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11-30-2011, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Jarsalla

Storing a foamy for the winter?

Hi,

It's time to store my trusty foamy for the winter. Since my wife don't want the plane inside the house to ruin her decoration, I only have storage space that does not have heating. Is it ok...
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Posted By Jarsalla

Futaba 7c programming question

Hi,
I got this radio couple of days ago and I'm trying to get the hang of it. Previously I was flying with 4 channel Futaba.

I got flaps set up on the three stage switch (E) and retractable...
06-29-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,022
Posted By Jarsalla

Hi Pd1 The way it is shown in the t-34...

Hi Pd1


The way it is shown in the t-34 manual looks pro. I wonder what they are called so that I can order some :)

Jp

EDIT: Found it. It's torsion control arm link
06-28-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Jarsalla

Thanks for your opinion. You mean something like...

Thanks for your opinion. You mean something like this?
06-28-2011, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Jarsalla

Flaps to GWS 190 or any warbird with one servo?

Hi there,

I'm trying to set up flaps to my gws 190 by using just one servo in the fuselage. Now the only thing between me and a working flaps setup is the linkage and it is giving me a headache....
06-21-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,399
Posted By Jarsalla

Did that once aswell. I used exacto blade to cut...

Did that once aswell. I used exacto blade to cut both wires simultaneously (brain fart) and got nice fireworks and a melted exacto knife blade. Lipo was fine though and flew 30 flights before I sold...
05-21-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By Jarsalla

Bump, edited the first post. Here it is... ...

Bump, edited the first post. Here it is...

EDIT: Got myself a new 2200mah Lipo and it chrages in ~1hr, but the one mentioned below is acting up and won't balance. It just keeps chraging and...
04-15-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By Jarsalla

Can't remember seeing that kind of warning on...

Can't remember seeing that kind of warning on Rhino, Zippy or Flightmax lipos...Although they are all basically Zippy lipos so I don't have any other reference.

Not sure if it is trickle...
04-14-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By Jarsalla

Seems to be a faulty lipo.... The end readings of...

Seems to be a faulty lipo.... The end readings of my cells on the 2200mah lipo are 4.28!! 4.20 and 4.21.

I tried with another lipo and it trickle charges nicely at 12.60v no oddly fluctuating...
04-14-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By Jarsalla

Accucell-6 and lipo won't balance,

EDIT: Got myself a new 2200mah Lipo and it chrages in ~1hr, but the one mentioned below is acting up and won't balance. It just keeps chraging and charging until the 120min charging limit kicks in.
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Forum: Power Systems
09-15-2009, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,297
Posted By Jarsalla

Yep, been registered there for awhile. But I like...

Yep, been registered there for awhile. But I like it better here. Finns are too grumpy and grave for my liking :Q
Forum: Power Systems
09-11-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,297
Posted By Jarsalla

Nice sand paddles and you got the same colour...

Nice sand paddles and you got the same colour hull/shell as I do :ws: Love the bug on the backround aswell
Forum: Power Systems
09-11-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,297
Posted By Jarsalla

I thought about that, but then I would have to...

I thought about that, but then I would have to change the fan if I wanted to use 2s lipo instead of the 3s. 12v fan might not start up at all if I use a 2s lipo.

On the other hand, I see no...
Forum: Power Systems
09-11-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,297
Posted By Jarsalla

Yup, Thought about that, but I was short on wire....

Yup, Thought about that, but I was short on wire. The wires aren't long enough to reach the rx. Luckily I had the extra y-harness laying around.
Forum: Power Systems
09-11-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,297
Posted By Jarsalla

Thanks for the help guys. I managed to get...

Thanks for the help guys.

I managed to get it working so that it takes 6v from the bec.

What I did was that I took an old stripped servo and clipped the wires off. Next I got rid of the...
Forum: Power Systems
09-10-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,297
Posted By Jarsalla

ESC with cooling fan, wiring?

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So the thing is that I got myself a new toy to play with when I’m...
07-31-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,573
Posted By Jarsalla

I have four hxt900 and a turnigy 30amp esc with a...

I have four hxt900 and a turnigy 30amp esc with a inbuild 2A bec. No problems with it and didn't have any problems with a turnigy 25amp esc with bec and three hxt900 servos.
07-28-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By Jarsalla

Good to hear that so many enjoyed flying last...

Good to hear that so many enjoyed flying last weekend :)

Good luck with the maiden jkaven!
07-27-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By Jarsalla

Hi Chellie, I'm sorry I "hijacked" your...

Hi Chellie,

I'm sorry I "hijacked" your thread title :)

This is to counterbalance your crash thread where you see piles of foam and balsa splinters :D

Nice to hear you still had a chance...
07-27-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By Jarsalla

That's always enjoyable and you really showed...

That's always enjoyable and you really showed those kids :) It's nice when some spectators gather around and when some of them build up the courage to ask something. This happens all the time, at...
07-24-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By Jarsalla

Thanks, now the wind has picked up and it will...

Thanks, now the wind has picked up and it will rain in the weekend, pity.

C'mon people, share a story of your flying :)
07-24-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By Jarsalla

OK who enjoyed flying today ? Besides me :)

The wind was at a steady 3m/s and the sun was shining from almost clear sky. I just recently moved my rx to the cockpit to reduce glitches and gain more range. Previous range test(antenna down)...
Forum: Beginners
07-24-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,216
Posted By Jarsalla

That's so true. Build your first ever plane out...

That's so true. Build your first ever plane out of balsa, fly it, crash it on your first flight and most likely give up the hobby after that. But build you first ever plane out of foam, fly it, crash...
Forum: Beginners
07-22-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By Jarsalla

Shorted one cheap lipo aswell ( Nice sparks BTW),...

Shorted one cheap lipo aswell ( Nice sparks BTW), worked fine nonetheless. Sometimes they die sometimes they don't, go figure.
07-22-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,598
Posted By Jarsalla

Thanks Grasshopper All the pictures in this...

Thanks Grasshopper

All the pictures in this thread have been taken with a mobile phone camera, so I took some better quality pictures with a digital camera yesterday.

Here you go.

Jari
07-21-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,598
Posted By Jarsalla

It's a good thing that you can see how many views...

It's a good thing that you can see how many views the picture has :)

OK. This build is complete. I removed the plywood, reinforcement spacer motor mount setup and replaced it with the GWS...
07-21-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By Jarsalla

Ditto. These China batteries are a blessing for...

Ditto. These China batteries are a blessing for casual park flyers.
07-20-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,598
Posted By Jarsalla

Yep, they are made out of recyclable...

Yep, they are made out of recyclable polyethylene. In my opinion this is the wrong place to think about preserving nature. Coke bottles I do understand but not plane kit cowls.

Got response from...
07-20-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jarsalla

Thanks Chellie for the tips The downside of...

Thanks Chellie for the tips

The downside of these warbirds is that they need all the weight possible in the nose section to get them balanced. I've already hollowed the battery compartment so...
07-20-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jarsalla

Antenna wire routing, opinions? (sketch included)

Hi,

I have a GWS 190 and it's a bit cramped inside the fuselage. I'm wondering what would be the best place to wire up the antenna. I made an outline drawing of the plane and marked possible...
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