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02-12-2006, 06:21 AM
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Posted By Duster52

From what you posted, there is no way to know...

From what you posted, there is no way to know what happened. How fast were you flying? Was the plane level at the time? Did the motor quit? What kind of wind were you flying in?

Are you new...
02-12-2006, 03:57 AM
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Posted By Duster52

FiveO, check your PM's

FiveO, check your PM's
02-12-2006, 03:32 AM
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Posted By Duster52

FiveO, here is what I used when using the BP-21 ...

FiveO, here is what I used when using the BP-21

I made it from some angle aluminum.
02-07-2006, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Duster52

http://www.atlantahobby.com/shopexd.asp?id=1374 ...

http://www.atlantahobby.com/shopexd.asp?id=1374

The above is another source for the Mega 16/15/4, along with a lot of other motors. They, also, have the Stryker fuse for $19.95...
01-13-2006, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Duster52

If you know anything at all about a volt meter...

If you know anything at all about a volt meter and batteries, you can do the balance your self if you don't want to or can't spend the money on the unit to do it. You can make a tiny hole in the...
01-13-2006, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Duster52

Hi there, rca. That would be a perfect setup for...

Hi there, rca. That would be a perfect setup for your Stryker. The reason for the mix up is Balsa Products used to call that ESC 18 amps and now it is listed as 15 amps. That is all you need. I...
12-28-2005, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Duster52

Trying my first helicopter! Santa brought me an...

Trying my first helicopter! Santa brought me an E-flite Blade CP! Been training on sim and waiting for the right time to test it!:)
12-01-2005, 03:28 AM
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Posted By Duster52

doc11, I gave everything I have on my plane in...

doc11, I gave everything I have on my plane in the very first post on this thread. The only thing I didn't mention was that I was pulling 11 amps on the bench. Maybe others will chime in.:)
11-22-2005, 05:41 AM
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Posted By Duster52

http://www.balsapr.com/catalog/motors/ASMAP_Connec...

http://www.balsapr.com/catalog/motors/ASMAP_ConnectorsView.asp?ProductId=V788640 You can find the connectors for your motor here and other sites. The above link is Balsa Products. They have most of...
11-08-2005, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Duster52

I have always had trouble hand launching my...

I have always had trouble hand launching my Stryker. Maybe one out of three would be successful! The remainder either popped off the nose or broke the prop! For fun, I decided to build a "drop away"...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-30-2005, 10:26 PM
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Posted By Duster52

I happen to like my fake radial that I spent so...

I happen to like my fake radial that I spent so much time building.:)
10-25-2005, 04:40 AM
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Views: 4,858
Posted By Duster52

They give you volts and amps. If you want those...

They give you volts and amps. If you want those watts just multiply volts by amps. The point was they have a lot of data to help, if people would just use it. Like I said, they give a range of...
10-24-2005, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Duster52

Gerry is right. In your own figures you are...

Gerry is right. In your own figures you are already trying to pull three more amps out of your batteries than are allowed! If you don't change anything you are going to severely damage the...
10-24-2005, 07:24 AM
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Posted By Duster52

Hobby Lobby, for one, gives you a lot of useful...

Hobby Lobby, for one, gives you a lot of useful information about the motors they sell. A range of plane weights for gliders and sport, for one. Also, recommended prop sizes, volts, amps and watts...
10-24-2005, 03:21 AM
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Posted By Duster52

That's a great looking plane! I have to get one! ...

That's a great looking plane! I have to get one! It would be easy to do a little more scale work to finish it.
10-22-2005, 03:46 PM
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Posted By Duster52

I have to ask this. Are you for real?

I have to ask this. Are you for real?
10-18-2005, 03:42 AM
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Posted By Duster52

I am not saying that is what he meant, just that...

I am not saying that is what he meant, just that was the way I took it.

I can believe you about the 's' word! It's everywhere. A virus! NO personal responsibility expected of themselves...
10-18-2005, 01:12 AM
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Views: 9,445
Posted By Duster52

First off, read the post. Where did I say YOU...

First off, read the post. Where did I say YOU were not a member? I was making a point, my humble opinion worth as much as yours, to those who don't think they have any reason to join. Who said you...
10-17-2005, 10:21 PM
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Posted By Duster52

lomcevak, wish we were a little closer!!! Two of...

lomcevak, wish we were a little closer!!! Two of us here at Newport and Tuckerman, in the North East! Tuckerman is 15 miles from here and I was contacted by Ted from there after he saw my post on...
10-17-2005, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Duster52

I took it as simply making a point! What he said...

I took it as simply making a point! What he said is exactly what some out there would say, in a New York minute!

With everything said here, trying to convince fliers to join the AMA, there is ONE...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-17-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,553
Posted By Duster52

I still fly my Slow Stick (hop up with brushless)...

I still fly my Slow Stick (hop up with brushless) more than any of my other planes. It has to be my favorite!
10-13-2005, 02:48 AM
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Posted By Duster52

Badtroll, it wasn't the idea of doing something...

Badtroll, it wasn't the idea of doing something different. I am the first to try doing thing different than what exists. It was your approach. You seemed to imply that what we have is junk that...
10-12-2005, 01:10 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 72,141
Posted By Duster52

I think you answered your own question when you...

I think you answered your own question when you added the voltage of 4 lipo cells fully charged at 16.8 v. NiCds and NiMHs start loosing voltage immediately and do not stay at their high voltage for...
Forum: Power Systems
10-09-2005, 11:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,862
Posted By Duster52

The only reason I want it is so I can package...

The only reason I want it is so I can package everything up ready to fly, walk out to the field and turn it on. I don't want to carry it with it activated and I don't want to have to hook up battery...
Forum: Power Systems
10-09-2005, 09:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,862
Posted By Duster52

I don't understand your confusion, then. This...

I don't understand your confusion, then. This ESC is just set up to cut the power completely for safety reasons when you need it to. Not in flight. There is no mystery to it.
Forum: Power Systems
10-09-2005, 09:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,862
Posted By Duster52

It's all in the electronic circuits in the ESC....

It's all in the electronic circuits in the ESC. The power being fed to the motor is controlled separate from the power being sent to the receiver and servos by the built in BEC. Depending on how you...
Forum: Power Systems
10-09-2005, 09:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,862
Posted By Duster52

We're one step ahead of you, Bob_Co:)

We're one step ahead of you, Bob_Co:)
Forum: Power Systems
10-09-2005, 03:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,862
Posted By Duster52

Their website is saying Fall 2005.

Their website is saying Fall 2005.
Forum: Power Systems
10-09-2005, 03:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,862
Posted By Duster52

That is what I do now. With my stryker, I have...

That is what I do now. With my stryker, I have the battery deans connector and the esc deans connector sticking up out of the hatch thru an opening. I plug them together when I am ready to take...
Forum: Power Systems
10-09-2005, 07:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,862
Posted By Duster52

http://www.coolesc.com/prod_a35.php?CC=4348accfbaf...

http://www.coolesc.com/prod_a35.php?CC=4348accfbafc6

Here is a new company with low priced ESC's that HAVE A SAFETY, COMPLETE SHUTOFF, switch built in!

I am going to order one when they are...
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