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Forum: Power Systems 11-22-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 431
Posted By flypaper 2
Nigel. If, in your hobby shop travels, and you...

Nigel. If, in your hobby shop travels, and you happen to come across a Zoombi, grab it!! It's only about a 30 in. foamy, but it's my go to and usually the first plane in the air over all of them. It...
Forum: Power Systems 11-22-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 431
Posted By flypaper 2
A little late now but I forgot to add the pic of...

A little late now but I forgot to add the pic of the nose on the Zoombi. This is my earlier one with lots of hotglue repairs. I have a newer one since.
Forum: Power Systems 11-22-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 431
Posted By flypaper 2
I did this on my old Zoombi for the same reason....

I did this on my old Zoombi for the same reason. The front of the plane just doesn't have enough area to hold a decent firewall I added these cheek cowls of EPP foam hotglued on then made a 1/8 ply...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By flypaper 2
CG is way too far back. Should be at 25 to 30% of...

CG is way too far back. Should be at 25 to 30% of the wing chord/width.
Although I'm probably too late.:confused:
Forum: Foamies 11-01-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,443
Posted By flypaper 2
I have a little F22 also, but with a profile...

I have a little F22 also, but with a profile fuselage. With the prop blast close to the elevons, it will almost loop in its own length.:D

Gord.
Forum: 3D Flying 10-30-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By flypaper 2
The ugly little Pizza Box works great for indoor...

The ugly little Pizza Box works great for indoor 3D. Will hang in the prop with the best of them. :D Takes some hard smacks without hurting too bad also.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-30-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By flypaper 2
I have a number of both of them in use with no...

I have a number of both of them in use with no problems. A 615 is in the Splendor which is a pattern/3D plane.

Gord.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-13-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By flypaper 2
I paint those hard to look at orange props with...

I paint those hard to look at orange props with chrome bumper paint.:D

Gord.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-21-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 792
Posted By flypaper 2
Another basic radio that seems to have been...

Another basic radio that seems to have been passed over is the HobbyKing orange T6 trans. Simple to program with all the basics you called for. Very reliable as mine and half a dozen in the club have...
Forum: Beginners 09-21-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By flypaper 2
I covered this Byron Christen Eagle with the HK...

I covered this Byron Christen Eagle with the HK covering and it turned out very well as you can see. Goes on much like Ultracote and takes low heat for shrinking. Don't forget, this is an all foam...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 09-19-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By flypaper 2
I started to scratchbuild one a number of yrs....

I started to scratchbuild one a number of yrs. ago. Must finish, must finish, must finish.:D
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 09-18-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By flypaper 2
Apparently the little Beast came out first...

Apparently the little Beast came out first without the gyro system and was a real handful. The one I have is a joy to fly as it's a little more agile than the Pitts and handles the wind equally as...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 09-18-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By flypaper 2
The little Pitts and the Beast are my favorites...

The little Pitts and the Beast are my favorites and will handle a decent wind due to the gyro system.

Gord.
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 09-18-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By flypaper 2
Here's my electric P Box made from $ store foam...

Here's my electric P Box made from $ store foam and 19 in. square. I have some thin coroplast at 3/32 thick that would work well as it's much lighter than the more popular 1/8 in. stuff. About 24...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-16-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By flypaper 2
Check the back of the motor. The coil section...

Check the back of the motor. The coil section turned and the rotor caught the wiring and pulled it apart.:confused:

Gord.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-14-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 597
Posted By flypaper 2
Jimmy: The model number on mine is SC163VS....

Jimmy:
The model number on mine is SC163VS. I've had it quite a number of yrs. It does have a blower on it too.

Gord.
Forum: 3D Flying 09-14-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By flypaper 2
I'd have to take the wing off to see where the...

I'd have to take the wing off to see where the throw is on the servo. Also the throw on the elevator is programmed in the DX9 at 100%.

Gord.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-13-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 597
Posted By flypaper 2
I got tired of chasing the Dremel across the...

I got tired of chasing the Dremel across the floor from the vibration. So I finally bought a Ryobi with variable speed and never looked back. As said above the Delta bandsaw does 99% of the work.
Forum: 3D Flying 09-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By flypaper 2
Try backing off on the elevator throw. I cranked...

Try backing off on the elevator throw. I cranked up the throw on mine and ran into the flutter. Backed it off and everything was fine. Try either coming in on the servo arm or out on the elev. horn....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By flypaper 2
I've been playing with this system to experiment...

I've been playing with this system to experiment with. I took one of the joysticks where you twist it for rudder. I bought one of the cheap 25 dollar trans from HK and took the pots out of it and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-05-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By flypaper 2
A buddy of mine flies a controline with a car...

A buddy of mine flies a controline with a car controller with the trigger type throttle on it. Controline handle in one hand and the car controller in the other.

Gord.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-20-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By flypaper 2
A buddy and I built this Sea Fury Reno racer...

A buddy and I built this Sea Fury Reno racer quite a few yrs ago. There are 3 layers of carbon fibre of different lengths. First layer goes out to 1/3 of the wingspan. second, 2/3s out and the third...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By flypaper 2
Two things in their favor. Silent and size. A...

Two things in their favor. Silent and size. A buddy has one with a camera. He flew it so you could barely see it in the distance, and if you took your eyes off, you did lose it. He had the GPS system...
Forum: Beginners 05-21-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 868
Posted By flypaper 2
I have the little 4 channel Spektrum rcvr, much...

I have the little 4 channel Spektrum rcvr, much the same as the AR6300, and I bridge an alligator clip across the pins to bind.

Gord.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-11-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,195
Posted By flypaper 2
I'm about to paint whitewall tires on my van.:D

I'm about to paint whitewall tires on my van.:D
Forum: Foamies 03-08-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 432,886
Posted By flypaper 2
Want to build one myself, soon as I get caught up...

Want to build one myself, soon as I get caught up with some other stuff.:D
Forum: Foamies 03-08-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 432,886
Posted By flypaper 2
On the top view of the wing plan, that circle...

On the top view of the wing plan, that circle with the + on it is the CG point.

Gord.
Forum: Foamies 02-07-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,443
Posted By flypaper 2
In the middle of building a Baby Blender right...

In the middle of building a Baby Blender right now. Test flew one a couple of weeks ago for a lady club member and it flew so great I had to build one.:D Great little fun plane.
Forum: Foamies 01-29-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 432,886
Posted By flypaper 2
Great little plane, the Baby Blender. I test flew...

Great little plane, the Baby Blender. I test flew one for one of the club members about a month ago. Very fun plane.:D

Gord.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-11-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,267
Posted By flypaper 2
Side panels on this yellow Corby Starlett are...

Side panels on this yellow Corby Starlett are doorskins.
Front fuse for the witch is a plastc bat.
I wrecked the fuselage on my Litemachines heli so just for fun I made one from one of those big...
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