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09-05-2019, 02:54 PM
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Posted By grotto2

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/544x408/20190904_184117s_fc90c5a43ccd8ee9c58fb2f68870501811c259d2.jpg...
07-28-2019, 07:53 PM
07-18-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,308
Posted By grotto2

Wow! All I can say is just...wow!

Wow! All I can say is just...wow!
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By grotto2

You're right, of course. You should purchase...

You're right, of course. You should purchase equipment that fits your needs. The Vexa is expensive, but I use nearly every feature and use it often, so consider it a bargain.
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By grotto2

If you really want a good servo tester/pulse...

If you really want a good servo tester/pulse measurement device, get a Vexa ServoXciter.
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By grotto2

I don't think it matters with AM. I've run modern...

I don't think it matters with AM. I've run modern 27MHz receivers with my wide band transmitters no problem.

BUT: You have to watch out for old transmitter crystals. As they age they slide off...
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By grotto2

Hi Propjaw- Why not use it on 27MHz?

Hi Propjaw-
Why not use it on 27MHz?
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Views: 411
Posted By grotto2

I have successfully flown both F&M and OS metal...

I have successfully flown both F&M and OS metal case transmitters using an Ace TR403A full-range 27MHz Narrow-band AM receiver. I'm guessing this receiver is really a Futaba repackaged.
The Sport...
03-01-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By grotto2

I'm pretty sure it is indeed an X-Cell. ' If it...

I'm pretty sure it is indeed an X-Cell. '
If it were mine and so close to being completed, I would finish it up and fly it.
If it's your first helicopter, I would set it aside until I built some...
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By grotto2

Does this help? ...

Does this help?
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/611x553/kraft_trim_pot_wiring_644f853dc00d0b90ebaa0517dae1476a1fc6be3b.jpg
02-05-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,497
Posted By grotto2

Does anyone have any Plettenberg Advance mounting...

Does anyone have any Plettenberg Advance mounting templates for Agenda/Element?
-Ron
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By grotto2

I can't speak for the Iwiss crimper in particular...

I can't speak for the Iwiss crimper in particular as I have a cheaper one. I can tell you that it takes practice and in a given sitting I screw up about 20% of my crimps anyway. I don't know what...
11-26-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,497
Posted By grotto2

Yes, that seems to be the correct CG. -Ron

Yes, that seems to be the correct CG.
-Ron
11-25-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,249
Posted By grotto2

If the servos are 4-wire, you need a 4.8V...

If the servos are 4-wire, you need a 4.8V center-tapped airborne battery.
08-11-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 976
Posted By grotto2

Wow. I think the simplest answer, if you have...

Wow.
I think the simplest answer, if you have the budget, is to invest in a modern 2.4GHz radio. The programming would probably be a lot easier and you'd have the reliability of newer equipment....
08-11-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By grotto2

How about these for the Raptor and MiniBoy: ...

How about these for the Raptor and MiniBoy:
S3152 all around except S9254 for tailrotor.
GY520 gyro

....although, if you wanted period fidelity for the MiniBoy you could use KPS-14s and a...
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By grotto2

Oh, I suppose. But I'd say your HOA rules are...

Oh, I suppose. But I'd say your HOA rules are awfully strict.
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By grotto2

I've misplaced my old trainer cable, but I...

I've misplaced my old trainer cable, but I believe the connections are:
GND to GND
1 to 1
2 to 3
3 to 2
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By grotto2

1) Try the master transmit crystal in the trainer...

1) Try the master transmit crystal in the trainer transmitter to see if it works standalone.
2) Don't trust the trainer cable. I got one off thebay once that was wired wrong.
08-08-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,497
Posted By grotto2

I didn't remove my servo to measure, but slid a...

I didn't remove my servo to measure, but slid a thin piece of metal alongside the front part of it. From the bottom of the well to the bottom surface of the wing is about 40mm. I'm using the servo...
08-05-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By grotto2

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/987x681/izzo_10_b6e263f46b0ee826efb82023a5598777fccb9b78.jpg...
08-05-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By grotto2

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/976x691/izzo_7_f2b94d31427a50e2cb233941186bb3b61ac628b6.jpg...
08-05-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By grotto2

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/689x986/izzo_4_3d1efc46ce5c70071b4b742b1856448719cfd5ea.jpg...
08-05-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By grotto2

Ed Izzo's Checkmate

I found some old photos that may be of interest to the forum. I took these at Ed's house around 1993, I...
07-16-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,198
Posted By grotto2

Oh Bo, I forgot to mention that Park's new drive...

Oh Bo, I forgot to mention that Park's new drive system is a very smooth-running belt system. Maintenance is probably less than a gear-drive system. There's a picture on BJP's personal fb page.
-Ron
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