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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-29-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By LETMEFLY
powered parachutes

I fly what are called Seabreeze powered parachutes. My friend in Bradenton, Florida makes two models. One is called the QBSE which stands for Quick Build Series Electric and the other is called the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-29-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By LETMEFLY
batteries

I was referring to the common 'AA' one use battery that is rated at 1.5 volts. I have been using four of these to power a JR RS6UL micro receiver, a standard servo like a Futaba S148 and a Hobbico...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-28-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By LETMEFLY
AA batteries

Yes I know that this is a total electric group. I fly glow powered parachutes and use 4 Kirkland AA batteries for the receiver. Can anyone out there tell me what the total mAH of these four batteries...
Forum: Beginners 10-02-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By LETMEFLY
help me figure this out

I am trying to figure out how to get the flaps on my fun cub to operate. I am using a DX6I transmitter and a AR500 receiver. I can get the motor, rudder,ailerons and elevator to operate. The problem...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-06-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By LETMEFLY
stunt kites

Hi Chellie,

The wind finially quit blowing here in our area for a day or two.

My wife and I still have our stunt kites we purchased years ago at the Long Beach, Washington internation kite...
Forum: Power Systems 06-04-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By LETMEFLY
motor problem

Hi Chellie,

I am so glad that you were here on Watt Flyer to help me with my problem concerning my motor issue. I re-programmed the motor to the low timing and took off the brake setting.

The...
Forum: Power Systems 06-03-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By LETMEFLY
outrunner problems

Hi Chellie,

Ok here is what I using in my fun cub.

1. Turnigy Plush+ 40 amp esc

I have one of the turnigy program cards and I have it set up this way.

Brake--------on
Bat...
Forum: Power Systems 06-03-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By LETMEFLY
e-flite power 10 outrunner

When I open the throttle I get a clanging jerking motion from this motor. It acts like it is having a hard time getting going.

I can turn it over by hand and there is no problems what so ever but...
Forum: Foamies 05-29-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,329
Posted By LETMEFLY
balancing my funcub

Azarr,

Here is my setup.

I am using the E-flite Power 10 1100kv outrunner, Turnigy plush 40+ amp esc, APC 11x 5.5 prop, and Zippy Flitemax 2200 lipos.

So far balancing has been a chore....
Forum: Foamies 05-29-2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,329
Posted By LETMEFLY
fun cub

Azarr,

Say let me ask you how you balanced your fun cub? Mine is very nose heavy. I have the receiver right at that hole in the bottom of the fuselage and the batt pack is right up against the...
Forum: Foamies 05-27-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,329
Posted By LETMEFLY
DX5E

Azarr, I honestly had no idea what it was for. I just went thru the manual and I could not find anything that told about it.

So what I read here is that if I hook up my flaps to channel 5 I will...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-26-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,913
Posted By LETMEFLY
fun cub power setup

A good combo for the Multiplex Fun Cub is listed below.

A couple of the guys where I fly are using this set up including myself as I just got my fun cub finished.

1. E-Flite Power 10 1100kv...
Forum: Foamies 05-26-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,329
Posted By LETMEFLY
DX5E flap control

Huh who are you trying to kid.:confused: I have three of the DX5E radios and NONE have a gear control.:concern: Are you maybe trying to tell ISB to use a DX6 trans.:)

Bob
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,913
Posted By LETMEFLY
fun cub power

I have a Turnigy C3542B 1250 kv outrunner laying around that I would like to put in my fun cub when it gets here. Is this motor a little big or should I stick to a lower kv one?????

I also want...
Forum: Brushless Motor Construction 07-28-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By LETMEFLY
hacker motor problem

Lets say you are flying along and that clip comes loose or falls off. :confused:Guess where the front part of the motor is going. ::oIt will leave the rest behind and become airborne and probably get...
Forum: Brushless Motor Construction 07-28-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By LETMEFLY
Hacker motor problems

I am far from being an expert here.:roll: My Axi and Turnigy motor shafts protrude out the back about 1/2". When you buy the motors they usually come with a wheel collar which slides over the shaft...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By LETMEFLY
Slov

A big thanks and a tip of the hat to Sky Sharkster for telling me how to find info on the Slo V. I tried numerous times to find the info before and never had any results.

This is a neat place to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-17-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By LETMEFLY
Slo v

It seems that the forum lists nothing about the Parkzone Slo V.

Can anyone tell me the correct way to get onto our forum and look up anything concerning the Slo V.

Thanks,


Bob
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 09-11-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,499
Posted By LETMEFLY
Astro #109 Charger

I too wanted one of those chargers so I looked around on the web.

Here is the place I went to and found that these people had them still in stock. Go to www.aeroproducts.com...
Forum: Aerial Photography 09-10-2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By LETMEFLY
Small cam

Autorail 1 Why not take a look at the cam that Hobby Lobby has for sale. It looks like it might do the job. I think there is a video showing how it works.

Just a thought.


Bob
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-01-2007, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By LETMEFLY
Supercharged NiMh battery

Lets see if I can get this right.

Today I was flying my Super Cub using a NiMh 8 cell 9.6 volt 1000Mah battery. I ran the battery down until the esc would not allow the motor to turn anymore.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-27-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By LETMEFLY
SC motor oiling

Hi Shortcircuit,

That is what I was saying last weekend while flying my SC. One of the wires that attach to the motor was touching the housing and shorting out the motor. Of course I had crashed...
Forum: Beginners 06-24-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By LETMEFLY
motor breakin

Many thanks Slipstick, you hit it right on the head. For the most part I was running it in the correct rotation.

I did not think it would hurt it so I would reverse the wires and let it run...
Forum: Beginners 06-24-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By LETMEFLY
breaking in a 480 Super Cub motor

This is so strange. I have been playing around with this new 480 motor using two 'D' akaline batteries that are taped together. It has been running so good although the total voltage is only 3.

I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-10-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,372
Posted By LETMEFLY
frequency problems

I think that some of you do not understand what is going on here. Regarding VAX6335 you do not own the water meter. It is the property of the water company. They can upgrade THEIR equipment anytime...
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-27-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By LETMEFLY
Great video

Hi Dave,

Brrr that looks cold too;) Great video & beautiful scenery. I saw no railroad tracks. Must not be any around the area.:confused: Railfan here.

Say what cam are you using? How about...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-20-2006, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5,022
Views: 460,240
Posted By LETMEFLY
Advice

Yes you are reading me all wrong. I am not annoyed at all. I appreciate all the good info so far. I meant to say I would like to buy one plane and stick to it.

No one said to buy 6-8 planes and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-20-2006, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5,022
Views: 460,240
Posted By LETMEFLY
Good advice

Thanks to Bird, Quailbird, AEAJR and Airmail WF. That is very sound advice.:) :)

I tried one of those simulators years ago. Out of over 100 take offs I crashed 99 times. Not much to say there....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-19-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5,022
Views: 460,240
Posted By LETMEFLY
I'm new here

Wow maybe I can learn to fly yet. I'm i with best now so leter rip.:)

It seems that the closet flying field to me only allows electrics. So I will give it a whirl and see what happens.

Need...
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