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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-12-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,418
Posted By uglyplane
Always used APP/Sermos from day one. I have cut...

Always used APP/Sermos from day one. I have cut mine down like the one below. I like being able to reuse then if you don't crimp them.
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 08-05-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 36,528
Posted By uglyplane
Is the wing glued on? Just trying to see how...

Is the wing glued on? Just trying to see how serviceable this plane is....
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,627
Posted By uglyplane
So a 13.2v A123 is safe to use in an application ...

So a 13.2v A123 is safe to use in an application where a 11.1v lipo worked? There are no over voltage concerns or regulators req?
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-26-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By uglyplane
Thanks, I think I found the lg I need here:...

Thanks, I think I found the lg I need here: http://www.nesail.com/detail.php?productID=2974
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-25-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By uglyplane
small, light weight landing gear?

Anyone have a source for a small lg for the Sig 'lil Rascal? CF or alu would be fine. Don't really want a wire lg...thanks
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,829
Posted By uglyplane
Electrics have been growing for a good 10 years...

Electrics have been growing for a good 10 years now and I think they would even do better if lipos got less expensive and lasted longer, or if another battery technology drove performance up and cost...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-16-2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,566
Posted By uglyplane
I'm trying to get back to flying after a 5 month...

I'm trying to get back to flying after a 5 month hiatus (temp housing) and EVERYONE of my TP lipos is dead! I have plane to fly, but no batts! ?? I highly respect Red's advice and knowledge, so I may...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-22-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Posted By uglyplane
ace451, I saw your post on RCG, congrats again...

ace451, I saw your post on RCG, congrats again and keep up the great attitude. Don't be shy to share your electrics knowledge! I was in my local HT last week and almost walked out with an ElectriStar...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-26-2006, 04:42 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 88,624
Posted By uglyplane
Good to hear :) I just bought the new style slope...

Good to hear :) I just bought the new style slope kit today. I got my battery from commonsenserc as well, so I'm going to build it tomorrow with a couple of small changes. I'm doing full length TE...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-23-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By uglyplane
It scoots for sure, with a good head wind, it...

It scoots for sure, with a good head wind, it takes a lot less room to land. I'm stuck with hard surfaces because of the small wheels. I dusted it off as well and plan to fly it at the empty hs...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-23-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By uglyplane
cd-rom motors are great! I have one in my...

cd-rom motors are great! I have one in my Windbuster with a 3" prop, it scoots! Here' my daughter with the plane about 2 years ago:
...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-23-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By uglyplane
You did a figure 9! :D

You did a figure 9! :D
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-23-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,344
Posted By uglyplane
I have tried the ABX, DF, DF cutdown and my...

I have tried the ABX, DF, DF cutdown and my friends has the cutdown GWS wing in the pix below:

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a341/telcobilly/Radio%20Control/myredSS1.jpg...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-23-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,344
Posted By uglyplane
Here is an aftermarket wing available..There was...

Here is an aftermarket wing available..There was a long thread on RCG awhile back about it.

http://www.steelheadproducts.com/ Go to products and scroll all the way down to see the SS cores.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-23-2006, 03:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,521
Posted By uglyplane
very cool, I'm guessing a production model is in...

very cool, I'm guessing a production model is in the works?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-21-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By uglyplane
I put in a relaxing 30 min at the soccer/dog park...

I put in a relaxing 30 min at the soccer/dog park yesterday (fields were too wet to use for soccer). Once my bat gets here from commonsenserc.com my Hienz57 Flyer will be ready to try in the green...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-21-2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,237
Posted By uglyplane
I flew a Kadet Senior after the owner took it...

I flew a Kadet Senior after the owner took it upstairs. Very sweet with the 4s engine putt putting away. Those of you with more recent experience, how much room is needed to land assuming minimal...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By uglyplane
+1 all of my flying was done at the school field...

+1 all of my flying was done at the school field in Round Rock or any number of vacant lots..Now when I go back to RR, the lots have been swallowed up by relentless progress..
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-20-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,736
Posted By uglyplane
I use the spoked 2.5" wheels mostly and lately,...

I use the spoked 2.5" wheels mostly and lately, some Dubro lite wheels on my latest SS. I'm not real fond of the GWS SS wheels..
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2006, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By uglyplane
Check out Discount Hobbies on I-35 in Georgetown....

Check out Discount Hobbies on I-35 in Georgetown. They support e-flyers and can hook you up with the locals. I moved away about a year ago :( and haven't really hooked up here yet...
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2006, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By uglyplane
Thanks Mike, funny enough, I was just there on...

Thanks Mike, funny enough, I was just there on Sat! I'm off of "Cockroach Crossing" by Cat Tail park (for dogs :rolleyes:) I fly there (would have today, except for the rain) and there is another...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2006, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By uglyplane
way ahead of ya! Got on G.E. last year, nothing...

way ahead of ya! Got on G.E. last year, nothing definitive came up. ;) The greenbelt behind the house looks promising, providing I can get a non-porky SS in the air that actually flies slow. I have...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-17-2006, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By uglyplane
Just got back from a bike ride with my son. He...

Just got back from a bike ride with my son. He was headed to the skatepark in a large park. There are two soccer fields and a school playground next to the soccer fields. If the fields were in use I...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-17-2006, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By uglyplane
phew! You had me worried for a minute!

phew! You had me worried for a minute!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-16-2006, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By uglyplane
Parkflying in the Woodlands, TX?

Anyone here that lives in this area know of any good spots? I hate to travel far and most of the sports fields are in use. Due to the trees, open, vacant lots are pretty rare..
Thanks, Bill
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-15-2006, 04:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By uglyplane
think these would work with the BP12S motor? ...

think these would work with the BP12S motor?

http://www.commonsenserc.com/product_info.php?cPath=37_35&products_id=55 (http://www.commonsenserc.com/index.php?cPath=37_35)
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-14-2006, 11:41 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 88,624
Posted By uglyplane
I don't have a stock GWS SS wing anymore as I...

I don't have a stock GWS SS wing anymore as I have been flying the Dragonfly wing for a good 2 years+ I'll start with a slope SS kit and build it stock (this week) and see how it does. If it flies...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-14-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 88,624
Posted By uglyplane
How much of a speed differential is there? I want...

How much of a speed differential is there? I want to clip the tips on my next SS, but not at the cost of significantly higher stall speed..

thanks, bill
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-13-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,069
Posted By uglyplane
LOL! isn't that the truth!

LOL! isn't that the truth!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-12-2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,069
Posted By uglyplane
apparently you have missed these lovelies at the...

apparently you have missed these lovelies at the field...:D

http://www.backyardflyer.com/common/images/Covers/220/B0311.jpg

http://www.backyardflyer.com/common/images/Covers/220/B0401.jpg
...
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