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Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-06-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 790
Posted By Glacier Girl
It's escape from the rest of the crazy world we...

It's escape from the rest of the crazy world we live in. And like Bill originally posted, it's meeting up with like minded nuts. It's a world where we can be kids again.

It's in all of us, just...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-28-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Glacier Girl
I wouldn't add any lube. Just make sure the...

I wouldn't add any lube. Just make sure the starting end of the shaft has a bit of a chamfer on it so it doesn't catch going in. Also you need to support the bell when pressing in the shaft....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-28-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Glacier Girl
That's why it's called an addiction. But...

That's why it's called an addiction.

But anywho, I have mine set up in two categories, Club field, and Outlaw.
At the Club, I have a paved runway so I can fly my bigger birds and jets.
Outlaw,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-09-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By Glacier Girl
Check here. XPS has a forum that has all kinds of...

Check here. XPS has a forum that has all kinds of info and videos on setting up their items.
http://www.rcgroups.com/xtreme-power-systems-483/
Forum: Beginners 04-08-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 443
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well on the other side, if this is to be a...

Well on the other side, if this is to be a trainer, many of the mentioned ones listed are front prop driven. And we all know what part of the plane usually hits the ground first.

Maybe a second...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-02-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well the rx can take up to 10 volts. But what can...

Well the rx can take up to 10 volts. But what can your servos handle?
Are they limited to 6 volts, or something higher?

Need to know that before making a recommendation.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-31-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By Glacier Girl
Thumbs up One you don't want to miss!

For all us WWII warbird freaks, this could be one of the biggest gatherings of US planes in one spot/time. ;-)

http://ww2flyover.org/
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 900
Posted By Glacier Girl
I'll second or third or what ever you've been...

I'll second or third or what ever you've been told that edf's and beginners don't mix. Especially ones built out of beer cooler foam, they tend to explode on contact with Mother Earth.

Looks like...
Forum: Company Discussions 03-25-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Glacier Girl
Whoops just saw this thread. For those...

Whoops just saw this thread.


For those who didn't know, I ordered a Multiplex TwinStar II from Tower.
What showed up (inside a pristine shipping box) was a crushed, torn, cut out, taped...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-19-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By Glacier Girl
Yeah, fair winds and clear skies all the time...

Yeah, fair winds and clear skies all the time now...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-10-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Glacier Girl
Yeah thank you for your service guys/gals. It's...

Yeah thank you for your service guys/gals. It's never said enough.

Best I get, not a job, but being near the airport I get to see the aggressor squadron birds on occasion. They are based here,...
Forum: Humor 03-10-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 867
Posted By Glacier Girl
Yeah mine's a funny one. MY other one is a...

Yeah mine's a funny one.

MY other one is a little more serious.

Missing Man Formation, Looking heavenward you can't help but shed a tear, mournful, lonesome, a hole that screams out at you.
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 03-10-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 182,159
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well a first for me, but just another in the long...

Well a first for me, but just another in the long line of self inflicted boo boos.

I hit myself with my plane!

Flying my Super Cessna, fighting a nasty cross wind. First landing attempt I was...
Forum: Foamies 03-10-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6,236
Views: 402,238
Posted By Glacier Girl
75f this morning, no wind, a little fog/low...

75f this morning, no wind, a little fog/low clouds in sunny Florida today, supposed to hit 88 but winds will pick up.

My problem was all the other darn air traffic in "MY" fly zone. Normally it's...
Forum: Beginners 03-10-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 338
Posted By Glacier Girl
Try adding some more expo to the ailerons, so...

Try adding some more expo to the ailerons, so that those little side to side movements don't affect them as much. If you are using your thumbs like I do, it's just how the thumb moves in an arc...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-10-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Glacier Girl
Understand the testing. Was just thinking, less...

Understand the testing. Was just thinking, less hassle and weight and complex once you have it all dialed in with a single servo per side.
Forum: RCU RSS Feed 03-09-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 35,289
Posted By Glacier Girl
Jake, go to the for sale section, pick your...

Jake, go to the for sale section, pick your section, like electric aircraft for sale, scroll down to the bottom and you'll see "New Thread" on the left.
click on it, fill in the blanks, add photos...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Glacier Girl
Why not use a single servo for each wing? Could...

Why not use a single servo for each wing? Could extend the front slat and lower the rear flap at the same time.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 150,005
Posted By Glacier Girl
Hawk, yep she's set up for water, has a plug for...

Hawk, yep she's set up for water, has a plug for the nose intake, and covers for the esc's to keep it all dry.

Denny, very nice! Is there any type bracing between the upper suspension strut...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Glacier Girl
Larry, check out Demon Driver's simple Kruger...

Larry, check out Demon Driver's simple Kruger flap/slat set up.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvLadq7xT7Y
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 150,005
Posted By Glacier Girl
Hawk very nice looking Douglas there. Hope she...

Hawk very nice looking Douglas there. Hope she flies as good as she looks.

Here's my latest. TwinStar II. Turnigy 3530-1100kv motors, Plush 30 amp esc's, bec's tied together with Schottky diodes....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 338
Posted By Glacier Girl
Why I might not use the built in bec for a stand...

Why I might not use the built in bec for a stand alone?

Because I know my system's draw possibilities. In my Airliner I have lets see, 8 servos (2 normal size, and 6 small ones) plus 3 electric...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 338
Posted By Glacier Girl
Yep if there is a question about the built in...

Yep if there is a question about the built in bec, I eliminate it and use a stand alone one in my smaller stuff. My bigger birds use an rx battery as I needed the weight.

Only one that has one of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Glacier Girl
You know there's always Wiffle ball bats too.

You know there's always Wiffle ball bats too.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By Glacier Girl
If you can find one, as several places carried...

If you can find one, as several places carried them, in the 50 inch class was the NitroPlanes 52" version. They flew really nice. I had a pair of them.
or if you want bigger, see if you can find...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Glacier Girl
And just another reason to do a preflight check....

And just another reason to do a preflight check. Those bug a boos that can happen between flights, and bite you in the behind.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By Glacier Girl
You know I had to do it.:Q

You know I had to do it.:Q
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 714
Posted By Glacier Girl
If you think Hobby King is bad, look at the stuff...

If you think Hobby King is bad, look at the stuff from Banana. Drop the price on the bird, and slam you on shipping. I can have stuff from Philip at PW-RC, often bought and shipped from Hong Kong for...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 820
Posted By Glacier Girl
Anywho, just heard back from Tower, they offered...

Anywho, just heard back from Tower, they offered to replace (too late) or compensate me for the problem. I told em if they wanted to compensate it was up to them as the plane was already repaired,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 820
Posted By Glacier Girl
Unless you need it for parts.:D

Unless you need it for parts.:D
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