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Forum: Power Systems 02-06-2016, 02:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 27,053
Posted By frankinfremont
Handy chart

Innov8tive.com has a handy chart to cross reference about 11 or so different motor manufacturers that are similar to their Cobra and Scorpion motors.
Downloadable pdf.
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Forum: Foamies 02-06-2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4,139
Views: 535,782
Posted By frankinfremont
Motor comparison chart

Innov8tive.com has on their web site a very handy chart comparing other brands of motors of similar specs to their Cobra and Scorpion motors. It sure saves jumping all over the web to cross reference...
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-06-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By frankinfremont
Do you know which motor you need?

I have spent lots of time jumping all over the web trying to decide and/or compare different motors from different manufacturers. It can be frustrating for sure.????
Well, Innov8tive has on their...
Forum: Foamies 11-28-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6,626
Views: 468,431
Posted By frankinfremont
Thanks Crash, coming from you that's high praise...

Thanks Crash, coming from you that's high praise indeed!
Forum: Foamies 11-28-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6,626
Views: 468,431
Posted By frankinfremont
Wind, wind go away!

Dang wind just won't quit as these weather systems blow through here (northern Indiana) I have 2 recently completed Mini Slow Bipes that I'm anxious to get out and fly but our forecast doesn't look...
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-03-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By frankinfremont
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-03-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By frankinfremont
I hear ya, my spare bedroom is wall to wall with...

I hear ya, my spare bedroom is wall to wall with foamies! It's a sickness I'm sure. For sure it is a cute little bugger and it performs amazingly well for an 18" wing span. (it must be because it's a...
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-03-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By frankinfremont
Hi Joe, This url will give you all the details. I...

Hi Joe, This url will give you all the details. I can tell you this is the easiest and slowest foamie in my collection. Watch his videos of intentionally crashing it to see how tough it is. The wings...
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-02-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By frankinfremont
Yep, firemanbill found it. The designer/builder...

Yep, firemanbill found it. The designer/builder is at slowbipe.com. All foam except 3 pieces of plywood to beef up the nose. You can order it from him or he ships to headsuphobby.com where you can...
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-02-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By frankinfremont
Mini Slow Bipe

This is a great little slow flyer, just wanted to show her off with her "old army air force" paint job. She'll go really slow and go really fast as well, loops like a champ!
Forum: Video Parking lot 09-02-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By frankinfremont
Mini Slow Bipe maiden flight

Here is a partial video of my Mini Slow Bipe maiden flight, no beginning or end, just 3 minutes roughly of flight. There are a couple of close ups to show it in better detail. Hosted on DropBox.
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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-07-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,897
Posted By frankinfremont
Avatar

I picked the T-Birds because I'm retired USAF. Most of my career was spent as a boom operator on tankers going back to the good old KC-97 and then upgraded to the KC-135. Finished the last 3 yrs of...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-06-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,243
Posted By frankinfremont
I know what you mean dahawk, I have to bounce...

I know what you mean dahawk, I have to bounce three times to get up out of my recliner. :mad:
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-06-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,243
Posted By frankinfremont
Add one more 80+

You're not alone here Eddy, I'm sneaking up on 83. Got my first flight training 64 yrs ago in an Aeronca Champ. Started flying free flight models long about then too. GEEZERS RULE! :D
Forum: Foamies 08-05-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6,626
Views: 468,431
Posted By frankinfremont
Slow Bipe #2 maidened this morning.

Woo hoo! Beautiful calm morning and she did not disappoint. Flew like a homesick angel like her predecessor. Minimum trim needed so after that was all setup I tapped in a little right rudder trim...
Forum: Foamies 08-01-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6,626
Views: 468,431
Posted By frankinfremont
Slow Bipe born again this weekend

My replacement Mini Slow Bipe arrived yesterday and am well along to getting it finished by today. Forecast winds don't look too promising for tomorrow, maybe this evening. Note to self...don't fly...
Forum: Foamies 07-28-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,716
Posted By frankinfremont
Free open source movie editor

I'm late to the party folks but here is what I use....hope this helps.

Avidemux is what I use for simple editing although it will do much more than I'm capable of right now.

Download here:...
Forum: Foamies 07-28-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6,626
Views: 468,431
Posted By frankinfremont
A bad day for me and my Mini Slow Bipe

A stupid mistake caused the loss of my beautiful Slow Bipe because I let it get too far away from me and lost orientation. A tiny speck was last seen going down in a large wooded area. I had a...
Forum: Foamies 07-24-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6,626
Views: 468,431
Posted By frankinfremont
I couldn't find a picture of an Infineon but that...

I couldn't find a picture of an Infineon but that Ultimate Bipe is cool.
Forum: Foamies 07-24-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6,626
Views: 468,431
Posted By frankinfremont
Thanks Crash, my new favorite foamy. :)

Thanks Crash, my new favorite foamy. :)
Forum: Foamies 07-23-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6,626
Views: 468,431
Posted By frankinfremont
Another perfect no wind day (at least in the morning)

This is my newly built Mini SlowBipe and a really fun airplane.
Forum: Foamies 07-18-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6,626
Views: 468,431
Posted By frankinfremont
Maidened my Mini SlowBipe this morning

Lovin' this little foamie, straight as an arrow on the first toss, no problems whatever. I'm amazed at how it will hang on the prop and go straight up then slow down to walking speed. Quite a range...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By frankinfremont
If I go for the outrunner style that would be an...

If I go for the outrunner style that would be an excellent choice but the website shows out of stock. Will begin a search for a similar outrunner if no suitable inrunners pop up. Thanks Gramps, good...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By frankinfremont
[QUOTE=CHELLIE;940748]Hear you go :ws: Lots of...

[QUOTE=CHELLIE;940748]Hear you go :ws: Lots of power when you need it, and it will make your Easyglider Fun to fly, you dont have to use all the extra power, but its there when you do need it ;) This...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By frankinfremont
Just checked it out and they show no inrunner...

Just checked it out and they show no inrunner motors. Thanks anyway for your effort.
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By frankinfremont
My EasyStar is a powered glider and uses a pusher...

My EasyStar is a powered glider and uses a pusher motor mounted in an enclosed "pod" facing aft behind the wing. The motor must have a 28mm diameter and in the kv range I specified weight would not...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By frankinfremont
My hunt for the right size inrunner motor

OK foamie glider drivers, I am looking for a 1200 kv inrunner motor for my Multiplex Easyglider. Tons of outrunners out there but so far I've had no luck finding what I want. 1000kv is a tad light...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By frankinfremont
I doubt it, I made sure the negative pin on the...

I doubt it, I made sure the negative pin on the balance plug went to the neg. pin on the meter. Thanks anyway. I managed to find the transaction in my PayPal account from Jan. and emailed the vendor...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-18-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By frankinfremont
Neewer Cellmeter-6

Hi folks,
I'm afraid I got taken on this item found on ebay. It's a lipo voltage checker where you just plug in your balance connector and the cellmeter is supposed to read the voltage of each cell,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-01-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 197,497
Posted By frankinfremont
Yep, it's just like eating potato chips, you...

Yep, it's just like eating potato chips, you can't have just one. :D
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