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Forum: UAV / FPV 01-30-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
That's beautiful there. It's exactly like that...

That's beautiful there.
It's exactly like that here if you took away the trees, and the hills, and added a thick layer of snow.
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-27-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I'm still waiting for the stuff to arrive by slow...

I'm still waiting for the stuff to arrive by slow boat from china. The only thing to arrive so far is the goggles. It's a basic no name headset with integrated 32 channel 5.8 receiver.
As far...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 327
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Are both motors spinning in the same direction? ...

Are both motors spinning in the same direction? If not make sure the props are appropriate ( one normal and one counter rotating). If the props on both sides are the same and the numbers are facing...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-22-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
While I'm waiting for my order to arrive I've...

While I'm waiting for my order to arrive I've been doing a ton of reading about this racer quad and setups that work for it.
One thing that stood out while I was reading is that when it comes to...
Forum: Power Systems 01-20-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 548
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I think may be over thinking the whole process. ...

I think may be over thinking the whole process.
Use the kiss principal.
Remove props first.
Start with a charged battery.
Check the Y connection from the esc signal/power lead for bent or...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-20-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,145
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I ordered one yesterday. The idea of practising...

I ordered one yesterday. The idea of practising 3d with a recovery feature is just too appealing.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-20-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I've had my hk t-45 for a while now and love how...

I've had my hk t-45 for a while now and love how it flies. Slows down very nicely for landings and handles very well.
It's actually a good first edf although putting the plane together takes a...
Forum: Beginners 01-20-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 395
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Those temps sound downright balmy. We were at...

Those temps sound downright balmy. We were at -31f with a windchill of -49f this weekend. They say 30f this weekend so iill be out there if my radio shows up in time.
And ill be shaking too. To this...
Forum: Power Systems 01-20-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 548
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
With the esc connected to the receiver you should...

With the esc connected to the receiver you should not also plug the battery in to the bind port. It is not only dangerous to the receiver, as fhhuber pointed out, but can also put the receiver into a...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-20-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
The nice thing these days is that most if not all...

The nice thing these days is that most if not all documentation is available online.
Google the model of your radio and you'll find it quite readily.
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-19-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I was thinking about the long range stuff for the...

I was thinking about the long range stuff for the future but I may have some hurdles in Canada. Unless I,m mistaken I''ll need a ham license and may even need to file a flight plan. Although the...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-17-2016, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
My first foray into FPV

After ordering my new transmitter earlier this week I came across a listing for an Eachine racer 250 arf.
Listed price was $130 Canadian with free shipping and just couldn't pass it up.
Next I...
Forum: Beginners 01-16-2016, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
For a trainer plane throttle is better. It...

For a trainer plane throttle is better. It teaches you throttle control. If you watch an experienced flyer come in for a landing listen to the motor and watch his hands on the transmitter. You'll...
Forum: Beginners 01-16-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Most fileds/clubs have roughly the same etiquette...

Most fileds/clubs have roughly the same etiquette the occasional odd ball field that just has to be different.
I belonged to a club that was primarily a pylon racing club and had no set flight...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-15-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I have a feeling that radiolink did some...

I have a feeling that radiolink did some production work for futaba. The software seems very very similar in look and layout.
I just placed an order for the at10. In the end I just couldn't give...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-15-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Will do, but now I think I may fore go the 10th...

Will do, but now I think I may fore go the 10th channel and get the at9 instead.
$50 dollars cheaper is a real incentive for someone as cheap as I am.
Forum: Beginners 01-15-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
There is a real focus on consumer friendly...

There is a real focus on consumer friendly affordable virtual reality headsets right now.
The first was just released and sony, apple, HTC, and many others are following soon.
How long do you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-14-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 473
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I think I may have miscommunicated what I meant. ...

I think I may have miscommunicated what I meant.
I have no personal judgement on the u.s. Gun laws.
I could have easily used driving a car as a comparison.
The point was that the threat to any...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-14-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I hope so too. From all accounts the software is...

I hope so too. From all accounts the software is good, the gymbels are smooth, switches are solid, and signal range is impressive.
i considered the at/9 but with 9 channels it would only leave me...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-14-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Did some more digging around and after filtering...

Did some more digging around and after filtering out automatic negative posts by other brand's fanboys who have never used one, it looks like i'll pick up an at/10.
The current value of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-13-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 473
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Please forgive me if this comes off as offensive,...

Please forgive me if this comes off as offensive, I'm honestly not trying to be.
I'm not from the U.S. , I'm from the Great White North.
I honestly don't understand the very fast moves taken by...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-13-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
It's a perfect example of fear journalism. This...

It's a perfect example of fear journalism.
This type of journalism has become more and more prevelant in the last decade and it is designed to drive internet traffic.

The key is the number given...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-13-2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Radiiolink AT9 / AT10

I find myself in the market for a radio again and me being me am doing it on the cheap.
The Radiolink AT9/10 look really interesting to me although the AT10 looks to be a Futaba 10C clone.
I...
Forum: Beginners 01-12-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Welcome to wattflyer. Yes, crashes happen. They...

Welcome to wattflyer.
Yes, crashes happen. They happen to all of us for many different reasons. Good thing is that most damage can be repaired relatively cheaply. Most popular planes have a good...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-12-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Looking good. Always wished I could build that...

Looking good. Always wished I could build that well.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-12-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
And this is why I like wattflyer so much. A...

And this is why I like wattflyer so much.
A polite discussion without malice takes a right turn to slope sooariing and no one bats an eyelash.
On the site that shall not be named this would have...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-11-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Yes, there is a marginal difference in weight. ...

Yes, there is a marginal difference in weight. But unless you consider very large packs the difference is not significant.
On the very popular 3s2200 the difference can be anything from 1 to 20...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-11-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Maybe I misunderstand what you are trrying to say...

Maybe I misunderstand what you are trrying to say but C rating has very little bearing on the size or weight of a battery pack.
C rating is determined by the internal resistance of the polymer and...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-10-2016, 04:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
Correct. Series multiplies voltage times cell...

Correct. Series multiplies voltage times cell count.
Parallel multiplies capacity ( Mah) times cell count.
There are a few more rules to follow but if I recall correctly there is a pretty good...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-10-2016, 03:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By Wrongway-Feldman
I have to agree with you here. Largest pack...

I have to agree with you here.
Largest pack I'll ever buy is 4S. Applications that require larger packs will get smaller ones working in tandem.
I run smaller capacity packs in parallel quite...
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