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Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk Yesterday, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 76
Posted By xmech2k
Hi nopeda. I'm not really into quads, but I got a...

Hi nopeda. I'm not really into quads, but I got a little Blade NanoQX to play with in the house, and is a blast. (Ok. I contradict myself! Is a blast for something to fly inside the house. I prefer...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 440
Posted By xmech2k
Congrats! And great job on the cascade system. As...

Congrats! And great job on the cascade system. As far as the anhedral stability, don't designers use other tricks, such as washout, in some way to keep things stable? I thought I read about it years...
Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By xmech2k
But remember, even the manufacturers get their...

But remember, even the manufacturers get their cg's wrong at times. Even the almighty ParkZone with the infamous Extra 300, remember that whole thing? Then there were the FMS 1400mm size Corsairs....
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 07-23-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By xmech2k
Not being familiar with that plane, I assume from...

Not being familiar with that plane, I assume from your voltage statement it's a 1 cell battery? Seeing as you havent used it in a while, did you store the batteries fully charged or discharged? Lipos...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,061
Posted By xmech2k
+1 but the equipment could be used within their...

+1 but the equipment could be used within their proposed rules by just having someone else be the pilot. Ducks, but it's 'legal'.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 231
Posted By xmech2k
Dennis, not that all this would help the OP as...

Dennis, not that all this would help the OP as he's on Futaba, and his problem was with the tx off, but sounds like your throttle cut setting just needed some fine tuning. It's strange for me to...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-21-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 150,134
Posted By xmech2k
LOL! More people that know better than all those...

LOL! More people that know better than all those that have gone before!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-21-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,900
Posted By xmech2k
Aw shucks! :mad: And I was starting to count on...

Aw shucks! :mad: And I was starting to count on just Pmullen and myself being the only ones to complete our projects so we'd win by default! :p> ;-)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-21-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 228
Posted By xmech2k
+1.

+1.
Forum: Video Parking lot 07-18-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By xmech2k
Hopefully it can be done. I think that's what...

Hopefully it can be done. I think that's what Planes of Fame is doing with their P-59. But as with all of these things, it's all about the money.

And I'm not sure of the legalities, but I think...
Forum: Video Parking lot 07-18-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By xmech2k
A few soldier on. The Starfighters...

A few soldier on. The Starfighters (http://www.starfighters.net) fielded 3 F-104's on the airshow circuit on the east coast for a while. I think they hire them out for training and research now.
...
Forum: Video Parking lot 07-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By xmech2k
Sad. I remember they said she'd only have so many...

Sad. I remember they said she'd only have so many years of flight once restored. Didn't know it was so fast approaching.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-17-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 768
Posted By xmech2k
Update! It's been difficult to find time, but I...

Update! It's been difficult to find time, but I made a little progress. Elevons installed, servos, including a rudder/tail wheel servo, stiffeners, and firewalls installed. Still need to fashion a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,061
Posted By xmech2k
And how about this? Ahhhh-ha-haaa! ...

And how about this? Ahhhh-ha-haaa!

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/07/sean-patrick-maloney-wedding-drone-109025.html
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-17-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By xmech2k
He'll be a part of it, $10,000 shorter!

He'll be a part of it, $10,000 shorter!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 277
Posted By xmech2k
E-flite Phantom. Around 1400 w edf.

E-flite Phantom. Around 1400 w edf.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-16-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By xmech2k
Got me thinking. You're right. But when you think...

Got me thinking. You're right. But when you think more about it, they'll eventually be able to just load them up at base and tell them to "go to Sargeant Smith", and it will do it. Probably other...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,061
Posted By xmech2k
I just got mine in the last 30 minutes or so.

I just got mine in the last 30 minutes or so.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-15-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! ...

Lol!

http://x2.fjcdn.com/thumbnails/comments/anybody+else+think+of+the+quot+tractor+tipping+quot+scne+fro+the+_b6c9c7035734025164d2d3670b162a04.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-15-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By xmech2k
Creapy! But still kinda cute how it followed that...

Creapy! But still kinda cute how it followed that guy around. Won't be sneaking up on anyone with one of those! Looks like the legs are hydraulic, so I think even an electric one might be quite noisy...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! Saw that woman's complaint before. Just...

Lol! Saw that woman's complaint before. Just shows the paranoia people have. Imagine, all those buildings, each with all those windows, and you'd have to launch that done with maybe 10 minutes of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,061
Posted By xmech2k
Thanks carpetbagger. And that's an easy one. I'm...

Thanks carpetbagger. And that's an easy one. I'm sure there are tons of ways to use them I couldn't think of. I believe they're going to become as integral in our society as microwaves and cell...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 231
Posted By xmech2k
I agree, I'll bet it has something to do with...

I agree, I'll bet it has something to do with this. But not being familiar beyond this with Futaba, I couldn't know exactly what. The rx doesn't have a failsafe mode? Perhaps as already suggested,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,061
Posted By xmech2k
That's good to see. Well also bad, since it's not...

That's good to see. Well also bad, since it's not happening in our country too. So many ways they can be useful. First thing that comes to mind, I recall several cases of small kids getting lost in...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By xmech2k
You buy cheap, you get cheap.

You buy cheap, you get cheap.
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! No, I know what expo is so I didn't make it...

Lol! No, I know what expo is so I didn't make it past the first sentence when the graph was involved and looked technical. I just wanted to have fun with the eternal struggle of explaining expo to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-14-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By xmech2k
Sorry to hear about the plane and equipment...

Sorry to hear about the plane and equipment losses.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-14-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 174
Posted By xmech2k
Sounds great. I like a little spice. I don't...

Sounds great. I like a little spice. I don't believe eating should be painful! Like have you seen Man vs Food when the guy does a hot wing challenge but can't do it? Ugh! Suicidal. And we only see...
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By xmech2k
Uhhhh.....Thanks? ...

Uhhhh.....Thanks?

http://www.auburn.edu/academic/education/reading_genie/odysseys/shrek2ndonkey.jpg

Lol! If anyone can come up with am easy way of describing expo, he/she deserves a prize!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-14-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 174
Posted By xmech2k
Pollo asado burrito and a brew after a looong day...

Pollo asado burrito and a brew after a looong day at the field! Ahhhh!
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