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09-16-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,556
Posted By Relsom

You may be right, Jim. And I may have posted...

You may be right, Jim. And I may have posted victory too soon. With the AA's installed and the EFlite adapter plugged in the charging indicator did not shut off within a reasonable time. Charging...
09-15-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,556
Posted By Relsom

Odd, the 6vdc 650ma power supply I was trying to...

Odd, the 6vdc 650ma power supply I was trying to use caused the charge light to turn off when I plugged it in. It was already in charge mode with a lipo inserted and the AA's installed.

I went up...
09-15-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,556
Posted By Relsom

So do the batteries have to stay in the charger...

So do the batteries have to stay in the charger for the adapter to work. I can't get the light to come on while using the adapter with the AA's pulled out.
...Chris
09-15-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,556
Posted By Relsom

Power Supply For EFlite 1 Cell Charger

This E Flite EFLC100, the one with 4 AA batteries for charging the little 1 cell Blade lipos may optionally be supplied with a 6vdc supply. Has anyone had any luck using a generic OTS 6vdc supply?...
01-18-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,930
Posted By Relsom

Emailed Jeff about that yesterday. He says...

Emailed Jeff about that yesterday. He says they're about 10 days out on the UBECs.

...Chris
01-17-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,930
Posted By Relsom

Wow, it's great having my #1 supply house right...

Wow, it's great having my #1 supply house right here on my #1 RC site! I'll be placing an order with ya as soon as the UBEC's are back in stock. Good luck in the new year Jeff.
...Chris
12-26-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,450
Posted By Relsom

Merry Christmas Everyone!! ....And safe travels...

Merry Christmas Everyone!! ....And safe travels if you're on the road.

...Chris
12-06-2008, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,488
Posted By Relsom

Thanks for the input. I cut out the bottom intake...

Thanks for the input. I cut out the bottom intake in the cowl since it lines up with the horizontal slot that the ESC is in. I'm afraid cutting out the other 2 intakes will weaken the cowl but I...
12-05-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,488
Posted By Relsom

GWS P40 airflow.

A question about air flow. With the ESC in the foam hollow behind the cowl, is there enough air flow up through the wire passages or should I cut out a port at the rear of the hollow, just under...
12-04-2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 59,076
Posted By Relsom

Thanks for the tip. I don't plan on building this...

Thanks for the tip. I don't plan on building this till after the first of the year so I've got time to make a list of stuff needed to complete it. Truth be known, I was (still am) looking at the HL...
12-03-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 59,076
Posted By Relsom

I scored one of these this weekend for 120 bucks....

I scored one of these this weekend for 120 bucks. I wasn't really in the market for it but couldn't pass it up at that price. Any idea on an alternate (cheap) to the E-Flite power 25?
....Chris
Forum: Power Systems
10-21-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 55,866
Posted By Relsom

I'd say $18.75 shipping for a $30 order is high....

I'd say $18.75 shipping for a $30 order is high. Guess I'm spoiled by Heads Up's $2 flat rate. But Jeff doesn't stock these motors. I managed to pare down my order to under 250g to qualify for their...
Forum: Power Systems
10-19-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 55,866
Posted By Relsom

I'm looking at placing an order for a couple of...

I'm looking at placing an order for a couple of these motors along with some other small parts. Anyone know how to get the USPS Priority Mail shipping instead of the EMS Express price or is there no...
10-19-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,182
Posted By Relsom

My LHS closed it's doors for good this summer....

My LHS closed it's doors for good this summer. Hobby Corner. I'd gotten my start in RC flying back in the late 80's with all kinds of help and support from the owner, Charlie Barnes, who...
Forum: Foamies
10-10-2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By Relsom

Point well taken, One-Eyed-Guy. That's probably...

Point well taken, One-Eyed-Guy. That's probably the issue. I've also got a motor mount problem that I'll have to resolve before I put it all back together. Seems those aluminum BL stick mounts like...
Forum: Beginners
10-10-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,252
Posted By Relsom

Snowpony, I consider myself a relative beginner...

Snowpony, I consider myself a relative beginner also and have gotten lots of help here on WF. Me and few friends got into this hobby a little while back and all started with the Yellow Bee, then...
Forum: Foamies
10-09-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By Relsom

Well, one thing is certain. And that is I'm not a...

Well, one thing is certain. And that is I'm not a perfect painter. I built using the stock GWS paper hinges, so jamming the pins isn't an issue. I did remove all of the control rods and masked the...
Forum: Foamies
10-06-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By Relsom

E-Starter Flies Goofy After Painting

Alright, Last week I maidened my 2nd E-Starter just to see how she'd do before painting and was very pleased. Straight, level, easy turns, no surprises. So this weekend I painted her and took her out...
Forum: Foamies
09-15-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,381
Posted By Relsom

Interesting tool. I wound up using a 4" tabletop...

Interesting tool. I wound up using a 4" tabletop belt sander. As long as you don't lay into it too hard it worked really well. The tool in the link would have been fine if I hadn't already glassed...
09-10-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 16,026
Posted By Relsom

Guess you had to be there. Oh, and sorry ...no...

Guess you had to be there. Oh, and sorry ...no Jenny here.

.....Anyway, Bill, that fly-in looks like a great time. I'll put it on my calendar. Though were not AMA. Nothing against it. Probably for...
09-10-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 16,026
Posted By Relsom

Hey FiremanBill, I had no idea there was a field...

Hey FiremanBill, I had no idea there was a field actually in Newport News. I just finished a 5 year contract at the shipyard so I don't get by there regularly anymore but I'd still like to check you...
Forum: Foamies
09-09-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,381
Posted By Relsom

I still think my main problem is that I glassed...

I still think my main problem is that I glassed these surfaces before tring to finish the hingeline. I like the idea of using blenderm or something similar to mask the gap. I've yet to get any...
Forum: Foamies
09-08-2008, 04:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,381
Posted By Relsom

Nah, I'm talking about the 'V' taper on the...

Nah, I'm talking about the 'V' taper on the hingeline of the control surfaces. It probably would have gone better if I'd shaped them first before glassing. I don't remember it being that big a deal...
Forum: Beginners
09-07-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,791
Posted By Relsom

Cindy gets it well though one odd quirk is that...

Cindy gets it well though one odd quirk is that she relates "up" with forward elev stick and has to think it in reverse. That's much like a neighbor who does the same thing with throttle but uses...
Forum: Foamies
09-07-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,381
Posted By Relsom

How do YOU taper your foamy LEs

The one thing that slows me down in a build is the taper on these GWS foamy LEs. I know, I know it should be so simple. Maybe I've just got a mental block about it. My latest build is a glassed...
Forum: Beginners
09-07-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,791
Posted By Relsom

Thanks, everyone. I'll pass this all on to the...

Thanks, everyone. I'll pass this all on to the better half. Already she asked when I was going to build her one. And she's always wanted a heli. Way back when I was into nitro planes, before my 15+...
Forum: Beginners
09-07-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,791
Posted By Relsom

Wife = Instant Pilot

This afternoon after Hannah passed through, my buddy Tom (Tall Boy) called and asked if I wanted to go fly. We figured since the field was going to be wet the likelihood of the soccer crowd edging us...
Replies: 6
Views: 3,218
Posted By Relsom

Hmmm, you'd think that being a computer radio it...

Hmmm, you'd think that being a computer radio it wouldn't be that hard to allow for that in programming.
Replies: 6
Views: 3,218
Posted By Relsom

DX7 Flight Timer

Anyone know if the timer can be started with throttle up and paused with throttle down like on the Optic6?
Thank's
.....Chris
08-05-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,399
Posted By Relsom

Maybe I'm missing something, and forgive me if...

Maybe I'm missing something, and forgive me if I'm wrong, but you didn't mention how you're keeping these 12/5's charged in the first place. Most security system power supplies have a charging...
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