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Thread: Receiver/Servo battery supplies
12/10/2018 14:54:39
Posted by Nigel R on 12/10/2018 12:53:07:

Rich, am I right in thinking that Tech Aero BEC generates a CDI power output from the RX's aux channel? Which allows the aux to be set up as a kill switch?

I guess you use some other mechanism to feed the two batteries fed into the RX (whatever that is) - seems quite a neat answer.

You just plug the two batteries into the rx you need no more complications and as for the device from tec areo the one to use is the ultra ibec 4 stage filtering and voltage regulator to suit ignition type this devise also turns on or off your ignition via your RX.

Don't confuse the ultra ibec with the other items/regulator+switches they make

Edited By flight1 on 12/10/2018 14:55:37

10/10/2018 18:06:00

Hi I believe simplicity is best (KISS)

the system i have had no problems with(the only one ) is using this ultra ibec and two batteries to suit rx and servos with two good switches, so either sub C 5 cel or life should be good. and with the nimh 5 cell two packs of same type/ age can be connected together with no problems what so ever( some use diodes), charge separately though.

I am certain others will be along with their systems of choice


Edited By flight1 on 10/10/2018 18:06:56

Thread: My first laser!
06/10/2018 08:15:58

that is an oldy built before 92 so could be a 75 or even a 90.

with that forward facing glow plug i would use a remote glow cause fingers don't grow back

Thread: Fail safe and backups
22/09/2018 14:10:14

That's a great project you will proberly be around the 20kg mark so a single point of failure (ie a single power box ) might not meat the needs . for safety redundancy a bare min and the KISS principle two Rx each fed by its' own battery and flight controls shared so one aileron on one rx 1 and the other on rx 2 and one elevator split between the two rx's and so on. has you asked the LMA?

have you seen this kit to drule over

Also that large petrol 4 stroke I have  would be a goood engine choice too

Edited By flight1 on 22/09/2018 14:13:48

Thread: Horus X10S with Spektrum receivers
09/09/2018 18:39:09

okay I know all is talking about the orange rx but hase any ony tried the one i linked too ?

irangex irx4 plus it is  i was thinking of getting it from here?

Edited By flight1 on 09/09/2018 18:45:26

08/09/2018 18:06:42

hi i was looking a a mutiprotocol module for my tx and saw this and was thinking of trying it , had a old orange one for a few years now , but this dose a lot more see this link

should be available else ware too . this module I believe is for users of open tx and you need to tick the multiprotocol box when updating the open tx firmware on you tx if you haven't already had it ticked


Edited By flight1 on 08/09/2018 18:08:53

Thread: saito 91s piston retainer
24/08/2018 20:39:43

well order a bit of PTFE rod for £2 which should make quite a few so thats the way i am going

ta all

Thread: Dragon Lady....I think!
23/08/2018 19:03:37

pete thats looks like one i had which was an enlarged copy of the original plan with home made foam wings, was heavy so any thing you can do to lighten it will be good even though it can fly heavy with that big thick wing section and a moki 1.35 up front is power full. make effort to lighten at the tail its built tough.

you will enjoy when finnished i do believe

Thread: saito 91s piston retainer
22/08/2018 19:58:42

onetennor don't know how they got away with that as it is basicly fraud to charge you any thing as it is under £15

22/08/2018 19:07:28

Onetenner the dremmel hack might just be the way to go if nothing easer turns up

22/08/2018 17:49:49
Posted by Martin Harris on 22/08/2018 17:33:45:

Do you have a mate with a lathe? Very easy to turn up from PTFE bar...

yes a couple but i have no ptfe bar

22/08/2018 17:28:27

Hi after a long service i have had to replace the bearings and appon putting back together i have found on of these Teflon piston pin retainers has disappeared out of the container of parts,

Now i have looked on the spare site and 1.95 is not too bad but five quid to put it in a envelope is a bit excessive disgust to say the least.

Now has anybody got one I can have at a more competitive price?

Thread: DLE 30cc info sought
30/07/2018 20:05:55

the thing is the 'silencers' that come with these 2 stroke petrol engines just don't have enough volume to be effective silencers, just look at a 50cc moped can much lager. you could use pesiffic Acousta-Fil Exhaust Wadding (exsample) which is desined to do the job not like wire wool,, but it would need replacing after some time if lot of oil gets blasted out the exhaust. 4 stroke petrol with a small can is the answer but cost is always a issue for most like me but I have recently tried a Torq-pro 70cc and got it to 84db with out much issue.

Thread: St Austell gets new strip
21/07/2018 20:17:41

well thats fantastic cymas lets hope the landings improve , won't be able to blame those rabbits now, and it is big target for the spot lanting compcool

Edited By flight1 on 21/07/2018 20:18:21

Thread: Bracing wires needed please
16/06/2018 13:26:38

Pete?? have you bought flat wire as I have some that might suit that I didn't use + fixings to silver solder on?

Thread: Locking toggle switch
14/06/2018 12:04:28
Posted by Martin Harris on 14/06/2018 11:11:37:
Posted by flight1 on 13/06/2018 22:26:57:

Did they enforce the £30 minimum order charge? Prices look great otherwise!

they didn't have that when i ordered mine (two years ago and still got 2 switches for now) I suppose you just need to top up with other you think you need, shrink tube ,cable tyes etc.. mine you you could always phone them and ask

13/06/2018 22:26:57

I have used these toggle switches in the past to make my on switch harneses with a charging fly lead.

well made and still going strong

Thread: TorqPro TP70-FS 70cc Gas Engine
02/06/2018 22:32:32

Well I have finally got this engine up and running. will be run in in plane as per instruction Valvoline Synpower 2T at 40;1 more oil than this will cause harm. I have baffled the engine in the cowl to aid cooling so time will tell if I have done that right. It started easy after I had taken the pug out and cleaned the oil off it as I had put a bit of oil in it to make sure there is some in it for first start but as had done this a couple of weeks ago and with the engine inverted it had fowled the plug.

stopped it and let i cool down after only 1/4 tank l fuel consumed checked over plane . Started again two flicks and ran as per video below.

Toped up and maiden the 30% tiger moth 1/4 throttle was all that was require and flew was FANTASTIC had a home made silencer which made it sound good too and was in our club noise limit of 84DB on a 24X10 prop.

She was way over powered and would like a 50cc version of this to be ideal, will report more as time goes on

ted By flight1 on 02/06/2018 22:33:04

Edited By flight1 on 02/06/2018 22:33:56

Thread: HK postage charges
01/06/2018 16:52:10

well it could be, which warehouse are you shipping it from will make a difference?

I've been charges $15 from the euro warehouse for a kit shipped before, still a good deal

If it is from the uk WH then it would have free shipping as it is over £50 and for the global WH you need to spend $150 to get free shipping. so you need to spend £59 more to get free shipping from the international WH,  so thats a good deal if you want other items if not snail postage will be £18 and secure and quick £30



Edited By flight1 on 01/06/2018 16:54:51

Thread: Club Facilities
23/05/2018 17:25:08

Anyone thought of a biodigester toilet diy syle and if you harnes the gas you can keep the club hut warm in the winter?

you could claim to be 'eviromental' which is so in favour these days no matter the cost

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