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Forum: Power Systems
09-21-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By solentlife

True ..... but lets be honest - if we all worried...

True ..... but lets be honest - if we all worried about a short - we would never fly a single engine model.
09-21-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By solentlife

Google translate is your friend here ....... ...

Google translate is your friend here .......

I have odd times had similar ... so I used the reverse language principle ..... put english word in and asked for chinese character ... kept at it...
Forum: Power Systems
09-18-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By solentlife

There is no problem to have both red leads...

There is no problem to have both red leads connected and in fact will provide 'redundancy' if one fails.

All my twin motor models have both reds connected ..... linear and switched BEC's.

Yes I...
09-12-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By solentlife

OK ........... RX in ... all connected up ... ...

OK ........... RX in ... all connected up ...

https://youtu.be/Tq7HHMAWBCs

Just need to finish paintwork and add decals ................
Forum: Multi-Rotors
09-11-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By solentlife

Red Devil / Larva X / Crazybee Flight Controllers

As many know - Red Devil is a neat little Micro Drone for FPV joining the Larva X and Sailfly etc.

They all use Crazybee Flight Controllers but different versions.

I bought the Red Devil and...
09-07-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By solentlife

Adding to Q's reply ... if you use PU or Epoxy...

Adding to Q's reply ... if you use PU or Epoxy glue and make sure all 3 pcs are pressed together while setting - it should be stiffer and possibly stronger than the single 3/8 piece.
09-04-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By solentlife

FRC Lancaster

Just to show nearing final stages of the FRC Lanc ... and in scheme of 619 Sqdn - my Mothers ... and will have PG decals accordingly.

Attached is PG-H .... but I think I am going for PG-J .......
08-24-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By solentlife

That would be my first thought as well. OK...

That would be my first thought as well.

OK ... lets dispel a bit about dihedral and ailerons. Adding ailerons and then removing dihedral totally is not a good idea unless you are into full...
Forum: UAV / FPV
08-18-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By solentlife

I will most likely shove a new upgraded board in...

I will most likely shove a new upgraded board in the Red Devil ...
Forum: UAV / FPV
08-18-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By solentlife

Today I got reply that BG will refund all incl...

Today I got reply that BG will refund all incl shipping ...

On that I then went ahead and bought HappyModel Larva X ......
08-17-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By solentlife

I must say though - I have seen some silly...

I must say though - I have seen some silly numbers out of mine and others - such that I don't trust the mA in / out anyway.

I go by the voltage and individual cell results.

There are...
08-17-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By solentlife

Agree with Wildflyer ...... you do not want to be...

Agree with Wildflyer ...... you do not want to be playing with calibration or other tricks before claiming replacement.
Forum: UAV / FPV
08-17-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By solentlife

If BG are going to ignore me ... I decided to...

If BG are going to ignore me ... I decided to check out further and this I have passed to them :

Dear XS Banggood,

I have investigated further with this item and find following after...
Forum: UAV / FPV
08-17-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By solentlife

Red Devil Drone and Banggood warranty

Eachine Red Devil vers 2 Motor ESC fault (3 min 37 sec)

I received a Red Devil Vers 2 FPV drone and from day one it would not work ... I assumed it was me and posted on various forums for help.
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Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By solentlife

Eachine Red Devil ? Replace Flight Controller ?

Question posted on various forums hoping someone can help :

"Received Eachine Red Devil V2 with FrSky compat RX .... Crazybee F4Pro v2.1 ....

The ESC's are burnt out on two motors ... after a...
Forum: Power Systems
08-05-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By solentlife

Ok .. while checking her for possible dragging to...

Ok .. while checking her for possible dragging to flight line on Saturday .. I took off wings and checked installation ... once I turned her over ... I realised that it may be possible to use the...
Forum: Power Systems
08-05-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By solentlife

Kyosho Pitts S2 46 size

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....
08-03-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By solentlife

Not first time a factory has supplied a daft size...

Not first time a factory has supplied a daft size !!

First you should look at the type of prop it was .. many of these strange sizes are Slow Fly or as I like to call them : Floppy Props ! I...
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By solentlife

FrSky 4ch compatible Rx's

Particularly the 4ch $10 tiny short range and the Motive RC R8 long range Rx's.

These are of course ACCST format.

I bought 2 of the 4ch and 1 of the R8's ...... and had problems to bind with my...
07-31-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By solentlife

We all want to remove weight but we also have to...

We all want to remove weight but we also have to pay regards to CoG etc.

If all that weight was up front ... question is why the lead was added ??
Forum: UAV / FPV
07-31-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By solentlife

Hawkeye Little Pilot FPV system

I have glasses and idea of using goggles without is not acceptable as I wish to be able to revert to LoS without fumbling to put glasses back on ............ I looked at Viper mirror system - but my...
07-31-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By solentlife

I agree 11.9 is a bit on the steep side and may...

I agree 11.9 is a bit on the steep side and may be better at slope soaring than flat field.

Back when I was heavily into Thermal Soarers ... wing loading we tried to keep well under 9 oz/sgft ......
07-31-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By solentlife

The Bungee is way to go ... see that video I...

The Bungee is way to go ... see that video I posted ... that's all bungee work.

Obechi : its a veneer that was common in laminating door panels .. hard wearing, easy to form and sand. Some bright...
07-30-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By solentlife

Panther has a point about the veneer ... but...

Panther has a point about the veneer ... but usually Obechi was kept for sheeting over foam core as it has a tendency to split if not supported. Balsa is much better over open structures as it is...
07-30-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By solentlife

Well first thing ... she appears to be balanced...

Well first thing ... she appears to be balanced ok as she did not pitch up or down ... BUT she's either heavy one side or rudder is trimmed left.

I would suggest hanging it by the CoG and then...
07-30-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By solentlife

Upload to Youtube and link from there...

Upload to Youtube and link from there ............ videos direct from your PC are not good idea.

Looking again at last photo ... the red line is hand painted as the masking has failed in places...
07-30-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By solentlife

The thing is - a GRP fuselage ... this IMHO makes...

The thing is - a GRP fuselage ... this IMHO makes the identification harder .... because its unlikely to be from a plan ...
07-30-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By solentlife

Nowadays we are spoiled for gear ... but back in...

Nowadays we are spoiled for gear ... but back in the 80's etc. - even the 5001 JR servos were larger / heavier than the ones we can use today. It was common those days to have only rudder / elevator...
07-29-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By solentlife

https://i.imgur.com/17WRamv.jpg That...

https://i.imgur.com/17WRamv.jpg

That sailplane at rear of the shot was without ailerons and flew perfect ... had similar dihedral to the OP's unidentified model. Of course the amount was not...
07-28-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By solentlife

Cannot help with identifying ... but very nice...

Cannot help with identifying ... but very nice ....
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