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05-04-2010, 10:15 PM
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Posted By PCGamer

Funny you say that.. I've had 3 gws p40's all...

Funny you say that.. I've had 3 gws p40's all with the same results.. Using a 2200 zippy pack with a 35 30 1100 outrunner turnigy..

That plane (all three) have a NASTY tendency to tip stall if...
11-18-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,371
Posted By PCGamer

wow my thread has really developed a following.. ...

wow my thread has really developed a following.. COOL!!!
09-16-2009, 04:05 PM
09-13-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,411
Posted By PCGamer

Anything "News" out there about the new ultra micro P 51 by Parkzone????

Looks cool..

I have the citabria.. LIve in a typical subdivsion but fly this plane between the trees in front of my house cause its a trainer type aircraft..

wonder if i could do the same...
09-13-2009, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By PCGamer

thx for the responses.. i hope i understand...

thx for the responses..

i hope i understand both of you correctly..

But can i put a different brand (manufacturer) receiver crystal into the hitech receiver (as long as its FM dual conversion...
09-13-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By PCGamer

Question about receiver crystals

I have a 72 mhz FM 6 channel futaba transmitter "channel 34" that I bought new about a year ago..

I am about to purchase a hitech dual conversion receiver for it..

Problem, it appears that...
09-12-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,371
Posted By PCGamer

It was tail heavy!!!!!! Don't like the fact that...

It was tail heavy!!!!!! Don't like the fact that I had to add sssoooo much weight to it though!!!!

But it is fun to fly!!!! Thx to all of you for some awesome advice....

Mike
09-10-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,371
Posted By PCGamer

You by chance aren't a member/former member of...

You by chance aren't a member/former member of the Livonia ribcrackers?? My father use to be the treasurer back in the early 80s for years... My brother use to cut the grass at the grand river field....
09-09-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,371
Posted By PCGamer

Thank you.. You know one problem I had with...

Thank you..

You know one problem I had with my zero wing mounting attach point was the aileron linkage. I had to really carve a lot of foam away on the fuselage in that area because the linkage...
09-08-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,371
Posted By PCGamer

WOW!!!! I really am not impressed by how...

WOW!!!! I really am not impressed by how sensitive the controls are on this plane!!!!!

Sky sharkster,, do you have a pic of the wing bolt mounting area you could post on this sight for me???
09-08-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 53
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Posted By PCGamer

oh, i do have to ask, how in gods good name did...

oh, i do have to ask, how in gods good name did you fit a 2100 lipo in this little plane. i was originally going to go with that pack and install it in the radio compartment (cause it would not fit...
09-08-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,371
Posted By PCGamer

thank you both for responding... Glad to...

thank you both for responding...

Glad to know that this time it doesnt sound like a "pilot error"..

Ill do more experimenting..

again thx..
09-08-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,371
Posted By PCGamer

maybe i am WAY of base here but a 2100 pack + all...

maybe i am WAY of base here but a 2100 pack + all the other electronics would to me make this little 34"+ wingspan airplane TREMENDOUSLY HEAVY messing up its glide path characteristics which in turn...
09-07-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,371
Posted By PCGamer

GWS Zero "Sliced Bread",,, I think not!!!

Here's the deal:

GWS Zero
6 channel GWS Naro Receiver
3 GWS NARO servos (rudder, elevator, ailerons)
Tower Pro 30 ESC.
Turnigy Outrunn 28-30 1100
9x5 GWS DD Prop
Zippy 1350 11.1 volt pack
07-23-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By PCGamer

The motors on both rt and left sides are spinning...

The motors on both rt and left sides are spinning in opposite directions but I did this cause the the props are pitched in opposing directions. I had to do this inorder to achieve forward thrust.
07-23-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By PCGamer

They are both lf and rt handed. But as long as I...

They are both lf and rt handed. But as long as I am getting the correct thrust wasn't sure that would matter.
07-23-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By PCGamer

I'm getting forward thrust from all 4 motors.

I'm getting forward thrust from all 4 motors.
07-23-2009, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By PCGamer

The landing gear was the first thing I checked.

The landing gear was the first thing I checked.
07-23-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By PCGamer

Every which way but straight

Ok here goes..

Foam fly B17 i converted to 3 channels GWS.

Problem: two motors on port side spin one way, other two motors on starboard side spin opposite.. I set it up that way cause the...
06-04-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,575
Posted By PCGamer

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Thx.,.. What size e-flite motor is that on your P-40?
Forum: Power Systems
05-12-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,183
Posted By PCGamer

oh ya, called castle creations.. great place!!! ...

oh ya, called castle creations.. great place!!! they are sending me another 54 esc free of charge.. just need to send my old one back in the pre-paid envelope they are providing..
Forum: Power Systems
05-12-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,183
Posted By PCGamer

HEY must have been the thunderbird 54.. i am...

HEY must have been the thunderbird 54.. i am running a 40 A programmable esc now.. tried it for the first time last weekend and got about a 10 min. flight!!!

gonna buy another 1250 rimfire...
Forum: Power Systems
04-30-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,183
Posted By PCGamer

And if you look at my reply from a few days ago...

And if you look at my reply from a few days ago above, i've tried different prop sizes and pitches with the 950 and still it happens..
Forum: Power Systems
04-30-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,183
Posted By PCGamer

well you ALL scared me if I bench test it for...

well you ALL scared me if I bench test it for longer than 10-15 seconds like you said before.

If you recall, I ran my 35-30-1250 in my basement till it stopped and because I wasnt flying it,...
Forum: Power Systems
04-30-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,183
Posted By PCGamer

Sorry again i was pulling on a freshly charged...

Sorry again i was pulling on a freshly charged NEW zippy after 3 seconds at WOT:

16.68 Amps
195 Watts
Battery Voltgage was 12.20 volts

I checked my battery and again at rest I had :
4.11...
Forum: Power Systems
04-30-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,183
Posted By PCGamer

OK so i went out and spend the 50 bucks and...

OK so i went out and spend the 50 bucks and bought a Astroflight super whatt meter..

Here is what I got::

I balance charged by zippy 25C 2200 3 cell pack.

I am running the rimfire...
Forum: Power Systems
04-25-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,183
Posted By PCGamer

so here we go again the latest.. First, I...

so here we go again the latest..

First, I havent bought one of those in-line watt meters yet.. I did purchase a rimfire 35-30-950 though that I installed.

Also, running know a 3 bladed gws...
Forum: Power Systems
04-16-2009, 05:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,183
Posted By PCGamer

if its hitting lvc early regardless if im using a...

if its hitting lvc early regardless if im using a 2 or 3 bladed 10x8 (which i have with no change in symptons) what can i do about this problem or low voltage cutoff??
Forum: Power Systems
04-16-2009, 04:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,183
Posted By PCGamer

Not meaning to sound like a idiot, but I hooked...

Not meaning to sound like a idiot, but I hooked up my higher quality DMM tonight to the airplane. Set to 10A setting, hooked the positive and negative leads from it up to the connection between my...
Forum: Power Systems
04-16-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,183
Posted By PCGamer

im using DEANS connectors and the wire i used to...

im using DEANS connectors and the wire i used to lengthen the esc to the battery is close to, if not the same guage as the wire that came on the ESC from the factory. Also the soldering is not the...
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