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Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 12:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 175
Posted By tobydogs
I always forget something. example:7 batteries...

I always forget something. example:7 batteries got to my house from hk usa warehouse 1 week after ordering.....i should have ordered female t connectors to change out the one that come on the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-20-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By tobydogs
i need the bungee launcher for the parkjets and...

i need the bungee launcher for the parkjets and funjet. i have become really good at the frizbee left hand toss on the superfly and am begining to think i might be able to toss the hk pkj the same...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 04-20-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 135,777
Posted By tobydogs
hawk & nigel,been there,done that also;-),i'v...

hawk & nigel,been there,done that also;-),i'v crash kit builds that took many hr's to build only to laugh it off when destroyed. a bad day flying is still better then a good day at work:ws:. stu
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-19-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 42,560
Posted By tobydogs
glad they are repairable:ws:. i got one flight on...

glad they are repairable:ws:. i got one flight on the stringer in wind today. it was so strong that the down wind flight was a blast and fast. fly into the wind was a drain on the battery at wot....
Forum: Foamies 04-18-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,495
Posted By tobydogs
i got 2 flights in this evening after work at the...

i got 2 flights in this evening after work at the school field. breezy and 45 degs caused my fingers to ack...so i wrapped it up and am charging batteries right now for the weekend. Friday looks to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-16-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 42,560
Posted By tobydogs
hey gang, just finished repairs on the...

hey gang,

just finished repairs on the edf of the stinger. i removed everything and discovered it was the motor that was the issue. it was stuttering and smoked while on the table. this fan...
Forum: Company Discussions 04-14-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By tobydogs
+1 giving Don'sRC the thumbs up. great service...

+1 giving Don'sRC the thumbs up. great service and his wicked motors are powerful.
Forum: Foamies 04-13-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,495
Posted By tobydogs
flying weather...perfect! yard work priorities...

flying weather...perfect! yard work priorities first,spring cleanup a must and fert/seed to get doneand food shopping. this before more playing at the field.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-13-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 42,560
Posted By tobydogs
just watch the fan assembly on the f-20,it can...

just watch the fan assembly on the f-20,it can become un-centered when installed but once i spooled up the motor the blades cleared fine.

what a bummmer that today is absolutely beautiful...
Forum: Foamies 04-13-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,495
Posted By tobydogs
a full day at the field Saturday with 12 flights...

a full day at the field Saturday with 12 flights on 4 diff planes. today looks to be good but sitting here before going to church has me burntout...:Q,to much fresh air and sun in one day can be...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-13-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 42,560
Posted By tobydogs
i just unloaded the car of the planes and flight...

i just unloaded the car of the planes and flight box to the basement and looked at the edfs i have nib waiting to be tried. i was shocked to find the next edf to go in the stinger is a areo 5250kv...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-13-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 42,560
Posted By tobydogs
took the stinger to the field today with 3 other...

took the stinger to the field today with 3 other planes. the motor or esc in the stinger conked out after only 2 mins in the air. the underhand toss went very smooth but the speed was slower then the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-09-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,305
Posted By tobydogs
:mad:....:censor:...:mad: gotta wrap up a few...

:mad:....:censor:...:mad: gotta wrap up a few loose ends on the mini before flying season starts full blown for me...in fact it has started and i plan most weekends will be at the field weather...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-06-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By tobydogs
hello Gary and welcome to wattflyer, i suggest...

hello Gary and welcome to wattflyer, i suggest checking out the most excellent sticky in the beginners section to get the full story on esc's.

Everything You Wanted To Know About Electric...
Forum: Foamies 04-06-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,495
Posted By tobydogs
thanks crash,i just finished charging 5 3cell...

thanks crash,i just finished charging 5 3cell 2200mahs. i charged up more then i can fly but truth is if i crash one out of 3 birds going to field tomorrow i will still have enough batts to fly the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-06-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,673
Posted By tobydogs
+1,it flys nice and level nigel. very smooth.:ws:

+1,it flys nice and level nigel. very smooth.:ws:
Forum: Foamies 04-05-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,495
Posted By tobydogs
I'm going to post this as i don't believe in...

I'm going to post this as i don't believe in jinxs......sat is sunny and 60deg's with winds predicted 15-25mph. i have a wedding to attend at 10am then a reception:ws:.

...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-01-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,236
Posted By tobydogs
glad to hear your heading home....i hope thing...

glad to hear your heading home....i hope thing settle down your way. aren't you considered a Russian resident:confused:.

as said before,stay safe my friend.
Forum: Video Parking lot 03-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By tobydogs
your videos are going to cost me a...

your videos are going to cost me a fortune.......if i go fpv,i'm blaming your vids!!!!![popcorn] so...........keep em coming:Q. thanks for sharing,they are very well done and your choice of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-30-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,305
Posted By tobydogs
yikes!! i spent 3 hrs tooling around to fashion...

yikes!! i spent 3 hrs tooling around to fashion the cabane struts today. started around 4:10 and just finished at 7. thats a long time to make 2 struts out of piano wire and soldering the pieces so...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-30-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,305
Posted By tobydogs
[popcorn]

[popcorn]
Forum: WWI Era 03-29-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By tobydogs
Griff, hills can effect flight very much...

Griff,
hills can effect flight very much on windy days. we fly on top of an old refuse dump thats really high up.75ft maybe. the wind direction is always switching and sometimes our flags...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By tobydogs
xmech...thats a priceless suggestion :Q. ...

xmech...thats a priceless suggestion :Q.

i feel you frustration chellie. for years my 2004 pilot was dent free,now little dents appear and i can tell the most recent was a ball hit from my...
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-29-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 617
Posted By tobydogs
tb, first apply a damp paper towel to the...

tb,

first apply a damp paper towel to the dents and use your covering iron on hot to steam the dents out. after that sand with fine grit paper. lastly,fill those stubborn areas with " lite "...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-29-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By tobydogs
flywheel, at first i thought the same...

flywheel,

at first i thought the same way regarding switching tx's,truth is it's as simple as the optic 6 programing and i really like that the screen is on top. i don't look down at the tx...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By tobydogs
hawk, looks like a nice find,do give...

hawk,
looks like a nice find,do give us a detailed review of "findhobby" service and the kit when it arrives. electric retracts and canopy:$...gotta love it and for $89 bucks. i don't...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-29-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,269
Posted By tobydogs
just curious.....is this bird on the table????,i...

just curious.....is this bird on the table????,i hope your going to post pictures. you see,i need them desperately:blah: so pictures are a must!!!!!

oh yeah, go folding prop.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-29-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By tobydogs
i would let the first one i bought go,but you...

i would let the first one i bought go,but you need to have hitec service it for assurance purposes. and that would take time and they might not have parts they stated in one of my communication with...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-28-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By tobydogs
i bought for my first comp TX the optic 6 with...

i bought for my first comp TX the optic 6 with the spectrum module, i then used a hobbyking "assan" 2.4 module for years before it started glitching. like your finding out,this optic 6 is now...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-26-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,236
Posted By tobydogs
Nigel,i detect a slight need for speed...

Nigel,i detect a slight need for speed here:Q,capable of flying slow and scale like.


then of coarse theres the duel motor/prop,4cell 5x5props screaming demon:D. i think the modified bungee...
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