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02-04-2013, 06:04 AM
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Posted By Kmot

I snagged a photo of the US Army livery version...

I snagged a photo of the US Army livery version today.
11-18-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 71,485
Posted By Kmot

Hey Jim, congrats! I think you will love it. What...

Hey Jim, congrats! I think you will love it. What color scheme did you order? I recently saw at the field the US Army-Berlin color scheme and it really looks super.

-Tom
Forum: WWI Era
11-11-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 28,274
Posted By Kmot

Hi Curtis, You are aware, I presume, that...

Hi Curtis,

You are aware, I presume, that the subject model of this thread has been superceded and the small N28 that Maxford now sells is an entirely new and different model? :D

If in fact you...
10-01-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 71,485
Posted By Kmot

Hi, I use what is supposedly an equivalent...

Hi,

I use what is supposedly an equivalent to a .46 glow. I normally fly on a 4S 5000mAh battery. I only need 1/3 to 1/2 throttle to fly level and do mild climbs.

The Power 32 would probably...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-26-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,019
Posted By Kmot

Something like this? ...

Something like this?

http://www.hobbypartz.com/86ma03-2205-2300kv.html
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-26-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,019
Posted By Kmot

What motors would I look at, at the major online...

What motors would I look at, at the major online retailers, for examples?
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-24-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,019
Posted By Kmot

Thanks Dave! I have LiPo's and that is what I...

Thanks Dave! I have LiPo's and that is what I will use with the brushless motor. The stock setup is direct drive.
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-23-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,019
Posted By Kmot

Copied from: ...

Copied from:

http://secure.hobbyzone.com/greatplanes/hobbico/HCAA2505.html?gclid=CJDjle-rtKsCFWwZQgodUEGgbg

A Flyzone favorite — now with 2.4GHz control!

Simplicity, realism,...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-23-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,019
Posted By Kmot

hobbico flyzone cessna 182 skylane

Hi all,

I have one of the original Flyzone Cessna 182 models, the one with marooon trim color and a brushed 380 motor.

Based on my experience with two other brushed motor park flyers I know...
09-20-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,552
Posted By Kmot

I took Champ #2 back to my LHS and he checked it...

I took Champ #2 back to my LHS and he checked it with a known good battery, and it would not bind. He said the plane was defective. He swapped it again for me! He tested the new Champ with a new...
09-18-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,552
Posted By Kmot

I don't think they were stored charged. In any...

I don't think they were stored charged. In any case, they needed to be charged because when I placed them in the charger, it started working to charge them.

I only tested the one battery, the...
09-17-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,552
Posted By Kmot

Alright. Well that would make two planes in a row...

Alright. Well that would make two planes in a row that are defective. My LHS guy said he sells 60 of these planes a month and they normally don't have problems.

Anyway, the battery was at 4.20V...
09-17-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,552
Posted By Kmot

Question 1S micro batteries don't last?

Hi all,

I purchased a Hobby Zone Champ last October, and never used it. Today nearly one year later I took it out of the box and have had nothing but problems.

The planes elevator did not work....
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-14-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,914
Posted By Kmot

It was recovered for me by a super nice club...

It was recovered for me by a super nice club member. Thanks Billy! :D
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-06-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,914
Posted By Kmot

Lost my plane out in the sticks at Sepulveda...

Lost my plane out in the sticks at Sepulveda Basin this morning. :(

Lost power after about 4 minutes and down she went.

I could not locate it.
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-04-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,914
Posted By Kmot

I just updated my FW400 to a brushless system. I...

I just updated my FW400 to a brushless system. I bought an Exceed 400 size motor from Hobbypartz. It has a KV of 3700. The brushed motor I just removed had a KV of far, far less. :p>

It should...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-03-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,331
Posted By Kmot

I have flown this airplane a couple more times....

I have flown this airplane a couple more times. And I have had bugaboo's a couple more time too!

Last time out the wheel pants both fell down at takeoff. This is a result of our runway being in...
06-28-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 71,485
Posted By Kmot

My two 4S batteries are no good any more. Boo...

My two 4S batteries are no good any more. Boo Hoo! :(

That's gonna be lots of money to replace. Luckily, I have two 6S batteries, smaller sized they are 3000 versus 5000 mAh.

I went to the...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-24-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,280
Posted By Kmot

Ha Ha, well you can only blame yourself for that...

Ha Ha, well you can only blame yourself for that one! :p>
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-24-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,280
Posted By Kmot

Ha ha, I hear ya! :D

Ha ha, I hear ya! :D
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-23-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,280
Posted By Kmot

I have the Fun World EP400. It flies well, but I...

I have the Fun World EP400. It flies well, but I have never tried 3D with it. The stock motor would not be powerful enough anyway, I don't think. But just normal sport style aerobatic flying it does...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-16-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,331
Posted By Kmot

Thanks Cap'n! :)

Thanks Cap'n! :)
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-16-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,331
Posted By Kmot

Hey everyone, I was playing around with the tools...

Hey everyone, I was playing around with the tools in my video editor and I found a way to zoom in on the video! It's a bit grainy, but the model airplane can now be seen for the entire flight. It's...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-15-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,331
Posted By Kmot

I would not say it went bad. I was pretty happy...

I would not say it went bad. I was pretty happy with the overall flight, actually. Just upset with my landing. The instability can be adjusted out, I am confident of that. You gotta admit, those...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-14-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,331
Posted By Kmot

Here is a video. I tried the head strap mount for...

Here is a video. I tried the head strap mount for my GoPro camera. Not too impressive. But when you don't have anyone around who can work a regular camcorder it's better than nothing.
...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-14-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,331
Posted By Kmot

PIREP

Took the Gamma out for a re-maiden. :)

Wind was blowing 90 directly across the runway. The landing gear that got bent last week, and then bent back into place, had a severe toe problem causing...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-14-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,331
Posted By Kmot

When you are retired, and on a fixed income that...

When you are retired, and on a fixed income that is barely adequate to cover your bills, yes it is definitely worth the time to save $22 bucks!

And there is also the challenge, "can I do it?"
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-12-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,331
Posted By Kmot

The paint was good and dry this morning. So I put...

The paint was good and dry this morning. So I put the red pinstripe on the wheel pants and re-attached them to the plane. Then I had to fiddle to get the cowl lock ring removed. Once it was off I had...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-12-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,331
Posted By Kmot

Thanks folks! :) The neat thing is I saved...

Thanks folks! :)

The neat thing is I saved $22 bucks, and didn't have to spend a penny on materials because I already had everything I used on hand! :D
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-12-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,331
Posted By Kmot

I applied a coat of putty, let it dry, and sanded...

I applied a coat of putty, let it dry, and sanded it. Then I did it again. This got the pants to an acceptable condition. Next I painted them with primer and let it dry for a hour or so. Then I...
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