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04-09-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,398
Posted By OhD

I went through Dave Wilshere's post and it looks...

I went through Dave Wilshere's post and it looks promising. The fact that they are the latest should mean they will have all of the good features everyone else has. A list of the features, like the...
04-06-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,398
Posted By OhD

I've always been impressed by PowerBox products...

I've always been impressed by PowerBox products and am wondering how their RC system compares to Jeti. Thanks for the reference to the jets forum, I'll take a look.

Jim O
04-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,398
Posted By OhD

Power Box Core RC system

Anyone flying one of these in the US?

Jim
02-07-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,465
Posted By OhD

Ford Explorer. Not too big to get around in the...

Ford Explorer. Not too big to get around in the garage like my old Suburban and fun to drive (twin turbo and paddle shifters).

Jim O
12-20-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 476,930
Posted By OhD

What is the difference between a V2 and a V3? I...

What is the difference between a V2 and a V3? I believe I have 3 V3s.

Jim
11-12-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By OhD

Don't substitute for a team on a roll. Both are...

Don't substitute for a team on a roll. Both are good, Spin is better.

Jim
10-31-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,182
Posted By OhD

Hi Malcolm, I've been waiting to see if there...

Hi Malcolm,
I've been waiting to see if there was some smart guy out there that would catch me on that one. In the single prop drives being discussed here the "gear box" is mechanically coupled to...
10-30-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,182
Posted By OhD

1) High rpm motor is more efficient and lighter ...

1) High rpm motor is more efficient and lighter
2) Motor torque is lower so reaction torque on the airframe is lower

Jim O
05-07-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By OhD

For sure telemetering data can provide feedback...

For sure telemetering data can provide feedback that can help you improve your competitive pattern flying. GPS is probably number one. It can tell you if you are flying parallel to the runway and at...
05-07-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By OhD

I have tried setting up a sequencer to do the...

I have tried setting up a sequencer to do the rudder automatically, but was not happy with it. I couldn't get the exact timing with the sequencer I had. It could probably be done if one wanted to...
05-05-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By OhD

A Good Snap Roll

I happened to do a good snap roll the other day and took a look at how I had moved the sticks. It was an inside snap on a 45 degree downline.

P1 is ailerons - Blue
P2 is elevator - Gray
P3 is...
04-21-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,256
Posted By OhD

Hi Malcolm, Good to hear from you. I was...

Hi Malcolm,

Good to hear from you. I was beginning to think no one was flying FAI anymore.

Yes, we looked at those alternatives. Originally I thought the bottom of the V had to be at the same...
04-20-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,256
Posted By OhD

Double Key

We were talking about the Double Key at the field the other day and I was trying to convince anther guy that he was stretching the lines too much before and after the half rolls on the 45 degree...
04-03-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,251
Posted By OhD

Hi Steve, I was afraid someone would ask. I...

Hi Steve,

I was afraid someone would ask. I can't find the spool I bought about 100 years ago when Tony Frackowiak put me on to it, but my micrometer says it is .020 inch diameter. I use brass rod...
04-03-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,251
Posted By OhD

Use control line wire. Doesn't stretch. Jim O

Use control line wire. Doesn't stretch.

Jim O
02-08-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,092
Posted By OhD

So I guess you don't see any reason to ban them...

So I guess you don't see any reason to ban them from competition?

Jim O
01-28-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,092
Posted By OhD

Did he keep coming back? It seems to me...

Did he keep coming back?

It seems to me everyone needs to ask themselves what their objectives are. Do you want to show that you can fly a crappy flying plane better than everyone else can fly...
01-12-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,092
Posted By OhD

This was 1955 and as we were purists we built our...

This was 1955 and as we were purists we built our own radios. My receiver used a 3V4 vacuum tube and a relay that weighed more than a modern day receiver. I had enough weight in batteries to power a...
01-12-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,092
Posted By OhD

Cost of RC Aircraft

A friend sent me a photo of his first airplane, a Piper TriPacer. I sent him the attached ad showing him my first RC aircraft. The Livewire Champ. Check the price.
01-11-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,092
Posted By OhD

Smile A purist is one who desires that an item remains...

A purist is one who desires that an item remains true to its essence and free from adulterating or diluting influences. If we were purists we'd be building our own models with 10cc engines. We...
01-10-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,092
Posted By OhD

Gyros in Pattern

I meant to put this on this forum but it ended up on the classic pattern forum.

I just read Tony Frackowiak's article in the December K-Factor. I totally agree that a quick way to get more folks...
01-10-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,802
Posted By OhD

Gyros in pattern

I just read Tony Frackowiak's article in the December K-Factor. I totally agree that a quick way to get more folks active in Pattern is some rules changes. It has been obvious that other categories...
08-30-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By OhD

I've been charging 10s packs (2x5s in series) on...

I've been charging 10s packs (2x5s in series) on both 10S and 10XP chargers since these chargers hit the market. I have always connected the balance connectors as shown in the photo by Zeeb. I don't...
08-13-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 476,930
Posted By OhD

I'm not 100% sure because I don't have a...

I'm not 100% sure because I don't have a schematic of the ESC, but it looks like you are disarming the ESC by switching off the BEC power because of the way you are wired. Normally the front end of...
08-12-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 476,930
Posted By OhD

A couple of questions. Is the switch on the ESC...

A couple of questions. Is the switch on the ESC still in the configuration it was when you received the ESC? When you removed the red wire (power connection) between the ESC and receiver, is that now...
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