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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
To make things Easy :ws: the front Wings Leading...

To make things Easy :ws: the front Wings Leading edge does not need to tapper back, make it Straight, make the wings width about 12" wide in the middle, make the wing tip about 2/3 of the wings...
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By CHELLIE
I found a 4130-06 Suppo motor, I belive the...

I found a 4130-06 Suppo motor, I belive the Suppo and welgard motors are the same, found it here for a little less money.
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Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By CHELLIE
Read the HK Reviews on that motor, A lot of the...

Read the HK Reviews on that motor, A lot of the Bigger motors that HK sells, seem to have issues with the magnets being already loose or they will come loose in a short time, IMHO steer clear , The...
Forum: Power Systems 04-24-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By CHELLIE
Here You Go :D Welgard Motors are a very good...

Here You Go :D Welgard Motors are a very good motor that wont break the bank

The Welgard 5330 series has been has been used in F3A competition aerobatics world wide with great success.
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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-24-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
make the control surfaces out of balsa, you can...

make the control surfaces out of balsa, you can stick build the control surfaces or buy formed balsa aileron stock, i use the formed balsa aileron stock, much easier to work with, use CA hinges cut...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-23-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
Hi Cat :ws: Here is a motor combo for you that...

Hi Cat :ws: Here is a motor combo for you that will fly your plane very nice and it wont break the bank :D With a 11x5.5 APC prop, on a 3 cell lipo, it will give you about 77oz of thrust, more than...
Forum: Beginners 04-22-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By CHELLIE
here is my scratch built Slow Stick thats super...

here is my scratch built Slow Stick thats super easy to build and fly if your interested.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16392
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Forum: Beginners 04-22-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By CHELLIE
it should be a easy model to build and fly, here...

it should be a easy model to build and fly, here are some plans for you. it should fly like a kite :)

http://www.parmodels.com/Plans/Lo%20and%20Slo.htm
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-20-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By CHELLIE
the fan blade will wear its self in :D I would...

the fan blade will wear its self in :D I would not worry about it, unless its real real bad and noisy
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-20-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
on a hitec extra 300, the front of the fuselage...

on a hitec extra 300, the front of the fuselage is 5.8" wide and it tappers towards the rear of the fuselage, here is a foam cowl from tower hobbies for the front of your plane

Cowl for the...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-19-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By CHELLIE
Great, glad you have been with rc for a while, I...

Great, glad you have been with rc for a while, I have been involved with Model aviation for over 48 years now, Yea, I know i look 29 but i am a bit older than that :D I have built free flight,...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-19-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By CHELLIE
omit the flaps for now, and concentrate on a 4...

omit the flaps for now, and concentrate on a 4 channel build, flaps will mess up a newbie big time just starting out, elevator, rudder, aileron and throttle is a great place to start, you can add...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-19-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
Sure :ws:

Sure :ws:
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-19-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
Cool :ws: Just stay with it, its a learning...

Cool :ws: Just stay with it, its a learning experience thats for sure :D I kept getting better and better at cutting foam the more i did it, at first my foam hot wire cuts looked like Sheet :Q

I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-19-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
When I first started to hot wire wings, i...

When I first started to hot wire wings, i struggled with patterns, I use Formica at first, hoping it would not burn and cause the wire to hang up, Formica did burn some notches in the pattern and...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-19-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By CHELLIE
Yep :D Helis are a money pit, you work on them...

Yep :D Helis are a money pit, you work on them 75% of the time and fly them 25% of the time :Q
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 455
Posted By CHELLIE
That is really odd, 55 amps to 68 amps after some...

That is really odd, 55 amps to 68 amps after some run time, my best guess is that the higher amp draw is caused by motor heat, cold wiring will flow electrons better than hot wiring will, so its my...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-18-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
Good First try :ws: It takes a little practice,...

Good First try :ws: It takes a little practice, cut out you wing patterns out of Aluminium, and sand the pattern smooth so the wire does not hang up on the pattern. That will make for a very smooth...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-17-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
A Lot depends on how heavy the Foam is, you will...

A Lot depends on how heavy the Foam is, you will need to hollow out the fuselage for control rods or wires going to servos, Also I would put a piece of Carbon fibre in the wing, so it stronger, one...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-16-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
If you have any questions, please feel free to PM...

If you have any questions, please feel free to PM me, and I should be able to point you in the right Direction.

here are some of my Scratch built planes that I have done on Wattflyers.
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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-16-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By CHELLIE
Hi Catrease and welcome to Wattflyers :ws: ...

Hi Catrease and welcome to Wattflyers :ws:

1. Are two props better than one? Or is there diminishing returns at a point.

Normaly one prop is all you need, it depends on the plane too, a motor...
Forum: Beginners 04-16-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By CHELLIE
Thank You Mivins for the Kind words :$ Here are a...

Thank You Mivins for the Kind words :$ Here are a few more of my Builds that I have done, They all fly great :D

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55444
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-12-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By CHELLIE
Here is another idea to use your PZ 980 kv motor,...

Here is another idea to use your PZ 980 kv motor, use a 9x9 APC prop on 3 cells, that will give you a prop pitch speed of about 75 Miles per Hour, use a 45 amp esc, there is more than one way to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-12-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By CHELLIE
The Heads Up Rc Motor pages are a wealth of...

The Heads Up Rc Motor pages are a wealth of Information, you can take a similar motor other than the motor that HURC sells and get a good indicator of prop size and lipo count for a motor of similar...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-12-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By CHELLIE
you can use your PZ 980kv motor with a 4 cell...

you can use your PZ 980kv motor with a 4 cell lipo and a 8 x6 APC prop, and a 45 amp esc, you will need to use a Wattmeter to check your amp draw with to be on the safe side. if you want to reuse...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-12-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By CHELLIE
with a 980kv motor on 3 cells, that plane will be...

with a 980kv motor on 3 cells, that plane will be a dog in the air, use a 1450Kv motor and a 45 amp esc, on 3 cells, then it will get out of its own way :D a 30 amp esc is not big enough to provide a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-05-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By CHELLIE
Looking good :ws: it would be best to have a...

Looking good :ws: it would be best to have a continues wing spar that goes through the fuselage or the wing wont be strong enough, or if the wing spar is hollow, then you will need a wing spar...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-02-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By CHELLIE
I felt Bad about having to drop out of the EDF ...

I felt Bad about having to drop out of the EDF Build Competition , just to many problems arose that I had to take care of, The plumbing in my home and My In laws trailer home and floor repairs still...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-02-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By CHELLIE
There are a lot of factors to consider when using...

There are a lot of factors to consider when using Calculators, temp, alt, humidity, weigh of plane, drag of a given aircraft, etc. Calculators might get you some what close, but dont bank on them, ...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-02-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By CHELLIE
Congrats Crispy on your win, You had a lot of...

Congrats Crispy on your win, You had a lot of great competition, IMHO Everyone that entered the contest and built and few their creation is a Winner Big Time, Because Scratch builders are a Dyeing...
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