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Today, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By orthobird

thank you. I actually ditched this idea, and...

thank you. I actually ditched this idea, and ordered the charger with 2 different sets of icharger boards.
04-11-2021, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By orthobird

balance board / paraboard

Anyone try this before?

Can I use the Powerlab by Revolectrix balance board with an Icharger??


...
04-04-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 528,816
Posted By orthobird

this is it: Update: so 3 flights today,...

this is it:

Update:

so 3 flights today, using 2 packs.

with one pack, I got 8 minutes of flight and landed. the loss of power never occurred.

I guess I could have flown longer, but I did...
04-04-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 528,816
Posted By orthobird

Hi there Ben! long time no speak. I have not...

Hi there Ben! long time no speak.

I have not yet.
I plan to do 6 contests this year,

With 2 or 3 IMAC contests.

Not going for the win. Only in it to have fun.

How about you?
04-04-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 56,853
Posted By orthobird

so 3 flights today, using 2 packs. with one...

so 3 flights today, using 2 packs.

with one pack, I got 8 minutes of flight and landed. the loss of power never occurred.

I guess I could have flown longer, but I did not.
when I recharged...
04-03-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 528,816
Posted By orthobird

thank you Malcolm: Just got back from doing...

thank you Malcolm:

Just got back from doing some more on the ground testing.

I tried both packs, (total of 4 lipo)
but, two are bundled together

making a 10S pack

SO i charged only one...
04-03-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 56,853
Posted By orthobird

I tried both packs, (total of 4 lipo) but, two...

I tried both packs, (total of 4 lipo)
but, two are bundled together

making a 10S pack

SO i charged only one bundle at a time


and now, I have tested both, and it is strong
04-03-2021, 11:47 AM
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Views: 528,816
Posted By orthobird

Thank you Malcom, I can try other props. ...

Thank you Malcom,

I can try other props.

also, I will soon be testing the 2nd pack. The one, i believe, is faulty.

If the 2nd pack cuts out, then my problem is solved.

Also, what is your...
04-03-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 528,816
Posted By orthobird

yes, I will let him know thank you I am...

yes, I will let him know

thank you

I am no longer on facebook.

how is this?

I am getting almost 6000 rpm with a wood XOAR prop, 21 x 13
peak amp is almost 80
04-03-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 56,853
Posted By orthobird

how is this? I am getting almost 6000 rpm...

how is this?

I am getting almost 6000 rpm with a wood XOAR prop, 21 x 13
peak amp is almost 80

https://youtu.be/_yBxS_1sfBo
04-03-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 528,816
Posted By orthobird

this is what I did: ...

this is what I did:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0846_167b8c344e6c579c9941233792b171edee6d4b65.jpg...
Replies: 29
Views: 16,956
Posted By orthobird

i got one for you? advance 30 10 Pletty D3...

i got one for you?
advance 30 10 Pletty
D3 motors ESC rated up to 120A

i connect, get all the beeps
run motor to 1/2 throttle, so far so good
if WOT, then it backs down RPM.

it will do this...
04-02-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 528,816
Posted By orthobird

I have a brand new D3 ESC and Plettenberg Advance...

I have a brand new D3 ESC and Plettenberg Advance on 10S.

today was flight 3 and 4

it has done this from the get go.
On long UP-LINES, the motor quits, loses power. I level off, and 3 seconds...
03-25-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,026
Posted By orthobird

what is the consensus on a pattern biplane with...

what is the consensus on a pattern biplane with regards to top wing relating to bottom wing incidence?
03-13-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,219
Posted By orthobird

Another question, this servo telemetry is...

Another question,

this servo telemetry is awesome!!

so what is considered a bad servo temp?
Forum: RC Jets
03-13-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,896
Posted By orthobird

thank you Harry the problem is solved ...

thank you Harry

the problem is solved

it was due to my assignment of a pin that did not have a DITEX servo on the other end.

Done by accident.

Once I programmed each pin, one by one, and...
03-13-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,219
Posted By orthobird

yes sir, you were correct. thank you so much for...

yes sir, you were correct. thank you so much for helping me.

Very gracious of you.

I wish you a great weekend.
03-13-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,219
Posted By orthobird

thank you so much, good idea I will go and...

thank you so much, good idea

I will go and do one at a time, and see if the problem persists.

that way, i can detect which one I am doing that is wrong.

be back soon to tell you
Forum: RC Jets
03-13-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,896
Posted By orthobird

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0753_bd1738f03b89614ac8c36d0e831dc745df62e852.jpg


I got me the DITEX servosJeti Ditex TD 0806MD Coreless High Speed Mini...
03-13-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,219
Posted By orthobird

question? I am using the Ditex servos on my...

question?

I am using the Ditex servos on my Proteus, and when I went into device explorer and converted the alternate pin output from servo to ditex, I can now see the telemetry and the servo...
03-06-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 48,305
Posted By orthobird

I just went thru this thread, and all I can say...

I just went thru this thread, and all I can say is, WOW!! amazing work, You are a master at building pattern airplanes. At what age did you get into model airplanes? and How many years have you...
03-04-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 56,853
Posted By orthobird

I did it thank you! ...

I did it

thank you!


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0618_3882156ebed7d5244d09fd66e31d208e94e66c11.jpg...
03-04-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 95,640
Posted By orthobird

I just went thru most of this thread, and I have...

I just went thru most of this thread, and I have to say, you, SIR, are a master builder! WOW, is all I can say. i come from the IMAC world, and this is my 1st Pattern airplane, which is a Ca models...
03-03-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,275
Posted By orthobird

what tool do you use to make your hinge slots...

what tool do you use to make your hinge slots with, in particular, to center them?
02-28-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,620
Posted By orthobird

do you have any advice on how I can install my...

do you have any advice on how I can install my landing gear?

Mine are not pre drilled, either on the landing gear legs and neither on the plywood mount.


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