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Forum: Power Systems
07-18-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By solentlife

To show my reason for all this : ...

To show my reason for all this :

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Canal/July%202019/DSCF8445_zps3vpr2bqa.jpg...
Forum: Power Systems
07-18-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By solentlife

I have a couple of garden irrigation pumps (220v)...

I have a couple of garden irrigation pumps (220v) that the pumps are shot ... but the motors are still OK.

Maybe I can graft one of those onto a whacker shaft and then run the Genny I have in the...
Forum: WWI Era
07-18-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By solentlife

Hi Chellie ... I have to say - that having...

Hi Chellie ...

I have to say - that having grown up with Wet Fuel models - it is tempting !!!!

Would like a 4str in there really - but haven't one spare. The RCGF is a 2str so has a high rpm...
Forum: Power Systems
07-17-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By solentlife

Brushless conversion of (Strimmer) Weed Whacker

I have a few worn out petrol powered strimmers and I've been wondering if its possible to convert to BL E-Motor .....

My boat channel needs clearing of weeds and reeds .... so I wondered if I...
Forum: WWI Era
07-17-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By solentlife

Help .. what to do ? 1520mm balsa Sopwith Camel

OK ... pal of mine has the DR1 at 1500mm span and we have sorted it so it flies superb. Plan now is for me to build the DW / ELERC Sopwith Camel of comparable size to create a 'Dueling Pair' for...
07-17-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By solentlife

The idea now is for me to put together a...

The idea now is for me to put together a comparable size Camel or SE5 to have a 'dueling' pair for shows ...

The SE5 of course having that inline engine is a cat for CoG ... but the Camel is as...
07-16-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By solentlife

Hi Q ... as you know - the Vulcan has been a...

Hi Q ... as you know - the Vulcan has been a 'project' to get sorted. This latest vers 3 flies so smooth - you would never think its a flat plate job.

The DR1 - many people as I read have trouble...
07-16-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By solentlife

Always sorry to see Model Shops go ... even...

Always sorry to see Model Shops go ... even online ones.
07-16-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By solentlife

Mossie ready to go again ... ...

Mossie ready to go again ...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/FRC%20Mosquito/Version%202/DSCF8434_zpsxjvbp4hs.jpg...
07-15-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By solentlife

Check out this site ... it just about tells you...

Check out this site ... it just about tells you everything you need to know about 808's

https://www.chucklohr.com/808/

I have 808's and here are a few suggestions :

1. Velcro is too 'loose'...
07-15-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By solentlife

The video doesn't really do the DR1 justice ......

The video doesn't really do the DR1 justice ... it was magnificent ...

And I am so pleased with the Vulcan ... the profile build never affected the look in the air ... that classic stepped delta...
07-15-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By solentlife

I am fairly certain that the ELERC brand who...

I am fairly certain that the ELERC brand who produce various balsa / ply laser kits such as the DH82 Tiger Moth I have is DW as well. Whether DW is the original and ELERC is the re-brander or other...
07-14-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By solentlife

3 Maidens ... with two failures ! And my pals DR1

Mosquito had Elevator problem causing her to pitch up violently after take-off ... repairs underway and she will be fine ...

https://youtu.be/q5pFuhFkiy8

Mig 15 - needs smaller prop to reduce...
07-12-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By solentlife

Am I only one who finds Hobby King lacking ?

Reduced product line ....

Sale and Deal of the Week items not in stock

Website that sits on the rotating dandelion

Totally frustrating website now ...

Banggood is toppling HK of the top...
07-09-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By solentlife

Cheers, Once I have first flight out the way...

Cheers,

Once I have first flight out the way - I may move that motor back into the fuselage. When I cut the profile - I forgot about that extra !

I have added Soloshot TAG mount ... so now all...
07-08-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By solentlife

Ready to go with 1000mAh 2S LiPo = 265gr. ...

Ready to go with 1000mAh 2S LiPo = 265gr.

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Mig%2015%20profile/DSCF8454_zpsj1dvskkn.jpg...
07-07-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By solentlife

Really nothing much to show as its a simple build...

Really nothing much to show as its a simple build ... even the swept wing - I managed to have a single CF spar ....
...
07-06-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By solentlife

Profile Mig 15

The odd Mig 15 model appears ... usually EDF ... but scratch ? I think the business of creating a duct tube as the fuselage and then adding wing / high mounted tail may be a reason not so many...
07-03-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,589
Posted By solentlife

Solar may seem a good idea ...... but start...

Solar may seem a good idea ...... but start calculating panel needed ..

Lets say a B6 charger at 50W. It needs a minimum of 12V at 5A to even start to charge at low to medium rates in the 2 and...
07-01-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,176
Posted By solentlife

I think Max's action was decided by the previous...

I think Max's action was decided by the previous attempt where the Ferrari's better acceleration allowed LeClerc to pull forward and clear into the straight. That next opportunity Max was going to...
07-01-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,176
Posted By solentlife

I don't think that can be said ... Ferrari has...

I don't think that can be said ... Ferrari has the biggest share from F1 and Vettel was penalised ...

I do agree though that its becoming a joke with so many rules ....
07-01-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,176
Posted By solentlife

Well interesting race ... Verstappen...

Well interesting race ...

Verstappen certainly drove race of his life !! But wheel banging LeClerc I think was a bit 'off'.

I'm all for 'hard racing' - but that was blatant ....
07-01-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,567
Posted By solentlife

Sad .... I must admit that I always like to...

Sad ....

I must admit that I always like to stand directly behind a model for first take off ... that first run and lift off usually shows up trim needs and gives e better chance of sorting.
...
06-30-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By solentlife

All done --- ready to go ... ...

All done --- ready to go ...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/FRC%20Mosquito/Version%202/DSCF8436_zpst01lvwb4.jpg...
06-29-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,176
Posted By solentlife

With Hamilton penalty putting him at 4th place...

With Hamilton penalty putting him at 4th place for the start ... we MAY have an interesting race ... I cannot see he staying back there for long .... of course Botas will be his biggest hurdle before...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,899
Posted By solentlife

Here's HK selection that gets as close as...

Here's HK selection that gets as close as possible to the eFlites ..
...
06-26-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,176
Posted By solentlife

Actually Hamilton attended F1 meeting and spoke...

Actually Hamilton attended F1 meeting and spoke up about F1 mngmt killing the spectator side
06-26-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,176
Posted By solentlife

Even the drivers are now saying F1 is boring for...

Even the drivers are now saying F1 is boring for spectators ...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,899
Posted By solentlife

What about the ultra thin servos designed for...

What about the ultra thin servos designed for thin wings ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2,899
Posted By solentlife

Hobby King / RC Timer / Banggood give dimensions...

Hobby King / RC Timer / Banggood give dimensions of the servos and I have found them to be accurate.

TBH - rarely do I find servos that fit factory slots and often I end up adding ply plate to...
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