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Forum: Power Systems
04-25-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,239
Posted By Noin

That does make sense but with these GWS foam...

That does make sense but with these GWS foam planes they give you this tiny tunnel through the foam for your motor wires and the thing is not that short. So with the wires off the motor it puts the...
Forum: Power Systems
04-25-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,239
Posted By Noin

Thanks for the replies so far guys. I only...

Thanks for the replies so far guys.

I only need to add6" or less to the length, so I should be okay. I will ensure that they are all the same length. The reasons given for not changing the wire...
Forum: Power Systems
04-25-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,239
Posted By Noin

Brushless motor wire length???????

The wires on my brushless motor are not long enough to reach into the cabin/fuselage on my Estarter. Can I add some wire to make them longer? It says right in the instructions not to shorten the...
Forum: Foamies
12-28-2005, 09:13 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 86,909
Posted By Noin

Thanks Tom, looking forward to it.

Thanks Tom, looking forward to it.
Forum: Foamies
12-28-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 86,909
Posted By Noin

Is there a place that will show me a step by step...

Is there a place that will show me a step by step method for using a template. I know it is probably very easy to do i just can't grasp the concept without seeing it done. I just purchased my first...
12-05-2005, 10:04 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 79,804
Posted By Noin

That is awesome. Some very thoughful kit bashing....

That is awesome. Some very thoughful kit bashing. I love it.
12-05-2005, 04:39 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 79,804
Posted By Noin

I visit Flitecraft, Skycraft and Hobby Hobby. If...

I visit Flitecraft, Skycraft and Hobby Hobby. If I can't find the part I am looking for from the LHS I will turn to the web in search of a supplier.
12-05-2005, 02:22 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 79,804
Posted By Noin

Berryulson, Your Axi 2808 is it a 2808-24?...

Berryulson,

Your Axi 2808 is it a 2808-24? I don't know much about Axi motors, not sure if a 2808 could be followed by another number or not. I am closing in on completion of my modified Formosa...
Forum: Foamies
11-23-2005, 04:05 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 86,909
Posted By Noin

I don't think a discussion about converting this...

I don't think a discussion about converting this aircraft from electric to glow will cause this site to lose its identity. If so then there wasn't much of an identity to begin with. I agree that the...
Forum: Foamies
11-23-2005, 02:52 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 86,909
Posted By Noin

Whats the big deal with discussing electric to...

Whats the big deal with discussing electric to glow conversion?
Forum: Foamies
11-16-2005, 02:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 38,454
Posted By Noin

I have them on my hard drive. All to many times...

I have them on my hard drive. All to many times have I seen links for free crap dry up and disappear. Now I always save them to my hard drive.
Forum: Foamies
11-01-2005, 09:09 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 86,909
Posted By Noin

Deleted original post...No longer needed to be...

Deleted original post...No longer needed to be said.

Having said that, I will get myself one of these soon enough. Right now all my hobby money is going towards a ZDZ 80. Yup Thats right a GAS...
10-28-2005, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,440
Posted By Noin

I'm not sure I would use flour on any of my...

I'm not sure I would use flour on any of my planes....lol
10-27-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,440
Posted By Noin

One thing to consider when looking for an...

One thing to consider when looking for an airbrush is how easy is it to clean and change colors.
Forum: Foamies
10-27-2005, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,824
Posted By Noin

Actually I don't like the finger prints and flat...

Actually I don't like the finger prints and flat finish you get on bare foam or foam that has an acrylic finish only. With a PU finish it will be easier to clean and also have a slight gloss to it. I...
Forum: Foamies
10-27-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,824
Posted By Noin

I like to spray on my finishes, as I find I have...

I like to spray on my finishes, as I find I have a more even coat. Thanks for the replies guys. I will go out today to check the local hardware stores.
Forum: Foamies
10-27-2005, 04:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,824
Posted By Noin

Finish for foam?

I have just finished painting my Estarter with craft type acry;ic paints and an airbrush. I now want to apply some polyurethane to the foam for a clean shell like surface. My problem is I don't know...
Forum: Foamies
10-21-2005, 07:10 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 86,909
Posted By Noin

John, Think of the high motor rpm like...

John,

Think of the high motor rpm like driving your car in 5th gear ALL THE TIME. It works fine for highway speeds but sucks crap in the city. Your motor is a HIGH rpm motor, thats not a bad...
Forum: Power Systems
09-30-2005, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,459
Posted By Noin

I will try the 11x7 prop with the higher voltage...

I will try the 11x7 prop with the higher voltage battery. But first I am going to find out how much a new/replacement motor is, I don't want to ground my father for my experiment...lol.

Any other...
Forum: Power Systems
09-16-2005, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,459
Posted By Noin

Great Planes Supersportster EP and lipos?

My father has the plane mentioned above. It comes with a 550 brushed motor. We were wondering if anyone has tried using a 3S lipo pack with this plane and motor combo. The battery that came with the...
Forum: Foamies
09-14-2005, 05:12 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 86,909
Posted By Noin

Where do you get these motors?

Where do you get these motors?
09-02-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 79,804
Posted By Noin

Radios will not transmit a reliable signal past...

Radios will not transmit a reliable signal past 100' with the antenna down. If you were 100 yards away it is pretty much guaranteed the cause of your crash. Always do a range check and then extend...
08-18-2005, 04:22 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 79,804
Posted By Noin

Not necessarily because if you do it that way you...

Not necessarily because if you do it that way you lose the mechanical advantage. Why would you want to do it that way anyways? Initially all planes should be set up with a little more than the...
08-17-2005, 03:27 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 79,804
Posted By Noin

Whats the contact info for Sure-Flight?

Whats the contact info for Sure-Flight?
08-16-2005, 09:38 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 79,804
Posted By Noin

That sounds like the power level I am looking for...

That sounds like the power level I am looking for in this plane. Thanks
08-16-2005, 09:01 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 79,804
Posted By Noin

Ron, your APC prop, is it the "electric" version...

Ron, your APC prop, is it the "electric" version with the thicker more heavy duty hub or a "slow fly" version from APC.
Forum: Foamies
08-16-2005, 12:00 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 86,909
Posted By Noin

Try giving high bursts immediately after you put...

Try giving high bursts immediately after you put in rudder input. The quick burst should almost turn it in the length of the boat/plane itself. The more down elevator and the more power the quicker...
Forum: Foamies
08-15-2005, 09:24 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 86,909
Posted By Noin

I would think that pushing down elevator would...

I would think that pushing down elevator would help turn it on the water as this would lift the back end and allow it to swing around. Of course this is pure speculation as I have not built mine...
08-14-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 79,804
Posted By Noin

Make sure your prop is not on backwards. Sounds...

Make sure your prop is not on backwards. Sounds silly but many people have done this before...don't ask me how I know that...lol. The numbers/letters on the prop face the same direction the plane...
Forum: Foamies
08-12-2005, 07:49 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 86,909
Posted By Noin

Reformed Nitro addict - I have not received the...

Reformed Nitro addict - I have not received the plans via email yet. I will try to send you another email.
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