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Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By fhhuber
Full RTF complete package deal 4 Channel foam ...

Full RTF complete package deal 4 Channel foam Piper Cub can be found under $200 shipped to your door.
(Nitroplanes is currently sold out)

http://www.nitroplanes.com/dyrcaico.html Motor + ESC...
Forum: Beginners - Helis Yesterday, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By fhhuber
Many of these cheap package deals come with...

Many of these cheap package deals come with chargers that take 4 to 14 hours to charge the battery. Put the battery back on the charger for 4 hours and test.
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 07-31-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By fhhuber
First... you need to verify the age of the...

First... you need to verify the age of the vintage RC equipment. If made before 1991, it needs the sticker that says it was upgraded (or initially made ) to meet 1991 "narrow band" standards. If it...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-31-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 212
Posted By fhhuber
Depends on which hinge... some are pin head...

Depends on which hinge...

some are pin head one end and squashed flat the other. These have to have the pin cut to remove it.
Replace with music wire or a sewing pin.

Some have a piece of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-31-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 212
Posted By fhhuber
Water bastd glues and nylon hinges generally...

Water bastd glues and nylon hinges generally don't get along. The nylon flexes and the glue peels free. then you are depending on just the bits of glue that MIGHT (or might not) have filled the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-30-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 212
Posted By fhhuber
Cover then hinge... Its hard to get the...

Cover then hinge...

Its hard to get the covering into the hinge line if the control surface is already attached.

An alternative is to cover a strip on the hingeline ... install hinges then...
Forum: Humor 07-30-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By fhhuber
Hello, this is Jerry's seminary, if you're good...

Hello, this is Jerry's seminary, if you're good you'll go to heaven if your bad you'll go to

Hello, this is Jerry's seminary, if you're good you'll go to heaven if your bad you'll go to
...
Forum: Beginners 07-29-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By fhhuber
Maxfordusa.com Wood ARFs in assorted sizes...

Maxfordusa.com

Wood ARFs in assorted sizes all kinds of different types.

Look at the Antonov AN2... its .40 size. (several others)

Most of these can go glow or electric.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By fhhuber
I really don't like differential thrust models......

I really don't like differential thrust models...

You have limited yaw authority
You re very likely to be needing both high power + turning at the same time but if you apply full right/left...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 104
Posted By fhhuber
Playing with a multimeter and the RX... its EASY...

Playing with a multimeter and the RX... its EASY to short the wrong pins together and destroy the RX.

Don't do it.

You should never be playing with a multimeter and your RX.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 4,455
Posted By fhhuber
If you don't like what the congresscritters and...

If you don't like what the congresscritters and their appointees do.. then vote against the incumbents.

Why do we have 90% re-election rates for incumbents with 10% approval of congress?
Stupid...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 104
Posted By fhhuber
Servo reverse function... in the computer menus...

Servo reverse function... in the computer menus on the TX.

Read the manual.

REMOVE THE PROP WHILE GETTING IT SET UP.
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-25-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By fhhuber
right

right
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-25-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By fhhuber
for a flying wing appx 15% to 20% of the total...

for a flying wing appx 15% to 20% of the total wing area needs to be ahead of CG the rest behind.

How it flies is more important than being exactly on the recommended CG, but for the test flight...
Forum: Beginners 07-24-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By fhhuber
Manufacturers' recommended CG is usually somewhat...

Manufacturers' recommended CG is usually somewhat on the nose-heavy side to enhance stability so anywhere in the indicated range should be fine (usually) for the initial flight.

There are a lot of...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-23-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 293
Posted By fhhuber
V out the slot the prop is in a bit more... and...

V out the slot the prop is in a bit more... and cut it even more forward. noise is generated by the prop being too close to the "sharp" edge.

Unless you like the noise... It doesn't hurt anything...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 4,455
Posted By fhhuber
Actually... from the description he COULD have...

Actually... from the description he COULD have been following the rules... Goggles and exceeding line of sight were not mentioned. And it said he stayed about 200 ft up.
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-23-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 293
Posted By fhhuber
CG is really bad.

CG is really bad.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 349
Posted By fhhuber
I have been getting very good results from...

I have been getting very good results from SkyLiPo batteries sold at Nitroplanes.com.

Certainly there are other good choices. also... but price to performance these have been the best I have tried...
Forum: Foamies 07-23-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By fhhuber
Years ago I had the GP Fokker Dr1 60 inch size......

Years ago I had the GP Fokker Dr1 60 inch size... I flew it aggressively and it was so reliable (and was transported with wings on) so it didn't get a wings off inspection often.

One day it...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-23-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 293
Posted By fhhuber
Yep... video set private. Wings can be VERY...

Yep... video set private.

Wings can be VERY sensitive to CG and aft just a bit too much acn make them tuck and dive at speed. So first thing fix the CG.

Any flexibility in the construction...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 349
Posted By fhhuber
As soon as it puffs its capacity and ability to...

As soon as it puffs its capacity and ability to deliver current are reduced.

Sometimes you can get away with using a slightly puffed pack but its a potential fire hazard and you have to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By fhhuber
It CAN be done... it means ensuring the pots in...

It CAN be done... it means ensuring the pots in the stick are of the correct value and doing some rewiring. Radio South (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/radiosouthrc.com)could do it but it would...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-21-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 253
Posted By fhhuber
Time at full charge and storage temperature... ...

Time at full charge and storage temperature...

Longer time stored full charge is going to degrade the LiPo.... somewhat. How much depends on time and temperature.

Hotter will degrade the LiPo...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-21-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By fhhuber
No real testing... just anecdotal results. ...

No real testing... just anecdotal results.

Best life I have gotten has been from Sky LiPo Also best performance. 3 to 4 years service and in excess of 300 cycles per pack.
20C rated packs in...
Forum: Beginners 07-19-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By fhhuber
Generally if you get an acceptable flight time...

Generally if you get an acceptable flight time then you don't have to worry about C rating with 20C+ packs being about all you can find now.

20C = in theory you can deplete the pack in 3 minutes...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-19-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 310
Posted By fhhuber
I drive a nail through the pack and toss it in...

I drive a nail through the pack and toss it in the middle of a paved area... let it burn then dispose of the remains.

A really bad pack may not light up. If it hasn't burned after 1 hr with the...
Forum: Power Systems 07-19-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By fhhuber
Depends on the radio and ESC... Many ESCs no...

Depends on the radio and ESC...

Many ESCs no autodetect throttle range. Some you have to program to match yor radio's throttle range and others assume a normal range and you only have to program...
Forum: Video Parking lot 07-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By fhhuber
Reclassify experimental and install alternate...

Reclassify experimental and install alternate engines... They'd need to make mount adapters but modern engines would use less fuel and provide more power.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-18-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By fhhuber
Note... I do have that airplane. Flies well on...

Note... I do have that airplane. Flies well on 3S 3000 to 4S 4000. The flying wire rigging will pop in a hard pull... don't bother installing it.
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