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Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By foodstick
Thanks Mike that is what I will do, use my...

Thanks Mike that is what I will do, use my separate on board receiver battery, and disconnect both red wires.

I appreciate the help... I have always been interested in how electronic things work,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By foodstick
Trying to get the wiring right on a dual ace twin.

Okay here is what i already have.

2 plush 60's esc
6 cell packs
2 suitable motors
and on board receiver pack ...


For the life of me I can not keep the dual esc setups straight in my head....
Forum: Beginners 04-06-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By foodstick
I have quit for 5 years or so, and re-maidens...

I have quit for 5 years or so, and re-maidens were INTENSE !

I bet with a 2 decade layoff you were just about OD'ing on the adrenaline ! :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-30-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,167
Posted By foodstick
Wow ! that is bad, once I was building racks in...

Wow ! that is bad, once I was building racks in the basement and as I test fit a fuse on the top, a clamp went lose and dropped a glassed balsa plane right on the concrete. it was a scratched out...
Forum: Beginners 03-29-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,876
Posted By foodstick
I have always thought after 10 minutes people...

I have always thought after 10 minutes people start either getting a little tired/sloppy or a little TOO daring ! ;)
Forum: Beginners 03-28-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,464
Posted By foodstick
The ca bothers me.. maybe you got some glue fumes...

The ca bothers me.. maybe you got some glue fumes that day as well?
Forum: Humor 03-26-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By foodstick
http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o66/foodstick/j...

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o66/foodstick/jed-clampett2.jpg
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By foodstick
We are going to use a separate flight pack for...

We are going to use a separate flight pack for our receiver on the twins... it looks like the obvious choice at this point.. It is interesting how many variables the electrics add to a good setup !
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By foodstick
Ok, thanks again, i knew this was trickier than...

Ok, thanks again, i knew this was trickier than setting up a single motor iarplane.. But there was quite a bit I didn't realize ....

We have converted a few 40 size projects with no problems, but...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By foodstick
Thanks ! you saved me and my buddy some...

Thanks !

you saved me and my buddy some major grief :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By foodstick
two esc, with bec's..unhook one control wire ?

My friend is using two turnigy plush 60 esc's. they have a bec on each one. he is going to run one battery on each motor so with that setup it is ok to use a Y harness on the two speed controls if I...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-21-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By foodstick
We flew it in the most awful light and sky...

We flew it in the most awful light and sky conditions tonight.. it was just a black outline from takeoff to landing... But it flew pretty well.. balance was good, and takeoffs were better than...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-19-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By foodstick
Recently converted, plan built ME 163

This plane isn't mine, but I do have a lot of connections to it. Fifteen years or so ago, a friend and I decided we had to have a couple of these. Well the deal was he bought the stuff, and I would...
Forum: WWI Era 03-06-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5,119
Views: 439,559
Posted By foodstick
My experience is the the D7 and SE5, are both...

My experience is the the D7 and SE5, are both exceptional planes , and can handle much more wind than you would expect ! The D7 does better touch and goes I think do to it settling better in ground...
Forum: Foamies 03-03-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,195
Posted By foodstick
I forgot Pink Floyd was electric, so they will be...

I forgot Pink Floyd was electric, so they will be able to hold onto a Largest electric foamy record.

It will be great to see Abby Normals test flight, I hope they have there dihedral beefed up...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-03-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,473
Posted By foodstick
I praise and applaud this post ! :) It does...

I praise and applaud this post ! :)

It does feel lonely out there sometimes ! I really like seeing threads where a lot of comments and participation happens, I have definitely seen really good...
Forum: Foamies 03-03-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,195
Posted By foodstick
I have run into team Abby Normal more than a few...

I have run into team Abby Normal more than a few times at events, man that kids voice has dropped like 4 octaves since the last time I heard him talk ! I thought the sound was off at first, he is...
Forum: 3D Flying 03-02-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By foodstick
Well, it does catch your attention, and we can...

Well, it does catch your attention, and we can always wonder if the translation confused them !!!

How long until they "Bring out the GIMP !"
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By foodstick
Flew the 4*40 Me 109 on ski's !!

I have never flown this plane off the snow before.. Even thought the skis match the plane nicely ! hahahah

I built the skis myself after a club member gave a lesson on it one year at a club...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-21-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,580
Posted By foodstick
I set the CG right around the 4.5 inches from...

I set the CG right around the 4.5 inches from center of leading edge. I didn't get real critical and use my fancy balancer.. it was more of a balanced on fingertip job ;) Mine flew great with a 12-8...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 02-21-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By foodstick
Well I have waited a couple weeks, and no cliffs...

Well I have waited a couple weeks, and no cliffs or oceans appeared.. ;) So I took the Ninja back out and had two more great flights.. unfortunately I broke the prop on the second landing..

Had...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-21-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,817
Posted By foodstick
Two flights yesterday ! I am liking this plane...

Two flights yesterday ! I am liking this plane more and more! It got lots of attention, and one guy was even kidding me about buying it.

I am slowly getting the landing procedure down for this...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-21-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,156
Posted By foodstick
Worked on the plane some, I trimmed the lead a...

Worked on the plane some, I trimmed the lead a little bit, and reworked the mechanical trim on the elevator. The elevator SHOULD be more effective with less weight in the nose also.

While I had it...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-20-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,580
Posted By foodstick
I beat you into the air Lou ! it flew great.. you...

I beat you into the air Lou ! it flew great.. you will be hapy when yours gets airborne.. I reviewed the test flight a bit better in the ic/conversion forum ...

Was a good day at the field... :)
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-20-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,156
Posted By foodstick
IT HAS FLOWN !!!!! Temp in the mid 40's 8-10...

IT HAS FLOWN !!!!!
Temp in the mid 40's 8-10 mph wind ...sunny.... good friends for support..

Track nice and solid, I had set the esc to soft start, that was almost to soft, will go back to the...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-17-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,580
Posted By foodstick
Without a set of plans I honestly can't say on...

Without a set of plans I honestly can't say on the retract location, have you been able to find any pictures of a model of this type online (with retracts) , that show the bottom of the wing?

I...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-16-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,580
Posted By foodstick
What size spinner adapter were you needing? I...

What size spinner adapter were you needing? I spotted this on HK

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=8883
...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-15-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,156
Posted By foodstick
A little more detail on the cowl and some flat...

A little more detail on the cowl and some flat coat. My chalk high lighting was desolving under the clear so much I brushed on some thinned white for highlights..cleared it, and then scuffed it up...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 02-15-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,497
Posted By foodstick
My BOT was built by a local friend that sold it...

My BOT was built by a local friend that sold it to another person, and then I bought it. It was never intended for a electric motor by the original builder.
I converted it over and so far have had...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-15-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By foodstick
if you have full length ailerons on the wing...

if you have full length ailerons on the wing controlled by a center servo you could. cut the ailerons in half.. turn the inner ailerons into flaps, and then add aileron servos out further in the...
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