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06-30-2005, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By crashingagain

RE: trying to find bluecore in sacramento

They definitely have it in-stock at the Lowe's in Elkgrove, it's at the intersection of Power Inn RD and Cossumness River BLVD. About $37.00 a bundle
01-18-2005, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Foggy Sacramento

I launched from an empty parking lot near I-5
01-17-2005, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By crashingagain

Foggy Sacramento

Cold and foggy here in Sac, but sent the SS up anyway.
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By crashingagain

RE: slow stick set up

You will want to put conectors that match your lipos onto your speed control, or get a mating pair of connectors in a style you like ( I like Deans Ultra) and carfully solder them to you speed...
12-19-2004, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By crashingagain

RE: How would this plane be

Kind of vague, could you give some more details? Which brand is it? What are you expecting of it?
12-19-2004, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By crashingagain

RE: GWS motors

Same length an diameter, but the 350 is hotter so it performs better in most aplications at the expese of drawing more amps
12-19-2004, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,850
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Perfect Batt for the GWS Slow Stick?

If you currently have the 300 motor then upgrading to a 400 is pretty cheap. After that you probably will want a brushless.
12-19-2004, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,850
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Perfect Batt for the GWS Slow Stick?

I run a 3 cell 2450 pack on mine
10-22-2004, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Calling all Electric owners.

Glow engines tend to put out alot of vibrations and glow planes are built sturdy to handle it, electrics are built lighter and your superstar may not handle the stress.
10-19-2004, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Repacking lipos 2S --> 3S

Gotta agree, For me the couple of $ I'd save building my own packs just dont justify the risks involved
10-18-2004, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Repacking lipos 2S --> 3S

gene, I would compare the fireball a couple books of matches going up, no burns just singed a little, I had a feeling it was coming and was prepared
10-17-2004, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Repacking lipos 2S --> 3S

You can if you have the capability to solder the aluminum tabs and are able to separate the cells without damaging them. I tried to remove a bad cell from a 3 cell pack and the adhesive was too...
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By crashingagain

RE: E-Flight 400 Problems

Quality control seems to be a problem with these cheap knockoff motors. I've been fortunate so far with mine, but I hear alot about broken shafts, magnets, seized bearings with himax and eflight...
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Question about number of servos

From my experieces, escs capacity ratings tend to be conservative so alot of times you can get away with one more servo, but if you do this you should be running the most efficient servos possible...
10-16-2004, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,112
Posted By crashingagain

RE: himax 2015, 4100 or 5400 ?

If you are sticking with 2 cells get the 5400 but if you are moving up to 3 then Id get the 4100. I prefer 3 cell setups myself
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By crashingagain

RE: What is brake on an ESC?

The brake function stops the prop as you said, people with folding propellers use this function to allow the blades to fold. As for letting the prop stop on its own, it wont, it will windmill as long...
10-16-2004, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Just when I thought everything was OK!!!

Use dowels and rubberbands as jak said, it makes the landings more forgiving. To keep the bands from cutting into the wing just apply a few layers of packing tape where the rubber will contact the...
10-09-2004, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By crashingagain

RE: would this fly?

You might want to add a tailrotor to that
10-05-2004, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Tail Dragger AARRGGHH!!!!

A tail-skid makes a taildragger easier to handle than having a tailwheel. The drag helps to keep you pointed in the right direction
10-03-2004, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Foamy Factory-Ultimate 30

I wouldn't do the 23 inch version, thats ips territory. The 30 inch version will be your best bet. When I suggested the 40 inch I didn't realize you already had a powerplant picked. Build the 30...
10-02-2004, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By crashingagain

RE: battery connector

If you are using the recomended motor and battery, the small deans is perfect. Deans ultra would just add weight
10-02-2004, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Foamy Factory-Ultimate 30

I built one from fan fold and powered it himax 2015-4100 on 3 cells. It was fun but too heavy for its size( wouldnt slow down enough). If I were to do it over I'd build the 40 inch version.
08-23-2004, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Need a micro servo for aerial photo?

Why not skip the servo and install a switch? Mine only costed me five bucks from RCcamman over at rcgroups
08-20-2004, 09:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,100
Posted By crashingagain

RE: Anyone fly the Hobbico Superstar EP

The aileron were a pain for me to install due to my lack of experience with wood planes( I usually fly foam). Tower hobby will have an aileron version of the SS EP late August, so mayby you could...
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