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Forum: Beginners
11-22-2014, 06:34 PM
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Posted By KeninAZ

And that 30% figure for unloading is pretty close...

And that 30% figure for unloading is pretty close to what ECalc comes up with vs. what I read on the wattmeter on the bench.
Forum: Beginners
11-13-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,733
Posted By KeninAZ

That's almost funny. I am running the G60-500kv...

That's almost funny. I am running the G60-500kv with a 6S and with the APC 14x8.5e prop eCalc shows me @1092.6 watts. But I don't think this took into consideration the fully charged battery?

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Forum: Beginners
11-12-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By KeninAZ

Ah so, makes sense and thanks for the excellent...

Ah so, makes sense and thanks for the excellent reply.
Forum: Beginners
11-12-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,733
Posted By KeninAZ

Bench testing vs. ECalc watts

OK, I had a suggestion from a friend more experienced than I to step up to a 14" prop for a new plane I have ordered. I was going to use a 12x8e APC on a Turnigy G60 and bench tests looked good for...
02-03-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By KeninAZ

TNX, I will check what I have on hand. I hate...

TNX, I will check what I have on hand.
I hate to buy props I cannot use.
Then again you never know when you will come up with a need for them in the future.
02-03-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By KeninAZ

Parkzone P-47 Prop sub

I order and got a P-47D and just got it assembled with flaps and retracts but I have not flown it yet. Of course as soon as I got it done all the nice WX we were having turned to winter.
I noted...
01-13-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By KeninAZ

TNX for the replies.

TNX for the replies.
01-13-2014, 07:53 PM
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Views: 1,985
Posted By KeninAZ

OK, I may just try to find someone with a...

OK, I may just try to find someone with a 2600-3000 that I can try to see how it flies with it.
I only have 4s 4000s and 3s 2200s right now.
01-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By KeninAZ

Interesting. You and I selected the same size...

Interesting. You and I selected the same size battery for it with the 4s 4000. Mine is a 30-40C discharge.
I was running an 11 x 7 prop as I only had a 30 amp esc available but I think I may well...
01-13-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By KeninAZ

I think I will give my back another week, maybe a...

I think I will give my back another week, maybe a little less, and try assembly of either one of my ARFs that are sitting here.
I have the 25e and a Parkzone P-47D complete with retracts and the...
01-13-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By KeninAZ

Well I found that the E-Flite mount will not work...

Well I found that the E-Flite mount will not work on the Turnigy 32. Oh well, if I don't use it someday I will find someone else that can.
So I modify the mount on the fuse like I did the last...
01-13-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By KeninAZ

E-Flite Ultra Stick 25e Battery Size?

I crashed this plane no too long ago and it's now been replaced.
Some of my experienced club members said the plane was too heavy and we all know that the battery is biggest weight in the plane....
01-02-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By KeninAZ

Yes I was trying to avoid filling and redrilling...

Yes I was trying to avoid filling and redrilling the mount offset. I know E-Flite purposely drills holes for their motors and then I have to do extra work.
01-02-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By KeninAZ

TNX, I may try that too. I found it...

TNX, I may try that too.
I found it interesting that I could not come up with specifications/plans for the mounts.
Oh well.
01-01-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By KeninAZ

Just for kicks I ordered a 32 power from by...

Just for kicks I ordered a 32 power from by e-flite. It if does not work with the G32 I will use the Turnigy mount and modify the plane again.
This is a new plane replacing one that lost it's wing...
01-01-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By KeninAZ

Turnigy and E-Flite Motor Mounts Interchangable?

Has anyone ever tried to interchange motor mounts?
For example I have an Ultra Stick 25e that is pre drilled for the 25/32 E-Flite mounts but I have the Turnigy G32 motor and it's mounts don't fit...
12-29-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,031
Posted By KeninAZ

Not pushing it at all and taking no chances. ...

Not pushing it at all and taking no chances.
But they had me up and in a walker 4 hours after I woke up to see how far I could go on their "racetrack" as they called it, around a 300" look they...
12-29-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,031
Posted By KeninAZ

TNX, I can only hope the WX holds. Our WX here...

TNX, I can only hope the WX holds.
Our WX here has been pretty mild so far and almost no snow even though we are at just over 5000' here in AZ.
But our worst months are normally Jan/Feb.
Oh...
12-29-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,308
Posted By KeninAZ

Just a tip on flying and where. I would never...

Just a tip on flying and where.
I would never fly next to or around (within several miles) of a military base.
Let me explain.
I worked in electronics for the US Navy until my retirement. I am...
12-29-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,031
Posted By KeninAZ

Just a bit of an update. My recovery went much...

Just a bit of an update.
My recovery went much better than expected according to the doc for a 67 year old having had a fusion and decompression (laminectomy) surgery. I was in mild pain for most of...
12-28-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,763
Posted By KeninAZ

Then again if you are not a member of AMA you are...

Then again if you are not a member of AMA you are limited as to many sites you cannot fly at.
Just saying, but I used to fly alone too.
12-28-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,763
Posted By KeninAZ

Well in most clubs insurance is a requirement....

Well in most clubs insurance is a requirement. Our club, Casa de Aero (http://casadeaero.com/) is located on the campus of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and their students learn for free. Our...
12-28-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,993
Posted By KeninAZ

Yep, they make many types of Loctite from...

Yep, they make many types of Loctite from removable (with some effort) to nearly a weld condition. Pick your application, been using the stuff for years and learned about it at work.
12-24-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By KeninAZ

Well, depending on the damage fix it.

Well, depending on the damage fix it.
12-19-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By KeninAZ

Wow, quick service out of HH. I ordered...

Wow, quick service out of HH.
I ordered yesterday and the parts (all but the pre bents) will be her tomorrow.
48 hours to get parts is good this time of the year.
12-19-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By KeninAZ

OK, their video showed nothing about the pre...

OK, their video showed nothing about the pre bents but I talked to tech and they said it's better with them. So they are pretty cheap so I bought them and placed the order.
They said the pre bents,...
12-18-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By KeninAZ

Hey, you show some pre bents which are not in...

Hey, you show some pre bents which are not in stock right now but the HH video shows just using the stock units that come with the plane.
Perhaps a change has been made??
12-18-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By KeninAZ

OK and TNX. That first link you gave does nor...

OK and TNX. That first link you gave does nor work but I will assume it's for the retracts themselves.
12-18-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By KeninAZ

Parkzone P-47D Flaps and Retracts Information

I bought a new P-47D and it was delivered the same day I had back surgery. I am about to the point where I will get that box open and start getting things together.
However, I think I want retracts...
12-06-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,031
Posted By KeninAZ

rcers and all the encouraged me to sent he...

rcers and all the encouraged me to sent he damaged parts in I want to sincerely thank you.
The day of my surgery the P-47D came in that I ordered on the Black Friday Sale came in and the day after...
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