handheld anemometers and they run the gamut from cheap to really expensive. Can anyone suggest one that you have found reliable, and on the low end of the cost spectrum, say, not...
Forum: Foamies 01-28-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By frankinfremont
Unfortunately, HobbyKing did not have them in the...

Unfortunately, HobbyKing did not have them in the US warehouse at the time I ordered mine.
Forum: Foamies 01-28-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By frankinfremont
Sure did. It took 27 days from China to get here...

Sure did. It took 27 days from China to get here in good shape. Put it together and looks like quality throughout, but this awful winter weather has prevented me from getting it in the air. Can't...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-18-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By frankinfremont
Not a bad idea Dragonflyer, that's on my list of...

Not a bad idea Dragonflyer, that's on my list of things to do. You'd think that I, as a professional pilot with many hours under my belt would do a thorough pre-flight but mounting screws weren't on...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 160,543
Posted By frankinfremont
People do like to watch them putt putt around the...

People do like to watch them putt putt around the patch, nothing fancy but just pretty to watch. The real old timers were, of course, stick built and had a very light wing loading so you didn't need...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 160,543
Posted By frankinfremont
With those bush tires the world is your airport....

With those bush tires the world is your airport. :D You'll have to post photos or videos of you FunCub doing it's thing, looks like fun. Way back when I was flying gas old timers Trexler inflateable...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 160,543
Posted By frankinfremont
Will do Fishbonez, but I would guess it'll be...

Will do Fishbonez, but I would guess it'll be March before that happens...gotta get rid of all this snow and freezing temps first. In the meantime I can figure out how to setup the Orange TX...I"m...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 160,543
Posted By frankinfremont
Xmas in January!

http://i41.tinypic.com/2iqn6oj.jpgYay!:) My Durafly Junior and Orange Transmitter arrived today via Express Post. Mail lady delivered it to my door just minutes ago. Minimal external damage, like one...
Forum: Foamies 01-17-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 417,494
Posted By frankinfremont
Given our forecast here in northern Indiana it's...

Given our forecast here in northern Indiana it's gonna be a long cold dry spell from flying...sub-freezing and single digit temps for the foreseeable future (well, 10 day forecast) Xmitter fingers...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-17-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By frankinfremont
Periodically check those motor mount screws....

Flew the SkySurfer last week and it just didn't seem like it powered all the way up, sorta staggered around the sky (it was windy) so I brought it down and ceased operations because of that and it...
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