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03-30-2010 12:41 PM  10 years ago
SSN Pru

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I said nitro, not gas...

lets not let this thread degrade into another electric vs nitro/gas one.

There are numerous threads for you guys to argue it out on.

this is a PLANK thread. Doesn't matter what the power source is!
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03-30-2010 03:08 PM  10 years ago
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I said nitro, not gas...

lets not let this thread degrade into another electric vs nitro/gas one.

There are numerous threads for you guys to argue it out on.

this is a PLANK thread. Doesn't matter what the power source is!
AH your no fun.

Its personal choice at the end of the day you cant justify purchases in an RC hobby when your lucky to get half price out of stuff you buy when selling it.

I guess my foamies opinion must of set you off sorry if so but for me its gas and go!!!!

Enjoy whether it be watts or fossils
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03-30-2010 06:58 PM  10 years ago
HeliFisher

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What the heck are we gonna argue about then?!? Geeeezzz...........
It's snowing here.........

I'm bored.

The less a man makes a clarative statement, the less likely he is to look like a fool in retrospect.
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03-30-2010 08:49 PM  10 years ago
jwhitacre

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Still breaking in my Magnum but it's starting to get some power. I plan on running a tank through with the cowl on to see how it acts before maiden.

Watch at YouTube

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03-30-2010 11:48 PM  10 years ago
tryan02

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I fly for scale cause they are models right? There is no doubt in my mind electric has a load of power usually moreso than a similar gas or glow. But the flyby with an electric well, Its just missing the noise.

Full size planes use open mufflers and smoke why shouldnt we?
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03-31-2010 12:13 AM  10 years ago
fla heli boy

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+1 I may try an e-plank just for convenience, but my last two were large 4 strokes and that sound can't be beat!!!
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03-31-2010 01:11 AM  10 years ago
SSN Pru

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I have nitro, gas and electric planks. they are all awesome in their own rights.

I love the convenience of being able to go out to the local park with my e-planks. I also love going to the field with my medium nitro birds and my big WWI gas bipes.
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03-31-2010 01:16 AM  10 years ago
bmapope

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there isn't anything cooler than hand flippin' a 28" propeller to life! scares the crap out of me to this day love it.
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03-31-2010 01:45 AM  10 years ago
tryan02

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WHEW!!! that was a close one we are done arguing.
there isn't anything cooler than hand flippin' a 28" propeller to life! scares the crap out of me to this day love it.
you da man!!! I have been hand flippin a 18" and thought I was the king now I am humbled.

It does look as if the electric market has killed the .10-.20 size glow. And rightfully so no muss no fuss with more power. My local club is all about gas if you were wondering where I got it from. Nobody flies anything bigger than 3S .40 size electrics.

So to end my rant are you guy's seeing an evolution of larger electrics say .60 size to 25% or are the electrics still leaning toward the small stuff?
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03-31-2010 01:48 AM  10 years ago
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thanks, got the bug quick. went from a .46 glo pulse xt to a 111cc wildhare edge 540. pics in my gallery.
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03-31-2010 02:30 AM  10 years ago
tryan02

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thanks, got the bug quick. went from a .46 glo pulse xt to a 111cc wildhare edge 540. pics in my gallery.
Wow big jump but I bet the wildhare is more stable easier to fly than the pulseT. hat is a sweet plane I looked at a big plane but would have to buy a new vehicle. Would that be wrong?

BTW I never could get a good view of the red bull planes I really love that color scheme.
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03-31-2010 03:12 AM  10 years ago
john howard

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I also fly electric,glow and gas and all fly good with the right setup.If I had to choose it would be gas,they are very easy to tune and when Its tuned you basically forget about It.I have seen more electrics In the 40 to 120 size In the past 6 months to a year.Im sure It will be more popular now that 4,5 and 6 cell batteries are cheaper.went flying today and crashed a helicopter but had my yak and a 40 size electric to enjoy.

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03-31-2010 03:36 AM  10 years ago
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Do I have to use CA to glue in plane hinges? would it be OK to use 5 minute epoxy instead and use some hinge tape for safety?

With the CA, Im trying to figure out.

1. How to get CA on both sides of 5 aileron hinges in less than 1.5 seconds, and secondly I dont like my chances of getting them in the slots all lined up correctly in the remaining 1.5 seconds I have left before the CA drys solid.
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03-31-2010 03:42 AM  10 years ago
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Slow cure CA buys you some more time. I usually get the hinges just barely started in the slots then add the CA.Depleting the world of parts, one crash at a time!!
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03-31-2010 03:52 AM  10 years ago
Spitfire1

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I dont think Im game to do it with CA, Il just make a pigs ass mess of it trying to get it lined up, even with epoxy its not going to be easy, my main concern is the epoxy drying where the hinge is meant to bend.

Was just wondering if epoxy is an absolute no no, before I go ahead and do it in about 5 minutes from now..
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03-31-2010 03:53 AM  10 years ago
philip 01

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one of the older lr-1's that ran 234mph with a trex 500 motor, esc, and 6s pack.

it is a nitro/electric conversion.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...5&highlight=lr1
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03-31-2010 03:57 AM  10 years ago
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I'm wondering how well a CA hinge will do with epoxy to be honest. The CA usually wicks up the hinge into the balsa that you are hinging to. Epoxy won't wick like CA so if there isn't a big enough gap where your hinge is going no epoxy will make it into the wing.Depleting the world of parts, one crash at a time!!
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03-31-2010 04:01 AM  10 years ago
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I see what you mean the epoxy wont get into the little slots.
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03-31-2010 04:07 AM  10 years ago
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Since you aren't keen on the CA hinges(which many I know aren't) why not try one of these
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bi...p?&I=LXD941&P=0
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bi...p?&I=LXET54&P=0
There are larger and smaller versions of both styles and tend to be a bit more user friendly IMO they are much more robust also which gives me peace of mind on my bigger birds.
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03-31-2010 04:08 AM  10 years ago
GREYEAGLE

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What Kinda Hinge - Fiber type ???
Fold each one in half. Stick a pin thru the center. Insert to the depth of the pin and leave the pin in their. Hit it with you favorite thin CA - Let it kick off. Stick on the flying surface up to the pin. Flex it a few times to check clearance's. Do the same - let cure - pull the pin's.

Done
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