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02-04-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Scota4570

http://www.a123batteries.com/product-p/anr26650m1-...

http://www.a123batteries.com/product-p/anr26650m1-b.htm

I bought 14 cells. IF you get over 10 the price drops dramatically. The price is the cheapest I have ever found. These are the real deal...
02-03-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By Scota4570

I got a : X2 AC Plus Dual Charger, AC/DC High...

I got a :
X2 AC Plus Dual Charger, AC/DC High Output (HRC44232)

IT is AC, has dul ports, has real buttons. I'll see.

The pricier chargers seem to be higher powered. That is not...
02-02-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By Scota4570

2V per the charger. The cells charge to 3.37 or...

2V per the charger. The cells charge to 3.37 or 3.31 depending on what meter I believe. I did notice a major clue. Attaching the meter to the battery does not read as the meter display during...
02-02-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By Scota4570

They look very nice. I spotted them and moved on...

They look very nice. I spotted them and moved on due to pricing. Are their chargers really worth $400 bucks?

Scot
02-02-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By Scota4570

LiFE A123 charger options??

Just got a new batch of genuine A123 26650 M1 cells to make flight packs for giant scale. I paid a lot, from the only authorized retailer of real deal A123 in the USA. I am pretty confident the...
02-01-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By Scota4570

IMAX B6 acting strange

Just got a new batch of genuine A123 26650 M1 cells to make flight packs for giant scale. I paid a lot, from the only authorized retailer of A123 in the USA. I am pretty confident the cells are...
01-26-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Scota4570

I have a 1/4th scale Nosen Champ. It was a barn...

I have a 1/4th scale Nosen Champ. It was a barn find with a 90 in it. I tried a 26CC wacker engine, too weak. I now use a CRRC 40 kit engine. Works great. IMHO making it "fly scale" is poor...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-25-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,329
Posted By Scota4570

I make the carb adapter out of thick plastic. ...

I make the carb adapter out of thick plastic. Cutting boards are a good source.
01-24-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Scota4570

Please share Dan. If the A123 cells don't...

Please share Dan.

If the A123 cells don't live up to promises I want to know. I switched from Sub-C Nimh to them because of the promises. They cost more after all. I did nottice that my...
01-24-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Scota4570

I checked my packs by cycling them and noting MAH...

I checked my packs by cycling them and noting MAH for a discharge and for a charge. All of the packs were way below specs. They did not hold what they were supposed to. Trying drain them at any...
01-22-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Scota4570

Thanks I've been checking my packs. I have...

Thanks

I've been checking my packs. I have eight packs. They are all junk. I bought the cells from the most prominent Chinese hobby dealer as cells. They look just like real A123 systems...
01-22-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Scota4570

The BEC allows me to switch the ignition from the...

The BEC allows me to switch the ignition from the TX. IMHO it is a very important safety factor.

"I understand that the "C" rating IS the max discharge rate for high energy situations."

That...
01-22-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Scota4570

They only list 5C and 10C LiFE batteries. My...

They only list 5C and 10C LiFE batteries. My understanding is that current is a big deal with the big servos. That I why I switched to the A123 2300mah batteries. They spec at 20C, 50 amps. That...
01-21-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Scota4570

I guess it has not changed.

I guess it has not changed.
01-21-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Scota4570

Today's Fllight pack options.

I took a few years away from RC. I want to take it up again. I fly giant scale, 1/4 scale, gas. I was running dual A123 2S packs. Dual RX switches with charging jacks. The ignition uses a BEC that...
12-13-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By Scota4570

av8tor1977, check your PM's Regarding the...

av8tor1977, check your PM's

Regarding the Craftsman. Since I got a bunch of the them I decided to mess with the ports. Before I started the exhaust duration was about 125. The transfer ports...
12-10-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By Scota4570

Reed valve engine exhaust port timing???

I converted one the Craftsman 32 cc engines I have. It is simmilar to a Ryobi. I like the layout. I was thinking of making a WAL seaplane with two of these engines. This engine runs nice and...
12-08-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,663
Posted By Scota4570

I did one a while back. I put it on a big Kaos. ...

I did one a while back. I put it on a big Kaos. It did the plane with dope and dacron. It tuned out great. Best flying airplane I ever made. Unfortunately it was jinxed. Once I took of with the...
11-26-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,723
Posted By Scota4570

Sorry no it does not. It will melt. Consiter...

Sorry no it does not. It will melt. Consiter using steel and brazing it with a map gas torch. If you use thin steel, like food cans and electrical conduit it will work. Also look at beach furniture...
11-11-2014, 11:21 AM
02-17-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,938
Posted By Scota4570

"this model has the pulse hole at 6oclock. and...

"this model has the pulse hole at 6oclock. and the carb I want to use is around 4oclock" The easiest way is to make a track or groove connecting 4-o'clock with 6-o'clock in th intake manifold. Go...
02-09-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 868
Posted By Scota4570

I would consiter switching over to LiPo4...

I would consiter switching over to LiPo4 battereis. I used to run NiMH but got tired of the fooling around. They have poor life expectency, self discharge, and are not cost effective when you get...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-02-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,460
Posted By Scota4570

I would not. You might try regular oil. I have...

I would not. You might try regular oil. I have notticed that the synthetic types are messier. Pennsoil 2-stroke, and many others are very good. I run my G-38 on whatever oil I have handy at 32:1....
02-01-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,622
Posted By Scota4570

I wonder if it would run on butane? The bottles...

I wonder if it would run on butane? The bottles are smaller and of lighter construction.

I converted a Briggs a while back. It gave 5700 rpm with a 20x8 running on gas. You are not far off...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-31-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 105,970
Posted By Scota4570

I assembled one of these a few years ago. It ran...

I assembled one of these a few years ago. It ran with the stock ignition, just not well. Then after a short time it would not run at all. I threw away the ignition and got an RCEXL ignition and...
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