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03-22-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,265
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

As long as you are using 100% of a servo's...

As long as you are using 100% of a servo's movement,
the amount of force a servo must provide to make the control
surface move the proper amount does NOT change based on
the length of the servo...
02-15-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,742
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

I usually find something like a jar lid or can...

I usually find something like a jar lid or
can the size I need and cut around it
with an xacto knife.

Jenny
02-15-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Voltmeter. Jenny

Voltmeter.

Jenny
02-14-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Instead of using a pressure fitting, use brass...

Instead of using a pressure fitting, use brass tubing.
Start with a piece about 6 inches long. Bend it into
a U shape with one side maybe an inch longer than
the other. On the short piece drill...
02-14-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

You can set the switch to activate on "1" or "0" ...

You can set the switch to activate on "1" or "0"
Try changing it to see if it starts the timer the way you want.

Jenny
02-14-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,878
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

My feeling is that no power, and full up elevator...

My feeling is that no power, and full up elevator
will give a low impact speed, with the only
possible exception being to enter failsafe
from low level inverted flight.
To further reduce the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-05-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,243
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

If the fan on top is to propel the craft by...

If the fan on top is to propel the craft
by pushing it, try changing it to pull the
craft, then tilt it up a little to compensate
for the downward pressure it puts on
the front of the craft.
...
Forum: RC Humor
01-04-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,299
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

I just realized yesterday that I was saving...

I just realized yesterday that I was saving random strands of
fiberglass to use for possible repairs.

Jenny

ps. I just used up my tenth xacto blade in 52 years of
airplane building. I still...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-19-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Yeah, I'll do that when the neighbors on one side...

Yeah, I'll do that when the neighbors on one side
put mufflers on their hot rods and the ones across
the road put silencers on their machine guns.

Jenny
Forum: Glow Engines
12-08-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,822
Views: 630,005
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Well the FR5-300 Sirius radial is back on...

Well the FR5-300 Sirius radial is back on clearance again,
this time for $2320.

https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXBY70&P=SM

Jenny
11-27-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,310
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Ok. So you want to know if the current members ...

Ok. So you want to know if the current members
of the ama should disband the club before letting
members with a different focus gain a majority
and have the club satisfy their own needs.
It...
11-27-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,310
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

This whole thread is based on the faulty notion...

This whole thread is based on the faulty notion that the
AMA is an institution. It is not. The AMA is us, or at least
those of us who are members. It is a club that interested
people join...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-24-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Of course second rate engines are worth the...

Of course second rate engines are worth
the second rate bargain price. The real
question you should ask yourself is:
"Is my plane worth risking a second rate
engine failure?"

Jenny
Forum: Glow Engines
11-16-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,822
Views: 630,005
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

So it looks like the price of the Sirius 300 ...

So it looks like the price of the Sirius 300
dropped from 2600 to 2500 now.

Jenny
Forum: Glow Engines
11-16-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3,822
Views: 630,005
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

No, it was definitely the Sirius 300 radial. It...

No, it was definitely the Sirius 300 radial.
It was still on sale yesterday, but today it
is gone from the clearance list. Apparently
it got sold.

Jenny
11-11-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,585
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Fiberglass is NOT polyester based. It is glass...

Fiberglass is NOT polyester based. It is glass based,
thus the name fiberGLASS. When sanded it makes
very small sharp shards that can be easily made
airborne and breathed in.


Jenny
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-10-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,243
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

NiCads will give more current than NiMH. You...

NiCads will give more current than NiMH.
You can get AA or sub-C nicads from tower.
Seven in series and as many in parallel as
you need for capacity.

You can use the same battery for both lift...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-09-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,822
Views: 630,005
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

tower has the Sirius 300 radial on clearance...

tower has the Sirius 300 radial on clearance today. $2600

Jenny
11-04-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Use a double pole switch for reliability,...

Use a double pole switch for reliability, particularly
if you use the ESC to power the receiver.
Slide switches wipe themselves and may be
more reliable. Some toggle switches also wipe,
but some...
10-22-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Tactic TR 625 Current capability

I want to use a Tactic TR 625 reciever with two
Futaba 3010 High Torque servos on ailerons
and two on elevators. Can this receiver source
enough current to drive all four servos simultaneously?...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-15-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,961
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Glow engines are suffering the same fate a cars. ...

Glow engines are suffering the same fate a cars.
There used to be tons of car manufacturers.
Studebaker, Willys, Packard, Desoto, Duesenberg,
Stanley Steamer, La Salle, Saturn, Nash, Scion,...
09-15-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

I suspect it is the size and shape of the ...

I suspect it is the size and shape of the
element cavity. A small shallow cavity
may "spray" fire wider and quicker than
a large deep one.

Jenny
09-15-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

The wing center needs to support only the...

The wing center needs to support only
the weight of the fuselage. Test the wing
center with the weight of the fuselage times
the number of G's.

Support the wing on a saddle where the
fuselage...
Forum: RC Humor
08-23-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,299
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

Nah, I just use the first busted airplane part ...

Nah, I just use the first busted airplane part
I see. After enough patches, it becomes a
"coat of many colors" with a character all
its own.

Jenny
Forum: RC Humor
08-22-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,299
Posted By Jennifer Curtis

I thought I was being frugal when I used covering...

I thought I was being frugal when I used covering
from a crashed airplane to patch holes in one
that is still flying. Lately I've topped that by drying
paper towels from the kitchen and using...
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