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01-10-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By OhD

Hi A.J., First I'd like to tell you how much...

Hi A.J.,

First I'd like to tell you how much I like the 62 inch Acuity, it flies great. It is just what I needed in terms of a practice pattern plane to fly at the notorious Sepulveda Basin. One...
01-06-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By OhD

Mezon Pro Brake setup

Just wondering if any pattern guys have been using the Mezon Pro and come up with an optimum brake set up? The Pro version of the Mezon provides the capability of having proportional braking power as...
10-15-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,552
Posted By OhD

After about 15 years I decided to update my...

After about 15 years I decided to update my charging system that had evolved as chargers improved but always used a 12 volt 55 Amp power supply. I went to a 24 volt supply and a 1000 watt charger...
07-18-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,895
Posted By OhD

Acuity canopy attachment

I'm just finishing a 62 inch AJ Acuity and I'm wondering if I need to add the included thumb screws in the sides of the fuse to secure the canopy. I will have the channelizer mounted on the canopy...
06-13-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,967
Posted By OhD

That could be a problem. I have three Contra V3s...

That could be a problem. I have three Contra V3s with Neu F3A Motors. Kind of obsolete stuff. I'm hoping they have firmware for that combination.

Jim O
06-12-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,967
Posted By OhD

Thanks guys. It sounds like a step in the right...

Thanks guys. It sounds like a step in the right direction. I thought the Hacker version would take off but it never did. I'm going to have to give it a try.

Jim O
06-09-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,967
Posted By OhD

It might officially be D3 Motors and there has...

It might officially be D3 Motors and there has been some discussion on the NSRCA list. Sounds as though some were in use at the 2019 WC. It sounds as though they control RPM as a function of...
06-09-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,967
Posted By OhD

DS ESC for F3A

I haven't seen any discussion here on the pros and cons of the DS Electric Speed Controller. It sounds like what I have been hoping for for a long time. I thought that the Hacker system might be...
06-01-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 943
Posted By OhD

Wing Tube Fit

Putting together a new model and the wing tube fit is too good (too tight). What is the best way to hone it in for the perfect fit

JimO
03-30-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,396
Posted By OhD

First of all what we called Digital Proportional...

First of all what we called Digital Proportional in RC systems is a misnomer. Until PCM came along, RC systems were analog but they did use digital techniques meaning the transistors in the servos...
03-30-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,290
Posted By OhD

Hi Dave, Sounds right. I had dropped out of RC...

Hi Dave, Sounds right. I had dropped out of RC in1981 and was getting interested again in 1983/84. I went to Bridi's shop and remember they had loads of stuff including finished subassemblies. I...
03-29-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,290
Posted By OhD

I came across this thread accidentally and while...

I came across this thread accidentally and while I didn't read everything, I did see many, shall we say bad recollections. Number one is that, Jim Fosgate did have a financial interest in Proline...
04-09-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,954
Posted By OhD

I went through Dave Wilshere's post and it looks...

I went through Dave Wilshere's post and it looks promising. The fact that they are the latest should mean they will have all of the good features everyone else has. A list of the features, like the...
04-06-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,954
Posted By OhD

I've always been impressed by PowerBox products...

I've always been impressed by PowerBox products and am wondering how their RC system compares to Jeti. Thanks for the reference to the jets forum, I'll take a look.

Jim O
04-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,954
Posted By OhD

Power Box Core RC system

Anyone flying one of these in the US?

Jim
02-07-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,872
Posted By OhD

Ford Explorer. Not too big to get around in the...

Ford Explorer. Not too big to get around in the garage like my old Suburban and fun to drive (twin turbo and paddle shifters).

Jim O
12-20-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,972
Views: 522,852
Posted By OhD

What is the difference between a V2 and a V3? I...

What is the difference between a V2 and a V3? I believe I have 3 V3s.

Jim
11-12-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By OhD

Don't substitute for a team on a roll. Both are...

Don't substitute for a team on a roll. Both are good, Spin is better.

Jim
10-31-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,250
Posted By OhD

Hi Malcolm, I've been waiting to see if there...

Hi Malcolm,
I've been waiting to see if there was some smart guy out there that would catch me on that one. In the single prop drives being discussed here the "gear box" is mechanically coupled to...
10-30-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,250
Posted By OhD

1) High rpm motor is more efficient and lighter ...

1) High rpm motor is more efficient and lighter
2) Motor torque is lower so reaction torque on the airframe is lower

Jim O
05-07-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,507
Posted By OhD

For sure telemetering data can provide feedback...

For sure telemetering data can provide feedback that can help you improve your competitive pattern flying. GPS is probably number one. It can tell you if you are flying parallel to the runway and at...
05-07-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,507
Posted By OhD

I have tried setting up a sequencer to do the...

I have tried setting up a sequencer to do the rudder automatically, but was not happy with it. I couldn't get the exact timing with the sequencer I had. It could probably be done if one wanted to...
05-05-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,507
Posted By OhD

A Good Snap Roll

I happened to do a good snap roll the other day and took a look at how I had moved the sticks. It was an inside snap on a 45 degree downline.

P1 is ailerons - Blue
P2 is elevator - Gray
P3 is...
04-21-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By OhD

Hi Malcolm, Good to hear from you. I was...

Hi Malcolm,

Good to hear from you. I was beginning to think no one was flying FAI anymore.

Yes, we looked at those alternatives. Originally I thought the bottom of the V had to be at the same...
04-20-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By OhD

Double Key

We were talking about the Double Key at the field the other day and I was trying to convince anther guy that he was stretching the lines too much before and after the half rolls on the 45 degree...
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