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03-12-2008, 07:50 PM
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RE: Thoughts on Reactor Bipe?

Yep, that looks good. Try the sticks and see how you like the feel. You can always increase or reduce expo.
03-11-2008, 07:43 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

RE: Thoughts on Reactor Bipe?

Dual rates are in the manual of most models. With Spektrum radios, expo is positive rather than negative. Start out at about 30% and see how it feels. You can always add or subtract from there. ...
03-10-2008, 08:58 PM
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RE: Thoughts on Reactor Bipe?

I flew the Reactor Bipe for the first time last evening and it is a sweet airplane. Here's how I outfitted it: 2808/20 AXI outrunner motor, 30 Amp Jeti speed control, True R/C 2100 3 cell lipo, and...
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NEED HELP PROGRAMMING FLAPS ON DX-7

I know this has probably been addressed in the forums, but I hate to wade thru all the replies to find it. I am trying to program in flaps using the three position switch on my DX7. I have a Mini...
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RE: DX-7 6100RX MALFUNCTIONS?

Tomorrow, I am sending my 4 AR6100 receivers back to Horizon Hobby for a refund or to exchange to the AR6000's. I have had zero problems with AR6000 in a GP mini super sportster. I also have an...
03-04-2007, 05:06 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

RE: Herr Little Extra

With throttle at 1/2 to 2/3rds, I can get about 8 minutes. Let me know what your setup is.
03-04-2007, 10:17 AM
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Posted By radiocontrol

Herr Little Extra

I just finished a Herr Little Extra ARF and flew it for the first time yesterday. I converted it to electric since I am an all electric guy. This little plane is a ball to fly. In case you are...
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RE: Spektrum DX-7

After reading all the comments about the DX7, I couldn't stand it and finally bought one. I received it Friday. By Saturday morning, I had the AR7000 receiver installed in my Tower Kaos and an...
11-28-2006, 08:41 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

RE: Miglet brushless setup help

Dolan, I'm not sure about the Himax motor, as I am not familiar with it. But I am flying my Miglet with an Ammo 20-40-3500 brushless inrunner motor, 25amp Electrifly silver speed control, and 11.1v...
11-28-2006, 08:33 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

DN Power Charger

I just bought a new DN Power balancer/charger last week and it works great. It will charge up to a 4 cell Li/Po and charges each cell individually, so that you don't need a separate balancer. It...
11-11-2006, 05:24 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

Flew GP Miglet for the First Time

I FLEW MY MIGLET FOR THE FIRST TIME TODAY. GOT ONE FLIGHT IN BEFORE IT BEGAN TO RAIN. GREAT LITTLE PLANE, BUT VERY TOUCHY AT FIRST, EVEN ON LOW RATES. I WENT WITH THE BRUSHLESS SETUP: AN AMMO...
08-28-2006, 05:25 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

RE: what type charger is this lipo

The charger is made by Apache and Hobby Lobby sells it. I have three of these chargers and they are simple to use and virtually foolproof.
08-26-2006, 04:00 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

C RATING ON LIPOS?

I notice that TP is now offering "extreme" lipos that will give continuous rates of 25C with 50C bursts. If I was to compare a 3 cell TP "prolite" that is rated at 15C, vs. a TP "extreme" 3 cell...
08-26-2006, 03:56 PM
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08-24-2006, 08:12 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

RE: Receiver battery pack and ESC

Yes, I was using a switch/charge harness that was set to off, but the battery was still dead. Someone mentioned that if you have an esc and battery pack going into the same receiver, connect the esc...
08-24-2006, 07:24 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

Receiver battery pack and ESC

Several days ago I installed a fully charged 4.8v receiver pack in my plane with a Jeti 40amp speed control without BEC. Today I went to fly the plane, and the receiver pack was totally dead. The...
08-08-2006, 05:42 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

RE: Runway surface?

Thanks for all the info!!!! Lots to think about!!
08-06-2006, 03:23 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

Runway surface?

Our club flies on a grass field that is very rough. Many of our members fly electric and most gear on electric planes won't stand up to grass fields. We are a small club and can't afford to have a...
07-06-2006, 04:56 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

RE: great planes lancair ep

I would like to go brushless, too. I currently have an AXI 2808/20 outrunner motor, 30A Jeti speed control, and TP 2100 3S battery packs. If I can figure out how to mount the motor for direct drive,...
01-19-2006, 06:19 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

RE: Sig Rascal or GP Sportster?

I have the mini Super Sportster and love it. I have an AXI brushless motor with 18A Jeti speed controller and a 3 cell 1320 maH Thunder Power lipo battery. The plane has excellent performance and I...
06-24-2005, 09:36 PM
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Posted By radiocontrol

RE: PLEASE: Buying Help

I bought the Kelly Acro about a month ago and love it. I bought the recommended AXI brushless motor, ESC, and 3 cell Li-Po battery pack. With this combo, the plane will do unlimited vertical. When...
06-24-2005, 09:31 PM
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Views: 1,031
Posted By radiocontrol

RE: Comparing Motors (choices for Kelly Acro etc.)

Whiro, I just bought a Kelly Acro about a month ago. I bought it with the recommended AXI brushless motor, Jeti speed controller, and Thunder Power 3 cell Li-Po battery. There may be cheaper...
05-11-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By radiocontrol

RE: Apache LiPo charger "delays" charging

I just bought an Apache 2500 Smart charger and the green chg/full light never comes on. The red chg light comes on as soon as I connect the battery to be charged, but no green "full" light when...
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Posted By radiocontrol

RE: Brake Function?

Thanks for the info, Fred. I'm sure I'll have more questions in the future.
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Posted By radiocontrol

Brake Function?

Hello gang. I am new to electrics, just having purchased my first electric sailplane. I received a program card with my ESC. I believe I understand most of the choices, but what is the brake...
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