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Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 03-03-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By NJSwede
One more place in addition to Wattflyer,...

One more place in addition to Wattflyer, RCGroups, RCUniverse, FlyingGiants, Helifreak, eBay, Craigslist what have you to post RC classifieds on? Just what the world needed...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-22-2016, 04:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,092
Posted By NJSwede
Maybe this is my chance to build that 12s system...

Maybe this is my chance to build that 12s system I've been talking about for over a year? I'm in!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-21-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,411
Posted By NJSwede
Flew my registered and marked planes for the...

Flew my registered and marked planes for the first time today. Didn't feel much different. :)
Forum: Foamies 02-20-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 519,686
Posted By NJSwede
A bit windy and the field was a muddy mess, but...

A bit windy and the field was a muddy mess, but an average day at the field is infinitely better than a day not at the field!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-18-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,708
Posted By NJSwede
They survived THAT long? Wow!

They survived THAT long? Wow!
Forum: Foamies 02-14-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 519,686
Posted By NJSwede
Yeah, yeah, yeah... Whatever. :)

Yeah, yeah, yeah... Whatever. :)
Forum: Foamies 02-14-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 519,686
Posted By NJSwede
Not exactly flying weather. I tried to walk my...

Not exactly flying weather. I tried to walk my dogs, but turned around when the windchill was downright dangerous. And I'm *Swedish* !!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-13-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,869
Posted By NJSwede
Hmm... It looks like the 400' isn't part of the...

Hmm... It looks like the 400' isn't part of the law, actually... I always thought it was.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-13-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,869
Posted By NJSwede
The 400' restriction is part of a law passed by...

The 400' restriction is part of a law passed by Congress and signed by the President. It applies whether or not you signed anything with anyone.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-13-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,869
Posted By NJSwede
Exactly! The FAA wants a sUAV registry. The AMA...

Exactly! The FAA wants a sUAV registry. The AMA argues that, for its members, they already have one. So they sit down and try to figure out if there's a way to link the two together.

As far as...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-09-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,094
Posted By NJSwede
I'm so happy things are back to normal. Wattflyer...

I'm so happy things are back to normal. Wattflyer has a special place in my heart and helped me go from just dipping my toes in the RC swamp to full immersion costing me thousands of dollars and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-09-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,298
Posted By NJSwede
I agree. There was a reason I said the KE-mixing...

I agree. There was a reason I said the KE-mixing step was optional. Just skip it. The two step trim/CG method is the way to go, though.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,298
Posted By NJSwede
So the theory behind CG trimming and knife edge...

So the theory behind CG trimming and knife edge flight goes something like this:

Case 1: Suppose your plane is nose heavy. In straight and level upright flight, you will have to use up trim to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,607
Posted By NJSwede
No RC-stuff under the tree this year. A...

No RC-stuff under the tree this year. A combination of slower business (less commission) and lack of time for RC. But also a result of me going absolutely crazy with the purchases last year. Maybe...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,298
Posted By NJSwede
Another thing to notice is that the CG stated by...

Another thing to notice is that the CG stated by the manufacturer is never correct. Even the founder of 3DHobbyshop once told me that it's just a starting point and you need to fly the plane to find...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,298
Posted By NJSwede
The only way to figure this out is to do it in...

The only way to figure this out is to do it in two steps:

1) Fly upright straight and level and apply elevator trim until it maintains altitude without elevator input.

2) Flip inverted and...
Forum: Beginners 12-08-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By NJSwede
Apprentice without a doubt. With today's gyro...

Apprentice without a doubt. With today's gyro stabilized systems, there's really no point in going 3ch anymore. Just dial in the "easy mode" and it flies just like a 3ch. When you're ready, dial down...
Forum: Foamies 12-07-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 519,686
Posted By NJSwede
I just looked at the long range forecast and next...

I just looked at the long range forecast and next weekend looks good too. I winterized my gassers today. Maybe I shouldn't have...
Forum: Foamies 12-06-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 519,686
Posted By NJSwede
Yeah, climate change is starting to be pretty...

Yeah, climate change is starting to be pretty apparent now. It's going to suck long term, but let's at least enjoy the amazing flying weather it gives us. (And before anyone points it out, yes, I...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-06-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 826
Posted By NJSwede
FWIW, all RC-flying has been banned in Somerset...

FWIW, all RC-flying has been banned in Somerset County, NJ for years (way before I started flying). Everywhere EXCEPT the designated flying field the county is nice enough to maintain and patrol for...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-06-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 826
Posted By NJSwede
OK. Slow down! First of all, the law hasn't...

OK. Slow down! First of all, the law hasn't passed yet and is due to go through a slew of legal reviews and hearings. Then it has to be voted on by the assembly. Just because it's been introduced...
Forum: Foamies 12-06-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 519,686
Posted By NJSwede
It feels strange to say this on December 5th in...

It feels strange to say this on December 5th in New Jersey, but today we had perfect flying weather here. Mid 50s, zero wind and not a cloud in the sky. Flew some of my Slicks, the 104" and the 71". ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 234,890
Posted By NJSwede
My 71" AJ Slick. Not really new, but a complete...

My 71" AJ Slick. Not really new, but a complete rebuild forward of the wing tube. Remaiden today. Love 'dem Slicks!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-20-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By NJSwede
R.I.P. Azarr

I came across the news last night that Azarr had passed away. If I remember correctly, he was active on this forum until recently. I didn't know him well, but he seems to have been quite a character....
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-28-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 237,451
Posted By NJSwede
[popcorn] video!!! [popcorn] :) Uhm... I...

[popcorn] video!!! [popcorn] :)

Uhm... I mean, sorry for your loss.
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-27-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 237,451
Posted By NJSwede
You had airspeed! That's cheatin' :)

You had airspeed! That's cheatin' :)
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-27-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 237,451
Posted By NJSwede
The last seconds have been analyzed to death...

The last seconds have been analyzed to death between me and my flying buddies. It's hard to tell when the ground isn't in view, but I basically had the choice of nosing it in or trying to pull the...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-27-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 237,451
Posted By NJSwede
There's even video of the mess... Landing...

There's even video of the mess...

Landing gear - $99. Propeller - $120. Underwear - $15. Having a story to tell - Priceless!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCZFVxBMglI
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-27-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 237,451
Posted By NJSwede
And THIS is why I prefer electric! Yesterday, I...

And THIS is why I prefer electric! Yesterday, I dead sticked my 104" AJ Slick in a pop top and had to deal with zero air speed at 40' alt3with a 30lbs plane, all you can do it to point the nose down,...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 07-07-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By NJSwede
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Still broken?
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