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06-04-2019, 07:41 PM
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Posted By baronbrian

Unlike lipos that usually show between 2-5 mOhms,...

Unlike lipos that usually show between 2-5 mOhms, (.002-.005 Ohms), when I charge a123 1100mah cells I usually see between .2-.3 ohms, which is about 100 times more resistance than lipo cells. This...
07-03-2018, 08:22 PM
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Posted By baronbrian

pretty common for new products, especially bigger...

pretty common for new products, especially bigger planes, especially from horizon
Forum: Marketplace
04-23-2018, 05:55 PM
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Posted By baronbrian

JR XBUS equipment

Have the following XBUS accessories all NIP
XB1-CPG Servo ID programmer $30
XB1-HB6 6 pot hub $30
XB1-CV2 2 port converter harness $40
shipping $5 for one item or free for 2 or more

all 3 with...
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Posted By baronbrian

Will have to see. Different circumstances of...

Will have to see. Different circumstances of course, but I thought that JR becoming their own distributor would be great for them as well.
03-26-2018, 04:19 PM
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Posted By baronbrian

JR Americas Service center- Fast turnaround!

Well I dropped my XG14 at an indoor fly this winter and broke the antenna. I've used the radio for 3 full seasons of pattern so I didn't hesitate to send it in as it was due for a check up anyway.. I...
01-20-2018, 12:30 AM
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Posted By baronbrian

4mm EPP foam. where to buy??

well, after just 1 week of indoor flying I managed to midair my Crack Laser Pro with the tail rotor of a helicopter. I need about a 3"x4" piece of 4mm EPP sheet to rebuild the port side wingtip, the...
12-16-2017, 04:45 PM
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Views: 670
Posted By baronbrian

Look at wire gauge

Look at your battery, Gauge 20awg or smaller is JST territory, 16-18awg use XT30, 12-14awg use XT60, ec3 or deans, 8-10awg use xt90 or ec5. I use 4mm bullets for my F3a planes that draw 75-80A. ...
05-07-2017, 09:35 PM
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Views: 1,856
Posted By baronbrian

I hope the restructuring goes smoothly, I am a...

I hope the restructuring goes smoothly, I am a big fan of all the newer DMSS stuff as it is flawlessly engineered and bulletproof in operation. Waiting for receivers to come back I to stock in the...
12-23-2016, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By baronbrian

All JR servos from mini size up use the same...

All JR servos from mini size up use the same servo horns, and a 23 Tooth spline on the output gear.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-07-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 11,093
Posted By baronbrian

Well they ran one...

Well they ran one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xB1S5iyrg5M
also, video of the engine being made, you'll not find any cast lines on the crankcase, possibly one of the many reasons the engines cost...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-07-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 11,093
Posted By baronbrian

very pretty, confused about the air bleed carb on...

very pretty, confused about the air bleed carb on a AX engine?
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Posted By baronbrian

I've used all types of JR digital servos with...

I've used all types of JR digital servos with 6.0V nicad and 6.6v Life packs with good results, I only see HV servos necessary if you are going to 2s lipo unregulated. Brian.
Forum: Kit Building
10-26-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 170,848
Posted By baronbrian

My last issue of tower talk had exactly 1 page...

My last issue of tower talk had exactly 1 page dedicated to kits for sale. in my current club of about 30 members, only about 5 have EVER built a single kit. this winter we are going to have a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-26-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By baronbrian

I don't think I've ever seen an ARF that wasn't...

I don't think I've ever seen an ARF that wasn't manufactured in china, Vietnam, Taiwan, or the like.
this includes arf's from traditional USA model companies such as Goldberg, Greatplanes, etc.
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Views: 3,416
Posted By baronbrian

Send them in for checkup every 3-4 years and...

Send them in for checkup every 3-4 years and replace the batteries every 5-6 years and anything made in the last 25 years should still be working just fine. My oldest radio is a JR x-347, still works...
10-02-2016, 06:48 PM
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Views: 928
Posted By baronbrian

Always looking for new and fun events for monthly club fun flys

Hi All, as the event coordinator for my club I am always looking for new events for our monthly fun fly. looking for ideas here.

some of the best ones we have had:

1st event of the day: Take...
09-20-2016, 12:11 PM
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Posted By baronbrian

JR VSpeak

Just saw this on the JR Americas page: http://www.jramericas.com/VSpeak/

My XG14 is just over a year old, I would probably send it in for regular checkup/ service next winter, wanted to know more...
09-20-2016, 12:01 PM
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Views: 835
Posted By baronbrian

I have no reason to believe in any conspiracies...

I have no reason to believe in any conspiracies and don't think we need to spend money on a third party to count the votes. My club doesn't have a third party count the votes of a board member...
Forum: 3D Flying!
09-09-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By baronbrian

Hi John, If youre still looking, former Minnesota...

Hi John, If youre still looking, former Minnesota scale flyer Eric Malkerson used to make composite landing gear for profiles and marketed them through Goldberg. He lives in Florida now, but always...
09-06-2016, 10:46 AM
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Views: 3,020
Posted By baronbrian

fly and trim it again, then roll inverted. if the...

fly and trim it again, then roll inverted. if the nose drops quickly, nose heavy. if the nose rises, tail heavy. For a aerobatic plane, you want it to just barely fall, and you will be balanced.
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Views: 601
Posted By baronbrian

Using the very similar xg14 with nearly identical...

Using the very similar xg14 with nearly identical programming. Do you have questions?
08-31-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,554
Posted By baronbrian

Well done! Very nice landing as expected! They...

Well done! Very nice landing as expected! They are going to sell a lot of these.
08-30-2016, 11:36 AM
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Views: 22,554
Posted By baronbrian

Looks amazing! how much ballast did you end up...

Looks amazing! how much ballast did you end up needing?
08-29-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,554
Posted By baronbrian

I don't see a wing area listed, but based on the...

I don't see a wing area listed, but based on the wingspan, if the wing shape is fairly close to scale the wing should yield close to 1260 sq."
Wing loading at 20# would be 36.6 oz/sq' , Cubic...
08-29-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,554
Posted By baronbrian

DLE 55ra is about 500g heavier with muffler and...

DLE 55ra is about 500g heavier with muffler and everything, and about .5 inches taller and longer. I dont see any downsides here. I want to know his AUW with the 3.5lbs of ballast before I buy one!...
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