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Forum: Racing Forum
01-09-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,063
Posted By howardcano

Not quite years; I'm not nearly that far behind!

Not quite years; I'm not nearly that far behind!
01-09-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 240,202
Posted By howardcano

I'm not the one who issues the approval, so I...

I'm not the one who issues the approval, so I can't give an ETA.
01-09-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 240,202
Posted By howardcano

Yes, the 13.5T motors are also in the queue, but...

Yes, the 13.5T motors are also in the queue, but farther back.
01-08-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 240,202
Posted By howardcano

I extend my humblest apologies to everyone and...

I extend my humblest apologies to everyone and especially Paul for my error. For some reason I had in my notes that I had the 13.5T in the queue for testing. In fact it is the 17.5T MC3, which I...
01-07-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 240,202
Posted By howardcano

It has not been submitted for testing....

It has not been submitted for testing. CORRECTION: YES, IT'S IN THE QUEUE FOR INSPECTION!
01-07-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By howardcano

Deadband is the amount of change required in the...

Deadband is the amount of change required in the input pulse width before the servo does anything. Think of it as the electrical equivalent of play or slop in a mechanical system. Deadband is not...
12-31-2018, 09:57 AM
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Views: 1,395,785
Posted By howardcano

I believe things will pick up now that the...

I believe things will pick up now that the election is over.
12-31-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,395,785
Posted By howardcano

The Revtech X-Factor 25.5 brushless motor has...

The Revtech X-Factor 25.5 brushless motor has passed ROAR inspection, and I have submitted the results to ROAR.

The inspection is just one of several items that is used by ROAR to determine if...
12-29-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 12,867
Posted By howardcano

A slight correction: the email wasn't from ROAR;...

A slight correction: the email wasn't from ROAR; it said the 17.5 V4S inspection results were sent to ROAR.
12-05-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,456
Posted By howardcano

In this particular case, there is no delay on the...

In this particular case, there is no delay on the part of ROAR. And I'm definitely not sitting on my hands!
11-02-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 12,867
Posted By howardcano

The 17.5T is the only one submitted, at the...

The 17.5T is the only one submitted, at the moment.
10-18-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,680
Posted By howardcano

According to my testing records, the following...

According to my testing records, the following are the newest compliant versions for newer HobbyWing ESCs. Not all of these have been posted on the ROAR web site. Version 4.3 has not been submitted...
09-10-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 47,107
Views: 4,796,663
Posted By howardcano

Yes, for a double-wishbone suspension, not a...

Yes, for a double-wishbone suspension, not a MacPherson strut.

Here's something to ponder in your diagram, if it applies to a MacPherson strut: Why did you draw the lower line horizontal?
09-10-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 47,107
Views: 4,796,663
Posted By howardcano

It's correct, except that the kingpin length can...

It's correct, except that the kingpin length can change by sliding through the lower pivot ball, and the location of the tire contact patch relative to the lower arm can change... which makes it...
09-10-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 47,107
Views: 4,796,663
Posted By howardcano

I enjoyed the extra details you included!

I enjoyed the extra details you included!
09-10-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 47,107
Views: 4,796,663
Posted By howardcano

Your diagram is correct for a suspension with...

Your diagram is correct for a suspension with pivoting upper and lower arms (the traditional "double wishbone" suspension). For an inverted MacPherson strut as used on most 12th scale cars, the...
Forum: Chat Lounge
09-08-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,565
Posted By howardcano

The Hello Kitty stickers are worth at least 0.2...

The Hello Kitty stickers are worth at least 0.2 seconds per lap. I never race without them!
Forum: Chat Lounge
09-08-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,565
Posted By howardcano

Go, Porsha, go!!!

Go, Porsha, go!!!
09-06-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8,298
Views: 1,178,810
Posted By howardcano

I'm not seeing any resistance numbers on this...

I'm not seeing any resistance numbers on this list. There is, however, a column for inductance.
08-03-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 50,145
Posted By howardcano

This calculator is probably for a steady-state,...

This calculator is probably for a steady-state, sinusoidal signal. The drive from the microprocessor is neither-- it's a square wave with occasional swapped phase. You need to verify for transient...
06-27-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,395,785
Posted By howardcano

Wow, that's quite a list! Unfortunately,...

Wow, that's quite a list!

Unfortunately, many beginners read about these things, or see them being used, and assume they are necessary. For 99.9% of us, they are not.

I have never used a setup...
06-21-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 50,145
Posted By howardcano

Fewer turns (or a smaller size with the same...

Fewer turns (or a smaller size with the same number of turns) on the inductor requires more current to generate the same signal level. (It also reduces the Q of the tank.) The devices driving the...
06-15-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 60,948
Posted By howardcano

Here's one method: All chargers and batteries...

Here's one method: All chargers and batteries being used for an upcoming race go on a table (or tables) in the tech area. One or more tech inspectors verify that the maximum charge rate is observed....
06-12-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 50,145
Posted By howardcano

The jumper positions for the loop amplifier are...

The jumper positions for the loop amplifier are listed here:
https://www.rctech.net/forum/showpost.php?p=12222187&postcount=251
Ceramic capacitors will work fine.
06-11-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,395,785
Posted By howardcano

We've done both on asphalt. The rolling...

We've done both on asphalt.

The rolling starts (for a class using many of the USVTA rules, but with NASTruck bodies) were a kick, and helped prevent pile-ups in the first corner, since a bad start...
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