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Forum: Multi-Rotors Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By Larry3215
Im looking forward to following your progress...

Im looking forward to following your progress Frank :)

I went back and forth between the NAZA/NAZE32 boards and the PixHawk/clone boards for quite a while. The "real" versions of either were...
Forum: Multi-Rotors Yesterday, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By Larry3215
Well, my Whitespy RTFHawk order just shipped - 9...

Well, my Whitespy RTFHawk order just shipped - 9 days after ordering. That seems to be about average for RTF Quads.

Now to see if the board actually works... :)
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-20-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Larry3215
Thanks! One up-date. The 1/2" thin wall sch...

Thanks!

One up-date. The 1/2" thin wall sch 20 PVC seemed too flexible for the size/weight quad Im planning, so I went with 1" thin wall. I could only find sch 40 fittings though. Hopefully, it...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-19-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Larry3215
I want to thank everyone for their advice and...

I want to thank everyone for their advice and suggestions - even though I may have ignored it! ;)

I have finally made a decision and ordered some parts. Here is the parts list. I did NOT stay...
Forum: Beginners 11-19-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 328
Posted By Larry3215
+2 At best the calc programs will get you...

+2

At best the calc programs will get you into the ball park. In my experience your pretty lucky to get within 20% of actual measured numbers.

For starters, the numbers you get from motor mfgs...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-19-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By Larry3215
Sorry for the sloppy typing. As noted - that...

Sorry for the sloppy typing. As noted - that should have read washOUT.

Although it is possible that you will find one wing has too much washout already and needs to go the other way. So I might...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-17-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By Larry3215
You may just be trying to fly too slow :) Id...

You may just be trying to fly too slow :)

Id start by checking the wing for washout/washin using some story sticks or an incidence meter if you have one. Add washin if needed, then re-fly.

Then...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-17-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By Larry3215
Are you sure its a tip stall and not just flying...

Are you sure its a tip stall and not just flying too slow for the elevator to function? Does the wing have any washout in it now? Have you tried moving the cg back?
Forum: Power Systems 11-10-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 312
Posted By Larry3215
I dont know about the throttle position...

I dont know about the throttle position predictions in MotoCalc.

In my experience, MotoCalc is good as a very very general guide only. It can get you in the ballpark, but thats about it. I would...
Forum: Power Systems 11-09-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 312
Posted By Larry3215
By the way, the nice thing about your choice of...

By the way, the nice thing about your choice of motor is it will allow you to prop up to get more power out without having to worry about the motor being able to handle it.

That will of course...
Forum: Power Systems 11-09-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 312
Posted By Larry3215
I have some doubts about that report. 55 watts in...

I have some doubts about that report. 55 watts in and 49 watts out is close to 90% efficiency which very few outrunners can actually do - especially a RimFire.

Also, 55 watts/pound is going to be...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-09-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Larry3215
You've got that bird dialed in very nicely Steve!...

You've got that bird dialed in very nicely Steve! Im surprised at the lack of vibration in the video. You've obviously got it balanced and tuned very very well!

Beautiful place to fly too!

Well...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-09-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Larry3215
I'm baaaaack.. :) Hope Im not being too much...

I'm baaaaack.. :)

Hope Im not being too much of a pest, but I have been reading a ton and only some of it is sticking!

I realy like the idea of having easy FrSky telemetry using one of the...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-07-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Larry3215
Thanks! Ive found some threads discussing...

Thanks!

Ive found some threads discussing these boards and am reading now....
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-07-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Larry3215
Doug, which of those telemetry items are you...

Doug, which of those telemetry items are you getting from the NAZA board and which via FrSky sensors?

It occurs to me I can get everything I need using my existing sensors and an X series rx...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-07-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Larry3215
The comments from both of you have made me...

The comments from both of you have made me reconsider my choice of controller. I have questions for both of you below. Thanks!



Being able to use FrSky telemetry would be a big plus for me....
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-03-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Larry3215
Thanks guys. As usual, going too cheap can...

Thanks guys.

As usual, going too cheap can end up costing more. I know that, but was still hoping :)
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-03-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Larry3215
Ok, after a lot of reading I have decided to...

Ok, after a lot of reading I have decided to start off with a mini APM 2.6 board and GPS. I may wait to order the GPS later - after I have most of my mandatory beginner crashes out of the way :)
...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 10-29-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Larry3215
Thanks folks! I will check out those links :)

Thanks folks! I will check out those links :)
Forum: Multi-Rotors 10-29-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Larry3215
Newbie questions

Im just beginning to do my research so I can build my first ever quad.

I'm going to do a scratch build largely because thats the kind of thing I like to do and because Im on a very tight budget....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-24-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,386
Posted By Larry3215
I always charged my monster packs from the truck...

I always charged my monster packs from the truck with it running. Actually, even the not so monster packs if it was a long day of flying.

A generator takes up too much room (fewer models in the...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 10-24-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 407
Posted By Larry3215
+1 for Aloft and Wayne. They are great.

+1 for Aloft and Wayne. They are great.
Forum: Foamies 10-21-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 432,457
Posted By Larry3215
Ouch! Too much down thrust from the prop?

Ouch! Too much down thrust from the prop?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-04-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 34,394
Posted By Larry3215
Ok.

Ok.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-03-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 34,394
Posted By Larry3215
Are you balancing it with the wing on? I...

Are you balancing it with the wing on?

I still dont understand how you can be tail heavy after extending the nose, putting on a heavier motor and using a heavier than normal battery.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-03-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 34,394
Posted By Larry3215
Things do tend to go around dont they? :) Of...

Things do tend to go around dont they? :)

Of course, having a lifting tailplane is a little different situation from a typical TD sailplane, but thats still a good point :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-03-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 34,394
Posted By Larry3215
There must be some confusion here and Im not sure...

There must be some confusion here and Im not sure if its me or you - but one of us is way off on something :)

Its just not physically possible for a Chrysalis to be tail heavy when you have a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-02-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 34,394
Posted By Larry3215
CG position is largely a matter of personal...

CG position is largely a matter of personal preference once you get it back to a certain point. However, there are plus and minus points for cg. Generally speaking, as your skills improve, you will...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-02-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 34,394
Posted By Larry3215
How could you possibly be tail heavy with 15...

How could you possibly be tail heavy with 15 ounces of power system? Did you use concrete for the rudder and stab? ;)
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-01-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 50,633
Posted By Larry3215
Yeah, that foam is very heavy. It would...

Yeah, that foam is very heavy. It would completely negate any improvements you were trying to achieve and end up making things worse.

The only reason to do that would be if you had lots of slop...
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