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Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 12-15-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By helihead
I might have some if I can find em. I know I had...

I might have some if I can find em. I know I had a bunch of crystals that I didn't sell when I switched over to Spektrum and I know I had a couple of channel 48 hitec radios. Let me dig a little...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-12-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,431
Posted By helihead
Interesting. They look nice and I am amazed that...

Interesting. They look nice and I am amazed that you get that kind of ground handling in such a small model.
Forum: New Product Announcements 01-16-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,978
Posted By helihead
Ok I love different types of construction and...

Ok I love different types of construction and these look really nice. I think I will give that razorback P47 a try.

Love that SR-71 too Chellie.

Thanks for the post
Jeff
Forum: Power Systems 12-28-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By helihead
I have seen this many times. System workes fine....

I have seen this many times. System workes fine. Change to larger prop and it starts cutting out because you are pulling too many amps.
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 12-23-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,601
Posted By helihead
Hey Steve, I have several older pic...

Hey Steve,

I have several older pic programmers and dev board and they are serial so I have been thinking about getting a usb version. Been looking at the one on the top of this page:
...
Forum: Beginners 12-03-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,002
Posted By helihead
One of my many dumb moments was putting cheap...

One of my many dumb moments was putting cheap plastic gear servos in an F5B hotliner because:

"I was just going to ease it around the pattern to see how it felt".

"I won't do anything stupid...
Forum: Power Systems 12-03-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By helihead
OK That helps some... 75 watts per Pound =...

OK That helps some...

75 watts per Pound = 225 Watts / 8.4 Volts = 26.8 Amps
100 Watts per Pound = 300 Watts / 8.4 Volts = 35.7 Amps

That's getting closer to what I was pulling. I kind of...
Forum: Beginners 12-03-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,002
Posted By helihead
That's hilarious. And sooo true :-)

That's hilarious. And sooo true :-)
Forum: Power Systems 12-03-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By helihead
That would have been a 6 cell direct drive or...

That would have been a 6 cell direct drive or maybe 8 cell tops on gear or belt. You could probably get away with up to 8.4 volts with that gear drive safely.

Yeah your weight is way better than...
Forum: Beginners 12-03-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,002
Posted By helihead
I've been flying RC for nearly 30 years and I...

I've been flying RC for nearly 30 years and I still smack em in. I just answered a post entitled "Vintage E-Power" About an old airplane that someone got second hand. I had the same airplane and...
Forum: Power Systems 12-03-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By helihead
I'm not sure that 2S lipo would be enough for...

I'm not sure that 2S lipo would be enough for that but yours may be a better gearbox than mine was/is. I use to fly 8 nicad or nmH cells direct drive speed 500/600 and 10 or 12 cells when geared . ...
Forum: Power Systems 12-03-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By helihead
Just found my specs on that model. Speed 500,...

Just found my specs on that model. Speed 500, 2.3:1 belt drive pulling an 11x6 on 10 cells.

411 in^2 Wing area
60 Onces
21 oz/ft^2

I actually think that turned out to be a generous...
Forum: Power Systems 12-03-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By helihead
You got yourself a graupner Fokker Eindecker. I...

You got yourself a graupner Fokker Eindecker. I have one just like it except I covered mine in blue fabric. Mine has a speed 500 with a belt drive and that sounds like what you have. I tried to...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-15-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,246
Posted By helihead
I'm getting so old and forgetful that I have no...

I'm getting so old and forgetful that I have no idea where I learned it :-)

One thing I should have pointed out though was to run the drill SLOOWWW at least at first. I tried it with a single...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-14-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,246
Posted By helihead
[QUOTE=CHELLIE;815559]use a thin aluminum tube,...

[QUOTE=CHELLIE;815559]use a thin aluminum tube, Cut/Grind some teeth on it on one end, and twist it into the foam, back it out from time to time and clean out the foam in the tube, on the other end...
Forum: Beginners 04-25-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,467
Posted By helihead
Hey Bob, This is another one of those...

Hey Bob,

This is another one of those depends on who you ask. If a bird is trimmed out right and you have good technique then hand launches are a piece of cake. Ground takeoff gives you a...
Forum: Beginners 04-25-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,467
Posted By helihead
Hey Bulletbob, The advice from the others...

Hey Bulletbob,

The advice from the others is dead on. I have been a full size fixed wing (airplane) and rotory wing (helicopter) pilot for many years and it took me a long time to learn to fly...
Forum: Foamies 03-06-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,270
Posted By helihead
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Support & Suggestions 08-08-2005, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 975
Posted By helihead
Thumbs up E-Conversion forum request

Was going to suggest an E-Conversion forum since I didn't see one but I just missed it. Please ignore.
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