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Forum: Beginners 10-20-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 68,359
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 10-19-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 683
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, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
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, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
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, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
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, 09:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,200
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, 12:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,200
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, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
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, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,200
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, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
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, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 162,504
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, 03:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
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, 01:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,631
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, 04:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,889
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, 02:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,416
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, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,416
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, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
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, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
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, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 118,891
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, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,302
Posted By Glacier Girl
Here you go.

Here you go.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-30-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
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, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
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, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
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, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
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...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,235
Posted By Glacier Girl
How bout bats? Okay how bout Wiffle Ball bats? ...

How bout bats?
Okay how bout Wiffle Ball bats?

First one was a "What if" thing at one of our fly ins. We all added parts and pieces and that what we ended up with. Used the TLAR (That looks about...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-10-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,302
Posted By Glacier Girl
The late Polks Hobby used to have an adjustable X...

The late Polks Hobby used to have an adjustable X stand.
Best five dollars I ever spent. Snap together wood X frames, plastic center tube, and a pair of plastic tops with a nylon strap on them....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-10-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,150
Posted By Glacier Girl
Yeah R/S is nothing more then a cell phone...

Yeah R/S is nothing more then a cell phone outlet. I don't deal with them anymore, too tired of the "deer in the headlights" look I get when I ask for something in there.

On the other side I got...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-11-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 118,891
Posted By Glacier Girl
How bout a golden oldie foamy. My newest/oldest,...

How bout a golden oldie foamy. My newest/oldest, Multiplex Cargo, done up as a fire bomber. Added electric retracts and made a hopper for a powder...err... dry fire extinguisher material.
Forum: Beginners 11-09-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,829
Posted By Glacier Girl
Lets see if I get it all covered. Okay, if...

Lets see if I get it all covered.

Okay, if you have a V1.1, it doesn't have flaps. So nope you won't be plugging anything into #6 slot on the rx. Oh and before I forget, "gear" is landing gear,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-09-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By Glacier Girl
Yeah pretty ingenious how he did the moving...

Yeah pretty ingenious how he did the moving sticks, the doll just adds to it making it look real. And he spent some serious bucks on all the other equipment.

We are not worthy!

At least I know...
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