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Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-05-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 186,353
Posted By xmech2k
You can fix her! I cracked mine up early on by...

You can fix her! I cracked mine up early on by pulling up while flying inverted and low... Wing cracked almost in half, fuselage also cracked almost in half behind the cockpit. Broken prop, cowl,...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 07-01-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 324
Posted By xmech2k
Ok, just checking. Glad you found the problem....

Ok, just checking. Glad you found the problem. Bummer you seem to have got a lemon from a usually good manufacturer.
Forum: Beginners 07-01-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By xmech2k
Well, at least Fishbonez also noticed the...

Well, at least Fishbonez also noticed the possibility of a cell tower nearby. (Thanks Fish) I've never flown near one, but I've heard plenty of stories of people who lose signal to their aircraft...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 07-01-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 324
Posted By xmech2k
You know in all prop planes they have to have the...

You know in all prop planes they have to have the thrust angle down and to the right? At least on the ones with clock-wise turning props(from pilot's point of view) to compensate for p-factor. Unless...
Forum: Beginners 07-01-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By xmech2k
At 38 seconds, there's a building with a tower....

At 38 seconds, there's a building with a tower. Is that a cell phone tower? And when you lost control, it looks like that was the closest you got to it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-27-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 155,831
Posted By xmech2k
I finally have my Multiplex Tucan ready to fly. I...

I finally have my Multiplex Tucan ready to fly. I tried to maiden it Sunday, but the strong, direct crosswind put me off of flying anything that day. Will try again tomorrow morning. I searched for...
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By xmech2k
That's the key. I personally have a budget where...

That's the key. I personally have a budget where I'm not really interested either even though I appreciate the design work that's gone into them, but ColdWarBrony is. Maybe due to budget, maybe he...
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By xmech2k
JPF, the swappables are already designed on...

JPF, the swappables are already designed on FliteTest.com. You can order kits or just download free plans if you want. They have several available, even one pretty cool twin cargo plane. I agree...
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By xmech2k
Brony, it sounds like you're expecting the rx to...

Brony, it sounds like you're expecting the rx to have a bec in it, but BEC's aren't something in rx's. They're in most esc's. Check the specs for your esc. And Chellie, I hope you can forgive me for...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-14-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 700
Posted By xmech2k
Well, those guys breaking into my house while...

Well, those guys breaking into my house while they tracked we're all away will learn the hard way that I didn't get my pit bull a cell phone.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-14-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 700
Posted By xmech2k
So? Big brother can watch me if he wants. I'm not...

So? Big brother can watch me if he wants. I'm not doing anything wrong. He'll get bored. I wonder what all the people worried about big brother are doing.
Forum: Beginners 06-08-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 769
Posted By xmech2k
The balance wouldn't directly cause the flutter,...

The balance wouldn't directly cause the flutter, it could cause the AS3X to freak out and shake one or more control surfaces really fast. AS3X flutter rather than aerodynamic or whatever the term...
Forum: Beginners 06-08-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 769
Posted By xmech2k
IIRC, we brought up the rx long ago. He didn't...

IIRC, we brought up the rx long ago. He didn't replace it. We're along for the ride!
Forum: Beginners 06-07-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 769
Posted By xmech2k
Flutters at part throttle? I've heard of prop...

Flutters at part throttle? I've heard of prop vibration causing AS3X to freak out. Check prop balance, (Do you have a prop balancer, like this one...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-05-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By xmech2k
RR, in the Spektrum series of rx's like the...

RR, in the Spektrum series of rx's like the AR636, the AS3X is adjustable, with modes selectable on the fly. It's a tricky path though. As I understand it, some of the AS3X rx's that come in some PNP...
Forum: Beginners 06-05-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By xmech2k
Does it have the same rx, or something else? Good...

Does it have the same rx, or something else? Good luck from me too!
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-04-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 324
Posted By xmech2k
Is the rudder straight? Is the wing warped? Check...

Is the rudder straight? Is the wing warped? Check alignment/square of all major parts, wings, h-stab, v-stab.
Forum: Support & Suggestions 06-03-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 484
Posted By xmech2k
Slow here also. Android phone and PC laptop. I'm...

Slow here also. Android phone and PC laptop. I'm not an elite Mac person. ;)
Forum: Beginners 05-31-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By xmech2k
Well someone probably makes an adapter for that....

Well someone probably makes an adapter for that. I'm just too lay to buy it.

Did you read the manual for the Pitts yet? How the micro rx binds in it? Not all rx's bind the same. You should always...
Forum: Beginners 05-31-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! Never thought of that! That was a model of ...

Lol! Never thought of that! That was a model of the single seat one. And the Pitts S-2 series is the 2 seat.
Forum: Beginners 05-31-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By xmech2k
Woodmangler, if (as I've picked up in your other...

Woodmangler, if (as I've picked up in your other thread) you're successfully flying that umx Pitts, I think you've graduated from the training wheels and shouldn't need as3x for your Apprentice. You...
Forum: Beginners 05-31-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By xmech2k
Birddog, this Pitts uses a 2S battery with a...

Birddog, this Pitts uses a 2S battery with a unique plug. I don't know the name of it off hand. I just use a multimeter to read I it.
Forum: Beginners 05-31-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By xmech2k
Why are you trying to get to the inside of the...

Why are you trying to get to the inside of the plane to bind? You really should open the manual instead. How did you bind it the first time?

Edit: Didn't we go over this procedure in another...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-28-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By xmech2k
Wow! Sorry to hear about all the hassle. My first...

Wow! Sorry to hear about all the hassle. My first composite ARF was the E-Flite Phantom. I got the recommended EF edf and motor to go with it and they went together without a hitch, and I was amazed...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-26-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By xmech2k
No problem. :cool:

No problem. :cool:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-25-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By xmech2k
Is this it? Pretty neat. I hated history in...

Is this it? Pretty neat. I hated history in school, but now I love it. Seeing a place like this makes me wonder about the people who built it, lived there, what their lives were like, etc..... And...
Forum: Beginners 05-24-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,194
Posted By xmech2k
Be careful you still have enough elevator travel!...

Be careful you still have enough elevator travel! I forget if the manual gives actual measurements on the control thow, but while you may be on the right track, double check you still have enough...
Forum: Beginners 05-23-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By xmech2k
Woodmangler, the micro rx's in those planes don't...

Woodmangler, the micro rx's in those planes don't like it when the tx is close to the plane for binding or even during regular power up afterwards. Maybe that's what you experienced. Try binding your...
Forum: UAV / FPV 05-17-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By xmech2k
Like some of you guys here, I'm not anti-FPV, but...

Like some of you guys here, I'm not anti-FPV, but concerned about the irresponsible pilots out there. I'm also not into FPV, I think because I used to do so much flight simming on the computer and I...
Forum: Night Flying 05-12-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,144
Posted By xmech2k
Why would that be funny? This isn't poorly...

Why would that be funny? This isn't poorly disguised spam, is it?
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