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Forum: Beginners 12-04-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
Never enough channels

Long story short I am on my 3rd radio and each time I buy as much as I can afford at the time while at the same time I assure myself that, "I'll never use that many channels..."

I have a bucket...
Forum: Beginners 11-23-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
kyleservicetech, For me the failure rate...

kyleservicetech,

For me the failure rate has been identical. :)


I purchased 4 @ digital Hitec and one went up in smoke holding the aileron level (simply overcoming gravity) on a 47"...
Forum: Beginners 11-23-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
Thumbs up Closing the loop on my servo problem

Yep, bad servo.

I spoke with headsupRC because I felt it was odd that one out of four purchased was bad. Seriously, I buy so few and then when I do buy some I get a bad one, what are the...
Forum: Beginners 11-17-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
No, now these two ideas I did not try. ...

No, now these two ideas I did not try.


I will see if servo does it without the linkage attached. The intermittent nature of the problem will make 100% confirmation a challenge.
I will...
Forum: Beginners 11-17-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
Question Digital servo oscillation

Forgive me but I have fallen behind and am way out of touch. Work is getting in the way of fun and now that I am taking care of my 95 year old dad...weeks go by without any "me" time.

Long...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-30-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By DanWard
I bought it on 8/14 which was my birthday

I ended up buying the 25% Razor Sbach for myself as a birthday gift. It is going to have to sit for a while as I come up with the rest of the cash for the build. That and learn all the thing one...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-12-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By DanWard
Razor Hobbies 30CC SBach ?

I have a hanger full of electric up through a 57" 3DHS 330SC but have had the bug to get to a bigger gasser plane. I love the looks of SBach and MXS-R and if kept in the 30CC size it will just work...
Forum: General RC items For Sale and WTB 07-07-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By DanWard
RealFlight Basic $50

Condition: Used Excellent
Price: $50

Why Selling: I no longer use it so it seems, which indicates I am no longer needing it. It has done its purpose and now needs to move on to someone else who...
Forum: Company Discussions 05-15-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By DanWard
Hello It seems they got the locomotive back...

Hello
It seems they got the locomotive back on the rails and working up a full head of steam.
I know first hand that bad crap does happen to good companies. One bad apple is all it takes.
Long...
Forum: Company Discussions 05-13-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By DanWard
I am having trouble with E-Power RC "We put the power in your model"

Has anyone used this online vendor? E-Power RC "We put the power in your model"

http://www.rcmicroflite.com/

I placed a small order with them on 4/27 and still have not received it. I call...
Forum: Beginners 01-28-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By DanWard
Thumbs up Love them. glad I did not go with stock!:D

Love them. glad I did not go with stock!:D
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 01-24-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By DanWard
1-24-2013 addition: I will share 50% of shipping...

1-24-2013 addition: I will share 50% of shipping cost. It is all boxed and ready to go.I had a lot of activity right after I posted but all needed shipping. So I accepted an offer and once I had it...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 01-17-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By DanWard
Sale fell through

Boy I really need to sell this now and get a winter build going. On Tuesday managment showed up at the office unexpectedly which is never a good...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 01-07-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By DanWard
Looks like I have a sale pending. Thank you.

Looks like I have a sale pending. Thank you.
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 01-06-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By DanWard
Well, keep me in mind. Sometimes a local guy to...

Well, keep me in mind. Sometimes a local guy to walk it through...I don't know but I'd be willing to be your Deer Park, eyes, arms, and legs so to speak. If I can ever help don't hesitate to ask!
...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 01-05-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By DanWard
No shirt..I had no idea they were right here in...

No shirt..I had no idea they were right here in my backyard. And I do mean my backyard, some 13 streets over give or take.
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 01-05-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By DanWard
RTF: $175 (OBO) and I will cover 50% of freight - AcroMaster 3D by Multiplex

1-24-2013 addition: I will share 50% of shipping cost. It is all boxed and ready to go.I had a lot of activity raight after I posted but all needed shipping. So I accepted an offer and once I had it...
Forum: Beginners 10-22-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
Thumbs up Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Beginners 08-22-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
verification of what I tyhink I know

This is supposed to be a 3D plane so it has oversized flight surfaces. The recommended servos is an HS-65MG and the plane comes with extended servo arms.

My change to the HS-5065MG should not be...
Forum: Beginners 08-22-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
Question Now what the heck?

OK so life dealt me some interruptions and other delays.

kyleservicetech - Nope, didn't glue the servo connectors together (actually used your heat shrink suggestion). Also, I have a Fluke 87 III...
Forum: Beginners 08-09-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
I sure appreciate your help. No I don't...

I sure appreciate your help.

No I don't have a flight pack. I have gone all electric. But I am using a CC UBEC. I could remove it and use the BEC built into the CC ICE 50amp ESC that I'm using....
Forum: Beginners 08-09-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
see if this is a better discription of what I am experiencing

I am having troubles holding Fluke VOM leads on receiver plus and minus pins to measure BEC voltage but as near as I can tell my voltage is 5.95 with no servos being moved and 5.85 while wiggling all...
Forum: Beginners 08-09-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
Help - I need more servo help please!!!

OK in my RC career (which was about 5 years up through 1993 and then I picked it up again a few years back) I have always used analog servos. But I'm building a nice 3DHS 47" SHP and I'm trying to do...
Forum: Beginners 07-26-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
Now why didn't i think of that? Most excellent...

Now why didn't i think of that? Most excellent idea. Light weight, affordable, and i already have what I need.

Excellent and thanks for the help.

Now to figure out what frame rate is.
Forum: Beginners 07-26-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
Question Frame rate & Servo extention, how to keep them together?

1. I'm using digital servos for the first time. My DX7s radio has a setting for frame rate which is normally 22mS. but it can be changed to 11mS but is only recommended if digital servos are used. I...
Forum: Beginners 07-17-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
My local hobby shop gave me a decent price on...

My local hobby shop gave me a decent price on HS-5065MG so I guess I'll give them a try. I also purchased an ICE50 ESC and seperate CC BEC. I read that digital servos draw more current plus the...
Forum: Beginners 07-13-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
Question Digital servo cost?

Recommended servo is analog HS-65HB at about $20 each.


Next step up is still analog HS-65MG at about $30 each.


The digital equivalent is HS-5065MG at about $40 each. And I have seen some...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-11-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By DanWard
Thanks for all the help. I called Spektrum and...

Thanks for all the help. I called Spektrum and here is what I have learned.

If I had questions, maybe others will as well, and then this info may help them.

Throttle = This appears to start...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-10-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By DanWard
Sorry, DX7s

I tripped up. It is a DX7s. Loose nut on the keyboard. Sorry.

I corrected it in the body of my original post but it won't let me edit title.

I know, I know...again I am sorry.
Forum: Beginners 07-04-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,445
Posted By DanWard
digital servo suggestions and servo centering.

Hello,

Very informative thread. I have enjoyed and learned quite a bit. I now think I'd like to use digital servos on the plane that I am now building.

So the plane calls for 4 @ Hitec...
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