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04-15-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,517
Posted By DGrant

Yeah love the TechAero IBEC's. Silly simple to...

Yeah love the TechAero IBEC's. Silly simple to install, and generally make other devices obsolete... but I only speak from experience though.
People have to use what they're accustomed too until...
04-12-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,517
Posted By DGrant

A gas engine in the 50cc-60cc range can run more...

A gas engine in the 50cc-60cc range can run more than 20 minutes on a 24oz tank. I have 32oz tanks in my 100cc twin cylinder giants and use barely half of it in 15 minutes of IMAC sequences. I have...
04-12-2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,517
Posted By DGrant

Very nice Mustang Todd! Congratulations on the...

Very nice Mustang Todd! Congratulations on the maiden flight! Looks like you'll enjoy it for years to come!
03-12-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,517
Posted By DGrant

On those connectors, they also might be referred...

On those connectors, they also might be referred to as "Mpx" type in some arenas.
03-12-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,517
Posted By DGrant

Battery plug ID... "Multiplex" You'll need the...

Battery plug ID... "Multiplex" You'll need the female side for batteries.

Available from several suppliers. I've seen these used in FrSky onboard systems, as well as others, so you might start...
01-28-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,517
Posted By DGrant

Smile Not much of a tab there. That notch you cut is...

Not much of a tab there. That notch you cut is about 1/3 of the whole tab area. It's just an observation.
Forum: Kit Building
01-06-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By DGrant

Pgs 14, 15, 16 are very clear the servo goes into...

Pgs 14, 15, 16 are very clear the servo goes into the root of the horizontal stab. What part of the picture is hard to understand?
Forum: RC Jets
06-23-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By DGrant

There will be another Jet Rally for sure. I...

There will be another Jet Rally for sure. I think in October. I know we have an IMAC contest late September if you're interested in giant scale competition. I've had some physical challenges...
Forum: RC Jets
05-27-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By DGrant

Wondering if you made it to the show? It was one...

Wondering if you made it to the show? It was one of the best so far. I think there were around 35 registered pilots, and no doubt over 50 jets... flyin it up all day every day.
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By DGrant

Take a reading of the amps your system is...

Take a reading of the amps your system is drawing... multiply voltage( 22,2v apparently) x amps(whatever that is) = watts. "V x A = Watts"... That will give you total watts your system actually...
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Views: 4,382
Posted By DGrant

Therein probably lies the problem. Pg 47 in the...

Therein probably lies the problem. Pg 47 in the manual I mentioned back in post #15. If memory serves me, activate will look like ACT.. and inhibit will be INH...

...but it's been a while...
Forum: Aerodynamics
03-19-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,664
Posted By DGrant

There can be several factors that affect...

There can be several factors that affect non-neutral surfaces, but when a plane gets closer to trim and balance, if everything is straight, the surfaces are true/trim/neutral as well..

Incidence...
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By DGrant

It sounds like you've got a mix activated. Do...

It sounds like you've got a mix activated. Do you have any other models in the radio to compare too, or even an open memory slot that's still set to factory default you could plug things into for...
Forum: Kit Building
03-16-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By DGrant

Dave Brown Products has had some problems with...

Dave Brown Products has had some problems with several issues, the spinners are just the tip of the iceberg.

Do yourself a favor and call Tru-Turn and get a spinner that actually fits correctly,...
Forum: RC Jets
03-14-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By DGrant

BVH, you're certainly welcome to come out and...

BVH, you're certainly welcome to come out and see what it's all about. The link to the club and information is at ClovisRC.club .. You should be able to look at the calendar and get event info. ...
Forum: RC Jets
03-14-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By DGrant

That's awesome. I'll try to look you up. You'll...

That's awesome. I'll try to look you up. You'll have a great time. I was out today and the guys were practicing their tandem routine.. I'm sure gearing up for the event. Hope to see you there!
Forum: RC Jets
03-14-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By DGrant

Much of that might depend on membership in a...

Much of that might depend on membership in a given club, and any club rules that might apply if you want to simply run an engine or turbine on club property. Same would apply if you run something on...
Forum: RC Jets
03-13-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By DGrant

There's definitely a criteria for what can and...

There's definitely a criteria for what can and can't be flown at any field. The link provided leads to something that looks more UAV and probably not even legal in the US. Those products are out...
Forum: RC Jets
03-13-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By DGrant

There's a field down in Santa Maria, although I'm...

There's a field down in Santa Maria, although I'm not sure they're flying turbines, they do have a few giant-scale pilots, and are a great club. Tri-Valley Flyers.. just Google it. They're on the...
Forum: Marketplace
03-12-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By DGrant

It could be just a lack of interest in your area....

It could be just a lack of interest in your area. Maybe it's not flying season.. or just that some of these types of glow planes aren't as popular anymore. Electrics are the craze these days. ...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-04-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By DGrant

It's not so much pricing for me at all. The...

It's not so much pricing for me at all. The types of models I fly aren't something that the local hobby shop even has a clue about, nor do they sell any major components for such models. What's left...
03-02-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,615
Posted By DGrant

Please read the whole thread carefully. It was...

Please read the whole thread carefully. It was resolved very early on. The answer and the results were already posted.

Welcome to RCUniverse.
Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,867
Posted By DGrant

That's great information Truckracer. Thank you!!

That's great information Truckracer. Thank you!!
Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By DGrant

I agree. An instructor really should be open and...

I agree. An instructor really should be open and experienced in many aspects of teaching. It should start with safety and how to safely operate an engine, especially if the student is supplying his...
Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,867
Posted By DGrant

I didn't have a great experience with Rustoleum...

I didn't have a great experience with Rustoleum on my gassers. One drop of gas will permanently etch the finish even if wiped off immediately. From there if there's Rustoleum clear coat on top, the...
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