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Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By hayofstacks
Id start with the battery. A brushless motor...

Id start with the battery.

A brushless motor uses three different phases alternating to create movement. Not saying it couldn't be the esc, but it seems unlikely to me if the motor still spins up....
Forum: Beginners 04-16-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,275
Posted By hayofstacks
There is very little difference between landing,...

There is very little difference between landing, and flying low.

If you have a wide open field and a tail dragger, do some low passes, just slowly getting lower each time.if you have a paved...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By hayofstacks
I've been going back and forth on building my own...

I've been going back and forth on building my own guinea pig off of the plans.
Forum: Beginners 04-16-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By hayofstacks
What was your battery voltage at the end of your...

What was your battery voltage at the end of your flight? Got a watt meter? Either one would tell you if your battery is getting soft.
Forum: Foamies 04-15-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6,202
Views: 396,411
Posted By hayofstacks
81 mph gusts, dust and rain. I checked, the glue...

81 mph gusts, dust and rain. I checked, the glue has dried on my plane.
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 04-12-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By hayofstacks
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7...

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=71660

Here's a link showing some of if.
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 04-12-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By hayofstacks
Double post.

Double post.
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 04-12-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By hayofstacks
Yes. We build motor mounts, battery boxes, wing...

Yes. We build motor mounts, battery boxes, wing mounts,custom motor mounts,just about anything plastic you could want.
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 04-12-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By hayofstacks
Check out some of the flite test videos on...

Check out some of the flite test videos on YouTube. Everything from basic park flyers to a flying toaster, microwave, or cinderblock. They have a few vtol airplanes that transition to forwards flight...
Forum: Beginners 04-12-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By hayofstacks
X2. A brushless motor of the same weight will...

X2. A brushless motor of the same weight will have about double the power and flight times as the same plane.

I run a powerup 450 sport or slowfly on my slowstick with the 30 amp switchmode bec....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-11-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,171
Views: 145,262
Posted By hayofstacks
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13...

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1332209

After reading this, i have a feeling it was pretty underpowered on 5 cells.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-11-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 193
Posted By hayofstacks
They have a few plans I've been interested in...

They have a few plans I've been interested in building and modifying. I have this idea in my head of building another pusher puller biplane and trying to mid mount the motors for less pitch change...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-11-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By hayofstacks
It depends on what type of prop you use and what...

It depends on what type of prop you use and what your flight envelope is. I see nothing wrong with posting on an old thread if your asking a similar question. An apc slow fly prop will pull more...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-10-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By hayofstacks
You need 7 channels for crow if you also want...

You need 7 channels for crow if you also want flaps or flaperons. I have played with both, not on a sail plane though.

Both my dx6i and mini ultra and ultra stick had programming steps in the user...
Forum: Beginners 04-09-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By hayofstacks
All very good points, and a well thought out...

All very good points, and a well thought out response.

A prop saver would save you from most damage, but i still go through motor mounts and props on mine when i fly on grass.

I could see the...
Forum: Beginners 04-08-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 385
Posted By hayofstacks
You got nothing to lose by trying it. Let us...

You got nothing to lose by trying it.

Let us know how it goes, and pictures are a must.
Forum: Beginners 04-08-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By hayofstacks
You can take off and land in a parking space on...

You can take off and land in a parking space on the original slow stick, thanks to its extremely high amount of drag wing, low weight and high incidence. Parts are also available in virtually any...
Forum: Beginners 04-07-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By hayofstacks
X2..then when your ready for a glider, just throw...

X2..then when your ready for a glider, just throw a glider wing on your slowstick.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-06-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By hayofstacks
If you have more wire left over, build an a frame...

If you have more wire left over, build an a frame to go inbetween, or you could step up a size and ad an inverted v and make that your axle.

I actually bend my landing gear with whatever size wire...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-06-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,445
Posted By hayofstacks
You do know watts = volts x amps right? Im...

You do know watts = volts x amps right?

Im glad a fellow slowstick enthusiasts likes my flying spot. Can't think of a time I've flown a slowstick there though. Doesn't really need 1.5 miles of...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-06-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,445
Posted By hayofstacks
Pretty funny how ama, speed and record were never...

Pretty funny how ama, speed and record were never even used together, but hey, twist everyone's words however you see fit.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-06-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By hayofstacks
I find that not only are factory specs largely...

I find that not only are factory specs largely flawed, but even trying to find them is a crap shoot. Especially some manufactures will re-rate or change motors without changing the specs or kv rating...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-04-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,430
Posted By hayofstacks
Why not shrink tube a plastic bottle to hold it...

Why not shrink tube a plastic bottle to hold it in place?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-03-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 412
Posted By hayofstacks
On my slow stick, i run a 2200mah 3 cell. With...

On my slow stick, i run a 2200mah 3 cell. With easy flying i can get 45 minute flights, and with a $30 50 watt charger, i can quick charge (non ballanced charge) in 30 minutes. I can quite litterly...
Forum: Beginners 04-03-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 549
Posted By hayofstacks
Got a cheap volt meter? Id test to see if your...

Got a cheap volt meter? Id test to see if your getting 5v's or so to the receiver when you power it up. If not, process of elimination will eventually find the fault.

Like i said, if you can't...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-03-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By hayofstacks
X2 to everything said above. Part of the...

X2 to everything said above.

Part of the reason i really like headsuprc is because they advertise actual prop data and will even tell you when a motor can be safely pushed beyond that.

I have a...
Forum: Beginners 04-03-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 549
Posted By hayofstacks
Did you unplug any servo leads or extensions? If...

Did you unplug any servo leads or extensions? If you reversed your throttle/bec it could do that.

Horizon hobbies has a killer tech and replacement setup, they stand behind products. If all your...
Forum: Beginners 04-03-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 385
Posted By hayofstacks
It will work fine. Id personally double up your...

It will work fine. Id personally double up your smaller batteries. This would give you 1200 ish mah for longer flight times. Just don't expect a ton of vertical, keep your speed up until you get used...
Forum: Beginners 04-03-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 385
Posted By hayofstacks
Fyi, the stock brushed motor with gearbox flew...

Fyi, the stock brushed motor with gearbox flew well with 40 watts on 3 cells. I learned on a similar setup, but getting three mistakes high was a bit of a challenge.
Forum: Beginners 04-03-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 385
Posted By hayofstacks
Yes, it should work okay, pretty marginal power...

Yes, it should work okay, pretty marginal power depending on battery though. Mine actually has 365 watts, a bit over propped and well over 2:1, but i like to fly slow.

If your on 2 cells i...
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