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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-02-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 317
Posted By Wildflyer
The US West warehouse in may be somewhat in...

The US West warehouse in may be somewhat in chaos, they are going to move from Lakewood Washington down to somewhere close to Portland Oregon.
This may not be the cause of the shipping charges, I'm...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-27-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By Wildflyer
I have placed over 50 orders from Hobbyking,...

I have placed over 50 orders from Hobbyking, every kit I have received, has been in perfect condition. Some have had a lot of what I thought was unnecessary padding, the plane was EPP.

Some kit...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-25-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By Wildflyer
I could say a lot of why I don't like the Deans...

I could say a lot of why I don't like the Deans style of plugs including the Star plug. I will only bring up one point.

Think of this; that little spring tab pushes the two contacts together. IF...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-25-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By Wildflyer
I use only XT60's on my larger planes up to...

I use only XT60's on my larger planes up to around 60 amp and XT90's above that, and will install XT30's on the smaller ones as soon as i get some.

I have had Deans clones open the circuit when...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-24-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 137,682
Posted By Wildflyer
I'm working on kitchen cabinet doors right now...

I'm working on kitchen cabinet doors right now but I will fly it soon.

I'm not sure Matt, I think somewhere around 50, 20-25 are ready to fly, some are not covered yet, some need a little repair,...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-22-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Wildflyer
Look up Bob Selman Designs, at----- ...

Look up Bob Selman Designs, at----- http://www.bsdmicrorc.com/
He has many planes made for that system.

The little seaplane is very cute, I my have to get that one some day.
Forum: Night Flying 02-20-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,354
Posted By Wildflyer
I have bought several 10 watt 12 Vdc LED's from a...

I have bought several 10 watt 12 Vdc LED's from a company on Ebay.

They are insanely bright. I touched one across a 3 cell Lipo, and my wife thought something had exploded in my hobby room, which...
Forum: Beginners 02-16-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Wildflyer
I fly the Albatros in a large cul-de-sac in front...

I fly the Albatros in a large cul-de-sac in front of my house. I live in a privately owned area so it is not a public street. It flys great, good to keep your thumbs and brain loose enough to fly...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 02-16-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Wildflyer
MAN I wish I could go, I have family only a few...

MAN I wish I could go, I have family only a few miles from there.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-16-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 287
Posted By Wildflyer
I don't understand people that will put out the...

I don't understand people that will put out the money to buy all the equipment and aircraft necessary to fly, then get pissed at the cost of AMA and club membership.

Hey, it's just part of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-15-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By Wildflyer
How well did the fake nitro motor hold up in the...

How well did the fake nitro motor hold up in the crash?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-14-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Wildflyer
I will try the cling wrap the next time I need to...

I will try the cling wrap the next time I need to paint a canopy. The curves make every thing else a pain.

I have used common shelf paper to mask off a racing boat I built. It worked great, and it...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-14-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 137,682
Posted By Wildflyer
I forgot to tell you the size. Wingspan = 37"...

I forgot to tell you the size.
Wingspan = 37"
Root chord = 27.75"
Tip chord = 3.25"
Area ~ = 610 Sq in
Just a little over 14 oz per Sq Ft.

I have it rigged internally with a huge...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-14-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 137,682
Posted By Wildflyer
I don't even know what to call this Thing.

At a recent RC swap meet, a guy had a strange plane he had flown with a 40 size engine. I was curious about it because I have never seen anything like it.

He finally made me an offer I couldn't...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-10-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By Wildflyer
If it is an old kit, I usually try to flatten it...

If it is an old kit, I usually try to flatten it out by a mist of water, then laid out flat to dry, sometimes I've laid a flat piece of hardware cloth on it, after that, take it to a copy store, and...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-09-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By Wildflyer
Your ESC should have a built in voltage output of...

Your ESC should have a built in voltage output of about 5 v, to power the receiver and servos.

Welcome to Wattflyer, you bring the questions and we'll bring the answers.
We are happy to help you...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-08-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Wildflyer
The last time I heard a pulse jet run,:eek: I'm...

The last time I heard a pulse jet run,:eek: I'm not sure 2 miles is far enough.:D

I'd really like to have the little B-17, but it costs almost as much as a much larger B-17 from Hobbyking, so I...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 02-08-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Wildflyer
Make a search for: Harley Michaelis' Genie...

Make a search for:
Harley Michaelis' Genie Line Sailplanes
also just; Harley Michaelis

Harley is or was ( I don't know if he is still with us) a great designer and flyer.
I had the extreme...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-03-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Wildflyer
The picture at 1:24 reminds me of my boats, they...

The picture at 1:24 reminds me of my boats, they were usually floating around, upside down, at some point during a race.
Forum: Humor 02-01-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Wildflyer
LMAO:D:D:D:D:eek: I'm 1/2 Norwegian and I...

LMAO:D:D:D:D:eek:

I'm 1/2 Norwegian and I dang near choked when I read the punch line.
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 01-30-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By Wildflyer
On my JR Tx, I have to plug the Anylink into the...

On my JR Tx, I have to plug the Anylink into the trainer port and a separate power cord into the battery charge connection.

If you are using just the small earphone type plug, that is likely to...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 01-28-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 174,535
Posted By Wildflyer
Makes you wonder what's in the bottle.

Makes you wonder what's in the bottle.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-25-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Wildflyer
Always use caution, the bungee is aimed at you.

I learned the hard way about a stake pulling out of the ground.
My histarts have a 100' long surgical tube of appropriate size for the model, and 400' of braided fishing line and a small chute....
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-25-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Wildflyer
Are you trying to launch a EDF jet? This...

Are you trying to launch a EDF jet?

This bungee system is sold as a replacement for a couple of jets they have.

I have used much longer Histart launch systems for gliders 100's of times, as...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-22-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,014
Posted By Wildflyer
I am going to show your video to my electric...

I am going to show your video to my electric club, which meets tomorrow evening.
Forum: Video Parking lot 01-22-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Wildflyer
I just got a message from Juan; "That was a...

I just got a message from Juan;

"That was a demonstration drop I did at the Yuma Aero modelers Airshow in 2010."

He is constantly trying to improve his jumper, he was changing something last...
Forum: Video Parking lot 01-21-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Wildflyer
Little Juan, The RC skydiver

This is a member of the Thurston County Miniature Aircraft Association or as we call it TCMAA.

He is a great guy willing to help anyone, he is also our Safety Officer.

Juan has been doing Rc...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-21-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 632
Posted By Wildflyer
Back then I figured I didn't like the...

Back then I figured I didn't like the survivability ratio of my FF experience, so I started building control line.

I still won't try a full free flight plane, I want some control.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-21-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By Wildflyer
By the way, Welcome to Wattflyer As you...

By the way,

Welcome to Wattflyer

As you can see, we will help you in any way we can.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-21-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By Wildflyer
I looked at 10 listings of this motor and they...

I looked at 10 listings of this motor and they all used the same picture, I can't see the back of the motor. It looks like a Y mount.

Three questions,
1. -- Does your motor have 3 or 4 places...
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