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Forum: Foamies 12-16-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,352
Posted By DCDetector
Those are references to my prior comments about a...

Those are references to my prior comments about a comparison to metal detectors. Years ago when the VDI(Visual Display Indicator) first came out the old timers laughed and made the uneducated claims...
Forum: Foamies 12-16-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,352
Posted By DCDetector
A lot of good opinions based on fact but lacking...

A lot of good opinions based on fact but lacking in experience.

To the OP. As someone who does fly and has crashed your product I believe it works. I did not notice any loss in performance worth...
Forum: Foamies 12-14-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,352
Posted By DCDetector
I in no way mean to disrespect JPF's experience I...

I in no way mean to disrespect JPF's experience I have no doubt he is far more knowledgeable than I am for sure. By inexperienced I was only referring to the use of crashproof technology, and...
Forum: Foamies 12-14-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,352
Posted By DCDetector
JPF, you mean "facts" as you wish them to be? No...

JPF, you mean "facts" as you wish them to be? No sorry I'm speaking from experience in using the technology. You're one of those people who likes to call everyone else's opinion just that and your's...
Forum: Foamies 12-14-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,352
Posted By DCDetector
I think what we have here is a bit of envy. Now...

I think what we have here is a bit of envy. Now hear me out before you go off the handle. I compare it to the new SAFE/AS3X/Gyro technology. I have seen some of you old timers call it junk and...
Forum: Foamies 12-14-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,352
Posted By DCDetector
LOL you guys speak of logic and post nonsense. ...

LOL you guys speak of logic and post nonsense.

Which one of you made the remark about "newbies" not being smart enough to know they're going to crash no matter how good you get? Which you do....
Forum: Foamies 12-13-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,352
Posted By DCDetector
Exactly my case. No club, no other fliers not...

Exactly my case. No club, no other fliers not even a hobby shop. I paid that kind of money because I needed my planes RTF radios and all. Everything I buy will be RTF or at the very least BNF now...
Forum: Foamies 12-13-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,352
Posted By DCDetector
I paid $299 for my Apprentice and feel it was the...

I paid $299 for my Apprentice and feel it was the best $300 I ever spent. It taught me a lot and proved to be able to take a lickin and keep on flying. A lot like my KillerPlanes P51.



Or,...
Forum: Foamies 12-11-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,352
Posted By DCDetector
I do think using the phrase "crash proof" is a...

I do think using the phrase "crash proof" is a bad idea. As you see a lot of people choose to take it literally when it was obviously not meant to be. I'm sure they realize there is no such thing as...
Forum: Foamies 12-10-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,352
Posted By DCDetector
I bought a "crashproof" P51-D from Killerplanes...

I bought a "crashproof" P51-D from Killerplanes on eBay. My personal experience was without a doubt it was one tough cookie. I learned on that plane and crashed a lot. All I ever replace was the...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 11-24-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By DCDetector
Thanks Nigel, I just might give them a try I...

Thanks Nigel,

I just might give them a try I just noticed if you google their phone number it comes up with many different out of the country selling sites all listing that California address.
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 11-24-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By DCDetector
I saw that but isn't that like from New Zealand?

I saw that but isn't that like from New Zealand?
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 11-24-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By DCDetector
Need help with a new Lanyu 182 747 III motor

I'm needing to get a new motor for my Lanyu 182 TW-747 III and am not having any luck finding replacement parts made for this plane. The motor has no markings I can find and searching the net I find...
Forum: 3D Flying 11-08-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
Unfortunately that is a soccer field and most of...

Unfortunately that is a soccer field and most of the time is full of people. I believe the Google Earth image is old as now there are chalk lines and goals.
Forum: 3D Flying 11-08-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
Dodge City Kansas. I know of 1 other RC'er here...

Dodge City Kansas. I know of 1 other RC'er here in dodge and he also flies at the college. I think the nearest club is in Garden City which is 50 miles away. Not even an option for me.

Below is a...
Forum: 3D Flying 11-08-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
Thanks for the info that is good to know about...

Thanks for the info that is good to know about the batteries. I have 7 heli's and 9 planes and fly them till the battery won't fly it no more and have never had a battery go bad. I've been doing this...
Forum: 3D Flying 11-08-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
I know it may look like I'm flying near traffic...

I know it may look like I'm flying near traffic or streets but it is actually a big college parking lot with normally no traffic at all. This just happened to be bad timing. First that there was 2...
Forum: 3D Flying 11-08-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
I got a video of the beeping from my TX. I had...

I got a video of the beeping from my TX. I had just taken off my VisionAire for the second flight on the same battery and about 25 seconds into the flight you can hear the radio start beeping and...
Forum: 3D Flying 11-08-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
I put the battery as far forward as possible and...

I put the battery as far forward as possible and had the CG about where it should be. I only needed 1-2 clicks trim down to have it flying flat.
Forum: 3D Flying 11-07-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
Didn't get any video cause I couldn't find a way...

Didn't get any video cause I couldn't find a way to hold my iPhone, but took the VA for its maiden yesterday and it was great. Flew like it was on rails. Of course I stayed pretty conservative with...
Forum: 3D Flying 11-01-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
Well got the VisionAire together, the Settings...

Well got the VisionAire together, the Settings downloaded and loaded into my DX7S, bound and battery charging. Hoping for a nice calm morning for the maiden. Build was a breeze and as issue free as...
Forum: 3D Flying 11-01-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
Had my brown box waiting for me when I came home...

Had my brown box waiting for me when I came home for lunch. So thinking this afternoon is going to go soooo slow. :p>
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-30-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By DCDetector
Think I need some new wiring done to support the...

Think I need some new wiring done to support the wings. To it on a maiden flight last night. The first few minutes were exciting to say the least. It flew a lot like my Beast in that it wanted to fly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-29-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By DCDetector
Need help identifying this new Biplane

So my brother calls me up and tells me he just bought a RC electric biplane for $100 and wanted to know if I wanted to buy it. I went ahead and bought it because everything looks like it is ready to...
Forum: 3D Flying 10-28-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
I use the DX7S

I use the DX7S
Forum: 3D Flying 10-28-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
Thanks all! Bought my VisionAire and hoping...

Thanks all!

Bought my VisionAire and hoping to have it by the weekend.
Forum: 3D Flying 10-26-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,578
Posted By DCDetector
Parkzone VisionAire

So I'm really about to pull the trigger on a ParkZone VisionAire as a 3D first. I've watched a ton of videos and read many reviews and they all seem to be positive about the plane. I like the idea of...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-14-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,488
Posted By DCDetector
hDhI-K0aAk8 Simple physics the heaviest...

hDhI-K0aAk8

Simple physics the heaviest vehicle will win unless the tries are a problem. In these videos you can clearly see the Pickup wasn't even using 4 wheel drive. Only the rear tires are...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 10-06-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By DCDetector
It is also pretty darn durable. I have had...

It is also pretty darn durable. I have had some... um... unfortunate incidents and done many repairs and still flying like a champ. My eyes aren't so good any more so I have a hard time with...
Forum: General RC items For Sale and WTB 07-07-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By DCDetector
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