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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-06-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By chuckinnc
Internal resistance of different pack sizes

My IR Turnigy meter came yesterday and as usuall with no instructions, so a few questions.

Should the batteries be fully charged when measurring IR ?

If I had a 2S and 3S pack of the same...
Forum: Beginners 06-14-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By chuckinnc
Thumbs up Looks like there is alot of room for error here

I looks like everything will be ok if the KV is around 1000, I plan on running 2s but may move up to 3s in a smaller ma pack. As a beginer I usually make short, slow flights and hope for no surprizes.
Forum: Beginners 06-13-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By chuckinnc
Question What BL and prop to replace slow stick brushed

I want to replace my stock brushed gearbox/prop with a non gearbox outrunner. I want to keep it light as possible and flying slow. I have seem
small bell type outrunners with stick mount built on...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-07-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By chuckinnc
What to do with a Spektrum DX6

I bought the reccomended setup to build a Eflite 3D 232cap, which never was completed, at the time the DX6 and matching reciever was "state of the art" and now it's a odd ball. I don't want to learn...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-06-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By chuckinnc
What degree of skill is needed for T-34 mentor

Im am looking at buying a T-34 Eflite Mentor, my skills are mostly beginer level. What skill level would be needed to fly and land this plane? Does it
require alot of air speed to get it up, I have...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-06-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By chuckinnc
How do you measure thrust

I have a junkbox full of motor,prop and esc's, now I am trying come up with
some working setups. I have a wattmeter and scales but need a diy setup to measure thrust so I can come up with something...
Forum: Beginners 05-01-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By chuckinnc
Which slow fly prop for old brushed SC

Bought two used Super cubs for my grandson several years ago, been hanging on the wall ever sense. It's time to fly/crash or do something so here
goes. Both are white with red, one is stock and one...
Forum: Hobby Lobby discussion 09-19-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,088
Posted By chuckinnc
Mini Leader info anyone

I'm new to the hobby, mainly learning with the cheap HZ Firebird airplanes but this weekend I picked up a like new Mini Leader. I don't know if I should even try to fly this airplane yet or put It up...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-19-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By chuckinnc
Common lightweight paint for a Super Cub

I have been flying new RTF planes sofar but now I picked up two used
SC airplanes that have plain white replacement wings (no decals). I live along way from any lhs so does anyone know of a spray...
Forum: Power Systems 08-09-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By chuckinnc
What a good servo esc bench tester

Being a packrat type ham, rc, electronic guy I have alot of used stuff and will accumulate more as time goes on. I need or just want to bench test these, I have been looking on Ebay and found 2 main...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By chuckinnc
Maybe not a full 1 inch but

The super cubs I have seen hanging in the lhs & replacement wings do not have this, I will take a photo & post it (soon as I learn how) I'm new to the
forum and not sure how the attachment system...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-04-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By chuckinnc
Motor mount tilted and wing ends bent question

I purchased a Super Cub that had been setting in a closet for many years. As I was taking it apart to clean & inspect it when I noticed the gearbox,motor,mount was setting at a angle when it was...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-02-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By chuckinnc
Thanks for the effort to reply flydiver

Sounds like good info, I'm fairly new to rc planes and new to lipo/brushless
setups so I will look over the links carefully before making a purchase. I may stick with the brushed motor and switch to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-02-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By chuckinnc
Upgrading a standard slow stick questions

I want ot change my standard slow stick over to LiPo and brushless, so does anyone have one setup like this. I would like to know which motor,esc and lipo size for a good lite wieght setup, trying to...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 07-17-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,231
Posted By chuckinnc
How to bench test a Esky rx

I normally fyl airplanes that have BEC rx, I purchase a parts lot that had some 72mhz 6ch Esky 0420 & 0420A receivers. I guess these are not BEC and need 4.8v battery to operate the rx so I have a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-24-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By chuckinnc
Help new flyer needs tx rx compatibility info

I have a Hitec focus 4 TX on ch 37 (4 channel), im looking at a plane that has a 5ch Hitec reciever also on ch 37. Both TX & RF are FM and the RX only uses 3 or 5 channels.
Im thinking my 4ch TX...
Forum: Foamies 05-18-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,743
Posted By chuckinnc
plans for a simple hot wire fff cutter

Hello everyone, i am new to RC foam building & looking for a website or plans for [simple] hot wire cutter, maybe bow type of something for the rookie, I
need to cut fff or craft foam board, mainly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By chuckinnc
Si I need a geared setup for slow flyer

Thanks for the replies, I bought my grandson one of those $100 yellow piper cubs, it came with a 380 direct drive 6x3 prop & has trouble getting in the air.
Sense Im not interested in speed, it...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-15-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By chuckinnc
Small prop direct vs larger geared prop

Im new to electric planes & trying to figure out why some planes have direct and some geared drive. I know gearing down a prop will let you use a larger prop but wouldnt it be the same as a smaller...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-23-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,134
Posted By chuckinnc
Going from 8.4 NiMh to LiPo 7.2 or 10.6v

I need a better battery for my stock RTF HF cub, It came with a 8.4v NiMh - 600ma pack @ 87 grams or 3oz. Im sure there are better packs out there, Ive found a 8.4 - 900ma at about the same weight....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-23-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By chuckinnc
Help Newbie needs mods for a HF cub

Hello Im new to airplanes & not reading any reviews first, I purchased a HF
yellow cub for me & my grandson. Its still in the box & now after reading
the forums about the cub its clear I need some...
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