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Forum: Batteries and Chargers Forsale/WTB Today, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Curious as to why anyone would want one these...

Curious as to why anyone would want one these days when a charger with balance function can be had for about the same cost?
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
iChargers have adjustable termination voltage (at...

iChargers have adjustable termination voltage (at least the models i've used), most likely Powerlabs too. The Turnigy Reaktor should also have the feature as it's based on an iCharger.

EDIT....I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 483
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
That's good! it will be nice to get the thing...

That's good! it will be nice to get the thing built after all that time gathering dust. I'm sure i have a fan for it somewhere too. It will need a bit of 'kit bashing' as the design was made for...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 483
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Checking through my stash and I come across an...

Checking through my stash and I come across an old West Wings Hawker Hunter balsa kit that I bought second hand years ago off eBay for $20. Now this maybe doesn't meet the rules because it is a 'full...
Forum: Aerial Photography Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
This is the field I do most of my flying at, skip...

This is the field I do most of my flying at, skip to 2 minutes for a good panoramic view. The site is playing fields owned by the local university but they are open to all when no games are on....
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-14-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 572
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Mine has been perfect, no glitching at all. Are...

Mine has been perfect, no glitching at all. Are you sure the flap problem isnt a bad servo? If it were anything to do with problems with the radio link than all channels would be effected, not just...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 10-12-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,231
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
The thread is seven years old and Casor has not...

The thread is seven years old and Casor has not been active on the forum for over four years, so I dont think you are going to get a reply. I checked out Casor's web site 'TurnKeyRC.com' and sadly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-09-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Maybe HK are making a habit of this quick...

Maybe HK are making a habit of this quick shipping. I needed a new ESC for my latest heli so I ordered a YEP 80A HV from the local UP warehouse.

Order placed 11:35pm 8th october
Shipped...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-09-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,551
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Nigel is correct. The physical position of the...

Nigel is correct. The physical position of the tail rotor (left vs. right of boom) makes no difference to which way it's thrust is directed or to the direction of rotation of the main or tail blades....
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-09-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
As previous post, this is some sort of fault with...

As previous post, this is some sort of fault with the display, not a setting in the programming. There is no repair service offered for the Accucel (or any other budget price charger) when they go...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,551
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
yes, the tail rotor spins the same way as most...

yes, the tail rotor spins the same way as most other helis, bottom blade forward. I dont think it makes any difference to the performance which side the tail rotor is mounted. I think the only reason...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,551
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
No, the blades spin in the conventional...

No, the blades spin in the conventional direction, they just put the tail rotor on the opposite side from where most helis have it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Within reason a motor will handle any voltage....

Within reason a motor will handle any voltage. Voltage itself (again within reason) wont hurt a motor. It's the RPM you need to watch (and the amps)

In this case the formula i suggested means that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
You could use the motor you have an get virtually...

You could use the motor you have an get virtually identical performance and run the same prop as the recommended motor simply by using a battery with higher cell count.

For example, If the spec...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,551
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
My latest is yet another helicopter. This time...

My latest is yet another helicopter. This time it's a Kasama Dune 600. I fell in love with this heli on first sight due to the exquisite quality of the engineering, it's out of this world. I couldn't...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 10-08-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I'd take it now but it's a long way to travel for...

I'd take it now but it's a long way to travel for collection from Aberdeen, Scotland:(
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-07-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Measuring the thrust of an EDF out of the plane...

Measuring the thrust of an EDF out of the plane can have little correlation to what thrust it will make when mounted internally inside ducting. The ducting usually reduces thrust significantly. Also...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-06-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
All you need is a weight scale with the range to...

All you need is a weight scale with the range to cover your expected thrust. Digital 'spring balance' hanging type is ideal, can be picked up for next to nothing off ebay. If the plane has wheels...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-06-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 572
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yeah, that's a bit slow for sure but at least you...

Yeah, that's a bit slow for sure but at least you know it's on it's way. With my overseas orders i generally just relax and wait, I only start digging if it's not here after three weeks.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-06-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 153
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
They are similar to servo plugs. Aa little 'barb'...

They are similar to servo plugs. Aa little 'barb' sticks up from the pin which you need to press down to release the pin from the plug.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-06-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
That's about true to form for HK customer...

That's about true to form for HK customer service. They obviously 'hand pick' the guys who work there with grate care.:rolleyes:
I can only think that they have a list of standard replies that they...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-05-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yep, this is 100% perfectly normal. Rechargeable...

Yep, this is 100% perfectly normal. Rechargeable NiMh batteries don't have as high voltage as standard single use types, they are rated at 1.2v nominal but start a little higher....
Forum: Standard & Large E-Heli Talk 10-05-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I'm getting a bit more confident with inverted...

I'm getting a bit more confident with inverted these days. The 7Hv makes it relatively easy because it's so incredibly stable:
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Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-05-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 587
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Gartt RC (http://www.aliexpress.com/store/815281)...

Gartt RC (http://www.aliexpress.com/store/815281) - free shipping anywhere in the world on smaller items
Lemon Rx (http://www.lemon-rx.com/shop/index.php?route=common/home) - Shipping receivers...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-05-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yeah, HK seem to have really screwed up with...

Yeah, HK seem to have really screwed up with domestic shipping costs. It's often cheaper on shipping to order from China than from a local warehouse, this appears especially so in the US.

They do...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Get two! It's funny how you just get used to...

Get two!

It's funny how you just get used to bigger and bigger models and they just become normal. 12s 5000mAh and 5000W would have sounded crazy to me 18 months ago but since trying big helis it...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-04-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 572
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
That's a great deal, i've no idea how he's making...

That's a great deal, i've no idea how he's making anything on them at that price.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yes, I appreciate that it doesn't mean an awful...

Yes, I appreciate that it doesn't mean an awful lot in itself, but it's still happened pretty quick. Usually with HK it takes a couple of days to get to this stage.
As it happens I'm in no hurry...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Hobbyking shipping

A new record for Hobbyking and just about any vendor in my experience.

I placed an order at 18:23 GMT Friday evening for some servos and bits and pieces from HK international warehouse.

I got...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-04-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 572
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I'm not so sure Joe.. did yours come with the...

I'm not so sure Joe.. did yours come with the satellite receiver as well as the main receiver?

If not then the price on the Lemon web site is $18.90...
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