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Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-22-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By squidger
I see what you're saying and let's face it no...

I see what you're saying and let's face it no body wants a flyaway. I never even considered that the gps could fail. I must have used the fly home 10 times or more showing others without issue but...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-17-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By squidger
I used motor magnets to hold a canopy on once and...

I used motor magnets to hold a canopy on once and removed them because they were too strong. Getting the canopy off became real hard work. If you put 2 motor magnets together you will find it hard to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-17-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By squidger
The quad in the video is a DJI Phantom. The DJI...

The quad in the video is a DJI Phantom. The DJI quads are full GPS and have the return to home system as standard. I know this because I have one. If the quad senses loss of signal it will fly home...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-17-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By squidger
More money than sense some people. Drone owner...

More money than sense some people. Drone owner has the money to buy the DJI Phantom and some $700 gimbals and GoPro camera but doesn't have the brains to read the manual and learn to fly safely...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-17-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By squidger
The problem is if you beef up the area the model...

The problem is if you beef up the area the model will just break at the next weakest point so you are always chasing repairs. Take an old electric motor apart and remove the magnets. Glue 4 magnets...
Forum: 3D Flying 01-05-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,657
Posted By squidger
Sounds like you got it sorted. I too didn't like...

Sounds like you got it sorted. I too didn't like the rudder pull pull system so fitted a servo in the tail with direct linkage. I don't have any giro's in my addiction but what I meant by it not...
Forum: 3D Flying 01-04-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,657
Posted By squidger
Sorry Derek, been away a while with work...

Sorry Derek, been away a while with work commitments etc. The Airframe comes ready built and all you need do is hinge the ailerons elevators and rudder, fit servos, attach wings and horizontal stab...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 09-06-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,600
Posted By squidger
Battery is fully home. Defo a giro issue.

Battery is fully home. Defo a giro issue.
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 09-05-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,600
Posted By squidger
Tried that tonight Nigel. Then flew in 6g mode...

Tried that tonight Nigel. Then flew in 6g mode had no drift to right this time but drifted fwd so bad had full back on stick for hover at one stage. As I said flies beautifully in 3g mode so not...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 09-05-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,600
Posted By squidger
Have calibrated the TX which made no difference.

Have calibrated the TX which made no difference.
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 09-04-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,600
Posted By squidger
Instructions are chinese translated to complete...

Instructions are chinese translated to complete gibberish so I will just fly it in 3g mode. Alot of heli for not alot of money though.
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 09-04-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,600
Posted By squidger
Definitely giro related. This heli has two modes...

Definitely giro related. This heli has two modes on the tx ref giros. 3g and 6g. In 6g mode the heli returns to hover when you return the right stick to neutral so is more stable. In 3g mode if you...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 09-04-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,600
Posted By squidger
Looks good. I have just bought the WL Toys V977....

Looks good. I have just bought the WL Toys V977. Similar size but cp. Youtube vids show them flying really well. Think mine has a problem though. I get it airbourne and trimmed for hover and all is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-28-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,193
Posted By squidger
I have never been a fan of "safe" receivers. My...

I have never been a fan of "safe" receivers. My personal feelings on this and they are only my opinions is that it is far better to learn to fly with a standard receiver plugged into a buddy box. I...
Forum: Beginners 08-24-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By squidger
I would say get the visionaire. They are really...

I would say get the visionaire. They are really easy to fly and when you have some time under your belt you can turn the giros off.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 43,994
Posted By squidger
You could try reducing movement on the aux 1...

You could try reducing movement on the aux 1 channel to zero then put a mix in mixing the throttle channel to aux 1 at 100% and see what happens.
Forum: 3D Flying 09-10-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By squidger
Mine does that too. You just have to move the...

Mine does that too. You just have to move the elevator stick on the tx a little and it will stop. My Addiction x does it as well. Think it's because of the huge amount of movement and huge area of...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-09-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,682
Posted By squidger
I knew that esc was dodgy. Been flying her for a...

I knew that esc was dodgy. Been flying her for a while now. Prob got about 20 flights on her and the nose gear is defo a weak point. Keeps ripping out and stripping servo gear in the process. Anyway...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-09-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By squidger
I tried a 12 x 6 but the amps were right on max...

I tried a 12 x 6 but the amps were right on max for the esc.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By squidger
Got it set up on about 4 planes and no problems...

Got it set up on about 4 planes and no problems so far. Dx 9 says throttle cut when its cut and says PANIC when its live lol.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By squidger
I set my DX9 to -130 on the throttle kill and it...

I set my DX9 to -130 on the throttle kill and it works well.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By squidger
Just checked on a pdf manual and it says 50mm...

Just checked on a pdf manual and it says 50mm rearwards of leading edge. If 50mm is roughly a 1/3rd of the wing chord then it should be OK.
Forum: 3D Flying 06-29-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,682
Posted By squidger
Stock gear. Not overpowered but flies well...

Stock gear. Not overpowered but flies well enough. Got this anomaly though. When you crack open the throttle it stutters till about a quarter throttle then picks up. Doesn't do it in flight though as...
Forum: Foamies 06-29-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,673
Posted By squidger
A friend has a Max Thrust Riot and wanted more...

A friend has a Max Thrust Riot and wanted more power. He contacted the manufacturer and was told that it is designed to run on both 3 and 4 cell batteries with considerably more power from the 4 cell.
Forum: 3D Flying 06-29-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,682
Posted By squidger
Saw one on Ebay this week. Advertised as damaged...

Saw one on Ebay this week. Advertised as damaged new. Got a few dents in fuselage and wings so half price. Couldn't resist that. It arrived friday afternoon. Put it together friday night and maidened...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By squidger
Try a Dynam smart. maidened mine today with 4000...

Try a Dynam smart. maidened mine today with 4000 4s battery. Will take your battery too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STej-2s9pLY&feature=youtu.be
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-25-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,242
Posted By squidger
http://www.caradvice.com.au/287241/dual-carbon-bat...

http://www.caradvice.com.au/287241/dual-carbon-battery-promises-quick-recharging-longer-range-improved-safety/
Forum: 3D Flying 04-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,012
Posted By squidger
It may make a good trainer with reduced throws. I...

It may make a good trainer with reduced throws. I used Rhino 610 mah 3s batteries from Hobbyking.
Forum: 3D Flying 04-02-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,012
Posted By squidger
Well I have put about 20 batteries through it and...

Well I have put about 20 batteries through it and tried just about everything. It weighs 10 ounces including battery. Underpowered on 2s setup with 9 x 47 prop but better on 3s setup with 8 x 43...
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-31-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By squidger
Parkzone um aircraft are not the easiest to fly...

Parkzone um aircraft are not the easiest to fly and are certainly not the easiest to land. Cof G is ultra important on all aircraft. If yours is tail heavy you are fighting a losing battle. Get the...
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