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10-11-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,501
Posted By sfaust

It probably is! 😁 And yet the information is...

It probably is! 😁 And yet the information is still pertinent and useful. Gotta love forums for that reason, the info sticks around to be continually helpful to others rather than lost minutes after...
10-09-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,501
Posted By sfaust

Old thread, but since I ran across it others...

Old thread, but since I ran across it others might too. So...

Cycling a LiPo is good for a number or reasons, but as mentioned 'conditioning' the battery is not one of them for LiPos. I always...
Forum: RC Jets
01-06-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,393
Posted By sfaust

Thanks. That was how I initially found the leak....

Thanks. That was how I initially found the leak. Definitely in the small seals on the cylinder shaft.



Do you know where you found the small seals for the shaft. I replaced the air cylinder...
Forum: RC Jets
11-20-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,130
Posted By sfaust

Very old thread, but just in case someone reads...

Very old thread, but just in case someone reads it, I never experienced a tail structure failure or lost the aircraft. Mine was sold to a buyer in CA a number of years back. Remove one from the tail...
Forum: RC Jets
10-25-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,393
Posted By sfaust

Thanks Greg, I'll give them a shout.

Thanks Greg, I'll give them a shout.
Forum: RC Jets
10-24-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,888
Posted By sfaust

Hmmm, its been over 7 years, just now saw this. I...

Hmmm, its been over 7 years, just now saw this. I don't think I got your PM, but I wouldn't remember anyway.

Call me slow ;-)
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-24-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By sfaust

One would think so, but if Dany decides not to...

One would think so, but if Dany decides not to show up at the next one, attendance would be down by 50%! Thats huge LOL
I'm hoping for another blizzard this year (at least as long as no one gets...
Forum: RC Jets
10-24-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,393
Posted By sfaust

I checked the seal in more detail. It doesn't...

I checked the seal in more detail. It doesn't look like an o-ring, or even removable. Not sure if its serviceable. I sent an e-mail to Airworld, lets see if I get any response. Hopefully, I won't...
Forum: RC Jets
10-24-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,393
Posted By sfaust

If its the hole I think you are looking at, very...

If its the hole I think you are looking at, very prominent in the photo, that is the air pressure inlet for pushing the piston up and retracting the gear. But it could be used for both, assembly and...
Forum: RC Jets
10-24-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,393
Posted By sfaust

Air retracts - rebuild, o-rings, leaks, and sourcing parts

I have a leak in one of my Airworld L-39 1:5 landing gear (left wing). The leak only occurs when the gear is up, and is leaking from the seal around the actuating arm/shaft. See photo below

I...
10-23-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By sfaust

I agree. I've been in and out of the hobby over...

I agree. I've been in and out of the hobby over the last 30 years, glow to giant scale, helicopters to turbines. There is always something that draws me back in over and over, and its not just the...
10-03-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By sfaust

Unable to change e-mail or password error

I can not change my email address or password. I get the following error message each time I try in the Edit Your Details option under the User CP.

“The password you have entered does not match...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-18-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By sfaust

Being a helicopter, the wind doesn't effect it as...

Being a helicopter, the wind doesn't effect it as much. Being a large helicopter, helps even more. I'm not sure I would have flow a plane in that wind, unless it was one that I wouldn't be devastated...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-16-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By sfaust

Boston Blizzard Fly-In, only two pilots showed up and flew (video)

We hosted the first ever Boston Blizzard Fly-In on Sunday during blizzard Neptune. Only two (crazy) pilots showed up to fly despite the horrible conditions. 25-30mph winds with gusts to 55mh, -20F...
09-10-2012, 05:41 AM
06-05-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By sfaust

RE: Why not fly right side up?

They do. Its just the definition of normal has changed :)
04-13-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By sfaust

RE: Storage charge mode pointless or what?

Storage mode is basically to set the battery to 50% of its charged capacity. If you are only running your batteries down to 50%, you are effectively flying them down to storage mode, so no need for...
12-31-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By sfaust

RE: Ipad Apps. Universal remote control?????

That would be nice, but the iPad doesn't have the hardware required in order to do that. Perhaps Apple should think about this, and start including the emitters in order to do so.
08-23-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By sfaust

RE: Funkey MD500 flybar hits fuselage

Its not an issue as stated. When I'm bored, I'll fly the T-Rex/MD500 combo inverted, do stationary flips/rolls, etc, with it, and never had an issue with the flybar hitting. I need to be careful that...
05-19-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By sfaust

RE: wall hangars

The only time I'm really looking at them is when they are in the air, or during building on the bench ;)
02-15-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By sfaust

RE: South Florida movie job

I've done similar work for tv commercials, and it can be a lot of fun but stressful as well. I'm not in Miami or I would jump on this, but for those that are in the area its definitely worth talking...
01-11-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By sfaust

RE: Cold weather clutch slippage ??R-50 v-2

I had the very same issue two weeks ago. I ended up taking out the entire drive train looking for the issue, and found none. I started to think the same about cold weather and clutch slippage. Since...
12-16-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 38,716
Posted By sfaust

RE: Yamaha RMAX Crash - Killed a person

Definitely important to treat these as serious machines with lethal potential. Just today I was flying my H550E scale heli for a New Balance shoe TV commercial. Right up front in negotiations I...
12-16-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By sfaust

RE: What should I do with this one?

Sweet. 15 minutes and $13 and its flyable :)
12-13-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By sfaust

RE: ignition redundancy

I would worry about that solution being less reliable than a simple dual battery and switches. Batteries rarely just fail in flight. Over the last 10-12 years, using probably hundreds of batteries in...
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