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Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 222
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yup. Spektrum does have a backward issue. BUT...

Yup. Spektrum does have a backward issue. BUT its with one of their very first receivers. Not certain it might be a DSM backyard type. Spekie does list incompatibility with that receiver in their...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 222
Posted By kyleservicetech
Something Else?

Makes me wonder about the possibility of something else being involved. Take a look at my posting in RCGroups.

Take a look:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2363310

And, what...
Forum: SEFF 2015 Yesterday, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By kyleservicetech
For the wattflyer readers that would like a FREE...

For the wattflyer readers that would like a FREE photo resizer program, and a whole lot more stuff, this one is pretty good. It allows cropping, drawing, adjusting colors, brightness and so on.

...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 04-24-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 132
Posted By kyleservicetech
Check out: Www.rtlfasteners.com

Check out:

Www.rtlfasteners.com
Forum: Foamies 04-23-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,771
Posted By kyleservicetech
FYI This thread is ten years old!

FYI
This thread is ten years old!
Forum: Humor 04-20-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By kyleservicetech
Low oil in auto engine

How not to add oil to your car

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sligDjOfsw

6sligDjOfsw
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 227
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah, using diodes to isolate batteries from each...

Yeah, using diodes to isolate batteries from each other has been around since silicon diodes were available many years ago. It was fairly important to isolate those Nicad battery packs from each...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By kyleservicetech
All goes to show that doing a DIY project for...

All goes to show that doing a DIY project for this type of battery storage system is sometimes not realistic, when you can buy something ready to go for the price of a couple of meals at McDonalds. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By kyleservicetech
Not hard to do with one of those microcontroller...

Not hard to do with one of those microcontroller computer chips. These chips like the MicroChip PIC Chip line have built in Analog Digital circuits, so a program to do the job would only require the...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 04-20-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By kyleservicetech
Something to be aware of here. Currently the FAA...

Something to be aware of here. Currently the FAA has taken issue with models that have strayed into the area where full scale airplane are flying. This can be a serious issue, and if some full...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 457
Posted By kyleservicetech
Off topic, but thanks for the info. That would...

Off topic, but thanks for the info. That would be 30C. FYI, my A123's put out around 2.85 Volts DC at around 20C.
Forum: Foamies 04-20-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6,221
Views: 397,637
Posted By kyleservicetech
I put my twin 450 Watt Hyperion motor Twinstar in...

I put my twin 450 Watt Hyperion motor Twinstar in the air today, with wind peak values on our club anemometer showing 21 MPH peak. Model flew well, landings were not an issue.

And, got out of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 457
Posted By kyleservicetech
Several things are going on here. A LiPo battery...

Several things are going on here. A LiPo battery can have a voltage RISE under a constant current, if the battery warms up slightly during the test.

However, the OP shows that the voltage...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 457
Posted By kyleservicetech
Hi Larry That seems to be a significant voltage...

Hi Larry
That seems to be a significant voltage drop for a LiPo. Out of curiosity, what Mah capacity was the LiPo battery Pack?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 457
Posted By kyleservicetech
If the wattmeter current shunt is screwed up that...

If the wattmeter current shunt is screwed up that would explain the funny readings. And the watts equals I R would still match up. Only the current is wrong.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 457
Posted By kyleservicetech
H'mm That's a bit strange. The power input to...

H'mm
That's a bit strange. The power input to a motor varies greatly with applied voltage. Even what appears to be a minor voltage change can really affect the current and watts input.

That...
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-18-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,786
Posted By kyleservicetech
I've got a Spectrum DX9, a really nice...

I've got a Spectrum DX9, a really nice transmitter.
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 04-15-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By kyleservicetech
Giant Scale Models

Here you go!

Giant Scale Big Stick Conversion
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65052

Just put five flights on that Big Stick yesterday. Still running the same overweight,...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-15-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By kyleservicetech
Hi Nigel I've done this awhile back, it's been...

Hi Nigel
I've done this awhile back, it's been working out very well. The photo shows what it looks like. These are locking type connectors, so they won't come apart during flight. Here is the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-11-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By kyleservicetech
Google Hacker A60-16m or A60 series. I've got...

Google Hacker A60-16m or A60 series. I've got the A60-16M and A60-5S. Very well made units. And lower cost than eflite with about 1/2 the winding resistance. Plus the Hackers have a long threaded...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-10-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,516
Posted By kyleservicetech
Check if any rocket clubs are in your area. I...

Check if any rocket clubs are in your area. I think it is tripoli or similar. Some of those model rockets go supersonic.

Google tripoli rocket clubs.

I've seen them, they are impressive.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-10-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,516
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah, at Mach I, its going to go right through...

Yeah, at Mach I, its going to go right through anything that gets in the way.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-09-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,516
Posted By kyleservicetech
Pulse Jet

Reminds me of many years ago at an early RC fun fly where I wanted to see a Pulse Jet U-Control model fly. It was at a very large location, and didn't want to miss it.

One of the local club...
Forum: Humor 04-09-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By kyleservicetech
Young Kids

A group of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders, accompanied by two female
teachers, went on a field trip to the local racetrack, (Churchill Downs)
to learn about thoroughbred horses and the supporting...
Forum: Power Systems 04-08-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah I designed and made up a bunch of under...

Yeah
I designed and made up a bunch of under voltage receiver battery alarms for my giant scale models, along with some for club members. This thing used a little MicroChip PIC chip that measured...
Forum: Power Systems 04-08-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By kyleservicetech
A123s?

Hi Nigel
As for me, ALL of my 500 Watt and larger models use 10 Amp Castle Creations sBEC's for receiver power. (Don't have any glow or gasser models) Those CC uBEC's are all programmed for 6.5...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-07-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By kyleservicetech
A123 lifespan

Yeah
Same here. I've got over 100 A123's in my various models, mostly for motor power. And over the past 7 years, have lost five cells.

Lets see:

#1 cell was damaged when el=dumbo...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-06-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By kyleservicetech
Different Prop?

Hi Mike
Per Motocalc, that 16X12 would be severely overloading your motor. A 16X10 would be reasonable and should do better than your original selection.

As always, you have to check results...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-05-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 227
Posted By kyleservicetech
What are your servos rated for?

What are your servos rated for?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-04-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By kyleservicetech
A123 cell clamps

I tried that with some A123 cells a few years back. And had miserable results. Seems the cells had several times more resistance than their specs. This was from my first batch of A123's that were...
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