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by Roy Hill 1855
November 19th, 2009, 8:47 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Fun stuff goes here.
Replies: 1113
Views: 217654

Re: Fun stuff goes here.

Sooo funny,it gets better,keep up the good work,regards,roy.p/s,bob t,i am only 19,its you who,ve turned me old and grey :lol:
by Roy Hill 1855
November 7th, 2009, 10:37 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Fun stuff goes here.
Replies: 1113
Views: 217654

Re: Fun stuff goes here.

I haven,t spoken to my wife for over 6 months,cos i don,t like to interrupt her!! we always hold hands ,if i loose she goes shopping.In the beginning ,God created earth and rested, then created man and rested,then created woman since then nobody,s rested.I take her everywhere, but she keeps finding ...
by Roy Hill 1855
January 19th, 2009, 6:11 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: C of G
Replies: 14
Views: 7532

Re: C of G

Your welcome Pete,it seems that some require down ele,some need up, and some none at all,my cessna 152 is very neutral,flaps up or down, but my 185 required alot of down ele when using flap,it is very much a trial and error situation, but great fun trimming it out! In my experience up to 30 degree f...
by Roy Hill 1855
January 18th, 2009, 11:02 am
Forum: New Forum Required?
Topic: Is a new Topic Needed on the Forum
Replies: 7
Views: 7431

Re: Is a new Topic Needed on the Forum

Morning Shane,re info on gear installation etc,i must have suffered a memory lapse,quite common these days :oops: There already exists a most comprehensive and informative booklet by Doc Keith Mitchell which imo says it all! To many of us it is our reference"bible" .perhaps if you ask nice...
by Roy Hill 1855
January 17th, 2009, 9:57 pm
Forum: 2.4 Ghz and Large Models
Topic: JR RD921 rx advisory.
Replies: 9
Views: 8156

Re: JR RD921 rx advisory.

Hi Rob,with regards to refuting Reds assertions,i cannot,my tests and others seem to agree with Reds findings, however because of potential problems that could occur,on my models i,ll stick to proper backer systems,imo. Now then Rob,have a look at the spektrumrc.com/community/installation pages they...
by Roy Hill 1855
January 17th, 2009, 8:57 pm
Forum: New Forum Required?
Topic: Is a new Topic Needed on the Forum
Replies: 7
Views: 7431

Re: Is a new Topic Needed on the Forum

Good suggestion on the radio topic idea,Pete,if enough posts are received maybe Robin will oblige ;) personally all this navigating around our forum is improving my "confuser"literacy :lol: cheers,Roy. ps ,to Shane Lewis,----Shane,whatever,just ask!!!! the LMA members answers will impress ...
by Roy Hill 1855
January 17th, 2009, 8:29 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: C of G
Replies: 14
Views: 7532

Re: C of G

Good evening Pete, i fly "throttle right" and found it awkward to use a slider/rocker/rotating pot etc,but useing the 3 position switch on my DX7 (up/1/2down/ full down-flap),1/2 down for takeoff, full down for landing, works very good for me---just needed to add a touch of up or down mix ...
by Roy Hill 1855
January 17th, 2009, 2:37 pm
Forum: 2.4 Ghz and Large Models
Topic: JR RD921 rx advisory.
Replies: 9
Views: 8156

Re: JR RD921 rx advisory.

Hello again Rob,to try to clarify things, may i submit the following,for many years i have used two ports at either end of the rx,ie,batt and channel 8 to even out the power distribution,(like a household ringmain circuit), useing 2 switches but 1 battery,i have had switches go faulty,but have been ...
by Roy Hill 1855
January 15th, 2009, 8:01 pm
Forum: 2.4 Ghz and Large Models
Topic: JR RD921 rx advisory.
Replies: 9
Views: 8156

Re: JR RD921 rx advisory.

to add to my last post,it appears that correctly maintained systems and meticulous pre flight checks useing direct parallel wired packs should not be a problem, but in the real world if it can go wrong it will,then the cost of 2 diodes ,or a good backer system could save your model at the very least...
by Roy Hill 1855
January 15th, 2009, 7:34 pm
Forum: 2.4 Ghz and Large Models
Topic: JR RD921 rx advisory.
Replies: 9
Views: 8156

Re: JR RD921 rx advisory.

Hello Rob, apologies for lateness of reply,I have just completed a test using 2 1800mah 4.8 volt sub c nicads, 1was fully charged(5.2volts)the other was discharged to 4.4 volts, when connected in parallel with a ammeter in circuit the initial current draw between the two packs was 500ma dropping qui...
by Roy Hill 1855
December 27th, 2008, 6:30 pm
Forum: 2.4 Ghz and Large Models
Topic: UPGRADING 35M MODELS TO 2.4
Replies: 26
Views: 17111

Re: UPGRADING 35M MODELS TO 2.4

Yes Stuart, later rxs had short tubes integral with the housing to help support the ae,s, the destructions do advise supporting the ae,s with adhesive tape etc,i use a cocktail stick stuck to the case with 2 blobs of evo stick,and 2 small o rings to secure ae,s, works for me.-------Safe flying,---Ro...
by Roy Hill 1855
December 20th, 2008, 12:22 pm
Forum: 2.4 Ghz and Large Models
Topic: JR RD921 rx advisory.
Replies: 9
Views: 8156

JR RD921 rx advisory.

The rd921 rx has dual battery ports, left hand port is labelled---"batt 1/bind. right hand port is labelled batt 2/data, please note,the positive pins of both batt 1 and batt2 ports are connected together, as are the negative pins,therefore the use of 2 batteries(without diodes/batt backer syst...
by Roy Hill 1855
December 17th, 2008, 6:04 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: 1/4.5 scale Corsair
Replies: 40
Views: 18346

Re: 1/4.5 scale Corsair

aer doo Trev,may i suggest you do what you usually do,visit the club field(after all you are a member!)fly everybody,s models on 2.4 and make your own mind up!! merry xmas Trev,---Roy. :lol: ps, never mind jags, remember FFD930D? 850cc,s of pure fun!!!
by Roy Hill 1855
December 4th, 2008, 10:34 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Protecting your plans during Building
Replies: 19
Views: 7700

Re: Protecting your plans during Building

Thanks Robin,sorted,ps, it seems to be a very popular new forum,congrats once more----roy. :D
by Roy Hill 1855
December 4th, 2008, 5:50 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Protecting your plans during Building
Replies: 19
Views: 7700

Re: Protecting your plans during Building

Thanks for that folks, now i know why i could read the plans through the covering when it was flying! ps Robin ,whats a jtf outlet? ithought they were on my central heating?---------Bostin forum.

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