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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-10-2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 79,397
Posted By dumo01
Mine is a PBY-4, little different bird that the...

Mine is a PBY-4, little different bird that the PBY you are building. It is flat foam profile plane I build from plans that Dick Sarpolus had in a Park Pilot magazine. I have built two or three...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-08-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 79,397
Posted By dumo01
Park Sorry to hear about Tom, but glad he got...

Park
Sorry to hear about Tom, but glad he got to see it fly. I finally decided that mine had too much damage to try to repair it about 2 years ago, so the motors and servos now fly on in a foam...
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 08-11-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By dumo01
I would try swapping out your receiver first,...

I would try swapping out your receiver first, assuming it is not water proof. If it is waterproof, or that does not fix things, my next suspect would be the ESC.
I have a plane that caught a wave on...
Forum: Beginners 08-11-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By dumo01
A little ripple helps a lot to get the plane,...

A little ripple helps a lot to get the plane, floats or a fuselage floater, to break free of the water and get up in the air.
If trying to take off from a glass surface, you will need more speed to...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-11-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,090
Posted By dumo01
Wow, an old thread pops up again. Since I...

Wow, an old thread pops up again.
Since I posted on this thread a while back I have acquired a HiTec 4 channel and see the same thing about a third of the time that I use it.
I also just check the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-18-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,714
Posted By dumo01
One other suggestion Since the fuselage is...

One other suggestion
Since the fuselage is closed up, this model builds up a lot of heat, especially if flying it in warm weather.
The suggestion from the vendor over here is to cut some of the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-18-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,714
Posted By dumo01
I have been flying the kit version of this for...

I have been flying the kit version of this for three years, off snow, ice, water grass, have not tried concrete, but would probably work. Yous may be a little heavier with the 12 mm depron, mine is...
Forum: Beginners 03-27-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 76,823
Posted By dumo01
Agree with Kyle's comments. Additionally it...

Agree with Kyle's comments.
Additionally it looks like you are using an ESC that is limited to a 4S battery, while your motor will use up to a 7S battery. For a 10 pound airplane I would look to use...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-28-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,345
Posted By dumo01
Dave The dark forces you have set in motion...

Dave

The dark forces you have set in motion will have the trees at the end of the runway reaching for you. LOL

Looking forward to seeing it in the air.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-27-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 21,286
Posted By dumo01
Steve Looks great as before. I keep thinking...

Steve

Looks great as before. I keep thinking about getting a second one and building it as well, it was a great airplane. Maybe one will come home with me from Toledo in a couple weeks.
I noticed...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 03-07-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 914
Posted By dumo01
44th Annual Westerville Model Aero Show and Swap Meet

Westerville Model Aeronautics Show and Swap Meet Westerville Ohio
Static Display Competition and Non Competition Display Only
All types Aircraft, RC cars and RC Boats
100+ Swap Tables
Door Prizes...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 04-24-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,432
Posted By dumo01
I have one of the older micro Beasts as well,...

I have one of the older micro Beasts as well, great little airplane but as noted above it is more twitchy in a breeze than my SBach with the stabilization system.
I leave the landing gear on to...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-24-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,539
Posted By dumo01
+1 on Heads Up Rc great place for...

+1 on Heads Up Rc

great place for information and parts with excellent customer service
Forum: Power Systems 04-24-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,314
Posted By dumo01
Using an ESC that is rated for more current than...

Using an ESC that is rated for more current than you will be drawing will not hurt anything, it just adds some extra weight for the airplane to haul around. I typically use an ESC that is rated for...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 03-14-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 796
Posted By dumo01
43rd Annual Westerville Model Aero Show and Swap Meet

43rd Annual Westerville Model Aeronautics Show and Swap Meet
March 16 2013 9:00-2:00 Columbus,Ohio
Swap Tables Still available
Static Display and Competion, Aircraft, Boats and Cars
...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 01-25-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,803
Posted By dumo01
One of our members who is a part time snow bird...

One of our members who is a part time snow bird also belongs to a club in Florida. He recently sent back a copy of their last meeting minutes containing discussion of their fire safety preperations,...
Forum: Maxamps discussion 01-25-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,561
Posted By dumo01
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Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-03-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,595
Posted By dumo01
You can use the DX5 to fly any aircraft if you...

You can use the DX5 to fly any aircraft if you equip the aircraft with a Spectrum receiver. The Parkzone BNF series have the reciever already installed. If you are setting up a non BNF aircraft you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-27-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,365
Posted By dumo01
This is the adapter for the charger, there is...

This is the adapter for the charger, there is also a similar one that uses the Thunder Power balance board.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products/charger-plug-adapter-efl-EFLA700UM

Great...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-04-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,258
Posted By dumo01
I was at the JR Indoor today and stopped by the...

I was at the JR Indoor today and stopped by the AMA booth. I spoke with Mark Radcliff the Div 3 VP and he said they had gotten a lot of feedback on the stabilization issue as soon as it came out....
Forum: Pattern aircraft 11-01-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,812
Posted By dumo01
Mike Did you ever get around to doing...

Mike

Did you ever get around to doing anything with this?

I was thinking it might make a good home for the motor and electronics out of my soon to be retired 3DHS EPP
Forum: 3D Flying 10-30-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,699
Posted By dumo01
I didn't have the 40 inch 3DH, but had the 48...

I didn't have the 40 inch 3DH, but had the 48 inch one:
http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/48-EPP-Extra_p_16045.html

Flew nicely... for about a week.
Did an outside snap roll at about 1/2 3/4...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-06-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,195
Posted By dumo01
I used a Heads Up RC4248-08 motor on a 4S4000...

I used a Heads Up RC4248-08 motor on a 4S4000 battery turning an APC 11x8 prop. The ESC is a 70 amp unit; I don't recall exactly what the current draw was, but i think I was in the 40-50 range. Just...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-06-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 184,861
Posted By dumo01
The extra power is fun. You can tell mine has...

The extra power is fun. You can tell mine has been through the wars as well. I converted to a tail dragger because I was tired of fixing the nose gear. Also epoxied the wing into the fuse and retaped...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-06-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 184,861
Posted By dumo01
NJ You have not seen my T28 for awhile. ...

NJ

You have not seen my T28 for awhile.
Currently running a Power 32 motor on a 4S 2600 battery turning an APC 11x7.
Ok it's not pulling 800 W but it moves along nicely.

Hope things are good...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-06-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,195
Posted By dumo01
Tower conversion

Shane

I did the same conversion and used the supplied motor mount for the landing gear. I cut off the two motor mount arms and then used a piece of bass wood ( I think it was bass wood) to make a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-26-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 21,286
Posted By dumo01
Steve Regret to inform you that you started a...

Steve
Regret to inform you that you started a trend.
Put my Firestorm up for the first flight of the evening. Had been flying it about two or three minutes when I put it into a high easy loop....
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-20-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,165
Posted By dumo01
Steve, welcome back. Couple other good...

Steve, welcome back.

Couple other good places to look are:

http://www.mountainmodels.com/

and
http://www.alienaircraft.com/kits.htm

I think all of the kits sold by both are designed for...
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-20-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,947
Posted By dumo01
Put two flights in on the T-28 this morning and...

Put two flights in on the T-28 this morning and it was a moving bird. About six months ago, I had a spare EFlite Power 32 sitting around and a 40 a esc so I put those in with a 12x 8 APC, but left it...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-20-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 21,286
Posted By dumo01
Steve Sorry to hear about your Firestorm....

Steve

Sorry to hear about your Firestorm. Mine is still hanging in there, maybe because I have not been able to get it out as ofter as I would like

Hope you kept the gremlins off your back...
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