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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-11-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Royall
Way cool! Thanks for the great explanation!!...

Way cool! Thanks for the great explanation!! Curious tho.... I was told, and it is the voltage on the charger) that LiFe's were 3.3v per sell... and LiPo's were 3.7v...... Just gets a bit confusing...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-11-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Royall
Charging LiFe battery

I did a search for this and I didn't find what I was looking for.

I just got a Zippy, 1800mAh, 3s, 20c, LiFe transmitter battery from HK.

I used a Turnigy Acucel-6 charger and set it up to put...
Forum: Beginners 01-07-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By Royall
I like the looks of that plane! I did see both of...

I like the looks of that plane! I did see both of my planes fly on Sunday. I was invited up to the local AMA field here in Hawai'i county and the designated test pilot took each one up. I was...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-03-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Let me know when you are hoping to get back over...

Let me know when you are hoping to get back over here. I may have something by then that will be worthy of an experienced pilot! LOL

I've looked at the fields gate many times, even before getting...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-02-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Pizzano.... The club I found is south of Hilo. On...

Pizzano.... The club I found is south of Hilo. On the hiway going to Kalapana. If you did any exploring of the area, there is a county transfer station about a half mile past the Kea'au High School....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-02-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Cant drive around the big island that fast! You...

Cant drive around the big island that fast! You CAN do it in one day but you'll be driving hard and have a sore butt when you go back to the start!

Taking the day easy... put a plane together and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-01-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Glad you got to enjoy your time in Hawai'i Kyle....

Glad you got to enjoy your time in Hawai'i Kyle. The eastside of the big island is very rural. In fact if you took all of the other islands and made one island out of them, it would still only be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 11:41 PM
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Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Thanks for the information guys!

Thanks for the information guys!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 06:45 PM
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Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Thanks Nigel. I don't know if they will allow me...

Thanks Nigel. I don't know if they will allow me to fly anything seeing they are AMA.... I've never belonged to AMA.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Nigel, the plane these props are going on will...

Nigel, the plane these props are going on will hopefully be a slower flyer than the one I have built now. It is a profile trainer and have a 40" wing with a 1000kv motor I don't have an 2s batteries...
Forum: Beginners 12-31-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By Royall
No landing gear at this time... The place I'm...

No landing gear at this time... The place I'm going to practice at is all 4-5" grass, nice for "soft" landings LOL

Yes, the plane looks fast in the video. Fast enough I have second thoughts about...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
I checked my HK order and the prop on the plane...

I checked my HK order and the prop on the plane is a MAS... I also bought a bag of 5 props that didn't have any name on the bag form HK. Those ar 9x5 for another plane I've got the plans for.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
If you came on business, you must to have been...

If you came on business, you must to have been going to Oahu. Did you ever get over to the big island? I'm south of Hilo on the east side of the island.

Still haven't heard from the contact for...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
No flying in Paradise right now.. Starting last...

No flying in Paradise right now.. Starting last night about 10:00 a storm blew in and the lightening was popping so fast you couldn't even count the flashes. It did that until about 3-4 in the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Thanks for that idea! I just sent off an email to...

Thanks for that idea! I just sent off an email to the person listed. I tried the link to the clubs website but it is defunct.

I don't really like joining clubs. In the past the petty politics...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Thanks, I'll need it! Wish I knew a RC pilot here...

Thanks, I'll need it! Wish I knew a RC pilot here on the island.. Hell there isn't even a hobby shop!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Larry, I don't think I'm going to be flying good...

Larry, I don't think I'm going to be flying good enough for quite awhile to worry about how long the battery will last... Flight time will probably be measured in seconds, not minutes!!;)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
I thought about that but follower the direction...

I thought about that but follower the direction in the video. the designer was really putting the little plane through its paces with out any issues, so I did it as he did. Maybe next time (if I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-31-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
@ Larry: I'll look into the APC-E props.... cost...

@ Larry: I'll look into the APC-E props.... cost is a big factor when retired! LOL

@ Jet Plane: Yes, I've got it fastened. there is a small piece of plastic pressed on with a glob of hot glue. I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-30-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
Thanks for the reply solentlife... I don't know...

Thanks for the reply solentlife... I don't know the props you mention or even what MS is... I'm a real noob!!
Forum: Beginners 12-30-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By Royall
First scratch foamy build!

First plane build in a long time (47 years!) I posted photos and specs in the wrong area. I put it under a thread called new planes. Anyway, here is a link if you are interested in see it before I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-30-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,245
Posted By Royall
My Newest, only, and first plane........

..... in 47 years!

Just got the plane finished today. I did a static test on the electronics but didn't try to crash it... I mean fly it. Too much rain and wet grass right now.

Like mentioned...
Forum: Beginners 12-29-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Royall
Long overdue update. Everything ordered from HK...

Long overdue update. Everything ordered from HK finally came in. I've since order several more times and found things as different as night and day. I guess they had a website problem when I ordered...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-19-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Royall
Thanks AEAJR for the links. I have one question...

Thanks AEAJR for the links. I have one question that maybe you could help me with. I'm a noob and have a Turnigy 9x coming from HK. What is the difference between the 9x and the 9xR? Just software?
...
Forum: Beginners 10-15-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Royall
Hi Chellie.... I did use PayPal and did order...

Hi Chellie.... I did use PayPal and did order every thing through the USA warehouse. At least I was thinking I did. Everything I ordered showed USA on it. But the HK site is a hard one to figure out...
Forum: Beginners 10-14-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Royall
Sorry to say, most places have a clause in there...

Sorry to say, most places have a clause in there free shipping.. "Except Alaska, and Hawai'i" .... I've almost gotten used to it. Just bites me where I sit at times.
Forum: Beginners 10-14-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Royall
Thanks again Hawk! HK has my money and if they do...

Thanks again Hawk! HK has my money and if they do cancel the order I hope I get the funds back! Then go through all the hassle of re-ordering. I just wan to get something finished... so I can go...
Forum: Beginners 10-14-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Royall
Thanks for all the links Hawk.... Where is China...

Thanks for all the links Hawk.... Where is China Hobby located? In fact China? I know dumb question but if they are in China, how do they get around shipping laws on lipos?
Forum: Beginners 10-14-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Royall
Thanks again Mike, I'll look into those...

Thanks again Mike, I'll look into those companies. If I don't get things resolved with HK, then I'll have to see if I can afford to reorder from another source.

One quick question if I may... I...
Forum: Beginners 10-14-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Royall
Lesson learned Mike, I wish I had looked more...

Lesson learned Mike, I wish I had looked more seriously at other vendors. but the prices they offer are so very tempting to a noob on a fixed income. Now, I don't know if I'm even going to get the...
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