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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets Today, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 325
Posted By xmech2k
Funny how manufacturers vary. My old Hobby Lobby...

Funny how manufacturers vary. My old Hobby Lobby (now cloned by Hobby King)F-4D Skyray, Starmax F-35 and my HK F-104 have ridiculously huge intakes, too where I think they act as speed brakes. I...
Forum: UAV / FPV Today, 07:50 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,379
Posted By xmech2k
I haven't searched info from Trappy, but my guess...

I haven't searched info from Trappy, but my guess is he may be laughing on the outside, but on the inside knows he dodged a bullet, and doesn't want to deal with the FAA and the court system again....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 573
Posted By xmech2k
Oh I missed that bit about the power system....

Oh I missed that bit about the power system. Should have gone back and re-read it.

Looks beautiful! Good luck with the maiden.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 01:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 573
Posted By xmech2k
Wow! A beauty! 3S? There's such a huge power jump...

Wow! A beauty! 3S? There's such a huge power jump to 4s.
Forum: UAV / FPV Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,379
Posted By xmech2k
The problem is, you can make all the rulings and...

The problem is, you can make all the rulings and laws you want, but when it's now plug and play, press a button, and you're flying, there are those either ignorant of those rules and why they are...
Forum: UAV / FPV Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,379
Posted By xmech2k
Oh, and if you think it's easy for full scale...

Oh, and if you think it's easy for full scale pilots to see and avoid each other, you don't realize how many mid-airs there are between light planes and even near misses between airliners we don't...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 85,342
Posted By xmech2k
Why is divorce so expensive? Because it's...

Why is divorce so expensive?

Because it's worth it!

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-8RoY2R1e2q8/T-nQ4pRSDDI/AAAAAAAACRY/sW2CUaShTCk/s320/rim+shot.jpg
Forum: UAV / FPV Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,379
Posted By xmech2k
Eddie, I see plenty of videos of people taking...

Eddie, I see plenty of videos of people taking their FPV planes or multi-rotors very high and far, sometimes above a cloud layer. How are they supposed to see a light plane, helicopter, maybe even a...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 325
Posted By xmech2k
Flew what one time? Are you the son of the OP?...

Flew what one time? Are you the son of the OP? Most ARF edf's are snails out of the box. They need some help to fly like a jet!
edit:never mind. I didn't read the beginning of your post in the...
Forum: UAV / FPV Yesterday, 06:46 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,379
Posted By xmech2k
+1 to Nigel's comment. An FPV rc craft is very...

+1 to Nigel's comment. An FPV rc craft is very slow compared to full scale aircraft, so an FPV operator will never see or hear them approaching from the sides or rear. And they'll approach a lot...
Forum: Foamies 04-15-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5,452
Views: 309,695
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! Yeah I wonder about the sanity of it all...

Lol! Yeah I wonder about the sanity of it all sometimes.
Forum: Foamies 04-15-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5,452
Views: 309,695
Posted By xmech2k
This thread should be titled 'who's got building...

This thread should be titled 'who's got building weather?' Y'all would get upset if we socal folks posted every time we had flying weather! Must be frustrating. Sorry you all had such a bad winter...
Forum: Power Systems 04-15-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By xmech2k
Not me. You might not have caught in my first...

Not me. You might not have caught in my first post, when I've seem this it wasn't my planes. I last heard it on another club members rather large Cub. I'll have to pass the info on.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-14-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 400
Posted By xmech2k
Ok. I'm in. This gives me the excuse to build...

Ok. I'm in. This gives me the excuse to build that flat foam XF5U from the Park Pilot magazine plans. I'll start the thread when the foam arrives.
Forum: Power Systems 04-14-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By xmech2k
Thanks guys. Good info. Suppose it's partly due...

Thanks guys. Good info. Suppose it's partly due to the airframe, from what you're saying.
Forum: Power Systems 04-13-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By xmech2k
Thanks guys. I'll have to ask next time I see him.

Thanks guys. I'll have to ask next time I see him.
Forum: Power Systems 04-13-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By xmech2k
What is that twaing noise???

So today I saw another plane that makes a funny noise when the motor is stopped. I don't know exactly how to describe it, but I joked that his plane would fly better if he got the guitar out of it....
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 80,510
Posted By xmech2k
:{ Well, I came in 2nd at our lmr contest this...

:{ Well, I came in 2nd at our lmr contest this morning... First time I didn't win at our club's lmr. Don't think I ever won the one at the other club, where I started participating in lmr flights....
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-12-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 428
Posted By xmech2k
I hate to send you to the manual hogflier, but...

I hate to send you to the manual hogflier, but you might want to verify, I imagine a connection break error is between the charger and the battery you're charging, not the power supplying the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-11-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 325
Posted By xmech2k
Don't crash! :D I think if he's doing flying...

Don't crash! :D I think if he's doing flying wings he'll be fine. But good tips, Hawk.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-11-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 428
Posted By xmech2k
Is that not true? I already asked the poster...

Is that not true? I already asked the poster permission to use it in our club newsletter, and it turns out he found it elsewhere himself. And it was posted to give a new person an idea of how to care...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-10-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 428
Posted By xmech2k
Where was that chart? Here it is. Found it posted...

Where was that chart? Here it is. Found it posted by immelguy over at RCG. Mind you, the voltage is the voltage per cell. If you're going to stay in this hobby, you should really get a volt meter...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-10-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By xmech2k
Ugh! I was PWI: Posting While under the...

Ugh! I was PWI: Posting While under the Influence, of drowsiness! :oops: Sorry Eagle33. If there's nothing wrong with it, I guess I'd still see if it was a recall one, but if it ain't broke...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-10-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 99
Posted By xmech2k
:confused: Why've you been holding out on us,...

:confused: Why've you been holding out on us, Hawk??? ;) I would have grabbed one of those before if I'd known about it. I wound up chancing across a 30A PS for $20 on Craigslist at the right time,...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-10-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By xmech2k
Surely by now you must have heard of their...

Surely by now you must have heard of their legendary service?! What sorry of maintenance does it need? If it was simple and I didn't have some sort of backup maybe I'd do it myself. Also, have you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-10-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 85,342
Posted By xmech2k
Yep. So many people seem mesmerized by the notion...

Yep. So many people seem mesmerized by the notion of getting a camera in the air. People who've never looked twice at rc before. I just don't get it. Look at some of their vids on YouTube. True,...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 04-09-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 194
Posted By xmech2k
Yeah, that's talent! Thanks Chellie & Dennis!

Yeah, that's talent! Thanks Chellie & Dennis!
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-09-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 80,510
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! Not yet!

Lol! Not yet!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-09-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By xmech2k
Oh, forgot to mention. The other thing to speed...

Oh, forgot to mention. The other thing to speed up the process is parallel charging. That's where the 250w charger would be useful.
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-09-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 80,510
Posted By xmech2k
Well honestly I'm not much into gliding except...

Well honestly I'm not much into gliding except during our lmr contests. I love my Radian for those! I'll report on my next victory Saturday!
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