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Forum: Beginners 11-12-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By hillbille
Unloading. You are doing your tests with the...

Unloading.

You are doing your tests with the motor unable to move anything but the prop! Later on when it is attached to the plane - the plane will move and when it does the prop (and motor) will...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-12-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 650
Posted By hillbille
I thought the HK servoless retracts want 125+ on...

I thought the HK servoless retracts want 125+ on "travel" for the switches. Basically the ic circuit in the retract "looks" for "0" and then for "125+" to operate. Futaba are usually set to "max" and...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-09-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,509
Posted By hillbille
I started smoking in '59. I quit - cold turkey -...

I started smoking in '59. I quit - cold turkey - Sept. 24, 1986. Second hardest thing I ever did. I sniffed ashtrays for three days but after the 4th day it got a lot better really quick.

Some...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-02-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By hillbille
More than likely what you will run into is that...

More than likely what you will run into is that the mounting holes for the MOTOR will not completely match. The EF motor has evenly spaced holes and the Turnigy has two that are offset.

What that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-25-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By hillbille
http://www.bakehead.com/Calico_08_24_2013/SS_4_007...

http://www.bakehead.com/Calico_08_24_2013/SS_4_007.jpg

http://www.bakehead.com/Calico_08_24_2013/SS_3_003.jpg


This plane is a VERY stable flyer - IF it has been properly assembled and the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-25-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By hillbille
Seen one fly a LOT out at the dry lake where I...

Seen one fly a LOT out at the dry lake where I fly.

http://www.bakehead.com/Calico_08_17_2013/Storch_017.jpg

http://www.bakehead.com/Calico_08_17_2013/Storch_024.jpg
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-10-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By hillbille
Change the throws - AUX2 DOES control the AUX on...

Change the throws - AUX2 DOES control the AUX on the receiver, but it is a 3 position switch, so you need to make ONE of the positions read 0% and either of the others to read 150%. The 0% should be...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-19-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By hillbille
I have used both 1/16 and 1/32 and didn't see...

I have used both 1/16 and 1/32 and didn't see much difference in the strength as it is used. I would go with the 1/32 if I was doing it today.

Hillbille
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-02-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By hillbille
Why not make a simple "LONG" ply LG block -...

Why not make a simple "LONG" ply LG block - connecting the two lg blocks you show in your photo - but make it all one single piece - then just put it ON the fuse and apply your rubber bands over it....
Forum: Power Systems 09-26-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,880
Posted By hillbille
Sorry I read the post AFTER the happy sequel and...

Sorry I read the post AFTER the happy sequel and passed it right by!! LOL!! And yes the comments were directed to solving your problem. I am happy to see that you have friends there that think along...
Forum: Power Systems 09-26-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,880
Posted By hillbille
After reading your further posts several things...

After reading your further posts several things come to mind. If this was bent in a crash the shaft may have been moved to the rear - sliding along the sharp point of the grub screw creating a divot...
Forum: Power Systems 09-25-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,880
Posted By hillbille
Without knowing the make and manufacturer of YOUR...

Without knowing the make and manufacturer of YOUR motor it is difficult to give you specific advise.

Most electric motors have the shaft "pressed" in which means it is slightly oversize and a very...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-21-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,111
Posted By hillbille
When you have some shaft sticking out the back...

When you have some shaft sticking out the back side of a motor - especially when it is there to allow a safety collar (prevents the entire shaft, can and all from being pulled forward out of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-19-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,111
Posted By hillbille
It appears to me in the first photo you uploaded...

It appears to me in the first photo you uploaded of the black cased motor that is "mounted" in the old fuel plane via home made mounts that the motor clearance to the mount rails is VERY close if not...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-22-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 17,585
Posted By hillbille
I believe they are RC Lander kits. They are foam....

I believe they are RC Lander kits. They are foam.

Look pretty good don't they?


Hillbille
Forum: WWI Era 11-07-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,396
Posted By hillbille
These planes are still around flying. Shot this...

These planes are still around flying. Shot this one at the Ace-In-The-Hole all electric fun fly in Las Vegas in early October of this year. Flew very nicely too! Stock as far as I know.

...
Forum: Wings Across America 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 2013 05-25-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 315,855
Posted By hillbille
First - Happy to hear Tom is okay!! Second -...

First - Happy to hear Tom is okay!!

Second - I have been giving a lot of thought to the binding issues with the Squirt. I keep coming back to the fact that the motor control is for a brushed...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-28-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,174
Posted By hillbille
Nitro airplanes always made me laugh when I read...

Nitro airplanes always made me laugh when I read the labels and then groan when I read the price tag. The nitro planes as a "general" rule convert easily to electric, but sometimes do not fly well....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-18-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,011
Posted By hillbille
Not many entries followed the rules. That being...

Not many entries followed the rules. That being said I did vote for your entry.


Hillbille
Forum: Aerial Photography 02-28-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By hillbille
Here is an "onboard" video shot of me flying my...

Here is an "onboard" video shot of me flying my Superfly. The camera was stuck to the very front point of the Superfly via velcro and then launched. There is no dampning of the camera nor is the...
Forum: Aerial Photography 02-28-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By hillbille
Here is a link to "hat cam" footage I shot with a...

Here is a link to "hat cam" footage I shot with a keychain cam.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_W24l9AuQ0

It is a video of a CMP C-160 Transall I was maidening. The thread link is here:
...
Forum: Aerial Photography 02-28-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By hillbille
For what you want it is probably your best bet. ...

For what you want it is probably your best bet.


Hillbille
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-17-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,318
Posted By hillbille
Examples: Picture taken from about 600' or...

Examples:

Picture taken from about 600' or so with camera in a "fixed" position and servo triggered. About a 45 degree angle down from the plane.
...
Forum: Video Parking lot 12-03-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By hillbille
In order to do what you "want" to do you will...

In order to do what you "want" to do you will need to bypass the integral BEC of the ESC and use a UBEC. Other options include getting a completely different ESC that has a built in switch. With an...
Forum: Beginners 11-07-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,619
Posted By hillbille
You probably have it secure enough for flight. A...

You probably have it secure enough for flight. A good thought to keep in mind as you go along is that the further out on that "shaft" you place a prop then the more carefully you need to be about...
Forum: Beginners 11-07-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,619
Posted By hillbille
Chellie is absolutely correct. The hex shape...

Chellie is absolutely correct. The hex shape molded into GWS props is to allow a nut (3mm) to be used as a STOP for the prop depth on the motor shaft for the purpose of spacing the prop out to clear...
Forum: Wings Across America 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 2013 07-22-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 315,855
Posted By hillbille
I know I just got excited!! Hillbille

I know I just got excited!!

Hillbille
Forum: Wings Across America 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 2013 07-20-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 315,855
Posted By hillbille
I agree. There should be a way for us to do a...

I agree. There should be a way for us to do a memorial. Seems like it is always hard to lose those we think of in lighter times. Remembering them for the fun THEY had is probably the best way to pay...
Forum: Wings Across America 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 2013 07-19-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 315,855
Posted By hillbille
My little flight...

I put on my keychain cam and recorded my little flight of the WAA-08 Squirt at Calico Dry Lake early this morning. I went at 06:30 a.m. hoping to beat the wind as it has been getting up into the 15 -...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-21-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,699
Posted By hillbille
The lg on a Super Cub are easily removed from the...

The lg on a Super Cub are easily removed from the fuse just by pulling one side as it is shaped in a fashion to "clip" into it's retaining slot built into the battery box insert. New lg with longer...
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