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07-27-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Jason Arnold

Hi Marco, Here are a couple of pictures of...

Hi Marco,

Here are a couple of pictures of my battery tray and RX position.

I'm using 4600mAh Hacker TopFuel packs and they are just in front of the UC gear module.

Regards,...
01-22-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Hi Gary, Iíve had a few gremlins with my...

Hi Gary,

Iíve had a few gremlins with my rudder trim. Iím happy to report that it seems to have been fixed (fingers crossed). My rudder trim was changing intermittently during or before a flight...
10-09-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Keep trying. Youll find the right document soon. ...

Keep trying. Youll find the right document soon.

DANGER:
Safety advice for our customers!
Concerns the joint operation of third party receivers and JETI MEZON OPTO controllers
Lately there have...
10-09-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Excellent! Feel free to post pictures and ask...

Excellent! Feel free to post pictures and ask questions on here.

Cheers,
Jason.
10-09-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Iíve looked Dale but canít find said document. ...

Iíve looked Dale but canít find said document.

i will continue to use the Opto95 Lite in my Models.

Cheers,
Jason.
10-01-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Well, they are certainly not making it easy to...

Well, they are certainly not making it easy to find said information about the Mezon 95 being unsuitable for F3A...

If the Mezon 95 is not able to handle 95A continuous then it should not be...
09-11-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,132
Posted By Jason Arnold

I looked for the Hacker information on not using...

I looked for the Hacker information on not using these controllers in F3A but had no luck.

MOSFET's are most efficient when fully turned on. This is where their "on resistance" is specified. At...
09-10-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,132
Posted By Jason Arnold

Yep, cooling looks reasonable to me. Surprised...

Yep, cooling looks reasonable to me. Surprised you're seeing such high currents from the CRS/C54. Are you using the recommended props?
The maximum I've seen on my CRS is 73A peak or maximum and I...
09-10-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,132
Posted By Jason Arnold

I've been using the Mezon 95 OPTO Lite for some...

I've been using the Mezon 95 OPTO Lite for some time now (in more than one F3A model) without any issues. This controller is rated for 95A continuous which is plenty for F3A. Peak currents would no...
07-09-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,392
Posted By Jason Arnold

Try the 2.9oz carbon cloth from CST Sales....

Try the 2.9oz carbon cloth from CST Sales. They're in the USA. :-)

You want to lock the whole carbon module to the fuse.

Cheers,
Jason.
07-09-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,392
Posted By Jason Arnold

Hi Stuart, I’d highly recommend putting some...

Hi Stuart,

I’d highly recommend putting some carbon cloth around the UC box assembly....
06-28-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Hi Guys, It's been a while since I have...

Hi Guys,

It's been a while since I have posted on here. Very busy down under...
Anyway, just thought I'd mention that I've started a build blog on my website. It's almost finished actually. It...
06-24-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,392
Posted By Jason Arnold

Nice horns.... :cool:

Nice horns.... :cool:
04-15-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Jason Arnold

It sounds like your ESC died. The solder on the...

It sounds like your ESC died. The solder on the motor wire probably got so hot it melted.

I'd be giving the motor windings a good inspection before trying again. It may be a motor failure that led...
04-03-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Alchemy pictures from Pitt Town, NSW Australia.

Here are some pictures of the Alchemy from last weekend. The conditions couldnít get any better....
03-25-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Hi Guys, I’m not sure how many people are...

Hi Guys,

I’m not sure how many people are considering an Adverrun XS Contra for their Alchemy’s but I’ve just designed and manufactured a firewall to suit. Pictures below.
The material is 4mm...
03-14-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Final Weight

I should also mention the final weight came in at 4722 grams ready to fly. This pleasantly surprised me for a full composite model the size of the Alchemy. The packs used were Hacker TopFuel 4600...
03-14-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

The Alchemy has flown!

Hi Guys,

Well, the Alchemy has flown. It was completed last Wednesday night prior to driving down to the Australian Masters and World Cup in Melbourne. Friday was the official practice day and...
03-05-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Hi Bill, Youíll need to contact Bryan Hebert...

Hi Bill,

Youíll need to contact Bryan Hebert regarding an Allure Bipe in Yellow Base.

Cheers,
Jason.
03-01-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Undercarriage Box

The Alchemy has a different UC setup. The tongue that screws to the fuse is now straight and tapered. The leg inserts into a carbon socket assembly that is glued into the fuse with epoxy and...
02-26-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Maiden this week?

The wings and stabs are now completed. The CRS Mount is basically done too apart from some carbon reinforcement to be added.
02-22-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

These pictures show the alignment jig and...

These pictures show the alignment jig and firewall secured in place with M4 screws and nuts. The Firewall is between the back of the fuse nose and the alignment jig. The steel rod through the middle...
02-21-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

CRS Install

Iíll be fitting the Ralph Schweizer CRS/C54 contra drive system to the Alchemy.

To get the drive/spinner spacing correct, the factory fitted fibreglass nose ring needed to be removed. Time for a...
02-18-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,441
Posted By Jason Arnold

Pull Pull Complete

Hi Guys,

A little more progress on the Alchemy over the weekend. The rudder tray is now glued in as are the carbon rudder horns. Cable exits have been cut and cables installed.

Next task will...
02-15-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,392
Posted By Jason Arnold

Yeah I updated the picture but forgot to update...

Yeah I updated the picture but forgot to update the instruction notes.

Cheers,
Jason.
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