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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 301
Posted By FlyWheel
The list I gave was the minimum I would need....

The list I gave was the minimum I would need. having twice the model storage certainly wouldn't be a deal killer.



Ohh, that's bad, most of the reviews I read on the DX6i portrayed the DX6 as...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 03:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 301
Posted By FlyWheel
So far it looks pretty intriguing as one option....

So far it looks pretty intriguing as one option. However, please elaborate, what is this TX missing from my list?
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 03:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 301
Posted By FlyWheel
On your rec's I have been looking at it (the...

On your rec's I have been looking at it (the DX6i), and have a question, is "delta mix" the same as elevon (I would think so, but want to be sure)? Also, the specs on the Spektrum site states dual...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 02:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 301
Posted By FlyWheel
I should have also added I am not the slightest...

I should have also added I am not the slightest bit interested in 3D, helicopters, multi rotors or FPV.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 02:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 301
Posted By FlyWheel
Angry a 2.4 transmitter challenge

Before I completely give up and sell everything out of frustration, I am wondering; is there a 2.4 GHZ transmitter which has the basic simplicity of 72MHZ? ALL I really need is...

A good range...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-30-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review Technically, it's finished.

Please excuse my dismal covering skills (I really should limit myself to transparent coverings) :oops:
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-23-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
If you're using Internet Explorer, the embedded...

If you're using Internet Explorer, the embedded videos will not work correctly on this board (the sound plays but all I see is a white screen)*. Click on the link underneath or the YouTube logo on...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-22-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Tom Hunt's stick builds are ridiculously simple,...

Tom Hunt's stick builds are ridiculously simple, and great for beginner balsa builds, as all the wood is standard stock, you cut them to length as per the plans and they are infinitely replaceable if...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-22-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review I'm getting there!

First I had to create a new 'model' in my TX's memory, set it up for elevon control, then had to juggle through the four possible combinations of servo reversing or not for the two wing channels (1 &...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-19-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review Tail heavy isn't the problem, so far it's been a...

Tail heavy isn't the problem, so far it's been a bit nose heavy.

Got some more covering on, and attached the elevons.
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The new roll of clear is a little different than the old, the old...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-09-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review Started covering the wings and immediately say I...

Started covering the wings and immediately say I should have bought more clear covering! And just to rub it in, the bottom went on so flat and smooth it almost didn't need to be shrunk. Maybe I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-08-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review Thanks, I didn't think it would cause any...

Thanks, I didn't think it would cause any trouble, but like I said, paranoid...:rolleyes:

I got the rudder hinged onto the tail, using a Mono - er, 'UltraCote hinge', no less! I figured the opaque...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-06-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review I trimmed up the tail braces today... 176410 ...

I trimmed up the tail braces today...
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And although I was intending to put all the electronics under the deck, I re-thunk it and decided it was just too crowded, so I moved the receiver up...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-04-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review Sometimes I wonder why I never got into free flight.

I hate putting in the electronics. But I got them all to fit. Got the motor fitted on too.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=176387&stc=1&d=1404503777...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-04-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
OK, I got enough pins in the new tail to last me...

OK, I got enough pins in the new tail to last me a couple of weeks! :Q
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-04-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review Hey there, remember me?

I had a bunch of household fixes, so I got distracted for a while and just sort of got out of the mood of building anything for a while,:rolleyes: but after seeing this unfinished bird on the table...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-09-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
I've designed a flow through cooling along with...

I've designed a flow through cooling along with the bottom cover, air flows past the motor, down under the main deck where I plan on placing the battery and all the electronics and finally out the...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 05-09-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By FlyWheel
That's pretty much what I hear about 'real' (as...

That's pretty much what I hear about 'real' (as in piloted) flying wings. As well as models.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-29-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review Did a little covering today, at least the parts...

Did a little covering today, at least the parts that are essentially done and have nothing going inside them.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-29-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By FlyWheel
Well personally I wouldn't worry to much about a...

Well personally I wouldn't worry to much about a NAVY that cant even properly launch an EasyStar... :rolleyes:
Forum: Humor 04-29-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By FlyWheel
Whale, that dinna do to good...

Whale, that dinna do to good...
Forum: UAV / FPV 04-28-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By FlyWheel
ominous

Did anyone here happen to see this Thursday's episode of Elementary?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-27-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By FlyWheel
Alas, no Boxkites or D3/Pushers in either of...

Alas, no Boxkites or D3/Pushers in either of those. And JetPlane, you are absolutely right, in the case of a model in which the original plane was pretty much just sticks and fabric the plans route I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-27-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By FlyWheel
Arrow Looking for a kit (balsa)

I'm looking for a kit version of either a Bristol Boxkite, a Curtiss D3 A.K.A. Curtiss pusher, or similar design of 'Olde Tyme Aeroplane'. Think: Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-26-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review Took a bit of a break from the Elipstik, as I...

Took a bit of a break from the Elipstik, as I needed to solder some new landing gear onto my Miss Stik.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=175459&stc=1&d=1398473246

Not...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-25-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Anything that will keep the covering from...

Anything that will keep the covering from sticking to the parts I don't want it to will technically work. Although I'm thinking that it may be best to stay away from substances that are greasy where...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-25-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review One thing nice about not having a sense of smell...

...you can destroy your brain cells in complete comfort. :p>

I got the bottom cover ver. 2.0 finished, all sanded (down to 150 grit) and I then sprayed it with poly urethane to seal the grain so...
Forum: Humor 04-25-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By FlyWheel
I don't know...I could think of a few that would...

I don't know...I could think of a few that would be better... :Q
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-24-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
My - 'errands' - took longer than I thought, but...

My - 'errands' - took longer than I thought, but I did manage to get the framework sanded and the panels put on.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=175408&stc=1&d=1398302143...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-23-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,434
Posted By FlyWheel
Build Review Finished off the frame and while the glue holding...

Finished off the frame and while the glue holding the last few pieces cured I spackled all of the joints on the rest of the plane and smoothed them out to prep them for sanding. I also attached the...
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