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01-24-2012, 12:10 AM
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Posted By The Bandit

My apologies Gents, I haven't logged onto this...

My apologies Gents, I haven't logged onto this site probably since 2007.



Please see my new attachment, I've detailed how I did this.




It actually was very effective. When I...
02-20-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,151
Posted By The Bandit

Agreed, mine is fully fiberglassed w/ 2 TP2100 in...

Agreed, mine is fully fiberglassed w/ 2 TP2100 in parallel and all the connectors that come with, functional dual rudders...all up weight was 40oz - 41oz.
12-29-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 95,530
Posted By The Bandit

YMMV = Your Milage May Vary (beware that you may...

YMMV = Your Milage May Vary (beware that you may not experience the same results)
12-13-2007, 02:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,004
Posted By The Bandit

Wow, look on the third page of your 12+ long page...

Wow, look on the third page of your 12+ long page of your other post. I took the time to post a detailed reply on ducted fans and and that it doesn't make a good beginner plane.
You got an...
Forum: Beginners
12-08-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 29,115
Posted By The Bandit

Carl, You might just want to get acquainted...

Carl,

You might just want to get acquainted with the search function. The majority of your questions, if not All of your questions have been asked and answered before. Get at least the basics,...
Forum: Beginners
12-07-2007, 01:41 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 29,115
Posted By The Bandit

When you can snatch the pebble from my hand, only...

When you can snatch the pebble from my hand, only then are you ready. :D
12-02-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,878
Posted By The Bandit

Just make sure that 800mah battery can handle the...

Just make sure that 800mah battery can handle the amps the motor will need. I would try to move the battery back, or add a tiny bit of lead to the tail.
12-01-2007, 03:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,622
Posted By The Bandit

Surprising how much weight an aircraft wing can...

Surprising how much weight an aircraft wing can handle well. I land everything with power on...even my cub. Doesn't look like I'll get to maiden her anytime soon...snow in the forecast.
12-01-2007, 03:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,622
Posted By The Bandit

She's 47" of pure joy...GWS P38. No pics yet,...

She's 47" of pure joy...GWS P38. No pics yet, she's still unpainted. Which model is yours?
11-30-2007, 02:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,622
Posted By The Bandit

Oh, I'm hoping so! Did I mention the motors are...

Oh, I'm hoping so! Did I mention the motors are also 1450Kv outrunners? Most of my planes are at least 150watt per pound. I know I'm power hungry...but I'm ok with that.

How was the stall speed...
11-30-2007, 02:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,622
Posted By The Bandit

Varioprop makes a 8.2 with max pitch of 6, left...

Varioprop makes a 8.2 with max pitch of 6, left in a 3 or 4 blade. They make more sizes than what's available in the shops, you may have to special order the larger sized props.

My 38 is waiting...
11-29-2007, 04:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,622
Posted By The Bandit

Why? It's your plane, if you want counter...

Why? It's your plane, if you want counter rotating...then do it.
Forum: Beginners
11-26-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,047
Posted By The Bandit

What? You can't find decent electronics in Japan?...

What? You can't find decent electronics in Japan? What is this world coming to?
Forum: Beginners
11-23-2007, 02:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,842
Posted By The Bandit

So I gather that you've never flown a "real"...

So I gather that you've never flown a "real" looking plane? If that's correct, how can you possibly form an opinion on how it performs? How can you say they aren't good trainers?
Forum: Beginners
11-23-2007, 02:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,842
Posted By The Bandit

Really now...what does it matter what anyone...

Really now...what does it matter what anyone chooses to fly? If a new flyer wants to try a P51 for a first plane...so what?!?

I personally don't like flying airplanes that look like they were...
Forum: Beginners
11-22-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,842
Posted By The Bandit

She's got a set of GWS floats waiting to be...

She's got a set of GWS floats waiting to be assembled for next summer. :tc:
Forum: Beginners
11-22-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,842
Posted By The Bandit

Thanks Grasshopper, you can show your brother...

Thanks Grasshopper, you can show your brother that picture to see if he would like that color scheme.
Forum: Beginners
11-22-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,842
Posted By The Bandit

Thank you, Mr. Bill. She now has more scale...

Thank you, Mr. Bill. She now has more scale wheels, ailerons, 450 brushless outrunner. She can hover and hold a knife edge quite well for a "trainer" airplane. For winter time, she's got a set of...
Forum: Beginners
11-22-2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,842
Posted By The Bandit

Been there, done that, got the t-shirt.

Been there, done that, got the t-shirt.
11-22-2007, 03:50 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 95,530
Posted By The Bandit

Just flew one of these today, very nice plane....

Just flew one of these today, very nice plane. The balance is great, needed very little elevator to fly inverted, stall was very gentle and required very little space to recover. Stall speed is...
11-18-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,739
Posted By The Bandit

This thursday and friday look to be good days,...

This thursday and friday look to be good days, sunny with low winds. I'll be taking the P38 out for her maiden flight at 60acres probably on friday.
11-18-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,515
Posted By The Bandit

So it flys more like a warbird. :eek: ...

So it flys more like a warbird. :eek:

Gorgeous jug by the way.
Forum: ParkFlyers
11-18-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,193
Posted By The Bandit

Yep, that's probably right at the angle when the...

Yep, that's probably right at the angle when the wings will stall on you. Now you mentioned that it seemed low on power, I would check voltage on your battery (sometimes you can get a false peak...
Replies: 1,356
Views: 217,995
Posted By The Bandit

Are the temps dropping where you're flying? It is...

Are the temps dropping where you're flying? It is fall weather, so the temps may rob you of a few minutes of battery power. I wonder if you hit LVC due to the temp difference?
11-17-2007, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 489,576
Posted By The Bandit

Most recently completed, but not newest...GWS P38

Most recently completed, but not newest...GWS P38
Forum: Beginners
11-17-2007, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By The Bandit

60acres!

60acres!
Forum: ParkFlyers
11-17-2007, 03:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,193
Posted By The Bandit

This leads me to believe that it probably isn't...

This leads me to believe that it probably isn't tail heavy. Unless the battery slid back after you started to climb. I've had that happen on a spitfire.



How much throw did you have on...
11-17-2007, 01:31 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 51,013
Posted By The Bandit

I assume you mean $.69...Still pretty cheap. Is...

I assume you mean $.69...Still pretty cheap. Is that for 2oz. bottle or is that spray? I use timaya...I love that paint, but it gets expensive at $6 a can. Gonna have to look into some other paints...
11-17-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 51,013
Posted By The Bandit

Very nice...she's getting close! You guys use...

Very nice...she's getting close! You guys use primer? I never use primer, one coat of paint and she's done.
Forum: Beginners
11-16-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 29,115
Posted By The Bandit

LOL...you keep going towards the ducted fans. ...

LOL...you keep going towards the ducted fans.

The pros and cons of ducted fan:

Ducted fan CAN be as fast if not faster than a prop plane (depends on how it's set-up). They've been clocked at...
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