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Posted by gbass01 | Apr 17, 2015 @ 09:11 PM | 2,685 Views
can't mount vertically?
LemonRx manual
Can a single gyro control 2 elevons? This.
Posted by gbass01 | Feb 24, 2015 @ 08:31 AM | 2,712 Views
Small connector weight per male-female pair:

JST=??gm
HK Mini-Deans "Mini black T"=1.64gm
Micro Deans=who cares, exposed contacts = shorts = fire

2mm bullet housing variations:
EC2=1.85gm
XT30=1.7gm
HXT 2mm=2.62gm
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thread
link to seller
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Posted by gbass01 | Nov 15, 2014 @ 07:22 PM | 2,208 Views
Per APC: "We recommend that the drilled hole not be used for checking balance". Here's the explanation.

With regards to the GWS DD 8040 and similar small props I guess this means balancing on a prop saver
Posted by gbass01 | Nov 15, 2014 @ 12:51 PM | 2,146 Views
GWS:
8040
7035
6030
Posted by gbass01 | Nov 13, 2014 @ 11:44 PM | 2,250 Views
for the 20 inch:
Hyperion 550 mAh 2s

for the 24 inch:
Hyperion 850 mAh 2s
Posted by gbass01 | Nov 13, 2014 @ 06:31 PM | 2,184 Views
Goldguy's favorite 3.9 grams servos
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Foam padding

starting point
ultimate version of same
portable-ish version - this is the closest to what I want so far

A whole thread on the subject, for larger planes mostly
another holder - retention arms swivel into place - useful idea
video

upright holder
another version of the upright
Posted by gbass01 | Jun 18, 2014 @ 07:10 PM | 2,490 Views
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Posted by gbass01 | Apr 28, 2014 @ 08:19 PM | 3,349 Views
The AXi 2203/46 and 2204/54 motors have an integrated 5.5mm diameter prop saver which fits GWS 7035 direct drive props [and the slow fly props as well].

Each new motor comes with a single 5.5mm to 7mm hat/ring hub adapter to accomodate the 7mm M4 nut-hole on the GWS 8040 and 9050 props.

Given the way I fly, low and hard, this adapter will be gone after a few "landings".

Needed to find a replacement adapter.

SOLUTION = two of these stacked vertically fill the gap perfectly: M1x5 Viton O-Ring, 75A Shore Durometer, Round, Black, 5 mm ID, 7 mm OD, 1 mm Width (Pack of 25)

The cheaper Buna-N o-rings of same listed dimensions seem to fit just as well.

Other options for replacement adapters:
http://www.elektromodelle.ch/Adapter...-Propeller-NEU
http://shop.hepf.com/Elektro-Motoren...er::10831.html
old dead link
ream these M4 nylon nuts out to 5.5mm ID?
Posts 8 and 11 here are somewhat helpful

This HK knockoff motor has the same issues

Other options = silicone tubing, nylon washer, using SF props, switching prop brands, not losing the precious adapters [not crashing], modding APC or Hyperion or the new GWS adapter rings or these?], sticking with 7035 props
These Park 250 rings?

Here's another source of almost-the-right-size adapter rings, the FalconInserts.
And here is another, the GWS 3-blade prop inserts.

Alternatively, glue the stock ring adapter to the motor? Then maybe bevel the prop hole a little with an 8mm ball head burr? so it slips off more easily on impact?
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http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...n+heat+shrink- thick vs thin wall - does it really affect weight that much?
Source of thin wall
Kapton tape - bought some, will see how it does