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03-02-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,241
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Air bubbles over balsa are not new. Top Flite...

Air bubbles over balsa are not new. Top Flite came out with the Woodpecker to help prevent the problem. Get it at Tower Hobbies.
11-20-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,521
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Thanks don

Thanks Don. This site is still the Greatest
Henry
07-29-2013, 10:20 PM
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Views: 676,196
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

I can't see it.:D Now I can

I can't see it.:D Now I can
04-14-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,578
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

For a thin surface like that I make the hinges...

For a thin surface like that I make the hinges out of the covering material I am using.
Henry
04-13-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,578
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Here are photos of my hinge slotting table...

Here are photos of my hinge slotting table mounted tool. You just turn it on, line up your slot marks, and push your surface into the blade as deep as you want, usually to the full depth.
Henry
04-13-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,578
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Well Jimmy, I guess 2 great minds work alike. ...

Well Jimmy, I guess 2 great minds work alike.
Henry
04-13-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,578
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Control of the tool was a problem for me using...

Control of the tool was a problem for me using this tool freehand, So I made a table to mount the tool on. To adjust the cutting height I use different thickness sheets of balsa. I made a liteply...
04-13-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,578
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

This works great for...

This works great for me.http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXK263&P=
Henry
02-22-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,562
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Another vote for a hatch on top. Hatches on the...

Another vote for a hatch on top. Hatches on the bottom are a PITA. Just my 2 cents worth.
Henry
Forum: Power Systems
01-11-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,962
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

No overheating problem. I mount the esc that way...

No overheating problem. I mount the esc that way to give me more battery room.
Henry
Forum: Power Systems
01-10-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,962
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

My motor mounts flat against the firewall. Here...

My motor mounts flat against the firewall. Here are some photos>
Henry
Forum: Power Systems
01-04-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,962
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

I use a 4 cell 4200 mah battery and I fly for 10...

I use a 4 cell 4200 mah battery and I fly for 10 minutes. This uses less than 50% battery capacity. I rarely use full power.
Henry
Forum: Beginners
12-29-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,402
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

I think he should set his pushrods in the hole...

I think he should set his pushrods in the hole furtherest from the control surface.
Henry
Forum: Beginners
12-29-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,402
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Not knowing what plane you have this is a wild...

Not knowing what plane you have this is a wild guess. There should be adjustments on the linkages that you can use to center your control surfaces. Then use your Transmitter trims for flight...
Forum: Power Systems
12-25-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,962
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Here it it on it's gear. 60 amp ESC. I think a...

Here it it on it's gear. 60 amp ESC. I think a 480 motor would be too small.
Henry
Forum: Power Systems
12-25-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,962
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

http://cdn.checkthesock.com/models/37/small.JPG...

http://cdn.checkthesock.com/models/37/small.JPG (http://www.checkthesock.com/rc_aircraft/37-electrostick) This motor is from Heads Up RC. It is no longer stocked. This is a real powerhouse on 4...
05-28-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,097
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Sounds good Gramps. It flys really well and take...

Sounds good Gramps. It flys really well and take offs and landings on grass is a real joy. I use a 3 cell 2200 35c battery from Heads up.
Henry
04-10-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,032
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the-1770/11.1v-25...

http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the-1770/11.1v-2500mah-Lipo-TRANSMITTER/Detail
I have been using these in my transmitters for some time now with no problems. Just remember to turn your transmitter...
02-02-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,046
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Great video. Next time stand a little to the...

Great video. Next time stand a little to the right of where you were standing. I think you will be ok.
Henry
01-16-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,194
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

It took a while to train this one to fly my Pig...

It took a while to train this one to fly my Pig Stick
Henry
12-06-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,717
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Great Site, I really like the changes to the...

Great Site, I really like the changes to the profile page.
Henry
12-06-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,289
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

I'm with you Gohmer. Throw the 5 dollar servo in...

I'm with you Gohmer. Throw the 5 dollar servo in the trash and move on. It's not worth the cost to mail back and if you don't mail it back he has to trust your word that it was defective. TRASH IT....
11-23-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,717
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Thanks again Gramps. I am about to go out and...

Thanks again Gramps. I am about to go out and fly in shorts and a short sleeve shirt. Just trying to pick which one to fly. Looks like that will be a real nice site for us.
Henry
03-21-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,964
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

I flew the Escapade 61 late this afternoon. Flew...

I flew the Escapade 61 late this afternoon. Flew the same way that I allways fly. Flew for exactly 12 minutes and landed. Checked battery voltage. 23.46 and after resting 30 minutes 23.52. Then...
02-15-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,756
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Agree, Here's my set up. Henry

Agree, Here's my set up.
Henry
Forum: Beginners
01-02-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,709
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

FMA Cellpro 10s.Over time I have upgraded from...

FMA Cellpro 10s.Over time I have upgraded from one charger to another. Either because a better one came on the market or because I saved money and started out too small. In spite of these chargers...
11-08-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,074
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

I really don't know. The large pack would last...

I really don't know. The large pack would last for days and the small pack for a day or more. I had a Volt Watch in the cockpit so that when I turned the switch on I would see the charge condition of...
10-08-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,735
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Ordered from Value Hobby on Monday and received...

Ordered from Value Hobby on Monday and received it today, Friday. That's fast service. Thanks
Forum: Power Systems
07-21-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,491
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Here are two photos of how I do it. I solder the...

Here are two photos of how I do it. I solder the BEC leads to the Deans connector of the speed control. I never use a separate receiver battery.
Hope this helps.
Henry
Forum: Beginners
05-24-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Here is my Big Stick with the same battery hatch...

Here is my Big Stick with the same battery hatch and motor.
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