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Forum: Beginners Today, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 82
Posted By solentlife
No actually they were separate companies... ...

No actually they were separate companies...

Solent Sailplanes was run out of a lock-up in Southampton .. I knew the guy. I had his Ridge Recruit... Biggest problem was the eggshell fuselages he...
Forum: Multi-Rotors Today, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By solentlife
I'll have a look .. cheers. But the 959 is...

I'll have a look .. cheers.

But the 959 is a toy quad really and it's a common post that command signal for the camera control is not available in normal programming of 9x / 9xr .. everything...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
The solder bit - yep - found some same ... I...

The solder bit - yep - found some same ... I always give mine a GOOD pull enough that if it's not soldered well - it will usually come of or lead will 'feel' wrong.

I have also suffered the...
Forum: Beginners Today, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 82
Posted By solentlife
Couple of pals of mine .. they owned Solent...

Couple of pals of mine .. they owned Solent Models ... long gone now ... but anyway - they kept pushing me to go Mode 1 as I was interested in Aerobatics ...

Like you JPF - I tried and failed...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By solentlife
Only thought that occurs to me is spec calls for...

Only thought that occurs to me is spec calls for 30C pack ... and OP is proposing a 20C pack.

1.3 x 30 = 40

1.6 x 20 = 32

Now Chuck flies the model as well .. would the reduction to 20C...
Forum: Beginners Today, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 82
Posted By solentlife
We all talk buddy box .. but in all the years I...

We all talk buddy box .. but in all the years I only remember myself carrying the lead for Futaba M series .. a Din lead .. later I carried a JR lead as well .. but they ended up getting dirty in...
Forum: Beginners Today, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 82
Posted By solentlife
Basically the 'unusual' modes 3 + 4 are fine if...

Basically the 'unusual' modes 3 + 4 are fine if the person is a good flyer and does not need assistance from others.

It's a bit like custom cars fitted for people who have a disability or...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 193
Posted By solentlife
mmm the 959 I have is not quite single handed ......

mmm the 959 I have is not quite single handed ... but the 911 heli could be... I have that also .. they keep me (in)sane when I can't get outside for a proper RC fix.

Nigel
Forum: Humor Today, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By solentlife
Now that has to be the cake AND icing !! ...

Now that has to be the cake AND icing !!

Nigel
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
I make my own adaptors. Nigel

I make my own adaptors.

Nigel
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
I use BOTH T's and XT60's ... got fed up swapping...

I use BOTH T's and XT60's ... got fed up swapping out HK's XT60's ... but some models the slight increase in size is not good .. so T's stay in use.

Nigel
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 193
Posted By solentlife
Our best wishes for a speedy recovery and success...

Our best wishes for a speedy recovery and success with the Surgery.

Don't give up on it - as you say - you will get back to it when you can. We can wait !

Cheers
Nigel
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 51
Posted By solentlife
Thought some would like to see my rebuilt Badius ..

Accipiter Badius Pattern plane .. ~1300kv, 3S 1750, 9x5 prop.

She was badly smashed up when I forgot how low she was !!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKuN7S-3lE4

Rebuilt and flown with...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
Can you believe THIS !! Started this thread...

Can you believe THIS !!

Started this thread and TODAY !! I made my basket, click BUY and PAY ...

Guess what ... Yep - I forgot to add the Orange 3 Axis Stabiliser !

I give up...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
My Wife is Russian and she is like many Russians...

My Wife is Russian and she is like many Russians .. they buy what they see ... hang over from the days when shops ran out of certain products.

It's taken ages to get her to list what she needs...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Today, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 206
Posted By solentlife
Drat !! I just made an order with HK for...

Drat !!

I just made an order with HK for various .. and FORGOT to add the 3 axis Stab !!

Nigel
Forum: Flight Simulators Today, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 21,084
Posted By solentlife
This sticky is redundant and compilation list is no more

Not trying to resurrect old thread .. just posting for Mods - that the content is no longer valid....

I went to Emptynest to view the old SIM comparison and it's no longer available. This makes...
Forum: Multi-Rotors Today, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By solentlife
WL 959 Camera Quad and 9x / 9xr

I can fly my 959 and 911 on my 9x or 9xr without trouble ... BUT the 959 as many have said before refuses to accept Camera / utility command from anything except the stock Tx.

Has anyone managed...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
I have both Android and Blackberry phones .. and...

I have both Android and Blackberry phones .. and both have Notes appps' on ... I still fail the test !!

Years ago - I had Post-It notes utility on a PC .. so you had them on the desktop ... yep -...
Forum: Humor Today, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By solentlife
That reminds me of the Titanic joke ... 3 people...

That reminds me of the Titanic joke ... 3 people were asked a question :
first person - what date did it sink ...
second person - how many died ..
third person - what were their names and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
My local hardware store ... all the girls there...

My local hardware store ... all the girls there smile at me ... I wondered if it's my zipper ... way I walk ... No ... I was told one day - I'm always in there !

Nigel
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By solentlife
Just as an aside ... (fine model and I appreciate...

Just as an aside ... (fine model and I appreciate real builds !) ... you can buy pots of water based heat activated adhesive specially for our iron on films / tex ...
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
Anyone want a 41Mhz Corona Synth Rx ? :rolleyes: ...

Anyone want a 41Mhz Corona Synth Rx ? :rolleyes:

There's me looking for a 35Mhz version .. click .. click ... I'm a Happy Chappy till I rec'd the item ... Checked my order thinking HK got it...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
I have shelves of HK boxes with tops / flaps cut...

I have shelves of HK boxes with tops / flaps cut of .... they serve as 'storage' bins ...

I dare not think how many items are 'lost' in them that I have re-ordered because I cannot find them !! ...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 652
Posted By solentlife
Like many - I carry a Battery checker .. 2-6S in...

Like many - I carry a Battery checker .. 2-6S in my box .. but I started carrying the wattmeter in with the LiPo's ... its so much easier to use as you press the button and all cells are displayed at...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
Tried that as well ... I have yet to find...

Tried that as well ...

I have yet to find a solution ... only one I can think of is a time machine ! To lose some years and possibly get 'memory' back !!

Nigel
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By solentlife
Is it only me ? That forgets some bits in orders ?

Is it only me that clicks Buy Now ... pays and then CRAP ! I forgot that bit I needed other day ...

If anyone saw my online purchase history - the first thing that strikes you is : Why didn't he...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 652
Posted By solentlife
SLEC in UK used to produce the Multi-Prop - it...

SLEC in UK used to produce the Multi-Prop - it could be 2 or 3 blade and had a disc that varied the pitch to your choice. You then locked it in place when doing up the prop nut. They sold it to...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 652
Posted By solentlife
If you want the black GFN colour .. (GFN = Glass...

If you want the black GFN colour .. (GFN = Glass Filled Nylon) ... then go for the TG Sport from HK ... much better than MS but cheaper ..

I use only TG Sport and APC type ... no need for others...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 652
Posted By solentlife
For the sake of less than $30 ... why not have a...

For the sake of less than $30 ... why not have a Wattmeter ... it does a lot more than just tell you amps / watts ... it tells you battery state per cell and overall ... how much is left in it so you...
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