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Forum: ParkFlyers
12-19-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 27,229
Posted By meesier42

I love this, although I enjoy flying the WD4,...

I love this, although I enjoy flying the WD4, there are lots of issues I have with it. I really like the idea of the T-tail. I am sure it will greatly help a lot of the issues with elevator...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-16-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,069
Posted By meesier42

some good some bad the Art-tech Wing Dragon...

some good some bad

the Art-tech Wing Dragon is a great little plane to learn airlerons with, but it needs significant upgrades, brushless motor, servos... basically everything except the wing/fuse...
Forum: 3D Flying
07-12-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,843
Posted By meesier42

I was having problems with stripping the gears on...

I was having problems with stripping the gears on my HS-55's on a 3D flyer, probably due to crashes, but nonetheless... I tried the cheapo TP SG-90's from headsuprc.com they have been really...
Forum: 3D Flying
04-08-2009, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,111
Posted By meesier42

definitely not a beginers plane. so I hope your...

definitely not a beginers plane. so I hope your joking about being your first rc plane. if not, you'll most likely just have a pile of firewood about 30 seconds into your first flight.

I would...
Forum: 3D Flying
02-05-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,249
Posted By meesier42

foamies for now, specifically DW Combat 38", ...

foamies for now, specifically DW Combat 38", but I am new to the 3D world and its a tough little plane thats reasonably easy to fly. I have a balsa in the hangar, but I haven't yet flown it, but...
Forum: 3D Flying
01-14-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,386
Posted By meesier42

another vote for the DW foamies, the 38" for...

another vote for the DW foamies, the 38" for outdoor, the 28" for indoor.

I am new to 3D myself, I started flying about 16-18 months ago, and just started flying the DW Combat, its built with a...
Forum: 3D Flying
01-13-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,111
Posted By meesier42

I have recently started working with 3D, although...

I have recently started working with 3D, although I am mostly flying a DW foamie to learn 3D with, I am doing well with it and I wouldn't mind starting to fly the Dynam Katana that I have had in the...
Replies: 52
Views: 22,039
Posted By meesier42

so what do you think is better for a flat out...

so what do you think is better for a flat out foamie, the AR500 or the AR6100. I just got a AR500 for one of my planes, and it looks so much better built that I am really considering putting it on...
Forum: Foamies
01-10-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,833
Posted By meesier42

z-bends, clevis pins, or other

I have been flying for about 1.5 years now, and just got my first flat-out foamie, I had no problems getting my first built, but I have some question that will make it easier to build the next one. ...
Forum: Foamies
01-10-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,624
Posted By meesier42

I have a couple of GWS Naro's that have been ok,...

I have a couple of GWS Naro's that have been ok, but I am starting to switch to the cheaper TowerPro SG90 (from HeadsUpRC) that are cheaper and higher torque than both the GWS Naro and the Hitec...
Forum: Foamies
01-08-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,631
Posted By meesier42

rcfoam is selling single sheets, but I am sure...

rcfoam is selling single sheets, but I am sure that the shipping would be outragous for it, but they sell smaller pieces as well
http://rcfoam.com/cart.php?target=category&category_id=73
Replies: 14
Views: 7,347
Posted By meesier42

ok, I see the directional arrows, I need to...

ok, I see the directional arrows, I need to check that it works correctly, but I am expecting that it will, thanks
Replies: 14
Views: 7,347
Posted By meesier42

how do I adjust the positive and the negative? ...

how do I adjust the positive and the negative? I only see one adjustment

and it only takes 1 adjust to limit the other aileron as expected and it is symmetrical
Replies: 14
Views: 7,347
Posted By meesier42

yup flaps are off, ok, I'll try again with the...

yup flaps are off, ok, I'll try again
with the D/R set to 100%, expo to 40%, both the Aileron and Flaps (Aux1) channel with the travel adj set to 60%, what final output is that the right aileron...
Replies: 14
Views: 7,347
Posted By meesier42

I tried that, its Aux 1, but when I adjust the...

I tried that, its Aux 1, but when I adjust the travel, it only adjust the left aileron in the up direction and I am still getting full throw down, when I set the Aileron travel limit it is...
Replies: 14
Views: 7,347
Posted By meesier42

ok, its not the control arms, they are neutral...

ok, its not the control arms, they are neutral and set correctly, and no I have not yet set any differential, and yes I did verify that it is set correctly.

the issue is that I wanted to use the...
Replies: 14
Views: 7,347
Posted By meesier42

DX6i ailerons not symetrical

so I am getting started in 3D flying and just got started with a Spektrum DX6i. Well I noticed something that has to be the radio that I don't understand and hopefully someone here can help me...
Forum: 3D Flying
01-06-2009, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By meesier42

I have a question for those fhying flatouts. ...

I have a question for those fhying flatouts.

How do you make servo control rods?

For this first build, I used replacements extensions for a supercub, that already had the Z bends and threaded...
Forum: Power Systems
01-05-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By meesier42

I found the write up the Mike has posted on his...

I found the write up the Mike has posted on his forum, appartently the cut-off is set to 3.0V per cell, which is exactly where it cut-off, so, it looks like I maybe looking for a different ESC, I...
Forum: Power Systems
01-04-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By meesier42

since it came with the power kit, I didn't get...

since it came with the power kit, I didn't get any paper work on the ESC or the motor. I see that it is programmable, but I have no idea how to program it, or even if I can set the LVC to 3.2V...
Forum: Power Systems
01-04-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By meesier42

I wonder, since I did most of the flying today at...

I wonder, since I did most of the flying today at 1/3-1/2 throttle, is it possible that the soft cut-off feature wasn't noticable since I was a low throttle settings? and the first sign of LVC that...
Forum: Power Systems
01-04-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By meesier42

its this one ...

its this one
http://store.extremercproducts.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=EPR&Product_Code=SC20A&Category_Code=C31...
Forum: Power Systems
01-04-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By meesier42

Low Voltage Cut-off too low?

So I went flying today, and I ran the battery to the low-voltage cut-off, unfortunately, when I went to go charge it, each cell was well below the 3.2V cut-off.

I have a Mojo Extreme RC 20A ESC...
Forum: 3D Flying
01-03-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By meesier42

DW Foamies Xtra Combat Maiden

Wow, I know that I am not that good, this thing ROCKS. Granted a lot of the credit goes to all those here that helped me get it setup correctly. But wow, what a day.

After looking at the Xtra...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-28-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,125
Posted By meesier42

I just glued them in with CA, I hope that is...

I just glued them in with CA, I hope that is ok... I did some measuring against my others and found that is the height... and flush was about right. thanks for all of your help...

now another...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-28-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,125
Posted By meesier42

thanks, but the horns that you are using are very...

thanks, but the horns that you are using are very different from the ones on the DW foamies kits, these ones are basically light ply and can slide in to any depth. I think I am going to try to get...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-28-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,125
Posted By meesier42

Control Horns on Foamie

so I am working on my first foamie build, its a 38" DW Xtra Combat. The fuse came together pretty easily, but, I am looking at the control horns that it came with and the directions say nothing...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-11-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,560
Posted By meesier42

I am seriously looking at getting a DW combat or...

I am seriously looking at getting a DW combat or one of the other DW foamies in the 38" class. I am hoping that the Combat version is durable enough to handle the abuse that a newbie to 3D will...
Forum: 3D Flying
10-11-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,860
Posted By meesier42

I just wish someone could tell me what the...

I just wish someone could tell me what the difference between the Airfoilz Edge 540 and Yak 54 is.
Forum: 3D Flying
10-10-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,860
Posted By meesier42

I asked the same question earlier and was given...

I asked the same question earlier and was given strong advice to look into the AirFoilz planes. They have a real airfoil wing that supposedly makes them "fly" unlike most of the flat-outs and are...
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