Wattflyer RC Network: RC Universe :: RCU Magazine :: RCU Forums :: RCU Classifieds :: RCU User Reviews :: RCU YouTube
Home Who's Online Calendar Today's Posts RealTime Post Spy Mark Forums Read
Go Back   WattFlyer RC Electric Flight Forums - Discuss radio control eflight > Search Forums
Register Members List Wattflyer Extras Articles Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Social Groups

Thank you for your support (hide ads)

Showing results 1 to 30 of 210
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: DHC Beaver
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By DHC Beaver
I'm curious how much that plane weighs.It looks a...

I'm curious how much that plane weighs.It looks a mite heavy.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-12-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 418
Posted By DHC Beaver
A few years ago,my late flying buddy and me built...

A few years ago,my late flying buddy and me built a couple of shoulder wingers using 50mm square downpipe.Iirc,the wing was flat bottom,about 4ft. span.
My mate got carried away,and stuck a .40 on...
Forum: Company Discussions 07-11-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,082
Posted By DHC Beaver
I've just received my 48th order from the...

I've just received my 48th order from the international warehouse,and this is the first time I've had a complaint.The Turnigy motors i bought were shown with a mounting plate included,but it wasn't.I...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-08-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 271
Posted By DHC Beaver
There are specialist suppliers who can supply...

There are specialist suppliers who can supply drills within .05 of a mm for watchmakers,presumably also in imperial sizes.
You will of course need to be well heeled to pay the prices they charge for...
Forum: Foamies 07-03-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By DHC Beaver
Unfortunately,I have found to my cost that...

Unfortunately,I have found to my cost that painting foam with acrylic or poster paint adds a lot of weight.If you don't need to cover a large area,consider felt pens.
Forum: Company Discussions 06-29-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By DHC Beaver
Hobbyking buddycodes

I notice there is no mention of Hobbyking buddycodes anywhere.Is there a reason for this?
I will happily add mine:
All my buddy-codes on RCSearch.info...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 06-28-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By DHC Beaver
There seem to be conflicting reports over whether...

There seem to be conflicting reports over whether Turnigy plush esc's can be flashed with simon k firmware.Some say yes,some no.
I did find a page where the plush were flashed with some sort of heli...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 06-27-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By DHC Beaver
Q680 quadcopter HK

Hi,I'm going to build a quad using this frame kit from HK:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=56209
Does anyone have any experience with this kit?
I have ordered...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 06-17-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,011
Posted By DHC Beaver
A beautiful example of the scratchbuilding art. ...

A beautiful example of the scratchbuilding art.
It appears the wing half starts all the way at the bottom inside the fuselage.A wing jig to build that must have been a pretty good size.It looks like...
Forum: UAV / FPV 06-17-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 963
Posted By DHC Beaver
I do not condone flying over people in any...

I do not condone flying over people in any way,shape or form.Lets face it,you are still relying on one battery for power,so if that malfunctions for any reason at all,you could injure people.
This...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-02-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 529
Posted By DHC Beaver
Piper,I did mean several smaller curved...

Piper,I did mean several smaller curved pieces.But this will only work on thick(ish) wingtips.I can see this would be a problem on your Hurry-up.
Laminating it is then.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-02-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 529
Posted By DHC Beaver
One thing i found with trying to make bends in...

One thing i found with trying to make bends in balsa,is to do it gradually.What i mean is,put a slight bend in the piece,let dry under pressure,then soak and bend some more,etc.
It will take...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-30-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 903
Posted By DHC Beaver
I've had no problems with shipping or...

I've had no problems with shipping or packaging,but the slow stick was a little disappointing.The motor mount is a crap piece of plastic,which broke on the first hard landing.My particular motor had...
Forum: ParkFlyers 05-30-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By DHC Beaver
Contrary to what one might think,light blue is...

Contrary to what one might think,light blue is actually very easy to see in the air.Same for yellow and white.Most other colours tend to turn black when in the air.
I always use some fluorescent...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-08-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 648
Posted By DHC Beaver
According to wikipedia,Taranis was the Celtic god...

According to wikipedia,Taranis was the Celtic god of thunder.
Nothing wrong with that as a name,but maybe it lost something in the translation from chinese.
It doesn't bother me,i still like the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-05-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,427
Posted By DHC Beaver
I have windows 8 on my new computer,as it came...

I have windows 8 on my new computer,as it came pre-installed with it.I made the mistake of allowing it to upgrade to 8.1.
That caused me untold headaches.The only way out was to reset to "as...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-04-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By DHC Beaver
"you get pinged with an email when it come in?" ...

"you get pinged with an email when it come in?"

Yep,sure do:)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-03-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By DHC Beaver
"I wasn't referring to the wish list and I'm...

"I wasn't referring to the wish list and I'm pretty sure Maxflyer wasnt either."

Sorry guys,I must have misunderstood.
If I'm interested in any item that's not in stock,it goes in my wishlist.I...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 05-03-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By DHC Beaver
A good rule of thumb for esc's is to aim for...

A good rule of thumb for esc's is to aim for around 25% over the rating of the motor.FI,if your motor draw is 30A max,go for a 40A esc.
Most esc's are made in China,no matter what the brand name...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-03-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By DHC Beaver
There is a "tickbox" on your wishlist.The default...

There is a "tickbox" on your wishlist.The default setting is to be notified when item becomes available,even when it's in stock.
Unchecking the box helps,but I sometimes still get the notification....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-03-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 67,611
Posted By DHC Beaver
Some people just can't leave well enough...

Some people just can't leave well enough alone.The club I used to belong to had several of these inveterate tinkerers,who were constantly fiddling with their needle valve settings.Needless to...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-01-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,640
Posted By DHC Beaver
I must be weird,I actually quite like...

I must be weird,I actually quite like soldering.:D
I've pretty much standardized on the XT60 connectors for average size stuff.For 1-2 cell stuff I use the red jst ones.
For the really small...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-24-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By DHC Beaver
Who,me?Never!:D Errrrr,well,almost never. ...

Who,me?Never!:D
Errrrr,well,almost never.
Actually,I have 5 UBECs sitting in a drawer.Anybody want a cheap Ubec?:Q
I do have stuff in my HK wishlist,but sometimes it just doesn't work out with the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-19-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,104
Posted By DHC Beaver
oops,got the tap size wrong,didn't I? I meant...

oops,got the tap size wrong,didn't I?
I meant 1/4 x20 of course.1/4 x28 is the weird old glow plug tap size!
Re the red wood,i hope never to find out if it floats in water!:D
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-19-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,104
Posted By DHC Beaver
I don't know what size bolts you guys are...

I don't know what size bolts you guys are using,but I bought a 1/4x28 tap especially for nylon wing bolts.I drill a hole using a drill a couple of sizes under 1/4",too lazy to work out the size:D....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-14-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By DHC Beaver
I didn't mean to cause any offense,Mc.Just making...

I didn't mean to cause any offense,Mc.Just making an observation.
I have seen thick white foam used for insulation in houses,but that's worse than useless for modeling purposes.
We used to be able...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-13-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By DHC Beaver
Mc,we don't have the blue Dow foam here.The only...

Mc,we don't have the blue Dow foam here.The only thing interesting from a modelers viewpoint is Goldfoam,basically a polyurethane foam sheet.Unfortunately,the minimum thickness is 10mm,so a bit thick...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-13-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By DHC Beaver
Here in new zealand,the "dollar tree" board is...

Here in new zealand,the "dollar tree" board is $8.50,or about $7US.
It's still cheap compared to EPP,which is around $12 for a sheet half the size.
I won't even mention the cost of balsa,except to...
Forum: SEFF 2014 04-10-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 700
Posted By DHC Beaver
Great pics,Don.Do you happen to know what the 2...

Great pics,Don.Do you happen to know what the 2 planes on the ground are in your very first photo?I like:)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-10-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By DHC Beaver
Gary,the Icharger 106B is certainly a very good...

Gary,the Icharger 106B is certainly a very good choice for a charger,i'm very happy with mine.I'm not familiar with the power supply you mention,but you should aim for a minimum of 10Amps 12v output....
Showing results 1 to 30 of 210

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:14 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2005 WattfFlyer.com
RCU Eflight HQ

Charities we support Select: Yorkie Rescue  ::  Crohn's & Colitis Foundation



Page generated in 0.16581 seconds with 13 queries