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Forum: 3D Flying Today, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,016
Posted By solentlife
Here with 12x6 APC and short test at end with...

Here with 12x6 APC and short test at end with Gyro Stabiliser ..............

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Definite improvement but maybe pitch is too high ... makes throttle super sensitive ... one click...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By solentlife
Like JPF says .... they usually read close but...

Like JPF says .... they usually read close but not same.

But if one cell is markedly different as indicated .... 4.1x to 3.95 - that is too great a difference and I would be inclined to replace...
Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 308
Posted By solentlife
Just added to my summation ........... shutting...

Just added to my summation ........... shutting of Tx would be like closing / opening throttle ... plus of course Spektrum ? With its slightly longer than some other radios reboot time ?

Ideally...
Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 308
Posted By solentlife
OK ..... having watched a couple of times and...

OK ..... having watched a couple of times and repeated the end part ...

What voltage was LiPo when you got model back ?

You basically flew with reasonably high throttle for over 4 mins...
Forum: 3D Flying Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,016
Posted By solentlife
Here's videos of her up to change of prop...

Here's videos of her up to change of prop ...........

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Uldis recc'd changes to prop, increased right side thrust and pushing CoG fwd ... made her better but still need thrust ..
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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 541
Posted By solentlife
I can imagine a rash of UFO reports being...

I can imagine a rash of UFO reports being generated now !!

Mulder and Skully would love this !!

Nigel
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By solentlife
Many budget ESC's as mentioned above need TRIM as...

Many budget ESC's as mentioned above need TRIM as well as Thr stick to calibrate. Once calibrated trim can be moved to normal position.

Hobby King ESC's are often guilty of this. And it does...
Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 308
Posted By solentlife
Don't feel so bad ... it happens to all of us...

Don't feel so bad ... it happens to all of us ....

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On video - I shout that I went wrong way when inverted with elevator ........... but subsequent analysis frame by frame of...
Forum: 3D Flying 06-30-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,016
Posted By solentlife
I've now fitted a 12x6 APC and will test her on...

I've now fitted a 12x6 APC and will test her on that ... given the size of LiPo / ESC in her and run-time is more than I usually fly - I'm not so worried about amps.
What I want to get to is serious...
Forum: 3D Flying 06-29-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,016
Posted By solentlife
Been looking at various props as you say to avoid...

Been looking at various props as you say to avoid the flexi SF variety.

The sound of the SF is frightening at times as you hear the slapping sound ...
Tried her with the 11x5.5E of previous...
Forum: 3D Flying 06-29-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,016
Posted By solentlife
So far ... I've been advised to swap prop to...

So far ... I've been advised to swap prop to 11*4.75SF ....

Can I 3D her ? Not cleanly. She rocks and cavorts instead of being steady.

Motor is more than enough Hyperion 3009.

So I gave...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-28-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By solentlife
Ask yourself this question ... does my plane stay...

Ask yourself this question ... does my plane stay level and flat .. right way up all time ?

As JPF said ... anyway you like.

They are not Flooded Wet Cell Lead Acid batterys that need to...
Forum: Foamies 06-28-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 661
Posted By solentlife
Well I've asked pals who work on networks .....

Well I've asked pals who work on networks .. computers .... I checked my version 4.1.6 with Malwarebytes, Adware, AVG, Windows Defender, McAfee .....

Clean ... nothing to report from them - who...
Forum: Foamies 06-28-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 661
Posted By solentlife
I bought a new notebook PC just two weeks back...

I bought a new notebook PC just two weeks back for my new job .... installed Freemake on it ... no problem.

The only extra that comes up is when the program is started you get the 'add-on' boxes...
Forum: Foamies 06-27-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 661
Posted By solentlife
Well Trubojoe ... I have Freemake on all my PC's...

Well Trubojoe ... I have Freemake on all my PC's .... AV and Malwarebytes, Adware .... along with others never have problem with it .....

One thing I do though - I never install any offers or...
Forum: Humor 06-26-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By solentlife
I have a slightly different Mayberry picture in...

I have a slightly different Mayberry picture in my archives that DEFINITELY cannot be shown here !!

Nigel
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 06-26-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By solentlife
I hate to admit how many times I've done it .......

I hate to admit how many times I've done it .... even with pre-flight check.

I now stand behind model to check ailerons ! I have habit of in front of to check rudder alignment ... then of course...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By solentlife
I use real and copy APC as well as TGS sport for...

I use real and copy APC as well as TGS sport for electrics ..... all are fine with very little needed to balance .... I usually apply a thin sliver of clear tape ....

My glow jobs I find same.
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Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 06-25-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By solentlife
I don't know if still available ......... but...

I don't know if still available ......... but used to be Pylon mounted motors you could fit to gliders using the wing bands and dowels. Back in 70's etc. - of course it was small glow engines on the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-25-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By solentlife
Wing sheets laminated with epoxy ... curing...

Wing sheets laminated with epoxy ... curing overnight.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Polaris/DSCF9444_zpsqxdd5o51.jpg...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-25-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By solentlife
The build should come out light ... the only...

The build should come out light ... the only addition really to Steve's is substituting epoxy laminate instead of spars.
The tail - I reckon to do in fine silk and PVA overall ... Having tested it...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-25-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By solentlife
Should read 2826-6 2020kv ...... ;) Nigel

Should read 2826-6 2020kv ...... ;)

Nigel
Forum: Video Parking lot 06-25-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By solentlife
My Fuji camera imports direct with avi - trouble...

My Fuji camera imports direct with avi - trouble is many forms of mp4 and avi do not import direct to Live Movie Maker - but do with Movie Maker ..... codecs I have found out cannot change Live on...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-24-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By solentlife
Fuslage sides in depron ... with adjusted wing...

Fuslage sides in depron ... with adjusted wing slot from 6m original to the modified 12mm ...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Polaris/DSCF9439_zpsxkfak9ct.jpg...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-24-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By solentlife
Slight modified version of POLARIS multi-surface model

Schumate designs awesome models and they really need no introduction ....

I have watched a few videos of his Polaris model based I believe on anothers original which he acknowledges ...

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Forum: ParkFlyers 06-24-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 561
Posted By solentlife
That's the Trainer one ... many reckon it's a...

That's the Trainer one ... many reckon it's a good machine ... never had one or seen one - so cannot comment.

Nigel
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-24-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 541
Posted By solentlife
I started a thread on it here ... and yes I was...

I started a thread on it here ... and yes I was going for flat bottom. It wasn't that which stopped my finishing it ...

It just didn't feel right .. I'm a great believer in the "looks right -...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-24-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 561
Posted By solentlife
Guy I know has the Hobby King copy ... and his...

Guy I know has the Hobby King copy ... and his motor just decided to fly off on its own !! He's happily flying around ... then BHAM !

Thanks for the tip.

Nigel
Forum: Foamies 06-24-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6,282
Views: 410,154
Posted By solentlife
So the one that is in my video ? Good .....

So the one that is in my video ?

Good .. scroll on down ... listen to my dulcet tones ... watch the vid and hopefully it should help a bit anyway ...

Cheers
Nigel
Forum: Foamies 06-24-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6,282
Views: 410,154
Posted By solentlife
If you go down to Video Parking Lot ... I have...

If you go down to Video Parking Lot ... I have uploaded video of working with Windows Live Movie Maker ......... far simpler utility than WMM and other offerings ..

You never did say which...
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