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01-07-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Jack_K

Flight Test X-29

I have built the FT Viggen, and now, the FT X-29 EDF planes.
The X-29 was a fairly complicated build, but I managed to complete it successfully. Then I painted it with Rustoleum spray cans. The...
08-11-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By Jack_K

Thanks Nigel. That clearly explains it. Jack

Thanks Nigel. That clearly explains it.
Jack
08-10-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By Jack_K

How to remove landing from retract body

On a TopRC FW-190? The landing gear struts are bent slightly so the wheels won't retract into the wing.
How do I remove the landing gear from the retract body?


Jack
Forum: Power Systems
07-10-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Jack_K

OK. I'll elaborate. The motor is in the...

OK. I'll elaborate.
The motor is in the airplane and has a 12x6e prop on. The motor is wired to the ESC, the ESC is connected to the power meter, and the pm is connected to the battery.


I...
Forum: Power Systems
07-09-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Jack_K

Yes, the ESC is connected to the motor.

Yes, the ESC is connected to the motor.
Forum: Power Systems
07-09-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Jack_K

GT 150A Power Meter doesn't work

I bought one of these power meters on eBay. It doesn't display any watts when I connect it between the battery and the ESC. Of course the ESC is connected to the motor. It only displays the voltage....
03-07-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,537
Posted By Jack_K

Thanks. I was afraid of that.

Thanks. I was afraid of that.
03-07-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,537
Posted By Jack_K

Great posts! I have a question for you LT40...

Great posts! I have a question for you LT40 owners.

I bought an LT40 used. The builder built it with the maximum dihedral and I don't like the way it flies. It won't even attempt to roll.

...
Forum: Foamies
01-06-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 84,366
Posted By Jack_K

Here's a good place to buy foam. ...

Here's a good place to buy foam.
http://www.rcfoam.com (http://www.rcfoam.com)

Jack
Forum: Power Systems
12-14-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By Jack_K

What's the relationship electric vs nitro??

What is the relationship of electric motor sizes compared to nitro glow engines?

For instance, what electric motor would compare to a 40 size glow engine?
How about a 60 size glow, etc.?
...
Forum: Beginners
09-24-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By Jack_K

Need help with a spinner

I have tried everything, short of a sledge hammer, to get this spinner snapped onto the back plate. How does it work?

Jack
Replies: 5
Views: 1,449
Posted By Jack_K

Spektrum DX7s or DX8??

I can get a Spektrum DX7s or a DX8 transmitter for the same price.

Which one is the better choice?

Jack
Forum: Foamies
09-12-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 84,366
Posted By Jack_K

I finished mine and have installed everything...

I finished mine and have installed everything except the battery. I moved everything pretty far forward, but it's so tail heavy that I can't move the battery far enough forward to balance it.

I...
Forum: Foamies
08-30-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 84,366
Posted By Jack_K

Thanks Chellie. With your previously given...

Thanks Chellie. With your previously given permission, here's the PDF file of plans for your Alley Cat. I scaled them to 22x33 since that's the largest format that my Microsoft Visio knows about....
08-30-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,360
Posted By Jack_K

I tried it on some scrap. I had to cut all the...

I tried it on some scrap. I had to cut all the way down into the bottom layer. Then, when I bent it, I had a really big "V" opening on the outside. I decided not to do that.
Forum: Foamies
08-29-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 84,366
Posted By Jack_K

What is that motor mount on the Alley Cat and...

What is that motor mount on the Alley Cat and where do I get one?

Jack
08-29-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,360
Posted By Jack_K

Thanks Jimmy. I'm asking about when you laminate...

Thanks Jimmy. I'm asking about when you laminate two sheets of DTF, with the paper removed, how deep do you cut the score lines?
08-29-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,360
Posted By Jack_K

Thanks Hawk. I'm asking about when you laminate...

Thanks Hawk. I'm asking about when you laminate two sheets of DTF, with the paper removed, how deep do you cut the score lines?
08-29-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,360
Posted By Jack_K

When you use laminated Dollar Tree foam, how do...

When you use laminated Dollar Tree foam, how do you cut the "score" lines? I mean, how deep do you cut them? Through the top sheet only or into the bottom sheet, too?

Jack
Forum: Foamies
08-12-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,321
Posted By Jack_K

I have used Krylon Fusion for Plastic and Krylon...

I have used Krylon Fusion for Plastic and Krylon MAXX. Both work great on Depron foam with no side effects. You can spray it lightly or even a heavy coat with the Fusion. Use multiple light coats...
Forum: Power Systems
08-07-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,984
Posted By Jack_K

Thanks. Any knowledge of these? ...

Thanks. Any knowledge of these?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/131488811602?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

...
Forum: Power Systems
08-07-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,984
Posted By Jack_K

RotoStar ESCs any good?

The specs on this ESC look really good, but I've not heard of them before. Does anyone have any knowledge of the RotoStar ESCs?

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...ontroller.html...
07-09-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,956
Posted By Jack_K

How do you cut out the ply motor mounts?

I'm building my first foam plane based on the RC Powers plans. I have tried to cut out the 1/8" plywood motor mount using my OLD scroll saw, but I can't seem to keep it on the outlines.

So,...
Forum: Beginners
07-07-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,065
Posted By Jack_K

Thanks for the link to the "old" manual. It has...

Thanks for the link to the "old" manual. It has 75 pages. My manual has 26 pages. No thanks to Spektrum.
I bought the transmitter separately, not BNF or RTF.

Jack
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,065
Posted By Jack_K

Nothing at all like that on page 13 of my manual...

Nothing at all like that on page 13 of my manual (or any other page either).
I went to SpektrumRC's site and downloaded the DX6i manual. It is identical to the manual I have and does not contain...
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,065
Posted By Jack_K

Not in my manual! It's a DX6i manual.

Not in my manual! It's a DX6i manual.
Forum: Beginners
07-05-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,065
Posted By Jack_K

OK. I just tried it on the bench and it seems to...

OK. I just tried it on the bench and it seems to store the trims in the model. Switching to a different model and changing the trims and back to 1st model, the trims I saved seem to be there.

...
Forum: Beginners
07-05-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,065
Posted By Jack_K

I think that's a pretty disrespectful comment....

I think that's a pretty disrespectful comment. Especially since we're all posting on a Sunday and there are no club members present here.

I'm only reiterating what Spektrum told me. I'll try to...
Forum: Beginners
07-05-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,065
Posted By Jack_K

I have scoured the manual numerous times and...

I have scoured the manual numerous times and there's absolutely no mention about saving trims. In fact the only mention of trims is the identification of the trim tabs.
Forum: Beginners
07-05-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,065
Posted By Jack_K

Yes, but when I select a different model the new...

Yes, but when I select a different model the new model's trims will be saved but the previous model's trims will be lost.

Spektrum said the trims are NOT saved in the model's memory.

BTW, with...
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