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Posted By jdetray

RE: Krontronic Motor

You probably mean "Kontronik." There web site is:

http://www.kontronik.com/

Kontronik USA has a Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kontronik-USA/404382202971757

I have...
05-13-2013, 08:26 AM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Charge station with electricity at the field?

Perform a Google search for r/c charging station.

Lots of photos and ideas will be returned.

- Jeff
04-23-2013, 08:50 AM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Sig Bristol Scout - Need Manual

Hi Dennis -

I just did a search with Google for SIG Bristol Scout instructions.

Voila!

- Jeff
04-22-2013, 10:25 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Sig Bristol Scout - Need Manual

Dennis -

You may have found a manual by now, but if not here is a PDF version:

http://www.kavanrc.de/instructions/sigrc94arfbristolscout.pdf

It looks like the correct manual.

-...
03-24-2013, 03:00 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Aerial Video

rsdonomoore -

Nice video, all of it.

As for the comments of others, always remember:

"Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength."
Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

- Jeff
03-07-2013, 11:03 AM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Insulation Issue

Hi Tony -

You are looking for liquid electrical tape. Do a Google search, and you will find many brands and vendors.

- Jeff
02-18-2013, 01:51 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: HELP

As a general rule, if the motor was too hot to touch, then either the motor is defective/damaged, or the motor is of the wrong kV, or the prop is too large.

When you get your new motor, check...
01-25-2013, 09:32 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Alternative sources for Bluecor FFF?

Hi Dan -

I wanted to point out that you replied to a message that is nearly 8 years old. It will be interesting to see if you receive a response.

That said, availability of FFF is still an...
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Wiring an ESC

The shaft protruding from the back side of the motor is simply the other end of the prop shaft. It is one continuous shaft that passes completely through the motor from front to back. So yes, it...
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Scorpion S55 bearing help

Did you not check Scorpion's web site? This might help:

Scorpion Tech Support

You can also e-mail Scorpion at: info@scorpion.com.hk

Or their U.S. dealer Innov8tive Designs:...
12-26-2012, 02:02 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Christmas Switch

There is a pretty comprehensive guide to electric flight right here on this forum:

EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTRIC FLIGHT

It should answer most of your questions.

Good luck!...
12-16-2012, 12:01 AM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: 1 ESC for multipul motors

This question has been discussed many, many times in this and other forums. Some searching might discover those earlier threads.

The bottom line is that using one ESC for two brushless motors...
12-09-2012, 10:32 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: charging question

You don't want to be charging lithium batteries using the NiCd setting. You could have a dangerous fire on your hands. Different chemistries require different charging regimes.

Go to this...
12-09-2012, 10:23 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: New to the RC Universe

Welcome to the forum!

I would not call the aircraft from Avatar "realistic," since are completely imaginary at this point!

I don't know of any kits or ready-to-fly models, but Victor...
11-27-2012, 08:47 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: What is it?

Here are the specifications for the Scorpian S-2205-36 motor.

http://www.scorpionsystem.com/catalog/discontinued/motor/s22/S-2205-36T/

Some of the highlights:

Max Continuous Current:...
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Posted By jdetray

RE: 2 batterys hook up,,,(plug)

handyman -

Lots of companies sell these. Do a Google search for rc battery series harness.

You don't say what type of connectors you want. If they are Deans, here's one option:

...
11-19-2012, 08:03 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Learning about Electric RC

Hi Chiko -

You can start by reading one of the stickies in the Electric Training section of this very forum:

EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTRIC FLIGHT

It's an eBook that...
10-01-2012, 07:24 AM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: lipo batteries

Prolonged static running (i.e., on the ground with the plane tied down) at full throttle is quite hard on the power system. A lot of nice motors have been damaged when doing this due to overheating....
09-29-2012, 11:21 AM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: lipo batteries

guver's tables are very useful. Don't let the slight differences between the three charts concern you. In reality, all three are telling you the same thing, which is that you can tell the state of...
09-28-2012, 10:32 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: lipo batteries

With lipo batteries, there is no need or benefit to cycle them (discharge them with the charger then charge them).

Other useful information:

A fully charged lipo should measure 4.2V per...
09-28-2012, 08:05 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: lipo batteries

Without knowing how much current (amps) your power system requires, the cell count and capacity of the batteries does not tell you anything about flight time. To use the formula in my post, you need...
09-28-2012, 07:46 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: lipo batteries

Formula for Run Time

run time in minutes = (Battery Capacity in Ah/Motor Current in A) x 60

This is just a rough guide, and it requires that you know approximately how much current your...
09-16-2012, 09:41 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Epoxy on A Foamie ?

Epoxy works well with most types of foam. So does Gorilla Glue.

- Jeff
09-04-2012, 03:21 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: wall charger enough juice

Charging at 2A requires a power supply that can provide more than 2A. That's because no charger is 100% efficient.

You might be able to charge at 1A, though even that would surprise me.

-...
08-18-2012, 07:59 PM
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Posted By jdetray

RE: Flight times

Formula for Run Time

run time in minutes = (Battery Capacity in Ah/Motor Current in A) x 60

This is just a rough guide, and it requires that you know approximately how much current your...
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