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Today, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Wildflyer

[QUOTE=RKTLaunch;1028516]Not for a leading edge....

[QUOTE=RKTLaunch;1028516]Not for a leading edge. It'd make one wing heavier then the other. Otherwise it might be ok in other places.

I don't use anywhere close to enough glue to "make it heavier"...
03-02-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Wildflyer

I know this will sound a little drastic, but I...

I know this will sound a little drastic, but I had to straighten a piece and didn't want to take a lot of time.

I cut the piece with a knife down the middle, then glued them back together while...
Forum: Humor
03-02-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Wildflyer

Aw, just take a byte, you might like it after all.

Aw, just take a byte, you might like it after all.
Forum: Humor
02-26-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Wildflyer

You could teach Electricity, it has energy. Or...

You could teach Electricity, it has energy.
Or Nuclear energy, I hear it is pretty hot.
02-25-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 652
Posted By Wildflyer

Here is a tip on Lipo's, I learned. hook up a...

Here is a tip on Lipo's, I learned.
hook up a wattmeter to monitor the battery voltage and current
1st you will see the unloaded voltage just off the charger.
2nd put a little load on the system...
02-25-2021, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Wildflyer

Isn't Gold CA for foam? I rarely use the foam CA...

Isn't Gold CA for foam? I rarely use the foam CA because it is expensive.
If you are gluing balsa or other woods you can use a good carpenters glue like Titebond.
Titebond won't stick to wax paper...
Forum: Humor
02-21-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Wildflyer

I had a kid on one of my jobs that had graduated...

I had a kid on one of my jobs that had graduated collage with a degree in English Literature.
I asked if he wanted to become a school teacher, he said no, he wanted to become a brick mason.
02-11-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Wildflyer

I would not go below 3v as an absolute minimum...

I would not go below 3v as an absolute minimum and don't go below 3.3volts in general practice. My buzzer goes off at 3.5 volts on some of my planes, but sometimes I get a quick buzz on a heavy draw,...
02-11-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Wildflyer

I built a special cabinet

Being a cabinet builder has it 's benefits. I built a special cabinet in my model room.
Part of it was designed for storage, The smaller drawers are 6 1/4" wide and 50" long for the rare choice...
02-06-2021, 07:30 PM
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Views: 1,811,056
Posted By Wildflyer

Humongous Gigantic

Humongous

Gigantic
02-06-2021, 07:25 PM
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Views: 44,824
Posted By Wildflyer

Pump Fuel

Pump

Fuel
02-06-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Wildflyer

When I solder a new connector on a battery. I...

When I solder a new connector on a battery. I only do one side at a time.
Get one wire out of the way, maybe tape it to the side of the battery, then solder the other wire and install the heat...
02-06-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Wildflyer

Absolutely beautiful.

Absolutely beautiful.
02-05-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Wildflyer

As Bill says you will get many answers. I like...

As Bill says you will get many answers.
I like XT60's for most of my planes, and many batteries already come with them.
XT30 on little stuff, XT 90's on a couple of big ones.
JST on tiny ones
02-02-2021, 06:14 PM
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Views: 1,811,056
Posted By Wildflyer

Cord Classic

Cord

Classic
01-30-2021, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Acquit Innocent

Acquit

Innocent
01-30-2021, 05:49 AM
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Views: 44,824
Posted By Wildflyer

Rearwin Speedster

Rearwin

Speedster
Forum: Power Systems
01-23-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Wildflyer

I would try calling Spektrum support and let them...

I would try calling Spektrum support and let them listen by phone to the sounds.
They should be able to explain what is happening.
Sorry but the customer service is real hard to get through to...
01-06-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By Wildflyer

I would think a low KV motor could work. Sort...

I would think a low KV motor could work.
Sort of like the brushless motors they put on skateboards
01-04-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By Wildflyer

Using your best figures, 6lbs and 260sq" would...

Using your best figures, 6lbs and 260sq" would be 53oz/sq' or 3.33333lbs per sq ft.
That's really high for a model, hope it works.

The ESC does not need the red wire to function properly. it...
01-03-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By Wildflyer

All of those ideas are possible. EDFs are power...

All of those ideas are possible. EDFs are power hungry things and 2 of them are twice as bad.
Your ESCs will cut power the the fans but save some for the servos and a little booster punch if you...
01-01-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By Wildflyer

If you have Real Flight 3.5, I think it was...

If you have Real Flight 3.5, I think it was designed for a much older operating system and you new laptop would have Windows 10
I have Real Flight 6.5 and it will not run on my Windows 10 system.
...
Forum: Beginners
12-24-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By Wildflyer

Only problem that I know of , is that some of the...

Only problem that I know of , is that some of the planes that come with certain Spektrum receivers have the "ideal" programming built in and not adjustable. They may have changed that in some of the...
12-24-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Wildflyer

Did not expect that, Nigel Merry Christmas to...

Did not expect that, Nigel
Merry Christmas to you and all my Wattflyer friends.
12-20-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 33,075
Views: 1,811,056
Posted By Wildflyer

Advil Aleve

Advil
Aleve
12-18-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By Wildflyer

I hardened the trailing edge for wing bolt by...

I hardened the trailing edge for wing bolt by poking a bunch pf holes with a pin from the under side and then soaking the area with thin CA, worked well. A cross block can be glued inside the...
12-17-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By Wildflyer

Just look through pictures of real sailplanes,...

Just look through pictures of real sailplanes, find what you want, and contact Callie Graphics. You can send her the picture.
She does an amazing job, everyone is happy with her. She can make vinyl...
11-29-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33,075
Views: 1,811,056
Posted By Wildflyer

steaks Treager

steaks
Treager
11-26-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By Wildflyer

Solentlife has a 40 watt that he has used for a...

Solentlife has a 40 watt that he has used for a long time.
I have seen a 40 watt that claimed to gut 8mm balsa, the thicker and harder wood the slower the cut.

I have a friend that has a big 90...
Forum: Beginners
11-18-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By Wildflyer

Are they recommending one of the new Spektrum NX...

Are they recommending one of the new Spektrum NX series?
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