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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-21-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,067
Posted By flypaper 2
Let's go to the other end of the spectrum:D ...

Let's go to the other end of the spectrum:D
This is one of my favorite little planes. Fast enough for the size of it I'd guess around 45 to 50 mph. Will do consecutive roll from one end of the field...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
Posted By flypaper 2
I put a drop of hotglue at the solder joint of...

I put a drop of hotglue at the solder joint of the rcvr ant. just so it won't flex at at that spot.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
Posted By flypaper 2
I use one in my Carbon Cub, with no problems,...

I use one in my Carbon Cub, with no problems, without a satellite. This is 84 in. wingspan. About 20 others in use too.

Gord.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 724
Posted By flypaper 2
The full size Mustang was one of the first ones...

The full size Mustang was one of the first ones with the Laminar Flow wings where the thickest part of the wing is closer to the centre of the chord. Part of the reason for being a tipstaller, but...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-15-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,724
Posted By flypaper 2
I didn't like the way the tail was built so made...

I didn't like the way the tail was built so made a new stab and rudder from Depron. No wood or carbon needed.
Just built it and will maiden it today.

Gord.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-12-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,484
Posted By flypaper 2
Liked your bit about the Queen Mother above,...

Liked your bit about the Queen Mother above, Nigel. She was one of my idols when I was a kid. A Lady in every respect. You know what I mean.

Gord.
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 08-11-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By flypaper 2
Easy to adjust, just by changing the length of an...

Easy to adjust, just by changing the length of an adjustable cross beam. Used to have and fly one of those full sized suckers way back when. :D
Also towed it up behind a snow machine with a couple...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-03-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By flypaper 2
I make these up from carbon rod, depending on the...

I make these up from carbon rod, depending on the size of the model. 1 mm works well for the smaller ones. This one has its own locking wire. The main wire fits your servo arm hole.
Put a slight...
Forum: Power Systems 06-22-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By flypaper 2
Another thing you might try is a wood gas prop of...

Another thing you might try is a wood gas prop of the same size.
Much lighter, where the mass is much less and able to accelerate faster.
Wood is what I use on motors this big.

Gord.
Forum: 3D Flying 06-09-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By flypaper 2
I had the batt. just held in with Velcro in the...

I had the batt. just held in with Velcro in the beginning. When I did a snaproll, it flung the batt out:confused: I also put Velcro strap over the batt and it's been fine ever since.
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-09-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By flypaper 2
It's the BP Cheetah A 2814-6 and runs on the same...

It's the BP Cheetah A 2814-6 and runs on the same batt. Higher KV to get more rpms with the same prop. Also had to make an extension as it's a shorter motor than the stock. Also had to cut a bit of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-08-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By flypaper 2
As Nigel says, you have to hold the plane still,...

As Nigel says, you have to hold the plane still, doesn't matter whether it's upside down or sideways, but after you plug the batt. in, the motor will give a few beeps, Now you have to hold the plane...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-08-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By flypaper 2
I put a bigger motor in mine just to keep up with...

I put a bigger motor in mine just to keep up with the Mustangs and P40s. Great flying plane otherwise.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-06-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By flypaper 2
I had the Mig 15 until I had a midair with...

I had the Mig 15 until I had a midair with another guy. It was one of my favorites.:oops:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-06-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By flypaper 2
This is a Cox P 47 with a 20 in. wingspan...

This is a Cox P 47 with a 20 in. wingspan compared to my Corsair which is 15 in span. and they both work fine.
What's the problem?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-05-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By flypaper 2
The HK Orange rcvrs with the gyros system and the...

The HK Orange rcvrs with the gyros system and the Lemons with the gyros work really well and are much easier to program.

Gord.
Forum: 3D Flying 06-01-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By flypaper 2
I like the neutral CG too, so when you flip it...

I like the neutral CG too, so when you flip it inverted, it's on the same flightline.
Also where the Pogo is very stable for vertical takeoffs and landings.............most of the times.:oops:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By flypaper 2
Some of my ESCs have an extra wire you touch to...

Some of my ESCs have an extra wire you touch to the batt wire before connecting to charge the caps.
Before they came along, a buddy showed me how to make a resistor connector that plugges in before...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-15-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By flypaper 2
The arcing is done on the end tip of the...

The arcing is done on the end tip of the connector so has no effect on the flat part of the tab where the actual connection is made. Not to worry.:)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-04-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 824
Posted By flypaper 2
And when you heatshrink keep your heatgun or iron...

And when you heatshrink keep your heatgun or iron away from the ribs. after they're tacked down.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-04-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 824
Posted By flypaper 2
Here's one I covered with the HK stuff. Byron...

Here's one I covered with the HK stuff. Byron Christen Eagle 1/4 scale foamy. Weighs around 20 lbs. and flies better as electric than it did with a Quadra 52. One nice thing about the HK covering is...
Forum: Beginners 04-04-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 900
Posted By flypaper 2
They can be brought back if you're carefull. I...

They can be brought back if you're carefull. I had a fairly new one lost in the bush, in a plane, for 3 days. Batt was flatter than P on a plate. I put it on the charger set to nimh, and when the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-30-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,007
Posted By flypaper 2
Had what I think was the Cricket or grasshopper...

Had what I think was the Cricket or grasshopper something like that, back around 1971. Had a Super Tigre 35 with a conventional prop mounted on top of the rotor blades and the torque reaction from...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-03-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By flypaper 2
Yeah, must finish the Cutlass. :oops: I put a...

Yeah, must finish the Cutlass. :oops: I put a Lemon rcvr in the Pogo to help the hovering and it does work well. Of course, being bigger helps. It's pretty much of a calm day flier in order to take...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-03-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By flypaper 2
I go Pogo

I flew a small pogo for 10 yrs and finally wore it out. Kinda missed it so I decided to build another bigger one. This one is 3 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide. Too big to put in my van, so I made it to fold...
Forum: 3D Flying 02-01-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,490
Posted By flypaper 2
Another one close to the Mig 15 was the SU 15....

Another one close to the Mig 15 was the SU 15. Sort of a shoulder wing Mig 15. Been tempted to build one.:D
Forum: Power Systems 12-31-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,518
Posted By flypaper 2
Not a fan of CA either. Only when I have to, and...

Not a fan of CA either. Only when I have to, and only on EPP or EPO.
Forum: Power Systems 12-31-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,518
Posted By flypaper 2
Another method I use is to put a small slit down...

Another method I use is to put a small slit down both sides and insert .026 plastic coated fishing leader wire. Flood it with thin CA. Makes for a rigid fuse.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By flypaper 2
Dumbest thing they ever did here when both...

Dumbest thing they ever did here when both systems work well as is. Converting is the problem. For instance, the houses are all imperial. Now the lumberyards are encumbered with having to supply both...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-27-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 890
Posted By flypaper 2
When I was around 10 or 12, a buddy and I were...

When I was around 10 or 12, a buddy and I were playing soldier with the BB guns. Heavy jackets so it wouldn't hurt. Was about 60 ft. away when he jumped out behind a stump. I took a shot and he...
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