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Forum: ParkFlyers 02-24-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 523
Posted By rcers
That is a great start - but remember if you don't...

That is a great start - but remember if you don't own the land - you still may need permission to use it. Even so called "public" parks may (and legally can) have restrictions on use. Golf is a...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-16-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 712
Posted By rcers
No question shunts are by far best and most...

No question shunts are by far best and most accurate. But the clamp meters are pretty darn good and really are close enough for making sure we are not cooking our gear...

And they are just plain...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-04-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By rcers
I have not found the need for any difference - if...

I have not found the need for any difference - if the original recommendations are correct. :)
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-29-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By rcers
Nice...

Nice...
Forum: Beginners 01-19-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,861
Posted By rcers
The Second they didn't go for 4th and 1 on the...

The Second they didn't go for 4th and 1 on the goal line TWICE I knew Green Bay was cooked. They would have got at least ONE of those. Done...

Won't matter did you watch the Patriots? If they...
Forum: Beginners 01-18-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,861
Posted By rcers
Well - since you have not tried - what I can say...

Well - since you have not tried - what I can say is you can fly the slow stick in an AMAZING amount of wind! It handles wind fantastically well, so long as you have enough rudder authority (spell...
Forum: Beginners 01-18-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,861
Posted By rcers
I still think there is really none better than...

I still think there is really none better than the wonderful GWS slow stick. :) Slow and well, that is what you need while learning a bit of extra time.

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,001
Posted By rcers
Horrible - man so sorry!

Horrible - man so sorry!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-01-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By rcers
Three down and two degrees right IIRC.

Three down and two degrees right IIRC.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-25-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By rcers
Merry Christmas all!

Merry Christmas all!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-25-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By rcers
They all shrink when heated - I promise. They...

They all shrink when heated - I promise. They all take practice and work and patience. On light structures like this I use Nelson/SoLite (and many other names). It works and shrinks well - but is...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-24-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By rcers
Actually, keeping them fully charged, is one of...

Actually, keeping them fully charged, is one of the things that kills them. Most of the LiPo manufactures talk about this and how important it is to keep them at storage charge levels...

Things...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-24-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By rcers
Super fantastic! Awesome work....

Super fantastic! Awesome work....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-21-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 815
Posted By rcers
Fun discussion. I must admit in all the flying I...

Fun discussion. I must admit in all the flying I have done I am amazed at how few mid-air collisions I have seen. In 36 years it is 4 or 5.

The pattern helps the most but nothing, even spotters...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 811
Posted By rcers
Yea as I recall they were a big hassle due to the...

Yea as I recall they were a big hassle due to the rubber bands. :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-19-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 811
Posted By rcers
Wow - brings back many memories! They are a...

Wow - brings back many memories! They are a bugger on the ground and only a touch better in the air. :) But they look cool. Here is mine from back in the day!

MIke
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 504
Posted By rcers
Many are converting this to DSM2 using the Orange...

Many are converting this to DSM2 using the Orange module stuff from HK - worth a look...

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-27-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,016
Posted By rcers
SIG sells the plans... :)

SIG sells the plans... :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-16-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,781
Posted By rcers
Well glad you made it back. And just for...

Well glad you made it back.

And just for the record 20-30mph is the sweet spot for slopers. (Measured with hand held anemometers). Just need the right design for the right purpose. :)

Glad...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-16-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By rcers
+1. Thus my ask on model type. And...

+1. Thus my ask on model type.

And flapperons work great on most strip ailerons but not on barn door or outer like the t-28 uses. Again all about moving the center of stall on the wing. The...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-16-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By rcers
Right idea wrong direction. You want to slightly...

Right idea wrong direction. You want to slightly raise the ailerons. This will simulate washout and it can work well. I use it on small Alfa warbird models with great results. Not much is needed...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-15-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,477
Posted By rcers
It like to disable both thus my recommendation. ...

It like to disable both thus my recommendation. While unlikely if you reuse the ESC's I like having both BEC's not connected together so I cut both wires so they are completely independent.

I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-14-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,477
Posted By rcers
Yes. I use a "Y" connector with both wires cut....

Yes. I use a "Y" connector with both wires cut. Works great and since Y connectors are cheap no biggie.
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 11-13-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By rcers
Very nice - a lovely shade of pink for your camo....

Very nice - a lovely shade of pink for your camo. :)
Forum: Beginners 11-13-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By rcers
Actually I regularly had different numbers from...

Actually I regularly had different numbers from the calc programs. Sometimes quite dramatic as you show. They are very much just approximations as there are just too many variables to be super...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-12-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,477
Posted By rcers
It is very clever! 10 points for creativity... ...

It is very clever! 10 points for creativity...

Let us know if it lasts but those landing moments (forces) are astonishingly high.

Mike
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-12-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 712
Posted By rcers
Well anything over 80 amps or so isn't really...

Well anything over 80 amps or so isn't really necessary. The reason is simple. When you get to these high amps you really should not use an in-line meter anymore. You really need a shunt or clamp...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-12-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,477
Posted By rcers
I think he is being very smart. My last no...

I think he is being very smart.

My last no name 10amp "2amp BEC" was astonishingly warm in testing with 3 analog servos. So I used my Dimension engineering servo current monitor. Sure enough on...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-10-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By rcers
Yep pretty impressive launch, NOT....

Yep pretty impressive launch, NOT....
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-09-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By rcers
Out of stock just like hobbypartz too! Sigh......

Out of stock just like hobbypartz too! Sigh......
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