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Forum: Vintage and old timer models 01-03-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By rcers
Bill - awesome. Here is mine from back in the...

Bill - awesome. Here is mine from back in the day... How about that!
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-03-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,994
Posted By rcers
Very nice Joe! I like it....brings back some...

Very nice Joe! I like it....brings back some fond memories for sure.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-25-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By rcers
Merry Christmas Wattflyer!

Wishing you are yours a very Merry Christmas!

....also a wonderful new year!

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-19-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,028
Posted By rcers
All thread weave and meander a bit. Unless...

All thread weave and meander a bit. Unless someone is breaking the rules we really don't shut down threads. Nobody can predict where they go, and at times that is pretty fun!

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-18-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,028
Posted By rcers
Sorry we don't normally delete discussion threads...

Sorry we don't normally delete discussion threads unless caused by spammers or rule violations.

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,127
Posted By rcers
I FULLY agree. I know the AMA didn't want...

I FULLY agree. I know the AMA didn't want anything but when it looked like it was going to happen they wanted to be the source. They are trying to preserve themselves, hard to fuss at.

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-15-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,127
Posted By rcers
We want the site to break - for sure. All of us...

We want the site to break - for sure. All of us should seek that. Sadly we will have about 200 people on that day.

"I tried - but your site was broken, how can I be expected to register?"
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-14-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,127
Posted By rcers
LOL - too true! "May I have this in point 5...

LOL - too true! "May I have this in point 5 please?". :)

I think back fondly to a time when my buddy was telling me about the FAA inspections on full scale aircraft. Won't tell you what...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-14-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,127
Posted By rcers
OK decided to do my rant here at WF. :) ...

OK decided to do my rant here at WF. :)

Here is my take.



The very day IDIOT Trappy flew his little wing with the camera, posted the video and the FAA took him to court AND LOST, I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-14-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,127
Posted By rcers
Not sure the FAA would be sad about that......

Not sure the FAA would be sad about that... Seriously

ML
Forum: Multi-Rotors 10-20-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,109
Posted By rcers
Very clear the AMA wants a specific size and type...

Very clear the AMA wants a specific size and type and they won't support a registration for airplanes, helis... The fun continues.

Email just sent...

Mike
Forum: Multi-Rotors 10-20-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,109
Posted By rcers
I watched the news conference from the FAA site. ...

I watched the news conference from the FAA site. What I can say is the DOT and APA are totally serious about this "registration".

First to those who protest. I understand your full rights to do...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-21-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 197,420
Posted By rcers
Indeed that is a beauty! :) They fly better...

Indeed that is a beauty! :) They fly better than the look too...

Mike
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-13-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By rcers
Yep it is horrible when the American Dream comes...

Yep it is horrible when the American Dream comes true and you do well, make a ton of money and buy cool stuff.

Horrible...

;)

Mike
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-13-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By rcers
I'm not sure I would brag - you guys tax the tax...

I'm not sure I would brag - you guys tax the tax up there.... I feel pretty good about our total tax liability here in the States, you guys really get socked IMHO.

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-03-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,295
Posted By rcers
They are way safer than that battery. But again...

They are way safer than that battery. But again dead short that car battery with a wrench - the energy stored in the battery will arc weld that dude. That does not mean the battery itself will...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-03-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,295
Posted By rcers
I understand the chemistries and that some are...

I understand the chemistries and that some are better, and safer than others. But they all store energy. Care while charging handling and using ALL batteries is needed.

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-03-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,295
Posted By rcers
ALL BATTERIES STORE ENERGY. That can be...

ALL BATTERIES STORE ENERGY. That can be converted. You are wrong, sorry! Laptops have used LiFe packs for some time. It is just simple science and physics. Stored energy. All batteries can...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-03-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,313
Posted By rcers
The newer models now use LiFe (a123's I believe)...

The newer models now use LiFe (a123's I believe) for the density and weight savings. They talked about the switch for several years but it took them longer than they thought.

Volt always used...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-03-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,295
Posted By rcers
All about energy storage my friend. ALL...

All about energy storage my friend. ALL batteries store energy. That energy can be changed to another state - including fire.

As you recall a123 and equivalent cells have caught fire - laptops...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-03-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,295
Posted By rcers
This is absolutely 100% INCORRECT. All battery...

This is absolutely 100% INCORRECT. All battery packs "store" significant amounts of energy. All of them can start a fire, or start on fire. Try this outside your house on the driveway. Dead short...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-29-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,356
Posted By rcers
Welcome. I too am a glow and glider convert...

Welcome. I too am a glow and glider convert (although I jumped quicker than you did... :) ) and love electric flight. I fly easily 20x more than I used too as I can fly small stuff at the local...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-27-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By rcers
Any hardware store here in the US (Lowes Home...

Any hardware store here in the US (Lowes Home Depot Ace etc) will have m3 screws. Metric screws are VERY easy to find, super common.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-17-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 197,420
Posted By rcers
What a deal man - you scored! :) Nice....

What a deal man - you scored! :) Nice....
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 05-13-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By rcers
I have flown many, MANY twins. In flight you...

I have flown many, MANY twins. In flight you can't ever tell the difference (counter-rotating or not). You can a bit in takeoff with P effect. But even that is lessened a great deal on twins as...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-13-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By rcers
You don't ever ballast an airplane in the nose -...

You don't ever ballast an airplane in the nose - not sure what forum you got that from but stay away from those who recommended that. They clearly don't know anything about airplanes.

In glider...
Forum: Beginners 05-08-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By rcers
Likely too much elevator throw and it is...

Likely too much elevator throw and it is snapping/stalling.

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-07-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,295
Posted By rcers
Correct and my ONLY battery fire came with a...

Correct and my ONLY battery fire came with a NiCad pack. The door popped off my TX, the 8 cell pack then dropped to the ground (concrete) then bounced over to the dry grass. The pack landed square...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-02-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By rcers
If there is ANY question on operation of ANY TX...

If there is ANY question on operation of ANY TX it goes off to service. Horizon will check it out and may even do that all "free".

The transmitter has to be the most reliable trusted RC...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-23-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,751
Posted By rcers
Yes they will be fine - if you completely...

Yes they will be fine - if you completely discharge them they are fine for the environment anyway. These can actually be tossed in the garbage once completely discharged.

Mike
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