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Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 05-19-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By garyp1029
The elevon reflex (slight up elevator)was checked...

The elevon reflex (slight up elevator)was checked before the flights by me and several others who fly wings.
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 05-19-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By garyp1029
Prop was in the correct position, and the plane...

Prop was in the correct position, and the plane had plenty of forward-pulling power. Forgot to mention that the CG was spot on, according to instructions. Plane acted as though it was EXTREMELY...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 05-18-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By garyp1029
From the side the motor is pointing down;...

From the side the motor is pointing down; extending the thrustline forward is extending it up (above the nose of the plane).
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 05-18-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By garyp1029
Flying Wings and MotorThrust

I have a Z84 and built it as instructions directed--with motor downthrust. All three flight attempts resulted in the plane diving toward the ground on launch. I am beginning to think that the...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 05-11-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By garyp1029
What would be recommended control...

What would be recommended control throws---distances up and down---for the maiden flight? Thanks. Gary
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 05-08-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By garyp1029
Received my Z84 today. One question---What is...

Received my Z84 today. One question---What is the purpose of the round 7/8" diameter silver disk? It is about 1/8" thick. I thought the kit would include two small magnets for the front of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-30-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By garyp1029
Turnigy TY-P1 25 Amp Hexfet ESC

Has anyone had any experience with this ESC? Apparently it is one of the few that HK offers with 3.5 motor and T battery connectors already installed.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By garyp1029
Same Motor, Different ESCs

HK offers a Turnigy 2826 2200Kv motor that requires a 40A ESC. HeadsUp has a similar 2826 1900Kv (Firepower 370 Zoom) that only requires a 18-22 ESC. What would account for the large difference in ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-16-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By garyp1029
Tower Hobbies Super Sportster rxr Motor

T.H. says it does not know the size or kv of the stock motor. Has anyone figured out the size and Kv? Looking for a replacement and would like to know. Thanks. Gary
Forum: 3D Flying 03-09-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By garyp1029
Pizzano, try Value Hobby in Addison, Illinois. ...

Pizzano, try Value Hobby in Addison, Illinois. They have the Hummer. Their shipping rates are also very reasonable. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-06-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By garyp1029
Nitro Popwing and Props

Maybe a dumb question, but . . . do flying wings, like the Nitro Popwing series, require a PUSHER prop, or simply a regular prop with the motor running backwards?????
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-24-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By garyp1029
The numbers Pizzano gave are the one I put into...

The numbers Pizzano gave are the one I put into eCalc, plus 313 sq" for the wing area. The advice was basically "Don't fly with the stock 9.5X7.5 prop!" Makes one wonder about accuracy of eCalc.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-24-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By garyp1029
But that makes it seem that the 9.5X7.5 is...

But that makes it seem that the 9.5X7.5 is marginal at best. That's why I wonder what prop owners are really using. Thanks pizzano, that is what I was looking for.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-24-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By garyp1029
Parkzone T28 and eCalc

Thinking of a Parkzone T28 and decided to run the stock numbers through eCalc. Using the stock 9.5X7.5 prop with a 3s 2100 battery, I got this message "The airflow at the propeller blade will stall....
Forum: Warbird Electrics 01-24-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By garyp1029
P51 and Corsair--Retracts

Considering the many available P51 and Corsair models (40" to 50" wingspan) with retracts---Which company offers the most reliable and strongest retracts as stock equipment? Thanks. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-06-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By garyp1029
Parkzone Artizan or GWS Formosa II

Having read through the reviews of each I am considering getting one of these two. How do the flying characteristics compare? Any significant differences?Thanks. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By garyp1029
Thanks to all for the information. I tried...

Thanks to all for the information. I tried several web searches but they came up empty-handed. Even the Dubro website, which sells both 2mm and 2-56 as well as 4-40 rods and couplers, offered no...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By garyp1029
Pushrods---2mm and 2-56

A pretty basic question involved here. Dubro offers both 2mm and 2-56 pushrods and threaded couplers for each (DUB 695 and 111). Are there TWO different diameters of rods involved here? I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-06-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By garyp1029
Yes, it is the white one with 40" wingspan. I...

Yes, it is the white one with 40" wingspan. I was thinking of getting a larger motor. Hard to figure out if I don't know the size of the original.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-05-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By garyp1029
No, it is the 40" wingspan version--Electrifly...

No, it is the 40" wingspan version--Electrifly Super Sportster ep rxr. I have had it for some time and am considering a larger motor, but there seems to be no information about the stock motor. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-05-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By garyp1029
Electrifly Super Sportster ep

Great Planes does not give the specs on the motor in this plane. It has no markings to indicate its size. Does anyone know the specs on it? Thanks. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By garyp1029
Thanks to all. The receiver is a Spektrum AR400....

Thanks to all. The receiver is a Spektrum AR400. The receiver/ESC settings must have been changed during the crash. I did the binding again, and that solved the problem. I was unaware that the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-19-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By garyp1029
Motor Acting Strangely

Put my Techone SU31 into the ground fairly hard and had to rebuild the whole motor mount area--using significantly thicker firewall and reinforcement. THE PROBLEM----Everything seems fine when both...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By garyp1029
Does no one have suggestions?

Does no one have suggestions?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-13-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By garyp1029
Techone SU31 Control Surface Movement

Just finished my first 3D plane and am having trouble interpreting the recommended control surface movement. Please interpret these instructions (I will only give the rudder since both aileron and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-06-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By garyp1029
HXT or Bullet Connector?

I received a Techone SU31 ARF with a T-Motor 30 amp ESC. The battery connector is either a HXT or Bullet---I don't know how to tell them apart. Can anyone help? It looks to be a 4mm. Thanks. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-29-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By garyp1029
Orange R620 or R615X

Am thinkng of getting my first Orange receiver for a Techone 3D plane. Any thoughts about either one of these receivers?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-23-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By garyp1029
Techone SU 31 battery size

Noticed that the Techone SU 31 recommends a battery in the 1000-1500 range. Was wondering what size battery most are using. Also, how long average flight time each produces. Am considering the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-05-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By garyp1029
Chellie is correct. The HeadsUp data chart for...

Chellie is correct. The HeadsUp data chart for the PowerUp 25 motor recommends a 10/5 prop with a 4-cell battery to produce a maxiumum thrust of (77 oz). The chart also says that a 3-cell battery...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By garyp1029
Thanks Chellie, Dahawk, and Ron. I was using the...

Thanks Chellie, Dahawk, and Ron. I was using the recommended 12/6 prop, a fully charged battery, and was only about 2-3 minutes into the flight. There was a gradual slowing down for about 10...
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