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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-29-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By fr4nk1yn
This will be the last of my airplane spam for...

This will be the last of my airplane spam for awhile, (I'm not going to blame the wife but it's because of her).

The biplane was a bigger, more complex, build that I wanted at the moment, I just...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-28-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By fr4nk1yn
A few hours, ready to be unfolded. MX2.

A few hours, ready to be unfolded. MX2.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-28-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I've used AutoCAD for awhile too and I doubt I'm...

I've used AutoCAD for awhile too and I doubt I'm even using 20%. I've been building in 2D and manipulating sometimes with trial and error building to tweak the design.

SketchUp is quite different...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-27-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Spent the Last Week Learning SketchUp...

Here's the results. Still have to tweak the layout to go on the foamboard but it should fold together into a Ultimate Biplane with a 28" wingspan.

I have an old 400XT in the parts box, a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-05-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By fr4nk1yn
The plane wasn't unique enough, nor did it have...

The plane wasn't unique enough, nor did it have enough wing loading, kidding, It has plenty of wing loading!, so I put the HXT500s back in for the ailerons. And with some fancy mixing we have...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-01-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Updated photos in post #5.

Updated photos in post #5.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-31-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Thread is now a build log. Plans will be posted...

Thread is now a build log. Plans will be posted after a few needed tweaks.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-30-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Another set of plans, why are they "plans" when...

Another set of plans, why are they "plans" when it one "plan"?.
Intended to print and build after the kids went to sleep but toddlers happen.

I don't see any glaring issues, Should be a quick...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-29-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Made it back from the maiden. She's tough. Three...

Made it back from the maiden. She's tough. Three hard landings including a fence.
Motor came loose and HXT500s are too weak. Have to fix both and it'll be time to try again.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-29-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Finalized Plans. It should fix a few of the...

Finalized Plans. It should fix a few of the issues.

A few notes:

The verticals need a bassword, or at least bamboo, support from wing to horizontal.
The firewall goes through part of the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-28-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Looks like 100mph with no gear. Even though It's...

Looks like 100mph with no gear. Even though It's mine I think it looks incredible.
Gear and maiden tomorrow. Glide tests suggests it'll be a good flyer.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-27-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By fr4nk1yn
H-29 MicroJet Edition Build Log, (Now with 100% more build log).

I've been out the hobby for about 5 years and switched to helicopters maybe a year before that. I decided to break out my Airwolf and had an epic movie style crash during a high banked FFF turn. Gues...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-07-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,872
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Use revival or photorec to get them back. Don't...

Use revival or photorec to get them back. Don't use the camera until then or you'll overwrite the deleted files with no way then to restore them.
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-31-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I'm at work on my phone. Easiest easy it to check...

I'm at work on my phone. Easiest easy it to check the transmitter's manual for the proper elevon mixing.

The Mugi has the tendency to tip stIll so be careful ofthat. Don't bank into turns to...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-31-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Your tx needs to have "delta" mixing or you'll...

Your tx needs to have "delta" mixing or you'll need a b-tail mixer.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-16-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,232
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I think I'd rather has the Gorilla Snot in my...

I think I'd rather has the Gorilla Snot in my hair but luckily I haven't had either o:
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-15-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,521
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Say what?!

Say what?!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-09-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,415
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I'm doing a lot of helisim flying. I'm now...

I'm doing a lot of helisim flying.
I'm now finding that thumbs is more accurate than pinching.
I figured I better try it afyer I saw some dula-cam videos and they were all using thumbs.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-08-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,477
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Some more stories: We have our house and auto...

Some more stories: We have our house and auto insurance through USAA.
We decided to cal them since we heard from a few sources they were "good".
I got all the info, discussed it with my wife and...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-08-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,477
Posted By fr4nk1yn
The Credit was through paypal not through...

The Credit was through paypal not through hobbyking themselves.
I did do some research before hand and even found somebody else who had the delayed payment when they paid the full amount.

This is...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-08-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,477
Posted By fr4nk1yn
A Little Warning about PayPal/HobbyKing For The Other Skells..

Back Story: I've seriously neglected credit over the years, I've always had the "if I can't afford to pay for it now" mentality.
The last few years I've come to appreciate that credit is becoming...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 12-01-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By fr4nk1yn
What caused the two blade strike?

What caused the two blade strike?
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 11-28-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,963
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Personally if the shaft was bent I'd get a new...

Personally if the shaft was bent I'd get a new one. They're cheap enough.
The $5 savings is not worth trying to pin down the vibration, It's hard enough pinning down vibrations already.
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 11-28-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By fr4nk1yn
How/What did happen?! Can't tell from the video.

How/What did happen?! Can't tell from the video.
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 11-09-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I don't have a whole photo as of yet. Here's 3...

I don't have a whole photo as of yet. Here's 3 quick ones I already have.

It's a Esky Honey Bee King II. My first helicopter, bought used from craigslist.
Had a stripped servo so in went some...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-19-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,872
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Finished repairing my "new" heli and bumped the...

Finished repairing my "new" heli and bumped the throttle without the hold on.
That was a "exciting" moment.
Forum: Aerial Photography 09-22-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,605
Posted By fr4nk1yn
He's a "Madman" (: I think one of his planes...

He's a "Madman" (:

I think one of his planes were taken by Homeland o:
Forum: Aerial Photography 09-22-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,605
Posted By fr4nk1yn
I stall say there's two vans on a roof in one pic...

I stall say there's two vans on a roof in one pic (:
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-25-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 74,063
Posted By fr4nk1yn
Chara designed it for two and torqure rods. I...

Chara designed it for two and torqure rods. I toyed with various placements and it was just easier to use one aileron for servos placement.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-25-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 74,063
Posted By fr4nk1yn
My "F-18" is having building difficulties. i.e....

My "F-18" is having building difficulties. i.e. I'm not happy with it.

I took a break to build Chara's BMRČ (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1092122).
Maiden should be tomorrow....
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