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Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 101
Posted By Porcia83
In general, tail heavy planes have a tendency to...

In general, tail heavy planes have a tendency to fly....once. Usually the manf CG is the best place to be. It's possible to get a more nose heavy plane if you change the size of batteries used....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 102,937
Posted By Porcia83
Just realized your in CA...of course.....all the...

Just realized your in CA...of course.....all the good deals are out there!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 102,937
Posted By Porcia83
Swap meets can be the best places. I picked...

Swap meets can be the best places.

I picked this up from a member looking to get out of the hobby:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/item.cfm?itemID=985390

If I had the needed skills, I would...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-23-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 256
Posted By Porcia83
whaaaaaat isssss thaaaat he said in a hushed...

whaaaaaat isssss thaaaat he said in a hushed tone. I laughed listening to that. Not at you, just at the situation. It's maddening when something keeps happening and you can't figure it out. Been...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,045
Posted By Porcia83
That's a great story, although it's ironic that a...

That's a great story, although it's ironic that a tech blog, and tech blogger/writer kept referring to the multi-rotor as a "drone". They can't keep complaining about being mislabeled and confused...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-22-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By Porcia83
He helped me retrieve it, then said, wow...sorry,...

He helped me retrieve it, then said, wow...sorry, dunno what happened. Then he left within 10 minutes. Oh, and he has the same one too. If it was reversed, I would have handed over my complete...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-21-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 244
Posted By Porcia83
Those look great, what size Lipo? :) They...

Those look great, what size Lipo? :)

They look better than new!
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-21-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 251
Posted By Porcia83
Here are my two favs. although I do like the Gens...

Here are my two favs. although I do like the Gens Ace ones too.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=953163&postcount=5

The CHL batteries list some pretty high discharge rates,...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-21-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,789
Posted By Porcia83
Gotta dodge some major league cow patties there...

Gotta dodge some major league cow patties there eh? :p>



Chevy Uplander?
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 07-21-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4
For Sale 3DHobby Viper
Views: 399
Posted By Porcia83
haha...I missed out on this one buddy....never...

haha...I missed out on this one buddy....never heard back.
Forum: Beginners 07-20-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By Porcia83
You can use them, but performance overall will be...

You can use them, but performance overall will be diminished. It will probably be noticeable as well. I'd get the 4S 2200's :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-19-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,045
Posted By Porcia83
or perhaps they were preoccupied with stalking...

or perhaps they were preoccupied with stalking the guy who stocked the shelves? :) Who knows. At least they are doing something proactive.
Forum: Video Parking lot 07-18-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By Porcia83
F-104, F-14, F-111, F-4, OV-10, B-57 Canberra,...

F-104, F-14, F-111, F-4, OV-10, B-57 Canberra, Vampire, Sea Vixen, BAC TSR.2.....so many.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,045
Posted By Porcia83
Got the AMA e-mail yesterday, and Tower Hobbies...

Got the AMA e-mail yesterday, and Tower Hobbies sent one out today. Wonder why it took them this long.
Forum: Video Parking lot 07-18-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By Porcia83
That's too bad. Was lucky enough to see one fly,...

That's too bad. Was lucky enough to see one fly, perhaps even this one, back in the early 80's in Aviano Italy. I'll never forget that thundering ear piercing sound at takeoff, and the high alpha...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 631
Posted By Porcia83
That might be what is going to happen to it. ...

That might be what is going to happen to it. Sold it to a fellow in your state, he's on RCG and RCU as Dr E. One of the nicest guys I've met in the hobby so far.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,045
Posted By Porcia83
I already live in a state where everything is...

I already live in a state where everything is taxed...just sent my town 1500.00 in property tax for my almost 10 year old cars...there is a tax for everything in CT, even a tax for tax!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 631
Posted By Porcia83
Speaking of glow powered gliders. Never knew...

Speaking of glow powered gliders. Never knew they were around prior to getting this one:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/item.cfm?itemID=985390

Needed some TLC, but no doubt will be up and...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-17-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Porcia83
Somewhat related was also the mention of how...

Somewhat related was also the mention of how Amazon is cleaning Ebay's clock by siphoning off sales. Ebay is definitely trying to mimic them by looking for more businesses to open stores. There's...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,045
Posted By Porcia83
ya, the flying is going to continue regardless of...

ya, the flying is going to continue regardless of what laws are on the books, state of federal. I doubt 99% of it will be a problem either. It will be the 1% that get into trouble while flying and...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-17-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,789
Posted By Porcia83
Looks great. My initial thoughts were to keep...

Looks great. My initial thoughts were to keep the canopy clear, but that dark one looks pretty cool. Will show up in contrast nicely once in the air.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-17-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Porcia83
Visa enters the e-payment game....alternative to Pay Pal?

http://finance.yahoo.com/video/visa-launches-paypal-competitor-151100350.html

and the Visa site:

http://finance.yahoo.com/video/visa-launches-paypal-competitor-151100350.html

Looks to be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,045
Posted By Porcia83
I'm surprised it took them that long to get...

I'm surprised it took them that long to get involved. I think I've only seen one other vendor write about it, and it was horribly written, even managed to reference the holocaust. I think the HK...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-17-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Porcia83
I think the content of the video is going to...

I think the content of the video is going to determine what he gets, as well as his attitude. If it's just tooling around and and all types of shots, i doubt they will do more than fine him and give...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-17-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Porcia83
Said the man upon arrest: ...

Said the man upon arrest:

http://scotttopic.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/ive-made-a-huge-mistake.gif

But then said he'll be flying again:

"...Beesmer, who appears unbowed by his arrest. “I...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-17-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By Porcia83
So true, and I'm sure every generation says the...

So true, and I'm sure every generation says the same thing too. I'm old enough (and young enough too) to remember when the Walkman was released, and how it was going to change music forever!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 631
Posted By Porcia83
an amazing build, and even better video of the...

an amazing build, and even better video of the flight. Great to hear 6 motors going at once. Love Dag's stuff too, just fantastic.
Forum: Beginners 07-16-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By Porcia83
Ya, competition is a great thing. Most times the...

Ya, competition is a great thing. Most times the consumer ends up the winner. I have had virtually no problem with the aftermarket battery companies. The cost savings to me is huge. $1500 Thunder...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 631
Posted By Porcia83
For me it's the cost of batteries. I only fly...

For me it's the cost of batteries. I only fly electric, just don't want the hassle of glow or gas right now. I want to fly bigger though, so it's a trade off. I got the Carbon Z cub when it came...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-16-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,509
Posted By Porcia83
yes, I'm familiar with the concept of starting a...

yes, I'm familiar with the concept of starting a site/blog. Your earlier comment was this:

having is own blog is by far the way to go. he can keep it lean and mean like he wants without...
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