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08-19-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Simjet Fadec Max Battery Voltage?

Thanks Kerry.

I was hoping that you'd say that three cells did the job. I'll make up a pack and give it a go.

Phil
08-15-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By Phil Cole

Simjet Fadec Max Battery Voltage?

What is the maximum battery voltage that the Simjet Fadec 2002-D2 (with a Simjet 1200) can operate with?

The manual just says 9.6 V minimum.

I'd like to use a four-cell A123 pack, which...
06-21-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,159
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Automotive filler and glazing putty

Glazing putty would the same stuff as spot putty. It comes in a tube or a tin, and is like very thick paint. It should be near the bog in your favourite car paint shop.

I don't know why it's...
05-30-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,647
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: City or County R/C Parks

SCCMAS fly in a Santa Clara County park.   www.sccmas.org
Forum: RC Jets
03-15-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 229,515
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Futaba FASST feedback and TESTING

Here is a direct answer:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_8569712/tm.htm
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Noob quetion about crystal for laser 4

What sort of receiver do you have?

The Supreme (8-channel) uses dual conversion crystals.

The Mini 6S and Micro 5S receivers use single conversion crystals.
01-02-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Significance of white dot on R608FS

I have just received an R608, bought from Tower. It has the white dot as well. Seems like it may be a factory marking.
07-03-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,802
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: My "AMA vs. Helicopter Pilots" rant ignore, if you hate rants & helictopers

...Except for the aeroplane inspection requirements that are listed immediately above the helicopter requirements.
05-10-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Twin/triple for magnum 91 4s

These are about the right size, I think.

RCM Sea Twin
Or RCM A-26.
Forum: RC Jets
02-02-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Need help! - Toki 18 DF tuned pipe length

It's been a while, but I think I just used the stock length without any cutting. There was only just enough power to fly and if it fell off the pipe during flight (due to bad needle setting) landing...
12-03-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,020
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: speed measuring equipment

Another method is to record the sound of a flyby and analyze the sound for the Doppler shift as the model flies past the microphone.

A bit of web searching along the lines of 'Doppler shift RC...
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: T-Rex450xl (HDE) with Dx6

Depends on whether you're using a channel for gyro gain. If not, then channel five should be available for retract use.
How to control it? I can't remember whether ch 5 is controlled by the flight...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
06-25-2005, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Muffler bolt AX 46

TIG welding the seam also work. This will fix the leaking as well.
Forum: Q-500 Racing
06-25-2005, 02:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Muffler bolt AX 46

I've been through a few myself.

6-32 threaded rod and some nyloc nuts will stand up a lot better. You can use stainless rod if you really want to clamp down on the muffler. They leak like...
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Servo Connectors

You can use Molex SL series receptacles and female contacts.

3-pos fem. housing 50-57-9003
gold over tin female contacts 22-24 AWG 16-02-1125

These mate with the headers found in RC...
05-24-2005, 12:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,607
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Looking for a decent engine

Not in the speed range dealt with here, but I spent a couple of afternoons with my World Models T-34, OS46 AX, an Eagle Tree Seagull telemetry downlink and a bucket of props.

The fastest was an...
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Whip antenna on 50Mhz Futaba 9 channel

Revolution

http://www.ronlund.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=heli&Product_Code=RV01011
Forum: Seaplanes
03-23-2005, 02:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,444
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Sea Twin

I got as far as buying the plans...

The way things get done around here, it's a definite maybe for next summer.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-26-2004, 02:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,978
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: drop the pants!

What I want to know is why they're called "pants".

"Wheel shoes" or maybe "slippers" would be a more logical name.


In any case, there are some planes that just don't look right with...
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: New to r/c planes. need tips on radio syetem

You won't be spending anything like $300 on a 4-channel system.

Just about all radios will be FM. PCM is a variation of FM that can improve range and resist interence to some extent. PCM...
10-26-2004, 12:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,168
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Obsolete the Pin Box!

The Doppler shift at 200 MPH is going to be around 700 Hz. That should be OK since a model jet won't be able to change it's velocity (in the vector sense) relative to the transmitter faster than the...
Forum: RC Jets
10-08-2004, 12:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,936
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: KingCat help !! jr 8611 frustration !!!

Some other not-very-helpful suggestions.

1. Buy a big box of 8611s and find two that match. You'll use them up sooner or later.

2. Mix elevator to aileron using a curve mix. You could...
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: Radio/receiver campatibility

Hitec make different receivers for Futaba and JR compatibility. Some of the later models will work with both.

In other words, it depend on the specific receiver you have.
09-07-2004, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By Phil Cole

Acceptable EGT increase due to FOD screen?

Is there any guidance on what would be an acceptabe increase in EGT due to the fitting of a FOD screen to a 1200 SP

I made one from a tea strainer with fairly fine mesh.

At idle, EGT...
09-07-2004, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,181
Posted By Phil Cole

RE: 50 MHz and Simjet

I have managed to get what seems to be acceptable range test results.

The main change I've made to to move to 72 MHz from 50 MHz. Before I chose the 72 MHz crystal, I scanned the ECU, looking...
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