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06-23-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,563
Posted By dereckbc

I can help you out a bit here as I work with...

I can help you out a bit here as I work with batteries professionally. The answer you will like is YES you can do this, bu tnot quite as simple as it appears to be.

Pb batteries fall into three...
06-23-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,376
Posted By dereckbc

Can you frog or roll the cables.

Can you frog or roll the cables.
Forum: Power Systems
12-26-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By dereckbc

The plastic wrap as you call it does two things. ...

The plastic wrap as you call it does two things.



1. Holds the heat sink to the ESC.
2. Electrical insulation.


Cut it off and use tie wraps to secure heat sink, and ensure it does not...
12-26-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,856
Posted By dereckbc

Deleted, repeat.

Deleted, repeat.
12-09-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By dereckbc

Balance Ceiling Fan Blades

OK this has nothing to do with plane props, but just thinking outside the box. I have a ceiling fan and the blades are way out of balance and riving me crazy. Being an RC Pilot and Golfer I quickly...
11-24-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By dereckbc

Ditto. In addition if your TX is programmable,...

Ditto. In addition if your TX is programmable, you can limit the Throttle or use Expo.
10-24-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,757
Posted By dereckbc

Yep they call themselves the DNC

Yep they call themselves the DNC
10-24-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,640
Posted By dereckbc

Have another slobber nocker.

Have another slobber nocker.
06-25-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By dereckbc

Nigel perhaps make your own and get a USB 3.1 or...

Nigel perhaps make your own and get a USB 3.1 or USB-C cable, cut the unwanted end off and replace it with whatever connector you want. Keep the cable as short as possible.
06-13-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By dereckbc

Perhaps I phrased it wrong. Is it possible to...

Perhaps I phrased it wrong. Is it possible to reverse a Fan? Yes it is, but not practical. As the OP admitted burned up his controller. Now for show on ground operations it could be done to say make...
06-13-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By dereckbc

Perhaps I phrased it poorly. Is it possible to...

Perhaps I phrased it poorly. Is it possible to reverse a Fan? Yes it is, but not practical. As the OP admitted burned up his controller. Now for show on ground operations it could be done to say...
06-13-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By dereckbc

Variable Pitch with Reverse is entirely possible...

Variable Pitch with Reverse is entirely possible in both real and model aircraft. I do not see anyway possible to reverse a duct fan fan motor. It cannot be done with variable pitch that I know of,...
Forum: Combat
06-11-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,832
Posted By dereckbc

Face it. Nothing more fascinating and profiting...

Face it. Nothing more fascinating and profiting for humans than a good train wreck, car crashes, real plane crashes, carnage, and mayhem. The bigger the better.



Think about it. Soon we will...
05-29-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,254
Posted By dereckbc

Pattern Flying IMO is predetermined graceful...

Pattern Flying IMO is predetermined graceful aerobatics. 3D is Post Stall violent maneuvers. A 3D plane can do anything any sport or pattern plane can do, but only a 3D plane can do 3D.
05-23-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,187
Posted By dereckbc

Certainly part of it, but more to it than that....

Certainly part of it, but more to it than that. Today's 4 year Bachelor college grad is equivalent to a high school education 40 years ago. What is really scary is illiterate rate of college grads...
05-22-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By dereckbc

Yeah 3D can be annoying as can Head and Limb...

Yeah 3D can be annoying as can Head and Limb Chopper Offers.
05-22-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,187
Posted By dereckbc

Most likely because in the USA quit teaching...

Most likely because in the USA quit teaching mandatory Math and Science. It was to hard on kids and replaced by social engineering.
05-17-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By dereckbc

I bet and hope the Event Organizers have chewed...

I bet and hope the Event Organizers have chewed their finger nails off to the bone and bleeding. So far less than a 1/4 inch of rain in a passing cool shower or two. :mad:
Forum: Beginners
05-17-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By dereckbc

Ditto find the local RC club and reach out to...

Ditto find the local RC club and reach out to them, or even a local non-chain Hobby Shop.
Forum: Beginners
05-16-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By dereckbc

Sell it or Trade for an Apprentice S. Otherwise...

Sell it or Trade for an Apprentice S. Otherwise this will be your fist flight (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrKXkQP2Nts) and the end of your hobby.
05-16-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By dereckbc

Wednesday morning and still no rain.

Wednesday morning and still no rain.
05-16-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By dereckbc

Still in the area. No rain yet. False alarm.

Still in the area. No rain yet. False alarm.
05-15-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By dereckbc

Here at the event and is SUKs big time. Al I can...

Here at the event and is SUKs big time. Al I can say is I hope it pours big time and turns to mud.
05-09-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 536
Posted By dereckbc

Off to Joe Nall

Heading to Myrtle Beach today for a few days to get some golf in and stuff my face with seafood. Then off to Woodruff SC to Joe Nall for a week of doing nothing but flying and buying new toys. One of...
05-09-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By dereckbc

Enjoy Nigel, you can use the break.

Enjoy Nigel, you can use the break.
05-02-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By dereckbc

Nigel you have nothing to be forgiven for....

Nigel you have nothing to be forgiven for. Holding grief in is destructive and poisons the soul. Sharing your grief and expressing your feelings is part of the healing process. Don't hold it in, let...
04-30-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By dereckbc

Nigel I am terrible with words trying to comfort...

Nigel I am terrible with words trying to comfort survivors. I know what you are going through, last year I lost my Boston Terrier named Rocky and a Cat named Duffy. They both passed within a month of...
Replies: 49
Views: 6,355
Posted By dereckbc

Have you looked into Pet Trackers?

Have you looked into Pet Trackers?
04-15-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By dereckbc

That would be WINE.

That would be WINE.
04-15-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By dereckbc

Nigel sounds like you might have a wiring issue....

Nigel sounds like you might have a wiring issue. The switch you have is most likely a SPDT. or maybe a DPDT. Does not make a lot of difference which one.

For simplicity lets assume SPST. On that...
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