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Forum: Multi-Rotors 03-19-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By tehlump
For anyone who has a similar problem... I...

For anyone who has a similar problem...

I spoke with a couple of more experienced users who both said that the wobble in the video seemed to almost definitely be a symptom of a too high P value.
...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 03-18-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By tehlump
Point me in the right direction diagnosing a quad problem?

Hello everyone,

I am new to quadcopters, dove in headfirst and bought a kit from rctimer, the 450 sized spider quadcopter. Here's what I have:

http://www.rctimer.com/product_1061.html
...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-15-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,581
Posted By tehlump
Great post, thank you for the visuals. I'll post...

Great post, thank you for the visuals. I'll post back this weekend when I get a chance to play with it! I've flown it several times but I'm actually a little nervous about it now, I'm dreading a...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-14-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,581
Posted By tehlump
that's great advice! thank you, my father just...

that's great advice! thank you, my father just sent the reliant home with me and told me to 'work it out' :D

I'll try adjusting the elevator and see if that makes a difference
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-13-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,581
Posted By tehlump
My father is a beginner pilot, he's still working...

My father is a beginner pilot, he's still working on mastering the HZ supercub I gave him. However, when he saw the Stinson he had to buy it! He's had me fly it for him so far, but is spooked because...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-27-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,230
Posted By tehlump
I recently built my first kit plane from a...

I recently built my first kit plane from a mountain models kit, the L-4 grasshopper. It was very easy and a ton of fun. The plane is a great flyer and I highly recommend it!
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-05-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,329
Posted By tehlump
I don't have nearly enough experience with LiPo...

I don't have nearly enough experience with LiPo to join that debate, but I've always been of the opinion that if the manufacturer says it's OK?....wait, did I just join the debate? :eek:
Forum: Warbird Electrics 05-04-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By tehlump
Bending was my first thought too, but like you...

Bending was my first thought too, but like you said...that wire is a large gauge and I wasn't sure I could bend accurately. I don't have a vice, I'll check out the axles! Thanks
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-04-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,329
Posted By tehlump
most batteries should be charged at 1C, in your...

most batteries should be charged at 1C, in your case that would be 2.2 amps, some batteries can be charged at higher rates, but don't try it unless it is specifically recommended by the battery...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 05-04-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By tehlump
PZ P-47-new retracts, how do I mount the wheels?

I feel silly having to ask this question...

I am fairly new to rc airplanes, I have a parkzone P-47 to which I want to add retracts. I bought a set of the changesun retracts and I am ready to...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-02-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,236
Posted By tehlump
I recently built a MM L-4 grasshopper. This was...

I recently built a MM L-4 grasshopper. This was my first kit build and I had a great time building it. The kit went together very easily and I can now report that it flies extremely well, with the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-10-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,367
Posted By tehlump
Just so that I understand fully...the cost of the...

Just so that I understand fully...the cost of the transmitter would NOT be included in the $100 plane cost correct? Everything that flies on the plane would?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-10-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,653
Posted By tehlump
Hank, thank you for the links! I love reading...

Hank, thank you for the links! I love reading about this kind of history :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-09-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,653
Posted By tehlump
Thanks for the info regarding the real cub, it's...

Thanks for the info regarding the real cub, it's exactly what I thought but I guess sometimes I second guess what I really already know!

I don't know if Callie kept it on file, my guess would be...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-09-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By tehlump
man, thank you so much. I actually read the...

man, thank you so much. I actually read the instructions for the plane and remember seeing the ESC instructions but I didn't actually read them. I'll dig back through my stuff and locate them....
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-08-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By tehlump
DX6i throttle 'calibration' or scaling?

I have a Spektrum Dx6i that I use to fly all of my planes. I've noticed that on my PZ warbirds there is a scaling problem with the throttle. It seems that full throttle is activated somewhere around...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-08-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,653
Posted By tehlump
Let me ask you a question...I'm still new to...

Let me ask you a question...I'm still new to flying so this may be normal. Let's say that I throw the stick left for left aileron, on my other planes it is almost immediate that I get a roll response...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-08-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,653
Posted By tehlump
I didn't hear him say 'wooooow' when I was...

I didn't hear him say 'wooooow' when I was flying, I was tickled when I heard it on the first playback. I've watched it probably 10 times or more now just to hear him say it!

I got the graphics in...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-07-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,653
Posted By tehlump
Yep, you're right...crashes are inevitable! This...

Yep, you're right...crashes are inevitable! This is my first balsa plane, everythign prior to this has been foam. I learned quickly not to worry about the crashes as foam repair is so easy, I have a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-07-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,653
Posted By tehlump
I put some pictures up, will add more as I get...

I put some pictures up, will add more as I get them straightened out.

As for the flight, it went very well. The plane really floats, it's very lightweight. Brian says the AUW is around 15oz for a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-07-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,653
Posted By tehlump
youtube is being cantakerous this morning! I put...

youtube is being cantakerous this morning! I put up a direct link too, try that. The video doesn't show much, just good for a giggle to hear him say wow!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-07-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,653
Posted By tehlump
Mountain Models L4 Grasshopper maiden flight!

This is my first kit built airplane, I started flying in July of 2010 with a Super Cub LP. I've moved on from there to fly the PZ warbirds and around Christmas I decided I'd like to build a kit. I...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-07-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,991
Posted By tehlump
Man oh man would I LOOOOVE to be able to wear...

Man oh man would I LOOOOVE to be able to wear cheaper contacts! It's genuinely a 'heart-stopping' moment to lose these expensive ones. I went to the flying field to watch yesterday and had one slide...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-04-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,991
Posted By tehlump
I've always had bad eyes, I started wearing...

I've always had bad eyes, I started wearing glasses when I was about 5 or so. During HS I started wearing contacts in order to play football, I couldn't fit glasses under my helmet and I am...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-03-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,991
Posted By tehlump
I have a very strong prescription, it required me...

I have a very strong prescription, it required me to wear very small glasses to keep them from being 2 inches thick on the edges! The problem was that due to the amount of correction needed I ended...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 104,906
Posted By tehlump
thank you for this well thought out post. I agree...

thank you for this well thought out post. I agree with what you've said completely.

I don't know what the answer is. The ONLY reason I'm considering joining is that I'd desperately like to hang...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-03-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,991
Posted By tehlump
It actually wasn't that bad of a landing...I was...

It actually wasn't that bad of a landing...I was proud of myself for not immediately nose diving in! I think the aileron link was caught on something...that doesn't bode well for the health of my...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-03-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,498
Posted By tehlump
that might be a good idea even when using hot...

that might be a good idea even when using hot glue. I noticed that the dbl sided tape pulled off and when I looked you could see fine bits of wood attached to the tape even though I wiped the area...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 104,906
Posted By tehlump
I believe someone takes care of the grass, but I...

I believe someone takes care of the grass, but I did notice there was a 'mowing' crew consisting of members...maybe they just do it gratis?!

No paved runway, grass only. I asked about that and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-03-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,498
Posted By tehlump
We've emailed back and forth a few times and she...

We've emailed back and forth a few times and she said she had specifically worked with the MM L4 so maybe she's made adjustments...I picked that one precisely because the noseart looked so cool on...
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