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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-23-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By pmullen503
With a gull wing like that you are pretty much...

With a gull wing like that you are pretty much limited to a blade spar that slips into a matching box in the wing center section.

PS. Downsize your photos before posting them.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-12-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,321
Posted By pmullen503
Looks like it flies nice! Do you have enough...

Looks like it flies nice! Do you have enough thrust to do a vertical ROG?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-08-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By pmullen503
Awesome! I want one!

Awesome! I want one!
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-21-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,321
Posted By pmullen503
Looks great! But I wonder how easy it will...

Looks great!

But I wonder how easy it will be to keep it level in the roll access. It looks like it will have a wicked roll rate and without dihedral, will have no way to "self correct". Maybe...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-07-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,321
Posted By pmullen503
VTO would be impressive! Where do you put the CG...

VTO would be impressive! Where do you put the CG on this thing? Swept wing and a disproportionally large horizontal stab.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-06-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,321
Posted By pmullen503
Pretty sweet. Roll will be accomplished with the...

Pretty sweet. Roll will be accomplished with the tail fins, right? How many servos? Elevons, Rudd-evons?
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-05-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,321
Posted By pmullen503
Looks great! Should be another winner.

Looks great! Should be another winner.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-04-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,321
Posted By pmullen503
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-04-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By pmullen503
A Vannessa jig is handy for really large models. ...

A Vannessa jig is handy for really large models. You can add or move around weight without having to reposition the plane on a stand.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-02-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,321
Posted By pmullen503
Any idea what that fan would draw (thrust) in a...

Any idea what that fan would draw (thrust) in a more open installation?
Forum: Beginners 11-23-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 827
Posted By pmullen503
Of course, on Frsky you have RSSI and receiver...

Of course, on Frsky you have RSSI and receiver voltage telemetry. If you have a Taranis and logging turned on, you can check the log second by second and see what was going on. If you set up voice...
Forum: Beginners 11-23-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 827
Posted By pmullen503
Most ESC's will shut off the motor if there is no...

Most ESC's will shut off the motor if there is no signal from the receiver. That could be either from a brown out reboot, or signal loss. Spektrum failsafe disables the motor so it could be signal...
Forum: Beginners 11-23-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 827
Posted By pmullen503
Could be brown out (low voltage to the receiver...

Could be brown out (low voltage to the receiver from the ESC). That would also cause the loss of control. Anything that might cause an abnormally high servo draw like a stuck control surface or...
Forum: Power Systems 11-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By pmullen503
You can use multiple batteries but you should run...

You can use multiple batteries but you should run them in parallel (think of a jumper cable positive to positive, negative to negative. ) Multiple batteries give you more flexibility for placement in...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-16-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,321
Posted By pmullen503
Looking forward to the performance report!

Looking forward to the performance report!
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-13-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,321
Posted By pmullen503
Subbed!

Subbed!
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-10-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,533
Posted By pmullen503
Anyone else fly in this location? What are they...

Anyone else fly in this location? What are they using? Are they having the same problems?
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-09-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,533
Posted By pmullen503
I believe you can use Frsky telemetry on the 9XR...

I believe you can use Frsky telemetry on the 9XR PRO with this cable (http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__58503__Frsky_Telemetry_Head_Track_Module_Extent_Cable_for_9XR_Pro.html).
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-09-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,533
Posted By pmullen503
The Frsky module has it's own antenna. You will...

The Frsky module has it's own antenna. You will have to modify the 9XR to get Frsky telemetry on the 9XR screen or use an auxiliary screen (FDL-02 or Frsky Dashboard) to display telemetry. Frsky...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-26-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By pmullen503
My Ghia had a 1776 cc type 1 motor with dual...

My Ghia had a 1776 cc type 1 motor with dual solex carbs, 3/4 cam, lowered with weld-in adjusters, etc. etc. Got it up to 110 mph once based on the tach reading. Long, long ago....good times.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-26-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By pmullen503
I have had 21 different aircooled VW's over the...

I have had 21 different aircooled VW's over the years including (2) '71 Ghia convertibles. Wish I still had one today.

I get hummingbirds in my shop when their feeder is empty. They visit to...
Forum: Beginners 10-14-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By pmullen503
The DX6i and AR6200 are DSM2 which is an older...

The DX6i and AR6200 are DSM2 which is an older protocol. DSMX is the newer version. DSM2 works fine (I still use it for smaller stuff) just don't pay too much for "old" technology.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-12-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By pmullen503
I was thinking I would need at least 400 watts...

I was thinking I would need at least 400 watts for a 2C charge rate. Probably 600 watts for a safe overhead.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-12-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By pmullen503
Charger and power supply for 6s2p A123

I'm thinking about going with an A123 battery for my next project. I can use the nose weight and would have to built a custom shaped pack to make it fit. I would like to charge the pack in the plane...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-01-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By pmullen503
servo city...

servo city (https://www.servocity.com/html/servos___accessories.html) offer several servos that can be ordered with 180 degree rotation or you can use a "servo stretcher" to increase the rotation of...
Forum: Beginners 09-22-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 930
Posted By pmullen503
I fly a Taranis with Frsky receivers and I also...

I fly a Taranis with Frsky receivers and I also built a DSM2 module for the many Spektrum receivers I have. I love the Taranis and telemetry is great. So one more vote for the Taranis. Just get an...
Forum: Power Systems 09-21-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By pmullen503
That is how the program works, it will not allow...

That is how the program works, it will not allow a prop that is over it's maximum current or the battery's rated capacity. You may be able to run that prop for occasional bursts of power but I bet...
Forum: Power Systems 09-21-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By pmullen503
Yes it can. Set battery and prop parameters and...

Yes it can. Set battery and prop parameters and hit "match prop". There will be a lot of motors listed, most will be too low power for your application but there will be a graph shown with dots...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-18-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By pmullen503
Assuming you mean the type that bolts onto the...

Assuming you mean the type that bolts onto the case. Hobbyking, RCTimer and others have these in their "accessories kit". Most motors come from the same few factories in China and are private...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-10-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,533
Posted By pmullen503
Nice job on the rework. Where was the CG...

Nice job on the rework. Where was the CG originally with the 1500mAh battery?
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