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Forum: Beginners
02-21-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,829
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: problem 2 or 3 blades

whoops that was the boat prop calc disregard here are a few calc to play with

http://brantuas.com/ezcalc/dma1.asp

http://www.csd.net/~cgadd/eflight/calcs_motortest.htm

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Forum: Beginners
02-21-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,829
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: problem 2 or 3 blades

that should be put in the engine forum but

no you don't set the needle to obtain a certain desired RPM. you get your desired rpm range from the right prop. you set the needle for proper...
Forum: Beginners
02-20-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,829
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: problem 2 or 3 blades

speed calc here is rough speed calc.

the only way to really gauge speed is buy either a 2 points and a stopwatch, fly from one point to another point 100 feet away and time it or a radar gun
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Forum: Beginners
01-30-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,829
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: problem 2 or 3 blades

the prop will do just fine, spend some time balancing it and make sure it never hits 80% of top rpm on the ground. I recommend breaking in the motor with the recommended 2 blade prop
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Views: 3,636
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Definition of Standard versus Mini versus Micro servo?

yep, size and power.

standards are about 1.6"L .8"H and 1.45" W and put out about 44oz-in torque at 4.8V most fall under this size, higher torque or speed then fall under special servos
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Forum: Beginners
07-23-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Crosswind landings

if I thought like that we might be able to fly 10 days a year.
Forum: Beginners
07-23-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: would a scroll saw be a good investmet?

if you plan on scratch building or even building short kits it's a necessity, other than that it's just really nice to have
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-22-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Lost JVC CAMCORDER

if ya don't find it you can buy mine
Forum: Beginners
07-21-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Crosswind landings

nothing is more fun than coming in high and forward slipping it all the way to the deck, well next to rolls an d hammer heads, scares the hell out of the passengers though, I try to only do it to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-21-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,803
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: What is it worth to us?

there are flying site all over the san diego area, I just flew in Escondido like 6 weeks ago. it a ways from you but el cajon has a huge club.

Is it that bad a drive to san marcos, they have a...
Forum: Beginners
07-21-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,640
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: RPM vs PROP

no, if you lean the engine looking for the rpm to drop your going to burn up your engine. Set the needle based on what the engine want to do, not by the rpms. You check rpms while adjusting it lean...
Forum: Beginners
07-21-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Muduck Trainer plane?

with an experiance trainer you can fly just about anything. Were do you get a mudduck now a days, I haven't seen one in a decade.
07-20-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,328
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Solar Energy question?!

, are you sure were not taking milliamps

that's what I was thinking. I have a solar array on my house, 50 sq feet yields 5 amps, If I were to build a new one today I get about 8 amps out of the...
Forum: Beginners
07-20-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Crosswind landings

again this is one of those thing better show then explained, there is no good way to explain it since it's more reaction and experience. As said how it is done in RC and real planes is a different...
Forum: Kit Building
07-20-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: What covereing?

I use both, most of what I have sitting in the the shop is monokote so at the moment that what I use, when I have ultrakote I use it. My problem is paint, fuel proof paint is harder to come by and or...
07-20-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Good deal or not?

just the cub and motor is worth it, go for it
Forum: Beginners
07-20-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,449
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: SAITO FA65

it is not a good idea to go above 10K on the ground, you'll exceed 11k in the air, not good for the motor
Forum: Beginners
07-20-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,310
Posted By redfox435cat

Forum: Beginners
07-20-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Tail Dragger Question

becuase we could never fully explain everything, it would take pages to even touch it, these are thing better shown live then explained, but we try
07-20-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,328
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Solar Energy question?!

how big a plane you talking about 1 sqr meter might yeild 2 amps in perfect conditions. but yes it as one solid unit. you wire them in series for voltage parallel for current
Forum: Beginners
07-19-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Tail Dragger Question

you taxi with full up elevator.

when taking off hold full up elevator and release as it builds speed. when nutural and the tail comes up gently pull it off the ground. Depending on the plane...
07-19-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,328
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Solar Energy question?!

are you telling us you single handedly designed a perpetual motion machine, or are you asking if a perpetually motion machine can be designed by a basement modeler? This has been a dream for...
Forum: RC Humor
07-19-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: First R/C Attempt ends up in ER! (need advice too please)

And people give us crap for telling them NOT TO GO IT ALONE!!!!

Well you found out these are not toys and the whole bit is harder than it looks huh? Sorry it's just this comes up alot and were...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-19-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: gas engine

ouch I stand corrected, I think I'm gonna have to try one. 180 bucks for a 17cc is almost cheap enough to just experiment with and throw on a 60 sized trainer for familiarization.
07-19-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,319
Posted By redfox435cat

RE: Did Lustrekote ever make a flat olive drab?

yes, double yes and never use anything but their primer, this paint doesn't like much except this own primers and clears.
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