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Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-09-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By flypaper 2
I have the Beast, Pitts, Habu and P3 Revolution....

I have the Beast, Pitts, Habu and P3 Revolution. They are all excellent fliers, each with their own characteristics, but the P3 Revolution is my favorite.:D
It's almost as fast as the Habu and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By flypaper 2
RC is alive and well in Cuba. For many yrs. we...

RC is alive and well in Cuba. For many yrs. we have been sending RC goodies to the modelers there. The local hobby shop here has a box where we put the obsolete radio goodies, 72. trans and rcvrs,...
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 12-19-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,515
Posted By flypaper 2
I normally use hotglue hinges, but on the smaller...

I normally use hotglue hinges, but on the smaller ones I use double sided Scotch Tape. The same way that we used to use the cloth hinges where they're glued to the bottom of one surface, through the...
Forum: Foamies 12-13-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,619
Posted By flypaper 2
I'm afraid it's the other way around. You need to...

I'm afraid it's the other way around. You need to shave down the rear of the wing saddle. Probably an old age brain phart.:D I'm in the middle of building another one I had in the garage for all...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-05-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By flypaper 2
A little late but another method I've used is to...

A little late but another method I've used is to slide the prop on the shaft and drill a 1/16 hole right through the prop and 1/8 in. into the aluminum prop hub on the motor. Now stick a piece of...
Forum: 3D Flying 11-21-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,525
Posted By flypaper 2
Did the same thing here today, doing what I...

Did the same thing here today, doing what I shouldn't have been:confused:
Just cracked the firewall plies. Hot glued it back together but not as tight as before, giving it more right thrust than...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-25-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By flypaper 2
I use subtrim for that fine tuning part too.

I use subtrim for that fine tuning part too.
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 09-24-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,391
Posted By flypaper 2
Here are a couple of mine. The Yellow Aircraft...

Here are a couple of mine. The Yellow Aircraft Cap 10 B . Also the Christen Eagle.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-21-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,971
Posted By flypaper 2
Let's go to the other end of the spectrum:D ...

Let's go to the other end of the spectrum:D
This is one of my favorite little planes. Fast enough for the size of it I'd guess around 45 to 50 mph. Will do consecutive roll from one end of the field...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By flypaper 2
I put a drop of hotglue at the solder joint of...

I put a drop of hotglue at the solder joint of the rcvr ant. just so it won't flex at at that spot.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By flypaper 2
I use one in my Carbon Cub, with no problems,...

I use one in my Carbon Cub, with no problems, without a satellite. This is 84 in. wingspan. About 20 others in use too.

Gord.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,227
Posted By flypaper 2
The full size Mustang was one of the first ones...

The full size Mustang was one of the first ones with the Laminar Flow wings where the thickest part of the wing is closer to the centre of the chord. Part of the reason for being a tipstaller, but...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-15-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,525
Posted By flypaper 2
I didn't like the way the tail was built so made...

I didn't like the way the tail was built so made a new stab and rudder from Depron. No wood or carbon needed.
Just built it and will maiden it today.

Gord.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-12-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,982
Posted By flypaper 2
Liked your bit about the Queen Mother above,...

Liked your bit about the Queen Mother above, Nigel. She was one of my idols when I was a kid. A Lady in every respect. You know what I mean.

Gord.
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 08-11-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By flypaper 2
Easy to adjust, just by changing the length of an...

Easy to adjust, just by changing the length of an adjustable cross beam. Used to have and fly one of those full sized suckers way back when. :D
Also towed it up behind a snow machine with a couple...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-03-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By flypaper 2
I make these up from carbon rod, depending on the...

I make these up from carbon rod, depending on the size of the model. 1 mm works well for the smaller ones. This one has its own locking wire. The main wire fits your servo arm hole.
Put a slight...
Forum: Power Systems 06-22-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By flypaper 2
Another thing you might try is a wood gas prop of...

Another thing you might try is a wood gas prop of the same size.
Much lighter, where the mass is much less and able to accelerate faster.
Wood is what I use on motors this big.

Gord.
Forum: 3D Flying 06-09-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,957
Posted By flypaper 2
I had the batt. just held in with Velcro in the...

I had the batt. just held in with Velcro in the beginning. When I did a snaproll, it flung the batt out:confused: I also put Velcro strap over the batt and it's been fine ever since.
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-09-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By flypaper 2
It's the BP Cheetah A 2814-6 and runs on the same...

It's the BP Cheetah A 2814-6 and runs on the same batt. Higher KV to get more rpms with the same prop. Also had to make an extension as it's a shorter motor than the stock. Also had to cut a bit of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-08-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By flypaper 2
As Nigel says, you have to hold the plane still,...

As Nigel says, you have to hold the plane still, doesn't matter whether it's upside down or sideways, but after you plug the batt. in, the motor will give a few beeps, Now you have to hold the plane...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-08-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By flypaper 2
I put a bigger motor in mine just to keep up with...

I put a bigger motor in mine just to keep up with the Mustangs and P40s. Great flying plane otherwise.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-06-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By flypaper 2
I had the Mig 15 until I had a midair with...

I had the Mig 15 until I had a midair with another guy. It was one of my favorites.:oops:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-06-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By flypaper 2
This is a Cox P 47 with a 20 in. wingspan...

This is a Cox P 47 with a 20 in. wingspan compared to my Corsair which is 15 in span. and they both work fine.
What's the problem?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-05-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By flypaper 2
The HK Orange rcvrs with the gyros system and the...

The HK Orange rcvrs with the gyros system and the Lemons with the gyros work really well and are much easier to program.

Gord.
Forum: 3D Flying 06-01-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,957
Posted By flypaper 2
I like the neutral CG too, so when you flip it...

I like the neutral CG too, so when you flip it inverted, it's on the same flightline.
Also where the Pogo is very stable for vertical takeoffs and landings.............most of the times.:oops:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By flypaper 2
Some of my ESCs have an extra wire you touch to...

Some of my ESCs have an extra wire you touch to the batt wire before connecting to charge the caps.
Before they came along, a buddy showed me how to make a resistor connector that plugges in before...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-15-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By flypaper 2
The arcing is done on the end tip of the...

The arcing is done on the end tip of the connector so has no effect on the flat part of the tab where the actual connection is made. Not to worry.:)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-04-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By flypaper 2
And when you heatshrink keep your heatgun or iron...

And when you heatshrink keep your heatgun or iron away from the ribs. after they're tacked down.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-04-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By flypaper 2
Here's one I covered with the HK stuff. Byron...

Here's one I covered with the HK stuff. Byron Christen Eagle 1/4 scale foamy. Weighs around 20 lbs. and flies better as electric than it did with a Quadra 52. One nice thing about the HK covering is...
Forum: Beginners 04-04-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,341
Posted By flypaper 2
They can be brought back if you're carefull. I...

They can be brought back if you're carefull. I had a fairly new one lost in the bush, in a plane, for 3 days. Batt was flatter than P on a plate. I put it on the charger set to nimh, and when the...
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