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Forum: ARF or RTF
08-25-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,207
Posted By Gtarling

As Wile E intimates, 20 Amps is way too low a...

As Wile E intimates, 20 Amps is way too low a current draw. Try fitting a prop that gets the draw up around 50 Amps if the motor will take it. Don't neglect pitch speed - you'll probably need 8" to...
05-12-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,385
Posted By Gtarling

Use A123 cells - the 26650 size are 2500mAh and...

Use A123 cells - the 26650 size are 2500mAh and good for 60 Amps. They also don't need any form of regulator. I use them in all my larger models. Lesser cells may not be capable of delivering the...
11-05-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,040
Posted By Gtarling

Scott - Bob Holman plans sells this one in the...

Scott - Bob Holman plans sells this one in the USA - he sold me the files to save postage, as I'm in the UK, but I think he can also sell you paper copies. Be warned, it's a LOT of work to build!
09-28-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,049
Posted By Gtarling

Tamiya masking tape - the best on tex fabrics!

Tamiya masking tape - the best on tex fabrics!
04-28-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By Gtarling

Well, you're correct in your math - the result...

Well, you're correct in your math - the result will be 3S 4400mAh pack equivalent. Unfortunately, that Rimfire 60 motor is rated for 5 to 6 cells, so it's not going to give you much power on 3S. ...
12-11-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,638
Posted By Gtarling

I wouldn't recommend that you solder the wire -...

I wouldn't recommend that you solder the wire - makes it more likely to fail where the solder ends. Use the correct crimps and you should be fine. You could always use the Mick Reeves wires and...
10-10-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,650
Posted By Gtarling

Greenley and Super Greenley plans here -...

Greenley and Super Greenley plans here - http://scalesoaring.co.uk/TUGS/Plans/TugPlans.html
08-26-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Gtarling

http://www.modelsoundsinc.com/index.php Will...

http://www.modelsoundsinc.com/index.php Will almost certainly have something to suit.
08-26-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,650
Posted By Gtarling

Is it the most rare RC plane in the World?...

Is it the most rare RC plane in the World? :rolleyes: What proof do you have?
Starting multiple threads in several forums is against the rules and amounts to spam.
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-26-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By Gtarling

You could try contacting YT International -...

You could try contacting YT International - http://www.ytinternational.co.uk/dc3.htm They sell that DC3, though there's no mention of retracts on their website that I can find. Drop them an email...
08-06-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Gtarling

They should be fine. A123's don't much seem to...

They should be fine. A123's don't much seem to care what state of charge they're stored in. To be safe, carry out at least one full discharge/charge cycle before flying them, just to assure...
07-26-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Gtarling

So what glue did you use? If you can't fit...

So what glue did you use? If you can't fit screws, then try JB Weld.
06-22-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Gtarling

A couple of chaps in my club had a similar...

A couple of chaps in my club had a similar problem and found that stuffing cheap (poundland/dollar store) sponges, or bits of sponge, into every vacant space in the fuselage made a huge difference.
05-16-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 153,494
Posted By Gtarling

http://www.toprcmodel.com/

http://www.toprcmodel.com/
05-16-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,195
Posted By Gtarling

Try asking or looking in the electrics section of...

Try asking or looking in the electrics section of these forums - you'll get a better response. :o I'd help if I could, but I have no first-hand experience of either of those motors.
04-19-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 22,460
Posted By Gtarling

A couple of my 1/3 Electric Pup, from the JW...

A couple of my 1/3 Electric Pup, from the JW Modellbau kit. Hacker A80-8, 14S3P A123 battery, covered in Solartex and finished with Warbirds Colors paints.
04-01-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Gtarling

In my experience, the higher capacity NiMh cells...

In my experience, the higher capacity NiMh cells are not suited to high current draw - I think your car just pulled too much current from them. That being said, you bought them via Amazon, so raise...
03-25-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Gtarling

Here's my 3.2 metre Turboporter glider tug....

Here's my 3.2 metre Turboporter glider tug. Weighs around 16kg and has Hacker Q80-6L on 12S 10,000mAh to give around 7000 Watts. Tows a glider to 1000' in less than a minute. :)...
03-17-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,213
Posted By Gtarling

+1 for real A123 packs!

+1 for real A123 packs!
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-17-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By Gtarling

Airworld have one or two -...

Airworld have one or two - http://www.airworld.online.de/Englisch/Index.htm
01-01-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,363
Posted By Gtarling

Best to ask in this thread -...

Best to ask in this thread - http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-warbirds-warplanes-200/11592629-p-38-lightning-brotherhood.html :)
10-18-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By Gtarling

Telling us what plan it is might get you some...

Telling us what plan it is might get you some more replies. There's lots of BT build threads on RCScalebuilder, so a trawl through there might get you the information you seek.
10-02-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5,779
Views: 801,045
Posted By Gtarling

The flybar is just visible.

The flybar is just visible.
06-11-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,357
Posted By Gtarling

FYI - I recently spoke to Dave Chinery about his...

FYI - I recently spoke to Dave Chinery about his Brabazon and he says that he's planning to de-mothball it and get it flying again. It'll be good to see it airborne again!
05-30-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By Gtarling

This thread might help -...

This thread might help - http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2171841 Looks to be a good setup.
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