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Forum: General RC items For Sale and WTB Today, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1
Wanted I need......
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Posted By solentlife
Try the FlySky owners group on Yahoo Groups .......

Try the FlySky owners group on Yahoo Groups .... my signature below gives www.

As to charging Lipo in the radio - definitely not a good idea. The radio charge socket has no provision for balance...
Forum: Support & Suggestions Yesterday, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By solentlife
I consider that it will continue 'ad nauseam'...

I consider that it will continue 'ad nauseam' until its resolved.

Nigel
Forum: Support & Suggestions Yesterday, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By solentlife
Funny thing is - my Win 7 and android tablet do...

Funny thing is - my Win 7 and android tablet do not show the ads inside posts. Only my win 10 machines.

Nigel
Forum: Support & Suggestions 07-28-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By solentlife
I've had to stop using my adblocker ... it kept...

I've had to stop using my adblocker ... it kept throwing out my login when changing pages.

But lately - I am not seeing the ads INSIDE posts like before ... only occasionally ..

Nigel
Forum: Foamies 07-28-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By solentlife
Doesn't matter how long you've been flying or how...

Doesn't matter how long you've been flying or how good you are ... a chuck in air machine is always welcome.

Nigell
Forum: 3D Flying 07-28-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,154
Posted By solentlife
Hi Crash ... that was ages ago ... models been...

Hi Crash ... that was ages ago ... models been sorted and flies fine now.

OK - other day I dumped into soggy ground but that was not all my fault. She's repaired again and ready for the skies.
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Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-28-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By solentlife
The 540 is back together, took a lot of fiddling...

The 540 is back together, took a lot of fiddling to get both elevators exact and also still able to move to max.

Hummer has been pieced back together ... just have to replace control horns on...
Forum: 3D Flying 07-27-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,154
Posted By solentlife
Question for JetPlaneFlyer ..... I know you...

Question for JetPlaneFlyer .....

I know you have the 48" version but still interested to know what servos you have and what movement on the surfaces.

The Skywing site recc'ds 3.5kg servos for...
Forum: UAV / FPV 07-27-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By solentlife
a) We don't have all the crap that others have....

a) We don't have all the crap that others have. Latvia still has to construct national rules ... What we do basically is use common sense, we do not get into situations like some of our US cousins...
Forum: UAV / FPV 07-27-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By solentlife
But surely most of those factors have been solved...

But surely most of those factors have been solved by the fpv guys ?

My mate regularly flies out over 50km, stooges around and then back.

Personally I am extremely worried about 'delivery...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By solentlife
Its not only way. He showed one where like...

Its not only way.

He showed one where like water slide - he placed a sheet on the water. Waited a while and the very thin backing sank away leaving the gossamer on surface of water. But he...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By solentlife
As an outsider and an Ex SMAE rep in UK ... I...

As an outsider and an Ex SMAE rep in UK ... I find it funny that here AMA is being bashed for 'maybe' twisting language to its favour. Note : maybe.

If the AMA was not there over the years and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By solentlife
Pal of mine was into the featherlight class and I...

Pal of mine was into the featherlight class and I watched him 'skin' a wing.

He had a bowl of water and was so careful - even told me to stay still - while he laid the gossamer on the surface of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By solentlife
Put my Edge 540 back together - elevator joiner...

Put my Edge 540 back together - elevator joiner now has a 2mm ply brace and swapped out the servos on ailerons for more torque.

Haven't got round to getting the Hummer out of van to sort out...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By solentlife
It doesn't even need another ... my Zlin with two...

It doesn't even need another ... my Zlin with two stupid crashes ... wanna cry - but we just shrug and get on with it.

Sorry to see two nice WW1 models like that ...

Nigel
Forum: Warbird Electrics 07-26-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 22,493
Posted By solentlife
Here I am enjoying another sortie at Cirava ... ...

Here I am enjoying another sortie at Cirava ...

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I see that Lancs are back in stock ... dunno how long for ...

Nigel
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 07-25-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By solentlife
Wishing you a Great Day and say Hello to the Kids...

Wishing you a Great Day and say Hello to the Kids for me !

Cheers
Nigel
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-25-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,599
Posted By solentlife
So here she is gracing the skies again as she...

So here she is gracing the skies again as she should. Just a few clicks of trim and she was good as gold.

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Just need to run in the engine more to allow me to play throttle more.
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Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-25-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By solentlife
Point taken ! I have video processing of...

Point taken !

I have video processing of the EPP Edge going in ... verdict of pal is that servos stalled when model at speed ...

On your 48" Edge / MXS - what servos do you use JPF ? My Edge...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-25-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By solentlife
What really struck home was she landed dead...

What really struck home was she landed dead centre without touching sides at all.

We had a guy try to land a floater into his van one time at another site and failed. That was after we had all...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-25-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By solentlife
To be honest we both shrugged shoulders - both...

To be honest we both shrugged shoulders - both said s*** happens and laughed it of.

Nigel
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-24-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By solentlife
All repairable ... but NONE needed to be ... even...

All repairable ... but NONE needed to be ... even the Edge 540 was down to flying OUT OF normal style for me.
Basically we pushed her to a limit that I do not normally reach - and being in 3D full...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-24-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By solentlife
Today I am not so happy.

Today was a double 'whammy' for me.

My EPP Edge 540 which I had sorted after its designed hinge fiasco - while flying her with a pal - went in KRUMP ! We were discussing and looking at flight...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-22-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By solentlife
SGTalon has a plan which I downloaded long time...

SGTalon has a plan which I downloaded long time ago. I printed it of today but the tiling doesn't work too well on it for some reason.

Attached ...

Nigel
Forum: Power Systems 07-22-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By solentlife
First ... the Speed 400 is effectively a Brushed...

First ... the Speed 400 is effectively a Brushed Inrunner. So now you are looking to put an Outrunner with spinning can in its place.

To be sure of clearance and no problems with this - an...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By solentlife
If the Micro is a 1S machine - then it should...

If the Micro is a 1S machine - then it should work BUT you may have a problem with being near to minimum Rx voltage level.

NiXX format will only supply approx. 1.2 - 1.3V per cell under moderate...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-22-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By solentlife
Starship Entreprise ?

OK ... I have seen odd plans online for the old Enterprise ... but I was not so impressed by it. Probably unfairly !

I am thinking to scratch out a version - Startrek original or Startrek Next...
Forum: Foamies 07-20-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,239
Views: 590,439
Posted By solentlife
After I fell on it ... she was totalled ! I tore...

After I fell on it ... she was totalled ! I tore her up and binned it. That's a first for me - binning a model.

New one is about 70% done now.

I've run out of Rx's so it will sit there as is...
Forum: Foamies 07-20-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By solentlife
There is a rough rule when changing cell count...

There is a rough rule when changing cell count .....

Reduce KV when increasing battery cell count.

I have a little rule I use ....

KV x Cell count = factor.

I use the factor to show a...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-19-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By solentlife
I bet I can't do it again !! Nigel

I bet I can't do it again !!

Nigel
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