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Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-30-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By NFA Fabrication
Cheapest/simplest method is gutting a 9G servo,...

Cheapest/simplest method is gutting a 9G servo, the ones we all know and love (And likely have a stripped one laying around, if you were wondering why, this is why you saved those broken $2.65...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,290
Posted By NFA Fabrication
I am also into old cars, and metal working (Have...

I am also into old cars, and metal working (Have an English wheel, lathe, various tig/mig welders, plasma cutters, etc.). I also daily drive my 1964 Impala. You'd be surprised how much knowledge is...
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,713
Posted By NFA Fabrication
I vote Apprentice as well. It was my first plane,...

I vote Apprentice as well. It was my first plane, and I still have it! It is very easily repaired in most cases. The new "S" adds even more for the beginner. Still like flying mine! Here was my first...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-10-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,537
Posted By NFA Fabrication
I always get s@&# for it, but I use Traxxas...

I always get s@&# for it, but I use Traxxas connectors on everything. I have never burned one up, and I am a big dude (6'6"-260#), and have big hands. The Traxxas connectors are easier for me to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By NFA Fabrication
I just tore into my plane and found my major...

I just tore into my plane and found my major issue. Earlier in the day, I had the plane sitting on the hood of my '64 Impala, and it rolled off, car is a lowrider, so it was only about 2 feet off the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By NFA Fabrication
So I finally maidened the plane today... The...

So I finally maidened the plane today... The plane flew like garbage for some reason at the factory balance point. I ended up adding pennies to the back of the plane to move the CG back. I was...
Forum: Beginners 06-09-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By NFA Fabrication
The new one comes with a DX4E, a bare bones 4...

The new one comes with a DX4E, a bare bones 4 channel. Much better than the original radio. It would be nice if it came with the 6 channel DX5E, better for future usage, but it does not.
Forum: Beginners 06-09-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By NFA Fabrication
That mini vapor looks fun, about $20 over priced...

That mini vapor looks fun, about $20 over priced I'd say though. I am still trying to picture someone flying a super cub in their house though, lol!
Forum: Beginners 06-03-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,031
Posted By NFA Fabrication
It would seem like a nice feature when you get...

It would seem like a nice feature when you get the occasional sneeze attack while flying, and could just hit the "Fly level button" until you were back in action I wish it would have been optional on...
Forum: Beginners 06-03-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,031
Posted By NFA Fabrication
I just gave my original Apprentice (My first...

I just gave my original Apprentice (My first plane) a tune up/lookover to get it ready for flight soon. I just finished building a 49.5" Electrifly Edge 540 with the AR635 AS3X receiver. I'd be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-31-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By NFA Fabrication
That pic was to show the rudder servo mod, I was...

That pic was to show the rudder servo mod, I was adding them while balancing. Good eye though! I am still going to add the Ammeter and RPM telemetry sensors up front, so that will help a little. But...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-31-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By NFA Fabrication
The 3DHS wing (Orange) sitting over the new wing...

The 3DHS wing (Orange) sitting over the new wing (White). Both wings are the same width (Fuselage on new plane is 1.5" wider making the 48" to 49.5" difference), but the 3DHS wing is clearly much...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-31-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By NFA Fabrication
The marks on the bottom of the wings are the...

The marks on the bottom of the wings are the factory recommended balance point. Just out of curiosity, thoughts on why this plane would need so much more motor than the 48" 3DHS Edge? I'll spend the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-31-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,470
Posted By NFA Fabrication
If the LHS had what I needed every time, I would...

If the LHS had what I needed every time, I would always buy from them. Unfortunately, I do my research, and know what I want, and my several LHS's have what I need 1 time out of about 15. And they...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-31-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By NFA Fabrication
OK, that is about 208g, still 80 more than what I...

OK, that is about 208g, still 80 more than what I have. I am seriously beginning to wonder if this 130g is at all suitable for my application. Never thought it was going to be an issue as they are...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-31-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By NFA Fabrication
I just looked up your motor, I think I found it...

I just looked up your motor, I think I found it located here: https://www.aero-model.com/8_67_891/Motors_Hacker-Brushless-A40-12L/A40-12L%20V2.html . It weighs in at 271g. That would almost perfectly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-31-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By NFA Fabrication
Electrifly 540T Pre-Flight Ballance Issues...

OK lets start off by saying I am more of a sport flyer, and don't get much into 3D flight. After about 300 flights on my 3DHS 48" Edge 540, I finally killed it. Totally my fault, but I more than got...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-30-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 25,528
Posted By NFA Fabrication
Just hadn't seen it mentioned yet, more just...

Just hadn't seen it mentioned yet, more just bickering in the thread about crap that is borderline non-issue stuff. Thought I would try to keep the thread I started on topic. In the future when...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-30-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 25,528
Posted By NFA Fabrication
This is getting off topic fast... But in...

This is getting off topic fast...

But in great news: SAILPLANE SOFTWARE UPDATE IS AVAILABLE!
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-09-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 25,528
Posted By NFA Fabrication
Yeah, I use them in a bunch of stuff too, I was...

Yeah, I use them in a bunch of stuff too, I was just thinking to simply amplify the existing buzzer. I think it is behind the little chrome vent thing on the bottom left of the screen.

Edit, I...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-08-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 25,528
Posted By NFA Fabrication
Maybe set it a minute earlier? Or use a...

Maybe set it a minute earlier? Or use a transistor off the buzzer to run a more powerful buzzer internally? Micro controller would probably be overkill. I run electric, so I use the telemetry battery...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 25,528
Posted By NFA Fabrication
As always, Jetplane flyer to the rescue! Thank...

As always, Jetplane flyer to the rescue! Thank you very much! I read the last option on the third screen as "Flight Log Settings", and not as 2 separate options, so I missed out on that. Just...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 25,528
Posted By NFA Fabrication
I didn't see it either. I have never even heard...

I didn't see it either. I have never even heard that this was an option till the post from that guy above. I have not seen the option in my controller, or have read of it anywhere. I want it to...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-20-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 25,528
Posted By NFA Fabrication
I will look into the SD card recording as well,...

I will look into the SD card recording as well, but it does save the min/max values of your sensors until the remote is turned off. Just roll your thumb wheel to the far right at the end of your...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By NFA Fabrication
Turns out I'm an idiot. I didn't realize that...

Turns out I'm an idiot. I didn't realize that there was a second process in the software and that is where you export it to .MP4, worked perfect, thanks for the help!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By NFA Fabrication
I just figured out that the initial recording can...

I just figured out that the initial recording can be made upside down! It is really easy to access this setting with the GoPro app on my android phone/tablet. I would now just like to be able fix the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By NFA Fabrication
Any GoPro Users? Basic ? Inside...

I just bought a GoPro Hero3 White edition. I mounted it upside down as I was told it was easy to flip it right side up, and the camera fit better mounted upside down on the bottom of the plane...
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Forum: Beginners - Helis 12-14-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By NFA Fabrication
May just buy something else then. Just looking...

May just buy something else then. Just looking for a basic indoor flyer, a little bigger than the MCX would be nice, and a BNF would be most logical given that I already have a DX8.
Forum: Beginners - Helis 12-14-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By NFA Fabrication
Traxxas DR-1 Heli... What TX Options?

I recently gave my friend back his Blade MCX heli that I borrowed for probably a year. I decided i need my own, and noticed Traxxas offers a "DR-1" Heli now. It is offered both with, and without a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-28-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 28,779
Posted By NFA Fabrication
That Futaba looks great, but no way in this day...

That Futaba looks great, but no way in this day and age I will be spending that much money on a radio without telemetry. After owning the DX8, I could not go without having the battery monitoring...
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