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Forum: Humor 12-16-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By xmech2k
:D :rolleyes:

:D :rolleyes:
Forum: Humor 12-16-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By xmech2k
What a thoughtful husband, bringing his wife...

What a thoughtful husband, bringing his wife hunting!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 328
Posted By xmech2k
The Spektrum haters are out there, at least on...

The Spektrum haters are out there, at least on some forums. For whatever reason, and I think mostly it's user error, but they blamed the equipment. Like what I've heard of the early learning curve...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-15-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 67
Posted By xmech2k
It works a while then starts spinning? Check the...

It works a while then starts spinning? Check the motor that runs the rotor that spins left. (Sounds like a tongue twister!) Could be a bad connection, maybe the motor is wearing out, or needs...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-14-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 67
Posted By xmech2k
Well, first welcome to WF. You don't give us much...

Well, first welcome to WF. You don't give us much to go on. Are you flying it far away? That tx doesn't have much range. Are the batteries in the tx good? I also suspect if it's really losing signal,...
Forum: Video Parking lot 12-14-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By xmech2k
This cool Mosquito FPV showed up in my Youtube...

This cool Mosquito FPV showed up in my Youtube recommended video list this morning.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGfQQWOsoB8
Forum: Video Parking lot 12-14-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By xmech2k
Most multi-engine planes don't bother with the...

Most multi-engine planes don't bother with the counter-rotating thing. I think mostly it's because then the operator had to keep twice the spares for props, engines, and some engine parts. I think...
Forum: Video Parking lot 12-13-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By xmech2k
A beauty! Thanks for sharing.

A beauty! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-13-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By xmech2k
Hi net.tirb and welcome to WF. I haven't used one...

Hi net.tirb and welcome to WF. I haven't used one yet, but I think you have to activate a screen for variometer telemetry in your tx before binding with it. Hopefully Andy or another tx expert will...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-12-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 428
Posted By xmech2k
I try to keep aware of who else is in the sky,...

I try to keep aware of who else is in the sky, and knowing many of the club members, their style of flying. I generally either keep out of that airspace or wait for them top land. If there's a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-09-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 127,503
Posted By xmech2k
Nice ones! Where'd you get the Polaris from? It's...

Nice ones! Where'd you get the Polaris from? It's on my bucket list. Looks like a fun one for our club float fly events.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-09-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 622
Posted By xmech2k
What timing... Don't work too hard.

What timing... Don't work too hard.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5,060
Views: 469,294
Posted By xmech2k
Welcome aboard, Darren. You've got the right idea...

Welcome aboard, Darren. You've got the right idea practicing those landings. I've seen guys with fancy stunt planes who can fly all kinds of fancy maneuvers, but when it comes time to land, it gets...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-08-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 988
Posted By xmech2k
LOL! March 2nd is the deadline. You're way ahead...

LOL! March 2nd is the deadline. You're way ahead of the game, though. My plane is still just in my head! Yours and some of the other builds are amazing, and it's shaping up to be some good...
Forum: Humor 12-08-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By xmech2k
LOL! Sad but true...

LOL! Sad but true...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 12-08-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By xmech2k
Hmm... What is this 'in door flying season' you...

Hmm... What is this 'in door flying season' you speak of? :D ;)

But seriously, those are beautiful models. Great work! One of the clubs I'm in actually does do indoor flying once a month, but it's...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-07-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By xmech2k
Sorry to hear that bug is still getting you down,...

Sorry to hear that bug is still getting you down, Chellie. Lots of rest and fluids for you! Hope you feel better soon.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-05-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By xmech2k
Ugh. More to learn about electrons... Stupid...

Ugh. More to learn about electrons... Stupid question: Even if the charger had a low balance discharge, shouldn't it eventually get them to 4.2v, give a warning that it can't keep up with the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-05-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By xmech2k
New battery cell balance question

OK, this makes me feel like a newb again, but gotta ask.

I got a couple of Admiral 6s 5000mAh packs from MotionRC. Got them, and as usual hooked up my battery checker immediately to see what state...
Forum: Foamies 12-05-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 481
Posted By xmech2k
While I think SAFE can be great for raw...

While I think SAFE can be great for raw beginners, I believe there is a downside, too. After reading all the hype for so long, I finally got to experience it first hand when a co-worker decided to...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-04-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,156
Posted By xmech2k
Beautiful! Congrats on a great build.

Beautiful! Congrats on a great build.
Forum: Foamies 12-04-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 481
Posted By xmech2k
Hi upup. First thing is, despite the name and...

Hi upup. First thing is, despite the name and reputation of your plane, it's not a good trainer for RC. Yes, the full scale one is used as a trainer. But that's with a competent instructor sitting...
Forum: Beginners 12-04-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,056
Posted By xmech2k
Sad news. Over at RCG, someone was inquiring and...

Sad news. Over at RCG, someone was inquiring and found HobbyKing has discontinued the Skyray. :(

178619

I'm glad I have mine still, and grabbed another one, which is still in the box, for a...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-02-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,254
Posted By xmech2k
Sorry to hear all the troubles Slowjohn. Nigel...

Sorry to hear all the troubles Slowjohn. Nigel said it best. Wishing for the best for you. Hopefully all the bad stuff is past and you're on the road to recovery. I used to live south of Houston. If...
Forum: Beginners 12-01-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By xmech2k
+1. But since I also saw this as spamming, I...

+1. But since I also saw this as spamming, I didn't bother researching or downloading the software. You're your own worst enemy when using this kind of marketing, at least with this kind of crowd, I...
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-01-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 774
Posted By xmech2k
Congrats Mark. I think you put it all together...

Congrats Mark. I think you put it all together the best, though I really did like all 4 videos. They each had qualities I liked. Good job, all of you.

I've been spending too much on planes for a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-01-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 527
Posted By xmech2k
It just dawned on me. I wonder if UFO sightings...

It just dawned on me. I wonder if UFO sightings are down the same number as drone sightings are up?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-01-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 988
Posted By xmech2k
(Shakes head in amazement.) Another work of art,...

(Shakes head in amazement.) Another work of art, Quorneng. Hope it works well
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-28-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By xmech2k
Great work Crispy. Congrats on a great build and...

Great work Crispy. Congrats on a great build and maiden!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-28-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 199
Posted By xmech2k
JohnnyRC, it will help troubleshoot if we know...

JohnnyRC, it will help troubleshoot if we know exactly what components you used for your upgrade.

Also, I think Gramps2361 got the throttle calibration procedure mixed up. (Don't mean to step on...
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