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08-29-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,861
Posted By nappy99

RE: AJ Slick 104 with DA85, anyone try combo ?

I just got the 104 Slick.....when I put in next to my 98" Aerworks.....well....I ordered a DLE111...man its a big airframe :) I'll go with stock mufflers, keep weight down and noise up ! Although...
08-02-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,861
Posted By nappy99

AJ Slick 104 with DA85, anyone try combo ?

I have a DA85 in 98" Aeroworks.....thinking of putting the radio and motor into AJ Slick 104. Anyone try it? I know guys go with DA120....but I don't need to build the space shuttle. I am looking...
Forum: 3D Flying!
08-02-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,899
Posted By nappy99

RE: Gyros for 3D flying?

I have played around with gyros for a few years, futaba 401's, here is my 50cc sbach with gyros. It has 3 gyros, yes 3, all surfaces. My normal flight mode I fly with very little gain, 20% non-head...
01-26-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By nappy99

How to cut weight of a wing tube ?

I have a 85cc Aeroworks Yak....looking to shave some weight from the wing tube (its 9oz).....a CF tube only saves 3 OZ....so I was wondering if you could drill holes in the factory tube to shed some...
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By nappy99

RE: AR7000 will not hold bind ?

I like the idea !

My main radio is X9303...that doesn't have this problem....the DX7 is spare radio I use at my cottage...so I am not used to having this issue
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By nappy99

RE: AR7000 will not hold bind ?

AHHH...I think you're on to something. Normally I but the TX on thr ground...but there was lots of snow, so I had the TX on the side of my flight box (where it leans on the box).....that could...
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By nappy99

AR7000 will not hold bind ?

I have a DX7 (AR7000 RX), and it will not hold the bind. When I turn off the RX, I need to re-bind about 8 out of 10 times. This happened after I charged the RX battery through the switch jack at...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By nappy99

RE: AR9100 lost signal - need help

Thanks, it has a "soft switch", so power is not routed through the switch, its direct to the RX...my readings were direct at the RX..
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By nappy99

RE: AR9100 lost signal - need help

I did do that test (without charging)...I put a Y connector on each battery, and bent the sticks in all directions for a solid minute, the lowest voltage was only 5.98v....and that was with one...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By nappy99

AR9100 lost signal - need help

I have this Rx in 50cc Sbach, with four antennas. I always check before each flight that each antenna is "bound" (solid lite)...noted yesterday that one light was "off" on one antenna, I then saw...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-23-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,501
Posted By nappy99

RE: Need throttle curve help on gasser

that is quite the curve ...thanks !
Forum: Gas Engines
08-19-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,501
Posted By nappy99

Need throttle curve help on gasser

I have DLE 55, my first gasser. Noted the throttle (butterfly) is much different responce to glow (barrel) type carbs. Specfically, with my gasser, at 1/2 throttle, I get 6300 RPM, and WOT I get...
Forum: 3D Flying!
08-05-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By nappy99

RE: Servo torque help

thanks, this makes sense...ALE input doesn't change direction of centerline of the plane...Newtons law, objects travel in straight lines, whereas RUD and ELE change direction and counter this...
Forum: 3D Flying!
08-05-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By nappy99

RE: Servo torque help

yes it is split ELE...so that is 178oz on each side. My thoughts are that ALE has larger surface area, so put more torque there....however, when doing hi-alpha or waterfall, it would be nice to have...
Forum: 3D Flying!
08-05-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By nappy99

Servo torque help

I am building a DLE 55cc gas plane (Sbach342).

I have (2) HS7955TG and (2) HS7985MG....the 7955TG have 333oz and the 7985MG have 178oz....so now the question....would you put the higher torque...
06-16-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By nappy99

JR9303 Help Needed - will not turn OFF !

My kids plugged in the wrong power supply to charge the TX, the fuse blew, I replaced the fuse but now the radio will not turn off ?? That is right.....OFF, it isONall the time now. Oddly enough,it...
02-17-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,189
Posted By nappy99

Looking for free foamy plans on-line

Looking for 40" outdoor foamy plans, I have some depron sheets (3mm and 6mm), so I'll try to build my own, have a spare 480 outrunner motor and 25amp esc, so I looking for something like a 540 egde...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-14-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 31,371
Posted By nappy99

RE: NitroPlanes 69" YAK 54 - anyone built one ?

I think this post will hit a record on how many "posts"....121 and counting
12-01-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,109
Posted By nappy99

RE: Anyone try the ASSAN 410 GYRO ?

one other important note, when you unplug the remote gain on the assan the servo goes totally dead....no control at all, just a word of caution, whereas the 401 gyro will default to the non-head hold...
12-01-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,109
Posted By nappy99

RE: Anyone try the ASSAN 410 GYRO ?

well I did get one, and "bench tested it "....looks like 401...but doesn't perform like it at all. I opened it up, the "guts" look nothing similar, just the case. I didn't put it to flight...
Forum: RC Jets
11-19-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,768
Posted By nappy99

RE: To Gyro or not to Gyro?

You can switch on/off HH mode anytime during flight, as long as you don't change sub-trims, and sticks are centered when you do so. I use 3 Futaba 401's in 3D airplane, and I switch from HH, to...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-18-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,113
Posted By nappy99

RE: perry pump for OS 120 AX - does it help

The 17 X 4 does seem small by "spec"...but I have tested many props with RPM guage and digital thrust guage, and I found a 17 x 4 (w) spools up fast and gives tonnes of bottom end. On a 10.5lb...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-18-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,113
Posted By nappy99

RE: perry pump for OS 120 AX - does it help

Yes problem fixed, it was the low speed needle. I turned it out 1/4 turn, ran perfect. Tune the high speed first, set to MAX rpm, then back down 200RPM, then set low speed
11-11-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,109
Posted By nappy99

Anyone try the ASSAN 410 GYRO ?

I found this Gyro on-line as low as $40....it looks like a knock off of the Futaba 401 Gyro. The main difference being that this gyro has no digital swtich and no delay switch....yet if you use...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-27-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 31,371
Posted By nappy99

RE: NitroPlanes 69" YAK 54 - anyone built one ?

can you send me link for this pipe, I am looking at a pipe as I broke the power box in a crash !
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