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11-30-2020, 08:18 AM
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Posted By kregan

Is the breaker a GFCI, AFCI (arc fault), or...

Is the breaker a GFCI, AFCI (arc fault), or combination breaker?
Arc fault breakers detect sparks or arcs. Switches sometimes arc when turned on and if the switch is on and you plug it into the...
10-10-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,987
Posted By kregan

Don, Great info. I have just recently gotten...

Don, Great info. I have just recently gotten back into flying and dusted off that Brio you sold me years ago!
It still flies better then I can fly it! ;-)
10-10-2020, 03:18 PM
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Views: 1,714
Posted By kregan

A google search resulted in a FaceBook group...

A google search resulted in a FaceBook group dedicated to those helis.

Search for
"X-Cell R/C Helicopters Pre 2000"
10-10-2020, 03:15 PM
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Views: 1,714
Posted By kregan

It sounds like the head and possible the...

It sounds like the head and possible the helicopter is made by X Cell. Maybe you can do a google image search on X Cell helicopters and determine the model and or size of it.

MA XL Pro II looks...
10-02-2020, 05:32 PM
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Views: 101,887
Posted By kregan

Updating the thread... Fred purchased the...

Updating the thread...

Fred purchased the plane in 2015. Recently I purchased the plane it's back home!

When I get comfortable flying again I'll refresh the fuel system and fly her again!
...
07-30-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Thank you Matt, great info.

Flight update... The plane flies great ! Not sure if the 6oz. made that much of a difference but
combined with the proper CG, a throttle...
07-14-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

Weighed the wing panels...15.6 oz ready to fly.

Do you have any links that show this wing construction?

I will need to do a total refinish of the brio over the winter and would like to try...
07-14-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

The firewall relocation is complete and the final weight is 11 pounds 5 oz. a reduction of 6 oz.

I regret not waiting for the Zippy compac to come back in stock. That alone would have saved...
07-08-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

Thank you for the fuse weight MTK

I weighed my fuse as pictured above without the firewall but with the following items installed - canopy,
chin cowl, stabs, rudder servo, elevator servo, rx with...
07-07-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

So I had this long update typed out and it got erased with an error....

Sort recap, Plane is heavy at 11 pounds 11 oz. I test flew it and it was ok
but I decided to bring it home and strip it...
06-22-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

Since battery weight can vary drasticly from one manufacture to the next I thought a tray that could slide
on rails would be nice. To prevent the tray from sliding in flight a locating tab could be...
06-21-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

I fly with NATS, but I won't be flying at the NATS! LOL

I actually have two 800 mAh lipo's i bought for a foamy that ended up being to heavy
so I will use those. The flight batteries are...
06-13-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

Ryan, I cut the stand off's on a manual lathe. The lower stand off's are a bit shorter so I have
1 degree of down thrust at the moment. Right thrust was built into the firewall.

MTK, The floor of...
06-12-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

That 12.5 pound number was really bothering me so I put the plane together
and weighed it. It weighd in at 5100 grams without speed controller installed
but a very heavy 140 gram prop on the nose. ...
06-12-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

Darn your right, I typed in 22.22 for two packs..... it is 22.22 for each pack!

I guess it will be quite heavy at 12.6 pounds. At least with the batteries close to
the wing tube I won't notice...
06-11-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

RE: Brio - Glow to Electric

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in">I think it was Anthony that said he cut a new firewall for his conversion.

I thought about cutting out the original firewall leaving appox. .75" around the perimeter...
06-11-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By kregan

RE: 3 blade prop for Electric ?

Thank you guys, I will check them out.
06-11-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,594
Posted By kregan

Brio - Glow to Electric

I hate to start multiple threads about the same project but the first one got a little messy.

Good news... After placing all the components into the plane it looks like the batteries will need
to...
06-09-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By kregan

3 blade prop for Electric ?

Searching the forum for prop info on the Haker A60 I see 20.5" x 14" two blade
as a good starting point. That will require me to lower my landing gear on the
Brio so I was wondering if any of you...
06-07-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 101,887
Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Nice meeting you to Fred,
Thank you for the kind words!
06-07-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,586
Posted By kregan

RE: LiPo sources

I ended up ordering a couple sets of 25c NanoTech. They had them in the USA
warehouse and everything else was back ordered.

Not my first choice but hopefully they will work out.
06-06-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By kregan

RE: Adjustable motor mount or just shim it?

or simply do this and shim as needed
06-06-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By kregan

Adjustable motor mount or just shim it?

I tend to over think things and looking at my motor mounting options for my the Brio
is no exception.

On my OS140RX I had a hyde mount with 1/8" ply glued to the back and the thrust
angle...
06-06-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,586
Posted By kregan

RE: LiPo sources

I was going to go for the Zippy compacts but they are back ordered so I
started looking at the nano and read some older posts on here about the Rhino's

I have some little 610 Rhino's for a...
06-05-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,586
Posted By kregan

RE: LiPo sources

I was looking tonight for a couple of packs for my Brio conversion.

I found the 4900 Rhino's
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__7654__Rhino_4900mAh_5S1P_20C_Lipoly_Pack.html

and ...
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