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Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 12:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 359
Posted By Glacier Girl
Oh Frack, I just thought of something. Bad things...

Oh Frack, I just thought of something. Bad things come in three's.

The motors showed up yesterday, no damage, no missing parts.
Wanna bet neither of them works out of the box or they fail right...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 359
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well it just got even better today. I couldn't...

Well it just got even better today. I couldn't make this up if I tried.
The mail man just showed up with this.

Supposed to be my 4 props for the TwinStar. And yep it's empty...:censor:
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 359
Posted By Glacier Girl
Hmm, I'm going to go check the paperwork, good...

Hmm, I'm going to go check the paperwork, good idea Xmech.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 359
Posted By Glacier Girl
Yeah tell me about it. From Hobby King I might...

Yeah tell me about it. From Hobby King I might expect this, but from Tower?

There is no way they can't say they didn't know it was in this condition when shipped.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 359
Posted By Glacier Girl
Angry I can't wait to hear the excuse for this!

You know we blame UPS/USPS/FedEx, etc. for damage but this one takes the cake, and I can't blame them.

Received my TwinStar II today. Well kinda. UPS drops it off, shipping box is pristine, whats...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well bad news and good. She found her expiration...

Well bad news and good. She found her expiration date. :eek:
Bad news first.

Was flying the snot out of her again, came out of a loop and we had separation... Wing decided it wanted to keep...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Glacier Girl
You're welcome. Nice to see an old girl back up...

You're welcome. Nice to see an old girl back up in the air again.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Glacier Girl
might be this one from the 90's. ...

might be this one from the 90's.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=636780
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-11-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Glacier Girl
Next time, use some acetone to free up the epoxy....

Next time, use some acetone to free up the epoxy. Works well and won't damage the magnets. I have a small pot that I'll toss an expired motor bell into, next day I have a bunch of nice clean magnets...
Forum: Beginners 02-02-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 616
Posted By Glacier Girl
You know was thinking of something, how you...

You know was thinking of something, how you charge your packs, and how it may affect them.

Me, 1C max, and most of the time even less then that.
Could be old wives tale or such, but maybe, not...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 01-28-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 174,298
Posted By Glacier Girl
Gramps, yep had a rack come down at our other...

Gramps, yep had a rack come down at our other house.

Oh and the Top Flite Corsair has to have surgery. Not only did it strip the servo but also ripped something loose back on the elevator...
Forum: Beginners 01-28-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 616
Posted By Glacier Girl
And battery quality can have a lot to do with it....

And battery quality can have a lot to do with it. I've got some cheap ones that would not fully balance since day one. And I've got some Poly RC packs going on 8 years old that were abused badly,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-28-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 803
Posted By Glacier Girl
Just goes to prove you can't fix stupid. Don't...

Just goes to prove you can't fix stupid.
Don't know why, but it seems the multi rotor crowd has a lot more of them.

One of the problems with better technology. So easy to fly that anyone can do...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 01-27-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 174,298
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well how bout two of them and neither was flying?...

Well how bout two of them and neither was flying?

My wife is parking challenged. She drives a 2 door Jeep Wrangler. We have a 2 1/2 car garage. My truck sits in the driveway.

I walk out to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-14-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Glacier Girl
dahawk, Graves hobby in Orlando still has a...

dahawk, Graves hobby in Orlando still has a couple of the red ones in stock.
They do ship. http://www.gravesrc.com/taiconsupercessnared-taisun-super-cessna-red.html

And yes she's still the one....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-23-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Glacier Girl
Talking One of those planes

You know, the perfect one. The one where everything went perfect from the folks who assembled the kit, to the ones who bagged the parts, to the suggested power plant. The one where it seemed it all...
Forum: Beginners 10-20-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 72,561
Posted By Glacier Girl
Ed, something maybe to include is a warning that...

Ed, something maybe to include is a warning that you need to have your brain fully engaged before doing anything related to flying or working on your plane.

I got my reminder today launching a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-20-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By Glacier Girl
well how bout this one, ordered within minutes...

well how bout this one, ordered within minutes from HK in China, HK Eastern US warehouse, Ebay, and from another US vendor near Chicago.

HK China shipped DHL, HK East was USPS, EBAY same, and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-24-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By Glacier Girl
It's not the gators you see, it's the ones you...

It's not the gators you see, it's the ones you don't that you have to worry about.
I'm guessing me thrashing around in the water was like ringing a dinner bell for them.

Well status report. Key...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-23-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By Glacier Girl
Bad things happen in threes today.

Should have known better, rare Saturday off and had to decide between HDL's and flying. Whoops, "accidentally" turned the sprinklers on so can't work in the yard, so might as well go flying. Bad...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-04-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By Glacier Girl
Good luck with it! I went with a Squall to...

Good luck with it!

I went with a Squall to build for a test bed. If it works out I'll build a second one lighter and faster. I'm running a CS 70mm 10 blade in it with a 2100kv motor on 6S.

Like...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-25-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,424
Posted By Glacier Girl
VALLEON,Just thinking that the adjustable nozzle...

VALLEON,Just thinking that the adjustable nozzle would help with the lag problem/stabilization corrections. Would/should react quicker moving the nozzle size vs spooling up the fan speed. Back to a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,424
Posted By Glacier Girl
Okay rethinking about this, morning coffee kicked...

Okay rethinking about this, morning coffee kicked in. Instead of adjusting the fan blades, use what works. Change the exhaust diameter. Smaller opening, more speed/less thrust, larger opening less...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Glacier Girl
Another Futaba one to watch out for,(possibly...

Another Futaba one to watch out for,(possibly others) if you reverse a channel that has a mix on it, to change the switch position to activate said mix.
It will reverse the other channel also that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-22-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,424
Posted By Glacier Girl
Impressive to say the least. It takes folks like...

Impressive to say the least. It takes folks like you to improve the hobby.

One tip for more thrust, install a tube between the lip and fan shroud. Your set up now is causing the fan to pull air...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-15-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Glacier Girl
That's why you never turn off the tx when the...

That's why you never turn off the tx when the plane is powered up.

Tx on first, then the plane when powering up.
And the tx turned off last when powering the plane down. One of the most important...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 06-17-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 174,298
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well my beloved Maggy bought it today. I'm not...

Well my beloved Maggy bought it today. I'm not normally physically attached to my planes but this one was a gift from a dear friend. One of the last NIB Magisters he had.

I've flown the heck out...
Forum: Humor 05-29-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By Glacier Girl
I'm thinking the perfect treat, to those little...

I'm thinking the perfect treat, to those little punks who terrorize the neighborhood, on Halloween. "Sure take as many as you want"

Just kidding.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-29-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,217
Posted By Glacier Girl
Heck yeah on any of my birds that require removal...

Heck yeah on any of my birds that require removal of a wing to access the packs get what my buds call a "butt plug" Simple self built Dean's plug on the hot wire to the esc. I hide mine under the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-23-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,554
Posted By Glacier Girl
I've got a 6i, and use both the Orange and those...

I've got a 6i, and use both the Orange and those Park Flyer versions. Both work well for my little stuff.

But for my expensive bigger birds, I still use my Multiplex EVO 7. Hands down my...
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