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Forum: Beginners 10-15-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By NJSwede
If you want to try other vendors than HK, I can...

If you want to try other vendors than HK, I can warmly recommend BuddyRC (formerely EPBuddy). They're great for motors, ESCs, batteries and chargers and the owner Dale is a nice and honest person.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-03-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,588
Posted By NJSwede
Hopefully I don't get in trouble for posting too...

Hopefully I don't get in trouble for posting too many links to other sites. Guys, let me know if it's excessive and I'll stop!

Anyway, here it is:
...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-21-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By NJSwede
Really, I wouldn't worry too much about it. If...

Really, I wouldn't worry too much about it. If your cells don't go above 4.20V or below 4.15V, it's essentially a non-issue. No charger is perfect and the more expensive ones are probably a lot more...
Forum: 3D Flying 07-15-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By NJSwede
The 3DRCForums 38 winning flight

We just hosted the first ever "3DRCForums 38" freestyle competition and I'm amazed at the talent that was displayed. Here is the winning flight by Mr. Brandon Chitty. Make sure to click the HD button...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-14-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By NJSwede
If you haven't already done so, call Spektrum...

If you haven't already done so, call Spektrum support! They're great to deal with and will help you out. OK, maybe not with the HK RX... :)
Forum: Foamies 04-16-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,719
Posted By NJSwede
...actually, I just saw some posts by the 3DHS...

...actually, I just saw some posts by the 3DHS guys explicitly telling people to stop by with their questions. They'll even demo the moves for you. Last year, Joe was happy to fly people's planes and...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-22-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By NJSwede
Missing in action

Hi gang!

I haven't been that active here lately, so I thought I should check in. Rest assured that I haven't forgotten about you guys. After all, you were the ones who encouraged me to continue...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-25-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,343
Posted By NJSwede
From what I can see, the Tranchant needs standard...

From what I can see, the Tranchant needs standard size servos, so the HS82s will be too small. In any case, I've found that the 82s are a bit too weak in the design to withstand 3D. I already have...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-19-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,343
Posted By NJSwede
(Moved this discussion to where it belongs...) I...

(Moved this discussion to where it belongs...) I haven't flown the Yak, but from what I've learned so far, the Sabre X is probably a better choice for a first balsa 3D plane. The SX has lighter wing...
Forum: Foamies 08-19-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,719
Posted By NJSwede
...but then again, I still have a silly grin from...

...but then again, I still have a silly grin from flying the Sabre X. Now that I got it dialed in, it's just a ridiculously well flying airplane.
Forum: Company Discussions 08-10-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,484
Posted By NJSwede
I only have one data-point when it comes to...

I only have one data-point when it comes to ValueHobby ARFs, but their Sabre X is just nothing short of AWESOME! Probably the best flying plane I have in my hangar. I've heard the same thing about...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-05-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,343
Posted By NJSwede
I will tell you one thing though: Even though I'm...

I will tell you one thing though: Even though I'm still a LOUSY 3D pilot, dabbling in 3D has done a lot for my general flying skills. 3D teaches you valuable skills, such as using the rudder. I've...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-05-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,343
Posted By NJSwede
I can't give you expert advice, but I can give...

I can't give you expert advice, but I can give you advice from the point of view of a fellow 3D wannabe:

If you want to get into 3D without breaking the bank (or your airframes), foamies is the...
Forum: Beginners 07-23-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,783
Posted By NJSwede
If you want specific advice, I'd say put yourself...

If you want specific advice, I'd say put yourself somewhere around $300-400 and go with the big brands and you can't go wrong, unless you have extreme requirements.. At least not judging from my...
Forum: Beginners 07-01-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By NJSwede
You don't really need any specific settings. I...

You don't really need any specific settings. I wouldn't even use any expo for it.

First you want to check if you need to reverse any control surfaces. Stand behind the plane. Rudder is supposed...
Forum: Company Discussions 06-30-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,844
Posted By NJSwede
I got them from the US warehouse. Shipping was...

I got them from the US warehouse. Shipping was only a few bucks for five batteries.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 06-23-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,410
Posted By NJSwede
DSMX is basically two layers of multi-access...

DSMX is basically two layers of multi-access techiques.

DSM2 is based on something called CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access). In simple term, this means two things: 1) The signal is spread out...
Forum: Beginners 06-21-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,828
Posted By NJSwede
Flamebait detected! :)

Flamebait detected! :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-22-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,281
Posted By NJSwede
Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't TowerPro 9g...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't TowerPro 9g and HXT 9g the exact same product?

In any case, get them from HeadsUpRC.com. Cheap, über-fast shipping and friendly service.

[Edit: Their shipping...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-14-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By NJSwede
I own a cub, but I can't say I've had that...

I own a cub, but I can't say I've had that problem. I would take the cowl off and slowly increase the throttle and try to see and hear what happens. Are there any weird noises when it cuts out?
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-08-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,252
Posted By NJSwede
IMHO, this post says it all: ...

IMHO, this post says it all:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21488220&postcount=10

People put junk components in their plane, it fails, and they almost always blame the radio...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-28-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By NJSwede
Zak, I'm no expert, but running the motor on the...

Zak, I'm no expert, but running the motor on the ground for more than a few seconds is usually a no-no! The ESC depends on cooling it gets from the headwind as the model travels through the air.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-05-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By NJSwede
Realistic enough to convey the exact "feel" of a...

Realistic enough to convey the exact "feel" of a T28? No. No simulator can do that.

Realistic enough to help arming you with the necessary skills to fly a T28? Yes, if you put enough hours into it.
Forum: Company Discussions 01-19-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,437
Posted By NJSwede
Wow! That sounds a bit threatening. I didn't know...

Wow! That sounds a bit threatening. I didn't know I "deserved" anything for exercising my freedom to spend my hard-earned money on toys from a certain vendor.

What personal experiences do you...
Forum: Power Systems 12-31-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
Posted By NJSwede
Well, then the switched off transmitter is...

Well, then the switched off transmitter is DEFINITELY the problem. A 72MHz receiver without a signal picks up all kinds of static and can send out pretty much any signals on the servo connectors, so...
Forum: Power Systems 12-30-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
Posted By NJSwede
Short answer: Don't do that! You should never...

Short answer: Don't do that! You should never turn the tx off when the plane is powered up. If you have a 72MHz system, there's a very good chance you pick up random static or a signal from some...
Forum: Wings Across America 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 2013 12-25-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 296,790
Posted By NJSwede
Someone still has to explain to me what's so evil...

Someone still has to explain to me what's so evil about AMA. I would understand if people had strong feelings about a worldwide Nazi conspiracy or something like that, but a harmless aeromodeling...
Forum: Beginners 11-06-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,311
Posted By NJSwede
That's your first plane? Dude, you're good!

That's your first plane? Dude, you're good!
Forum: Beginners 11-06-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,469
Posted By NJSwede
Beginners, go to your local club!

I had such a nice experience and a bit of an epiphany this weekend. We had two kids, about 11-12 years old who showed up at the flying field along with their parents. One had a HobbyZone Super Cub...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-18-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,565
Posted By NJSwede
BTW, welcome back to the hobby! I assume you...

BTW, welcome back to the hobby! I assume you writing this means that your health allows you to fly RC again?
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