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Forum: Foamies
05-23-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 34,971
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Shuriken v2 test flights video

Jaguar_5 was nice enough to take some video of the v2 a little while back, it was only the 2nd day out testing it, so I don't have it tuned in all the way yet, but so far the flight characteristics...
Forum: Foamies
05-17-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 34,971
Posted By Kai_Shiden

I ended up ditching the canards, the weight gain...

I ended up ditching the canards, the weight gain to properly reinforce them wasn't worth it IMO (additionally they were interfering with the center of drag and causing trim changes at different...
Forum: Foamies
05-05-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 34,971
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Canards are fixed right now, but yes eventually...

Canards are fixed right now, but yes eventually when I have more time I'll come back and make them active control surfaces (luckily they are easy to work on after the fact, so I'm just putting off...
Forum: Foamies
05-05-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 34,971
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Hehe, thanks Larry, I'm to the point of...

Hehe, thanks Larry,

I'm to the point of hinging it tonight, I've decided on "Z" tape hinges (I knew them as barndoor hinges), but now I can't decide if I should bevel one of the edges or not (to...
Forum: Foamies
05-04-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 34,971
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Shuriken v2 on steriods in the works :tc:....

Shuriken v2 on steriods in the works :tc:....
05-22-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,750
Posted By Kai_Shiden

The FlyCamOne2 is a neat toy, but the only places...

The FlyCamOne2 is a neat toy, but the only places I can see using it are for quick video clips to integrate into better vids (PiP usage), or where low weight is absolutely critical (onboard light...
05-22-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,750
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Anyone else think that the video comes out like...

Anyone else think that the video comes out like you're riding along on a dragonfly?

I left the audio on becase it sounds so much like a bug from onboard, LOL.

I think an underslung gimbaled...
05-19-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,750
Posted By Kai_Shiden

LAheli Y-ufo with FlyCamOne2 onboard

First test vid
OQtKP5VAzSchttp://www.nwheli.com/HeliVids/LAheli_Y-ufo/Kai's_Y-UFO_FlyCamOne2_Test1.wmv (56.0MB)


At around 1:40 in you'll see Kosh's EasyStarAP buzz the Y in this second vid:...
05-13-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,440
Posted By Kai_Shiden

One of the guys I fly with has one of these from...

One of the guys I fly with has one of these from Hobby-Lobby:
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/images/ke421.jpg
Truthfully, I fly in anything up to 25-30mph winds (planes and helis), of course my indoor...
05-08-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,732
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Castle's LED Acromaster (Night flyer)

Found this video on the web, it was too cool not to share, it's a Multiplex Acromaster lit up with 150 LED's made by a Castle Team member.

-eyZ0ltmrcs
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Forum: Foamies
05-07-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 34,971
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Looks good RadBuster, I'm still flying the...

Looks good RadBuster,

I'm still flying the original prototype Shuriken (still haven't even splashed any color on it yet, LOL). I just ordered some smoke cartridges and holders from Hobby-Lobby,...
05-07-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,440
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Well, that's not the intention, I just like being...

Well, that's not the intention, I just like being able to re-purpose components I have laying around (don't actually have to buy a thing to get an EasyStar flying, I have a spare PHX-35, plenty of...
05-07-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,440
Posted By Kai_Shiden

I only have 6ch or higher RX's, so I guess I'll...

I only have 6ch or higher RX's, so I guess I'll have to make sure that my Y-ufo gadgets can interchange to the EasyStar...

I ordered some Smoke cartridges to try out since I've wanted to play...
05-06-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,440
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Ok, you guys will laugh at me, I've been watching...

Ok, you guys will laugh at me, I've been watching you guys with your EasyStars for a while thinking that looks like a good relaxing plane (when you want it to be)... I just pulled the trigger on an...
05-05-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,440
Posted By Kai_Shiden

That may work out Kosh, the servo release I'm...

That may work out Kosh, the servo release I'm making for the Y-ufo, I was thinking about using a velcro strap to attach (so technically it should work on anything that we can loop the velcro around,...
05-05-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,431
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Stick with your Axi 2208/20 (from the other...

Stick with your Axi 2208/20 (from the other thread), the Suppo 2208/12 has a little less power than the Axi (tached it at 2500rpm, it's only 20Kv lower than the Axi, but my Axi's tach at 2650rpm...
05-05-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,440
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Sorry about the shaky video in the first attempt,...

Sorry about the shaky video in the first attempt, I was trying to get over to the dirt pile to get a better angle (was planning on climbing it until I got to it and saw it was steeper than it looked,...
05-03-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,761
Posted By Kai_Shiden

On a PHX-10, I suggest fixed throttle, 100%...

On a PHX-10, I suggest fixed throttle, 100% preferable for sport flying and above, and nothing below 80% even for starting out (of course, lower values during spoolup is fine).

The PHX governors...
05-03-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,761
Posted By Kai_Shiden

11Khz, high timing, 100% fixed throttle, do...

11Khz, high timing, 100% fixed throttle, do yourself a favor and go to a 15 tooth pinion now...

The 14 tooth plastic pinions tend to blow out under the load of an Axi 2208/20 on 3cell, where the...
04-29-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,271
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Aww, I wanna know what the ideas are......

Aww, I wanna know what the ideas are... (especially if they involve my Y-ufo ;-)).

-Kai
04-27-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,271
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Next time I think I'll make a safety release...

Next time I think I'll make a safety release (cheap extra servo). I still have 2 extra channels on my Y-ufo, LOL (all kinds of room for fun).

-Kai
04-18-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,362
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Kosh, you'll laugh about this, that last crash I...

Kosh, you'll laugh about this, that last crash I had broke 1.5 props again, and one wire (fixed it in about 7 minutes tonight once my new props arrived, LOL).

-Kai
04-17-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,497
Posted By Kai_Shiden

I've ordered from this place (they were the only...

I've ordered from this place (they were the only ones I could find M2 based aluminum screws from):

http://www.fastener-express.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=768 (Alloy Steel, socket...
04-16-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,362
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Forgot to mention here, that I'm going to try...

Forgot to mention here, that I'm going to try some loops and rolls with it next time I'm able to fly over grass ::o. I had a loss of orientation crash indoors and accidentally rolled it to inverted...
04-14-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,431
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Yeah, given the conditions, John did really well....

Yeah, given the conditions, John did really well.

Once I get some more tuning done on my Maxir SE-R, it should be easier to keep track of color wise (since it will be all bright red instead of...
04-14-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,431
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Poor John, I really gave him a workout behind the...

Poor John, I really gave him a workout behind the camera. My Maxir is hard enough for observers to track in perfect weather, the clouds, low light and trees in the back ground were really making...
04-14-2008, 06:00 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 109,584
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Here's two pics of my still favorite heli, a...

Here's two pics of my still favorite heli, a LAheli Maxir SE. There are quite a few videos of it floating around the internet (with an older canopy), the 2nd picture is actually from the primary...
04-14-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,579
Posted By Kai_Shiden

It came out looking great on the ground and in...

It came out looking great on the ground and in the air, impressive recycling skills Kosh. And to think I thought that foam was destined for a landfill somewhere ;-)...

-Kai
04-14-2008, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,431
Posted By Kai_Shiden

Maxir SE heli on $15 Suppo motor

The rain was beginning to fall, so this is just a very short video showing how well the Suppo 2208/12 does in an LAheli Maxir (had to cut it short when the rain really started picking up).

Here's...
04-14-2008, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,579
Posted By Kai_Shiden

It looked really good in the air Kosh, you should...

It looked really good in the air Kosh, you should show everyone your building skills by posting the post tree picture of the Lynx, I didn't think any part of it would fly again after we hammered it...
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