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06-04-2020, 08:28 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Unfortunately servo arms differ with brands. Not...

Unfortunately servo arms differ with brands. Not only in diameter of the output shaft to put onto - but also in splines.

I often end up digging through my boxes to find correct arms to fit servos....
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Views: 168
Posted By solentlife

There's a guy on Youtube who posted a video after...

There's a guy on Youtube who posted a video after using a VHS Video tape as streamer !! VERY VERY LONG !!
05-29-2020, 03:55 PM
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Views: 1,021
Posted By solentlife

Was at Father in Law funeral yesterday and the...

Was at Father in Law funeral yesterday and the Chapel had tape markers for 2m spacing for people to stand. Russian chapels are standing areas.

I am not certain - but I think max number of people...
Forum: Beginners
05-29-2020, 12:41 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Always considered Phoenix and Realflight to be...

Always considered Phoenix and Realflight to be overpriced .... I use Clearview and that fits my budget far better !! No dongles ...
05-29-2020, 11:36 AM
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Views: 1,021
Posted By solentlife

Its a risky business ... on one hand business has...

Its a risky business ... on one hand business has to restart ... life has to start getting back to routine ... but a second wave could be generated by any of them.

As time goes on and restrictions...
05-29-2020, 10:58 AM
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Views: 7,860
Posted By solentlife

No worries ... always here to help.

No worries ... always here to help.
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Views: 168
Posted By solentlife

Our Club when we do shows ... we get together a...

Our Club when we do shows ... we get together a lot of foamies and have streamers attached ...

https://youtu.be/MldKYGUB4n8

Bit long video ... but you see my streamer at start ... then at...
05-28-2020, 06:35 PM
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Views: 7,860
Posted By solentlife

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05-28-2020, 08:22 AM
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Posted By solentlife

Didn't know Volantex used Horizon Hobby AS3X ......

Didn't know Volantex used Horizon Hobby AS3X ... they are completely different brands ... Volantex is connected to brand Lanyu. They have their own Stab.

I would suggest that either the Gain is...
Forum: Beginners
05-28-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By solentlife

mmm guy was looking for motor 2 years ago .... I...

mmm guy was looking for motor 2 years ago .... I think he may have solved it by now. ;)
05-27-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By solentlife

With those figures ... personally I would dump...

With those figures ... personally I would dump the cheater hole or at least forget about scoop.

Adding that extra pound of weight will affect the flight speed envelope, even though the overall...
05-27-2020, 03:37 PM
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Views: 7,860
Posted By solentlife

https://i.imgur.com/bmLqnxL.jpg This is my...

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

This is my second version - I modified to shorten the 'trigger' line so it would never be close to pusher props. In many years - I only ever had it happen once -...
05-26-2020, 09:12 PM
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Views: 174
Posted By solentlife

Photo ? My Lanzian F16 70mm has no cheater...

Photo ?

My Lanzian F16 70mm has no cheater holes .... just relies on a slightly oversized front intake.

If a cheater hole was to be added to avoid a scoop being obvious - I might consider...
05-26-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By solentlife

I have a collection of CG calculators as well as...

I have a collection of CG calculators as well as registered with eCalc ................ I use most of them and average out the results.
05-26-2020, 01:07 PM
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Views: 7,860
Posted By solentlife

For such a model - I would go for a Bungee to be...

For such a model - I would go for a Bungee to be honest .... its so simple and avoids all that hassle of ground condition etc.

Here's my pal launching his big wing of a bungee he copied from mine...
05-25-2020, 08:45 PM
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Views: 6,875
Posted By solentlife

I complained so much about the battery life...

I complained so much about the battery life failing - they sent me a complete replacement set and told me to keep the old. The second one is just the same ....

BUT there are times it does a...
Forum: Foamies
05-17-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By solentlife

I bought the Arctic Cat when they first appeared...

I bought the Arctic Cat when they first appeared as a quick replacement for my broken Polaris ............ and I thoroughly love flying it.

https://youtu.be/Q11UI1L4Le4

and absolutely fun on...
04-27-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,481
Posted By solentlife

OK ... sorry .... looked like the Banggood...

OK ... sorry .... looked like the Banggood version ...
04-23-2020, 06:15 PM
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Views: 4,481
Posted By solentlife

Hi ... is that the kit version from Banggood ? ...

Hi ... is that the kit version from Banggood ?

I looked at it before scratchbuilding my own - but didn't buy because of the flat wing. I thought the absence of angled up wing tips made it look...
04-22-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By solentlife

If you can solder - buy a sensible priced battery...

If you can solder - buy a sensible priced battery and swap the connector ... or as Q says - get or make an adaptor.

There's also nothing to stop you changing the connector in the model - that way...
04-20-2020, 11:31 AM
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Views: 658
Posted By solentlife

We need to know the exact model the battery is...

We need to know the exact model the battery is for .. especially that you mention SMART battery ... that gives impression of a drone battery - BUT if it was a Smart Drone Battery - it would shut down...
Forum: Power Systems
04-18-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By solentlife

If you are still using Brushed motors .. then...

If you are still using Brushed motors .. then your two ESC to one Rx connection is most likely fine .. as the BEC will most likely be Linear ...

But do yourself a favour and common your battery...
04-18-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By solentlife

'quorneng' nailed it .... the likelihood is the...

'quorneng' nailed it .... the likelihood is the battery will work - but at much reduced capability.

I have recovered severely depleted cells before - but the pack has not provided many flights...
04-12-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By solentlife

I get impression fan of SIG ? Kraft ?

I get impression fan of SIG ?

Kraft ?
04-12-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By solentlife

I used to say Photobucket ... but I am now in...

I used to say Photobucket ... but I am now in deep argument with them .....
Forum: Power Systems
04-11-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By solentlife

RCTimer .... Banggood ...... Hobby King are mo...

RCTimer .... Banggood ...... Hobby King are mo goto's for motors ....

RCTimer and Hobby King are near identical motors with RCTimer having a greater range and usually give more info on what it...
04-11-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By solentlife

Thought I'd add my 'oldies' !! ...

Thought I'd add my 'oldies' !!

https://oi6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Old%20models/th_ZLINAK1_zps0e225ca4.jpg...
04-11-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By solentlife

Same here ..... no pics.

Same here ..... no pics.
Forum: Power Systems
04-09-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By solentlife

Here's a nice motor without being too heavy : ...

Here's a nice motor without being too heavy :

http://www.rctimer.com/?product-142.html

Model: BC3530-14
Motor size: Ф35*30mm
Shaft size: Ф5.0*47.5mm
Weight: 74g
KV(rpm/v): 1100
Max Power:...
Forum: Power Systems
04-08-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By solentlife

I have a 3542 with 10x6 and 3S pulls my Mig3...

I have a 3542 with 10x6 and 3S pulls my Mig3 around ... not a bad combo at all.
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