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Forum: Beginners 12-04-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By LA Ming
Hi G-man! Congrats on your flight and...

Hi G-man!

Congrats on your flight and welcome to these forums!

I'm a newbie too... I live in eastern OK. What part of OK you from? There's a good group of R/C guys over my way. Having an...
Forum: Beginners 12-03-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
hoghead to the rescue again! Pointed me to the...

hoghead to the rescue again! Pointed me to the pg 39 and pg 40 of the manual and sure 'nuf, there were the instructions on how to adjust the installed rachet!

I now have the rachet...
Forum: Beginners 12-02-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Didn't start out to buy as much radio as I did......

Didn't start out to buy as much radio as I did... but the radio I wanted (DX7s) was not available at the online dealer I was doing business with.

hoghead:

I don't know. The only thing in the...
Forum: Beginners 12-02-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
My new toys arrived today! First...

My new toys arrived today!

First impressions:

* The DX8 looks... well... "complicated". ???? Gonna' have to spend a BUNCH of time in the Owners Manual on this one.

* I ordered the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-02-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,613
Posted By LA Ming
Ooo! Oooo! Now I get to play in this thread! ...

Ooo! Oooo! Now I get to play in this thread!

Fed Ex delivered today:

* My new DX8 tx system.

* My new Parkzone T-28 BNF to use as my first aileron airplane.

Yay for me!
Forum: Beginners 11-27-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Hi 'ya Hawk! Thanks much for the links and...

Hi 'ya Hawk!

Thanks much for the links and telling me about a new enabling site!

Too late, though! I pulled the trigger about 8:40 PM CST... see above!
Forum: Beginners 11-27-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Too late Beemerider! Done done it!!! Thanks...

Too late Beemerider! Done done it!!!

Thanks anyway.
Forum: Beginners 11-27-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Well... for better or for worse... I now have a...

Well... for better or for worse... I now have a Spektrum DX8 and T-28 BNF on their way to me!

Found a source that claimed both items were IN STOCK. So... took a chance. During a chat session...
Forum: Beginners 11-27-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
The T-28 I can find. Every one's out of the...

The T-28 I can find. Every one's out of the Spektrum radios I was interested in. (DX7s prefered, DX8 if a very good price.)
Forum: Beginners 11-27-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Backorders suck. :( Was ready to pull the...

Backorders suck. :(

Was ready to pull the trigger. Still considering options.
Forum: Beginners 11-26-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Marc: Not my intention to do anything...

Marc:

Not my intention to do anything outside the bounds nor create issues. Posts edited, there are other places to fly.
Forum: Beginners 11-25-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Ka-CHING!! Sold some more stuff! Sooo... ...

Ka-CHING!! Sold some more stuff!

Sooo...

Sent an email to my LHS seeing what kind of dealer incentives/promos/etc he has going on the stuff I'm interested in. Would like to purchase from him...
Forum: Beginners 11-25-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Hi Hawk! "One of these days" it would be...

Hi Hawk!

"One of these days" it would be cool to do such a conversion with my Super Cub. However... right now I've got the burn to have a new radio and new airplane... surely you know how that...
Forum: Beginners 11-25-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Good point on the hi-viz thing. Will make mental...

Good point on the hi-viz thing. Will make mental note of that.

Fret thou not: It will BE a while before the "Viet Nam" version" of a T-28 appears from me IF it ever appears! Shucks... I've...
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Thanks AEAJR for your reply. Makes sense. ...

Thanks AEAJR for your reply. Makes sense.

Thanks to xmech2k for the paint input. You're right... whatever is used will likely have to be solvent free. (Or it could melt the foam.)

Also thanks...
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Hi Dennis V: I think my "newbie" status is...

Hi Dennis V:

I think my "newbie" status is showing. What I hoped for was to limit the THROW digitally, not actually slow down the servo response. Is this not an option? (I thought "dual rates"...
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
The only thing constant in this roller coaster...

The only thing constant in this roller coaster I've been riding is CHANGE!!!!

Was pushin' the pencil and double checking the prices of the T-28 and noticed something very interesting:

As...
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Thanks for the input xmech2k! Was just hoping it...

Thanks for the input xmech2k! Was just hoping it wasn't too heavy, too small, not enough range, etc!

Gonna' wait until after the flying session tomorrow to make a final decision on the radio....
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Thanks for the input, AEAJR. How's the...

Thanks for the input, AEAJR.

How's the "built in antenna" working out?

This here's a big decision, 'ya know!
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Dennis: Understood on the tx/rx must be...

Dennis:

Understood on the tx/rx must be compatible. The Futaba I linked comes with this receiver:

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXBPKN&P=V

I trust it would be okay to...
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Hi again! Had a chance to stop by the...

Hi again!

Had a chance to stop by the regional Hobbytown on my home from work to have a "look see" at today's radios. (I've known the owner forever and have purchased a lot of toys off him over...
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By LA Ming
That Ares Gamma 370 looks like an excellent...

That Ares Gamma 370 looks like an excellent "upgradable" intro plane! Wish it was around when I purchased my Super Cub a couple years or so ago.
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,439
Posted By LA Ming
Way to go Whiskers! I'm a newbie too......

Way to go Whiskers!

I'm a newbie too... about 12 flights on my HZ Super Cub so far. It's fun, isn't it?
Forum: Beginners 11-23-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Hope all of you had a great Thanksgiving! We did....

Hope all of you had a great Thanksgiving! We did. Daughter n' her boyfriend and our grand daughter were over... wife outdid herself on the meal n' trimmin's! Life is good!

Well... after the...
Forum: Beginners 11-22-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By LA Ming
RealFlight has a "Basic" package. No "whistles...

RealFlight has a "Basic" package. No "whistles and bells", so to speak, just solid simulation performance. Here's a link:

http://www.realflight.com/basic.html

I had Rea lFlight G4 last time...
Forum: Beginners 11-22-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By LA Ming
From one newbie to the other: Welcome! ...

From one newbie to the other: Welcome!

Friendly place and very knowledgable!

Best of luck to you in your R/C adventure.
Forum: Beginners 11-22-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
xmech2k: Guess it would be hard to go...

xmech2k:

Guess it would be hard to go "wrong" staying with a good brand of radio. Still trying to weigh the pros/cons of going with a Spektrum system.

phillipmorris:

Yup, the T-28 is at...
Forum: Beginners 11-21-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Thanks AEAJR. I also note that if I do...

Thanks AEAJR.

I also note that if I do indeed go with Hobbyzone/Parkzone BNF airplanes, I could step into a DX7s for $249 because of not needing a receiver.

I am also taking a look at these...
Forum: Beginners 11-21-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Thanks for all the new "welcome to the asylum"...

Thanks for all the new "welcome to the asylum" posts!

Yup... the Super Cub is indeed a lil' doozie. I do hope it takes me right up to being ready for an airleron plane.

Been pitchin' some...
Forum: Beginners 11-20-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,670
Posted By LA Ming
Thanks for the welcome Nitro Blast. I saw...

Thanks for the welcome Nitro Blast.

I saw your nickname and the first thing I thought about was the Fox "Blast" glow fuel I use to use back in my control line combat days. Fox "Blast" was 50%...
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