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Forum: Support & Suggestions Today, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By NJSwede
Still broken?

Still broken?
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By NJSwede
But stacked Super Tigre 10 motors are better than...

But stacked Super Tigre 10 motors are better than ANY motor on the market!
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By NJSwede
I certainly remember it! Them were the good ole'...

I certainly remember it! Them were the good ole' days!
Forum: UAV / FPV 07-05-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By NJSwede
76" 3D plane vs. 260 quad

My buddy AeroheadTW and I had some fun the other day with his quad and my 76" AeroPlus Edge. The video came out kind of decent!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKgcZeV0Fz4
Forum: Foamies 07-04-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6,288
Views: 411,459
Posted By NJSwede
Still waiting for the footage of our little...

Still waiting for the footage of our little quad-on-edge action, but here's a picture someone snapped from the ground. We were cutting it pretty close at times... :)
Forum: Foamies 07-03-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6,288
Views: 411,459
Posted By NJSwede
Epic flying day today! Sun, 80 degrees, an...

Epic flying day today! Sun, 80 degrees, an virtually no wind! Put 4 batteries through my 51" AJ Slick, 4 batteries through my 76" AeroPlus Edge and one battery through my TwistedHobbys Crack Beaver. ...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-15-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 701
Posted By NJSwede
Yeah, tell me about it! When my son got diagnosed...

Yeah, tell me about it! When my son got diagnosed with diabetes, it suddenly switched from hobby stuff to diabetes supplies. It's kind of spooky that "they" knew, but it's of course based on all my...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-15-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 701
Posted By NJSwede
Even your old flip-phone is trackable down to a...

Even your old flip-phone is trackable down to a mile or so, since the network always knows which tower it's pinging and what the signal strength is relative to the other towers in the vicinity. It's...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-15-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By NJSwede
It has to be 3S? I'm having a blast with my...

It has to be 3S? I'm having a blast with my Moray, but it's running on 4S 1600 mAh. Does 90+ mph on stock setup and I'm sure you can push it a lot harder if you upgrade the electrics. For me it's...
Forum: Batteries and Chargers Forsale/WTB 06-10-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
For Sale 6S Lipos
Views: 323
Posted By NJSwede
It would be useful to know where you're located!

It would be useful to know where you're located!
Forum: 3D Flying 06-08-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 850
Posted By NJSwede
That depends how you see it. Most 3D planes have...

That depends how you see it. Most 3D planes have symmetrical airfoils, which means they don't generate any lift, unless they have a positive angle of attack. Thus, for a 3D plane to fly upright, you...
Forum: 3D Flying 06-08-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 850
Posted By NJSwede
There isn't one single answer to this. There are...

There isn't one single answer to this. There are two huge factors that play a role: You and the plane. I personally like my 3D planes close to neutral (only slight pressure needed to keep level when...
Forum: Beginners 04-28-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 787
Posted By NJSwede
Like others have pointed out, it sounded...

Like others have pointed out, it sounded tail-heavy to me.

I just ordered one of these for my 7-year-old son and my plan is to get him up on a buddy-box this weekend. I've read a lot of good stuff...
Forum: Beginners 04-28-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By NJSwede
Nigel, Ah, the joys of internal combustion!...

Nigel,

Ah, the joys of internal combustion! I had a similar incident with my 120cc gasser Slick recently. Even with throttle trim set to the lowest point, I couldn't get her to slow down and even...
Forum: SEFF 2015 04-27-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 786
Posted By NJSwede
Does it just look that way from the pictures, or...

Does it just look that way from the pictures, or has SEFF gotten a lot smaller?
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 04-22-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 577
Posted By NJSwede
You want the Radian. The Habu is a high speed...

You want the Radian. The Habu is a high speed plane and is a lot less forgiving. If you experiment, you want a plane that doesn't immediately become a lawn dart the millisecond something goes a...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 04-22-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 577
Posted By NJSwede
If by "active control" you mean fly-by-wire, it's...

If by "active control" you mean fly-by-wire, it's kind of already been done. Check out e.g. the Demon Cortex or the Eagletree Guardian. Depending on the mode, they can be set up to pretty much fly...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 04-22-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 577
Posted By NJSwede
Uhm? The Habu and the Radian Pro are kind of...

Uhm? The Habu and the Radian Pro are kind of polar opposites. The Habu is fast and has a fairly high wing load. The Radian Pro is floaty and not really known for its speed (although sailplanes can be...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 04-20-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By NJSwede
There are differing opinions on whether 1/4-scale...

There are differing opinions on whether 1/4-scale counts as giant scale, but I'm about to start converting my 3DHS 72" Extra from 36cc gas to a 12s LiPo system. It should be pretty epic. :)
Forum: Foamies 04-19-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6,288
Views: 411,459
Posted By NJSwede
Amazing day with my son and his friend! A little...

Amazing day with my son and his friend! A little breezy, but I brought planes that don't mind some winds... :)
Forum: Foamies 04-13-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6,288
Views: 411,459
Posted By NJSwede
I can't believe it! We finally had a day of...

I can't believe it! We finally had a day of flying weather! And what a flying weather! Sunny, mid 60s and very light winds. Flew my trusty AeroPlus 76" Edge and my eFlite Beast! I also got two...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-13-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 852
Posted By NJSwede
Another vote for the DX6. I have the DX9, which...

Another vote for the DX6. I have the DX9, which is basically the same device, but with more channels and I LOVE it!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-17-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By NJSwede
My first free flight with a "hobby grade" plane...

My first free flight with a "hobby grade" plane was two years ago when the battery in my 3DHS 58" Edge got claustrophobic and decided to escape through the canopy.
...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 02-15-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By NJSwede
I actually see this as very good news! The...

I actually see this as very good news! The removal of the requirement that sUAV operators should be subject to the same restrictions as full scale operators is monumental! I've just browsed through...
Forum: Foamies 02-15-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6,288
Views: 411,459
Posted By NJSwede
No flying weather here. Single digits, snow and...

No flying weather here. Single digits, snow and high winds. This time of the year, my RC-mojo hits rock bottom. Every time I'm in the garage, I see thousands of dollars tied up in planes and other...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-07-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 530
Posted By NJSwede
It's just you. I look at kits to buy, then think...

It's just you. I look at kits to buy, then think about how overwhelmed I'm going to be when I see all the pieces and refrain from buying... :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-07-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By NJSwede
Since that plane has standard, straight non-swept...

Since that plane has standard, straight non-swept wings it's easy. Set the CG to 1/4 of the distance from the leading edge about 1" from the fuse and fly it. Put it into a 45 degree upline and flip...
Forum: Foamies 01-27-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6,288
Views: 411,459
Posted By NJSwede
Looks like par for the course in Mass to me... :)

Looks like par for the course in Mass to me... :)
Forum: Foamies 01-27-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6,288
Views: 411,459
Posted By NJSwede
My driveway: ...

My driveway:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3288510/njblizzard.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-25-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By NJSwede
I call your upside down landing and raise you my...

I call your upside down landing and raise you my recent bog landing!
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