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07-04-2011, 12:03 PM
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Very active weather. Keep it up and you may...

Very active weather. Keep it up and you may record the first on-board lightning strike!

Enjoy!


Clint
07-01-2011, 12:00 PM
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Posted By cbatters

2008......

2008......
06-30-2011, 12:46 AM
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Posted By cbatters

What is the official COG of the Radian? And how...

What is the official COG of the Radian? And how much would would people deviate COG during a competition.?


Clint
06-28-2011, 03:48 AM
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Posted By cbatters

Thx, Clint

Thx,

Clint
06-27-2011, 03:47 PM
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Views: 240,060
Posted By cbatters

What are the dimensions ofn the CF used on the...

What are the dimensions ofn the CF used on the fuse? What is the black material on top of the fuse?


Clint
06-26-2011, 03:19 AM
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Posted By cbatters

Cf tube or rod with slot cut into fuse works...

Cf tube or rod with slot cut into fuse works like a champ to stiffen fuse.



Clint
06-24-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,971
Posted By cbatters

You may want to consider a LIPO Upgrade to...

You may want to consider a LIPO Upgrade to increase power and eliminate the self discharge issues of NIMH especially if you plan to sty in the sport for a while. Requires that you buy a lipo charger...
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Views: 1,769
Posted By cbatters

The "problem" as alluded to in the original post...

The "problem" as alluded to in the original post is that while the technology may be bulletproof, a brief outage that can still occur can cause a multiple-second delay to regain control. More of an...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,769
Posted By cbatters

Reset time seems to be characteristic of...

Reset time seems to be characteristic of trans/rec. I include this as one of the tests before buying any new receiver.

Note: Orange spectrum receivers from HobbyKing seem to have very fast...
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By cbatters

Up to you. I like the fact that the white foam...

Up to you. I like the fact that the white foam can be trimmed with a razor and the repairs are nearly invisible which is one of the key advantages to foam for beginner planes or planes that are at...
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By cbatters

If you use white gorilla glue your plane will...

If you use white gorilla glue your plane will look like new. If you use conventional gorilla your plane will look scarred and battered.





Clint
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By cbatters

Yepper....

Yepper....
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By cbatters

There is a jumper near the act connectors that...

There is a jumper near the act connectors that can be removed to increase LVC. It is not that accurate so you are best keeping track of battery voltage when you land and making sure you don't draw...
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By cbatters

Thx

Thx
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By cbatters

Moving jumper on receiver raises LVC for higher...

Moving jumper on receiver raises LVC for higher voltage NIMH or LiPo.


Clint
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By cbatters

Where did you get black motor mount for direct...

Where did you get black motor mount for direct drive? Stock motor mount is white with mounting for gear drive motor.
Forum: Beginners
06-21-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By cbatters

Gorrilla, elmers and sumo all have white urethane...

Gorrilla, elmers and sumo all have white urethane glue. Practice on scraps of foam and wood. Think of water as catalyst and use a tiny drop of w ate when you mix up a batch that you need to use in...
Forum: Beginners
06-21-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By cbatters

Proprietary 5 wire servos and built in ESC.

Proprietary 5 wire servos and built in ESC.
Forum: Beginners
06-21-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By cbatters

Thumbs down Unfortunately, you will have to change radio, esc...

Unfortunately, you will have to change radio, esc and servos to upgrade to brushless motor. The good news is that cheap parts are available but it is not a simple upgrade path. I suggest repairing...
Forum: Beginners
06-19-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,294
Posted By cbatters

Still trying to find someone with a DX6i where...

Still trying to find someone with a DX6i where the elevator on the monitor display is centered.

(or I find a local hobby shop and pry open the box and compare with mine)



Clint
06-18-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,075
Posted By cbatters

Correct. Stick in middle and all trims set to...

Correct. Stick in middle and all trims set to neutral does not result in elevator display in middle. If other owners of DX6i have display in center on elevator there is something wrong with my DX6i. ...
06-18-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,075
Posted By cbatters

Why is this different from aileron and rudder...

Why is this different from aileron and rudder that show centered stick position and symmetrical full scale up / down operation ?



Clint
06-18-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,075
Posted By cbatters

To restate : the monitor display never shows full...

To restate : the monitor display never shows full scale but the elevator shows full deflection.


Clint
Forum: Beginners
06-18-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,294
Posted By cbatters

All models behave the same. Mixes inhibited, acro...

All models behave the same. Mixes inhibited, acro mode, 100% travel Programmed for all channels, elevator limited to less than 2/3 full scale where other channels work as expected with full scale...
06-18-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,075
Posted By cbatters

Bump -anyone see 100% full scale on monitor?

Bump -anyone see 100% full scale on monitor?
Forum: Beginners
06-17-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,540
Posted By cbatters

Champ - DX6i question On the monitor display...

Champ - DX6i question

On the monitor display of the DX6i, what do you see as the full scale range for the elevator servo? (full up, down, and centered elevator stick produce what outputs on the...
06-17-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,637
Posted By cbatters

What have you actually flown and mastered before...

What have you actually flown and mastered before attempting the T34. (balsa is not very forgiving for early flights)


Clint

Ps: I have a T34 that I have not yet maidened.
Forum: Beginners
06-15-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,802
Posted By cbatters

Touching the antenna with any part of your body...

Touching the antenna with any part of your body during flight will also have a profound negative
impact on range.

How far outs was the plane when you began to lose control. (heights and...
06-14-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,480
Posted By cbatters

I fully charge mine but keep them in the fridge...

I fully charge mine but keep them in the fridge to slow down the degredation. Almost as good as room temperature and 3.85 storage voltage but more convenient. (pop the batteries out of the fridge,...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-13-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,145
Posted By cbatters

Thanks - did the same thing and was pleasantly...

Thanks - did the same thing and was pleasantly surprised that the status LED could still be detected along the edge of the circuit board.


Clint
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