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03-24-2019, 08:36 AM
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Posted By nonstoprc

Pro Grip Transmitter Radio Tray in Blue with removable Hand Rests

Used for about 25 times. In excellent condition. Do not need it any more.

Shipping is $5 to ContUSA.
Forum: Marketplace
03-24-2019, 08:30 AM
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Views: 208
Posted By nonstoprc

Walbro carburetor metering gauge for DA, DL etc engines

Rarely used Walbro metering gauge.

Shipping is $1 to ContUSA.
Forum: Marketplace
03-24-2019, 08:23 AM
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Views: 106
Posted By nonstoprc

NGK CM-6 spark plugs x 2

I have extra 2 such plugs. Brand new.

For DA, DL etc engines.

The price is for both plugs. Shipping is $2 to ContUSA.
05-11-2018, 04:32 AM
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Views: 47,890
Posted By nonstoprc

Bo, Interesting story. Back here in...

Bo,

Interesting story.

Back here in central Texas, strong south wing is also very common (25-30 MPH). What that I found a useful procedure to prevent the plane from being blown away is as...
04-16-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By nonstoprc

I once had a similar incident in which one wire...

I once had a similar incident in which one wire disconnected from the ESC to the Neu motor at the connectors. The plane experienced a dramatically slow down in the air but the prop kept spinning....
04-15-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By nonstoprc

I have been using 3 CellPro 10s for over 6 years...

I have been using 3 CellPro 10s for over 6 years to allow triple redundency. These three charges are used almost weekly to charge 10s packs at 6A.

Only twice, I need to send one of the three...
04-03-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,592
Posted By nonstoprc

You mentioned a good point though one needs to...

You mentioned a good point though one needs to check the cables carefully :-).
04-03-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,592
Posted By nonstoprc

I have never experienced any cables being cut...

I have never experienced any cables being cut incident with the following steel coupler setup. The plane is with me for 5 seasons.

Personally, I think the choice of the cable probably matters...
04-03-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,592
Posted By nonstoprc

The copper couplers probably are not sharp as the...

The copper couplers probably are not sharp as the steel version and one can easily remove the sharp edges (if any) with a Dremel tool.
04-03-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,592
Posted By nonstoprc

Hi Ben, You may get the following parts for...

Hi Ben,

You may get the following parts for the pull-pull linkage pictured in your post.

Rigging couples: https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXE073&P=M
Ball-bearing adjusters:...
08-30-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,445
Posted By nonstoprc

Jim, Same as you, although I still keep some...

Jim,

Same as you, although I still keep some of this adaptor boards around and use them a), when the adaptor cables are broken (happened during a contest), and b), when charging some old TP packs...
08-26-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,445
Posted By nonstoprc

Zeeb, We are on the same page on the...

Zeeb,

We are on the same page on the charging method. Thank you.
08-26-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,445
Posted By nonstoprc

jraycut, I have been charging my 10s packs...

jraycut,

I have been charging my 10s packs the same way as you do. No problem. Do not feel you need to worry about the alignment of pos and neg wires. As long as you can read the voltage of each...
06-21-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By nonstoprc

I wonder if you should test the ESC which reports...

I wonder if you should test the ESC which reports the temperature and shuts down the motor correctly on ground test on the plane that you have issue with originally. It could be that the ESC in...
03-05-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 34,001
Posted By nonstoprc

Some of Neu F3a motors have straight gears, so it...

Some of Neu F3a motors have straight gears, so it is mainly the gear noise to suppress. The newer version utilizes helical gears and the gear noice almost does not exist.

The Hyde soft mount...
03-05-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,473
Posted By nonstoprc

I have been using latches like latches like F3A...

I have been using latches like latches like F3A Unlimited Deluxe ones on my planes for years. Very secure and no failure so far.

The other two anchor points on the canopy are either 1mm carbon...
03-01-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 34,001
Posted By nonstoprc

1/16" is the distance I have been using with soft...

1/16" is the distance I have been using with soft mount for Neu motors. 1mm is less safe.

Soft-mounting can reduce the noise level, supposedly.
03-01-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 34,001
Posted By nonstoprc

If the motor is soft-mounted, I believe you may...

If the motor is soft-mounted, I believe you may need a gap bigger than 1mm (such as 1/16 inch) to prevent the possible rubbing of backplate to the node ring.
02-28-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 34,001
Posted By nonstoprc

It may be a good idea to add a piece of carbon...

It may be a good idea to add a piece of carbon fiber plate (0.75mm) of the size of the motor on the back of the firewall (like the front one). This can help prevent the washers being pushed into the...
02-23-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By nonstoprc

Just wonder if high voltage from the power pack...

Just wonder if high voltage from the power pack is optically isolated from the low voltage at the receiver side.

I probably hesitate to use it otherwise, since all the time each pattern flight is...
02-16-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,056
Posted By nonstoprc

A spare motor or ESC probably is a must to stay...

A spare motor or ESC probably is a must to stay in this hobby.
02-02-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 34,001
Posted By nonstoprc

You may need to measure the distance from each...

You may need to measure the distance from each tip of the stab tube to that of the wing tube of the same side. If equal, then the problem is with that particular stab and could be fixed by sanding...
01-26-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,700
Posted By nonstoprc

I have been using FMA's 10s charger (a...

I have been using FMA's 10s charger (a predecessor model of 10xp) for over 7 years with great success. The DC power to each 10s charger is a 350w AC-2-DC converter. Three of such converters run in...
01-26-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,700
Posted By nonstoprc

Repeated.

Repeated.
01-17-2017, 08:31 AM
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Views: 147,524
Posted By nonstoprc

I have used the cardboard template approach...

I have used the cardboard template approach myself and it worked great.

I do need to make sure the templates for top film pieces are sized about 2-3mm larger on all sides.
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