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Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 186
Posted By hayofstacks
Depends on the plane and what i have laying...

Depends on the plane and what i have laying around. most wire is actually piano wire, or the other way around. at tue hobby shop its just labeled individually and marked up.
Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 186
Posted By hayofstacks
I mark my pushrods with a marker and then use z...

I mark my pushrods with a marker and then use z bends. Nothing to slip or go wrong. piano wire is cheap.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 187
Posted By hayofstacks
Even if. the hobbyking $6 battery lasts half as...

Even if. the hobbyking $6 battery lasts half as long, they are still worth the price.

i bought 5 25c 2200mah batteries a year and a half ago. still using them all several times i forgot to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,647
Posted By hayofstacks
I've got a 3d printed light socket outlet cover...

I've got a 3d printed light socket outlet cover in my room that we built for less then it would cost us in gas on a trip to the hardware store. you can download a iphone case or belt clip as well.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 221
Posted By hayofstacks
Ultra stick 25e with a monster 32 770kv motor....

Ultra stick 25e with a monster 32 770kv motor. pulls a bit over 800 watts on 4 cells.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,647
Posted By hayofstacks
Anything you can cad design you can print. A...

Anything you can cad design you can print.
A lost key from your keyboard, modify a cup holder to screw in place of a stock panel in your car, make a penny bottle opener or coat hanger. the possible...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-09-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By hayofstacks
What you want is thrust not speed then. it would...

What you want is thrust not speed then. it would be possible to just throw a 10x5 on it and have fun. or just throttle back. you don't have to fly it at 100mph with the throttle all the way up....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By hayofstacks
Read up on headsuprc. Reading up on...

Read up on headsuprc.

Reading up on different motors and the thrust/amps they put out taught me more about motors then anything else. not a bad place to order from either.

most motor...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-04-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By hayofstacks
Going to a lower kv motor up front will get you...

Going to a lower kv motor up front will get you the exact same effect as pitching down the front motor. the rear motor will spin faster, and the front motor will spin slower. i still really recommend...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-04-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By hayofstacks
Throw a huge motor up front and get rid of the...

Throw a huge motor up front and get rid of the weights. might as well have it work for ya.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-01-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 3,852
Posted By hayofstacks
I still like the way the faa still thinks they...

I still like the way the faa still thinks they have final say in a place that they have no power.

they don't have the laws, man power or ability to stop everyone from picking up a $100 rtf package...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-01-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,866
Posted By hayofstacks
I hooked a fish scale up and did some testing...

I hooked a fish scale up and did some testing with a 480 motor and a 10x5 prop. the plane was on the ground. I'm guessing close to 5oz was lost due to friction to the wheels.

10x5 normal, 31oz of...
Forum: Beginners 07-01-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 574
Posted By hayofstacks
Hey man, best of luck. what I've been doing...

Hey man, best of luck.

what I've been doing with my stock fuses is filling them with a wooden dowel and then gluing it with foam expanding glue like gorilla glue. saves from major headaches later...
Forum: Beginners 06-30-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 629
Posted By hayofstacks
Get a block of balsa, drill a hole, get some...

Get a block of balsa, drill a hole, get some carbon fiber aarow shafts and glue them in place.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-29-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By hayofstacks
If you have a pretty decent size hill you could...

If you have a pretty decent size hill you could easy lie down while flying.

when we go to the salt flats i can't stand to sit in a chair and.fly. my dad does it quite a bit though.
Forum: Beginners 06-29-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 574
Posted By hayofstacks
I was really disapointed in my aleroins. they...

I was really disapointed in my aleroins. they were basically useless without a ton of rudder.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-29-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 268
Posted By hayofstacks
Any power system that is capeable of exceeding...

Any power system that is capeable of exceeding the battery's "c" rating will benefit from a bettery battery. a quad or helicopter are capeable of using.quite a bit of power. pretend you have 4 450...
Forum: Motors and Speed Controllers for sale & WTB 06-28-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By hayofstacks
http://www.headsuphobby.com/E-Flite-Apprentice-Mou...

http://www.headsuphobby.com/E-Flite-Apprentice-Mount-for-Power-Up-25-Motors-G-184.htm

you will need an adaptat of sorts like this one.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-28-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 268
Posted By hayofstacks
Exactly. lets say you have a 20c 2200 3 cell and...

Exactly. lets say you have a 20c 2200 3 cell and your only pulling 20 amps with the motor. the battery is rated for 44 amps, so you will see very little if any differance stepping up to a 25 or 30c...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-27-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 3,852
Posted By hayofstacks
http://m.ksl.com/index/story/sid/30472562 ...

http://m.ksl.com/index/story/sid/30472562

people are getting involved, at least with opinions.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 3,852
Posted By hayofstacks
Considering the faa by their own definition.is...

Considering the faa by their own definition.is only.responseable for "navagateable airspace" which is basically define as a minimum of 500 above ground level, or 1000' in urban areas, with the only...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 06-26-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 435
Posted By hayofstacks
In the classifieds? Id say sure. anywhere else?...

In the classifieds? Id say sure. anywhere else? Why? I really don't see any point in it. why.start a new thread on the same subject or make it impossible to ask questions on an old one?
...
Forum: Beginners 06-26-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 574
Posted By hayofstacks
One thing i was thinking about tonight. i had a...

One thing i was thinking about tonight. i had a hard time correcting my slow stick from rolling.after a bit of combat one day. it turned out my rudder foam was all busted up around where...
Forum: Beginners 06-25-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 574
Posted By hayofstacks
I fly at 4500ft above sea level and i only have...

I fly at 4500ft above sea level and i only have to pitch up one to get the exact same performance (ie 10x7 instead of 10x5). No need for a larger prop as the thrust should be sufficient. i flew my...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 06-25-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 468
Posted By hayofstacks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac7R4_5-ZQw&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac7R4_5-ZQw&feature=youtube_gdata_player

figured id post a short video of my bipe when i had it powered as a twin. with the same pitch on the props, it barely...
Forum: Beginners 06-25-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 574
Posted By hayofstacks
Post a picture of your wing. no dihedrial will...

Post a picture of your wing. no dihedrial will cause the plane to be very hard to control and once it starts rolling right or left it will just drop out of the sky. i build a bipe up using a straight...
Forum: Beginners 06-25-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,398
Posted By hayofstacks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gu6UXcsAdQ&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gu6UXcsAdQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player

i really, really liked my slowstick bipe before i porked it up so much. it weighs about 10oz more with the top wing and...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 06-20-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 468
Posted By hayofstacks
For static testing, it would be easy to mesure...

For static testing, it would be easy to mesure each motor and then combined using a simple watt meter. won't tell you what its doing in the air, but it will give tou an idea of the losses.

measure...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By hayofstacks
gov banning "drones" at 400 national parks

http://m.ksl.com/index/story/sid/30390951

sorry for the mobile link.

i hope the wording will come out as national parks rather than federal land. most places i fly are owned by the feds, with...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 06-20-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 468
Posted By hayofstacks
I am very interested. like i said, i had a...

I am very interested.

like i said, i had a 350 watt motor up front and a 260 watt motor in the rear if i ran them one at a time. running them both gave me. 380 watts, even using different...
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