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03-12-2019, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Jack_Hammer

Negative on the digital. ​​​​​​

Negative on the digital.
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03-11-2019, 10:03 PM
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Posted By Jack_Hammer

Watts w/this fluttering

Went to swap out batteries and my aileron started doing this. A couple flips on the radio and it stopped. A few moments latter it started back up.
Changed batteries for a fresh one and again same...
02-08-2019, 09:05 PM
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Posted By Jack_Hammer

That still had to look cool when they impacted.

That still had to look cool when they impacted.
02-08-2019, 09:02 PM
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Posted By Jack_Hammer

Oops, double post deleted

Oops, double post deleted
02-08-2019, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Jack_Hammer

Yesterday I was doing a shake down of a recently...

Yesterday I was doing a shake down of a recently build superfly (www.superflyrc.com).
I did the initial trim on the 1st battery. On the second I started stress testing on the moderate side. On the...
02-08-2019, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Jack_Hammer

Well mother of dirt, gravity always wins don't...

Well mother of dirt, gravity always wins don't it?
Looks like after initial failure that she came apart just before impact.
I hope yer plane is made from EPP. It's easier to repair. I just hope...
02-06-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Jack_Hammer

Got it all tweeked out yesterday am. Suuuhweet....

Got it all tweeked out yesterday am. Suuuhweet. In the afternoon I just flew it at 50% throttle to get a feel for it.
​​​​​​This morning was a shake down flight. First lipo was dedicated to speed...
02-05-2019, 04:08 PM
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Views: 8,381
Posted By Jack_Hammer

NOT ME BUDDY! I would never..... Oh heck you...

NOT ME BUDDY! I would never..... Oh heck you caught me and I called me out in public. (YES I DID and I'm ashamed to say that I love Oprah magazine) :D
02-04-2019, 03:14 AM
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Views: 8,381
Posted By Jack_Hammer

I need to make the extra effort to make a few...

I need to make the extra effort to make a few videos. I just don't have a camera man nor a camera I can mount on my head. Best I can do do is record video on my SLR as it sits on a tripod. I guess it...
Forum: Foamies
02-04-2019, 12:33 AM
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Views: 778
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Check out the Superfly thread

New build at the Superfly thread in case you're interested in flying a superfly.

https://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52774&page=1
02-04-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,381
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Unhappy I neglected to show you the the addition of two...

I neglected to show you the the addition of two bottom fins. I put these on all my superflys primarily because I hate when props dig in on landing. These avoid that wear and tear. I always do soft...
02-04-2019, 12:07 AM
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Posted By Jack_Hammer

Now there is a moderate amount of of scrap in the...

Now there is a moderate amount of of scrap in the foam kit so I decided to dink around a play by making a lower profile canopy. Will it offer a better coefficient?
I'm sure, could be a little, could...
02-03-2019, 11:56 PM
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Views: 8,381
Posted By Jack_Hammer

And there it is. ​​​​​​Of course I had to...

And there it is.
​​​​​​Of course I had to modify the canopy because there just wasn't enough room on the rear for the larger electronics. But it's held down in the back with two rare earth magnets...
02-03-2019, 11:49 PM
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Views: 8,381
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Base electronics installed. You can also see I'm...

Base electronics installed. You can also see I'm not using stock tail fins here. I thought it would be interesting to go with a lower profile look using a couple left overs from scraped an opterra...
02-03-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,381
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Here's a clean looking battery well cut out with...

Here's a clean looking battery well cut out with a dremel tool a router bit
02-03-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,381
Posted By Jack_Hammer

OK, much thanks to Jeff at superfly RC for the...

OK, much thanks to Jeff at superfly RC for the new foam kit. I decided to keep the build more simple. I built it the way I always did with the exception of a well for the 3S battery. I've always used...
01-10-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Dang I did forget to mention that prior to the...

Dang I did forget to mention that prior to the yesterday's first flight, I did a short flight before the winds were supposed to kick up. I had to tweak the expo a tad so I landed. When I went to go...
01-09-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Well, after I did two small mods to help the esc...

Well, after I did two small mods to help the esc keep cooler, the winds calmed down nicely enough to take her out.
I set my timer to 4 minutes flew hard. Esc was a lot cooler. Not hot but nice and...
01-08-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,381
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Well, with addition of the Micro Dan 2505-1845kv...

Well, with addition of the Micro Dan 2505-1845kv motor this thing offered a greater range of throttle, from Uber slow to blistering speed (my guess 45-55mph). Beautiful instant verticals from a...
01-05-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Smile Maybe I should see my Dr about getting some...

Maybe I should see my Dr about getting some ANTI-BF (brain fart) meds too.
I have 3 of the gens ace 1300 lipos. I'll set my timer to 3.5 minutes instead of 5. I'll get a couple more. I'm thinking...
01-04-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Crap! My bad! (I hate thinking in Reverse) ...

Crap! My bad! (I hate thinking in Reverse)
You're 100% correct!
I wasn't thinking volume (mah). I'm running a 1300 mah battery.
I need to upgrade to a higher capacity.

I'm sorry everyone. I'm...
01-04-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jack_Hammer

I was thinking of that too at first (why I didn't...

I was thinking of that too at first (why I didn't harbor this idea is beyond me)
But from what I've read that not even 70%. I've read you can run lipos down to 30% (20 would start to damage em.)...
01-04-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jack_Hammer

I'm taking one out with me in the am. Though I...

I'm taking one out with me in the am. Though I have moderate doubt it's an Amp issue, I'll reserve the option. Micro Dan said in an email that the motor with the 7x5 prop on a 4s lipo should draw 26...
01-04-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Cut off woes

I'm flying with a 3s lipos (45c) 1300mah. These are new lipos.Weather has prevented me from flying em for a month here in Florida. So I get the chance this morning, fly around on a ten min timer...
01-04-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Thanks for the input. It's interesting to know...

Thanks for the input. It's interesting to know that little diffences can offer big changes
01-03-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Jack_Hammer

I haven't yet tried to upload pictures or videos...

I haven't yet tried to upload pictures or videos yet since the new design.
But I did run across a newly posted video, but it wouldn't play and I had to follow the YouTube link to watch it.
I'm not...
01-03-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Micro Dan amps

I've recently installed a new Micro Dan 1875kv.
Man this think screams (speed and torque) much more than what it replaced (1300kv). The out going motor was only pushing 12oz of thrust with a 7x6...
01-03-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Sheesh, I would have gone out to fly.... (with...

Sheesh, I would have gone out to fly.... (with your plane) 😛
12-21-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 489,563
Posted By Jack_Hammer

Just slapped together a Superfly from...

Just slapped together a Superfly from http://superflyrc.com
Put a different canopy on.
Used existing paint in the garage.

Looks drab paint wise, but looks a Flys slick alright.

See the...
12-21-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,381
Posted By Jack_Hammer

I triple dog dare you (to get back into it). ...

I triple dog dare you (to get back into it).
Nobody refuses a triple dog dare😜
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