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07-07-2020, 08:27 PM
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Posted By solentlife

I go back in occasionally ... will check again .....

I go back in occasionally ... will check again ..

Cheers
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07-07-2020, 04:01 PM
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Posted By solentlife

I really appreciate your work .. especially since...

I really appreciate your work .. especially since Free Music Archive is not so Free anymore ...

I know its hard work - particularly to not stray in chords that could be mistaken for CR stuff ......
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Posted By solentlife

FrSky and lack of D8 Rx's now .... but Jumper ??

I have ACCST (never can remember all the letters !!) .. DJT and V8JT Modules in my 9xr and 9x radios ............. working perfectly. Why should I change ??

I need more Rx's - but FrSky Rx's are...
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Views: 195
Posted By solentlife

He could do ... but he also wants to keep the D/R...

He could do ... but he also wants to keep the D/R capability of Rudder and it coupled to aileron.

Coupling can be done with a Y lead of course - but then D/R is no longer separate for each.

He...
Forum: Foamies
07-04-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By solentlife

What you can do is use wood strips to create a...

What you can do is use wood strips to create a skeleton and then sheet with Depron ... that produces a strong rigid structure without weight.

I'm building a 93" span Lancaster with 6mm pine...
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By solentlife

Hi .. First - where are you ? Someone on...

Hi ..

First - where are you ? Someone on here may be close by and can help ... or at least can identify a Club that could help you ...

As another says - a Sim may be a good way to start ... I...
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Posted By solentlife

I'm just wondering if you will move onto flying...

I'm just wondering if you will move onto flying other machines ? Where you will want Rudder on the Left stick ... I assume you are flying Mode 2 ?

If you go for aerobatics - even mild sunday...
Forum: Foamies
07-03-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By solentlife

I would suggest looking through free plan sites...

I would suggest looking through free plan sites and seeing what has similar to your wing ...
07-03-2020, 04:01 PM
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Views: 1,782
Posted By solentlife

We are now getting back to meetings ... with...

We are now getting back to meetings ... with care. Being EU - the borders are starting to open up .... once I get my new passport - then I plan a trip back to UK ...

https://youtu.be/wV98h7zAnh0
07-03-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,892
Posted By solentlife

3S 2200 ??? My scratchbuild is on 3S 1300...

3S 2200 ???

My scratchbuild is on 3S 1300 and I get over 10mins .....
07-01-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By solentlife

I found as model size grew .. the motor KV came...

I found as model size grew .. the motor KV came down .. such that I had to make up the 'lost KV' by voltage ...

To use 3S means (this is where personal bias really comes in) a KV of around 1000...
Forum: Power Systems
06-23-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By solentlife

Thats' why I have a number of cards to cover many...

Thats' why I have a number of cards to cover many of ther ESC's I have ............ I even have latest Racerstar ESC that is programmed via USB ! Never done it yet ,, but I have the adaptor etc.
Forum: Beginners
06-23-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By solentlife

That's where my not using Spektrum shows .. I...

That's where my not using Spektrum shows .. I would never have thought to enable flaperons for second aileron use.

I am a er9x user and all channels are assignable to anything you want ...

But...
Forum: Beginners
06-23-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By solentlife

Do you have any Gyro Stabiliser or other item...

Do you have any Gyro Stabiliser or other item fitted to the model that may have action with RX / Servos ?

I assume not.

OK ... I'm no Spektrum person ... but surely we can try something ...
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06-22-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,782
Posted By solentlife

We finally could have a meet ... saturday. ...

We finally could have a meet ... saturday.

https://youtu.be/wV98h7zAnh0

Sorry about the sun ... new camera and not impressed by it at all .... (video is basically uncut and was a test to see...
06-22-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By solentlife

If only I had that Kart now !! With the ground I...

If only I had that Kart now !! With the ground I have - could be good fun !!
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By solentlife

I don't think the radio brand makes much...

I don't think the radio brand makes much difference ........... if the aileron servos are in separate RX slots ... then go to REVERSE servo in the TX menu and reverse the one you need to change ......
06-21-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By solentlife

Finally allowed to have Club meeting .... flew 3 'hacks' ....

https://youtu.be/wV98h7zAnh0

Video not so good .... trying out new hatcam .... not impressed at all !!

Sadly - I went out without alternative .... to back up and get better footage .... still...
06-19-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By solentlife

I have to say also that my Laser has paid for...

I have to say also that my Laser has paid for itself many times ...... and there's no real need for CAD as I can draw in Paint ... save to JPG .... import to laser and vectorise ... cut.

I have to...
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Views: 2,129
Posted By solentlife

What I would like to see is a system that solves...

What I would like to see is a system that solves the issues that Soloshot as example has ...

To have a reliable robot ground based video system to track a model.
06-15-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By solentlife

Great stuff ... When I was 13 .. mate of...

Great stuff ...

When I was 13 .. mate of mine - his back garden looked into anothers and under a sheet - we could make out some GoKart slick tyres ... we laughed and joked about going round and...
06-04-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 486
Posted By solentlife

Unfortunately servo arms differ with brands. Not...

Unfortunately servo arms differ with brands. Not only in diameter of the output shaft to put onto - but also in splines.

I often end up digging through my boxes to find correct arms to fit servos....
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By solentlife

There's a guy on Youtube who posted a video after...

There's a guy on Youtube who posted a video after using a VHS Video tape as streamer !! VERY VERY LONG !!
05-29-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,782
Posted By solentlife

Was at Father in Law funeral yesterday and the...

Was at Father in Law funeral yesterday and the Chapel had tape markers for 2m spacing for people to stand. Russian chapels are standing areas.

I am not certain - but I think max number of people...
Forum: Beginners
05-29-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By solentlife

Always considered Phoenix and Realflight to be...

Always considered Phoenix and Realflight to be overpriced .... I use Clearview and that fits my budget far better !! No dongles ...
05-29-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,782
Posted By solentlife

Its a risky business ... on one hand business has...

Its a risky business ... on one hand business has to restart ... life has to start getting back to routine ... but a second wave could be generated by any of them.

As time goes on and restrictions...
05-29-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,203
Posted By solentlife

No worries ... always here to help.

No worries ... always here to help.
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By solentlife

Our Club when we do shows ... we get together a...

Our Club when we do shows ... we get together a lot of foamies and have streamers attached ...

https://youtu.be/MldKYGUB4n8

Bit long video ... but you see my streamer at start ... then at...
05-28-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,203
Posted By solentlife

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05-28-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,749
Posted By solentlife

Didn't know Volantex used Horizon Hobby AS3X ......

Didn't know Volantex used Horizon Hobby AS3X ... they are completely different brands ... Volantex is connected to brand Lanyu. They have their own Stab.

I would suggest that either the Gain is...
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