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Yesterday, 09:39 AM
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Posted By solentlife

Maybe update your ID to say where you are ... so...

Maybe update your ID to say where you are ... so when posting - people can look to the left under your ID and see location >>>>
05-04-2021, 08:44 PM
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Posted By solentlife

I have an idea Manzano stopped some time ago ......

I have an idea Manzano stopped some time ago ... but worth checking ...

To "hkeelljr" .... its always an idea to say where you are so we can actually advise better.

Your profile indicates...
Forum: Humor
04-26-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,067
Posted By solentlife

When travelling - remember those days we sat in...

When travelling - remember those days we sat in airports ? Well anyway ... having spent many hours sat in airports around the world - you can guarantee to see a number of people wandering around with...
Forum: Humor
04-23-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By solentlife

My wife knows I joke like this ..... she's...

My wife knows I joke like this ..... she's Russian and they have even better ones !!

Russian joke :

What do you call a Woman with car keys ?

Monkey with hand grenade.
04-22-2021, 09:37 PM
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Views: 250
Posted By solentlife

Very nice ...... Have wonderful memories of...

Very nice ......

Have wonderful memories of IoW .... I had my sailboat based at Hayling Island and used to cruise Solent till I moved out here to Latvia ... have my boat here now as well. Its why...
Forum: Humor
04-22-2021, 09:28 PM
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Views: 547
Posted By solentlife

Talking to my mate other day ... I mentioned my...

Talking to my mate other day ... I mentioned my Wife wants a new watch .....

He replied : Why - she must have a clock on the cooker ?
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Why does kitchen furniture have a set in at...
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Views: 256
Posted By solentlife

The first thing I would do is remove prop then...

The first thing I would do is remove prop then return all plugs to normal positions ..... if Mode 2 : Throttle / Rudder .... Elevator / Aileron. Check all work correctly in direction etc.

If not -...
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Views: 216
Posted By solentlife

The only way I can think to do it by parts...

The only way I can think to do it by parts available over shop counter .... is by a second small RX, small lipo and a sound module ...... you could have this anywhere on you ... not necessary to...
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Views: 216
Posted By solentlife

I doubt you can create a sound file and command...

I doubt you can create a sound file and command line to have throttle variance sound.
You could have separate sound files that come in at different throttle stick settings or voice telling you at...
04-17-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By solentlife

ALL gyro stabilisers use level / straight as a...

ALL gyro stabilisers use level / straight as a datum reference - regardless of whether they have 'Panic' mode or not. The difference being whether you have to calibrate or not. Basic non 'panic'...
04-16-2021, 11:21 AM
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Views: 428
Posted By solentlife

1. Never add pitch to the Stabilised RX to...

1. Never add pitch to the Stabilised RX to correct attitude ... it should lay flat along the models natural level datum line.
2. NEVER use Velcro to mount a stabiliser ... its fine with a plain Rx...
04-15-2021, 08:26 PM
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Views: 428
Posted By solentlife

OK ... you've hit on a topic that can create some...

OK ... you've hit on a topic that can create some interesting views and opinions.

For my opinion - I stick with what Hobby Eagle say ... mount aligned properly with level and fore-aft of model. It...
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Views: 242
Posted By solentlife

OK - this would mean swapping over to a radio...

OK - this would mean swapping over to a radio system that can handle FrSky D8 ........ and to be honest given the latest development in multi protocol radios - I see no reason to stick with...
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Views: 242
Posted By solentlife

OK ... first you need to work out what AMP rating...

OK ... first you need to work out what AMP rating needs to be covered by the ESC ... I would assume that being an all in one unit - that it is going to be quite low ... 5 - 10A ??

What LiPo does...
Forum: Humor
04-08-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By solentlife

Being serious for a moment ... when it comes to...

Being serious for a moment ... when it comes to Women and 'size' - its one of the worst questions they can ask a man ... because no matter what we say - its WRONG !!
04-06-2021, 12:23 PM
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Views: 458
Posted By solentlife

The servos in the Kingfisher (I assume this is...

The servos in the Kingfisher (I assume this is the 1400mm version with the three modes - Skis, floats, wheels ?) are standard JR format 3 pin servos .... which most standard Rx's will accept.
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04-04-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By solentlife

Just wondering as the Volantex manual - I...

Just wondering as the Volantex manual - I couldn't find any reference to gain adjustment other than the 3 position switch going from FULL Beginner .. assist .... off.

This thread on RCGroups - the...
04-03-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By solentlife

OK Page 11 of your manual shows that you should...

OK Page 11 of your manual shows that you should calibrate the model for level flight ..... Did you do that ?

The Gyro switch shows it has 3 positions : OFF ... Medium ..... Full Beginner.

But...
04-03-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By solentlife

You need to find way to reduce the GAIN .... ...

You need to find way to reduce the GAIN ....

What happens when gain is too high .. when gyro corrects - it gives too hard a command, the model overshoots and gyro over-corrects other way ... it...
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Views: 385
Posted By solentlife

Here's a list : ...

Here's a list :
https://github.com/pascallanger/DIY-Multiprotocol-TX-Module/blob/master/Protocols_Details.md

I suggest trying one of the FlySky protocols .... because when Volantex was Lanyu -...
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Views: 385
Posted By solentlife

First you have to find out what protocol the...

First you have to find out what protocol the Volantex uses ... then set that in the Module section of programming.

It also depends what TX16 you bought ( I know you say TX16s, but I've heard many...
03-30-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By solentlife

EDF's at the end of the day are too often...

EDF's at the end of the day are too often marginal power setups. Adding bits and bob's to a model can basically tip them over the edge to then be hard to fly.
03-29-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By solentlife

Here she waiting paint to harden (its touch dry)...

Here she waiting paint to harden (its touch dry) .... get her servos and then CoG setup. Prop removed while I painted spinner to blend in.

https://i.imgur.com/l7e9LlR.jpg

Here is the Vulcan 3D...
03-29-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By solentlife

There's something very strange about this - the...

There's something very strange about this - the Viper is a known good flyer in all its forms out of the box.
03-29-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By solentlife

Battery will go where the EDF was - on the CoG...

Battery will go where the EDF was - on the CoG mid of fuz. If you look at the photos above - you can see the EDF top hatch.

I haven't balanced her yet - just did beam calcs to see approx where...
03-29-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By solentlife

Didn't we go through this Viper before ????

Didn't we go through this Viper before ????
03-28-2021, 12:33 PM
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Views: 1,136
Posted By solentlife

The whole point of PU glue is that it bubbles and...

The whole point of PU glue is that it bubbles and foams up to fill the voids. The trick is to tape the area to stop the foam expanding out of the joint or at least to control it.
I find that once...
03-27-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By solentlife

Some have probably been following the RCG thread...

Some have probably been following the RCG thread on this 3D print Vulcan. Basically 1m span ... 900 - 1000gr AUW, 50mm EDF ... and proper ducting to 4 outlets for thrust.

The builders migrated to...
03-27-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By solentlife

Tractor prop Vulcan

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/images/statusicon/wol_error.gif This image has been resized. Click this bar to view the full image. The original image is sized 4000x3000....
Forum: Beginners
03-24-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By solentlife

FlySky is OK ... but proprietary .... for similar...

FlySky is OK ... but proprietary .... for similar money - you can buy Multi-Protocol radio that will work with most brand RX's ....

Jumper
Radiomaster
Radioking

I've recently bought the...
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