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04-14-2016, 09:08 PM
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Posted By Konrad

Gentle Reader, LOL!

Gentle Reader,
LOL!
04-14-2016, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Konrad

Gentle Reader, I did not perform a full failure...

Gentle Reader,
I did not perform a full failure analysis as they were not my ships. As the guys were obviously upset I wasn't about to get into the "would of should of" game. These were both Plug...
04-14-2016, 02:43 PM
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Views: 1,555
Posted By Konrad

Gentle Reader, A coreless motor is not a...

Gentle Reader,
A coreless motor is not a brushless. Therefore they are subject to brush failure just like motors who's windings are wound on an iron core. Actually the coreless motor is more prone...
04-14-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,332
Posted By Konrad

Gentle reader, It has been brought to my...

Gentle reader,
It has been brought to my attention that I "may" have used the term "Agent" improperly. In the example of a lawyer being an agent of the court, it really should have been that a...
04-14-2016, 05:13 AM
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Views: 6,332
Posted By Konrad

Gentle Reader, Typical self aggrandizing Mod!...

Gentle Reader,
Typical self aggrandizing Mod! Really as a person who can wield power you must avoid looking like a ....

I have to say I have enjoyed high powered electric flight since the 1986....
04-14-2016, 05:00 AM
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Views: 1,555
Posted By Konrad

A loose nut behind the sticks is an issue for...

A loose nut behind the sticks is an issue for another post:D.

But servo motor are usually brushed and the cheap one are for sure. Amp and pots fail far too often in the 9gram class of servo....
04-14-2016, 03:18 AM
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Views: 6,332
Posted By Konrad

Gentle reader, Secret? Now are we going into...

Gentle reader,
Secret? Now are we going into conspiracy theories. Really what is the problem, tell us who the owners are if this is such an issue with you? Really!!!

All the best,
Konrad
04-14-2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,332
Posted By Konrad

Gentle Reader, You know I really don't give a...

Gentle Reader,
You know I really don't give a damn about the organizational structure of this form. I was trying to make a compliment as to the management structure of WF. IT WON"T HAPPEN AGAIN!
...
04-14-2016, 02:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,332
Posted By Konrad

Pizzano, Do you have a date for the quote you...

Pizzano,
Do you have a date for the quote you reference? IB recently bought WF, RCU, within the last 2 years (I think).

Like I said I was impressed that Pat was allowed to say what he did about...
04-14-2016, 01:33 AM
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Posted By Konrad

Say what??? IB is the holder of the site at least...

Say what??? IB is the holder of the site at least that is my take as to what that notice on the bottom of the page means, IB is the umbrella organization. So as you are the mods/volunteer/ worker...
04-14-2016, 01:18 AM
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Views: 1,555
Posted By Konrad

The loss of a balsa built up model would be more...

The loss of a balsa built up model would be more than heart breaking!

Glad I could help, even if it would be based on a hypothetical prospect of failure avoidance.
04-13-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By Konrad

Motor are just as prone to failures as any other...

Motor are just as prone to failures as any other electrical component. In fact that they are more prone to failure as they are a "power" component (read deal with heat). If you think that the forward...
04-13-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,714
Posted By Konrad

We will have to agree to disagree on that...

We will have to agree to disagree on that topic.;) BTW is the Freewing marketed 12 blade fan of their own engineering? My harping on the efficiency issue (disaster) is that with other impeller/rotor...
04-13-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,714
Posted By Konrad

Who is selling them? All the best, Konrad

Who is selling them?

All the best,
Konrad
04-13-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,714
Posted By Konrad

Wow, speed is not the criteria I'm measuring for...

Wow, speed is not the criteria I'm measuring for performance. We all agree that the thick foam wings are not conducive to speed. These models are squarely in the sub 100 mph range. Performance as I...
04-13-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By Konrad

Electrical Component Infant Mortality

I just got back from the flying field and I’m sorry to say I noticed (witnessed) two maiden flight failures.

It struck me as being odd that the pilots did not perform a "burn in" of their formerly...
04-13-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,714
Posted By Konrad

Are you saying the thrust from the Mig 21 is...

Are you saying the thrust from the Mig 21 is higher than that of the F-5 and that this is why the Mig's airframe shows better performance? This maybe so, but I suspect the wings are the real reason...
04-13-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,714
Posted By Konrad

Privilege, isn't that pushing it a bit much for a...

Privilege, isn't that pushing it a bit much for a foam toy? After all this isn't the importer's forum, "Hobby Squawk".

The 12 blade thing yes they sound better that the 5 to 7 bladed rotors of...
04-12-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,909
Posted By Konrad

They will claim that by adding that sticker you...

They will claim that by adding that sticker you are getting more value from their branding! There is a whole area of law dedicated to this, Trademark and brand protection. But as you note from an...
04-12-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,714
Posted By Konrad

That's right MotionRC is the North American...

That's right MotionRC is the North American importer and Hobby Squawk is the form.

All the best,
Konrad.
04-12-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,909
Posted By Konrad

This is why marketing and advertising is so...

This is why marketing and advertising is so important in the West. When looked at through the engineering specs only, most mass market stuff can be traced to two or three producers for any give area...
04-12-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,909
Posted By Konrad

Very real performance gains! My understanding is...

Very real performance gains! My understanding is that motor current goes up by the square of the voltage. Gotta love no linear relationships! Revolecttrix have been very good batteries and battery...
04-12-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,909
Posted By Konrad

First you need to define quality! But yes, there...

First you need to define quality! But yes, there are different mixtures (chemicals) to dope the matrix. There are also varying physical properties such as thickness for the insulators and plate,...
04-12-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,909
Posted By Konrad

Lithium is lithium as far as an element. But...

Lithium is lithium as far as an element. But there is a lot more to lithium in the lithium matrix used in our batteries.

All the best,
Konrad
04-12-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,714
Posted By Konrad

All my valued jets (not foam) use in runners as I...

All my valued jets (not foam) use in runners as I want the thermal (power in vs power out) efficiency. The FanJet and WeMoTec fans are good sounders.

Love the Migs like I said I had to buy the...
04-12-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,909
Posted By Konrad

So its not debunked, just not the preferred...

So its not debunked, just not the preferred method? I can stand behind that. But I DON'T recommend the cell puncture method! Not that I haven't done it, I just can't recommend it, or even condone it....
04-12-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,909
Posted By Konrad

As a contact strip still has a cross section...

As a contact strip still has a cross section there should still be area for electron flow?

I just read (Now that's a novel idea) the Safety and Warning notice (Rev.3; Dec 10, 2013)that comes with...
04-12-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,909
Posted By Konrad

Debunked, got any links? Last night I just...

Debunked, got any links? Last night I just discharged an old Thunder Power 2100 mAh 3 cell battery in a bucket of salt water overnight (14 hours). True, I don't know how much energy was in the...
04-11-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,714
Posted By Konrad

Really Flightline/ Freewing @Motonrc are coming...

Really Flightline/ Freewing @Motonrc are coming out with a FW-190. I saw where Freewing had discontinued the FW 190, I had assumed it was as a result of poor sales and its small size (maybe why it...
04-11-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,909
Posted By Konrad

A bit less dramatic is to let the cell discharge...

A bit less dramatic is to let the cell discharge by soaking the battery (terminals covered in the water) in a salt water solution. This eliminates the potential electrical energy stored in the cell,...
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