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04-11-2019, 07:27 PM
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Posted By garyp1029

Safe Select Will Not Turn On

I have a Conscendo with Safe Select (SS). The stock AR636A binded to my old DX6i and the SS worked with no problems. I recently bought a new DX6 and find that the Conscendo will bind to it BUT the SS...
09-07-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 803
Posted By garyp1029

AS3X Programming & Conscendo A

Not being familiar with the operation of AS3X, here are two very basic questions. (1) Does the Conscendo A BNF with the installed AR636 receiver
need to be programmed OR is it already programmed...
07-26-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,121
Posted By garyp1029

Multiplex Easyglider 4

Looking for places to buy the Easyglider. The ONLY website I can find is the
Weekender Warehouse which wants $199 for the plane plus $25 shipping to Tucson. Anyone know of any other U.S. outlets...
Forum: Power Systems
03-22-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By garyp1029

Thanks Panther. I would have never figured that...

Thanks Panther. I would have never figured that out. Gary
Forum: Power Systems
03-20-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By garyp1029

Detrum 40A ESC Programming

I have unsuccessfully tried to turn off the brake using Detrum instructions:
(1) Switch Tx on and move stick to full throttle (2) Connect battery and turn Rx on (3) Wait 5 seconds ...
03-01-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By garyp1029

Top Flite Monokote

I have read that a few years ago there was a problem of getting Monokote to shrink. Anyone know if that is still a problem? Thanks.
01-22-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,063
Posted By garyp1029

I tried calling twice. Left a message to call me...

I tried calling twice. Left a message to call me as I am interested in buying one of their Techone planes. So far--1 hour before their closing--no response. It probably isn't a good idea to buy...
01-22-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,063
Posted By garyp1029

Banana Hobbies

Is Banana Hobbies in Los Angeles a reliable and safe company to buy a plane from??? Thanks. Gary
10-23-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By garyp1029

Trim Settings Change While Flying

I have been flying my GWS Formosa for over two years. The last few times the trim settings, particularly the elevator, change without my touching the trim switches. Have made successful emergency...
10-15-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By garyp1029

Arrow Electronics

Has anyone had any experience with this MeanWell PS dealer??? They offer low prices and free shipping on MeanWell PS. Thanks. Gary
10-14-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,392
Posted By garyp1029

Mean Well PS Prefixes

Mean Well PS have several letter prefixes---SE, SP, RSP, and LRS, among others---to identify their various series of PS. Not being familiar with the technical differences, are any of the above series...
10-10-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,620
Posted By garyp1029

I have absolutely no intention of ever using a...

I have absolutely no intention of ever using a battery larger than 4 cell. I am 81, have 10 planes, 9 of which are 3 cell. Only my Dynam Tiger Moth uses a 4 cell. So it sound like my 320W, 15V PS...
10-05-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,620
Posted By garyp1029

ICharger 206B

I have a Mean Well SP-320-15 power supply which came with an ICharger 106B a few years ago. Is that power supply adequate to use on an ICharger 206B? Thanks. Gary
Forum: Foamies
09-19-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,143
Posted By garyp1029

Z Foam and Monokote

How well does Monokote trim sheets (no heat required) adhere to Eflite/Parkzone Z foam?
09-16-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By garyp1029

Parkzone Artizan OR EFlite Pulse 15

For those who have flown both planes---How would you compare the two (forgetting size difference) as to aerobatic/pattern performance? Hard to tell from the images, but does each one have a fully...
Forum: Power Systems
09-10-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By garyp1029

My PowerUp 10 is the 1000kv model. I can't see...

My PowerUp 10 is the 1000kv model. I can't see that it would provide much improvement over the stock motor---35X33 vs 35X35.
Forum: Power Systems
09-09-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By garyp1029

PowerUp 10---Improved Performance?

I have a PowerUp 10 from HeadsUp and am thinking of putting it into my old Parkzone T28. The stock motor---480 960kv---is a 35X33 and weighs 87 grams. The PowerUp 10 is 35X35 and weighs 102 grams. ...
08-13-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,259
Posted By garyp1029

Stick vs. Super Sportster

I am thinking of getting one of the following---(1) Value Hobby 48" Easy Stick
(2) Great Planes 48" Super Sportster---and using a HU PowerUp 15 which I have on hand. Both are stick/balsa ARFs....
05-25-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By garyp1029

Problem solved. Thanks to Turbojoe and Dereckbc....

Problem solved. Thanks to Turbojoe and Dereckbc. The ESC was setup for 4s cutoff. It is a new ESC which came installed in the T28, so I have no idea how or when it happened. Since EFlite has no...
05-25-2017, 02:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By garyp1029

I will check the cutoff tomorrow. IF the esc is...

I will check the cutoff tomorrow. IF the esc is set on 4s, should I change it to 3s OR 74% (which is the default setting)? I have had these same batteries for some time and used them in several...
05-25-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By garyp1029

Will put the plane on wattmeter tomorrow morning...

Will put the plane on wattmeter tomorrow morning (right now it is well over 100 in our Tucson garage where my planes are stored--NOT the batteries). Batteries are all Turnigy 11.1 v, 25-35c, 2200...
05-24-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By garyp1029

Motor Pulsing

I have a new (7 or 8 flights) EFlite T28 (older version with fixed landing gear) with stock prop (balanced), motor, and 30A ESC. The motor makes a pulsing noise in flight which has occurred using...
03-29-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,688
Posted By garyp1029

Fly RC Magazine Out Of Business

Renewed my subscription ($19.95) by Visa in mid-January. Have not received the magazine for a long time. Tried calling several of the numbers on their website. Phones disconnected. Finally got...
03-11-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By garyp1029

Sturdiest Retracts

Which of the following makers of warbirds has the best (sturdiest, most robust) retracts----FlightLine, FMS, E-Flite, Dynam????
03-10-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,841
Posted By garyp1029

The chatter was a very rapid and simultaneous...

The chatter was a very rapid and simultaneous movement (vibration?) (both up and down) of both ailerons. There was noise, also, but the problem was the movement. I have had the plane for over a...
03-10-2017, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,841
Posted By garyp1029

Digital Servo Chatter

I have a Formosa II with digital aileron servos connected with a Y harness. When powered up the servos chatter. When checked individually each servo operates normally. I replaced the aileron...
03-09-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By garyp1029

Thanks for the offer Hillbille. Since the plane...

Thanks for the offer Hillbille. Since the plane is old and shows its age, and that it needs a new motor as well as a cowl (motor was on a stick mount which was broken in the accident), I'm going to...
03-08-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By garyp1029

GWS Formosa II Cowl

Need a new cowl for my GWS Formosa II. Caliber--GWS store--doesn't have any. Anyone know where I could get one?
01-10-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,356
Posted By garyp1029

Mostly in the upper 60s and lower 70s here in...

Mostly in the upper 60s and lower 70s here in Tucson this week. There is a possibility of rain (20% chance) this Friday.
01-07-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,274
Posted By garyp1029

E-Flite Spitfire Mk XIV 1.2m --- $195

New. Immaculate condition. Never been off the ground. I assembled the plane, bound it to my transmitter, and tested all control surfaces. Six channels, the standard four plus retractable landing...
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