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Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-19-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 111,326
Posted By propnut48
I have the same plane and doing a knife edge...

I have the same plane and doing a knife edge takes a bit of ailerons to keep it straight. I removed the stock ailerons and installed 25% larger one and it snaps alot better. Also put a bit of carbon...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-06-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 35,694
Posted By propnut48
Will need to take another pic of it. I deleted it...

Will need to take another pic of it. I deleted it to make room for new pics. My SD card was full.
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-01-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 35,694
Posted By propnut48
I just bought this plane from a guy who's brother...

I just bought this plane from a guy who's brother died and is built and ready to cover. Got it for $20. What a deal! The Astro hog
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 111,326
Posted By propnut48
Lots of swapmeets out here for sure. Even alot of...

Lots of swapmeets out here for sure. Even alot of swapmeets for RC stuff. wish there was more control line events though. Whittier Narrows is the only place close to me.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 111,326
Posted By propnut48
Yea, I bought 12 kits and complete planes from a...

Yea, I bought 12 kits and complete planes from a guys wife after he had died and paid 375 for all of them and took them to the swapmeet and made about $1100 profit. Lots of bipes. He had several BIG...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 5,298
Posted By propnut48
For some reason I couldn't pull up the video. But...

For some reason I couldn't pull up the video. But ,yea , the guy was saved by an FPV flyer and probably would have died. So not all FPV is bad.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-23-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 111,326
Posted By propnut48
I work out at the long beach swap meet and a guy...

I work out at the long beach swap meet and a guy had an Easy soar , unopened in the original box for $10. Needless to say it came home with me and I built it and installed a B/L mtr and flew it at...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 5,298
Posted By propnut48
And I don't even fly FPV but I have to be sad for...

And I don't even fly FPV but I have to be sad for the guys I fly with. One of the guys has a 6 motor copter and has about $4000 so far in it. He would be hurting if he had to shelve it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 5,298
Posted By propnut48
I have alot of guys that I fly with and this will...

I have alot of guys that I fly with and this will crimp their style in a bad way. This is off the AMA site.


2. Do you enjoy flying First Person View?

Even operating under AMA’s guidelines and...
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 07-19-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By propnut48
I just picked one up. Putting it together was a...

I just picked one up. Putting it together was a cinch. Using the TTX650 so programming it as they recommend in the instructions was a breeze. Went to the park and tossed it and WOW! I have a new...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 5,298
Posted By propnut48
I was talking with a buddy that does FPV and his...

I was talking with a buddy that does FPV and his rig has to be updated every month with parameters set by the manufacturer. It has a program that won't allow it fly over airports and certain housing...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 5,298
Posted By propnut48
Kinda feel sorry for those guys though. Whats the...

Kinda feel sorry for those guys though. Whats the use of shooting a video and not being able to put it out there for others to see. That's the whole reason we attach cameras on our planes and quads....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 5,298
Posted By propnut48
I'm sure ( and hope for their sake) they will...

I'm sure ( and hope for their sake) they will follow suit soon as it may severely cut into their livelihood. It may cause small mom and pop shops to close down if there isn't any customers anymore....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 5,298
Posted By propnut48
A case of the another two face politician. I...

A case of the another two face politician. I wonder what the film industry does when they want to shoot a movie using the "drones" as they are called? They are more of an unmanned camera platform not...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 5,298
Posted By propnut48
Anyone seen this yet? ...

Anyone seen this yet?

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/newsPage.asp
Forum: Beginners 07-16-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 797
Posted By propnut48
Hobby People and you are correct. My Regular Slow...

Hobby People and you are correct. My Regular Slow Stick doesn't have any noticeable down but my micro slow stick has about 10 deg down but no right. I know it is not a flat bottom but an undercamber...
Forum: Beginners 07-16-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 797
Posted By propnut48
One thing was just thinking about is have you...

One thing was just thinking about is have you range checked the radio. Carbon fiber has a tendency to block the signal and cause a glitch. It is kriptonite to a 2.4ghz radio. You may be losing the...
Forum: Beginners 07-16-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 797
Posted By propnut48
On the slow stick, one thing I have found is not...

On the slow stick, one thing I have found is not to over control the throws, meaning not too much deflection on the rudder and elevator. Doesn't need much. Use dual rates if you have them. Also...
Forum: Beginners 07-15-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 797
Posted By propnut48
The SS has no offset thrust built into the mount...

The SS has no offset thrust built into the mount so if you have mixing on your TX you can mix a bit of rudder or aileron, but not too much, to the throttle as well as some elevator too. Some flat...
Forum: Beginners 07-15-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 797
Posted By propnut48
I also installed ailerons on my SS and they were...

I also installed ailerons on my SS and they were almost useless until I mixed a bit of rudder in to it too. Mine loves to fly inverted and alot of guys couldn't believe it would. I have the mini...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-13-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By propnut48
That's exactly what I had in mind! I flew my...

That's exactly what I had in mind! I flew my duraplane into the ground (literally and figuratively) I tried everything to kill it. The wing was indestructible as it had a aluminum spar and epp foam...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-12-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By propnut48
I still have the Fan unit out of an F-15 from...

I still have the Fan unit out of an F-15 from Hobby People and my try to utilize it in a hack pipe plane kind of like the V-1 bomb setup with the EDF strapped on top of the fuse.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-11-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By propnut48
Hummmmm. Interesting

Hummmmm. Interesting
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-11-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By propnut48
My time on this post is done. I will not Reply to...

My time on this post is done. I will not Reply to it any more as I don't seem to have all the knowledge others have. See YA
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-11-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By propnut48
hope this works

hope this works
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By propnut48
Duraplane had a great trainer that was made from...

Duraplane had a great trainer that was made from a 2" pvc downspout tube that can be had from Home Depot for about $10/8' length. I am in the process of making a sudo SE5-A from a length of it. It...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-11-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By propnut48
Look at .36 to 1.35 sec. ...

Look at .36 to 1.35 sec.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYs815t4knQ
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-10-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By propnut48
First off, I DID NOT do this post for the purpose...

First off, I DID NOT do this post for the purpose of "PURPOSEFUL TROLLING". I have been in the sport for 45 yrs and try to be responsible as possible. I resent you saying that as I have not only...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-10-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By propnut48
Off subject a bit , but does anyone know how to...

Off subject a bit , but does anyone know how to turn off the email notices I get letting me know that something is posted on a topic i'm into?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-09-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By propnut48
I can see gas models in a park but not the E...

I can see gas models in a park but not the E power ones. my micros are very quiet.

These could be used for corporate spying as some of the gov. agency's have been testing ultra-micro drones as...
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