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10-08-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Abuelo

You might be right. The About Us says they got...

You might be right. The About Us says they got their start in Sweden so they may well still be there, but their URL looks like its from the US. The name 'Josh' might or might not be the same 'Josh'...
10-07-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Abuelo

New Heads Up

The shop name has resurfaced as https://www.headsuphobby.com.

In its "About Us" the operator is shown as Josh, whom I think is affiliated with FliteTest.

Interesting development.
Forum: Foamies
09-25-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,161
Posted By Abuelo

Looks good. Where is the center for gravity?

Looks good.

Where is the center for gravity?
Forum: Foamies
09-25-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,161
Posted By Abuelo

Any progress?

Any progress?
Forum: Foamies
08-26-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,161
Posted By Abuelo

Smile I'd listen to Quorneng and get the C/G right...

I'd listen to Quorneng and get the C/G right before trying to fly again.

The video shows a series of stalls and recovery, more up-elevator will only make these worse if the C/G isn't correct....
08-15-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By Abuelo

Good description of handling the nylon. Will have...

Good description of handling the nylon. Will have to try it as I've some I picked up at a remnants store years ago but forgot about.

Lets hope for more builders checking in.

I intended for...
08-15-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By Abuelo

Silk and dope for a Lil Esquire

I do.

The Lil Esquire is about to get a silk and nitrate dope covering, the yellow silk in the photo.

I like the shrinking version of nitrate dope for adhering and undercoats with brushing...
08-06-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,735
Posted By Abuelo

I have that same motor and have had no issues...

I have that same motor and have had no issues with it. Also have the printout of specifications and features.

Voltage is 2-3 LiPo batteries
Prop is 9x7 to 11x4.7
Continuous current is 10 amp...
Forum: Foamies
08-02-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,309
Posted By Abuelo

Take a look at Flite Test. Their early plans...

Take a look at Flite Test. Their early plans were for Dollar Tree foam but now sell their own brand.

The Baby Blender has been popular for quite some time. ...
07-28-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,073
Posted By Abuelo

If you interested in building from plans and...

If you interested in building from plans and probably having to interpret to utilize modern R/C, try Outerzone. They have over 10k free plans, and being a bit creative with your printing you can...
05-09-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,789
Posted By Abuelo

Try http://airfoiltools.com/plotter/index

Try http://airfoiltools.com/plotter/index
Forum: Beginners
04-07-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By Abuelo

Forget the switch. Remove the LIPO and...

Forget the switch.

Remove the LIPO and charge it in a fireproof location and store it where it cannot short out or otherwise fail and start a fire. You don 't want to charge or store it in the...
04-03-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Abuelo

I'm assuming your setup is from eBay, where there...

I'm assuming your setup is from eBay, where there are several motors/esc/prop combos sold for replacement use in quadcopters. The motors are silver/gold and are sold from India and China, and some...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-20-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By Abuelo

Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-15-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By Abuelo

Thanks, Nigel. I found there are a couple...

Thanks, Nigel.

I found there are a couple sailplanes with forward swept wings but they were thus designed to get the main spar out of the cabin area. Forward sweep may work best in high speed...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-15-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By Abuelo

Dihedral effect on swept wing

A buddy built a powered glider type plane with forward swept wings and had some stability and turning issues with it. We got most of these sorted but still have a question we don't know then answer...
02-13-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,930
Posted By Abuelo

Thumbs up Watching, and subscribed.

Watching, and subscribed.
02-05-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,930
Posted By Abuelo

Subscribed.

Subscribed.
01-31-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 41,663
Posted By Abuelo

The very first was a ControlAire Mule transmitter...

The very first was a ControlAire Mule transmitter and ControlAire 5 receiver. Recall having to solder in the components to the transmitter circuit board and having it work the first time.

I had...
12-30-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,718
Posted By Abuelo

Galloping Ghost

Thanks for the update. I also have the Tobe GG actuator and I'm debating on either the Half Tone by Dave Platt or the RCM 1/2A Basic Trainer by Dick Tichenor. Both would have been .049 powered and...
12-14-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Abuelo

Leave the C/G alone and mount the floats so the...

Leave the C/G alone and mount the floats so the step is 1/2" behind the C/G. Adjust the C/G only if you have to, after test flights.
12-12-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,281
Posted By Abuelo

Nope, not Miguel. I'm the guy who flew the...

Nope, not Miguel.

I'm the guy who flew the .049 balsa pulse rudder jobbies at MCC in the 1970s. Got out of the hobby when MCC closed the field and was wrapped up in career and kids until about...
12-12-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,281
Posted By Abuelo

1/4" Balsa

Joe, I've got two sheets of 1/4" balsa. If you want them, come get them.

4x36
66 gr 2 1/4 oz Bud Nosen

4 x 30.25 (end cut off for a project long forgotten)
47 gr 1 5/8...
09-29-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Abuelo

This might help: ...

This might help:

https://www.drivereasy.com/knowledge/mouse-pointer-disappears-on-windows-10-solved/
09-18-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400
Posted By Abuelo

Amen, bro.

Amen, bro.
Forum: Foamies
09-10-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,146
Posted By Abuelo

Congratulations on your successful first flights,...

Congratulations on your successful first flights, and doing so with your own design. That is a tough combination and you succeeded.

Please keep us posted as you progress with your flying,...
Forum: 3D Flying
09-01-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,532
Posted By Abuelo

Based on your replies I'd say it is.

Based on your replies I'd say it is.
Forum: Foamies
08-29-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,146
Posted By Abuelo

No offense taken, and I realize that materials in...

No offense taken, and I realize that materials in one area aren't available everywhere. The foam sheets you are using, which appear excellent for their various purposes, are not commonly used here...
Forum: Foamies
08-29-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,146
Posted By Abuelo

For comparison, here are three wings I built that...

For comparison, here are three wings I built that have flown and remain in flyable condition. As emphasized, you have to watch the weights.

The Old Fogey wing is Dollar Tree foam board, measures...
Forum: Foamies
08-28-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,146
Posted By Abuelo

Any progress to report?

Any progress to report?
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