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Forum: Gas Engines
08-29-2006, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,427
Posted By MustangFan

RE: DA50 stalls in spin ???

I have the same Plane/Engine combination ... and had the same exact problem.
My problem turned out to be the clunk ... it was too far to the rear of the tank ... moved it forward at least a half...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-24-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,195
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Onboard Starters for Gas Engines

How much does it weigh ???
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By MustangFan

Convert Inch Throw to Degrees Spreadsheet

Needed to have a convenient way to calculate Throw to Degrees and vise versa because I kept forgetting the formula(s).
So last night I constructed a Excell Spreadsheet for this and thought I would...
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By MustangFan

RE: I'm looking for a proportional 180° servo

HITEC Programmable Digital servos will go 180 degrees ... and you can set the speed ( slow them down ) if needed.
They can be purchased for approx. $50.00

However, you will need the programmer...
05-31-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,765
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Why does the AMA need PF'ers?

It's all about Money !

In fact ... all of life seems to be All About Money.
Forum: Glow Engines
05-23-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,883
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Saito Pressure nipple "Pain"

I had the blow out problem with three 180 mufflers.
A club member gave me the old design muffler which fixed my problem.

That was three years ago ... they must know about the problem by now!
...
05-22-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Expanded Scale Volt Meter\Digital Volt Meter

I use 1.175 or 1.188 (little safer) volts per cell (Nicd) as a stopping point.

I have considered 1.1 volts per cell as absolutely dead.

I use a voltmeter with a 20 ohm 5 or 10 watt...
05-22-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,088
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Really "Cool Virtual Cockpits"

Just received two cockpit kits from Kregg ... for an Old H9 Cap and the 85" QQ YAK.

Very pleased with both ... he is great to work with ... good service.

Sending templates now for a 80"...
05-11-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,235
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Convert control throw inches to degrees

You do not need the programmer to use the spreadsheet to get your answer using the Excell Program

do this using the Desired Control Angle Know portion of the program.

1.) Using Line 1 (...
05-10-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,095
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Double Vision Wing bags?

Based on the response above ... I ordered two 86 Inch Bags from Eagle Wing Bags ... for my 1/5th scale warbirds.

Received them, and am very impressed with the quality and construction.

Yes...
05-10-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,235
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Convert control throw inches to degrees

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/fb.asp?m=2887678&key=hitec%2Cprogrammer

I deleloped a Xcell spreadsheet for the Hitec Programmer (LINK above)

If you have the capability to use it, the...
05-08-2006, 10:25 AM
05-03-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,015
Posted By MustangFan

RE: The Hangar 9 33% Line of SA Aircraft

Not sure the wing failure is engine related as much as they say.

Had a wing failure on my Sukhoi using the GT80

Could be the grain direction of the wing ribs.
04-12-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,464
Posted By MustangFan

RE: who is sick of the electric power craze???? conspiracy?

Not a big fan of electrics ... real planes run on Fuel/Gas!
But I own a small electric ... just for lazy fun times.

They sound like a car vacuum when running ... I like the sound of combustion...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-04-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,240
Posted By MustangFan

RE: My parents think that I need to grow up and stop playing with little toys !

Remember ....
We have to grow old ... but we don't have to grow up.

In fact ... I see no reason to get serious about life ... it's temporary at best ... enjoy what you can.

I'm 60 ......
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-03-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Frequency Scanner

try RC Scan 7200 Frequency Scanner (RC)
http://www.desert-wolfe.com/rcscan

or Model Scan Sl72ARC Scanner
http://home.comcast.net/~brentbruns/index.htm



In the $300 to $350 price...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-29-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,242
Posted By MustangFan

RE: DA 50 problems

My DA-50 doesn't start well when hot either.

If I flip it and it doesn't respond "normal" ... I just wait for 10 minutes or so ... then no problems.
03-23-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Graphing a charge/discharge cycle

I have this meter also.
The fastest sample rate my software has is 1 second.
I believe the software tells you how much time it can record at this setting. If its not enough, then choose a higher...
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By MustangFan

RE: HS-5955 Programmable from Radio?

The servo will work as normal.
You only need to purchase the programmer if you want to use the special features of the servo.
Such as

1.) Change rotation direction
2.) Match two servos...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-16-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,886
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Famous people who fly model airplanes?

The people I consider FAMOUS that fly "Miniature Aircraft" are people we all know that fly the TOC events.
I know what your are getting at, but the "celeb" people that fly are not advancing our...
03-03-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Hitec servo programmer question

The programmer programs the HITEC Digitals Only ... other servos are not programmable.
The Unit will test "ALL" types for servos and can be used during setup.
Has some nice features.
1.) Can...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-23-2006, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By MustangFan

RE: best prop for DA50

What Plane ???

Aerobatic .. usually go for the largest diameter and low pitch ... 23 X 8 - 24 X 8 ... I have tried 22 X 10, 24 X 10 22 X 8 ... prefer 22 X 8 ... slower speeds and better...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-22-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,286
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Brison Revolution 52cc Motor

Had one of the engines last year. (Rev 50)
Couldn't keep it cool even with the cowl off ( TF 1/5 P-51 Kit version )
5 to 7 minutes into the flight it would quit and be very hot ...
The...
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By MustangFan

RE: Servo Reversers.... how do they work?

If your comfortable with opening the servo and soldering, a servo can be reveresed.

The Two motor leads are reversed, along with the "Outside" leads on the feedback potentiometer ( Variable...
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