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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-16-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Heli Jim
I'm just guessing but did you mix aileron and...

I'm just guessing but did you mix aileron and rudder together?

If you sere able, you could plug the rudder servo into the aileron socket
but I don't think you can do that here.
Forum: Multi-Rotors 02-05-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,309
Posted By Heli Jim
You have to be careful with adjusting the...

You have to be careful with adjusting the throttle
trim. It doesn't like to link up if the trim is up too high.

For the most part, it should be at the bottom of the
range for throttle trim and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-01-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,259
Posted By Heli Jim
Back when I flew glow engines, I built one of...

Back when I flew glow engines, I built one of these.
I had a SuperTiger .46 up front and I entered it in
a couple of "Sport Scale" events. I even won a
trophy once. I loved that plane., It...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 01-25-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By Heli Jim
Curtis Youngblood Collective Quad heli

OK, so check out this new heli from Curtis Youngblood.

A quad with collective. Basically it looks like 4 tailrotors but
really a much nicer build. Outstanding!!
...
Forum: Beginners 01-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By Heli Jim
cg stnds for center of gravity. It is where the...

cg stnds for center of gravity.
It is where the plane should balance with all the gear (radio, batteries) in it.

If it's out of balance, it won't fly right.
Forum: Beginners - Helis 01-17-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By Heli Jim
Hi Barry New members always welcome around...

Hi Barry

New members always welcome around here


Enjoy!!
Forum: Standard & Large E-Heli Talk 01-16-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Heli Jim
Digital servos react faster to input and most...

Digital servos react faster to input and most gyros need a digital servo
to do the job of keeping the tail in place. If you read the specs on most gyros
they want you to have a good digital tail...
Forum: Standard & Large E-Heli Talk 01-15-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Heli Jim
for MOST T-rex clones and regular T-rex helis,...

for MOST T-rex clones and regular T-rex helis, you will need four servos.

Three for the cyclic control on the swashplate and one more for the tail
rotor. It's really best if you buy a good...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-11-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 664
Posted By Heli Jim
If your radio supports it, just mix the control...

If your radio supports it, just mix the control for the camera with the Ailerons.
You might have to reverse the direction on the camera but that's no biggie.
Forum: Beginners 01-04-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Heli Jim
Hi Frank. Glad to have you on board. ...

Hi Frank.

Glad to have you on board. You'll find us to be
a friendly and helpful group of people.
Forum: Beginners - Helis 12-20-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By Heli Jim
Blades are probably the most frequent...

Blades are probably the most frequent replacement....both main and tail
the is a little rod between the lmain blade holder called a spindle (of feathering
shaft) that sometimes bends, too.

Other...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 12-19-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Heli Jim
The tail has no bearing on flight it just...

The tail has no bearing on flight it just provides orientation.

I do like the boom town tail, however.

No other mods to make it easier to fly.....sorry.

I would reccomend that you balance...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 11-24-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Heli Jim
Sounds like tail rotor blades aren't balanced to...

Sounds like tail rotor blades aren't balanced to me.
It could be a bent tail rotor shaft too. Alwo check the
feathering shaft on the main rotor.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-21-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Heli Jim
Does the motor cut out if you just hover at about...

Does the motor cut out if you just hover at about three feet?

I can not think of a reason that the motor would cut out at 15 feet
other than a weak battery. Only one of the two cells need be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-21-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Heli Jim
It sounds like the swashplate is too high. I...

It sounds like the swashplate is too high.
I suspect something didn't get put back exactly as it was before
when you changed the main gear.

check to make sure you have zero pitch at mid stick...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 11-05-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Heli Jim
You can replace one rotor blade if it breaks, but...

You can replace one rotor blade if it breaks, but you need to make sure
that the PAIR of blades are balanced. take both blades (off the heli) and
screw them together. Then balance them on the...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 10-28-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
For Sale Mini Albatros
Views: 379
Posted By Heli Jim
Sold!!! Check received---will ship shortly.

Sold!!!

Check received---will ship shortly.
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 10-22-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
For Sale Mini Albatros
Views: 379
Posted By Heli Jim
Yes, I still have it Are you still tempted??...

Yes, I still have it

Are you still tempted??

If you are, PM me and we'll work out the deal.

jim
Forum: Humor 10-10-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Heli Jim
I think so........

I think so........
Forum: Batteries and Chargers Forsale/WTB 10-07-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Heli Jim
I'm open to REASONABLE offers..... I would...

I'm open to REASONABLE offers.....

I would prefer to sell everything as one package but
I could split it up if that would spur some interest.
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 10-07-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
For Sale Mini Albatros
Views: 379
Posted By Heli Jim
OK--$40 INCLUDING shipping. Any takers?

OK--$40 INCLUDING shipping.

Any takers?
Forum: Batteries and Chargers Forsale/WTB 10-05-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Heli Jim
Charger, power supply, adapters, and LiPo;s

I have for sale, one FMA Cell-Pro 4 charger with two adapter boards--one for
E-flite batteries, one for Thunder Power batteries, and the extention cord for
RevoLectrics 3-cell LiPo's.

I also...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 10-05-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
For Sale Mini Albatros
Views: 379
Posted By Heli Jim
Mini Albatros

I have for sale, a mini Albatros Transmitter ready.

This was given to me and I have no desire to fly it as I would
have to buy a transmitter module to make it work. However,
if you have one of...
Forum: Humor 09-03-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Heli Jim
And yet another blonde joke.....

Another Blonde Joke

This is the story:......A poor blonde flying in a two-seater airplane
when the pilot has a heart attack and dies. The blonde
frantically makes a May Day distress call.
“May...
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 08-08-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Wanted Want to buy!!
Views: 306
Posted By Heli Jim
Your DX6i will bind up just fine with that plane ...

Your DX6i will bind up just fine with that plane
I had one and I use the 6i and it worked just fine.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-04-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By Heli Jim
If you have to add weight to the front (nose) of...

If you have to add weight to the front (nose) of the plane, you
want to put it as far forward as you can. The best place would
probably be inside the cowl. The farther forward, the
less weight...
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Heli Jim
Isn't that fun to be able to fly close by? I fly...

Isn't that fun to be able to fly close by? I fly little
helicopters and I can just run out in front of my house
and have a flight or two when ever the wind is low.

I much prefer that to packing...
Forum: Humor 07-06-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Heli Jim
Oh yeah! Time to go now.

Oh yeah! Time to go now.
Forum: Beginners 07-02-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,026
Posted By Heli Jim
Hi Joe Welcome to the forums.

Hi Joe

Welcome to the forums.
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-01-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By Heli Jim
Is anything on the tail, elevators, rudder, stab,...

Is anything on the tail, elevators, rudder, stab, verticle fin, loose? or coming loose?
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