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Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-30-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,904
Posted By philipa_240sx
Here is an even less expansive version of the TME...

Here is an even less expansive version of the TME adapter... Hyperions 6 cell parallel adapter for $7.95. It charges 6 lipos instead of 4 and plugs directly into the charger with 4mm male bullet...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-28-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,904
Posted By philipa_240sx
+1 for the Hyperion UM lipos. They have worked...

+1 for the Hyperion UM lipos. They have worked very well for me. They (Hyperion) are rated for up to 5C charge rates, I normally charge them at 4C.

Aside from not abusing them (over discharge,...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-17-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,169
Posted By philipa_240sx
These are the only one's I know of: Molex...

These are the only one's I know of:

Molex Picoblade: Parkzone, E-Flite, Blade, Kyosho. Supposedly, the Flyzone planes use the same connector.
...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-12-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 36,487
Posted By philipa_240sx
More pics

More pics
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-11-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By philipa_240sx
I believe guys are using the E-Flite 250mAh packs...

I believe guys are using the E-Flite 250mAh packs intended for the Blade heli's.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=EFLB2501S

There are some photos in this thread:
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-19-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,453
Posted By philipa_240sx
I did a quick weigh in: ~8.7oz (246g) using a 2S...

I did a quick weigh in: ~8.7oz (246g) using a 2S 800mah lipo. That includes everything except covering and a pilot .;) Covering will be Coverite Microlite, very light stuff.

I'm happy to see...
Forum: Power Systems 01-26-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By philipa_240sx
Sadly, there are only a small handful of...

Sadly, there are only a small handful of non-chinese made motors.

Look at the 'made in the USA' vendor/mfg list:

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=56206&highlight=made+usa
Forum: WWI Era 01-19-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5,119
Views: 439,559
Posted By philipa_240sx
Good one!

Good one!
Forum: WWI Era 01-19-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5,119
Views: 439,559
Posted By philipa_240sx
I'm interested in the Lewis gun. Sent you PM.

I'm interested in the Lewis gun. Sent you PM.
Forum: WWI Era 01-17-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5,119
Views: 439,559
Posted By philipa_240sx
Yeah, I'm going to use that rad style. ...

Yeah, I'm going to use that rad style.



Yup, I have a foam cutter.

The wing has a span of 17-3/4" from the cabanes to the wingtip and a chord of 7". The RAF15 airfoil has a max thickness of...
Forum: Power Systems 12-23-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,912
Posted By philipa_240sx
The BB33 can be flown in the space of a ball...

The BB33 can be flown in the space of a ball diamond, the BB24 is a bit harder to fly in this space. The reason is wing loading... the BB33 is only an 2-3 oz heavier than the 24 but has nearly...
Forum: Power Systems 12-23-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,912
Posted By philipa_240sx
I've built a couple of BB24's.... You will...

I've built a couple of BB24's....

You will never be able to fly a BB24 successfully with that gear.

The motor is far too heavy, same for the batteries. A BB24 should come in around 5oz AUW. ...
Forum: Power Systems 12-07-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By philipa_240sx
My favorite prop for this motor is the GWS 9x4.7...

My favorite prop for this motor is the GWS 9x4.7 SF. About the best combo of thrust, speed and amps. But considering the stock prop on the Mini SC is only 7"... it might be too big???

The next...
Forum: Power Systems 12-05-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By philipa_240sx
I have only ever run the GWS props on the 2712-12...

I have only ever run the GWS props on the 2712-12 with a prop saver. This one from HeadsUpRC works great:

http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the-1466/Prop-Saver-for-3.0mm/Detail

To get a GWS...
Forum: Power Systems 11-29-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,084
Posted By philipa_240sx
If you want to learn motor winding, read here: ...

If you want to learn motor winding, read here:

http://www.bavaria-direct.co.za/models/motor_info.htm

And for motor kits, parts, magnet wire for winding, etc.

http://www.gobrushless.com/shop/
Forum: Power Systems 11-29-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,084
Posted By philipa_240sx
+1 Although this is essentially the same...

+1

Although this is essentially the same motor the OP has from from RCTimer (except for higher KV), Jeff backs his up with excellent customer service. I've had a couple of issues with HeadsUpRC...
Forum: Beginners 11-12-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By philipa_240sx
There have been some issues with the E-Flite S75...

There have been some issues with the E-Flite S75 in the past. Try a search here on WF.
Forum: Power Systems 11-03-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By philipa_240sx
OK, just found another thread on RCG with an...

OK, just found another thread on RCG with an outrunner conversion for this plane. A Turnigy 28-22 just barely fits.

So we are looking for a brushless outrunner.
- 28mm O.D. x 23mm D
- Roughly...
Forum: Power Systems 11-03-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By philipa_240sx
Link to the plane the OP is talking about: ...

Link to the plane the OP is talking about:

http://www.sigmfg.com/cgi-bin/dpsmart.exe/IndexText/FHRR303.html?E+Sig

http://www.sigmfg.com/images/yy1HRR303.jpg

Specs:

3 Channel R/C...
Forum: Beginners 10-22-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,813
Posted By philipa_240sx
Off topic here, but useful information: ...

Off topic here, but useful information:

Assuming you have a full range DSM2 radio (DX5e or better), you can just buy the DSM2 RX/Brick from the new BNF Supercub (#HBZ7357) for $45. Then all you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-11-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By philipa_240sx
http://www.nitroplanes.com/new4chdyhask.html ...

http://www.nitroplanes.com/new4chdyhask.html



Oh, and shipping is free right now... not sure how long it will last.

They also sell spare parts which is nice.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-11-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By philipa_240sx
Ahh... here is your plane: ...

Ahh... here is your plane:

http://www.nitroplanes.com/3sldieprtfra2.html

The radio is listed as a Futaba Attack. An older AM radio.

This may very well explain your ESC problem. Futaba's...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-11-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By philipa_240sx
Um, a sub $100 plane is going to be tough, but...

Um, a sub $100 plane is going to be tough, but doable.

Here is my best suggestion:

Build a GWS Slow Stick from scratch:

- GWS Slow Stick with motor & gearbox, $37:...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-11-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By philipa_240sx
Not necessarily. It sounds like the system you...

Not necessarily. It sounds like the system you are using is a proprietary one that is not compatible with others.

I had a Parkzone Slo-V that was the same. The RX, servos, etc. are all...
Forum: Beginners 09-29-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By philipa_240sx
Under load, the voltage should not drop below 3V....

Under load, the voltage should not drop below 3V. This is a common LVC voltage for may ESC's. However, if it's programmable I try to go higher: 3.1-3.2V. This is a backup anyway as I try NEVER to...
Forum: Beginners 09-29-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By philipa_240sx
+1, be very careful of cell imbalance. A...

+1, be very careful of cell imbalance.

A portable battery checker is an invaluable tool at the field. This is a very popular one from HobbyCity:
...
Forum: Brushless Motor Construction 09-13-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,943
Posted By philipa_240sx
A bit of digging revealed the following: -...

A bit of digging revealed the following:

- Stock motor mounting uses 4x screws on a 25mm dia. circle
- Stock motor shaft is 4mm
- Stock motor weight is roughly 100g
- Stock spinner is roughly...
Forum: Brushless Motor Construction 09-13-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,943
Posted By philipa_240sx
480B... The PZ Radian motor? ...

480B... The PZ Radian motor?
...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 09-12-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,488
Posted By philipa_240sx
If you are specifically comparing chargers with...

If you are specifically comparing chargers with AC input, here are a few suggestions for similar chargers:

- Hyperion EOS606iAC/DC, 50W (6A) capacity, multi-chemistry: ni-mh, ni-cad, li-po, A123...
Forum: Beginners 09-10-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By philipa_240sx
This is a good point. Building also teaches one...

This is a good point. Building also teaches one the skills to repair and modify planes.
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