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Forum: Electric General Discussion 01-19-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By ray foley
hi there from Toledo Answers to...

hi there from Toledo


Answers to questions:

1. No, use epoxy you need the strength there.

2. Neither, thin or medium foam safe CA for the Vstabs, clear tape for the servo covers you...
Forum: Electric General Discussion 01-10-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By ray foley
hi there from Toledo Based on the motor...

hi there from Toledo

Based on the motor specs and the recommended prop and battery, you should be good to go.

The Dean's connectors will be fine.

Also consider using an arming jumper...
Forum: Electric General Discussion 12-31-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By ray foley
Hi there from Toledo I have used Anderson...

Hi there from Toledo

I have used Anderson Power Poles since 1989 on packs from 2s to 10s Lixx cells, 6s to 24s NiCad/nimh packs, and ESCs from 25A to 100A.

I have never had a failure with APP...
Forum: Electric General Discussion 12-31-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By ray foley
hi there from Toledo So Roy, I think...

hi there from Toledo

So Roy,

I think the discussion of series and parallel pack construction as well as series wired packs is fairly complete at this point but... (there is always a "but"...
Forum: Electric Aerobatic & Sport Planes 12-21-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By ray foley
hi there from Toledo +1, Defective, send it...

hi there from Toledo

+1, Defective, send it back.

ciao -rjf
Forum: Electric General Discussion 12-20-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By ray foley
hi there from Toledo Battery Pack...

hi there from Toledo


Battery Pack Internal Issues:

Yes, a 3s lipo pack means 3 lipo cells (N = 3) wired in series ( s = series; p = parallel ) and connected to a balancing plug with 4 ( N+1...
Forum: Electric General Discussion 12-19-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By ray foley
hi there from Toledo The "most negative...

hi there from Toledo

The "most negative lead" would be the "free ( - ) lead" of the series hookup as you have described it, this (-) lead would be hooked up to the ESC (-) lead and the (-) lead of...
Forum: Electric General Discussion 12-11-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By ray foley
hi there from Toledo Hi Roy If you...

hi there from Toledo

Hi Roy


If you have two 3s packs of 5800 mah capacity you can hook them up is series to have a 6s equivalent pack. That is, nominal voltage of 22.2 VDC ( 25.2 VDC fully...
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By ray foley
RE: Uses for old speed 400 motor?

hi there from Toledo

Here is what you should do with a speed 400 brush motor:

Remove the rear end head/brush holder.

Remove the armature.

Remove the magnets and put them on your...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,222
Posted By ray foley
RE: Axi 4120/18

hi there from Toledo

With my axi 412018 I typically use 4000 mah lipos, a 2s and a 3s connected in series and prop for about 750 watts. I works great. At 7000 asl i can't recommend a prop or...
Forum: Aerodynamics 08-11-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,834
Posted By ray foley
RE: why are wing tips UP , Down , or flat ?

hi there from Toledo

I think Gallagher (the guy with the sledge hammer and produce) summed it up perfectly, "STYLE".

ciao -rjf
Forum: Kit Building 08-11-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,838
Posted By ray foley
RE: LT40 Clipped Wing Starburst Covering

hi there from Toledo

Hey Seamus

Sure it is still an LT40 ... just better, upgraded, improved, refined, whatever. The fuselage and tail feathers are still original. The wing structure...
Forum: Kit Building 08-11-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,838
Posted By ray foley
RE: LT40 Clipped Wing Starburst Covering

hi there from Toledo

I also clipped the wing on my LT40 but I reinstalled the bevel tips. Then since the covering was off anyway I modified the airfoil, making it semisymmetrical for more...
Forum: RC Gliders, Sailplanes and Slope Soaring 06-18-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By ray foley
RE: minimoa prop for phenoix 742-2?

hi there from Toledo

Are you sure? Could it be 3.2 mm (0.125" or 1/8")? That would be a common transposition mistake and would make your search a whole bunch easier. If your info came from a...
Forum: RC Gliders, Sailplanes and Slope Soaring 06-11-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By ray foley
RE: Daytime Strobe to Signal Lift

hi there from Toledo

hey Nodd

As I recall the thermal scout varies the pulse width modulation to the rudder servo so as to wiggle the tail when lift is found. I don't see how this all...
Forum: RC Gliders, Sailplanes and Slope Soaring 06-08-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,790
Posted By ray foley
RE: Aspire EP conversion

hi there from Toledo

To stop a windmilling prop, slowly add up elevator until the Aspire is about to stall, the prop will generally stop and fold if the blades are adjusted right. Then recover...
Forum: RC Gliders, Sailplanes and Slope Soaring 06-08-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,790
Posted By ray foley
RE: Aspire EP conversion

hi there from Toledo

I purchased the neodymium magnets from the LHS at a reasonable price.

Oh yeah the p. o. s. canopy regularly finds its way into the prop which is why they are hard to...
Forum: RC Gliders, Sailplanes and Slope Soaring 06-08-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,790
Posted By ray foley
RE: Aspire EP conversion

hi there from Toledo

A 2250 mah 2s lipo pack weighs about 4 ounces, changing from a 5000 mah lipo will definitely lighten the Aspire by 5 ounces or so (That is quite significant:D), improve the...
Forum: RC Gliders, Sailplanes and Slope Soaring 06-07-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,790
Posted By ray foley
RE: Aspire EP conversion

hi there fromToledo

As fate would have it my flying student recently picked up a used purple Aspire with can motor, nicads, and brush motor ESC. He had a 480 class outrunner from a previous...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-19-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,553
Posted By ray foley
RE: Anti-Graviton v2

hi there from Toledo

Well this is truly exceptional. It should knife edge effortlessly. Lovely!

ciao -rjf
Forum: Electric Training 09-23-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By ray foley
RE: no throttle response with my old recr and txmitter

Hi there from Toledo

First remove the prop for safety sake, then try the reverse idea above. Some ESCs have minimal arming protocols and may start unexpectedly and props have blades that are...
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By ray foley
RE: 2 outrunners from one esc and battery?

hi there from Toledo

A few years ago I had a discussion with Pat from CC over beers at NEAT about a twin motor speed control where there was a single processor board and two fet boards, one set...
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By ray foley
RE: axi motor parts?

hi there from Toledo

Give the folks at hobby lobby a call.

ciao -rjf
Forum: RC Gliders, Sailplanes and Slope Soaring 09-09-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,199
Posted By ray foley
RE: A new glider launch system.

hi there from Toledo

Magnificent! A truly fair and comprehensive evaluation of a distinct departure in sailplane launch technology.

Bravo, well done!!! Keep up the good work.

ciao ...
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