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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-13-2017, 10:27 AM
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Posted By opjose
You need to start with the max wattage the motor...

You need to start with the max wattage the motor will sustain.

The specs say the motor is rated for 33 amps. Since you are using 11.1v 3S packs that equates to 33x11.1= 366 watts maximum draw.

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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-13-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By opjose
The lower the cell resistance the better. ...

The lower the cell resistance the better.

Lower resistance equates to better sustained output and less heat build up.

I am seeing 2-3 ohms per cell on newer high output Graphene 45C batteries....
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-09-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By opjose
What type of battery chemistry? When you say...

What type of battery chemistry?

When you say 3.9 and 100 do you mean 3.9mA and 100mA?
Forum: Gas Engines 03-08-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By opjose
Great little engine. No bench break in required....

Great little engine. No bench break in required. Just be gentle the first two flights.
Forum: JetCat Turbine Direct Support 02-15-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By opjose
I had the same problem until I replaced the...

I had the same problem until I replaced the rubber O ring on the starter motor, as Morwan suggested.
Forum: RC Jets 02-07-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By opjose
Seen this ? ...

Seen this ?

http://www.rcuniverse.com/magazine/article_display.cfm?article_id=241
Forum: ARF or RTF 08-17-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 53,858
Posted By opjose
I probably still have the manual somewhere. ...

I probably still have the manual somewhere.

I still fly my plane.

If recall correctly you want no more than 1 to 1-1/2" movement AT MAX up and down in the elevator, or it gets too sensitive. In...
Forum: Glow Engines 05-10-2016, 07:20 PM
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Views: 76,292
Posted By opjose
If anyone wants to "throw away" any approaching...

If anyone wants to "throw away" any approaching new GMS 47's or Tower Hobbies 46 ( same engine ), send them my way. They have always been great for me.
Forum: Beginners 04-11-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,550
Posted By opjose
Also a WATT meter is a "must have" in my book,...

Also a WATT meter is a "must have" in my book, even if you are not flying electrics.

It is great at showing you exactly what is happening with your electronics. It can help you balance servos,...
Forum: Beginners 04-11-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,550
Posted By opjose
It sounds like you used a VOLTAGE meter to check...

It sounds like you used a VOLTAGE meter to check the batteries.

So your reading depends in large part in how that meter works. Many look at the last peak voltage and compare that against the...
Forum: RC Flight Simulator Software 04-02-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,014
Posted By opjose
Those fall outside Realflight itself and have...

Those fall outside Realflight itself and have more to do with system software.

Some of the Windows Updates include dll and visiual C++ library updates that can and will affect installed drivers....
Forum: Glow Engines 03-23-2016, 02:20 PM
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Views: 76,292
Posted By opjose
I would advise you to FIRST verify the issue is...

I would advise you to FIRST verify the issue is that the engine is not getting enough fuel at high speed with the LS needle set properly.

Scribe or record your exact LS needle settings that you...
Forum: Beginners 03-23-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,374
Posted By opjose
Google for "French Curve Set" and you'll find a...

Google for "French Curve Set" and you'll find a bunch.
Forum: Beginners 03-20-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,550
Posted By opjose
Your battery checker is probably using voltage...

Your battery checker is probably using voltage levels to check capacity, which is not very accurate and can give poor results.

e.g. you may believe the pack is fully charged using the checker when...
Forum: Beginners 12-22-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By opjose
The Evolution PTS engines are pretty good once...

The Evolution PTS engines are pretty good once you do a few minor things to them.

1 - Remove the limiter "Pin" and throw it away!
2 - Loosen the grub screw on the blue anodized limiter and pull...
Forum: The Clubhouse 12-19-2015, 03:31 PM
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Views: 35,007
Posted By opjose
It is disingenuous to on one hand blame the AMA...

It is disingenuous to on one hand blame the AMA for being "useless" and on the other hand do nothing to help them sort out this mess by not waiting.

A delay only costs you the $5.00. Doing so may...
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-17-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,443
Posted By opjose
Dear AMA Members, Yesterday, the AMA Executive...

Dear AMA Members,
Yesterday, the AMA Executive Council unanimously approved an action plan to relieve and further protect our members from unnecessary and burdensome regulations. This plan...
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-17-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,574
Posted By opjose
Interesting... the AMA is showing some backbone...

Interesting... the AMA is showing some backbone and resistance.
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-16-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By opjose
This is very well covered in the...

This is very well covered in the dronelawjournal.com web site.

Quoting the very bottom:

State and local government drone law.
State and local governments have passed legislation that purports...
Forum: Questions and Answers 10-16-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,916
Posted By opjose
Wow how insightful! Saitos have much much...

Wow how insightful!

Saitos have much much better tolerances for mistuning than O.S. engines.

So "Get a Saito"!
Forum: ARF or RTF 09-19-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 117,683
Posted By opjose
I use 7 1/2" for the C.G. I also have the...

I use 7 1/2" for the C.G.

I also have the flaps and ailerons all on separate channels and the plane set up as a "sailplane" on my DX18.

This gives me automatic Crow, reflex, differential mixing...
Forum: Beginners 08-10-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By opjose
We've been using Giant Big Stiks as trainers for...

We've been using Giant Big Stiks as trainers for our club.

They work great, have held up very well, have easy parts availablity and when dialed up are used for demos, etc.

They may not be the...
Forum: Gas Engines 08-10-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,851
Posted By opjose
+10!!! Yup, novices will hear the "popping"...

+10!!!

Yup, novices will hear the "popping" in the air and assume that the engine is out of tune.

I've seen guys fight with the settings for hours trying to eliminate the popping sounds they...
Forum: RC Flight Simulator Software 07-07-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,014
Posted By opjose
Yup. Microsoft didn't address DX9 library...

Yup.

Microsoft didn't address DX9 library compatibility until later in the process.
Forum: RC Flight Simulator Software 07-07-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,014
Posted By opjose
Yes it does work just fine. The person who...

Yes it does work just fine.

The person who was "blasted" in the forum was insisting on a "fix" from Knifeedge because they could not get RF7 to operate on a developer Alpha release of Windows 10. ...
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