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Forum: The Clubhouse 10-17-2017, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By hookedonrc
Found The One

After a lot of research and back and forth on what type of plane, I decided on the Top Flite Cessna 182. Right sized for the DLE20, well detailed, with nav, and landing lights, full cockpit and a...
Forum: The Clubhouse 09-15-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By hookedonrc
Thanks Hemi, I will look at the Four Star...

Thanks Hemi, I will look at the Four Star 120...didn't know it was still being made. Also found several versions of the 22% Extra on Chief Aircraft, and they are made for the 20cc size. The maker...
Forum: The Clubhouse 09-15-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By hookedonrc
Took a look at Valley RC, did not find ESM, so I...

Took a look at Valley RC, did not find ESM, so I looked it up. Looks like they are listing 26cc as the low end on their birds. Still looking though... The Hangar 9 Carbon Cub has become a definite...
Forum: The Clubhouse 09-14-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By hookedonrc
Barry, I don't think I have looked at Valley...

Barry, I don't think I have looked at Valley View, Will do so.

Grotto ... As luck would have it, I am allergic to balsa dust, so I have scratch built only 2.
Forum: The Clubhouse 09-14-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By hookedonrc
Really Need Some Help

I have been scouring different sites looking for a plane for my DLE20. I have found some, the Hangar 9 Sbach, 70" Revolver, and the Super Sportster, but the 20 is at the bottom end of the...
Forum: The Clubhouse 11-16-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By hookedonrc
Thanks guys, sounds like exactly what I thought I...

Thanks guys, sounds like exactly what I thought I should do. My last big project was adding a DLE 20 to a Pulse 125 and it took a lot of dentistry to get it to fit. And even then, the distance from...
Forum: The Clubhouse 11-16-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By hookedonrc
Escapade MX with OS 33GT

When I made my choice of engines, I did so because it was one of those recommended and I have always liked OS quality. However, one particular thread on here indicates that a lot of cutting is...
Forum: The Clubhouse 11-14-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By hookedonrc
Thanks JD, since I submitted this, I have...

Thanks JD, since I submitted this, I have changed plane choices to the Hangar 9 - Escapade MX 30 cc. I am going with an OS GT33 as the engine. Still have some things to sort out though. The...
Forum: The Clubhouse 11-11-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By hookedonrc
Hangar 9 - Sbach & Engine

I have been searching for any information on the 60 size Hangar 9 Sbach and engine combination. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be much out there on this plane or the Evo 15gx engine that is...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-26-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By hookedonrc
I am lucky in that I have 2 PS's already. One...

I am lucky in that I have 2 PS's already. One for the field and the X4 and another that I bought for park flyer charging. So just the charger is all it need.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-26-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By hookedonrc
Everything that I have read seems positive other...

Everything that I have read seems positive other than the overall cost. However, I am planning to use it in my shop not at the field. For that I have the Hitec X4 DC charger and I just am trying to...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-24-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By hookedonrc
The Way I, and possibly many others, rate battery...

The Way I, and possibly many others, rate battery technology is to compare it to fossil fuels abilities. Mine is this:

I can drive my fossil fueled vehicle from Tulsa to Denver with only 1 stop...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-23-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By hookedonrc
WOW.....now I am really wondering if I should...

WOW.....now I am really wondering if I should spend my bucks on this one.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-21-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By hookedonrc
Graupner Polaron Charger

Are there any threads, or information on these chargers on RCU? I have been searching and finding nothing. I am considering purchase of the EX AC/DC model, but won't spend the money without real...
Forum: Electric General Discussion 04-21-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By hookedonrc
Good point about the collet shaping. Everything...

Good point about the collet shaping. Everything seems to fit properly, just need to make sure it stays tight.
Forum: Electric General Discussion 04-21-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By hookedonrc
Electric Prop Install Question

I am just about completed with my SIG Kadet Senior Sport using an electric install. I have mounted a Rimfire 32 and have a question about the prop install. I am using a spinner to dress up the prop...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-06-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By hookedonrc
Although I was looking at the 2400 mah LiFe, I...

Although I was looking at the 2400 mah LiFe, I was hoping that a little less would be workable. I am powering only the servos with it anyway and I always do a preflight check that includes the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-05-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By hookedonrc
Recommended MAH

I am putting together a SIG Kadet Senior and making it electric. I will be running the motor using a 4S lipo rated at 3300mah. On the receiver, I will be using a separate LIFE battery rated at 6v.....
Forum: JR Radio & Spektrum Radios 02-23-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By hookedonrc
Oh I don't mind checking it out, and if I am to...

Oh I don't mind checking it out, and if I am to return the Mosquito to Horizon to see if they can find anything wrong with it, that will be done automatically. I tried 2 take offs and it went nose...
Forum: JR Radio & Spektrum Radios 02-23-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By hookedonrc
Spektrum™ AR610 DSM2®/DMSX® receiver

I Recently lost the Mosquito to a mystery flight problem. It was in my shop for quite a long time before trying the maiden flight and Horizon will not replace it without me sending it back. I still...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-18-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By hookedonrc
Thanks Rodney...looks like I have a plan. Now...

Thanks Rodney...looks like I have a plan. Now all I need is the plane and parts. The new Sig Kadet Sr. is not due out till the end of the month. The motor and battery are on backorder, so...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-18-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By hookedonrc
I am leaning more to removing the positive pin...

I am leaning more to removing the positive pin from the throttle lead. I am assuming that it is the positive lead on the throttle servo? Or am I confused.
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-17-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By hookedonrc
It seems that my best course of action is either...

It seems that my best course of action is either to just use the lipo and HV servos as planned. Or to just buy the right servos and move on. I am not purchasing the most expensive ones anyway. :)
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-16-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By hookedonrc
Yep, that's my plan.

Yep, that's my plan.
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-16-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By hookedonrc
Dan, that's a very good point. I have very...

Dan, that's a very good point. I have very little weight with this plan anyway. And I have some spare 6v 2200 mah Nimh's sitting around that I could put to use on the RX and servos. I think I will...
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