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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-28-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,206
Posted By dumo01
Dave The dark forces you have set in motion...

Dave

The dark forces you have set in motion will have the trees at the end of the runway reaching for you. LOL

Looking forward to seeing it in the air.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-27-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,640
Posted By dumo01
Steve Looks great as before. I keep thinking...

Steve

Looks great as before. I keep thinking about getting a second one and building it as well, it was a great airplane. Maybe one will come home with me from Toledo in a couple weeks.
I noticed...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 03-07-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By dumo01
44th Annual Westerville Model Aero Show and Swap Meet

Westerville Model Aeronautics Show and Swap Meet Westerville Ohio
Static Display Competition and Non Competition Display Only
All types Aircraft, RC cars and RC Boats
100+ Swap Tables
Door Prizes...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 04-24-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By dumo01
I have one of the older micro Beasts as well,...

I have one of the older micro Beasts as well, great little airplane but as noted above it is more twitchy in a breeze than my SBach with the stabilization system.
I leave the landing gear on to...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-24-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By dumo01
+1 on Heads Up Rc great place for...

+1 on Heads Up Rc

great place for information and parts with excellent customer service
Forum: Power Systems 04-24-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By dumo01
Using an ESC that is rated for more current than...

Using an ESC that is rated for more current than you will be drawing will not hurt anything, it just adds some extra weight for the airplane to haul around. I typically use an ESC that is rated for...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 03-14-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 452
Posted By dumo01
43rd Annual Westerville Model Aero Show and Swap Meet

43rd Annual Westerville Model Aeronautics Show and Swap Meet
March 16 2013 9:00-2:00 Columbus,Ohio
Swap Tables Still available
Static Display and Competion, Aircraft, Boats and Cars
...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 01-25-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By dumo01
One of our members who is a part time snow bird...

One of our members who is a part time snow bird also belongs to a club in Florida. He recently sent back a copy of their last meeting minutes containing discussion of their fire safety preperations,...
Forum: Maxamps discussion 01-25-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,829
Posted By dumo01
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Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-03-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,356
Posted By dumo01
You can use the DX5 to fly any aircraft if you...

You can use the DX5 to fly any aircraft if you equip the aircraft with a Spectrum receiver. The Parkzone BNF series have the reciever already installed. If you are setting up a non BNF aircraft you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-27-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By dumo01
This is the adapter for the charger, there is...

This is the adapter for the charger, there is also a similar one that uses the Thunder Power balance board.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products/charger-plug-adapter-efl-EFLA700UM

Great...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-04-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,110
Posted By dumo01
I was at the JR Indoor today and stopped by the...

I was at the JR Indoor today and stopped by the AMA booth. I spoke with Mark Radcliff the Div 3 VP and he said they had gotten a lot of feedback on the stabilization issue as soon as it came out....
Forum: Pattern aircraft 11-01-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,707
Posted By dumo01
Mike Did you ever get around to doing...

Mike

Did you ever get around to doing anything with this?

I was thinking it might make a good home for the motor and electronics out of my soon to be retired 3DHS EPP
Forum: 3D Flying 10-30-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,098
Posted By dumo01
I didn't have the 40 inch 3DH, but had the 48...

I didn't have the 40 inch 3DH, but had the 48 inch one:
http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/48-EPP-Extra_p_16045.html

Flew nicely... for about a week.
Did an outside snap roll at about 1/2 3/4...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-06-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By dumo01
I used a Heads Up RC4248-08 motor on a 4S4000...

I used a Heads Up RC4248-08 motor on a 4S4000 battery turning an APC 11x8 prop. The ESC is a 70 amp unit; I don't recall exactly what the current draw was, but i think I was in the 40-50 range. Just...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-06-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1,238
Views: 136,125
Posted By dumo01
The extra power is fun. You can tell mine has...

The extra power is fun. You can tell mine has been through the wars as well. I converted to a tail dragger because I was tired of fixing the nose gear. Also epoxied the wing into the fuse and retaped...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-06-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,238
Views: 136,125
Posted By dumo01
NJ You have not seen my T28 for awhile. ...

NJ

You have not seen my T28 for awhile.
Currently running a Power 32 motor on a 4S 2600 battery turning an APC 11x7.
Ok it's not pulling 800 W but it moves along nicely.

Hope things are good...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-06-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By dumo01
Tower conversion

Shane

I did the same conversion and used the supplied motor mount for the landing gear. I cut off the two motor mount arms and then used a piece of bass wood ( I think it was bass wood) to make a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-26-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,640
Posted By dumo01
Steve Regret to inform you that you started a...

Steve
Regret to inform you that you started a trend.
Put my Firestorm up for the first flight of the evening. Had been flying it about two or three minutes when I put it into a high easy loop....
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-20-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,511
Posted By dumo01
Steve, welcome back. Couple other good...

Steve, welcome back.

Couple other good places to look are:

http://www.mountainmodels.com/

and
http://www.alienaircraft.com/kits.htm

I think all of the kits sold by both are designed for...
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-20-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,557
Posted By dumo01
Put two flights in on the T-28 this morning and...

Put two flights in on the T-28 this morning and it was a moving bird. About six months ago, I had a spare EFlite Power 32 sitting around and a 40 a esc so I put those in with a 12x 8 APC, but left it...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-20-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,640
Posted By dumo01
Steve Sorry to hear about your Firestorm....

Steve

Sorry to hear about your Firestorm. Mine is still hanging in there, maybe because I have not been able to get it out as ofter as I would like

Hope you kept the gremlins off your back...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-13-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,311
Posted By dumo01
I used Testor's spray enamel of my foamys, (...

I used Testor's spray enamel of my foamys, ( Super Cub and others) no problem. I have heard that it is not really the paint per se that is the issue but actually the propellent, so you can avoid the...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-10-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 28,635
Posted By dumo01
The DX4 is labeled as a DSMX transmitter so it...

The DX4 is labeled as a DSMX transmitter so it should work with any of the Spectrum receivers, but to do any upgrade you would need to use a separate receiver and ESC.
I do not use floats on my cub...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-03-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,640
Posted By dumo01
The 4 S upgrade sounds great, I will have to look...

The 4 S upgrade sounds great, I will have to look at some batteries to see if I can find one that will fit into mine.

I am baffled by what is so different between you plane and mine. I pretty much...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-28-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By dumo01
have never used those. The ones I pretty much...

have never used those.
The ones I pretty much use all the time are Thunder Powers
http://thunderpowerrc.com/html/documents/TPRCWebPriceList08242011.pdf

there are two or three one cell batteries...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 03-27-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By dumo01
I have not tried it but my guess would be that...

I have not tried it but my guess would be that there is a limited amount of travel available on the linear servos and if you drive the servo beyond its designed end point you may damage it by driving...
Forum: Beginners 03-26-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By dumo01
Propping down, either by pitch or prop size will...

Propping down, either by pitch or prop size will decrease the current draw on the system. As long as you still have enough thrust to fly the airplane it should not do anything bad. You can try some...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-26-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,966
Posted By dumo01
Battery?

Scigs

What size battery did you end up using in your PT 17?
I am just finishing mine, and am trying to figure out how i am going to secure the battery. I have the velcro strip on the battery...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-26-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By dumo01
Haven't open it up yet but will do that when I...

Haven't open it up yet but will do that when I have some time. Might be a few days until I can hook up with one of the guys I fly with that has done more battery repairs than I have to see if he sees...
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