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Member postings for Bruce Mumford

Here is a list of all the postings Bruce Mumford has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: Vic Smeed's Model Boat Designs
07/05/2018 09:57:13

Many thanks for the information it helps greatly.

Thread: Vic Smeed's Hobo
05/05/2018 13:38:07

Does anyone have a copy of the original article that went with the article and free plan that they could scan and e-mail to me please. I am building this for my Grandson and the article would answer some queries I have.

Thread: Saturn Radios
10/07/2014 19:27:15

Does anyone have any experience of Howes Models Saturn 2.4 GHz radios. Considering buying one. Cheers

Thread: Dual voltage supplies
03/02/2014 09:36:30

I am about to install the electronic systems in the tug and have two 12 vdc batteries and will connect them to an action Electronics P103 to ensure one battery does charge the other. Problem is I also need a 24Vdc supply for the smoke generator! Thought I coud also put the batteries in series but don't think will work. Ideas please.

Thread: Mtronik 15 amp ESC
25/11/2011 22:22:06
Hi Guys,
 
Well I eventually went with advice from Mtroniks, which was to lift both red (+ve) leads and use a 4.8 v battery for the radio. Fine went to the pond switched on, did my checks everything ok. Set of gently, fine, then eased open the throttle and guess what the U/J s simultaneously failed and left my beatiful little boat beyond reach!. Normally the prevasiling wind brings a failed boat back to the bank within minutes, yes you guessed it that day there was not a breath of wind. Thankfully she drifted back to the bank overnight, so now I am uprating the couplings to Graupner ones!
 
Cheers Bruce.
07/11/2011 23:53:47
Gary,
 
Do you have any idea of what the Mtroniks name or code is for the ESC mixer? I can only find their V-tail mixer.
 
Cheers,
 
Bruce
28/10/2011 17:37:12
I am powering a small Tamar lifeboat with two15 amp Viper ESC's. The Rx signal is fed to each via a y-lead with the +ve red lead lifted on one esc Rx lead. Problem is that the esc with the lifted +ve is 'blown up' after 10 to 15 mins of operation! Any ideas please.
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