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Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 01-28-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 171,925
Posted By Glacier Girl
Gramps, yep had a rack come down at our other...

Gramps, yep had a rack come down at our other house.

Oh and the Top Flite Corsair has to have surgery. Not only did it strip the servo but also ripped something loose back on the elevator...
Forum: Beginners 01-28-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 260
Posted By Glacier Girl
And battery quality can have a lot to do with it....

And battery quality can have a lot to do with it. I've got some cheap ones that would not fully balance since day one. And I've got some Poly RC packs going on 8 years old that were abused badly,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-28-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 648
Posted By Glacier Girl
Just goes to prove you can't fix stupid. Don't...

Just goes to prove you can't fix stupid.
Don't know why, but it seems the multi rotor crowd has a lot more of them.

One of the problems with better technology. So easy to fly that anyone can do...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 01-27-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 171,925
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well how bout two of them and neither was flying?...

Well how bout two of them and neither was flying?

My wife is parking challenged. She drives a 2 door Jeep Wrangler. We have a 2 1/2 car garage. My truck sits in the driveway.

I walk out to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-14-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Glacier Girl
dahawk, Graves hobby in Orlando still has a...

dahawk, Graves hobby in Orlando still has a couple of the red ones in stock.
They do ship. http://www.gravesrc.com/taiconsupercessnared-taisun-super-cessna-red.html

And yes she's still the one....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-23-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Glacier Girl
Talking One of those planes

You know, the perfect one. The one where everything went perfect from the folks who assembled the kit, to the ones who bagged the parts, to the suggested power plant. The one where it seemed it all...
Forum: Beginners 10-20-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 71,717
Posted By Glacier Girl
Ed, something maybe to include is a warning that...

Ed, something maybe to include is a warning that you need to have your brain fully engaged before doing anything related to flying or working on your plane.

I got my reminder today launching a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-20-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,098
Posted By Glacier Girl
well how bout this one, ordered within minutes...

well how bout this one, ordered within minutes from HK in China, HK Eastern US warehouse, Ebay, and from another US vendor near Chicago.

HK China shipped DHL, HK East was USPS, EBAY same, and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-24-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By Glacier Girl
It's not the gators you see, it's the ones you...

It's not the gators you see, it's the ones you don't that you have to worry about.
I'm guessing me thrashing around in the water was like ringing a dinner bell for them.

Well status report. Key...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-23-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By Glacier Girl
Bad things happen in threes today.

Should have known better, rare Saturday off and had to decide between HDL's and flying. Whoops, "accidentally" turned the sprinklers on so can't work in the yard, so might as well go flying. Bad...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-04-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By Glacier Girl
Good luck with it! I went with a Squall to...

Good luck with it!

I went with a Squall to build for a test bed. If it works out I'll build a second one lighter and faster. I'm running a CS 70mm 10 blade in it with a 2100kv motor on 6S.

Like...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-25-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,369
Posted By Glacier Girl
VALLEON,Just thinking that the adjustable nozzle...

VALLEON,Just thinking that the adjustable nozzle would help with the lag problem/stabilization corrections. Would/should react quicker moving the nozzle size vs spooling up the fan speed. Back to a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,369
Posted By Glacier Girl
Okay rethinking about this, morning coffee kicked...

Okay rethinking about this, morning coffee kicked in. Instead of adjusting the fan blades, use what works. Change the exhaust diameter. Smaller opening, more speed/less thrust, larger opening less...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Glacier Girl
Another Futaba one to watch out for,(possibly...

Another Futaba one to watch out for,(possibly others) if you reverse a channel that has a mix on it, to change the switch position to activate said mix.
It will reverse the other channel also that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,369
Posted By Glacier Girl
Impressive to say the least. It takes folks like...

Impressive to say the least. It takes folks like you to improve the hobby.

One tip for more thrust, install a tube between the lip and fan shroud. Your set up now is causing the fan to pull air...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Glacier Girl
That's why you never turn off the tx when the...

That's why you never turn off the tx when the plane is powered up.

Tx on first, then the plane when powering up.
And the tx turned off last when powering the plane down. One of the most important...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 06-17-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 171,925
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well my beloved Maggy bought it today. I'm not...

Well my beloved Maggy bought it today. I'm not normally physically attached to my planes but this one was a gift from a dear friend. One of the last NIB Magisters he had.

I've flown the heck out...
Forum: Humor 05-29-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Glacier Girl
I'm thinking the perfect treat, to those little...

I'm thinking the perfect treat, to those little punks who terrorize the neighborhood, on Halloween. "Sure take as many as you want"

Just kidding.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-29-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,089
Posted By Glacier Girl
Heck yeah on any of my birds that require removal...

Heck yeah on any of my birds that require removal of a wing to access the packs get what my buds call a "butt plug" Simple self built Dean's plug on the hot wire to the esc. I hide mine under the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-23-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,414
Posted By Glacier Girl
I've got a 6i, and use both the Orange and those...

I've got a 6i, and use both the Orange and those Park Flyer versions. Both work well for my little stuff.

But for my expensive bigger birds, I still use my Multiplex EVO 7. Hands down my...
Forum: Beginners 05-04-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,589
Posted By Glacier Girl
BP, yep that's Phil. And yeah I have to...

BP, yep that's Phil.

And yeah I have to agree, the Dynam tx is probably not a good one to progress on. But if that's all you have, put a want ad in the classifieds for a rx.

Don't you have any...
Forum: Beginners 05-01-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,589
Posted By Glacier Girl
Ahhh dang BP, the trials and tribulations you've...

Ahhh dang BP, the trials and tribulations you've had .

Honestly, me thinks that the Hawk Sky might be better off as a lesson learned.

Is Phil up around your neck of the woods? He may be able...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-01-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well they call it the Great White North for a...

Well they call it the Great White North for a reason.:D

Just like they call it where I am, Sunny Florida...:p>
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-18-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Glacier Girl
The T-28 from Horizon is a winner. Parts...

The T-28 from Horizon is a winner. Parts availability, and world class customer service. It can be very acrobatic if you want, several of the pattern fliers use it as warm up at the field I fly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-18-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 133,539
Posted By Glacier Girl
Sometimes I do things I know I'll probably...

Sometimes I do things I know I'll probably regret.
Why would someone who has trouble with a single motor in horizontal flight opt for something with four motors that is more for vertical flight,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-30-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By Glacier Girl
Here you go.

Here you go.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-30-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By Glacier Girl
Yep a humidifier would help. The dry air is the...

Yep a humidifier would help. The dry air is the culprit.
I know our old house in PA had a settable humidifier as part of the whole house heating system.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-10-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well for one, the Prius is 2 times the weight of...

Well for one, the Prius is 2 times the weight of a Metro. It's a porker.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-10-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By Glacier Girl
Not your daddy's Prius

Not really airplane related, but is electric powered and has wings.

Renault has just debuted their ELECTRIC Formula 1 car.
This puppy will do 150 mph and runs 25 minutes on a charge....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-10-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,027
Posted By Glacier Girl
Nigel I've used those smoke cartridges. Be REAL...

Nigel I've used those smoke cartridges. Be REAL SURE you have some clearance between the tube and anything else. THEY GET HOT!!!

I used them on a Slow Stick, had to add a metal deflector behind...
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