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Forum: Multi-Rotors Today, 12:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,098
Posted By tobydogs
update::ws: I am finding flying quads to...

update::ws:

I am finding flying quads to be challenging but I am getting much better. last week I went to the school field to practice. I fly in a fenced in ball field with all entrance's in...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By tobydogs
rolls of clear plastic wrap used to wrap gift...

rolls of clear plastic wrap used to wrap gift baskets. works great and ca doesn't stick to it.
Forum: Company Discussions Today, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By tobydogs
I repaired the extra 260 and she flys great. one...

I repaired the extra 260 and she flys great. one of the favorites and goes to the field all the time.windy days don't faze her. If I had a new one i would be real happy. Just didn't like being...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,968
Views: 193,332
Posted By tobydogs
sbach went in hard today....she was absolutely...

sbach went in hard today....she was absolutely beautifully flying aerobatics and when i was making simple turns around 30ft off the ground she went straight in. the field was crowed with fellow...
Forum: Multi-Rotors Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By tobydogs
HSY, i say again, be patient while...

HSY,
i say again, be patient while programing and if you have questions go to Open Pilots forum. its huge with folks who designed this board willing to help talk folks through their problems....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-23-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 165,395
Posted By tobydogs
sssswwweeeeeettt! Nigel,she's a beauty. it...

sssswwweeeeeettt! Nigel,she's a beauty. it amazes me how well these planes are built and covered. they also fly great.:ws:

sort of makes me wonder how anyone can justify spending 3x's the...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-22-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By tobydogs
video of the 3rd flight at the field on a windy...

video of the 3rd flight at the field on a windy day. loved it on low rates and didn't even switch to high rates yet:Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzKZ9Mwn16o
Forum: Beginners 08-22-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By tobydogs
Alex, i just watched a 9 minute review of...

Alex,
i just watched a 9 minute review of the flyzone Cessna and she appears to be a really nice looking plane. the battery compartment look a bit tough to fasten the battery in place. are...
Forum: Beginners 08-22-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By tobydogs
sounds like your battery was working for a while...

sounds like your battery was working for a while and now isn't......

WARNING!!!!!!you know the wires are soldered to contacts under all that pretty covering around the battery and if you lift...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-22-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By tobydogs
the motor i have in the fanjet ultra is a...

the motor i have in the fanjet ultra is a headsuprc powerup 450jet. runs on 4cell 4.5x4.5 pac. it's quick and maybe close to 100 but i don't think from the many times flying it that it's going...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-21-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By tobydogs
in your experience,what would be a good motor for...

in your experience,what would be a good motor for the speed shark on 4cell that might clock 110+mph. I get frustrated reseaching so many motors to choose from and the price does matter since theres...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-21-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By tobydogs
true......but the nano is foam. i have the...

true......but the nano is foam. i have the balsa version. how long do you think the suppo 2200 will hold up under 4cell load:roll eyes:,long enough to get a few runs recorded????
Forum: 3D Flying 08-21-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By tobydogs
Nigel, did you have any down/right...

Nigel,

did you have any down/right thrust with your motor on the hummer? I have some since the flight i had last week seemed to have to much climbing with full throttle and the motor was...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-21-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By tobydogs
looks good to me:Q. I wound up...

looks good to me:Q.

I wound up installing several motors on the speedshark that were in the stock pile of motors and finally decided on the suppo 2200kv motor and a 5.5 x4.5 pac prop. I know...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-20-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By tobydogs
Nigel my friend, I just got the motor in...

Nigel my friend,
I just got the motor in the mail today...fast delivery when ordering from the US warehouse.

I installed it in 5 minutes and put the only 11inch prop i had in the...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 08-20-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By tobydogs
I use cc3d and am enjoying the experience...but...

I use cc3d and am enjoying the experience...but not everyone does. check out the "open pilot" programing of the cc3d. lots to learn.

if this really is your first experiences with quads you...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 08-19-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By tobydogs
Tower hobbies has them in stock. on sale for...

Tower hobbies has them in stock. on sale for $119.00,which for the wood,hardware canopy, and cowel is a super price for this size kit. i couldn't stand the way the wing is built but once done it's...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 08-18-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By tobydogs
she looks great and will fly the same way. i love...

she looks great and will fly the same way. i love my rv 4-40 also and they do nice scale flights with good sport aerobatics. :ws:
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 08-18-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,968
Views: 193,332
Posted By tobydogs
i just crashed my extra 260 32"ws plane...... and...

i just crashed my extra 260 32"ws plane...... and i wasn't even flying it!!:blah:

got home from work and hot glued my busted up superfly foamy delta wing. replaced the motor mount and gave her...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-16-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By tobydogs
Just finished reading a long tread on another...

Just finished reading a long tread on another site and am going with the recommend motor Nigel. turnegy 28-36/8 1100kv. ordered it tonight from HK's USA east coast warehouse for $18 shipped. ...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-16-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By tobydogs
:Q yes pat....that would be a wrong prop at...

:Q yes pat....that would be a wrong prop at 6x7...lol.

sheesh,i love the way i have a selection of motors in the parts drawers to choose from shows how long i'v been in this hobby. now i...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-15-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By tobydogs
fantastic day flying.....the speedshark toss i...

fantastic day flying.....the speedshark toss i made at launch today was to weak and she rocked side to side and nosed in. no damage other than to separate the motor from it's own base. she was fully...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-15-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By tobydogs
WOW! what a great day of flying.:D ...

WOW! what a great day of flying.:D

only 2 disappointments though the hummer was underpowered except when flying full throttle. plus she needed to have more down thrust mounted in that weak...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-15-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By tobydogs
have a great maiden today Gord!!! i also am...

have a great maiden today Gord!!! i also am maidening today.
Forum: 3D Flying 08-15-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By tobydogs
thanks for sharing that weight Nigel I was...

thanks for sharing that weight Nigel I was thinking I should remove the tail section to get down to 535g in your first posts...lol:D:Q[JK of coarse:roll eyes:]
I decided to install the...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-14-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By tobydogs
Nigel my friend, you switched motors...

Nigel my friend,

you switched motors to a larger one,with any other mod's how much does she weigh now?

i had to add lead to the nose to get cg right using a light 1000mah 30c 3cell...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-14-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By tobydogs
thanks my friend, what do the metal rids...

thanks my friend,
what do the metal rids mean:confused:and back end of what location?

I read the balance point on the wing is the carbon fiber rod stiffeners. This amazes me since it's so...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-14-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By tobydogs
Hello Nigel, I just finished putting...

Hello Nigel,

I just finished putting together the hummer tonight. a mistake I made was to use ca on the carbon fiber and hot glue gun the fasten the surfaces together.

If I read right...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-13-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 165,395
Posted By tobydogs
Steve and Nigel, beautiful planes ya...

Steve and Nigel,

beautiful planes ya got there buds.:ws: very nice.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-13-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By tobydogs
no update yet other than she's fully ready to go...

no update yet other than she's fully ready to go and batteries are still charged. I'm beginning to think Pat is right regarding the 3cell batts. i can use a 5.5x5.5 prop and fly more controlled...
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