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Forum: 3D Flying 09-28-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,267
Posted By albsurfer
Charger RC makes a 73" foamy called the "Giant...

Charger RC makes a 73" foamy called the "Giant Fuzion 3D" I saw a pair a few years ago at my field, but only a couple of days did I see them fly.
A lot of money for foam though.
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 12-24-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By albsurfer
All items have been sold.

All items have been sold.
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 12-16-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By albsurfer
1 - AR7000 + 3 - AR6200 + 2- AR600 DSM2 RXRs

See my post on RCGROUPS/Classifieds/Radio Equipment:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1789781

I have the following DSM2 Receivers w/Satellites for sale, shipped, Paypal OK:
1 -...
Forum: Airfoilz support forum 04-17-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 31,293
Posted By albsurfer
Thanks Stuart. Sorry to hear about your wing. ...

Thanks Stuart. Sorry to hear about your wing.
I am also looking at the Katana.
Forum: Airfoilz support forum 04-16-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 31,293
Posted By albsurfer
Flew the first 2 flights today on my plane. Very...

Flew the first 2 flights today on my plane. Very nice. Handles well. I used a 10x4.7SF prop instead of the 10x5.5. It was a little slow, but maneuvered well.
5.5 minutes on a 3s1400 mah pack...
Forum: Airfoilz support forum 03-28-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 31,293
Posted By albsurfer
bubsteve, Yeah, I can imagine that it would...

bubsteve,
Yeah, I can imagine that it would like a couple of fewer ozs on the airframe. I may get a pair of 1000 mah lipos in a few weeks. I know that my 39" airframe was a bit difficult to hover...
Forum: Airfoilz support forum 03-27-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 31,293
Posted By albsurfer
Putting one together now. APCe 10x5 Cobra...

Putting one together now.
APCe 10x5
Cobra 2217/20 - 960kv
Dynamo 25A (30A burst) w/BEC
1x Sky Lipo 3s1300 mah 30c &
1x Nano-Power 3s1400 mah 35C Lipo (from a previous plane)
2x EMax ES08-MA...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-23-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,322
Posted By albsurfer
Fantastic! Will be glad to see the vid.

Fantastic! Will be glad to see the vid.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-21-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,322
Posted By albsurfer
Good bit of electrical work there. A retired...

Good bit of electrical work there.
A retired guy I fly with bought the NitroPlanes B-17 and was completely boggled by the amount of wiring to install & he said there weren't any instructions on...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-10-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,394
Posted By albsurfer
The AXI Gold 5330/18 is not a .60 2s equivalent,...

The AXI Gold 5330/18 is not a .60 2s equivalent, AXI lists it as a 1.20-1.60 equivalent.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-04-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,322
Posted By albsurfer
Looks great. Who wants to have the same thing...

Looks great. Who wants to have the same thing everyone else has anyway?
Forum: Warbird Electrics 01-30-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,322
Posted By albsurfer
And thank you for yours, Sir.

And thank you for yours, Sir.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 01-29-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,322
Posted By albsurfer
You have so many AF planes because not enough...

You have so many AF planes because not enough Navy planes are ARFd.

I was an Anti-Sub Warfare Technician (not operator), then as a 2nd class PO I cross rated to Aviation Electronics Tech. I made...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 01-27-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,322
Posted By albsurfer
mumblinaviator, GREAT JOB! I've seen on a...

mumblinaviator,
GREAT JOB! I've seen on a couple of other posts where guys bought balsa planes and immediately stripped off the covering and did them over.

Great idea doing a Navy bomber. I'm...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-03-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 79,293
Posted By albsurfer
Great Thread! Lots of fantastic info. Thanks...

Great Thread! Lots of fantastic info.
Thanks to everyone.
Forum: Power Systems 12-19-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,349
Posted By albsurfer
kyle, our club put in some charging stations for...

kyle, our club put in some charging stations for standard parkflyers and a few larger charging tasks also.
Our club purchased a few shipping containers to house things.

Yeah, wet turbines, $3...
Forum: Power Systems 12-18-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,349
Posted By albsurfer
We have a few guys flying jets that bring a Honda...

We have a few guys flying jets that bring a Honda Portable Generator to the field to run things. So.. a couple of electric fliers do the same for their 28% and larger aircraft to charge lipos using...
Forum: Power Systems 12-18-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,349
Posted By albsurfer
Forgot the A40-14S specs: from...

Forgot the A40-14S specs:

from Aero-Model.com
Technical information
Kv: 530kv
Diameter: 41.7mm
Lenght: 42mm
Weight: 208gr
Shaft: 5mm
Power: 900w
Forum: Power Systems 12-18-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,349
Posted By albsurfer
Oh, one more comment. It's really hard to beat...

Oh, one more comment. It's really hard to beat Hacker & Scorpion.
Hacker specs are listed low. The A40-14S only shows 50A max, but plenty of guys have pushed them to 70A without any problems....
Forum: Power Systems 12-18-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,349
Posted By albsurfer
Kyle & Henry, you guys have amazing setups! In...

Kyle & Henry, you guys have amazing setups!
In addition to my MX2, I have a couple of smaller foamies, one is a Hacker Super Zoom XL, and a 3DHS 47" Extra 300SHP. I love them all. But.. I really...
Forum: Power Systems 12-18-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,349
Posted By albsurfer
I realize this thread is almost a year old,...

I realize this thread is almost a year old, but...
I have a GW 57" MX2 using a hacker A40-14S, ICE 75A Heatsink Ver, and an APC 14x7E. It's not the fastest, nor the most aerobatic compared to a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-14-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,675
Posted By albsurfer
Thanks, Joe. I'll check it out.

Thanks, Joe. I'll check it out.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-14-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,675
Posted By albsurfer
I live in the LA area and the Lowe's & Home...

I live in the LA area and the Lowe's & Home Depots don't carry the same stuff at each one. I haven't seen one of the stores within 6 miles of my house carry the Blue or Pink foams sheets for over 2...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-11-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,260
Posted By albsurfer
Chellie, very nice / unique design. I...

Chellie,
very nice / unique design. I especially like the use of wood control surfaces. I think 3D foamies in the 44" and higher range could benefit from this practice & am going to build a 45"...
Forum: Power Systems 08-18-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,292
Posted By albsurfer
philipa 240sx is correct. You can purchase...

philipa 240sx is correct. You can purchase replacement pins on-line or at a local electrical shop. I spoke to an electric flyer who flies 50E & above who told me about a place near our local...
Forum: Power Systems 07-24-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,292
Posted By albsurfer
EZ Soldering Coupler for Deans Connectors will...

EZ Soldering Coupler for Deans Connectors will aid in soldering of Deans. I haven't tried them yet, but they look very usable. Holds the wire to the blade while you solder. READYHELI has them in a...
Forum: Power Systems 07-23-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,173
Posted By albsurfer
Thanks for coming back on-line to answer, Larry. ...

Thanks for coming back on-line to answer, Larry. :)
Forum: Power Systems 07-23-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,173
Posted By albsurfer
kyleservicetech, Appreciation & thanks for the...

kyleservicetech,
Appreciation & thanks for the recommendation. I downloaded Motocalc. I found more specs for the motor to use. 5S with 14x8.5 or 14x9 & 15x8.5 -10 seem to be good choices on 5S. ...
Forum: Power Systems 07-22-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,173
Posted By albsurfer
kyleservicetech, I intend to do a little of...

kyleservicetech,
I intend to do a little of IMAC, 3D w/hovering, freestyle, general fun flight.
I bought a Hacker A40-14S, Ice 75A ESC, and APC 14x8.5 prop for a GW MX2 50E which is supposed to...
Forum: Power Systems 07-22-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,173
Posted By albsurfer
Larry, the "C" rating of a battery pack figures...

Larry, the "C" rating of a battery pack figures into the available power of the battery pack, too, correct?
How does the "C" rating really figure into the available performance power and safety of...
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