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Forum: ParkFlyers 01-27-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By Gary H
Thanks. It was tough getting all the electronics...

Thanks. It was tough getting all the electronics to fit in that small of a space. I couldn't use the predrilled motor mount holes as it had the motor wires exiting the bottom and that's where I...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-27-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By Gary H
Finished my Sopwith Pup.

Too bad they discontinued this plane. It's a pretty good looking plane for the price. Power is drawn from a Rimfire 250. Nano-Tech 2 cell 370 mAh batteries. ECS is a no name 12 amper, servos are...
Forum: Beginners 01-24-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Gary H
It's a bind. Don't fly it that way. Your going...

It's a bind. Don't fly it that way. Your going to be adding additional battery drain and prematurely wearing out your servo.

With planes, there is no such thing as , "That's good Enough".

Fix...
Forum: Beginners 01-23-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Gary H
If its just a buzz, it's a bind/strain on your...

If its just a buzz, it's a bind/strain on your servo probably due to the linkage. If that's the case, pull your servo horn and adjust the linkage so it doesn't put a strain on your servo. Also play...
Forum: Beginners 01-21-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,420
Posted By Gary H
Looks great! :) Ill have to try building a foam...

Looks great! :) Ill have to try building a foam plane one day. That's if I don't get fed up with building. :eek: Today I'm working on my Balsa USA Sopwith Pup and it's a tad of a challenge and...
Forum: Beginners 01-21-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,420
Posted By Gary H
Your right Joe. The 4 star 60 I'm building is...

Your right Joe. The 4 star 60 I'm building is considered a low wing trainer, has a 71" wingspan and calls for ~2* of dihedral or 1 7/8" +- 1/2". So a 60" wingspan, at least for me I would go...
Forum: Beginners 01-21-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,420
Posted By Gary H
With ailerons, an inch to an inch and a half for...

With ailerons, an inch to an inch and a half for a 60 inch wingspan.
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-17-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 91,256
Posted By Gary H
That might add friction. I would suggest the...

That might add friction. I would suggest the method I recommended. I have done it on at least 20 big planes and never had a problem.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-17-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Gary H
Will do. Ill probably order the kit this...

Will do. Ill probably order the kit this weekend. I saw a video on this plane and fell in love with it. Sorry it's nitro. And it's not totally PC, but is funny. :)


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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-17-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Gary H
Thanks CHELLIE. Besides using the higher amp ESC,...

Thanks CHELLIE. Besides using the higher amp ESC, I was pretty close in my guestimation. I had built a Cloud Ranger before with a TT .074? Anyway a little nitro motor, but never flew it. I sold...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-17-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Gary H
Thanks CHELLIE. I plan on going with direct...

Thanks CHELLIE. I plan on going with direct drive and this is the motor.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__18152__Turnigy_Aerodrive_SK3_2826_1130kv_Brushless_Outrunner_Motor.html
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-16-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Gary H
Kit for a 370 size motor.

I accidentally ordered the wrong motor for a foamie, but being a kit builder I hate to see it go to waste. I don't know a lot about electric planes, but have bee around for awhile. What I'm looking...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-16-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 91,256
Posted By Gary H
Your plane might need to be balanced latterly. ...

Your plane might need to be balanced latterly. Use thread or string or something and tie it around the motor shaft as long as are at 0* thrust, if you have right thrust tie it as far forward as you...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-15-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 91,256
Posted By Gary H
I like that idea pizzano. Nice and simple...

I like that idea pizzano. Nice and simple design, thanks. As far as the Stevens Aero kit, that's the one I built before. It's been so long I forgot where I got that kit and your link reminded me. ...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-15-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 91,256
Posted By Gary H
Howdy. I actually used their products before. ...

Howdy. I actually used their products before. Built a SS with the built up wings and all. I never got to fly it though. My motorcycle helmet got knocked off the TV and smashed it. ::o

The...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-15-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 91,256
Posted By Gary H
This might look what I may go with. ...

This might look what I may go with.

http://www.flyerc.mybigcommerce.com/millennium-r-c-fuselage-accessory-bundle/
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-13-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 91,256
Posted By Gary H
Thank you pizzano. :)

Thank you pizzano. :)
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-13-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 91,256
Posted By Gary H
Howdy guys. In a way I'm new here, but not so...

Howdy guys. In a way I'm new here, but not so new to planes and a question for yall, (yes I'm from Texas) [popcorn]. I have an extra motor laying around and thought I would get another SS for it. ...
Forum: Power Systems 07-03-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By Gary H
Thanks oldmann. I thought about a 480 motor but...

Thanks oldmann. I thought about a 480 motor but was worried about the weight factor with a bigger motor and an additional cell. Think Ill go against the grain and try something different and stick...
Forum: Power Systems 07-02-2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By Gary H
Kadet EP-42 brushless motor and ESC?

New guy here, howdy!

I just picked up the EP-42 and have been reading around about it. Seems most guys think its underpowered. I spend way too much money on the cars right now, so Im going to be...
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