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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-21-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 370
Posted By nidly
Hanging single cells on the swingset to discharge...

Hanging single cells on the swingset to discharge before tossing them into trash.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-21-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By nidly
Im soon going back to amish ways. Hitch the pack...

Im soon going back to amish ways. Hitch the pack to the hitching post and walk away from it with confidence. Most times we have plenty if time to kill , but some times we get in a hurry. It's great...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-15-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By nidly
Used to be the most common (connection break)...

Used to be the most common (connection break) error was to forget to hook up the main lead.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-26-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,152
Posted By nidly
I charge mine as fast as they can and use...

I charge mine as fast as they can and use immediately. Then they set until next time. Only if something strange happened or the pack is suspect of being weak, out of balance or overdischarged will I...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 09-23-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By nidly
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/batteries-chargers...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/batteries-chargers-84/9108084-balance-tap-pics-descriptions.html
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 02-26-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By nidly
No, I don't. see pm.

No, I don't. see pm.
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 02-26-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By nidly
I have one that is either new or like new in box...

I have one that is either new or like new in box for $19 plus shipping. I "think" I can get it shipped for $5.05
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 02-26-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By nidly
I've got plenty of the ARF ones. Some minor...

I've got plenty of the ARF ones. Some minor hangar rash on some of the parts. I'm not sure what you need , but I can sell you any parts for around half of Tower. The best deal is going to be the...
Forum: Power Systems 02-14-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,349
Posted By nidly
They were the turnigy ultra light wood. The cheap...

They were the turnigy ultra light wood. The cheap ones that are backordered.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-13-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,236
Posted By nidly
I'm confused every time I try something new with...

I'm confused every time I try something new with the stock firmware. It always brings up two more questions than get answered.
Forum: Power Systems 02-13-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,349
Posted By nidly
I bought a bunch of the wood electric props and...

I bought a bunch of the wood electric props and while they were even lighter than plastic ones I wasn't impressed with them for two reasons.

Some of the holes weren't drilled on center and they...
Forum: Beginners 02-13-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By nidly
4 flights on mine , nice going. I almost tried a...

4 flights on mine , nice going. I almost tried a dead stik landing today and I think it will be very easy. My landings seem to be coming in too high , chopping the throttle and then setting it down...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-13-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,236
Posted By nidly
Do I understand this properly that the rudder...

Do I understand this properly that the rudder channel (4) can't be reversed direction?

I've had to reverse probably half of my planes and is always the same simple way in the reverse menu.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-10-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,504
Posted By nidly
Lot's of folks don't like the way the Tritons...

Lot's of folks don't like the way the Tritons (2EQ) will "charge forever" after the pack is full. Since you have the original you'll get along just fine with either the EQ or the 2EQ. You've told us...
Forum: Beginners 02-09-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By nidly
This is almost my favorite plane to fly. It makes...

This is almost my favorite plane to fly. It makes me look "good" (until I land) For some reason it is one of my hardest to get the landing right. It's definately a keeper and worth the cost. Mine's...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-27-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By nidly
If you want grass and it stays wet then perhaps a...

If you want grass and it stays wet then perhaps a "raised" runway would be nice and still easy to maintain with mowers. All the lower parts are gonna be mushy of course because the high part will run...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By nidly
Titen the screw that holds the spring as a drag.

Titen the screw that holds the spring as a drag.
Forum: Power Systems 01-15-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,787
Posted By nidly
I looked into that and one would have to remount...

I looked into that and one would have to remount the nuts. It was more work than I wanted to do. If the factory holes weren't there it would be a piece of cake.
Forum: Power Systems 01-14-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By nidly
It IS just a prop calc , not a motor calc. I...

It IS just a prop calc , not a motor calc. I don't think we need a calc for choosing esc do we?
Forum: Power Systems 01-14-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By nidly
I'm not into motor calcs too much , but I recall...

I'm not into motor calcs too much , but I recall using about 2.5-3 watts per gram. 79x2.5= 200 watts is probably ok, maybe 250 at max?
Forum: Power Systems 01-14-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By nidly
Your choice (and my prop) would be a perfect...

Your choice (and my prop) would be a perfect combo for my type of flying because I'm not real aggressive. Surely nothing is overkill except the weight of your plane. :p>

I think the battery...
Forum: Power Systems 01-14-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By nidly
This calc doesn't care about motor specs, it just...

This calc doesn't care about motor specs, it just assumes you've picked one that is big enough. Your welcome to play with the settings for various motors.I've found it to be a very valuable tool so...
Forum: Power Systems 01-13-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By nidly
Web-o-calc recommends a 9x7.5 E prop. Check the...

Web-o-calc recommends a 9x7.5 E prop. Check the speed and thrust to see if the flight envelope is something you want. I originally put in fast sport aerobatics.

This calc doesn't care about motor...
Forum: Power Systems 01-13-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By nidly
I've been practising with...

I've been practising with http://flbeagle.rchomepage.com/software/webocalc_1.7.6/html/webocalc_imperial.html and would like to use the calc to try this.

Perhaps you know the AUW , wingspan, and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-07-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1,815
Views: 107,782
Posted By nidly
I have some new ones to maiden when the weather...

I have some new ones to maiden when the weather gets nice.

GP Super Chipmunk EP
Flyzone Corsair
GP GEEBEE

Also putting a Sequence together slowly.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-30-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,915
Posted By nidly
That brings up a good point. That is IF a...

That brings up a good point. That is IF a requirement is to charge multiple packs at the same time then all the figures need to be doubled, tripled, quadrupled, ect.

If I had to do multiple packs...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-30-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,915
Posted By nidly
A reasonable 2C is 10 amps , and there are a...

A reasonable 2C is 10 amps , and there are a number of chargers in the 20 amp x 400 watt range that are very cheap. Too bad the ice doesn't do 6s pack. I'm not one to talk someone into buying cheap...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-30-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,915
Posted By nidly
A key question here is what is your desired...

A key question here is what is your desired charge current? Your two packs are similar enough that using 10,20,30,40 amps current may just make the choice for you. At least it'll narrow it down a lot.
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 12-27-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,665
Posted By nidly
I remember trying to use some HK and some GP...

I remember trying to use some HK and some GP mounts, I couldn't get them to work so I ordered those wooden ones. I've used it , but haven't "flown" it yet. It looks close enough to stock, wasn't...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 12-27-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,665
Posted By nidly
I bought a few sets of these and I will measure...

I bought a few sets of these and I will measure them today for you. http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Repair-parts-Hobbico-Nexstar-Mini-EP-RTF-/290807103016
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