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07-04-2022, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Wildflyer

I wish you well my friend, don't push it too...

I wish you well my friend, don't push it too hard.

In January I was holding my little Pekinese dog in my left arm, stepped beside my car and the next thing I know is that I am trying to do a...
Forum: UAV / FPV
06-29-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Wildflyer

Really cool, Fish

Really cool, Fish
Forum: Humor
06-29-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 53
Yep
Views: 733
Posted By Wildflyer

I have NO doubt about that. about 1964 we were...

I have NO doubt about that.
about 1964 we were camping in Yellowstone Park, in the Old Faithful camping area.
Watched a bear step on a pedal for the small lid on the underground garbage cans, he...
Forum: Beginners
05-30-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By Wildflyer

Hobbyking has goggles for around $50.00 I...

Hobbyking has goggles for around $50.00
I bought one sale for $30.00, that automatically scans and locks to the signal. 5.8 ghx
I can lock into someone else's drone and watch the same thing...
Forum: Humor
04-20-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By Wildflyer

Shingles

A man walked into a doctor’s office and the receptionist asked him what he had. He replied: “Shingles.”
So she wrote down his name, address, and phone number and told him to have a seat.
Fifteen...
Forum: Humor
04-06-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By Wildflyer

Painters, paint Plumbers, plumb yet in...

Painters, paint
Plumbers, plumb yet in construction we plumb up a wall
Roofers, roof
Bricklayers, lay brick
But, I have been a Carpenter all my life, and I still don't know what it is to carpent...
Forum: Humor
03-26-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 418
Posted By Wildflyer

Met a pretty girl in a bar

I was in a bar one night long ago.
Met a pretty girl that claimed she worked for a newspaper.
She had a small button on the pocket of her blouse that said "Press"
She slapped me off my feet when I...
03-16-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,534
Posted By Wildflyer

I fully agree Nigel, I don't know how much of...

I fully agree Nigel,
I don't know how much of an "Expert" the author is on batteries, but he made it into the book.
03-16-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,441
Posted By Wildflyer

I had a factory-made plastic 70mm EDF blow its...

I had a factory-made plastic 70mm EDF blow its blades on the 4S battery it was rated to handle. I thought it was going to cut the plane in two.
I don't run anything except metal blade fans now.
...
03-16-2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,441
Posted By Wildflyer

Hope it works, and doesn't blow the blades out...

Hope it works, and doesn't blow the blades out the wall.
Schubler has 195mm that puts out 25kg but it is expensive....
03-16-2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,534
Posted By Wildflyer

I saw someplace that if a fully charged Lipo is...

I saw someplace that if a fully charged Lipo is loaded to a point that the voltage output drops anything over 0.3 volts per cell then that is the current limit for that particular battery. Basically...
Forum: Humor
03-08-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Wildflyer

On some days, that could be my daughter. :oops:

On some days, that could be my daughter. :oops:
Forum: Humor
03-06-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 961
Posted By Wildflyer

I really like these Bluetooth earbuds. I don't...

I really like these Bluetooth earbuds.
I don't have a cell phone, but I don't look so stupid when I talk to myself.
Forum: Power Systems
03-03-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,503
Posted By Wildflyer

I have an ESC that goes into the surge mode when...

I have an ESC that goes into the surge mode when the voltage drops.
I like it, all I have to do is slow down a little to reduce the power drain and the surging stops and I set up for landing.

On...
Forum: Humor
02-16-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By Wildflyer

Hazards, while flying

Found in another forum.
02-07-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 68,057
Posted By Wildflyer

Takeoff Fly

Takeoff

Fly
02-07-2022, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,851
Posted By Wildflyer

Since your TX was designed for 8 nicad batteries...

Since your TX was designed for 8 nicad batteries which we call 9.6 v, the ONLY modern battery I would use is a 9.9v LiFe battery and the proper charger. Do not charge it with the old charger.
...
02-06-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Wildflyer

I never saw the first one. I wonder why someone...

I never saw the first one.
I wonder why someone would go to those lengths to post something?
I guess they have fun wasting other people's time.
02-06-2022, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Wildflyer

I have an original Mach 1 kit and intend to use...

I have an original Mach 1 kit and intend to use an electric motor of at least 1000 watts.
The 60 size engines used 11x8 or 12x6 props mostly. I don't think you will be able to clear a 16" prop...
02-06-2022, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 68,057
Posted By Wildflyer

Officer Safety

Officer
Safety
Forum: Power Systems
01-16-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By Wildflyer

It may be warning you that the battery voltage is...

It may be warning you that the battery voltage is low.

I have an ESC that goes into pulse mode (my name) when the voltage drops, I like that better than just stopping the motor and then you have...
Forum: Humor
01-15-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By Wildflyer

Yeah, it sure is Nigel. And sort of a stretch at...

Yeah, it sure is Nigel. And sort of a stretch at that.
Although I have met some people that would have thought that way.
Replies: 33
Views: 8,584
Posted By Wildflyer

Because extended operation with the antenna...

Because extended operation with the antenna collapsed is not good for the final amp in the transmitter circuit.
It is fine for a short time range test but not for several hours.
Forum: Humor
12-25-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By Wildflyer

Red face Watch where the glue drips

Yesterday, I was trying to glue a couple of blocks to the bottom of my work bench with medium CA glue.
The block slipped and some of the glue dripped off.
I quickly moved my head to keep it from...
Forum: Beginners
12-24-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,836
Posted By Wildflyer

I had one experience with overheating that was...

I had one experience with overheating that was enlightening. A small motor in a glider, ran only 30 seconds to reach altitude.
Testing with my hand didn't indicate any problems, a bit warm after 30...
Forum: Beginners
12-21-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,836
Posted By Wildflyer

I highly recommend getting a wattmeter and a temp...

I highly recommend getting a wattmeter and a temp gun, then you can test a motor set-up and know what it is doing.
I believe the important place to measure the temp is the motor windings, not the...
12-20-2021, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Wildflyer

I have used a similar formula for thrust angles,...

I have used a similar formula for thrust angles, if you want to be a little more accurate, rotate the engine 180° so that you use the same prop tip. Some props are not perfect.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,935
Posted By Wildflyer

I think both of those will work with Spektrum...

I think both of those will work with Spektrum transmitters like a DX6 or the others offered by Spektrum.
11-16-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,688
Posted By Wildflyer

You are going to need to know a LOT more about...

You are going to need to know a LOT more about your requirements for a motor than simply rpm.
11-01-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By Wildflyer

I have had a kicker bottle stick like yours, I...

I have had a kicker bottle stick like yours, I guess that's why I have at least 2 on the table while building.
I have used other spray bottles if they deliver a fine mist. I have even pryed the top...
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