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Thanks, but yes I am old enough to remember reeds...

Thanks, but yes I am old enough to remember reeds and galloping ghost. I had a lot of very enjoyable hours flying with galloping ghost. Also remember single channel escapement where power to move the...
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I've never heard of Sprengbrook, but I had total...

I've never heard of Sprengbrook, but I had total faith in my Kraft, Orbit, and Logictrol 'back in the day' before the Japanese radios started coming onto the market. I remember everybody landing and...
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Posted By d_wheel

I remember when people were saying the same thing...

I remember when people were saying the same thing about Futaba and JR.

Later;

D.W.
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Posted By d_wheel

I don't fly giant scale or 700 helis but do have...

I don't fly giant scale or 700 helis but do have a giant stik and 550 helis. As soon as I get 25 or 30 trouble free flights with the equipment in my beater airplane, it will go into the stik. The...
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Posted By d_wheel

Taranis in action. ...

Taranis in action.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_o9p6i_LpqU

Later;

D.W.
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Posted By d_wheel

Thanks again. I think a light bulb just came...

Thanks again.

I think a light bulb just came on. The only time it is necessary to use A1 or A2 is when you are using an Analog sensor. S.port sensors use the other slots.

It's not that I WANT...
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Posted By d_wheel

How did you set up the lipo sensor in your...

How did you set up the lipo sensor in your transmitter? What screens and what settings?

Later;

D.W.
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Posted By d_wheel

Thanks! Another question. Frsky has a new 40 amp...

Thanks! Another question. Frsky has a new 40 amp current sensor that works with the smart port. If this is used. It is supposed to provide current, voltage, and mah used. I have been playing with...
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Posted By d_wheel

If using an 8XR receiver with the Taranis, does...

If using an 8XR receiver with the Taranis, does the telemetry automatically send receiver voltage back to the transmitter? If not, what do you have to do to get it?

Later;

D.W.
Forum: RC Jets
12-15-2013, 04:25 PM
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Posted By d_wheel

Any problem starting a kero start engine with...

Any problem starting a kero start engine with diesel?

D.W.
12-04-2013, 10:19 AM
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Posted By d_wheel

It appears that your RTN button may be stuck...

It appears that your RTN button may be stuck down. Does it work normally after the radio finishes the range check?

Later;

D.W.

oops. I forgot this was the direct support forum. Sorry Bax.
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Posted By d_wheel

It appears that you and I have had just the...

It appears that you and I have had just the opposite experience. However, I haven't tried it since updating the firmware. I will try it and see what happens.

Later;

D.W.
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Posted By d_wheel

Update

Updating the firmware and doing a reset has me flying again. I can see how it would be possible to start flipping the mode switch several times before the 15 second boot up time and may have done so....
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Posted By d_wheel

Thanks! That is on the top of my list for...

Thanks! That is on the top of my list for tomorrow. Looks like that's my only choice for now since Eagle Tree seems so blase on it.

Later;

D.W.
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Posted By d_wheel

I just had a similar experience. I have been...

I just had a similar experience. I have been flying a Stryker clone for a while and really like it. Rudders were added to my latest one in hopes of being able to do knife edge flight. It was found...
03-13-2013, 06:21 AM
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Posted By d_wheel

RE: Futaba 14SG and GY520

You're welcome, but looking at your pictures it seems that we are doing it the same way. I don't understand why your programming didn't work.

Later;

D.W.
03-12-2013, 03:40 PM
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Posted By d_wheel

RE: Futaba 14SG and GY520

Bax, I experienced a similar situation as panioul. It took me a while to program around the default settings and I wrote the following so I would be able to duplicate it in the future. I have added a...
06-24-2012, 06:19 AM
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Posted By d_wheel

RE: Trickle charge/household timer?

I would never presume to know more about battery care then Red, but will offer my humble opinion anyway. I tried the 1 hour/day trickle routine several years back and ended up with unusable battery...
06-23-2012, 04:43 PM
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Posted By d_wheel

RE: 2 batteries?

Do you know how to solder? Do you have the correct tools; like cutting pliers, wire strippers, soldering iron, solder, heat shrink tubing, etc? If not, find someone who does. They will probably know...
06-23-2012, 12:51 PM
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Posted By d_wheel

RE: 2 batteries?

What he said.

Later;

D.W.
06-22-2012, 04:00 PM
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Posted By d_wheel

RE: 2 batteries?

If the heli will carry 2 battery packs, and if you connect them in parallel you will get more or less 2 times the flight time. However, you will loose performance because of the increased weight. If...
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Posted By d_wheel

RE: Kraft servos

Thanks!

Later;

D.W.
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Posted By d_wheel

RE: Kraft servos

I agree! Don't throw them away. I will be glad to pay shipping to get them if you can't sell them to someone. I have the perfect place to install them, a 1972 vintage Dubro Shark heli that I flew...
05-16-2012, 04:35 PM
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Posted By d_wheel

RE: Tricopter, river valley and ruins. Rural NE New Mexico.

Very well done! I was a little surprised it was done with a tri. Most of the quality videos I have seen were done with quads or greater. Keep these great videos coming.

Later;

D.W.
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