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06-29-2018, 05:48 AM
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Posted By chuckinnc

Measuring single cell voltage with power meter

My 60v 130A gt power meter requires external power to measure voltages less than 5 volts, the manual says apply external voltage to the 3 pin aux jack, however it does not give the pinout for + and ...
02-06-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By chuckinnc

Internal resistance of different pack sizes

My IR Turnigy meter came yesterday and as usuall with no instructions, so a few questions.

Should the batteries be fully charged when measurring IR ?

If I had a 2S and 3S pack of the same...
Forum: Beginners
06-14-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,383
Posted By chuckinnc

Thumbs up Looks like there is alot of room for error here

I looks like everything will be ok if the KV is around 1000, I plan on running 2s but may move up to 3s in a smaller ma pack. As a beginer I usually make short, slow flights and hope for no surprizes.
Forum: Beginners
06-13-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,383
Posted By chuckinnc

Question What BL and prop to replace slow stick brushed

I want to replace my stock brushed gearbox/prop with a non gearbox outrunner. I want to keep it light as possible and flying slow. I have seem
small bell type outrunners with stick mount built on...
06-07-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,865
Posted By chuckinnc

What to do with a Spektrum DX6

I bought the reccomended setup to build a Eflite 3D 232cap, which never was completed, at the time the DX6 and matching reciever was "state of the art" and now it's a odd ball. I don't want to learn...
06-06-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,528
Posted By chuckinnc

What degree of skill is needed for T-34 mentor

Im am looking at buying a T-34 Eflite Mentor, my skills are mostly beginer level. What skill level would be needed to fly and land this plane? Does it
require alot of air speed to get it up, I have...
06-06-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By chuckinnc

How do you measure thrust

I have a junkbox full of motor,prop and esc's, now I am trying come up with
some working setups. I have a wattmeter and scales but need a diy setup to measure thrust so I can come up with something...
Forum: Beginners
05-01-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By chuckinnc

Which slow fly prop for old brushed SC

Bought two used Super cubs for my grandson several years ago, been hanging on the wall ever sense. It's time to fly/crash or do something so here
goes. Both are white with red, one is stock and one...
09-19-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,732
Posted By chuckinnc

Mini Leader info anyone

I'm new to the hobby, mainly learning with the cheap HZ Firebird airplanes but this weekend I picked up a like new Mini Leader. I don't know if I should even try to fly this airplane yet or put It up...
09-19-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,867
Posted By chuckinnc

Common lightweight paint for a Super Cub

I have been flying new RTF planes sofar but now I picked up two used
SC airplanes that have plain white replacement wings (no decals). I live along way from any lhs so does anyone know of a spray...
Forum: Power Systems
08-09-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By chuckinnc

What a good servo esc bench tester

Being a packrat type ham, rc, electronic guy I have alot of used stuff and will accumulate more as time goes on. I need or just want to bench test these, I have been looking on Ebay and found 2 main...
08-06-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,683
Posted By chuckinnc

Maybe not a full 1 inch but

The super cubs I have seen hanging in the lhs & replacement wings do not have this, I will take a photo & post it (soon as I learn how) I'm new to the
forum and not sure how the attachment system...
08-04-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,683
Posted By chuckinnc

Motor mount tilted and wing ends bent question

I purchased a Super Cub that had been setting in a closet for many years. As I was taking it apart to clean & inspect it when I noticed the gearbox,motor,mount was setting at a angle when it was...
08-02-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By chuckinnc

Thanks for the effort to reply flydiver

Sounds like good info, I'm fairly new to rc planes and new to lipo/brushless
setups so I will look over the links carefully before making a purchase. I may stick with the brushed motor and switch to...
08-02-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By chuckinnc

Upgrading a standard slow stick questions

I want ot change my standard slow stick over to LiPo and brushless, so does anyone have one setup like this. I would like to know which motor,esc and lipo size for a good lite wieght setup, trying to...
07-17-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,620
Posted By chuckinnc

How to bench test a Esky rx

I normally fyl airplanes that have BEC rx, I purchase a parts lot that had some 72mhz 6ch Esky 0420 & 0420A receivers. I guess these are not BEC and need 4.8v battery to operate the rx so I have a...
06-25-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By chuckinnc

Help new flyer needs tx rx compatibility info

I have a Hitec focus 4 TX on ch 37 (4 channel), im looking at a plane that has a 5ch Hitec reciever also on ch 37. Both TX & RF are FM and the RX only uses 3 or 5 channels.
Im thinking my 4ch TX...
Forum: Foamies
05-18-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,088
Posted By chuckinnc

plans for a simple hot wire fff cutter

Hello everyone, i am new to RC foam building & looking for a website or plans for [simple] hot wire cutter, maybe bow type of something for the rookie, I
need to cut fff or craft foam board, mainly...
04-16-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,484
Posted By chuckinnc

Si I need a geared setup for slow flyer

Thanks for the replies, I bought my grandson one of those $100 yellow piper cubs, it came with a 380 direct drive 6x3 prop & has trouble getting in the air.
Sense Im not interested in speed, it...
04-15-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,484
Posted By chuckinnc

Small prop direct vs larger geared prop

Im new to electric planes & trying to figure out why some planes have direct and some geared drive. I know gearing down a prop will let you use a larger prop but wouldnt it be the same as a smaller...
03-23-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,745
Posted By chuckinnc

Going from 8.4 NiMh to LiPo 7.2 or 10.6v

I need a better battery for my stock RTF HF cub, It came with a 8.4v NiMh - 600ma pack @ 87 grams or 3oz. Im sure there are better packs out there, Ive found a 8.4 - 900ma at about the same weight....
03-23-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By chuckinnc

Help Newbie needs mods for a HF cub

Hello Im new to airplanes & not reading any reviews first, I purchased a HF
yellow cub for me & my grandson. Its still in the box & now after reading
the forums about the cub its clear I need some...
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