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Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-21-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By Stevephoon
OUCH... I'm really sorry to hear that this year...

OUCH... I'm really sorry to hear that this year has been this bad. If there is anything I can do to help from up here in the great white north, (we did just get about 6 in of snow today :eek:) just...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By Stevephoon
Slowjohn! Long time no hear... I remember...

Slowjohn! Long time no hear... I remember reading that you were having some medical issues. I hope you are doing better and are flying again! I still want to make a twin like your green and gold...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-08-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By Stevephoon
Thank You to WattFlyer!

Being near to Thanksgiving, and since this is my post number 1000, I thought I needed to say thank you to all that have encouraged me, instructed me and showed me the way over the years. I joined...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-07-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,407
Posted By Stevephoon
Wow! I really like that Tom! It was like you...

Wow! I really like that Tom! It was like you were having a conversation with me. Some really nice footage as well!

I like how different and how good everyone's video's are.

Steve
Forum: Aerial Photography 10-24-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,407
Posted By Stevephoon
Nice Max! That's a nice smooth flight you are...

Nice Max! That's a nice smooth flight you are getting! The EDF must be balanced pretty well and I assume very little (or a consistent) wind. I like the timing of the music on the take off as well....
Forum: Aerial Photography 10-18-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,407
Posted By Stevephoon
Great fun Steve! A DL plane is something I've...

Great fun Steve! A DL plane is something I've never tried... Looks like a blast!


I've only had one chance for filming so far, and it was totally overcast... Weather's been pretty crappie...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,054
Posted By Stevephoon
Yep... Just getting into electric sail planes as...

Yep... Just getting into electric sail planes as well. Getting 1500 ft up and hour long flights are yet another reason to fly! :)

And of course it keeps me away from the young lookers like...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-14-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,249
Posted By Stevephoon
Aileron Servo Set Up

TB,

Per your questions elsewhere... Here's a picture of my aileron servo pushrod setup. The pushrod it self is very thin and can flex, but I don't see any in mine with no flight loads.

Steve...
Forum: Company Discussions 07-13-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Stevephoon
+1 on Brian at Mountain Models... Good guy, good...

+1 on Brian at Mountain Models... Good guy, good business and good planes... What else do you want!

Steve
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-24-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 829
Posted By Stevephoon
Here's a link on how to dye a canopy: ...

Here's a link on how to dye a canopy:

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=40848

From what I read online, wait until the water temp is 140 or below before putting the canopy in the...
Forum: ParkFlyers 05-29-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By Stevephoon
One more... A tantrum on the Mountain Models web...

One more... A tantrum on the Mountain Models web site. One is in Silver and Blue.

http://www.mountainmodels.com/product_info.php?products_id=218

Open the instruction manual. The best pict is...
Forum: ParkFlyers 05-29-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By Stevephoon
Hi timebandit! My $0.02.... Transparent...

Hi timebandit!

My $0.02....

Transparent blue is kind of hard to see on a nice clear day. I used some on a Dandy Sport (RIP) wing and I finally added some solid white stripes... All of this...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-01-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Stevephoon
Congrats to both Chellie and Nigel. I...

Congrats to both Chellie and Nigel.

I always like looking in on eveyone's builds... Even when I have very little time to comment. It's a great way to learn how everyone is building. I always...
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-30-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,249
Posted By Stevephoon
I needed to remove a fair amount. I don't...

I needed to remove a fair amount. I don't remember exactly, but I do remember playing with it for a fair amount of time. One of my issues was my motor ended up just a touch short and instead of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-26-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,062
Posted By Stevephoon
There are separate threads for each entry. Look...

There are separate threads for each entry. Look at the very first entry on this thread to see the links to the individual build threads. There you will find lots of pictures and some videos...
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-18-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,062
Posted By Stevephoon
Great Job to All!

Well, I just voted and I'd like to congratulate everyone! Anytime you can create a flying machine you are a winner! I also learned something new in all of the threads, so great job by all.

...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-12-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 34,387
Posted By Stevephoon
Absolutely stunning Bill! I really like the...

Absolutely stunning Bill! I really like the reverse detail of the wheel pants. Best of luck on the maiden!
Steve
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-09-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,258
Posted By Stevephoon
Tom, That turned out really nice! We do...

Tom,

That turned out really nice! We do need some flight reports in the future!

Good Luck!

Steve
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 07-21-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By Stevephoon
SlowJohn, thanks for the specs. That's just the...

SlowJohn, thanks for the specs. That's just the type of stuff I was looking for.

I did go ahead and place an order from HeadsUp for most of the electonics. Everything execpt the motor. (Nothing...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-06-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Stevephoon
A couple more things that I do not see the...

A couple more things that I do not see the answers to... Most ESCs have a Battery Elimination Circuit (BEC) so they can provide power to your receiver. The small connector on the ESC still plugs...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-21-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,314
Posted By Stevephoon
Wow Paul, can you build me one too?? Those look...

Wow Paul, can you build me one too?? Those look great!

Steve
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-30-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,946
Posted By Stevephoon
If you have never covered, here's an extensive...

If you have never covered, here's an extensive write-up over on RC Groups
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=711624

I usually do not go as far as what is in the above. I get good...
Forum: Heads UP RC discussion 04-21-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 78,475
Posted By Stevephoon
Stevens Aeromodel Groove G-480

Here's my Groove with all the electronics from HeadsUp

Motor: E-Max GT2215/09 250 Watt (http://www.headsuphobby.com/Emax-GT2215-09-Outrunner-Brushless-Motor-C-691.htm)
ESC: Sky Power 30A ESC...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-17-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,997
Posted By Stevephoon
I am assuming that you are talking about the...

I am assuming that you are talking about the sheeting on the top of the nose and front of the battery hatch?? In general, it's done for strength and to control warping and/or just keeping things...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-17-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,610
Posted By Stevephoon
I'll be watching as well! Welcome to WattFlyer! ...

I'll be watching as well! Welcome to WattFlyer!

Steve
Forum: Heads UP RC discussion 04-17-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 78,475
Posted By Stevephoon
Wow! 575 watts in a Formosa.. It's not a Pattern...

Wow! 575 watts in a Formosa.. It's not a Pattern Ship, It's a Rocket Ship!

Have Fun!

Steve
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-14-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,192
Posted By Stevephoon
I've just used the Aerobroach CA blade to make a...

I've just used the Aerobroach CA blade to make a test hinge out of some scraps of 1/8 balsa. I used 1/2 of a full sized CA hinge. This is one that the covering was peeling off of from a previous...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-13-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,192
Posted By Stevephoon
With foam using CA hinges, I'm not sure it's...

With foam using CA hinges, I'm not sure it's needed. A regular hobby knife should do. I've had issues with keeping the cuts straight in balsa and opening them up enough so the hinge will go in....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-13-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,192
Posted By Stevephoon
At the Toledo Show I bought some hinge slotting...

At the Toledo Show I bought some hinge slotting blades from AeroBroach.
http://aerobroach.com/

They are more expensive on his web site than what I paid at the show, but they seem to work well. I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-08-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,997
Posted By Stevephoon
Hi BigO! Covering - No detailed plan yet......

Hi BigO!

Covering - No detailed plan yet... I usually use MS Paint to try out different schemes. I have downloaded a bunch of pictures of planes that others have built for thought starters. My...
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