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Today, 04:01 PM
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Posted By solentlife

We are now getting back to meetings ... with...

We are now getting back to meetings ... with care. Being EU - the borders are starting to open up .... once I get my new passport - then I plan a trip back to UK ...

https://youtu.be/wV98h7zAnh0
Today, 12:59 PM
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Posted By solentlife

3S 2200 ??? My scratchbuild is on 3S 1300...

3S 2200 ???

My scratchbuild is on 3S 1300 and I get over 10mins .....
07-01-2020, 11:12 AM
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Posted By solentlife

I found as model size grew .. the motor KV came...

I found as model size grew .. the motor KV came down .. such that I had to make up the 'lost KV' by voltage ...

To use 3S means (this is where personal bias really comes in) a KV of around 1000...
Forum: Power Systems
06-23-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By solentlife

Thats' why I have a number of cards to cover many...

Thats' why I have a number of cards to cover many of ther ESC's I have ............ I even have latest Racerstar ESC that is programmed via USB ! Never done it yet ,, but I have the adaptor etc.
Forum: Beginners
06-23-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By solentlife

That's where my not using Spektrum shows .. I...

That's where my not using Spektrum shows .. I would never have thought to enable flaperons for second aileron use.

I am a er9x user and all channels are assignable to anything you want ...

But...
Forum: Beginners
06-23-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By solentlife

Do you have any Gyro Stabiliser or other item...

Do you have any Gyro Stabiliser or other item fitted to the model that may have action with RX / Servos ?

I assume not.

OK ... I'm no Spektrum person ... but surely we can try something ...
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06-22-2020, 10:11 PM
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Posted By solentlife

We finally could have a meet ... saturday. ...

We finally could have a meet ... saturday.

https://youtu.be/wV98h7zAnh0

Sorry about the sun ... new camera and not impressed by it at all .... (video is basically uncut and was a test to see...
06-22-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By solentlife

If only I had that Kart now !! With the ground I...

If only I had that Kart now !! With the ground I have - could be good fun !!
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By solentlife

I don't think the radio brand makes much...

I don't think the radio brand makes much difference ........... if the aileron servos are in separate RX slots ... then go to REVERSE servo in the TX menu and reverse the one you need to change ......
06-21-2020, 09:26 AM
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Views: 141
Posted By solentlife

Finally allowed to have Club meeting .... flew 3 'hacks' ....

https://youtu.be/wV98h7zAnh0

Video not so good .... trying out new hatcam .... not impressed at all !!

Sadly - I went out without alternative .... to back up and get better footage .... still...
06-19-2020, 10:46 AM
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Views: 701
Posted By solentlife

I have to say also that my Laser has paid for...

I have to say also that my Laser has paid for itself many times ...... and there's no real need for CAD as I can draw in Paint ... save to JPG .... import to laser and vectorise ... cut.

I have to...
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Posted By solentlife

What I would like to see is a system that solves...

What I would like to see is a system that solves the issues that Soloshot as example has ...

To have a reliable robot ground based video system to track a model.
06-15-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By solentlife

Great stuff ... When I was 13 .. mate of...

Great stuff ...

When I was 13 .. mate of mine - his back garden looked into anothers and under a sheet - we could make out some GoKart slick tyres ... we laughed and joked about going round and...
06-04-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By solentlife

Unfortunately servo arms differ with brands. Not...

Unfortunately servo arms differ with brands. Not only in diameter of the output shaft to put onto - but also in splines.

I often end up digging through my boxes to find correct arms to fit servos....
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By solentlife

There's a guy on Youtube who posted a video after...

There's a guy on Youtube who posted a video after using a VHS Video tape as streamer !! VERY VERY LONG !!
05-29-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,596
Posted By solentlife

Was at Father in Law funeral yesterday and the...

Was at Father in Law funeral yesterday and the Chapel had tape markers for 2m spacing for people to stand. Russian chapels are standing areas.

I am not certain - but I think max number of people...
Forum: Beginners
05-29-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By solentlife

Always considered Phoenix and Realflight to be...

Always considered Phoenix and Realflight to be overpriced .... I use Clearview and that fits my budget far better !! No dongles ...
05-29-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,596
Posted By solentlife

Its a risky business ... on one hand business has...

Its a risky business ... on one hand business has to restart ... life has to start getting back to routine ... but a second wave could be generated by any of them.

As time goes on and restrictions...
05-29-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,149
Posted By solentlife

No worries ... always here to help.

No worries ... always here to help.
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By solentlife

Our Club when we do shows ... we get together a...

Our Club when we do shows ... we get together a lot of foamies and have streamers attached ...

https://youtu.be/MldKYGUB4n8

Bit long video ... but you see my streamer at start ... then at...
05-28-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,149
Posted By solentlife

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05-28-2020, 08:22 AM
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Views: 1,682
Posted By solentlife

Didn't know Volantex used Horizon Hobby AS3X ......

Didn't know Volantex used Horizon Hobby AS3X ... they are completely different brands ... Volantex is connected to brand Lanyu. They have their own Stab.

I would suggest that either the Gain is...
Forum: Beginners
05-28-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By solentlife

mmm guy was looking for motor 2 years ago .... I...

mmm guy was looking for motor 2 years ago .... I think he may have solved it by now. ;)
05-27-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By solentlife

With those figures ... personally I would dump...

With those figures ... personally I would dump the cheater hole or at least forget about scoop.

Adding that extra pound of weight will affect the flight speed envelope, even though the overall...
05-27-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,149
Posted By solentlife

https://i.imgur.com/bmLqnxL.jpg This is my...

https://i.imgur.com/bmLqnxL.jpg

This is my second version - I modified to shorten the 'trigger' line so it would never be close to pusher props. In many years - I only ever had it happen once -...
05-26-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By solentlife

Photo ? My Lanzian F16 70mm has no cheater...

Photo ?

My Lanzian F16 70mm has no cheater holes .... just relies on a slightly oversized front intake.

If a cheater hole was to be added to avoid a scoop being obvious - I might consider...
05-26-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By solentlife

I have a collection of CG calculators as well as...

I have a collection of CG calculators as well as registered with eCalc ................ I use most of them and average out the results.
05-26-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,149
Posted By solentlife

For such a model - I would go for a Bungee to be...

For such a model - I would go for a Bungee to be honest .... its so simple and avoids all that hassle of ground condition etc.

Here's my pal launching his big wing of a bungee he copied from mine...
05-25-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,327
Posted By solentlife

I complained so much about the battery life...

I complained so much about the battery life failing - they sent me a complete replacement set and told me to keep the old. The second one is just the same ....

BUT there are times it does a...
Forum: Foamies
05-17-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
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...
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