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12-25-2011, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Red Scholefield

Maybe it's the flyer in Wattflyer they don't...

Maybe it's the flyer in Wattflyer they don't cotton to.;) As promoters of model aviation it is strange none of them ever signed up for the WAA project. Then maybe the Squirt was too much of a...
12-25-2011, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Red Scholefield

It would appear that a lot of AMA members are on...

It would appear that a lot of AMA members are on the same page with you. I know I am 100%. While they make noise about promoting the hobby you have done it, big time.
12-25-2011, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Red Scholefield

I would like to add my Christmas greetings to the...

I would like to add my Christmas greetings to the all the WAA participents and specially to Frank for making it all happen. Frank, don't let the AMA malcontents drag you down. They know not what...
12-25-2011, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Red Scholefield

pinout for Medusa computer interface cable

I have the schematic for the Power Analyzer Plus Serial cable to interface with computer if anyone needs it.

e-mail me at [email protected]
11-23-2011, 06:59 PM
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Views: 1,744
Posted By Red Scholefield

It appears the tab has been torn lose. Not...

It appears the tab has been torn lose. Not repairable unless there is some tab left to solder to. Sorry.
07-26-2011, 12:57 PM
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Views: 9,342
Posted By Red Scholefield

Here is what I did with PVC and masonite panel in...

Here is what I did with PVC and masonite panel in my Odyssey. Covered with indoor/outdoor carpeting that velcro straps stick to .
04-27-2011, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Red Scholefield

That is probably because I am not selling...

That is probably because I am not selling batteries. ;)
03-23-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,437
Posted By Red Scholefield

Yes. You do for almost all chargers if you want...

Yes. You do for almost all chargers if you want to use batteries with different balance connectors and power connectors.
03-23-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,437
Posted By Red Scholefield

Dymond Modelsports also offers a 4 port...

Dymond Modelsports also offers a 4 port charger,Their Super Turb Quad Charger $139. I have tested one and it is a good choice.
http://www.rc-dymond.com/index3.php?productID=1952
09-01-2010, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Red Scholefield

OK Hobby Buffalo Brand LiPo pack

I received a Buffalo 3S3200 40C pack for evaluation.

Testing is going well.

Buffalo 3S3200 40V
Bench discharges done on CBA II.
Charges with FMA CellPro 4S

Tested as received
weight -...
05-25-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,779
Posted By Red Scholefield

I store all mine in plastic boxes with air tight...

I store all mine in plastic boxes with air tight lids in my shop refrigerator. I've got some 7 years old that are still going strong.
02-18-2010, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Red Scholefield

I've written to mine, Tony Stillman D-V VP. You...

I've written to mine, Tony Stillman D-V VP. You are copied.
12-26-2009, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Red Scholefield

It's popularity may have something to do with...

It's popularity may have something to do with people feeling it is better,;-)
12-16-2009, 05:42 PM
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Views: 5,573
Posted By Red Scholefield

I'll be interested to see what you find. It will...

I'll be interested to see what you find. It will probably look something like this.
You can see the resealable vent assembly, basically a rubber coated metal disk held in place with a conical spring...
12-16-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,573
Posted By Red Scholefield

I don't think any manufacturer today is using the...

I don't think any manufacturer today is using the old beer can vent system you mentioned. All employ a resealable vent system.
12-02-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,481
Posted By Red Scholefield

A new generation of rechargables.

I have been following battery development for a long time, lots of pie in the sky stuff that has yet to materialize in a format suitable for commercial applications. Here is rather an old chemistry...
06-11-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,267
Posted By Red Scholefield

This fossil is on his 80th orbit around the sun. ...

This fossil is on his 80th orbit around the sun. Thinking about "progress" I've seen in my modeling years. When ignition engines replaced rubber power there was no uproar that I recall, then when...
06-11-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,267
Posted By Red Scholefield

Here is my first electric - circa 1973 ...

Here is my first electric - circa 1973 Astroflite Bushmaster (kit) with Astro 05 geared motor, 16 Cs Ni-Cds. It flew - barely.
06-06-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By Red Scholefield

Here is a pretty early electric. Astroflight...

Here is a pretty early electric. Astroflight Bushmaster kit powered with Astro 05 - 16 Ni-Cd Cs cells. It flew - barely. Motor control consisted of an on-off switch operated by throttle servo. Radio...
05-18-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By Red Scholefield

40% of the pilots are flying electric. 70% of the...

40% of the pilots are flying electric. 70% of the flying is electric. Electric pilots generally fly more than glo/gas flyers. Glo/gas guys spend a great amount of their time denying that electric is...
05-17-2009, 07:03 PM
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Views: 271,636
Posted By Red Scholefield

I've been discussing with Aeajr about collecting...

I've been discussing with Aeajr about collecting all his work in a single file. Done, here is the pdf file of his work.
04-11-2009, 06:33 PM
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Views: 439,745
Posted By Red Scholefield

SQUIRT now on its way to Valdosta GA after hand...

SQUIRT now on its way to Valdosta GA after hand off to pilot #99 this morning.
04-08-2009, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Red Scholefield

SQUIRT ready to move on.

April 8, 2009.
SQUIRT braved record low temperature in N. Florida to take advantage of calm weather after days of 20-30 mph winds. Two sucessful flights were made before it was packed back in travel...
04-05-2009, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Red Scholefield

Squirt still grounded

Winds still double digit here in the sunshine state. Hopeing for handoff to pilot #99 no later than Saturday 4/11/09.

Meanwhile we have cleaned up the Travel Box a bit, checked all systems,...
04-04-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,665
Posted By Red Scholefield

And if you discharged continuously at that rate...

And if you discharged continuously at that rate you would be lucky to get more than a dozen cycles. The best thing to do is to try it once and watch the temperature. If it gets to 140 F you will be...
04-03-2009, 10:41 PM
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Views: 439,745
Posted By Red Scholefield

SQUIRT in Florida

Took the hand off yesterday from pilot #97,

Battery testing showed all in good shape. Hopefully winds will subside here to get a flight in Monday.
04-03-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,665
Posted By Red Scholefield

Thumbs up Real world - received 2200 mAh PowerEdge pack at...

Real world - received 2200 mAh PowerEdge pack at the Battery Clinic to test. It is the first LiPo pack we have ever tested that made rated capacity on the first discharge cycle. Then flying it. It...
12-20-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,363
Posted By Red Scholefield

Posted some earlier but here is one taken...

Posted some earlier but here is one taken 12/14/07 for the guys in the North.
12-18-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 57,651
Posted By Red Scholefield

50 years ago.

50 years ago.
08-06-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,562
Posted By Red Scholefield

Yes, you can connect two packs of different...

Yes, you can connect two packs of different capacity in parallel. Each will deliver current in proportion to its actual capacity. They should be charged separately however.
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