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Forum: Foamies 06-09-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By CHELLIE
I get my Depron foam at RC Foam, i use 6mm and...

I get my Depron foam at RC Foam, i use 6mm and 9mm depron foam, here are a few of my Foam Builds.

http://www.rcfoam.com/depron-and-epp-foam-suppliers/
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Forum: Foamies 06-09-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By CHELLIE
EPP is a PITA to glue and work with, its way to...

EPP is a PITA to glue and work with, its way to spongy, bends and twist in flight, requires a lot of CF bracing, Stay Away from it :eek: I avoid it like the Plague :D

Dollar tree foam is not...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-01-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By CHELLIE
Hi, I am not sure about a start delay in the...

Hi, I am not sure about a start delay in the timers, I noticed also that Horizon Hobby has discontinued selling the E Flite timer :{ Brodak may have what you need as far as a timer goes, give them a...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 05-16-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By CHELLIE
If you get your plane back, brace the wing with...

If you get your plane back, brace the wing with some 10mm Square Carbon Fiber tube so it will withstand 10Gs of force. thats the way I build my planes :ws:


10mm Square Carbon Fiber for wing...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-05-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,071
Posted By CHELLIE
Model Aviation has helped Me To Keep my Sanity...

Model Aviation has helped Me To Keep my Sanity for over 48 Years since the age of 12 :D :D :D LOL, Thank My Father for getting me started with a CL PT-19 and P-40 Cox Planes with a 049 engine.that...
Forum: Beginners 04-22-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By CHELLIE
it should be a easy model to build and fly, here...

it should be a easy model to build and fly, here are some plans for you. it should fly like a kite :)

http://www.parmodels.com/Plans/Lo%20and%20Slo.htm
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-20-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,484
Posted By CHELLIE
on a hitec extra 300, the front of the fuselage...

on a hitec extra 300, the front of the fuselage is 5.8" wide and it tappers towards the rear of the fuselage, here is a foam cowl from tower hobbies for the front of your plane

Cowl for the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-16-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,484
Posted By CHELLIE
Hi Catrease and welcome to Wattflyers :ws: ...

Hi Catrease and welcome to Wattflyers :ws:

1. Are two props better than one? Or is there diminishing returns at a point.

Normaly one prop is all you need, it depends on the plane too, a motor...
Forum: Beginners 04-16-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By CHELLIE
Thank You Mivins for the Kind words :$ Here are a...

Thank You Mivins for the Kind words :$ Here are a few more of my Builds that I have done, They all fly great :D

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55444
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-12-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By CHELLIE
with a 980kv motor on 3 cells, that plane will be...

with a 980kv motor on 3 cells, that plane will be a dog in the air, use a 1450Kv motor and a 45 amp esc, on 3 cells, then it will get out of its own way :D a 30 amp esc is not big enough to provide a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-05-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By CHELLIE
Looking good :ws: it would be best to have a...

Looking good :ws: it would be best to have a continues wing spar that goes through the fuselage or the wing wont be strong enough, or if the wing spar is hollow, then you will need a wing spar...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-02-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By CHELLIE
There are a lot of factors to consider when using...

There are a lot of factors to consider when using Calculators, temp, alt, humidity, weigh of plane, drag of a given aircraft, etc. Calculators might get you some what close, but dont bank on them, ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-28-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By CHELLIE
Again, Chellie was right :D Never turn the...

Again, Chellie was right :D Never turn the transmitter off first, a person does not know if you might have a bad/damaged electronics in the system, and a fly away could hurt yourself or some one...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-22-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 633
Posted By CHELLIE
Thats What I do, Get yourself another Rust Buster...

Thats What I do, Get yourself another Rust Buster Plane and fly that first, throw it around to get your MoJo Back :D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-20-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 693
Posted By CHELLIE
E Power is a learning Curve, and unfortunately,...

E Power is a learning Curve, and unfortunately, the RTF planes dont use the best motors, esc, etc, a person has to learn what the Quality E Power Parts are and use them, It Takes time, just like...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-18-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By CHELLIE
I am so Sorry to hear about Slow John Passing on,...

I am so Sorry to hear about Slow John Passing on, I Really Really Liked that Rascal, He will Truly be Missed, RIP SJ
Forum: Foamies 03-15-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,891
Posted By CHELLIE
Yes, the Maverick is a hoot to fly :D I had mine...

Yes, the Maverick is a hoot to fly :D I had mine for about 6 years, its been through the ringer too :ws: Untill one day a sudden strong wind came up, and my battery was low, and it got tossed around...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-11-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By CHELLIE
Great Planes or Sig CA Hinges are some of the...

Great Planes or Sig CA Hinges are some of the best on the market, Its all I use, yes they can be used on a 8lb model, use plenty of thin CA when installing, for smaller foam and park fliers, cut the...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-04-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By CHELLIE
use the models recommended down thrust and side...

use the models recommended down thrust and side thrust specs, its just a starting place, fly the plane and add more down thrust or side thrust if needed, down and side thrust will vary from plane to...
Forum: Power Systems 02-03-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,154
Posted By CHELLIE
If your going to be using a 4 cell lipo, also get...

If your going to be using a 4 cell lipo, also get a 15x10 prop, I belive a 15x10 prop will be fine on 4 cells, dont use a 15x10 with a 5 cell lipo, check your amp draw with a watt meter to be on the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-02-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By CHELLIE
+1 More glue at weak areas :D Glad that your...

+1 More glue at weak areas :D Glad that your making the saddle box stronger too, that is a weak area on ARFs, I like Balsa planes too, better than foam, but both foam and balsa planes have their...
Forum: Power Systems 02-02-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,154
Posted By CHELLIE
Hi Ed :ws: Because of the Lower KV, you will need...

Hi Ed :ws: Because of the Lower KV, you will need to use a 4 to 5 cell lipo battery.

Designed to be a direct swap out for your .40 to .46 size glow engine. The Turnigy EasyMatch G46 brushless...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-31-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By CHELLIE
Good to hear :) remember to remove the most of...

Good to hear :) remember to remove the most of the time red bec wire from the ESC to the receiver so it does not feed back.

http://www.castlecreations.com/images/ccbec_wiring-thumb.jpg
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-31-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By CHELLIE
Hi Ed :) here is a little more info on UBECs ...

Hi Ed :) here is a little more info on UBECs

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39138&highlight=ubec
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-30-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By CHELLIE
5 Amp ubec Should be Plenty Good IMHO :ws: With...

5 Amp ubec Should be Plenty Good IMHO :ws: With larger servos I normally like to have 1 AMP per servo and with smaller servos I like to have 1/2 amp per servo, that has been Safe for me, Digital...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-29-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By CHELLIE
the Bec is switching so you should be fine with...

the Bec is switching so you should be fine with it, Myself, if using 2.4 radio system, I like the UBEC to be separate of the ESC, because heat is always a issue with esc and it could affect the built...
Forum: Beginners 01-21-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By CHELLIE
with the 480kv motor, you will need to double the...

with the 480kv motor, you will need to double the battery voltage to get the same results, with a lower KV motor you want to use more pitch not lower pitch, I always try to shoot for 1000kv with a 3...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-21-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 927
Posted By CHELLIE
if you do need a gear drive, one of these may...

if you do need a gear drive, one of these may work for you.

http://www.micronwings.com/Products/SectionGeardrives/index.shtml
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-21-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 927
Posted By CHELLIE
it looks like you have some prop shaft sticking...

it looks like you have some prop shaft sticking out of the gear box, if the shaft is not bent, you may be able to get a prop adapter for it, with the rubber band prop adapters, leave 1/8" of the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-21-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 927
Posted By CHELLIE
Before I forget ???? :D Check the size of the...

Before I forget ???? :D Check the size of the Cowl, make sure the motor will fit into the Cowl on the Plane, Buy the Biggest motor that will fit into the cowl, reason Being is that E Power comes out...
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