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07-18-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 398
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Posted By Scruffy

I wanted to run it on 3cells for the time being...

I wanted to run it on 3cells for the time being and the motor in that unit was a good upgrade. I still have the org. unit with a six blade fan in it, the one you had to drill and balance. I'll use it...
07-18-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 92,528
Posted By Scruffy

If I remember I had to drill that fan out with a...

If I remember I had to drill that fan out with a pin vice so it would fit the shaft. I then changed the whole unit out to this and it was well worth it I ran it on 3c, might run on 4c or might not...
01-02-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,612
Posted By Scruffy

The org. motor on those will take a 4c batt. The...

The org. motor on those will take a 4c batt. The org. ESC is iffy on 4 cells but most ppl say it will work. The problem is some of the ducts are indeed of of round from the force of the hatch. The...
01-02-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,612
Posted By Scruffy

Heres what I put in my 50mm Mig. It won't run on...

Heres what I put in my 50mm Mig. It won't run on 4cells though it would prob. burn. It was a good replacement. They are out of stock, maybe they will get some more in.
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08-14-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,823
Posted By Scruffy

Gratz on the maiden jap I flew my Mig this...

Gratz on the maiden jap
I flew my Mig this morning. I changed it around a bit. I took the org. power unit out and put one of these in...
07-27-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By Scruffy

Beginners plane boring?? My first rc plane was a...

Beginners plane boring?? My first rc plane was a freewing f-35. Whats boring is 10 second flights. I just took it out of storage after 2 years. It flew so good and I had so much fun I had to look and...
Forum: Beginners
07-27-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,621
Posted By Scruffy

Hiya Drifter Don't give up!!!! I started about...

Hiya Drifter
Don't give up!!!! I started about 2 years ago. What I did was buy a profile combat plane, a aileron and elev. bank and yank. I also bought some sheets of depron foam and just traced the...
07-17-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,823
Posted By Scruffy

Hiya John The SkyAngel/JPowers Mig-15 is my...

Hiya John
The SkyAngel/JPowers Mig-15 is my second edf. The T-33 is supposed to be one of the best flyers in the 50mm series. Couple of things though. Make sure the fan doesn't rub the shrould. Some...
07-11-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,882
Posted By Scruffy

There are 2 dfferent sets of birds there a really...

There are 2 dfferent sets of birds there a really smal f-86 and a Mig-15 30mm edf. Then theres another line by the same ppl. Jpowers/SkyAngel. The larger ones which are still mini are 50mm edf's and...
07-04-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,648
Posted By Scruffy

Hiya Legacy The BH link you have is to a 50mm...

Hiya Legacy
The BH link you have is to a 50mm JPower/ Skyangel F-86. I have the Mig-15. There is a bunch off different models in that line. The Mig and the F-86 are no sky burners (unless you run...
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,543
Posted By Scruffy

+1 on the flight sim. Rainy or to windy, fire up...

+1 on the flight sim. Rainy or to windy, fire up the comp and get some 0 cost practice. As far as the Wildcat goes its not the best choice for a first plane. Theres is some great advice here on a...
06-06-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,328
Posted By Scruffy

I have the motor on my mini mounted in a bearing...

I have the motor on my mini mounted in a bearing tube mount so it might stick out the back a little farther than yours as the bearing tubes on the motors differ. My prop has about 1/8" clearence each...
06-05-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,328
Posted By Scruffy

Hiya Dave. I have a liitle 15g 2300 kv motor...

Hiya Dave.
I have a liitle 15g 2300 kv motor on my mini. I fly it on a little 500mah 2s with a 6030 prop. I have tryed a 5030 on it, the acceleration was better but it cruses pretty good with the...
06-02-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,328
Posted By Scruffy

Looks like your all set Dave. The hinge on the...

Looks like your all set Dave. The hinge on the Swift II's elevons can be a little stiff I think I have the standard 9g's in mine.
05-31-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,328
Posted By Scruffy

NICE!!! Dave Looks like that Mini and the pilot...

NICE!!! Dave
Looks like that Mini and the pilot fly really well. Glad ya got some flyin in.
05-30-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,328
Posted By Scruffy

Far from alone. I have a fly Cam One head thing...

Far from alone. I have a fly Cam One head thing that fits a Sony webbie cam or a Flip vid cam. I use the Sony cause the angle of the lens can be adjusted but I still end up with empty sky at times...
05-27-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,328
Posted By Scruffy

Nice job Dave!!!!! Your gonna like those...

Nice job Dave!!!!!
Your gonna like those planes. If your new to wings I would fly the SwiftII before the MiniSwift. Will be waiting to hear about the maiden.
05-23-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,328
Posted By Scruffy

Now that I see the pic's your batts on the top, I...

Now that I see the pic's your batts on the top, I put mine in the cut on the bottom provided in the wing. I might have made the spot a little bigger for my batt moving it forward a tad. The spot...
05-23-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,218
Posted By Scruffy

I Org. had one of those blue wonder motors in...

I Org. had one of those blue wonder motors in mine. I swapped it out with the little screamers PP 1550kv when it was on sale. The two motors weight with props were pretty close when mounted. I think...
05-22-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,218
Posted By Scruffy

Hiya Dave I treated my MS SwiftII to a 1550...

Hiya Dave
I treated my MS SwiftII to a 1550 purple pearl and I use a Graupner slowfly 7.5-4 Dualsky 850mAh 3c. For the way I fly it it works out just right. IMO that would be pretty close to your...
Forum: Beginners
03-21-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,186
Posted By Scruffy

All the mistakes listed and more. Soon it will be...

All the mistakes listed and more. Soon it will be "trees are plane magnets and which way is that dot going??? Got to love it though.
good luck in the future, its all a learning process for me that...
Forum: Beginners
08-22-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By Scruffy

Heres where a sim comes in really handy. If you...

Heres where a sim comes in really handy. If you own one pull it out. Sounds like you were excited and like you said got the sticks confused. Maybe a little sim time to get used to the controlls....
Forum: Beginners
05-29-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,117
Posted By Scruffy

Heres a vid I made with a keychain cam and a cam...

Heres a vid I made with a keychain cam and a cam on my head :) As always I got very little footage from the one on my head. Its pretty boreing but it will give you some idea of the keychain cam....
04-22-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,790
Posted By Scruffy

I have a Swift II with a 1550 kv purple pearl,...

I have a Swift II with a 1550 kv purple pearl, 7.5x4 prop,3 cell 800mah I think. Flys slow or will get quick if ya want.
Forum: Beginners
12-11-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,133
Posted By Scruffy

I'm still here, I must admit..I thought I could...

I'm still here, I must admit..I thought I could handle this..but...but..It lead me to try the harder stuff now Im hooked :) Been spending a lot of time in the delta-wing forum.
Hope Santa fills...
Forum: Beginners
11-08-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,501
Posted By Scruffy

Nice job m40a3!!!!! 8 months ago in between my...

Nice job m40a3!!!!!
8 months ago in between my first plane and my second I bought a pair of mcx's, one for me and one for my friends 12yr old son. Well you know we came up with all kinds of...
11-01-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 25,713
Posted By Scruffy

My keychain came yesterday. I got one for 10...

My keychain came yesterday. I got one for 10 bucks but after I won the auction I looked and the ones for $20 had a different model number I think the res. is higher on them. After a little...
10-30-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,172
Posted By Scruffy

Hiya I was looking at some wings here...

Hiya
I was looking at some wings here http://www.flyingwings.co.uk/store/index.php?osCsid=071a60f01a499cfa681553b1e111d021 when I thought we weren't gonna get any more MS Composite wings in the US....
Forum: Beginners
10-25-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,386
Posted By Scruffy

Surprize at the field

I drove up to the field I fly in and noted a guy standing in the middle of it. I thought "well I wasn't early enough" this guys getting rdy for a cricket game when I noticed he was holding somthing...
Forum: Beginners
10-25-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,797
Posted By Scruffy

I see a Super Cub and a MSR in horseflesh's...

I see a Super Cub and a MSR in horseflesh's future. I must be sykick. pd1 and Chellie gave some good advise hf. A sim and cut the throttle save a prop. esp on that MCX.
Your on your way down the fun...
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