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Forum: RC Fuels
10-28-2004, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,179
Posted By transmission_dr

RE: making fuel

Everything you need to know about mixing percentages without any arithmetic.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/Home_Brew_Buddy/m_2062693/tm.htm
10-28-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,282
Posted By transmission_dr

RE: FA-18 slides off runway

Interesting picture, but it is not the same accident.
Forum: RC Humor
07-30-2004, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By transmission_dr

computer glitches

Computer glitches
07-02-2004, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,690
Posted By transmission_dr

RE: Twin cyl. with soft mounts?

Ah, the eternal to soft mount or not debate!

Here's the reality.

All full scale automobiles soft mount their engines.

All full scale aircraft in current production (and most all out of...
06-09-2004, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By transmission_dr

Super Hots control throws

Hi,

I have a Super Hots with a piped YS .60 on it. I don't have any plans info as I picked this up at an auction Tried to fly it on Saturday and it was all over the runway, waaaaaaay too much...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-07-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By transmission_dr

RE: Zenoah G-62 Help/Suggestions please...

Hi,

Some people have had problems with the air vent on the carb pump cover. If it is in disturbed air it will affect the mixture in flight, the cure is to solder a brass tube over the breather...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-07-2004, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By transmission_dr

RE: seeking some 4-stroke engine advice

Sean,

There are two basic types of low speed mixture adjustment, air bleed screws and needle valve.

An air bleed carb does not have a needle valve for the low speed mixture adjustment, it...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-07-2004, 01:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By transmission_dr

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

I agree with others that low speed is way too rich.

On pinch test if it stays the same for a number of seconds and then speeds up it is too rich.

If it dies immediately it is too lean,
...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By transmission_dr

RE: Reversing opposing Flap servos

If you have two servos plugged into a Y connector and one of them moves the opposite of the other, then one of these servos is already reversed!

Two normal servos plugged into a Y connector...
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By transmission_dr

RE: Need some advice on installing hayes whip antenna.

Suggest you follow the instructions that came with the antenna. They are the ones who know best how to use their product.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By transmission_dr

RE: Receiver Problem - Uncontrolled Servo movement

If you had sufficient crash force to crack the case it is almost a given that there is internal receiver/crystal/component damage.

Suggest you do yourself a favor and save an airplane by sending...
Forum: RC Humor
09-04-2003, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,477
Posted By transmission_dr

Airline talk

> The German air controllers at Frankfurt Airport are
> a short tempered lot.
> They not only expect one to know one's gate parking
> location, but how to get
> there without any assistance from...
09-03-2003, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By transmission_dr

?? On Power Supply

Hi,

Take your two resistors and lay them side by side, now twist the wire leads on each end together so that instead of 4 leads you now have two leads, now connect one of these leads to the +5...
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By transmission_dr

Servo linkage

Hi,

Ball joints are routinely used on helicopter controls to eliminate slop. They can be used at both the servo and the control surface.

HTH
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By transmission_dr

beginner questions

Let me try to answer your questions.

No, you cannot use any crystal with any receiver. Generally stick to crystals from the same manufacturer (Furaba Hitec etc.) as the receiver. Note also that...
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By transmission_dr

PCM or not????

Suggest you do a search on PCM, this subject has been debated numerous times and there are many many threads on this.

Jerry
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By transmission_dr

Wierd Tramission/Reception Problems with Futaba 6x Super Radio

Sounds like it is time to send your system in to be checked. Could be a problem with either the receiver or the transmitter. The only way to know is to get the system checked by a competent test...
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By transmission_dr

Midair interference hits

Hi Eric,

Could be a microwave link in the area and you are flying into the beam.

Just a thought

Jerry
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By transmission_dr

Idea for more reliable switch

Hi,


I use two batteries and two switches in all my big birds. I just plug into two channels of the receiver, you can use a Y harness if you need space to plug in the extra battery.

I know...
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By transmission_dr

Using different brand tx and rx

Highflight,

May I respectfully suggest that you need a better understanding of failsafe. In virtually all radios, the default programming is fail safe on with servo position hold. So even if you...
08-25-2003, 04:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,812
Posted By transmission_dr

largest airplane

Hi All,

Check out this web site. Lot's of really BIG models.

http://members.lycos.co.uk/LMASiteUK/


Jerry
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By transmission_dr

Need an UltraPac or a Service Menu Enabler

Forgive me, but I for one do not have a clue what you are looking for. Please clarify!

Jerry
Replies: 18
Views: 1,161
Posted By transmission_dr

Radio Glitching

Hi,

Yep, Spiderwire is what I have, the spool says 80 pound test.

The down side is that it was kind of expensive, I think around 12 to 15 dollars for the 300 yard spool. The good side is that...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,161
Posted By transmission_dr

Radio Glitching

Hi,

There is a brand of fishing line that is braided and VERY high strength. I have used it in an Extra 300. The only down side is that it is VERY slippery and is hard to tie knots in. I had to...
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By transmission_dr

PCM or Fm

The key to flying PCM safely is to SET UP YOUR FAIL SAFES!!!!!!!!!

Most all PCM receivers have a default fail safe of; retain the last position.

The modeler in Britain that was flying the...
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