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06-14-2013, 05:38 PM
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Posted By mred

Steve, You also need to worry about the...

Steve,

You also need to worry about the voltage of the ESC in addition to the motor. Either one could burn out, but the ESC is more important then the motor is. It will take more voltage for...
02-19-2012, 12:51 AM
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Posted By mred

Yep, it's old data, just like me, but I do...

Yep, it's old data, just like me, but I do try................:D

Ed
02-18-2012, 02:02 AM
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Posted By mred

Here is what Castle Creations says about the ESC...

Here is what Castle Creations says about the ESC and using the throttle adjust to limit the current going to the ESC;

A speed controller controls power to the motor by turning full throttle...
02-17-2012, 11:44 PM
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Posted By mred

I looked up your motor and couldn't find any data...

I looked up your motor and couldn't find any data on the operation of this motor, so I checked a different motor that does give this data. On 3S you should be able to run about a 6X5.5 and on a 2S...
02-17-2012, 11:26 PM
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Posted By mred

Greetings and welcome to watt flyer. Now then,...

Greetings and welcome to watt flyer. Now then, as to your question, you can't do that at all. That's the easy answer. The other answer is this. The output of the ESC is a square wave and you can...
12-18-2011, 08:32 AM
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Posted By mred

First of all, you should be able to get this...

First of all, you should be able to get this information from the guy you bought this motor from. He should know how to set it up and run it.

If you can't get the information from him, then you...
12-03-2011, 06:46 AM
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Posted By mred

Glad to hear you found your problem. I'll join...

Glad to hear you found your problem. I'll join you in wanting to be in that will too. Can't hurt anyway.

Ed
11-29-2011, 03:59 AM
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Views: 218,425
Posted By mred

How is your timing set on the ESC? The battery...

How is your timing set on the ESC? The battery should not have anything to do with the way it starts up unless it is underrated for that motor and prop. That battery should work just fine and I have...
11-29-2011, 03:38 AM
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Posted By mred

I never said the charger would cause the fire, I...

I never said the charger would cause the fire, I said the battery being out of balance would cause it, because the charger cannot tell that one cell is way out of balance and will continue to charge...
11-28-2011, 04:02 AM
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Posted By mred

I would like to address a couple of issues about...

I would like to address a couple of issues about charging in general. First, you CAN charge through the discharge leads and this is not a problem IF you don't get an imbalance in the cells. First of...
11-28-2011, 02:05 AM
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Posted By mred

You didn't say what kind of battery you got. What...

You didn't say what kind of battery you got. What is the "C" rating of the batteries you bought from China?? I hope you got the 30C or 40C batteries, because they have 10C batteries and if you got...
07-31-2011, 05:21 AM
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Posted By mred

First off, I would like to welcome you to the...

First off, I would like to welcome you to the wide wonderful world or confusion..... Also to models and the hobby in general. I believe that you are not allowed to post pictures and such for the...
07-04-2011, 10:45 PM
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Posted By mred

I don't blame you for feeling frustrated, I would...

I don't blame you for feeling frustrated, I would be too if I couldn't get help from the Pro's at the club.

First of All, you have to understand what the down thrust and right thrust is all...
05-15-2011, 11:22 PM
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Posted By mred

There is no reason to not have a good flying...

There is no reason to not have a good flying glider under power even if the motor is only used for 30 seconds. Mine are very easy to fly under power and have down thrust and a little right. The down...
05-06-2011, 10:45 PM
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Posted By mred

It's still like that. Nothing changes just...

It's still like that. Nothing changes just because you are using an electric motor.

Ed
03-11-2011, 04:01 AM
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Posted By mred

The biggest reason to go to a higher C rating on...

The biggest reason to go to a higher C rating on the battery is to allow it to run the motor better. The voltage will not sag as much and the current draw from the motor will not heat up the battery...
12-26-2010, 12:15 AM
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Posted By mred

The transmitter is the part of the radio that you...

The transmitter is the part of the radio that you hold in your hands and transmits the signal to the plane to tell it what you want to do. The receiver is in the plane and receives the signal from...
07-10-2010, 06:55 AM
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Posted By mred

OK, it's very simple. If the servos are laying on...

OK, it's very simple. If the servos are laying on the side, then the top of the servo (The side with the output arm on it) needs to point to the wing tip for both servos.. That will be the same as...
07-09-2010, 09:57 PM
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Posted By mred

Yea it's a little old, but one thing I just got...

Yea it's a little old, but one thing I just got to throw in there is the fact that flapperons are FLAPS and AILERONSN, no elevator is involved with the flaps. Yes we used to do it this way and I have...
06-24-2010, 05:08 PM
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Posted By mred

Some transmitters have a reverse function built...

Some transmitters have a reverse function built in even if they are not computer transmitters. Not all, but some. I have a very simple Futaba 4 channel transmitter that has 4 switches on the bottom...
02-17-2010, 10:49 PM
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Posted By mred

Nitro props are built much heavier to take the...

Nitro props are built much heavier to take the vibration of the engine. You don't need that for electric motors, but you can use them if you just want to. It's going to cost you in weight unless you...
07-22-2009, 02:41 AM
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Views: 218,425
Posted By mred

You have your own filed on your farm, do ya??? ...

You have your own filed on your farm, do ya??? What's it like??
Sorry, I couldn't pass it up.
Sounds like you have a million questions just like every other new guy.
About the best thing I can...
07-22-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 218,425
Posted By mred

Why get rid of everything you have now just to...

Why get rid of everything you have now just to change over to electric. There is nothing wrong with flying both. I still fly glow and love it. In fact I just finished one plane and am working on...
05-30-2009, 07:04 PM
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Views: 218,425
Posted By mred

I would disagree to some extent on the packs...

I would disagree to some extent on the packs never being used for anything else. I have two 2S packs that I, on occasion, put together as a 4S pack and never had a problem doing this. I try and make...
05-30-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 218,425
Posted By mred

A few safety tips when flying electric powered...

A few safety tips when flying electric powered planes.

Propellers

The first thing you need to learn is NEVER put a prop on you motor with a battery installed unless you are ready to fly. Any...
05-18-2009, 05:09 PM
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Views: 218,425
Posted By mred

I know I missed some things, but that would take...

I know I missed some things, but that would take another article to cover all the safety aspects of electric flight. I wasn't in the mood to write a whole article on it last night as I had a bad...
05-17-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 218,425
Posted By mred

I read your article on electric motors and stuff...

I read your article on electric motors and stuff and found it very interesting, but either I missed it, or you left it out, but I saw nothing on safety. On thing that everyone needs to know about...
05-17-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 218,425
Posted By mred

One thing that is a little different then gas or...

One thing that is a little different then gas or glow is the fuel cost. In a battery, you pay for all your fuel up front where in gas or glow you buy a little at a time. You can figure about 200 to...
05-16-2009, 04:30 AM
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Views: 218,425
Posted By mred

The only advantage is you only have one battery...

The only advantage is you only have one battery to charge. Unless you get a battery charger that can handle 2 batteries at once, then you will have to charge each battery by itself and that takes...
05-07-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 218,425
Posted By mred

I'm the same way.... Trouble is, every time I...

I'm the same way.... Trouble is, every time I leave the house, I run into someone that shows me something I don't know. :p>

Ed
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