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Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-06-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By dumo01
I used a Heads Up RC4248-08 motor on a 4S4000...

I used a Heads Up RC4248-08 motor on a 4S4000 battery turning an APC 11x8 prop. The ESC is a 70 amp unit; I don't recall exactly what the current draw was, but i think I was in the 40-50 range. Just...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 10-06-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By dumo01
Tower conversion

Shane

I did the same conversion and used the supplied motor mount for the landing gear. I cut off the two motor mount arms and then used a piece of bass wood ( I think it was bass wood) to make a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-05-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 60,685
Posted By dumo01
Park One of my fellow club members sent me a...

Park
One of my fellow club members sent me a link to some B17 pics that are pretty good. Thought you and others might enjoy them:




Thought these pic would be nice for someone who was...
Forum: Beginners 11-29-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By dumo01
From the main screen( the one that appears when...

From the main screen( the one that appears when you turn on the tx without holding the wheel down) push down on the wheel once and release. That should take you to the model select screen. Turn the...
Forum: Batteries and Chargers Forsale/WTB 11-01-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Wanted Need Charger
Views: 570
Posted By dumo01
I have at least three you can have and probably...

I have at least three you can have and probably more if you want them, up to maybe 6 I would think. I would think shipping would not be more that $15, but let me know how many and I can get a better...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-18-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,911
Posted By dumo01
The cell pro should be fine to check it and...

The cell pro should be fine to check it and recharge it.
I would charge them up, keeping a close eye on them while doing it, and then fly each of them for maybe half the time you used to fly them....
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-17-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,911
Posted By dumo01
Do they look OK or are any of them puffed? Do you...

Do they look OK or are any of them puffed? Do you have a way to see what the current resting voltage is on them?
Forum: Beginners 10-12-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,109
Posted By dumo01
The speed control should have three wires that go...

The speed control should have three wires that go to the motor, these are sometimes color coded and sometimes not, two wires that go to the battery, + and -, and a wire that goes to the receiver,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-02-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,487
Posted By dumo01
If you are doing well with the SC and uMT28 you...

If you are doing well with the SC and uMT28 you should do well with the bigger T28. The biggest differences you will see is that the T28 will be faster, but will be less twitchy than the uM T28. You...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-01-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,227
Posted By dumo01
I would check the battery charge before looking...

I would check the battery charge before looking elsewhere. From the info you posted I assume you were running a watt meter, did it show what voltage the battery sagged to under full load?
I am...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 08-23-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By dumo01
Main motor Trim pot adjust

Sounds like you need to adjust the main motor trim pot. Take a look at the manual for the CX2 page 20 and the procedure is described

http://www.hangar-9.com/ProdInfo/Files/Blade_CX2_Manual.pdf
...
Forum: Beginners 07-13-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,490
Posted By dumo01
If you want to use your PZ DSM2 transmitter with...

If you want to use your PZ DSM2 transmitter with a Spektrum DSM2 receiver that has a bind plug, you put the bind plug into the slot marked for that, ( next to the throttle slot) apply power to the...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 07-08-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By dumo01
Assuming that you have the stock receiver in your...

Assuming that you have the stock receiver in your CX3, whihc is a Spektrum 6100E, I think you are seeing that because after about 5 minutes of flight, your battery is getting marginal, and you are...
Forum: Beginners 06-30-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,221
Posted By dumo01
Probably not the best choice to use as a first...

Probably not the best choice to use as a first airplane, but at least it is foam so it should repair easily.

The Wildcat has no landing gear so the landings are going to be a semi controled...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-29-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By dumo01
I would think you should get at least 12-15...

I would think you should get at least 12-15 minutes out of the 150 battery. A lot will depend on how much throttle you are using. I typically fly at 1/2 to 3/4 throttle and land at about 10 minutes...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-29-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By dumo01
As Hank said, you should be OK in that area with...

As Hank said, you should be OK in that area with the Ember, it looks similar in size to where I have flown mine. I would be careful at the gaps in between the house; if there is any breeze at all, it...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 06-05-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By dumo01
As John said he needs to talk to his doc...

As John said he needs to talk to his doc specifically about his circumstances, maybe to the point of taking his transmitter with him to a follow up to talk about potential interference.
The other...
Forum: Beginners 05-18-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,725
Posted By dumo01
Your ESC should be fine, but the specs on that...

Your ESC should be fine, but the specs on that motor:

https://www.airtronics.net/index.php/aitdownloadablefiles/download/aitfile/aitfile_id/113/

show the max continuous amps as 12 amps, burst...
Forum: ParkFlyers 05-13-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,059
Posted By dumo01
I would give that a try to see how off it flies...

I would give that a try to see how off it flies as is, you might be able to deal with it just using the trim. If it needs more compneation that the electronic trim will provide, you might be able to...
Forum: Foamies 05-12-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By dumo01
It could be done, especially if you use some form...

It could be done, especially if you use some form of thrust vectoring and have enough power. If not using vectoring, you need to keep up enough speed to get airflow over the wings to affect the...
Forum: ParkFlyers 05-12-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,059
Posted By dumo01
Sounds like you are doing OK for just starting...

Sounds like you are doing OK for just starting out, I am not real familiar with the Sky Hawk, but found what I think you have on a web site and it looks like a reasonable starter airplane.

1 -...
Forum: Flight Simulators 04-24-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,498
Posted By dumo01
Fishbonez Look on the Knife Edge swap pages...

Fishbonez

Look on the Knife Edge swap pages and run a search for HZ_SC
It should return a file HZ SCub EA which is model by brentq from May 2009. It is a pretty good model of the old Super Cub...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-16-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By dumo01
Whipple The DX6i is a good solid unit that will...

Whipple
The DX6i is a good solid unit that will work for you, the only question I might have is if you see yourself at some time wanting more than 10 model memories? With your current aircraft you...
Forum: Beginners 04-15-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By dumo01
Hobby Zone has a good reputation although I have...

Hobby Zone has a good reputation although I have not dealt with them personally.
Horizon Hobby has been very good in any dealings I have had with them and gets excellent reviews, as does Heads Up...
Forum: Beginners 04-08-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By dumo01
The new batteries should be fine. The 170 vs...

The new batteries should be fine.
The 170 vs the 150 just means you have a few more electrons stored up there to make the motor run a little longer at the same speed or faster at the same speed....
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-05-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By dumo01
Tough to find detailed specs on the PZ motor but...

Tough to find detailed specs on the PZ motor but Jeff's info on the Heads Up products is pretty good so I suspect it would work well.

To get the performance increase you are looking for you may...
Forum: Power Systems 03-29-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,696
Posted By dumo01
UBEC and Opto ESC

Great info from Chellie on UBEC. The only thin I would add is that if you use an OPTO ESC such as this:
http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the-1897/EZ-Flite--70/Detail

you do not pull the red wire...
Forum: Power Systems 03-28-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,696
Posted By dumo01
The current that is pulled will be determined by...

The current that is pulled will be determined by load you put on the motor.
The C rating indicates what the battery is capable of supplying without damaging the battery, it does not indicate that...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 03-14-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,826
Posted By dumo01
I think WrongWay is on the right track. The heat...

I think WrongWay is on the right track. The heat sinks might help if you do not have them, but I think there are a lot of CX2s flying fine without them so I would tend to think that will not fix the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-23-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,112
Posted By dumo01
I am 48 from Ohio Sent the link on to our club...

I am 48 from Ohio
Sent the link on to our club email person for publication as well.
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