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Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-24-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 352
Posted By hayofstacks
I wouldn't rule out a balsa built model, but i...

I wouldn't rule out a balsa built model, but i don't see getting those speeds while staying under the 55lb limit by the ama.
Forum: 3D Flying 03-24-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 448
Posted By hayofstacks
I got all excited at the title thinking it was a...

I got all excited at the title thinking it was a model of the ultra light my great uncle designed. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hill_Hummer
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 297
Posted By hayofstacks
I have a plastic control line plane in the garage...

I have a plastic control line plane in the garage i dug out to let my kids play with... ill see if i can get a pic of it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-22-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By hayofstacks
I am using a sky rc switchmode esc from...

I am using a sky rc switchmode esc from headsuprc. Its rated at 30 amps continuous and 40 amps peak for 30 seconds. I pull about 34-36 amps on wide open depending on prop. Esc quality can be vastly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-22-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 297
Posted By hayofstacks
what was your first plane?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKENzSooP3I&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Screwing around on YouTube watching old videos. This was one of my very first flights, and maiden of my first slow stick....
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-21-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 265
Posted By hayofstacks
http://www.headsuphobby.com/Power-Up-46-Sport-620k...

http://www.headsuphobby.com/Power-Up-46-Sport-620kv-Outrunner-Brushless-Motor-F-586.htm

.46 motor on three cells with a 15-16" prop.

This gets you over 5lbs of thrust on only 380 watts.

It...
Forum: Beginners 03-21-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 348
Posted By hayofstacks
Why do you need such a large battery for such a...

Why do you need such a large battery for such a small and efficient power system? My ultra stick 25e uses a 3200mah battery for the same weight airplane and a 800 watt power system, where this plane...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-21-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By hayofstacks
I personally really like mounting my batteries...

I personally really like mounting my batteries with a rail system. Works perfect for planes like the slowstick, but could easily be adapted to any model. There is a square cup fitted to the battery...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 312
Posted By hayofstacks
I've been called a troll plenty of times,...

I've been called a troll plenty of times, specifically on this forum. It doesn't bother me, but if someone really goats me long enough, ill do something like make a proof video. Then my proof video...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-05-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 420
Posted By hayofstacks
Larger and more powerful motors are almost always...

Larger and more powerful motors are almost always more efficient then a small motor screaming along at high throttle. That is a quality i attribute to long flight times on my 19oz 365watt slow stick.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 420
Posted By hayofstacks
My opinion is that ground effect is only easily...

My opinion is that ground effect is only easily measured at 1/2 the wing span. It is still there at higher heights and turns, just not as much. Id probably do a 70's style glider wing on a light...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 420
Posted By hayofstacks
My dad built a plane way back in the day he...

My dad built a plane way back in the day he called a lowfly. He talks about it alot.

Flying slow and low supposedly greatly increases lift due to the ground effect air has when it is pushed...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-25-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By hayofstacks
I like deans better. I have been cutting off xt60...

I like deans better. I have been cutting off xt60 connectors and putting deans on until recently. I've been to lazy to solder and have used a regular adapter for a while now. I have only had one...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-25-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By hayofstacks
I generally setup my planes with recommended dual...

I generally setup my planes with recommended dual rates on first flight. Don't think I've ever left the setting as setup though. Id rather setup more mechanical throws for some reason.

I haven't...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 391,784
Posted By hayofstacks
Not really. Busted a prop and cracked the motor...

Not really. Busted a prop and cracked the motor mount. I was sure i would have split the fuse or hurt something else. Looks like i got out pretty clean. I might have lost a few wing rubber bands...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-23-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By hayofstacks
Everytime I've used expo, I've hated it.

Everytime I've used expo, I've hated it.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-22-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By hayofstacks
X2. My now 3 and 6 year olds love them. I try to...

X2. My now 3 and 6 year olds love them. I try to buy the same kits, as a piece critical to flight always gets lost/broken.

Because of how careful they learned to be with them though, i have been...
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-22-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,714
Posted By hayofstacks
If you can't fit a 46" wing span model in your...

If you can't fit a 46" wing span model in your car, something is wrong. I drive a "compact" class 2 door. Right now i have my fully assembled ss and a micro pitts, ammo box full of lipos and a...
Forum: Foamies 02-22-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 391,784
Posted By hayofstacks
I did fly Friday, got 50ish minutes out of two...

I did fly Friday, got 50ish minutes out of two batteries. Second flight ended due to a power on inverted nose dive. Flew yesterday as well, only one battery. Gonna hit a local park now.

All in,...
Forum: Foamies 02-20-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 391,784
Posted By hayofstacks
40 degrees and 10-15mph winds. Sitting at the...

40 degrees and 10-15mph winds. Sitting at the field trying to decide how badly i wanna crash today... think ill go for it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-20-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By hayofstacks
My radio shack didn't have solder on the shelf,...

My radio shack didn't have solder on the shelf, but they were more then willing to try to trick me into a new cell phone. I miss when radio shack was actually full of electronics and the store people...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-14-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By hayofstacks
I have a monster 32 on an ultra stick 25. It is a...

I have a monster 32 on an ultra stick 25. It is a fairly good match, but can be way over powered. I run it on either a 3 cell 4000mah or a 4 cell 3000mah.

If i remember correctly, that plane was...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-13-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 749
Posted By hayofstacks
Id make it grey like the stripe you have down the...

Id make it grey like the stripe you have down the side. Either that, or id try red or black. The plane base a very monochromatic feel minus the checker pattern.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-10-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 617
Posted By hayofstacks
I got a kick out of your thrust vectoring video. ...

I got a kick out of your thrust vectoring video.

Cool idea, great execution.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-10-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 749
Posted By hayofstacks
Im interested to see where this goes. Prop data...

Im interested to see where this goes. Prop data would be most interesting.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-10-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 749
Posted By hayofstacks
Won't hurt anything being slightly too large. The...

Won't hurt anything being slightly too large. The tension is what holds the motor in place, not the size of the hole.

If you linked to the correct motor, ill think you'll burn it up on 4 cells....
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-10-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By hayofstacks
Last ubuntu version i had was around 5 or 6....

Last ubuntu version i had was around 5 or 6. Haven't owned a computer for almost 10 years now.
Forum: Foamies 02-08-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 391,784
Posted By hayofstacks
71 degrees by the cars dash display, 65 by the...

71 degrees by the cars dash display, 65 by the internet. 5-25mph winds, calm at times then super gusty. The local newspaper is doing stories on people enjoying the warm weather and took my picture.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-04-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 478
Posted By hayofstacks
My car had the same style alt your running Denny....

My car had the same style alt your running Denny. It put out less then 25 amps at idle (approx 5000 rpm alt speed). The 3g alt i upgraded to puts out 90 amps at around 4000rpm's, and pulls up to 160...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-03-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 478
Posted By hayofstacks
I got a 130 amp alt from a ford taurus at the...

I got a 130 amp alt from a ford taurus at the junkyard for $13. It needs a speed of about 5000rpm shaft speed to create 90 amps at 14.3v's.

Id think a simple belt and pulley system could really...
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