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Forum: UAV / FPV 05-17-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 412
Posted By xmech2k
Like some of you guys here, I'm not anti-FPV, but...

Like some of you guys here, I'm not anti-FPV, but concerned about the irresponsible pilots out there. I'm also not into FPV, I think because I used to do so much flight simming on the computer and I...
Forum: Night Flying 05-12-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,009
Posted By xmech2k
Why would that be funny? This isn't poorly...

Why would that be funny? This isn't poorly disguised spam, is it?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 514
Posted By xmech2k
Yes, if the rx placement is good too. But sorry I...

Yes, if the rx placement is good too. But sorry I brought it up. I thought I'd try to help but I better leave it to the experts.
Forum: Support & Suggestions 04-26-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By xmech2k
Happened to me one day also. I happened to scroll...

Happened to me one day also. I happened to scroll all the way down and there was a 'view full site' button. Is that the one you tried?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 514
Posted By xmech2k
Liposucker, when you fly is your Dx6i antennae...

Liposucker, when you fly is your Dx6i antennae pointed at the plane, or do you pay attention to the antennae direction? You're aware of antennae polarization I think it's called? The strongest signal...
Forum: Beginners 04-26-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 644
Posted By xmech2k
That plane should be easy to fly. +1 on checking...

That plane should be easy to fly. +1 on checking the CG. And as fhhuber mentions, trimming can throw things way off if done wrong, and from your description, I'm wondering if you are working your...
Forum: Beginners 04-25-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By xmech2k
Glad you solved it and can just enjoy the plane...

Glad you solved it and can just enjoy the plane now, and thanks for coming back and letting us know.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-24-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By xmech2k
I'm not into multi-rotors and fpv, so most of...

I'm not into multi-rotors and fpv, so most of that was gibberish to me except the last part I quoted. I'd just say if it looks too good to be true, it probably is. I don't know just how big of a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,605
Posted By xmech2k
Robramrod, I hate to hear stories like that....

Robramrod, I hate to hear stories like that. Considering this is your first post to this forum, and this is the internet after all, I can't be entirely sure it's true, especially I find it unusual to...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-18-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By xmech2k
Hi Oldguy. Check out some of the gear that goes...

Hi Oldguy. Check out some of the gear that goes into the ParkZone and E-Flite UMX (ultra-micro) planes. I've heard of people using it for projects like yours.

Here's an example of a micro linear...
Forum: Beginners 04-18-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By xmech2k
Browsing the RCG thread for the Apprentice S...

Browsing the RCG thread for the Apprentice S (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1897358), it may be a combination of AS3X and weakness in the tail area and stabilizers themselves....
Forum: Beginners 04-18-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By xmech2k
Also could be that AS3X might be working too...

Also could be that AS3X might be working too hard. I think I've read over at RCG others had a similar issue with that plane. IIRC, they said to check for loose rudder & elevator servos, and remove...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-17-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 1,964
Sticky: 100+ MPH Club
Views: 201,341
Posted By xmech2k
Hobby King Rare Bear Funfighter...

Hobby King Rare Bear Funfighter (http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__18477__Rarebear_Funfighter_EPO_620mm_PNF_.html)

Over 100mph on 4s, under $100.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-15-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5,138
Views: 490,647
Posted By xmech2k
Welcome guys! This is a great place. And the...

Welcome guys! This is a great place. And the Apprentice is a great plane. I still use after 7 or 8 years now. You guys have good taste! ;)
Forum: Multi-Rotors 04-15-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By xmech2k
Lol, Birddog! And I agree, if those things didn't...

Lol, Birddog! And I agree, if those things didn't fly themselves, that would leave mostly only responsible people flying them. (To those that love their multi-rotors, please note I did not imply...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-15-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By xmech2k
Well, the Dx6 on the left I have no idea, but I...

Well, the Dx6 on the left I have no idea, but I hate to be Captain Obvious, the Dx5e on the right says dsmx right on the front, straight down from the right hand stick.

Edit: You answered yourself...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 04-14-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By xmech2k
Because there are stupid people out there. That's...

Because there are stupid people out there. That's why we wind up with so many laws.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-14-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! Well, pilots are just people, despite what...

Lol! Well, pilots are just people, despite what many of them might think! I was an A&P mechanic (aircraft engineer for those of you across the pond) with a few different airlines for years, and had...
Forum: Beginners 04-12-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By xmech2k
LOL! Maybe it's just me, but I still have my...

LOL! Maybe it's just me, but I still have my non-SAFE Apprentice from something like 7 years ago. My first RC plane. And I still enjoy flying her, even though I'm up to my cliche 100 mph EDF now!...
Forum: Beginners 04-11-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By xmech2k
You can glue them together. Just be sure to at...

You can glue them together. Just be sure to at least clean the contacting surfaces with alcohol to remove any release agent that might still be there. Even rough sand it a little maybe to toughen...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-09-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 257
Posted By xmech2k
Have you tried plugging the balance lead in...

Have you tried plugging the balance lead in first? I think mine doesn't spark when I do that.
Forum: Humor 04-09-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! And lol's from my coworkers too! Thanks!

Lol! And lol's from my coworkers too! Thanks!
Forum: Beginners 04-08-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 679
Posted By xmech2k
Thanks for coming back and confirming the cause....

Thanks for coming back and confirming the cause. But of course now we'll have to change your screen name to Batterymangler! ;) Best of luck going forward.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-07-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,715
Posted By xmech2k
Still a fun thought exercise.

Still a fun thought exercise.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-04-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By xmech2k
Sorry it took a while to get back. You're...

Sorry it took a while to get back. You're forgetting the first A in NASA - Aeronautics. They do tons of aviation stuff, not just space! If you're into reading at all, I'd recommend The Smell of...
Forum: Beginners 04-04-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 679
Posted By xmech2k
Woodmangler, here's some required reading for...

Woodmangler, here's some required reading for you.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Electric Powered Flight (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31071)

Especially read...
Forum: Beginners 04-03-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 679
Posted By xmech2k
Btw, I just googled and saw your charger. I find...

Btw, I just googled and saw your charger. I find it unusual that it doesn't have a display giving charger/battery charging info. I would have steered clear of that charger. I guess there's the led's...
Forum: Beginners 04-03-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 679
Posted By xmech2k
Ah, important detail! True with Spektrum at...

Ah, important detail! True with Spektrum at least, there can be a distance between tx and rx issue, though I think that mostly effects their micro rx's. But even then, you would get some kind of tone...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-03-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 466
Posted By xmech2k
Hi Steve. Yep, invest in a few batteries and...

Hi Steve. Yep, invest in a few batteries and bring them to the field charged. I used to charge from my car battery, but I have enough batteries now I usually don't have to do that except on really...
Forum: Beginners 04-03-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 679
Posted By xmech2k
[ Even those could cause the rx to not power...

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Even those could cause the rx to not power up if you plugged any of them in backwards by accident.

I'd try getting it going without the wing. You may want to remove the prop when doing...
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