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Forum: ParkFlyers
07-19-2009, 01:35 AM
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Posted By groundrushesup

buncha pictures from earlier in this thread in...

buncha pictures from earlier in this thread in this post (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=494414&postcount=43) - you can see how extensive my rebuild was.
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-18-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

Sure. By the time this pic was taken I had...

Sure. By the time this pic was taken I had already modified the powertrain to run a Thunderpower 3S 910mAh battery with a Common Sense outrunner (I forget the size - its still outside somewhere in...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-16-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

You'll never look back, mate.

You'll never look back, mate.
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-16-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

Yeah, I think I pretty much did everything...

Yeah, I think I pretty much did everything possible. Its back in the thread in fact.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=74151&d=1217484512

My poor j-3 finally bought...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-01-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

It can use a little weight. I had a couple...

It can use a little weight. I had a couple instances with this plane where small breezes made it flip out on me, so anything to stabilize the flittiness helps.
Forum: ParkFlyers
01-01-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

Wink Umm, the small one. LOL Seriously I will try and...

Umm, the small one. LOL Seriously I will try and remember to pull my stock motor out of my parts box and see what size the set screw is. If you have a drill press you can save yourself some angst...
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-09-2008, 04:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

You know, the funny thing is - the thing making...

You know, the funny thing is - the thing making the beeps is the motor, not the ESC - surprises most to realize that but the precision with which the ESC controls phases in a BL motor allows them to...
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-08-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

the 10A Eflite ESC won't work with you radio? Why...

the 10A Eflite ESC won't work with you radio? Why not?
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-29-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

Hey Sam, welcome to Wattflyer. Always glad to...

Hey Sam, welcome to Wattflyer. Always glad to see the rolls grow.

I actually removed the tape totally, as it is vinyl and gets stretched when you remove it and the adhesive is a one-shot sorta...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-29-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

Just looking for further clarification: If you...

Just looking for further clarification: If you bind the DX5e to a second Rx, do you have to rebind to the first when you want to fly it?

I think the gist of what jecchile was saying is exactly...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-23-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

A few pics of the plane in a couple of...

A few pics of the plane in a couple of iterations... yeah it was once an L-4 with invasion stripes. ;-)
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-23-2008, 05:13 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

yeah it will be unstable without the dihedral,...

yeah it will be unstable without the dihedral, especially with just rudder and elevator. I removed the dihedral at the same time I put the ailerons in which tightens up the roll, and it also helped...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-23-2008, 04:45 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

Dunno bout that man. The SC's wing is a full ten...

Dunno bout that man. The SC's wing is a full ten inches wider and at least another inch deeper - which would make securing it to the already flimsy saddle on the PZ J-3 problematic. Even though it...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-21-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

Parkzone radios do not get much better than the...

Parkzone radios do not get much better than the one that came with your cub. Some models have more channels enabled, but the flimsy construction and lack of multiple model flexibility is still there....
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-21-2008, 06:58 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

They are now shipping a hnadful of models with...

They are now shipping a hnadful of models with the DX5e - but for my money I would rather spend at least the $200 on the DX6i alone. I've held the DX5e and IMO it is not a radio that will satisfy...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-05-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

The AR6100 is good out to 300-400 feet according...

The AR6100 is good out to 300-400 feet according to the spec, but DSM2 (DSSS) is a line-of-sight technology so as long as you don't put it behind something large and iron like a Faraday cage, you...
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-03-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

Oh, nothing special really. First was a light...

Oh, nothing special really. First was a light coat of Duplicolor Adhesion Promoter (http://www.duplicolor.com/products/adhesion.html), which is great for sticking enamels to plastics - and on top of...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-31-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,524
Posted By groundrushesup

You know it is funny how folks like me seem to...

You know it is funny how folks like me seem to stick to one thread at RCU or RCG or here at WF, not even thinking there might be a similar thread on each of the three I should keep track of.
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