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Yesterday, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By solentlife

PU Glue ..... (Gorilla Glue). Basically make...

PU Glue ..... (Gorilla Glue).

Basically make the cracks into V channels and then use the PU glue on the joint faces and to fill the V ...... tape it up to keep the PU roughly to shape and fix all...
Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By solentlife

I have the Eachine Video / data Rx for Android...

I have the Eachine Video / data Rx for Android ... basically it provides same as a Goggles Rx but feeds to any Android with OTG function.

All you need is the video TX part of a tiny whoop etc. to...
Yesterday, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By solentlife

Most models have one wing heavier than other ......

Most models have one wing heavier than other ... or when putting LiPo / RX etc. in - slightly offcentre causing 'one wing low' .... especially on small models !

Solution ? Small nails / tacks into...
03-02-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By solentlife

Wood has cellulose in it and that works with the...

Wood has cellulose in it and that works with the ammonia ... water etc.

An old trick was to paint water one side and dope other ... the sheet or spar would warp to the dope side as it shrank.
...
03-02-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By solentlife

I heard that ammonia based window cleaner is...

I heard that ammonia based window cleaner is better than just plain water ...

But yes normal method is to wet and clamp in opposite direction ... let it dry ..
02-27-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 659
Posted By solentlife

You could take off all wheels .... then bungee...

You could take off all wheels .... then bungee launch it ... or if they are retracts - keep them up and bungee ...
02-27-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 659
Posted By solentlife

+1 Guy in our group had a Viper ... he took...

+1

Guy in our group had a Viper ... he took all wheels off it and hand launched it ... it flew well ..... he did eventually up the battery in it ... it was the original 3S / 4S Viper from some...
02-27-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By solentlife

Where you've been using Epoxy for structural and...

Where you've been using Epoxy for structural and to give strength ... have you tried Exterior Grade PU Glue (Brown Gorilla Glue is same) ..... strong but so much lighter and easier to work with.
I...
Forum: Humor
02-26-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By solentlife

Tried teaching English ... all Greek to me ! ...

Tried teaching English ... all Greek to me !

Then Geography - just got lost in it

Then Aeronautics - that was just a Flight of Fantasy
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By solentlife

For anyone interested in budget but good RX's for...

For anyone interested in budget but good RX's for this radio ... or any Multi / FrSky .....

I am very happy so far with the recent availability of RadioMaster RX's replacing the FrSky that many...
02-25-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By solentlife

There are three things I want from a glue : ...

There are three things I want from a glue :

Reasonable grab time
Strong joint
Lightweight

There are few glues that actually achieve all three ... but Polyurethane Resin Glue does .... you...
02-25-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By solentlife

Yes degrees are absolute - but the mm are related...

Yes degrees are absolute - but the mm are related to the surface stated for .... so ie 5mm on a narrow chord control will mean more degrees than 5mm on a wide chord control.
02-25-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 659
Posted By solentlife

You have plenty of Power .... thrust cannot be...

You have plenty of Power .... thrust cannot be measured on a Wattmeter. Thrust is measured on a digital weighing scale ..... example :

https://youtu.be/hOtJ7dZQgHM

Testing my T45 ......

I'm...
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By solentlife

Fair enough .......... and I have to be honest...

Fair enough .......... and I have to be honest that my old 9x's and 9xr's are still working as good as the day I bought.
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By solentlife

Anyone else with a radio collection ?

https://i.imgur.com/DpCrA2T.jpg

That's 9 radios .... (I have 3 other 2 ch stick radios on 27Mhz and 2 Car / Boat Radios on 2.4 as well).

Starting top left :

Lanyu RTF 4ch 35Mhz .... Futaba...
02-24-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 659
Posted By solentlife

mmmmm watching the video ... I assume that the...

mmmmm watching the video ... I assume that the battery in use was not fully charged ? I respect Q's knowledge and he is so correct about higher C rating not giving more power if original is suitable...
02-24-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By solentlife

Some people ask me how I check control surface movement .....

https://i.imgur.com/8SBBSyh.jpg

Printed / drawn onto stiff thin card ..... it can be inserted into the gap between the moving surface and adjacent fixed ... taped or pinned to stop it moving while...
02-24-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By solentlife

So if you can disconnect that rear nut from servo...

So if you can disconnect that rear nut from servo .... then keep forcing by hand till it turns easily ... keep working it.

Another solution is to lose the servo connected system and then link to...
02-24-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By solentlife

With foam models you actually have an advantage...

With foam models you actually have an advantage ... you can if no other way - cut the front section off carefully and once work completed carefully glue back in place again.

Tip : When doing such...
02-24-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 659
Posted By solentlife

This is a grass field ? So you changed...

This is a grass field ?



So you changed from single wheel to twin wheel mains ? So you doubled the wheel drag on the ground ?

Sorry to be blunt - but if you are on grass field and you fitted...
02-24-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By solentlife

Is it this one : ...

Is it this one :

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1052/4162/files/Dynam_1270mm_Waco_Instruction_Manual_11c0ed58-5374-43e0-a488-9dca326b10f9.pdf

If so - then the motor appears to be rear screw...
02-24-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By solentlife

is this the 1270mm Dynam version ? ...

is this the 1270mm Dynam version ?

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1052/4162/files/Dynam_1270mm_Waco_Instruction_Manual_11c0ed58-5374-43e0-a488-9dca326b10f9.pdf

You should be able to use a...
02-24-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By solentlife

If the screws are buried - then you won't have...

If the screws are buried - then you won't have much choice but to ease fuselage apart to get at them.

If you have access to a forum that discusses this - then best is to talk with them ... we can...
02-24-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 659
Posted By solentlife

You say 30-45 to 60C ..... are they Nanotech's by...

You say 30-45 to 60C ..... are they Nanotech's by any chance ?

Technically a 30C 3300mAh battery should be able to supply 99Amps ..... 30 x 3300/1000 .....
In reality it would be fair to guess...
02-24-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 659
Posted By solentlife

C rating is not shown on meter ... What you...

C rating is not shown on meter ...

What you need to know is :

AMPS at full throttle
VOLTS at full throttle shown on the meter
WATTS on meter at full throttle.

We know you have 6S but not...
Forum: Beginners
02-22-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By solentlife

OK ... lets clear up another item : Shaft...

OK ... lets clear up another item :

Shaft holes in prop hubs do not need to be uniform front to back lin constant internal diameter. The hole only allows the shaft to locate centrally in the hub...
Forum: Beginners
02-22-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By solentlife

OK .... NEVER drill a prop hub ... you cannot...

OK .... NEVER drill a prop hub ... you cannot g'tee it being straight or centred. Many people have ruined props doing it. Once drilled wrong - its virtually impossible to correct.

What you need is...
02-16-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By solentlife

Canberra - The Great White Whale ...

Well worth watching all way through ... not just a Ship - but a Hero ..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnLRaZ6QbBY
Forum: 3D Printing
02-15-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By solentlife

So assembly is relatively easy ..... Just a...

So assembly is relatively easy .....

Just a slight modification made to the stepper motor mount. The kit I have - the stepper motor drive part is too high and the ball bearing ring does not sit...
02-14-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By solentlife

Warps .... there are a number of ways to sort ......

Warps .... there are a number of ways to sort ...

Water .... wet the wood and then gentle heat ... while the item is eased to opposite way of warp ... let cool

Ammonia or Window Cleaner .......
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