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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-05-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By Mark Wood
Lightbulb Important LipoSack modification

Folks:

You have spoken and we have listened (again).

After we attended the AMA Expo and listening to various suggestions, one we decided to immediately implement solves a nagging issue with...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-10-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By Mark Wood
I had a windfall recently. I got a call from a...

I had a windfall recently. I got a call from a buddy whose living arrangements are somewhat limited in space. He simply said, "I have a new plane for you and you need to come get this thing." Not the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Mark Wood
Thumbs up Free RCX entry to AMA members!!

Hi, All!

I just talked to the organizer for RCX (http://www.rcx.com/ME2/Default.asp) which will be held at the Los Angeles County Fairplex in Pomona, Ca on April 18 & 19. I have been hired by Air...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-09-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,577
Posted By Mark Wood
Might remember that advancing the timing usually...

Might remember that advancing the timing usually results in higher amp draw. That's why you have more power. But, since you're having fun and the motor/esc isn't burning up, have a ball!

mw
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-09-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,955
Sticky: 100+ MPH Club
Views: 186,902
Posted By Mark Wood
Anything you've heard is likely true. I work hard...

Anything you've heard is likely true. I work hard for my reputation. ;)

FZSFL: Sounds like you guys have everything you need...a radar gun, a good place to go fast and the chops to dooooo eeeeet!...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-04-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,955
Sticky: 100+ MPH Club
Views: 186,902
Posted By Mark Wood
I learned sloping in Washington. I used to fly...

I learned sloping in Washington.
I used to fly the sandstone cliffs at Roosevelt Beach just north of Copalis quite a bit. With an e-sailplane you don't have to stand on top and throw. Power up to...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-04-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,955
Sticky: 100+ MPH Club
Views: 186,902
Posted By Mark Wood
Don't be. I flew with the ARCS for a bit when...

Don't be. I flew with the ARCS for a bit when they were at PO Airport, lived in Port Orchard for 22 years and watched your present field get logged off. I still work for PSNS but at North Island, San...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-04-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,955
Sticky: 100+ MPH Club
Views: 186,902
Posted By Mark Wood
Larry: Temps were actually mid-70s. It was...

Larry:

Temps were actually mid-70s. It was a beautiful day in the desert! :)

mw
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-03-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,955
Sticky: 100+ MPH Club
Views: 186,902
Posted By Mark Wood
I'll be seeing you this year Mike as I'll be...

I'll be seeing you this year Mike as I'll be living in the RiteWing Nation neighborhood for the weekend with Chris and Tim (aka Nuisance according to Jeff Meyers). :)

RiteWings. You either love...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-03-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,955
Sticky: 100+ MPH Club
Views: 186,902
Posted By Mark Wood
I hadn't really thought much about flying at...

I hadn't really thought much about flying at >100mph really. It's just something that RiteWing pilots do for fun. You oughta see (and hear) what TEN of us at >100mph look & sound like at one time....
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-03-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,955
Sticky: 100+ MPH Club
Views: 186,902
Posted By Mark Wood
Radar gun no good for my entry or just curious? ...

Radar gun no good for my entry or just curious?

mw
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-03-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,955
Sticky: 100+ MPH Club
Views: 186,902
Posted By Mark Wood
Cool thread and maybe I get to join? RiteWing...

Cool thread and maybe I get to join?
RiteWing TL50 run (http://www.glamisweather.com/tl50.wmv)

Ritewing TL50
Neu 1110/2y
6x4 APC Sport prop
4s NeuEnergy 5000

mw
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-03-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By Mark Wood
Thrust angle. Point the angle of the nose of the...

Thrust angle. Point the angle of the nose of the motor a couple of degrees down and right.

mw
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-03-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 46,672
Posted By Mark Wood
Wenban, is that you? mw

Wenban, is that you?

mw
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-03-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,503
Posted By Mark Wood
Exclamation Nobody picked up on this in the OP? That pack was...

Nobody picked up on this in the OP? That pack was damaged goods even BEFORE it was initially charged.

mw
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 09-15-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,255
Posted By Mark Wood
Yup! I have one too and it works great! I put...

Yup! I have one too and it works great! I put mine in a Radio Shack project box with a lighted switch for the 120v line and a set of binding posts on the top. :)

mw
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 08-01-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,910
Posted By Mark Wood
I've been flying my Seawind all summer on the...

I've been flying my Seawind all summer on the Scorpion 2215-18 and an APC-e 8x6. It's a great combo with a 3s 2100. Tracks great, it's fast and stable. Great fun! :)

mw
Forum: Power Systems 08-01-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By Mark Wood
Sounds more like the pack is dying, not a dodgy...

Sounds more like the pack is dying, not a dodgy ESC.

mw
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,104
Posted By Mark Wood
Boy, is THAT the truth! ...

Boy, is THAT the truth!
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=897240

mw
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 04-14-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By Mark Wood
I still need some help , folks! mw

I still need some help , folks!

mw
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 04-10-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By Mark Wood
Free admission to RCX both days!

Hi, all!

I'm running the indoor flying venue at RCX (http://rcx.com/ME2/dirmod.asp?sid=BF2395C5CC754D079F9B4F2C06C5B823&type=gen&mod=Core+Pages&gid=5D347804214F4758B2885F281FEB25AB) this year and...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-07-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By Mark Wood
Hunh. I'd heard the opposite due to the...

Hunh. I'd heard the opposite due to the self-discharge aspect of round cells.
I also understand that a full charge storage heads off the dendrites or crystals that form between the plates....
Forum: Power Systems 01-06-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mark Wood
Probably the 555. They have been a standard in RC...

Probably the 555. They have been a standard in RC for many years.

mw
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 01-01-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,910
Posted By Mark Wood
Thanks, LAbelle44! That was exactly the...

Thanks, LAbelle44! That was exactly the information I needed. I did my first float flying yesterday with a 25E UltraStick and E-Flite's 25 floats. GREAT fun!
The owner of a LHS dropped by just after...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-30-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By Mark Wood
GWS SlowStik, HobbyZone Cub, Multiplex Easy Star,...

GWS SlowStik, HobbyZone Cub, Multiplex Easy Star, JK Aerotek T-52, Zagi and its variants.

mw
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-28-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By Mark Wood
Sounds like your battery is calling it quits as...

Sounds like your battery is calling it quits as the voltage is dropping below LVC.

mw
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-26-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By Mark Wood
You can fly with that ESC but bring the plane...

You can fly with that ESC but bring the plane down well before LVC. Time your flights and check the ending voltage of the pack with a DVM. Once you figured how long to fly with an ending voltage of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-25-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By Mark Wood
Did you charge the flight battery? The Low...

Did you charge the flight battery? The Low Voltage Cutoff might simply be doing its job, if not.

mw
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-20-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,640
Posted By Mark Wood
I thought it sounded familiar... ;) Deja vu...

I thought it sounded familiar... ;)

Deja vu is the feeling you've heard something before.
Deja vu is the feeling you've heard something before.
Deja vu is the feeling you've heard something...
Forum: Power Systems 12-20-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Mark Wood
Sure. The motor/ESCV doesn't care what frequency...

Sure. The motor/ESCV doesn't care what frequency it's on. It just needs something to tell it what to do. Be advised though...

...the temptation will be there to fly it since it's "hooked up" and...
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