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Forum: Beginners Today, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By rcers
I didn't say pilots didn't know it was windy. :)

I didn't say pilots didn't know it was windy. :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By rcers
Yep some of the the old brushed systems were...

Yep some of the the old brushed systems were indeed marginal, especially direct drive as you point out. Gearing was a magic trick for marginal power...

I remember when we flew the old direct...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-23-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By rcers
Awe a newbie! :) I laugh a bit for those...

Awe a newbie! :)

I laugh a bit for those who have come ONLY during the era of brushless and LiPo. We used to power MANY planes with old brushed motors and NiCads!

This flew well with that...
Forum: Batteries and Chargers Forsale/WTB 10-22-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By rcers
May I offer a MUCH better solution? The Blinky...

May I offer a MUCH better solution? The Blinky is like 50mA balance drop vs the some better stuff that is around 200mA. Not fast but MUCH better.

Try this:
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-18-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 624
Posted By rcers
Mark one other thing those JST plugs are rated to...

Mark one other thing those JST plugs are rated to ~5 amps you can push them a bit more but I have watched them melt at 11 amps.

I'm sure you will get it all sorted out!
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-18-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 441
Posted By rcers
Joe - awesome work man! Love these small...

Joe - awesome work man!

Love these small balsa builds. Nothing wrong with foam but something special about balsa too!

I am working on an old My-O-My that will be larger but the same idea! I...
Forum: Humor 10-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By rcers
LOL, indeed!!!! So sick of the ad's here in...

LOL, indeed!!!! So sick of the ad's here in TX....YOW....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 257
Posted By rcers
I am with the others - buy a wattmeter. While...

I am with the others - buy a wattmeter. While the calc programs are OK, I really found them to be off, sometimes wildly, and found on the ground testing, following by in flight is what matters. I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 569
Posted By rcers
Yep when you make a premium product you can...

Yep when you make a premium product you can charge a premium price. Supply and demand baby... I don't think they are buying vacation homes...

But good we all get a choice.

ML
Forum: Beginners 10-15-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By rcers
Airplanes don't know it is windy. :)

Airplanes don't know it is windy. :)
Forum: Beginners 10-14-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By rcers
The best thing - practice. :) Fly as much as...

The best thing - practice. :) Fly as much as you can! Your skills will increase dramatically....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-14-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 569
Posted By rcers
Let us know how you like Foam Tac - I sure do.......

Let us know how you like Foam Tac - I sure do.... Worth every penny for me...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-13-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By rcers
Spencer if you note the dates in the thread it...

Spencer if you note the dates in the thread it has been dead for a couple of years. Sadly the OP has not posted in over two years.

Just didn't want you to expect a response, but who knows.
...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 10-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By rcers
Will do - watch eBay and RCG too.... They pop...

Will do - watch eBay and RCG too.... They pop up...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 569
Posted By rcers
+2 the stuff rocks (other than price). :)

+2 the stuff rocks (other than price). :)
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 10-13-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By rcers
Keep watching they pop up from time to time. And...

Keep watching they pop up from time to time. And be prepped to spend, it won't be retail price. :) It won't be even close to that.... Saw one for for $575 not too long ago! YIKES!
Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-10-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,341
Posted By rcers
Yep a pain on the ground and one of the best...

Yep a pain on the ground and one of the best flying models I have ever owned. But wound up selling due to ground handling. Sad....
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-10-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By rcers
Parkzone KA-8 ON SALE!!!

OK for those who have been on the fence about getting a pure glider (they are magic!) now is your chance....

The Parkzone KA-8 is on sale. How about $129 for BNF, but it gets better, $20 off for...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-10-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By rcers
I have about a dozen of them - all with zero...

I have about a dozen of them - all with zero issues and likely many hundreds of flights in not into the thousands. :) They rock!




While I don't want to speak for Andy - don't suspect you...
Forum: Aircraft Reviews 10-06-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By rcers
Great job man!!! We need to "learn you up"...

Great job man!!!

We need to "learn you up" on glue. Foam safe is not needed on this type of foam! Good news as foam safe is crap (does not bond as well) and expensive!

Foam safe is only...
Forum: Beginners 10-06-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 222
Posted By rcers
Yep overpowered has its place - but perhaps not...

Yep overpowered has its place - but perhaps not in the first, trainer model.

I have chased the just right on power vs added weight for all that power a fair bit in my electric career. Stunning...
Forum: Beginners 10-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 222
Posted By rcers
I think too big... ...

I think too big...

http://www.crashtesthobby.com/small-planes-up-to-50-span.html



Again think more trainer like. So more like 20-30 amp ESC and 3s 1300ish pack.

Think trainer and light! ...
Forum: Beginners 10-06-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 222
Posted By rcers
Looking good man! :)

Looking good man! :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-03-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 643
Posted By rcers
Great update - thanks! What about centering...

Great update - thanks!

What about centering Joe?
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,103
Posted By rcers
You can ask here at Wattflyer - but on on threads...

You can ask here at Wattflyer - but on on threads is might be best to start your own new thread - How to setup flaps on Archer... :)

Just didn't want you waiting for photo's from someone no...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-28-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,927
Posted By rcers
Awesome sounds like the 2nd ship is MUCH...

Awesome sounds like the 2nd ship is MUCH better....

Those ARF's that sit on the shelf for months/years are tough on the covering. Yours will likely wrinkle a bit but again - it is a quick touch...
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-28-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,103
Posted By rcers
Nick welcome to Wattflyer - sadly the OP has not...

Nick welcome to Wattflyer - sadly the OP has not posted in about 4 years....

Mike
Forum: Power Systems 09-26-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By rcers
Not a bad idea - my OV-10 was small enough to...

Not a bad idea - my OV-10 was small enough to stay together - mostly!



Always, ALWAYS, ALWAYS use a common battery. If you use two, parallel them. This is a twin MUST in case you goof and...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-26-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,927
Posted By rcers
Not sure but as is the case with most, nose...

Not sure but as is the case with most, nose weight is needed. I would not worry too much.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-25-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,927
Posted By rcers
Yep, same here, hard to get the time even for an...

Yep, same here, hard to get the time even for an ARF. I look forward to more building time in a few years (if I can actually ever retire LOL).

You will love the way this flies too! It handles...
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