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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-23-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 792
Posted By rcers
Yes they will be fine - if you completely...

Yes they will be fine - if you completely discharge them they are fine for the environment anyway. These can actually be tossed in the garbage once completely discharged.

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-22-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 352
Posted By rcers
I put a discharge device in the nose of every...

I put a discharge device in the nose of every plane I fly. Works great has batteries to the right level in 4-7 minutes. Plus it puts a :) on my face.

Nice...

Mike
Forum: Beginners 04-16-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,308
Posted By rcers
Yes you do - glad you see that but just work at...

Yes you do - glad you see that but just work at it. Practice will get you there. :)
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-01-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,507
Posted By rcers
Indeed -- that is why i bought two. :)

Indeed -- that is why i bought two. :)
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-01-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,507
Posted By rcers
O well - too late... Horizon has beat you too...

O well - too late... Horizon has beat you too it...
...
Forum: Humor 03-24-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By rcers
My wife loved that one!

My wife loved that one!
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-24-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,507
Posted By rcers
Take the engine out of the plane. What is the...

Take the engine out of the plane. What is the current DS record? I think just north of 500mph.... :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-23-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 329
Posted By rcers
First plane was a Cox plastic PT-19. Never ran...

First plane was a Cox plastic PT-19. Never ran or flew well (control line).

First RC plane was the wonderful Airtronics Q-Tee. Crashed in a million pieces on its first flight.

First...
Forum: 3D Flying 03-18-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,796
Posted By rcers
On high power systems you need a watt meter not...

On high power systems you need a watt meter not math. They are essential, period.

ML
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-09-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,114
Posted By rcers
That will work just fine for you. Just...

That will work just fine for you.

Just remember while the HS-35's will be enough "torque" but sometimes those tiny gears strip easily. I personally would use the much cheaper HS-55's. :)
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-06-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,114
Posted By rcers
Yes.... ...

Yes....

http://www.mnbigbirds.com/Servo%20Torque%20Caculator.htm

This bird will take next to nothing.... :)

You will find the values are low - but don't forget the servo gear size matters...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-03-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,114
Posted By rcers
Watching here as well still have my skimmer 400...

Watching here as well still have my skimmer 400 with its brushed s400 motor! It is my new radio test bed.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-03-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By rcers
As long as the batteries are equal voltage and...

As long as the batteries are equal voltage and near equal discharge state you can parallel charge them.

Mike
Forum: Beginners 03-03-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By rcers
The planes were not very impressive IMHO and add...

The planes were not very impressive IMHO and add to that the SLT hassle factor they have been off for me. BNF from Horizon have been just the opposite. Hobbico was again too late to market and...
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-24-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,507
Posted By rcers
That is a great start - but remember if you don't...

That is a great start - but remember if you don't own the land - you still may need permission to use it. Even so called "public" parks may (and legally can) have restrictions on use. Golf is a...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-16-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,036
Posted By rcers
No question shunts are by far best and most...

No question shunts are by far best and most accurate. But the clamp meters are pretty darn good and really are close enough for making sure we are not cooking our gear...

And they are just plain...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-04-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By rcers
I have not found the need for any difference - if...

I have not found the need for any difference - if the original recommendations are correct. :)
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-29-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By rcers
Nice...

Nice...
Forum: Beginners 01-19-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,010
Posted By rcers
The Second they didn't go for 4th and 1 on the...

The Second they didn't go for 4th and 1 on the goal line TWICE I knew Green Bay was cooked. They would have got at least ONE of those. Done...

Won't matter did you watch the Patriots? If they...
Forum: Beginners 01-18-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,010
Posted By rcers
Well - since you have not tried - what I can say...

Well - since you have not tried - what I can say is you can fly the slow stick in an AMAZING amount of wind! It handles wind fantastically well, so long as you have enough rudder authority (spell...
Forum: Beginners 01-18-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,010
Posted By rcers
I still think there is really none better than...

I still think there is really none better than the wonderful GWS slow stick. :) Slow and well, that is what you need while learning a bit of extra time.

Mike
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,145
Posted By rcers
Horrible - man so sorry!

Horrible - man so sorry!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-01-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By rcers
Three down and two degrees right IIRC.

Three down and two degrees right IIRC.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-25-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By rcers
Merry Christmas all!

Merry Christmas all!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-24-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By rcers
They all shrink when heated - I promise. They...

They all shrink when heated - I promise. They all take practice and work and patience. On light structures like this I use Nelson/SoLite (and many other names). It works and shrinks well - but is...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-24-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 909
Posted By rcers
Actually, keeping them fully charged, is one of...

Actually, keeping them fully charged, is one of the things that kills them. Most of the LiPo manufactures talk about this and how important it is to keep them at storage charge levels...

Things...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-24-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By rcers
Super fantastic! Awesome work....

Super fantastic! Awesome work....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-21-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 941
Posted By rcers
Fun discussion. I must admit in all the flying I...

Fun discussion. I must admit in all the flying I have done I am amazed at how few mid-air collisions I have seen. In 36 years it is 4 or 5.

The pattern helps the most but nothing, even spotters...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 930
Posted By rcers
Yea as I recall they were a big hassle due to the...

Yea as I recall they were a big hassle due to the rubber bands. :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-19-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 930
Posted By rcers
Wow - brings back many memories! They are a...

Wow - brings back many memories! They are a bugger on the ground and only a touch better in the air. :) But they look cool. Here is mine from back in the day!

MIke
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