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Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 04-22-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Mine's in the mail on the way to me. Purchased...

Mine's in the mail on the way to me.
Purchased the arf without motor. Im hoping to match it to a mystery D2830 1700 kv motor i have laying around.
Should get some decent speed out of it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Maxflyer, i agree with everything you say. ...

Maxflyer, i agree with everything you say. That's whyvi advocate making your own from plans.
It's a cheap and easy way to try different flying styles without breaking the bank and finding out it's...
Forum: Beginners 04-16-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,312
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
There's a club in Calgary that uses black...

There's a club in Calgary that uses black landscaping tarp for runways. It works very well.
I'm thinking about getting some myself on my land to make some runways.
My terrain is also very rough and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Durability can be a problem but there are ways to...

Durability can be a problem but there are ways to minimize that issue.
Easiest is packing tape, coloured or clear. It really extends the life ofcthe airframe.
You can also minwax the plane which...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-15-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I've built and am still flying many of their...

I've built and am still flying many of their designs.
I mount tje battery packs on the bottom of the swapable pod with velcro strips and rubber band.
I used to put them inside the pod but...
Forum: Company Discussions 04-11-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I keep hearing great things about them but their...

I keep hearing great things about them but their shipping rates to Canada are astronomical.
Was going to get the dynam smart trainer.
$169 for the plane and $130 for shipping. And that's before...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-11-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Great advice guys. As suggested, I'll be...

Great advice guys.
As suggested, I'll be starting with a basic setup first. Flaps with probably some elevator mixed.
Throttle will be on the left stick. I will setup flight modes so once in the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-11-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
It's me, not you. I'm sorry for my response. ...

It's me, not you.
I'm sorry for my response.
I'm having a very bad day, pain wise, and zigged when i should have zagged.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-11-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Yeah. My bad. As you guys know I'm not...

Yeah. My bad.
As you guys know I'm not normally like this.
Pain meds are wearing off and. I'm not due for more fore a couple of hours. Makes be a bit testy.
I do apologize.
But in my defence, ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-11-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
First, try to start a new thread when asking a...

First, try to start a new thread when asking a new question rather than posting in a 3 year old thread.

Second, without knowing anything about the motor you are using or the voltage you are...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-10-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 444
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Glad to help. Let us know how she turns out....

Glad to help. Let us know how she turns out. Thinking about building one myself.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-10-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
The dx8 that i have doesn't have glidder...

The dx8 that i have doesn't have glidder programming. But i think there was a software update a couple of years ago that provided for it. Surprisingly I bought mine new last year and the update...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-10-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
trying my hand with sail planes

As I'm awaiting the arrival of the motor for my phoenix 2000, and my shoulder to finish healing from the most recent surgery, I've been researching all i can about sail planes and radio mixes....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-10-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 444
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Flite test has their mighty mini cruiser. Meets...

Flite test has their mighty mini cruiser. Meets most of your needs. Free plans on their site.
Forum: Beginners 04-07-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 374
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
At first glance they can look similar. But they...

At first glance they can look similar. But they are very different beasts indeed. The original slow stick is RET with an undercambered wing. The hk slow stick is 4 channel with ailerons. it is...
Forum: Beginners 04-07-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 374
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I currently fly the hobbyking slow stick and love...

I currently fly the hobbyking slow stick and love it. But i wouldn't recommend it as a first plane. It's quite a bit larger than the original and needs o good sized field to fly it. It floats forever...
Forum: Beginners 04-07-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 374
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Another way to go is a good old slow stick. ...

Another way to go is a good old slow stick.
Plenty of people have learned to fly on one and experienced pilots still bring them out to the field.
There is a massive amount of info for them all over...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-06-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Every type of lipo I've ever used has puffed if...

Every type of lipo I've ever used has puffed if left fully charged for extended periods of time. 6 months or more.
Regular packs seem to much more forgiving if left at a not so perfect storage...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-05-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I've used them for some time. The only thing I've...

I've used them for some time. The only thing I've found with them is that they are much more sensitive to mishandling.
They puff very easily if not kept at perfect storage charge for any extended...
Forum: Heads UP RC discussion 04-01-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,172
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
These guys really are the best in the business. ...

These guys really are the best in the business.
I ordered a motor that they shipped to me in feb.
The package has been in usps limbo since march 14th.
They refunded my purchase and said if the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-30-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Ebay and Amazon

There used to be a time where deals were to be found on ebay and amazon. This morning I'm looking through amazon as I'm thinking about picking up an EDF.
I'm checking all the sites for deals but...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-23-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 440
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I do have a pz wildcat in storage. I may pull...

I do have a pz wildcat in storage. I may pull that out and use it for warmup flights.
It's predictable enough to get some good flights.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-22-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 330
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
My absolute first plane was a cox conrol line i...

My absolute first plane was a cox conrol line i picked up in the late 70's at a store Canadians will remembe, Consumers Distributing.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-22-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 440
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
[QUOTE=CHELLIE;970958]Wrongway-Feldman Buy...

[QUOTE=CHELLIE;970958]Wrongway-Feldman Buy yourself another PZ Trojan, Tell your wife that Chellie said it was ok to buy it :)




I told her Chellie, went over like a fart in church.lol.
She...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-21-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 440
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Here is that big pits crashing. ...

Here is that big pits crashing.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kGCC5-9bdU
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-21-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 440
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
The problem with a plane that would break apart...

The problem with a plane that would break apart like that would be maintaining structural integrity in flight.
The stresses on an airframe can be extreme and the more pieces you have the greater the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-20-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 440
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
It's things like this that make me miss my PZ...

It's things like this that make me miss my PZ Trojan.
I always started by putting a couple of batteries through that before flying something else for the day.
Like stretching before a race.
I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-20-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 440
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Wow. A little ca And epoxy and it'll be good to...

Wow.
A little ca And epoxy and it'll be good to go. Lol
Mine weren't that bad. One broken motor mount on the seawind was the worst of it.
Im having second surgery on my shoulder tomorrow so I'll...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-20-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 440
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
mojo gone

Ever lose your mojo?
Three planes up, three planes did a forcefull unplanned landing.
I seem to be all thumbs these days. Better to stick with my slow stick it seems.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-19-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Gyro's are independent from the receiver used,...

Gyro's are independent from the receiver used, unless its a receiver/gyro combo unit.
My bet is that the gyro wasnt calibrated properly.
Some gyros can only be placed in one certain direction in...
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