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01-29-2019, 10:55 AM
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You didn't mention what you are using for a lipo...

You didn't mention what you are using for a lipo battery charger. You need to use a charger/power supply designed for lipo batteries and it should have a balanced charging option where you connect...
01-26-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By E-Challenged

It sounds like there is something wrong with your...

It sounds like there is something wrong with your charger or you are not making the correct settings on the charger. Before you kill another battery pack, read the instructions for the charger very...
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By E-Challenged

I am somewhat surprised at the loyalty of A9...

I am somewhat surprised at the loyalty of A9 users. I have used the A9 and Optima receivers since the original A9 was first sold. I have had unexplained crashes in the past, but not lately, suspected...
01-18-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By E-Challenged

The answers to this question are beyond my...

The answers to this question are beyond my knowledge base. There are a number of very knowledgeable folks on RC Groups "Batteries and Chargers" Forum. It has to do with weight vs energy storage...
01-17-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By E-Challenged

I turned 80 yesterday. Have been using lipoly...

I turned 80 yesterday. Have been using lipoly battery packs for about ten years and have never had an "incident" . The possibility of lipo fires is worth taking seriously, but if you charge healthy...
11-08-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By E-Challenged

Digital Cameras Viewfinders

So many videos on You Tube, etc. are hard to watch due to tiny model plane image jiggling, going out of frame or going in and out of focus. Using a telephoto setting exaggerates hand jiggling and...
10-30-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,027
Posted By E-Challenged

Like many of you I built a series of Mark's...

Like many of you I built a series of Mark's Dynaflite and Jemco P51 Fun Mustangs, all .40 glow powered and modified for to be more scale-like. One was based on Hoover's "Ole Yeller" and another on...
09-13-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,770
Posted By E-Challenged

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/640x480/cessna_cyn_reduced_5847738c2927b70e591a7aa73539e19750da0984.jpg...
09-06-2018, 07:23 AM
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Views: 45,957
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https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1504x1000/dsc_0224_3f88e58b0f8ce46639331a62fc28e6752c76b00a.jpg...
09-05-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,449
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https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/640x480/001_7bf774d799cffe88dd02ee9ae8944536327e3fc1.jpg...
09-28-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,449
Posted By E-Challenged

Got My Tobe/Rand GG Actuator Working

Took a little fiddling but got mine working properly with my Aurora 9 transmitter and an Optima 6 receiver.

I am pleased with the power of the rudder and elevator outputs as I intend to install...
Forum: Seaplanes
09-04-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,574
Posted By E-Challenged

Bill G As I recall your model is hanging...

Bill G

As I recall your model is hanging somewhere on display. Did you ever attempt flight with it?
07-29-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,530
Posted By E-Challenged

I get the impression that the OP is not himself a...

I get the impression that the OP is not himself a model hobbyist, boating or otherwise. He has apparently done a quick study of information on the internet and formed conclusions about US vs other...
Forum: Seaplanes
07-28-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,574
Posted By E-Challenged

I am almost as obsessed with Republic Seabees as...

I am almost as obsessed with Republic Seabees as Stinson Reliants.This kit is probably an enlargement of Tom Mountjoy''s design which was semi-scale and quite a complex model to build and to get...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By E-Challenged

MRC is one of the better US hobby retailers. Not...

MRC is one of the better US hobby retailers. Not surprised that they must follow contractual agreements on returns and repairs with manufacturers. Understand your disappointment but many products...
07-26-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,510
Posted By E-Challenged

Will the Tobe actuator work with any modern 2.4...

Will the Tobe actuator work with any modern 2.4 GHZ transmitter on aileron channel with add-on board? Will add-on install be simple and not void warranty of transmitter? I'd be tempted to buy a...
Forum: Kit Building
06-29-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 77,549
Posted By E-Challenged

I am still a builder but nowadays, I build scale...

I am still a builder but nowadays, I build scale electric powered models. That may be where some of the builders went. There are a number of us electric scale types hanging out in the RC Groups Scale...
06-11-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,530
Posted By E-Challenged

If you are motivated, you can build wonderful...

If you are motivated, you can build wonderful models from plans and kits that are still available using motors, speed controls, servos and electronic gizmos that were not available even 10 years ago...
06-11-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By E-Challenged

I am looking for a 6 or 7" tall girl figure to...

I am looking for a 6 or 7" tall girl figure to make a wing walker for my Dynam WACO biplane. I gave up and whittled my own people figures for my Sterling 63-Foot motoryacht model. Not as difficult as...
06-11-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,149
Posted By E-Challenged

A .90 equivalent brushless motor on 4S or 5S ...

A .90 equivalent brushless motor on 4S or 5S lipo should fly a 1/4 scale Cub model in a scale like manner with some power to spare. There must be someone on this forum who can tell you what motor,...
06-09-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,655
Posted By E-Challenged

Some of my info may be helpful;: ...

Some of my info may be helpful;:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/glow-electric-conversions-132/4333529-hangar-9-piper-j-3-cub-40-conversion.html
06-09-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,376
Posted By E-Challenged

I am flying a 1/6 scale "stick model" SigJ-3 Cub,...

I am flying a 1/6 scale "stick model" SigJ-3 Cub, six foot span, single piece wing about 5lbs with batteries. . I have a functional side door and window setup to install and change battery packs....
06-09-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By E-Challenged

Fly it w/o ailerons to get the feel of it . ...

Fly it w/o ailerons to get the feel of it . When/if you get bored, add ailerons if you have the building skills, etc. Sig probably sells plans showing aileron installation. Ailerons will not be...
05-01-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By E-Challenged

That's the charger, and you are right about...

That's the charger, and you are right about charge rates.

The charger does balance charge, regular charge without balance ( a little faster than balance charge), storage charge and discharge on...
05-01-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By E-Challenged

E-flite has tables comparing their range of...

E-flite has tables comparing their range of brushless motors to glow power engines. Lucien Miller of innov8tive Designs sells Cobra and Scorpion motors and gives motor/speed control selection advice....
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