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Posted By Andy McC

HSD-09RQ Freedom Rx Failsafe

I cannot get this Rx to go to failsafe in fact when the signal is lost the servos go crazy. I have read the other posts and I'm using a fully charged battery etc. I am using a Multiplex Cockpit Tx...
03-08-2009, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Radial Engine mold

Mirek
Hopefully I have just sent you my email address. Thanks again for your assistance. It is much appreciated
03-08-2009, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Radial Engine mold

Thanks PMW its just I'd have to make 14 cylinders, possible but tedious. Mirek do you have a copy I can get or directions to where it can be found.

Thanks
03-05-2009, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

Radial Engine mold

I read an article some time ago (and can't remember where) on how to make a dummy radial engine ti fit inside cowl. It only needs to be the front of the cylinders, ie I dont actually need a whole...
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Posted By Andy McC

Hobbywing/Turnigy ESC glitching

Hopefully someone can assist with this problem. I have been using a 30A Hobbywing/Turnigy ESC for the last 2 years. I was using it with a Ubec from the same company and have had no problem until...
08-05-2008, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Hampden or Blenheim

Lake Flyer, thanks for the tip. I founf mention of the Chris Gold plan on the rcgroup forum but cannot find it in their plan section. The traplet site seems to be down most of the time. Thanks...
07-29-2008, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Hampden or Blenheim

Thanks guys for your prompt replies. Traplet does have some interesting plans, stangely enough no Hampden or Blenheim, two very important early wars aircraft. The 1930s deco styling appeals in...
07-29-2008, 12:45 AM
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Posted By Andy McC

Hampden or Blenheim

Hopefully some of you scale builders can help with this. I have been building scale glow for several years but after discovering electric in general and A123 specifically I have a desire to build a...
05-12-2008, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: On Board Glow connection

Guys, thanks for the answers, I was affraid that a crocodile clip would come of in flight and short/spark against the engine with possible consequences for radio problems. Did you modify yours john....
05-12-2008, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Andy McC

On Board Glow connection

I am using an on board glow. I am just using a battery and a switch so that the glow in on all the time. The extra weight of the battery was useful. I used the wires from a commercial remote glow...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-12-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Super Tigre .51 Should I buy it?

I prefer it to my OS 46fx. It does take a little while to run in but will last a long time. It’s also happy to turn larger props than the OS and as such can be quieter. I use only 5% nitro in it...
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: formosa batter selection help

I use a Brushless and Max Loong 2200 Lipo both from Hobbycity. I cut the foam to fit this battery before I glue the fuse halves together and strenghtened the battery bay with a small piece of...
12-23-2007, 10:11 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Connecting in Parallel and Series questions

Guver
thanks for the prompt reply. I forgot to ask;
When connecting packs in series or parallel, do the different packs need to be the same discharge rate eg . one pack rated at 15C connected to...
12-23-2007, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

Connecting in Parallel and Series questions

Guys, sorry to bring this up again. I have searched this thread and still have a few questions re connecting Lipo packs. I understand the basics of parallel and series connections but where I get...
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Kv,Io cell count and other mysteries

JooNorway;) Thanks for your explanation
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Posted By Andy McC

Kv,Io cell count and other mysteries

I'm sure this has been asked before but I have failed to find the answer by searching. I have been into i/c for years but the falling price of electrics has tempted me to have a go. After reading...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-21-2006, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Magnum .52 four stroke surging

I used to have the revs drop on my mag52FS when using a OS plug. I replaced it with with Fox 4S plugs and have never had the revs drop again when I disconnect the glow starter. My engine has a lot...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-16-2006, 09:24 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: mastering low throttle on 4 cycles?

I have a Mag 52FS that was having trouble maintaining a low idle. Using the pinch test as above is how to set the low end, however I still couldnt get it to idle reliably. Finally discovered a pin...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-18-2006, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Magnum 52FS Prop size

Finally answered my own question. The APC 10x9 works fine on the 52FS. The plane is reasonably faster and no issued with take of or landings. Sorry didn't get a tacho reading, but sounds like it's...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-20-2006, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

Magnum 52FS Prop size

I have a Magnum 52 FS which has given good service for over four years. While it's always been reliable it was never a power house. This has not been a problem as I have used it in planes to suit. ...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-07-2005, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Club MAGNUM !

I bought a magnum 40 Gp off ebay last year. It was unused and had been in someones garage for a number of years. It has the air bleed carb. I ran it in with a castor blend and now use synthetic. ...
11-30-2005, 10:47 PM
Forum: Glow Engines
11-06-2005, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: Super Tiger GS51 First Impressions

It's a great engine, will fly at quarter throttle for 10 mins and still give instant acceleration if you need it. With ringed piston it does not have to be continually run fast to keep the...
11-06-2005, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Andy McC

RE: AAA Flight packs

Thanks for the answers, I thought there might have been some technical/voodoo reason whay AAAs were unsuitable, but if you guys are using them, it seems to be the way to go. I intend to use two 4.8v...
11-03-2005, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Andy McC

AAA Flight packs

Has anyone tried AAA 4.8 flight packs. I have had a search of the forums and picked up some useful stuff on charging but would like to hear from someone who actually uses such a pack. I suppose if...
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