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Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-05-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 154
Posted By fhhuber
www.modelaircraft.org...

www.modelaircraft.org (http://www.modelaircraft.org)

There is a club finder feature. Should be at least 4 clubs relatively close to you. Usually there's someone willing to give some help in any...
Forum: Beginners 02-04-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By fhhuber
I generally upload to imgur.com then link it. ...

I generally upload to imgur.com then link it.

Click the picture of mountains (image insert) and paste in the link.

You have to shrink the image before uploading or on the hosting site if you...
Forum: Beginners 01-31-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 504
Posted By fhhuber
Double sided tape gets mixed results. It really...

Double sided tape gets mixed results. It really depends on surface preparation and the the material you are sticking it to, as well as which double sided tape.

Generally:
Most of the more common...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-29-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By fhhuber
DSMX has improved resistance to interference in...

DSMX has improved resistance to interference in environments where there are over 100 2.4 ghz radios operating.

Generally its going to slowly be harder to find DSM2 because that protocol has been...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-26-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By fhhuber
I did similar, but I drilled 2X2 for 8 dowels...

I did similar, but I drilled 2X2 for 8 dowels each at a slight angle and then screwed the 2X2's to the studs... every stud on a 14 ft wall.
(still not room for everything)
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-26-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By fhhuber
Not 100% sure about your description... But I...

Not 100% sure about your description... But I think adding thin plywood shim(s) may fix it. You don't want to do another grommet as that will let the servo move too much.

Pictures would help to...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-24-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 26,821
Views: 1,454,656
Posted By fhhuber
Now where do you want us to go with that one?????...

Now where do you want us to go with that one????? :censor:

Kisser
Forum: Warbird Electrics 01-24-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By fhhuber
www.pw-rc.com Look at their retracts,...

www.pw-rc.com


Look at their retracts, page 2. Looks like they now have a specific metal set for the FMS 1400 mm P-51
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 323
Posted By fhhuber
The AS3X RX will work with any DSMX or DSM2 TX,...

The AS3X RX will work with any DSMX or DSM2 TX, including the little 4 ch that came with the Parkzone Micros before DSMX came out. Computer radio not required. Spektrum just likes to advertise...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 323
Posted By fhhuber
The range setting is definitely harder to explain...

The range setting is definitely harder to explain than to do...
(especially if using a Dynam RTF package deal TX)

******

RE the idea of a switch...
You can go to Wal Mart and find an...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 323
Posted By fhhuber
Most modern ESCs now will not arm until they...

Most modern ESCs now will not arm until they detect 0 throttle commanded.
But still you need to have the props off the motors while you are troubleshooting.

Then there's another issue that you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 323
Posted By fhhuber
And LVC can get even more "interesting"... ...

And LVC can get even more "interesting"...

Even if they do the correct beep count, some ESCs will set LVC based on % of detected charge, not a flat X.XX * detected count. Thus a partly charged...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 323
Posted By fhhuber
BTW... I just went through the imbalanced...

BTW...

I just went through the imbalanced ESCs on my Dynam ME-262... Upgraded it to Castle ESCs and updated thier firmware... Was at half throttle before one of them started turning the fan when...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 323
Posted By fhhuber
One at a time.. go through the programming and...

One at a time.. go through the programming and throttle range setup sequence.

All the goofing around probably confused the throttle range of one or both ESCs.

Once each is working correctly all...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 511
Posted By fhhuber
Generally you use a couple more degrees dihedral...

Generally you use a couple more degrees dihedral for the low wing vs high wing if rudder-elevator-throttle (no ailerons)

It may tend to turn a bit "flat" That is actually a plus for a climb and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 511
Posted By fhhuber
Dihedral works even if CG is above the wingtips. ...

Dihedral works even if CG is above the wingtips.

simple explanation is:
As the plane banks, the low wing becomes more level and the high wing will be at more of an angle. This makes the low...
Forum: Beginners 01-23-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 504
Posted By fhhuber
Correct. CG should always be in relation to...

Correct.

CG should always be in relation to the aircraft center of lift. If the wing slid back, then the center of lift did too.
Forum: Beginners 01-23-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By fhhuber
Standard JR style mono patch cord for buddy box...

Standard JR style mono patch cord for buddy box and USB adapter. (which ARE in that picture)

When the cord is plugged into the TX it will activate a switch that turns the TX on in buddy box mode...
Forum: Beginners 01-23-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 504
Posted By fhhuber
What I mean is... since it flies OK, it...

What I mean is...

since it flies OK, it doesn't sound broke.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 628
Posted By fhhuber
Simplistically Full scale minimum altitude...

Simplistically

Full scale minimum altitude unpopulated area... 500 ft AGL
Populated they are supposed to maintain 1500 ft above nearest structure (within 2000 ft of aircraft)
Always, altitude...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-20-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By fhhuber
http://www.amazon.com/Digital-Innovations-1051600-...

http://www.amazon.com/Digital-Innovations-1051600-3-inch-Adapter/dp/B0001654X6
Forum: Multi-Rotors 01-20-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By fhhuber
There are USB wall wart chargers My solar...

There are USB wall wart chargers

My solar panels came with regulators that include USB ports.

Many cars now have USB charge ports
Forum: Power Systems 01-20-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 543
Posted By fhhuber
Most of the Spektrum RXs can use the bind port as...

Most of the Spektrum RXs can use the bind port as a batt port. (actually the only ones I know that can't are the "Power Safe" which don't work with power supplied by an ESC's BEC either) Many label...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-20-2016, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By fhhuber
The normal response to any question about making...

The normal response to any question about making a Mac work is....

Buy a real computer
:D

*****************

The CD/DVD tray SHOULD have a smaller , deeper indent for centering the smaller...
Forum: Power Systems 01-20-2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 543
Posted By fhhuber
Actually, the 3S LiPo battery is 11.1 at...

Actually, the 3S LiPo battery is 11.1 at essentially dead.
Going lower is not recommended for best battery life, even though it can survive down to 9.0 a few cycles. The mah left when the...
Forum: Power Systems 01-19-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 543
Posted By fhhuber
Might have to go through some arming sequence...

Might have to go through some arming sequence that requires sensing certain position command(s)...

With some ESCs that means having to max out the ATV/Endpoint values of the radio... or use of...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-18-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By fhhuber
Correct. With a Y you either get Ailerons or...

Correct.

With a Y you either get Ailerons or flaps. Not Flaperon mix.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-15-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By fhhuber
First attempt to correct it mechanically. ...

First attempt to correct it mechanically.

The usual issue is having assembled the control linkage without centering the servo first.
Easy enough to correct by repositioning the servo arm on the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-13-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,640
Posted By fhhuber
We are getting hosed by a federal agency...

We are getting hosed by a federal agency exceeding their authority.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-12-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 379
Posted By fhhuber
I would have the bungee hook further aft than the...

I would have the bungee hook further aft than the place the wing LE meets the fuselage...
You want it far enough forward that the model won't go into an uncontrolled zoom climb.
You want it back...
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