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Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 06-02-2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,192
Posted By kyleservicetech
[QUOTE=birdDog;995844]She's all fixed up and...

[QUOTE=birdDog;995844]She's all fixed up and performs well. Actually found the servo was a bit dodgy. I'm actually thinking that was the culprit. It would move ok but at certain points it would...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-02-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 952
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah, that FMA USB adapter really is one...

Yeah, that FMA USB adapter really is one investment that will quickly pay for itself. First, it allows full easier customization of your various battery charging configurations.

For example, my...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-16-2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 997
Posted By kyleservicetech
Our club bylaws do not allow general flying of...

Our club bylaws do not allow general flying of ANY rotor craft, except in special occasions, such as using a Quad with FPV to find a downed model in the 8 foot high corn field.

One of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-08-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,272
Posted By kyleservicetech
What is your zip code? The AMA has a list of...

What is your zip code?

The AMA has a list of the RC clubs in the USA, searchable by zipcode. Many RC clubs in the USA are looking for new younger members.

50% of my club members are retired!
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-21-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By kyleservicetech
My PC is a HP Pavilion, about two years old. The...

My PC is a HP Pavilion, about two years old. The DVD tray does have the proper indentation for the little CD's. Didn't work. My wifes PC is an All-In-One unit where the DVD drive is vertical....
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-21-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By kyleservicetech
LOL I have a "real" Windows desktop PC. It...

LOL

I have a "real" Windows desktop PC. It will not recognise those little CD's. Had to use my wife's Dell PC to save the files to a USB drive.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-02-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,479
Posted By kyleservicetech
Good advice :cool: Buy the best charger you...

Good advice :cool:

Buy the best charger you can afford for charging these LiPo battery packs. As for me, I've got a pair of Cellpro PL8 chargers. The design of these chargers checks the voltage...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-18-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 234,684
Posted By kyleservicetech
Giant Scale Edge 50 cc from Peak Models

A little bit of posting between web sites :oops:

Take a look:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2563126
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-25-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,750
Posted By kyleservicetech
[QUOTE=sticks;979799]so your discharge cycle is...

[QUOTE=sticks;979799]so your discharge cycle is 3.6 to 3.0 V per cell?

How close to the cells get to rated capacity?
[Quote]

As previously posted, the A123 "A" cells come in at around 2100...
Forum: Foamies 06-17-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,108
Posted By kyleservicetech
Not Free, But

Here is what I use. Quite powerful, can do just about anything needed.

http://www.cyberlink.com/downloads/trials/powerdirector-ultra/download_en_US.html

At $79.00 for a download.
Forum: UAV / FPV 05-16-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By kyleservicetech
Before retiring, I've traveled to Wyoming. There...

Before retiring, I've traveled to Wyoming. There areas in Wyoming where there is NOTHING!
Like 40 miles East of Casper.
Location, location, location.
Forum: Beginners 04-30-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,510
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yes, that is the elevator trim adjustment. ...

Yes, that is the elevator trim adjustment. However, it is used to fine trim out your model after it's in the air.

The process would be to set the elevator trim to center position, then go to the...
Forum: Beginners 04-28-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,510
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yikes, sure sounds like a tail heavy model.

Yikes, sure sounds like a tail heavy model.
Forum: Power Systems 04-27-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By kyleservicetech
The value of the capacitors are not critical. I...

The value of the capacitors are not critical. I used 0.1 uF 50 Volt DC disk ceramic capacitors on my old Astroflight brush type motors.

Note that they should be disc ceramic. Don't use other...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yup. Spektrum does have a backward issue. BUT...

Yup. Spektrum does have a backward issue. BUT its with one of their very first receivers. Not certain it might be a DSM backyard type. Spekie does list incompatibility with that receiver in their...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By kyleservicetech
Something Else?

Makes me wonder about the possibility of something else being involved. Take a look at my posting in RCGroups.

Take a look:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2363310

And, what...
Forum: SEFF 2015 04-25-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By kyleservicetech
For the wattflyer readers that would like a FREE...

For the wattflyer readers that would like a FREE photo resizer program, and a whole lot more stuff, this one is pretty good. It allows cropping, drawing, adjusting colors, brightness and so on.

...
Forum: Humor 04-09-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By kyleservicetech
Young Kids

A group of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders, accompanied by two female
teachers, went on a field trip to the local racetrack, (Churchill Downs)
to learn about thoroughbred horses and the supporting...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-21-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,381
Posted By kyleservicetech
I've got one

Yeah, I've got one of those chargers.

Now days, that charger might not be safe to use for charging Lipo battery packs because it doesn't have balancing capabilities.

With LiPo battery packs...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-20-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By kyleservicetech
Before you put Velcro on balsa sheeting put a...

Before you put Velcro on balsa sheeting put a thin layer is yellow glue on the balsa.

Let the glue dry overnight then stick on the Velcro. Now that Velcro will hold much better.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-18-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By kyleservicetech
You might be OK. There is only a 10% variation...

You might be OK. There is only a 10% variation in cell capacity between the 5000 and 5500 Mah packs. You might have a greater variation between two 5500 Mah packs that are different ages.

Just...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-16-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,201
Posted By kyleservicetech
DX6 Transmitter

Your DX6 transmitter will handle just about any model you'd want to buy in the future.

As to the size of the model being flown, I've got a DX9 transmitter flying my Bipe. That tiny 15 inch...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-15-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,201
Posted By kyleservicetech
Two cell LiPo

Lets see. You have a two cell LiPo battery, a Turnigy Linear voltage regulator, and a pretty small airplane.

Your ESC's BEC should power the receiver/servos in your model just fine. :D Note...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-13-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,201
Posted By kyleservicetech
Spektrum DX6 System

Check out the Spektrum DX6 system (Not the DX6i). This goes for $209, including one receiver. A number of club members have this unit, it works very well. The club I belong to is 95% Spektrum...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-17-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,750
Posted By kyleservicetech
Typing error? That would be MV (millivolts)...

Typing error? That would be MV (millivolts) rather than ma.:D
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-17-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,750
Posted By kyleservicetech
Cool What meter needed

What you would need with a 500 Amp shunt is a digital volt meter with a 200 MilliVolt range. That would allow the voltmeter's 0.1 Millivolt resolution to read to one Amp resolution.

Even this HF...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-16-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,750
Posted By kyleservicetech
Checked my Sears Clamp on meter

I've checked my Sears unit on DC current levels. It's within its specified plus/minus 3% accuracy. If more accuracy is required, precision shunts are required for currents above 100 Amps or so.
...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-03-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By kyleservicetech
To elaborate from JetPlaneFlyer, In series...

To elaborate from JetPlaneFlyer,

In series you get a 6S1P (22.2 V) 3200 Mah 30C battery capable of 3.2 Amp Hours times 30C or 96 Amps. maximum capability.

In parallel, you get a 3S2P (11.1V)...
Forum: Beginners 01-21-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By kyleservicetech
I had a Revolver model several years ago. This...

I had a Revolver model several years ago. This is the model I got my 100 MPH award with. Very fine model, handles well.

What put this model in, was when one of the ailerons pulled completely...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-19-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By kyleservicetech
FYI, I've checked several club members 30 cc DLE...

FYI, I've checked several club members 30 cc DLE gasser RPM's with appropriate propellers. They work out around 2500 Watts.

APC Propellers has their site up and running again, where they show...
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