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Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 03:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 275
Posted By hayofstacks
Larger and more powerful motors are almost always...

Larger and more powerful motors are almost always more efficient then a small motor screaming along at high throttle. That is a quality i attribute to long flight times on my 19oz 365watt slow stick.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 275
Posted By hayofstacks
My opinion is that ground effect is only easily...

My opinion is that ground effect is only easily measured at 1/2 the wing span. It is still there at higher heights and turns, just not as much. Id probably do a 70's style glider wing on a light...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 275
Posted By hayofstacks
My dad built a plane way back in the day he...

My dad built a plane way back in the day he called a lowfly. He talks about it alot.

Flying slow and low supposedly greatly increases lift due to the ground effect air has when it is pushed...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-25-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 258
Posted By hayofstacks
I like deans better. I have been cutting off xt60...

I like deans better. I have been cutting off xt60 connectors and putting deans on until recently. I've been to lazy to solder and have used a regular adapter for a while now. I have only had one...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-25-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By hayofstacks
I generally setup my planes with recommended dual...

I generally setup my planes with recommended dual rates on first flight. Don't think I've ever left the setting as setup though. Id rather setup more mechanical throws for some reason.

I haven't...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,474
Posted By hayofstacks
Not really. Busted a prop and cracked the motor...

Not really. Busted a prop and cracked the motor mount. I was sure i would have split the fuse or hurt something else. Looks like i got out pretty clean. I might have lost a few wing rubber bands...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-23-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By hayofstacks
Everytime I've used expo, I've hated it.

Everytime I've used expo, I've hated it.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-23-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By hayofstacks
X2. My now 3 and 6 year olds love them. I try to...

X2. My now 3 and 6 year olds love them. I try to buy the same kits, as a piece critical to flight always gets lost/broken.

Because of how careful they learned to be with them though, i have been...
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-23-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,304
Posted By hayofstacks
If you can't fit a 46" wing span model in your...

If you can't fit a 46" wing span model in your car, something is wrong. I drive a "compact" class 2 door. Right now i have my fully assembled ss and a micro pitts, ammo box full of lipos and a...
Forum: Foamies 02-22-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,474
Posted By hayofstacks
I did fly Friday, got 50ish minutes out of two...

I did fly Friday, got 50ish minutes out of two batteries. Second flight ended due to a power on inverted nose dive. Flew yesterday as well, only one battery. Gonna hit a local park now.

All in,...
Forum: Foamies 02-20-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,474
Posted By hayofstacks
40 degrees and 10-15mph winds. Sitting at the...

40 degrees and 10-15mph winds. Sitting at the field trying to decide how badly i wanna crash today... think ill go for it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-20-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 322
Posted By hayofstacks
My radio shack didn't have solder on the shelf,...

My radio shack didn't have solder on the shelf, but they were more then willing to try to trick me into a new cell phone. I miss when radio shack was actually full of electronics and the store people...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-14-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By hayofstacks
I have a monster 32 on an ultra stick 25. It is a...

I have a monster 32 on an ultra stick 25. It is a fairly good match, but can be way over powered. I run it on either a 3 cell 4000mah or a 4 cell 3000mah.

If i remember correctly, that plane was...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-13-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 645
Posted By hayofstacks
Id make it grey like the stripe you have down the...

Id make it grey like the stripe you have down the side. Either that, or id try red or black. The plane base a very monochromatic feel minus the checker pattern.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-10-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By hayofstacks
I got a kick out of your thrust vectoring video. ...

I got a kick out of your thrust vectoring video.

Cool idea, great execution.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-10-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 645
Posted By hayofstacks
Im interested to see where this goes. Prop data...

Im interested to see where this goes. Prop data would be most interesting.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-10-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 645
Posted By hayofstacks
Won't hurt anything being slightly too large. The...

Won't hurt anything being slightly too large. The tension is what holds the motor in place, not the size of the hole.

If you linked to the correct motor, ill think you'll burn it up on 4 cells....
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-10-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By hayofstacks
Last ubuntu version i had was around 5 or 6....

Last ubuntu version i had was around 5 or 6. Haven't owned a computer for almost 10 years now.
Forum: Foamies 02-08-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,474
Posted By hayofstacks
71 degrees by the cars dash display, 65 by the...

71 degrees by the cars dash display, 65 by the internet. 5-25mph winds, calm at times then super gusty. The local newspaper is doing stories on people enjoying the warm weather and took my picture.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-04-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 413
Posted By hayofstacks
My car had the same style alt your running Denny....

My car had the same style alt your running Denny. It put out less then 25 amps at idle (approx 5000 rpm alt speed). The 3g alt i upgraded to puts out 90 amps at around 4000rpm's, and pulls up to 160...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-03-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 413
Posted By hayofstacks
I got a 130 amp alt from a ford taurus at the...

I got a 130 amp alt from a ford taurus at the junkyard for $13. It needs a speed of about 5000rpm shaft speed to create 90 amps at 14.3v's.

Id think a simple belt and pulley system could really...
Forum: Power Systems 02-03-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 477
Posted By hayofstacks
Reposting the exact same question 3 times gives...

Reposting the exact same question 3 times gives you the same information 3 times in a row and wastes everyone's time, over and over again. A 4th time, with the exact same question seems a bit over...
Forum: Power Systems 02-02-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 477
Posted By hayofstacks
Didn't we do this 3 times already?

Didn't we do this 3 times already?
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-26-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By hayofstacks
My favorite thing to do is crosswind and down...

My favorite thing to do is crosswind and down wind landings.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc-quKkx3XE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

This was my 3rd plane after about 3 months of flying.
Forum: Foamies 01-25-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,474
Posted By hayofstacks
Thanks piper. I got two flights on it, no real...

Thanks piper. I got two flights on it, no real surprises, and a good overall flyer. Its kinda weird to fly something so small, feels like a real plane at times and like a toy the rest of the time.
...
Forum: Foamies 01-25-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,474
Posted By hayofstacks
Flew for a bit right as it got dark. Had my dad...

Flew for a bit right as it got dark. Had my dad get his plane in the air, it required a minor rudder repair and servo swap. Only had two charged batteries, so only one flight each.

I also bought a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-17-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 764
Posted By hayofstacks
I swapped between a 800kv and 1100kv motor on a...

I swapped between a 800kv and 1100kv motor on a few planes. They all flew about the same time and had the same thrust (450 sized motors).

When i was flying easy doing touch and goes and low...
Forum: Combat 01-17-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,008
Posted By hayofstacks
Go to the dollar store, buy 5-10 streamers. Tape...

Go to the dollar store, buy 5-10 streamers. Tape one to your tail, the entire length, then take it to the flying field. In 10 minutes, everyone else would do the same. Person with the longest...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-15-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By hayofstacks
Where do you fly at? Just curious. I live at...

Where do you fly at? Just curious. I live at 4500ft and I've always wanted to get floats and take my slow stick camping with me in a summer.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-12-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 764
Posted By hayofstacks
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__19028__...

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__19028__Turnigy_G46_Brushless_Outrunner_420kv_46_Glow_.html

Read the reviews here. Several people say they had 7+lb models. One guy said 700 some odd...
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