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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 11:20 PM
Replies: 133
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Posted By xmech2k
Beautiful! Congrats!

Beautiful! Congrats!
Forum: Humor Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By xmech2k
:D

:D
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By xmech2k
Sorry to hear it. Though I think Bronc has an...

Sorry to hear it. Though I think Bronc has an amusing idea! Imagine the planes that come out of that one! Well, fly all you can, then best wishes for a speedy recovery. Maybe you'll have time for...
Forum: Aircraft Reviews Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By xmech2k
LOL! It's still in the box in the garage. No time...

LOL! It's still in the box in the garage. No time to fly it yet. Hopefully Saturday or Sunday.

Picked up a 2 pack of spare 45C batts, but I was a bit rushed. The guy at the lhs recommended them...
Forum: Aircraft Reviews Yesterday, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By xmech2k
I was wondering about actual motor run time. The...

I was wondering about actual motor run time. The lmr's I fly in consist of 4 rounds. 20 seconds of motor run to climb, then 10 minute maximum glide time. Guess it's too much to ask of this little...
Forum: Aircraft Reviews Yesterday, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By xmech2k
GB, thanks for doing a review. Sorry if I missed...

GB, thanks for doing a review. Sorry if I missed it, but what kind of motor run times are you getting? Scored one at the lhs, just wondering what I should set my timer to.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-23-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 308
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! And I'm hanging blinds today. Only a...

Lol!

And I'm hanging blinds today. Only a two tripper! :D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-23-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 238
Posted By xmech2k
And don't forget, from what I've read the prop is...

And don't forget, from what I've read the prop is unloaded about 20% in flight, so add that to the cooling. But you really need to get a watt meter.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-23-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 308
Posted By xmech2k
It's like the hardware store or the car parts...

It's like the hardware store or the car parts store. You can NEVER go just once!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-23-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 238
Posted By xmech2k
Welcome aboard! Nice looking plane!

Welcome aboard! Nice looking plane!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-23-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By xmech2k
Same thing. As I read it in the 'Everything You...

Same thing. As I read it in the 'Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Electric Powered Flight' thread here, the 'S' stands for Series, as in how many cells are in series. The P tells you how many...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-22-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,613
Posted By xmech2k
Great vids, Nigel! I just got back from the...

Great vids, Nigel!

I just got back from the LHS with a UMX Radian. I was going to skip this one (I'm already slooowwlly assembling my MPX Tucan, and foolishly decided to throw my hat in with the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 351
Posted By xmech2k
I think in one case, Blade helicopters I think,...

I think in one case, Blade helicopters I think, their C recommendation went up because they quit carrying the lower C rated batteries. They were just matching the batteries they currently carry.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 343
Posted By xmech2k
Why? I don't know all the technicalities. I just...

Why? I don't know all the technicalities. I just know with the stock batteries, it seemed I had to charge my Dx8 after every outing. With the lipo, I can't remember when I had to charge it last....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-20-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By xmech2k
Wow! All these cool choices for the contest! I...

Wow! All these cool choices for the contest! I might feel a tad guilty when I vote for myself! :D ;)

Should be impressive. Good luck!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-20-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By xmech2k
Nice choice! Good luck! I used to see one...

Nice choice! Good luck! I used to see one occasionally at O'Hare when I worked there. I guess Beech didn't want to keep supporting them and bought them all back and destroyed them. But one guy held...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 343
Posted By xmech2k
Get the lipo. It's like you never have to charge...

Get the lipo. It's like you never have to charge it again!
Forum: Humor 04-19-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By xmech2k
dSL3z6o6yxI

dSL3z6o6yxI
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 351
Posted By xmech2k
True about the voltage. I was thinking if you...

True about the voltage. I was thinking if you went with a higher mAh but lower C rating, you could risk winding up with a battery not being able to supply enough amps in some cases.
Forum: Humor 04-19-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By xmech2k
Hilarious! Thanks Chellie! They don't make 'em...

Hilarious! Thanks Chellie! They don't make 'em like they used to.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 351
Posted By xmech2k
With an amp meter. You need to get one too if you...

With an amp meter. You need to get one too if you want to stay in the hobby. It's an essential tool so you know how many amps your motor/prop is pulling, so you don't get a smoke leak. And as long as...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-19-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 361
Posted By xmech2k
It would have to have a DSM module. You can't mix...

It would have to have a DSM module. You can't mix 2.4 'languages'.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 351
Posted By xmech2k
Gary, the most important thing is that your...

Gary, the most important thing is that your battery can supply the power demanded by your esc and motor. That's measured in amps. To determine how many amps your battery is rated to safely run at,...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-19-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 674
Posted By xmech2k
Does the $100 include shipping? The 2 sheets of...

Does the $100 include shipping? The 2 sheets of foam I ordered cost $15 to ship! :mad: probably should have asked or shopped around more.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-19-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! Fh, I thought he was referring to the Cessna!

Lol! Fh, I thought he was referring to the Cessna!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-18-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By xmech2k
Canard? :confused:

Canard? :confused:
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-18-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 765
Posted By xmech2k
Beautiful, Quorneng! Congrats!

Beautiful, Quorneng! Congrats!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-18-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By xmech2k
Sweet, Chellie! One of my favorites!

Sweet, Chellie! One of my favorites!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,613
Posted By xmech2k
Your polka is blocked in my country due to...

Your polka is blocked in my country due to copyright reasons.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-17-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 467
Posted By xmech2k
You're right on the FSA area calculation, Nigel....

You're right on the FSA area calculation, Nigel. Subtract the motor area. It's the area that the air actually flows through.

And I doubt 5% difference intake area would be noticeable on my little...
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