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Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-16-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Karnsy
Well thanks all as that surely explains it. I...

Well thanks all as that surely explains it. I thought maybe where the capacity was 200w total if I was not using all 4 ports it would split the 200w but instead only allows 50w per port no matter...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-14-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Karnsy
Charging 5000 mah = 2.2 ?

Just kind of curious as to why when I charge my 3s 2200mah batteries on my Hitec multi charger set at 1c or 2.2, I notice it charges at that rate and all is well. But when I charge my new 6s 5000mah...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-09-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Karnsy
fhhuber, Well I cut the holes in the...

fhhuber,

Well I cut the holes in the belly , behind the scale air intakes and between the main wheels. I Doubled their width and length. I also raised the front wheel height a little thinking...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-06-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Karnsy
Well, maybe I just settle for as is. I was...

Well, maybe I just settle for as is.
I was thinking maybe it would be worth just sliding a bigger esc and 4s in but not sure I want to spend the time or energy on rebuilding. Might just put my...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-05-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Karnsy
Airfield F/A 18 Blue Angel Under Powered

I was given an Airfield F/A 18 Blue Angel 64mm EDF RTF Jet
The issue is it is very under powered for flying off short grass and sometimes will not lift off. It calls for 3s 1800mah and I am using...
Forum: Power Systems 05-18-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By Karnsy
I would never drill by hand. I have done it with...

I would never drill by hand. I have done it with a drill press on small props and show no sign of issues in my 4th season with them but.......
Turns out a friend of mine has a carpenters reamer he...
Forum: Power Systems 05-16-2016, 02:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By Karnsy
Well thanks to all for the input. Looks like...

Well thanks to all for the input. Looks like there is a little variety here.
I have only drilled some 9X6 props for 1100mm electrics using a drill press then balance them without any issues. I went...
Forum: Power Systems 05-15-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By Karnsy
Drilling Prop Hole Bigger

I have a 15X8 prop that needs to be drilled out to fit the motor shaft.
Is it as easy as picking the right drill bit so once drilled out the prop just fits over the shaft ?
Forum: Power Systems 05-12-2016, 02:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By Karnsy
So the Zap 560 will stick to the mono coat ? I...

So the Zap 560 will stick to the mono coat ? I tried straight elmers hearing it was the same as the 560 with a small piece of lexan on a scrap piece of mono coat, let it set for a day but it did not...
Forum: Power Systems 05-10-2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By Karnsy
You are correct I ordered one of those also...

You are correct I ordered one of those also thanks. Now on to look for the best thing to get for canopy glue. Thanks again !;-)
Forum: Power Systems 05-10-2016, 01:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By Karnsy
Well thanks dahawk, I decided to go with...

Well thanks dahawk,

I decided to go with the trinity G60 motor and 6s 5000mah 30c battery
Hitec 80amp esc and two props... a 15X8 and a 14x 6
I hope this will fit this plane well ????????
...
Forum: Power Systems 05-09-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By Karnsy
Would the : Kinexsis 14.8V 4000mAh 30C 4S...

Would the :

Kinexsis 14.8V 4000mAh 30C 4S LiPo, 12AWG: EC3 KXSB0028
be better suited !
Forum: Power Systems 05-08-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By Karnsy
Well I was going by what someone told me would...

Well I was going by what someone told me would equal the 2 - 3S pack in series. Is this two much? Should I try a 4 cell ? 14volts going to the motor is ok as apposed to 22v ?
Forum: Power Systems 05-08-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By Karnsy
Wow, all of you are so helpful. What a great...

Wow, all of you are so helpful. What a great forum !
Here's what I can say to this point.

I purchased a Trinity G60 500kv brushless motor as it was $$ less than a lot of them and was supposed to...
Forum: Power Systems 05-08-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By Karnsy
Trying To Learn About ESC's

I just recently acquired a Great Planes Escapade .61
I up to this point have been flying foams which are pretty straight forward with the power systems they either come with or recommend. Now with...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-03-2016, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Karnsy
Yep that did it. Downloaded update and no more...

Yep that did it. Downloaded update and no more message upon exiting.
Thanks to all !
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-02-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Karnsy
By hoops you mean down load an update ?

By hoops you mean down load an update ?
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-02-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Karnsy
New DX8

I was wondering if anyone has picked up the new Spektrum DX8 ?
I thought I would ask a question here. When I go and hit the shut off switch to turn it off, a screen comes up telling me to
"Please...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-30-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By Karnsy
So, Just a follow up ; I just got my new...

So, Just a follow up ;
I just got my new Spektrum DX8 (which I already love) and programmed my Spektrum AS3X 6 channel sport RX. Using a Y harnesses for my ailerons/flaps/gear and presto ! I have...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-18-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By Karnsy
So if nothing else, a 7 channel AS3X receiver to...

So if nothing else, a 7 channel AS3X receiver to get 3 flight modes ?.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-11-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By Karnsy
Thank you all for your input thus far I really...

Thank you all for your input thus far I really appreciate all the help.
Being somewhat of a newbie here's what I know so far.

1. HH said I cannot make 3 flight modes with my 6 ch tx unless I give...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-10-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By Karnsy
fhhuber, No luck, when I do that the flaps stop...

fhhuber,
No luck, when I do that the flaps stop working. The aux1 or 6th channel will only run one item unless I want to change flight modes when a deploy flaps. Not a good idea.


I have this on...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-10-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By Karnsy
I believe I am out of channels. For whatever...

I believe I am out of channels. For whatever reason I was thinking flight modes did not require a channel. I thought they would just take up a switch and then from there work accordingly much like...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-09-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Karnsy
dereckbc, May I ask what channel assignment...

dereckbc,

May I ask what channel assignment you are using in the spektrum software program ?

Gear
Aux1
Aux2
Aux3
Unassigned ?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-09-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Karnsy
I guess I just feel it is a little miss leading...

I guess I just feel it is a little miss leading for us beginners to say on the web page,,,,,,,,," Caompatible with all DSXM Spektrum 6 channel Radios" and also "Select which AS3X mode to fly with:...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-09-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Karnsy
AR636 6-Channel AS3X Sport Receiver & DX6 ?

I have Spektrum DX6 and I was just told by HH that it won't provide me with 3 flight modes for my new AR636 AS3X Sport Receiver because it is a 6 channel radio. So when I assign switch B (a 3...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-09-2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By Karnsy
I don't mean to steal this thread but I have...

I don't mean to steal this thread but I have Spektrum DX6 and I was just told by HH that I can't get it to provide me with 3 flight modes because it is a 6 channel tx.

So when I use all 6...
Forum: Beginners 03-14-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By Karnsy
A trick I was taught was to take one of these and...

A trick I was taught was to take one of these and cut the middle wire out and either end will work as a bind plug. Works great when your in a tight spot and you can't grab a small bind plug loop that...
Forum: Beginners 03-12-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By Karnsy
I figured it had to be a poor connection of sorts...

I figured it had to be a poor connection of sorts or I was to close. But it happens to me now and then. I have heard you can be to close and not to have the antenna pointed directly at the receiver....
Forum: Beginners 03-12-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By Karnsy
Bind Plugs

For some reason when I go to bind to a spectrum receiver with my dx6 or dx6i it will not bind. But if I turn the bind plug around and put it back in it binds easily. Isn't the bind plug just a shunt...
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