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Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Wildflyer
I hate people that put insane prices on things. ...

I hate people that put insane prices on things.

I look for many different items on Ebay, not just RC, I have seen the same price gouging on woodworking tools and many other things. I have called...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-29-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 217
Posted By Wildflyer
If it was a delivered voltage problem, I wouldn't...

If it was a delivered voltage problem, I wouldn't blame the digital servos. Maybe your battery was going into a motorboating problem. If it was fully charged, I would like to see a oscilloscope trace...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-27-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By Wildflyer
Are Magnetic Induction servos more accurate?

I searched for the servos with the tightest deadband I could find for my 58" Extreme Flight Extra 300.

I am using a servo driver that reads out exactly how many micro seconds the pulse width is. I...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-27-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Wildflyer
#1-- You need the proper amount of power to fly...

#1-- You need the proper amount of power to fly the plane properly.

You need to work with the correct voltage for the motor and then try different props until the plane flys the way it should....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-24-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By Wildflyer
You could make a more durable system, by drilling...

You could make a more durable system, by drilling down through the fuselage and gluing a tube in the hole, then building the rudder with a extended post at the normal spar line. make some kind of cap...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 894
Posted By Wildflyer
One of the guys in our club built a small repair...

One of the guys in our club built a small repair bench in the front pointed nose. he has cabinets on the upper walls with secure latches so they won't open while driving.

One set of tools stay in...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-23-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 501
Posted By Wildflyer
I'm not sure what G-force calculator you are...

I'm not sure what G-force calculator you are using, but mine showed;
speed---------800 mph ----- I just picked a supersonic speed
turn radius---2640 feet --- 1/2 mile
G-force-------16.2963

A...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-22-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 239
Posted By Wildflyer
I have 3 Astro 109 chargers mounted on a board...

I have 3 Astro 109 chargers mounted on a board and wired so I can plug in the whole group with 1 power wire.

Yes you do have to use a separate balancer, but they are very easy to get.
I have 4...
Forum: Video Parking lot 03-22-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Wildflyer
Apparently you must go to YouTube directly to...

Apparently you must go to YouTube directly to watch this video.
The link says the owner has disabled the viewing on other websites.

It does look great Nigel, I am going to watch it on my smart...
Forum: Aerodynamics 03-21-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 247
Posted By Wildflyer
Sounds like a strange airfoil. Yet it looks like...

Sounds like a strange airfoil. Yet it looks like a real bird so it might work ok. but I would hate to build a wing with it.
http://airfoiltools.com/airfoil/details?airfoil=goe462-il
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-02-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By Wildflyer
The US West warehouse in may be somewhat in...

The US West warehouse in may be somewhat in chaos, they are going to move from Lakewood Washington down to somewhere close to Portland Oregon.
This may not be the cause of the shipping charges, I'm...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-27-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 737
Posted By Wildflyer
I have placed over 50 orders from Hobbyking,...

I have placed over 50 orders from Hobbyking, every kit I have received, has been in perfect condition. Some have had a lot of what I thought was unnecessary padding, the plane was EPP.

Some kit...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-25-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 296
Posted By Wildflyer
I could say a lot of why I don't like the Deans...

I could say a lot of why I don't like the Deans style of plugs including the Star plug. I will only bring up one point.

Think of this; that little spring tab pushes the two contacts together. IF...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-25-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 296
Posted By Wildflyer
I use only XT60's on my larger planes up to...

I use only XT60's on my larger planes up to around 60 amp and XT90's above that, and will install XT30's on the smaller ones as soon as i get some.

I have had Deans clones open the circuit when...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-24-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 142,188
Posted By Wildflyer
I'm working on kitchen cabinet doors right now...

I'm working on kitchen cabinet doors right now but I will fly it soon.

I'm not sure Matt, I think somewhere around 50, 20-25 are ready to fly, some are not covered yet, some need a little repair,...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-22-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By Wildflyer
Look up Bob Selman Designs, at----- ...

Look up Bob Selman Designs, at----- http://www.bsdmicrorc.com/
He has many planes made for that system.

The little seaplane is very cute, I my have to get that one some day.
Forum: Night Flying 02-20-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,595
Posted By Wildflyer
I have bought several 10 watt 12 Vdc LED's from a...

I have bought several 10 watt 12 Vdc LED's from a company on Ebay.

They are insanely bright. I touched one across a 3 cell Lipo, and my wife thought something had exploded in my hobby room, which...
Forum: Beginners 02-16-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By Wildflyer
I fly the Albatros in a large cul-de-sac in front...

I fly the Albatros in a large cul-de-sac in front of my house. I live in a privately owned area so it is not a public street. It flys great, good to keep your thumbs and brain loose enough to fly...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 02-16-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Wildflyer
MAN I wish I could go, I have family only a few...

MAN I wish I could go, I have family only a few miles from there.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-16-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 328
Posted By Wildflyer
I don't understand people that will put out the...

I don't understand people that will put out the money to buy all the equipment and aircraft necessary to fly, then get pissed at the cost of AMA and club membership.

Hey, it's just part of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-14-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By Wildflyer
How well did the fake nitro motor hold up in the...

How well did the fake nitro motor hold up in the crash?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-14-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Wildflyer
I will try the cling wrap the next time I need to...

I will try the cling wrap the next time I need to paint a canopy. The curves make every thing else a pain.

I have used common shelf paper to mask off a racing boat I built. It worked great, and it...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-14-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 142,188
Posted By Wildflyer
I forgot to tell you the size. Wingspan = 37"...

I forgot to tell you the size.
Wingspan = 37"
Root chord = 27.75"
Tip chord = 3.25"
Area ~ = 610 Sq in
Just a little over 14 oz per Sq Ft.

I have it rigged internally with a huge...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-14-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 142,188
Posted By Wildflyer
I don't even know what to call this Thing.

At a recent RC swap meet, a guy had a strange plane he had flown with a 40 size engine. I was curious about it because I have never seen anything like it.

He finally made me an offer I couldn't...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-10-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By Wildflyer
If it is an old kit, I usually try to flatten it...

If it is an old kit, I usually try to flatten it out by a mist of water, then laid out flat to dry, sometimes I've laid a flat piece of hardware cloth on it, after that, take it to a copy store, and...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-09-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Wildflyer
Your ESC should have a built in voltage output of...

Your ESC should have a built in voltage output of about 5 v, to power the receiver and servos.

Welcome to Wattflyer, you bring the questions and we'll bring the answers.
We are happy to help you...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-08-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By Wildflyer
The last time I heard a pulse jet run,:eek: I'm...

The last time I heard a pulse jet run,:eek: I'm not sure 2 miles is far enough.:D

I'd really like to have the little B-17, but it costs almost as much as a much larger B-17 from Hobbyking, so I...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 02-08-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Wildflyer
Make a search for: Harley Michaelis' Genie...

Make a search for:
Harley Michaelis' Genie Line Sailplanes
also just; Harley Michaelis

Harley is or was ( I don't know if he is still with us) a great designer and flyer.
I had the extreme...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-03-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Wildflyer
The picture at 1:24 reminds me of my boats, they...

The picture at 1:24 reminds me of my boats, they were usually floating around, upside down, at some point during a race.
Forum: Humor 02-01-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Wildflyer
LMAO:D:D:D:D:eek: I'm 1/2 Norwegian and I...

LMAO:D:D:D:D:eek:

I'm 1/2 Norwegian and I dang near choked when I read the punch line.
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