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Feb 02, 2011, 06:17 PM
Whoooo!
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Have a question about LEDs, maybe some one can help. If I wanted to run this or multiple of these, Rated 3.5-4.0V and 20mA, off of the flap switch, would I need to wire in a resistor or diode or something? And how would calculate what to use if for multiple lights? What's the output on a flap receptacle on an Rx?

Thx!
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Feb 02, 2011, 06:22 PM
2948 scale Combat
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Well with these set ups I know I am on the red line but!
I run around at 1/2 to 2/3 throttle most of the time with short bursts of speed.
people go crazy when these birds go by at 90 mph or so.
in the past 45 years I have burned up 2 motors. Not bad knock on wood..
FLY IT LIKE YOU STOLE IT !!!!!

At 1/2 throttle it pulls 27amp
So you could say Balls, I read a lot of the forms
Last edited by critter1340; Feb 02, 2011 at 06:29 PM.
Feb 02, 2011, 06:27 PM
you fly some you crash some...
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Looks like its game over for the F4U.....i love the P47!....sorry lol
Feb 02, 2011, 06:32 PM
2948 scale Combat
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Originally Posted by whiplash1
Looks like its game over for the F4U.....i love the P47!....sorry lol
That is where the 9.5" X 11" X 3 blade whent.. On the P-47 with the .15 - 950kv it looks good and it should move out
Last edited by critter1340; Feb 02, 2011 at 09:14 PM.
Feb 03, 2011, 01:52 AM
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see we have an Ultra Micro F4U Corsair now



http://www.modelflight.com.au/produc...NF-8638-6.html

a play mate for big brother

cheers chuck
Feb 03, 2011, 02:07 AM
PROFESSOR TRUTH JIMMY ICE
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Chub..........
Feb 03, 2011, 09:20 AM
NEVER GIVE UP!
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So I was flying my corsair the other day and she kept on wanting to roll to the right. I gave left trim and kept giving it until my DX7 would not let me do left trim any more. With the trim all the way left she still, although very slightly wanted to roll right. After I brought her in and took her home I found something called "Sub trim" and kept clicking it until both ailerons were completely flush with the rest of the wing (all the while my regular trim buttons were centered)...I think my setting is at R 50....was this the correct way to remedy this? will this affect future flight performence? ( I.e it wont roll as much to the right as it does to the left? )

Thanks
Last edited by Brooklynstar23; Feb 03, 2011 at 09:29 AM.
Feb 03, 2011, 09:24 AM
Parkstormer!
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Originally Posted by ChuckTseeker
see we have an Ultra Micro F4U Corsair now



http://www.modelflight.com.au/produc...NF-8638-6.html

a play mate for big brother

cheers chuck
Excellent! Guy at my LHS told me about this just last night. Another pre-order!
Feb 03, 2011, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Brooklynstar23
....I found something called "Sub trim" and kept clicking it until both ailerons were completely flush with the rest of the wing (all the while my regular trim buttons were centered)...I think my setting is at R 50....was this the correct way to remedy this? will this affect future flight performence? ( I.e it wont roll as much to the right as it does to the left? )

Thanks
I would set all the radio trims back to zero then mechanically adjust the clevis so the control surface is in it's neutral position. Then fly it and make adjustments to the radio trims as needed to get it to fly level at half throttle. From there you can start to adjust the CG back as these planes tend to be a bit nose heavy. Ideally you should not get a radical change in pitch when you go from half to full throttle.

-Ray
Feb 03, 2011, 11:46 AM
No Guts, No Glory!
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schweeeet!! sign me up

me thinks it woulda been coolio to have the decal options to match the 'Marine's Dream' kinda like they did with the T28B Navy scheme...


Quote:
Originally Posted by ChuckTseeker
see we have an Ultra Micro F4U Corsair now



http://www.modelflight.com.au/produc...NF-8638-6.html

a play mate for big brother

cheers chuck
Last edited by HuffDaddy; Feb 03, 2011 at 11:55 AM.
Feb 03, 2011, 01:05 PM
NEVER GIVE UP!
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Originally Posted by fhpe77
I would set all the radio trims back to zero then mechanically adjust the clevis so the control surface is in it's neutral position. Then fly it and make adjustments to the radio trims as needed to get it to fly level at half throttle. From there you can start to adjust the CG back as these planes tend to be a bit nose heavy. Ideally you should not get a radical change in pitch when you go from half to full throttle.

-Ray

wont that make one aileron more sensitive than the other in turns ect?
Feb 03, 2011, 01:23 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Brooklynstar23
So I was flying my corsair the other day and she kept on wanting to roll to the right. I gave left trim and kept giving it until my DX7 would not let me do left trim any more. With the trim all the way left she still, although very slightly wanted to roll right. After I brought her in and took her home I found something called "Sub trim" and kept clicking it until both ailerons were completely flush with the rest of the wing (all the while my regular trim buttons were centered)...I think my setting is at R 50....was this the correct way to remedy this? will this affect future flight performence? ( I.e it wont roll as much to the right as it does to the left? )

Thanks
Brooklynstar23, your Corsair flew fine until this event, correct? Did you adjust any of the flight controls before this event happened? Something must have happened to your Corsair for this right roll tendency to suddenly just appear?
Feb 03, 2011, 01:32 PM
Parkstormer!
Quote:
Originally Posted by HuffDaddy
schweeeet!! sign me up

me thinks it woulda been coolio to have the decal options to match the 'Marine's Dream' kinda like they did with the T28B Navy scheme...
It looks like it includes two decal options, with one being Marine's Dream!
Feb 03, 2011, 01:36 PM
No Guts, No Glory!
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really!!??

I hope soooo!!

I just saw the info on the web site that said:

"and a choice of two decal sets (included) from two of WWII Corsair aces – “Pappy” Boyington and “Ike” Kepford add to the authenticity of the plane"


http://www.parkzone.com/Products/Def...rodId=PKZU1600



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Originally Posted by GradyLee
It looks like it includes two decal options, with one being Marine's Dream!
Feb 03, 2011, 01:42 PM
2948 scale Combat
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Originally Posted by ForcesR
Brooklynstar23, your Corsair flew fine until this event, correct? Did you adjust any of the flight controls before this event happened? Something must have happened to your Corsair for this right roll tendency to suddenly just appear?
And it depends on how you store it I have seen a wing warp or the rudder warp and make it roll.


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