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Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 09-20-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By ChuckD
Larry, strange you should mention this. Had a...

Larry, strange you should mention this. Had a rough landing and bent the shaft on my ST10. Replaced it with a new ST10 that was a few months older. No other changes. It brought the plane alive.
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 09-19-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By ChuckD
The white tape and watt meter tip is the one bit...

The white tape and watt meter tip is the one bit of info that will stick in my head. All the technical stuff is fun to read too.
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 09-19-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By ChuckD
Thanks for the info guys. From my own experience...

Thanks for the info guys. From my own experience I have had varying performance from motors with similar specs. Also have read posts relating the advertised kv to the actual kv. When considering a...
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 09-18-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By ChuckD
True kv

What do I need to be able to determine True kv rating of a motor. I have read that some guys post some motors don't have the advertised kv?
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 09-17-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By ChuckD
Are there any plans for this? What size motor? Is...

Are there any plans for this? What size motor? Is a pusher prop a must have or can a reg prop be turned to face forward? Sorry for the double post. Thought I had lost the first one
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 09-17-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By ChuckD
Do you have dimensions, CG, approx. location of...

Do you have dimensions, CG, approx. location of motor, which motor, etc. etc? Is a pusher prop a must, or can a reg prop be turned around?
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 09-16-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By ChuckD
Coroplast Pizza Box Flyer

Does anyone have any experience with an e-power Pizza Box Flyer? Coroplast 24" square. I've seen these fly with Nitro power
Chuck D
Forum: Foamies 04-08-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By ChuckD
These things are usually pretty close. Did you...

These things are usually pretty close. Did you check for balance? Are all of the components in their correct locations? Hinges installed correctly and glued securely? Motor installed securely. So...
Forum: Foamies 03-25-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By ChuckD
Fishbonez, I'm sure this plane is everything it's...

Fishbonez, I'm sure this plane is everything it's advertised to be. Probably not a 3-D trainer though. There are several Tech-One profiles that would serve you better. My favorite is the SU-31,...
Forum: Foamies 03-25-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By ChuckD
Chellie, how do you do it? Not only did you find...

Chellie, how do you do it? Not only did you find the foam for me, it's right around the corner from me. You ain't sum kinnna spyyyy er sumpin er ya? Said in my best Jethro accent. And It's cheap...
Forum: Foamies 03-25-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By ChuckD
I'm thinking there must be another use for this...

I'm thinking there must be another use for this stuff like insulation, shipping packaging etc. I hate to pay someone a bunch of scratch only to find I could have gotten it sooner and for less
Forum: Foamies 03-25-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By ChuckD
Louisville KY

Louisville KY
Forum: Foamies 03-25-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By ChuckD
I was hoping to find someplace that I COULD FIND...

I was hoping to find someplace that I COULD FIND IT LOCALLY. surely there's other uses for this stuff and other retailers. All the stuff I find seem a little pricy. Thanks for your help:)
Forum: Foamies 03-25-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By ChuckD
Local sources for EPP foam sheets

Trying to find a local source for 2" epp foam sheets. Bought some at Lowes several years ago. No luck lately. Can't find it anywhere. Hoping someone can point me in the right direction. Thanks ????
Forum: Beginners 06-04-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,301
Posted By ChuckD
Thanks for the help. I won't be wasting money on...

Thanks for the help. I won't be wasting money on those batteries. Was actually considering buying some till I started to wonder what that extra money was buying. Nothing, as it turns out. Not even as...
Forum: Beginners 06-03-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,301
Posted By ChuckD
Nano Chemistry

Some battery companies offer nano technology or nana chemistry. Can someone enlighten me whether this is for real or some witch doctor hype.
Forum: 3D Flying 02-22-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By ChuckD
motor mount

The motor is a ST 10 on a 39" profile plane. Saw a post a while back about a flexable motor mount and then read about the Bouncer having one also. Had an "incident" while flying a low knife edge,...
Forum: 3D Flying 02-22-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By ChuckD
motor mounts

Anyone have any ideas on shock absorbing motor mounts?????
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-19-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By ChuckD
Thanks for the help. Trying to get my mind...

Thanks for the help. Trying to get my mind wrapped around all this E stuff. Seems the more I learn the dumber I am. thanks for your answers without further confusing me.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-19-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By ChuckD
UBEC

I read the section on ESCs. Didn't notice any mention of ESC w/ubec. what is the differences between a BEC and UBEC
Forum: Beginners 01-07-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By ChuckD
Thanks for the replies. It's just about like I...

Thanks for the replies. It's just about like I had guessed, there is no real standard labeling for the consumer.
Forum: Beginners 01-07-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By ChuckD
De-codeing electric motor numbers

I'm trying to make sense of prefix numbers with electric rc motors such as 2410-08. Do these numbers refer to anything in particular or are they simply stock numbers? Thanks:confused:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-06-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By ChuckD
Super Tiger 10 Vendor

Looking for source for Super Tiger 10????
Forum: Flight Simulators 08-03-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By ChuckD
I bought some for the grand kids. Still have some...

I bought some for the grand kids. Still have some in the bags and lots of spare parts. Thought it would be a cool project for over the winter. Haven't found it on rc groups yet. I'll try that again...
Forum: Flight Simulators 08-03-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By ChuckD
Yeah. That's the one. It looks like it has...

Yeah. That's the one. It looks like it has possibilities. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Flight Simulators 08-02-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By ChuckD
Toys R US Foam PLANES

Has any one motorized one of these
Forum: Beginners 07-28-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By ChuckD
Never thought it would be so easy. Called Great...

Never thought it would be so easy. Called Great Planes on Tuesday & received my replacement CD today.(Friday) Big Thank You to Great Planes customer service.:D
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By ChuckD
Real Flight Sim

I bought the Real Flight Basic sim about a year ago for my grandsons and myself. Worked just fine till my laptop crashed and had to be wiped out.(Not The Real Flights fault) Now I can't find the disc...
Forum: Combat 04-25-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,926
Posted By ChuckD
$10.00 Toys R Us foam plane

It seems to me that I remember a thread about adding motor and controlls to these and flying combat. Any one ever hear about this?
Forum: 3D Flying 04-21-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By ChuckD
I'll try to post a link next time. Actually I...

I'll try to post a link next time. Actually I have since bought the planes on e-bay. They are the VH profile Yaks. They both look very nice. Couldn't decide on one so bid on both and ended up with...
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