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12-25-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By rcers

Merry Christmas Wattflyer!

Wishing you are yours a very Merry Christmas!

....also a wonderful new year!

Mike
06-03-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,137
Posted By rcers

They are way safer than that battery. But again...

They are way safer than that battery. But again dead short that car battery with a wrench - the energy stored in the battery will arc weld that dude. That does not mean the battery itself will...
05-29-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,361
Posted By rcers

Welcome. I too am a glow and glider convert...

Welcome. I too am a glow and glider convert (although I jumped quicker than you did... :) ) and love electric flight. I fly easily 20x more than I used too as I can fly small stuff at the local...
Forum: Beginners
05-08-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,885
Posted By rcers

Likely too much elevator throw and it is...

Likely too much elevator throw and it is snapping/stalling.

Mike
Forum: Beginners
04-16-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,578
Posted By rcers

Yes you do - glad you see that but just work at...

Yes you do - glad you see that but just work at it. Practice will get you there. :)
02-04-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By rcers

I have not found the need for any difference - if...

I have not found the need for any difference - if the original recommendations are correct. :)
01-01-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By rcers

Three down and two degrees right IIRC.

Three down and two degrees right IIRC.
12-25-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By rcers

Merry Christmas all!

Merry Christmas all!
11-13-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,124
Posted By rcers

Very nice - a lovely shade of pink for your camo....

Very nice - a lovely shade of pink for your camo. :)
Forum: Beginners
11-13-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,685
Posted By rcers

Actually I regularly had different numbers from...

Actually I regularly had different numbers from the calc programs. Sometimes quite dramatic as you show. They are very much just approximations as there are just too many variables to be super...
11-12-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,814
Posted By rcers

Well anything over 80 amps or so isn't really...

Well anything over 80 amps or so isn't really necessary. The reason is simple. When you get to these high amps you really should not use an in-line meter anymore. You really need a shunt or clamp...
11-09-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,381
Posted By rcers

No just one.

No just one.
11-07-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,381
Posted By rcers

Here is my go to spot for GWS props....and they...

Here is my go to spot for GWS props....and they are in-stock too! ULTRA cheap shipping... Normal and CR too! :)

http://gwsprops.com/3_blade_props.htm

Mike
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By rcers

They are much more durable. But not crash proof....

They are much more durable. But not crash proof. :)

You do have to watch. Some of the metal gears still have one nylon (plastic) gear too.
08-05-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By rcers

I have about 10 or so belly landers in the fleet....

I have about 10 or so belly landers in the fleet. Many more in the past. I have NEVER had one single issue with damage from a free-spinning propeller on a plane. Not one.

Are you sure your...
Forum: Beginners
06-27-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,382
Posted By rcers

Honestly - get a trainer aircraft (one designed...

Honestly - get a trainer aircraft (one designed for success) and learn to fly with that. :)

Then tackle scratch building. It is hard to fix what you have, since there are several pretty key...
Forum: Beginners
06-27-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,382
Posted By rcers

You are most welcome... That is likely...

You are most welcome...


That is likely pretty close, yes one thing right. :)


No - making the wingspan shorter does not lengthen your tail moment. Only making changes in plane length do...
02-17-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,585
Posted By rcers

Looks great can't wait to see it in the air. ...

Looks great can't wait to see it in the air.

Mike
Forum: Beginners
02-12-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,504
Posted By rcers

Yep - I get it - but that will KILL your...

Yep - I get it - but that will KILL your equipment. Trust me! The way you determine flight time is fly for a fixed time. Land. Check volts, if OK go more time the next flight. Repeat till you...
Forum: Beginners
02-12-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,504
Posted By rcers

Those dudes were VERY low power... The RX itself...

Those dudes were VERY low power... The RX itself was next to nothing and older servos were very miserly. That has changed. RX's draw 3-4 times the power around 200mA. Modern servos are super power...
02-10-2014, 01:41 PM
01-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 536,826
Posted By rcers

Mmmm nice.... Bet you had to save your dimes for...

Mmmm nice.... Bet you had to save your dimes for a while to get that....
Forum: Night Flying
01-15-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,610
Posted By rcers

No the silver is very opaque.... You will like...

No the silver is very opaque.... You will like it... :)
Forum: Night Flying
01-15-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,610
Posted By rcers

Yea silver is not a great choice but the Solite...

Yea silver is not a great choice but the Solite stuff is more than others.... :) It, the silver solite actually looks really good! But I would not choose it for lighting...

Mike
Forum: Night Flying
01-15-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,610
Posted By rcers

the EletriCub is built up balsa so Monokote is...

the EletriCub is built up balsa so Monokote is fine Chillie...

I find the opaque colors do well - sometimes the light better than transparent. With the more solid colors they "glow" more than...
01-13-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By rcers

I flew mine with 4s 3000's. Perfect match of...

I flew mine with 4s 3000's. Perfect match of duration and weight for me.
Forum: Beginners
12-27-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,601
Posted By rcers

I love the little Archer! It is a fantastic...

I love the little Archer! It is a fantastic airplane.... And it is on sale now as well!

I think that is an excellent choice and it bit bigger and faster for you. The Beast is also fun - but...
11-25-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,913
Posted By rcers

That is the best kind of recovery! :)

That is the best kind of recovery! :)
11-25-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,913
Posted By rcers

I can't remember does the tail bolt on? Been too...

I can't remember does the tail bolt on? Been too long since I built mine...
11-25-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,913
Posted By rcers

That means they are about to ship your new...

That means they are about to ship your new plane...


No that would, as you point out, be pretty useless.



Yep if you call they can tell you but I am very confident they are ready to ship...
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