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Forum: ARF or RTF
09-06-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By BoiseBee

Tiger 3 ARF Quality

Has anyone had experience with the "3"? I've heard the covering isn't so hot. Any other problems or notes?
Thanks
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By BoiseBee

Need help to change 2.4ghz Super Micro System linear servos

I may not be in the right area for this type of RX and servos. I'm new to UM micro RC. (Converting SIG Parasol FF rubber to RC). I'm using a DX5 TX. Two linear servos on the RX brick operate...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,179
Posted By BoiseBee

Do you cycle your throttle stick to arm the...

Do you cycle your throttle stick to arm the motor? It takes about two passes to get the arming. Also), you may need to hit the prop with a stick, sometimes it needs a nudge (kinda strange). Also,...
12-16-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 12,835
Posted By BoiseBee

25 years of flying GA aircraft and one ramp...

25 years of flying GA aircraft and one ramp inspection. Also was a nice guy.
12-03-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By BoiseBee

Charge Co-Ax Heli with connector

Have a new heli with a charge jack and on-off sw. Wall charger connects to jack. Stays on green forever (3-4 hours).

On the other side, a red two-pin connector plugs into socket to run motor. ...
08-18-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By BoiseBee

Bill; I,m curious, why would you want to bind...

Bill;
I,m curious, why would you want to bind one tx to two rx's? I have the 650. It provides 20 memories. It's easy to switch back and forth.
I've been flying the single antenna rx and the two...
Forum: 3D Flying!
02-13-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By BoiseBee

I have a Funtana, which is a Katana. It's H9. ...

I have a Funtana, which is a Katana. It's H9. Run a 91fx rated at 2.8hp with a 15x6 prop. Balanced nicely, flies great. It will float landing because of wing design but its managable. 93/4...
Forum: IMAC
12-25-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By BoiseBee

I always try balance close the mfg's recommended...

I always try balance close the mfg's recommended center point. Then I roll inverted and let go of elev - it should divert very little. I use elev to make tiny correction in flight if necessary. I'm...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-24-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,063
Posted By BoiseBee

New Rotary Engine in 50cc Range

http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/11/24/compact-rotary-engine-is-petite-powerhouse/#.VHO4575yZsI.email. Not much detail at this point. Sounds interesting.
11-23-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,101
Posted By BoiseBee

A few years ago I lost a Tiger 2 that I had flown...

A few years ago I lost a Tiger 2 that I had flown for 16 years. Never crashed. Went through new wheels, servos, and an engine to keep flying. Was getting ready to restore. Came to field, did...
02-25-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By BoiseBee

I can't get the prop off shaft without danger of...

I can't get the prop off shaft without danger of damaging. The prop turns the shaft freely, and appears to be unbent. The prop and shaft move in and out about 1/8" (with fingers). The shaft goes...
02-25-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By BoiseBee

Motor problem - Flyzone micro rc

Yesterday during indoor flying, i lost control of my tiger moth (flyzone) and hit a wall. No damage to plane, spinner or prop. Controls all work. When i check throttle, motor runs but prop doesn't...
Forum: Control Lines
02-07-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,501
Posted By BoiseBee

Now that i think about it, it wasn't a "ukie"...

Now that i think about it, it wasn't a "ukie" that got me started in hobby. An F-86 strombecker pine kit of 6 or 7 pieces, pre-shaped did it. I used provided templates to sand, Testors glue, and...
Forum: Control Lines
02-04-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,501
Posted By BoiseBee

It was called a wing ding (made by scientific?)...

It was called a wing ding (made by scientific?) and had an ok cub .074. It was all balsa. My dad carved a little pilot figure that was fittingly called jughead. We flew it from a schoolyard. Then...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By BoiseBee

Thanks for the link. Just bought tx650 and two...

Thanks for the link. Just bought tx650 and two free 624 rxs. I'll get the 625 two antenna for glow models (those dang planes get far away, fast). I'll also use the tx650 for my flyzone micros.
11-26-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By BoiseBee

Epoxy question

Is 30 min epoxy stronger when fully cured as compared to 15 min epoxy?
07-31-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By BoiseBee

RE: cycling?

I alway use balance connector when charging Lipo/Life. It has the effect of balancing mulitiple cells which is like cycling. Sometimes I have run a Lipo down to the point where one cell has to be...
04-08-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,866
Posted By BoiseBee

RE: Low voltage cutoff alarm/switch: How do I install?

It (alarm) gets its power from the balance lead/connector. Your battery connnector plugs in the regular way to the ESC for motor power. I'm not sure how the alarm connected to the balance...
04-07-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,866
Posted By BoiseBee

RE: Low voltage cutoff alarm/switch: How do I install?

A nice feature of the alarm display is that when plugged in, it will show pack voltage (eg: 12.3) and cell voltage (eg: 4.08). The unit is very light (I use in an airplane) and can be inside the...
04-07-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,866
Posted By BoiseBee

RE: Low voltage cutoff alarm/switch: How do I install?

You plug it into the balancer cable on your lipo. On the back of the alarm, you'll see lables for each pin. Plug the black balancer cable into the bottom pin (has a minus "-" symbol). The rest of...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-29-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By BoiseBee

YAK 54 electric info

I'm completing a Great Planes YAK 54, 41" span, 29 oz, 480 motor, 3D ARF. Since this is my first EP aircraft, I would appreciate hearing the flight experiences of others with this plane. Also,...
Forum: Control Lines
03-23-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,501
Posted By BoiseBee

RE: Your first CL Plane? just for fun

In the early CL days there where no starters that I knew of. The K&B 35 sometimes liked to whack my finger. I have gone back to using chicken stick on 2 cycle engines. Pump enough fuel to the...
Forum: Control Lines
03-23-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,501
Posted By BoiseBee

RE: Your first CL Plane? just for fun

All of the above with Fox 35's. Also Super Ringmaster, Veco Smoothie, Veco Thunderbird, Riley Wooten's Quicker combat with K&B 35 plus several combat planes from plans.
My first plane was a...
03-10-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,961
Posted By BoiseBee

RE: How to setup Lipo Low Voltage Tester

Thanks for the info.

I just plugged battery/balancer into unit (cripes it's loud). On mine, there's a "-" symbol at the bottom pin, then 8 more pins from 1s to 8s. I went black to black on the...
03-09-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,961
Posted By BoiseBee

How to setup Lipo Low Voltage Tester

I bought a 1s ~ 8s RC Lipo battery low voltage tester with warning buzzer to plug into battery's balancing connector. It is designed to buzz (in aircraft) when voltage drops to a preset value (eg:...
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