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Forum: UAV / FPV Today, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By kyleservicetech
I've read the cease and desist order to Reed...

I've read the cease and desist order to Reed Timmer concerning his use of these model airplanes for investigating tornados and other similar type weather patterns.

Reed is trying to document these...
Forum: Foamies Yesterday, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By kyleservicetech
A non turning motor can fry both the motor and...

A non turning motor can fry both the motor and ESC. It will pull a LOT of Amps.
Forum: Foamies Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By kyleservicetech
H'mmm If you've got smoke from your motor, its...

H'mmm
If you've got smoke from your motor, its most likely fried. Give the motor the smell test. If it's burnt, that overheated winding varnish will let you know.

FYI, before using that ESC...
Forum: Humor Yesterday, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By kyleservicetech
One of our customers in one of my training...

One of our customers in one of my training schools told about the idiots that broke into an Electric Utility warehouse, and tried stealing one of those giant rolls of copper wire, by rolling it off...
Forum: Humor Yesterday, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By kyleservicetech
LOLOL Stupid is as stupid does :D ...

LOLOL

Stupid is as stupid does :D

Reminds me of a photo I saw where a guy installed a standard home type window air conditioner in the rear window of a pickup truck. Of course he had to have...
Forum: Humor Yesterday, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By kyleservicetech
Dumb Dumb Dumb

Can anyone be this dumb ????
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-27-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 152
Posted By kyleservicetech
Here is one place to look: ...

Here is one place to look:
http://www.apcprop.com/SearchResults.asp

They have props from small to giant scale gasser class. You'd be looking at the thin electric or slow flyer props. The last...
Forum: General RC items forsale forum 07-26-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By kyleservicetech
Dang! That's a good system and a good price....

Dang!

That's a good system and a good price.

I just bought another soldering iron station a few weeks ago. :censor:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 98
Posted By kyleservicetech
For the other wattflyer readers out there, some...

For the other wattflyer readers out there, some of those receivers are not well marked as to which side is up on their servo connectors.

Take a run to your local Harbor Freight store, and pick up...
Forum: Power Systems 07-25-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 115
Posted By kyleservicetech
Putting a smaller prop on the motor will not hurt...

Putting a smaller prop on the motor will not hurt anything. On the other hand it will really reduce the power output. Maybe to the point where your airplane won't fly!:eek:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-25-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By kyleservicetech
FYI My two Cellpro Powerlab 8 chargers put the...

FYI
My two Cellpro Powerlab 8 chargers put the individual LiPo cells in a LiPo battery within 0.01 VDC while doing both the storage routine, and while doing the charging routine. That said, it...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-25-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 315
Posted By kyleservicetech
Suppo 7035-8, that is a really good price on a...

Suppo 7035-8, that is a really good price on a motor of this size. That almost makes a 4KW power system affordable! :D

Do you have RPM's on those two props?
...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-23-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,332
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah I've ordered some of those contacts from...

Yeah
I've ordered some of those contacts from Mouser and similar places. They all carry the thinner 0.025 inch thick contacts, even though they have the same exact mfg part number. I use them only...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-23-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By kyleservicetech
A123 2300 Mah 26650 cells are still being made,...

A123 2300 Mah 26650 cells are still being made, and are readily available. I've been buying mine from www.voltmanbatteries.com. These cells come with spot welded tabs that are readily soldered. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By kyleservicetech
One thing that seems to come up is flying those...

One thing that seems to come up is flying those LiPo batteries until the ESC LVC (Low Voltage Cutoff) kicks in. Hopefully, those LVC's kick in before the voltage on the individual LiPo cells drops...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-23-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By kyleservicetech
I just did some checking on those A123's. Each...

I just did some checking on those A123's. Each cell is good for about 2.3 Ampere Hours, with a 3 Volt DC output. That is 6.9 Watt Hours. At 2.5 Ounces per cell, that comes out to 97 Watt Hours Per...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-23-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yup I've got three old engines from my glow...

Yup
I've got three old engines from my glow powered models of the mid 1960's. One is an OS58, second is an Enya 09, third is a Cox 049.

I last ran that OS58 engine some 10 years ago, it ran OK,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yup The "Storage Mode" on my Cellpro Powerlab 8...

Yup
The "Storage Mode" on my Cellpro Powerlab 8 chargers either charges each cell UP to 3.80 Volts DC if it's discharged, or it discharges DOWN to 3.80 Volts DC if its charged.

Probably the same...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 244
Posted By kyleservicetech
Something else I've found with my Spektrum DX8...

Something else I've found with my Spektrum DX8 transmitter. That involves the throttle kill switch mix. When programming in the throttle kill switch function (I use the Gear Switch), make certain...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-21-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By kyleservicetech
[QUOTE=dereckbc;953688]25 C intially at start to...

[QUOTE=dereckbc;953688]25 C intially at start to weed out the failures like PZ and Turnigy. Then 30C to see Peuket effect, and 1C for rated mah capacity. FWIW going from 1C up to 30C showed less than...
Forum: Beginners 07-21-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 249
Posted By kyleservicetech
Question, do those brass fittings have a groove...

Question, do those brass fittings have a groove for the snap ring to lock on to?

If so, that would really be secure.

As for me, I do not trust those nylon type rings to secure the unit to the...
Forum: Beginners 07-21-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 249
Posted By kyleservicetech
H'mm It might just be my club, but I've seen a...

H'mm
It might just be my club, but I've seen a half dozen crashes with those type connectors that use the nylon plastic ring over the past few years. The crash failure was when those screws came...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-21-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah There is one battery Mfg with a claim of...

Yeah
There is one battery Mfg with a claim of 150 C on their battery packs. That is 1200 Amps, on a pack with #12 wire on its lead outs. That #12 wire will melt at about 350 Amps. Before...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-21-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By kyleservicetech
Out of curiosity, what current levels were you...

Out of curiosity, what current levels were you placing on your battery packs for analysis? I've got the Western Mountain Analyzer that can load up to 100 Watts output. Western Mountain has...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-21-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By kyleservicetech
Big American Flag Pole in Wisconsin

Here is a video of the installation of the tallest American flag pole. It's worth watching.

http://mortenson.wistia.com/medias/tejnwpitig
Forum: Humor 07-20-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By kyleservicetech
Hope he does not put gasoline in it!

Hope he does not put gasoline in it!
Forum: Humor 07-20-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By kyleservicetech
Old guy and a vacuum cleaner

Here is an old joke about why old men should not operate a vacuum cleaner :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxyBmO5D4iU
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 172
Posted By kyleservicetech
For those who wonder what "C" represents, and how...

For those who wonder what "C" represents, and how to use it, take a look:

"C" and what it is
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65869
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-19-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 670
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah When you get into giant scale models, with...

Yeah
When you get into giant scale models, with wingspans over perhaps 110 inches, the power system is going to require motors such as the Hacker A100 and A200 series. Those motors are expensive,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 670
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah It's pretty hard to beat the capabilities...

Yeah
It's pretty hard to beat the capabilities of a gasoline powered model, versus an electric model, especially with the higher powered units.

Seems that has all ready been shown with the...
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