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01-01-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 49,398
Posted By flytreetimes

I use the same prop, a Mejzlik 20 x 10 x 3 blade...

I use the same prop, a Mejzlik 20 x 10 x 3 blade CF on my 29 1/2 lb, 132" Turbo Beaver and it flies very nicely. I'm running electric so can't help with gas power, but my motor makes right on 6hp...
09-27-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 49,398
Posted By flytreetimes

Can you give a guestimated weight, whats the...

Can you give a guestimated weight, whats the wingspan? I fly a 29 1/2 lb Turbo Beaver on electric that turns a scalish 20 x 10 x 3 blade Mejzlick CF prop. It could turn larger, matching a 62 gas...
08-28-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,538
Posted By flytreetimes

Hobby King and SDS Hobbies both carry splined...

Hobby King and SDS Hobbies both carry splined aluminum arms in singles and doubles. I've used both types, never had the slightest issue. Their arms are well made with double locking screws and about...
08-19-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By flytreetimes

The 5685's should be adequate for your plane. My...

The 5685's should be adequate for your plane. My buddy run a 73" Yak, about 11 1/2 lbs on XQ Power servos, I believe they are 4013's, around 160oz on 6volts. Certainly enough. If you plan on flying...
Forum: Seaplanes
08-15-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,307
Posted By flytreetimes

Hi allmetal plane Your 12 foot TB is just...

Hi allmetal plane Your 12 foot TB is just screaming for a real shaft driven turbine! The Wren 44 system would easily power mine. Do you have an expected AUW/ RTF? Have you chosen a power system yet?...
Forum: Seaplanes
08-14-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,307
Posted By flytreetimes

132" Turbo Beaver electric

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2114382http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2114383This is my latest build, a 132" 29 1/2 lb Turbo Beaver built by...
Forum: M.A.A.C.
06-27-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,643
Posted By flytreetimes

We still have 3 people building aircraft in our...

We still have 3 people building aircraft in our little club of 16. In the winter of 13/14 I built a 132" Turbo Beaver, my largest plane to date. I spent 1000hrs plus from scratch with a set of blown...
04-19-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By flytreetimes

Giant Scale Planes

Scratchbuilt 132" Turbo Beaver, Supppo 7035-9 (190kv) motor, CC 110HV Esc, Zippy 6s/5000/40c in series for 12s. AUW is 29 1/2 lbs 4600watts @103A....
02-19-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By flytreetimes

You could also try a welding supply shop. Many of...

You could also try a welding supply shop. Many of the new generation welders use a quick connect round, 9-12 connector to outlying units such as foot controls etc fwiw flytreetimes
12-26-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,397
Posted By flytreetimes

Kavan 7 inch are available thru SIG MFG. Very...

Kavan 7 inch are available thru SIG MFG. Very light weight too! SDS Hobbies claims to carry 8" wheels, but at $60+ each, not for me. flytreetimes
04-13-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,383
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Dehavilland Mosquito build

The only 60 size available is the Brian Taylor plans for his 81" Mosquito. Cowls,spinners, lg doors and plastic are all available thru traplet in the UK.
A short kit is available out of California,...
04-04-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,508
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: 50cc to Electric

BP Hobbies has the Suppo 7035-9 (190kv) currently listed at $205.95, BP rates the motor at 4500watts continuous. The 6000watt rating is from the Suppo motor sight. fwiw flytreetimes
03-28-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,508
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: 50cc to Electric

The last price I saw for the Suppo 7035-9 190kv motor was $249. Motor weight is 48ozs. I used 12s with a 23/10 Falcon prop to get 4200 watts, 5.64 hp working out to 87.5 watts per oz. Motor is rated...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Old Gasser Trying Electric

Hi jj Another good combo! Sounds ideal. Yes even a biplane can thro in some surprises and need the weight moved around. three of us on rc groups are building 81" Mosquitos, we designed the battery...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Old Gasser Trying Electric

fwiw The biggest issue with stubby nosed biplanes is getting the weight forward enough for CG. Alot of fellows use a motor larger than required to put the most weight forward possible.
To keep at...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,509
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: help needed identifying/programming a unknown esc.

They appear to be Mystery Esc's. I prefer to do each esc by itself for throttle endpoints. Basic proceedure is same for almost all esc's.
Remove props, unplug one esc, turnon radio, throttle to...
Replies: 7
Views: 4,116
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Brushless motor shutters

The motor is controlled by the Esc, so its setting determine how it works. Did you do the throttle endpoints calibration? If your Esc has it, set it for the cell count your using. Check the start...
Replies: 5
Views: 3,043
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Eflite 110 info

also change the Soft Start mode to Normal. Soft start is usually reserved for heli use, certainly not rrequired on 17" props. You should check with Axi for pwm rate, 8 might be fine, but its possible...
02-15-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Question about running brushless w/ 72mhz

i always use the ferrite ring supplied with most Esc when running 72 mhz. I even leave them on with 2.4. can't hurt to help kill any noise issues, right.
Smaller Esc systems, 2,3,4S typically use...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-28-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,936
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Aeroworks Quality

I certainly would put Aeroworks well above others like Redwing/ Goldwing in build quality. A fellow flyer purchased an S Bach 50cc, its undercarriage litterly fell apart, destroyed the entire...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-27-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,936
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Aeroworks Quality

Ihave the Aeroworks 50cc 300 extra. My first impressions where it to be a fabulous airplane. Everything fit perfect, covering was amazing. I converted mine to electric, 12S, Suppo 7035-9 (190kv),...
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Pheonix Ice 120 HV Version 1?

The recal is for ALL 120HV, regardles of intended application. Inferior parts where installed by suppliers!! Not even remotely worth the risk of loss, IMO. Castle would not have proceeded with this...
Forum: Seaplanes
01-03-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 131,351
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Show us your Beaver!

Hi Max. Your Turbo Beaver looks great on floats. Outstanding job! I'll have to repower mine likely if I want to do any float flying. I did convert my 6ft Unionville Radial Beaver to floats but didn't...
11-03-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Aeroworks 35cc Extra 300

I had ot set up a 50cc Aeroworks using similar specs. the 50 called for 4" back from the tips. I used two carboard boxes high enough to clear the landing gear, marked the CG on the wingtips. I used a...
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By flytreetimes

RE: Motor drawing too much?

Even the 4.75 square is too much prop! I'd say a 4.5 square is max for that motor. I run a Scorpion 3000kv heli motor with a 4.75 square at 32 amps, its rated for 44amps. They recommend a 4.5 square...
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