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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-19-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By GunnyJeeves
That fan unit is awful. It seems nearly...

That fan unit is awful. It seems nearly impossible to center up, and had burs in the motor housing scratched off the AMMO sticker on the motor can, and it is just insane to me.

I may use a 55mm...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-19-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 685
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Best I think would be earth magnets. Tape is...

Best I think would be earth magnets.

Tape is also secure, but still easily accessible.

Any glueing, and they go off limits without "surgery"

Also... About the multiply like rabbits thing......
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-19-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Just finished reading through the whole manual...

Just finished reading through the whole manual and a couple of things scare me and I may be changing them.

1. The Bungee having a metal stake at one end, I am not OK with. I will find some kind...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-19-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Here are some pictures of the unboxing. I just...

Here are some pictures of the unboxing. I just test fit everything and it seems to all be in good shape.

Things I noticed:

1. Wing hinges were glued already and seemed to be stuck. (While...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-16-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Easiest to travel in checked luggage, and there...

Easiest to travel in checked luggage, and there is a limit on "spare lipos"
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-15-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Get a small quad... Something cheap and...

Get a small quad... Something cheap and DURABLE... I'd say get it quick and get it locally if you can. Good options are:

Horizon - Dromida Ominus (Non FPV one is $79 US usually and it takes a...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-15-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By GunnyJeeves
The CC3D is not my autopilot. I do not like the...

The CC3D is not my autopilot. I do not like the definitions of "arming" in an airplane, much less a Jet, and I could not find a mode that presented controls as I expected them to be. (Not saying it...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-14-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 685
Posted By GunnyJeeves
You may want to be careful. Jets seem to multiply...

You may want to be careful. Jets seem to multiply like rabbits.

Week 1 - Pak50...
Week 2 - SEFF ( fms Rafael, umx habu s)
Week 3 - kids liked habu... crap... 3 habu s now.
Placed wallet in a...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-14-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Electrifly Evader Composite Jet.

Like Nigel, I went kind of "Old School" and got tempted by a plane I had never seen before.

How long has it been that an electric plane considered itself "LIPO Ready"... (LMAO... Like we would fly...
Forum: 3D Flying 05-14-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Woot! Are they still going to be Georgia based? :D

Woot! Are they still going to be Georgia based? :D
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-08-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Any of you guys who know my family will laugh,...

Any of you guys who know my family will laugh, but this is actually the first plane they have all agreed on.

I have a daughter that flies 3D exclusively, one that flies multirotors exclusively,...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-08-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By GunnyJeeves
I like the expanding foam idea. I may have some...

I like the expanding foam idea. I may have some of that around here somewhere.

I bet Gorilla Glue would work too. It foams up and gets about 2 times as big as the volume you pour it out at. It...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-08-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By GunnyJeeves
HELP!!! Nose cone reinforcement???

Hi All,

I'm not sure the "Why" that is tied to certain foam jets having nose cones made of nearly see through plastic that literally can bend and flex from you blowing on it... but that makes...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 05-05-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 664
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Here we go. Better example of the crap we deal...

Here we go. Better example of the crap we deal with right now in setting an autopilot up:

Take my example. A jet. FMS Rafael 64mm EDF.

Maiden - delta mix plus rudder, ail and elev mix +- 100.
...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 05-05-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 664
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Well, my idea was a bit simpler. It seems that...

Well, my idea was a bit simpler. It seems that autopilots are set up to a specific plane, with specific gains, etc. (they're all 6 axis by some means or other... Sonar, Horizon camera, or...
Forum: 3D Flying 04-29-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 700
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Well I am getting rid of 4 of mine... Trading for...

Well I am getting rid of 4 of mine... Trading for a 300cfx.

They were retired aircraft anyway...
Forum: 3D Flying 04-29-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 700
Posted By GunnyJeeves
You will love that plane. PA is good all around. ...

You will love that plane. PA is good all around.

Only gotchas are that PA always does the CF rods with wire z-bends on both ends. You basically make each one cut to size with no "adjusting". It's...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-27-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Summer EDF Party Plans

So me and my daughter like flying 3D planes. She wanted to do combat at SEFF, and this spawned us getting into something (pusher jets) we thought would not be that fun to fly, but surprisingly was...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-27-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Picked up a UMX Habu S at SEFF on Saturday... ...

Picked up a UMX Habu S at SEFF on Saturday...

Was fairly easy to program now.

For Taranis / 9XR etc with DSM2/DSMX module:
TAER (With Aileron and Rudder reversed)
Beginner Mode = CH5...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-27-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,307
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Just a quick update: I took the trailer to...

Just a quick update:

I took the trailer to SEFF and it did great!

1. All planes fit in there, plus a friend's 500 size quad. Will have to get a shot of that.
2. Everything fit great, and...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-23-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By GunnyJeeves
The Gyro is apparently a dud. I can't get it to...

The Gyro is apparently a dud. I can't get it to initialize or attempt to work.

I think I need a good idea of what pin is what. (Ground / Signal etc...) It is a nice simple idea, but I have too...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-23-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 78,219
Posted By GunnyJeeves
I can vouch for MotionRC too. Plus they're...

I can vouch for MotionRC too. Plus they're Veteran Owned! They're good folks.

They sell something I want to put into a Jet and the Stinger might be a good fit. They sell a 6 Axis Gyro. (AKA...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-15-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By GunnyJeeves
As far as brands, we know the prop foamy brands...

As far as brands, we know the prop foamy brands well, but edf is new.

I know and love FMS, Dynam, and have never had a Freewing before. This one is something else still. But I like the 50mm fans...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-15-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Ok will try the gyro out. It is such a...

Ok will try the gyro out.

It is such a simple gyro, I wasn't sure what to make of it.
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 04-15-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,751
Posted By GunnyJeeves
I know that, but it gets a controlled start. ...

I know that, but it gets a controlled start.

Throttle on a pot, you can go to zero pitch and gradually add throttle to check vibrations, before setting your curves.

In the end, my throttle is...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 04-14-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,751
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Dang Nigel, Just saw this. Recently fiddled...

Dang Nigel,

Just saw this. Recently fiddled with a 250 and some fbl stuff.

Here is my "cheat sheet"

1-4. TAER Spektrum Style
5. Gyro
6. Pitch
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 04-14-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 664
Posted By GunnyJeeves
As a computer programmer of sorts myself, I am...

As a computer programmer of sorts myself, I am thinking of what may be copyright able that there is a need for. What I end up with is a pilot.

There are a million autopilots out there from about...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-13-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Got two flights on it. Flight 1 - awesome!...

Got two flights on it.

Flight 1 - awesome! Flew great with very little trim needed. I was nervous, but that faded fast. Got lucky on the first hand launch. (Probably adrenaline sent it packing)
...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 04-07-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Did some jacking around with it... Turns out: ...

Did some jacking around with it... Turns out:

1. The wifi SSID can be set to whatever you like.

* Get onto the wifi using a computer or smartphone.
* Go to http://172.16.10.1 (Will only work...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 04-07-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By GunnyJeeves
Cheerson CX 30 (Wifi Video)

All,

The CX 30 is actually a nice little surprise:

It's a mini-6-axis-quad that flies very well. It also includes a camera that links to your smartphone for an FPV like experience. (Your...
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