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05-08-2021, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Filet Salmon

Filet

Salmon
05-08-2021, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Graupner Cirrus

Graupner

Cirrus
Forum: Humor
04-23-2021, 06:31 PM
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Views: 579
Posted By Wildflyer

I am sure you guys realize just how much trouble...

I am sure you guys realize just how much trouble we would be in, if our wife's read these.
I am taking the safe route and not posting a joke on this list.
I like having my airplanes. :p>
04-23-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Wildflyer

Those old planes did not have much power, ...

Those old planes did not have much power,
Don't know the size and weight of a TD Coupe, but 75-100 watts per pound would be plenty.
Don't over power it

I have a 1949 Radio Queen, 7' wingspan,...
Forum: Humor
04-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Wildflyer

That must have been my cousins, Ole and Sven

That must have been my cousins, Ole and Sven
04-06-2021, 06:01 PM
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Views: 468
Posted By Wildflyer

Here is the data from Scorpion, should be able to...

Here is the data from Scorpion, should be able to find a good system from this.

http://www.scorpionsystem.com/files/i1,417_data_chart.htm
04-04-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Wildflyer

As a test, one time I turned the gains up to max...

As a test, one time I turned the gains up to max to see what would happen.
Got my little stunt plane about 200 feet high, cruising normal, then hit the switch.
Glad I had the battery tied in real...
04-04-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Wildflyer

Here is a picture of the thrust vectoring system...

Here is a picture of the thrust vectoring system on the Squall, could be done on other planes.
I might try it on one of mine after I maiden it.
04-03-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By Wildflyer

One thing I read was this suggestion, test it one...

One thing I read was this suggestion, test it one something before your model.

" plastic etch primer (for car bumpers)."
04-02-2021, 06:18 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

putrid Oder

putrid

Oder
04-02-2021, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Rotate Takeoff

Rotate

Takeoff
03-29-2021, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Lawsuit Lawyers

Lawsuit

Lawyers
03-29-2021, 05:32 PM
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Views: 48,325
Posted By Wildflyer

Windscreen Cockpit

Windscreen

Cockpit
03-29-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Wildflyer

I would start by checking the system with a...

I would start by checking the system with a wattmeter to see if that looks right.
No sudden restriction to airflow after the fan.
Did the rear wheels get moved back somehow? Too far back and a...
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Wildflyer

Volantex lists a flysky transmitter it uses a...

Volantex lists a flysky transmitter it uses a encoding format that I am not familiar with, so I don't think your airplanes will bind to a spectrum transmitter, which will use DSMx or DSM2.

If your...
03-13-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By Wildflyer

Changing the motor to a different more powerful...

Changing the motor to a different more powerful one may very well push the current beyond what your ESC can handle.
Some EDF's are real power hungry,I have a 70mm that requires a minimum of a 90amp...
03-08-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By Wildflyer

Motion RC and many other places....

Motion RC and many other places....
03-04-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Wildflyer

[QUOTE=RKTLaunch;1028516]Not for a leading edge....

[QUOTE=RKTLaunch;1028516]Not for a leading edge. It'd make one wing heavier then the other. Otherwise it might be ok in other places.

I don't use anywhere close to enough glue to "make it heavier"...
03-02-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Wildflyer

I know this will sound a little drastic, but I...

I know this will sound a little drastic, but I had to straighten a piece and didn't want to take a lot of time.

I cut the piece with a knife down the middle, then glued them back together while...
Forum: Humor
03-02-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By Wildflyer

Aw, just take a byte, you might like it after all.

Aw, just take a byte, you might like it after all.
Forum: Humor
02-26-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By Wildflyer

You could teach Electricity, it has energy. Or...

You could teach Electricity, it has energy.
Or Nuclear energy, I hear it is pretty hot.
02-25-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,536
Posted By Wildflyer

Here is a tip on Lipo's, I learned. hook up a...

Here is a tip on Lipo's, I learned.
hook up a wattmeter to monitor the battery voltage and current
1st you will see the unloaded voltage just off the charger.
2nd put a little load on the system...
02-25-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By Wildflyer

Isn't Gold CA for foam? I rarely use the foam CA...

Isn't Gold CA for foam? I rarely use the foam CA because it is expensive.
If you are gluing balsa or other woods you can use a good carpenters glue like Titebond.
Titebond won't stick to wax paper...
Forum: Humor
02-21-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Wildflyer

I had a kid on one of my jobs that had graduated...

I had a kid on one of my jobs that had graduated collage with a degree in English Literature.
I asked if he wanted to become a school teacher, he said no, he wanted to become a brick mason.
02-11-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Wildflyer

I would not go below 3v as an absolute minimum...

I would not go below 3v as an absolute minimum and don't go below 3.3volts in general practice. My buzzer goes off at 3.5 volts on some of my planes, but sometimes I get a quick buzz on a heavy draw,...
02-11-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Wildflyer

I built a special cabinet

Being a cabinet builder has it 's benefits. I built a special cabinet in my model room.
Part of it was designed for storage, The smaller drawers are 6 1/4" wide and 50" long for the rare choice...
02-06-2021, 06:30 PM
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Views: 1,831,969
Posted By Wildflyer

Humongous Gigantic

Humongous

Gigantic
02-06-2021, 06:25 PM
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Views: 48,325
Posted By Wildflyer

Pump Fuel

Pump

Fuel
02-06-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By Wildflyer

When I solder a new connector on a battery. I...

When I solder a new connector on a battery. I only do one side at a time.
Get one wire out of the way, maybe tape it to the side of the battery, then solder the other wire and install the heat...
02-06-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By Wildflyer

Absolutely beautiful.

Absolutely beautiful.
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