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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 104
Posted By fhhuber
High impact crash can take the gears out of...

High impact crash can take the gears out of anything...
I rarely need a new gear though. More often its the mounting ears on the case or the servo lead getting yanked out of the servo.

or just...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 104
Posted By fhhuber
I'll scavenge the gears from a servo that failed...

I'll scavenge the gears from a servo that failed in some other way to repair one with stripped gears.
Forum: UAV / FPV Yesterday, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By fhhuber
The point was... a bad choice of failsafe...

The point was... a bad choice of failsafe setting.

No radio system is immune to interference that can shut it down... or TX failure. For example, there was the time I sneezed and dropped the TX....
Forum: Warbird Electrics Yesterday, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By fhhuber
Properly set up gassers don't do that either...

Properly set up gassers don't do that either...
Forum: UAV / FPV Yesterday, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By fhhuber
At the local full scale airshow last spring, I...

At the local full scale airshow last spring, I talked with one of the FAA guys involved in setting rules for allowing model demos at full scale airshows and explained to him why I thought their...
Forum: Warbird Electrics Yesterday, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By fhhuber
http://www.nitroplanes.com/77p-sl5000-4s1p-20c-444...

http://www.nitroplanes.com/77p-sl5000-4s1p-20c-4444.html Price is up a bit... now about $160 and out of stock.for a set of 3.
...
Forum: UAV / FPV Yesterday, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By fhhuber
Limiting max range with technological methods =...

Limiting max range with technological methods = inviting issues when the model approaches that range limit.

Just what will the equipment do to limit the range?

What kind of cost will this add?
Forum: Warbird Electrics Yesterday, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By fhhuber
SkyLiPo 20C 4S 5000 .... 2.5 years ago

SkyLiPo 20C 4S 5000 .... 2.5 years ago
Forum: Warbird Electrics 12-19-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By fhhuber
Cost per flight of a 5000 watt system isn't that...

Cost per flight of a 5000 watt system isn't that bad... over 300 flights per pack set in the big EDF pulling 105 amps peak from 20C rated 5000 mah packs, but averaging closer to 75 amps over the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-19-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By fhhuber
Pay attention to strapping the battery in well......

Pay attention to strapping the battery in well... with the battery back and the plane capable of negative G its possible to eject a poorly secured battery.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 12-19-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By fhhuber
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=T...

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=TOPA0400
Tech notes:
(41-70cc)(Gas)

You'll want in the 4k to 5k watts range. I'm not up to date n the motors in that size range. I still use...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-19-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 331
Posted By fhhuber
I use the data logger to check for "lost packets"...

I use the data logger to check for "lost packets" and "missing frames"... and my standard of acceptable is much stricter than the manual suggests.

I commonly get under 50 lost packets in a 15 min...
Forum: Power Systems 12-18-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 434
Posted By fhhuber
If you are at or under the kit list weight and...

If you are at or under the kit list weight and turning a rough equiv prop compared to what was expected glow close to the same rpm... it will do just fine.

My bet is your system at 110 watt/lb is...
Forum: Power Systems 12-17-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 434
Posted By fhhuber
Flight is possible at 30 to 50 watts / lb ...

Flight is possible at 30 to 50 watts / lb

Pattern aerobatics of the 1960's 1970's used the equivalent of about 75 to 90 watts/lb with heavy aircraft making use of a dive from altitude to perform...
Forum: Humor 12-17-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By fhhuber
And a few Hooters girls

And a few Hooters girls
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 12-17-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 514
Posted By fhhuber
The lift is from the airfoil effects. A "wing"...

The lift is from the airfoil effects. A "wing" (rotor is just a rotary wing) for a glider will typically be at slight negative incidence in level flight. Part of the lift is then pulling forward...
Forum: Power Systems 12-17-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 434
Posted By fhhuber
The short term burst rating is a current limit...

The short term burst rating is a current limit that can overheat the motor if sustained more than 30 seconds, but won't immediately fry the motor.

You might hit that current during startup when...
Forum: Power Systems 12-17-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 434
Posted By fhhuber
Sorry.. if you are reading more amps OR watts...

Sorry.. if you are reading more amps OR watts than the motor is rated for you are in danger of burning it up.

And reducing throttle is not the correct answer. If the motor won't give the power...
Forum: Humor 12-16-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By fhhuber
Not getting a deer that way...

Not getting a deer that way...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By fhhuber
More than 90% of the Spektrum issues have always...

More than 90% of the Spektrum issues have always been traced to user/installer error.

No one expects a 110 v AC light bulb to do well plugged into their car's 12 v DC system... but they expect the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 385
Posted By fhhuber
http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id=V450327&pid=B...

http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id=V450327&pid=B2171401

Ratings, size and weight (near identical) very close to the Wellgard

http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id=A0780193&pid=B2049177
Limits...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 331
Posted By fhhuber
Can't say there will be zero negative effects...

Can't say there will be zero negative effects with an ESC that close to the RX... Probably nothing you'll ever notice but being conservative and separating the ESC from the RX by a few inches is just...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 385
Posted By fhhuber
Futaba servo plugs can easily be altered to fit...

Futaba servo plugs can easily be altered to fit Spektrum (and everything else). Clip the alignment tab off and shave 2 corners a bit.

Plugging backward -/signal won't damage anything. Its just...
Forum: Power Systems 12-15-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 434
Posted By fhhuber
No. Change the prop. Exactly why it won't...

No. Change the prop.

Exactly why it won't work doesn't really matter and involves a long explanation.

You will burn up the motor by using the wrong prop.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-14-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 385
Posted By fhhuber
Servos... yes and no. Old version Airtronics...

Servos... yes and no.

Old version Airtronics used negative in center pin and just about everyone else since Futaba changed to the J plug (exposed male pins on the servo lead) has used + in...
Forum: Video Parking lot 12-14-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By fhhuber
An example of DeHaviland's extensive list of...

An example of DeHaviland's extensive list of great aircraft.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-14-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By fhhuber
Might not be supported by the DX9... Check...

Might not be supported by the DX9...

Check for a firmware update for the TX
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 385
Posted By fhhuber
FG is getting a bit extreme on the old stuff...

FG is getting a bit extreme on the old stuff list...

That series dates back to when we changed over from wide band to narrow band. If it has the old style servo plugs with exposed pins on the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-13-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 385
Posted By fhhuber
The coverings can get brittle with age and sun...

The coverings can get brittle with age and sun exposure. Some just age will do it stored in the factory box. "Real Monokote" requires heat and/or sun exposure to get brittle.

Give it a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-12-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 455
Posted By fhhuber
Some fields have a LOT of people wanting to fly. ...

Some fields have a LOT of people wanting to fly. If you fly one person at a time you end up with less than half the people ever getting a turn. Just not practical. Nor is it necessary.

We have...
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