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Forum: Foamies
05-17-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By solentlife

I bought the Arctic Cat when they first appeared...

I bought the Arctic Cat when they first appeared as a quick replacement for my broken Polaris ............ and I thoroughly love flying it.

https://youtu.be/Q11UI1L4Le4

and absolutely fun on...
04-27-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,351
Posted By solentlife

OK ... sorry .... looked like the Banggood...

OK ... sorry .... looked like the Banggood version ...
04-23-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,351
Posted By solentlife

Hi ... is that the kit version from Banggood ? ...

Hi ... is that the kit version from Banggood ?

I looked at it before scratchbuilding my own - but didn't buy because of the flat wing. I thought the absence of angled up wing tips made it look...
04-22-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By solentlife

If you can solder - buy a sensible priced battery...

If you can solder - buy a sensible priced battery and swap the connector ... or as Q says - get or make an adaptor.

There's also nothing to stop you changing the connector in the model - that way...
04-20-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By solentlife

We need to know the exact model the battery is...

We need to know the exact model the battery is for .. especially that you mention SMART battery ... that gives impression of a drone battery - BUT if it was a Smart Drone Battery - it would shut down...
Forum: Power Systems
04-18-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By solentlife

If you are still using Brushed motors .. then...

If you are still using Brushed motors .. then your two ESC to one Rx connection is most likely fine .. as the BEC will most likely be Linear ...

But do yourself a favour and common your battery...
04-18-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By solentlife

'quorneng' nailed it .... the likelihood is the...

'quorneng' nailed it .... the likelihood is the battery will work - but at much reduced capability.

I have recovered severely depleted cells before - but the pack has not provided many flights...
04-12-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By solentlife

I get impression fan of SIG ? Kraft ?

I get impression fan of SIG ?

Kraft ?
04-12-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By solentlife

I used to say Photobucket ... but I am now in...

I used to say Photobucket ... but I am now in deep argument with them .....
Forum: Power Systems
04-11-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By solentlife

RCTimer .... Banggood ...... Hobby King are mo...

RCTimer .... Banggood ...... Hobby King are mo goto's for motors ....

RCTimer and Hobby King are near identical motors with RCTimer having a greater range and usually give more info on what it...
04-11-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By solentlife

Thought I'd add my 'oldies' !! ...

Thought I'd add my 'oldies' !!

https://oi6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Old%20models/th_ZLINAK1_zps0e225ca4.jpg...
04-11-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By solentlife

Same here ..... no pics.

Same here ..... no pics.
Forum: Power Systems
04-09-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By solentlife

Here's a nice motor without being too heavy : ...

Here's a nice motor without being too heavy :

http://www.rctimer.com/?product-142.html

Model: BC3530-14
Motor size: Ф35*30mm
Shaft size: Ф5.0*47.5mm
Weight: 74g
KV(rpm/v): 1100
Max Power:...
Forum: Power Systems
04-08-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By solentlife

I have a 3542 with 10x6 and 3S pulls my Mig3...

I have a 3542 with 10x6 and 3S pulls my Mig3 around ... not a bad combo at all.
Forum: Power Systems
04-08-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By solentlife

A trainer like that ... if its the 25 size as I...

A trainer like that ... if its the 25 size as I linked to ... then about 1000 - 1100kv is better with a prop in the 10" arena ... the G25 motor from HK ??
Forum: Power Systems
04-08-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By solentlife

To be honest on a trainer .. I would have been...

To be honest on a trainer .. I would have been looking for a less KV motor and swing a larger prop ..... 1800kv is a bit of a fast revver for a trainer.
Forum: Power Systems
04-07-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By solentlife

Dunno .... the motor is not listed in ecalc for...

Dunno .... the motor is not listed in ecalc for examples.

This model ?

http://www.oldschoolmodels.com/rh25.htm

Talks about a 25 glow equivalent E-motor ...

Given the KV .... I would be...
04-05-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,253
Posted By solentlife

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Mod...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Mig%203/Mar%202020%20rebuild/Mig3%20Apr%202020%20RTG%204_zpsvvhjustf.jpg...
04-03-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By solentlife

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Sol...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Soloshot/DSCF8734_zpsedd1xfwu.jpg (https://s6.photobucket.com/user/nluther/media/Soloshot/DSCF8734_zpsedd1xfwu.jpg.html)

With full charged internal...
04-03-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By solentlife

Testing today - being indoors - its on manual...

Testing today - being indoors - its on manual only control - no pitch . yaw / zoom - so the load on battery is less I know - but at least I will get some result.

SS3 (A) lasted 50 mins from full...
04-02-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By solentlife

So I will try an adaptor .... took an old charge...

So I will try an adaptor .... took an old charge only USB lead and married to a BEC and XT60 ...

5V / 5A BEC with Mini USB plug to the SS3 .... means I can use any LiPo spare at the field ... 3S...
04-02-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By solentlife

Help : Soloshot battery failing

My SS3 (both) are now terrible on battery ... one lasts about 20mins and other about 45mins before batterys are dead. SS say they should run for 4 hours !! Even when new - I never had more than...
Forum: Beginners
04-02-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By solentlife

The only common factor is the use of 2.4 .... but...

The only common factor is the use of 2.4 .... but the way its used is completely different.

The WiFi use has a code ID and router / PC etc. rejects any info that does not have that ID ... each...
Forum: 3D Printing
04-01-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By solentlife

Ciclops DIY 3D scanner ?

Price now under 100 Euros for a Ciclops 3D Scanner .............

Anyone used one ? Seen results fro one ??

I'm close to clicking Buy button ...
Forum: Beginners
04-01-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By solentlife

Your analyzer cannot see your Tx because its...

Your analyzer cannot see your Tx because its flipping around the frequency slots so fast - its not stopping on one long enough .....

Its like trying to measure AC on a DC meter ...
Forum: Beginners
04-01-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By solentlife

Q is right ... I fly plenty of 2.4 indoor stuff...

Q is right ... I fly plenty of 2.4 indoor stuff and my Internet Router is not fussed at all ..... nor are the indoor 'toy' models.

The only time I had any indication of conflict was with a FlySky...
03-30-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By solentlife

I have a 4250 650KV with 5S LiPo on a 13x8E prop....

I have a 4250 650KV with 5S LiPo on a 13x8E prop. AUW of 2.2kg ... with thrust of 3.4kg ........... ballistic !!. model designed for a 35 - 40 glow.

I have a 4250 500kv, 5S swinging a 13x6 on my...
03-30-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By solentlife

Try using eCalc .... for the pennies registration...

Try using eCalc .... for the pennies registration its well worth it .... I have good sense of what motor for a job, but I still use eCalc as confirming ...

Put in the details . span .. weight...
03-30-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,475
Posted By solentlife

Tks everyone .... Certainly need something...

Tks everyone ....

Certainly need something to occupy while this Virus is doing its thing.

Docile ? mmmmm I'm consciously forcing myself to use small movements on the sticks even at reduced...
03-29-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By solentlife

Most people know about Vulcan Raid on Port Stanley airfield but ....

This interesting video gives out there was more than one raid and of course the Brazilian Affair ....

https://youtu.be/ng_X2dHJpZ4
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