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Forum: Multi-Rotors Yesterday, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Larry3215
Thanks folks! I will check out those links :)

Thanks folks! I will check out those links :)
Forum: Multi-Rotors Yesterday, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By Larry3215
Newbie questions

Im just beginning to do my research so I can build my first ever quad.

I'm going to do a scratch build largely because thats the kind of thing I like to do and because Im on a very tight budget....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-24-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,143
Posted By Larry3215
I always charged my monster packs from the truck...

I always charged my monster packs from the truck with it running. Actually, even the not so monster packs if it was a long day of flying.

A generator takes up too much room (fewer models in the...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 10-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 279
Posted By Larry3215
+1 for Aloft and Wayne. They are great.

+1 for Aloft and Wayne. They are great.
Forum: Foamies 10-21-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3,830
Views: 425,676
Posted By Larry3215
Ouch! Too much down thrust from the prop?

Ouch! Too much down thrust from the prop?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-04-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
Ok.

Ok.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-03-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
Are you balancing it with the wing on? I...

Are you balancing it with the wing on?

I still dont understand how you can be tail heavy after extending the nose, putting on a heavier motor and using a heavier than normal battery.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-03-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
Things do tend to go around dont they? :) Of...

Things do tend to go around dont they? :)

Of course, having a lifting tailplane is a little different situation from a typical TD sailplane, but thats still a good point :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-03-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
There must be some confusion here and Im not sure...

There must be some confusion here and Im not sure if its me or you - but one of us is way off on something :)

Its just not physically possible for a Chrysalis to be tail heavy when you have a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-02-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
CG position is largely a matter of personal...

CG position is largely a matter of personal preference once you get it back to a certain point. However, there are plus and minus points for cg. Generally speaking, as your skills improve, you will...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-02-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
How could you possibly be tail heavy with 15...

How could you possibly be tail heavy with 15 ounces of power system? Did you use concrete for the rudder and stab? ;)
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-01-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 49,583
Posted By Larry3215
Yeah, that foam is very heavy. It would...

Yeah, that foam is very heavy. It would completely negate any improvements you were trying to achieve and end up making things worse.

The only reason to do that would be if you had lots of slop...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-01-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
Most people tend to grossly over power their...

Most people tend to grossly over power their sailplanes in my opinion :)

I did some experiments a few years ago to see just what was the minimum power you could get away with in a sailplane. My...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-30-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
Not many choices that can put out the power you...

Not many choices that can put out the power you will need for a 4 ounce motor other than the A123 cells or lipos.

Im using ThunderPower 3S 850 70C lipos for all my sailplanes. They weigh 80...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-30-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
Whats even worse is when that someone doing...

Whats even worse is when that someone doing better than you is flying a Radian! :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-30-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
The motor and battery for my Bubble Dancer each...

The motor and battery for my Bubble Dancer each weigh 2.9 oz = 5.9 oz total. Thats on a model with a 127" span, weighing 42 oz all up. Its more than enough power to fly ALES contests and more than...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-30-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 49,583
Posted By Larry3215
One other consideration is that, especially with...

One other consideration is that, especially with the light carbon rods/tubes, they absolutely must be fastened down at least every three or four inches or you end up with too much slop/play in the...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-30-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 49,583
Posted By Larry3215
From a soaring viewpoint, its best to keep the...

From a soaring viewpoint, its best to keep the extremities as light as possible, even if the over all weight goes up a tad. So it will be slightly better to have the servo closer to the CG even if...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-29-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,523
Posted By Larry3215
Warning! Its an addiction! :D Congrats on...

Warning! Its an addiction! :D

Congrats on the good flights!
Forum: Electronic Builders Workshop 09-19-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 246
Posted By Larry3215
If you do get around to testing motors, one thing...

If you do get around to testing motors, one thing you might notice is that even two "identical" motors can often show significant differences in kV.

This is something I found back when I was doing...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-21-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Larry3215
That would work for sure!

That would work for sure!
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-18-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Larry3215
Have you tried to fly one indoors? I have only...

Have you tried to fly one indoors? I have only watched other guys fly them, but they look to fast for indoor flying in the space we have.

We probably wont get a chance to try this until Oct/Nov. I...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-16-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,391
Posted By Larry3215
Its not uncommon for the mini and micro servos to...

Its not uncommon for the mini and micro servos to draw a good bit more than the larger std servos. Some of them can go to 2+ amps stalled. The difficulty is that most mfg's dont provide that...
Forum: Humor 08-09-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Larry3215
LOL

LOL
Forum: Humor 08-09-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By Larry3215
LOL

LOL
Forum: 3D Flying 08-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,588
Posted By Larry3215
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-30-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 118,626
Posted By Larry3215
Nice action shot!

Nice action shot!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-29-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 118,626
Posted By Larry3215
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: UAV / FPV 07-29-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Larry3215
Glad to see some hi power folks weighing in.

Glad to see some hi power folks weighing in.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-29-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 118,626
Posted By Larry3215
New E-Supra sailplane

Just finished my scratch built E-Supra sailplane. Took me just about 6 months to complete.

Span 137"
Weight 55.2 oz
Power Hyperion GS30-20-08, Castle ICE lite 50, 3S TP 850, 12x6 folder, 565...
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