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06-17-2014, 05:21 AM
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Posted By vimy

Hi, I just saw the article there when I was...

Hi,

I just saw the article there when I was looking at their motors, so I thought it may be useful to someone.

Cheers
06-16-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,402
Posted By vimy

Yes, the article mentioned it failed a 3kV punch...

Yes, the article mentioned it failed a 3kV punch through test.

It did recommend that the charger not be used and returned for repair.
06-16-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,402
Posted By vimy

Thunderpower TP610C Safety Recall

Thunderpower TP610C Safety Recall
I stumbled upon this in the Hacker website:

http://www.hacker-motor.com/produktrueckruf-fuer-safety-recall-for-thunder-power-charger-tp610c-acdc-part-29763804/
...
04-30-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,717
Posted By vimy

I haven't heard of that phenomena, what happens...

I haven't heard of that phenomena, what happens in "sim-syndrome" that causes complacency?

Is it because in the back of your mind, you are not losing anything as it were when you crash a plane...
04-29-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,717
Posted By vimy

Installed from Phoenix 4 disc and updated to P5....

Installed from Phoenix 4 disc and updated to P5. I used it for the first time 2 days ago and everything seems to work. It calibrated correctly and just worked. What ever problems were there earlier...
Forum: Beginners
04-27-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,939
Posted By vimy

First, make sure all power sources are charged...

First, make sure all power sources are charged correctly and working.

It would be useful to check the Dynam Rx with another transmitter like yours to determine if there is a fault with it. You can...
Forum: Beginners
04-27-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,939
Posted By vimy

Hello Nigel, this is what I hope to get out of...

Hello Nigel, this is what I hope to get out of it. I hope to regain my flying skills.

What ever you do Brewerpaul, don't give up.

I wished I had kept going with it. I'm definitely glad to take...
Forum: Beginners
04-26-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,939
Posted By vimy

Is is possible to take it to a local model...

Is is possible to take it to a local model supplier for them to check it for you? Or, another club member who has a similar model with the same RX so you can swap them around and see if your RX binds...
Forum: Beginners
04-25-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,162
Posted By vimy

I wasn't being mischievous or misleading by...

I wasn't being mischievous or misleading by posting this, those who are using Mode 1 or 2 and are happy with it best not change.

I is an interesting observation by an experienced flyer in Martin...
Forum: Beginners
04-24-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,162
Posted By vimy

What Mode to Use?

For new flyers, the inevitable question comes up of what transmitter mode to use. For most of the US, Mode 2 is preferred. In Australia where I live, Mode 1 is the dominant mode in use.

Having...
Forum: Beginners
04-22-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,939
Posted By vimy

Hello Brewer,can I suggest a flight simulator, if...

Hello Brewer,can I suggest a flight simulator, if you haven't already got one?

You can use it to iron out any problems with recovering from unnatural flight attitudes and correct any orientation...
Forum: Beginners
02-25-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 76,916
Posted By vimy

Hello hawk, max. It was this video that made...

Hello hawk, max.

It was this video that made the Apprentice S 15e my future choice:

http://www.horizonhobby.co.uk/aeroonline/e20-safe/e20-safe.html

If the S 15e can get itself out of strange...
Forum: Beginners
02-23-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 76,916
Posted By vimy

Hello Max. Thank you for posting, your ideas are...

Hello Max. Thank you for posting, your ideas are the same as mine, particularly regarding scratch and kit building. A seemingly lost art in Australia.

I learnt to fly RC planes in the early 80's,...
Forum: Beginners
02-18-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,435
Posted By vimy

I have a similar age laptop with an i7, 8GB of...

I have a similar age laptop with an i7, 8GB of memory and running Win7.
There should not be an issue, I'm waiting until Horizon releases the latest V.5.0. without the transmitter as I already have...
Forum: Beginners
02-18-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,435
Posted By vimy

This video got me interested in the S 15e and...

This video got me interested in the S 15e and persuaded me to return to RC flying:

http://www.horizonhobby.co.uk/aeroonline/e20-safe/e20-safe.html

I want to teach myself to fly and the S 15e...
Forum: Beginners
02-13-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,462
Posted By vimy

All good information. Thanks for the discussion.

All good information. Thanks for the discussion.
Forum: Beginners
02-12-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,462
Posted By vimy

Heh :P Getting snowed in will never happen here....

Heh :P Getting snowed in will never happen here. I have no concept of snow at all. Heat has a similar effect here, no one in their right mind goes out in it unless they have to.

Except for the...
Forum: Beginners
02-12-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,462
Posted By vimy

Thanks CB. Can we swap weather please? We badly...

Thanks CB. Can we swap weather please? We badly need some cool weather, snow would be useful too. It will help the "Incredible Hulk" Erikson Skycrane to put out an out of control bush fire in South...
Forum: Beginners
02-11-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,462
Posted By vimy

The DX9 is a girl transmitter, "she" started out...

The DX9 is a girl transmitter, "she" started out with an American accent then "she" became British when "she" had an upgrade. I read this anecdote somewhere in either RC Groups or RC Universe.
...
Forum: Beginners
02-11-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,462
Posted By vimy

Hello carpetbagger, thankfully there are kits and...

Hello carpetbagger, thankfully there are kits and plans still available, but kits seem to be a rarity these days.

The biggest model shop here in Adelaide has no balsa kits at all, saying there is...
Forum: Beginners
02-11-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,462
Posted By vimy

Hello to the WattFlyer community. Thank you to...

Hello to the WattFlyer community. Thank you to all those who replied to my introduction.

Hawk, I watched too many people having fun with quad copters down at Hallett Cove beach and sailplanes off...
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,462
Posted By vimy

New Member

Hello to everyone here,

I'm rejoining the RC fraternity after a 30 year absence, this time starting with electric power. I've just purchased a transmitter and the plane will be an Apprentice 15e....
02-09-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,771
Posted By vimy

Sorry, I hijacked this thread.

Sorry, I hijacked this thread.
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