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S.H.Grainger Formula Powerboat by vortex Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 4 days ago
Hi Steve im not sure now regarding motors as they have water cooling cans on but Surfury runs from memory a 1075kva motor Turnigy 160 A speedo watercooled on 2x2s 5200 lipo`s in series ie 14.4volts with 52mm mocom Alum prop approx 3hp. I think the Tornado has approx 2045kva motor same speedo + lipo`s x 50mm nylon prop both do scale speed to as fast as 40/61 IC and look great on our choppy water with just prop and rudder in the water. Both motors will take 6s if you like ballistic? All gear from Hobby king. Try the IC first, post some pics please

PT 109 upgrade? by camyaj Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 30 days ago
My 1/24th Schnellboot 5' was running on 3x850 mfa motors changed to 1 x Turnigy 3648 1450kv outrunner operating on a 3s lipo. . more than enough speed even with the outer props just freewheeling

Cheap motor for a quick fit, but what prop gents?... by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Martin, Welcome to the world of 'working' models😉 It also cost me a small fortune when I started to get into brushless and LiPo stuff last year after retiring. That Simprop ESC should be fine for your Supermarine (if you ever find it 😁) See what you mean about the prices for bigger NiMhs 🤔 OK, 'Go LiPo young man', BUT remember what I wrote above; Watch 'em! Any other printing on that 2012 motor? Maker? kV rating? A pic might help. What do you mean by 'a couple of LiPos'? 2S? Re Brushless ESCs; have a look at the Turnigy range at HobbyKing, or Quicrun at HobbyWing. You can probably find a UK shop for these; Google them! I use the 30A Quicrun version in my Sea Scout works fine with my Propdrive 2830 1000kV motor and a 3S LiPo. See pic. Cheers, Doug 😎

Current loading of a Motor by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
HI CB90 I use a Turnigy 180Amp Wattmeter and Power Analyzer which plugs in line between the battery and ESC. Canabus

ESC info... by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Mornin' Martin, Pure curiosity! Which motor is it? Re LiPos, recommendation difficult🤔 Different Brand names seem to prevale in UK and Germany, unless the ubiquitous Turnigy! Whatever the brand and wherever the shop is you buy from they nearly all seem to be manufactured in southern China, Shenzhen mostly! ( I have kit for a Shenzhen class modern destroyer of the PLA Navy!) The price for the Overlanders looks good, and if the shop values it's reputation they will be good, and they're nearby if the wheel falls off👍 Cheers, Doug😎 PS Your 'stuff' should be on it's way tomorrow. Weather cooled down 15° or more, currently 18° and drizzly rain with occasional short sharp downpours all day today - one extreme to the other! Mail coming today re 'Brass Bashing' etc.

ESC info... by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Martin, this one's in stock, and in the UK warehouse! 😊 style='background-color:yellow;'>turnigy-plush-60amp-speed-controller.html Cheers, Doug 😎

ESC info... by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Doug, thanks for that, but I've just seen that every bloody one is out of stock! I figured it worth spending a little more on a Turnigy. Unfortunately so, clearly, have a lot of others. I'll see if they're available from others. I checked the 152VO site and most use a Turnigy 60 A it seems and I assume are well pleased with them. Thanks for the clarity about testing though, Doug. It's good to hear what one guesses at being confirmed by an expert. Cheers, Martin

Sea Trials and mods. by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
It’s been a while since the boat had it’s maiden voyage on the lake at St. Albans and I’m pleased to report that it looks really good in the water and goes like stink if you open up the throttle. Sadly I still don’t have any decent video of the boat yet as I can’t film and drive the thing at the same time, but I do have some static wide shots from my GoPro. When I do the video I’ll ask a cameraman mate to do the honours, maybe I’ll put the GoPro on the bow and then the stern to get some low action shots…the storyboard is already building in my head!! These early runs were great as they showed up some minor problems that needed attending to. I found that it needed ballasting slightly as it was not sitting on the waterline evenly from side to side so I flattened out some old lead water pipe and cut it into small sections so that I could add ballast incrementally. I did this in the ‘domestic test tank’ and once I was happy the lead pieces were fixed in place inside the hull with some super strong double sided tape. The ESC needed a little programming adjustment because I had forgotten to set the low battery level point to ‘off’ as I am using NiMh batteries and not LiPo’s , that was the cause of the short initial run time on the first outing…..DOH !! The batteries are now held in place by Velcro straps on some bearers that I added, otherwise a battery change involved cutting cable ties and replacing them at the lakeside…not very practical. The volt/amp/watt meter is also now on a proper bracket so that the display is more readable. I have also changed the charging connection from the nasty Tamiya connector to a nice little panel mount XT 60 connector that HobbyKing sell, it comes with a handy blanking plug that I have drilled for a retaining cord. I have also finally got around to upgrading the firmware on my Turnigy i6 radio to the 10 channel version so that I can assign the lighting to the switches properly and have the rotation of the searchlight on one of the two rotary knobs. I can use the old 6 channel RX in the new boat….blog coming soon.

upgrading Turnigy i6 to 10 channels by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
I finally got around to upgrading my Turnigy i6 system from 6 channels to 10 channels today.😁 Happily the firmware update went like a dream and I was able to install a new 10 channel rx in my RAF Crash Tender and then reprogramme the new auxiliary channels to the functions I need. And of course a long press on the exit button saves all the settings we all know now 👍 😁 This has freed-up the previous six channel receiver which I now need for the new boat project which is now well under way. Robbob.

Mk2 RTTL 2771 by colindavies Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Upgraded to Brushless 2x1100kva Turnigy motors, Scratch built 1/24 scale. I've included a photo of a real one, just in case somebody else tells me the colour scheme is wrong, East of Gibralta they where white. I'm sitting on the engine hatch nearest the camera, that was 1969

What transmitter , receiver by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi I have both the Turnigy and Flysky 6 channel ones. The same, great units and you can upgrade the switches and control knobs to a number of different colours if you wish. Check out Banggood. Canabus

What transmitter , receiver by ukengineman Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
Flysky i-6 is amazing value for money for a 6 channel computer radio. Hobbyking sell the same set with their Turnigy brand as the TGY i-6. You can buy the TGY i-6 from Hobbyking in the UK for around £45:- style='background-color:yellow;'>turnigy-tgy-i6-afhds-transmitter-and-6ch-receiver-mode-2.html

Spektrum, new, useless... by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi FV, The switch used for binding on the DX5e is the Trainer switch! Not AUX. Martin has reported extensively on the use of the Trainer switch! Orange RXs are not just "cheap copies" of Spektrum. In my experience they not only 'understand' Spektrum DSM2 but also AFHDS from Turnigy / FlySky etc etc. Thus not 'cheap copies' but inexpensive, intelligent and versatile alternatives. So far I have not had one that doesn't work with either my Turnigy i6 or my Spektrum DX6. Greetings, Doug

Spektrum, new, useless... by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Wow! a real 'DX Maniac' 😉😁 My DX6 is quite chatty too, nice seductive voice though 😁 Haven't tried it with the Orange RX yet, but it's DSM2 so it should work. It bound to my Turnigy i6 (re-branded as REELY here in Germany by Conrad) no problem at all. Cheers, Doug 😎

Spektrum, new, useless... by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Sorry Capn, but 'uppermost still doesn't have any meaning 😲 Left, centre, right does! = Signal, Positive, Negative. I also have some AR610s, see attached pic. Printing shows clearly (if tiny🤔) ∏ ,+,- at the bottom of the printed label. The bottom socket (as in my pic) is the Bind/Dat (Data) socket where the binding plug should go. The battery in any other socket. The red wire from the battery should ALWAYS be on the MIDDLE pin, whether uppermost, downermost, on it's side or 'avin a kip in my Aunt Fanny's garden😉😁 The FlySky / Turnigy RXs use the same convention. They indicate the Signal pin with an S !! Surprise😉 I also have an Orange RX (with stabiliser for my PBY Catalina). It follows the same convention, see pic 2. The S for signal is moulded into the case at the bottom of the LH column of pins. Bottom socket is marked Batt/Bind for the Bind plug. Would help speed things up if you posted a pic or two of what you have, and how you are connecting up! Final thought! Are you switching on RX and TX in the right order? RX first AFTER inserting the Bind plug, TX second AFTER holding the Trainer switch ON. Cheers, Doug 😎 PS: just stripped out my PTB, incl shafts, tubes and rudder stocks, all I got left is wood an' glue 😲