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08-03-2010, 09:51 PM
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Posted By john339

I have two 2 cell lipos that started as 3 cell...

I have two 2 cell lipos that started as 3 cell lipos and then a cell died so I pulled it apart and still use them for 7.4 volt applications.
08-03-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,294
Posted By john339

Now children, lets play nice. I too was...

Now children, lets play nice.
I too was surprised about stepping on the lipo to straighten it out.
If it didn't explode and burn off your foot then, I would believe it is OK.
Everybody does things...
08-02-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,294
Posted By john339

Ribcracker Good to hear you got er back. I have...

Ribcracker Good to hear you got er back. I have my phone number on both fuse and wing and under my number it says reward.
Not how much, just reward.
I figure the cost of the receiver, 4 servos,...
03-26-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 58,033
Posted By john339

I agree that you should try a partial throttle...

I agree that you should try a partial throttle launch and see if you still have the same problems. I had the same problems with my Easyglider Pro that I overpowered.
I went to a Turnigy TR3548...
Forum: Foamies
12-06-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 784,456
Posted By john339

Today foggy and drizzly in Clyde, Ca. I flew my...

Today foggy and drizzly in Clyde, Ca.
I flew my Easyglider Pro modified to pusher on the 1st of December and enjoyed the heck out of it.
Here is a link to Youtube....
08-22-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,294
Posted By john339

Ribcracker...

Ribcracker (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/member.php?u=786) This is my favorite plane for now too.
I stuck a small, 22 grams, video camera on the nose and am enjoying the video from up high....
08-22-2009, 05:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,294
Posted By john339

Ribcracker...

Ribcracker (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/member.php?u=786) Very pretty, very pretty.
What motor and ESC are you using?
I have an Easyglider Pro and use a Turnigy TR3548 and Turnigy Plush 60 amp...
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By john339

Thanks for the help. I opened the case and...

Thanks for the help.
I opened the case and replaced the switch.
Not a hard thing to do, the switch has two wires so I couldn't go wrong.
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By john339

DX6 help needed

I have an electric sailplane. Multiplex Easy Glider Pro.
I have wing type selection of Flaperon so I have ailerons and the flaps pop up with the aux1/flap switch.
I dropped the transmitter and...
03-04-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By john339

StephenW...

StephenW (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/member.php?u=29899) Nice video.
Now you need a reclining chair and a wide brimmed hat.
Don't forget the lip sunscreen and some cold drink attached to the...
03-04-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,573
Posted By john339

Go for it. My son and I are looking at a...

Go for it.
My son and I are looking at a Multiplex Fox glider.
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXVHP6&P=7
The price is right and we have a bunch of small motors, esc, servos and...
03-03-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,755
Posted By john339

flydiver...

flydiver (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/member.php?u=12000) That is a good link. Thank you.
Lots to know and so little time..................
03-03-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,755
Posted By john339

These are not for my planes or transmitters. I...

These are not for my planes or transmitters. I have a gps, several cameras and remote controls for tv, video etc...
The aa's are for them.
I was just hoping there was a way to recover them.
They...
03-03-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,755
Posted By john339

recovering aa nihm batteries

I have several nihm aa batteries and some will not re-charge.
Is there a secret way to zap them like with nicads?
I have a Turnigy accucell-6 and can set it for different voltages and amps.
Many...
03-03-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,892
Posted By john339

What does it do when gliding without power?

What does it do when gliding without power?
03-03-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 58,033
Posted By john339

I have added electric power to unpowered gliders...

I have added electric power to unpowered gliders a few times.
As long as the motor is mounted so it doesn't vibrate or wobble when running.
Try not to change the surface too much so it will still...
03-02-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By john339

The Spectra was my first real sailplane and I...

The Spectra was my first real sailplane and I just might rebuild it and use it again after seeing how you did.
I now fly a Multiplex Easy Star and a Multiplex Easyglider Pro but I still miss my...
11-13-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,587
Posted By john339

I wish I could fly on grass but alas I have...

I wish I could fly on grass but alas I have plowed up ground and many weeds.
I envy seeing people's videos showing them sliding across the grass.
I have several layers of threaded packing tape on...
11-13-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,587
Posted By john339

As to the long glide, the Pro does the same...

As to the long glide, the Pro does the same thing.
I was constantly walking over the dug up earth to retrieve it as I tried to land.
It would be going too fast to let it hit the ground so I would...
11-13-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,587
Posted By john339

After flying both my Easystar and now my...

After flying both my Easystar and now my Easyglider Pro I have decided the Pro is getting more time flying.
When the wind comes up and the Easystar is jumping around I switch to the Pro and insert a...
11-04-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By john339

kyleservicetech...

kyleservicetech (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/member.php?u=21297) You can use an inductive ammeter which does not interrupt the circuit. This is the one I use....
11-04-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By john339

Bex I have been using 4 batteries in a serial,...

Bex I have been using 4 batteries in a serial, parallel group for quite some time.
I believe that as long as all four batteries are charged using the balance type charger you will have no problems...
10-26-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,498
Posted By john339

I set up my transmitter so I can hit a switch and...

I set up my transmitter so I can hit a switch and the ailerons pop up.
When I use the switch the plane's nose drops down.
Is there an easy fix for this or do I just hold some up elevator.
10-17-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,895
Posted By john339

http://www.mwcores.com/servlet/Detail?no=166 ...

http://www.mwcores.com/servlet/Detail?no=166
This place seems to make whatever you want and has ready made stuff too.
Check em out.
Good luck.
10-16-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,498
Posted By john339

I got my transmitter back from repair and...

I got my transmitter back from repair and tomorrow I will set up the glider and see how it flys.
10-09-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,587
Posted By john339

AEAJR...

AEAJR (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/member.php?u=388) I agree. Since I still crash and where we fly it is turned up earth with weeds, I like the Easystar as I can repair it and re fly in just a...
10-09-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,498
Posted By john339

Wow! You have a lot of fun things. All very...

Wow! You have a lot of fun things. All very pretty too.
My ACE hardware has rustoleum so I will give it a try.
Thanks for the info.
Nice Paragon by the way.
10-09-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,587
Posted By john339

Have you looked at the Easystar? It is foam and...

Have you looked at the Easystar?
It is foam and a pusher prop for safe landings.
My Easystar is a good beginning glider as it will float in thermals and is easy to repair.
I also have a Spectra...
10-09-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,498
Posted By john339

Sparky Paul I like your paint scheme. I also...

Sparky Paul I like your paint scheme.
I also have an Easystar and am curious about what kind of paint did you use?
I just completed an Easyglider Pro and it comes with ailerons which my radio can...
09-27-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,661
Posted By john339

This morning was another of those days. I used...

This morning was another of those days.
I used sunscreen and a wide brimmed hat.
Lip sunscreen too.
I semi-reclined and what fun.
Unfortunately I had to get up each time I landed as I didn't get...
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