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by Dave Lowe
January 30th, 2015, 2:26 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Lipo's
Replies: 8
Views: 1022

Re: Lipo's

Main leads are showing a voltage of 11.49 with the Deans connector soldered on and also without the Deans connector i.e. just bare wires, and charger is still reporting "connection break" when I connect these batteries, but there is no problem with any other batteries of the same type, How...
by Dave Lowe
January 30th, 2015, 12:14 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Lipo's
Replies: 8
Views: 1022

Re: Lipo's

Did not check the main leads but will do this afternoon,
by Dave Lowe
January 30th, 2015, 10:46 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Lipo's
Replies: 8
Views: 1022

Re: Lipo's

Only that they were charged to 49%
by Dave Lowe
January 30th, 2015, 10:37 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Lipo's
Replies: 8
Views: 1022

Re: Lipo's

Thanks Rob, I'll do those checks today. (why did'nt I think of that).
by Dave Lowe
January 29th, 2015, 10:12 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Lipo's
Replies: 8
Views: 1022

Lipo's

Yesterday I purchased two new Turningy 2.200mah. 3cell 11.1v. Lipo's with XT60 connectors, today I changed the connectors to Deans as I have done many times before, but now when I try to charge them my Overlander charger keeps showing " connection break ", I have re.soldered thinking perha...
by Dave Lowe
January 18th, 2015, 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Ian Pottinger
Replies: 14
Views: 2902

Re: Ian Pottinger

So sad to hear of Ian's passing what a smashing guy, Why does it always have to be the good guys.
My condolences to Gale and his family.
by Dave Lowe
January 4th, 2015, 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 2
Views: 1225

Re: Sad News

We have just received the results of Clive's post- mortem it was as suspected a heart attack. The funeral will take place on the 15th. Jan. at 11-00am. At :- St. Johns Church, Church Lane, Hammerwich. Staffs.. WS7 0JS All are welcome.
by Dave Lowe
December 24th, 2014, 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 2
Views: 1225

Sad News

It is with great regret that I have to announce the sudden death of one of our new members Clive Greenhough on Saturday 20th. December. Clive only joined the association earlier this year at the Catton garden party, He had been flying Helicopters for a number of years before deciding to try his hand...
by Dave Lowe
October 31st, 2014, 10:49 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Dodgy veneer on foam wings
Replies: 7
Views: 1772

Re: Dodgy veneer on foam wings

When using Copydex I find you get a better job if you coat the foam, and veneer or balsa and then leave overnight to dry completely before rolling the foam wing onto the veneer, I normally start at the trailing edge and roll toward the leading edge. This way there is no moisture left in the adhesive...
by Dave Lowe
June 7th, 2014, 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: 1/3 scale full bodied pilot
Replies: 8
Views: 2447

Re: 1/3 scale full bodied pilot

Hi Stuart, I'ts taken me ages to get back on this site, lets hope I am able to stay logged-on. A third scale Pete's Pilot should be available from :- Roger Hawkins Broadaford Farm 12 Carter Road Ivybridge Devon Telephone 07798772711 He bought all Pete's moulds and equipment when he retired with a vi...
by Dave Lowe
June 7th, 2014, 5:17 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: spark plugs
Replies: 4
Views: 898

Re: spark plugs

Test message - please ignore this
by Dave Lowe
April 20th, 2014, 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: 1/3 scale full bodied pilot
Replies: 8
Views: 2447

Re: 1/3 scale full bodied pilot

I know what you're looking for, an ex-Pete's pilot. Email me & I'll give you his address.
Dave
by Dave Lowe
April 17th, 2013, 6:04 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: Futaba 14 SG
Replies: 4
Views: 3867

Re: Futaba 14 SG

Thank you, All sorted now thanks to my daughter and her Kindle and some very cleverwork with her computer to transfer the manual to me. Having read through it I can recommend this to anyone much better than the Futaba version which comes with the set.
by Dave Lowe
April 15th, 2013, 8:02 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: Futaba 14 SG
Replies: 4
Views: 3867

Re: Futaba 14 SG

Thanks Alan I saw that about a week ago, From what I understand it's only available on Kindle at the moment and as I havent got one it's not much use.
by Dave Lowe
April 15th, 2013, 7:00 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: Futaba 14 SG
Replies: 4
Views: 3867

Futaba 14 SG

I have recently bought a new 14 SG transmitter and while I was able to program most things quite easily and I have flown with it, after programing Ailerons / Rudder mix, and also Engine cut switch, I now seem unable to program in a flap to elevator mix. 1) Has anyone else had this type of problem ? ...
by Dave Lowe
June 29th, 2012, 9:57 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Chrome paint
Replies: 5
Views: 1551

Re: Chrome paint

Thanks Tony,
Just ordered a can hopeing the description is correct this time. Looks very promising.
by Dave Lowe
June 22nd, 2012, 9:45 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: WW2 Kittyhawk discovered in Sahara
Replies: 1
Views: 1049

Re: WW2 Kittyhawk discovered in Sahara

This story has been around for some time, It's probably well stripped by now.
by Dave Lowe
June 15th, 2012, 7:34 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Chrome paint
Replies: 5
Views: 1551

Re: Chrome paint

Not really what it says on the tin, More a sort of metalic gray. Very disappointing, I'll keep looking.
by Dave Lowe
June 13th, 2012, 9:34 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Chrome paint
Replies: 5
Views: 1551

Re: Chrome paint

Thanks Simon,
I'll have a look at that tomorrow.
by Dave Lowe
June 13th, 2012, 7:23 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Chrome paint
Replies: 5
Views: 1551

Chrome paint

Sometime in the distant past I saw a small Tin of chrome paint, which at the time I thought " that could come in usefull " And of course I should have bought it there and then, Now I need some I can't remember where or which store I saw it in, Is there any chance someone on here knows what...

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