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Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By garyp1029
Thanks to all. The receiver is a Spektrum AR400....

Thanks to all. The receiver is a Spektrum AR400. The receiver/ESC settings must have been changed during the crash. I did the binding again, and that solved the problem. I was unaware that the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By garyp1029
Motor Acting Strangely

Put my Techone SU31 into the ground fairly hard and had to rebuild the whole motor mount area--using significantly thicker firewall and reinforcement. THE PROBLEM----Everything seems fine when both...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By garyp1029
Does no one have suggestions?

Does no one have suggestions?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-13-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By garyp1029
Techone SU31 Control Surface Movement

Just finished my first 3D plane and am having trouble interpreting the recommended control surface movement. Please interpret these instructions (I will only give the rudder since both aileron and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-07-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By garyp1029
HXT or Bullet Connector?

I received a Techone SU31 ARF with a T-Motor 30 amp ESC. The battery connector is either a HXT or Bullet---I don't know how to tell them apart. Can anyone help? It looks to be a 4mm. Thanks. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-29-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By garyp1029
Orange R620 or R615X

Am thinkng of getting my first Orange receiver for a Techone 3D plane. Any thoughts about either one of these receivers?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-23-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By garyp1029
Techone SU 31 battery size

Noticed that the Techone SU 31 recommends a battery in the 1000-1500 range. Was wondering what size battery most are using. Also, how long average flight time each produces. Am considering the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-06-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By garyp1029
Chellie is correct. The HeadsUp data chart for...

Chellie is correct. The HeadsUp data chart for the PowerUp 25 motor recommends a 10/5 prop with a 4-cell battery to produce a maxiumum thrust of (77 oz). The chart also says that a 3-cell battery...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By garyp1029
Thanks Chellie, Dahawk, and Ron. I was using the...

Thanks Chellie, Dahawk, and Ron. I was using the recommended 12/6 prop, a fully charged battery, and was only about 2-3 minutes into the flight. There was a gradual slowing down for about 10...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-03-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By garyp1029
Old Motor vs. New Motor

Being a novice about motors, here is the situation. The motor in my Dynam Waco over-heated this AM and stopped in mid-air. Dead stick landing. The motor and battery (relatively new and completely...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-19-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By garyp1029
Effect of Using Battery Adapter Cords

To what extent does using a 2"-3" long battery connector adapter cable (rather than cutting off the original connector and soldering on the connector of choice) effect the flow of power getting to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-17-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By garyp1029
Dynam Tiger Moth and Hobbyking Stearman

Both of these pre-WW II trainer planes are of similar size (@ 49" wingspan) and both have ailerons only on the bottom wing. Are the flight characteristics similar? If different, how do they differ?...
Forum: Motors and Speed Controllers for sale & WTB 09-16-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By garyp1029
PowerUp 25 with Apprentice Mount--PRICE LOWERED

HeadsUp PowerUp 25 sport motor (Item E185) with E-Flite Apprentice mount (Item G184). This mount allows the motor to be directly mounted on the Apprentice firewall. Also included--original PowerUp...
Forum: Motors and Speed Controllers for sale & WTB 09-07-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By garyp1029
PowerUp 25 with Apprentice Mount--PRICE LOWERED

HeadsUp PowerUp 25 Sport motor (Item E185--$27.95) with E-Flite Apprentice 15 mount (Item G184--$15.95). This mount allows the motor to be directly mounted on the Apprentice firewall. Also,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-25-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By garyp1029
Comparing Motors

Since there seems to be many different ways of describing motors, is there a chart on the web which compares the various descriptions? For example, is the HeadsUp PowerUp 25 (which I happen to have)...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-23-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By garyp1029
Hobbyking

What is the secret trick in ordering from Hobbyking. I put in my phone number; it declares it invalid--I tried my house phone and two different cell phones with the same result. I order two...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-15-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By garyp1029
E-Flite UMX Battery Connector and Charging

Can batteries with the E-Flite UMX connector be charged on a "normal" charger (specifically an ICharger 106b) without using an adapter cable? Does parallel charging these batteries require a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-14-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By garyp1029
HXT and Bullet Connectors

Are these the same? Given the same size (say 4mm) are they safely interchangeable? Thanks. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By garyp1029
Thanks sham. I mis-calculated; thinking a charge...

Thanks sham. I mis-calculated; thinking a charge rate of 0.05 A was 500 Mah. In reality it is 50 Mah. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By garyp1029
Lipo Battery Charging

I have a ICharger 106b and the minimum charge rage is 0.05 A. Question---Is it safe to charge Lipos which have less than 0.05 A? I am thinkin of Lipos in the 180 to 300 Mah range. Thanks. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By garyp1029
Artizan Prop Size

Parkzone recommends a 10.75 X 8 prop for its Artizan. What replacement would be best suited if one does not have that size? Thanks. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By garyp1029
Pizzano, that's exactly what I'm talking...

Pizzano, that's exactly what I'm talking about---using my mobile device to program an AR636. The only "mobile device" I have besides my Walmart Jitterbug cell phone is my 2009 Ford F150.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By garyp1029
AS3X

I admit it. I am an old guy (79) who has not developed much affinity for modern technology, especially when its price seems to vastly(?) outweigh its supposed advantages. Having been back in the RC...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By garyp1029
I notified HeadsUp of the problem. They made...

I notified HeadsUp of the problem. They made suggestions which I tried without success. After the ascending tones, there are NO beeps; no further sounds. They said return it, and I think I will...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By garyp1029
Hi xmech. Yes, I tried your...

Hi xmech. Yes, I tried your suggestion--Unplugged ESC from Rx; plugged battery into the ESC---result was there was no sound at all. I have checked all connections---ESC to Rx; ESC to motor---and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By garyp1029
With the ESC connected to the battery and the...

With the ESC connected to the battery and the transmitter ON, the motor makes a continuous beeping sound---no movement, just the beeping. Is there a possibility that the ESC is defective????
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By garyp1029
I just connected the motor to the Apprentice's...

I just connected the motor to the Apprentice's old, stock 30A ESC, and when the battery was connected and the transmitter turned on-----the motor worked just fine. Using the new HURC ESC, all I get...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By garyp1029
I get the ascending tones, but nothing else. The...

I get the ascending tones, but nothing else. The control surfaces flutter and work, but not the throttle. With the battery connected and the transmitter on I get a continuous beeping which only...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By garyp1029
I am getting tones, ascending, then the...

I am getting tones, ascending, then the Apprentice's rudder and elevator work, but not the throttle. With the old (original) ESC I would then advance the throttle to maximum, bring it back to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By garyp1029
Need ESC Help

I received and installed my new HURC 60 Amp ESC in my Apprentice today. It is connected to a PowerUp 25. In my haste (and since the Apprentice has an On-Off switch) I probably did not follow the...
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