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04-22-2009, 03:40 PM
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Posted By radweld

Its more the stock charger that's useless but the...

Its more the stock charger that's useless but the battery isnt high quality. You will get much better results though if you invest in a half decent charger. I have a couple of Core RC UDC-20's and...
02-26-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By radweld

The DX6i and DX7 are embedded digital systems,...

The DX6i and DX7 are embedded digital systems, they are programed at the factory so this kind of feature is already there but they have not opened it up to the consumer. I was going to ask the...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-22-2008, 11:11 PM
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Posted By radweld

The paint does come off quite easy but you never...

The paint does come off quite easy but you never see it when your in the air.
09-17-2008, 11:12 PM
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Posted By radweld

I find this story quite amazing, what the hell...

I find this story quite amazing, what the hell are you guys doing in Canada? The radio is using frequencies dedicated to RC planes, your in the right anyone else who using this band for non RC use is...
09-08-2008, 12:47 AM
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Posted By radweld

Its probably going to make take off and landing...

Its probably going to make take off and landing tricky because the tail will lift and all the weights going to be on the wobbling nose wheel.
09-07-2008, 11:26 AM
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Posted By radweld

You know you still have the weak spot here, when...

You know you still have the weak spot here, when they fold, they always seam to fold under the fuse, because your rods are not connected, this could still cause a collapsed. I would recommend linking...
09-07-2008, 11:24 AM
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Posted By radweld

Thats a great tip, I didnt think about doing...

Thats a great tip, I didnt think about doing that. But the angle is so slight that there is minimal deformation. However, good tip ;)
09-07-2008, 12:28 AM
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Posted By radweld

The Dihedral is the angle of one wing to the...

The Dihedral is the angle of one wing to the other, as you will have noticed the wings point upwards like a V. This is th dihedral, you need to bend the metal tube so that the two CF rods have an...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-04-2008, 07:32 PM
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Views: 1,931
Posted By radweld

Just another word of warning, the stock Tamiya...

Just another word of warning, the stock Tamiya (molex) power connector causes a lot of problems. You will find that you will see the symptoms you said if you re arm the plane more than a couple of...
09-03-2008, 09:32 AM
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Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

My wings are starting to show a crease down the...

My wings are starting to show a crease down the side of each fuse, looks like they are going to fold soon if I dont do anything about it. I guess it's time to finish my other re-enforced wing.
09-01-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

You never discharge a Lipo battery, in fact if...

You never discharge a Lipo battery, in fact if you discharge it below 3v/cell or 9v in total then the battery will be destroyed so you need to make sure this never happens. You need to make sure your...
08-29-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

That will be the weight of the motor, I've seen...

That will be the weight of the motor, I've seen this style of motor used on shock fliers, the profile type planes made out of sheets of flat foam. It looks a little small to provide enough power....
08-29-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

So you have to think about the KV of the motor...

So you have to think about the KV of the motor being like the engine RPM in your car.

If you put your foot to the floor in 1st gear, you will have an amazing amount of torque to pull you and the...
08-29-2008, 10:55 AM
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Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

http://www.giantcod.co.uk/ka2210s-1200kv-brushless...

http://www.giantcod.co.uk/ka2210s-1200kv-brushless-motor-p-402614.html?osCsid=77db24400434fee088d45628a9294ec9

Is this your motor? this is the one I bought but it only got used 4 times, the third...
08-29-2008, 12:33 AM
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Views: 100,054
Posted By radweld

You don't want to use flaperons on this model,...

You don't want to use flaperons on this model, the only time I crashed mine when when I was experimenting with them. The tip stall will bite you and when it goes in nose first, it does a lot of...
08-29-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

Should be fine, I guess the suggested prop for...

Should be fine, I guess the suggested prop for that motor will be between 8-9". The Park 480 is a little big really for the airfram and it's already starting to suffer. I've noticed cracks in the...
08-28-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

Eflite Park 480 bolts up pretty well, 10x7 prop...

Eflite Park 480 bolts up pretty well, 10x7 prop will go in the stock spinner and this setup has plenty of power although I needed 10g in the tail, I don't want to push this model too much, I've heard...
08-28-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

Turn the outer part of the mount around, you can...

Turn the outer part of the mount around, you can the get it to sit back enough. I was worried about this problem as well which is why I chose the components I chose, so that they would fit right. Or...
08-28-2008, 07:39 PM
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Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

Wide Open Throttle or max power

Wide Open Throttle

or max power
08-27-2008, 10:57 PM
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Posted By radweld

lol 30 mins flight time is enough for me. Thanks...

lol 30 mins flight time is enough for me. Thanks though ;)
08-27-2008, 12:17 PM
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Views: 100,054
Posted By radweld

I think this is good advice, I've been flying...

I think this is good advice, I've been flying since Christmas and everything I have is powered. Well I just decided to take up slope soaring and wow what a difference this is. No power to get you out...
08-26-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

I'm running the 1100KV version of this motor in...

I'm running the 1100KV version of this motor in my X-Ray, I personally prefer slower motors that can turn larger props. If nothing else, they are quieter lol.
08-26-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

Wow, great drawings there. You must have had a...

Wow, great drawings there. You must have had a real slow day lol.
08-25-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,634
Posted By radweld

You edit your profile and add it there. Don't...

You edit your profile and add it there. Don't bother with flaperons, I thought I was a decent flier and I got caught out badly. Spoilerons (upwards ailerons) work ok and don't have the same nasty...
08-25-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,634
Posted By radweld

I crashed mine for the first time the other day,...

I crashed mine for the first time the other day, I tip stalled on approach while experimenting with Flapperons (let this be a lesson to you all lol), Anyway she nosed in at about 10 feet and smashed...
08-25-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,634
Posted By radweld

Defnately, upgrade it with a decent 40A one to...

Defnately, upgrade it with a decent 40A one to give yourself capacity for growth.
08-25-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

Actually if you remove the C clip the bell will...

Actually if you remove the C clip the bell will pull away from the main body. The magnets will try to resist this but you should feel it move. I have a very similar motor although its a smaller KV...
08-24-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

Actually forget what I said, it looks like it's...

Actually forget what I said, it looks like it's fine. I just re-checked what I did and it looks to be in the same position.
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08-24-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

It looks like it, the output shaft of the motor...

It looks like it, the output shaft of the motor needs to be in line with the top two original gearbox mount screws, this one looks a little too low for that.
08-24-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 79,390
Posted By radweld

your going to have to disassemble the motor to...

your going to have to disassemble the motor to get at them washers, you don't want them loose inside or they will do major damage. Good work on the motor mount but it looks like the motors been...
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