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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-22-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
OK, you're the electrician. What is your best...

OK, you're the electrician. What is your best guess a true C rating might be? I've been playing with Li-Po for a long time but never concerned myself with numbers much past propping for a specific...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-22-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
It's beautiful outside and I wanted to fly but...

It's beautiful outside and I wanted to fly but this bug has me feeling pretty lousy. I got bored and decided to do another discharge run on the same pack. It's nothing if not consistent. Identical...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-22-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
I just recharged the pack on my CellPro 10S. It...

I just recharged the pack on my CellPro 10S. It took 1497 mah. Hmm, I wonder where that 95 mah went? Reported IR was 4.4 m ohms on all three cells. The pack has no puffing and is still rock hard.
...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-22-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
OK. Here's what I got using my Eagle Tree...

OK. Here's what I got using my Eagle Tree E-Logger V3 updated to the latest firmware. Make of it what you will. Remember this is the first full load test on this pack and only the second charge. The...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-21-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By Turbojoe
Too bad you're too far away Nigel. I have one of...

Too bad you're too far away Nigel. I have one of the big CMP Cessna's that has been sitting in the back room for years unfinished. I'd love to sell it but shipping something this big and partially...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By Turbojoe
Sounds like you guys on the other side of the...

Sounds like you guys on the other side of the pond get it much worse than here in the U.S. Not sure why but They do need to have an e-mail opt out. Price wise it's probably much like for us as the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
I actually found my Eagle Tree V3 logger this...

I actually found my Eagle Tree V3 logger this morning and got the software installed and updated the logger. Even got a pack charged while I was doing that. Then I had to leave for work. It's been so...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
I've drooled over that Powerlab a bunch of times....

I've drooled over that Powerlab a bunch of times. If I fell into some extra money I'd love to get one. Even at almost $300.00 for what it does it's a bargain. I have a Cellpro 4S and 10S and love...
Forum: Humor 11-21-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By Turbojoe
I sent a copy of this picture to my "buddy" over...

I sent a copy of this picture to my "buddy" over at corporate and she loved it. It's being blown up and hung on her wall. She's the only woman there and the guys get on her nerves all the time. I'm...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
OK, a wattmeter test is no problem. I can do...

OK, a wattmeter test is no problem. I can do that. I'll try tonight if I can get a chance but will probably be tomorrow. I forgot I have an Eagle Tree setup around here somewhere. If I find it I can...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
I'd love to have one of the CBA amplifiers for...

I'd love to have one of the CBA amplifiers for high amp discharge but at $700+ they have to be freaking kidding. I'm already pissed that I can't use the CBAII with Windows 7. I have to use it with my...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By Turbojoe
+1. Yeah, the website leaves a lot to be desired...

+1. Yeah, the website leaves a lot to be desired but I'm loving the positive battery reports I keep seeing and the good prices. I just tested my first packs from them and I'm happy. I'll likely...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
OK. I just discharged both 60C 3S 2200mah packs...

OK. I just discharged both 60C 3S 2200mah packs and overlaid their traces with my West Mountain Radio CBAII. It's only rated for 100 watts discharge so I played it safe and only went for 7.5 amps...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By Turbojoe
With your suggestions maybe he'll add it now. ...

With your suggestions maybe he'll add it now.

My problems are with A Main Hobbies, 2Dog RC, Hobbypartz and freaking WALMART! All of them rate as spammers in my book. My fault as I haven't even...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By Turbojoe
Once a week for 18 months could get annoying....

Once a week for 18 months could get annoying. Like Gramps says try e-mailing Jason again.

Joe
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-20-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By Turbojoe
Hmm, I signed up about a month ago and only got 3...

Hmm, I signed up about a month ago and only got 3 e-mails total. Each time for different sales. I finally ordered some batteries Sunday and they got here yesterday. Didn't get anything more in e-mail...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-20-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
I used to get it there all the time but I seldom...

I used to get it there all the time but I seldom go west of Mesa anymore. There are too many cool temptations in that store anyway. Just like Harbor Freight I always spend way too much when I go in...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-20-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
My stuff is no less than 8 years old. They may...

My stuff is no less than 8 years old. They may have a new supplier by now. I need to get over there again but I always seem to spend at least ten times what I planned to there so I wait for killer...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-20-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
I have and have had a bunch of Harbor Freight...

I have and have had a bunch of Harbor Freight shrink tube. Never been happy with any of it. Too "plasticy" with very poor shrink rate. It may have changed lately but I have avoided the stuff in the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-20-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
So far I couldn't be happier with my CHL order....

So far I couldn't be happier with my CHL order. My CBAII is only good for 100 watts max so will likely test at 90 watts tomorrow if I get a chance. Won't be representative 0f true capacity but will...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-20-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
Thanks. That's good to hear. I hate to buy...

Thanks. That's good to hear. I hate to buy something only to hear later that it's crap! A LOT of my packs are many years old and need replacement. I need a trustworthy supplier.

I wish I could...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-20-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 377
Posted By Turbojoe
ChinaHobbyLine batteries?

I ordered 2 60C 2200mah 3s packs and got them in record time from ChinaHobbyLine. Also got 4 AA alkaline batteries for free that I can put to good use. So far the only downside is the AWG 8 wire on...
Forum: Foamies 11-18-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,327
Posted By Turbojoe
All that speed was downwind with the throttle...

All that speed was downwind with the throttle off! It took at least 3/4 throttle just to go upwind. I couldn't believe how fast it blew out of the down side of that loop attempt.

Joe
Forum: Humor 11-17-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Turbojoe
Being a Phoenix area resident and a former...

Being a Phoenix area resident and a former California resident those two options couldn't be more true! :D

Joe
Forum: Foamies 11-17-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,327
Posted By Turbojoe
I finally got out Sunday to maiden my Alien...

I finally got out Sunday to maiden my Alien Aircraft Blinker that has been finished and waiting for 2 1/2 years. Beautiful morning in the high 60's but the wind! :eek: 14 mph with gusts. I knew...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-16-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,532
Posted By Turbojoe
Yeah, but slopers are a whole 'nother critter...

Yeah, but slopers are a whole 'nother critter though. ;) :)

Joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-16-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,532
Posted By Turbojoe
I can't believe it took me 2 1/2 years to get...

I can't believe it took me 2 1/2 years to get around to maiden this thing but I went out this morning. It was WAY too windy but I did it anyway. I'm lucky to have brought it home in one piece. The...
Forum: Power Systems 11-15-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By Turbojoe
I went back but I need another plane like I need...

I went back but I need another plane like I need another hole in my head so instead I picked up two more of the 2218-14 motors and another 30 amp ESC. Stop me before I buy again!! :eek:

Joe
Forum: Power Systems 11-15-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By Turbojoe
Mine just got here. Gotta say I'm impressed as...

Mine just got here. Gotta say I'm impressed as well. I'm gonna be catching a lot of hell for bad mouthing bARF's and 3D for so long but for the price this is just a no brainer. I do kinda wish I had...
Forum: Power Systems 11-15-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By Turbojoe
FedEx tracking shows mine on the truck out for...

FedEx tracking shows mine on the truck out for delivery. I should have it soon. I'm not much into 3D flying but I may go with the thrust vectoring just for something new to play with. Heck, if I...
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