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Just in case anyone is not aware, the main gate post at the field entrance is broken at its base just at ground level. ( the bolt side post) The post is only supported by the fencing attached to it. If the fencing fails then the post will fall and …

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Hobby King bits arrived

Post by Tim on Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:00 pm

Parcel has finally arrived in UK ( almost 15 weeks ) and I have been clobbered for tax etc. Luckily HK didnt declare full value, so total extra cost was 29.85. As approx half the items are mine, and the other half various other club members so Ive adjusted the price of the Spekky clone receivers, and the Vapor cells to re-coup money towards these costs.
Rx units now £13 each ( was £12 ) and Vapor cells £3 each ( was £2.50 )

I will have the Rx units in the car, so if you can have your money with you, you can collect whenever you see me next ( or call at home if you prefer )
............................................. £ Total
Andy x 4 ................................. 52
Allan Patrick x 2 .........................26
Marty x 2...................................26
John OxleyDean x 2 .................... 26
Sam Thomas x 1..........................13
Mark Barnes x 1..........................13

The vapor cells are "unallocated" but I bought 30 units. I want 5 myself, the other 25 are up for grabs by anyone who wants them ( maximum 5 each to be fair )

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Post by Allan Patrick on Sat Aug 21, 2010 9:06 pm

Well done Tim

I'll go for three Vapor cells please. I think I will owe you £35

See you soon
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Post by Gary on Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:13 pm

waiting for my order from HK aswell that was a long time for your order to arrive Sleep
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Post by Tim on Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:47 pm

Ok Allan - the parcel is apparently being delivered Tuesday.
Looooong delay cause the rx were out of stock for months.

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Post by Sam Thomas on Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:53 am

I would like 3 cells please tim, I will be at the field this club night and most likley this weekend so I will keep my money on me just incase you are there
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Post by Tim on Mon Aug 23, 2010 10:05 am

OK

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Re: Hobby King bits arrived

Post by Tim on Tue Aug 24, 2010 6:23 pm

Quick summary

Good
1) Cheap as chips ( approx £13 with shipping and customs )
2) Very small and light
3) Seems to work just fine on range checking ( they are classed as park fly mind )
4) Quick Connect was pretty well instantaneous when checked for brown out

Not so good
1) No heatshrink fitted or bind plug included ( no big deal but not as advertised )
2) No pin out configuration or labelling whatsoever.
3) Single wire aerial looks flimsy + needs a blob of hot glue where it meets PCB
4) Binding took a few goes, but all seems rock solid now.

So for those of you who are buying them, heres the pin-out config.

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F18 Hornet arrived

Post by Tim on Tue Aug 24, 2010 6:25 pm

Not bad really for just £48 - just add battery and receiver all else is included.

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Post by Mark Barnes on Tue Aug 24, 2010 7:12 pm

Top work Tim,

not sure if i will get to the office tomorrow, if i do i`ll give you a bell and pop up

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Post by Tim on Tue Aug 24, 2010 7:34 pm

OK Mark should be in most of the day I think.

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Post by Tim on Tue Aug 24, 2010 7:35 pm

Soz off topic, but have you got the microflow ready for Marty?

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Post by Mark Barnes on Tue Aug 24, 2010 7:56 pm

yeah its just sat here awaiting his call, I belive it was on hold till he returned to shore?

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Post by Tim on Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:42 pm

He asked me to collect it from you, and he will pick it up from my place when he comes here on his way back home from Hull.

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Re: Hobby King bits arrived

Post by Roy on Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:51 pm

Tim wrote:Not bad really for just £48 - just add battery and receiver all else is included.


Twisted Evil If it came with a FUTABA TX I would have one. Twisted Evil

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Re: Hobby King bits arrived

Post by Mark Barnes on Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:53 pm

Tim wrote:He asked me to collect it from you, and he will pick it up from my place when he comes here on his way back home from Hull.

ok no problem Wink

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Re: Hobby King bits arrived

Post by Rich on Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:00 pm

they look bang on the money, the only thing I can see is it may need a bigger battery Very Happy

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Post by Tim on Tue Aug 24, 2010 10:46 pm

General opinion is they need around 2000 mah to hold a decent voltage - Im gonna be trying the new nanotech turnigy 1800 @50C rated.

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Post by Tim on Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:25 am

F18 had its maiden yesterday.[img][/img]




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Post by Tim on Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:27 am

The light was crap, and it needed 3 attempts at a hand launch before it got it away, and then it flew real well. Well chuffed for the money....a few more mods to do now I know its worth it.
Yesterday was flown on 3s - the future is 4s. Laughing

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Post by Rich on Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:33 am

Looks sweet enough nice one Tim, it may require 4S but the future is FUTABA

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Post by Tim on Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:36 am

Actually its probably more like Corona or all the other cheap stuff that's flooding the market these days - and I don't mean the fizzy drinks. Wink

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Post by Gary on Fri Oct 15, 2010 10:03 am

Freesky sunny
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Post by Stubbsy on Fri Oct 15, 2010 11:04 am

F18 looks the dogs dooberries! - Is this the one Hobby King said you could buy to make up your order weight?
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Post by Tim on Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:43 pm

Yup...

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