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Forum: Humor
05-08-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By solentlife

Putin return

Putin dies and goes to hell, but after a while, he is given a day off for good behavior.

So he goes to Moscow, enters a bar, orders a drink, and asks the bartender:

-Is Crimea ours?

-Yes, it...
Forum: Humor
05-08-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By solentlife

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are camping .... ...

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are camping ....

Laying in their beds - Holmes asks Watson - what he sees when looking up ...

Watson replies .. "I see the huge expanse of heaven - makes me feel...
04-27-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 702,764
Posted By solentlife

With still waiting for season start ..... another...

With still waiting for season start ..... another scratchbuild :

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

I've had a Polaris in my hangar for many years .. the foam basically weakens, gets flexi ......
04-18-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 702,764
Posted By solentlife

RCPOwers scratchbuild F22 Vers 2 ...... pusher on...

RCPOwers scratchbuild F22 Vers 2 ...... pusher on 2200kv / 6x5E ....

https://i.imgur.com/dSHDBq5m.jpg
04-04-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By solentlife

We all have done it ... Sad to see.

We all have done it ...

Sad to see.
03-29-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By solentlife

I have his Lancaster (93") part built on the...

I have his Lancaster (93") part built on the bench ...

His build system was unconventional ... foam block (styrene) carved / shaped and covered in brown paper.

I have modified the Lanc by...
03-16-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By solentlife

My reason for looking is that I am currently...

My reason for looking is that I am currently going through my huge collection of LiPo's ...

First charge up to max 4.2V per cell.
Read of Charger the Internal Resistance of each cell. I know...
03-16-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By solentlife

0.3V per cell .... blimey - that's not much ........

0.3V per cell .... blimey - that's not much ..... IMHO - thats being super kind to the battery.
03-15-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By solentlife

Load checker without using motor / ESC etc.

I am sure that I am not only LiPo user that has a lot of LiPos' and amongst the many - are odd ones that at times do not perform. I try to mark them as ?? to avoid using again ... but one or two can...
03-14-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By solentlife

If the ESC has BEC - then you can stop worrying...

If the ESC has BEC - then you can stop worrying about the power to RX ... it will be outputting 5V - which is fine.

Not all Rx's can accept full LiPo voltage and in all honesty - better to just...
03-13-2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By solentlife

Hi .. we all have to start somewhere and asking...

Hi .. we all have to start somewhere and asking for help is better than wasting effort and gear ..

First - you need to carefully consider what you need to control on the model ... as you add each...
Replies: 0
Views: 700
Posted By solentlife

Tx tray for todays radios

A recent discussion on another forum prompted me to look for a tray that could suit more radios and ways we hold the TX. Many trays force the hand to be level or higher than the TX face .. I...
03-07-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,507
Posted By solentlife

Update ... still working (one unit lost its side...

Update ... still working (one unit lost its side button - but a thin stick usually works it ok.

I've updated mine with buzzers running of the vibrator relay ...
02-22-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,522
Posted By solentlife

Deck is impregnated wood .... as used by Marinas...

Deck is impregnated wood .... as used by Marinas in UK.

I plan for more to create an extended area for my boats. One will be modified with bathing ladder etc. for river swimming.
02-22-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By solentlife

It all depends on thrust angle ... but generally...

It all depends on thrust angle ... but generally most would not notice a difference as long as motor is mounted sensibly.
02-19-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By solentlife

Sounds like eBays Global Shipping Program, Soon...

Sounds like eBays Global Shipping Program, Soon as I see that mentioned - I move on to another item ... its crazy.
Forum: Beginners
02-16-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By solentlife

TBH ... I have no idea when it gets to SAFE ......

TBH ... I have no idea when it gets to SAFE ... if it was a standard common Gyro Stab - then its in the programming of TX.

I assume you have Spektrum TX ?? I would google a solution ...
02-15-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By solentlife

Maybe ba look through this page etc can help : ...

Maybe ba look through this page etc can help :

https://www.hobbytown.com/e-flite-umx-sbach-3d-parts/c2538

Looks like you have :

"Connector Type: JST-SHR (1.0 mm)"

As regards the Futaba Rx...
Forum: Beginners
02-13-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By solentlife

OK ... questions : How are your elevators...

OK ... questions :

How are your elevators connected to each other or are they separate with own servos ? Is there a long rod from servo to elevators or is servo at tail end of model with short rod...
Forum: Humor
02-07-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By solentlife

Latest CV news

https://i.imgur.com/UL1rDYY.jpg
02-07-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By solentlife

I know its old hand ... but TBH - in some ways I...

I know its old hand ... but TBH - in some ways I prefer NiMH .... radios designed to have charger plugged in without need to monitor balance etc. No need to storage charge ...

If using individual...
02-07-2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By solentlife

As Wildflyer .... only consider LiFe battery if...

As Wildflyer .... only consider LiFe battery if determined to change...

Just out of interest - why change from NiMH ?
Forum: Humor
02-06-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By solentlife

Blonde Passenger

A plane is on its way to Toronto, when a blonde in economy class gets up and moves to the first class section and sits down. The flight attendant watches her do this and asks to see her ticket. She...
Forum: Power Systems
02-05-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By solentlife

As I suspected ...... why I asked for Brand /...

As I suspected ...... why I asked for Brand / Model of ESC.

All you have to do now is either replace the ESC with a ESC with BEC - or wire in a BEC that is rated for 6S LiPo ..... be careful as...
Forum: Power Systems
02-04-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By solentlife

Name and model of ESC please ? A photo of...

Name and model of ESC please ?

A photo of the ESC label will tell us a lot ... I suspect you may have an ESC without BEC ...

As to Battery cell voltage ...... the ESC works on TOTAL voltage...
Forum: Humor
01-29-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By solentlife

Old Russian joke : What do you call a Blonde...

Old Russian joke :

What do you call a Blonde with Car Keys ?

Monkey with hand grenade !
Forum: Power Systems
01-25-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By solentlife

I think there will be slight differences between...

I think there will be slight differences between brands and even same brands ...

But one aspect that often gets bypassed - is calibrating the ESC to Tx throttle. If the calibration is not done or...
01-24-2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By solentlife

You've joined the friendliest forum ... ...

You've joined the friendliest forum ...

Good luck with new hobby.
01-23-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,537
Posted By solentlife

Getting into car same time ... Pal of mine...

Getting into car same time ...

Pal of mine has taken foam insulation blocks and spent time creating stackable cradles. Basically each plane sits in a cradle and next cradle then locks on top ......
01-20-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By solentlife

Love it ... everytime I see such micro models - I...

Love it ... everytime I see such micro models - I think to build ... but never do !!
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