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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-29-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,477
Posted By dahawk
Hi Paul, What's the thickness of your...

Hi Paul,

What's the thickness of your foam board? Depending on what your building, you may want to keep the paper on. Why? You may be disappointed with the foam between the two sheets of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-29-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 41,862
Posted By dahawk
+1 on xmech's advice. I have both Futaba and...

+1 on xmech's advice. I have both Futaba and Spektrum. Futaba throttle is also channel 3 and it almost always needs reversing. Spektrum of course uses channel 1 and I've never had to reverse...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-29-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,477
Posted By dahawk
Jack, If you're just making bends, I'd...

Jack,

If you're just making bends, I'd only apply gentle pressure to cut through the top layer of paper and slightly into the foam. Remember it's just two pieces of paper with about 3mm of foam...
Forum: Power Systems 08-29-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By dahawk
What TX are you binding the AS3X to? Just...

What TX are you binding the AS3X to? Just curious. My DX9 talks to me so I know immediately if the bind failed.

When you plug in the lipo, the rx starts flashing, right? Then while holding...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 08-29-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By dahawk
On your's and DBC's rec, I just ordered one. It...

On your's and DBC's rec, I just ordered one. It will be my 3rd Phoenix model. Lost the EMB-312 Tucano this week. My all time favorite. Will reload the 46, esc and servo's from the Tucano into the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-29-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 165,733
Posted By dahawk
After losing my beloved Phoenix EMB-312 Tucano...

After losing my beloved Phoenix EMB-312 Tucano this week, I bit the bullet and got in on Tower Hobbies sale. Bought the Phoenix Giles G-202 ARF. $100.00 shipped. 6# AUW balsa and ply. 53"WS. Will...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 08-28-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 193,702
Posted By dahawk
Nigel, Me too. We have copperheads and water...

Nigel,

Me too. We have copperheads and water moccasins not to mention Lyme disease carrying deer ticks. Goes along with living in Texas. When I head into the high brush, I bring my sand iron with...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 08-27-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 193,702
Posted By dahawk
X & Nigel, Appreciate the condolences. ...

X & Nigel,

Appreciate the condolences.

Not really sure what really happened. The ambient temp was 98 deg F. Lemon rx in the Tucano. Knock off rx in the little PC-21. Never had a problem...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-27-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 321
Posted By dahawk
+1 on the PZ-T-28 as a second plane. It was my...

+1 on the PZ-T-28 as a second plane. It was my second plane and it was a big step up at the time. You won't get bored with her. A very nice flight envelope in it's stock configuration and a fun plane...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-27-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 321
Posted By dahawk
apprentice, I have the PZ Sukhoi SU-29MM...

apprentice,

I have the PZ Sukhoi SU-29MM like yours. It comes with a 636a rx , NOT the same as the Apprentice or Visonairre as Fish mentioned. This stock rx is a major source of consternation...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 08-27-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 193,702
Posted By dahawk
The RC Gods were no looking down at me favorably...

The RC Gods were no looking down at me favorably today. Crashed and totaled my Phoenix Model EMB-312 Tucano. Took off fine as usual with a nice climb out. Then as I started to apply left aileron, it...
Forum: Beginners 08-25-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By dahawk
Hi policetac and welcome to WF, I'll try to...

Hi policetac and welcome to WF,

I'll try to answer your questions in reverse order but it's going to to be tough to guess the plane you have.

4) First thing to read is AEAJR's manifesto:...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-24-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By dahawk
My vote ? PZ T-28. Parts are readily available....

My vote ? PZ T-28. Parts are readily available. In fact I've built a few by simply buying spare parts. Very flexible in that you can soup it up easily when you're ready. Mine is a rocket ship with...
Forum: Beginners 08-24-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By dahawk
+1 on All of the above. Not familiar with the...

+1 on All of the above. Not familiar with the Speck 4e but I normally set my throttle trim all the way down on my DX9. DO perform the esc reset routine and rebind.

Still love my T-28. Took...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-24-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 555
Posted By dahawk
Well skip to my Lou,... Held up great....

Well skip to my Lou,...

Held up great. Should buff out easily. Keep us posted.

Hawk
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 08-22-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By dahawk
Why don't you tell us how you really feel about...

Why don't you tell us how you really feel about the Giles? LOL
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-21-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 165,733
Posted By dahawk
Jet/Pat, Both winners ! Jet, I...

Jet/Pat,

Both winners !

Jet, I was thinking of getting the Phoenix Models Giles 202. It's a hoss at 6# AUW flying on 6S.

Hawk
Forum: New Product Announcements 08-21-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By dahawk
Sucks , Sounds like a cold solder joint...

Sucks ,

Sounds like a cold solder joint somewhere ? Or could the pos and neg wires somehow touch each other causing the short?
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-21-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 555
Posted By dahawk
Thanks Pat , I'll await the next shipment of kit...

Thanks Pat , I'll await the next shipment of kit plusses. Have a few 70mm edf/motor combo's laying around looking for a new home. 5 blade and a 11blade Don's wicked XRP setup.

Still need to...
Forum: Humor 08-21-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By dahawk
LMAO ! Good one

LMAO ! Good one
Forum: Company Discussions 08-21-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 14,828
Posted By dahawk
My recent experience with the US Warehouse has...

My recent experience with the US Warehouse has been quite good. Prompt shipping.

But did you see the latest 48 hour free shipping special ? Yes, free shipping from their International warehouse...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-21-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 555
Posted By dahawk
Great to see this Pat ! Nicely done. As a...

Great to see this Pat ! Nicely done.

As a fellow Freewing jet jock(A6/F5N), I have my eyes on this one. Waiting for the Kit + version to get back in stock. Who doesn't love an F-104 ?

...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 08-19-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By dahawk
Thanks Stu, I'll take a look. Leaning...

Thanks Stu,

I'll take a look. Leaning towards an Arf though. The Phoenix Giles
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 08-19-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By dahawk
Scha-weet ! I know DBC from the EMB 312 Tucano...

Scha-weet ! I know DBC from the EMB 312 Tucano and Super Decathlon threads over there. We call him Florida Dave. I really like the build quality of the two Phoenix models I have. Especially the...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 08-18-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By dahawk
pax, Looks just like the full scale ! Nicely...

pax,

Looks just like the full scale ! Nicely done. Think about getting one. Too bad they're discontinued. Seagull has a nice 60 size RV-8 that I could drop a 1.2...
Forum: Video Parking lot 08-18-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By dahawk
Thanks Fish, The earlier version I had...

Thanks Fish,

The earlier version I had was EPS . Was a beech to get going on grass. Pavement all the way though our field can be cut ultra short sometimes. Yes, on the retracts. I'm going to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By dahawk
I highly recommend Beacons Foam Tac on that foam:...

I highly recommend Beacons Foam Tac on that foam: http://www.headsuphobby.com/Beacon-Foam-Tac-Adhesive-2-oz-bottle-H-425.htm

Hawk
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 08-17-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By dahawk
Update: A group of Vans RV-7 formation pilots...

Update: A group of Vans RV-7 formation pilots will perform a tribute flyover with the missing man formation. Smoke on !

If you're in North Texas on Oct 11, this will be a fun event.

...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By dahawk
+1 on Lemon. I have a bunch of them including...

+1 on Lemon. I have a bunch of them including their combo stabilizer version and a few with sattelites. They all work great. Every bit as good as Spektrum. The down side to the non-cased version,...
Forum: Video Parking lot 08-17-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By dahawk
Way to go Fish! Hey, for $105 + shipping, we...

Way to go Fish!

Hey, for $105 + shipping, we could not go wrong !

I have the same lipo but also but have a 2800 mah 4S 40C that will fit- barely.

I also changed out the motor/fan combo to a...
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