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Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 03-24-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,216
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Yes i noticed a difference, but it was small and...

Yes i noticed a difference, but it was small and easly trimmed out with just a click or two if I recall correctly. I am not a hardcore 3d flyer, and have noticed that for sport flying being a tiny...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-11-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Thanks! I am actually considering doing another...

Thanks! I am actually considering doing another since my first has a lot of hanger rash now, and going with a super lightweight power system. The existing motor and battery weighs around 6.5 oz. I...
Forum: 3D Flying 02-29-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
I was looking forward to flying the Mcfoamy at...

I was looking forward to flying the Mcfoamy at last weeks domefly with my newly installed lights. As I mentioned previously, I used a converted servo connector to allow me to run 8.4v right off my 2...
Forum: 3D Flying 02-18-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Wow that is bright! I like the idea of being able...

Wow that is bright! I like the idea of being able to dim using a brushed esc. That could be used for instance to make some parts of the array get brighter with additional throttle for instance. I...
Forum: 3D Flying 02-18-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Led lights for Mcfoamy

The golf dome (http://www.curriegolfdome.com/)we fly R/C in is very large, but not lit very well. The lights are all bright enough right at the line where the golfers stand, but as planes get...
Forum: Power Systems 02-11-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 776
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Safe thrust testing, BP Hobbies thrust stand.

I purchased this test stand (http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id=A0320107&pid=V786359&img=l)a couple of years ago so that I could finally tell how much thrust various setups I was experimenting...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-09-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Eflite Celectra 4 port charger

After I started flying my Parkzone T-28 Trojan micro parkflyer, I quickly realized the included battery powered single port charger was not going to cut it. Besides going though a lot of double A...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-08-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,028
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
I already had a bit of expo on the elevator, but...

I already had a bit of expo on the elevator, but I'm going to add more. I know the 5x4.3 prop is a well used upgrade for parkzone stuff, but I'm not sure it would be the fastest. I am going to try...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-07-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,028
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Parkzone Polecat Ultra Micro Parkflyer first flights!

After an agonizing 2 week wait to return to the gold dome, I finally got to test fly my brand new Parkzone Polecat micro parkflyer Saturday night. I have to admit I was nervous. There were quite a...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-05-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
I still got it, but not flown for quite a while. ...

I still got it, but not flown for quite a while. I'll do a post about it soon.

Dean
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-05-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,942
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
I don't belive your dx5e has expo, ( yes its...

I don't belive your dx5e has expo, ( yes its exponental, make controls less touchy), but it does have dual rates. Use this to remove some of the control surface movement (throws) untill you get...
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-04-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,942
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
I think you'll have no trouble at all with the...

I think you'll have no trouble at all with the t-28, especially if you keep the throws down and maybe use some expo.

Dean in Milwaukee
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-04-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
JK Aerotech Big-T

I originally saw the Jk Aerotech Big T (http://www.jkaerotech.com/product_details.em?product_id=1414441) airplane advertised in Model airplane magazines probally 12 years ago, and thought it was...
Forum: 3D Flying 02-02-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 777
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Old school micro 3d, the Drenalyn!

I was searching in my basement through my older airplane pile o stuff, when I came across my old Drenalyn micro 3d plane. I built this plane years ago in around March 2002, right before my first...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-02-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Your welcome! Sometimes its very helpful to see...

Your welcome! Sometimes its very helpful to see how other people do things.

Dean in Milwaukee
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 01-31-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Domeflytech: Battery warmer box.

A couple of years ago, my friend came up with the idea of using thermal pocket heaters. These work well as a heat source being safe, cheap and long lasting. At first we just laid the heaters right...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 01-28-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Domeflytech: How to carry all your stuff

I had an ongoing problem, ( yah I know, first world problem) of needing to carry as many as four indoor airplanes in their 17 x 20 inch suitcase style boxes, plus a larger sized McFoamy airplane the...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 01-26-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Parkzone PoleCat Ultra Micro

Ive wanted one of the new Parkzone Ultra micro PoleCat (http://www.parkzone.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdId=PKZU1480)parkflyers ever since I first saw the first ad for one. When they finally...
Forum: 3D Flying 01-24-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 715
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Mcfoamy as trainer with buddy box, and foam repair

A friend and his father, both new in R/C, attended one of our Dome flys and wound up doing some buddy box laps around the dome with the Mcfoamy (http://wmparkflyers.com/McFoamy.aspx) buddy boxed...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-21-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
TheWorldModels EP Cub

Ive had this clipped wing cub (http://www.theworldmodels.com/para/products/airplanedetails.php?airplaneid=85) parkflyer plane from TheWorldModels.com for a long time, probally 6 or 7 years. I got...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-19-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Eflite Taylorcraft parkflyer

When I first saw the Eflite Taylorcraft (http://www.e-fliterc.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdId=EFL2625), I had to have it as I was wanting a scale civilian aircraft, and this parkflyer was good...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-17-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
GWS Cub with custom paint on 3s.

I had been looking for something relaxing to fly in the golf dome in between flights of my more intense 3d planes, when I hit apon the idea of doing a basic GWS Cub parkflyer...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-14-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Seagull Models X-Ray

I got this 3d parkflyer on a great close out deal from my local hobby shop for under $40. It has plug in wings for easy transport, and a very stiff structure which made it a solid aerobatic platform....
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-12-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Parkzone Stinson sr-10 bnf

As an official sucker for scale planes, I knew I was going to wind up buying this parkflyer (http://www.deaninmilwaukee.com/2012/01/my-planes-parkzone-stinson/)sized plane as soon as I saw the ads...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-11-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
There is something about them that keeps bringing...

There is something about them that keeps bringing me back. I did one with lights which I got to fly at efest for the lights out event. I think my next one may finally be brushless, not so much for...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-10-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
fanfold Yuk-54

This is another plane made for the dome, but can also be used outdoors as a parkflyer plane. I saw a thread on RC Groups that gave plans (http://home.comcast.net/~rcplanes1/Foamie.pdf), but was for...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-07-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
A better prop for Eflite Carbon-Z

I was looking to get into something a little bigger and more powerful, perhaps .40 class for some pattern flying practice when the first ads for the Eflite Carbon-Z...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-05-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Thanks! I like to think of Slowsticks as a blank...

Thanks! I like to think of Slowsticks as a blank canvas. So many possibilties. :D

Dean
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-05-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
Slowstick with ailerons-blucore

I have had several GWS Slowsticks over the years, and always thought it might be fun to do an aileron version. This one is powered by a retimed gws 400i ( 6.3:1 ratio) with gws 12x8hd prop on...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-03-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By Dean in Milwaukee
TheWorldModels Skywalker 400 class

I haven't seen anything on this plane in a long time, so I thought I'd mention it here. Skywalker Glider (http://www.theworldmodels.com/para/products/airplanedetails.php?airplaneid=84). I got mine...
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