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Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-19-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I knew it recommended a 2s but forgot it wanted 2...

I knew it recommended a 2s but forgot it wanted 2 of em.
The difference in weight between 2 2s or 1 4s of the same capacity is negligible.
The documentation should tell you the steps needed to run...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
A 4s lipo is massive overkill in this plane. If I...

A 4s lipo is massive overkill in this plane. If I remember correctly this plane works just fine with a 2s lipo in the 3800mah range.
As for the ESC I thought I read somewhere that it didn't come...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-12-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,582
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Don't worry about it being 1s. That has very...

Don't worry about it being 1s. That has very little to do with the power to the motors and servos. I think the battery is rated at 250 mah which should be plenty for 6 to 8 minute flights. From the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-11-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Looked through my parts bin and pickings are a...

Looked through my parts bin and pickings are a little slim. One crashed HK skymaster, a crashed mini contender, and a bunch of foam board stuff.
Getting some ideas but hard to incorporate the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-09-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 567
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I'd be up for that. A Halloween frankenbuild...

I'd be up for that. A Halloween frankenbuild contest. Sounds like fun.
Forum: Beginners 10-09-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 395
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I used to live in Calgary and we had this great...

I used to live in Calgary and we had this great thing called Chinooks. Basically a western wind that would push the temperatures well above freezing every week or so.
Now however I live on the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-07-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 590
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Truer words have never been spoken. But there are...

Truer words have never been spoken. But there are some shipping deals out there. http://www.greathobbies.com has free shipping on orders of $100 and over. Ships from Canada and delivery times are...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Don't get too excited yet. Shipping notification...

Don't get too excited yet. Shipping notification could just mean a electronic waybill has been created. Could take days for it to actually leave their warehouse.
Forum: Video Parking lot 09-26-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
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: General Electric Discussions 09-26-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I've seen this a couple of times on cheaper stick...

I've seen this a couple of times on cheaper stick mounts. Each time they broke at the exact same place. Right at the screw holes. Both times was with the same pilot.
Turns out he was over tightening...
Forum: Aerial Photography 09-24-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
That's probably what I'll end up trying. This...

That's probably what I'll end up trying. This camera has a Velcro strap that is permanently attached and wraps right around it. By using Velcro I can mount it in any orientation.
Thanks for the...
Forum: Aerial Photography 09-24-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
how do you guys mount your cameras?

So I'm trying to figure out how to mount my camera to my various planes without modifying the camera too much.
So far the only plane I can easily mount it to is the slow stick. The camera has an...
Forum: Aerial Photography 09-24-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Show where you fly!!

Seeing as I said I would contribute to the possible AP contest I thought I'd get a little practice in.
So here then is my very first video footage. Used the camera that came with my blade 180QX....
Forum: Aerial Photography 09-23-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,031
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I've never made an arial video either. But I do...

I've never made an arial video either. But I do now have the camera that came with my blade 180 qx. Weather permitting this fall I'll give it a go.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-22-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I've never painted a prop. But I have used a...

I've never painted a prop. But I have used a brown sharpee to colour a grey plastic prop to look to look like wood.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-20-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I wouldn't worry too much about using them. I got...

I wouldn't worry too much about using them. I got tired of changing the ends of every ESC and battery I bought and now have adapters that go from every type of connector to any other type.
For most...
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 09-20-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I've used everything from tape to ca hinges. My...

I've used everything from tape to ca hinges.
My favorite to use is pieces of tie straps. For larger planes just use a straight piece of tie strap. For smaller applications it can get a bit stiff....
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 09-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I don't know about the easier and forgiving part....

I don't know about the easier and forgiving part. I find that the smaller a model gets the more difficult that can become to fly. When you scale things down thing happen much quicker.
Maybe they...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-17-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 408
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I have to agree with you on this. I've always...

I have to agree with you on this.
I've always loved the p-40 but like you said finding one that flies well is a challenge.
I also had a 800mm version as well as a fms 1400 mm version. They both...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 09-07-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
They are fun, but as you say they won't replace...

They are fun, but as you say they won't replace my bigger birds.
I have 10 acres out my back door with the nearest neighbor 2 miles away.
I can fly whatever I like with no noise restrictions. If I...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 09-06-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
getting addicted to micros

These micros are a blast.
Only have a few, the umx p40, umx pits, and micro j3. Used to have the mosquito.
Then today was my first day back in town after my shoulder surgery and decided to stop by...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-04-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,375
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
As I see it, and I could be wrong, most hobbyist...

As I see it, and I could be wrong, most hobbyist are getting what they want.
When this hobby first got started, before RC flight, the only way to fly a plane was to build it yourself.
And for a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-01-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 703
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
After the flooding in the spring I lost quite a...

After the flooding in the spring I lost quite a few planes. But still ready to go are:

1.. Mountain models EVA
2.. Umx p-40
3.. Umx pits
4.. Micro j-3
5.. HK slow stick
6.. Sonic Modell...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-31-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 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: Delta & Flying Wings 08-31-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 898
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Is your scratchbuilt from plans or your own...

Is your scratchbuilt from plans or your own design. I have one that I built from dollar tree foam board from some plans I found. It has the same tendency as what you describe. Leading cause of this...
Forum: Company Discussions 08-20-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,531
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
So in other words, you chose the cheapest...

So in other words, you chose the cheapest shipping option using an unreliable carrier service, that carrier screws up and you blame hobbyking for the problem.

Hobbyking fulfilled your order as you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-15-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
As turner said generic bullet connectors will...

As turner said generic bullet connectors will generally not work. The bullet connectors in an hxt housing have a lip on them that allow them to snap into the housing.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-15-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
As far as I know the only reliable way to charge...

As far as I know the only reliable way to charge them is with the adapter cable. I use one and it works fine.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 762
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
E-flite is doing it right by naming for purpose...

E-flite is doing it right by naming for purpose rather than some arbitrary gender code. Some of the others are are slowly changing as well. But in the long run things won't change too much and the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 762
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
The general confusion comes from the fact that...

The general confusion comes from the fact that male bullet connectors inside a female housing are technically a male plug. This is due to the fact that bullet connectors are originally designed for...
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