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Old Jun 26, 2012, 09:21 AM
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When setting up my 78" Ailerons, and elevators, I ran out of throw(one direction,due to sub-trim) trying to reach my 3D rates. After Centering the servo's, and adjusting the TX trims to zero I was able set the max throws appropriately.

The HPP-21 is the best 27$ I ever spent!


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Tim is the man. thanks for all the help.

at least if these 5065s kill my msx I can get a laser. hehe. always an optimist I am.
Nice.. Any time! It was nice to see you out my way.
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 10:49 AM
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We just setup IRG's with three 5065's and one 85mg last night. Glad your having good luck with them!

I set the center, and endpoints up, but left the overload protection off. Do you use it? I'm just ystarting to mess with digitals, so your input is appreciated.

Its nice when the guys with experience, that really fly chime in! Thanks!
Tim I started turning it on after I bound up a servo and it browned out my reciever and fried the servo and crashed my plane.
I haven't had an issue since. Now if I trash a gear set I only have to worry about getting a plane down with out that control surface instead if worrying about frying the servo and crashing the plane
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 11:02 AM
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what does the overload protection do Losi?
Im glad you mentioned it as I've not heard of it,or programmed any servos yet..I have the hp-22? I think? the one you program the A9 with. i wonder if it will program servos too?
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 11:17 AM
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Tim I started turning it on after I bound up a servo and it browned out my reciever and fried the servo and crashed my plane.
I haven't had an issue since. Now if I trash a gear set I only have to worry about getting a plane down with out that control surface instead if worrying about frying the servo and crashing the plane

Ok cool.. so theres pro's, and cons, because it shuts down the servo if there's reistance(Trashed gear,weeds caught in the rudder,etc.)Right?

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what does the overload protection do Losi?
Im glad you mentioned it as I've not heard of it,or programmed any servos yet..I have the hp-22? I think? the one you program the A9 with. i wonder if it will program servos too?
No manta the HP22 only does TX, and RX's.. I have one, and still had to purchase a HP21..
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 11:22 AM
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Ok cool.. so theres pro's, and cons, because it shuts down the servo if there's reistance(Trashed gear,weeds caught in the rudder,etc.)Right?



No manta the HP22 only does TX, and RX's.. I have one, and still had to purchase a HP21..
thanks for letting me know.maybe ill order up a 21 then if they are not too much.i like to tinker. i'm better at that than flying anyhow hehe
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 01:35 PM
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Right around 2:09 you will see the pop top!! Freeking sick to see in a Full Scale plane! Enjoy!

http://youtu.be/EdY3EOIx-WU
I think this deserves to be re-posted... sweet flight!

Leo Loudenslager - Muskegon Air Fair (7 min 29 sec)


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Old Jun 26, 2012, 02:10 PM
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Right around 2:09 you will see the pop top!
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 03:03 PM
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Curtis that's entirely different than a pop-top. You should know that!
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Hooray, My Laser (and 60" Edge) will be here next week!

(thanks for dealing with my penny pinching on shipping Curtis!)

I'll be happy when I'm in San Antonio in a few months and shipping will be cheaper! $85 for two ARFs is a lot!
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I just payed $54 for a 48" edge to AK and that is the cheapest... Worth it to get the EXP tho.
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 04:53 PM
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Man so many nice planes and I am going away for a holiday...which is costing a fair packet....I would rather spend money on planes....but nooooo apparently forking out to take 5 of us for 2 weeks is money better spent
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 05:04 PM
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Ok cool.. so theres pro's, and cons, because it shuts down the servo if there's reistance(Trashed gear,weeds caught in the rudder,etc.)Right?



No manta the HP22 only does TX, and RX's.. I have one, and still had to purchase a HP21..
Hey Tim, did you say that the HP21 will program any brand of servo, not just Hitec? Thanks.
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 05:07 PM
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Hey Tim, did you say that the HP21 will program any brand of servo, not just Hitec? Thanks.

Yes it will do any brand Digital servo.
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 05:08 PM
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Yes it will do ant brand Digital servo.
Sweet, I'm definitely getting one of these. Seems like a good investment.
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 05:12 PM
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Yes it will do any brand Digital servo.
Not sure how it can "program" other brands?

from the HiTec manual: "Hitec Digital Servo Programer, and Servo Tester for ALL Servo brands"

http://www.hitecrcd.com/files/HFP-25_Manual.pdf
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