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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-08-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By Heli Jim
Expo makes the controls less sensative around the...

Expo makes the controls less sensative around the nutral point....that is to say that a little movement on the stick will have less reaction from the plane or heli. Mostly useful for the beginner...
Forum: Humor 08-31-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By Heli Jim
"Can't find my car" said the drunk to the...

"Can't find my car" said the drunk to the policeman
"Where did you last see it?" asked the cop

"It was right here on the end of my key." said the drunk
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 08-27-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Heli Jim
Actually, yeah--an hour is about rigut depending...

Actually, yeah--an hour is about rigut depending on the state of the battery being charged back up.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-27-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 661
Posted By Heli Jim
I agree---the DX6i will do most of what you want.

I agree---the DX6i will do most of what you want.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-26-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Heli Jim
I agree---call Horizon Tech support.

I agree---call Horizon Tech support.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-25-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By Heli Jim
Well, I'm glad you made it safely back.

Well, I'm glad you made it safely back.
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 08-19-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Heli Jim
I would agree with pizzano The mcpx is a zippy...

I would agree with pizzano The mcpx is a zippy little thing. for your first venture
into collective pitch, I would suggest something just a little bigger for a number of reasons
not the least of...
Forum: Humor 08-18-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Heli Jim
I got three right..won't tell which I missed,...

I got three right..won't tell which I missed, though
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-09-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 365
Posted By Heli Jim
If you go to a fabric store, you can get velcro...

If you go to a fabric store, you can get velcro with adhesive on the back and that
stuff REALLY holds well. You can also secure the battery with a strap that goes around
the battery and the shelf...
Forum: Beginners 08-04-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Heli Jim
YEA!!!!!!!!!!!! Great feeling, isn't it?

YEA!!!!!!!!!!!! Great feeling, isn't it?
Forum: Wisconsin 08-02-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,760
Posted By Heli Jim
Fun fly is tomorrow---rain or shine. They...

Fun fly is tomorrow---rain or shine.
They always have a great time so if
you're in the area, stop in!!
Forum: Humor 07-30-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Heli Jim
I just tell them that I'll be glad to listen/talk...

I just tell them that I'll be glad to listen/talk to them.
My time is worth $25/hour and I'll need their
Visa card # before we can continue
Forum: Beginners 07-24-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Heli Jim
The reason we don't want our planes tail heavy is...

The reason we don't want our planes tail heavy is because
it will tent to make the wing stall at slow settings. Stall = crash if too close
to the ground to recover.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-21-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Heli Jim
I read where that flagpole is also the 2nd...

I read where that flagpole is also the 2nd largest in the world.
Very impressive.
Forum: Humor 07-21-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Heli Jim
"Will I ever see you again?" he asked. She...

"Will I ever see you again?" he asked.

She replied...."I'll keep my eye out for you"
Forum: Wisconsin 07-18-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,760
Posted By Heli Jim
Fun-Fly in Central Wisconsin coming up

There will be a fun fly in Central Wisconsin on the first Saturday in August.
I have attached the flyer with details and a map. They have a really nice
field and they always have a good time. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Heli Jim
Yes--blue is the way to go. Rule of thumb, if...

Yes--blue is the way to go.
Rule of thumb, if it's metal to metal, and it could vibrate
then you need to secure with LockTite

I have found the best way to get just a little on the screw
is to...
Forum: Batteries and Chargers Forsale/WTB 07-10-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By Heli Jim
Boy this has been posted for a long time. I...

Boy this has been posted for a long time.
I have since sold the two LiPo's, however,

The 4S charger, the AC 5-Watt/12 Volt power supply, and the two boards and
the revoelectirc extention cord...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-08-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By Heli Jim
Just don't over size the hole too much. The...

Just don't over size the hole too much. The connection should be snug.
NOT LOOSE!!!
Forum: Beginners 07-02-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Heli Jim
Welcome to the forums and welcome, also, to the...

Welcome to the forums and welcome, also, to the wonderful world
of R/C flying. You will fine lots of helpful people here to answer your
questions.

I am glad you are starting out with some...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-27-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By Heli Jim
The "C" rating has to do with the discharge rate...

The "C" rating has to do with the discharge rate for that battery.

He's right....1300 mAh charge at 1.3 amps Move the decimal 3 places.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-18-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By Heli Jim
Yeah, OK.....let's see it once it gets out of...

Yeah, OK.....let's see it once it gets out of ground effect.
Basically now it's just a hovercraft.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-15-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By Heli Jim
Oh yeah.....that's GREAT pr for our sport, isn't...

Oh yeah.....that's GREAT pr for our sport, isn't it.
What an IDIOT!!!!!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Heli Jim
Nice truck, Bill

Nice truck, Bill
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 05-05-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,043
Posted By Heli Jim
Rather than trying to go inverted with the...

Rather than trying to go inverted with the ailerons, why not try
adding power and doing a half-loop. Just cut the power on top
and feed in some down elevator to maintain the inverted flight.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-04-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By Heli Jim
Gee that's a stumper. You should be able to...

Gee that's a stumper.

You should be able to reverse the aileron servo and the aux1 servo both.

As to where you would send it for service, I would send it back to Horizon
Hobby, assuming...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-30-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,341
Posted By Heli Jim
I agree with Cellie Get a jig....they are cheap...

I agree with Cellie
Get a jig....they are cheap at Harbor Fright.

That holds everything steady for you.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-16-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Heli Jim
I'm just guessing but did you mix aileron and...

I'm just guessing but did you mix aileron and rudder together?

If you sere able, you could plug the rudder servo into the aileron socket
but I don't think you can do that here.
Forum: Multi-Rotors 02-05-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,908
Posted By Heli Jim
You have to be careful with adjusting the...

You have to be careful with adjusting the throttle
trim. It doesn't like to link up if the trim is up too high.

For the most part, it should be at the bottom of the
range for throttle trim and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-01-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,729
Posted By Heli Jim
Back when I flew glow engines, I built one of...

Back when I flew glow engines, I built one of these.
I had a SuperTiger .46 up front and I entered it in
a couple of "Sport Scale" events. I even won a
trophy once. I loved that plane., It...
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