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Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-22-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By Beemerider
If you still have it is PayPal ok?

If you still have it is PayPal ok?
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By Beemerider
Steve, I'm interested. Wayne

Steve, I'm interested.

Wayne
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 10-21-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 56,395
Posted By Beemerider
Well I bought one of the $17 kits couple years...

Well I bought one of the $17 kits couple years back and after 0 luck getting it in the air I decided the small fast planes are not for me. I quickly went back to my slow flying powered sailplanes and...
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 10-19-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 56,395
Posted By Beemerider
For those interested.......HK has a new parkjet...

For those interested.......HK has a new parkjet out. Or basically a revised one.
...
Forum: Beginners 10-19-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 412
Posted By Beemerider
If bad goes to worse I'll wear my heated jacket...

If bad goes to worse I'll wear my heated jacket liner (use with my motorcycle) and make a relatively short power extension cable to plug into my truck's accessory power socket, or I imagine I could...
Forum: Beginners 10-17-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 412
Posted By Beemerider
For the past 3 years I and a few other fellas...

For the past 3 years I and a few other fellas from our club have tried to fly all year. We're in the western part of Virginia (Shenandoah Valley) and we're generally protected from weather extremes...
Forum: Beginners 06-21-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,697
Posted By Beemerider
One of our club members just bought the new DX6....

One of our club members just bought the new DX6. Makes me almost want to throw rocks at my DX7s.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-09-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 814
Posted By Beemerider
Read up a couple of responses. I gave the model...

Read up a couple of responses. I gave the model manufacturer. And I've read every post I can find on this model. All that I've read (from owners) said they had to add a lot of weight. I wouldn't have...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-09-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 814
Posted By Beemerider
Thanks for all the good suggestions. This the...

Thanks for all the good suggestions. This the first chance I've had to respond due to a busy schedule today. The model is a Seagull 2000 (ARF) from Seagull Models. It was an end-of-year closeout from...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-08-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 814
Posted By Beemerider
Yeah I've moved everything as far forward as I...

Yeah I've moved everything as far forward as I can. I read on another thread on this model (Seagull 2000) that everyone has to add a lot of weight to the nose. I'm just trying to keep it as light as...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-08-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 814
Posted By Beemerider
Adding weight to the nose

This may have a simple answer but my brain doesn't work quite as well as it once did so I thought I'd ask.

I have a new 2m sailplane (powered). To balance properly a considerable amount of weight...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-24-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By Beemerider
I had originally thought you only needed to...

I had originally thought you only needed to connect the balance plug while balance charging. I appreciate you pointing that out to me. I will do that going forward now.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-22-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By Beemerider
I generally only balance charge when at home...

I generally only balance charge when at home since in longer charge time is not an issue. At the field I do a standard charge.

Thanks for the additional info!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-22-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By Beemerider
I have a question for you lipo guru's. I use a...

I have a question for you lipo guru's. I use a balancing charger but I only balance charge when my battery watt meter says the cells are unbalanced. Otherwise I always charge them at 1C.

So bottom...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 02-20-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Beemerider
I hadn't seen those. I had looked at the MVVS...

I hadn't seen those. I had looked at the MVVS motors. As with nearly every other product HobbyKing has seemingly copied those motors. I decided to try one. I mounted it in the nose of my plane this...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 02-19-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Beemerider
Motor mounting and cooling

I'm preparing to mount an inrunner in a new sailplane. The plane is a Seagull 2000 and the motor is a Turnigy Gliderdrive motor:

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products/SEA130
...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 02-17-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 469
Posted By Beemerider
Model King Coaxial Heli

I picked up this little coaxial heli for one of my grandsons (I have three) and being the good grandpa that I am I knew I just had to check the machine out for quality and proper operation prior to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-28-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By Beemerider
Or you could make sure your plane is fully...

Or you could make sure your plane is fully charged (might even want to up the battery size a bit) and be sure to get a good window seat and try to keep your model in sight. :roll:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-11-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,123
Posted By Beemerider
I too have bought a supply of heat shrink from...

I too have bought a supply of heat shrink from HF. They sell a pack that has I think 6 different sizes up to 1" and each is 36" long. I believe it was around $5-$7 as I recall. Another good source is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-01-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Beemerider
Seagull 2000.....and btw--Happy New Year!

I've not been around much this past year (if any at all) due to some personal issues and actually spending most of my time on my m/c. I was off the bike for 3 years due to an illness and now I guess...
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 08-27-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,519
Posted By Beemerider
I completely agree. More circuit board and...

I completely agree. More circuit board and component damage is done by using too light an iron or gun. You need a good 100 watt iron or gun with a clean, broadsided or flat tip. Weller makes some...
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 08-27-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,519
Posted By Beemerider
Weller is good stuff. All my irons and guns are...

Weller is good stuff. All my irons and guns are Weller. I've got irons from 12 watts up to 250 watt. And 2 guns 100/140 watt. I've got an off brand temp controlled iron that works really well for...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-27-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By Beemerider
I really can't imagine an application for a "high...

I really can't imagine an application for a "high resistance" electrical bond (?)
Like someone has often said "learn how to solder"!

Like you Denny I built several Heathkits many years ago....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-27-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Beemerider
Interesting! I've been reading stuff about this...

Interesting! I've been reading stuff about this from time to time. Concerning the cost of these printers and supplies.....where do they start?

Any recommendations on what to look at and where if...
Forum: Aerial Photography 08-06-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By Beemerider
Many folks use the Bixler that HobbyKing sells....

Many folks use the Bixler that HobbyKing sells. It makes a good AP platform as the plane is a pusher design so no prop in the video to worry with. It's also well within your price limit.

...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-05-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Beemerider
I've used (and still do) the #16 cam and I mount...

I've used (and still do) the #16 cam and I mount using a small piece of velcro on various places on the plane. I've put it on my 2m sailplane and my Slo Stick. It's so light you can just about mount...
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 07-03-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,300
Posted By Beemerider
I live in Staunton, probably 2.5-3 hours from...

I live in Staunton, probably 2.5-3 hours from you. I'm kinda sorta retired so I'm around all the time.

email is wayne.bowyer@gmail.com
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 07-03-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,300
Posted By Beemerider
Yes I still have it. What part of Virginia?

Yes I still have it. What part of Virginia?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-27-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By Beemerider
I don't believe I've ever seen a 300' tree! They...

I don't believe I've ever seen a 300' tree! They must grow 'em big where you live. :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-25-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By Beemerider
When you say loss of signal--no response at...

When you say loss of signal--no response at all...throttle and control surfaces? Or just partially--no rudder for example. I have a Champ I bought for my grandson and we experienced difficulty with...
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