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Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-01-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 353
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
After the flooding in the spring I lost quite a...

After the flooding in the spring I lost quite a few planes. But still ready to go are:

1.. Mountain models EVA
2.. Umx p-40
3.. Umx pits
4.. Micro j-3
5.. HK slow stick
6.. Sonic Modell...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-31-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Here's a link to the plans for the one I built. ...

Here's a link to the plans for the one I built.
http://www.rcpowers.com/community/threads/avro-arrow-cf-105-free-plans.14626/
Easy build and looks great in the air.
For a simple way to post video...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-31-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Is your scratchbuilt from plans or your own...

Is your scratchbuilt from plans or your own design. I have one that I built from dollar tree foam board from some plans I found. It has the same tendency as what you describe. Leading cause of this...
Forum: Company Discussions 08-20-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,720
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
So in other words, you chose the cheapest...

So in other words, you chose the cheapest shipping option using an unreliable carrier service, that carrier screws up and you blame hobbyking for the problem.

Hobbyking fulfilled your order as you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-15-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
As turner said generic bullet connectors will...

As turner said generic bullet connectors will generally not work. The bullet connectors in an hxt housing have a lip on them that allow them to snap into the housing.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-15-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
As far as I know the only reliable way to charge...

As far as I know the only reliable way to charge them is with the adapter cable. I use one and it works fine.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 587
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
E-flite is doing it right by naming for purpose...

E-flite is doing it right by naming for purpose rather than some arbitrary gender code. Some of the others are are slowly changing as well. But in the long run things won't change too much and the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 587
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
The general confusion comes from the fact that...

The general confusion comes from the fact that male bullet connectors inside a female housing are technically a male plug. This is due to the fact that bullet connectors are originally designed for...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 587
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Sometimes conventions do kind of look like they...

Sometimes conventions do kind of look like they were decided upon randomly. But in this case the sata male plug was designed to be on a peripheral like a hard drive. On the hard drive you will only...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 587
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
That is a terrific point. And it shows the...

That is a terrific point. And it shows the different conventions used in different fields.
Think of a convention as an agreed upon standard within a user community.
Let's say, in a thought...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 587
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I guess that makes anderson power poles...

I guess that makes anderson power poles bi-gendered.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 587
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
As far as connectors with just the pins exposed,...

As far as connectors with just the pins exposed, as you mentioned on a rx or the like, it is still classified under industry convention as if the original plug housing was still intact.

Here's...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-09-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 587
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
You are correct. They are male ends. Some...

You are correct. They are male ends.
Some people get confused by this type of connector due to the fact that the connection is made by a pin inserted in to the end of the plug. But in this case...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-09-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 587
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Electrical Industry standards on all cables with...

Electrical Industry standards on all cables with plugs on both ends of a cable is to name the connectors on said cable in the descriptor.
The "to" in the descriptor describes the connection of...
Forum: Beginners 08-08-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Best is a little hard to quantify sometimes. ...

Best is a little hard to quantify sometimes.
Best radios ( rtf ). Best motors. Best servos. Best foam. Best design. Best after purchase support.
Best value.
Not one manufacturer is tops in...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-07-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I wouldn't bother with the fiberglass myself. ...

I wouldn't bother with the fiberglass myself. For the price of glassing a DT foam plane I could build 10 replacements.
Just build a bunch of wings and when you crash one transfer the electronics...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-07-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Pretty much all the strength in dollar tree foam...

Pretty much all the strength in dollar tree foam board design comes from the paper.
That said , there are some ways to work with what can also be its weakest aspects.
I used to tape over the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I have to agree with rcers. I also have, and have...

I have to agree with rcers. I also have, and have had, many belly landers and have never had an incident where the prop was the issue in a bad landing.
Even with pushers and prop in slot planes...
Forum: Beginners 08-06-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I haven't flown mine yet, but hope to soon....

I haven't flown mine yet, but hope to soon. Having an issue with the left aileron servo. Will probably start a new thread about it when I get some video uploaded of the problem.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-28-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
nice but ouch

Finally had a chance to put the hobbyking skymaster in the air.
And I wasn't disappointed.
Is it a beginner plane? No, not really. It has some dihedral but very narrow wings.
Thus it needs to...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-27-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I believe the OP may be asking about mounting the...

I believe the OP may be asking about mounting the motor in a pusher configuration on a flying wing.
If so, I always line up my thrust with the bottom of the wing if the wing has a flat bottom.
Up...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-23-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 382
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Too fat a leading edge can also lead to that...

Too fat a leading edge can also lead to that behavior. Had the same problem with a scratch built wing a couple of years ago. After spending too much time messing with it trying the get the cg right....
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Asking for which glue is better is like asking...

Asking for which glue is better is like asking which transmitter is better. You'll get lots of opinions and each one will be different.
Best advise is to try them all and find out which glue you...
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Hot glue is set once it reaches ambient...

Hot glue is set once it reaches ambient temperature. Depending on the plane hot glue is not always preferred for fixing foam. It can get heavy very fast and melt on a hot day. For quick field fixes...
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Place them both with the control arm out or both...

Place them both with the control arm out or both in mirror opposite to each other.. One or the other. Do not place them with one in and one out or they will move the same way.
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Rule of thumb for using a simple Y connector is...

Rule of thumb for using a simple Y connector is to place the servos mirror opposite to each other. That way they will move in the opposite direction of each other once installed even though they are...
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
The easiest way to run two aileron servos is to...

The easiest way to run two aileron servos is to plug them in to a Y connector and plug that in to your aileron channel. No need for setting up mixes on the transmitter when you use a Y connector.
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-17-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,384
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
She came out looking great. Makes my covering...

She came out looking great.
Makes my covering skills look down right amateurish.
Good luck on the maiden. [popcorn]
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Until the floods took it from me the most...

Until the floods took it from me the most powerful setup I had was my Sig kobra with a 4248 ntm propdrive on 5s. Pulled close to 1100 watts.
Most powerful left in the fleet now is my FT Viggen with...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-17-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I have found the original motor for sale both on...

I have found the original motor for sale both on amazon and eBay but at nearly $50 before shipping I'll pass. Sonic modells has the motor made for their planes and has a unique mounting hole size. ...
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