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09-13-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By firemanbill

yeah they are working ok now. Very cool.

yeah they are working ok now. Very cool.
09-10-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By firemanbill

Very nice. Love how the camera was holding a...

Very nice. Love how the camera was holding a level view through the flight. That was sweet.
09-10-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By firemanbill

I am intrigued, but links are dead

I am intrigued, but links are dead
09-03-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By firemanbill

Foxbat sailplane chase video

Foxbat Sailplane chase video

https://youtu.be/p1zT-F-OQPU
Forum: Power Systems
09-01-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By firemanbill

I think you are looking for answers in the wrong...

I think you are looking for answers in the wrong place here. Doubtful any of us have experience with anything like that.
09-01-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By firemanbill

Rainy day and A/C Maintenance

So what to do while the rains from Ida are falling? Do a PMI inspection on my Sebart Angel. 50+ flights on it this summer 7 hours total TX time so it was due. Found a cracked elevator servo arm that...
08-30-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By firemanbill

SWEET! I got a deal similar to that visiting a...

SWEET! I got a deal similar to that visiting a friend in Nebraska, Big dept. store closing and getting rid of everything. So awesome when you find those like that.
08-30-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By firemanbill

How big is your plane, what size battery? if it...

How big is your plane, what size battery? if it is not a monster with a big 6-8s pack one forward one back should be fine. RANGE CHECK!!! And do it from different angles to make sure you don't have...
08-29-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By firemanbill

yes if the heat shrink extends beyond the actual...

yes if the heat shrink extends beyond the actual antenna wire that is fine. just be careful not to cut the antenna! That would be very bad. lol
08-29-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By firemanbill

Giant Big Stick chased by drone

Ok so my stick isn't electric, but the drone chasing it is. We had a blast doing this. Air to Air video from our club field.

https://youtu.be/9dhz2FVdNN0
08-29-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By firemanbill

The purpose of mounting them at 90 degree angles...

The purpose of mounting them at 90 degree angles is to prevent shadowing and both of the antennas being blocked by, say the battery, from the Tx. If you take care to orient them in such a way that...
08-21-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By firemanbill

Your confidence is high! LOL

Your confidence is high! LOL
08-19-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By firemanbill

Well yeah! I have to make sure it is a good...

Well yeah! I have to make sure it is a good enough bird for him! HAHA
08-19-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By firemanbill

Never too young to start!

Never too young... or old for that matter, to get started. I bought my grandson a plane for his "birth" day. I had to wait a couple days to get him started as all he really wants to do is sleep and...
07-30-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By firemanbill

Would love to come visit your club. sounds like a...

Would love to come visit your club. sounds like a great one!
06-18-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By firemanbill

Nice! I have a DLE35cc in a big giant stick. that...

Nice! I have a DLE35cc in a big giant stick. that thing rocks!

Nice score man, and congrats.
05-27-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By firemanbill

I'd wear myself out if I had to walk everywhere...

I'd wear myself out if I had to walk everywhere in my shop! One kick off the workbench and I can be on the other side of the shop in a jif!
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05-24-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By firemanbill

I learned the roller blade wheel trick many years...

I learned the roller blade wheel trick many years ago when the high end 911 Dispatch Center chairs started coming with them.

I do have an office chair I use and have them on it now. I got a set...
Forum: Foamies
05-11-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,687
Posted By firemanbill

not much into clicking on blind links. thanks for...

not much into clicking on blind links. thanks for the info.
Forum: Foamies
05-11-2021, 02:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,687
Posted By firemanbill

very nice video quality, What camera are you...

very nice video quality, What camera are you using?

Plane is cool too!
Forum: Foamies
05-09-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,687
Posted By firemanbill

doubtful there is a fix yet. We saw a couple at...

doubtful there is a fix yet. We saw a couple at SEFF where the gear failed. It wouldnt be til a V2 comes out that there would be anything different in the gear.
05-03-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By firemanbill

what a great event it was. One of the best ever...

what a great event it was. One of the best ever in mu book.
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By firemanbill

yep, should be awning to awning based on what Mel...

yep, should be awning to awning based on what Mel said.
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By firemanbill

I guess it will just be us three Don...

I guess it will just be us three Don...
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By firemanbill

HEY! Just 18 days away from the official staret. ...

HEY! Just 18 days away from the official staret.

Who all is going, come on Wattflyers! We need to represent!
04-06-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By firemanbill

Totally agree. Should list price, location and...

Totally agree. Should list price, location and shipping options.

I don't see this as a recurring issue at this point but if it does become problematic a notice may be posted. Thanks for the input.
04-01-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,401
Posted By firemanbill

Sad news indeed. Will forever miss that smiling...

Sad news indeed. Will forever miss that smiling face at SEFF. Steve was everyone's friend.

This hurts my heart.
03-30-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By firemanbill

i would take all that stuff off and start over....

i would take all that stuff off and start over. See if it flies again, if it does add one thing back at a time until it doesn't fly again. Then take that back out.
03-24-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,694
Posted By firemanbill

Thanks, super happy with how it all turned out.

Thanks, super happy with how it all turned out.
03-24-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,694
Posted By firemanbill

The wing is 3 piece, the horizontal stab is also...

The wing is 3 piece, the horizontal stab is also removable.
https://wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=188394&stc=1&d=1616544012
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