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Forum: Aerial Photography 10-18-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 480
Posted By Stevephoon
Great fun Steve! A DL plane is something I've...

Great fun Steve! A DL plane is something I've never tried... Looks like a blast!


I've only had one chance for filming so far, and it was totally overcast... Weather's been pretty crappie...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By Stevephoon
Yep... Just getting into electric sail planes as...

Yep... Just getting into electric sail planes as well. Getting 1500 ft up and hour long flights are yet another reason to fly! :)

And of course it keeps me away from the young lookers like...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-13-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,974
Posted By Stevephoon
Aileron Servo Set Up

TB,

Per your questions elsewhere... Here's a picture of my aileron servo pushrod setup. The pushrod it self is very thin and can flex, but I don't see any in mine with no flight loads.

Steve...
Forum: Company Discussions 07-13-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Stevephoon
+1 on Brian at Mountain Models... Good guy, good...

+1 on Brian at Mountain Models... Good guy, good business and good planes... What else do you want!

Steve
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-24-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 748
Posted By Stevephoon
Here's a link on how to dye a canopy: ...

Here's a link on how to dye a canopy:

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=40848

From what I read online, wait until the water temp is 140 or below before putting the canopy in the...
Forum: ParkFlyers 05-29-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,023
Posted By Stevephoon
One more... A tantrum on the Mountain Models web...

One more... A tantrum on the Mountain Models web site. One is in Silver and Blue.

http://www.mountainmodels.com/product_info.php?products_id=218

Open the instruction manual. The best pict is...
Forum: ParkFlyers 05-29-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,023
Posted By Stevephoon
Hi timebandit! My $0.02.... Transparent...

Hi timebandit!

My $0.02....

Transparent blue is kind of hard to see on a nice clear day. I used some on a Dandy Sport (RIP) wing and I finally added some solid white stripes... All of this...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-01-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By Stevephoon
Congrats to both Chellie and Nigel. I...

Congrats to both Chellie and Nigel.

I always like looking in on eveyone's builds... Even when I have very little time to comment. It's a great way to learn how everyone is building. I always...
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-30-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,974
Posted By Stevephoon
I needed to remove a fair amount. I don't...

I needed to remove a fair amount. I don't remember exactly, but I do remember playing with it for a fair amount of time. One of my issues was my motor ended up just a touch short and instead of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-26-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,645
Posted By Stevephoon
There are separate threads for each entry. Look...

There are separate threads for each entry. Look at the very first entry on this thread to see the links to the individual build threads. There you will find lots of pictures and some videos...
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-18-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,645
Posted By Stevephoon
Great Job to All!

Well, I just voted and I'd like to congratulate everyone! Anytime you can create a flying machine you are a winner! I also learned something new in all of the threads, so great job by all.

...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-12-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 33,858
Posted By Stevephoon
Absolutely stunning Bill! I really like the...

Absolutely stunning Bill! I really like the reverse detail of the wheel pants. Best of luck on the maiden!
Steve
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-09-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,166
Posted By Stevephoon
Tom, That turned out really nice! We do...

Tom,

That turned out really nice! We do need some flight reports in the future!

Good Luck!

Steve
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 07-21-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,031
Posted By Stevephoon
SlowJohn, thanks for the specs. That's just the...

SlowJohn, thanks for the specs. That's just the type of stuff I was looking for.

I did go ahead and place an order from HeadsUp for most of the electonics. Everything execpt the motor. (Nothing...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-06-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Stevephoon
A couple more things that I do not see the...

A couple more things that I do not see the answers to... Most ESCs have a Battery Elimination Circuit (BEC) so they can provide power to your receiver. The small connector on the ESC still plugs...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-21-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,951
Posted By Stevephoon
Wow Paul, can you build me one too?? Those look...

Wow Paul, can you build me one too?? Those look great!

Steve
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-30-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,770
Posted By Stevephoon
If you have never covered, here's an extensive...

If you have never covered, here's an extensive write-up over on RC Groups
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=711624

I usually do not go as far as what is in the above. I get good...
Forum: Heads UP RC discussion 04-21-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 77,338
Posted By Stevephoon
Stevens Aeromodel Groove G-480

Here's my Groove with all the electronics from HeadsUp

Motor: E-Max GT2215/09 250 Watt (http://www.headsuphobby.com/Emax-GT2215-09-Outrunner-Brushless-Motor-C-691.htm)
ESC: Sky Power 30A ESC...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-17-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,833
Posted By Stevephoon
I am assuming that you are talking about the...

I am assuming that you are talking about the sheeting on the top of the nose and front of the battery hatch?? In general, it's done for strength and to control warping and/or just keeping things...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-17-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,496
Posted By Stevephoon
I'll be watching as well! Welcome to WattFlyer! ...

I'll be watching as well! Welcome to WattFlyer!

Steve
Forum: Heads UP RC discussion 04-17-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 77,338
Posted By Stevephoon
Wow! 575 watts in a Formosa.. It's not a Pattern...

Wow! 575 watts in a Formosa.. It's not a Pattern Ship, It's a Rocket Ship!

Have Fun!

Steve
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-14-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,109
Posted By Stevephoon
I've just used the Aerobroach CA blade to make a...

I've just used the Aerobroach CA blade to make a test hinge out of some scraps of 1/8 balsa. I used 1/2 of a full sized CA hinge. This is one that the covering was peeling off of from a previous...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-13-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,109
Posted By Stevephoon
With foam using CA hinges, I'm not sure it's...

With foam using CA hinges, I'm not sure it's needed. A regular hobby knife should do. I've had issues with keeping the cuts straight in balsa and opening them up enough so the hinge will go in....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-13-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,109
Posted By Stevephoon
At the Toledo Show I bought some hinge slotting...

At the Toledo Show I bought some hinge slotting blades from AeroBroach.
http://aerobroach.com/

They are more expensive on his web site than what I paid at the show, but they seem to work well. I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-08-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,833
Posted By Stevephoon
Hi BigO! Covering - No detailed plan yet......

Hi BigO!

Covering - No detailed plan yet... I usually use MS Paint to try out different schemes. I have downloaded a bunch of pictures of planes that others have built for thought starters. My...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-03-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,172
Posted By Stevephoon
One more thing I did, but forgot to mention... ...

One more thing I did, but forgot to mention... After getting the wing positioned correctly, I put marks on the wing and fuselage so it will be easy to line it up at the flying field. The mark at...
Forum: Power Systems 02-12-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By Stevephoon
Mark, I have a XOAR and some Turnigy wood...

Mark,

I have a XOAR and some Turnigy wood props that are specifically made for electric motors. I would only use those made specifically for electrics unless you are using a really big heavy...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-28-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By Stevephoon
Hi Stuart! I wish I had more than one...

Hi Stuart!

I wish I had more than one flight on my Chrysalis with the trans. purple before putting it into a tree... Anyway, my Dandy has a trans red wing and I can't say that I've ever noticed...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-09-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By Stevephoon
As part of Murcoflier's building events he...

As part of Murcoflier's building events he started a thread over on RCGroups on tools used for building balsa planes.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1752811

Lots of good...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By Stevephoon
If you want a kit, try the Mountain Models EVA...

If you want a kit, try the Mountain Models EVA Bipe. It's a great all around sport bipe that is not too big or too small... About 180 Watts will power it just right!
...
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