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Old Oct 02, 2011, 10:24 AM
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Our Open Fun Fly / Camp out got very chilly so I know how they feel.

Luke is not a chatty fella at all. I seen them at the HuckFest in Ohio. They go a lot of miles and with the motor fuel cost alone, I am not sure how they make a lot of money.
The only thing I can think of is they love to travel and this way they can count it off the old taxes as a business trip. Their prices are cheap at the shows. I'm like you, I'm not sure how they make much money but is sure is good to see them at the shows.
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Old Oct 08, 2011, 08:34 PM
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I had a chance to paint the Chubby, we had a few days of rain.
The sun came back out so I was excited to try a maiden flight. I also received a new motor I ordered the Tigre .10. A bit big for this plane, I didn't know it was so large when I ordered it. I'm not sure what size or weight plane this motor is for ( I still have alot to learn) but it worked Great in the Chubby!! I flew at 3/4 throttle or less the whole time. With a 9/6 prop the plane did nice rolls,loops and verticles. I ran out of batt. on the cam. but it was a Great flight bumpy landing I broke my prop but its ok I have plenty thanks to HK
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Old Oct 08, 2011, 10:45 PM
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I LIKE THAT CHUBBY Bluefish!!!! Nice looking plane for sure. I may have to build me one of those. I've been working on another project and getting the plans done but we definitely got to do the plans on that one!

Fly's great also. Great rolls. Thanks for posting the video. Keep 'em coming.
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Old Oct 09, 2011, 07:41 AM
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This is what I was mentioning earlier when I said I received an email from Tower Hobbies regarding model rock motors.

The is from the AMA District V page.

http://amadistrict-v.org/district-v-news/action-needed/

Bob
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Old Oct 09, 2011, 12:49 PM
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I LIKE THAT CHUBBY Bluefish!!!! Nice looking plane for sure. I may have to build me one of those. I've been working on another project and getting the plans done but we definitely got to do the plans on that one!

Fly's great also. Great rolls. Thanks for posting the video. Keep 'em coming.
Thanks Dalton! I really enjoy flying it. Plans would be cool, any time.
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Old Oct 09, 2011, 04:23 PM
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DaDude.... Our Local 3DHS guy got a new little plane
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Old Oct 09, 2011, 09:26 PM
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2 kool! I like the color scheme. That is one really big plane or thats one really small pilot.

Bob,
I saw that. Tower Hobbies listed that email as well. http://www.towerhobbies.com/promos/e...ce_092711.html

Bluefish,
We"ll do it. I'll get them done soon. Let me finish the one I doin'.
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Old Oct 09, 2011, 09:29 PM
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2 kool! I like the color scheme. That is one really big plane or thats one really small pilot.
Well... You have seen how tall I am.... Arron is taller than me by 4-6 inches.
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Old Oct 09, 2011, 09:32 PM
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Huge model! One of those you have to tow when da motor is not running.
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Old Oct 14, 2011, 01:29 PM
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DX7 low battery alarm adjustment video. They actually

DX7 Lipo Conversion and Battery Alam Settings (4 min 13 sec)
are using the same Lipo that I have.

Bob
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Old Oct 14, 2011, 01:43 PM
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Reading more about these Lipos, a statement was made that the standard NiMh fully charged can reach 12.16V, but that that voltage drops rapidly to 11.6v, which I was used to seeing on the display.

So looking at my charger I see I have a storage option that charges each cell to 3.860, for a total of 11.580v (if I added that correctly).

Seems like a reasonable way to charge the battery. I can lower this per-cell voltage, but so far, I have not had any issues with my DX7 - maybe just a matter of time.

So I think I have probably talked too much about this.

Dalton - what are the new plans your mentioned?

Bob
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Old Oct 14, 2011, 07:24 PM
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Bob,
Ton's of Thanks for posting the video! I had not reset my alarm and really needed to do that. You've not talked to much, that is how we learn from each other, so keep it coming.

I drew up plans for an idea I had. You know me, always trying to put a twist on with some nutty idea. I'm really just playing. Have you built anything new?
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Old Oct 14, 2011, 07:30 PM
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Reading more about these Lipos, a statement was made that the standard NiMh fully charged can reach 12.16V, but that that voltage drops rapidly to 11.6v, which I was used to seeing on the display.

So looking at my charger I see I have a storage option that charges each cell to 3.860, for a total of 11.580v (if I added that correctly).

Bob
Cheers Bob,

I have charged mine to 12.2 in my Futaba now. I think the biggest issue is when someone uses a fully charged 20C pack, the initial end rush of 20C is just too hot. The Pack I have is like 6C.

I have now went to the 2S2000 6C lipo for the RX in my new Profile Glow Plane, it feeds a Turnigy UBEC and gives a solid 6 volts to the RX and Servos. Lighter then the Nicad / Nimh bats and you get a better health info just from Lipos.
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Old Oct 14, 2011, 07:34 PM
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Streaming Night Flying from Austin Ocktoberfest

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/austin...ol-association
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Old Oct 14, 2011, 07:36 PM
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