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Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-18-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 396
Posted By hayofstacks
Fire them. I was a contractor for many...

Fire them.

I was a contractor for many years, and if we ever accidently damaged anything we went above and beyond to make it right. Never in a million years would I use someone else's workshop or...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-15-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,922
Posted By hayofstacks
Nice. I haven't flown the hk slow stick, but...

Nice.

I haven't flown the hk slow stick, but I move my servos as close as I can to the tail, move the wing forwards some, then I throw a 250+ watt motor powered by three cells. A 10x5 is good for...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By hayofstacks
I've had a motor mount come loose and had the...

I've had a motor mount come loose and had the prop strike the front of the plane and take out the battery before. One time was on my slow stick, and luckily I was a bit tail heavy and had full up...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 572
Posted By hayofstacks
If I have a hard time keeping the plane still for...

If I have a hard time keeping the plane still for takeoff, I usually pack it in, but it depends on how badly I want to fly.

My slows tick is a ton of fun with a braced wing at up to about 15mph. I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By hayofstacks
I run my junk at rated amperage or a bit over,...

I run my junk at rated amperage or a bit over, with a larger speed controller just to be safe. I have actually pulled over 300 watts out of a 200 watt motor without issue, even with long sustained...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By hayofstacks
We played with wooden nitro props, 12 and 13"...

We played with wooden nitro props, 12 and 13" setups on my moster 32 ultra stick 25e. The nitro props had less then half the thrust and about half the wattage of the apc e props. My favorite setup...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-09-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By hayofstacks
Wow, even hitting people is just a slap on the...

Wow, even hitting people is just a slap on the wrist.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-09-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 864
Posted By hayofstacks
I'll second the xgear being garbage and the...

I'll second the xgear being garbage and the plastic being soft. I had a motor mount and xgear given to my by a flying buddy. First time out the landing gear broke and after gluing it back together it...
Forum: Aircraft Reviews 04-17-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,161
Posted By hayofstacks
I loved mine, but unfortunately I had more then...

I loved mine, but unfortunately I had more then one Pitts biplane and selected the wrong model. I checked surfaces moved, but not in the proper way. Wot to the ground in less then 1 second. Overall,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-11-2016, 03:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,268
Posted By hayofstacks
I remember when I needed a plastic kit ordered to...

I remember when I needed a plastic kit ordered to replace a broken nose wheel on my alpha. I googled the part number and my local hobby shop had it listen online, but had contact store for details. I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-08-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,268
Posted By hayofstacks
X2. get some glue guns and some dollar tree foam...

X2. get some glue guns and some dollar tree foam and make some gliders. Let's face it, kids, and adults will crash. Build a glider then convert those that stick out the repair and trial and error...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-08-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By hayofstacks
There's a guy in Utah with 86 dui's and the guy...

There's a guy in Utah with 86 dui's and the guy still has a license, even with 4 vehicular manslaughters on his record. Not only is he driving around, but ended up in my friends back yard. Lawyer got...
Forum: Beginners 03-04-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By hayofstacks
http://www.headsuphobby.com/Firepower-450-Speed-13...

http://www.headsuphobby.com/Firepower-450-Speed-1300kv-Outrunner-Brushless-Motor-W-460.htm

I'd run this with a xmount and spacers to get the desired length and then size the battery to make up the...
Forum: Foamies 02-21-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 518,360
Posted By hayofstacks
Gonna make a go at it. 3 hrs till sun down, blue...

Gonna make a go at it. 3 hrs till sun down, blue sky's and little to no wind. About 50°f.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-21-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,326
Posted By hayofstacks
When I was big on computers, 90+% of all...

When I was big on computers, 90+% of all computers used windows, hence the viruses. Linux still has a bigger market share then it did then, but more then 50% of all online traffic is smart phones,...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-11-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By hayofstacks
I tried expo on a few planes and gave up on it. I...

I tried expo on a few planes and gave up on it. I much prefer dual rates on more acrobatic planes that are a bit faster. My mini ultra stick at wot with a 10*10 prop was really twitchy at high speed...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-26-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 77
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Views: 2,752
Posted By hayofstacks
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0e/F-20_Tigershark_launching_AGM-65_Maverick.jpg
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 547
Posted By hayofstacks
Mixing different channels for the different...

Mixing different channels for the different motors makes the most sense to me if your radio can do it.

When I had my pusher puller setup on my slow stick bipe, I had one motor activated with a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 547
Posted By hayofstacks
Mixing different channels for the different...

Mixing different channels for the different motors makes the most sense to me if your radio can do it.

When I had my pusher puller setup on my slow stick bipe, I had one motor activated with a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-24-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By hayofstacks
Home depot has a section I like to call spare...

Home depot has a section I like to call spare Ikea parts. They have all the weird cam locks and locking twisting dowels and stuff like that.

I wouldn't want a servo to be able to disconnect the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,310
Posted By hayofstacks
I built a foamboard wing with zero dihedral and...

I built a foamboard wing with zero dihedral and threw it on my 3 channel slow stick. I was able to slowly correct rolls but if it got too far sideways, it seemed to just fall out of the air.
Forum: Beginners 01-23-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 972
Posted By hayofstacks
X2 on pics. If it doesn't seem to hurt the...

X2 on pics.

If it doesn't seem to hurt the way that the plane flies I wouldn't worry about it much. It's not like the nitro days when you had to try to seal everything up to keep the plane from...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,356
Posted By hayofstacks
Government is money. This is obvious by the way...

Government is money. This is obvious by the way that lobbiest bought by major corporations are the driving force behind almost every bill. Disney has enough money. Let's see what the faa does next....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,008
Posted By hayofstacks
Do helipads count as airports? This would...

Do helipads count as airports?

This would limit you from 5 miles from even small communities with a hospital or fire department/ambulance station.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-22-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,424
Posted By hayofstacks
Not trying to post an off topic comment, but I've...

Not trying to post an off topic comment, but I've been using free picture posting sites for years. I actually had forgotten it was possible to attach pictures.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-22-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,008
Posted By hayofstacks
They have called off forest fighting operations...

They have called off forest fighting operations because of drones in the area. I think that is what it referred to.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-20-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By hayofstacks
Slot type disc loaders will not load the micro...

Slot type disc loaders will not load the micro discs. You need an actual tray style to use them. Had that problem way back when. My uncle used to make CD business cards to fit in a wallet.
Forum: Power Systems 01-19-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,305
Posted By hayofstacks
11v's could also be below the lvc set on the esc....

11v's could also be below the lvc set on the esc. It should still beep and give you an arming noise though.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By hayofstacks
There are a few Utah groups that do shows in St...

There are a few Utah groups that do shows in St George.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-15-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By hayofstacks
I always try to set my servos so that they are as...

I always try to set my servos so that they are as close to 0° as possible and make all my servos move the same way between models. That way if I ever accidentally bind to the wrong model memory, I...
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