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Forum: Beginners
06-24-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By mikerenz66

I ordered it from my LHS....$105.00 Also put some...

I ordered it from my LHS....$105.00 Also put some cash down on a Sig 40 Four Star he had in stock for an E conversion at a latter time.

Mike
Forum: Beginners
06-24-2006, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By mikerenz66

Thanks Steve, I was looking for...

Thanks Steve,

I was looking for something to give the glow boys a run for there money.
I did check some of the threads, seems to be some mixed on it being a good 2nd plane .... But all said...
Forum: Beginners
06-23-2006, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By mikerenz66

EP Super Sporster....good 2nd plane???

Would like to get out of the "parkflyers" and into something bigger. Would this be a good choice?? Current R/C experince: 16oz GP E Cub to 25oz GP Slinger ( hopped up on brushless/lipo). I am...
01-14-2006, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,507
Posted By mikerenz66

Looks great!! I never thought of putting floats...

Looks great!! I never thought of putting floats on mine. Thanks for the idea. Right now I am working on a GP Mini Slinger flying wing. Just have to pick up a battery pack then test the stock motor...
01-14-2006, 03:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,507
Posted By mikerenz66

Yes thats the GP E Cub. Flys great if you keep it...

Yes thats the GP E Cub. Flys great if you keep it light 12 to 14 oz. I run it on an E-Flite Park 370 brushless 1080kv outrunner motor and 2s TP 900 mah lipo pack.

Mike
01-13-2006, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,629
Posted By mikerenz66

Balancig a GP Mini Slinger....help please.

This is the my first time building/flying a wing. Is it normal for flying wings to be touchy while balancing them?? I set my GP Mini Slinger on my CG balancer at the proper location for CG, shifted...
Forum: Foamies
09-07-2005, 05:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,450
Posted By mikerenz66

I just fill the tub up and soak it.......make a...

I just fill the tub up and soak it.......make a mess, but its worth it.

Mike
Forum: Aerodynamics
09-07-2005, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,044
Posted By mikerenz66

Thanks for the info. Her is a pic of what i just...

Thanks for the info. Her is a pic of what i just finished.
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I stuck with the original airfoil as in the plans. If you recognize it its called the AndNow. Mine is a little heavier.....11oz vs...
Forum: Foamies
09-05-2005, 07:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,450
Posted By mikerenz66

First attempt at building a foamie

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$4.00 worth of WalMart foam board ( 3mm depron), some spare balsa and ply ,one 1/4" spruce stick 20" long, power plant taken from GWS Slow Stick, 4ch rx, HS55 servos,...
08-26-2005, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By mikerenz66

Thanks for the info Sky. Mike

Thanks for the info Sky.

Mike
Forum: Aerodynamics
08-26-2005, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,044
Posted By mikerenz66

Airfoil attachment

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Here is a jpg of the airfoil

Mike
Forum: Aerodynamics
08-26-2005, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,443
Posted By mikerenz66

Spar location and C of G help

Hi all,
I need some help in finding the location to place upper and lower spars and C of G for an airfoil. The airfoil was from a small .020 gas freeflight model, probally from the 70's. What is...
08-26-2005, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,297
Posted By mikerenz66

Help with spar location and C of G

Hi all,
I need some help in finding the location to place upper and lower spars and C of G for an airfoil. The airfoil was from a small .020 gas freeflight model, probally from the 70's. What is...
Forum: Aerodynamics
08-19-2005, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,446
Posted By mikerenz66

Thanks for the information. The original plan...

Thanks for the information. The original plan had a 40" span and 1" dihedral at the tips and no info on alierons. I want to make a note that I scaled up on the plans, and looking at building "her"...
Forum: Beginners
08-19-2005, 04:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,554
Posted By mikerenz66

You really should not have any problem If its set...

You really should not have any problem If its set up right. Could you be more descriptive of whats going on when you hand launch/rog the plane??

Mike R
Forum: Beginners
08-16-2005, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,000
Posted By mikerenz66

As a Slow Stick or (SS for short) flyer your...

As a Slow Stick or (SS for short) flyer your shoping cart gets a thumbs up. As for lipo's, you can use them with brushed and brushless motors. Drawing above the recomended amps on the pack will kill...
Forum: Aerodynamics
08-14-2005, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,446
Posted By mikerenz66

Help with Aeronca L3 build - Dihedral and Ailerons

I scaled down my Aeronca L3 plans. The original plans had a wing span of 40" and 1" dihedral at the tips. I scaled the plans down so the plane would have a 32" span, 5" cord, 160 sq' wing area. What...
08-13-2005, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,140
Posted By mikerenz66

www.andersonparkflyers.org...

www.andersonparkflyers.org (http://www.andersonparkflyers.org) I use there free motor calac program. The top entry is for the pack. If you select custom instead of off the list of what they have,...
08-12-2005, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,507
Posted By mikerenz66

Thanks for the info ...

Thanks for the info

Mike
08-12-2005, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,140
Posted By mikerenz66

In most software for motor calculations they...

In most software for motor calculations they require input for ohms. Just not sure what the ohms are for a pack since its not listed on the label.

Mike R
08-11-2005, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,140
Posted By mikerenz66

cell resistance ohms

I would like to know how many ohms are lipos- if most major brands are same, alittle different?? I like to use Thunder Power lipos. 3S 2000mah or above.

TIA

Mike
Forum: Beginners
08-10-2005, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,447
Posted By mikerenz66

If its the 3 chanel version it should be ok, but...

If its the 3 chanel version it should be ok, but the plane may be a bit fast. The 4 ch version, you should find a club/instructor for help.

Mike
Forum: Beginners
08-10-2005, 03:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,089
Posted By mikerenz66

If you did not get it yet, check out the Great...

If you did not get it yet, check out the Great Planes PT Electric....about the same size as the PT-20. Its a kit, its 3 stik but if you cut the dehidral down and add aierlons you have your 4 stik....
Forum: Beginners
08-10-2005, 02:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,447
Posted By mikerenz66

Who makes it??? Mike R

Who makes it???

Mike R
Forum: Beginners
08-09-2005, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,783
Posted By mikerenz66

Measure from the leading edge to the trailng edge...

Measure from the leading edge to the trailng edge if you could. I will crunch a few numbers as soon as I get those and see what I can come up with for a power system if someone else does not beat me...
Forum: Beginners
08-09-2005, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,783
Posted By mikerenz66

Question: what is the weight and wing area of the...

Question: what is the weight and wing area of the plane??? What type/brand motor?? gearbox ratio if applicable??? prop size???

Since you have the stock power system you can run the calaculations...
08-08-2005, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,247
Posted By mikerenz66

Chat room possible???

To Admin,

First I would like to say this is exellent forum. Cheers to Marc and the rest!!

Would it be possible to add chat to this forum like on RCGroups???
Always nice to chat with other...
Forum: Beginners
08-08-2005, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,920
Posted By mikerenz66

Been flying for 2yrs and theres always...

Been flying for 2yrs and theres always butterflies. I got real nervous 4 months ago when I picked up a GP Cub, scrapped the stock power plant, and upgraded it to a brushless/lipo setup- first time...
08-07-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,507
Posted By mikerenz66

Theanks for the info Watts, I am sure a stout...

Theanks for the info Watts, I am sure a stout brushless and lipos would solve any ROW difficulty

Mike
08-04-2005, 03:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,507
Posted By mikerenz66

Thanks Nick, I did see build by someone...

Thanks Nick,

I did see build by someone on this on there web addy..........but I just cannot find it.
Mike
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