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03-03-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,935
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: best epoxy for layup?

the predator bee i know of is a delta wing with no fuse. That is my next composite project.
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-21-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Battery/Servo combo

Thanks for your input. Anyone else have suggestions?
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-21-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Battery/Servo combo

xjet, what would be your choice then? Any good vendors for A123 batteries?
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-21-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By dixielandsbigal

Battery/Servo combo

We have a question on how much amp draw we can get out of lipo or NIMH Batteries.

We are putting it on a Mojo Moass60.

We were thinking of these servos. Anyone know about them?
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12-20-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,087
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: All Composite 1/7th P-40E Mould Build

I've always wanted to start doing this. great stuff! That plug wouldn't really fly would it? It has got to be pretty heavy.
Forum: 3D Flying!
12-16-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,129
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: mojo / primo setup

Thanks for the help guys. I think I will try out the tower engine first.
Forum: 3D Flying!
12-15-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,129
Posted By dixielandsbigal

mojo / primo setup

Hey guys, just got a primo ordered. I have a few options for setup, or I could buy new. Let me know what you guys have done.

It is a Primo 40. What would you guys do?

I have a tower .46,...
10-16-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,507
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Long lasting gas powered Sailplane

Lownverted, No. That is scientifically impossible. The laws of thermodynamics are clear that energy cannot be created or nor destroyed, but it does transfer into heat.
07-12-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: What floats

80' ????? It's not the spruce goose, its the balsa goose!
I'm kidding. Good plane for floats.
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: engine overheating help

I agree, fly it without the cowl once. That might give you a quick answer. 10% Nitro isn't very high, you really shouldnt have this problem.
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Testing for amp draw on servos and receivers.

Crafty, do you think that perhaps the H9 charger is just overcharging the batteries. W/ the A Cycle you give it the specific mAh and it charges accordingly. Try charging it with the A C, then check...
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,803
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Uni-Flow Tanks

wow, good thread. After reading the debate, my only concern is foaming. Is that an issue? We have probably all had foaming from vibration, but I think Ill to blow in my glow fuel and see how much it...
Forum: 3D Flying!
07-06-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Ok, am I going crazy????

I agree with DC. think of the CG as a pivot point. Now as the air goes past, the tail will go up as it hits the Flaperons. (because it is behing the pivot point.) For the same reason, spoilerons are...
Forum: Beginners
03-16-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,656
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Voltwatch, you all use 'em?

I like the voltwatches a lot. I have a bunch of them. but it is important to understand how a batt. works. You can't fully rely on that. It is cheap insurance though. I just bought 3 of them straight...
Forum: Kit Building
03-16-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,617
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Four Star 40 with Saito 56

On all my kits, I Epoxy the empanage before covering, but I never attach the ailerons. I fillet out the corners of the tail, then cover like normal. I like that method because I feel that fuel cannot...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-12-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,360
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: What's your favorite beater plane?

I had a tower kaos that was my beater. retired it. now it is my GP Dazzler. My UCD is been "beaten" also.

-Mark
Forum: Sport Flying
03-12-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 24,823
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Seagull Ultimate

I have got one on the bench right now. Has anyone cut out the pilot to kill some weight on this one. I know they have on the SG Yak.

QUICK BUILD! Got the empennage done last night. I will be...
Forum: Kit Building
03-10-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,617
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Four Star 40 with Saito 56

Nice job mark! It's a great first build.
03-06-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Newbie help - Composite Sloper!

so with the Kevlar. just one layer? of 1.7? where is the cheapest to get it? My "experienced help" is a aviation instructer and he thought Kevlar might be a better choice because there will be a...
03-05-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By dixielandsbigal

Newbie help - Composite Sloper!

Hey Guys I love the composite forums and all you regulars here. I've been interested in doing some of this. We have quite a Sloper following locally now and of couse all of us own Zagi's and Predetor...
Forum: Kit Building
03-02-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,487
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Neon Monokote??

I like neons, but there not very forgiving. for future reference, i would go with ultracote for bright colors. Not to start a war, cause i use them both, but I think the brights are better with UC.
Forum: Kit Building
03-02-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,766
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Low and Slow - I need a new project.

wow, I usually have an input on something like this, but you shot down my first though, a 4*. It has got to be the most fun plane to just fly. I would really reconsider. To me, it's not the same as...
02-21-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: (once again) plug question

soarrich, my brain is not clicking right now. will you expand on your method you were explaining.

Explain: "just use it as a lost foam mold"

I think what your saying is use it as a "Male"...
02-21-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By dixielandsbigal

RE: Carbon Composite Construction

can you expand on the bees wax. what is that used for?
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