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09-12-2010, 12:47 AM
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Posted By Twmaster

Millen, Welcome to Wattflyer. Due to the large...

Millen, Welcome to Wattflyer. Due to the large amount of spam we get here new members are required to post 5 useful posts before they can post links.

Thanks for the pointers to that dealer in the...
09-04-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

In the event anybody is interested I am selling...

In the event anybody is interested I am selling my kit. It is the red/silver one detailed in this thread. Includes 4 new servos (2 x HS81 and 2 x HS311) as well as a set of 12" servo extensions and a...
06-22-2008, 06:44 AM
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Posted By Twmaster

That would rob me of the warm fuzzy feeling....

That would rob me of the warm fuzzy feeling. After all the misery of working on this POS I *WANT* some pleasure out of this pile of crap.
06-22-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Just a status report here. I hate this...

Just a status report here.

I hate this plane. I quit working on it before as I hated it and simply tried to work my way through and around the things I disliked.

Well I just can't stand this...
05-28-2008, 05:57 AM
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Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Welcome to WattFlyer Pogoed! That is one...

Welcome to WattFlyer Pogoed!

That is one sharp looking Tiggie! Are you using the recommended motor from Hobby Lobby? Also where did you get the pilot figure?
05-27-2008, 02:50 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

One change I am going to make is to go with a...

One change I am going to make is to go with a smaller diameter prop and a 4S2P lipo with my goal of propping her for ~35A WOT. That would make ~500W which should be more than enough to get this...
05-26-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

And even more progress today. Installed the tail...

And even more progress today. Installed the tail wheel, cut the firewall to make the battery tray. Will make the other parts later this week. I'm expecting to be in Harry Homeowner work mode all day...
05-25-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Wowowow!! That is one sharp looking Tiggie...

Wowowow!! That is one sharp looking Tiggie Piperfan!

Bill thanks for the tips and photos on the crimps for the 'pull-pull' system. I have my elevator wires adjusted as close as possible and...
05-24-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

What did you use as a crimper tool for that Bill?...

What did you use as a crimper tool for that Bill?

I hear ya about fuel. Diesel is killing my business right now. :mad:
05-24-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Bill that's exactly the data I needed. The setup...

Bill that's exactly the data I needed. The setup is the same on this Moth.

Thanks a ton. Time to eat some chinese foo then get cracking. I -will- have this ready for our scale event this June....
05-24-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Thread rebirth!! For the last year or so the...

Thread rebirth!!

For the last year or so the Tiggie has been sitting on the top shelf of my book case mocking me and making snide remarks to my cat about me...

Alright. Fine. I'll finish the...
02-25-2007, 05:07 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Somebody asked me via PM about the pictures that...

Somebody asked me via PM about the pictures that are missing from this post. Since for whatever reason I cannot go back and edit my posts to add the photos I thought I would do so now. Hopefully...
02-07-2007, 03:54 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

The truth is I've kind of lost interest in the...

The truth is I've kind of lost interest in the entire hobby. Just haven't been having much fun with the planes. Anyways, I am going to sell this one and a lot of others I have. I was going to just...
02-04-2007, 11:26 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

I'm never going to finish mine. I just don't have...

I'm never going to finish mine. I just don't have the time or interest any longer. :( (heh and I started this thread too...)

--
Mike N
10-23-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Ram that is really great news. I have been...

Ram that is really great news. I have been stalled on my Tiggie as I have been kinda burned out on planes and very short on time the last 6 months or so.

I'm glad to see that a little changing of...
09-05-2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Piperfan, One thing I just noticed. You are...

Piperfan,

One thing I just noticed. You are using a 3 cell 2100 pack. IMHO that is not enough battery. While that does not change the weight to the front of the plane issue it would at least allow...
09-05-2006, 06:12 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

12 ounces???? Something isn't right.

12 ounces????

Something isn't right.
08-24-2006, 08:14 PM
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Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

James I have not yet run my motor up. I...

James I have not yet run my motor up. I build/assemble slowly :(
08-11-2006, 06:07 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Geoff: Thanks for the info. I'll be keeping the...

Geoff: Thanks for the info. I'll be keeping the CG in mind. Sorry but not much work has been done since last post as work is kicking my behind in a bad way. Not to mention I had to purchase four new...
08-06-2006, 02:10 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Sorry, busy at work. That Moth looks quite...

Sorry, busy at work.

That Moth looks quite nice Geoff. That's a bit of an unusual looking motor mount you have there. What battery pack have you chosen to use?

I've spent some time working on...
08-03-2006, 02:02 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

That's not too bad then. Careful...

That's not too bad then.



Careful there big fellah! ;)
08-02-2006, 03:06 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Also forgot to add that I found a really really...

Also forgot to add that I found a really really nice pair of light aluminum wheels with tires while attending the Warbirds over Delaware event. Of course like the knuckle-head that I am I -forgot- to...
08-02-2006, 02:58 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

I have not yet decided how I am going to attach...

I have not yet decided how I am going to attach the cowl. Still thinking about it. As for the wings I am going to leave them unglued as I may wish to disassemble the thing. The information on the H-L...
06-11-2006, 02:40 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Progress! Well I got the motor mounted. I...

Progress!

Well I got the motor mounted. I was worried about the thrust angles but after installing the motor it is obvious the firewall is already installed in the correct position for both down...
06-09-2006, 04:36 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Just an update. I've been swamped at work this...

Just an update. I've been swamped at work this week so little has been done other than the installation of the main landing gear and the vertical/horizontal stabilizers. It's kinda neat the way they...
06-04-2006, 08:12 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Yup, that's the same kit H-L is selling now. That...

Yup, that's the same kit H-L is selling now. That review is of the older revision of the thing as the current model (like I have) does not come with the wood motor mounting.

The kit I bought is...
06-04-2006, 06:21 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

I'm really looking forward to getting this...

I'm really looking forward to getting this assembled.

I did find a couple of smallish problems. One aileron binds. and one windscreen was broken.

Had to remove the fuel tank which involved a...
06-04-2006, 04:47 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 61,430
Posted By Twmaster

Green Models 50" Tiger Moth Conversion

Here is another plane I am converting to E-Power.

Green Models 50" Tiger Moth 30.

I'll be posting some pics of how I did the conversion and what my opinions are regarding the kit and the...
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