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Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-28-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
nice but ouch

Finally had a chance to put the hobbyking skymaster in the air.
And I wasn't disappointed.
Is it a beginner plane? No, not really. It has some dihedral but very narrow wings.
Thus it needs to...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-27-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I believe the OP may be asking about mounting the...

I believe the OP may be asking about mounting the motor in a pusher configuration on a flying wing.
If so, I always line up my thrust with the bottom of the wing if the wing has a flat bottom.
Up...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-23-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 289
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Too fat a leading edge can also lead to that...

Too fat a leading edge can also lead to that behavior. Had the same problem with a scratch built wing a couple of years ago. After spending too much time messing with it trying the get the cg right....
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Asking for which glue is better is like asking...

Asking for which glue is better is like asking which transmitter is better. You'll get lots of opinions and each one will be different.
Best advise is to try them all and find out which glue you...
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Hot glue is set once it reaches ambient...

Hot glue is set once it reaches ambient temperature. Depending on the plane hot glue is not always preferred for fixing foam. It can get heavy very fast and melt on a hot day. For quick field fixes...
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Place them both with the control arm out or both...

Place them both with the control arm out or both in mirror opposite to each other.. One or the other. Do not place them with one in and one out or they will move the same way.
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Rule of thumb for using a simple Y connector is...

Rule of thumb for using a simple Y connector is to place the servos mirror opposite to each other. That way they will move in the opposite direction of each other once installed even though they are...
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
The easiest way to run two aileron servos is to...

The easiest way to run two aileron servos is to plug them in to a Y connector and plug that in to your aileron channel. No need for setting up mixes on the transmitter when you use a Y connector.
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-17-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,922
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
She came out looking great. Makes my covering...

She came out looking great.
Makes my covering skills look down right amateurish.
Good luck on the maiden. [popcorn]
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Until the floods took it from me the most...

Until the floods took it from me the most powerful setup I had was my Sig kobra with a 4248 ntm propdrive on 5s. Pulled close to 1100 watts.
Most powerful left in the fleet now is my FT Viggen with...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-17-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I have found the original motor for sale both on...

I have found the original motor for sale both on amazon and eBay but at nearly $50 before shipping I'll pass. Sonic modells has the motor made for their planes and has a unique mounting hole size. ...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-15-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Icon Modells stearman motor help needed

I'm looking for a motor to fit my sonic Modells PT-17 Stearman.
This is the same model as sold by hobbyking and unique rc.
Does anyone know of a motor that will fit the original motor mount? The...
Forum: Beginners 07-15-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Too right. Things can happen very quickly with a...

Too right. Things can happen very quickly with a stick. That being said, I remember some plans from a few years back that allowed the choice of adding dihedral to the wing with no change to the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-14-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
It wasn't a total loss. My micros and quads are...

It wasn't a total loss. My micros and quads are ok as they were on the main floor.
Also my EVA, slow stick, pz wildcat, and skymaster are ok as they were hanging from the ceiling.
The big losses...
Forum: Beginners 07-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I fully second the advice of finding a different...

I fully second the advice of finding a different club.
Gasser balsa snobs at their worst.
Also, the electrostik is a terrible plane to learn on. Too fast with no self righting capabilities. Any...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-13-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
A very trying month indeed

The last month has been a bad one for weather around here. Monsoon rains followed by narrowly missing a hit by a couple of tornadoes last weekend.
Suffice it to say that we had massive flooding in...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-12-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,922
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Fantastic. You must be itching to get her in the...

Fantastic. You must be itching to get her in the air.
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 07-12-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 520
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Maybe check out some of the offerings at...

Maybe check out some of the offerings at http://www.flitetest.com .
The have a great selection of free plans and excellent build videos to go with them.
Everything they have is built from low cost...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 07-12-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 19,260
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
These items were for sale 2 years ago. I very...

These items were for sale 2 years ago. I very much doubt they are still available.
Forum: Company Discussions 07-11-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,162
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Has it been 39 days without being shipped or...

Has it been 39 days without being shipped or shipped but in transit.
If in transit what shipping method did you choose?
I have never used the cheapest option as that can take months. The...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-10-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,922
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
If you did it that way you should be ok. How...

If you did it that way you should be ok. How transparent is your covering. Can you hold it up to the lights and see if the tube is inserting all the way?
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-10-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,922
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Luckily on this model the wing tube is not glued...

Luckily on this model the wing tube is not glued in. That would have been a real humdinger of a problem. On this model it is a single tube that is friction through the fuselage and into each wing....
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-10-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Never even thought of the budget reversers. For...

Never even thought of the budget reversers. For flaps or retracts I've always gone with a name like Jr. Excellent point.
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-10-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,922
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Are you sure that the carbon tube is all the way...

Are you sure that the carbon tube is all the way through the hole on the ( if I can remember correctly ) third rib? I had this problem when I first test fit the wings and it was due to the carbon...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-10-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 104,337
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Got weak again and picked up the Icon Modell...

Got weak again and picked up the Icon Modell PT-17 Stearman. Picked up the kit version as I have more than enough spare parts to complete it.
And wow is she a looker. This has got to be one of...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-10-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
There's two ways to do it with a Y lead. One is...

There's two ways to do it with a Y lead.
One is to use a standard Y lead and place the servos exactly the same as each other. ie: when looking down at the servos both control arms are on the same...
Forum: Company Discussions 07-05-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Never had a problem with PayPal or hobbyking. 50+...

Never had a problem with PayPal or hobbyking. 50+ orders and no delays.
Early days of PayPal were problematic but not anymore. I avoid using direct credit card payments online at all costs. I never...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-23-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I don't think I've ever bought a battery that...

I don't think I've ever bought a battery that didn't have a common balance plug. I've got a 8 year old lipo that also has a standard plug.
I think that ONYX battery might be a little different due...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 104,337
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I should know better than to stop by the lhs on...

I should know better than to stop by the lhs on the way home.
Walked out with a couple of micros. The eflite pits and the p40. I'm weak I tell ya, weak.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-19-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
How do you start your roll out? If you are...

How do you start your roll out?
If you are going to nearly full power immediately that would account for the problem.
Build power slowly with a tail dragger and allow the tail to come up. Then...
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