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06-19-2016, 02:42 PM
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Posted By swimmer

First point..I realize you have 755 posts. ...

First point..I realize you have 755 posts.

Thanks for the info.
06-19-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By swimmer

Thanks for the hands on info. Been flying...

Thanks for the hands on info. Been flying electric many years and always fully charged my lipos and storage charged also. Never over discharged them. Probably the longest I've went was overnight...
06-19-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By swimmer

Could you share the data that backs up your post...

Could you share the data that backs up your post and where you got this info specifically your first point?

Just curious especially if doing this would cause my batteries to last longer.
05-27-2016, 05:23 AM
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Posted By swimmer

My World Models CAP 232EP.

My World Models CAP 232EP.
Forum: 3D Flying
08-10-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,114
Posted By swimmer

Fully assembled plane like this hanging on our...

Fully assembled plane like this hanging on our local hobby shop ceiling for sale. Very nice looking airplane.
Forum: Kansas
04-15-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,058
Posted By swimmer

I fly at all those places except Chapin. Live in...

I fly at all those places except Chapin. Live in Derby, west side of Garrett Park.
03-29-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,378
Posted By swimmer

Eflite? great motors. No questions there,...

Eflite? great motors. No questions there, however, there are a number of other choices. I fly the Firepower 60 Sport, 580kv on my 7.5 pound GP Slowpoke. These are very good motors at a decent price....
03-04-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,046
Posted By swimmer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9sHtVzdW8Q ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9sHtVzdW8Q

I have a flying buddy, seen here, that has done a lot of research on and scratch built a number of ground effect airplanes seen here. He designs and...
02-24-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,883
Posted By swimmer

GWJ Prop Saver- 1.5mm

Has anyone used this type prop saver on PZ UM airplanes? This could eliminate the problem of breaking shafts behind the threads.
02-23-2015, 02:26 AM
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Views: 3,800
Posted By swimmer

Look at MountainModels.com airplanes.

Look at MountainModels.com airplanes.
02-17-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,712
Posted By swimmer

Unless you have backup, or witnesses, I'd avoid...

Unless you have backup, or witnesses, I'd avoid approaching anyone. You may be inviting a face full of knuckles or even worse these days.

When you approached him did you have a backup plan if he...
02-17-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,712
Posted By swimmer

What security does your club provide, such as a...

What security does your club provide, such as a locking gate, to prevent non-members from accessing the property and wasn't the quad guy trespassing also?
02-16-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,846
Posted By swimmer

With that high amp draw I will agree with you...

With that high amp draw I will agree with you clamp style meters are your best choice.
02-16-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,846
Posted By swimmer

Here is the one I've always used and think it is...

Here is the one I've always used and think it is the best for the $$$: Watts Up Watt-meter

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXLMV0

Connect between the battery and speed control....
02-09-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,566
Posted By swimmer

Thanks, gramps. I like the older kits also. Only...

Thanks, gramps. I like the older kits also. Only problem is it takes a lot of space to store the Slowpoke. It's a BIG plane. Of course it takes a lot of space to store a lot of smaller planes. I...
02-08-2015, 09:22 PM
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Views: 2,566
Posted By swimmer

Thanks, Joe. I made a mod between former 1 and 2...

Thanks, Joe. I made a mod between former 1 and 2 and built a box underneath to house 4S and 5S 4000mah batteries. Even with these batteries it still took a bunch of lead to get CG correct. Typical of...
02-08-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,566
Posted By swimmer

Me too!

I became overwhelmed with this Great Planes Slowpoke 40 several times. Finally after about three years have finished it. Really glad now I did! For a 7.5 lb. plane it is one of the sweetest fliers I...
01-21-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By swimmer

The largest EasyMatch I'm currently flying is a...

The largest EasyMatch I'm currently flying is a G25 in my Parkzone Corsair. I've flown the fire out of that thing and haven't had any magnet problems. Guess it is like anything else, some are good...
01-21-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By swimmer

I've had quite a bit of experience with the...

I've had quite a bit of experience with the Turnigy EasyMatch motors. So far they have been very good. Which motor are you considering?
01-18-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,317
Posted By swimmer

I just realized there are two threads by Edd...

I just realized there are two threads by Edd asking identical questions.

Thanks, pizzano, and I believe you hit the nail on the head.
01-18-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,317
Posted By swimmer

Round and round we go...I'm getting off...Whew!!

Round and round we go...I'm getting off...Whew!!
01-16-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,613
Posted By swimmer

Ok, Eddy, here is my advice. Buy both motors,...

Ok, Eddy, here is my advice. Buy both motors, install one of them, your choice, buy a 15x8 prop and try it, then, install other motor with the prop (good idea to get a wattmeter, you do know how to...
01-16-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,613
Posted By swimmer

Did you plug the numbers into WebOCalc? Here...

Did you plug the numbers into WebOCalc?

Here you go.
01-15-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,613
Posted By swimmer

From HeadsUp RC- "The Firepower 46 Sport...

From HeadsUp RC- "The Firepower 46 Sport (5045-07) is a 6.7 ounce, 720kv, 900 watt outrunner brushless motor that is roughly equivalent in power to .46 two stroke glow engines. It's a good choice for...
01-15-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,613
Posted By swimmer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmrtV8YHSFY ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmrtV8YHSFY

Check this out.

http://flbeagle.rchomepage.com/software/webocalc_1.5.2/html/webocalc_imperial.html

Also, this is a free motor/prop calculator I've...
01-14-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,613
Posted By swimmer

Edd, Great questions! See if I can help you...

Edd,

Great questions! See if I can help you cut through some of this: I have a RCM Trainer, 58 inch wingspan, 6.5 pounds, on which I'm using a MonsterPower 46, 670kv, and a 13x6.5 prop, 4S 4000mah...
01-09-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By swimmer

http://www.brookstone.com/quark-micro-quadricopter...

http://www.brookstone.com/quark-micro-quadricopter?bkiid=SubCategory_Games___Toys_Electronic_Toys_Remote_Control_Helicopters|SubCategoryWidget|906435p&catId=L3_RCHelicopters|L2_ElectronicToys|L1_Games...
01-07-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By swimmer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afvfShdOuck ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afvfShdOuck

Speaking of CG on larger planes, I have been using this Vanessa Rig to get correct CG. While this looks difficult to build, as I thought it was, it...
12-31-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 556,130
Posted By swimmer

Jim, Quite a contrast...my build before the...

Jim,

Quite a contrast...my build before the Jeep is a GP Slowpoke 40 Sport. Weighs 7+ pounds...61 inch wing span. The Jeep could land and take off on the wing I think.

Allan
12-31-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 556,130
Posted By swimmer

MM Art Chester's Jeep

Here's my newest..A Mountain Models Art Chester's Jeep. Built it as light as possible. Weighs 1.1 ounces. Covering is Coverlite Cream Microlite. Electronics/motor are out of a EFlite Extra 300 3D. No...
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