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Posted By Witterings

Buggy Recommendations Please

I'm looking for a buggy for my 15 yr old's B'day up to around the £200 mark.
2 I've been looking at are the Maverick Strada XB Evo S Brushless
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03-14-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Witterings

RE: Can't tighten Prop Nut without spinner backplate moving

I have the same problem with one plane at the moment where the whole motors spinning and because of the cowl I can't hold the motor.

I was thinking about after I've lightly screwed the nut on...
03-08-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,003
Posted By Witterings

RE: Best six 3D trainers?

I used an Acromaster mainly because of their repairability and yet they fly like a full fuse plane rather than a profile, glued my 1st one back together several times.
Also like their Multiplex's...
03-03-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Witterings

RE: New to electric flight

Those motors are for the MiniMag, Acromaster is quite a bit heavier so wants something at least 250 and really 350 watts.
As with every plane you want to keep it as light as possible so whilst you...
03-03-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Witterings

RE: New to electric flight

Either of these would work quite well with the Minimag, get a 25 amp esc as you won't notice the extra weight but if you want to get a bigger plane later on can use it then

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03-03-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Witterings

RE: New to electric flight

Just as a very approximate guide a 3s battery when it's a bit run down / under strain will produce a bit over 10v's but I use 10 as a round figure and multiply it by the number of amps of the motor...
03-03-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Witterings

RE: Aerobird Swift Questions

Shame you're a bit of a distance but if you fancy a trip into the countryside give us a shout

The best site I found for downloads is http://www.rc-sim.de/ and the most realistic plane I found on...
03-03-2010, 09:10 AM
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Views: 598
Posted By Witterings

RE: Aerobird Swift Questions

Matt,
I live in The Witterings which isn't too hard to work out from my username :) which is just south of Chichester.
If you live in Crawley and have a big field out front you can fly in it - -...
03-03-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Witterings

RE: Aerobird Swift Questions

Matt,
Yes I'd look out for the nearest bin and put it in there !!!!!!

Sorry to be so negative about something you've just bought but it was the worst plane I had. A number of people along with...
10-12-2009, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Witterings

RE: Multiplex Mentor

Are there any lights on the ESC ????
I'd check it's plugged in properly to the right slot on the RX, I'd try another ESC if you've got one with that motor and another motor with that ESC.
The...
08-20-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Witterings

RE: Good 5th Plane

The more rearward the CoG the more responsive a plane is BUT there's an old saying a plane with too rearward a CoG flys once so it's always best to start with ot more forwrad and VERY slowly move it...
08-19-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Witterings

RE: Good 5th Plane

I was going to suggest the Mini Pulse as a possible and is more of a similar size to what you have been flying but both are good.
Another excellent plane down the road and great for learning 3D but...
08-18-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Witterings

RE: Good 5th Plane

tlampher
If you've been flying the Parkzone Warbirds for a while and are comfortable with them and not crashing I would have thought what you've been looking at is a backward not forward step...
06-01-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By Witterings

RE: Time to upgrade from the Eflite Apprentice! yay!

I was about your level and bought a Multiplex Acromaster.

InitiallyI set it up on docile rates until Igot used to it and gradually progressed to full rates and flying all 3 D with it over time....
05-26-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Witterings

RE: I need help choosing a lipo for my Yak 55 25e.

That motor should give it reasonable power and hover it / fly vertically, is it the 3019 / 10 or 3019 / 12 and what prop are you using.

Just as a general rule of thumb more power = less flight...
05-19-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Witterings

RE: Help with electric plane that can crash land on tall grass

If you've flown before you'll probably find it's comes back fairly quickly, get a cheap simulator like FMS and maybe a Multiplex MiniMag, you can fly it 3 channel if you want to start and then...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-04-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By Witterings

RE: Hen Long Tiger Firing Problem

Assumimg it's easy to attach to the outer barrell / where the current unit screws to it / the turret then yes please I'd like to as long as the cost is capped at $20 and the postage isn't an arm and...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-04-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By Witterings

RE: Hen Long Tiger Firing Problem

I've now put it back together and it's exactly the same !!

I don't quite understand where the seal should be and if I've just put it in the wrong place again. The breach has a cut away part that...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-04-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By Witterings

RE: Hen Long Tiger Firing Problem

Have now managed to totally open it up and didn't have to cut the wires, the motor came away when I took the upper part of the casing off leaving the underneath part with all the cogs etc in.

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Forum: RC Tanks
05-04-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By Witterings

RE: Hen Long Tiger Firing Problem

tjm,
Do I undo the screws that are on the side of the unit to open it ????
Forum: RC Tanks
05-04-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By Witterings

RE: Hen Long Tiger Firing Problem

So one step further again, I've destroyed the head but managed to get the screw out, will just need a new one when I put it back together.
I've seperated the gun from the barrell, the only other...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-04-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By Witterings

RE: Hen Long Tiger Firing Problem

OK, I've unsoldered those wires now and removed the bottom of the turret however at this stage I'm wishing I'd just sent it back and got a refund but as I've now taken it apart which will have...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-04-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By Witterings

RE: Hen Long Tiger Firing Problem

I've taken the chassy off and undone the screws for the turret, I assume the only way I can really sererate it now is by unsoldering the wires ?????
Forum: RC Tanks
04-30-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By Witterings

RE: Hen Long Tiger Firing Problem

I may well take you up on that !!!
I'm just going to see in the next couple of days how comfortable I am taking it apart and just check that the seal isn't out of line and will let you know how I...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-28-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By Witterings

RE: Hen Long Tiger Firing Problem

Any idea's how I'd go about tryig to find parts that will fit or would they have to be Hen Long replacement parts ??

There doesn't seem to be much info avilable here in the UK !!
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