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Forum: RC Jets
04-05-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,550
Posted By opjose

I just received my Flight Computer Plus I am...

I just received my Flight Computer Plus

I am trying to hook it up to a TM 1000 and an older Xicoy ICU with the RJ45 connector. Xicoy sent me the RJ45 cable in the package.

Questions:

There...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-28-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,582
Posted By opjose

I still fly mine with the OS 91 Surpass II. ...

I still fly mine with the OS 91 Surpass II.

I don't find the plane tail heavy though I do have the battery pack forward. I find the balance perfect this way, though some might find it a bit...
Forum: RC Jets
05-03-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 59,947
Posted By opjose

My K-85G had numerous issues out of the box. ...

My K-85G had numerous issues out of the box.

The starter motor was bad and not spinning the turbine up to full RPMs, which caused a beautiful hot start that melted the pipe before I could even see...
Forum: RC Jets
05-03-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 59,947
Posted By opjose

PLEASE bench test your K-85G first, particularly...

PLEASE bench test your K-85G first, particularly if you are going to use Diesel.
Forum: RC Jets
05-03-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 59,947
Posted By opjose

Here is how I did mine ...

Here is how I did mine

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/img_0104_52ea1c21b3f5a0e21cab7ecdf0e0ad95a892fa57.jpg...
04-18-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By opjose

In case anyone is interested; Kingtech (thanks...

In case anyone is interested; Kingtech (thanks guys!) sent me a new motor which cured the starter problem.

I still noticed that the GSU flickered, which made me uncomfortable with this setup so...
04-18-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,839
Posted By opjose

Please detail it. I just installed an AR 20...

Please detail it.

I just installed an AR 20 channel with Kingtech Telemetry into a sport jet and ran across the same problem!
Forum: RC Jets
04-18-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By opjose

Great idea... (runs to grab TX....)!

Great idea... (runs to grab TX....)!
Forum: RC Jets
04-18-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 59,947
Posted By opjose

Please post pics of the Red one with those decals...

Please post pics of the Red one with those decals once you have it finished.

It should look great!
04-02-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,369
Posted By opjose

Interesting, my GSU showed exactly the same thing...

Interesting, my GSU showed exactly the same thing as the video constantly even with no movement of any surface. The voltage was regulated to 5.6v-5.7v via a Powerbox Sensor Switch.

I will try...
03-24-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By opjose

No that is incorrect. 5.7 volts is perfectly...

No that is incorrect. 5.7 volts is perfectly acceptable receiver voltage. There is no low voltage message nor should there be,

I have a PowerBox Sensor Switch regulating the voltage to the...
03-24-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By opjose

New K-85G starter stopped working

I tried to start my brand new K-85G for the first time.

The starter motor engaged and the RPM's only went up to 15,000 rpm. The starter sounded a bit weird... and the turbine did not start nor...
Forum: RC Jets
03-22-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 59,947
Posted By opjose

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/img_0113_43ed56b5f491e2c551c5f4f5a4c9095e829e7335.jpg

Finished
Forum: RC Jets
03-05-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 59,947
Posted By opjose

The Joker gets a cockpit.

The Joker gets a cockpit.
Forum: RC Jets
02-20-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 59,947
Posted By opjose

Has anyone installed gear doors on their Joker? ...

Has anyone installed gear doors on their Joker?

I just started working on mine and I would like to install doors.

BTW: The pictures here are very helpful.
03-13-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
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.

...
03-13-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
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....
03-09-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
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: 579
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.
02-15-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
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: 903
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: 318
Views: 59,048
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
Replies: 663
Views: 81,133
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: 12,773
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: 12,773
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...
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