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06-15-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By zoom505

Check out the duo switcher from Gentles ltd in...

Check out the duo switcher from Gentles ltd in scotland. Got so sick of waiting for spare parts for the mentor I went out and bought the smaller mini mag.

Gr8 little plane. Hope to post photos...
05-06-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,551
Posted By zoom505

fab looking beast...

fab looking beast...
02-28-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

I have sent an email to West london Models in the...

I have sent an email to West london Models in the UK. They appear to stock spares for multiplex. They might be a good start. Send them an email. Plane grounded until I get the spare wing braces.
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02-14-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

Hmmmm. The plane flew last saturday. Crashed...

Hmmmm.

The plane flew last saturday. Crashed on takeoff broke my prop.

Flew this morning. Plane took off fine. Decided to leave the camera equipment off the plane for the first run. Did a few...
Forum: Power Systems
02-01-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,221
Posted By zoom505

Offtom, Did just that and it worked a...

Offtom,

Did just that and it worked a treat. Hope to get flying next weekend. thanks a mil.

zoom
02-01-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

Folks Ye were on the money. Cut off all the...

Folks

Ye were on the money. Cut off all the connections and re-soldered the lot. Found one bad connection on the ESC. Motor purred like a tiger. praise the lord.....!

Moved on to my next...
01-30-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

Folks Have my multiplex mentor ready to go....

Folks

Have my multiplex mentor ready to go. Connected my Multiplex Himax 3528-1000 brushless outrunner to my Turnigy plush 60a esc, connected my 3200mah 3s 11.1v lipo. Turned on the tx and rx....
Forum: Power Systems
01-30-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,221
Posted By zoom505

Angry help! himax and turnigy plush 60a

Folks

Have my multiplex mentor ready to go. Connected my Multiplex Himax 3528-1000 brushless outrunner to my Turnigy plush 60a esc, connected my 3200mah 3s 11.1v lipo. Turned on the tx and rx....
01-22-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

Folks The excitement is building. In the...

Folks

The excitement is building. In the photos below you will see the rig I have. Inspired by Crash9's setup i have purchased the gentles duo cam switch which in theory will allow me to switch...
01-19-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

trying to get hot glue in ireland. hard to find...

trying to get hot glue in ireland. hard to find...
01-18-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

zacki glue for elapor foam. dont get it on your...

zacki glue for elapor foam. dont get it on your fingers. has taken me days to sand it off...
01-18-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

Zoom Snr kindly did the soldering today for the...

Zoom Snr kindly did the soldering today for the ESC. Bolted in the motor mount and bolted on the landing gear. Attached the prop to the prop adapter. Its starting to look like a plane......
01-11-2009, 06:48 PM
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Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

Have the servos installed and the gluing...

Have the servos installed and the gluing completed. Wiring up will be next and I hope to get onto this next week. My fingers are stuck with zacki glue.....!!!!
01-05-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

Paul, Have not bought the goggles yet. That...

Paul,

Have not bought the goggles yet. That will be a purchase in the new year. Instead I am going to fly it through an av connection to my laptop for the time being. In the back of the car it...
01-04-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

Paul, In Ireland and the UK at 2.4ghz you...

Paul,

In Ireland and the UK at 2.4ghz you are limited to 10mw power. Next year throughout the EU the range of devices will be expanded slightly but not at 2.4ghz. I think it will be on something...
01-03-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,183
Posted By zoom505

Multiplex Mentor for FPV/AP

Multiplex Mentor just arrived in the post. Am now going to build the beast and prep it for AP over the next few weeks time permitting.


APC Prop 11.0 x 5.5
Plush 60amp Speed Controller
Himax...
01-01-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,342
Posted By zoom505

Fab Photos people....!:<:

Fab Photos people....!:<:
12-26-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,486
Posted By zoom505

Same to ye all folks. Best regards for the...

Same to ye all folks. Best regards for the holiday season.

It'll be fine in 09.
Forum: Beginners
12-22-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By zoom505

jstar It would be great if someone would...

jstar

It would be great if someone would youtube a know how answer to that question and how to rig flaps too!
12-22-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,184
Posted By zoom505

Ladies, Thks for d info. I feared as much....

Ladies,

Thks for d info. I feared as much. line of sight is obviously important even if using FPV. Am flying on a 35mhz radio and using 2.4 for the wireless video. Wont be going outside 1km so....
12-21-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,184
Posted By zoom505

bump

bump
12-18-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,934
Posted By zoom505

Caltrop You are on the money regarding...

Caltrop

You are on the money regarding flycamone2. Am amazed none of the major kit manufacturers have provided a high quality compact camera focused on ap... or triggering for that matter!!!
...
12-17-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,934
Posted By zoom505

love the pentax optio s12. thinkin of getin one...

love the pentax optio s12. thinkin of getin one with a gentld IR trigger...
11-28-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,455
Posted By zoom505

absoloutely fabulous stuff. amazing!!!!!

absoloutely fabulous stuff. amazing!!!!!
11-22-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,629
Posted By zoom505

imho, just a quick check on the calculations. the...

imho, just a quick check on the calculations. the last figure is 185dm2.... should that not be 18.5 dm2.?? What size wing approx would I be looking at roughly??

thks

zoom
11-21-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,629
Posted By zoom505

Max, I had looked at the taxi 2400 wing and...

Max,

I had looked at the taxi 2400 wing and SIG 110 wings as they had a leaner profile and encouraged more speed. What really appeal to me about many glider set ups is the foam core and glass...
11-21-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,629
Posted By zoom505

Thanks for the quick calculations. So I am...

Thanks for the quick calculations. So I am looking at a twin engine configuration.?

Ar there any gliders on the market that I could use the wing from without having to build a wing?

Cheers for...
11-19-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,629
Posted By zoom505

bulid the plane around the payload

Folks,

Am all twinstarred out. It and my supercub are ready to file divorce proceedings after a year of flying that would give the red baron a hangover!

I have a camera payload, fpv gear and...
11-18-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,184
Posted By zoom505

Folks how do buildings and obstacles affect...

Folks how do buildings and obstacles affect range? I fly FPV in a pretty "hilly" area.

zoom
Replies: 1
Views: 1,673
Posted By zoom505

2.4ghz power limits

Folks,

Apparently I can go analogue with a TV dish and get a better range. !!!

How would I go about doing that??? The 2.4ghz power limits in Ireland are for digital transmission only.

Zoom
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