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11-15-2007, 03:28 PM
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Posted By j_jones84

Ahh no the stryker works great. I got the PnP so...

Ahh no the stryker works great. I got the PnP so all I had to do was fly it. I had a rough maiden. Tx setting were wrong... down was up and up was down. You can imagine how that went. Crashed a few...
11-14-2007, 02:16 AM
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Posted By j_jones84

Well I'm not really sure. FOr some reason I...

Well I'm not really sure. FOr some reason I thought it would come with servos, but it didn't so I got some.. havent got it all put together yet. Not sure if I got the correct length of servo...
Forum: ParkFlyers
11-07-2007, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By j_jones84

My ARF didn't come with servo's.. kinda pissed....

My ARF didn't come with servo's.. kinda pissed. It's pretty much a kit. So I should just look up what was in the ARF and get those?
Forum: ParkFlyers
11-06-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,488
Posted By j_jones84

Any ideas? Oh and I'm planning on skipping the...

Any ideas? Oh and I'm planning on skipping the decals and using some Econkote (supposedly safe on foam) covering. Gonna pick some up and an iron... never done ANYTHING similar to covering.. going to...
Forum: ParkFlyers
11-06-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,488
Posted By j_jones84

AXIfied Magister

So I thought I had all I needed but I forgot to get servo's. Got the AXI 2820/12 Brushless

Thunderbird 54 ESC

4500mAh 11.1v LiPo

DX6 2.4ghz Tx/Rx .. but the servos that came with the DX6 are...
11-05-2007, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,226
Posted By j_jones84

Messed up a AXI 2820/12 gold

Mounting it to the bracket the damn head of the screw broke off. Was using the suggested 3mm diam 10mm length screws. The motor spins by hand but not "freely". It moves in steps as I would describe...
10-21-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,595
Posted By j_jones84

3S Lipo charger (All I find is DC)

Ok, so this is what I've heard about batteries:

Balancing is a must for LiPos... balance after every flight.

Charging slow is better, some tell me its not reccomended to charge over 1A

But...
10-21-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,609
Posted By j_jones84

My original thought before reading the...

My original thought before reading the instructions was to use Delta because in my understanding that's exactly what the stryker is. But I challenge those with the Stryker f27-c PnP to look in their...
10-21-2007, 03:11 AM
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Views: 2,609
Posted By j_jones84

Was scratching my head about the antenna,...

Was scratching my head about the antenna, removing it now
10-20-2007, 11:07 PM
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Views: 2,609
Posted By j_jones84

Stryker / DX6 help needed

Stryker F-27C PnP

2.4ghz DX6 Rx/Tx

First off, I need to replace the Eflight connector from the esc to deans because all of my 4 LiPo's are Deans Female. So I have not gotten up in the air yet....
10-19-2007, 02:28 AM
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Posted By j_jones84

Lol, its funny how threads can get so off course

Lol, its funny how threads can get so off course
10-17-2007, 06:19 AM
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Views: 5,637
Posted By j_jones84

Great thread! I've have many moments. Thankfully...

Great thread! I've have many moments. Thankfully I usually fly with a good friend of mine and he'll handle questions when I'm flying or vice versa. When we are both flying at the same time I try and...
10-16-2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,202
Posted By j_jones84

Batteries should be here tommorow! At least I can...

Batteries should be here tommorow! At least I can try out the stryker. Still need to mount the Rx and hook up the antenna. Not really sure how that works though. I know the pre-ran antenna wire needs...
10-13-2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 53
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Posted By j_jones84

Was planning on just using the servos, will price...

Was planning on just using the servos, will price out the ones you've suggested (Better safe than sorry). Servo's are pretty cheap right? Worth paying extra at my LHS vs shipping?

Charger.. well,...
10-12-2007, 06:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,202
Posted By j_jones84

Everything you said. Magistar 64" ARF AXI...

Everything you said.

Magistar 64" ARF
AXI 2820/12
12 x 6 prop
5mm Collet adapter
Thunderbird 54 ESC
4x LM Loong max 2250 3S1P 15C Lipo pack
And a charger/power supply from efilte... same...
09-30-2007, 04:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,202
Posted By j_jones84

How was the hyperflea assembly? How does it fly...

How was the hyperflea assembly? How does it fly at low throttle? What components did yah put in it?
09-29-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 53
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Posted By j_jones84

Woprk has been kicking my ass lately, sorry for...

Woprk has been kicking my ass lately, sorry for the delay.

[email protected]

I'd consider a 4ch, would not allow for flap upgrades is the only downfall.. but I could be happy sans- flaps
09-27-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,202
Posted By j_jones84

Kadet looks fun, I would def go with the...

Kadet looks fun, I would def go with the brushless.. but was a little smaller than I was looking for. I guess size doesn't really matter to me too much as long as it can handle the wind. Just able to...
09-27-2007, 05:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,202
Posted By j_jones84

The HyperFlea is the newest version of the...

The HyperFlea is the newest version of the SuperFlea for lack of a better description.

As for updating the cub, it's just worn out. I want to get something with a larger wingspan (Cub is 46" I...
09-26-2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,202
Posted By j_jones84

Modding the cub isn't really an option. You'd...

Modding the cub isn't really an option. You'd understand if you saw it. Suffice it to say that the cub is done for.

I see lots of reccomendations for the stryker, is the hyperflea no good?

As...
09-26-2007, 05:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,202
Posted By j_jones84

Yah I was wanting to stray from the RTF but I...

Yah I was wanting to stray from the RTF but I don't know much about the electronics.

I've been told to get a 6ch 2.4ghz radio (I've had a 6ch Futaba so I was thinking of getting another).. because...
09-24-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,202
Posted By j_jones84

Spend $800 for me

Looking for an electric high wing and delta wing

Thinking the ElectriStar and the HyperFlea..
Forum: Beginners
09-12-2007, 03:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,847
Posted By j_jones84

ACT is garbage. I recommend removing the sensors...

ACT is garbage. I recommend removing the sensors completely then taping over the open holes with clear box tape.
Forum: Beginners
09-08-2007, 04:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,742
Posted By j_jones84

I like the looks of the Ultrafly Super...

I like the looks of the Ultrafly Super Decathlon.. any other suggestions for an electric hobby grade high-wing trainer?

Suggestions on brushless motors? Batteries? Chargers? Anything I should know?
Forum: Beginners
09-06-2007, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,742
Posted By j_jones84

I might toss some solder on the capicitors but...

I might toss some solder on the capicitors but they look fine. As far as interference goes that doesnt seem to fit, because my friends Suber Cub flies fine in the same area at the same time... just...
Forum: Ebay for sale
09-06-2007, 03:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,413
Posted By j_jones84

Blade Cx2 + extra battery

Brand new, flown through 2 battery packs to test them

Never crashed

$49.99 no reserve

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=190149560194&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT&ih=009
09-06-2007, 03:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 861
Posted By j_jones84

New Blade CX2 + extra Lipo

Barely flown (2 packs) and never crashed

On ebay for $49.99

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=190149560194&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT&ih=009
Forum: Beginners
09-06-2007, 03:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,742
Posted By j_jones84

I appreciate the replies. I thought about the...

I appreciate the replies. I thought about the "cone of silence" or "deadzone" and ruled that out. What I may not be conveying in the post is the frequency of the cutouts. We are talking probably 50...
Forum: Beginners
09-04-2007, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,742
Posted By j_jones84

How do I connect it directly to the motor? Same...

How do I connect it directly to the motor? Same connector?

The thing that bugs me about this is that I can hold the plane in my hand and run it and it doesn't cut out. I haven't done this for a...
Forum: Beginners
09-03-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,742
Posted By j_jones84

Yah I should have said that. I have disabled ACT,...

Yah I should have said that. I have disabled ACT, and it is always in the off position regardless. I actually unplugged and removed the sensors when I first got the cub. As for the batteries they are...
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