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Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By fhhuber
APC is not the only maker of props... For...

APC is not the only maker of props...

For folders there are better brands.

http://www.hobbyexpress.com/folding_propellers_372_ctg.htm
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By fhhuber
Yep... most of our batteries are now 1P and so...

Yep... most of our batteries are now 1P and so they don't note the P.

It used to require paralleling to get much above 1000 mah capacity because we were repurposing cell phone batteries.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers Yesterday, 11:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 634
Posted By fhhuber
Depends on the servos and loads on them... and...

Depends on the servos and loads on them... and the capability of the BEC.. as to how many servos you can run off of one.

I prefer to either disable ALL BEC's and go with a separate RX power source...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 179
Posted By fhhuber
You introduced the concept of the gyro attempting...

You introduced the concept of the gyro attempting to prevent a descent.

I'm sorry that I read what you wrote and then responded based on what you wrote.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 179
Posted By fhhuber
High acceleration can confuse a gyro. It senses...

High acceleration can confuse a gyro. It senses a change in motion and tries to correct for it.

Yes, in a stall the gyro attempting to prevent the model from changing attitude can make things...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 179
Posted By fhhuber
The gyro doesn't try to maintain altitude... it...

The gyro doesn't try to maintain altitude... it tries to maintain attitude.

It resists rotation about any of the 3 axis. It has no altitude sensing at all.
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By fhhuber
The strut lengths may need adjustment, and maybe...

The strut lengths may need adjustment, and maybe wheel size. If you have to cut foam for other than the "scissor" on a spring loaded strut you are doing it wrong.

I got a set to replace the...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 179
Posted By fhhuber
Don't know about the one by Orange (or if this...

Don't know about the one by Orange (or if this might be the same one...)

The one from Nitroplanes won't do V tail or elevon unless you use a mixer device between the 3 axis gyro and the servos.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By fhhuber
XT60 is a set of bullets in a plastic shell.... ...

XT60 is a set of bullets in a plastic shell.... To say you don't use bullets but instead use XT60 says you never really looked at the connector.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 229
Posted By fhhuber
Evidence suggests that a large portion of the...

Evidence suggests that a large portion of the time FM system owners were screaming "I got hit" the RX did a quick reset making the servos jump...

We've proven that the servo loads we were used to...
Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 284
Posted By fhhuber
http://www.nitroplanes.com/60a-dy8941-j3-yellow-ar...

http://www.nitroplanes.com/60a-dy8941-j3-yellow-arf.html

4 channel EPO foam Cub slightly larger than the Parkzone and cheaper... Very good.
ARF if you have a radio you are happy with.

Or...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By fhhuber
I have used a cheap travel iron for over 20...

I have used a cheap travel iron for over 20 years... cost me $1 or $2 at a garage sale.

For Monokote, Towerkote and Econokote: Yellow is a temperature indicator color. They turn darker and darker...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By fhhuber
Super Tiger changes connectors periodically......

Super Tiger changes connectors periodically... picture of which you have would help.

The Super Tiger ESCs i have seen before used the 4mm bullets in red plastic housing compatible with Turnigy and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By fhhuber
http://www.pw-rc.com/index.php/cPath/137?osCsid=7b...

http://www.pw-rc.com/index.php/cPath/137?osCsid=7be55526d4641d0733e82a12b92e720f
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 158
Posted By fhhuber
Brown out has nothing to do with range...

Brown out has nothing to do with range...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-21-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 158
Posted By fhhuber
If the RX is appropriate for the model you put it...

If the RX is appropriate for the model you put it in, you will get good control further than you can see which way the airplane is pointed.

That is more than enough.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-21-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 339
Posted By fhhuber
Sorry... I was present when one pack blew up and...

Sorry... I was present when one pack blew up and sent pieces to stick in a fencepost 20 ft away. 1974
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-21-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 339
Posted By fhhuber
Wrong.... People have blown up NiCd from the...

Wrong.... People have blown up NiCd from the first that they were put on the market.

The big scare in the early 1970's was NiCds being dangerous because they exploded. The cause of them...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-21-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 339
Posted By fhhuber
Never assume a battery can't be overcharged... ...

Never assume a battery can't be overcharged... You can explode NiCd or NiMh by overcharging.

And the only type battery I have ever had burn by accident was a NiMh. (2200 mah 4 cell being charged...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-21-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 339
Posted By fhhuber
Increasing voltage after the regulator is more...

Increasing voltage after the regulator is more likely to fry the chips than increase output power.

Some who tried the LiPos in X9303's found out that when the regulator fried it could send full...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By fhhuber
Buy the connectors and some wire... make the...

Buy the connectors and some wire... make the adapters. It usually saves a significant amount to make your own anyway.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 461
Posted By fhhuber
Generally 300-350 ft for Spektrum range checks...

Generally 300-350 ft for Spektrum range checks regardless of RX type.

The Spektrum "park flyer" RX isn't really range limited. its just got that single antenna that can easily be shadowed by the...
Forum: Foamies 04-20-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 202
Posted By fhhuber
Silk goes on relatively easily and provides...

Silk goes on relatively easily and provides immense added strength. Silk has more than 10 times the tensile strength of steel by weight.

"Glueing" the silk to the foam with WBP paint essentially...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 339
Posted By fhhuber
The most likely issue causing the change. It...

The most likely issue causing the change.

It really takes something extreme to need more than 20C.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 358
Posted By fhhuber
JPF... if you check you will find that the...

JPF... if you check you will find that the modules/adapters to use one brand TX with a different RX have the channel reassignment in the module.

They even made a BUDDY BOX CORD that allowed...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 461
Posted By fhhuber
The range test can easily be done solo... tie the...

The range test can easily be done solo... tie the tail of the plane to something or use a tail trap. You can hear the motor respond.

you are testing at a reduced output power... so you aren't...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 339
Posted By fhhuber
20C has been doing just fine for me for EDFs.... ...

20C has been doing just fine for me for EDFs....

The increase in power by increasing C and using the same capacity cells is marginal really. I tried higher C cells and all it really did for me...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 04-20-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 256
Posted By fhhuber
The plastic is subject to deformation from...

The plastic is subject to deformation from heat... probably it was held twisted when it was hot.

That may or may not be correctable.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 339
Posted By fhhuber
The updates are worth doing. Latest update to...

The updates are worth doing. Latest update to the DX 18 changed it from 30 model memories to 250.

Just stay away from the beta updates. Let someone else experiment.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 04-20-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 256
Posted By fhhuber
Yes, the Dynam props and spinners need...

Yes, the Dynam props and spinners need balancing... and balancing a 3 (or 4) blade prop is an art form that most people avoid.

It doesn't take long to do the balancing if you know how. You can...
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