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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-26-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By crxmanpat
DF motors typically have a much higher kv than...

DF motors typically have a much higher kv than regular prop motors, meaning they cannot spin larger props efficiently. See if you can find any prop data online for those motors to see what the...
Forum: Humor 06-25-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By crxmanpat
So true! :p>

So true! :p>
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-22-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 225
Posted By crxmanpat
What brand/model charger do you have? I'm sure...

What brand/model charger do you have? I'm sure most of us have seen just about everything on the market.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-22-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 225
Posted By crxmanpat
The only thing switching the wires will do is...

The only thing switching the wires will do is change the direction the motor spins. No worries about frying anything out. :)
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-21-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By crxmanpat
I've got a friend who makes these himself. I need...

I've got a friend who makes these himself. I need to get one for the PL8 I just picked up.
Forum: Beginners 06-21-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By crxmanpat
In a basic electric setup, you have 5 main...

In a basic electric setup, you have 5 main components:

Motor
Electronic Speed Control (ESC)
Receiver (RX)
Servos
Battery

The motor is obvious.
Forum: Foamies 06-10-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By crxmanpat
Check with your local hobby shops too. Sometimes...

Check with your local hobby shops too. Sometimes they'll order in Depron for sale in the store.
Forum: Support & Suggestions 06-03-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By crxmanpat
Still slow for me too.

Still slow for me too.
Forum: Support & Suggestions 06-02-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By crxmanpat
Same here, since yesterday. No matter what system...

Same here, since yesterday. No matter what system I use (IE, Chrome, Win7, XP), it is slow loading.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-25-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 80,159
Posted By crxmanpat
Yep, can't beat this plane as far as bang for the...

Yep, can't beat this plane as far as bang for the buck. And the kits are on sale again for $40!

http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php/phase-3-ef-16-edf-foam-kit-no-motor-fan-esc.html
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-19-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,109
Posted By crxmanpat
If I had a choice of 262's I'd do the Freewing...

If I had a choice of 262's I'd do the Freewing one. Nacelles are much more scale, and it flies great!

http://www.motionrc.com/freewing-messerschmitt-me-262-twin-70mm-edf-jet-pnp/
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-13-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By crxmanpat
Well, first regarding the puffed lipo. Sometimes...

Well, first regarding the puffed lipo. Sometimes that will happen no matter what you do. I have had lipos puffed right out of the package.

What type of charger do you have? Some will do a...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-11-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By crxmanpat
Living in the Arizona desert, temps in the garage...

Living in the Arizona desert, temps in the garage can easily reach 125+ during the summer. I used to store my lipos in the garage, but now I have a mini fridge and store them at 40F and 30% of...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-09-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,109
Posted By crxmanpat
The solution is to buy more lipos. ;) ...

The solution is to buy more lipos. ;)




I don't have the Stinger yet, but I do have Freewing's A-6 Intruder, F-5 Tiger II and Me-262.

Another great little bird you may want to look into is...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-09-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 80,159
Posted By crxmanpat
Hurry up and finish that bad boy. I love the...

Hurry up and finish that bad boy. I love the paint scheme BTW!

Taking mine out again tomorrow for another couple sorties.
Forum: Company Discussions 05-09-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By crxmanpat
As a prior business owner, it was tough sending...

As a prior business owner, it was tough sending stuff up to Canada from the US. Most times it cost less to ship to Europe than Canada. :eek:
Forum: Company Discussions 05-08-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By crxmanpat
I've been buying from MRC since last October, and...

I've been buying from MRC since last October, and have had nothing but good things to say. Every order I place is over $100, so no shipping fees! :)
Forum: Company Discussions 05-08-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By crxmanpat
Well, obviously it didn't work. They signed back...

Well, obviously it didn't work. They signed back up here yesterday as "gensaceworld", and plastered a pic of Tattu lipos in the posts. Needless to say, they are no longer here.
Forum: Beginners 05-04-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 609
Posted By crxmanpat
I have been very happy converting my old JR...

I have been very happy converting my old JR XP9303 to Sanyo Eneloops. I went and got an 8-pack AA holder from Radio Shack and just put my JR connector on it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-01-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 847
Posted By crxmanpat
Man, that's an excellent idea! I have a gas grill...

Man, that's an excellent idea! I have a gas grill that has about given up the ghost and soon to be replaced. I will keep the clamshell and line the bottom with some leftover paving stones I have. It...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-01-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 847
Posted By crxmanpat
I even go so far as to have a small fan blowing...

I even go so far as to have a small fan blowing onto the power supply and charger when I'm charging my 6S packs just to make sure everything stays as cool as possible.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-30-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 847
Posted By crxmanpat
Lipo fires are definitely a possibility (just ask...

Lipo fires are definitely a possibility (just ask Nitro Blast). You must exercise caution both when charging and storing lipos. But if you follow some basic safety measures, you should not have any...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-26-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 80,159
Posted By crxmanpat
Nigel, I'm currently using a 64mm fan with a...

Nigel,

I'm currently using a 64mm fan with a Cyclone motor on 4S 3600, only needed to carve foam for the lip. She's nice and fast on that setup, a good 3 minutes of flying, and speeds around...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-26-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,025
Posted By crxmanpat
Ha ha, no, just the F-5, ordering it tomorrow....

Ha ha, no, just the F-5, ordering it tomorrow. Maybe I will get the F-16 when the next batch arrives in a few months. But we'll have to see.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-25-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,025
Posted By crxmanpat
The Skyangel 50mm F-16 has been my favorite EDF...

The Skyangel 50mm F-16 has been my favorite EDF to date. I've beat that plane to death and it still refuses to quit.

I'm planning to order the Freewing F-5 on Friday (hopefully MRC will still...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 02-21-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By crxmanpat
Oops, forgot to close this when the F-18 finally...

Oops, forgot to close this when the F-18 finally sold.

Yeah, I had a guy from LA ask me the other day where he can get another. Unfortunately, the only option now is to download the plans and cut...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-16-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By crxmanpat
You did the right thing. Better to piss the guy...

You did the right thing. Better to piss the guy off and have him never come back, than for him to continue flying there and possibly get your field closed.

No matter what the activity, you will...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-13-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,025
Posted By crxmanpat
I'm looking forward to this one (AND the F-5, AND...

I'm looking forward to this one (AND the F-5, AND the T-45, AND the F-104). Man, MotionRC is going to get a lot of my hobby money this year!
Forum: Humor 02-08-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By crxmanpat
Never mind, my answer didn't work. But "Luck...

Never mind, my answer didn't work.

But "Luck be in the air tonight" doesn't work either (or else the "i" would have been turned in "air"). ;)
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-04-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,579
Posted By crxmanpat
Nothing at all wrong with the 72mHz radios and...

Nothing at all wrong with the 72mHz radios and equipment. The advent of 2.4GHz did not make 72 suddenly stop working.

So many people talked about "glitching" on 72. But I bet the majority of that...
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