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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-21-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 358
Posted By Larry3215
We are very much in the minority on the clone...

We are very much in the minority on the clone issue Denny.

I used to rant about it but finally gave it up as a lost cause. It just makes people angry and defensive when you point out that they...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 358
Posted By Larry3215
Oh - and how good a deal is the cheap ripoff...

Oh - and how good a deal is the cheap ripoff version when it often doesnt work at all or at best doesnt work correctly and has no support :) Im not sure I see the "value" in that kind of savings :)
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 358
Posted By Larry3215
I got mine on sale - $40 plus a free rx. They are...

I got mine on sale - $40 plus a free rx. They are often discounted, buy one get a free rx or two, etc.

I dont need DSMX - yet :)

Mostly though I dont believe in supporting thieves, ripoffs,...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 358
Posted By Larry3215
Im using a Horizon module in my Futaba and not...

Im using a Horizon module in my Futaba and not one of the knock offs - it does the mapping correctly :)
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 358
Posted By Larry3215
If you put a Spektrum module in your Futaba tx,...

If you put a Spektrum module in your Futaba tx, then any Spektrum rx or bind and fly "brick" will work just fine. It makes your Futaba into a Spektrum tx :)
Forum: Power Systems 04-20-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 355
Posted By Larry3215
Unless you followed castles recommended start up...

Unless you followed castles recommended start up proceedure every single time you started the motor, the auto-calibrate function on the Castle esc's could end up having the esc "think" it was seeing...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-19-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Larry3215
I should have mentioned that the Bat Boat is a...

I should have mentioned that the Bat Boat is a flying boat - along the lines of the Hydro craze from a few years back. Best (or worst) of both worlds :) The Bat car flew too, but the boat was way...
Forum: Power Systems 04-19-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 355
Posted By Larry3215
So it was mainly an end point problem then. Is...

So it was mainly an end point problem then. Is the LED on the controller lighting up at full throttle? Thats the final test.

Also, whats your voltage under load at that power level? That will tell...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-19-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Larry3215
Looking forward to this one :) Ive done a Bat Car...

Looking forward to this one :) Ive done a Bat Car and Bat Boat in depron but not an edf version. Twin edfs will be very cool!
Forum: Company Discussions 04-14-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By Larry3215
Here is his profile. ...

Here is his profile.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/member.php?u=13377

I just went to his site and I get no warnings using FireFox or IE on Win 7 Home premium.
Forum: Company Discussions 04-14-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By Larry3215
I know Don and he is a good guy. He is on this...

I know Don and he is a good guy. He is on this site occasionally. You might try PMing him. He may not be aware of any issues.
Forum: Foamies 04-14-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 314,493
Posted By Larry3215
LOL Thanks, I will give it a try :)

LOL Thanks, I will give it a try :)
Forum: Foamies 04-12-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 314,493
Posted By Larry3215
Congrats! Sorry about the pics issue. Id love to...

Congrats! Sorry about the pics issue. Id love to see how it turned out!

Im also curious about how well the EPP works out for water flying. I have been worried it would soak up too much water and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-10-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By Larry3215
oh - is your website up again? Have a link? ...

oh - is your website up again? Have a link?

Thanks!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-10-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By Larry3215
I was very disappointed when you stopped selling...

I was very disappointed when you stopped selling kits Adrian. I had just about saved up enough for the big Cub.

I would love to get in on this and help you get back in business, but I am just too...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-07-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Larry3215
Thats very scary seeing the lack of solder in...

Thats very scary seeing the lack of solder in that bullet!

I did almost exactly the same thing one time. I was charging at the field and one of the exposed male bullets touched the frame on my...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-07-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,111
Posted By Larry3215
Good idea. Get used to it a bit before making...

Good idea. Get used to it a bit before making changes.

I would recommend that you not change the down thrust until after you have it completely trimmed the way you want it. By that I mean get the...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-07-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,111
Posted By Larry3215
Congrats!! It will have less tendency to...

Congrats!!

It will have less tendency to pull up so hard once you get the CG moved back further and re-trim.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-26-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By Larry3215
LipoSacks are one of the best/easiest ways to...

LipoSacks are one of the best/easiest ways to protect your home and family.

I would recommend putting the liposack on a non-flammable surface. The sack will get extremely hot when a lipo goes...
Forum: Foamies 03-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 314,493
Posted By Larry3215
LOL Love it!

LOL Love it!
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-26-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By Larry3215
Just to illustrate how poorly an open container...

Just to illustrate how poorly an open container will work - here are some pics from my fire. The lipo pack was being charged in one of those metal document safes - but the lid was open.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-26-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By Larry3215
Not really. When a lipo catches fire and...

Not really.

When a lipo catches fire and starts venting it, spits out burning pieces of itself that can travel quite a long ways and set fire to things on the far side of a typical work room very...
Forum: Foamies 03-24-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 314,493
Posted By Larry3215
Good luck!!

Good luck!!
Forum: Foamies 03-23-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 314,493
Posted By Larry3215
When I do hand launch, I usually hold on to the...

When I do hand launch, I usually hold on to the "fuse" near the cg and give it a light underhand toss with power at a low setting. Mine are all relatively light weight so it doesnt take much to get...
Forum: Power Systems 03-21-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By Larry3215
It could be a cold solder joint. Try re-heating...

It could be a cold solder joint. Try re-heating ALL your soldered connections. Get the solder melted, then let it cool on its own without moving anything. Also, dont use anything to speed up the...
Forum: UAV / FPV 03-21-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,589
Posted By Larry3215
I have mixed feelings on that. I'm afraid the FAA...

I have mixed feelings on that. I'm afraid the FAA will go over board in reaction to this "set back" to their authority and try to clamp down even harder on us average "non-commercial" RC folks.

Im...
Forum: Humor 03-13-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Larry3215
LOL hahahahahahaha!! Never under estimate a...

LOL hahahahahahaha!!

Never under estimate a sergeant :D
Forum: Foamies 03-13-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,297
Posted By Larry3215
Oh - one more tip. It would probably be better if...

Oh - one more tip. It would probably be better if you could make the electrical connections in a way that does NOT have current flowing through the spring. If it starts to warm up it will likely...
Forum: Foamies 03-13-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,297
Posted By Larry3215
Neatly done :) Let us know how it works out...

Neatly done :)

Let us know how it works out for you.
Forum: Foamies 03-12-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,297
Posted By Larry3215
If it gives you the airfoil shape you are after,...

If it gives you the airfoil shape you are after, then its the correct size :D
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