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RE: Taking Turnigy G46 apart.. HOW?

SUCCES! I used a 45A ESC from one of my bigger flying wings and hooked it up to the G46. Straight away it shot up to 800watts again at only 75% throttle. I guess it was the ESC all along..


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RE: Taking Turnigy G46 apart.. HOW?

Ok, I was able to take the motor apart. There was no "E" clip and it did just pull apart. (Needed some force, caus the magnets are strong.) I cleaned it out completly, blew any remaining dirt away...
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Taking Turnigy G46 apart.. HOW?

I crashed my newly converted glow to electric plane nose first straight into the ground. (aileron servos were reversed >.<) The damage to the plane was not so bad, but my motor (a Turnigy G46 670kv)...
01-02-2008, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Multiplex Twin Star II + T2M Funair questions ...

I got a second question about the Twin Star II aswell: Hobby-Lobby suggests to use a Jeti 30 amp brushed speed controller, but the manual says that you need 30 amps MINIMUM, should I upgrade the...
01-01-2008, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Prophex

Multiplex Twin Star II + T2M Funair questions ...

Saved up alot of money the past few months and now it's time to spend it. :D I bought a Jamara T2M Funair (sry for the french page) about a year ago but never built it. Just need a motor, ESC and...
12-31-2007, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Multiplex Twin Star ??? God or Bad

I'm thinking of ordering a Multiplex Twin Star as my second plane, but can't decide on what battery to use, here's what I have so far:

- Twin Star II (with stock motor)
- 4x Hitec HS-81...
06-21-2007, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Using my 12V Pb pack for a mini frige ... ^^

Nono, I understood everything :D I just found it odd that those type of batteries are able to supply that much current and wanted to know if it was true that I couldn't discharge that type of...
06-20-2007, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Using my 12V Pb pack for a mini frige ... ^^

haha, all very nice and very helpfull posts :D thx

So in conclusion, as stated by mrasmm, I would be able to run my frige for 8-36 hours with a 12v 44Ah batterie, depending on the conditions...
06-19-2007, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Prophex

Using my 12V Pb pack for a mini frige ... ^^

I have here a 12volt car batterie, which I use as a field batterie with the following specs. (as I read em of of the batterie itself): 44Ah / 360A (ENG)


I know this is offtopic and has little...
Forum: Beginners
05-21-2007, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Prophex

angle under which the engine should be placed ?

Hi,

I have a 3D capable airplane, similair to the Modeltech Magic 3D, but the kit did not include any specifications under which angle the engine should be placed. If I remember correctly from...
03-28-2007, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Li-Po for Dummies info

Does this also apply to NiCd and NiMH batteries or only to LiPo's ?
03-27-2007, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Li-Po for Dummies info

Not to make a new topic about it, but I've recently bought the Multiplex LN-5014 Multicharger (you can find all the info on http://www.multiplexusa.com/ ), to charge my flight packs and a LiPo...
03-25-2007, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Airplanes for dummies.

So if I want to charge a 2 cell LiPo pack, I have to connect my charger to the plug with the white cap and not to the big one that goes into the ESC ?


Also, I read in the manual of my ESC,...
03-22-2007, 04:31 PM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Airplanes for dummies.

I see that LiPo battery packs come with 2 sets of whires as shown clearly in the picture below, what are they both used for ? (I mean, I know one of em is supposed to go into the ESC, but what about...
03-14-2007, 02:56 AM
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Posted By Prophex

F4U Corsair compatibility question

Hi,

I'm planning on buying the F4U Corsair (park flyer) model, but need some advice on the required ESC. Here's the setup I was thinking of: (as recommended by the online manual of the F4U...
Forum: Beginners
01-10-2006, 06:46 AM
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Posted By Prophex

Tail wheel not necessairy ?

Hi

I got This plane which is a tail dragger. But it comes without a tail wheel. Just a small whire which you have to attach to the rear, so that the tail doesn't hit the ground.

I'm...
Forum: Beginners
01-08-2006, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Prophex

First solo flight !

The good thing about winter time is that not many people come to the field, so you usually have the entire flying field (and the air above it ;)) for yourself. so the last few weeks, me and my...
07-21-2005, 12:08 PM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: charging a 4.8volt, 700mah, 0.7Ah batterie on a 50ma plug ...

Ok, I'll use that port then.

But just out of curiosity, is it also possible to use the 150 mA port to charge the batterie faster ? (this port gives of a constant current of 7.2 volt)
07-21-2005, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: charging a 4.8volt, 700mah, 0.7Ah batterie on a 50ma plug ...

I know, the charger has no auto shut down, so that's why I need to know for how long and on which current I need to charge it ... !
07-21-2005, 03:22 AM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: charging a 4.8volt, 700mah, 0.7Ah batterie on a 50ma plug ...

The outputs have the following constant voltages:

- the 50 mA output has a constant current of 6 volt
- the 150 mA has one of 7.2 volt
- and the 500 mA output has a constant current of 3...
07-20-2005, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Prophex

charging a 4.8volt, 700mah, 0.7Ah batterie on a 50ma plug ...

I got a cheap charger which I actually bought to charge my 12 volt batterie, but it is also suitable for charging ni-cd and NIMH batteries.
The only problem is that the charger only has 3 charge...
Forum: Beginners
06-30-2005, 01:53 AM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: stuka almost done

Are those ailerons not attached or is that normal on this type of plane ?
06-10-2005, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Beginners guide to E-flight ?!

Wait a minute, is the esc not the same as the speed control ? Isn't the phoenix 10 amp both a speed controller AND an ESC or are these two totally different things ?

You say more juice, but how...
06-10-2005, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Beginners guide to E-flight ?!

ok, one final question:

If you want to fly a plane with 2 electric motors ... do you then also need 2 speed controls or can you hook up one esc to both the motors ? (and anything you should keep...
06-08-2005, 02:47 PM
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Posted By Prophex

RE: Beginners guide to E-flight ?!

To be honnest, I still don't quite get it ...

Well, now I know how to choose a motor (with that "Watts per pound-rule") but what about an esc and battery ?


I guess that I will go with...
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