Tips n Mods

Glow Engine Tuning

Never Run Your Engine Lean!

It is just as critical for a nitro engine to have adequate lubrication and cooling as it is for an vehicle engine. Some of the heat from a nitro-powered engine is removed by air from the propeller moving across the fins on the engine’s head. This is not nearly enough to keep the engine from overheating. For this reason the fuel acts as a coolant to remove the heat from the engine.

 

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Hobbywing ESC Programmer

If you are one of those growing bands of electric flight fans and wish to set up your Speed Controller on the bench or reprogram up at the field then this handy little tool will do the job admirably.  It will only program Hobbywing ESCs, ie; FunFly (previously known as Pentium / Fentium) and the powerful Platinum Series wether Opto or BEC in either case.  The Guard ESCswith a LiPo voltage sensing lead are discontinued.

You can preset all your preferences on the bench.

  • Brake
  • Battery Type
  • Cut-Off Type
  • Cut Off Voltage
  • Start Mode
  • Timing Mode
  • Music / Number LiPo Cells
  • Governor Mode

 

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LiPo Packs for Transmitters

Lipo Pack for TX

Before we start:

Modifying your system in this way may invalidate your warranty and should only be carried out if you're confident to do so. Lipo batteries, like others can be dangerous if mistreated so please read all safety information about your specific battery before use.  I take no responsibility for you blowing up your transmitter, yourself, pets, etc...

 

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Powerbox Sensor Switch

A lot of people seem to be looking to power their models now with lipo batteries therefore needing to use regulators dropping the voltage to save burning out servos. Here's a heads up on an excellent little digi switch that combines everything you need.

 

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