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11-23-2010, 02:30 AM
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Posted By Bean

Same here. Got 1 and a half wings done and a bit...

Same here. Got 1 and a half wings done and a bit of fuse. :(
07-26-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,862
Posted By Bean

If I remember corectly, it was her and the...

If I remember corectly, it was her and the albatross had a dogfight!

I liked the albatross and took pics so I could scratch build her one day ;)
07-26-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,862
Posted By Bean

Not to hijack, but I was at the ORA this weekend....

Not to hijack, but I was at the ORA this weekend. beautiful day, though a little hot (93 degrees!) I'm a little further upstate but have family in Red Hook.

Wish I read this before I would have...
05-10-2010, 03:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,852
Posted By Bean

OK so I just got given a compressor and an...

OK so I just got given a compressor and an airbrush. I think it's complete except the airbursh doesn't have the little glass cup. Anyone know where I can get just a cup?
Forum: Beginners
05-09-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,004
Posted By Bean

Be very careful with this...the flash in a camera...

Be very careful with this...the flash in a camera can be dangerous, due to high voltages. One false move and you will be zapped. Use LED's instead...
Forum: Beginners
04-22-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,581
Posted By Bean

Nice flight Rob! Repairing can be fun too!

Nice flight Rob! Repairing can be fun too!
04-19-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 78,385
Posted By Bean

The slip they emailed me was a UPS postage paid...

The slip they emailed me was a UPS postage paid printable airbill. I just threw the Rx in a box and taped the bill on...no charge!
Forum: Beginners
04-19-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,581
Posted By Bean

I just started here and, besides this forum, 2...

I just started here and, besides this forum, 2 things have been key to me:

1) trainer program (G3)

2) the slow stick

Between the 2 my first time out was flawless. I practiced on the trainer...
04-09-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,742
Posted By Bean

Hhhmmm...yes I have a DX6i so I think it's...

Hhhmmm...yes I have a DX6i so I think it's programmable...I only know how to use it for the very basics though. I'm going to try to read the manual this week as I'll be on a business trip all week...
Forum: Beginners
04-09-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,812
Posted By Bean

LOL...ahhhh yes, good point! Because I've already...

LOL...ahhhh yes, good point! Because I've already found that the one thing I didn't bring is the thing I NEED!
04-09-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,742
Posted By Bean

:DSHE FLIES! :D After a bit of repairs, and...

:DSHE FLIES! :D

After a bit of repairs, and a lot of practice getting her up to speed on the ground, finally had her up today. She flew nicely, but very sensitive...and although it was mostly calm...
Forum: Beginners
04-08-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,812
Posted By Bean

Ahhh...good idea...

Ahhh...good idea...
Forum: Beginners
04-08-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,812
Posted By Bean

Deans or Bullet?

So since getting started with eflight my collection of batteries and ESC's is quickly growing. I starting using Deans connectors for all battery connections, but on my last build the battery came...
04-08-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,742
Posted By Bean

Ha! Yeah I'm about as green as they get! ...

Ha! Yeah I'm about as green as they get!

Capn chaos suggested rigging, which would be a nice idea for this model. As I said...those struts are not going to hold with a decent hit! If I had some...
04-08-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 78,385
Posted By Bean

Got the 6110e back in the mail yesterday. Packing...

Got the 6110e back in the mail yesterday. Packing Slip/Invoice said:

"Replaced due to inop throttle."

Dunno if that's wonky or random, but jsut glad they were so good about it!
04-08-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,742
Posted By Bean

Oh, btw, did you tissue her?

Oh, btw, did you tissue her?
04-08-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,742
Posted By Bean

Here's a few pics. I have no doubt the wing...

Here's a few pics.

I have no doubt the wing struts would not hold given a good thumping, but so far they'vebeen OK.

The red line in #3 represents where the wire for LG goes straight through,...
04-08-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,742
Posted By Bean

Yeah, I rested (glued) the wing struts right on...

Yeah, I rested (glued) the wing struts right on the landing gear legs. At those angles the leg and wing strut almost form an inverted "L".

The lg I knew was going to be a problem...i.e., easily...
04-08-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,742
Posted By Bean

I'll snap a few shots when she's not drying...I...

I'll snap a few shots when she's not drying...I wasn't sure what to do with the mounts either (the plans don't really show). I think if my hard landing had not been upside down my struts would have...
04-07-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,742
Posted By Bean

Ended up having to replace the cowl...I actually...

Ended up having to replace the cowl...I actually got a pertty decent one out of an Aquafina bottle :)

Went back out today with the Cessna - Flight #2

Anyway, different location...this time...
04-05-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 78,385
Posted By Bean

3 different ESC's...all 10 AMP, different...

3 different ESC's...all 10 AMP, different vendors....
04-05-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,499
Posted By Bean

Cool craft capn...gonna use that paint scheme? ...

Cool craft capn...gonna use that paint scheme?

Good luck and can't wait to see her fly!
04-05-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 78,385
Posted By Bean

This is what they did with mine. Just for...

This is what they did with mine.

Just for the record, I tried my 6110e in 3 setups, all working with other receivers, but no throttle at all with this rx. And funny you point out the ESC getting...
04-02-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,742
Posted By Bean

Today we had our maiden...we didn't get far:( ...

Today we had our maiden...we didn't get far:(

The spot where I was taking off was light gravel & stone...well the plane hit a low spot while taxiing and the prop hit a stone. It's probably a good...
Forum: Beginners
04-01-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,147
Posted By Bean

So does this mean the DSM-2 technology is...

So does this mean the DSM-2 technology is essentailly immune to cf interference? I am thinking of putting some cf in my build to strengthen a bit, and am using the DX6i...only a little bit of cf, a...
03-31-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,694
Posted By Bean

Just a little confused now which is...

Just a little confused now which is what...especially looking at the weights chart that SS posted:

This http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXGDV4&P=7

vs.

This...
03-31-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,852
Posted By Bean

P.S. What's "single action" (vs. dual...

P.S.

What's "single action" (vs. dual action?) doing for me?
03-31-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,852
Posted By Bean

Wondering about this too...I am looking to get...

Wondering about this too...I am looking to get setup. Would like a decent rig (airbrush, compressor...anything else needed?) but not sure what's decent and not and the prices vary widely. I know PA...
03-29-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,694
Posted By Bean

Where's that coverings thread?...I know I was...

Where's that coverings thread?...I know I was there once before......

Looking for the guidelines for painting these coverings.
03-29-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,694
Posted By Bean

Thanks a lot for the suggestions Ron! I...

Thanks a lot for the suggestions Ron!

I have a few ideas on reducing weight - the jury is still out on the retracts. I agree that the strength is going to be a key issue here, while keeping the...
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