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Forum: Beginners 01-04-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,700
Posted By constantCrash
It's ford vs chevy. I would stick to a big name...

It's ford vs chevy. I would stick to a big name though, Spektrum, Futaba, Hitech/Multiplex. Spektrum is the most common simply because they were first.
Forum: Company Discussions 10-12-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,578
Posted By constantCrash
No, that's why you use a real credit card, and...

No, that's why you use a real credit card, and you issue a chargeback. Paypal is NOT a good way to pay for stuff. They are NOT a regulated financial business and they DO NOT have to work with you to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-27-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By constantCrash
A quick hand test can give you some indication if...

A quick hand test can give you some indication if the motor is good or not.

Simply pinch any two of the 3 wires together and spin the motor by hand, it should have more resistance than with all 3...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-11-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,779
Posted By constantCrash
The price you pay for Horizion isn't...

The price you pay for Horizion isn't neccessarally for higher quality stuff. (Although it is... mostly.) The price you pay is for service and support OF that stuff.

I was an early DSM2 adopter I...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-28-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,810
Posted By constantCrash
I think you could charge all 4 of them at once...

I think you could charge all 4 of them at once using just 1 Cellpro Powerlab 8 charger using the parallel charging method and 4 parallel charging boards.
...
Forum: Beginners 05-27-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,353
Posted By constantCrash
willing to build it yourself? ...

willing to build it yourself?

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=681556
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-20-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By constantCrash
Stored at full charge, probably ruined as the...

Stored at full charge, probably ruined as the internal resistance will have gone up significantly. Sorry man, at least new batteries aren't expensive anymore ;-)
Forum: Beginners 05-11-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,632
Posted By constantCrash
I wonder how many planes have been lost as...

I wonder how many planes have been lost as flyaways by people attempting to fly for the first time, all by themselves with a to advance plane.....

Can you imaging the WTF look on someones face...
Forum: Beginners 04-15-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By constantCrash
Top rated with fantastic customer support: Hobby...

Top rated with fantastic customer support: Hobby Zone, Horizon Hobby, Tower Hobbies.
Stay here for beginners (Parkzone planes are top knotch).

2nd tier retailers with not to many complaints...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-09-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By constantCrash
are you talking about the little trim tabs below...

are you talking about the little trim tabs below each stick? That are on every single transmitter?

or are you talking about the tirm tabs toward the top of the TX. Those are for channels 7 and 8...
Forum: 3D Flying 04-04-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,002
Posted By constantCrash
Chellie, I love your posts and respect you a...

Chellie, I love your posts and respect you a lot, but you've been bombing every single 2.4ghz thread with your (I went back) posts. Please stop. We all know you went back and don't regret it. ...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-19-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,679
Posted By constantCrash
um, did you or did you not send in this DX8 to...

um, did you or did you not send in this DX8 to get fixed. the above sentence seems to contradict itself.

the DX8 most definitely has had some significant hardware quality issues (loose wires,...
Forum: General RC items For Sale and WTB 10-12-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By constantCrash
Try asking on this forum:...

Try asking on this forum: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=807165 You'll have better luck as it's the T-34 dedicated thread.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-22-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By constantCrash
Throttle hold switch is on. In Heli mode, when...

Throttle hold switch is on. In Heli mode, when you turn on the radio and the throttle hold switch is on the radio warns you that it's on by going crazy. turn the radio off, flip the throttle hold...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-16-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By constantCrash
you can always cut down a bigger 3 blade to fit.

you can always cut down a bigger 3 blade to fit.
Forum: Brushless Motor Construction 08-26-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,164
Posted By constantCrash
Still check to make sure you didn't accidentally...

Still check to make sure you didn't accidentally reverse the throttle on your TX. this really really sounds like throttle is reversed.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-19-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By constantCrash
I started with and still use this guy: ...

I started with and still use this guy:
http://www.store.revolectrix.com/Products/Cellpro-4s

I've got his big brother to:
http://www.store.revolectrix.com/Products/Cellpro-10s_2



All my...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-19-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By constantCrash
I have read more fire reports that were from...

I have read more fire reports that were from Astroflight 109's that I wouldn't touch one with a 10 foot pole.

My standard suggestion for lipo chargers. The safest and easiest to use on the...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-11-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,942
Posted By constantCrash
I know of a few people who are using DX6i for...

I know of a few people who are using DX6i for surface.

you don't have to change anything really, but it would be wise to put a spring on the throttle so that it automaticly centers.

In cars:...
Forum: Beginners 08-06-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By constantCrash
It would be in your best interest to re-learn as...

It would be in your best interest to re-learn as you say.

But basicly what you have been flying is Mode 4
http://www.rc-airplane-world.com/rc-transmitter-modes.html

it is possible to switch...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-21-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,551
Posted By constantCrash
I've got 2 DX6i's and 13 receivers. Both DX6i's...

I've got 2 DX6i's and 13 receivers. Both DX6i's have gone in for updates/service twice (each) and 7 of the 13 receivers have. These receivers are not cheap and I like to keep up with whatever the...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-21-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,551
Posted By constantCrash
When you crashed, was the little light on the...

When you crashed, was the little light on the receiver blinking? If it was the receiver had a power loss and that could have caused the crash.

It's also a possibility that a previous crash...
Forum: Foamies 07-13-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 432,478
Posted By constantCrash
Night flying UFO / Nutball

I said earlier that I was working on a night flying Nutball. I call it the UFO.

I still want to add a bright white LED to act as the tractor beam/landing light.

It's 24" diameter using a tower...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 07-07-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,378
Posted By constantCrash
Nope. replacement cans are not available. This: ...

Nope. replacement cans are not available. This:
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=3886

Is a drop in improvement over the stock motor. you can mount the prop to it...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-28-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,259
Posted By constantCrash
Press and stick ultracote

So, I was at the hobby store this weekend looking for some covering to repair my funworld. The wife was with and she said she wanted pink, and it just so happens that they had some ultra pink...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-11-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,632
Posted By constantCrash
As for linear servo, there's this: ...

As for linear servo, there's this:
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/WTI0001P?I=LXCJG6&P=8
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 06-04-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,950
Posted By constantCrash
Oh, I forgot to update this thread. We've been...

Oh, I forgot to update this thread. We've been able to fly the Cub twice now (3 batteries) and it really really does fly nice. Ours is ~4.4lbs with the equipment listed above. It flys very well...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-29-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,829
Posted By constantCrash
Well, I got one: My Funworld crashed last...

Well, I got one:

My Funworld crashed last night. I thought it was from a receiver brownout because the reciever was blinking when i got to it. Well, upon problem recreation this morning I found...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-26-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,900
Posted By constantCrash
Hobby king is about to make Spektrum mad

Attack of the clones:

http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=11965


I'm not sure this is legal. If they did a clean room reimplementation of DSM2 then it is, if it's...
Forum: Power Systems 05-25-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,841
Posted By constantCrash
Brushless: ...

Brushless:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brushless_DC_electric_motor

Brushed:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_motor#Brushed_DC_motors
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