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Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Sham
Surely, considering how cheap these things are, a...

Surely, considering how cheap these things are, a new motor is the most sensible course of action?

You can always strip the old motor anyway, to gain experience.
Forum: Beginners 04-18-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By Sham
The most common cause of surface flutter on AS3X...

The most common cause of surface flutter on AS3X planes is the plane not being still for the required 5-10 seconds after ESC arming. If the plane moves, even a tiny bit, the AS3x will be very...
Forum: Beginners 04-04-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 901
Posted By Sham
Likewise, I have two reasonably good chargers. ...

Likewise, I have two reasonably good chargers.
Nothing worse than missing a flying opportunity because you can't charge fast enough.
Forum: Multi-Rotors 04-03-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Sham
+eleventy

+eleventy
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-03-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 543
Posted By Sham
The Supercub battery bay is very tight and bigger...

The Supercub battery bay is very tight and bigger batteries won't fit without modification.

I use Overlander 1350mah supersport batteries in mine as they are the same size as stock. Flight...
Forum: Power Systems 04-03-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Sham
Good god, that's cheap. I've just ordered 2 as...

Good god, that's cheap. I've just ordered 2 as spares.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-29-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,721
Posted By Sham
Thats a beautiful machine. Good work!

Thats a beautiful machine. Good work!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-29-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 166,102
Posted By Sham
Its a nudge over 2Kg. The power set up is as...

Its a nudge over 2Kg.
The power set up is as Eflite recommended, the only deviation from recommended is the servos (better torque and less power usage) and battery (more capacity, better C...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-29-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 166,102
Posted By Sham
Haha - Thanks. I build and repair PCs for a...

Haha - Thanks. I build and repair PCs for a living and untidy wiring really bugs me! It just had to be neat... :D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-29-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 166,102
Posted By Sham
I've recently finished the build up of this... ...

I've recently finished the build up of this...

E-Flite Bonanza 15e.

Power is from a 4250mah 3s battery, through a 40A eflite pro v2 ESC, to an AR6210 receiver. 7 Hitec HS85 MG servos and eflite...
Forum: Beginners 01-10-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,003
Posted By Sham
I've heard good things about the SAFE system, but...

I've heard good things about the SAFE system, but my advice for the next flight is to turn it down a notch while up high and see how you get on. Maybe even turn it off and see how the bank angles...
Forum: Beginners 01-09-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By Sham
Thanks for all the replies everyone, I appreciate...

Thanks for all the replies everyone, I appreciate all responses.
Forum: Beginners 01-09-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By Sham
I edited previous post - because I got a reply...

I edited previous post - because I got a reply and shortly afterwards found a spec sheet. Could've done with that yesterday, would have saved stupid questions. What do you think?
Forum: Beginners 01-09-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By Sham
I kind of understand the loading theory, and I'm...

I kind of understand the loading theory, and I'm aware that the torque of the HS-85 is a little overspec for this application - but more torque is better than less, right? Should mean I never get a...
Forum: Beginners 01-09-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By Sham
The recommended servos are JR MC35 Micro. The...

The recommended servos are JR MC35 Micro. The reason I'm looking the HS-85s is because they're an identical size, similar spec and got good reviews. Both are analogue.
Thanks, Nigel.
Forum: Beginners 01-09-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By Sham
Best bet then is to get one servo and measure the...

Best bet then is to get one servo and measure the draw? And take it from there. I can't see the servos stalling in flight as they are much more torquey than is required, but better safe than sorry......
Forum: Beginners 01-09-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By Sham
Thanks for your help. Sorry for vagueness, its...

Thanks for your help.
Sorry for vagueness, its my first ARF. It's an eflite bonanza, similar wingspan to my Parkzone SportCub. The manual suggests an eflite power 15 950kv motor and 40A pro V2 ESC,...
Forum: Beginners 01-08-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By Sham
According to the manual, the retracts are 150ma...

According to the manual, the retracts are 150ma max - and cut out of obstructed.
The plane manual recommends the eflite ESC to go with 7 MC35 servos and the retracts, do servo current load vary...
Forum: Beginners 01-08-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By Sham
Sorry if its already been asked, but I searched...

Sorry if its already been asked, but I searched and couldn't find it.

I have an eflite Bonanza 15e to build up that calls for JR mc35 servos, I was thinking of substituting in HiTec HS-85MG but...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-26-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By Sham
hope you all had a great day! Visa cards? My...

hope you all had a great day!

Visa cards? My missus is far more trained than that!

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t9/bussed_up/Mobile%20Uploads/WP_20141225_09_29_30_Pro.jpg

:D
Forum: Foamies 11-16-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,000
Posted By Sham
Rain today - so a much needed service on both...

Rain today - so a much needed service on both planes, strip clean and rebuild - they've done a lot of work over the summer, and both have been a little neglected if truth be told.

Got in a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-02-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By Sham
The RCers Christmas list

My fiancee asked me what I want for Christmas, apparently I'm difficult to buy for.
There was a very short list of things I want.

I'm attempting to get my Microlight rated private pilots license,...
Forum: Foamies 10-12-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,000
Posted By Sham
Thanks! Need to make the most of the weather....

Thanks!
Need to make the most of the weather. Doubt there will be much more of it this year. Back to the field I go :)
Forum: Foamies 10-12-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,000
Posted By Sham
Here in Norfolk, UK the weather this weekend is...

Here in Norfolk, UK the weather this weekend is astonishing for October. 20C and no wind. Thunderstorm late last night but apart from that, dry and clear.
I've never flown so much, must have...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-19-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,643
Posted By Sham
That's some of the best workmanship I've ever...

That's some of the best workmanship I've ever seen. Superb, and it flies nicely to!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-16-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By Sham
Scale flying, with bush planes. I love...

Scale flying, with bush planes.

I love the idea of using a plane as a car, like in the Australian outback. For model planes, I like the high wing tail draggers. My HZ Supercub was the plane I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-16-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 68
:)
Views: 2,731
Posted By Sham
While there's certainly some stuff in there I...

While there's certainly some stuff in there I didn't know, I was aware of flat wings keeping the plane in the air through simply deflecting the air - by being kept at the correct angle relative to...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-15-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 68
:)
Views: 2,731
Posted By Sham
Am I right in thinking that when you (and when I...

Am I right in thinking that when you (and when I say 'you', I mean 'most people who scratch build from foam') build planes you don't bother with making airfoil section wings?

If so, that...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 09-14-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By Sham
Can I just say, that the pilot is putting other...

Can I just say, that the pilot is putting other people at risk quite badly flying so close and so fast.

He's obviously very good, but a split second loss of concentration and someone is badly...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-24-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By Sham
Well.. After the bad charge, I flew them...

Well.. After the bad charge, I flew them yesterday with no issues and then charged again tonight.
Absolutely normal again. Weird, but thanks for the replies.

I'll keep an eye on them, but I...
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