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Posted by starcad | Nov 14, 2015 @ 07:59 AM | 1,449 Views
Spent yesterday in what I thought was going to be an easy drawing in Inventor . I'd been putting this one off for a while but the requests have been more than I expected so the Deans Terminal Cap is born. The problem with the Deans plug is there are knock off versions and I really didn't want to mess with that issue. But, ... Here it is the first version. It fits and but is very tight and I may have to make some adjustments.

This is an image of the 'Full' Cap.
Posted by starcad | Nov 09, 2015 @ 09:16 PM | 1,196 Views
Something new in the works. A low profile racing Quad in the 250 size range. Still in the beta stage at this point but should be out by Christmas. It will be a mod kit and prices at around $12.95. I'll keep this one up to date.

Also, version 2 of the ZMR 250 YAS ( Yet Another Shell ) is nearing final beta and will be in production by November 27th. Same low price as version 1 but will be more robust adding a few more overall grams.
Posted by starcad | Oct 22, 2015 @ 10:11 PM | 1,273 Views
Thanks you Amazon Prime. After a mix-up earlier this week Amazon finally got it right. We now have Green, Purple and Red filament back in stock and can again print . First up will be Terminal Caps for the XT-60's. A little hint, up coming will be Caps for the XT-30's as soon as we can get reports back from those doing beta with them. There will probably be a couple changes before we release.

Next coming up is the V2 version of the YAS ZMR250 shell. A more robust shell capable of withstanding harder crashes.

If you follow me keep abreast of thing to come.
Posted by starcad | Oct 05, 2015 @ 02:07 AM | 2,620 Views
Wow, version 1 of the ZMR250 YAS ( Yet Another Shell ) seems to be a big winner. Now we will be introducing version 2 in the next week or two. Version 2 is a little heavier as it is a more robust shell able to withstand more abuse while keeping the insides of your ZMR 250 safe and secure.

We're printing the new beta version now and will get flight reports in the next several days.
Posted by starcad | Sep 30, 2015 @ 12:52 PM | 1,594 Views
New design Shell for the ZMR250. This is fits really nice, securely over the posts. Very light weight so you can hide all those wires inside and not worry about anything getting grabbed while flying past branches and such.
Posted by starcad | Jul 23, 2015 @ 06:07 PM | 1,275 Views
Out having some fun between the showers today. Two flights 20 minutes total.
Posted by starcad | Nov 08, 2012 @ 03:36 PM | 4,499 Views
Another great day at Naranja - SDF. Looks like Thursday is getting busy at the field. I moved the C/G back about 1/8" on the Shock 3-D today and the knife edge improved considerably. It's getting to be one of the funnest planes I've ever flown next to the 4*40. I've finally dialed in my landings with this model and grease landings are now normal.
Posted by starcad | Nov 04, 2012 @ 12:11 AM | 4,491 Views
Great day at the field today. Only trouble was with a member that just wanted to fly maneuvers right over the pits. I personally consider this very dangerous as you can't really judge depth perception directly overhead and a loop that comes within 10 feet of my head upset me. I mentioned this to our Safety Officer who really didn't seem to mind so to the club VP. He agreed and let the offending pilot know this was not a welcome activity and if he wanted to fly maneuvers to fly them across the field. After the pilot landed I heard some grumbling with our Safety officer. They both left for the day shortly there after.

Just a couple of images from today.
Posted by starcad | Mar 19, 2011 @ 02:48 AM | 5,969 Views
Its been awhile since I've posted anything here as I had some severe medical issues over the last 2 years. Not much modeling done over that period of time. Now that I have my Lymphoma somewhat under control and I feel a ton better, I've been able to return to the Man Cave and under take several projects. My PoleCat was the last completed model and I was only able to fly it 3 times. I plan on getting it flight ready in the very near future. Lately I've been getting into FPV and taking aerial videos with a 68" Sky Walker. A really great platform for all kinds of radio, video and telemetry. Getting ready no to start an new project, a blast from the past. Stu Babcock's DQA 704. This is going to be a really fun project and should allow me to use it as a beater plane around the park.
Posted by starcad | May 28, 2006 @ 02:54 PM | 7,601 Views
Well, I now have five decent flights on the F-106 and I've really been tamming the bird down. 65% dual rates on both aileron and elevator. 20% expo on the ailerons and 15% expo on the elevator have made this plane go from a handful to a streaking beast that is a pure joy to fly. Yes it is fast but nothing an expericened pilot cannot handle. The low grade video has been submitted to Google videos and will be ready in about a day. Great day to fly and I burned two packs through her today.
Posted by starcad | May 21, 2006 @ 10:33 PM | 7,821 Views
Didn't know I had my own blog here on RCGroups, so I guess I should get busy and put in some information and share with others.