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12-15-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By mduslick

Jester_s1... just curious... what do you use to...

Jester_s1... just curious... what do you use to measure DC amps for high voltage systems? I was going to buy a Watt's Up meter or something similar, but according to the specs, they appear to be only...
12-15-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By mduslick

mystery solved... I put a junk motor in my test...

mystery solved... I put a junk motor in my test rig to try and figure out which component failed by process of elimination and the junk motor ran fine. So my beautiful Castle ESC is fine... it's the...
12-04-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By mduslick

What I'm having a hard time wrapping my head...

What I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around is how could I have burned out the motor when it's spec'd at 60 Amps constant with 100 Amp bursts. And I only pulled 59 Amps for short bursts (full...
12-04-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By mduslick

Could my motor be defective or did I kill it somehow?

Hello all. I’m just breaking into electrics and have stumbled upon a problem and could use some help. I set up a test rig in order to take some measurements and determine the best prop to use… here...
05-05-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By mduslick

Thanks guys. I really appreciate your help.:)

Thanks guys. I really appreciate your help.:)
04-12-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By mduslick

Antenna Question

Hello all. I know now that 2.4 GHz is so popular that long receiver antenna runs are not all that common any more. But I still use 72 MHz yeah, I think I still have a Commodor 64 computer and a...
01-31-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By mduslick

I could tell you, but then I'd have to kill...

I could tell you, but then I'd have to kill ya...lol. (couldn't resist)

It's for a drogue parachute system I'm developing. The retract will pull a pin which will release the spring loaded tail...
01-31-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By mduslick

Retract Servo Used For Aux System

Can someone help me with something that has been tripping me up please?

I have a Futaba 7-channel computer radio and on a new project here is how I plan to use the channels:

1) first four will...
01-25-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,225
Posted By mduslick

RE: RealFlight 6.5 error

okay. Thanks guys. :-)
01-24-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,225
Posted By mduslick

RealFlight 6.5 error

Hello all. I just purchased RF 6.5 but after installing and trying to launch, I get the following error message:

Error: D3DERR_INVALIDCALL
FILE: .\DXEffect.cpp
Line: 850

I installed the...
04-27-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,563
Posted By mduslick

RE: DH Vampire build and scale advice needed

Ahhh…. And I was just about to purchase the plans. Thanks for the heads up… I’ll see if further research can help me find a more suitable source for these plans for this plane. I definitely do...
04-27-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,563
Posted By mduslick

DH Vampire build and scale advice needed

Hello all! As a “future” project, I would like to build a plane from plans that I am very much interested in. I am no stranger to creating mega-clouds of balsa dust (from kit building and ARF...
Forum: Beginners
12-07-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By mduslick

RE: Inspiration

Mike, that is hilarious! I'll bet everytime she watches "Sleepy Hollow" now, she'll think of you. LOL!!!

And you're right... it's in our blood... ahhh, the aroma of fresh balsa or burnt glow...
Forum: Beginners
12-07-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By mduslick

RE: Inspiration

:D:D:D Actually it's aYamaha. I made the mistake of firing it up in the garage while she was there. My fiance was holding her at the time and she was curious about what daddy was doing. But when the...
Forum: Beginners
12-06-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By mduslick

RE: Inspiration

jester

Did you get your daughter interested in this or did she show an interest on her own? My fiancé adopted a little girl from Ethiopia and she is about 2-1/2 years old now too… right now...
Forum: Beginners
12-05-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By mduslick

RE: Inspiration

well zackesch, if she did she never said anything...lol. Besides, it was an old floor. That's my story and I'm sticking to it...lol.

And thanks wazzbat for reformatting my story.
Forum: Beginners
12-03-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By mduslick

RE: Inspiration

sorry for the way the txt doc turned out... gotta figure out a better way to format it.
Forum: Beginners
12-03-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By mduslick

Inspiration

I wasn't sure if this was the correct section to place this in, but I was just wondering... what was it that inspired you to take on this hobby? I have attached a story of what got me started......
12-02-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By mduslick

RE: Radio Equip Question

Thanks guys! You have been a tremendous help. I currently have three radios (well two… I’m not counting my first radio… an Attack4 AM 4-channel…lol). I also have a basic 6 channel and then...
12-01-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By mduslick

Radio Equip Question

Hello all! It will not be long before 2011 will be here and I was wondering if I could get some input from my R/C family. I have a couple of FM radios and several flight packs for my planes and I’m...
03-09-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By mduslick

RE: Servo Torque

From website:
>>>"Power HD -1501 MG OUT OF STOCK
HD-1501MG 236 oz analog servo with universal connector.

-Uses ONLY MPI FUTABA arms.

-Operating Speed: 0.16/0.14 sec/60°
-Stall...
03-08-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By mduslick

RE: Servo Torque

gotcha. Now as for the steering cables, is there a good tecnique for getting the tension just right? The 710RS is spring-down and as I understand it, if there is too much tension on the cables, the...
03-08-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By mduslick

RE: Servo Torque

Wow! I just checked planeaddicts... 215 oz-in for $18.00?!?! I hate to ask but is there a catch?:)
03-08-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By mduslick

RE: Servo Torque

by the way... are you using air-up/air-down, or air-up/spring down on the plane?
03-08-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By mduslick

RE: Servo Torque

yep, it's a grass strip... by high torque, do you mean 60 oz-in, 80, 100, or what?
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