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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By hayofstacks
Heat it up with a heat gun to loosen up all the...

Heat it up with a heat gun to loosen up all the glue, tape it in place once removed, lay paper over the top and do a pencil rub. Then transfer everything onto a clean sheet for only a trace of the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-21-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By hayofstacks
Next time you crunch it you won't need to do...

Next time you crunch it you won't need to do anything but click the go button. 30 seconds and done.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-27-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,489
Posted By hayofstacks
X2. Its not the gusts that get ya on...

X2.

Its not the gusts that get ya on landing, its when the gusts go away and the plane drops.

The plane doesn't know or care what the wind is, unless its in relation to a fixed point on the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-28-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By hayofstacks
Stock gws style mounts are absolute garbagex even...

Stock gws style mounts are absolute garbagex even the millenium rc one. I had one and it broke first prop strike with a gws prop. The eflight mount is smaller and stronger, but only good for 16x19mm...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-22-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By hayofstacks
Lift is redirected air. If no air is moving over...

Lift is redirected air. If no air is moving over the wing, then there cant be any lift. I wonder why all the 3d planes have large props and control surfaces...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-16-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By hayofstacks
Ive seen quite a few helicopters from the 1980's...

Ive seen quite a few helicopters from the 1980's with flat blades as well.

Wasn't all that long ago, I was getting told a propeller wouldnt work backwards because airfoil.
Forum: Beginners 09-09-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By hayofstacks
X2 on the t-28 its a good solid flyer. IF...

X2 on the t-28 its a good solid flyer.

IF you wanna go classic high wing trainer that you can just float into an easy landing, I loved my alpha 450 sport. It was a rocket with a solid 200+ watt...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-16-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,596
Posted By hayofstacks
Another thing that really, really hasent been...

Another thing that really, really hasent been brought up is weight to strength. We can build a solid block of plastic to virtually any dimension the printer is capeable of, and make it mostly hollow...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-16-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,596
Posted By hayofstacks
The problems associated with wing ribs made of...

The problems associated with wing ribs made of plastic really have some draw backs. The larger the peice is, the more likely it will warp. The more warp you have, the less consistancy and the more...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-15-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,596
Posted By hayofstacks
To build an actual wing rib, you would be limited...

To build an actual wing rib, you would be limited to only 9 or 10 inches unless you were to modify a reprap or use a different style of 3d printer to make it plausible. It would be easy to create a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-13-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,596
Posted By hayofstacks
Rather then paying several hundred $$$'s extra,...

Rather then paying several hundred $$$'s extra, you could also build a reprap yourself for close to $200. If you forgo the heated build platform and have an extra pc power supply laying around, you...
Forum: Power Systems 08-11-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By hayofstacks
http://www.hangar-9.com/Resources/Electric_Chart.a...

http://www.hangar-9.com/Resources/Electric_Chart.aspx

so quick question, is this to replace a gas/nitro motor? Are the batteries optimized for size/weight or flight time, cg issues? Are the motors...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-05-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By hayofstacks
I'm jelous, and i don't even like nascar. ...

I'm jelous, and i don't even like nascar.

hang onto that wife.
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-01-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By hayofstacks
You can get the whole kit for $28... I've...

You can get the whole kit for $28...

I've been working on a few different wings but haven't finished any yet.
Forum: Beginners 07-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By hayofstacks
Depends on the plane and what i have laying...

Depends on the plane and what i have laying around. most wire is actually piano wire, or the other way around. at tue hobby shop its just labeled individually and marked up.
Forum: Beginners 07-21-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By hayofstacks
I mark my pushrods with a marker and then use z...

I mark my pushrods with a marker and then use z bends. Nothing to slip or go wrong. piano wire is cheap.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-21-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By hayofstacks
Even if. the hobbyking $6 battery lasts half as...

Even if. the hobbyking $6 battery lasts half as long, they are still worth the price.

i bought 5 25c 2200mah batteries a year and a half ago. still using them all several times i forgot to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,948
Posted By hayofstacks
I've got a 3d printed light socket outlet cover...

I've got a 3d printed light socket outlet cover in my room that we built for less then it would cost us in gas on a trip to the hardware store. you can download a iphone case or belt clip as well.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By hayofstacks
Ultra stick 25e with a monster 32 770kv motor....

Ultra stick 25e with a monster 32 770kv motor. pulls a bit over 800 watts on 4 cells.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,948
Posted By hayofstacks
Anything you can cad design you can print. A...

Anything you can cad design you can print.
A lost key from your keyboard, modify a cup holder to screw in place of a stock panel in your car, make a penny bottle opener or coat hanger. the possible...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-09-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By hayofstacks
What you want is thrust not speed then. it would...

What you want is thrust not speed then. it would be possible to just throw a 10x5 on it and have fun. or just throttle back. you don't have to fly it at 100mph with the throttle all the way up....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By hayofstacks
Read up on headsuprc. Reading up on...

Read up on headsuprc.

Reading up on different motors and the thrust/amps they put out taught me more about motors then anything else. not a bad place to order from either.

most motor...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-05-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By hayofstacks
Going to a lower kv motor up front will get you...

Going to a lower kv motor up front will get you the exact same effect as pitching down the front motor. the rear motor will spin faster, and the front motor will spin slower. i still really recommend...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-04-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By hayofstacks
Throw a huge motor up front and get rid of the...

Throw a huge motor up front and get rid of the weights. might as well have it work for ya.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-01-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 5,963
Posted By hayofstacks
I still like the way the faa still thinks they...

I still like the way the faa still thinks they have final say in a place that they have no power.

they don't have the laws, man power or ability to stop everyone from picking up a $100 rtf package...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-01-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,974
Posted By hayofstacks
I hooked a fish scale up and did some testing...

I hooked a fish scale up and did some testing with a 480 motor and a 10x5 prop. the plane was on the ground. I'm guessing close to 5oz was lost due to friction to the wheels.

10x5 normal, 31oz of...
Forum: Beginners 07-01-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 901
Posted By hayofstacks
Hey man, best of luck. what I've been doing...

Hey man, best of luck.

what I've been doing with my stock fuses is filling them with a wooden dowel and then gluing it with foam expanding glue like gorilla glue. saves from major headaches later...
Forum: Beginners 06-30-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 975
Posted By hayofstacks
Get a block of balsa, drill a hole, get some...

Get a block of balsa, drill a hole, get some carbon fiber aarow shafts and glue them in place.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-29-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By hayofstacks
If you have a pretty decent size hill you could...

If you have a pretty decent size hill you could easy lie down while flying.

when we go to the salt flats i can't stand to sit in a chair and.fly. my dad does it quite a bit though.
Forum: Beginners 06-29-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 901
Posted By hayofstacks
I was really disapointed in my aleroins. they...

I was really disapointed in my aleroins. they were basically useless without a ton of rudder.
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