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    2nd December 2020, 15:21
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    Layout looks OK to me. For safety, I might suggest putting the LiPo in a battery box or secured down and in a fireproof bag.
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    1st December 2020, 18:03
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    All gotta learn somewhere! ;) Hope to see your creation in an arena one day.
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    1st December 2020, 17:17
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    For safety (and room to expand), I'd go with 2x LEDs
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    1st December 2020, 15:37
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    Here you go. Missing from that diagram is the radio wires to the receiver. You'd typically cut the red wire on all but one of the radio wires from the ESC to the receiver so that it gets the...
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    1st December 2020, 15:23
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    To answer your questions: 1. Depends on the voltage from the batteries. If you are running, say a 18v battery, you'd want 2x 12v LEDs (or 2x 9v) in series so that the voltage across each LED is...
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    1st December 2020, 14:46
    Aww, thanks Sam! I guess I just needed to have been a bit more brave with interpreting my diagram. Still having a bit of a nightmare with the shaft to get the bearings onto and I still need to figure...
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    23rd November 2020, 19:44
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    It is soldered through if I am understanding you correctly, at each end. In the photo I posted on page 3, the fuse is before the link, which has always worked for me but I don't think it...
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    20th November 2020, 20:21
    Looking good there Chris, can't wait to meet it in the arena!
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