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Forum: Beginners 12-18-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,224
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Wonderful!

How lucky is this little guy having you for a neighbour?! :D
All credit to you Zoltron for encouraging him into a great hobby!
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 01-25-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thanks Chellie, The 2836 - 2350kv is in stock...

Thanks Chellie,
The 2836 - 2350kv is in stock in the UK. One question though, do you propose I mount this INSIDE the firewall like an inrunner? If so I think that the diameter of the motor will...
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 01-24-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Motor and prop for HK BD-5 pusher?

Looking at one of these

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__25945__Hobbyking_BD5_Balsa_1105mm_ARF_UK_Warehouse_.html

Total flying weight is appx 800g and HKs recommended setup is 2200...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-06-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 38,780
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Proud to be British and proud to be a biker.

15000 bikers (including myself and two bro in laws) turned up at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas UK today on the fifth annual "Ride To The wall" to pay respect to the fallen who have given...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-02-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Howdy from the UK! You won’t find a nicer, more...

Howdy from the UK!
You won’t find a nicer, more knowledgeable and helpful bunch than the addicts on here!

Dave
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-02-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Davethebluessinger
This motor looks the same but obviously is a lot...

This motor looks the same but obviously is a lot smaller. It might give you some clues as to the manufacturer.
...
Forum: Power Systems 10-02-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Have you programmed the <?xml:namespace prefix =...

Have you programmed the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:stockticker>ESC</st1:stockticker> correctly? Methods vary so try to find instructions...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-25-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,592
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Like most people I know I don't pray as often as...

Like most people I know I don't pray as often as I should.:rolleyes:
Let's face it, most folks only talk to God when they have troubles.:{
But tonight I'll make the effort and ask for the Lord to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-25-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Davethebluessinger
I second that, I use a builders hard hat , I...

I second that, I use a builders hard hat , I drilled the peak and threaded a bolt through to attach to my Samsung pocket camera (720p). You'll need to pack it with some foam and experiment with the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-22-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By Davethebluessinger
If you're mounting that red (emax?) motor in...

If you're mounting that red (emax?) motor in front of the firewall with no cowl then that should be no problem as long as it's not overpropped. If you're fitting a cowl over it then add a couple of...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-22-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Re-maidened the newly repaired Dynamic S today,...

Re-maidened the newly repaired Dynamic S today, flies even better now than it did before!:D
I think the additional GF tape I added to strengthen the glued repairs has improved it! May look to add...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-16-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Yep the "Fun Police" are everywhere, here in the...

Yep the "Fun Police" are everywhere, here in the UK it's hard to find anywhere to park fly. Having said that, I have and will continue to fly at 3 local public areas. None have any notices saying...
Forum: Beginners 09-14-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Davethebluessinger
What about a Max Thrust Riot? Looks pretty...

What about a Max Thrust Riot? Looks pretty similar to a WOT4 Foam E. If it flies half as well as the Wottie it will be an ideal second plane. The Wottie is docile enough for a trainer but can do...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-13-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Distinctly Autumnal here I’m afraid, far too...

Distinctly Autumnal here I’m afraid, far too windy to fly!
Couldn’t find any square CF tube of the right size so I used some CF rod up the ionside of the wing spars and added plenty of GF tape to...
Forum: Beginners 09-12-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Davethebluessinger
You can bind it each time, but if money will...

You can bind it each time, but if money will allow and you're sure you like this hobby then invest in a DX6i with 10 model memory. The new DSMX2 DX6i has been out for a while so I would have thought...
Forum: Power Systems 09-12-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By Davethebluessinger
I’ve had this issue myself, and sorted out an...

I’ve had this issue myself, and sorted out an easy way to replace lost clips and broken shafts or even when reversing shafts in outrunners that don’t have the circlip groove in the correct place...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-09-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Touching wood is a load of crap! :mad: ...

Touching wood is a load of crap! :mad:

Planted the DS Nose first into the field from 50 feet up on Friday :eek::{:sad:.
It was in about 6 pieces including a broken wing joining spar.

I've...
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-08-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By Davethebluessinger
You lucky lot! Here in the UK the EFlite MUS is...

You lucky lot!
Here in the UK the EFlite MUS is no longer available :sad:.
I've looked everywhere for some old stock but there's nothing to be found.
I have the Eflite Mini Pulse XT and love it!...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-06-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 85,653
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Maidened the Pilatus last night, With an 11 x 8.5...

Maidened the Pilatus last night, With an 11 x 8.5 it went from stationary on the ground to vertical in the space of 3 metres! bought it down after the battery began to fade, the motor was stone cold...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-06-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Can't say the plane is that unpredictable in a...

Can't say the plane is that unpredictable in a glide, what size battery were you using (weight wise)?
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-04-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Stratman -Sorry to hear you destroyed your DS...

Stratman -Sorry to hear you destroyed your DS :sad:
I've had a couple of near misses diving under full power - the elevator fades out due to flexing and you need to bleed off the speed to get it...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-04-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 85,653
Posted By Davethebluessinger
My latest plane...

I usually stay around the 36” span mark as planes of that size because


They fit in the car easily
They fly on battery sizes that I already have to hand

I recently bought a Durafly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-04-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Eflight Mini Pulse XT reviewed

Not posted for a while so I thought Id put together a little review of a plane I now own - the Eflight Mini Pulse XT
Having read good reports and ensured that the plane was suited to my existing...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-03-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thanks Chellie, I've decided to hold fire for...

Thanks Chellie,
I've decided to hold fire for the moment, I have a new Durafly Dynamic S, A new Eflite Pulse XT (still to maiden) and a new 2700KV setup in my mini mach racer (still to...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-26-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Pylon Racer/hot liner in windy conditions?

At the field where I fly there's pretty much always a cross wind and it's made worse by an embankment and treeline which creates turbulence in the air before it crosses the strip.:eek:
I'm looking...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-21-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Well I maidened the Dynamic S this evening,...

Well I maidened the Dynamic S this evening, despite balancing the plane on the indicated marks she was waaaay tail heavy which resulted in a most undignified landing into a corn field :(. No major...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-20-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Durafly Dynamic S

Whoo Hoo!:ws: HK warehouse just opened in the UK and I couldn't resist buying this Durafly Dynamic S!
Pretty much the same plane as the ST Blaze but a little cheaper.
I have to say I'm very...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 05-25-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thanks chaps, I checked CG position with...

Thanks chaps,
I checked CG position with standard motor and NIMH in place last night then I gutted the plane of all electronics except servos and removed the 380 motor, I replaced it with an Emax...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-23-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 38,780
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Scoot Suit

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-q0GfnYHOY&list=UUaro8wJvTIk5WwBvxdcRGTg&index=1&feature=plcp:D
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-23-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 38,780
Posted By Davethebluessinger
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