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04-23-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,199
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

The one in the link is Hobby King Gyro. Have...

The one in the link is Hobby King Gyro. Have been using them for a few years & they work very well. You need to follow a link for the instruction. Excellent gyro thread on another site PM me if...
03-12-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 718,925
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Yeah, Me too :D ...

Yeah,

Me too :D

http://tl.acurazine.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9203&pictureid=51661

Its an ARF from Eflite. Had it in a box for a while, it might be discontinued by now.
12-03-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,080
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Not sure what you mean by power but we have...

Not sure what you mean by power but we have normal electrical service & cable modem access along with a weather station ontop of the sun screen.

Not sure what PC its running on.
07-04-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,275
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

70mm - 6/7 channel ...

70mm - 6/7 channel

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=17342
Forum: Beginners
06-04-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,343
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Its a $12 HK401b with both HH & Rate mode On...

Its a $12 HK401b with both HH & Rate mode

On both the DX7/8 I use the flap 3 position switch.

NORM = 0 = OFF

MID = 90 = HH

LAND = -90 = RATE
Forum: Beginners
06-04-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,343
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Works great :D Use them on all my big tail...

Works great :D Use them on all my big tail draggers like this 8' WS Sr.Telemaster. Agree with the the others that a scale takeoff with slow throttle advance makes life a lot easier.
Forum: Beginners
06-03-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,343
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Try a gyro on the rudder for crosswind takeoffs.

Try a gyro on the rudder for crosswind takeoffs.
05-30-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,449
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Nice flight & filming, plane looks like a great...

Nice flight & filming, plane looks like a great flyer :). How much throttle were you using & any chance of seeing it at FFT in the fall?
05-20-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,298
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

That motor only puts out 300watts which is away...

That motor only puts out 300watts which is away to little for this plane. Also the 37amp ESC listed with it is way to small, you need one around 80amps. This plane will come in over 10lbs AUW & if...
05-14-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,298
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

The Telemaster has a 8' wing which comes in two...

The Telemaster has a 8' wing which comes in two 4' parts, normally held down by 12 rubber bands. The wing has two long wood spars that support it when put together. There are a few ways to convert it...
05-13-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,298
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

This Kadet Senior ARF has a bolt-on wing from the...

This Kadet Senior ARF has a bolt-on wing from the factory so your good to go. I did have to modify my Sr. Telemaster to bolt-on from rubber bands. Was easy to do, I can take a few pics if you need...
Forum: Beginners
05-12-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,868
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

In real life the P-51 was much easier to fly, but...

In real life the P-51 was much easier to fly, but 99% of the RC planes are modified from the original to make them easier to fly so they are pretty similar in handling.

That being said neither...
Forum: Beginners
05-09-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,920
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Bigger planes fly easier but they need more room...

Bigger planes fly easier but they need more room & a soccer or football field is marginal for anything more then a park flyer. The runway at our club is about the same length as a football field and...
Forum: Beginners
05-04-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,971
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

I agree with Hank, a spray gun is the best...

I agree with Hank, a spray gun is the best investment you can make if you are going to do any real painting. I have an automotive trim gun (picture) for fast large coverage & a very inexpensive...
04-22-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 718,925
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Was very easy, just copied my Seniorita's setup. ...

Was very easy, just copied my Seniorita's setup.

Cut a bottom hatch with a razor saw & hobby knife, drilled a hole through the stock firewall & first former for the motor wires, glued in a...
Forum: Power Systems
04-13-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 22,524
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

That's part of it. In single mode its On/Off -...

That's part of it. In single mode its On/Off - Heading Hold only. Single mode also only recognizes settings on the gyro not the TX. Dual mode enables On/Off - Heading Hold - Rate Mode & settings from...
Forum: Power Systems
04-11-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 22,524
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

I am also using a Y on the ailerons, about the...

I am also using a Y on the ailerons, about the gyro setup what TX/RX do you have?

BTW I think misread your post on the Hacker, thought you were looking for something other (Warbird-Golden era)...
Forum: Power Systems
04-11-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 22,524
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Too many good ones to choose from so will just...

Too many good ones to choose from so will just put in some thoughts on power packages that seem to work well in real life.

I have pretty much 3 classes of planes mostly in the 1/8th scale size;...
04-03-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,615
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

5S5000 Turnigy Cherry 15X8 1237watt @ 66amp - MAS...

5S5000 Turnigy Cherry 15X8 1237watt @ 66amp - MAS 13X8X3 1100watt @ 59amp - MAS 14X8X3 1377watt @ 77amp
Forum: Power Systems
03-27-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,467
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

The HK HV 5amp UBEC is a good product, been using...

The HK HV 5amp UBEC is a good product, been using them for a long time. That being said it seems that the Heads-Up GT-5 is a rebrand of the same product.

So you can get it faster & cheaper from...
03-21-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,700
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

This is Eflite/Horizons rule of thumb for picking...

This is Eflite/Horizons rule of thumb for picking motors.

‘Power’ can be measured in ‘watts’, as seen in this example:

1 horsepower = 746 watts

Watts can be determined by multiplying...
03-21-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,700
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

A 600 watt motor in this range would give you...

A 600 watt motor in this range would give you over 100 watts per pound which is good for this type of plane.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=7708

I am...
Forum: iTrader talk
01-19-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,033
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

I have 2 unused + 1 test run only cherry 20X8...

I have 2 unused + 1 test run only cherry 20X8 that you can have for the USPS or UPS shipping charge.

PM me if you are interested.
12-27-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,783
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

The gyro is a HobbyKing HK401b it goes between...

The gyro is a HobbyKing HK401b it goes between the rudder output on the RX & the rudder servo. The separate 4th wire goes to the aux1 channel on the AR-6000.

On the Telemaster which has no flaps...
12-14-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
For Sale DX5e TX only
Views: 3,221
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

$ 110 Shipped. It has not been used much...came...

$ 110 Shipped. It has not been used much...came with a RTF....but has a small dimple on the aerial mast. Does not effect performance.
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,707
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Something interesting to watch if you get a...

Something interesting to watch if you get a chance.

Any full scale F4U Corsair making a non catapult takeoff from a carrier. The rudder will be hard right before they even start to move forward....
Replies: 22
Views: 4,412
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

I ran a low discharge 3S2620 & 3S2500 LIPO's in...

I ran a low discharge 3S2620 & 3S2500 LIPO's in my DX7 for a long time before switching to a DX8. They cost about $15 & took many flights over many days before it needed a recharge.

6.4V is the...
Forum: Beginners
10-31-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,909
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

This is a good item for setting & testing servos....

This is a good item for setting & testing servos.

http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=8296
Forum: Beginners
09-22-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,182
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Sorry Mike but the Apprentice is long gone. ...

Sorry Mike but the Apprentice is long gone.

Not sure what you are looking for but the design is very simple. You match one set of holes to the stock Apprentice mount & the other set to the...
Forum: Beginners
09-22-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,182
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Flew for a long time with a HobbyCity...

Flew for a long time with a HobbyCity C-3542D/1000. Ran with the stock ESP & Battery. Made a quick & dirty motor mount out of a piece of ceiling light fixture blanking sheet metal. Worked so well...
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