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Forum: ParkFlyers Yesterday, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By fhhuber
Shortage of glue is pretty common in ARF models...

Shortage of glue is pretty common in ARF models by all makers.

I always go over the planes and check that the joints are properly glued. If they are not, I work some yellow carpenter's glue or...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-21-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27,554
Views: 1,517,158
Posted By fhhuber
Invent Improve

Invent

Improve
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-20-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 27,554
Views: 1,517,158
Posted By fhhuber
follower cult

follower

cult
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 409
Posted By fhhuber
Photos and a lawyer.

Photos and a lawyer.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 409
Posted By fhhuber
There's a contractor who should be paying for all...

There's a contractor who should be paying for all of the damages.

Hell if I'd let them back in the house.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-16-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27,554
Views: 1,517,158
Posted By fhhuber
Tasty

Tasty
Forum: Beginners 07-16-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By fhhuber
random results usually indicates something isn't...

random results usually indicates something isn't attached properly. Got the wing secured to the fuselage?
Forum: Beginners 07-16-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By fhhuber
nose-heavy tends to nose up with added airspeed...

nose-heavy tends to nose up with added airspeed because you need up trim to hold the nose up and as speed increases the trim applies more force.
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By fhhuber
Sounds more like a CG issue, general trim or just...

Sounds more like a CG issue, general trim or just a light model in gusty conditions.

Note that wind can be causing issues even if you barely notice it. Its not how strong the wind is... its how...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-14-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By fhhuber
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0kQq__FPHE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0kQq__FPHE

That's effectively even more extreme sweep.... Launched at appx 1/2 throttle. Yes, it stalls on launch, but recovers, builds speed, then ZOOMIE!

If...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-14-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By fhhuber
Torquing into the dirt means... don't apply so...

Torquing into the dirt means... don't apply so much power so fast.

You can torque a plane into the ground right nicely firewalling the EDF on hand launch.

If all it needs to maintain level is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-13-2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 259
Posted By fhhuber
One day charged... no big deal.

One day charged... no big deal.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-11-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By fhhuber
15 inch and larger I also go to wood or carbon...

15 inch and larger I also go to wood or carbon fiber.

Often my prop choice in these larger sizes will be for appearance more than efficiency.
Forum: Beginners 07-07-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By fhhuber
Just make it look about like a Piper cub from...

Just make it look about like a Piper cub from above.

Copy what works.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-06-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By fhhuber
Note.. trainers and similar style planes are...

Note.. trainers and similar style planes are designed to pull out of dives by themselves.

That is accomplished by CG a bit forward and the incidences of wing and tailplanes. (also an effect of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-06-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By fhhuber
power off appx 45 deg dive the plane tracks...

power off appx 45 deg dive the plane tracks straight as it accelerates (proving the aircraft is otherwise trimmed correctly)

Excess down thrust the aircraft tends to nose down as you apply more...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-05-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By fhhuber
I would connect rudder to rudder channel on the...

I would connect rudder to rudder channel on the gyro for takeoff correction as yaw would be the axis of concern.

Its OK to plug the rudder channel of the gyro to the aileron channel of the radio...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-02-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 580
Posted By fhhuber
Slope soaring if the wind didn't blow us off the...

Slope soaring if the wind didn't blow us off the hill it wasn't too much to fly.

Current AMA RC Aerobatics (Pattern) regulations:
6.7
:
The maximum sustained winds
during a pattern
contest...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-02-2016, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By fhhuber
Depends on which "stickum stuff" you use... ...

Depends on which "stickum stuff" you use... Maybe one will allow the Windex trick.

Also depends on the paint you used... I'd test on scrap material with the same paint applied.

Windex trick...
Forum: Power Systems 07-02-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By fhhuber
Batteries + is in business to sell batteries... ...

Batteries + is in business to sell batteries... Their pricing schedule is built around selling batteries and the actual assembling of the packs breaking even (or a slight loss) on labor.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-01-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By fhhuber
3M formula 77. Use a weak adhesive double...

3M formula 77.

Use a weak adhesive double stick tape to tack the decals (face down) to a piece of cardboard and spray them 3 light coats of the 3M formula 77. waiting a few (3 to 5) minutes...
Forum: Power Systems 06-30-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By fhhuber
Batteries + will make whatever pack you need......

Batteries + will make whatever pack you need... for about the same as you can buy the cells. And they have the equipment to do proper tab spot welding which is what the OEM pack had.

You may have...
Forum: Power Systems 06-30-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By fhhuber
Batteries + (https://www.batteriesplus.com/)

Batteries +

(https://www.batteriesplus.com/)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-30-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 298
Posted By fhhuber
Never let a LiPo get below 34 F or above 150 F

Never let a LiPo get below 34 F or above 150 F
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-29-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 298
Posted By fhhuber
Battery... Under-rated ESC.... loose...

Battery... Under-rated ESC.... loose connection.... arcing between wires between ESC and motor...

Probably a few more possibilities.

The battery puffing usually indicates overheating.
That...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-29-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By fhhuber
Its debatable... and there are a lot of opinions....

Its debatable... and there are a lot of opinions.

Higher C rating (on the label) IMPLIES a lower internal resistance. which implies you can pull higher amps (for a shorter time if its the same...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-29-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By fhhuber
12S 5000 mah in a plane that can pull 105 amps (a...

12S 5000 mah in a plane that can pull 105 amps (a bit more but 105 is where the wattmeter melted) averaged 3:30 per flight.

5000 mah is 5 amp-hr

105 amps is 20.1C for the 5 amp-hr pack

Note...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-29-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By fhhuber
For a long time a 20C pack was seen as an extreme...

For a long time a 20C pack was seen as an extreme high current LiPo.

We had 4C, 8C and 12C as the more common packs. (mostly 8C)

Logic check: How long of a flight would you get if you were...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-29-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By fhhuber
You will see marginal difference in flight. ...

You will see marginal difference in flight.

If you are racing against another of the same plane... you want the 70C pack.

If you want duration you want the slightly higher capacity with lower...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By fhhuber
I had a plane lost in a tree for over 9 months...

I had a plane lost in a tree for over 9 months when it was found and returned.
LiPo was shot but everything else worked.

Let it dry thoroughly...

Its hard to predict if it will work or not. ...
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