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Today, 06:29 PM
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Posted By solentlife

So I will try an adaptor .... took an old charge...

So I will try an adaptor .... took an old charge only USB lead and married to a BEC and XT60 ...

5V / 5A BEC with Mini USB plug to the SS3 .... means I can use any LiPo spare at the field ... 3S...
Today, 04:33 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Help : Soloshot battery failing

My SS3 (both) are now terrible on battery ... one lasts about 20mins and other about 45mins before batterys are dead. SS say they should run for 4 hours !! Even when new - I never had more than...
Forum: Beginners
Today, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By solentlife

The only common factor is the use of 2.4 .... but...

The only common factor is the use of 2.4 .... but the way its used is completely different.

The WiFi use has a code ID and router / PC etc. rejects any info that does not have that ID ... each...
Forum: 3D Printing
Yesterday, 07:52 PM
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Views: 33
Posted By solentlife

Ciclops DIY 3D scanner ?

Price now under 100 Euros for a Ciclops 3D Scanner .............

Anyone used one ? Seen results fro one ??

I'm close to clicking Buy button ...
Forum: Beginners
Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By solentlife

Your analyzer cannot see your Tx because its...

Your analyzer cannot see your Tx because its flipping around the frequency slots so fast - its not stopping on one long enough .....

Its like trying to measure AC on a DC meter ...
Forum: Beginners
Yesterday, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By solentlife

Q is right ... I fly plenty of 2.4 indoor stuff...

Q is right ... I fly plenty of 2.4 indoor stuff and my Internet Router is not fussed at all ..... nor are the indoor 'toy' models.

The only time I had any indication of conflict was with a FlySky...
03-30-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By solentlife

I have a 4250 650KV with 5S LiPo on a 13x8E prop....

I have a 4250 650KV with 5S LiPo on a 13x8E prop. AUW of 2.2kg ... with thrust of 3.4kg ........... ballistic !!. model designed for a 35 - 40 glow.

I have a 4250 500kv, 5S swinging a 13x6 on my...
03-30-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By solentlife

Try using eCalc .... for the pennies registration...

Try using eCalc .... for the pennies registration its well worth it .... I have good sense of what motor for a job, but I still use eCalc as confirming ...

Put in the details . span .. weight...
03-30-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,022
Posted By solentlife

Tks everyone .... Certainly need something...

Tks everyone ....

Certainly need something to occupy while this Virus is doing its thing.

Docile ? mmmmm I'm consciously forcing myself to use small movements on the sticks even at reduced...
03-29-2020, 06:02 PM
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Views: 65
Posted By solentlife

Most people know about Vulcan Raid on Port Stanley airfield but ....

This interesting video gives out there was more than one raid and of course the Brazilian Affair ....

https://youtu.be/ng_X2dHJpZ4
03-29-2020, 02:17 PM
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Views: 4,022
Posted By solentlife

She flies .... Hatcam Video : ...

She flies ....

Hatcam Video :

https://youtu.be/B54dSYdmw7I

Soloshot 3 Video :

https://youtu.be/LQzL9Uixop8
03-28-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,756
Posted By solentlife

Its just a pain ... though getting all aligned to...

Its just a pain ... though getting all aligned to zap ....

Some will remember my biplane that nosed at full throttle into airport runway ...

Tried putting pics but problem with site again ......
03-27-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,756
Posted By solentlife

That nose is pretty banged up and out of shape...

That nose is pretty banged up and out of shape ... wing is near finished structurally ... just needs laminate another set of thin ribs to the ones I spliced in. Originals were lite ply - but because...
03-26-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,661
Posted By solentlife

Obviously with the upright V tail - its less...

Obviously with the upright V tail - its less damage on landing ... mines not EPP or EPO as the commercial ones ... mines Depron ... so needs to be kept away from potential harm.

Over time - I've...
03-26-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,756
Posted By solentlife

Have to do something during 'lockdown' ........

Have to do something during 'lockdown' ..... apart from work !!
03-26-2020, 10:26 AM
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Views: 4,756
Posted By solentlife

Long time since I bought this model ... nearly 8...

Long time since I bought this model ... nearly 8 years !!

For last few years - its sat looking sad having had another of its crashes.

https://youtu.be/q7XQ2PTMAs8

It really is an unforgiving...
03-26-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By solentlife

Nice ...

Nice ...
03-24-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,609
Posted By solentlife

Forgot to update !! Here's with 3S on the...

Forgot to update !!

Here's with 3S on the Rare Bear motor ... mmmm

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that 2500kv reduction makes big difference ... so needs 4S ..

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03-23-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,661
Posted By solentlife

Video ? Photos ?

Video ? Photos ?
Forum: Foamies
03-21-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By solentlife

Interesting ... I thought about a 64mm on the...

Interesting ... I thought about a 64mm on the Mig29 copy of the G&G I made .... but never did ... I fitted a prop and BL instead ... I may look at it again as I have a 70mm unit doing nothing ..
03-19-2020, 10:23 PM
03-19-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife

fHQ2ig--a-8 Local authority just cleared an...

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Local authority just cleared an area near my house ready for residential development ..... this was of course before our Lockdown !! So I do not expect much to happen with the land -...
03-19-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife

Do you not feel that is a bit risky ? The...

Do you not feel that is a bit risky ? The community at the field in Tucson may be clear - but with visitors descending on the field - it could bring it in ... and who's to know who may already have...
03-18-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife

Its a topic between myself and guys I fly with...

Its a topic between myself and guys I fly with .... looks like most will just go flying and if there's a lot of people - not usual - then its just keep a bit of distance. Its the bigger meets where...
03-18-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife

Don't know about other areas but COVID-19

This may just put the dampeners on many Flying meetings and Club do's ..... with many countries advising not to congregate people etc.

Wonder how many meetings will be cancelled ?

Don't get me...
Forum: Foamies
03-16-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By solentlife

The G&G series .... its actually difficult to...

The G&G series .... its actually difficult to beat the pricing of them ... and they fly so well.

I do copy the parts onto foam sheet as back-up though ......
03-15-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By solentlife

I have been dragging out old models .... its...

I have been dragging out old models .... its interesting how much you forget about each ones character ! Its like maidens all over again.

I have some that I would absolutely cry if I ever smacked...
Forum: Foamies
03-14-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By solentlife

Depending on the seller .... a 2212 is actually...

Depending on the seller .... a 2212 is actually same as the 2826 ... its how they measure ..

2826 is the outer can ... 2212 is the inner armature.
Forum: Foamies
03-14-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By solentlife

I normally use the Turnigy 2826 2200kv motor .......

I normally use the Turnigy 2826 2200kv motor .... but for this I use the Mongoose motor which is not so long and fits the slot better.
...
Forum: Foamies
03-13-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By solentlife

First thing I did to my Mig29 G&G was to add...

First thing I did to my Mig29 G&G was to add ailerons and rudders ...... the ailerons are coupled to same servos as the tailerons .... gives amazing rolls and the pitch moment is impressive
... but...
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