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01-20-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,202
Posted By Bobet

RE: Edge 540 25, 45

Sorry, I have pictures of the finished plane, but not of the motor mount. It was a built up cube made of ply-wood that came from another plane kit.
01-20-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,202
Posted By Bobet

RE: Edge 540 25, 45

Made some changes to my new Edge 540. I found I could move the electric motor i/2 inch forward and still be able top mount the cowl. Also moved the receiver forward. I still had to add a lot of...
01-10-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,202
Posted By Bobet

RE: Edge 540 25, 45

I just finished putting mine together. I built it with a 600W motor, 60 A ESP, Standard Futaba servos and receiver. Cut a hole in the underside to install a Li-Po 2200 battery. Wasn't planning to...
02-02-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By Bobet

RE: Splice 2 Rec. Batteries together?

I don't ynderstand what you mean by load. I just used my wall charger and pushed the lever to start discharge. It then changed to charge and I left it over night. The next day I flipped the switch to...
02-02-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By Bobet

RE: Splice 2 Rec. Batteries together?

Thanks. That was my concern. I cycled the two pack and got 157 minutes to discharge. I left them on charge overnight and then recycled them and it took 198 minutes to discharge. I think I will try it...
02-01-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By Bobet

RE: Splice 2 Rec. Batteries together?

Thanks for the info. Knowing very little about electric I was concerned that a 4 cell pack is rated at 4.8V and a five cell at 6V. If I splice two four cell packs together do I get 9,6V and would...
02-01-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By Bobet

Splice 2 Rec. Batteries together?

I have several older NiCd 4.8V 600mAh receiver batteries that still charge, but I only get about one or at the most two 5 munute flights out of them. I have several planes that need additional tail...
Forum: Seaplanes
03-24-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,047
Posted By Bobet

RE: Seamaster 40F

Last Summer I took both my float plane and my new SeaMaster to the lake. I had flown my float plane before, but nerver the SeaMaster. I had several flights with my float plane and decieded to try out...
Forum: Seaplanes
12-09-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,047
Posted By Bobet

RE: Seamaster 40F

Our pontoon boat has been put up for the winter, so it will be about next April or May before I can try out this plane on the water. When I bought it at the swap meet, the previous owner had glued...
Forum: Seaplanes
12-07-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,047
Posted By Bobet

RE: Seamaster 40F

Thanks. I'll try it
Bob Murrar
Forum: Seaplanes
11-11-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By Bobet

RE: seamaster .40 rudder question

I bought a Sea Master 40 at a swap meet. It came with wheels, but I can't figure out how to keep the main gear on. There are two brass tubes on the bottom of the fus on the inside. I know the wheels...
11-03-2006, 10:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 70,311
Posted By Bobet

RE: seagull models

II bought a Spacewalker 2 from Seagull and was impressed with the model and the price. It flew well till my dumb thumbs crashed it. I thought it was beyond repair but liked it so much I bought...
Forum: Seaplanes
11-02-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,047
Posted By Bobet

RE: Seamaster 40F

I bought this plane at a swap meet. It came with wheels, but no manual. I know where the main gear goes, but don't know what holds it on. There are two brass tubes glued to the inside bottom of the...
Forum: Seaplanes
11-01-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,047
Posted By Bobet

RE: Seamaster 40F

I just bnought a SEAMASTER 40 at a swap meet. I have added the radio and engine and am ready to go. Would be interested in hearing about others who have flown this plane.
Bobet
Forum: Seaplanes
10-31-2006, 11:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,822
Posted By Bobet

RE: Seamaster type plane

I bought a SEAMASTER sea plane at a swap meet two weeks ago. It is supposed to use a 46 engine which I have installed. I think it was an ARF. It is construcred from balsa and ply and covered with...
09-28-2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 46,892
Posted By Bobet

RE: Great Planes Super Sportster EP with Modified Power System

I finally got my GP Super Sportster finished and have made three flights with it. It is flying with the motor ESP and battery that came with it. It dosen't have a lot of power, but it will lift off...
09-18-2006, 11:31 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 46,892
Posted By Bobet

RE: Great Planes Super Sportster EP with Modified Power System

Hi Mike,
Finally got my Super Sport ready to fly, but when I range checked it, the control surfeses went wild at onlt twenty feet or so. What is aferrite ring (choke) that you mentionrd? And how...
05-31-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 46,892
Posted By Bobet

RE: Great Planes Super Sportster EP with Modified Power System

I just bought the Great Planes Super Sportster EP and am waiting for it to come. I am interested in buying the S-600 Gd power systwm as sold by Tower Hobbies. but I can't find the one without the ESC...
09-29-2005, 12:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By Bobet

RE: Scrap Wood from Kits

I have a band saw and I set a guide on it for 1/4 inch and pass ant long scrap through. Then I set it at 1/8 inch and pass thru any pieces that were to thin to make 1/4 sruff. It's surprising how...
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