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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-14-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,509
Posted By Larry3215
Sorry Bill, but I have to agree. If you had been...

Sorry Bill, but I have to agree. If you had been using a balancing charger your odds of this happening would have been much much lower.

All of the other things you mentioned are very good things...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-03-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,357
Posted By Larry3215
Wow!!!! I almost got whiplash logging on it was...

Wow!!!! I almost got whiplash logging on it was so fast!

Awesome and a big thanks to those who made this happen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-30-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,357
Posted By Larry3215
I love Wattflyer, but to be 100% honest, I have...

I love Wattflyer, but to be 100% honest, I have been logging on less and less often. It just takes way tooooo loooong to get from page to page. When I click on "New posts" it can take from 30 seconds...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-30-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By Larry3215
Very interesting concept! probably not very...

Very interesting concept! probably not very efficient, but EDF isnt known for efficiency anyway.

What controller are you using?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-18-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Larry3215
Sorry to hear that. He was one of the good guys.

Sorry to hear that. He was one of the good guys.
Forum: Power Systems 03-12-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Larry3215
Here is the distributor. They should know -...

Here is the distributor. They should know - http://www.maxxprod.com/mpi/mpi-26.html

Mine measure 2mm :)
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-16-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,398
Posted By Larry3215
Its not uncommon for the mini and micro servos to...

Its not uncommon for the mini and micro servos to draw a good bit more than the larger std servos. Some of them can go to 2+ amps stalled. The difficulty is that most mfg's dont provide that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-29-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 198,038
Posted By Larry3215
New E-Supra sailplane

Just finished my scratch built E-Supra sailplane. Took me just about 6 months to complete.

Span 137"
Weight 55.2 oz
Power Hyperion GS30-20-08, Castle ICE lite 50, 3S TP 850, 12x6 folder, 565...
Forum: Foamies 07-29-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By Larry3215
If the motor smoked, there is a good chance its...

If the motor smoked, there is a good chance its ruined.

If you had the three wires from the esc connected to the three from the motor, then you wired it correctly.

The stuttering was almost...
Forum: Power Systems 06-17-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By Larry3215
If it was the switch, then nothing would work...

If it was the switch, then nothing would work when it went bad. No way for a bad switch on the esc to effect only one servo.

If its a different channel each time it happens, then it must be either...
Forum: Foamies 03-26-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 399,121
Posted By Larry3215
LOL Love it!

LOL Love it!
Forum: Foamies 03-12-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,967
Posted By Larry3215
Thinner is better generally because it removes...

Thinner is better generally because it removes less foam resulting in a smaller kerf and therefore a more accurate airfoil shape. It also takes less current to get the wire hot enough to cut...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 03-03-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,861
Posted By Larry3215
I agree with JPF. Its probably not the wings...

I agree with JPF. Its probably not the wings causing the problem. The tail wheel wont cause that problem either.

It is probably some combination of taking off at too slow an air speed (stalling)...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-19-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,300
Posted By Larry3215
The spin started in the air, so maybe the horn...

The spin started in the air, so maybe the horn cracking was the root cause.

yes - I did feel shaken and stirred! :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-06-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By Larry3215
Part of your problem is your batteries. I know...

Part of your problem is your batteries. I know you said you didnt want to change them out, but you have a lot more battery than you need for that model = excess weight.

Your batteries are capable...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-05-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By Larry3215
Happy party/plane day!! :D

Happy party/plane day!! :D
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-05-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By Larry3215
Forgot to answer your main question - every...

Forgot to answer your main question - every gas/glow to electric conversion I have done has come out lighter than the original design weight.

Here are a few ARF's Ive done that I have pics of. All...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-05-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By Larry3215
+100 Sorry

+100

Sorry
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-01-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,570
Posted By Larry3215
here is the newest Merlin sound system Ive seen...

here is the newest Merlin sound system Ive seen from a buddy of mine.

http://lakemicrosystems.com/new-products-and-research

Pretty cool I think. Try Googling for Merlin sound system. There are...
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 11-22-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,538
Posted By Larry3215
WD40 wont help at all with water damage...

WD40 wont help at all with water damage prevention. The only thing that works well is a Marine corrosion blocker. I prefer CorrosionX, but you can find other brands at your local Marine dealer that...
Forum: Beginners 11-05-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By Larry3215
Sometimes you get lucky :) Check about 1:30...

Sometimes you get lucky :)

Check about 1:30 into the video for tips on how to eject your flight pack :)

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By the way, thats my 6' span, 6 pound, giant scale foamy B.U.F.Y (Big Ugly...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 07-23-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,629
Posted By Larry3215
+1

+1
Forum: Foamies 07-04-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 399,121
Posted By Larry3215
Good luck with that John! My eye doc has warned...

Good luck with that John! My eye doc has warned me to ALWAYS wear UV protection when outside. I guess its a hazard for all us old farts :)
Forum: Foamies 05-29-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 399,121
Posted By Larry3215
Nicely done! Looks like you've got it dialed in...

Nicely done! Looks like you've got it dialed in pretty well :)

You'll have a blast on the water :D
Forum: Foamies 05-15-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 399,121
Posted By Larry3215
My domestic tranquility thanks you all :D

My domestic tranquility thanks you all :D
Forum: Foamies 05-15-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 399,121
Posted By Larry3215
Ok, someone please thank me for something. Other...

Ok, someone please thank me for something. Other wise my mother-in-law will freak if she finds out that I've been thanked 666 times :eek: :D
Forum: Foamies 05-15-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 399,121
Posted By Larry3215
Thats a significant weight reduction! Well done!...

Thats a significant weight reduction! Well done! You should notice a definite improvement in the way it flys.
Forum: Foamies 04-29-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 399,121
Posted By Larry3215
Building light is not easy for most people and...

Building light is not easy for most people and certainly not for me in general.
I find that I have to really pay attention to every single detail and resist all temptations to make some part "just...
Forum: Foamies 04-20-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,303
Posted By Larry3215
Those numbers look close enough for me :)

Those numbers look close enough for me :)
Forum: Foamies 04-19-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,303
Posted By Larry3215
You have a nice start there! My only concern...

You have a nice start there!

My only concern is with the size of your fin/rudder and stab/elevator. It may just be the picture making them look a bit small. If they are not large enough you will...
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