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Forum: Beginners
12-29-2003, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,959
Posted By Small Fry

RE: fatigue

well, regardless now. It's a no no, and I got all my questions answered. Thanks to all for the quick replies.

MikeL, I'm a college student working and paying my way through engineering school....
Forum: Beginners
12-29-2003, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,959
Posted By Small Fry

RE: fatigue

JNorton, I'm not arguing. I'm just askin questions because I'm curious. geeez!

MikeL, aside from the obvious disadvantages, read my first post: It'd be great because I'd get them for free.
Forum: Beginners
12-29-2003, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,959
Posted By Small Fry

RE: fatigue

Is it possible to design one that wont though? I mean, this is what this guy does for a living. He can build a car in his sleep, he's not a metalurgist, but has a grasp of engineering physics...
Forum: Beginners
12-29-2003, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,959
Posted By Small Fry

RE: fatigue

So everyone is saying that the metal will break because it's too rigid?

TerrellFlyer, I fly out of my yard (36 acres in the back) and I'm not in a big hurry to take that path yet. I'll keep you...
Forum: Beginners
12-29-2003, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,959
Posted By Small Fry

RE: fatigue

How do they fatigue? If they're perfectly balanced throughout, then it being basically a 2-force member, the force acts through the ends. I'm not arguing with you, you definately know more about...
Forum: Beginners
12-29-2003, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,959
Posted By Small Fry

Metal Props?

Hello all,

I was just wondering about these. My uncle is a tool and die caster at GM Lordstown, he's responsible for designing parts to fit in the cars, as well as designing (and producing a...
Forum: Beginners
12-18-2003, 11:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,639
Posted By Small Fry

RE: It's MY turn to ask for help from the NEWBIES!

I built an LT-40 for my first plane. My dad used to fly RC planes so he thought it was a good idea to take it up for me and trim it out. He took it up, it went straight up about 45 feet, when a big...
11-16-2003, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,972
Posted By Small Fry

RE: Longer Flight

How much does one of these cost?
11-15-2003, 02:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,049
Posted By Small Fry

RE: Mid air crash video!

hahaha, awesome. I could watch that for hours.
10-13-2003, 11:32 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 92,485
Posted By Small Fry

RE: Extra 300 Edge 540 plans right here

Hi, if you could, I would also like both plans too. My email is [email protected], and [email protected] if you could, please send them to both because sometimes one of them doesnt receive the...
Forum: Beginners
10-11-2003, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Small Fry

RE: Can I get away with this?

Well, I wrappe it up with some electrical tape. I separated the black and red wires, and wrapped some tape around the black. Then I wrapped some tape around the red (along with the white too). ...
10-08-2003, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By Small Fry

RE: Care of CA Containers?????????

I put the cap right back on it. If its clogged at the top, I use a pin (like the kind people sew with) and stuff it down the hole. That opens it back up.
Forum: Beginners
10-08-2003, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Small Fry

Can I get away with this?

Last night I noticed that the wires from one of my servos were exposed. They werent burnt or anything, it looked like the covering was torn away. The damage is primarily done to the black wire, and...
10-07-2003, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Small Fry

RE: I'm burnin extensions

Ah yes, I see what you're saying! I just tried, and the extension will fit both ways so you may be correct in that I plugged them in backwards. Still I have to go to the hobby shop and get more...
Forum: Kit Building
10-06-2003, 11:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,145
Posted By Small Fry

RE: what type of building table do you have??????

Mine is a piece of 1" ply wood resting on some legs. I lay a piece of drywall down on it when I build. Allows me to sketch and pin easily.
10-06-2003, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Small Fry

RE: I'm burnin extensions

everything looks fine to me. I'm going to bring my receiver and battery into the hobby shop tomorrow and see if they can figure it out. I sure cant get anything over here.

Thanks for the...
10-06-2003, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Small Fry

RE: I'm burnin extensions

It's been a different servo both times though. I dont have the switch harness as an option, though I'm thinking now I should have it. I've just been going with it as plugged in = on, and unplugged...
10-06-2003, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Small Fry

I'm burnin extensions

I had to put an extension wire from my battery to my receiver on my SPAD. Thing is, I'm burnin them up! I plugged it into my receiver about 10 minutes ago, and the thing started smoking like crazy!...
10-05-2003, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Small Fry

RE: Building my first SPAD and got a question

Thanks for the replies. I just put it in a vice and bent it. It's 1/8" thick and seems pretty rigid. I did have a little trouble bending the wire on the tailwheel, that was some pretty tough...
10-03-2003, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Small Fry

Building my first SPAD and got a question

Building is going well, couldnt get any coro tonight so I'll have to see if I can get some tomorrow. But when it comes to landing gear, and bending the aluminum, can I just bend it without fear of...
Forum: Kit Building
10-02-2003, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By Small Fry

RE: Sig 1/4 Clipped Cub (Which engine?)

Well I'm sure it'll get off the ground, but as far as acrobatics are concerned, you may want to go with the OS 160 Twin. :D
Forum: Kit Building
10-01-2003, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By Small Fry

RE: Sig 1/4 Clipped Cub (Which engine?)

Minn, I just checked out that engine you described in your first post in this thread. That engine costs ALMOST as much as my car haha.
Forum: Beginners
10-01-2003, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,972
Posted By Small Fry

RE: Balancing LT 40, way nose heavy

"Step 234. Using a ruler, measure back from the leading edge of the wing to the balance point you want to use (3-1/2" for beginners.) Make a pencil mark at this point on the bottom of the wing,...
Forum: Beginners
09-30-2003, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Small Fry

RE: Plane balancing - questions.....

I think your answer depends on your CG. If it's on the trailing edge, which I doubt then it'll do nothing. The only thing I can think of (and I am by no means an expert on this stuff) is that the...
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