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Posted By rthorne

RE: 7.4v Servos

Thanks for the info Mike.

Will the 5955 handle 6.6v or do I still need to plan on a regulator?


Rich
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Posted By rthorne

7.4v Servos

I see Hitec has a 5995 robot servo that can handle 7.4 volts. That would make it easy to run a 2 cell lipo without the need for a regulator.
However, the servo has 180' rotation. Would I lose...
12-23-2007, 12:31 PM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Cox/Pica T-28

How is the canopy attached? Thinking about an electric conversion.

Rich
10-02-2007, 08:45 AM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: X9303 New Ship Dates (estimate)

Good smart ass reply.

See ya.
10-02-2007, 08:00 AM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: X9303 New Ship Dates (estimate)

Its very frustrating to be told by a rep at Joe Nall that these radios would be out in the summer. Its now fall, and the flying season is coming to an end.

Not sure why I'm frustrated but I am....
07-11-2007, 06:53 AM
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Posted By rthorne

9303 2.4g Shipping Status

Whats the current status of the 9303, is it still slated for the end of July or is it going to be later?

Anxiously waiting. I have an order for one at my LHS.

Rich
12-18-2005, 01:31 PM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Best landing Gear for Katana 46 V2???

Charrua:

Just curious, do you know what the landing gear weighs, less wheels/wheel collars?

Maybe a pair of profile gear from TNT would do the trick?

By the way which engine did you...
12-18-2005, 08:32 AM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Fuel Tank Size: 48" Katana V2 46 ARF

Charrua:

Thanks very much, exactly what I needed. Looks like the batteries I want to use are about the same size. I'm going to use 2 x 2s2p batteries strapped on either side of the fuse which...
12-17-2005, 10:17 AM
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Posted By rthorne

Fuel Tank Size: 48" Katana V2 46 ARF

What are the dimensions of the fuel tank for the 48" Katana. I'm going to make mine electric and I'm curious how much room there are for batteries. The fuel tank size will give me a good idea.

...
08-01-2005, 11:54 AM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Harrier3D

I just finished mine. See http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=386615&highlight=seagull+ for build details.

With the plane sitting on the ground I measured 11" from the prop shaft to...
09-05-2004, 12:34 PM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: funtana 40 what motor, prop, batt.?????

I just found this thread per my Dad, Bigbobed.

Heres the specifics on the plane:

AXI 4120-18
6S2P Irate 2200 packs. This gives me 25.2 volts (after charge) at 4400 mah
Phoenix 60...
06-27-2004, 07:17 PM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Profile Pitts Model 12 Complete and Hovering.....

Ragbag:

Contact me of line, I have a short kit and plans I don't plan on building.

[email protected]

Rich
05-30-2004, 08:04 PM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Hanger 9 Funtana 40S

Finally had a chance to fly again today. I think the main problem was resolved by moving the receiver antenna outside the plane away from the elevator and rudder servo leads. I flew twice today and...
05-16-2004, 04:45 PM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Hanger 9 Funtana 40S

Dre:

Where is your speed control located? I have my batteries and speed control in the fuel compartment. I think if I move the speed control to the motor box where it will get some air, it may...
05-14-2004, 04:01 PM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Hanger 9 Funtana 40S

Flew my Funtanna finally this afternoon. However, I didn't fly much and I really didn't get a chance to ring it out. The 14/7 prop seems to be the way to go.

However, during my flights I was...
04-18-2004, 04:42 PM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Hanger 9 Funtana 40S

Just finished some more testing.

With a 13x6.5E Prop

38 amps
9300 rpms

With a 14x7E Prop
44 amps
8500 rpms
04-18-2004, 03:26 PM
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Views: 16,523
Posted By rthorne

RE: Hanger 9 Funtana 40S

I took the plunge and am in the process of making my second Funtana electric. I've done a lot of research and have run some motocalc numbers. I decided on the following
setup:

AXI 4120-18
...
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Posted By rthorne

RE: AXI 4120-18 Real World RPMS

Matt:

Very good. Please say hi to Don Steebe and Hal Ulrickson. My Dad knows Don and used to build radios and such way back when. Hal is my Uncle and is just learning to fly.

Let me know...
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Posted By rthorne

RE: AXI 4120-18 Real World RPMS

Matt:

Very encouraging as thats exactly what I'm doing. I have two Funtanas. I have one flying with a YS63 and its like a rocket ship. If this AXI motor will do 75% of what the YS is doing...
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Posted By rthorne

RE: AXI 4120-18 Real World RPMS

Thanks Greg, thats what I wanted. I'm in the process of converting a Funtanna. A lot of the guys are using Hackers to get the job done but the motocalc numbers make me think this AXI motor should...
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Posted By rthorne

AXI 4120-18 Real World RPMS

What kind of rpms are other users of this motor getting? I'd like to know the prop your using and battery(s). I'm thinking about putting this motor on a Sledge 540 with a 5s2p Irate pack (2600mah per...
03-24-2004, 07:43 PM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Hanger 9 Funtana 40S

Thanks Mike:

While it is pretty expensive to set these electrics up, one could have a lot of fun with two electrics. Fly one a couple of times charge it and fly the other. You could fly all...
03-18-2004, 11:25 PM
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Posted By rthorne

RE: Hanger 9 Funtana 40S

What kind of flight time are you guy's getting?
02-10-2004, 07:28 AM
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Views: 16,523
Posted By rthorne

RE: Hanger 9 Funtana 40S

Thanks for the info Mike. In your example of a 5S4P battery, your charger thinks its seeing 5 large capacity cells in series, correct? What charger are you using to get the job done? The Astro...
02-09-2004, 09:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,523
Posted By rthorne

RE: Hanger 9 Funtana 40S

I'm curious on how you guys are charging these series/parallel packs? Do you have to break out each series pack and charge them by themselves then reconnect them prior to installing them in the...
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