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Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-21-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By Abuelo
I'll defer to the experts.

I'll defer to the experts.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-21-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By Abuelo
Joe, two ideas. 1. Be sure the throttle...

Joe, two ideas.

1. Be sure the throttle stick is in the bottom position when you start. Might be necessary to set the throttle trim to the lowest setting also. The beeping is probably telling...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-09-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By Abuelo
Agree, but it still works the same. ...

Agree, but it still works the same.

Perhaps originally it had been over waxed?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-09-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Abuelo
You might want to look at www.outerzone.co.uk as...

You might want to look at www.outerzone.co.uk as they have plans for three different versions of the Telemaster, all with ailerons. One has comments that the ailerons aren't all that effective by...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-05-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Abuelo
quorneng, I think Ronners was the one interested....

quorneng, I think Ronners was the one interested. I just did some quick checking.

AbueloBill
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-05-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Abuelo
HeadsUp RC has got 'em. ...

HeadsUp RC has got 'em. http://www.headsuphobby.com/GWS-1060X3-Reverse-Rotation-Propller-ONE-GREY-Prop-G-183.htm
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-04-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,232
Posted By Abuelo
I've mixed epoxy on anything that was handy but...

I've mixed epoxy on anything that was handy but found that an upside down pop can with the convex base makes the best mixing surface. Easy to see and judge the two quantities and they naturally flow...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 10-31-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,601
Posted By Abuelo
Eddy, When you do build this I'm interested...

Eddy,

When you do build this I'm interested in seeing how you set up the electric motor and the related ESC, etc., with the motor on a pylon. Easy to do with the .020 but not with the wiring?
...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 10-30-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,601
Posted By Abuelo
Is this it? ...

Is this it? http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=242
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-15-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Abuelo
Thanks, Joe. I'll have it at the Chandler Bowl...

Thanks, Joe. I'll have it at the Chandler Bowl this Sunday morning for show and tell. So if you are in the neighborhood . . . .
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-15-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Abuelo
Balsa build of a 36" span Ladybug

There hasn’t been much lately on from-scratch scratch building going on. Time for an update?

Just finishing up building a balsa 1.6x version of Andy Clancy’s Ladybug. When I first joined the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-04-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Abuelo
Colored silk source

For anyone who builds with balsa and silk coverings, finding and affording colored silk is a problem. Dharma Trading Co just came out with a line of their silk in colors. www.dharmatrading.com

I...
Forum: Power Systems 10-01-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By Abuelo
Might want to lose the glow prop and stick with...

Might want to lose the glow prop and stick with those designed for electrics.
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-30-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Abuelo
A Southwestern Honker parasol perhaps? Seem to...

A Southwestern Honker parasol perhaps? Seem to recall a short-lived design and kit. I had both the Honker and the Honker Bipe, the latter with an Enya 09. A parasol design would fit right in with...
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-30-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Abuelo
Thanks for the post and reminding us of the...

Thanks for the post and reminding us of the Q-Tee. I built one from the kit (price $17.76) after seeing the magazine plans and flew it pulse rudder with a .049. Might have to build another, quick...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-22-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,192
Posted By Abuelo
Was unaware of these capabilities with digital...

Was unaware of these capabilities with digital servos. Thanks for advising.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-22-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,192
Posted By Abuelo
If you are looking to move a control surface...

If you are looking to move a control surface 133, it can be done with differential hole positions in the servo arm vs. the control surface arm. I ballparked it to be 82% of the servo arm length,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-13-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By Abuelo
+1 on quorneng's reply. The HURC 12A ESC,...

+1 on quorneng's reply.

The HURC 12A ESC, for example, has a 1 amp BEC and the description says it will power 3-4 sub micro servos. It is entirely possible the four servos (two with metal gears)...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-13-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Abuelo
Here is their stats: Looks like a 10x7 to a...

Here is their stats:

Looks like a 10x7 to a 12x6 would work. Note that your plane is listed.



Park 480 Brushless Outrunner Motor, 1020Kv

Key Features
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-13-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Abuelo
Frustrating for sure but we've all experienced...

Frustrating for sure but we've all experienced issues while learning to fly electrics.

My suggestion is to skip the setup referenced for a couple reasons, one is that it is out of stock. A lot of...
Forum: Humor 09-03-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Abuelo
Atomic

Two hydrogen atoms were talking and one asked the other, "You look sad, are you OK?"

"No," the second replied, "I lost my electron."

"That's serious, are you sure?"

"Yes," he said. "I'm...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-29-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By Abuelo
Don't forget the old standby and last resort, a...

Don't forget the old standby and last resort, a light wipe of cooking oil or PAM type spray over the parts of a plan that need duplicating.

Advantages: Nothing will stick to the plan and the...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-09-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,429
Posted By Abuelo
Very welcome.

Very welcome.
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-08-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,429
Posted By Abuelo
If you think a silk and dope finish might work,...

If you think a silk and dope finish might work, take a look at Dharma Trading Co for the silk and acid dyes and Aircraft Spruce for the nitrate dope. I've ordered and used their products and was...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-06-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,429
Posted By Abuelo
Very nice. Looking at a silk and dope finish? ...

Very nice. Looking at a silk and dope finish?

Keep us posted on your progress.
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-06-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,601
Posted By Abuelo
Eddy, Highly suggest adding a wing spar in...

Eddy,

Highly suggest adding a wing spar in the two center sections. The wing structure is OK for just drifting through the sky but weak for any type of maneuvering. My Nomad had an Ace pulse...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-04-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By Abuelo
C.ctas has you covered. I bought the tubing...

C.ctas has you covered.

I bought the tubing at Lowe's from the plumbing supplies dept. where its on a big spool wiith the other tubing. It is referred to as surgical tubing around here and is easy...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Abuelo
Sounds good.

Sounds good.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Abuelo
And the rattle can paint jobs are appropriate for...

And the rattle can paint jobs are appropriate for these, designed and built before Monocoat and the various foams and plastics came into the hobby. Keep up the good work, the older planes are still...
Forum: Beginners 06-27-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,084
Posted By Abuelo
I read the initial reply to WM's posting and...

I read the initial reply to WM's posting and thought it was well written and accurate. The posting referenced behavior and its ramifications and did not criticize the individual. If someone...
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