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Member postings for Peter 'Ivanna Crashalot' Savage

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Thread: Harvard
03/07/2010 10:23:21
So I have been going to college 2 miles away from an airfield? - wish i'd known that!

Edited By Tim Mackey - Administrator on 03/07/2010 10:36:22

03/07/2010 10:15:07
Ha, awesome! I'll google maps where panshanger is!
03/07/2010 00:29:44
Hmm sounds expensive :s
Thread: Awesome weather - how much flying are you getting in?
03/07/2010 00:07:06
College course finished so I can go flying!!!
Thread: Harvard
02/07/2010 23:34:42
I'm not really sure where the nearest airfield is, we are near where the dehavilland airfield used to be
Thread: Building my own designed plane
29/06/2010 00:07:00
The problems of people stealing my name XD means you have to say my surname too!
28/06/2010 19:27:19
Already looks awesome! *bookmarked!*
Thread: Look what happened today!
28/06/2010 01:05:33
Ah :s Looked worse than it actually was though, always a good thing!
Is that the one with retracts?  
Thread: 50th anniv' fly-in pics, video etc.
28/06/2010 00:23:07
We can rebuild it, we have the UHU POR! XD
27/06/2010 23:22:22
Hopefully the next one (51st? :P) will be out of Uni term times Won't be on my college course soon so I can get my A out the way!
Thread: Awesome weather - how much flying are you getting in?
27/06/2010 23:06:03
I think the BBC one is the met office one 
27/06/2010 20:00:03
Getting quite fed up with:
a) the wind for stopping me flying
b) the stupidly inaccurate wind forecast for getting my hopes up! 
Been the second Saturday that has been forecast for 20oc+ temps and > 3mph wind!!!

Getting fed up, as it is I have to spend all this time doing work! 

Thread: Big boys toys - a short film
27/06/2010 19:54:35
Oh don't get me started on H&S legislation, Bad enough it's enforced, but you can't easily just get a simple list of them all, increasing my workload tenfold!!!!
I could make a better video than that!!!! jk :P
Was the flight in the plane free just to get a good story for the video? I don't know why but I love looking at other people's models, a gateway into different participants in the hobby :D
I like the look of all those scratch builds! And I like the idea of 'you build 'em I fly 'em' ! Because I have not yet got my adult patience!

Edited By Peter 'Ivanna Crashalot' Savage on 27/06/2010 19:55:02

Thread: Ripmax 2500 and Tornado 3700mAh Nimh GETS VERY HOT!!!
27/06/2010 17:44:17
That is the spec of it, it says 3.5Ah.
It looks like there is an up market version under the name pro-peak varipulse 2500 with variable current.
This charger was bought no more than a year ago and I think it is quite modern.
These batteries would be charged on our other ripmax charger at no more than 2 amps and they would never ever get hot. Maybe it would be a good charger to use at a race, but when at home, charge them at a low current to prolong their life. 
27/06/2010 14:45:52
The point is, this is virtually brand new, and it is wasted money :s we do have other chargers, I was just wondering why it got so hot.
We could probably sell it then, If it is normal operation, to someone who does racing.
27/06/2010 13:07:30
It takes about an hour to charge, it says 3.5Ah and 130mAh on the charger, don't know why though. Don't know when it gets hot, It could be the hot weather I suppose
Thread: Big boys toys - a short film
27/06/2010 12:18:12
Ah so that was a Jodel DR1051 I was getting worried I hadn't noticed it had an all moving tail plane on the scale 1050 I was designing XD That's one awesome video! now we just need to distribute it and get more people onto the hobby!
Thread: Ripmax 2500 and Tornado 3700mAh Nimh GETS VERY HOT!!!
27/06/2010 12:04:20
This is my point, it is a fixed charge rate of fast (3.5mah) or trickle (130mah), we have never charged a battery at this much amps, never more than 2 amps, I am wondering if it is designed to be used with large cooling fans for RC car races where you need to charge a battery as quick as possible, but not really needed becausehe isn't going to be using it that much :s 
There is a cooling fan shaped hole on the bottom but no cooling fan, it is rather strange 
27/06/2010 01:46:24
In the instructions, it claims to have a thermal cut off, not sure what kind of cutoff that is? It was too hot to hold
Thread: The 2010 Photographic Competition
27/06/2010 01:30:42
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