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08-08-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By DGrant

If either of your chargers have a LiFe setting,...

If either of your chargers have a LiFe setting, then they're fine for LiFe batteries. A modern LiPo charger usually has settings for many different batteries.

Without knowing what chargers you...
08-08-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By DGrant

Obviously I'm on every RC forum on the...

Obviously I'm on every RC forum on the planet(same screen name), but you can msg me on any of them if you have questions, or just post them up in a forum, and several people will respond eventually.
08-08-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By DGrant

Knowing what engine you're using, and a ball-park...

Knowing what engine you're using, and a ball-park idea of the size of plane(sport style Stik type plane, with probably 1200-1400sq in wing area, probably ball park weight of 15-16lbs), I'd say...
08-08-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By DGrant

As you refer the "1/4 scale" servos, be aware...

As you refer the "1/4 scale" servos, be aware that the servos of today aren't necessarily referred to as such. Most of us go by torque rating. There's some very strong servos available now in what's...
Forum: Kit Building
07-25-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By DGrant

That's creative right there. As for weight, I...

That's creative right there. As for weight, I would say Saran is probably a fuzz ligther, but not much. It's fifty fifty as to why your project didn't fly, but it was probably because the saran...
Forum: Kit Building
07-25-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By DGrant

I fully agree with sensei... a film covered...

I fully agree with sensei... a film covered model is far stronger when done correctly then silkspan/tissue. Many factors to consider if you really get down to it, but a well built structure...
07-23-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By DGrant

I mix a small swatch of 30min epoxy, and commence...

I mix a small swatch of 30min epoxy, and commence with a toothpick wicking small amounts to the back of the heavy blade tip. It never takes much at all, and if I get too much on it, I just wick a...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-24-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,141
Posted By DGrant

Cub Flyer, Sorry I haven't been out at the field...

Cub Flyer, Sorry I haven't been out at the field lately to check on that engine. Hopefully we'll catch up soon. I took a bit of a break after our long holiday weekend, and my staying at the field...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-25-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By DGrant

It sounds like they're describing the cylinder...

It sounds like they're describing the cylinder head positioning. 90degrees might be considered a "side-mounted" engine in reference to the cylinder head. I'm pretty sure this is what they're...
Forum: RC Jets
05-06-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,660
Posted By DGrant

Nice thread Carlos. Very nice job with the King...

Nice thread Carlos. Very nice job with the King Cat too. I'll be at the Clovis Jet Rally, not flying, but that's my club. I'll be one of the people taking on-site registrations and doing odds and...
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By DGrant

I might wonder if you need to calibrate the...

I might wonder if you need to calibrate the sticks on your transmitter.
Forum: Kit Building
04-30-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By DGrant

I'm wondering if you're getting enough heat on...

I'm wondering if you're getting enough heat on it. If you have a sock on an iron, I've found sometimes the heat coming from that combination isn't as intense or direct, as much as it seems without...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-28-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,141
Posted By DGrant

I still have some suspicions about one particular...

I still have some suspicions about one particular area. I'll look at it soon. There's a few things I want to see first hand. We'll hopefully have some time later in the week and get together.
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By DGrant

Yes, do exactly as Andy has instructed, and just...

Yes, do exactly as Andy has instructed, and just get it sent off. They will contact you via email or otherwise when they receive it, and will probably have an estimate of repair cost, and I hear...
04-24-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By DGrant

The answer is no. Best way to charge a LiPo is...

The answer is no. Best way to charge a LiPo is at a 1C rate, which is 1hr of charge time, and the amperage set based on the battery itself. You apparently have much to learn about LiPo's and...
Forum: Marketplace
04-20-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By DGrant

PM sent yesterday. I'm interested, but would like...

PM sent yesterday. I'm interested, but would like to actually see this plane. Pics are too small.

Thanks.
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By DGrant

Good info Andy. The safest bet is that as end...

Good info Andy. The safest bet is that as end users, the best way for us to manipulate spm files and edit set-ups and adjustments is in the transmitter itself. There's probably alot that could go...
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By DGrant

Word Pad will let you look at an spm file. It...

Word Pad will let you look at an spm file. It takes some experience and deciphering, and I'm no expert, I'm still new to that aspect, but yeah, I've looked at and manipulated files.

Best person to...
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By DGrant

If it's even possible, it would cost more to...

If it's even possible, it would cost more to convert then it would to buy a new radio. The Attack-4 AM radios were always an entry level radio. There's nothing you can do with them except experiment...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-12-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By DGrant

The AMA is good about covering, and paying claims...

The AMA is good about covering, and paying claims too. I know of more then one incident(involving other people), there were claims made, and AMA paid, no questions asked once everything was...
Forum: Kit Building
04-10-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 26,671
Posted By DGrant

If it's possible, use thick foam around the...

If it's possible, use thick foam around the tank, to keep it in position, and a simple stick glued at the rear somewhere(bulkheads are handy for that sometimes)... and if the tank ever needs to...
Forum: Kit Building
04-09-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 26,671
Posted By DGrant

Being able to mount a fuel tank on the CG is...

Being able to mount a fuel tank on the CG is great feature of a gas powered engine. It's really pretty standard to mount the tank on the CG where a gas engine is used. With the glow engines though,...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-05-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By DGrant

I'd send it in. It can't hurt, and they might...

I'd send it in. It can't hurt, and they might check it out for nothing, or minimal charge. I sent a Rx off (AR12310T) for service last month, and it was only 8 days (from the day I sent it) until...
Forum: Kit Building
04-05-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By DGrant

For a canopy try ParkFlyerPlastics.com . I've...

For a canopy try ParkFlyerPlastics.com . I've bought a few canopy's from older Sig kits that were long ago discontinued. They have several styles of canopys on their website too. Some specific...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-31-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,141
Posted By DGrant

That's a great way to go Truckracer. Very good...

That's a great way to go Truckracer. Very good information. Reverse trouble-shooting, using a known good engine, and swapping things one at a time. Very nice and makes all the sense.

It sounds...
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