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Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 01:46 AM
Replies: 0
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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 10-05-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
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, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
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, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
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, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
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, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
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, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
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, 09:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
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, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
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, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
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, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
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, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
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, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
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, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
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, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
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, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
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, 03:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
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, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
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, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
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, 04:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
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, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
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, 02:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
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, 02:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
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, 01:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
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...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By garyp1029
Battery Swelling

An E-Flite 3200 Mah battery used in my Apprentice swelled this AM after a short flight. The plane and battery are about 5 months old. It is puffy to the touch. Since this is my first experience...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-18-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By garyp1029
Dynam Tiger Moth CG

What is the recommended location of the center-of-gravity on the Dynam Tiger Moth? Measured from the front of the top wing OR the bottom wing? Thanks. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By garyp1029
Motor Mount Locktite

Maybe a dumb question, but . . . for the first time I am about to mount a new motor on a plane, so . . . should I use locktite on all screws??? Thanks. Gary
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-12-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By garyp1029
ESC Connectors

Having read several "everything you wanted to know" articles about ESCs, and looked at many vendor ads, I have a few very basic questions which remain unanswered---Do ESCs come with connectors? The...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-11-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By garyp1029
Apprentice Motor Replacement

Does anyone have a suggestion for a replacement motor for the Apprentice. It is apparently a size 15, 840 Kv. The mounting holes on the Apprentice motor mount are @ 18mm apart, 25mm diagonally. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-09-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By garyp1029
Thanks pizzano. Gary

Thanks pizzano. Gary
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