Wattflyer RC Network: RC Universe :: RCU Magazine :: RCU Forums :: RCU Classifieds :: RCU User Reviews :: RCU YouTube
Home Who's Online Calendar Today's Posts RealTime Post Spy Mark Forums Read
Go Back   WattFlyer RC Electric Flight Forums - Discuss radio control eflight > Search Forums
Register Members List Wattflyer Extras Articles Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Social Groups

Thank you for your support (hide ads)

Showing results 1 to 30 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: pmullen503
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-26-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By pmullen503
I've used eneloops for years in a DX6i without...

I've used eneloops for years in a DX6i without problems. NiMH batteries do have lower resting voltage than alkaline batteries but I've never had issues running my TX for many hours between charges. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-25-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 238
Posted By pmullen503
I have also seen a number of Deans connectors...

I have also seen a number of Deans connectors melt in high amp applications (80+ amps). Usually they don't, even though I believe they are only rated to 60 amps.

I use XT-60 but like JPF noted,...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-22-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By pmullen503
There are several rules of thumb; for a warbird,...

There are several rules of thumb; for a warbird, 100-150 watts per pound. Or about a 1:1 thrust to weight. This means you'll have to have an estimate of the weight.

Once you have an approximate...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-20-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,043
Posted By pmullen503
Really nice. Looking forward to this maiden (and...

Really nice. Looking forward to this maiden (and the Comet!)
Forum: Foamies 02-17-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,091
Posted By pmullen503
I've never tried to thin the product but you can...

I've never tried to thin the product but you can control the thickness by the number of coats you use. Compared to an iron-on film over a balsa covered surface, the Styrospray and paint can weigh...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-12-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By pmullen503
I've got probably 60 of those. I'd say 5% or so...

I've got probably 60 of those. I'd say 5% or so fail or jitter, usually right away. I "exercise" the servos for 15 minutes or so when I get them. I have TX that allows a program to cycle them...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-11-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,346
Posted By pmullen503
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-09-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,346
Posted By pmullen503
Using a calculator that takes into account the...

Using a calculator that takes into account the size of the tail plane is a good idea except that smaller models need a much higher static margin than the "5 to 15%" recommended by the calculator....
Forum: Brushless Motor Construction 02-01-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By pmullen503
Interesting, any practical application for this?

Interesting, any practical application for this?
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-29-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 492
Posted By pmullen503
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/ This...

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/

This data doesn't seem to support that assertion.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-24-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By pmullen503
Good as new, nice job!

Good as new, nice job!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-23-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,346
Posted By pmullen503
Another triumph! Good luck on the maiden.

Another triumph! Good luck on the maiden.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-08-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By pmullen503
That would be an interesting model! The...

That would be an interesting model!

The straight wing Attacker would probably make a better flying model.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-08-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By pmullen503
How about the Supermarine 510? A tail dragging...

How about the Supermarine 510? A tail dragging jet! Only one engine too,

http://www.aviastar.org/pictures/england/supermarine_510.gif
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 01-08-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,134
Posted By pmullen503
If you have a brushed ESC lying around, you can...

If you have a brushed ESC lying around, you can use that to send power to your rocket motor ignitor. Connect it to a unused channel.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-08-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By pmullen503
I like to use CorelDraw. I import the plan,...

I like to use CorelDraw. I import the plan, resize it to my needs, then trace it (on another layer) to get a sharp, clean line. Once it's traced, you can save it as DXF (for laser cutters) or print...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-07-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By pmullen503
Thanks for putting this up. Repairs are always...

Thanks for putting this up. Repairs are always more complex than the build and it helps to see your strategy.
Forum: Aerial Photography 01-05-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By pmullen503
I did that with an MD80 (external battery...

I did that with an MD80 (external battery connection with a servo connector) to make a "Game Camera". I used the motion detect feature with 2 cells from a defective 3s 2200mAh battery (rewired in...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-05-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By pmullen503
https://maciekburdalski.files.wordpress.com/2009/0...

https://maciekburdalski.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/img_3730.jpg?w=510&h=340

A puzzle joint works very well in thin plywood. Good mechanical strength and aligns the parts. Works with CNC routers...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-31-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By pmullen503
Do you really need a color touch screen? Seems...

Do you really need a color touch screen? Seems like you give up a lot. I hope the QC is better than the 9x.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-29-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,346
Posted By pmullen503
Wow, looks great and so light! Even with limited...

Wow, looks great and so light! Even with limited thrust, the low wing loading should allow it to fly nicely.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-23-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 588
Posted By pmullen503
Your charger works properly with other batteries?...

Your charger works properly with other batteries?

I had an Accucel 6 that gave some strange charging results (one cell shooting up to 4.2V with several batteries.) The batteries worked fine...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-15-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,346
Posted By pmullen503
Amazing planking work with thin Depron!

Amazing planking work with thin Depron!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-15-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By pmullen503
Outstanding! Good luck with the maiden!

Outstanding! Good luck with the maiden!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-12-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 818
Posted By pmullen503
If you have planes with very different speeds,...

If you have planes with very different speeds, some trying to do aerobatics, you increase the risk of mid airs. We often have 6 up at a time at our warbirds event but everyone has a spotter and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-12-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 818
Posted By pmullen503
Seriously, fly alone unless it's with other...

Seriously, fly alone unless it's with other planes and pilots (you trust) just doing circuits. If someone is practicing their pattern flying, give them the field. If turbines are flying, wait till...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-10-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By pmullen503
Me too! If a pack will stay reasonably balanced,...

Me too! If a pack will stay reasonably balanced, just can't supply high current any more, I find them useful for all sorts of things.

I needed a higher voltage supply for a long hotwire and used...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-10-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,346
Posted By pmullen503
Impressive!

Impressive!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-09-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By pmullen503
Catapult? Especially with a low thrust, probably...

Catapult? Especially with a low thrust, probably a little nose heavy on the maiden airplane. You're up to flying speed almost immediately.

Otherwise, a skillful assistant to handle the toss so...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-06-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By pmullen503
Have you run up the fan to get an idea of the...

Have you run up the fan to get an idea of the thrust?
Showing results 1 to 30 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:31 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2005 WattfFlyer.com
RCU Eflight HQ

Charities we support Select: Yorkie Rescue  ::  Crohn's & Colitis Foundation



Page generated in 0.13409 seconds with 13 queries