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Forum: Foamies 11-10-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7,211
Views: 670,888
Posted By solentlife
Blimey ... 6F !! We are in Autumn and it...

Blimey ... 6F !!

We are in Autumn and it stinks !! Wet, windy, temps hovering in the 3 - 7C range ...

I get an odd quickie flight in when suns going down and wind abates for a few minutes - I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-08-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 161
Posted By solentlife
You have my admiration ! Well done ! ...

You have my admiration !

Well done !

Nigel
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 10-01-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,480
Posted By solentlife
30 Sept 2017 ..... Z_Hgs_cVMqA

30 Sept 2017 .....

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Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-01-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By solentlife
KASK (Latvia) and its annual Invitation meeting

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Invitation to any to attend at the ex Soviet Mig Fighter Station at CIRAVA ... to fly, chat and get to know each other ... all free and basically enjoy.

The video is from my DJI...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 09-24-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 937
Posted By solentlife
No - in fact its telling you that the whole...

No - in fact its telling you that the whole battery is OVER voltage ... No cell should be higher than 4.20V ... and total 16.80V



That means you have 4.18, 4.17, 4.18, 4.20 per cells ... which...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 09-23-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 937
Posted By solentlife
If you give us the cell voltages after charge...

If you give us the cell voltages after charge when its says the High Voltage ... as well as what settings you are using on your charger --- we may be able to help.

Nigel
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 09-21-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,719
Posted By solentlife
I use 3 different types of connector ... ...

I use 3 different types of connector ...

Originally all Tamiya RTF I had were swapped out to DEANS ... reliable connection was then made !

But of course Hobby King then sent out batterys with...
Forum: Power Systems 08-30-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,603
Posted By solentlife
OK ... 9oz ... I guess is model without any...

OK ...

9oz ... I guess is model without any gear ...

Motor adds 2 - 3ozs
Battery adds 3ozs
Servos add 1 - 2ozs incl Rx
Prop / spinner adaptor 1oz

Total now about 16-18ozs ... about the...
Forum: Power Systems 08-30-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,603
Posted By solentlife
First with 3D - you need diameter to get the...

First with 3D - you need diameter to get the airflow and thrust for all those fancy manouevres. Pitch sufficient to give model more speed than stall.

Derek's 2836 1100 actually is powering my...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-03-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,006
Posted By solentlife
Mine never did fly !! I will be trying...

Mine never did fly !!

I will be trying again !!

Nigel
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 07-23-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,480
Posted By solentlife
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Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-21-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,025
Posted By solentlife
Exactly .... Funny thing is when WF is...

Exactly ....

Funny thing is when WF is mentioned - we are labelled DIY people who cobble things together !

RCG suffers lack of moderation - the sheer size of the place makes it difficult I...
Forum: Foamies 07-20-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 764,150
Posted By solentlife
I have the Twin plans ... and like you think...

I have the Twin plans ... and like you think BIGGER !!

Nigel
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-19-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By solentlife
The last thing you want to do is charge up and...

The last thing you want to do is charge up and then find at the field - she hasn't enough oomph to fly.

If 4C is stock - then if anything like most models - the stock LiPo is minimum needed !
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-18-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By solentlife
They are likely fine ... but it doesn't actually...

They are likely fine ... but it doesn't actually tell you what they will do when called upon to work.

I like to charge up and then discharge down again ... to 'keep chemistry awake' ... and not...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-18-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By solentlife
Chemistry is a weird thing and basically all...

Chemistry is a weird thing and basically all batterys rely 'ion' on Chemistry ... forguve my play on word there !! Couldn't resist it !

If you just leave the battery sitting at Storage for a long...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-06-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29,045
Views: 1,659,689
Posted By solentlife
"drone" OUCH !! ...... you know why !! ...

"drone"

OUCH !!

...... you know why !!

Nigel

PS I think Word Chain can ignore this post !!
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-09-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,867
Posted By solentlife
The selling of copy gear is rife in Amazon of all...

The selling of copy gear is rife in Amazon of all places - then practice spans many sellers.

The interesting thing though is that Hobby King who we all know sell end of line and copy's as well as...
Forum: Video Parking lot 05-07-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,883
Posted By solentlife
I will be quite honest and say that I like to...

I will be quite honest and say that I like to post my videos related to the subject title ... ie - if I fly my Mig29 ... I post videos in my Mig29 thread.
I think most people do same.

"yeah74"...
Forum: Beginners 05-07-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By solentlife
Going on ... balancing .... When correcting...

Going on ... balancing ....

When correcting props - and if you sand heavy blade .... make sure you do not touch front of blade - only sand the back of blade and try not to alter its contour. Also...
Forum: Beginners 05-06-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By solentlife
Balance is always good on any prop. Slow Flys are...

Balance is always good on any prop. Slow Flys are terrible often in terms of balance.

Prop on saver ... as long as prop can centre and be tight enough to run - its fine. You can if you wish insert...
Forum: Foamies 04-16-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 764,150
Posted By solentlife
VRIV5gGZd4U Is that better ? To link a video...

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Is that better ? To link a video ... just use the "VRIV5gGZd4U" of the address

I get impression that maybe she is tail heavy ? You did well to fly her and keep her in good...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-03-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By solentlife
If I could fly my models on 8A ..... well ... ...

If I could fly my models on 8A ..... well ...

His load test was unloaded !! Useless .. sorry ...

Yet another wonder battery .....

He keeps on about Watt Hrs .... for us - its not Watt Hrs...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-03-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By solentlife
Theoretically higher you go in mAh ... the LONGER...

Theoretically higher you go in mAh ... the LONGER you get ...

The problem is as I posted before ... the construction to get the higher mAh capacity causes the cells to not want to deliver power...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-03-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,062
Posted By solentlife
WF is still the best .... WE the members...

WF is still the best ....

WE the members need to look after it ... if we don't post / contribute - it will go like many other good sites.

Nigel
Forum: Aerial Photography 04-03-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,826
Posted By solentlife
No disrespect to others - but I would not buy the...

No disrespect to others - but I would not buy the SS2.

I did look at it because it was available to buy ... but the SS3 has a fast switch on and initialize time as well as integrated.
As I gather...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-31-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,322
Posted By solentlife
Dashboard .... printed then pasted to 3mm Depron...

Dashboard .... printed then pasted to 3mm Depron card ...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/DH82a%20Tiger%20Moth/1329662820_3024-tiger-moth_zpsudhegjer.jpg...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-17-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,322
Posted By solentlife
WOW ... over 800 views and no comments !! What...

WOW ... over 800 views and no comments !! What am I doing wrong ??

Cheers
Nigel
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 03-13-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,480
Posted By solentlife
I'm just having so much fun with this plane ... ...

I'm just having so much fun with this plane ...

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I give it a light underhand toss with left hand and she just goes !!

Nigel
Forum: Video Parking lot 03-05-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By solentlife
The sad story of TSR2 ... end of an era ..

The tragic story of the most advanced Aircraft of its time ...

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Nigel
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