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Member postings for Robert Putley 1

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02/01/2020 06:37:55

Dennis, just seen your post. Checking the monitor had already occurred to me too. I find if you sleep on a problem, it normally works.

On checking the monitor, the giro switch on channel five was in fact some how programmed into the throttle channel. The travel was very small and therefore had no effect. Throttle cut is on switch A and all is OK.

I decided to try aux 1 to see what would occur. Toggled various switches and found that switch...R knob was allocated to that channel. Plugged the Lipo into the model and they Presto, I have SAFE at my disposal...for launching the Model a la HH video, AND the normal giro. Not an ideal switch, but it will do for the time being.

So, many thanks for all the suggestions.

31/12/2019 14:22:27

I assume you mean from 100% to the max, not 10 toggles as opposed to five

31/12/2019 13:56:12

I have a new Eflight F15 jet. Bound it to my DX9 on the SAFE setting. Works OK. Next step was to assign a switch to enable SAFE to be turned off.

Followed the instructions, both sticks at bottom and moved inwards to towards each other. Then toggled the designated switch (B) up and down five times, to no effect. Have tried this numeric times, even trying a different switch, but to no effect. SAFE IS permanrly on.

What am I doing wrong

Thread: WHAT size prop for a Hacker B20
17/10/2019 21:01:53

Many tnanks

Much appreciated

17/10/2019 17:41:06

I have a Hacker B20 - 18L. 3000 rpm/V + 4.1, which I have not used for many years.

I shall be installing this in a glider. I would like to have some idea of what size prop i need using a 3S Lipo.

Thread: Mixing
26/09/2019 10:54:29

I have a Spektrum DX9 TX. I wish to add another servo to work from the elevator stick. I have followed this using the transmitter manual, but without success.

Any advice please.

Thread: MDS N/V
21/09/2019 03:23:42

I purchsed an MDS 18 r/c some years ago. I recently built a Mini Super for this and it flies well.

The motor is powerfuland nicely balanced. Problem is it does not run consistently .Yesterday I noticed after starting up, fuel flowing around the N/V O ring.

Question...Is this a general problem, and is it possible to obtain a replacement?

Thread: Gordon Whitehead
19/09/2019 04:55:22

I had a School Master powered by an OS Pet R/C. A nice looking model for its day. Flew really well too.

Thread: gyro behaving oddly!
06/07/2019 05:51:52

Exactly my own thoughts Frank. if the worst came to the worst. Den could install an expensive servo reverser on one of the Y leads

Thread: Radio, servo malfunction
21/04/2019 19:32:56

Doc Martin, that scenario sounds quite feasible. Friday, I ordered four new servos, different brand, different outlet.

Thanks to everybody for the feedback.

20/04/2019 16:03:44

I also purchased my 5 Tower Pro servos from Bangood, I would say around one year ago. Most of these stuff is rubbish so I now longer use them

20/04/2019 14:58:52

Thank you for all your help. Firstly, I hard solder all my extension leads myself using heavy duty servo wire. Also the leads are not that long. Second, the radio is 2.4 Spektrum, six years of faultless service. Thirdly the esc rating is only 2.0 amps. I checked the Individual servos which for a 13gram unit have a very high current draw of 400 mah rising to nearly an amp. It would appear as suggested this was causing the problem.

So now I know the way forward, and thank you all for you input.

19/04/2019 07:38:18


I have a new small scale electric areobatic model. All set up and ready to fly about a month ago. Thursday, took it down to the patch to maiden. Switched everything on. Cheched ailerons, next thing full port rudder, and ele moving around. Unoluged te Lipo., reattchedthe lipo, and again, same responce. Put that model aside and flew another.

Back home, same thing again. Tried another rx, no good. Same with a third.

So, next thing, wrote out a second model on the Tranny. Same response.t resort. tried another tx. same problem.

Left it alone to try the following day. Same thing, as expected. Then I disconnected the two aileron servos. Normal service resumed. Next, I connected two..different brand...servos to the aileron leads....NO problem.

The servos were unused,Tower Pro, which I thing I bought from Bangood.

What i do not understand is how when operating the aileron stick, is how these poor servos can affect the other controls.

Anone have any ideas.

Thread: Malta
24/03/2019 10:20:50

Am presently holidaying in Malta. Talking of Rabat, I strongly recommend that on a sunny day you lunch on the large terrace of I'l Vedura, good polite friendly service, good food, lovely pizzas for example and reasonable prices. The view from the terrace is stunning.


Thread: If you only had one engine to use, which one would it be.
10/03/2019 19:06:52

Laser 80. Beautiful motor.. 1st flick starts, runs beautifully, and so quiet. And looks gorgeous.

As a fellow club member remarked, a beautiful motor.

Thread: hobbyking prices
10/03/2019 17:30:16

Me too Ken.

08/03/2019 06:44:55

The low was 1.17

08/03/2019 05:06:07

Dollar Sterling rate is not 1.45, and has not been at that level since the announcement of the Brexit poll. Current level is 1.31.

Thread: DX9 problems
28/02/2019 03:16:53

I purchased my DX9 when they first hit the market.

I have never had an issue with range even wheb flying gliders at a great distance, nor have I experienced any other problems.

in short, I have been delighted with this transmitter and its many features.

Thread: HobbyKing Why did I order from HobbyKing?????
26/02/2019 05:36:03

I must have been using Hobbyking for at least eight years. Many many dozens of orders dring that period, with faultless service.

With the exception of the new website, which is very clunky to say the least, I have nothing but praise for HobbyKing.

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