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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-05-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Freezer? Most people tell you not to freeze a...

Freezer? Most people tell you not to freeze a lipo. How does that work out for you?

Mike
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 11-03-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Jim might have one if you remember how to get a...

Jim might have one if you remember how to get a hold of him. if not let me know and I can ask.

Mike
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-04-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
I would test the items that were in the crash and...

I would test the items that were in the crash and if they are o.k. then reuse them. I have done this several times with servos and receivers in the past myself.

THE KEY IS TO VERIFY EVERYTHING IS...
Forum: Power Systems 06-29-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,982
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
He is using an 8x6 prop not 9x6. Mike

He is using an 8x6 prop not 9x6.

Mike
Forum: Power Systems 06-28-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,982
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
According to eCalc that setup would pull 12 amps....

According to eCalc that setup would pull 12 amps. I would change to a 20 amp esc and go with it.

Mike
Forum: Beginners 05-11-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,193
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
As a side note storing my packs in the...

As a side note storing my packs in the refrigerator seems to be helping with the life of the batteries as well.

Mike
Forum: Beginners 05-11-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,193
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
For me I will still use slightly puffed packs as...

For me I will still use slightly puffed packs as long as they remain balanced and the IR of the packs has not changed. Both my chargers can read the IR of the individual cells so I am comfortable...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-27-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
http://www.haiyinstore.com/ Good luck with...

http://www.haiyinstore.com/

Good luck with them so far.

Mike
Forum: Power Systems 12-22-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Personally I would say no. I have a DX6i and I...

Personally I would say no. I have a DX6i and I do not like it that much. I like the Futaba EX6 much better. Never had a issue with the Futaba but I have had with the Spektrum. People will tell...
Forum: Beginners 12-10-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
I would suggest Clearview over FMS. FMS has not...

I would suggest Clearview over FMS. FMS has not been updated in years and can be tough to get to run on newer machines. Clearview is only $40 and works on most computers. You will still need the...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 12-07-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Clearview is good as well. I use it and...

Clearview is good as well. I use it and Realflight.

http://rcflightsim.com/

Mike
Forum: iTrader talk 11-23-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,141
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
As the owner of an online hobby shop I think...

As the owner of an online hobby shop I think Paypal is great for the buyer but really is terrible for the seller. I had a customer that recently bought a Castle Ice 50 and a Scorpion 2221-6 from me....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-27-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
I loctite everything I can. Cheap insurance from...

I loctite everything I can. Cheap insurance from things falling off.

Mike
Forum: Power Systems 10-23-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
I don't know that they have thermal protection or...

I don't know that they have thermal protection or if they just get to hot and shut down. But yes, if the built in BEC gets to hot it will shut down the receiver as well.

I am sure someone will...
Forum: FMA Direct 10-01-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
here you go. It takes at least 10 minutes for...

here you go. It takes at least 10 minutes for the value to show up.

Mike
Forum: FMA Direct 10-01-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
I will take a picture and post it later. ...

I will take a picture and post it later.

Mike
Forum: FMA Direct 09-30-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Mine will give the IR of the individual cells. ...

Mine will give the IR of the individual cells. You can not use the yellow jumper that came with it though and it takes 10 minutes or more of charging before it will read them.

Mike
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-30-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Could be but I heard it can be done. I have not...

Could be but I heard it can be done. I have not tried it myself.

Mike
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-30-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
I would go with the Hitec radio. I don't have a...

I would go with the Hitec radio. I don't have a lot of faith in the Spektrum series of radios. I am not sure if the Parkzone plane will bind to the Hitec but you can get the Any-Link and use them...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-08-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
If I remember right there should be a small pot...

If I remember right there should be a small pot where the stick moves in the gimble. If it is loose you will get no response.

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-07-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Yes it is possible with my Futaba 10CAG to have...

Yes it is possible with my Futaba 10CAG to have the flaps on a slider. I can assign any channel to any switch.

No, I do not use flaps.

Mike
Forum: 3D Flying 07-29-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Most likely because the E-Flight is about $70...

Most likely because the E-Flight is about $70 less. I would still never talk anybody out of buying a Hacker, great motors.

Mike
Forum: 3D Flying 07-29-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
I can't compare the two but I would always take a...

I can't compare the two but I would always take a Hacker over an E-Flight.

Mike
Forum: Power Systems 07-28-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Cool video of a test. ...

Cool video of a test.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeTTw9i8WEc

Mike
Forum: Power Systems 07-28-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
My connectors are Anderson Powerpoles. I use...

My connectors are Anderson Powerpoles. I use them on my 50cc Goldwing Extra that I run the 12s pack on. I draw 100 amps and about 4500 watts max and they are working just fine. I use the 45 amp...
Forum: Power Systems 07-28-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
I could not find a photo quick so I took one. ...

I could not find a photo quick so I took one.

You can see the red of one battery connected to the black of the other pack. The two remaining wires connect to the ESC. These are my 2 6-cell packe...
Forum: Power Systems 07-28-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Sounds like the 2 connectors at the ESC would put...

Sounds like the 2 connectors at the ESC would put the batteries in parallel and that increases the capacity of the battery. You need to put them in series to increase the cell count. You need to...
Forum: Power Systems 07-21-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 55,095
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
Based on this calculator I would use the 16x10...

Based on this calculator I would use the 16x10 prop and you should be ok.

http://www.ecalc.ch/motorcalc_e.htm?castle

Mike
Forum: Power Systems 07-17-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
I think I would up it to 12s and go back to the...

I think I would up it to 12s and go back to the 19x11 3 blade. That should increase your pitch speed from a calculated 74 mph to 85mph. It also will increase your power from 3000 to 4600 watts. ...
Forum: Power Systems 07-16-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Sir Crash-A-Lot
The calculator shows that system drawing 116 amps...

The calculator shows that system drawing 116 amps so 4 minutes will be about right with a lot of full power runs.

Is this the plane?

http://www.troybuiltmodels.com/items/ESMPC9-80FAF.html
...
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