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04-10-2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 493
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Posted By dumo01

Mine is a PBY-4, little different bird that the...

Mine is a PBY-4, little different bird that the PBY you are building. It is flat foam profile plane I build from plans that Dick Sarpolus had in a Park Pilot magazine. I have built two or three...
04-08-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 120,870
Posted By dumo01

Park Sorry to hear about Tom, but glad he got...

Park
Sorry to hear about Tom, but glad he got to see it fly. I finally decided that mine had too much damage to try to repair it about 2 years ago, so the motors and servos now fly on in a foam...
08-11-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,331
Posted By dumo01

I would try swapping out your receiver first,...

I would try swapping out your receiver first, assuming it is not water proof. If it is waterproof, or that does not fix things, my next suspect would be the ESC.
I have a plane that caught a wave on...
Forum: Beginners
08-11-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,841
Posted By dumo01

A little ripple helps a lot to get the plane,...

A little ripple helps a lot to get the plane, floats or a fuselage floater, to break free of the water and get up in the air.
If trying to take off from a glass surface, you will need more speed to...
08-11-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,927
Posted By dumo01

Wow, an old thread pops up again. Since I...

Wow, an old thread pops up again.
Since I posted on this thread a while back I have acquired a HiTec 4 channel and see the same thing about a third of the time that I use it.
I also just check the...
07-18-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,328
Posted By dumo01

One other suggestion Since the fuselage is...

One other suggestion
Since the fuselage is closed up, this model builds up a lot of heat, especially if flying it in warm weather.
The suggestion from the vendor over here is to cut some of the...
07-18-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,328
Posted By dumo01

I have been flying the kit version of this for...

I have been flying the kit version of this for three years, off snow, ice, water grass, have not tried concrete, but would probably work. Yous may be a little heavier with the 12 mm depron, mine is...
Forum: Beginners
03-27-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 123,324
Posted By dumo01

Agree with Kyle's comments. Additionally it...

Agree with Kyle's comments.
Additionally it looks like you are using an ESC that is limited to a 4S battery, while your motor will use up to a 7S battery. For a 10 pound airplane I would look to use...
03-28-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,433
Posted By dumo01

Dave The dark forces you have set in motion...

Dave

The dark forces you have set in motion will have the trees at the end of the runway reaching for you. LOL

Looking forward to seeing it in the air.
03-27-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,346
Posted By dumo01

Steve Looks great as before. I keep thinking...

Steve

Looks great as before. I keep thinking about getting a second one and building it as well, it was a great airplane. Maybe one will come home with me from Toledo in a couple weeks.
I noticed...
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Views: 1,275
Posted By dumo01

44th Annual Westerville Model Aero Show and Swap Meet

Westerville Model Aeronautics Show and Swap Meet Westerville Ohio
Static Display Competition and Non Competition Display Only
All types Aircraft, RC cars and RC Boats
100+ Swap Tables
Door Prizes...
04-24-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,896
Posted By dumo01

I have one of the older micro Beasts as well,...

I have one of the older micro Beasts as well, great little airplane but as noted above it is more twitchy in a breeze than my SBach with the stabilization system.
I leave the landing gear on to...
04-24-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,384
Posted By dumo01

+1 on Heads Up Rc great place for...

+1 on Heads Up Rc

great place for information and parts with excellent customer service
Forum: Power Systems
04-24-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By dumo01

Using an ESC that is rated for more current than...

Using an ESC that is rated for more current than you will be drawing will not hurt anything, it just adds some extra weight for the airplane to haul around. I typically use an ESC that is rated for...
Replies: 0
Views: 1,110
Posted By dumo01

43rd Annual Westerville Model Aero Show and Swap Meet

43rd Annual Westerville Model Aeronautics Show and Swap Meet
March 16 2013 9:00-2:00 Columbus,Ohio
Swap Tables Still available
Static Display and Competion, Aircraft, Boats and Cars
...
01-25-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,252
Posted By dumo01

One of our members who is a part time snow bird...

One of our members who is a part time snow bird also belongs to a club in Florida. He recently sent back a copy of their last meeting minutes containing discussion of their fire safety preperations,...
01-25-2013, 12:52 PM
12-03-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,930
Posted By dumo01

You can use the DX5 to fly any aircraft if you...

You can use the DX5 to fly any aircraft if you equip the aircraft with a Spectrum receiver. The Parkzone BNF series have the reciever already installed. If you are setting up a non BNF aircraft you...
11-27-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,913
Posted By dumo01

This is the adapter for the charger, there is...

This is the adapter for the charger, there is also a similar one that uses the Thunder Power balance board.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products/charger-plug-adapter-efl-EFLA700UM

Great...
11-04-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,570
Posted By dumo01

I was at the JR Indoor today and stopped by the...

I was at the JR Indoor today and stopped by the AMA booth. I spoke with Mark Radcliff the Div 3 VP and he said they had gotten a lot of feedback on the stabilization issue as soon as it came out....
11-01-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,843
Posted By dumo01

Mike Did you ever get around to doing...

Mike

Did you ever get around to doing anything with this?

I was thinking it might make a good home for the motor and electronics out of my soon to be retired 3DHS EPP
Forum: 3D Flying
10-30-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,203
Posted By dumo01

I didn't have the 40 inch 3DH, but had the 48...

I didn't have the 40 inch 3DH, but had the 48 inch one:
http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/48-EPP-Extra_p_16045.html

Flew nicely... for about a week.
Did an outside snap roll at about 1/2 3/4...
10-06-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,621
Posted By dumo01

I used a Heads Up RC4248-08 motor on a 4S4000...

I used a Heads Up RC4248-08 motor on a 4S4000 battery turning an APC 11x8 prop. The ESC is a 70 amp unit; I don't recall exactly what the current draw was, but i think I was in the 40-50 range. Just...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-06-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 293,755
Posted By dumo01

The extra power is fun. You can tell mine has...

The extra power is fun. You can tell mine has been through the wars as well. I converted to a tail dragger because I was tired of fixing the nose gear. Also epoxied the wing into the fuse and retaped...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-06-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 293,755
Posted By dumo01

NJ You have not seen my T28 for awhile. ...

NJ

You have not seen my T28 for awhile.
Currently running a Power 32 motor on a 4S 2600 battery turning an APC 11x7.
Ok it's not pulling 800 W but it moves along nicely.

Hope things are good...
10-06-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,621
Posted By dumo01

Tower conversion

Shane

I did the same conversion and used the supplied motor mount for the landing gear. I cut off the two motor mount arms and then used a piece of bass wood ( I think it was bass wood) to make a...
08-26-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,346
Posted By dumo01

Steve Regret to inform you that you started a...

Steve
Regret to inform you that you started a trend.
Put my Firestorm up for the first flight of the evening. Had been flying it about two or three minutes when I put it into a high easy loop....
08-20-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,002
Posted By dumo01

Steve, welcome back. Couple other good...

Steve, welcome back.

Couple other good places to look are:

http://www.mountainmodels.com/

and
http://www.alienaircraft.com/kits.htm

I think all of the kits sold by both are designed for...
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-20-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,661
Posted By dumo01

Put two flights in on the T-28 this morning and...

Put two flights in on the T-28 this morning and it was a moving bird. About six months ago, I had a spare EFlite Power 32 sitting around and a 40 a esc so I put those in with a 12x 8 APC, but left it...
08-20-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,346
Posted By dumo01

Steve Sorry to hear about your Firestorm....

Steve

Sorry to hear about your Firestorm. Mine is still hanging in there, maybe because I have not been able to get it out as ofter as I would like

Hope you kept the gremlins off your back...
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