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09-29-2022, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 112
Posted By Wildflyer

I have cut parts out of 3mm baltic birch just...

I have cut parts out of 3mm baltic birch just fine even before I got the air assist. I am going to cut some pieces tonight with air.

The one to get now is the Sculpfun S30 the 5.5-watt laser is...
Forum: Beginners
09-28-2022, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Wildflyer

The only thing I have ever seen was a racing...

The only thing I have ever seen was a racing battery for cars I think with an extreme C rating, The company said in the ad that the battery must be used or drained down within 20 minutes after full...
09-24-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 112
Posted By Wildflyer

Wow, I didn't know the K40 was water-cooled. I...

Wow, I didn't know the K40 was water-cooled.
I looked at the K40 for a while but I have nowhere to put something that size. I can just pick up my laser off the base and put it away, and my base is...
09-24-2022, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 112
Posted By Wildflyer

Talking My Laser is Smoken!

I finally did it, I bought a laser cutter. I bought a Sculpfun S9 it is a diode laser with a VERY tight focus.
I just cut out 16 parts out of 1/8" balsa in one pass. I can not believe how narrow the...
Forum: Aerodynamics
09-23-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 17,018
Posted By Wildflyer

The old Taube airplane had twisting wings, and...

The old Taube airplane had twisting wings, and the models I have seen used a strong servo in the fuselage, pulling and releasing steel cables. They ran out the wing to a post about at the spar with...
Forum: Power Systems
08-04-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By Wildflyer

I had the same thing happening on a plane. My...

I had the same thing happening on a plane. My mistake was not balancing the prop. It was a small plane and I was new at electrics.
the motor would shake around and I finally realized the ESC was...
08-04-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By Wildflyer

Yeah, I have had many crazy moments also, too...

Yeah, I have had many crazy moments also, too many to remember all of them at one time.
I have NO idea how I managed to stay alive this long. I am 74
08-01-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By Wildflyer

VERY nice, I am sure Bonnie and Clyde will give...

VERY nice, I am sure Bonnie and Clyde will give you many years of love, as you and your wife will give them.

I know what you mean about getting away without breaking bones.
At 46 I was blown...
07-31-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Wildflyer

Alien Aircraft kits are great, I have the Dragon...

Alien Aircraft kits are great, I have the Dragon 42 seaplane. It flies wonderfully.
I got the deluxe kit with everything but the battery and covering material. (I stole it at a swap meet for $25! it...
07-31-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By Wildflyer

I am so sorry about the loss of your dog. I...

I am so sorry about the loss of your dog.
I have gone through it several times, I know how hard it is to lose a member of your family.
We are sort of braced for it too, we have dogs at 14, 12, and...
Forum: Humor
07-29-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,936
Posted By Wildflyer

That's when the biker at the bar, orders another...

That's when the biker at the bar, orders another one.
07-04-2022, 01:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By Wildflyer

I wish you well my friend, don't push it too...

I wish you well my friend, don't push it too hard.

In January I was holding my little Pekinese dog in my left arm, stepped beside my car and the next thing I know is that I am trying to do a...
Forum: UAV / FPV
06-29-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By Wildflyer

Really cool, Fish

Really cool, Fish
Forum: Humor
06-29-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 90
Yep
Views: 1,352
Posted By Wildflyer

I have NO doubt about that. about 1964 we were...

I have NO doubt about that.
about 1964 we were camping in Yellowstone Park, in the Old Faithful camping area.
Watched a bear step on a pedal for the small lid on the underground garbage cans, he...
Forum: Beginners
05-30-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,512
Posted By Wildflyer

Hobbyking has goggles for around $50.00 I...

Hobbyking has goggles for around $50.00
I bought one sale for $30.00, that automatically scans and locks to the signal. 5.8 ghx
I can lock into someone else's drone and watch the same thing...
Forum: Humor
04-20-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By Wildflyer

Shingles

A man walked into a doctor’s office and the receptionist asked him what he had. He replied: “Shingles.”
So she wrote down his name, address, and phone number and told him to have a seat.
Fifteen...
Forum: Humor
04-06-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By Wildflyer

Painters, paint Plumbers, plumb yet in...

Painters, paint
Plumbers, plumb yet in construction we plumb up a wall
Roofers, roof
Bricklayers, lay brick
But, I have been a Carpenter all my life, and I still don't know what it is to carpent...
Forum: Humor
03-26-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 723
Posted By Wildflyer

Met a pretty girl in a bar

I was in a bar one night long ago.
Met a pretty girl that claimed she worked for a newspaper.
She had a small button on the pocket of her blouse that said "Press"
She slapped me off my feet when I...
03-16-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,931
Posted By Wildflyer

I fully agree Nigel, I don't know how much of...

I fully agree Nigel,
I don't know how much of an "Expert" the author is on batteries, but he made it into the book.
03-16-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,649
Posted By Wildflyer

I had a factory-made plastic 70mm EDF blow its...

I had a factory-made plastic 70mm EDF blow its blades on the 4S battery it was rated to handle. I thought it was going to cut the plane in two.
I don't run anything except metal blade fans now.
...
03-16-2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,649
Posted By Wildflyer

Hope it works, and doesn't blow the blades out...

Hope it works, and doesn't blow the blades out the wall.
Schubler has 195mm that puts out 25kg but it is expensive....
03-16-2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,931
Posted By Wildflyer

I saw someplace that if a fully charged Lipo is...

I saw someplace that if a fully charged Lipo is loaded to a point that the voltage output drops anything over 0.3 volts per cell then that is the current limit for that particular battery. Basically...
Forum: Humor
03-08-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By Wildflyer

On some days, that could be my daughter. :oops:

On some days, that could be my daughter. :oops:
Forum: Humor
03-06-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,626
Posted By Wildflyer

I really like these Bluetooth earbuds. I don't...

I really like these Bluetooth earbuds.
I don't have a cell phone, but I don't look so stupid when I talk to myself.
Forum: Power Systems
03-03-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,632
Posted By Wildflyer

I have an ESC that goes into the surge mode when...

I have an ESC that goes into the surge mode when the voltage drops.
I like it, all I have to do is slow down a little to reduce the power drain and the surging stops and I set up for landing.

On...
Forum: Humor
02-16-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 797
Posted By Wildflyer

Hazards, while flying

Found in another forum.
02-07-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 76,239
Posted By Wildflyer

Takeoff Fly

Takeoff

Fly
02-07-2022, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,198
Posted By Wildflyer

Since your TX was designed for 8 nicad batteries...

Since your TX was designed for 8 nicad batteries which we call 9.6 v, the ONLY modern battery I would use is a 9.9v LiFe battery and the proper charger. Do not charge it with the old charger.
...
02-06-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Wildflyer

I never saw the first one. I wonder why someone...

I never saw the first one.
I wonder why someone would go to those lengths to post something?
I guess they have fun wasting other people's time.
02-06-2022, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Wildflyer

I have an original Mach 1 kit and intend to use...

I have an original Mach 1 kit and intend to use an electric motor of at least 1000 watts.
The 60 size engines used 11x8 or 12x6 props mostly. I don't think you will be able to clear a 16" prop...
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