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Forum: 3D Flying 04-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By squidger
It may make a good trainer with reduced throws. I...

It may make a good trainer with reduced throws. I used Rhino 610 mah 3s batteries from Hobbyking.
Forum: 3D Flying 03-25-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By squidger
Crack Turbo Beaver

Just ordered one of these. They look like fun to fly.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mji7p3MddNc
Forum: 3D Flying 02-11-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,798
Posted By squidger
I think its a darker green. Yes the pull pull...

I think its a darker green. Yes the pull pull accessories came with my airframe only kit.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-31-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By squidger
The set up works well.It's pretty quick but not...

The set up works well.It's pretty quick but not 120mph. You need to be on the ball at the launch cause it rolls left about 45 degrees when you punch the throttle. Friends have the same model with 3s...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-23-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By squidger
I run 2 motors and 2 esc's with 1 battery on my...

I run 2 motors and 2 esc's with 1 battery on my twinstar and have no issues. I did disable one esc's bec by removing the red wire so power is fed to the receiver from just one esc. I fitted 30 amp...
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-14-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,429
Posted By squidger
Best bet is to put a meter on it and play around...

Best bet is to put a meter on it and play around with prop sizes. Thats a big esc you're using so I would think your motor will be the governing factor.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-17-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 26,034
Posted By squidger
The upgraded battery is much better. I'm pretty...

The upgraded battery is much better. I'm pretty much flying most days and when I'm not actually flyin with it I am usually buddy boxing someone so they are using my radio. I have charged it only...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-28-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,106
Posted By squidger
If you really must have a switch to cut the...

If you really must have a switch to cut the throttle why not just set your model up as a heli with a single servo 90 degree swash. Everything else will work as normal for aircraft and your throttle...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-28-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,106
Posted By squidger
I read it in the manual somewhere. It's a...

I read it in the manual somewhere. It's a failsafe which is part of the Spektrum model match system.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-28-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,106
Posted By squidger
According to Spektrum model match with the tx...

According to Spektrum model match with the tx turned off the throttle channel on the receiver is inhibited.So you should never have a situation where your motor turns unless the tx is on, selected to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-19-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,500
Posted By squidger
Didnt know the DX7s had telemetry. I know they...

Didnt know the DX7s had telemetry. I know they all allow you to fly several model memories but the DX6i limits you to 10 and the DX7 to 20 whereas with an sd card you can effectively have hundreds of...
Forum: Beginners 12-13-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By squidger
Hi Sam. Where abouts in the UK are you. Try this...

Hi Sam. Where abouts in the UK are you. Try this model.

http://www.kingslynnmodelshop.co.uk/Aircraft-Ripmax_&_ASM/c17_127/p1092/WOT_4_Foam-E_Mk2_ARTF_-_Instock_Now/product_info.html

The Wot 4...
Forum: 3D Flying 12-02-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,908
Posted By squidger
As said the DX5 is a good radio. As well as...

As said the DX5 is a good radio. As well as lacking expo it also doesn't have the ability to fly 3d helis which you may want to do later on. The DX6i does everything and can hold 10 model memories...
Forum: 3D Flying 12-01-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,908
Posted By squidger
Trust me, you won't learn much flying a micro...

Trust me, you won't learn much flying a micro aircraft. They are great fun in small areas when you have perfected your flying but you need to be a competent flyer as they pretty much buzz around on...
Forum: 3D Flying 11-26-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,908
Posted By squidger
Yep. Any of the above:)

Yep. Any of the above:)
Forum: 3D Flying 11-26-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,908
Posted By squidger
Hi, Ultra micro planes are not good to learn 3d...

Hi, Ultra micro planes are not good to learn 3d on as they need to be flown pretty fast. If you want to learn 3d flying get yourself a foamy Yak or similar in at least 40 inch wing span. This will...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-21-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,596
Posted By squidger
The ST Discovery is a very good trainer and does...

The ST Discovery is a very good trainer and does a few manoevres well but the dihedral works against you for aerobatics. Warbirds are usually hard to fly due to high wing loading and or bad design. I...
Forum: Foamies 10-16-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 19,200
Posted By squidger
Providing you are not overdriving the servos it...

Providing you are not overdriving the servos it shouldn't be a problem. I have models that have noisy servos when in the neutral position and others that have noisy servos at full travel.Try...
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,590
Posted By squidger
You are just up the road. I bought my new bike...

You are just up the road. I bought my new bike from dobles in Coulsdon. My local model shop is in Salfords between Horley and Redhill. It's called Red Baron Models and is run by a top guy called...
Forum: Beginners 07-19-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,590
Posted By squidger
I'm just about to convert a fox to rc. My local...

I'm just about to convert a fox to rc. My local model shop actually puts together a complete setup , motor esc servos etc. I have even bought micro snakes for the elevator control and will make up...
Forum: Foamies 07-15-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 19,200
Posted By squidger
I just glued everything I had back in and used...

I just glued everything I had back in and used masking tape to hold the hot glue in the right shape where the foam was missing till it went off. The mount has right and down thrust built in to it but...
Forum: Foamies 05-27-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 19,200
Posted By squidger
This is the power supply. ...

This is the power supply.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=9205

This is the charger.
...
Forum: Foamies 05-27-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 19,200
Posted By squidger
I have been using an elissium charger that I...

I have been using an elissium charger that I modified so I can charge 2 batteries at the same time in series. The downside to this is they have to be the same mah rating so this week I bought a new...
Forum: Foamies 05-26-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 19,200
Posted By squidger
I regularly run my batteries to lvc with this esc...

I regularly run my batteries to lvc with this esc and have no problems.I have tried lots of different size batteries and to be honest the problem with larger batteries is the weight of the battery...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-15-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 43,485
Posted By squidger
Thats gorgeous:$

Thats gorgeous:$
Forum: 3D Flying 02-15-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,618
Posted By squidger
"Many will be happy to learn that I have given up...

"Many will be happy to learn that I have given up on the orange paint stirrer. Now it is yellow. PZ Fw-190 spinner works well and is easy to run with either a 2 or a 4-blade, as it slides over the...
Forum: Beginners 01-09-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By squidger
No worries Jim. Now that you have the controls...

No worries Jim. Now that you have the controls moving correctly theres no reason why you cant fly it yourself. Just remember after launch only give it small inputs to keep the wing level and climb...
Forum: Beginners 01-09-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By squidger
With your DX7 or indeed any radio there is no...

With your DX7 or indeed any radio there is no default.Unfortunately there is no industry standard on servos and some go one way while others go the other. You always always have to do a check. I...
Forum: Beginners 12-27-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,790
Posted By squidger
Just looked the model up on google and it seems...

Just looked the model up on google and it seems the radio has act fitted. You need to turn this off or it will put inputs in to the receiver especially if you are flying off snow covered ground as it...
Forum: Beginners 12-27-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,790
Posted By squidger
Make sure it balances where it should do then put...

Make sure it balances where it should do then put in a couple of clicks of up elevator trim and launch into wind on full throttle straight ahead. Not up or down.Nice and level. The up trim should...
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