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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-17-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By Wildflyer
Guardian's of the Galaxy, Is a RIOT

I went to see the movie Guardian's of the Galaxy.[popcorn]

I had the best time in a movie for many many years. :D I can't even remember the title of the movie I saw 4 days earlier, and it was a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-17-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By Wildflyer
I have not built or used a laser cutter. That...

I have not built or used a laser cutter. That being said, I do understand how they function.

I have considered a few options for long kit burning, and the best idea I have would be to make the X...
Forum: New Product Announcements 08-15-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By Wildflyer
Well, it looks like it worked. I bought 3, 2.5...

Well, it looks like it worked.
I bought 3, 2.5 gram servos that were less than $3 each so I guess I got 2 servos for free. shipping from china less than $3 for the slow boat. total payment was...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Wildflyer
That is so close to a 11 x 8, that would be my...

That is so close to a 11 x 8, that would be my first choice, and should be easy to find at a hobby shop. Stay with a similar type of prop, I don't know exactly what the stock one is, but if it is a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Wildflyer
Interesting approach

Interesting approach
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-09-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 238
Posted By Wildflyer
For my batteries on foam, I use the extra sticky...

For my batteries on foam, I use the extra sticky Velcro tape, I buy it at HomeDepot.

I put a few drops of the correct type of CA glue on the area and rub it around where I am going to stick the...
Forum: Foamies 08-08-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Wildflyer
Removing some of those servos, make a person feel...

Removing some of those servos, make a person feel like some kind of surgeon.

If it were me, I would probably just cut the fuse in half as close to the servo as I could, because the right glue for...
Forum: Power Systems 08-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By Wildflyer
Yea, I guess it is 50/50, but like most things...

Yea, I guess it is 50/50, but like most things for me it seems like it goes by the 50/50/90 rule. You have a 50% chance of being right but 90% of the time it's wrong.

My motors seem to follow the...
Forum: Power Systems 08-05-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By Wildflyer
What are the odds?

What are the odds of hooking up all 3 wires from the ESC to the motor, correctly the first time? ????

I didn't take statistics in school (not sure they invented it yet) so I don't know how to do...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-04-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,679
Posted By Wildflyer
The kits are no longer available as far as I can...

The kits are no longer available as far as I can find out, so no replacements
Yes, it did tell me to use a 4s battery, but I doubt the fan would be replaced anyway.

I bought a Dr mad thrust 70 mm...
Forum: Humor 07-31-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Wildflyer
The windows service center scam people keep...

The windows service center scam people keep calling me.
One time I acted like I really needed help and got all excited, I told the guy My computer was not turned on, so he needed to wait, I would...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-30-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,679
Posted By Wildflyer
Tried the EDF on 4 cells, and apparently it was...

Tried the EDF on 4 cells, and apparently it was not dynamically balanced. It was screaming and all of a sudden the fan started to vibrate, and in an instant it had blown all 5 blades out the back of...
Forum: Humor 07-29-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Wildflyer
Some classics

Here are just a few of the stupid things people do with cars.

Make a Google search for overloaded cars.
Forum: Humor 07-29-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Wildflyer
I sat in a parking lot of a home improvement...

I sat in a parking lot of a home improvement store, I worked at from 73-78.
As I was eating lunch, this heavy set guy starts loading some stuff on top of his car. He put several things up there, I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-28-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,679
Posted By Wildflyer
My XB-70 Valkyrie Bomber

I was recently given a kit of the XB-70.
The all molded foam kit was made by Nicesky Model Aircraft Co. Ltd
I have no idea how old it is at this time.

It uses one 71 mm EDF with a 2750 KV motor...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-27-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Wildflyer
Looks good I've spent 15 years leaning...

Looks good

I've spent 15 years leaning AutoCAD, so far I can use about 20% of it.

I might try your design someday.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Wildflyer
We call this; Single stick control It used...

We call this; Single stick control

It used to be relatively common in the 70's and 80's then it seemed to start fading out.
My dad had single stick only while I had both, and in fact still have...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-21-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Wildflyer
Thanks Denny, that is cool, I hope to see it...

Thanks Denny, that is cool, I hope to see it someday.

I used to live on one of the highest hills in Tacoma WA, my yard was about 20' above the street, and my personal flagpole was 28' tall. You...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-21-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By Wildflyer
Nigel is right, that is the best thing to do to...

Nigel is right, that is the best thing to do to protect the life of our Lipo's

We end up with a lot of money invested in them, so it is wise to protect them. It is sort of a down side to electric,...
Forum: Humor 07-13-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Wildflyer
That's not a bad idea

That's not a bad idea
Forum: Foamies 07-13-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Wildflyer
I see your props are turning outward at the top...

I see your props are turning outward at the top of the blades, and the pictures of the HK Cri Cri are turning inwards at the top.

I know it seems like this shouldn't make much difference, but the...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-12-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 328
Posted By Wildflyer
I just completed an Airfoilz 540NX I used Tower...

I just completed an Airfoilz 540NX
I used Tower Pro 90mg servos.

I do not like to drill out the servo arms

I grind the mushroomed part of the pin in a solder type metal link. Break out the...
Forum: Foamies 07-12-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Wildflyer
I would like to have it but I have too many...

I would like to have it but I have too many planes.

But I would love to show up at our electric ONLY field with the Cri Cri. From a short distance I am sure someone would jump all over me about...
Forum: Company Discussions 07-05-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 317
Posted By Wildflyer
Sorry to hear you are had trouble with HK, I have...

Sorry to hear you are had trouble with HK, I have placed 46 orders, with only one problem. I bought 2 very tiny 4 ch Rx's, but 1 little plastic bag was empty, the Rx had never been inside it. There...
Forum: Foamies 07-01-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By Wildflyer
From solentlife There is another way - but...

From solentlife
There is another way - but needs care ...

With a full form wing - you take a long masonry drill ....

Try that one with a hot wire.
A long time ago, when many people were...
Forum: Foamies 06-29-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By Wildflyer
I am guessing you are going to use LED lights, as...

I am guessing you are going to use LED lights, as anything else does not work nearly as well.

Wing tip lights would require very little current, allowing you to use the smallest wire you can find....
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-28-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 357
Posted By Wildflyer
As a carpenter for about 50 years, I have had...

As a carpenter for about 50 years, I have had more sciatica than I care to remember.
One time I somehow severely pinched both sciatic nerves at the same time, when I had a muscle spasm while turning...
Forum: Humor 06-27-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By Wildflyer
She got off easy, the post office basically stole...

She got off easy, the post office basically stole $48 from me.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-27-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,531
Posted By Wildflyer
Can you believe this, I finally built this plane....

Can you believe this, I finally built this plane.
It was on the shelf for 4 1/2 years.
Flys fantastic.
The rolls look to be about 3'-4' for a complete 360, almost makes you dizzy watching it....
Forum: Power Systems 06-25-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Wildflyer
I hope this comes out in english, ...

I hope this comes out in english,

http://www.bungymania.com/imageshome/includes3/motorperf1.php?id=72

This BungyMania seems to be a good source of info.

EDIT
Now I see I have exactly the...
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