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Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 789
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: 322
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: 16
Views: 353
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: 202
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: 25
Views: 473
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: 1,860
Views: 177,422
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: 6,165
Views: 392,238
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: 251
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: 258
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: 34,581
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: 258
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: 2,138
Views: 142,179
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: 258
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: 2,138
Views: 142,179
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: 290
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: 290
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: 270
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: 183
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: 229
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: 6
Views: 221
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: 611
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: 736
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: 736
Posted By Glacier Girl
Unless you need it for parts.:D

Unless you need it for parts.:D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-01-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
Posted By Glacier Girl
To clarify, the plane was from Tower, was not...

To clarify, the plane was from Tower, was not reboxed by UPS. I even commented to the driver, when she dropped it off, that it was a nice box. Was not relabled.

Props were from GWS, shipped USPS....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
Posted By Glacier Girl
Oh Frack, I just thought of something. Bad things...

Oh Frack, I just thought of something. Bad things come in three's.

The motors showed up yesterday, no damage, no missing parts.
Wanna bet neither of them works out of the box or they fail right...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well it just got even better today. I couldn't...

Well it just got even better today. I couldn't make this up if I tried.
The mail man just showed up with this.

Supposed to be my 4 props for the TwinStar. And yep it's empty...:censor:
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
Posted By Glacier Girl
Hmm, I'm going to go check the paperwork, good...

Hmm, I'm going to go check the paperwork, good idea Xmech.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
Posted By Glacier Girl
Yeah tell me about it. From Hobby King I might...

Yeah tell me about it. From Hobby King I might expect this, but from Tower?

There is no way they can't say they didn't know it was in this condition when shipped.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
Posted By Glacier Girl
Angry I can't wait to hear the excuse for this!

You know we blame UPS/USPS/FedEx, etc. for damage but this one takes the cake, and I can't blame them.

Received my TwinStar II today. Well kinda. UPS drops it off, shipping box is pristine, whats...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well bad news and good. She found her expiration...

Well bad news and good. She found her expiration date. :eek:
Bad news first.

Was flying the snot out of her again, came out of a loop and we had separation... Wing decided it wanted to keep...
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