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Forum: Foamies 04-21-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By propnut48
My Waco is dead. The top wing decided to go it's...

My Waco is dead. The top wing decided to go it's own way. It is now Trash candy. Dove straight to the ground. Shoved the motor 4" into fuse. Oh well own to the next wreck.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 04-16-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,676
Posted By propnut48
My Dad was also a navigator on B-36 in the early...

My Dad was also a navigator on B-36 in the early to late 50's. Switched to B-52's till 1968 then to aircraft maintenance till his retirement in 1974. He was responsible for the re-engine of the...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 04-14-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,676
Posted By propnut48
Just got one and can't to fly it

Just got one and can't to fly it
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-07-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 80,828
Posted By propnut48
Personally I like the Calypso as it has a full 4...

Personally I like the Calypso as it has a full 4 channel operation which can be converted to 5 with the addition of flaps. Can be bought 4 ways, RTR, TXR,RXR and ARF. Doesn't have as much tail flex...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-05-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By propnut48
It's gone to that big grass field in the...

It's gone to that big grass field in the trashcan. Was flying Ok for about 5 mins then all of a sudden there was no control. Had throttle but no surfaces. Oh well, on to another project. Wasn't fun...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-03-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By propnut48
I have several friends with Spectrum TX's and all...

I have several friends with Spectrum TX's and all have had 1 problem or another. all have had a channel go out, IE: el,al,trl , etc. One the TX module went completely so it had no out put at all....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-02-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By propnut48
One of my biggest peeves is the battery access. ...

One of my biggest peeves is the battery access. Nill, as in can not get a battery in that tiny hole. Had to install one before installing the lower wing. I also added some strapping tape to the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-01-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By propnut48
HP Waco Bipe

Got the HP Waco Bipe and went flying on Sunday. It is very light and lifted off fast. Flew it around a bit to orient myself and trim it out. Only problem I encountered was when I tried to loop it for...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-24-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,676
Posted By propnut48
My dad also started as a bombardier on the B-36's...

My dad also started as a bombardier on the B-36's then moved to B-52's as a navigator / bombardier . My grandpa works at M/D building B-25's. That's where I came to love planes. I'm getting a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-18-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By propnut48
Wish I could but I'm the boss unfortunately.

Wish I could but I'm the boss unfortunately.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-17-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By propnut48
I'm in the same boat too. I have a Sig Cub that...

I'm in the same boat too. I have a Sig Cub that I've been tinkering with since I moved to Cali. in 1978. It's mostly framed and even built the motor box for the E motor instead of the. 25ci it...
Forum: Humor 03-14-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By propnut48
We know we are getting old when we run out to the...

We know we are getting old when we run out to the handle of our u-controls and are winded.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-14-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,029
Posted By propnut48
I started at 12 yrs old. I am now 57. I fell in...

I started at 12 yrs old. I am now 57. I fell in love with planes because my dad was a bombardier on B-36's and B-52's during the mid 50's.we and though the 70's. Started in u-controls and free flight...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-11-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By propnut48
Mine didn't have any problem locking in except it...

Mine didn't have any problem locking in except it just refused to go on my ch 52. 1 shot on the ch21. I don't know if Airtronics will still service the RD6000 anymore. I LOVE that radio alot! I don't...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-11-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By propnut48
Its a trip and takes some getting used to but...

Its a trip and takes some getting used to but draws a crowd because they are not used to seeing an rc plane flown that way. I used to use a 3 foot pole so as to get it up to about mid-body height. If...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By propnut48
I have 4 of the Corona receivers and haven't had...

I have 4 of the Corona receivers and haven't had any problems with them on my ch 21 tx. I tried a castle rx and the same problem with the ch 52 TX. Did the same thing. Blinked once and went dark...
Forum: UAV / FPV 03-08-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,572
Posted By propnut48
Wonder how long it will be before the government...

Wonder how long it will be before the government says all RC planes/copter/quads/etc are classified as uav's. Cameras on planes, etc will probably be banned.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-08-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By propnut48
I also still have a well worn Goldberg buster...

I also still have a well worn Goldberg buster that I've had since 1972. Also have a couple of ringmaster to. Have an Oriental and a Sig Magnum. May electrify one or both of them. May try tethered R/C...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-08-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By propnut48
It's actually a module that you program the...

It's actually a module that you program the elevator. and the flap and motor esc to what you need. I put a YouTube video earlier in this post from a guy in Canada. The bell crank has no physical...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-08-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By propnut48
I've bound it my rd6000 and it works great. The...

I've bound it my rd6000 and it works great. The rd8000 is another story. The LED blinks as if it is half bound. I kind of think that the TX may be losing it. Will probably have to stay with the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By propnut48
Corona receiver issue

I have 2 Airtronics FM 72MHZ radios (RD6000 and a RD8000) and was wondering if anyone has had problems binding them to a Corona RX? The Ch 21 has no problem, linked perfectly, but the Ch 52 will not...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By propnut48
Don't like Spectrum radios. Have seen too many...

Don't like Spectrum radios. Have seen too many guys have too many issues with them. I prefer Airtronics and Tactic. Both have small RX's but don't want a RX in the plane.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By propnut48
Looking for the programmable module that powers...

Looking for the programmable module that powers servos and the esc. The bellcrank moves a dash pot that moves the control surfaces instead of rod that is connected directly to the surfaces. Basically...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By propnut48
Electric control line planes

Was wondering if any one else is into electric control line also. Saw a guy in Canada (eh) that had an all electric control plane that the bellcrank controlled the flaps, elevator and throttle. It...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-05-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By propnut48
It is REALLY slow in respond. That's stock out of...

It is REALLY slow in respond. That's stock out of the box though. If given rudder input with no elev. it just laughs at you. I replaced the horn and it is a little better. Still needs elev. to make...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-04-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By propnut48
Hobby people Century glider

Has anyone tried the H/P century glider yet? I bought one on sale to teach my grand son to fly and it was really slow on the controls. I rearranged the horns on the elev. and rudder to get a little...
Forum: Foamies 03-03-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,765
Posted By propnut48
Was looking at the front view pic you have and it...

Was looking at the front view pic you have and it looks like it does have a very slight twist in the right wing if the ailerons are both equal to the trailing edge.You may be able to reform it with a...
Forum: UAV / FPV 02-28-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,572
Posted By propnut48
Yep. I fly with a guy that does the Autoclub...

Yep. I fly with a guy that does the Autoclub speed way with a quad copter, FPV, and he is always flying around the neighborhood and has no problems at all. No one has ever called the cops on him. I...
Forum: UAV / FPV 02-28-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,572
Posted By propnut48
May get to the point where the FAA will ban...

May get to the point where the FAA will ban FPV's. I have several police officers and they want to use Quads to monitor actions on a call and the city won't alolow them to use them as they are...
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,192
Posted By propnut48
Love the GWS SS! Have had one for about 2 yrs and...

Love the GWS SS! Have had one for about 2 yrs and added ailerons to it and set it up with a mix on the rudder and ailerons to turn sharper. It is the one with the brushed motor and flies better then...
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