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Old Feb 02, 2012, 02:08 PM
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I have a #3 and it has an SD card too. MA's are the best batt I have used so far. Lots of emmppppph. haha
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Old Feb 02, 2012, 02:12 PM
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It could be a 3 as it is over a year old but it also has that micro s/d card???
Anyway I did order the new 16 last night On ebay so hope to have that one soon
As far as i know all the little key chain cameras have one of those cards.
On the #16 i have been using the same card i used to use in the old #3 cam.
It works fine...it's a Kingston 4 gig Class 4 and it works fine,no need for getting a class 10 type card...should be good with a class 4 or class 6.
The battery in the cam will last about 45 min to 1 hour and that's works out pretty good when using a 4 gig card...the card will be full about the same time the battery is dead...no waist of card space.
With a bigger gig card the battery would run flat before the card was able to be filled with video that's why i say no need for anything more than a 4 gig.

It's also a good idea when you get the card and cam to do the "in camera formatting" of the card.
Also the green led will light when you plug it in the pc telling you it's charging.
May take up to 2 hrs for a full charge and then the green led will go off.

There is a thread about the cam...http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1556994
Lots of info,but be sure to read the first few posts and their links before asking a question in that thread..lol
It's not your average thread style over there,good information though and lots of it.

If you need any help with the #16 let me know and i'll do my best to help you out with it.

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Old Feb 04, 2012, 12:57 PM
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Today got my Champ out after couple months inside the box.Was flying indoors and noticed the motor was going up and down in power/rpm's.Rebinded the plane again plus changed the battery and still the same.Any ideas?Plane have low hrs and almost accident free.Hope is not the brick!!!....any suggestions and help??..thanks
Dude happens to mine too. for me, usually i have to let it sit overnight but sounds like yours hasnt been flown recently. For example, on mine, the light on the brick will turn off entirely then reengage at a higher level. its weird. I have always associated it with a failing motor(stock motor was bad, it burnt out on me twice in 2 months) but the p-51 motor that i put in there is still going strong.

I cant remember the name but who ever said to take two gear boxes and a have there be one prop. how would i do that. Like you would have to connect them to make the prop spin.

3. I LOVE LOOKING AT OLD CHAMPS!!! makes me feel so much better about how crappy mine looks. ill post pics soon. glue ftw
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Old Feb 04, 2012, 02:56 PM
My Champ makes birds mad.
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Same thing hapens to mine as well. I have yet to figure out the problem. I think I may need a new TX though.
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Old Feb 04, 2012, 04:19 PM
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i have the dx6i and it still does it. did it yesterday actually. idk we shall see. im ordering the motor for the champ to try out the dual motor idea tomorrow. hoping for fast shipping.
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Old Feb 04, 2012, 04:33 PM
My Champ makes birds mad.
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I called HH about it and they sent me a new fuselage with electronics, but I need to put a new tail on it....I just want to figure out the problem before I spent money on a new tx, tail, or batteries, etc.
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Old Feb 04, 2012, 04:33 PM
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Oh, and nice Champ too!
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Old Feb 04, 2012, 04:55 PM
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Dude happens to mine too. for me, usually i have to let it sit overnight but sounds like yours hasnt been flown recently. For example, on mine, the light on the brick will turn off entirely then reengage at a higher level. its weird. I have always associated it with a failing motor(stock motor was bad, it burnt out on me twice in 2 months) but the p-51 motor that i put in there is still going strong.

I cant remember the name but who ever said to take two gear boxes and a have there be one prop. how would i do that. Like you would have to connect them to make the prop spin.

3. I LOVE LOOKING AT OLD CHAMPS!!! makes me feel so much better about how crappy mine looks. ill post pics soon. glue ftw
Going to change motor,see what happens...thanks
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Old Feb 04, 2012, 05:18 PM
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Nate, your Champ looks Awesome!!! ahahahahahahahaha
What thing did you make for the pushrod? A control horn?
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Old Feb 04, 2012, 07:51 PM
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Got new wings and tail but this was my 3rd glue job!
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Old Feb 04, 2012, 09:05 PM
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OK got my bigger tires ans mounted them she looks great now need to go place my motor upgrade..

When buying the mustang motor do you guys just buy the motor or the complete gear motor set?



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Old Feb 04, 2012, 11:19 PM
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When buying the mustang motor do you guys just buy the motor or the complete gear motor set?
Motor only. The Champ gearbox is better than a Mustang Gearbox.

The 4-site motor is actually cheaper than the Mustang motor.

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Old Feb 04, 2012, 11:28 PM
Flyin Micro Champ,T-28, SU-26
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Light mods

this is first R/c plane an I have been in the hobby for about a week. So i had these light just laying around and let the modding begin.

Open it up/doing engine mount repairs

placing lights

the underneath of placing lights

lights on hood open

lights off hood closed
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Old Feb 05, 2012, 02:43 AM
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Motor only. The Champ gearbox is better than a Mustang Gearbox.

The 4-site motor is actually cheaper than the Mustang motor.

EFL9052
But which one is tougher by your experience.I don't wanna break any speed record,just one a good reliable motor better than the stock Champ...thanks
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Old Feb 05, 2012, 10:16 AM
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But which one is tougher by your experience.I don't wanna break any speed record,just one a good reliable motor better than the stock Champ...thanks
When (and if) it is time to replace I'm going to try the Solo Pro upgrade. It is some work but it could be worth it.

Search of this thread.

Details of the upgrade.
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