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Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-03-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 386
Posted By maxflyer
There are good reasons more people don't shoot...

There are good reasons more people don't shoot videos, and one of the major ones is that problem of how to do tracking. The perfect system for me has been to mount my GoPro on an old bicycle helmet....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-27-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By maxflyer
Not if done correctly. My method utilizes a large...

Not if done correctly. My method utilizes a large eye hook, tough braided fishing line, some small diameter shrink tubing for padding, and a couple of hooks fashioned from Aluminum extracted from pop...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-26-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By maxflyer
I never walked into an old-time hobby shop with...

I never walked into an old-time hobby shop with great models hanging from the ceiling without coveting a few:
Forum: Beginners 01-11-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By maxflyer
Easy to catch this bug. Harder to get rid of it....

Easy to catch this bug. Harder to get rid of it. Welcome
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-11-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,661
Posted By maxflyer
Heh! Heh! +1 Which one are you going to...

Heh! Heh!

+1

Which one are you going to follow? The one made by congress, or the one drummed up by the FAA?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-09-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By maxflyer
http://superuser.com/questions/418121/what-is-java...

http://superuser.com/questions/418121/what-is-javascript-obfuscation-and-why-is-it-a-threat
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-30-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By maxflyer
I too miss China Hobbyline. Thanks for the...

I too miss China Hobbyline. Thanks for the heads-up.
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 12-25-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,277
Posted By maxflyer
My Tx found a home. These Rx's are still here.

My Tx found a home. These Rx's are still here.
Forum: Foamies 12-20-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By maxflyer
Looks like you just demonstrated the...

Looks like you just demonstrated the bending-retract-wire tendency people with the P-40 are complaining about. Makes me love my local AstroTurf soccer field even more.
Forum: Beginners 12-20-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 811
Posted By maxflyer
Fhhuber mentions a procedure I must use on my...

Fhhuber mentions a procedure I must use on my small 2-stroke powered Experimental. If I just put the nose down with throttle off on base and final the oil injector is not providing any oil to the...
Forum: Foamies 12-18-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By maxflyer
Thanks for that. Should be a bit easier to fly...

Thanks for that. Should be a bit easier to fly than the P-40 which has a higher wing loading.
Forum: Beginners 12-18-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 811
Posted By maxflyer
Slips are tough to master with a model. They are...

Slips are tough to master with a model. They are hard to see and require quick reflexes. The smaller the plane, the more tricky they are. I can do slips in my open cockpit Experimental home-built...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-17-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,028
Posted By maxflyer
Oh you rebel you!

Oh you rebel you!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-15-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,126
Posted By maxflyer
The most non-nonsensical thing about this...

The most non-nonsensical thing about this situation is the stupid $5 fee. We must be talking an amount that is totally irrelevant to the hungry stars-and-stripes monster.

If anyone had asked me, I...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-15-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,484
Posted By maxflyer
It was painful to shell out the big bucks when I...

It was painful to shell out the big bucks when I bought my PL-8 charger and the needed accessories, but it was one of the best hobby purchases I have made.

I have also learned to charge at 1C if...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-15-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,126
Posted By maxflyer
Remember what government is and why it's there....

Remember what government is and why it's there. Gov. is predatory. It's main reason for being is to keep you unmolested while you earn profits that can be taxed. Yes, you believe they are protecting...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-10-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,262
Posted By maxflyer
OMG! Mostly stories of deprivation and wo here....

OMG! Mostly stories of deprivation and wo here. Guess I'll go over to that "other" place.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-27-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By maxflyer
As a pilot, who understands the controls (and if...

As a pilot, who understands the controls (and if you understand CG requirements), you would likely do fine with the FC without a stabilizer. The most important thing would be just to keep your speed...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-25-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By maxflyer
+1 on the Fun Cub. I would rate it as one of the...

+1 on the Fun Cub. I would rate it as one of the most versatile and good-performing models ever made. It can truly go mild-to-wild, handle a variety of power systems and is easily modded and repaired.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-24-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,019
Posted By maxflyer
Sounds enticing. Sounds like "the video that got...

Sounds enticing. Sounds like "the video that got away." Now...if I could just get past the idea of no rudders! Anyone have a B-25 who can show us how they implement rudder control on a bird like this...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-24-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,019
Posted By maxflyer
Great Panorama views. Nicely done. I found myself...

Great Panorama views. Nicely done. I found myself eyeing this one at HK. After flying my Eflight Mossy and finding I get a kick out of hearing those twin props, I thought this one would be great fun...
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 833
Posted By maxflyer
Connection shorts can be a major culprit. Turn on...

Connection shorts can be a major culprit. Turn on the system (with prop removed) and jiggle every bit in the plane. You might be surprised.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-11-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,552
Posted By maxflyer
Lanyu also makes a p-51 that is very...

Lanyu also makes a p-51 that is very scale-looking, with the exception of being a little "tubby." I have watched a friend fly his several times. It seems to have trainer-like handling and will slow...
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 10-09-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,277
Posted By maxflyer
Hitec Receivers for sale - Price Reduced!

This is a single lot of 2.4 ghz Hitec receivers: PRICE REDUCED AGAIN!

3 each Minima 6-ch

1 each Optima 6-ch

3 each Optima 7-ch (including one still brand new in box)

All except the boxed...
Forum: Beginners 09-22-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By maxflyer
You may end up being surprised at being short a...

You may end up being surprised at being short a channel you never expected you'd need. For example, If you get to the point where you have planes with throttle, elevator, rudder, and two aileron...
Forum: WWI Era 09-20-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By maxflyer
Brushed-on artist acrylics are commonly...

Brushed-on artist acrylics are commonly overlooked for model use. Particularly for foam models. Water-thinned acrylic mixes brush on easily and weigh almost nothing. They dry quickly and clean up...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-08-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By maxflyer
Yeah man.....but it's a dry heat

Yeah man.....but it's a dry heat
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-07-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By maxflyer
Ha! Labor Day...and everyone is too lazy to get...

Ha! Labor Day...and everyone is too lazy to get out early, so I have the field to myself. And this time I snapped a photo. Now what flyer wouldn't drool over having THIS situation all to themselves?...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-05-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By maxflyer
Wink Rainy night out West. Still, I got in a few good...

Rainy night out West. Still, I got in a few good flights with my Parkzone Mossy and my E-Flight TaylorCub this morning at the local school AstroTurf soccer field.

These fields are undiscovered...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-13-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,535
Posted By maxflyer
Ok. I watched your video. It's an almost exact...

Ok. I watched your video. It's an almost exact replay of an experience with one of my first foam scratchbuilds. I had very little experience with power setups at this point. I throttled it up on my...
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