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Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By flypaper 2
I've been playing with this system to experiment...

I've been playing with this system to experiment with. I took one of the joysticks where you twist it for rudder. I bought one of the cheap 25 dollar trans from HK and took the pots out of it and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-05-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By flypaper 2
A buddy of mine flies a controline with a car...

A buddy of mine flies a controline with a car controller with the trigger type throttle on it. Controline handle in one hand and the car controller in the other.

Gord.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-20-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By flypaper 2
A buddy and I built this Sea Fury Reno racer...

A buddy and I built this Sea Fury Reno racer quite a few yrs ago. There are 3 layers of carbon fibre of different lengths. First layer goes out to 1/3 of the wingspan. second, 2/3s out and the third...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By flypaper 2
Two things in their favor. Silent and size. A...

Two things in their favor. Silent and size. A buddy has one with a camera. He flew it so you could barely see it in the distance, and if you took your eyes off, you did lose it. He had the GPS system...
Forum: Beginners 05-21-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 707
Posted By flypaper 2
I have the little 4 channel Spektrum rcvr, much...

I have the little 4 channel Spektrum rcvr, much the same as the AR6300, and I bridge an alligator clip across the pins to bind.

Gord.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-11-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,390
Posted By flypaper 2
I'm about to paint whitewall tires on my van.:D

I'm about to paint whitewall tires on my van.:D
Forum: Foamies 03-08-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 407,659
Posted By flypaper 2
Want to build one myself, soon as I get caught up...

Want to build one myself, soon as I get caught up with some other stuff.:D
Forum: Foamies 03-08-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 407,659
Posted By flypaper 2
On the top view of the wing plan, that circle...

On the top view of the wing plan, that circle with the + on it is the CG point.

Gord.
Forum: Foamies 02-07-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,044
Posted By flypaper 2
In the middle of building a Baby Blender right...

In the middle of building a Baby Blender right now. Test flew one a couple of weeks ago for a lady club member and it flew so great I had to build one.:D Great little fun plane.
Forum: Foamies 01-29-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 407,659
Posted By flypaper 2
Great little plane, the Baby Blender. I test flew...

Great little plane, the Baby Blender. I test flew one for one of the club members about a month ago. Very fun plane.:D

Gord.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-11-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,114
Posted By flypaper 2
Side panels on this yellow Corby Starlett are...

Side panels on this yellow Corby Starlett are doorskins.
Front fuse for the witch is a plastc bat.
I wrecked the fuselage on my Litemachines heli so just for fun I made one from one of those big...
Forum: Beginners 01-07-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By flypaper 2
Thanks JPF. Brought back a lot of fond memories....

Thanks JPF. Brought back a lot of fond memories. As one can see, if you blew on one of these, you would destroy it.

Gord.
Forum: Beginners 01-07-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By flypaper 2
Red face Yep, Microfilm was what it was called. Used to do...

Yep, Microfilm was what it was called. Used to do that back in the late 50s,early 60s. Fuselage boom was made from 1/32 balsa wrapped around a large knitting needle then glued down the seam then the...
Forum: Foamies 01-04-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 407,659
Posted By flypaper 2
Was thinking about the same thing with the CG...

Was thinking about the same thing with the CG Nigel. You beat me to it :D

Gord.
Forum: Foamies 12-19-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 407,659
Posted By flypaper 2
Working on a bigger Catsass for outdoor flying....

Working on a bigger Catsass for outdoor flying. The 30 in. version works not bad but to light for any wind. This one is 45 in. and remains to be seen whether it works or not. Going to have to build...
Forum: 3D Flying 12-10-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,361
Posted By flypaper 2
Instructions say "no more than 8 clicks of trim...

Instructions say "no more than 8 clicks of trim and definitely no sub trim"

Gord.
Forum: 3D Flying 12-10-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,361
Posted By flypaper 2
No subtrim either. Do it all mechanically.

No subtrim either. Do it all mechanically.
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 11-19-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By flypaper 2
Yeah, they were well worth it just for the...

Yeah, they were well worth it just for the quality. I also have their Cap 10B flying and one in the crate:D
Forum: Foamies 11-18-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 836
Posted By flypaper 2
Yes, Mine did that at first till I learned to use...

Yes, Mine did that at first till I learned to use a little less heat at that joint and a little shrinking near it.
Forum: Foamies 11-18-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 836
Posted By flypaper 2
Ultracote is a low temp covering as well as the...

Ultracote is a low temp covering as well as the Hobby King covering film which works well. This is the Byron Christen Eagle which is all foam.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-15-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,661
Posted By flypaper 2
It only takes a few seconds on each hinge pin to...

It only takes a few seconds on each hinge pin to notch them in for a close gap with the old Olfa knife.:D
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-15-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By flypaper 2
After playing with a few, I found a couple of...

After playing with a few, I found a couple of rules of thumb. When blowing up a plane from scale, say a Harvard for instance, the tail surfaces need to be about 10 to 20% larger, mostly due to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-15-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,661
Posted By flypaper 2
I use the Robart Mini Hinge Points quite a bit...

I use the Robart Mini Hinge Points quite a bit for foam. The length of the pin into the foam makes for a fairly strong joint in the foam.
Forum: 3D Flying 09-23-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,273
Posted By flypaper 2
The HXT 900s are also 23mm long, I hotglued in an...

The HXT 900s are also 23mm long, I hotglued in an EPP foam filler piece and hotglued in the servo. With the servo arm output towards the front of the plane, the pushrod comes out in the right place.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 09-23-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By flypaper 2
For indoor flying I modified mine a bit to make...

For indoor flying I modified mine a bit to make it more compact and use, instead of those big AA batts, four A123 batts that I charge at home and they last an indoor flying session. I cut the back...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-23-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,273
Posted By flypaper 2
The elev servo crapped out on mine about 6 months...

The elev servo crapped out on mine about 6 months ago when the gear mesh got so loose I had to back off on the gain to keep it from fluttering. I checked the torque between it and the HXT 900 and...
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 09-03-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By flypaper 2
I've had nearly the same one Denny, for about a...

I've had nearly the same one Denny, for about a 100 yrs:D except mine is the 80 watt version. It's about 50 yrs old. Great for soldering up heavy piano wire landing gear but a little much for Deans...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-01-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By flypaper 2
Most of my planes now use separate servos on...

Most of my planes now use separate servos on anything over 80 in. But before that became popular I used the split pushrod method. When soldering piano wire acid flux is absolutely essential. Sand the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-29-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,616
Posted By flypaper 2
That's what I was wondering. Why not pull it out,...

That's what I was wondering. Why not pull it out, hook a pair of pliers to both ends and bend it till it lines up properly.?
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-25-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 24,550
Posted By flypaper 2
Not sure, but your trans may be trying to operate...

Not sure, but your trans may be trying to operate the 8000 rcvr in DSMX mode and the other rcvrs in DSM2. I believe the 6 channel rcvrs are DSM2. It will show what mode it's operating in on the top...
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