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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,267
Posted By NJSwede
That's going to be the actual size of the...

That's going to be the actual size of the nacelles? Wow! Just wow!!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,033
Posted By NJSwede
If this FPV pilot had followed the FAA rules, an...

If this FPV pilot had followed the FAA rules, an old gentleman would probably have been dead now.

http://www.examiner.com/article/amateur-drone-pilot-finds-man-missing-for-three-days

(You have...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings Yesterday, 12:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 225
Posted By NJSwede
It would be a lot easier if you changed the...

It would be a lot easier if you changed the privacy settings of the video. Can't view it...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By NJSwede
Cool project, but if I was to spend millions of...

Cool project, but if I was to spend millions of dollars on a patriotic project, I do something more useful, like paying for care and rehabilitation of veterans. Here endeth the Debbie Downer rant. :)
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 149,908
Posted By NJSwede
OK, now I've seen it all... Yesterday, I...

OK, now I've seen it all...

Yesterday, I was watching as my kids rode their bikes at the local elementary school. There, at a tiny soccer field, I heard the familiar sound of a high-Kv motor...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-19-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 102,808
Posted By NJSwede
Not exactly a "new" plane, since it's used and...

Not exactly a "new" plane, since it's used and since it's been sitting in my trailer for a month, but I flew my EFlite Beast 60e for the first time today. I didn't think I was going to like it and my...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-19-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By NJSwede
See post #3! (I put on a 20x10 prop today, which...

See post #3! (I put on a 20x10 prop today, which got me up to 2650W. This is probably at the high end of what's healthy to squeeze out of my system, but since I mostly fly 3D, my full throttle bursts...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-18-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 631
Posted By NJSwede
I will ignore the snarkiness and answer your...

I will ignore the snarkiness and answer your question: North Branch Park in Somerset County. Has had a county-run flying field for almost 30 years.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-18-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 631
Posted By NJSwede
I'm flying my 88" 50cc gasser in a county park....

I'm flying my 88" 50cc gasser in a county park. Legally. While the rangers and cops are watching. Does that make it a park flyer, you mean? :)
Forum: 3D Flying 07-18-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By NJSwede
Because they are very carefully designed and...

Because they are very carefully designed and thoroughly tested and built in a factory in the Czech republic by people who really care. I happen to know one of the designers (Cody), so I have a little...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By NJSwede
76" Aeroplus Edge. Approx 2200-2300W. But it's a...

76" Aeroplus Edge. Approx 2200-2300W. But it's a little sluggish, so I'm aiming for closer to 2800-2900W with a 20x10 instead of a 20x8.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By NJSwede
What's your most powerful electrical setup?

What's your most powerful electric setup? Tell us!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,033
Posted By NJSwede
Nothing here....

Nothing here....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 631
Posted By NJSwede
It's a bunch of car batteries (5-6 or something...

It's a bunch of car batteries (5-6 or something like that) connected to a solar panel sitting on top of our shed. If the weather is reasonably sunny, it keeps us going for an entire weekend and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 631
Posted By NJSwede
I used to use that excuse. Then I bought a...

I used to use that excuse. Then I bought a trailer... :)

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3288510/slick%20trailer.jpg
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 631
Posted By NJSwede
As for charging, I'm using simple Turnigy 2x 200W...

As for charging, I'm using simple Turnigy 2x 200W charger as my field charger. It charges two 4s 4000mAh in about 20 minutes if I run 2s charge current. Since we have a solar powered charging station...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 631
Posted By NJSwede
The line is constantly moving. As of right now, I...

The line is constantly moving. As of right now, I would say the break even-point is at about 50cc. In the 30cc class (meaning 2000-3000w), the electric power systems are still significantly lighter...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-15-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,506
Posted By NJSwede
This was obviously a mistake and it's corrected...

This was obviously a mistake and it's corrected now. As for making money off the site, well, good for them. I'm part of running a much smaller forum, and let me tell you, given the amount of work it...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,033
Posted By NJSwede
You may just be behind me in the email queue...

You may just be behind me in the email queue...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,033
Posted By NJSwede
Looks like the AMA is about to make some kind of...

Looks like the AMA is about to make some kind of announcement. This is what I just got in my inbox:

The AMA would like to thank each of our members who has taken the time to respond to the FAA's...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-15-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By NJSwede
Our enemies are going to be trained in cow...

Our enemies are going to be trained in cow tipping from now on. :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By NJSwede
Uhm... Are you sure you don't mean the exact...

Uhm... Are you sure you don't mean the exact opposite? Blue is typically the non-permanent stuff and red is permanent. Actually both tubes are red, but the content is either red or blue and the blue...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-15-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,506
Posted By NJSwede
Have you tried to reach out to Jim T Graham...

Have you tried to reach out to Jim T Graham personally? This is obviously a mistake and he should be able to take care of it. I think I have his email address somewhere if you're interested.
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By NJSwede
Then they're setting you up for failure. What...

Then they're setting you up for failure. What radio do you have? There may be a way to set it up so the buddy-box gets the same rates and expo as the main TX. IIRC, Spektrum radios, for example, can...
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By NJSwede
Really? It made that little sense?

Really? It made that little sense?
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-13-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 170
Posted By NJSwede
Uhm... I didn't mean to shut you down. I think...

Uhm... I didn't mean to shut you down. I think there's a ton of positive things we can do with your idea.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-13-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 170
Posted By NJSwede
Exactly! I get frustrated when people are saying...

Exactly! I get frustrated when people are saying the FAA is trying to kill the hobby. I don't think that's at all what they're doing. They are worried about where RC flying is going, not where it's...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-13-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 170
Posted By NJSwede
I like the idea, but in light of recent FAA...

I like the idea, but in light of recent FAA actions and the bad press the hobby as been getting lately, I'd go for something less extreme and potentially dangerous.

I would take a different route....
Forum: Beginners 07-13-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By NJSwede
If they absolutely want you to fly balsa, why...

If they absolutely want you to fly balsa, why don't they recommend something like this?
...
Forum: Beginners 07-13-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By NJSwede
My advice: Try to find another club. Skills you...

My advice: Try to find another club. Skills you learn on a foamie are easily transferred to a balsa plane. In fact, once you graduate to bigger planes, you'll find that they are easier to fly than a...
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