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02-06-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By DHC Beaver

I was under the impression that the Mossie was...

I was under the impression that the Mossie was built out of a ply-balsa-ply sandwich,applied diagonally.
I built one out of foam donkeys years ago,with 2 40 two strokes,but it lasted about 20...
01-16-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,151
Posted By DHC Beaver

Hi Nigel,there are some parts on Thingiverse,but...

Hi Nigel,there are some parts on Thingiverse,but maybe not exactly what you,re looking for.Also Grabcad,and a few others.
Your printer should be able to use any .STL file,and maybe .OBJ.
Be aware...
12-28-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,944
Posted By DHC Beaver

Hobbyking website

Am I the only one that finds Hobbyking's new(ish) website confusing?
I ordered an AXN powered glider from the AU warehouse,and the freight was going to be around $24US.I though I might get a spare...
11-22-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,832
Posted By DHC Beaver

Someone who doesn't say "oops".

Someone who doesn't say "oops".
11-08-2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By DHC Beaver

I forgot to mention,many 9X owners convert their...

I forgot to mention,many 9X owners convert their tx to Frsky,which leaves them with a spare Turnigy module.There should be heaps around.
I would send you mine if I could remember the safe place i...
11-08-2016, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By DHC Beaver

Frsky is a very good,full range system,and no...

Frsky is a very good,full range system,and no more complicated than Turnigy.
The thing you need to keep in mind is the pin layout in the tx module bay.Are the pins along the right side,or along the...
Replies: 12
Views: 3,036
Posted By DHC Beaver

I'e never lost a battery,but the patch is home to...

I'e never lost a battery,but the patch is home to 3 or 4 of the small battery alarms that i plugged in to the cell connectors.
I now order them 4 at a time!:D
09-23-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,260
Posted By DHC Beaver

One of the main things i tell a beginner...

One of the main things i tell a beginner is:bigger is better.
Something with at least 5 feet wingspan will fly slower,giving you more time to react to the inevitable .Unfortunately,1300ma is not...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,113
Posted By DHC Beaver

They might also come in handy if you want a...

They might also come in handy if you want a colonoscopy on the cheap!:D.
Forum: Power Systems
09-04-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By DHC Beaver

Also,make sure you did not put the prop back on...

Also,make sure you did not put the prop back on back to front.Easy enough to do.
Forum: Beginners
08-29-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,392
Posted By DHC Beaver

Personally,I don,t think a Cub makes a good...

Personally,I don,t think a Cub makes a good trainer.They can,and will bite if not handled carefully.I would be inclined to go for more wingspan,and perhaps a slightly longer nose.
A small amount of...
Forum: 3D Flying
08-18-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,844
Posted By DHC Beaver

I had a 3d model called a "Limbo...

I had a 3d model called a "Limbo Dancer".Apparently this was a kit made in the UK,but someone gave the plan to the club,and most of us build the plane of the plan.
It could be built very light,and...
08-17-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By DHC Beaver

Madison. Annabelle Louise Please remember...

Madison.
Annabelle
Louise
Please remember that your daughter will have to live with her name,so for her sake,no names like Moonbeam,Sunray,or other weird stuff like that.
But ,of course,it,s...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
07-28-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By DHC Beaver

Thanks for the links,Pizzano.The bottom link...

Thanks for the links,Pizzano.The bottom link refers to the configuration I was thinking of.But it appears there may be a problem in that the flight controller won,t recognize that layout.Back to a...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
07-28-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By DHC Beaver

H6 configuration

I,ve been scouring the net,but did not find any multicopter with the motors aligned in an H ,but with 6 motors,i.e.3 inline on each side.
Is there a particular reason for this?.
I have (had) both a...
07-17-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,125
Posted By DHC Beaver

If you can't stand up,it's too windy to fly:D

If you can't stand up,it's too windy to fly:D
07-03-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By DHC Beaver

Wonder what he could catch if you gave him a rod...

Wonder what he could catch if you gave him a rod and bait:D
06-20-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By DHC Beaver

FMS Super EZ

After seeing a friend fly this plane ,I went ahead and ordered one.
My friend unfortunately crashed his(just one more flight,even though the tx battery is low:concern:).
He mentioned that the prop...
05-27-2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,472
Posted By DHC Beaver

The New Zealand government in the shape of it,s...

The New Zealand government in the shape of it,s customs dept. has seen fit to ban the importation of Li-poly batteries of the hobby variety.So we are reduced to trying to sneak in under the radar by...
05-25-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,506
Posted By DHC Beaver

"Landing!". Any fool can take off,it,s the...

"Landing!".
Any fool can take off,it,s the landing that sorts the pilot from the crashbunny.
05-16-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,305
Posted By DHC Beaver

I read somewhere that car manufacturers often...

I read somewhere that car manufacturers often don,t make much money on selling you a car,they get their profit from selling hugely expensive parts after the warranty period has run out.
This is...
Forum: Foamies
04-17-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2,852
Views: 557,859
Posted By DHC Beaver

That,s a cute looking Capricorn,John. What,s...

That,s a cute looking Capricorn,John.
What,s the twisted material you,ve used for the elev/aileron pushrods?
Tell the dogs to stop playing up to the camera:D
Forum: Foamies
04-17-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2,852
Views: 557,859
Posted By DHC Beaver

Sadly,my 85% is no more.On the first flight,it...

Sadly,my 85% is no more.On the first flight,it was extremely nose heavy,and after straggling through most of a circuit,it crashed.
I glued up the broken bits,and replaced the motor with a smaller...
04-11-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,609
Posted By DHC Beaver

Smile Glad it all went good with the maiden.I love...

Glad it all went good with the maiden.I love Beavers,it,s just something about it,s rugged looks,and the sound of that big radial purring away!
Nice flying site too.Where I fly we also have to...
03-25-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,642
Posted By DHC Beaver

Nothing to do with the batteries,but personally,I...

Nothing to do with the batteries,but personally,I love the sound of a 4 cylinder four stroke engine.In that case,the battery option would be considerably cheaper,but I would find the sound very...
03-12-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By DHC Beaver

Nice bit of footage,Nigel.I thought some Lancs...

Nice bit of footage,Nigel.I thought some Lancs had been sold for conversion to airliners though.Maybe a different model.
03-11-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,009
Posted By DHC Beaver

You actually were able to buy those in the...

You actually were able to buy those in the 1970,s!They were sold to cut open doors etc. on model plastic kit cars.I tried that once.Ruined a perfectly good '64 Mustang kit that way:(.The blade simply...
Forum: Foamies
02-28-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,895
Posted By DHC Beaver

I don't know if the 3 has the same motor as the...

I don't know if the 3 has the same motor as the 2,but if it has,replace it with a Turnigy 2826 1400kv motor.
You will need to remove the motor mount out of the pod,and turn it around,or get the...
02-18-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,598
Posted By DHC Beaver

I too have had these adds appear,usually in...

I too have had these adds appear,usually in bottom center of the window.
Funnily enough,the adds are local to me,so i don't think it's anything to do with WF.
02-13-2016, 01:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,166
Posted By DHC Beaver

Nigel,a leccy version would come out much lighter...

Nigel,a leccy version would come out much lighter than a glow job,wouldn't it?
I doubt that you would need to go to such big motors,especially if you can lose some of the foam pieces.I would go for ...
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