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Forum: Kit Building
04-08-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

The BEC included in your ESC is too small to do...

The BEC included in your ESC is too small to do the job; so that when you plug in your wing servos it's failing. It's only a matter of time before you fry that BEC. For 3 or more servos, on a...
Forum: Kit Building
04-08-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

I'd say it should be rated in amps at least 10%...

I'd say it should be rated in amps at least 10% greater then your motors maximum allowable amps. Check your motor specs first, and then add 10%.

Ed
Forum: Kit Building
04-06-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

I have been unable to edit my above posts and...

I have been unable to edit my above posts and provide you with the correct Youtube link., The original link has changed since I shortened the video.

For what it's worth, my maiden flight...
04-30-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Ed

Yes, a good heat resistant glue should do it. ...

Yes, a good heat resistant glue should do it.

Snatched this from R/C Groups. >>> http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1394640

Also >>> ...
04-30-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Ed

Magnet may have broken loose and fallen out. It...

Magnet may have broken loose and fallen out. It was feeling rough when it was rubbing, but now maybe it's gone ?



ed
04-28-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Ed

I have had nothing but excellent results from...

I have had nothing but excellent results from Hobby King when ordering from their USA warehouses. I have a couple of their Turnigy G series " Easy Match " motors, and they are serving me great. ...
04-28-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Ed

HK

HK
Forum: Kit Building
04-25-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

" A 10x8 prop at 10,000rpm on a high kv motor,...

" A 10x8 prop at 10,000rpm on a high kv motor, or a 10x10 prop at 8,000 rpm on a low kv motor? "

Realistically, using run of the mill motors, you are never going to reach 8,000 rpm using a 10...
Forum: Kit Building
04-25-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

Yes Chop's , a low KV means less RPM, but more...

Yes Chop's , a low KV means less RPM, but more low speed torque in order to turn a large diameter prop, which is better for slow flight. And everyone knows that large diameter props are more...
Forum: Kit Building
04-24-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

The Turnigy G-46, 420 KV pulls like a mule. You...

The Turnigy G-46, 420 KV pulls like a mule. You need to be careful though, there are 3 different KV ratings available. You need to select the right one for the job that you want to perform. I...
Forum: Kit Building
04-24-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

See's a sweet flier, and since I am handicapped...

See's a sweet flier, and since I am handicapped and fly sitting down, I need to be careful that I don't doze off. :rolleyes: The motor is a cheap, but new, Turnigy G-46, 420 KV outrunner, prop is...
Forum: Kit Building
04-23-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

If you have trouble sleeping tonight, just watch...

If you have trouble sleeping tonight, just watch my boring maiden video, and you'll be asleep in minutes. I'm doing two things here; just trimming, and checking battery capacity to see if I can...
Forum: Kit Building
04-17-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

Senior maiden ed today 4/17/2015. Final RTF...

Senior maiden ed today 4/17/2015. Final RTF weight is a scooch under 7 pounds. Turnigy G-46, 420 KV motor, 4S 4000 mah LiPo for 10 minutes plus. I was concerned about those little 3" Golden Age...
Forum: Kit Building
04-14-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

Yes, I understand now. I used jig lock...

Yes, I understand now. I used jig lock construction in my Telemaster 40.

Thanks Tom.

Ed
Forum: Kit Building
04-13-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

" I'm assembling a Kadet Sport ARf right now....

" I'm assembling a Kadet Sport ARf right now. It's definately lighter than my kit built model " - Tom

Tom, not having any experience with the ARF version, I don't understand. They are the...
Forum: Kit Building
04-13-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

Well the TNT gear did arrive in under two weeks,...

Well the TNT gear did arrive in under two weeks, so I'm happy about that. The gear is now hanging outside painted and drying. While I am waiting, let me ask you all a question ? What kind of...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-06-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By Ed

This is only the beginning !

This is only the beginning !
Forum: Kit Building
04-05-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

I want to personally thank Tom Crump for...

I want to personally thank Tom Crump for inspiring me to build this aircraft, and for allowing me to copy the graphics that he designed.

Thanks Tom.


Ed
Forum: Kit Building
04-04-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

The nice TNT lady on the phone said 10 - 14 days,...

The nice TNT lady on the phone said 10 - 14 days, so I gotta respect that. So if it takes a little longer, I'll just fly something else. Gear from another plane might have worked fine, but I wanted...
Forum: Kit Building
04-03-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

" I have ordered a custom bent aluminum gear...

" I have ordered a custom bent aluminum gear from TNT. http://www.tntlandinggear.com/...
Forum: Kit Building
04-03-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

Angry Thanks for that Instructor Larry, but I discarded...

Thanks for that Instructor Larry, but I discarded the bent wire idea, it just didn't look right. Instead I have ordered a custom bent aluminum gear from TNT. http://www.tntlandinggear.com/ ...
Forum: Kit Building
03-26-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

Tom, I'm probably a couple of weeks away from my...

Tom, I'm probably a couple of weeks away from my maiden also. Temps here in the Southwest have been in the mid eighty's. I just need to add the decals, windows and that scary windshield. Remember,...
Forum: Kit Building
03-07-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

The window frames in the kit are 1/64 plywood. ...

The window frames in the kit are 1/64 plywood. They look to be very fragile, and could be subject to shrinkage or warping if painted. How have you been finishing them ?
Forum: Kit Building
03-07-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

Nothing special about the airframe Tom. Here I...

Nothing special about the airframe Tom. Here I am in the process of slimming down the claw that holds down the wings leading edge. After trimming and adjusting to fit the claw into the first...
Forum: Kit Building
03-06-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 58,768
Posted By Ed

Here is a little something for those considering...

Here is a little something for those considering going electric, and are concerned about balance. This is for the kit built Senior, not the ARF. The cowl available from Fiberglass Specialties is...
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