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Forum: Beginners
12-08-2016, 07:00 PM
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Posted By potatomasher

Not a happy ending! My Fairchild crashed on...

Not a happy ending! My Fairchild crashed on takeoff. I could have avoided this, I think, had I spent some time testing hand launching toward a soft landing area and then making adjustments to obtain...
Forum: Beginners
10-10-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

More time spent on the internet and I have found...

More time spent on the internet and I have found XT60/JST connectors/adapters that should work. Only problem is the time required to ship from China. Patience is a virtue.
Forum: Beginners
10-07-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

Do any of you have experience connecting the...

Do any of you have experience connecting the mail/female JST RCY connecters on the E-flite 10-Amp Pro Brusheess ESC and E-flite LiPo battery to the Hobby King HK-010 watt meter? Looks like I will...
Forum: Beginners
10-03-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

Waiting for Watt Meter

The project goes on.
I learned the Park 250 has 12 poles. I programed the ESC appropriately.
The Fairchild is about finished and ready to take to the air. I will use a 6x4E prop. The watt meter...
Forum: Beginners
09-22-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

Good advise from you all. Thank you! After a...

Good advise from you all. Thank you!
After a few phone chats with Horizon Hobby I have come to the conclusion that the 3S battery was probably the problem. So now, I am using a 2S battery and a Park...
Forum: Beginners
09-22-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

How many poles does the Park 250 outrunner have?

How many poles does the Park 250 outrunner have?
Forum: Beginners
09-02-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

Not sure why things are taking so long with the...

Not sure why things are taking so long with the new 180 replacement. Maybe E-Flite feels it is not their fault that I used an incorrect prop for the motor.
I think I will go with the 250 sport and...
Forum: Beginners
09-01-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

I’m still waiting for the new E-Flite Park 180 to...

I’m still waiting for the new E-Flite Park 180 to arrive at the hobby shop.
In the interim, I have been studying and still trying to learn how to make the power system work properly. As noted...
Forum: Beginners
08-25-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

Thank you. In all fairness, the hobby shop has...

Thank you.
In all fairness, the hobby shop has asked me to come in when the parts arrive. They want to see what happens this time.
I will report what happens...
Forum: Beginners
08-24-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

ready for first flight

I came to realize that trying to convert my existing Fairchild 24 to RC was not very practicable. I went ahead with the new kit and assembled it while doing my best to accommodate the RC...
Forum: Beginners
06-30-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

Thumbs up Thank you for the advice. I also was able to...

Thank you for the advice. I also was able to speak with Guillow. Both of you were helpful. I have attempted to upload a photo of my plane. If it's not here I will attempt again later to get that...
Forum: Beginners
06-26-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,111
Posted By potatomasher

Fairchild 24 rc build info

I would like to convert an already built 28 inch wing span Guillows Fairchild 24 to electric. I am only interested in controlling the elevator, rudder and throttle. Can someone provide me with...
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