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Forum: Humor 07-12-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By kyleservicetech
Creating a Computer Password!

Senior
trying to set a password

WINDOWS:
Please enter your new password.

USER:
cabbage

WINDOWS:
Forum: Humor 07-08-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By kyleservicetech
Another Wing suit flier

Be sure to watch til the end of the 30 second clip!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MPl8V_21E-8
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-06-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 524
Posted By kyleservicetech
This thread is aimed at digital meters, but...

This thread is aimed at digital meters, but perhaps you might find some useful info here.

Digital Multimeters
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52821
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-27-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 670
Posted By kyleservicetech
For your $$$$ helicopter, IMHO, I'd put in a $$...

For your $$$$ helicopter, IMHO, I'd put in a $$ name brand radio in it. I've got the Spektrum DX8 with DSMX technology, that is pretty much bullet proof. In fact, I set up my giant scale Big Stick...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-27-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,682
Posted By kyleservicetech
IMHO, a very rough estimation on where to spend...

IMHO, a very rough estimation on where to spend your dollars in a model is 1/3 for the model, 1/3 for the radio system, 1/3 for the power system.

So, it would make little sense to spend $6.00 for...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-23-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By kyleservicetech
Check posting #4 of this thread. For $60 you can...

Check posting #4 of this thread. For $60 you can not make one as good for that number of $$$$.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-17-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 784
Posted By kyleservicetech
I've wondered? Did you ever have trouble with a...

I've wondered? Did you ever have trouble with a folding pusher prop, where one blade opened first, then the second blade shortly after?

That would put a violent out of balance load on the motor...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-10-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By kyleservicetech
I've got this unit. ...

I've got this unit.
http://www.mpja.com/Solder-Station-Processor-controlled/productinfo/19032%20TL/

It works very nicely, has a direct digital readout on the tip's temperature. Bad news, it's...
Forum: 3D Flying 05-07-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 647
Posted By kyleservicetech
Hi Chellie Now that's a nice looking foamie...

Hi Chellie
Now that's a nice looking foamie that doesn't look like a foamie!!


Good work :cool:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-07-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By kyleservicetech
The Eflight Power 160 can be run up to perhaps...

The Eflight Power 160 can be run up to perhaps 2000 Watts, comparable to a DLE 30 cc gasser. The DLE 55 cc is good for about 3500 Watts or so.

Putting 2000 Watts on a 18 pound Piper should haul...
Forum: 3D Flying 05-05-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,819
Posted By kyleservicetech
Check out those EC5 connectors. On a fellow club...

Check out those EC5 connectors. On a fellow club members model we ran 170 Amps through them with no problem.

Also, Anderson Power Pole type connectors have a larger connector that will also...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-23-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By kyleservicetech
Checking your model, it's supposed to weigh in...

Checking your model, it's supposed to weigh in some 10 or 12 ounces. IMHO, you'd never notice another 1/2 ounce, unless you're doing 3D flying or something. Just double check the cg location on...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 04-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By kyleservicetech
H'mmm With a 65 inch wingspan, 8 pound...

H'mmm
With a 65 inch wingspan, 8 pound airplane, you'd be running about 1000 to 1500 watts or so up front. And if the power systems include LiPo batteries, keeping air circulation for the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 04-09-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By kyleservicetech
I sit here and watch those guys play for awhile,...

I sit here and watch those guys play for awhile, and can't comprehend how they keep all of those notes in their head.

Many years ago, my wife and I had the opportunity to see Liberace in concert...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,235
Posted By kyleservicetech
Nope Nope Nope You found the flap...

Nope Nope Nope

You found the flap programming ability for the DX8 first. I just went back and updated my posting. (And just now, gave credit to the proper person :oops:)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-15-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By kyleservicetech
I've also got this motor, looks to be a very...

I've also got this motor, looks to be a very decent motor at a very good price. Have not flown it yet, not with all the snow we got this winter....
Forum: 3D Flying 03-10-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,819
Posted By kyleservicetech
Ah, No. These electric motors are very...

Ah, No.

These electric motors are very susceptible to voltage input versus power output. This is why an electric motor can have very different performance on a new LiPo that puts out 3.6 Volts...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-04-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 433
Posted By kyleservicetech
Man, that really sounds like you had a 5 volt...

Man, that really sounds like you had a 5 volt linear voltage regulator in your ESC overheat and shut down. This kills receiver and servo operation. And, after the regulator cooled off, it started...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-04-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 433
Posted By kyleservicetech
The signal radiated from those 2.4 Ghz...

The signal radiated from those 2.4 Ghz transmitters is "Strongest" perpendicular to the antenna orientation, and weakest off the "Tip" of the antenna.

So, you might see only 50% range if you point...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 02-20-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By kyleservicetech
Another option. It looks like these motors have...

Another option. It looks like these motors have an external rotating bell though. For sailplane use, that can be an issue with close quarters in these type models.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-10-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By kyleservicetech
It's all a matter of "Voltage Drops". If you...

It's all a matter of "Voltage Drops". If you have two different power supplies, directly tied together, if one shorts out, it takes the other one with it. Not a good idea to ever directly parallel...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-10-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By kyleservicetech
Hi Larry Should you want to try different...

Hi Larry
Should you want to try different connectors for the next time you do this, check out these connectors from www.digikey.com used in the thread listed below.

They are available in...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-07-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By kyleservicetech
Good point. I just tested the aileron servo...

Good point.

I just tested the aileron servo connector of that old airplane. Its contact resistance showed up as 0.0041 Ohms, IMHO pretty good after over a decade.

One thing of note, that...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-07-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By kyleservicetech
Servo Connector Duty Cycle Quick Tests

I've got to give full credit to "Rags" in this thread for raising a question on the servo connector life span issue, per below.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73138

The question...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-05-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yup Got that on all of my giant scale models. ...

Yup
Got that on all of my giant scale models. Take a look:

Giant Scale Power System:
Battery Backup System
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=63794...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-01-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4,975
Views: 442,005
Posted By kyleservicetech
If you need to "shrink" down the file size of...

If you need to "shrink" down the file size of your JPG photo, one good program is http://www.faststone.org/. Nice thing about it, it's free. And, it has a lot of other capabilities. I've been...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-27-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By kyleservicetech
Take a look for those 8-32 threaded rods,...

Take a look for those 8-32 threaded rods, commonly available in your local hardware stores. Be sure to locktite the nuts on both ends.

What is the diameter of those 62 mm spacers? If they are...
Forum: Beginners 01-20-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 804
Posted By kyleservicetech
Absolutely look up a local flying club in your...

Absolutely look up a local flying club in your area. If you don't know of one, the American Modeling Association (AMA) has a list of most of the RC clubs in the USA. ...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-18-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,799
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah I ran this 4020-08 motor through motocalc....

Yeah
I ran this 4020-08 motor through motocalc. That claimed winding resistance of 0.0068 Ohms is pretty good, even beating out the same sized Hacker A40-8L motor by a few percent. Hopefully...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-14-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,352
Posted By kyleservicetech
That will work out very well. Added note. ...

That will work out very well.

Added note. When cutting out the bays for the spoilers, be sure to beef up the left and right ribs on each side of the spoiler with a piece of perhaps 3/16 balsa...
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