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Yesterday, 05:40 PM
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Posted By solentlife

I have a 4250 650KV with 5S LiPo on a 13x8E prop....

I have a 4250 650KV with 5S LiPo on a 13x8E prop. AUW of 2.2kg ... with thrust of 3.4kg ........... ballistic !!. model designed for a 35 - 40 glow.

I have a 4250 500kv, 5S swinging a 13x6 on my...
Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By solentlife

Try using eCalc .... for the pennies registration...

Try using eCalc .... for the pennies registration its well worth it .... I have good sense of what motor for a job, but I still use eCalc as confirming ...

Put in the details . span .. weight...
Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,990
Posted By solentlife

Tks everyone .... Certainly need something...

Tks everyone ....

Certainly need something to occupy while this Virus is doing its thing.

Docile ? mmmmm I'm consciously forcing myself to use small movements on the sticks even at reduced...
03-29-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By solentlife

Most people know about Vulcan Raid on Port Stanley airfield but ....

This interesting video gives out there was more than one raid and of course the Brazilian Affair ....

https://youtu.be/ng_X2dHJpZ4
03-29-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,990
Posted By solentlife

She flies .... Hatcam Video : ...

She flies ....

Hatcam Video :

https://youtu.be/B54dSYdmw7I

Soloshot 3 Video :

https://youtu.be/LQzL9Uixop8
03-28-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,726
Posted By solentlife

Its just a pain ... though getting all aligned to...

Its just a pain ... though getting all aligned to zap ....

Some will remember my biplane that nosed at full throttle into airport runway ...

Tried putting pics but problem with site again ......
03-27-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,726
Posted By solentlife

That nose is pretty banged up and out of shape...

That nose is pretty banged up and out of shape ... wing is near finished structurally ... just needs laminate another set of thin ribs to the ones I spliced in. Originals were lite ply - but because...
03-26-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,629
Posted By solentlife

Obviously with the upright V tail - its less...

Obviously with the upright V tail - its less damage on landing ... mines not EPP or EPO as the commercial ones ... mines Depron ... so needs to be kept away from potential harm.

Over time - I've...
03-26-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,726
Posted By solentlife

Have to do something during 'lockdown' ........

Have to do something during 'lockdown' ..... apart from work !!
03-26-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,726
Posted By solentlife

Long time since I bought this model ... nearly 8...

Long time since I bought this model ... nearly 8 years !!

For last few years - its sat looking sad having had another of its crashes.

https://youtu.be/q7XQ2PTMAs8

It really is an unforgiving...
03-26-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By solentlife

Nice ...

Nice ...
03-24-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,604
Posted By solentlife

Forgot to update !! Here's with 3S on the...

Forgot to update !!

Here's with 3S on the Rare Bear motor ... mmmm

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that 2500kv reduction makes big difference ... so needs 4S ..

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03-23-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,629
Posted By solentlife

Video ? Photos ?

Video ? Photos ?
Forum: Foamies
03-21-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By solentlife

Interesting ... I thought about a 64mm on the...

Interesting ... I thought about a 64mm on the Mig29 copy of the G&G I made .... but never did ... I fitted a prop and BL instead ... I may look at it again as I have a 70mm unit doing nothing ..
03-19-2020, 10:23 PM
03-19-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By solentlife

fHQ2ig--a-8 Local authority just cleared an...

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Local authority just cleared an area near my house ready for residential development ..... this was of course before our Lockdown !! So I do not expect much to happen with the land -...
03-19-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By solentlife

Do you not feel that is a bit risky ? The...

Do you not feel that is a bit risky ? The community at the field in Tucson may be clear - but with visitors descending on the field - it could bring it in ... and who's to know who may already have...
03-18-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By solentlife

Its a topic between myself and guys I fly with...

Its a topic between myself and guys I fly with .... looks like most will just go flying and if there's a lot of people - not usual - then its just keep a bit of distance. Its the bigger meets where...
03-18-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By solentlife

Don't know about other areas but COVID-19

This may just put the dampeners on many Flying meetings and Club do's ..... with many countries advising not to congregate people etc.

Wonder how many meetings will be cancelled ?

Don't get me...
Forum: Foamies
03-16-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By solentlife

The G&G series .... its actually difficult to...

The G&G series .... its actually difficult to beat the pricing of them ... and they fly so well.

I do copy the parts onto foam sheet as back-up though ......
03-15-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By solentlife

I have been dragging out old models .... its...

I have been dragging out old models .... its interesting how much you forget about each ones character ! Its like maidens all over again.

I have some that I would absolutely cry if I ever smacked...
Forum: Foamies
03-14-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By solentlife

Depending on the seller .... a 2212 is actually...

Depending on the seller .... a 2212 is actually same as the 2826 ... its how they measure ..

2826 is the outer can ... 2212 is the inner armature.
Forum: Foamies
03-14-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By solentlife

I normally use the Turnigy 2826 2200kv motor .......

I normally use the Turnigy 2826 2200kv motor .... but for this I use the Mongoose motor which is not so long and fits the slot better.
...
Forum: Foamies
03-13-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By solentlife

First thing I did to my Mig29 G&G was to add...

First thing I did to my Mig29 G&G was to add ailerons and rudders ...... the ailerons are coupled to same servos as the tailerons .... gives amazing rolls and the pitch moment is impressive
... but...
03-06-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 10,952
Posted By solentlife

Corona .... I know its a bad joke ...

Corona .... I know its a bad joke ...
03-06-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 10,952
Posted By solentlife

Unfortunately two factors have caused me to...

Unfortunately two factors have caused me to suspend completion of the project ....

US Sanctions destroying business in middle east and causing banks problems. The repurcussions have affected...
03-06-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 10,952
Posted By solentlife

They will all be extended to be same length and...

They will all be extended to be same length and then 3 vertical pillars holding a main beam under .... to create a 12m long by 2.5m wide balcony.
03-01-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,374
Posted By solentlife

My 450 sits there taunting me .... and I know if...

My 450 sits there taunting me .... and I know if I succumb ... it will be another hour or so rebuilding it again ...
02-29-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By solentlife

Been googling trying to find answer and the...

Been googling trying to find answer and the Alcohol ... through to Acetone ... seems to get highest marks.

http://www.howtocleanstuff.net/how-to-remove-a-sticky-surface-from-rubber/

I was...
02-29-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By solentlife

How to clean rubber radio knobs that are sticky !

OK - jokes aside ....

Over time the rubber knobs on my Cobra VHF radio have become sticky ... not from jam or other gourmet application from fingers - but the knobs themselves !

Anyone know how...
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