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Forum: Night Flying
05-21-2019, 07:29 PM
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Views: 8,164
Posted By kargo

LED how to

Hi Nightflyers!

Can someone point me to a good LED how-to? I've done LED circuits with resistors before, but haven't ever used a "controller" or other sort of powerhub in an LED setup. I've...
05-14-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By kargo

OK, Photos 2.0.... ...

OK, Photos 2.0....

https://cdn-global-hk.hobbyking.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/660x415/17f82f742ffe127f42dca9de82fb58b1/legacy/catalog/26739.jpg
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05-14-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By kargo

I got a lipo with the wrong connector for my UMX

Hi Gang, looking for some battery connector help.

I was given a UMX Timber by my beautiful wife this last Christmas. I few weeks ago I ordered some turnigy batteries for it. Unfortunately, I...
03-28-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By kargo

Thanks again Gang, I've been getting a lot of...

Thanks again Gang, I've been getting a lot of help from many sources. I can't wait to get to work on the Citabria...
Forum: Power Systems
03-28-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By kargo

I wouldn't need the full rated Watts, but I can...

I wouldn't need the full rated Watts, but I can see what you mean. If I kept within the amp limits of the motor, would it be ok. For example, 55 amps x 3S = 643 Watts, enough for my application......
Forum: Power Systems
03-27-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By kargo

E-flite Power 52 Lipo cell range

Hi Gang,

Do any of you have experience using a 3S Lipo on an Eflite Power 52 motor? The battery range is listed at 4S to 6S... What are the pro/cons here? Am I just better off using 4S...
03-26-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By kargo

Thanks Gang! I think I have a good idea of what...

Thanks Gang! I think I have a good idea of what I need now. Be careful to place the step in front of the CG. Seaplane Supply has an excellent article on this, but the summary from all of you sure...
03-26-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By kargo

Power rule of thumb for float planes

Hi Gang,

I have been searching your very awesome thread for a gouge on how much power I need for my float plane (a Bud Nosen Citabria 40, an auction find). I've seen in a couple of places that...
01-15-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,461
Posted By kargo

Thanks for the replies Gang I'll probably...

Thanks for the replies Gang

I'll probably try using batteries with a higher C rating. I also may be draining them too much, per flight. Dunno. I know one died because I left the balancing plug...
01-12-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,461
Posted By kargo

dead cells

Hey Gang, happy new year.

I have fried a single cell in several of my lipos. Can you tell me what I might be doing to cause this, or is it just my cheap batteries?

Thanks for any thoughts.
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Replies: 0
Views: 1,440
Posted By kargo

DSV130 3-Wire Digital Servo Metal Gear

Does anyone have specs on this servo? Thanks!
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-28-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,981
Posted By kargo

retracts added to pz stuff?

Hey Gang,
Has anyone added retracts to any of the Parkzone aircraft? Little electric sets from eflite or hobbyking?

Thanks
Forum: Beginners
08-08-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,659
Posted By kargo

thx

Thanks gang, that helps a lot. Geez the manual sure was an obvious place to look:D thanks for pointing it out, and the pointers. Soon as I deal with the mounting issues of my towerpro motor I'll...
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-07-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,964
Posted By kargo

thanks!

thanks for the replys gang, i'll mod the stock mount the way philipa did!
Forum: Beginners
08-07-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,659
Posted By kargo

V tail setup

Hey gang,

Trying to change out the stock equipment on my slow v. Since I'm changing the reciever out I need to set up a v tail mix on my radio. My question is which direction should the control...
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-07-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,964
Posted By kargo

slow v rebuild

Hey gang, I'm replacing the stock motor and esc on my slow v with a towerpro motor/esc package. I can't seem to figure out how to make the mount that came with this motor work out, has anyone...
Forum: Beginners
02-22-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By kargo

park 370 power

Can someone tell me what the power output "range" on a park 370 sized brushed motor similar to this eflite one would be? It would be off a 7 volt batt and a 11x4.7 slow v stock prop. and obviously...
02-01-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By kargo

Thanks for the reply Dr. Kiwi. We didn't wind up...

Thanks for the reply Dr. Kiwi. We didn't wind up going but I'm sure we'll be down there at some point! In retrospect I don't think I'd try taking an airplane in my luggage, but the little eflite...
01-29-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By kargo

Thanks Don!

Thanks Don!
01-29-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By kargo

oops

Thanks for the reply firemanbill.

Your right! I screwed up the equation in my haste last night. Mind verifying what I came up with the second time? The DOT site says this;

"Equivalent...
01-29-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By kargo

The links to the DOT site that says "thou shalt...

The links to the DOT site that says "thou shalt not over such and such a limit"

http://safetravel.dot.gov/whats_new_batteries.html

http://safetravel.dot.gov/definitions.html#spare_batteries
01-29-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By kargo

hobby shops in Chattanooga

Hey Gang, going down to visit the inlaws and was thinking about brining a parkflyer as they have a lot of open space. Unfortunately, or fortunately, you can not bring a lipo battery on an airliner. ...
Forum: Power Systems
01-22-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By kargo

Thanks for the reminder. Those props are sharp. ...

Thanks for the reminder. Those props are sharp. Ever watch a youtube video with someone not minding the prop? Gives me the willies...
Forum: Power Systems
01-22-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By kargo

Thanks, I thought it was something like that. ...

Thanks, I thought it was something like that. Any two Sir, I don't have to stay away from any of them?

Thanks
Forum: Power Systems
01-22-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By kargo

tower pro motor direction of spin

Hey gang, question on this motor;

http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=4853

It didn't come with a manual. Upon testing it I found it spun counter clockwise. Is...
12-11-2008, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,766
Posted By kargo

Hey beavenx5, sounds like you have one heck of a...

Hey beavenx5, sounds like you have one heck of a project going. I know the last post has a few weeks on it (catching up after work distracted me, what was I thinking) but I thought what I learned...
09-28-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,910
Posted By kargo

Polycharge info, thanks

Thanks for all the great info gang! You can read all the tech stuff you want, but until you get a review from someone whose used it you don't really know. I'll definitely look into the balancing...
09-22-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,910
Posted By kargo

Great Planes ElectriFly PolyCharge?

Hey Gang

Anyone ever use this charger?

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXHNW5&P=7

Is the cheap price tag a flag that this is not the right charger to get? I would need a...
08-19-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,037
Posted By kargo

Nelson Litefilm Red

OK Gang, guess I found it. Link below has a Piper Pacer covered in Nelson Litefilm.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=464056&page=2&highlight=nelson+litefilm+red

Looks like a...
08-18-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,037
Posted By kargo

Nelson Litefilm Red

Does anyone have picture of a model they did in Nelson Litefilm red?

Thanks for helping me be particular :rolleyes:...
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