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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets Yesterday, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 95
Posted By Wildflyer
Going from 6 blade to 12 blade will increase load...

Going from 6 blade to 12 blade will increase load causing more current draw.
Going from 4s to 5s will increase voltage causing more current draw.
raising the current capacity of the ESC only...
Forum: UAV / FPV 07-21-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By Wildflyer
Many quads have their own type of propeller...

Many quads have their own type of propeller mounts, I am not familiar with a Mould King, if you could give us a picture of the hub of the props maybe it would help.
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 07-19-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By Wildflyer
I have seen people hold a megaphone to their ear,...

I have seen people hold a megaphone to their ear, that greatly increases how well you can hear these things.
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 07-19-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By Wildflyer
Look at Hobbyking's Screamer, it has it's own...

Look at Hobbyking's Screamer, it has it's own battery, and functions in several ways, even ripped completely off the receiver.

I am going to get one very soon.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-19-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 461
Posted By Wildflyer
As an ex-General Contractor, the problems you had...

As an ex-General Contractor, the problems you had make me furious. It makes all the good contractors look bad. People start to think we all act like that. I fought that for 9 years.

In my home...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-01-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By Wildflyer
My wife hobby is making greeting cards. She has...

My wife hobby is making greeting cards. She has pages of "sticker glue".

She can cut out a very complex shape in paper using "dies" that go through a roller press, then apply this "sticker glue"...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-01-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Wildflyer
No, no one, got the message until it popped up...

No, no one, got the message until it popped up almost 3 weeks later. I know it was not just involving my PC. Many other emails back and forth to the same destination worked fine.

But no real harm...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-30-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Wildflyer
Question Extremely slow email? 3 weeks to deliver?

I had something happen to me that doesn't make any sense to me.

I sent an email to the Google reflector that our club uses on June 9 th
It didn't show up when I looked at the reflector a few...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-21-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,291
Posted By Wildflyer
I hadn't flown nitro in 20 years, and my best...

I hadn't flown nitro in 20 years, and my best friend had never flown nitro, until yesterday.
I was so nervous I didn't say anything, I just prayed.

Every thing went great, it is a 63.5" Utter...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 304
Posted By Wildflyer
I hope you guys don't kick me off here. About 2...

I hope you guys don't kick me off here.
About 2 weeks ago I had a guy ask if I wanted an airplane, I said sure.
It turned out to be a Utter Kaos 63.5" ws with a Supertiger G75 motor.
It took until...
Forum: Aerial Photography 06-18-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,907
Posted By Wildflyer
By solentlife; "I've managed to find a heath...

By solentlife; "I've managed to find a heath Robinson lady up to sort it."

Curious, what is a heath Robinson lady?

Robinson is my last name.
Forum: Aerial Photography 06-18-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,907
Posted By Wildflyer
Dang Nigel, I may have just thrown away an...

Dang Nigel, I may have just thrown away an earphone for an old cell phone I had, that had a 2.5mm plug, It had a 4 conductor plug, if I can find it I'll let you know, and send it to you if you want...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-18-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 346
Posted By Wildflyer
So far I have only seen one type of Lipo that...

So far I have only seen one type of Lipo that actually said to run or discharge within a certain length of time, I think it was no more than an hour.

It was an extreme hi C battery for racing...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-25-2016, 02:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,291
Posted By Wildflyer
"I'm finally getting used to this plane and...

"I'm finally getting used to this plane and flying it well."

That's the one that has killed me, even when I just thought the words without saying them.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-29-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Wildflyer
That's cool Nigel, I have got to do that for my...

That's cool Nigel, I have got to do that for my grandkids.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-29-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 943
Posted By Wildflyer
I didn't say all AMA members were responsible,...

I didn't say all AMA members were responsible, just that a responsible member would not have done something stupid.

As for AMA membership costs, remember it is primarily a insurance policy.
Do...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-28-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Wildflyer
I guess the bag was under 9 oz, so it didn't need...

I guess the bag was under 9 oz, so it didn't need to be registered:rolleyes:

A plane left Seattle Tacoma International airport 4/26/16 and hit a bird.:eek:
Had to return with the nosecone caved...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-28-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 943
Posted By Wildflyer
Apparently no one noticed the "Drones" flying...

Apparently no one noticed the "Drones" flying since the the 1960's.
When relatively good RC systems came around about 1970, the "Drone" population went up by a power of 10 or more, and as RC...
Forum: Night Flying 04-27-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By Wildflyer
The 10 watt LED is insanely bright, you can NOT...

The 10 watt LED is insanely bright, you can NOT look at it at less than 20-30 feet. It is really not intended for model airplanes, but at a slow flash it is OK, even then you can't leave it on.

I...
Forum: Night Flying 04-26-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By Wildflyer
I have a 10 watt led on the bottom of a glider,...

I have a 10 watt led on the bottom of a glider, that is set up to blink slowly on command. If left on, it needs a large heatsink.

It is so bright that it can easily be seen on a bright sunny day...
Forum: UAV / FPV 04-25-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Wildflyer
Very cool, I see they have a 5.8g receiver that...

Very cool, I see they have a 5.8g receiver that will work with my screen.

I may be able to afford to do this after all.

< $60 for both isn't bad.
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 04-25-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Wildflyer
I used to be a Gravity Hobby dealer rep. At...

I used to be a Gravity Hobby dealer rep.

At one time I had the entire line, but now the only kit I have left is the P-47 Thunderbolt.
I thought it would be cool with a small brushless.

I sold...
Forum: UAV / FPV 04-24-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Wildflyer
Looks great Fish, What is the power of your...

Looks great Fish,
What is the power of your video transmitter? I am trying to pick one out, but haven't done much research.

I will be leaving home heading your way Apr 30, see you at the field...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 04-24-2016, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By Wildflyer
interesting bit of deception

Last fall I bought a battery for a HP laptop I have. I found 3600 mah and 5200 mah batteries. there wasn't much difference in cost, so I bought the larger one, who wouldn't.

Well there is...
Forum: Power Systems 04-24-2016, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By Wildflyer
It will be hard to cut off right at 1000 watts....

It will be hard to cut off right at 1000 watts. The difference between two batteries which are supposed to be the same, could throw you off quite a bit, a lot more than 5 watts. If the internal...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-13-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Wildflyer
It looks like a modified 4" angle grinder gearbox...

It looks like a modified 4" angle grinder gearbox married to a 12v starter. It would be interesting to know the gear ratio between the motor and the output. I wonder if it speeds up or slows it down....
Forum: General RC items For Sale and WTB 04-10-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By Wildflyer
Smile First type JR 2.4 DSM2 module case

I would like to get one or two, of the first type JR 2.4 module case. This is the one with the external antenna connector.

NOT the second type with the built in 2.4 antenna,

I want to do a...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 04-05-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Wildflyer
That is terrible. I feel so sad for those people....

That is terrible. I feel so sad for those people.
It is good that no one was flying from your field at that time.

If possible maybe you should not fly at that field until the interest calms down....
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-22-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Wildflyer
I would make CERTAIN that you have the proper...

I would make CERTAIN that you have the proper charger for your DX8 Lipo.

Most modern cell phones have a single cell battery 3.7 V --- would not charge a 2cell battery. Plus the charging cutoff...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-12-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By Wildflyer
Somewhere back in the 70's, I was holding a...

Somewhere back in the 70's,
I was holding a tiny pair of parts in my left hand while trying to get the bottle of Satellite City Hot Stuff (CA) to emit a drop of glue from the hair thin tube....
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