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Forum: Beginners 03-04-2008, 02:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,691
Posted By Battlemg
Mike, I started this hobby by purchasing the glow...

Mike, I started this hobby by purchasing the glow version of the Nexstar. First thing I did was install the sim software. Probably spent 30 hours just on the sim.. I once did touch and gos for 30...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2,715
Views: 117,380
Posted By Battlemg
I need a new plane

Fly it like ya stole it!!!
Forum: 3D Flying 08-06-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,178
Posted By Battlemg
I had a prop break one side off in-flight. I had...

I had a prop break one side off in-flight. I had transported it nose down in the back of my van while vacationing. I was coming out of a spin, slammed full throttle, and it shimmied like it was made...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-06-2006, 03:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,178
Posted By Battlemg
The Typhoon will handle a very stiff wind. I fly...

The Typhoon will handle a very stiff wind. I fly mine in just about every wind condition except the really gusty days. I will say that the additional power of a lipo makes it much easier to fly as...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-06-2006, 03:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By Battlemg
I am using 2 2100 15C csrc packs in a Typhoon. At...

I am using 2 2100 15C csrc packs in a Typhoon. At 14 minutes into a flight, I have enough power to do a full throttle vertical line till the plane is almost out of sight. I have my timer set for 16...
Forum: Beginners 06-10-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By Battlemg
You are SOOOOOOOOO lucky. I left my antenna down...

You are SOOOOOOOOO lucky. I left my antenna down once on a glow slowpoke. Was going full throttle. Saved it, but it scared me to death.

I learned to fly much like you did. I spent a good 30...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-09-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,915
Posted By Battlemg
Why convert anyone? We all have different ideas,...

Why convert anyone? We all have different ideas, religion, politics, skin color. Oh, we all fly different planes. We fly inrunner and outrunner, brushed and brushless, sport and 3d and warbirds and...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-03-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,703
Posted By Battlemg
Some people really need to find something to do...

Some people really need to find something to do when they retire.
Forum: Pattern aircraft 05-31-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,252
Posted By Battlemg
What are you using to power the Venus I?

What are you using to power the Venus I?
Forum: ParkFlyers 05-31-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 86,855
Posted By Battlemg
Some of you fellas need a hanky. And you call...

Some of you fellas need a hanky. And you call slimers resistant to change. Right. I can imagine that the newer size box serves a couple of functions. One -less material to create one. Two - It's more...
Forum: ParkFlyers 05-30-2006, 12:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,280
Posted By Battlemg
I am flying a glow .40 US that is the most fun to...

I am flying a glow .40 US that is the most fun to fly plane I have. I am looking at the 25 US next. At 50 in WS, I will see it easy. Then I may consider an e-cute job on my 40 US. Get a stick. Many...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-28-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By Battlemg
I can tell you that I fly my Typhoon on 3s 2100...

I can tell you that I fly my Typhoon on 3s 2100 lipos and fly for 16 minutes and I still haven't hit the LVC. I believe the motor is the equivalent of an e-flite 400 3700rpm inrunner. At 14 minutes...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-26-2006, 12:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,211
Posted By Battlemg
I need to get educated on the NiMH batteries. I...

I need to get educated on the NiMH batteries. I am having great luck with lipos but I am buying from one company and using just that company's charging and balancing equipment. But I have read that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-25-2006, 03:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,211
Posted By Battlemg
I am so looking forward to the days when electric...

I am so looking forward to the days when electric becomes cheap for larger planes. Right now, I think it is just getting to the .25 glow comparison size ( And I too thank E-Flite for giving their...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-24-2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Battlemg
Will work just fine. I have a bunch of 2500 AA...

Will work just fine. I have a bunch of 2500 AA size NIMH that I use in radios and other stuff and I charge them in a setup like yours that I purchased from radio shack. I have a Double Vision charger...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-24-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,211
Posted By Battlemg
Man, I want one of those 480 motors that is...

Man, I want one of those 480 motors that is stronger than a glo .46. I can just imagine how the same motor that drives that MUS at 28 ounces will just give me unlimited vertical in a .40 size US....
Forum: Beginners 05-15-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By Battlemg
I had a good 10-15 hours of sim time before I put...

I had a good 10-15 hours of sim time before I put my glow trainer together. I once did a straight hour of touch and gos, then another hour of landings and take-offs. My wife thought I was being anal,...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-15-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,681
Posted By Battlemg
Hey Red, how does the csrc packs compare to other...

Hey Red, how does the csrc packs compare to other packs. I know thier packs are wired as you describe from left to right. Is that how all the other packs are built from other companies(except...
Forum: 3D Flying 05-15-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By Battlemg
He must be talking the profile. My e-flite 400 is...

He must be talking the profile. My e-flite 400 is definitely not too much for the 3DFX.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-15-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By Battlemg
I agree that if you are hooked, you might as well...

I agree that if you are hooked, you might as well get a good radio. That was the best piece of advice I recieved when I was moving up from a glow trainer. If you think you might stay in the parkflyer...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-04-2006, 01:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,070
Posted By Battlemg
See, it's all about batteries. 4 batteries last...

See, it's all about batteries. 4 batteries last all day when sharing a freq. But I don't share a freq. So, 4 flights and I would be finished. And in an aerobat, not some high wing plane. So, 15...
Forum: 3D Flying 05-02-2006, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,236
Posted By Battlemg
Ron, how about sharing your assembly and maiden...

Ron, how about sharing your assembly and maiden experience here in the forum. I would love to hear how it flies.
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-30-2006, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,919
Posted By Battlemg
Man, I was going to get the MUS as a partner for...

Man, I was going to get the MUS as a partner for my .40 size UltraStick. But now, I don't know. I like the MUS better for park flying, but I belong to a club and can fly the 25 while I re-charge my...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-28-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,654
Posted By Battlemg
Great Planes glow SlowPoke Sport. The plane will...

Great Planes glow SlowPoke Sport. The plane will do the greatest barnstorming moves and the chord on the wing is so big it looks like a huge kite with a motor.

.40 size UltraStick (Glow) Just a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,070
Posted By Battlemg
Nbrud, I know what you mean. I started on glow...

Nbrud, I know what you mean. I started on glow but since have really enjoyd the electric thing. But I cannot work out the big electric flight costs. Now, I know in time fuel would probably lessen the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-22-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By Battlemg
Paul, I don't mind ads in threads if it is on...

Paul, I don't mind ads in threads if it is on topic. If someone was to ask a question about a brushless motor, or a plane that meets certain criteria, I have no problem with a vendor who drops a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2006, 12:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By Battlemg
I agree with Slipstick's entire post. Nothing...

I agree with Slipstick's entire post. Nothing else needs to be stated.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-19-2006, 12:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,307
Posted By Battlemg
How about a 12 volt power starter for an auto. It...

How about a 12 volt power starter for an auto. It holds plenty of voltage, they come with various ways to top them back off. I use one from Harbor Freight. I think it is rated at 17amp/hr. I run all...
Forum: Beginners 04-08-2006, 02:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,026
Posted By Battlemg
Fabricator, that is one gorgeous aircraft. You...

Fabricator, that is one gorgeous aircraft. You did one heck of a job with the covering on the fuse as well. I would purchase that in an arf. Just what I am looking for. I am looking at the magpie...
Forum: Beginners 03-31-2006, 03:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,026
Posted By Battlemg
Qban, how about a suggestion for someone looking...

Qban, how about a suggestion for someone looking for a lazy flyer, with ailerons, that I could throw a esskay on. Something high wing and stable, but capable of , say, barnstorming type aerobatics.
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