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Forum: ARF or RTF
04-29-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 101,633
Posted By markind

Looking good! My kRaptor is still hanging from a...

Looking good! My kRaptor is still hanging from a hook in my hobby room ceiling, waiting for me to rotate hobbies back to RC. :)
01-19-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 56,508
Posted By markind

I *highly* recommend to NOT install the stock EDF...

I *highly* recommend to NOT install the stock EDF fan unit.

I know, I know, suckage, BUT hear me out: You will not be happy with the stock EDF performance.

PLEASE drop the coin and get a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-30-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 101,633
Posted By markind

Thumbs up Recent kRaptor Action!!

WOO HOO! I finally finally finally found a nice big flat grassy field to operate the kRaptor!!!

It's again my favorite crate!! Got in 3 perfect flights and I totally learned something.

I have...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-24-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 101,633
Posted By markind

I didn't see any PM, but I don't have any spares...

I didn't see any PM, but I don't have any spares to sell...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-23-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 101,633
Posted By markind

Wah. Unfortunately you'll either have to troll...

Wah. Unfortunately you'll either have to troll eBay for them or craft your own. Fortunately, the kRaptor is pretty easy to fabricate for. I used all the old school techniques to patch up my...
05-09-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 56,508
Posted By markind

Yeah a lot of flyers call the Twister crap, but...

Yeah a lot of flyers call the Twister crap, but it's one of my favorites. Mine has a lot of major battle damage that has been lovingly repaired back to near perfection. My buddies and I fly at a...
05-08-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 56,508
Posted By markind

The Twister, though sadly out of production, is...

The Twister, though sadly out of production, is still flying high everywhere! Check out my latest vid, it ROCKS!!

(4-Cell, Hyperion 2W-20 motor, Wemotec 9-blade MiniFan)
...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-07-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 101,633
Posted By markind

Yes but all I had to do was drill new screw holes...

Yes but all I had to do was drill new screw holes in the cowl.

YES do this mod - it really helps the model fly better. I just put in 2 washers behind the motor mount on each of the lower holes to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-06-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 101,633
Posted By markind

Yay! You still flyin' the kRaptor?!? Awesome! ...

Yay! You still flyin' the kRaptor?!? Awesome! Yes I am using Evo .52 and 10x7. Yes I take off and land with full flaps. I have a gyro on the aileron channel to make this a little easier /...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 101,633
Posted By markind

Thumbs up New kRaptor video!

LOL! Hey kRaptor fans, mine is still flying! And since I found this awesome vacant lot near my house, I have been having a blast with it! It's now my favorite bird, incredibly. Having a nice long...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

I may not be able to fly this Sunday, but the...

I may not be able to fly this Sunday, but the weather will be excellent and Mike will be out there for sure.

That engine is still breaking in so I have been running it way on the rich side, and...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-02-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

I put up a short Viper Vid: ...

I put up a short Viper Vid:

http://youtu.be/drZpI1cT740

Only 2 min. - worth a chuckle :D

http://youtu.be/drZpI1cT740
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-24-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

Thumbs up Finally some good Viper flying

Yay! Sunday was perfect, and I got 'er all trimmed out so she flies thumbs-free.

The first prop I tried was a MAS 9x6, but it was defective, and even after balancing, wobbled terribly. It was...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-17-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

Yay I finally got to fly the Viper and meet...

Yay I finally got to fly the Viper and meet speedracerntrixie (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/members/speedracerntrixie.html) on Sunday! Thanks for the tips! After you left, I did 3 more flights. ...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-11-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

Excellent! I look forward to it! My CG was spot...

Excellent! I look forward to it! My CG was spot on at 3" as per the manual, but I set my battery back a bit to get to 3 3/4", hoping for easier landings. That first landing should have been waved...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-10-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

Maiden flight was fairly successful. Take off...

Maiden flight was fairly successful. Take off from the grass was excellent, so I flew a couple of circuits.

My aileron authority was bare minimum, which was a little uncomfortable, but...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-08-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

LOL yep OS .46 LA, the $85 cheapo. I have...

LOL yep OS .46 LA, the $85 cheapo. I have different props to try now, 9x7, 10x7, 10x6. Hopefully I won't break too many...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

LOL my buddies were out there today, it was...

LOL my buddies were out there today, it was spectacular. A Dazzler with powered by an Evolution 10cc gas engine was being flown by a buddy, that made me jealous! I was stuck doing wifey things... ...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-03-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

Wah. We got totally rained out. But, this...

Wah. We got totally rained out. But, this coming Sunday looks clear, so we're we'll be out there for another try...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-27-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

LOL not only did we have lawn chairs, we had...

LOL not only did we have lawn chairs, we had tables and one table was set up with coffee and muffins. Sweet deal! For myself only Sunday is pretty much the only day I can get regularly for RC fun. ...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-26-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

Thanks again guys, for all the tips. I *ALMOST*...

Thanks again guys, for all the tips. I *ALMOST* did the maiden on Sunday, but it was our group's Training Day and I was tied up training newbie pilots. It was a ton of fun but my Viper was...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-20-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

Thanks! That is useful info. I am getting close...

Thanks! That is useful info. I am getting close to doing the maiden, just need props. I got a handful from Phil's Hobbies on the way.

What else can I expect from the Viper? Does it like to...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

Ah thanks! Yes it's a stock setup and I am glad...

Ah thanks! Yes it's a stock setup and I am glad you didn't suggest a 10" or longer prop, because the ground clearance is pretty tight.

I was thinking I could add a sturdy block just over the...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-18-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,723
Posted By markind

Question What prop for OS .46 w/ Viper 500?

Hi guys I am new to nitro engines in general and am not sure what prop to use with my OS Max .46?

Thanks!
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-10-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 33,031
Posted By markind

Yay! This thread is not dead! I just completed...

Yay! This thread is not dead! I just completed my Viper 500 ARF build. Plain vanilla with .46 OS (cheapest in class), and enhanced landing gear with 4" wheels which I hope will do fine for grass...
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