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03-08-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Siberianhusky

Been looking for GOOD batteries in Canada for a...

Been looking for GOOD batteries in Canada for a reasonable price for a long time!
Seriously thinking about getting out of electric boats, 200$ for a set of batteries for a 30" boat is just dumb......
02-26-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
Posted By Siberianhusky

"Originally Posted by Siberianhusky ...

"Originally Posted by Siberianhusky http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/images/buttons/viewpost.gif (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?p=969312#post969312) I am the odd person out...
02-25-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,355
Posted By Siberianhusky

Not too many impulse buys here, my first plane...

Not too many impulse buys here, my first plane was a rtf foam cub, everything else has been scratch built, all about the same size, still have lots to learn so when they get crashed too many times I...
02-25-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
Posted By Siberianhusky

I am the odd person out here. Everything I run...

I am the odd person out here.
Everything I run is either 4mm or 6.5mm Castle bullet connectors depending on the amperage.

I like having everything standardized, motors, escs and batteries. If I...
02-07-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,327
Posted By Siberianhusky

Get it in the ball park then do a dive test. ...

Get it in the ball park then do a dive test.
Trim for level flight, put it into a dive, if it pulls out you are nose heavy if the dive steepens you are tail heavy.
01-31-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,062
Posted By Siberianhusky

I solder them right to the esc power leads when...

I solder them right to the esc power leads when I'm installing my connectors.
Nothing to fail or come unplugged unless your solder job isn't up to par.
Don't like any extra plugs or connectors,...
01-09-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By Siberianhusky

Works good with cats, not so good with mono...

Works good with cats, not so good with mono hulls, kind of works with a hydroplane but not as good as a cat hull.
Need clean fresh snow so you don't ding up an expensive prop though!
01-05-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,031
Posted By Siberianhusky

I standardized all my stuff to bullet connectors,...

I standardized all my stuff to bullet connectors, no weird harnesses or adapters required, just plug the + of one battery to the - of the other then plug the free ends into the esc.
No added...
11-10-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By Siberianhusky

I have one, lol get a real brand! Mine doesn't...

I have one, lol get a real brand! Mine doesn't balance cells accurately, I use it at home now on fast non balancing charge mode, stop before I reach full charge than balance on another small charger...
11-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,074
Posted By Siberianhusky

Wish I had a Powerlab! Think I have seen just...

Wish I had a Powerlab!
Think I have seen just about most brands of charger in use between boating and planes. IMO the revolectrix wins hands down, especially in boating where we are charging...
09-20-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By Siberianhusky

Using an adapter won't amke much difference as...

Using an adapter won't amke much difference as people have said, but I find it much easier to standardize on a single type of connector and use them on every similar sized setup.
Most plane guys...
09-14-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,830
Posted By Siberianhusky

I don't think so, I also know of an engineer that...

I don't think so, I also know of an engineer that worked for A.V Roe on the Arrow. If Jan or the other guy know anything they either took it to the grave or aren't talking. The engineer is the...
09-14-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,830
Posted By Siberianhusky

Cool project! Used to know the test pilot Janusz...

Cool project! Used to know the test pilot Janusz Zurakowski. He flew with my grandfather in the Polish RAF during WW2. He delivered his eulogy.
07-20-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,459
Posted By Siberianhusky

About 2000 watts cont. on 4s2p 10000mah in a...

About 2000 watts cont. on 4s2p 10000mah in a 33.5" race boat, 300amp esc, 45mm prop, Castle 1515 1y 2200kv motor.
All my plane stuff is small low watt setups. Been flying for less than a year, boats...
Forum: Beginners
07-20-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By Siberianhusky

Simply buy the highest "C" rating you can within...

Simply buy the highest "C" rating you can within reason, 40C is pretty common and cheap nowadays.
You will have lower internal resistance meaning the batteries will run cooler and last much longer...
Forum: Beginners
07-03-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,848
Posted By Siberianhusky

I was the same place you a few months ago,...

I was the same place you a few months ago, started with a HZ Cub which was also suggested on here, because it was in stock and the Apprentice wasn't.
Now looking at building a much bigger trainer....
06-29-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By Siberianhusky

Pretty cool plane and good video, now if it was...

Pretty cool plane and good video, now if it was available as a kit that would be perfect.
Too me half the fun is building, bought the rtf Cub so I could start out with a known entity, from now all...
Forum: Beginners
06-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,776
Posted By Siberianhusky

Maybe there is hope for me after all! Been at the...

Maybe there is hope for me after all! Been at the flying thing for about a year, can't wait until I have the skills to fly some nice higher performance planes.
Great to see you stuck with it and...
06-17-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By Siberianhusky

Great hobbies is where I'm currently looking, not...

Great hobbies is where I'm currently looking, not too far from home so I'd probably drive there, plenty of other stuff to do in the Toronto area to make the trip worth it. Haven't been to the big...
06-17-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By Siberianhusky

Sounds like something along the lines of the Sig...

Sounds like something along the lines of the Sig Kadet Senior, or the Kadet LT-40 would be capable of flying with a 4s 5000mah pack.
I really like the 1/6 scale Cub, maybe after a bigger 3 channel...
06-16-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By Siberianhusky

Trainer using a 4s 5000mah pack?

Looking for ideas for another plane, I'd like to use some of the 4s 5000mah packs I have on hand for my electric boats.
Currently flying a HZ Cub, a 36" wing and a Blue baby.
I'd like to build...
06-08-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,393
Posted By Siberianhusky

LOL tried to get in one more flight this morning,...

LOL tried to get in one more flight this morning, wind blew me into the birch tree in my front yard, just nicked a low hanging branch then went out of control, lost half the tail rotor! Saw a little...
06-08-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,393
Posted By Siberianhusky

Switch over to your DX6i asap! Makes a world of...

Switch over to your DX6i asap! Makes a world of difference having a real TX, you can sort of fly them with the stock thing.
Just charging up a couple batteries to head out with mine, no wind this...
06-05-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By Siberianhusky

Yes it's Canadian. RCTV is a horrible show...

Yes it's Canadian.
RCTV is a horrible show watched it a couple times when it first came out.
The content isn't that bad but the hosts (especially the fat guy with the wanna be mohawk!) are idiots!...
05-27-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,977
Posted By Siberianhusky

In Europe "Arming plugs" have been mandatory for...

In Europe "Arming plugs" have been mandatory for rc boat racing for a number of years.
Must be between the esc and battery, must also be mounted outside the boat so it can be pulled if/when the boat...
05-05-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By Siberianhusky

I've got a couple boats pulling about 2500 watts...

I've got a couple boats pulling about 2500 watts on 4s 10000mah with a Castle 1515 1y 2200kv 300amp esc.
My spec class boats pull about 1500 watts on 4s 5000mah, the "spec" part is we are only...
04-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By Siberianhusky

Might be a bit more than you are looking to spend...

Might be a bit more than you are looking to spend but I love my EagleTree data logger.
Got it originally for electric boats use it in everything now....
04-13-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,199
Posted By Siberianhusky

Don't get me going on that one! I'm mainly an rc...

Don't get me going on that one! I'm mainly an rc boater, you want to talk about battery cost! High C High MAH packs, cheap chinese doesn't cut it, all Hyperion, Dinogy and TP.
I'm seriously thinking...
04-13-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,199
Posted By Siberianhusky

I wish that Dow foam was available in Canada,...

I wish that Dow foam was available in Canada, it's not approved under the building code so nobody bothers to import it. Some people close to the border buy boxes of it and bring it into Canada....
04-07-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,127
Posted By Siberianhusky

I'm kind of in the situation you are, I have a...

I'm kind of in the situation you are, I have a DX6i that does what I need it to.
Any particular reason you are sticking with the 6 channels and not moving up to 9?
I'm thinking about the 9 to give...
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