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10-21-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By fargophil

If it matters in the discussion. As stated in the...

If it matters in the discussion. As stated in the original question the intended use is in a car starter box to start a reasonably high compression buggy engine, Not stated but something I consider...
10-21-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By fargophil

Obviously I'm missing something. A gel cell is...

Obviously I'm missing something. A gel cell is 8ah or 8000mah at 12v while the battery pack you list above would be 13.2v at 1100mah. From my understanding of basic electricity, the slightly higher...
10-20-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By fargophil

Lets see, 4 8ah gel cells at $20 each or one A123...

Lets see, 4 8ah gel cells at $20 each or one A123 pack at $86. Think I'll stick with the gel cell.
10-08-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By fargophil

One issue I see with using a LiPo in a starter...

One issue I see with using a LiPo in a starter box application would be the removal each time I needed to charge it. From what I have read and understand it is unsafe to charge a LiPo battery while...
09-24-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By fargophil

12v Gel Cell Starter Battery

Random question, are all 12v gel cells created equal? Tower wants $27.98 for a 12v7ah battery, while I can get a 12v 7ah battery elsewhere for less than half the price. For use in a starter box for...
09-12-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,988
Posted By fargophil

Nicad to Lipo conversion

I have an old R/C car that originally used a 7 cell battery in a 5*2 configuration. Obviously that is not an available configuration nowadays. Since the system is a brushed motor with an old Novak...
07-11-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By fargophil

Running on Grass

All the videos I see of nitro trucks running are always on dirt. Is there any technical reason for not running on well mown, like a park, grass? Not counting the potential noise problem for being in...
12-29-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By fargophil

Killer RC kill switch install in KM T1000?

Trying to install a Killer Rcv kill switch in my T1000 and am running into problems. I have removed the two screws from the top of the fan housing, two in the side two on the bottom and two from...
10-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By fargophil

320A Esc

I bought one of these cheap esc;s of the bay and while it is working as it is supposed to I was wondering if anyone knows how to reprogram it. There is a programming set of steps when you first turn...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-25-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By fargophil

So if I were successful in getting the end caps...

So if I were successful in getting the end caps off, I would need to drill and tap holes in the end caps for the hold down screws when the stacks are in the desired position?
Forum: Glow Engines
01-24-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By fargophil

hate to admit that the thought of just pointing...

hate to admit that the thought of just pointing the sack down had never crossed my mind. Kind of a forest for the trees thing.Dont think oil in the pressure line would be that much of an issue while...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-24-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By fargophil

Thanks for the tip. Tried it and still no...

Thanks for the tip. Tried it and still no turning.
I did do some online research and find that K&B/Mecoa shows three different mufflers for this engine. One with the vertical stacks I hav, one with...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By fargophil

K&B 3.5 rear exhaust

I have an old K&B 3.5 rear exhaust engine that has the exhaust ports on the muffler pointing straight up. Rather than get exhaust in my eyes when I start the engine I would like to turn the ports to...
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By fargophil

Deans 3 Pin Connector Servo Adapters

I have a couple of Ace receivers that I would like to use but they have Female Deans connectors on them. I only have a couple of Ace Servos with Deans connectors on them. I would like to find...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-01-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By fargophil

RE: Holey cow have you seen this ! plane nearly lands on people...

I'm going to take adifferent approach to the landing. After making the initial bad judgement to land on what turned out to be not the runway, she did an excellent job of executing a landing where the...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-03-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,345
Posted By fargophil

Heng Long Multi Function unit placement

My HL Tiger turret quit turning so I separated the top and bottom of the hull and found that one set of wires from the MFU had wedged itself between the black ring gear and the Tureet control unit...
10-22-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By fargophil

Mini Rock Crawler Steering Servo

Does anybody know of a direct fit replacement servo for the stock Losi msx12 digital mini servo? Mine has died and I would like to replace it with something stronger but dont want to mess with...
09-03-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,300
Posted By fargophil

RE: Inboard starting belt options (who makes one that can handle power)

Check out Stock Drive Products. I bought parts from them when I was making a belt drive for a 75cc gas engine.
http://www.sdp-si.com/
Forum: Control Lines
04-24-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,383
Posted By fargophil

Ace Foam Wings

While cleaning out the shop I came across 3 sets of Ace tapered chord wings and one set of straight wings. For various reasons Im no longer flying R?C so I was wondering what would the design...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-21-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,463
Posted By fargophil

RE: Scams

Ok heres the deal. i havent really received a lot of offers for the kit and this guy seems to really want it. Any thoughts on a100% safe way to insure I get my $$ and actually get to keep it?...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-21-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,463
Posted By fargophil

RE: Scams

I currently have an item for sale on the Marketplace. I have received an offer from a new member who lives in Norway, has one positive feedback on Eay and uses a hotmail account for his paypal. Not...
03-12-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 570
Posted By fargophil

Tamiya 1/24 Tametech

I have an old Tametech car that I am trying to restore to running order. For those of you who are familiar with them you know they have a very limited battery compartment. Somewhere along the way I...
01-09-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By fargophil

Alpha 4 Charge cables

Im still using my old Alpha 4 charger as it fits the bill for my needs. I would like to get some additional cables but have no idea where I can buy them now that Litco is gone. Anybody know of a...
05-12-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By fargophil

Associated Latemodel or Losi Latemodel?

Looking at one of these two cars to play around with in my driveway, no serious racing but just looking for fun. What are the pros and cons of each car. A quick online serch seems to indicate the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-07-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By fargophil

RE: Horizon hobby

I put in an order with Tower recently and they shipped it by UPS to Austin TX where it was mailed to my home in Oklahoma CIty. For some strange reason they have determined it is probably cheaper to...
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