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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-27-2012, 03:46 PM
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Views: 1,151
Posted By philipa_240sx
More pics of the T-craft

More pics of the T-craft
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-14-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By philipa_240sx
Just started this one: Clipped wing T-Craft...

Just started this one:

Clipped wing T-Craft from PatsCustomModels (http://www.patscustom-models.com/shortkit1.html)

- I actually wanted a standard BC12 T-Craft, not a clip wing. I modified...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-08-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By philipa_240sx
Next up is the Ultimate Bipe short kit from...

Next up is the Ultimate Bipe short kit from PatsCustomModels (http://www.patscustom-models.com/).

- Added ailerons to both wings. Actuation is via a single servo in the lower wing using torque...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-08-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By philipa_240sx
P.Tritle Kits

I purchased several of Pat Tritle's planes in kit form this past summer and have slowly been finishing them over the winter.

First one is the Tiger Moth kit from Dumas. Here are some of the...
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By philipa_240sx
So what's the weight right now? It will be a big...

So what's the weight right now? It will be a big determining factor.

The Parkzone UM power system and integrated RX/Servo brick is very popular. There are few Guillows conversions out there...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-11-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,540
Posted By philipa_240sx
Pat Tritle DH82 Tiger Moth (as kitted by Dumas)...

Pat Tritle DH82 Tiger Moth (as kitted by Dumas) in progress below...

I also have a few of Pat's short kits to build this winter:
- Gee Bee D
- Ultimate Bipe
- Clipped Wing T-Craft

I fly...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-02-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By philipa_240sx
I've used AR6100's almost exclusively. They work...

I've used AR6100's almost exclusively. They work well for parkflyer type aircraft (under 50" wingspan). Just be sure to keep some separation between the battery and the RX.

Read the Receiver...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-01-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,651
Posted By philipa_240sx
My DX6i used to have the same wierd timer...

My DX6i used to have the same wierd timer behaviour. I couldn't reproduce it all the time so I just lived with it. When it messed up, I would go back in and change the timer settings.

I don't...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 11-01-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By philipa_240sx
I'm with CNY_Dave, check gears. Even a bit of...

I'm with CNY_Dave, check gears. Even a bit of debris, silicone, etc can cause all sorts of weird behaviour. Also check the linkages to make sure nothing is binding.

Another possibility is dirt...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-30-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,806
Posted By philipa_240sx
Here is an even less expansive version of the TME...

Here is an even less expansive version of the TME adapter... Hyperions 6 cell parallel adapter for $7.95. It charges 6 lipos instead of 4 and plugs directly into the charger with 4mm male bullet...
Forum: Power Systems 10-28-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By philipa_240sx
Hugo, It's a pretty tall order to find an...

Hugo,

It's a pretty tall order to find an ESC that'll do what you want. AFAIK, Castle Creations Phoenix ESC's are the only ones available with this kind of capability. Even then, the governor...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-28-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,806
Posted By philipa_240sx
+1 for the Hyperion UM lipos. They have worked...

+1 for the Hyperion UM lipos. They have worked very well for me. They (Hyperion) are rated for up to 5C charge rates, I normally charge them at 4C.

Aside from not abusing them (over discharge,...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-20-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 35,120
Posted By philipa_240sx
The Skybuggy is about done. I'll post some pics...

The Skybuggy is about done. I'll post some pics soon.

The weather is pretty bad right now (high winds & rain). Not sure when I'll get to maiden her. I may see if I can make use of a local...
Forum: Foamies 10-18-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,026
Posted By philipa_240sx
I think we all have issues when it comes to RC......

I think we all have issues when it comes to RC... ;)
Forum: Foamies 10-18-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,026
Posted By philipa_240sx
This one? ...

This one?

http://www.electrifly.com/largeelectrics/gpma1142.html

Nice plane.

I love bipes, and had the GP Electrifly Tiger Moth for awhile. Nice plane but the foam is incredibly...
Forum: Foamies 10-18-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,026
Posted By philipa_240sx
Good luck NieuportFlyGuy!

Good luck NieuportFlyGuy!
Forum: Foamies 10-18-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,026
Posted By philipa_240sx
I really wouldn't recommend buying a Mini Super...

I really wouldn't recommend buying a Mini Super Cub. It's a much older design that uses an integrated RX/ESC/Servo brick and a proprietary FM radio. It IS NOT compatible with the Spektrum DX6i...
Forum: Foamies 10-17-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,026
Posted By philipa_240sx
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Forum: Foamies 10-17-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,026
Posted By philipa_240sx
Chellie, The HZ Champ the OP has is the...

Chellie,

The HZ Champ the OP has is the small micro one (20" ws):

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=HBZ4900

It has an integrated RX, ESC and servo's like the Parkzone...
Forum: Foamies 10-17-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,026
Posted By philipa_240sx
I have an E-Flite L-4 Grasshopper. Agreed, It's...

I have an E-Flite L-4 Grasshopper. Agreed, It's not the most stable plane, especially in wind. It really gets tossed around and it doesn't self level quickly, something that's not good for novice...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-17-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,934
Posted By philipa_240sx
These are the only one's I know of: Molex...

These are the only one's I know of:

Molex Picoblade: Parkzone, E-Flite, Blade, Kyosho. Supposedly, the Flyzone planes use the same connector.
...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-14-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 35,120
Posted By philipa_240sx
Hmm, just started building the SA Skybuggy. I...

Hmm, just started building the SA Skybuggy. I have to admit, the fuselage is overkill for a micro. Lots of thin ply for reinforcement. I bet the could have shaved 1/3oz or more by switching to...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-13-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,422
Posted By philipa_240sx
This one is easy: The DX6i (or any DSM/DSM2...

This one is easy:

The DX6i (or any DSM/DSM2 Air radio) WILL NOT bind with ANY surface (SRxxx series) receiver including the one in your Losi Crawler. Same goes for using a surface radio with an...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-13-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 35,120
Posted By philipa_240sx
Yeah, I was fighting it the whole time though. ...

Yeah, I was fighting it the whole time though. It was also very choppy, roughly 5mph winds... a lot for a micro model like this.

The rebuild will be a ways out, I have 4 other models sitting on...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-12-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 35,120
Posted By philipa_240sx
Sadly, the SE5a isn't flyable right now. The...

Sadly, the SE5a isn't flyable right now. The fuse & wings have a slight warp and the plane doesn't want to turn right very well. To make matters worse, the P-51 motor overheated and literally...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-12-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 35,120
Posted By philipa_240sx
More pics

More pics
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-11-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 35,120
Posted By philipa_240sx
I looked up the plane, at ~32g AUW it looks like...

I looked up the plane, at ~32g AUW it looks like a perfect candidate for the AR6400LBL.

http://www.cnc4rc.com/forum/index.php?topic=9.0

If anything you could use the AR6400L with the smaller...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-11-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,065
Posted By philipa_240sx
What impressed me more was the weight of a ~50lb...

What impressed me more was the weight of a ~50lb dog damaged nothing more than a wing rib! That's one tough plane.

Oh, and I noticed that I lost the battery hatch on my last flight. Perhaps due...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-11-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,065
Posted By philipa_240sx
Update 11.10.11 Great weekend of flying...

Update 11.10.11

Great weekend of flying despite the number of repairs!

- Firstly a stray dog was running around in the park. Being friendly, he jumped up on me... then stepped on the MS! ...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-11-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 35,120
Posted By philipa_240sx
Veron SE5a scratchbuilt with UM P-51 gear.

Veron SE5a scratchbuilt with UM P-51 gear.
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