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12-26-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By batchelc

RE: CNC Foam Cutter Build Thread

whatiwork4,

total cost should run under $1000 - check with the vendors for the latest pricing...
12-20-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,843
Posted By batchelc

RE: CNC Foam Cutter Build Thread

Part 2: http://www.rcuniverse.com/magazine/article_display.cfm?article_id=1190
Forum: RC Combat
11-30-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By batchelc

Combat on G5

Has anyone got addicted to this yet? I've only played it a few times and had a blast. What's your fav parts? Do you have any tricks?
11-30-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,843
Posted By batchelc

CNC Foam Cutter Build Thread

I just finished a 2 part "How-To" on building a CNC Foam Cutting Machine for RCUniverse.com. Part 1 is published and Part 2 has been submitted. I've recieved emails from folks that are building the...
08-24-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,310
Posted By batchelc

RE: Simplicious 4ch 4.5oz wing

Nice plane. Are you going to post plans?
Forum: Beginners
08-15-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,921
Posted By batchelc

RE: Adding Flap Servos to H9 Mustang MKII PTS???

If you are slowed for landing (less than 1/2 throttle), the trim change will be minimal with this airplane and you probably wont even need to retrim. If you are above about 1/2 throttle it will...
08-13-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,948
Posted By batchelc

RE: Piperjet Project!!!!

You could have fun kitbashing an old piper twin kit. That's what Piper did. Does anyone else recognize the fuse?
Forum: Beginners
08-04-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,921
Posted By batchelc

RE: Adding Flap Servos to H9 Mustang MKII PTS???

Sounds like your too fast in the approach. Try some stalls to get comfortable to see how slow you can fly it. With flaps down this bird comes down real nice.
Forum: Beginners
08-04-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,921
Posted By batchelc

RE: Adding Flap Servos to H9 Mustang MKII PTS???

Yes - One servo per wing, 2 total. You will need 2 servos and a y harness.
Forum: Beginners
08-04-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,921
Posted By batchelc

RE: Adding Flap Servos to H9 Mustang MKII PTS???

I just finished a review on this plane. It hasn't posted yet, but this plane lands really sweet with the flaps down. You will notice a slow climb out with them down so retract them for takeoff. I...
07-28-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By batchelc

Twitter anyone?

I'm on twitter now -> nolaphotoguy

Anyone else using twitter? What are you using it for?

Chris
Forum: Beginners
07-23-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,072
Posted By batchelc

RE: RC Report Magazine!!!

MinnFlyer,

I too feel like my hobby is 'reviewing now. It's cool though because you never know what kind of plane is comming next. Maybe someday they will raise the "pay" standards! Just...
07-03-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,383
Posted By batchelc

RE: Creating a better FLYING WING

This is a great hobby. You will have much more sucess and less failures (you'll still have them) if you do some reading before you get started.

Here is a full scale book on aerodynamics:

...
06-29-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By batchelc

RE: Fueler Question

I've found the fuel "dots" to work the best. They are just a line plug on a 3rd line that goes to the fuel tank. Simple and effective.
06-11-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By batchelc

RE: Do you get your materials local? Where?

Gronon,
Since you live in the south (tx) you may not find foam that is very thick at home depot or lowes. You can get coroplat at sign shops and at plastic suppliers. We have an insulation supplier...
05-29-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By batchelc

RE: scratch built profile fun fly need help, unstable : (

How much is the tail flexing (twisting)compared to the wing?
05-27-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By batchelc

RE: Pen Cam

http://www.szefashion.com/productinfo.asp?id=50</p>

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This one looks like it stores the files in .avi so you dont have to convert them.  Not sure about the 30 and 15 fps thing....</p>
05-22-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By batchelc

Pen Cam

http://eyespypro.com:80/products/The-Video-Pen-640-x-480-30fps-3gp.html

Anyone tried one of these yet?Looks like you can get the 30 fps for about $110. No downlink, this should get rid of...
05-22-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By batchelc

RE: Flutter

stumblebum(2),
Did you cut out some of the coro that acted like the aileron hinge? That has helped me in the past. Ihave gone away from using coro ailerons and Iuse wood trailing edge for ailerons....
03-23-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By batchelc

RE: what kind of 3D CAD do you use?

http://www.alibre.com/ is free and is a Solid Modeler. I think you will find that google sketchup is too limiting.
03-22-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By batchelc

RE: what kind of 3D CAD do you use?

Sharp,

Your opening a can of worms. Everyone has an opinion on this. Try them all out.

Just read the difference on a SOLID, SURFACE and WIREFRAME models to get started.

Alibre Cad...
Forum: RC Jets
03-19-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 22,110
Posted By batchelc

RE: Mississippi Afterburner

the man, the myth and the legend will be there. chris
Forum: RC Jets
03-18-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 22,110
Posted By batchelc

RE: Mississippi Afterburner

Hi everyone,

I've talked to Vernon and I'll be coming out to the MA and will be writing some event coverage for RCUniverse. I'm going to be taking photos the whole weekend and will put...
03-11-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By batchelc

RE: How do you make a fiberglass cowling?

For the foam try LAST-A-FOAM sold by aircraft spruce. You can also hotwire white, blue or pink foam (blue and pink are sandable) and then cover with EPOXY (not resin). The white blue and pink foams...
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