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Old Aug 26, 2011, 08:30 PM
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It's also good to run a long strip of tape down the seem between the top and bottom,helps make the two halves like one.

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Old Aug 26, 2011, 08:42 PM
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how to the nose of the T 28

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFa4Y2mQaCg
Very nice repair Fish will remember that. Great vid as always. Next flight less wind, all right stick and no more than 3/4 on the power max. This plane is very responsive. Good luck, can hardly wait to see the next flight. This retired gentleman caught up with me last week and we had a real nice chat about the UMs he had been watching from just about day one. I gave him the Champ speech .....yada yada ya. Today he and his wife pull up, I,m working knife edges and snap rolls. Come to find out his Champ will be here tonight or in the morning and he wants a Lil guidance. So the short of it is, by me flying and sharing info 4 people have purchased a Champ ...... As the addiction spreads LOL Hope I can get a few more interested then we will have a squadron of Champs.
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 08:46 PM
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17 min to my first attempt at a how to Vid. I liked it, but of course I would it makes sense to me
By the way why does this 500 mha battery have extra wires they get in the way and they are thick.
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 08:52 PM
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This retired gentleman caught up with me last week and we had a real nice chat about the UMs he had been watching from just about day one. I gave him the Champ speech .....yada yada ya. Today he and his wife pull up, I,m working knife edges and snap rolls. Come to find out his Champ will be here tonight or in the morning and he wants a Lil guidance. So the short of it is, by me flying and sharing info 4 people have purchased a Champ ...... As the addiction spreads LOL Hope I can get a few more interested then we will have a squadron of Champs.
That's very cool

Help the guy out and you'll have another flying buddy!
Have had a couple sons/fathers stop and ask me about the Champ in the park and one of them got his son a Champ for his birthday.
Have also let a kid...with dads permission, give the Champ a try one day....he also bought a Champ!

It's cool when you get to turn someone on too the micro rc airplane hobby.


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Old Aug 26, 2011, 08:54 PM
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17 min to my first attempt at a how to Vid. I liked it, but of course I would it makes sense to me
By the way why does this 500 mha battery have extra wires they get in the way and they are thick.
This may be really stupid of me to ask, but are you certain that's a 1c batt?
I cant help but think it sounds like a balance plug, which a 1c wouldnt have.

However, I AM an electronics idjiot.
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 08:59 PM
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This may be really stupid of me to ask, but are you certain that's a 1c batt?
I cant help but think it sounds like a balance plug, which a 1c wouldnt have.

However, I AM an electronics idjiot.
As sure as a fellow electronics idjiot can be.... I posted pics and I think its only one cell.......Dykes on hold
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 09:30 PM
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As sure as a fellow electronics idjiot can be.... I posted pics and I think its only one cell.......Dykes on hold
Nevermind
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 10:12 PM
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Looks like a 2C 500. You should be able to see or feel 2 cells. There's no other reason to have a balance plug. Btw did you check out the Thunder AC6 charger?
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That post really confused me
Started thinking i lost my mind..ha,ha,ha!



Looks like a single cell to me,like a 500 mah without a black end cap on it.
Also,wouldn't a 2s have three wires on the balance lead,not sure because i don't have any 2s battery packs but it's just a guess.

Here is a picture of an e flite 500 mah with the black plastic end cap removed...because the wires broke inside the insulation from bending so many times.
Had to remove the black end cap and resolder the wires to the battery tabs.

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Old Aug 26, 2011, 11:07 PM
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Motor Swap

How to replace a motor and gear box (7 min 48 sec)
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Old Aug 27, 2011, 05:57 AM
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17 min to my first attempt at a how to Vid. I liked it, but of course I would it makes sense to me
By the way why does this 500 mha battery have extra wires they get in the way and they are thick.
It looks like a JST connection. It's on some of my heli batts. Just another connector so you dont have to buy an adaptor. Did you see the info on the elec. conversion I got for ya?
Jim
PS. If you snip off the other connector on the batt. do it one wire at a time. If you snip both wires with the pliers at the same time the pliers will short out the batt as it touches them at the same time. Snip one at a time, close to the batt. and then cover the end with elec. tape so it dosent touch anything. Dont ask me how I know about shorting it out and you prob know this already. I was in a hurry once and wasnt thinking, snipped off both wires and POP and a little smoke. But the larger wires are for powering larger motors that draw a heavier load and would melt the smaller wires. Save the connectors though as some day you may need them. Hope this helps a little.
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Old Aug 27, 2011, 06:37 AM
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Definitely one cell, just two types of connectors for convenience. It's not a balance plug, it's a Molex PicoBlade with 1.25mm pin spacing (the white one), and the red one is just JST. I'm pretty sure about this.
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Trees are leaning sideways here...
We are getting gust up to about 65mph.

Might go fly my Jug
It's a pretty constant wind direction.. I'd say a steady 40mph.. with 65mph gust.
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