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Forum: Power Systems 01-20-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 565
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I think may be over thinking the whole process. ...

I think may be over thinking the whole process.
Use the kiss principal.
Remove props first.
Start with a charged battery.
Check the Y connection from the esc signal/power lead for bent or...
Forum: Power Systems 01-20-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 565
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
With the esc connected to the receiver you should...

With the esc connected to the receiver you should not also plug the battery in to the bind port. It is not only dangerous to the receiver, as fhhuber pointed out, but can also put the receiver into a...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-20-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 340
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
The nice thing these days is that most if not all...

The nice thing these days is that most if not all documentation is available online.
Google the model of your radio and you'll find it quite readily.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-13-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
It's a perfect example of fear journalism. This...

It's a perfect example of fear journalism.
This type of journalism has become more and more prevelant in the last decade and it is designed to drive internet traffic.

The key is the number given...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 06-13-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Are you looking for the same general style as the...

Are you looking for the same general style as the floater jet?
If you are then you'll have to live with some noise. It's inherent in the pod pusher design. Pushers just tend to be noisy.
If...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-06-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I've used them for some time. The only thing I've...

I've used them for some time. The only thing I've found with them is that they are much more sensitive to mishandling.
They puff very easily if not kept at perfect storage charge for any extended...
Forum: Video Parking lot 09-26-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,111
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
You sure have come a long way from crashing that...

You sure have come a long way from crashing that supercub not so many years ago.
Nice to see.
On a side note. The take off issues are common in a tail dragger warbird. Not enough ground speed...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-31-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,898
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Here's a link to the plans for the one I built. ...

Here's a link to the plans for the one I built.
http://www.rcpowers.com/community/threads/avro-arrow-cf-105-free-plans.14626/
Easy build and looks great in the air.
For a simple way to post video...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-07-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Pretty much all the strength in dollar tree foam...

Pretty much all the strength in dollar tree foam board design comes from the paper.
That said , there are some ways to work with what can also be its weakest aspects.
I used to tape over the...
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
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: General Electric Discussions 05-17-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,126
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I've never tried or used a folding prop but I do...

I've never tried or used a folding prop but I do not believe it would work in a pusher configuration. I think they only fold backwards towards the motor.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-16-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,126
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I have tried a prop saver only once. Never flew...

I have tried a prop saver only once. Never flew with it. As I was spinning up the motor with the watt meter hooked up I had the o ring pop off and the prop flew off. Haven't trusted them since.
I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-16-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,126
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I haven't built a pusher version yet but I plan...

I haven't built a pusher version yet but I plan to.
By all accounts you can make it a very light slow flying pusher or a very speedy high powered one.
But as solentlife mentioned if you are...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 04-23-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,803
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I can tell you from personal experience that it...

I can tell you from personal experience that it surely does. It is still one of my favorite planes I ever had.
Although my maiden wasn't as pretty as in the video. Was a little tail heavy at first...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,752
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Why not take your Raybans in and get prescription...

Why not take your Raybans in and get prescription lenses put in?
I am a optical lab manager and half the eye wear I manufacture is name brand sunglasses such as rayban and oakley.
For best...
Forum: Foamies 06-04-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,495
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Check out the wing in the following thread. ...

Check out the wing in the following thread.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1587275

That guy has opened a whole new world of building for me.
Forum: Beginners 07-21-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,434
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
A single servo can work and is utilized on quite...

A single servo can work and is utilized on quite a few models. But it is more difficult to trim properly.
You can place control horns on the top or bottom but it is more common on the bottom.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-09-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,831
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
That's the charger I'm using currently. I'm very...

That's the charger I'm using currently. I'm very pleased with the performance and features.
Forum: Beginners 06-09-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,689
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
After changing the motor and esc did the servos...

After changing the motor and esc did the servos still work?
If yes then it could be as simple as Yiud having plugged in the lead to the esc into the wrong port on the receiver. Ie; the battery...
Forum: Beginners 06-08-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,689
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Almost sounds like a weak battery to me. If...

Almost sounds like a weak battery to me. If you've changed everything else that's all that is left.
Are you sure that battery is fully charged and balanced when this problem occurs?
Forum: Beginners 05-27-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,696
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Check out the new Cox planes. Hearing good things...

Check out the new Cox planes. Hearing good things about them recently. They're still on the small side but bigger than the ultra micros,
http://www.coxmodels.com/airplanes/index.html
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-05-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,147
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Batteries are so incredibly inexpensive now that...

Batteries are so incredibly inexpensive now that it just doesn't make sense to diligently try to squeeze every last cycle from them anymore.
Most batteries I use cost less than $15. By the time I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-04-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,850
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
That's a good question. There is no clear answer...

That's a good question. There is no clear answer though as everyone does things a little differently.
I buy as many batteries per plane as I can afford. I charge several batteries for each plane I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-04-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,850
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Great job. Wind can be your friend. If its...

Great job. Wind can be your friend.
If its anything around your parts as it is here ( always some wind ) you end up flying anything during any conditions.
If I were to wait for good flying...
Forum: Beginners 04-06-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,600
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Hobbyking uses plug n fly to mean that you need...

Hobbyking uses plug n fly to mean that you need to supply your own tx/rx and battery.
You may also need soldering skills as it also means that there is a good chance that the battery you have or...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-31-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,594
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I have been smoke free for just over a year. I...

I have been smoke free for just over a year. I smoked for thirty years and I'm only 42.
I tried to quit more times than I remember. I loved smoking.
I liked everything about it. And because of...
Forum: Aerial Photography 03-24-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,848
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I second the nomination for the hawk sky. Flies...

I second the nomination for the hawk sky.
Flies great out of the box. Can easily handle a payload. Has prop at rear so no interference in the picture quality. And its a blast to fly. And did I...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-23-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,153
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I as well have had really good results with the...

I as well have had really good results with the Blue lipos. They are not restocked as often as the hobbyking batteries though.
Forum: Beginners 03-16-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Congrats on the flight!! Learning to trim can...

Congrats on the flight!!
Learning to trim can be daunting but seeking an experienced flyer is a good idea.
And orientation will come with practice. A sim can help with that.
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 03-14-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Have you mounted heatsinks on the motors? ...

Have you mounted heatsinks on the motors? Sounds like one is getting hot and dropping off causing the rotational spin and drop. You may even have one motor that's starting to go belly up.
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