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Yesterday, 05:43 PM
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Posted By DGrant

Do you still have the original battery? If so...

Do you still have the original battery? If so have you tried to charge it? I have batteries for my electric planes that are 18yrs old that still work fine. If you do charge it, take it outside...
Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By DGrant

The C-rating of the battery shouldn't matter one...

The C-rating of the battery shouldn't matter one bit for what you have going on. You said the GeeBee has been sitting on a shelf for 6yrs. Could the motor/ESC or anything else have black-wire...
10-19-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By DGrant

Cool. We both wasted our time. Enjoy your cheap...

Cool. We both wasted our time. Enjoy your cheap plane.
10-19-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By DGrant

I'm not sure what you're referring to as a...

I'm not sure what you're referring to as a "converted engine". The only thing I can think of is a reference to over 20yrs ago when people were taking small equipment engines and converting them.
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Views: 1,741
Posted By DGrant

hmm... you might need the update to get...

hmm... you might need the update to get everything in good sync..., v2.0 was probably quite a while ago. Once you get your windows working and get the file on the SD card, you can right to the...
Replies: 68
Views: 1,741
Posted By DGrant

Perfect! Congratulations! It's a great day on...

Perfect! Congratulations! It's a great day on RCUniverse! Just post back up if you need some more help.
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Posted By DGrant

bisco, here ya go!! Check it out, it's good...

bisco, here ya go!! Check it out, it's good stuff! I'll be picking up a full copy myself very soon... I've been meaning to grab one... this is incentive now though.

Don't worry that it...
Replies: 68
Views: 1,741
Posted By DGrant

Very good. Yes, assigning or choosing a...

Very good. Yes, assigning or choosing a switch(or switches) is necessary. For sure study the instructs and see what you come up with. It's a good thing to have especially as you advance in...
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Posted By DGrant

bisco, when you figure out and practice how to...

bisco, when you figure out and practice how to toggle and select, and how to determine and become familiar with settings you'll be on your way. It sounds like you're making progress already. Very...
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Views: 1,741
Posted By DGrant

Welcome to the thread Andy! Nice seeing you post...

Welcome to the thread Andy! Nice seeing you post up here. Sure appreciate the help man... Thanks!.

bisco, we've got a real radio pro on the case now dude. This kind of help from a Spektrum...
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Views: 1,741
Posted By DGrant

The registration message was probably prompted...

The registration message was probably prompted after turning it on for so many cycles. It wasn't prompted in any way by you just creating an account at MySpektrum and registering the tranny.
It...
10-13-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By DGrant

Didn't we recommend the Hitec D645's in another...

Didn't we recommend the Hitec D645's in another thread? Lol. Those are more what you want.

The "1/4 scale" type servos are monsters. Very heavy and huge, and generally not nearly the torque...
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Views: 1,741
Posted By DGrant

Very good. I'm curious if you registered your...

Very good. I'm curious if you registered your radio, most times it's done by transferring the serial # to the SD card then copying it to your MySpektrum page.

Did you manually enter the serial...
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Posted By DGrant

I'll add here, your transmitter is telemetry...

I'll add here, your transmitter is telemetry equipped. The receiver(Rx) will determine as to what level telemetry you see. If it's a non-telemetry Rx then you won't have telemetry. No big deal.....
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Posted By DGrant

How about we start with one or two issues at a...

How about we start with one or two issues at a time... and see if we can fix at least one or a few things.. then we'll try to move to the next...

We'll try to go in the order you listed, and just...
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Posted By DGrant

What's the biggest problem you seem to be having?...

What's the biggest problem you seem to be having? I've seen you posting on the RCG Spektrum thread, but haven't responded, as there's actually alot of experienced people already responding to many...
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By DGrant

There's an open ended question... and about the...

There's an open ended question... and about the only answer I can give is "it depends". Some of it might depend on what your goals are, and if you want a system to take you into a future of RC for a...
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Posted By DGrant

If you get around to buying an OpenTX compatible...

If you get around to buying an OpenTX compatible radio, and actually use the OpenTX firmware(some are optional OpenTX vs factory, cheap radios usually run just OpenTX firmware though)... come back...
Forum: RC Jets
10-10-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By DGrant

Carlos, you guys will love that field, and the...

Carlos, you guys will love that field, and the weather will be perfect!

I'm looking forward to it and getting all you guys flyin it up!! I'll try to chat with everyone after flying, but my...
10-07-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By DGrant

Yes, a simple 8ch default is exactly as Mr....

Yes, a simple 8ch default is exactly as Mr. BarracudaHockey stated.

You didn't say which tranny you have, but the DX's have a channel assignment screen that will tell you where the...
10-06-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By DGrant

I would think it's fine. I stored fuel for at...

I would think it's fine. I stored fuel for at least that long, sealed up in a cool dark place, and it worked fine. I just bought another case that might take me 10ys to use, and I'm not worried...
10-06-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By DGrant

I use a 3S 2100mah LiPo, and made a simple holder...

I use a 3S 2100mah LiPo, and made a simple holder for it that's attached to the bottom of the starter. I cut the cord on the starter, and soldered up a Deans connector to plug the battery in. I've...
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By DGrant

Ok... well... Some people go by numbers, some...

Ok... well... Some people go by numbers, some go by name, and some go by who knows what...It's not hard to go to the JR brand, then go down to 507's..then you have the first part of the search...
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By DGrant

Here's a nice tool/website you can use to compare...

Here's a nice tool/website you can use to compare every aspect of many mainstream servos. It gives you dimensions and torque specs, and other useful info.

www.servodatabase.com

There's...
Forum: Kit Building
10-02-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By DGrant

Since your plane is built, there won't be too...

Since your plane is built, there won't be too much info you can glean from the manual other then the CG location, and recommended control throws. The hardware info in the manual is likely obsolete,...
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