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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Turbojoe
I don't feel so bad now after having so many...

I don't feel so bad now after having so many miserable failures pulling a Tyro 150 cowl before I had a semi success. I still have one of the original cowls that Mike Molt sent me back when I got a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Turbojoe
In Brian's defense he's killing himself trying to...

In Brian's defense he's killing himself trying to finish up his degree and it obviously affected the business in your case. A month is a long to wait though and I understand. I know he was having a...
Forum: Beginners 07-08-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By Turbojoe
The battery issue does kinda suck. I honestly...

The battery issue does kinda suck. I honestly couldn't believe a TX of this caliber was setup to run on AA batteries. :confused: After seeing the price for the Spektrum battery/charger I decided to...
Forum: Beginners 07-02-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Turbojoe
I got dragged into Spektrum from 72mhz several...

I got dragged into Spektrum from 72mhz several years back. I bought a module for my Futaba 9C and was OK with it but still preferred 72mhz because there were no more ferquency issues. Everybody else...
Forum: Foamies 06-27-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 867
Posted By Turbojoe
Try a new download from the home site then. I...

Try a new download from the home site then. I allowed no add ons. No tool bars. No extras of any kind. I always scroll through eula and any acceptance screens to look for sneaky ad ons that people...
Forum: Foamies 06-27-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 867
Posted By Turbojoe
Do not download freemake!!!!!!!!!!

HoLee crap!! Downloaded Freemake from the home site early this morning as I needed to convert an .avi to MP4. Spent the last several hours cleaning up after it. Microsoft Security Essentials missed...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 06-23-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Turbojoe
Yep! Being an old dog you get pretty set in your...

Yep! Being an old dog you get pretty set in your ways. The short time I had the Taranis I was quite impressed though. I'm sure by now I would be comfortable with it. If I can ever get out there and...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 06-23-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Turbojoe
I have to agree 100%. I bought one several months...

I have to agree 100%. I bought one several months back. Just after I got it financial issues arose and I had to sell it. If money hadn't been a factor I likely still would have sold it. Programming...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-25-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,735
Posted By Turbojoe
Not going to enter a pissing contest. A lot of...

Not going to enter a pissing contest. A lot of your posts here and on other forums have a tone of "I'm right and you should agree". Twice you've told me I'm wasting my time wanting to use a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-25-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,735
Posted By Turbojoe
Nigel, Geez. Try letting us think for...

Nigel,

Geez. Try letting us think for ourselves once in a while. Myself and others in the thread I linked to on RC Groups thought it might be nice to use a wattmeter to see what was actually left...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-25-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,735
Posted By Turbojoe
This one: LINK...

This one: LINK (http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__28860__HobbyKing_Compact_30A_Watt_Meter_and_Power_Analyzer.html). If it worked it would have been nice to have.

For the first time in...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-15-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,735
Posted By Turbojoe
This isn't the only thread out there on the 3in1....

This isn't the only thread out there on the 3in1. There is some pretty cool stuff being done HERE (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2406395).

Joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-14-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,735
Posted By Turbojoe
I really should expect this for the price but it...

I really should expect this for the price but it still pisses me off when I get crap like this. I pulled the HK wattmeter out of the package and started soldering on connectors. Got done and plugged...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-14-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,735
Posted By Turbojoe
It's been over 6 months since I've been able to...

It's been over 6 months since I've been able to fly a plane. Either wind, rain or work always seems to get in the way of fun time. I've started messing with my helicopters again because of this. 9 of...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-09-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,111
Posted By Turbojoe
No such thing as a good foamie...:blah: :D ...

No such thing as a good foamie...:blah: :D

Joe
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-09-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,111
Posted By Turbojoe
OK. You're forgiven. ;):D Joe

OK. You're forgiven. ;):D

Joe
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-08-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,111
Posted By Turbojoe
I always told my kids I never wanted to be called...

I always told my kids I never wanted to be called grandpa to make me feel old. Now that I'm a grandpa twice (with a 3rd on the way) it's the coolest thing ever! I still feel old, boy do I feel old...
Forum: Aerial Photography 05-07-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Turbojoe
I got one several months back and was quite...

I got one several months back and was quite surprised at the video quality. I heated a fake credit card to make a platform to hang it on my glasses. Works well for POV video of the aircraft. Haven't...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-07-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,111
Posted By Turbojoe
59 next month. Don't know how the heck I made it...

59 next month. Don't know how the heck I made it this long with all the stupid stuff I've done. All the constant aches and pains remind of each and every one of those stupid things too. :oops:

Joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-03-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,735
Posted By Turbojoe
Well I finally pulled the trigger at MYRCMART....

Well I finally pulled the trigger at MYRCMART. Got a cheap motor for the 250 heli too. I think I can survive 10 or so days waiting for the order. It's the one month plus wait of Banggood etc. that...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-02-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Turbojoe
Yeah, I'm not real good at build threads...

Yeah, I'm not real good at build threads either......

If you're thinking about adding flaps to the Tyro 150 I've attached a picture of my wing. I never shot pictures when I did the mod on this OR...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-01-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Turbojoe
You won't regret the purchase. Are you going to...

You won't regret the purchase. Are you going to do a build thread here?

Joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-29-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Turbojoe
I still have both of mine and a third N.I.B. just...

I still have both of mine and a third N.I.B. just in case. The one I'm finishing up is being done in a military theme with a BIG bomb, rockets and LED flashing machine guns w/gun sound. It uses the...
Forum: iTrader talk 04-29-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By Turbojoe
Well my order got here yesterday but I didn't...

Well my order got here yesterday but I didn't check the mailbox until today. WOW! This is nice stuff. I still can't get over the price. I was going to restock all of my fractional black oxide screws...
Forum: iTrader talk 04-25-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By Turbojoe
As Snowdog posted the SS screws are softer than...

As Snowdog posted the SS screws are softer than the black oxide steel screws so are not a good choice for anything under centrifugal stress like helicopter main and tail blade grips etc. They're fine...
Forum: iTrader talk 04-25-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By Turbojoe
I had a few minutes so I started thinking about...

I had a few minutes so I started thinking about sizes needed on the 250/450/500 helicopters and threw a quick list together. Should be much more than I need. 648 various sized 2/2.5/3mm screws and...
Forum: iTrader talk 04-25-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By Turbojoe
I sent a question from their website asking if...

I sent a question from their website asking if items were stocked in USA or if they were drop shipped from China. Below is the response I got:

Hi Joe!

All items are stocked in Genoa City, WI....
Forum: iTrader talk 04-24-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By Turbojoe
Thanks for that link. The prices are insane! $.89...

Thanks for that link. The prices are insane! $.89 for (25) 2.5x8 SS socket head cap screws! :eek: That will replace all those crappy button head side frame screws on the later T-Rex 450's. By...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-22-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,735
Posted By Turbojoe
Let us know how long it takes to get to you. I'm...

Let us know how long it takes to get to you. I'm the born loser when it comes to international shipping. Hopefully you'll get it quick.

Joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-22-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,735
Posted By Turbojoe
Yeah, it says 10-30 days so it'll be 40 days for...

Yeah, it says 10-30 days so it'll be 40 days for me. Plus shipping is $10.00. Kinda puts it at the Integy R/C ebay price when the 150 watt show up there. Integy shows them out of stock on the website...
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