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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-18-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 499
Posted By rcers
Mark one other thing those JST plugs are rated to...

Mark one other thing those JST plugs are rated to ~5 amps you can push them a bit more but I have watched them melt at 11 amps.

I'm sure you will get it all sorted out!
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-18-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By rcers
Joe - awesome work man! Love these small...

Joe - awesome work man!

Love these small balsa builds. Nothing wrong with foam but something special about balsa too!

I am working on an old My-O-My that will be larger but the same idea! I...
Forum: Humor 10-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By rcers
LOL, indeed!!!! So sick of the ad's here in...

LOL, indeed!!!! So sick of the ad's here in TX....YOW....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 243
Posted By rcers
I am with the others - buy a wattmeter. While...

I am with the others - buy a wattmeter. While the calc programs are OK, I really found them to be off, sometimes wildly, and found on the ground testing, following by in flight is what matters. I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 538
Posted By rcers
Yep when you make a premium product you can...

Yep when you make a premium product you can charge a premium price. Supply and demand baby... I don't think they are buying vacation homes...

But good we all get a choice.

ML
Forum: Beginners 10-15-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By rcers
Airplanes don't know it is windy. :)

Airplanes don't know it is windy. :)
Forum: Beginners 10-14-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By rcers
The best thing - practice. :) Fly as much as...

The best thing - practice. :) Fly as much as you can! Your skills will increase dramatically....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-14-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 538
Posted By rcers
Let us know how you like Foam Tac - I sure do.......

Let us know how you like Foam Tac - I sure do.... Worth every penny for me...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-13-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By rcers
Spencer if you note the dates in the thread it...

Spencer if you note the dates in the thread it has been dead for a couple of years. Sadly the OP has not posted in over two years.

Just didn't want you to expect a response, but who knows.
...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 10-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 163
Posted By rcers
Will do - watch eBay and RCG too.... They pop...

Will do - watch eBay and RCG too.... They pop up...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 538
Posted By rcers
+2 the stuff rocks (other than price). :)

+2 the stuff rocks (other than price). :)
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 10-13-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 163
Posted By rcers
Keep watching they pop up from time to time. And...

Keep watching they pop up from time to time. And be prepped to spend, it won't be retail price. :) It won't be even close to that.... Saw one for for $575 not too long ago! YIKES!
Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-10-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,249
Posted By rcers
Yep a pain on the ground and one of the best...

Yep a pain on the ground and one of the best flying models I have ever owned. But wound up selling due to ground handling. Sad....
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-10-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By rcers
Parkzone KA-8 ON SALE!!!

OK for those who have been on the fence about getting a pure glider (they are magic!) now is your chance....

The Parkzone KA-8 is on sale. How about $129 for BNF, but it gets better, $20 off for...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-10-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By rcers
I have about a dozen of them - all with zero...

I have about a dozen of them - all with zero issues and likely many hundreds of flights in not into the thousands. :) They rock!




While I don't want to speak for Andy - don't suspect you...
Forum: Aircraft Reviews 10-06-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By rcers
Great job man!!! We need to "learn you up"...

Great job man!!!

We need to "learn you up" on glue. Foam safe is not needed on this type of foam! Good news as foam safe is crap (does not bond as well) and expensive!

Foam safe is only...
Forum: Beginners 10-06-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 211
Posted By rcers
Yep overpowered has its place - but perhaps not...

Yep overpowered has its place - but perhaps not in the first, trainer model.

I have chased the just right on power vs added weight for all that power a fair bit in my electric career. Stunning...
Forum: Beginners 10-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 211
Posted By rcers
I think too big... ...

I think too big...

http://www.crashtesthobby.com/small-planes-up-to-50-span.html



Again think more trainer like. So more like 20-30 amp ESC and 3s 1300ish pack.

Think trainer and light! ...
Forum: Beginners 10-06-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 211
Posted By rcers
Looking good man! :)

Looking good man! :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-03-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 619
Posted By rcers
Great update - thanks! What about centering...

Great update - thanks!

What about centering Joe?
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,069
Posted By rcers
You can ask here at Wattflyer - but on on threads...

You can ask here at Wattflyer - but on on threads is might be best to start your own new thread - How to setup flaps on Archer... :)

Just didn't want you waiting for photo's from someone no...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-28-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,821
Posted By rcers
Awesome sounds like the 2nd ship is MUCH...

Awesome sounds like the 2nd ship is MUCH better....

Those ARF's that sit on the shelf for months/years are tough on the covering. Yours will likely wrinkle a bit but again - it is a quick touch...
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-28-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,069
Posted By rcers
Nick welcome to Wattflyer - sadly the OP has not...

Nick welcome to Wattflyer - sadly the OP has not posted in about 4 years....

Mike
Forum: Power Systems 09-26-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 250
Posted By rcers
Not a bad idea - my OV-10 was small enough to...

Not a bad idea - my OV-10 was small enough to stay together - mostly!



Always, ALWAYS, ALWAYS use a common battery. If you use two, parallel them. This is a twin MUST in case you goof and...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-26-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,821
Posted By rcers
Not sure but as is the case with most, nose...

Not sure but as is the case with most, nose weight is needed. I would not worry too much.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-25-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,821
Posted By rcers
Yep, same here, hard to get the time even for an...

Yep, same here, hard to get the time even for an ARF. I look forward to more building time in a few years (if I can actually ever retire LOL).

You will love the way this flies too! It handles...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 619
Posted By rcers
Am I the only one on the planet that just has had...

Am I the only one on the planet that just has had total stinker luck with most cheapo servos? I just have not had any luck with 95% of them.

I will await your report - but every time I try...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-24-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,821
Posted By rcers
ARF does not equal zero work. Try building that...

ARF does not equal zero work. Try building that beast from plans (yes I have) and you will feel fine with 15 mins of iron time. :)
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-23-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,821
Posted By rcers
Cliff that is super common, especially with...

Cliff that is super common, especially with Monokote. The issue is the work is done (and quite well actually) in the factor in China. Here is what happens next:



It is more humid there and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-22-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By rcers
Nice...

Nice...
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