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03-28-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,491
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

What radio? Mike

What radio?

Mike
02-14-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Ok, you have me curious if it was me or not. I...

Ok, you have me curious if it was me or not. I can't believe it would be since it was cheaper just to send out a new servo by the time I would pay $12 ($6 each way) in shipping. I only charged $12 I...
02-12-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

I have been using those servos for years without...

I have been using those servos for years without any issues. I also sold them for several years before I went out of business last year and everyone always had very positive feedback on the Emax...
Forum: Power Systems
02-03-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

I hear you there. I flew this plane with the Q80...

I hear you there. I flew this plane with the Q80 on 12s and the 26x10 prop in a contest 2 weeks ago. According to Motocalc my max climb rate is -513 ft/min.

Mike
Forum: Power Systems
02-03-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Motocalc 8.08 Questions

I am looking for some help here trying to read the output from Motocalc and larger motors. Smaller motors seem to be reasonably accurate.

I am flying a 25 pound AUW Extra 260 for IMAC and I...
Forum: Power Systems
02-03-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,007
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Now that's funny right there.:D Mike

Now that's funny right there.:D

Mike
Forum: Power Systems
02-03-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,007
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Motocalc seems to be ok for smaller motors but is...

Motocalc seems to be ok for smaller motors but is WAY to far off for bigger motors. I have yet to find an accurate calculator for the bigger motors. I paid for Motocalc last week (apparently I tried...
Forum: Power Systems
02-02-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,007
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

If you are going to run this setup you will want...

If you are going to run this setup you will want to go with 5-cells to get the power you will need, about 650 watts. I ran some number through Motocalc and if you want to use 4-cells then get the...
09-01-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,746
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

I can tell you exactly why they don't carry the...

I can tell you exactly why they don't carry the servo arms separately, cost. I sold the ES08A servos for $4.49 each and the servo arms alone would be $2.00. It didn't make any sense to carry the...
04-05-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Freezer? Most people tell you not to freeze a...

Freezer? Most people tell you not to freeze a lipo. How does that work out for you?

Mike
11-03-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Jim might have one if you remember how to get a...

Jim might have one if you remember how to get a hold of him. if not let me know and I can ask.

Mike
Replies: 7
Views: 1,722
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

I would test the items that were in the crash and...

I would test the items that were in the crash and if they are o.k. then reuse them. I have done this several times with servos and receivers in the past myself.

THE KEY IS TO VERIFY EVERYTHING IS...
Forum: Power Systems
06-29-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,132
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

He is using an 8x6 prop not 9x6. Mike

He is using an 8x6 prop not 9x6.

Mike
Forum: Power Systems
06-29-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,132
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

According to eCalc that setup would pull 12 amps....

According to eCalc that setup would pull 12 amps. I would change to a 20 amp esc and go with it.

Mike
Forum: Beginners
05-11-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,378
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

As a side note storing my packs in the...

As a side note storing my packs in the refrigerator seems to be helping with the life of the batteries as well.

Mike
Forum: Beginners
05-11-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,378
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

For me I will still use slightly puffed packs as...

For me I will still use slightly puffed packs as long as they remain balanced and the IR of the packs has not changed. Both my chargers can read the IR of the individual cells so I am comfortable...
01-27-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,533
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

http://www.haiyinstore.com/ Good luck with...

http://www.haiyinstore.com/

Good luck with them so far.

Mike
Forum: Power Systems
12-22-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,009
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Personally I would say no. I have a DX6i and I...

Personally I would say no. I have a DX6i and I do not like it that much. I like the Futaba EX6 much better. Never had a issue with the Futaba but I have had with the Spektrum. People will tell...
Forum: Beginners
12-11-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,409
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

I would suggest Clearview over FMS. FMS has not...

I would suggest Clearview over FMS. FMS has not been updated in years and can be tough to get to run on newer machines. Clearview is only $40 and works on most computers. You will still need the...
12-07-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,578
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Clearview is good as well. I use it and...

Clearview is good as well. I use it and Realflight.

http://rcflightsim.com/

Mike
Forum: iTrader talk
11-23-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,380
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

As the owner of an online hobby shop I think...

As the owner of an online hobby shop I think Paypal is great for the buyer but really is terrible for the seller. I had a customer that recently bought a Castle Ice 50 and a Scorpion 2221-6 from me....
10-28-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,359
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

I loctite everything I can. Cheap insurance from...

I loctite everything I can. Cheap insurance from things falling off.

Mike
Forum: Power Systems
10-24-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

I don't know that they have thermal protection or...

I don't know that they have thermal protection or if they just get to hot and shut down. But yes, if the built in BEC gets to hot it will shut down the receiver as well.

I am sure someone will...
Forum: FMA Direct
10-01-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,846
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

here you go. It takes at least 10 minutes for...

here you go. It takes at least 10 minutes for the value to show up.

Mike
Forum: FMA Direct
10-01-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,846
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

I will take a picture and post it later. ...

I will take a picture and post it later.

Mike
Forum: FMA Direct
09-30-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,846
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Mine will give the IR of the individual cells. ...

Mine will give the IR of the individual cells. You can not use the yellow jumper that came with it though and it takes 10 minutes or more of charging before it will read them.

Mike
Replies: 21
Views: 3,162
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Could be but I heard it can be done. I have not...

Could be but I heard it can be done. I have not tried it myself.

Mike
Replies: 21
Views: 3,162
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

I would go with the Hitec radio. I don't have a...

I would go with the Hitec radio. I don't have a lot of faith in the Spektrum series of radios. I am not sure if the Parkzone plane will bind to the Hitec but you can get the Any-Link and use them...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,130
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

If I remember right there should be a small pot...

If I remember right there should be a small pot where the stick moves in the gimble. If it is loose you will get no response.

Mike
08-07-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,158
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot

Yes it is possible with my Futaba 10CAG to have...

Yes it is possible with my Futaba 10CAG to have the flaps on a slider. I can assign any channel to any switch.

No, I do not use flaps.

Mike
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