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Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-19-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By Bill Gibson
E-Flite 280 P-51!

Did the maiden Saturday, it was kinda wallowing all over the sky, nose pitching up bad! Took it home, moved the battery pack forward 1/2", tweaked and checked a couple of other things......took it...
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-18-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By Bill Gibson
99.00 pz archer

Took 'er up for the first time Sunday.....what a GREAT lil airplane! No bad habits, should have gotten one of these long ago, but for 99 bucks...WHAT A DEAL!:):)!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-20-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,815
Views: 108,285
Posted By Bill Gibson
Oh.....i got an E-flite UMX Pitts awhile...

Oh.....i got an E-flite UMX Pitts awhile ago...liked it so much....GOTANOTHER ONE!! Maidened my PZ Wildcat Parkflyer this morning.....WHATTA GREAT FLYER!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-20-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,815
Views: 108,285
Posted By Bill Gibson
Those were the BEST memories of my youth....the...

Those were the BEST memories of my youth....the HOURS i spent building U/C planes..1/2A, .15, .35 powered....Dukes fuel, MISSLE MIST!
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-29-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By Bill Gibson
AWESOME!

The Pitts is THAT GOOD! I cant think of anything i dont like about it!!! I immediately put my BEAST up right after i landed the Pitts, and here is what i found as a BELOW average Sport flyer;
The...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Bill Gibson
This heli is AMAZING! As I continue to try to...

This heli is AMAZING! As I continue to try to improve my skills with some sucess i might add, there are still those little wrecks that occur as i slowly progress...yesterday, while practicing in the...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By Bill Gibson
I goofed Saturday...started flying other stuff...

I goofed Saturday...started flying other stuff first, then when i got ready to maiden the Pitts, the wind kicked up and that was that! Ill try again this Saturday or Sunday......DANG IT!!
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-12-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By Bill Gibson
:oops::Q:Q Thanks man! Swear to GOD, I USED to be...

:oops::Q:Q Thanks man! Swear to GOD, I USED to be at least a decent speller, but ive got this A.D.D. thing going on thats driving me NUTS! Yeah, i get ya on the Quad thing!!!!:rolleyes::)
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-12-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By Bill Gibson
Being a bit of an old guy so to speak, having...

Being a bit of an old guy so to speak, having flown nitro planes and helis in the 80s,90s, and early 2000s...the first thing i learned when i got into electric stuff a couple of years ago, is that it...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-11-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By Bill Gibson
YEP! Head speed, rotor speed are just another way...

YEP! Head speed, rotor speed are just another way to say it...as it is ALL about RPM!:) Full size pilots refer to "pitch is power", especially in turbine helis, as turbines are "wicked up" to 98+%...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-10-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By Bill Gibson
I GOT MINE!! What a nice lookin machine!!:):)...

I GOT MINE!! What a nice lookin machine!!:):) Feels pretty stout too......I think i will address the LG into the bottom of the wing issue first thing....maybe a tiny piece of thin foam tape between...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-10-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By Bill Gibson
Im by no means an expert in this part, but pitch...

Im by no means an expert in this part, but pitch and power dont have to be proportional to each other thanks to computer radios.....you can set up throttle/ pitch "curves" where the pitch can be set...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-10-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By Bill Gibson
Many years ago i messed around with .30 sized CP...

Many years ago i messed around with .30 sized CP nitro helis..Kyosho Concept 30 DX, Shuttle ZX, and a Nexus....there were also FP nitro helis at the time, and it was no contest when it came to...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-08-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Bill Gibson
Yeah!! I really do have Such great time with this...

Yeah!! I really do have Such great time with this stuff.....its my THERAPY!!
Beats the heck out of gettin hooked on OXYS!:rolleyes::D
But, im STILL waitin for my Pitts to get here.....so i AM just...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-08-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Bill Gibson
John, that is a TOUGH ONE!????:)There's not one...

John, that is a TOUGH ONE!????:)There's not one that i dont like, but.......
Yak 54, Sbach, Beast....any of those 3 because the AS3X makes them so predictable to fly and do stupid things with, even...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-08-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Bill Gibson
Thanks Man!:) Sorry to hear about your mishap!! I...

Thanks Man!:) Sorry to hear about your mishap!! I am amazed at the wrecks ive had with mine and its still in one piece! Pizzano, if you read this, i just replaced the tail rotor motor, and the...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 06-08-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By Bill Gibson
Barry,welcome to the INSANITY! LOTS of great...

Barry,welcome to the INSANITY! LOTS of great people on this forum that enjoy helping each other out...they have been a HUGH help to me as my adventure continues in this hobby! Im not a full scale...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-08-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Bill Gibson
Thanks Chellie! How ya doin? Hope yer flyin yer...

Thanks Chellie! How ya doin? Hope yer flyin yer tail off!:)

Siberianhusky, thanks for the tips! MAN! You are RIGHT ON about a little bit a wind! When i flew yesterday morning, the conditions were...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-07-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Bill Gibson
PERFECT A.M. flying!

0-2 MPH winds, what a GREAT time to fly micro stuff! Up went the PZ T-28, PZ 1rst version P-51, Eflite Yak 54, and a coupla Blade SR 120 Helis.....sure am glad the grass was SOFT!:rolleyes::)
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-07-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Bill Gibson
Thanks pizzano! On the first SR i got, after...

Thanks pizzano! On the first SR i got, after about 10-12 batteries, i had to replace the tailrotor motor as it quit all together, and it "handled" much better....i may need to do the same thing to...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-07-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Bill Gibson
Blade SR 120, 2nd heli!

I picked up a coupla used ones on E-bay, as i wanted something a little larger than my MSR, which i still have fun flyin, but, i was wondering......im just starting to attempt some forward flying...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-04-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By Bill Gibson
Welp, none of my LHS around here seem to have an...

Welp, none of my LHS around here seem to have an interest in getting me a Pitts, so i just ordered one online.......its a shame.....somebody in a brick and mortar building just lost an EASY sale!
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By Bill Gibson
This all great stuff......! About the battery...

This all great stuff......! About the battery deal, my Yak 54 came with a 45C battery, and i tried it in my Sbach, which came with a 20 or 25C pack, and i could tell a very noticeable difference in...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-01-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By Bill Gibson
THANKS GUYS for the mini reviews! Well.......its...

THANKS GUYS for the mini reviews! Well.......its settled......I GOTTA GET ONE!
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 05-31-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By Bill Gibson
EXCELLENT!! Cant wait to hear ALL about yer...

EXCELLENT!! Cant wait to hear ALL about yer maiden!!:) hope its a good one, and you have a BALL with it! Sure is a nice lookin ship!
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 05-31-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By Bill Gibson
I want one!!

MAN! That new E-flite S1S Pitts Special looks SWEET!! Cant wait for someone on here to get one and tell us ALL ABOUT IT! They havent shown up around here yet at the local Hobby...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 05-23-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,356
Posted By Bill Gibson
JPF, a hobby shop here was clearing out some PZ...

JPF, a hobby shop here was clearing out some PZ stuff awhile back, and i picked up 26M fuse,tail feathers, and i think i got a wing also....and an E-Flite 180 motor, so......i gotta do this!! may i...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 05-21-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By Bill Gibson
Piper, so sorry to hear that you are having such...

Piper, so sorry to hear that you are having such a hard time with your Sbach......man, i would seriously be trying to get your RX/TX problem rectified before you fly it again...! Your due for a good...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 05-11-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By Bill Gibson
Great video GBL! Hope it didnt get hurt too bad!...

Great video GBL! Hope it didnt get hurt too bad! I took mine out the other day and did some more tweakin, and its gettin better every time.....its really a fun plane!:)
Forum: ParkFlyers 05-11-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Bill Gibson
Sure appreciate all the help! I think ive got a...

Sure appreciate all the help! I think ive got a 9X5 and a 9X6 prop, so ill give it a GO!:) How about throw rates and expo set ups for a maiden....any suggestions?
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