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Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 6,492
Posted By hillbille
Seems to me that the FAA "ruling" is contrary to...

Seems to me that the FAA "ruling" is contrary to the federal law passed by Congress and should be challenged ASAP in Federal Court - by the AMA - at least asking for an injunction preventing...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-15-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 6,492
Posted By hillbille
Hmmmm. I am curious as to whether or not the...

Hmmmm. I am curious as to whether or not the membership of the AMA as a general whole is comfortable with the leadership volunteering to give over their personal information - not complying with a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-14-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 6,492
Posted By hillbille
1. The FAA is merely assembling a list of...

1. The FAA is merely assembling a list of "pilots" that own, construct or purchase UAS.

2. The registration fees will rise as the required manpower needed to enforce and administrate these...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-16-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By hillbille
I used the Parkzone ones too, but found they...

I used the Parkzone ones too, but found they tended to separate. I liked the GWS three blade props for the "stock" motor. Performance diminishes slightly, but the looks are very rewarding.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-23-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By hillbille
Perhaps a good solution - and quite simple too,...

Perhaps a good solution - and quite simple too, would be to invest in an ESC that already incorporates the feature you demand. I realize it is not a "radio" function per se', but it is a motor cut...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 06-25-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,560
Posted By hillbille
This is very similar (although implemented...

This is very similar (although implemented differently) to Spektrums model match in that no other model or receiver will respond to the inputs of the radio other than the specific one "selected" in...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 06-23-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,821
Posted By hillbille
The Taranis (as almost every single radio offered...

The Taranis (as almost every single radio offered today) does have a learning curve. Although once you have a grasp on just a few lessons they can be applied ro almost every other application you...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-17-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,023
Posted By hillbille
The "board" is powered up when you connect it to...

The "board" is powered up when you connect it to the PC - right?

What I mean is that the USB connector does have 5v, but it does not supply power to the board, you must do that (usually) with an...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-04-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,409
Posted By hillbille
I'm talking total replacement of course - down...

I'm talking total replacement of course - down the road (Gee - hope not!)

Not being a wise guy - but - since I also have a Blade 350 - it's my plan of action if anything happens to mine! LOL!!
...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-04-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,409
Posted By hillbille
My buddy here has built several 450 quads - and...

My buddy here has built several 450 quads - and uses these:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/381032104228?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

and swears by them. 4 motors for...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-03-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,409
Posted By hillbille
I think trying to repair the one motor is a good...

I think trying to repair the one motor is a good idea - and your description of the wiring makes me think the internal control board is set specifically for this type motor/wiring setup.

Makes me...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-03-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,409
Posted By hillbille
LOL!! I should have added "allegedly" and...

LOL!! I should have added "allegedly" and supposedly" in several places in my last post!!

Hillbille
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-03-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,409
Posted By hillbille
Another thing is - if you are going to get parts...

Another thing is - if you are going to get parts - no matter the source - they must be matching parts. By that what I mean is - the motor that has the pulled wire - is it a CW motor? Or is it a CCW...
Forum: SEFF 2015 04-29-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,842
Posted By hillbille
I see you got one photo of fellow Tennessee'an...

I see you got one photo of fellow Tennessee'an John Morgan! LOL!!

Nice job on coverage - takes a lot out of you to go all over the place and take photos - full time job! LOL!! Really appreciated!...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,072
Posted By hillbille
Well I guess I'm old school DIY type. For me a...

Well I guess I'm old school DIY type. For me a discharger is a must because the weather changes a lot here in the desert and winds come up pretty unexpectedly all the time - ruining flying. If I have...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By hillbille
I would add - unless you have some experience...

I would add - unless you have some experience with electric's (and from your posts it does not seem so to me - but I could be wrong), please don't be too casual about "running her up" inside....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By hillbille
Yes - I hadn't thought of that - would make a...

Yes - I hadn't thought of that - would make a monkey out of me pretty easily!! LOL!!

I only thought of the jet - and not at all of the F4F Wildcat and it's variants.

We modelers have so many...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By hillbille
This is an old shot of Andy's F4F at Las Vegas...

This is an old shot of Andy's F4F at Las Vegas (Used to be the SuperFly - then renamed to Ace In The Hole - but unknown if it will continue next year).
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By hillbille
Actually - motors - electric motors as we use...

Actually - motors - electric motors as we use them have adapters for props. Almost exclusively - every prop adapter - either bolt on or press on are threaded the same. In normal tractor configuration...
Forum: UAV / FPV 02-18-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By hillbille
I don't think "we" in the hobby RC community have...

I don't think "we" in the hobby RC community have a great deal to worry about - at least not yet.

When "we" advance to the stage of being able to hover at several hundred feet altitude, zoom in...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 02-17-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,654
Posted By hillbille
LOL!! So many things that can be/go wrong! LOL!! ...

LOL!! So many things that can be/go wrong! LOL!!

I have a friend that got into the multi's and has built several (more than 4) and uses the naza's. He had wuite a bit of trouble at first and it...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-15-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,769
Posted By hillbille
I still use CA hinges - I just don't use the CA...

I still use CA hinges - I just don't use the CA anymore. I make the slit(s) and test fit the hinges. Then I soak them( the hinges) in water to wet them and after dropping a few drops of Gorilla glue...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-09-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By hillbille
Okay Virg, What these other fellows mean to...

Okay Virg,

What these other fellows mean to say is that the ESC you have, has a single servo cable coming from it that connects to your receiver of choice. This cable from the ESC is different in...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-29-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By hillbille
I did a little digging - and - there seems to be...

I did a little digging - and - there seems to be a problem using a FASST module with the Flytron board in a Taranis. From what I've read only some of the 72mhz modules will work, but the FASST 2.4...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-28-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By hillbille
He said he did do that. Hillbille

He said he did do that.

Hillbille
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-28-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By hillbille
Have you tried PCM out to the module instead of...

Have you tried PCM out to the module instead of PPM?

If it's getting power and still not connecting (red led instead of going green) then it's a setting you have wrong maybe.

Hillbille
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-25-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,911
Posted By hillbille
Some. Why? What are you planning to...

Some.

Why?

What are you planning to launch with it?

AUW? Puller - pusher - edf - non powered?

Essentially the unit itself is safe - for a very light load launch. Anything having some...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-19-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By hillbille
I do not want to seem as though I am bashing....

I do not want to seem as though I am bashing. Not. It's just that the limitation to 2.4Ghz of the proprietary system is the limiting factor to the 350QX. You cannot replace it with anything else....
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-18-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By hillbille
The real problem with the 350QX is the integrated...

The real problem with the 350QX is the integrated FC with the receiver which immediately places the quad in 2.4 - and forces it to stay there, There is no changing anything on the quad's systems - so...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-18-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By hillbille
BTW - I realize it is a plank and not a quad -...

BTW - I realize it is a plank and not a quad - but proximity is what you asked about and mine have always been like this and have always worked well. My GPS is located directly above the cameras...
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