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Forum: Beginners 01-18-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By firemanbill
Very true, my son and I were the first two of the...

Very true, my son and I were the first two of the first electric flyers in our club and the only ones to fly electric only.

It took a while to warm so guys over but when I built a 1/5th scale Waco...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-18-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By firemanbill
Have to be on separate channels like Dereck said....

Have to be on separate channels like Dereck said. on spekkies it's Aileron and Aux1, then you have to tell the transmitter the proper wing type. And yeah, flaps down spoilers up.
Forum: Humor 01-06-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 676
Posted By firemanbill
No it's ok... for now. All of my responses would...

No it's ok... for now. All of my responses would have made me have to close it though! LOL!:p>:oops:
Forum: Humor 01-05-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 676
Posted By firemanbill
every day our country sounds more and more like a...

every day our country sounds more and more like a bad Monty Python script.:(
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-05-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By firemanbill
I had 2 different Beast's. Neither one of them...

I had 2 different Beast's. Neither one of them ever flew really well.

My favorite now is the B-17. Just a sweet plane to fly, even in the wind. I was flying it backwards this past weekend at a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-18-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,684
Posted By firemanbill
OK here ya go Don. Got the 109 out a bit this...

OK here ya go Don. Got the 109 out a bit this afternoon and it flies really well too.

Hard to believe I got all this for under $100!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,112
Posted By firemanbill
I still say it is not the money, it is the...

I still say it is not the money, it is the principal...

having to register like a sex offender is just offensive to me. Especially when as an AMA member everything they want done is already being...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-14-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,475
Posted By firemanbill
Thanks Don.:)

Thanks Don.:)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-02-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,338
Posted By firemanbill
This is awesome, I feel like I can breathe again...

This is awesome, I feel like I can breathe again after having a cold...:D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-01-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,338
Posted By firemanbill
Nicely worded.

Nicely worded.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-30-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,338
Posted By firemanbill
Thanks Jerry, That means a lot to me.:)

Thanks Jerry, That means a lot to me.:)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-29-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,338
Posted By firemanbill
Git 'm GG!

Git 'm GG!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-25-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By firemanbill
We flew his off grass. Not the easiest but we try...

We flew his off grass. Not the easiest but we try to keep the field cut pretty short.

It is an easy hand launch too if you have a helper. Just power up and give it a gentle toss forward. We did...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,338
Posted By firemanbill
Thanks guys, we have worked very hard at keeping...

Thanks guys, we have worked very hard at keeping this site running with minimal support, and that is putting it nicely.

Don is the key to keeping it all together and has the full support of the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-19-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By firemanbill
Ok that's enough... thanks for playing!

Ok that's enough... thanks for playing!
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 11-13-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By firemanbill
Best tool you can have for receiver batteries... ...

Best tool you can have for receiver batteries...

http://www.horizonhobby.com/digital-variable-load-voltmeter-han171

Voltage load tester. I wouldn't trust a Nimh that is over a couple seasons...
Forum: Beginners 11-12-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,112
Posted By firemanbill
Yes, I remember some pretty cold days and even a...

Yes, I remember some pretty cold days and even a light snow in January. You and my oldest Son would be about the same age then. He was born just before the war started.
Forum: Beginners 11-12-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,112
Posted By firemanbill
I spent 9 months in a little place called Tabuk...

I spent 9 months in a little place called Tabuk back during the first Gulf War.


Hope you can get you a trainer and get on the right track. We are all here to help so don't hesitate to ask!:)
Forum: Beginners 11-12-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,112
Posted By firemanbill
Yeah so if your elevator is not moving up and...

Yeah so if your elevator is not moving up and down with stick movement you either have it plugged into the wrong channel on the Reciever, a bad servo, or the radio set up wrong.

Whatever the issue...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-09-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By firemanbill
As both he and I are to you too Steve. Thanks

As both he and I are to you too Steve. Thanks
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-09-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,532
Posted By firemanbill
We have a cell tower just behind our field also....

We have a cell tower just behind our field also. It is in the lower right corner of the attached pic.

I haven't had any issues on my Futaba equipped planes. My DSMX 9303 has had a couple of...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-09-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By firemanbill
Yeah it really is Don. You guys have known him...

Yeah it really is Don. You guys have known him since he was just a kid, You and my other SEFF and R/C buddies have been able to watch him grow and turn into the man that he is. And all of you can...
Forum: Foamies 11-07-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By firemanbill
I have always had good luck with flite motors but...

I have always had good luck with flite motors but like Fhhuber says anything that gets misused won't last long.

That being said I think they are overpriced and there are some cheaper options that...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 11-05-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By firemanbill
You could use this and have the esc still power...

You could use this and have the esc still power the rx. When plug is pulled motor is disarmed.

Easy enough to make one yourself too.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-01-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 197,061
Posted By firemanbill
Thumbs up Looking good Stevie!

Looking good Stevie!
Forum: Multi-Rotors 10-20-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,102
Posted By firemanbill
I have read and re read the AMA statement and...

I have read and re read the AMA statement and cant help but think they are on board with this. It sounds like they are continuing to push the Community based organization (them) to govern this.
...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 09-25-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,388
Posted By firemanbill
Nice Steve!:D

Nice Steve!:D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-16-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,016
Posted By firemanbill
Not rushing things fellas, but I gotta put ideas...

Not rushing things fellas, but I gotta put ideas in Santa's (my wife) head as soon as possible! lol

I'll be enjoying these massively awesome fall days as long as possible as well.

I got a...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-11-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By firemanbill
Remember...

14 years ago today our world changed. Whether you are an American, or any nationality that honors peace and freedom, you were hurt by this.


God Bless America and our friends. May we be forever...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-25-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By firemanbill
That he is Steve. You and a lot of other fellow...

That he is Steve. You and a lot of other fellow flyers had a lot more to do with his growing up than you might think. Thanks for being who you are and contributing to his growth at SEFF.
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