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steaks Treager

steaks
Treager
11-26-2020, 05:34 AM
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Views: 176
Posted By Wildflyer

Solentlife has a 40 watt that he has used for a...

Solentlife has a 40 watt that he has used for a long time.
I have seen a 40 watt that claimed to gut 8mm balsa, the thicker and harder wood the slower the cut.

I have a friend that has a big 90...
Forum: Beginners
11-18-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Wildflyer

Are they recommending one of the new Spektrum NX...

Are they recommending one of the new Spektrum NX series?
11-18-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Wildflyer

In the early 90's I built a 24' x 26' garage in...

In the early 90's I built a 24' x 26' garage in my backyard with a G- door to the alley. I first sheeted it with 1/2 cdx ply then put 7/16 OSB siding on top of that with no window on first floor, it...
11-17-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Wildflyer

I haven't had that much floor space since I left...

I haven't had that much floor space since I left my parent's home. We had a 40' x 50' clear span building.
If I win the lottery, maybe I could get a shop like that.
11-08-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Wildflyer

Looks very cool. Can you define a different rib...

Looks very cool.
Can you define a different rib airfoil at the tip compared to the root?
I have seen some planes use a different airfoil at the tip to reduce tip stall.
Compufoil will allow this...
Forum: FMA Direct
11-01-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,530
Posted By Wildflyer

Loan posts reported.

Loan posts reported.
10-25-2020, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Demented Insane

Demented

Insane
10-25-2020, 07:18 PM
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Views: 37,396
Posted By Wildflyer

Switches Gauges

Switches

Gauges
10-23-2020, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By Wildflyer

Looks like it is just bent wire fixed gear. Would...

Looks like it is just bent wire fixed gear. Would not be real hard to bend your own if you can, or find someone with a music wire bender.
Forum: 3D Printing
10-15-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Wildflyer

Sounds like there should be a device that could...

Sounds like there should be a device that could melt down bad parts and produce filament.
10-15-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Wildflyer

Nobler 2.0 I doubt you would want to call...

Nobler 2.0

I doubt you would want to call it; Nobler 2020
10-08-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By Wildflyer

Since you shouldn't leave a Lipo plugged into an...

Since you shouldn't leave a Lipo plugged into an ESC for long term waiting or storage, always unplug it.
I have seen a rare ESC with a switch on the receiver lead, but very uncommon today.
Some...
10-07-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By Wildflyer

But they still run off of receiver / servo...

But they still run off of receiver / servo voltage.
I try to run my retract planes off of a good solid 6 volt battery. Or a big UBEC, not the BEC found in the speed controls.

I had a cheap UBEC...
10-07-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By Wildflyer

May not be putting out enough current to work...

May not be putting out enough current to work properly.
My tester has built in AAA batteries, but they can not handle retracts, I use a larger plug in batter then.
09-29-2020, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

play dead

play

dead
09-29-2020, 06:37 PM
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Views: 37,396
Posted By Wildflyer

Linkage Servo

Linkage

Servo
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Views: 1,379
Posted By Wildflyer

Sometimes it doesn't take much to make a radio do...

Sometimes it doesn't take much to make a radio do strange things.
In 1972 I built a Heathkit 8ch RC radio system, I had my FCC 2nd class license by then so I knew what I was doing.
The radio...
09-23-2020, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Fantastic Four

Fantastic

Four
09-23-2020, 05:58 PM
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Views: 37,396
Posted By Wildflyer

Props Spinners

Props

Spinners
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By Wildflyer

Hope they take care of you. Hard enough flying...

Hope they take care of you.
Hard enough flying these things even with a good radio, but a bad one makes it terrible.
09-21-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By Wildflyer

Some translator APPs,can work from the camera and...

Some translator APPs,can work from the camera and then display the translation
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By Wildflyer

Did you bind the receiver? That kind of...

Did you bind the receiver?
That kind of behavior usually means there is no received signal from the transmitter.

It may be you have a bad receiver.
Forum: Power Systems
09-21-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,191
Posted By Wildflyer

To answer the original question, You will NOT...

To answer the original question,
You will NOT get 10 volts
Two power sources (batteries) in parallel give you greater current capacity, at the same voltage. However if one battery is lower voltage...
Forum: Foamies
09-18-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Wildflyer

Glad it flew good. You have a lot invested in...

Glad it flew good. You have a lot invested in that plane.
09-16-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,123
Posted By Wildflyer

I had trouble when I tried to use a tail wheel...

I had trouble when I tried to use a tail wheel setup with springs, I took the springs out and it works fine, but you need a rugged servo on it. Some guys I know use one servo for the rudder and one...
Forum: Humor
09-09-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By Wildflyer

Ron, I am at a loss for words after that one. ::o

Ron, I am at a loss for words after that one. ::o
09-01-2020, 06:48 AM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Impolite Jerk

Impolite

Jerk
08-28-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 32,615
Views: 1,789,422
Posted By Wildflyer

Time Flys

Time

Flys
08-28-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2,203
Views: 37,396
Posted By Wildflyer

Wire Solder

Wire

Solder
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