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Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-05-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Hi and thanks to all for the responses. ...

Hi and thanks to all for the responses.
xmech2k, to fit the 2200 batterys we shaved about an 1/8th of an inch from the width and the height of the compartment and they slide in snug. Guess it's a...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-04-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Radian (NOT pro) 2m settings.

Hi, a friend (against my advice) bought a Radian as his first plane.:roll:

He has 4 2200 3s lipos We've tried using these (recommended is 1300mah) and despite spot on balancing at the recommended...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 12-30-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Davethebluessinger
OK so the maiden on the Wing Wing wasn't perfect,...

OK so the maiden on the Wing Wing wasn't perfect, following advice from others I chucked it without power to see how ell it would glide - it fell nose first like a brick. I moved the battery back an...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 12-28-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Hi Chellie and thanks for the advice. The...

Hi Chellie and thanks for the advice.
The downthrust is built in to the motor mount, what's concerning me is that the tip of the motor shaft points DOWN at the ground thus pushing the tail up. I've...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 12-27-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Davethebluessinger
HK Wingwing set up and other suggestions

Hi Guys and a Merry Christmas!
OK so the kids bought me a HK Wingwing (kit) as a christmas gift.
I already had a generic 2600KV motor, several 3S 1300mAh a couple of 11g servos and a Turnigy 30A...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 12-19-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thanks

Hi Pizzano,
The Walkera is a QR X350 not the Pro but it does have GPS.
Yes it will be used with a small board cam for FPV.
We also have a "pro" body shell we could use but again the battery bay...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 12-18-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Alternative Lipo to fit Walkera QR X350

OK this is complicated!
A friend of mine bought a used Walkera QR X350 quad.
It came with a stock 2.2 Lipo
He's now been bitten after watching my Durafly Dynamic S warmliner flying and as they...
Forum: Power Systems 08-08-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thanks guys, I have some 5030 GWS somewhere!

Thanks guys, I have some 5030 GWS somewhere!
Forum: Power Systems 08-07-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Prop question...

OK so I had some bits and bobs lying around that I wanted to use.
Several 2S 500mah Lipos
A couple of 3S 350mah Lipos
Some 9g servos
A 12A ESC
A HXM 20g 2300kv motor.

Seemed...
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thanks thepiper92 however I think I'd have to go...

Thanks thepiper92 however I think I'd have to go with the third option Scorpion.
Reason being if I go up to a 12" prop it'll hit the ground as the nose comes up on take off!
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Added length of plane to my previous post!

Added length of plane to my previous post!
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Solentlife, it's a model twin boom pusher built...

Solentlife, it's a model twin boom pusher built from a scaled up plan in the RCME published about 2010 so not really a pushycat.

Wingspan 52" Length (nose to trailing edge of elevator) 51"
...
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thanks for the advice, thinking of changing the...

Thanks for the advice, thinking of changing the motor to this http://www.giantshark.co.uk/product/169859/e-power-hl2832-1600kv-500-class-brushless-helicopter-outrunner-m

Any thoughts
Forum: Power Systems 06-25-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Down on power....

OK so I weighed the plane tonight and it's around 2.15Kg (4 3/4Lbs) including motor, ESC and battery. When I bought it it was running a 10 x 6E prop on a 4S and it wasn't particularly quick, I had a...
Forum: Power Systems 06-23-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Power Systems 06-23-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Flew it on the BEC in the ESC without hitch. The...

Flew it on the BEC in the ESC without hitch. The only reason I mentioned and bought a separate BEC was because I believed that's what the original owner used. Anyhow Many thanks to ALL who posted!
Forum: Power Systems 06-23-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Twister 40 Outrunner?

Hi,
Just bought a scratchbuilt PushyCat Clone.
It's fitted with a 60A ESC and a "Twister 40" outrunner.
I suspect the motor is quite old, I've googled it but can't find any details.
I'd like to...
Forum: Power Systems 06-19-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By Davethebluessinger
The ESC is actually a SEEKER GUARD 60A BEC 3A/5V...

The ESC is actually a SEEKER GUARD 60A BEC 3A/5V Version 2.1 if that helps!
:confused:
Forum: Power Systems 06-18-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By Davethebluessinger
I'll Dig out the ESC Details and post later, I...

I'll Dig out the ESC Details and post later, I think it's a Hobbywing 60A but not sure of exact details....
Forum: Power Systems 06-18-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Best way to power separate BEC?

Just sent for this <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:stockticker>BEC</st1:stockticker> for use in a Pushycat running a 4S 3700. ...
Forum: 3D Flying 06-11-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thank You Folks for all of your responses, I'll...

Thank You Folks for all of your responses, I'll set her up tomorrow!:D
Forum: 3D Flying 06-11-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Aileron Setup question

Hi Guys, hope someone can explain what I need to do here!
Heres my question!
On a wing with a cambered top and flat bottom I would initially set my aileron neutral with a straight edge so the...
Forum: Power Systems 06-08-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Or a Friday afternoon at 5 minutes to 5!!!:Q

Or a Friday afternoon at 5 minutes to 5!!!:Q
Forum: Power Systems 06-07-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Smile Sorted!

Many thanks for all of the responses I received.:D
Replaced the Turnigy motor with the emax that had previously worked ok with the ESC and now that stuttered too!
So now it had to be the ESC. ...
Forum: Power Systems 06-07-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Davethebluessinger
I haven't shortened any wires. I only fitted...

I haven't shortened any wires.
I only fitted the Turnigy motor (70g) to add a little more nose weight as I could not achieve correct CG with the (54g) emax i had fitted previously, the emax worked...
Forum: Power Systems 06-07-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thanks or responding guys. All connections...

Thanks or responding guys.

All connections are freshly soldered and heat shrink wrapped.

How do I carry out a reset?
Throttle idle? TX is DX7 (old model)
Forum: Power Systems 06-06-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Motor will not turn - just stutters

Hi can anyone help me here please?

Setup
Turnigy 2836/8 1100KV (new)
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 06-04-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Seperate Ailerons on DX7s with Orange RX

Hi guys,
This is driving me mad!:censor:
I'm almost finished assembling my HK 330 Extra profile but cannot figure out the settings to use 2 individual ailerons (no Y lead).
TX is the old DX7 SE...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 06-02-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By Davethebluessinger
I've removed the undercarriage now and fitted a...

I've removed the undercarriage now and fitted a prop saver but you get the idea....
http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag412/dje14560/SDC10143_zps8c4f77ba.jpg...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 06-02-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By Davethebluessinger
Thanks Solentlife!

Thanks Solentlife!
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