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Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-04-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By Abuelo
C.ctas has you covered. I bought the tubing...

C.ctas has you covered.

I bought the tubing at Lowe's from the plumbing supplies dept. where its on a big spool wiith the other tubing. It is referred to as surgical tubing around here and is easy...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Abuelo
Sounds good.

Sounds good.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Abuelo
And the rattle can paint jobs are appropriate for...

And the rattle can paint jobs are appropriate for these, designed and built before Monocoat and the various foams and plastics came into the hobby. Keep up the good work, the older planes are still...
Forum: Beginners 06-27-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 560
Posted By Abuelo
I read the initial reply to WM's posting and...

I read the initial reply to WM's posting and thought it was well written and accurate. The posting referenced behavior and its ramifications and did not criticize the individual. If someone...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Abuelo
:) Well done

:) Well done
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Abuelo
Any chance for photos of the completed Minni...

Any chance for photos of the completed Minni Mambo?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-15-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Abuelo
Nigel, The Mach-None was a good plane but...

Nigel,

The Mach-None was a good plane but was intended for half-A pattern flying as it was a scaled down pattern Mach-One. There was a similar plane, also from Ace at about the same time, the...
Forum: Beginners 06-09-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By Abuelo
Already answered. Posting deleted.

Already answered. Posting deleted.
Forum: Beginners 06-06-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 772
Posted By Abuelo
WM, both are after market DSM2 receivers that are...

WM, both are after market DSM2 receivers that are very reasonably priced. I only have experience with the Lemon and have had zero issues. In their words:

"Note:
1) This is not a Spektrum DSMX...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-26-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,391
Posted By Abuelo
Smile Made the Cloud Kitten maiden plus two more...

Made the Cloud Kitten maiden plus two more flights this morning. No rain, minimal wind, and only a few other planes at the flying site.

Had an expert flyer do the first flight, Takeoff was a bit...
Forum: Beginners 05-04-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By Abuelo
in my area Batteries + will make up any pack you...

in my area Batteries + will make up any pack you want, using their cells and your case/connectors/whatever. Price is that of the cells alone.
Forum: Heads UP RC discussion 05-02-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,563
Posted By Abuelo
I've made several orders with Headsup with no...

I've made several orders with Headsup with no problems, but this last one was missing one ESC. Ordered Monday night, received acknowledgement Tuesday, the package on Thursday.

Was short one of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-30-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,391
Posted By Abuelo
Smile Cloud Kitten completed

Finally have the Cloud Kitten complete. Will connect the pushrods and install the control horns tonight and be set for the maiden flight this weekend.

Photos attached.

Specifics: All balsa...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 155,978
Posted By Abuelo
Nigel, we're thinking alike here. I like to let...

Nigel, we're thinking alike here. I like to let issues like this sit and percolate for a day or so before jumping in with a modification. The battery location is fine, just need side bracing and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 155,978
Posted By Abuelo
Survived the maiden session intact. First...

Survived the maiden session intact.

First flight was not so good, would climb OK but fall off in a turn and head for the ground. Made essentially a belly landing in the grass, bending up the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 155,978
Posted By Abuelo
Photos, 3rd try.

Photos, 3rd try.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 155,978
Posted By Abuelo
Photos added, didn't show up the first time.

Photos added, didn't show up the first time.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 155,978
Posted By Abuelo
Built this Lil Spirit from plans I've had for...

Built this Lil Spirit from plans I've had for years. Dating back to the mid 1960s, this balsa-build plane was for a rudder only escapement system and an .049. I had built several for the Ace pulse...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-12-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Abuelo
The bipe wasn't the right plane, sorry, but I did...

The bipe wasn't the right plane, sorry, but I did find this. Enough info for a 'from scratch' build.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-11-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Abuelo
If this is the plane, check...

If this is the plane, check http://www.outerzone.co.uk/search/results.asp?keyword=bull&Submit=Search
Forum: Aerodynamics 03-21-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By Abuelo
Take a look at this site. ...

Take a look at this site. http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/flywing1.htm
Forum: Aerodynamics 03-21-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By Abuelo
Looks a lot like the Jedelski airfoils tried and...

Looks a lot like the Jedelski airfoils tried and tested in the 70's and prior. The Southwestern Honker series out of New Mexico used it as did the kit designed by Joe Wagner of VECO, the Dakota...
Forum: Foamies 03-15-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 959
Posted By Abuelo
Couple photos. The laminate in the upper right...

Couple photos. The laminate in the upper right shows what the glue joint is like after setup and after being misaligned. Cut apart along the glue line as well as the saw allowed to see the extent...
Forum: Foamies 03-15-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 959
Posted By Abuelo
I use the white Gorilla Glue with the pink foam,...

I use the white Gorilla Glue with the pink foam, as well as the white Dollar Tree stuff.

My method? Spread it on one surface and cover completely, then scrape as much off as reasonably possible...
Forum: Power Systems 03-11-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Abuelo
If the concern is the bit of exposed brass after...

If the concern is the bit of exposed brass after connection, then use a length of shrink or spaghetti tubing to cover each one. Black electrical tape will also work, and it wold be good to use some...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-01-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,411
Posted By Abuelo
Hi Paul, Good and valid questions. To...

Hi Paul,

Good and valid questions.

To estimate your target weight, figure the wing loading and then the cubic wing loading. Multiply the wingspan by the chord. i.e. 48 * 8.25 = 396 sq inches...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-28-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 860
Posted By Abuelo
Using the graphical approach, the C/G at 25% MAC...

Using the graphical approach, the C/G at 25% MAC came out to be right around 42% back from the leading edge at the wing root.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-31-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Abuelo
Very well done and very creative. Thank you for...

Very well done and very creative. Thank you for sharing.

Perhaps you can persuade Eric Rule to kit this R/C version also?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-30-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,391
Posted By Abuelo
Covering is complete and I'm debating on leaving...

Covering is complete and I'm debating on leaving her natural or painting her white. Have month to decide, leaving for a month long trip and so won't be back until early March.

Our fellow member...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-25-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Abuelo
It matters, but only slightly. These...

It matters, but only slightly.

These brushless motors do not have a negative wire per se, the ESC switches the current direction on each wire during the motor's rotation. So, hook up the three...
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