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Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 103
Posted By Wildflyer
Many scale people will paint props to be what...

Many scale people will paint props to be what they need.

Sand them lightly as you say and use a good paint, adjust balance with a little more paint.
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 267
Posted By Wildflyer
Do not be afraid to call Horizon Hobby's support...

Do not be afraid to call Horizon Hobby's support number, I have found them very patient and helpful.

877-504-0233
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 142
Posted By Wildflyer
Now for the real trick !!! Can you set it...

Now for the real trick !!!

Can you set it out and land on it ??

Control Line speed planes have used dollies since the early days, some of them are works of art made out of music wire.
In some...
Forum: Foamies Yesterday, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By Wildflyer
My cheap balancer is a 2 X 4 with holes 1" deep...

My cheap balancer is a 2 X 4 with holes 1" deep for unsharpened pencils.

I prefer to leave the erasers flat so the plane will sit still, when the balance point is in the middle of the erasers.:)...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-18-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 268
Posted By Wildflyer
Joe, When I saw the picture of you working on...

Joe,
When I saw the picture of you working on your plane, I realized, you are much younger and shorter than I would have guessed. :rolleyes::D

:)As long as we keep working on model airplanes, we...
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 09-18-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 180
Posted By Wildflyer
For outrunners, I have checked no load rpm, by...

For outrunners, I have checked no load rpm, by using 2 strips of white tape, or narrow cut off strips of postit notes, stuck to the outside housing of the motor. It's less load than a flat stick, and...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 09-18-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Wildflyer
sentinel48 The link that tr4252 provided...

sentinel48

The link that tr4252 provided should answer all your questions.

They have the tiniest equipment made for good prices.

20-25 years ago a 2 gram Rx would have cost you over $100,...
Forum: Humor 09-17-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Wildflyer
I used to have a homemade bumper sticker on my...

I used to have a homemade bumper sticker on my car that read;


Caution! Driver addicted to Alcohol
with nitromethane & castor oil


Got some strange looks :rolleyes:
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 09-17-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Wildflyer
1/72 has been done, there are some extremely...

1/72 has been done, there are some extremely small parts available, but they are probably not listed for RC use.

I have seen pictures of small fighter planes the size of a mans hand, entire weight...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-16-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Wildflyer
Hobby has a 1700 mm wingspan (67") P-40, in both...

Hobby has a 1700 mm wingspan (67") P-40, in both silver and green.
Unfortunately then are totally out of stock, and a large kit is very expensive to ship.
Might watch on Ebay for a balsa kit.

...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-16-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 252
Posted By Wildflyer
The real forces of flight

These are the real controlling factors of flight (at least for most of us)

The only comment I will make about the OP, is about helicopters.

Quote

Note that helicopter rotor blades are...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-15-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By Wildflyer
My shipping was only $3.99 to Olympia WA, on the...

My shipping was only $3.99 to Olympia WA, on the Lemon Rx site. I don't know where they ship from.

I bought the same one as in the first picture and a simple no frills 6 channel.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-15-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By Wildflyer
Now the real trick will be to see if you can do...

Now the real trick will be to see if you can do it again, and again etc.

I've done some stunts that I have not figured out how to do again.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By Wildflyer
Thanks, I just ordered one. I was hoping for...

Thanks, I just ordered one.
I was hoping for one that could handle flaperons.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-14-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 281
Posted By Wildflyer
I have heard that "inflamed bowel" can be very...

I have heard that "inflamed bowel" can be very painful, but not as bad as trying to pass a stone.
Nigel, you have my prayers. The way things have gone this year, 2015 is going to be FANTASTIC for...
Forum: New Product Announcements 09-13-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Wildflyer
I received my 2.5 gram servos. I did a test on...

I received my 2.5 gram servos. I did a test on all 3 with my GWS MT-1 servo tester, and they all tested just great.

So for about $1.00 a piece, I think they are great, much stronger than some 2...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-08-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By Wildflyer
I use the Hobbyking stabilized receivers, if I...

I use the Hobbyking stabilized receivers, if I have the gain turned up too much, I will get an oscillation.

Backing the gain off solves the problem for me.

That might be the reason you had to...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-02-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Wildflyer
That is very good information, Denny Several of...

That is very good information, Denny
Several of the people in my club have had trouble with the no name Deans type T connectors, breaking contact when fully inserted. I believe the true Deans...
Forum: Balsa Kits For Sale and WTB 08-30-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Wildflyer
I built one from plans when they first came out,...

I built one from plans when they first came out, it was not hard build, and it flew great.

I agree with you I would not pay $85 for the short kit.

if you are interested in the plans, I still...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-27-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By Wildflyer
Just order one from Extreame Flight. Might cost...

Just order one from Extreame Flight. Might cost about $30-40
I was given an EF Laser that had lost elev control. The cowl was smashed pretty bad but I repaired it, I did however need to order a...
Forum: Power Systems 08-27-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Wildflyer
HobbyKing has several folding props. I live in...

HobbyKing has several folding props.
I live in Lacey WA and get my orders in about 2-3 days.
I have almost always had good luck with them. Just make positive what you are ordering is from the US...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-26-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By Wildflyer
I bet it will be a long time before you go back...

I bet it will be a long time before you go back to the Ukraine
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-17-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Wildflyer
Guardian's of the Galaxy, Is a RIOT

I went to see the movie Guardian's of the Galaxy.[popcorn]

I had the best time in a movie for many many years. :D I can't even remember the title of the movie I saw 4 days earlier, and it was a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-17-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Wildflyer
I have not built or used a laser cutter. That...

I have not built or used a laser cutter. That being said, I do understand how they function.

I have considered a few options for long kit burning, and the best idea I have would be to make the X...
Forum: New Product Announcements 08-15-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Wildflyer
Well, it looks like it worked. I bought 3, 2.5...

Well, it looks like it worked.
I bought 3, 2.5 gram servos that were less than $3 each so I guess I got 2 servos for free. shipping from china less than $3 for the slow boat. total payment was...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Wildflyer
That is so close to a 11 x 8, that would be my...

That is so close to a 11 x 8, that would be my first choice, and should be easy to find at a hobby shop. Stay with a similar type of prop, I don't know exactly what the stock one is, but if it is a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Wildflyer
Interesting approach

Interesting approach
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-09-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Wildflyer
For my batteries on foam, I use the extra sticky...

For my batteries on foam, I use the extra sticky Velcro tape, I buy it at HomeDepot.

I put a few drops of the correct type of CA glue on the area and rub it around where I am going to stick the...
Forum: Foamies 08-08-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Wildflyer
Removing some of those servos, make a person feel...

Removing some of those servos, make a person feel like some kind of surgeon.

If it were me, I would probably just cut the fuse in half as close to the servo as I could, because the right glue for...
Forum: Power Systems 08-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By Wildflyer
Yea, I guess it is 50/50, but like most things...

Yea, I guess it is 50/50, but like most things for me it seems like it goes by the 50/50/90 rule. You have a 50% chance of being right but 90% of the time it's wrong.

My motors seem to follow the...
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