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Forum: Humor 03-06-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By touche
LOL, Many years ago our city had permanent snow...

LOL, Many years ago our city had permanent snow clearing crews not contracts like today. I took a holiday to Hawaii in March and it was a warm year. The snow was gone even before I left for 3 weeks....
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-17-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,112
Posted By touche
A guy in our park in Florida build planes for...

A guy in our park in Florida build planes for people. Just built a slow stick for a guy here with 2 ducted fan jets attached to the wings, tricycle gear etc. He took some pics to go on the Radical RC...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-18-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By touche
Hi Thanks, I got a message back fro AlleRC and...

Hi Thanks,
I got a message back fro AlleRC and it is non repairable. Has a trade in value of 40%. I had already upgraded to a PS and I charger so I am not without. I know it was a 50W charger and...
Forum: WWI Era 12-16-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,866
Posted By touche
Well I added this plane to my fleet. Was putting...

Well I added this plane to my fleet. Was putting off getting it until I got more stick time in but a guy sold me his detailed plane for a great price. Too late I guess, lol, the war seems to be...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-16-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By touche
hyperion eoso606i

Hi,
I have the above charger for several years. Today I went to storage charge 2 batteries. The charger had been in my truck for a few days under the seat. We have had foggy morning but no cold.
I...
Forum: WWI Era 10-11-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By touche
I'd be curious about the shipping costs. There is...

I'd be curious about the shipping costs. There is a DHC Beaver (Kenmore) with a listed ship weight of 4950 grams which is there max rate (if I read correctly) from China. Shiiping is almost the cost...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-11-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,984
Posted By touche
Hey there Hank, Just to add to your dilemma, HK...

Hey there Hank,
Just to add to your dilemma, HK USA has 2 more ARFs and their Intl store has another version called a Kenmore. Seems between Eflite,Flyzone and HK there are a plethora of planes in...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-10-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,622
Posted By touche
so has anyone ever bought a "damage resistant"...

so has anyone ever bought a "damage resistant" plane from Killerplanes. I'm still feeling the loss of my Sensei trainer when she nosed in.. They sell a Dynam T28 I think the DR rods are about 25.00...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 10-09-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 892
Posted By touche
HK Beaver DHC

Hello,
I put a plane on hold on the HK site I had never seen before. It popped up on my screen. It is a Dehavilland Beaver 1800 mm W/S,1200 mm L, 2650 grms. Comes as an ARF.. From the USA warehouse....
Forum: Beginners 10-06-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,584
Posted By touche
Further to my past comments as well...lol The...

Further to my past comments as well...lol
The Sensei bit the dust one sad day I already had an Alpha 450 Sport and ended up getting my Wings with it. It was a smaller top wing than the Sensei. It is...
Forum: Beginners 10-05-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,584
Posted By touche
Further to my 1st post..I went to a Sensei after...

Further to my 1st post..I went to a Sensei after a Champ. I was getting lessons from my club trainer. Straight to Aler. with no buddy box. Don't use them at our club. The Sensei is a nice floater....
Forum: Beginners 10-05-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,372
Posted By touche
I did much the same. Made up a T from scraps of...

I did much the same. Made up a T from scraps of wood. Across the top of the T I drilled 3/8 holes from a center mark 1/2 apart. Used 10" aluminum rod 3/8's. I can space each evenly from the center...
Forum: Beginners 10-05-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,584
Posted By touche
From a Champ to a P51 is a huge step up. A Champ...

From a Champ to a P51 is a huge step up. A Champ is a very basic 3 control plane, very light. Any of the warbirds are several steps up from where you are. If you and Dad are learning on your own it...
Forum: Beginners 10-01-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,770
Posted By touche
So having read the above info re BEC's am I...

So having read the above info re BEC's am I correct in understanding that a separate UBEC wont be affected by a higher voltage battery. There is a disclaimer on the HURC site with regards to 3S...
Forum: Beginners 10-01-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,770
Posted By touche
Thanks for all your replies. As I'm stepping up...

Thanks for all your replies.
As I'm stepping up a model or two I believe I will go to the UBEC. I'm thinking a Trojan as I will get time to fly this winter in Fla. I'll do more reading on this and...
Forum: Beginners 09-30-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,770
Posted By touche
Thanks for your replies, This is a 40amp Esc...

Thanks for your replies,
This is a 40amp Esc ,5V-3 amp linear BEC. As for the servos. I guess they are a generic brand for the Flyzone Sensei. I had to change one out as the arm broke and the arms...
Forum: Beginners 09-29-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,770
Posted By touche
Can anyone offer advice regarding a UBEC re...

Can anyone offer advice regarding a UBEC re servos. I'm just beginning to read a few threads and not too sure I'm grasping the info correctly. I read in a thread that 4 or more servos being run on a...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-16-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By touche
Hi, Thanks..I tinkered with it and got it to...

Hi, Thanks..I tinkered with it and got it to work. I was a bit thrown off by a few of the screen msgs. I now can use the balance lead that came with the para board. One of the two slots didn't fit...
Forum: WWI Era 08-13-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,000
Posted By touche
Looking forward to it. Alas today I hit the...

Looking forward to it.
Alas today I hit the soya bean field lol 35 minutes hunting for a Sensei all white and big Crop is near to being harvested. When I got her out she had only a bent front...
Forum: WWI Era 08-13-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,000
Posted By touche
I've been very good about resisting the urge to...

I've been very good about resisting the urge to fly mine yet. Still plopping the Sensei in (front wheel repairs)and waiting on a new fuse for my Alpha 450. Wind is not kind to my planes when they...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-13-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By touche
Hi, Ok so I don't have to worry about it...

Hi,
Ok so I don't have to worry about it sparking a bit. That had me worried as I don't get that when connecting my single lipo to my Hyperion charger.
I tried using the white cables that came with...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-13-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By touche
Icharger error messages

I have a Progressive RC PS and 208B Icharger, all new. I have been using a 50W Hyperion with 3S/2200Mah batts, all storage charged after flying and charged at 1C.
I started to use the I charger and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 22,307
Posted By touche
You may save quite a few bucks on luan doors...

You may save quite a few bucks on luan doors (used or damaged) at a restore center. Not sure what they call them in the US but here we have a good one and lots of stuff comes thru. I got an 18" sq...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 22,307
Posted By touche
I guess I'm a basic+ lol. I will subscribe to...

I guess I'm a basic+ lol. I will subscribe to this thread as I have had to do a few repairs that I wasn't that happy with ie: bending balsa for a leading edge etc. I also head south for the winter...
Forum: WWI Era 08-04-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,593
Posted By touche
Nosed over my Sensei which I took out of...

Nosed over my Sensei which I took out of retirement when Icrushed the fuse on my Alpha 450. Other than she is power hungry she is a nice gentle flyer. May just use her for my Wings test..lol
I'm...
Forum: WWI Era 07-31-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,593
Posted By touche
I've been out flying 5 days a week learning in...

I've been out flying 5 days a week learning in windy weather. Alas I nosed my Alpha 450 into the field this am :blah: so I'm awaiting a new fuse. Once I'm a decent flyer I'll take the hanger queens...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-31-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,004
Posted By touche
I just flopped my Alpha 450 Sport into the ground...

I just flopped my Alpha 450 Sport into the ground this am while landing. Wing pegs only damage to wings and tail end is fine. Fuse is crushed and broken in 10-12 places. A new fuse is only 35.00. I...
Forum: WWI Era 07-04-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By touche
Hey Gunnar, Hope you get her done in time. I...

Hey Gunnar,
Hope you get her done in time. I didn't know the Marines still flew the Albatros...:ws: ;-)
Good luck in your new career and Happy 4th of July...
Forum: WWI Era 06-25-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,990
Posted By touche
Well then you either have a motor issue or...

Well then you either have a motor issue or battery issue. With all your experience you pretty well know what things should be doing. Can you do a meter test on the motor/esc/batt system and see whats...
Forum: WWI Era 06-24-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,990
Posted By touche
Lots of threads on RCG on this plane. 99% seem...

Lots of threads on RCG on this plane. 99% seem very happy with it...
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