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  1. JetPlaneFlyer
    08-07-2017 07:51 PM
    Hi Nigel,

    Sorry for late reply, i've not been on the site much lately. I'm typically using a 3s battery of 2200mAh and a 1000Kv motor with 13" or 14" prop. Motor weight about 150g. 14" works the motor very hard but is just about ok with throttle management
  2. Abuelo
    03-25-2015 10:25 PM
    Nigel,

    RE: So now I've swapped out the 2822 Emax 1100kv for a Turnigy 2830 1000kv ... this lets me fit the 11x5.5 prop instead of the 10x6.

    Is this the KV you have for all your Emax CF 2822 motors, or do you prefer another value for different planes. I have two of the CF 2822 800kv motors in satisfactory use right now (high wing trainer types), and would like to get a couple more but I'm wondering if there is a more all-around KV that I should consider.

    Enjoy your postings and comments, and keep up the good work. The pot needs to be stirred occasionally.

    Bill (Abuelo)
  3. r4pt0r
    03-15-2015 03:08 PM
    Thanks for the radio advice :)
  4. solentlife
    07-22-2014 10:15 PM
    Chellie ... I really appreciate your kind action and thoughts ...

    Nigel
  5. CHELLIE
    07-21-2014 11:08 AM
    Hi Everyone :) I extended the build time from 120 days to 150 days, We Have a Wattflyer That has his Butt stuck out in Crimea and this should help him to finish his twin Build on time, Hope you get back soon Nigel :)
  6. solentlife
    05-15-2014 10:51 PM
    Have you left it on charge for serious time ? Read the instructions ... first charge it needs to be left for ages ...
    Second the video records in timed segments ... so if you want to do a long recording. You will find a number of files on the card .. but they all join up perfectly in video editor ...
    But it sounds like you haven't given it that really long charge before use.
  7. thepiper92
    05-15-2014 09:52 PM
    Hey Nigel, I have the keychain cam now, but it stops recording after a couple minutes, what would cause that? Perhaps you have had similar issues with your cam, or the plural form rather, considering you have had a number of them.
  8. susanpower
    05-11-2012 05:43 AM
    Hi cool guy,

    AGA Power(china battery manufacturer) just started a rc battery presentation, which gives our products freely to 50 flyers from all over the world. After submitting the flying feedback, 3 flyers will be lucky to enjoy our free rc batteries for one year.

    To get this opportunity, the flyer should provide us with:
     Information of his plane,
     The battery type
     His awarding history.
    Once you get it, no money should you pay in the whole sending process.

    Here we sincerely call for your active participation and friendly news spreading.
    Waiting for your attending.

    susan
    AGA Power Team
  9. solentlife
    07-19-2011 08:49 PM
    Micros ? no idea actually ... I've always regarded smaller models as harder for learners to fly ...

    Some forums can be hard work as they forget that they once had to learn ! Me ? I'm a Brit and have to bite my lip sometimes at the USA style of writing ... no disrespect intended - just a different style.
    I frequent other forums mostly UK based as we tend to flock together. Brit forums are a bit more formal and less other stuff ... tend to to the point and a bit cold !!

    Anyway - glad you are getting the info you need. Just remember that not always what is said is best !! There's always room to experiment ....

    Cheers
    Nigel
  10. safecub
    07-19-2011 04:22 PM
    thanks its still a bit of time till i work out what i do want to get and also gives me time to save and also play with my cub.. this feedback is great for me as i was treaded like crap of another site there is just so many out there small park flyers cubs the list goes on.would u say to give a micro a chance ? they look fun

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