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02-25-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,787
Posted By CHSNative

I am in Charlotte,NC too and keep everything in...

I am in Charlotte,NC too and keep everything in the garage year round. I haven't had an issue yet.
Forum: Foamies
02-22-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By CHSNative

Ok, I think k I got it....Fancy Foam 32" Yak55. ...

Ok, I think k I got it....Fancy Foam 32" Yak55.
http://www.fancyfoam.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=3_5

The plane and electronics should come out to just under $100 which is where I wanted...
Forum: Foamies
02-22-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By CHSNative

I love the twisted Hobbies planes - just too...

I love the twisted Hobbies planes - just too expensive for what I want. I am thinking I want something 3d capable 30" or less EPP foam in the $100 range.
Forum: Foamies
02-21-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By CHSNative

I don't have a lot if wind usually but I think I...

I don't have a lot if wind usually but I think I want to stick to a 4 channel so I can still do some aerobatics.
Forum: Foamies
02-21-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By CHSNative

I have been looking at the Parkzone planes as...

I have been looking at the Parkzone planes as well. I am leaning towards a 3D foamy as I think the Parkzone planes may be a bit fast for the space.
Forum: Foamies
02-21-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,797
Posted By CHSNative

I have one of Fancy Foam's 48" EPP Edge 540 and...

I have one of Fancy Foam's 48" EPP Edge 540 and love it. They also have a 40" QuickStick that is a good choice for the size you are looking for.

...
Forum: Foamies
02-21-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By CHSNative

Advice on a small foamy

I am looking for a good small plane that is not going to be too expensive (under $150) that I can fly in the backyard, down the street, etc. I am a solid flyer and have been flying for a while but...
01-26-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By CHSNative

It is definitely because of low voltage cutoff....

It is definitely because of low voltage cutoff. The esc beeps twice, which indicates such and the graph has the cutoff labeled if you hover the mouse on the graph. You just can't see it on the...
01-25-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By CHSNative

Help decoding electric data logging

I have a3DHS 48" Edge 540 with the following setup:
http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/48-Edge-540-Orange_p_15959.html

Omega 130g 870kV motor
Castle ICE Lite 50 switching BEC
11.1v 2200 mah lipo
14x7...
Forum: 3D Flying
01-25-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,448
Posted By CHSNative

I finally got the answer from 3DHS.....the nylon...

I finally got the answer from 3DHS.....the nylon strap is NOT supposed to sit flush over the wire on the pant. As you screw it in, it is supposed to flex and wrap around the wire. Of course this...
01-25-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,048
Posted By CHSNative

It's Finally ready to FLY!!! I did end up...

It's Finally ready to FLY!!!

I did end up using the area up front to hold the LiPo pack, where the fuel tank came out of. I cut some air holes in the firewall as well as a vent on the underside...
Forum: 3D Flying
01-12-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,448
Posted By CHSNative

Another question on this plane...........I am...

Another question on this plane...........I am having difficulty getting the wheel pants to sit right on the landing wire. Isn't the wire supposed to sit flush inside the groove on the wheel pant...
Forum: 3D Flying
01-09-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,448
Posted By CHSNative

Any suggestions on a wattmeter? Should I look at...

Any suggestions on a wattmeter? Should I look at an inline meter or more of multimeter tool?
01-09-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,048
Posted By CHSNative

Yes, it is a 6mm shaft prop adapter. The collet...

Yes, it is a 6mm shaft prop adapter. The collet ends where it tightens around the shaft broke off.
Forum: 3D Flying
01-09-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,448
Posted By CHSNative

Ok, question.... I have everything set up and...

Ok, question....
I have everything set up and it runs one up to 3/4 power. But when I run up to full throttle the motor cuts out and the ESC starts beeping twice. I can move to zero power and it...
01-09-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,048
Posted By CHSNative

Well, the motor mount ended up being too big for...

Well, the motor mount ended up being too big for what I needed. So, I was able to drill out 4 dowel rods cut to length and used those to mount the motor. Now wouldn't you know, the shaft adapter...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-31-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,965
Posted By CHSNative

I will be using 3s 2200 and 2600 mah packs.

I will be using 3s 2200 and 2600 mah packs.
12-31-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,276
Posted By CHSNative

Yaayy!! My wife got the LAST 48" Edge in stock...

Yaayy!! My wife got the LAST 48" Edge in stock from 3DHS. Build is finally complete! Well, the wheel pants had an issue so they are not on yet but that can be added later.
Setup:
Omega 130...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-31-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,965
Posted By CHSNative

Yaayy!! My wife got the LAST 48" Edge in stock...

Yaayy!! My wife got the LAST 48" Edge in stock from 3DHS. Build is finally complete! Well, the wheel pants had an issue so they are not on yet but that can be added later.
Setup:
Omega 130 Motor...
Forum: Beginners
12-31-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,824
Posted By CHSNative

I have the DX7s and love it so far. I am still...

I have the DX7s and love it so far. I am still learning the "bells and whistles" and have been very pleased with the performance.
Forum: 3D Flying
12-31-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,448
Posted By CHSNative

Build is finally complete! Well, the wheel pants...

Build is finally complete! Well, the wheel pants had an issue so they are not on yet but that can be added later.
Setup:
Omega 130 Motor
Castle Ice Lite 50 ESC
HS-65MG Servos
Spektrum AR600...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-28-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,448
Posted By CHSNative

Yaaayyy!!!!! I got the 3dhs 48" edge for...

Yaaayyy!!!!! I got the 3dhs 48" edge for Christmas with everything I need to get it in the air. I can't wait to get it built!
Forum: 3D Flying
12-19-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,448
Posted By CHSNative

This is the one I ended up with on my Christmas...

This is the one I ended up with on my Christmas list.......of course I know my wife was looking at it...........then its out of stock. Hmmmmm.............either she bought the last one or missed it....
12-08-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 984,010
Posted By CHSNative

Hello everyone - I have recently joined here and...

Hello everyone - I have recently joined here and have already realized how much of a wealth of info is here - and the people are helpful for a nice change!!
I currently live in Davidson, NC (10...
12-07-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,048
Posted By CHSNative

+1....This is exactly what I was looking for. ...

+1....This is exactly what I was looking for. I'll just have to add it to my order. Thanks!
12-07-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,048
Posted By CHSNative

Ok, so I think i have the power system setup...

Ok, so I think i have the power system setup correct.........and need to just order the parts. But thinking ahead, I know I will need to build up the firewall a bit in order to have the motor far...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-06-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,448
Posted By CHSNative

This is the plane I am looking at for...

This is the plane I am looking at for Christmas.........will be my first balsa model. I started on a Cessna, up to a warbird, to a EPP Edge, now ready for a balsa. But of course the blue version is...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-06-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,965
Posted By CHSNative

Is Everyone out of stock??!

I was looking to get a new plane for Christmas but it looks like EVERY one of the planes I was looking at is now out of stock. Maybe I am not aware of other good places to get high quality planes. ...
12-04-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,048
Posted By CHSNative

What ESC would you recommend with that motor?

What ESC would you recommend with that motor?
12-04-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,048
Posted By CHSNative

I contacted Heads Up RC and this was their...

I contacted Heads Up RC and this was their suggestion:
Power Up 60 Sport Outrunner Motor
Hifei 80Amp ESC with Switchmode BEC
APC 13 x 6.5E Prop OR 13 x 6 DFDL Wooden Electric Prop
22.2v 4200mah...
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