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08-05-2013, 11:40 PM
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Posted By heliflyer

Yes,i think you could be right. Dons away for a...

Yes,i think you could be right. Dons away for a few days but i think it will be the best bet to purchase from him again.
08-04-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,870
Posted By heliflyer

Thanks for that chellie, All i need to know know...

Thanks for that chellie, All i need to know know is what size shaft is fitted to my Dons motor.I purchased it,as a combo,fully balanced.
08-04-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,870
Posted By heliflyer

Dons 4000kv plus motor with 64mm EDO type 11 fan help

Im looking for a bit of advice. I have Dons 4000kv+ motor with type 11 edo fan. I have used this set up in my hk stinger and really like it. Problem is,i have blown the fan unit up with a bit of twig...
03-08-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,744
Posted By heliflyer

Well,i have been flying for the last couple of...

Well,i have been flying for the last couple of months,everything stock,on 3700 5s. Fantastic performer. Virtually pulls away from my hand on an underhand launch.I have had around 20 flights now with...
02-03-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 196,045
Posted By heliflyer

Here is Dons info from his site: Dynamically...

Here is Dons info from his site:
Dynamically balancing makes your fans run smoother and quieter and can prevent rotor failure and bearing failure as there are no extra forces due to vibration....
02-03-2013, 01:42 PM
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Views: 196,045
Posted By heliflyer

Here is the set up i have. Setup C: For 4S lipo...

Here is the set up i have.
Setup C: For 4S lipo (about 675 watts) For 4S 2200 lipo 30-40C
Slightly heavier due to bigger motor but also more efficient than the light 4S setup

Wicked Plus 4000...
02-02-2013, 04:43 PM
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Views: 196,045
Posted By heliflyer

As soon as i can get to fly again,i will doppler...

As soon as i can get to fly again,i will doppler it. Its got to be over 100mph. Don says he dopplered his at 100-105mph. Well fast enough for me.Having said that,i thought the stinger flying stock...
02-02-2013, 11:47 AM
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Posted By heliflyer

:DFinally got to maiden the Stinger today. It is...

:DFinally got to maiden the Stinger today. It is all set up with Dons motor and fan,i also added a Turnigy Plush 60a esc. It was a bit windy at the field today,im in the UK, and the field is up...
01-23-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,025
Posted By heliflyer

My Meteor is now flying with zippy compact 3700...

My Meteor is now flying with zippy compact 3700 5s. Much faster than on fours,Dont think i will be using 4s anymore:D
01-21-2013, 09:34 PM
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Views: 196,045
Posted By heliflyer

Fish,i have got a 4000kv plus motor and fan from...

Fish,i have got a 4000kv plus motor and fan from Dons. I will,when i get it sorted,be flying it with Turnigy 2200 25/50c 4s. I have a new Turnigy plush 60a esc on its way so hopefully will be ready...
01-20-2013, 07:12 PM
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Posted By heliflyer

I still have had no luck with the eflite esc. I...

I still have had no luck with the eflite esc. I have gone through all the timing settings but still stuttering. I resoldered all of the connections,no good. The motor spins up well on the original...
01-16-2013, 11:24 PM
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Views: 196,045
Posted By heliflyer

Still having problems getting this set up...

Still having problems getting this set up working. The new fan has arrived but now the Eflite esc is getting hot when i plug it in.Thats before i throttle up. I have briefly tried the original...
01-06-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,025
Posted By heliflyer

Took the Meteor up the field again this morning....

Took the Meteor up the field again this morning. Very cloudy and that horrible misty rain. Had two good flights,using the under hand launch,with no problems.
This plane is fantastic. So...
01-05-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,025
Posted By heliflyer

I maidened the Meteor today. I was using an...

I maidened the Meteor today. I was using an Overlander 3350 4s 25c lipo. The wind was around 7mph. I hand launch my edfs,so for this one,i held it between the wing and elevator,gripping the fuselage...
12-30-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,025
Posted By heliflyer

I have just finished putting my Meteor together....

I have just finished putting my Meteor together. Quality wise,its as good as any multiplex model i have seen and handled. Went together very well. I did do the elevator mod to give a bit more throw...
12-30-2012, 03:36 PM
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Views: 196,045
Posted By heliflyer

I have had a bit of a mishap. I installed the...

I have had a bit of a mishap. I installed the motor in the stinger,also made the thrust tube up as in Dons template. Fitted the thrust tube and spooled up the motor. Somehow,the thrust tube wasnt...
12-27-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 196,045
Posted By heliflyer

My new motor and fan have arrived safely in the...

My new motor and fan have arrived safely in the UK from Dons RC. Very impressed with the fast delivery.One problem,or worry i have is,Don recommended soldering the esc directly to the motor. I have...
12-16-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 196,045
Posted By heliflyer

Little update on my stinger flying. I have been...

Little update on my stinger flying. I have been flying my original stinger nearly every week. Really feel i have got the hang of her now. My second Stinger has only been flown twice,so in as new...
12-02-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,641
Posted By heliflyer

Thanks fot the compliment max. Yes,all the...

Thanks fot the compliment max. Yes,all the electronics are fine. Esc,servos,fan and motor all survived. Also,the battery is okay.
12-02-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,744
Posted By heliflyer

Just one quick question,as i said before,i have 6...

Just one quick question,as i said before,i have 6 3300 4s lipos that i was using in the habu,will they be okay to use in the Meteor? I will be hand launching as i had no problems hand launching the...
12-02-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,641
Posted By heliflyer

I did the range checks and control surface checks...

I did the range checks and control surface checks and everything was working correctly.
I have not had the chance to check the connections out yet but will do so later today.
I did have a glitch...
12-01-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,641
Posted By heliflyer

MyHabu is no more.Flying today,total loss of...

MyHabu is no more.Flying today,total loss of control. I think it was down to the receiver.Again my fault as was using an orange receiver,should have put a Spektrum receiver in there.The orange...
11-30-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,744
Posted By heliflyer

Thanks xmech for the link. 388 pages,i will...

Thanks xmech for the link. 388 pages,i will either be enlightened or go completely mad.
11-30-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,744
Posted By heliflyer

Dynam Meteor advice

Well, apart from my two hk Stingers,rebuilt Habu plus a Habu 2 airframe,my lovely wife has just bought me a Dynam Meteor.I have been looking at a few youtube clips and am very impressed with the...
11-25-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,641
Posted By heliflyer

Well,here she is,finished. As i said,she wont win...

Well,here she is,finished. As i said,she wont win any beauty contests but the front end is nice and strong so should do me for the time being. Considering
i wasnt going tobother,im glad i did now as...
11-24-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,641
Posted By heliflyer

I have done some more work on the nose now. I...

I have done some more work on the nose now. I used an old V Trainer made from epp ,that i had learnt to fly on as the material for the nose.I built up the foam as you can see in the pictures then...
11-20-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,641
Posted By heliflyer

I have started to repair her. I have made a frame...

I have started to repair her. I have made a frame with flat carbon fibre strips which has give me a guide to work to. I also have my old V Trainer that i learnt on. Its seen better days and is made...
11-19-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,641
Posted By heliflyer

Thanks for the replies. I have decided to attempt...

Thanks for the replies. I have decided to attempt a repair but i am also going to order the air frame only as well. I will let you know how the rebuild goes.
11-18-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,641
Posted By heliflyer

Thanks Stuart,i might just do that. As im in the...

Thanks Stuart,i might just do that. As im in the UK i would have to find some where to buy a block of foam,suitable for the repair.
11-17-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,641
Posted By heliflyer

That airframe is no longer available.

That airframe is no longer available.
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