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06-09-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,722
Posted By Laggard

I'm wondering how efficient gas motors are. Good...

I'm wondering how efficient gas motors are. Good outrunners are roughly 70% efficient. How do glow motors compare?
Forum: Beginners
06-02-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,426
Posted By Laggard

I will not let my cells drop below 3.75 which is...

I will not let my cells drop below 3.75 which is roughly 80%.
Forum: Beginners
05-26-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,614
Posted By Laggard

Headsuprc has about the best service of anyone...

Headsuprc has about the best service of anyone I've ever used. Value Hobby also has great service and great prices on Gforce lipo packs. Great service and decent prices from BP Hobbies. BlackdogRc...
05-25-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 96,547
Posted By Laggard

You'll have better luck asking this in the...

You'll have better luck asking this in the helicopter section.
Forum: Beginners
05-19-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By Laggard

Since it's from BH I wouldn't trust it any...

Since it's from BH I wouldn't trust it any further than i could throw it.
05-17-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,933
Posted By Laggard

Ignore this. Most ESCs have a LVC that is set...

Ignore this. Most ESCs have a LVC that is set too low to safely protect your lipos from not discharging past 80% of capacity. I don't let mine drop below 3.75 and the way I figure that out is by...
05-14-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,891
Posted By Laggard

Beautiful plane. Those Europeans sure love their...

Beautiful plane. Those Europeans sure love their tx trays.
05-13-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,891
Posted By Laggard

I giggle to myself every time I see some guy...

I giggle to myself every time I see some guy fruitlessly trying to start a glow engine. Crude technology it is. How efficient is your average glow motor?
04-13-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By Laggard

I'll make a hash out of this but my opinion is...

I'll make a hash out of this but my opinion is that the way to get a plane to fly level at a given throttle setting is not by adusting the COG but by trimming the control surfaces. I trim for...
04-08-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,993
Posted By Laggard

Is this the same breakthrough that has been...

Is this the same breakthrough that has been posted 36 times over the last year on RCG?
04-08-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,430
Posted By Laggard

Agreed. I find them no better than $4 TP servos...

Agreed. I find them no better than $4 TP servos available from many fine vendors such as Hobbypartz.com or Hobby King. I've also read several stories of them (hs55) failing in flight.
Forum: Beginners
04-08-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,598
Posted By Laggard

Deans all the way. Easy to solder, never had one...

Deans all the way. Easy to solder, never had one fail and never had problems unhooking them.
04-02-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,937
Posted By Laggard

And servo reversing actually consisted of turning...

And servo reversing actually consisted of turning the servo the other way.
03-31-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,937
Posted By Laggard

Glad you like it. I loathe it and use it only as...

Glad you like it. I loathe it and use it only as a last resort to tame a skitish plane.
03-29-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,571
Posted By Laggard

You need to look at the stats for your motor and...

You need to look at the stats for your motor and choose the prop size appropriate for the weight of your plane, and the capacity of your battery and esc.
Forum: Beginners
03-29-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By Laggard

Never used the struts and never had a problem.

Never used the struts and never had a problem.
Forum: Beginners
03-25-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,223
Posted By Laggard

Wow. Beautifully said.

Wow. Beautifully said.
03-17-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,803
Posted By Laggard

A few summers back when I was really into kites...

A few summers back when I was really into kites it was never windy. Then I got into RC planes and now the wind never drops below 15. !!
Forum: Beginners
03-13-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,459
Posted By Laggard

Standard servos are about the only thing that was...

Standard servos are about the only thing that was available when I got into RC in the mid-80s.
06-10-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,014
Posted By Laggard

LOL

LOL
06-06-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,690
Posted By Laggard

Electric is cool. Combustion engines are horse...

Electric is cool. Combustion engines are horse and buggy. Inefficient, stinky and crude.
Forum: Power Systems
05-31-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,586
Posted By Laggard

The three wires from the rc go to the motor. ...

The three wires from the rc go to the motor. You'll need to solder connectors unto these wires. The most common connector are bullets. The other two wires from the esc plug into the battery. ...
05-31-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,426
Posted By Laggard

Anyone remember the guy killed by a flying...

Anyone remember the guy killed by a flying lawnmower at a NFL game back in the 70s or 80s?
Forum: Beginners
05-25-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,749
Posted By Laggard

Maybe snowball is a small dog? Or maybe he meant...

Maybe snowball is a small dog? Or maybe he meant the delicious Hostess Sno Ball cream filled chocolate cakes?
Forum: Beginners
05-25-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,749
Posted By Laggard

Duct tape and a hot glue gun!

Duct tape and a hot glue gun!
05-24-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,778
Posted By Laggard

Oh man, I don't check Wattflyer for 12 hours and...

Oh man, I don't check Wattflyer for 12 hours and miss it again. Argh!
Forum: Beginners
05-14-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,427
Posted By Laggard

Planes are typically trimmed to fly level at a...

Planes are typically trimmed to fly level at a certain throttle setting. I trim mine at 50% throttle. Aircraft should climb when throttle is added and vice versa.
Forum: Power Systems
05-13-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,160
Posted By Laggard

I used to use only APC props but have since...

I used to use only APC props but have since switched back to GWS HD and can't really tell the difference. They're cheap and with a prop saver I rarely break them.
05-06-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 21,237
Posted By Laggard

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05-05-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 21,237
Posted By Laggard

Confused. I got shipping notification and then...

Confused. I got shipping notification and then received notification of a $21 refund to my Pay Pal account.
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