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03-10-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

Initial testing

Was hoping to break the 1 second mark, but 1.37 seconds is still FAAAAAAST!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9C44FsLS_s
03-06-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

Project update!

It's finished! we all but maybe some decals.
I hope to get the track assembled and do some test runs this weekend.

A picture just wouldn't do.
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02-11-2014, 12:59 AM
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Posted By jibwalker

big capacitor on ESC?

Just got my new 15 amp ESC, and it has this huge capacitor on the end of it. I really don't have the real estate for it. Can anyone tell me what it's for, and if the ESC can do without it? My 6 amp...
02-10-2014, 03:13 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

Oh yea, and again, to follow my progress, see...

Oh yea, and again, to follow my progress, see this album: https://www.facebook.com/jibwalker/media_set?set=a.724009734290208.1073741828.100000435649699&type=1
02-10-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

Extreme Derby update

Yes indeed Chellie. You're right about switching at the ESC signal wire. From my experimentation, I learned that; once the ESC has been armed, the signal wire can be switched open it will stay armed....
02-01-2014, 06:17 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

I've got a CL timer ordered. Not that^ one, cause...

I've got a CL timer ordered. Not that^ one, cause they're out of stock, but one from BSD micro. From my understanding, when the battery is connected, the timer stays at zero throt for 10 secs to let...
01-31-2014, 10:00 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

Project on hold!! Burned up the Spektrum...

Project on hold!!
Burned up the Spektrum receiver somehow during fitting/testing. Then went back to the ECS/serevo tester combo. In attempt to get the servo tester to fit the tiny space, I removed...
01-23-2014, 10:02 AM
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Posted By jibwalker

Thank you

Thanks for all the advise from everyone here. It's been really helpful. I think I'm getting push I was looking for, and I've found a place for everything to fit. Before I can start installing the...
01-22-2014, 09:49 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

Eureka! Chellie, you nailed it. I dissected a...

Eureka! Chellie, you nailed it. I dissected a little 7.4v 180mAh I had lying around, and took one cell out. I just managed to find enough space sandwiched under the rx, and with the 2 zippy cells and...
01-21-2014, 01:32 AM
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Posted By jibwalker

AMEN!!!!

AMEN!!!!
01-20-2014, 10:57 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

Will do Chellie. And thanks;-)

Will do Chellie. And thanks;-)
01-20-2014, 10:50 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

Holy cow. I just did the math. Is this right? ...

Holy cow. I just did the math. Is this right? EDF 27mm - motor Dia 14mm = 13mm * .85 = Outlet tube 11.05mm ? That's a LOT of tapering
01-20-2014, 10:31 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

LOL, The battery I intend to use - if it ever...

LOL, The battery I intend to use - if it ever gets here from Hobbyking - is an improvisation. I'll be combining two 1s 400mAh 30c's in series to make a 7.4v 400mAh 30c. Because that's the ONLY thing...
01-20-2014, 10:16 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

"To get max thrust out of any EDF you need a...

"To get max thrust out of any EDF you need a proper inlet ring and outlet cone. The inlet ring needs to act as a velocity stack to aid the fan in "gathering" air. The outlet cone needs to smoothly...
01-20-2014, 09:56 PM
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Views: 14,762
Posted By jibwalker

Thanks Chellie, but at 29mm thick, that battery...

Thanks Chellie, but at 29mm thick, that battery would be about 24mm larger than the space I'm trying to fit it into.

When you say the voltage needs to change, I suspect you mean that even though...
01-20-2014, 09:45 PM
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Posted By jibwalker

Currently, I'm running all tests on the bench. So...

Currently, I'm running all tests on the bench. So zero restrictions on FSA. Are you saying that the outlet side needs a little restriction?
And, yes the esc's have instructions on how to program - I...
01-20-2014, 08:54 PM
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Views: 14,762
Posted By jibwalker

Question AEO 27mm EDF thrust not there

I'm new to brushless motors, esc's, lipos ect. I purchased an AEO27mm EDF unit and set it up as follows.

Summary:
Motor: ELE RC ADF27-05 PLUS Brushless Ducted Fan Power System 10,000kV
7.4 V...
01-20-2014, 08:53 PM
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Views: 33,557
Posted By jibwalker

Question AEO 27mm 10,000 kV thrust not there

I'm new to brushless motors, esc's, lipos ect. I purchased an AEO27mm EDF unit and set it up as follows.

Summary:
Motor: ELE RC ADF27-05 PLUS Brushless Ducted Fan Power System 10,000kV
7.4 V...
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