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Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 04-13-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 806
Posted By calldaffer
Pico J-3 Stick Slow Flyer

Okay, I'm on the hunt for my first slow indoor trainer plane and I'm considering this one. Up till now I've only flown helicopters. I'm looking at the Pico J-3 Stick Slow Flyer and I'm a bit...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 04-12-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,976
Posted By calldaffer
lol, well it sounds like he is just SOL then huh...

lol, well it sounds like he is just SOL then huh ;) Maybe I'll buy the Night Vapor and let him borrow it then later down the road he can put the Mustang back up in the air. I appreciate the...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 04-12-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,976
Posted By calldaffer
So there isn't anything that can slow it down...

So there isn't anything that can slow it down with the TX enough to allow him to train on it? Did he buy too fast of a plane to learn on?

I am looking to get into planes as well but I have...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 04-12-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,976
Posted By calldaffer
Question How to tame a Parkzone P-51 for indoor flight?

Okay...my father in law has a P-51 Mustang that he's flown once with a stock TX that came with his CX3 heli. Maiden flight he crashed and broke a tail rudder. The plane was way to fast for him to...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 04-03-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By calldaffer
Question How do you clean them?

Hey all, I bought a used MSR off Ebay and its got some CNC parts on it and upon inspection I noticed that that the heli could use some cleaning up. Looks like its been flown a lot and I can see...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-29-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By calldaffer
at the moment, that is all I have a need for. I...

at the moment, that is all I have a need for. I fly an MSR and a 120 SR.
Forum: Helicopters- Electric For Sale & WTB 03-29-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 646
Posted By calldaffer
info Blade CX3 and a ton of spare parts

Where to begin with this one! Okay I have (of course) a used Blade CX3 Police helicopter for sale. This heli was given to me by my father-in-law. He could never get the hang of flying it.

A...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-29-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By calldaffer
That price I can deal with. I just couldn't...

That price I can deal with. I just couldn't justify spending $100 or more to charge batteries for helicopters that cost less than my charger lol. See I was considering buying something like this: ...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-29-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By calldaffer
Can you link me to an example of what you are...

Can you link me to an example of what you are talking about?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-29-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By calldaffer
Steve, Your simple answer was what I was...

Steve,

Your simple answer was what I was after and what I figured was the case with the little heli's I was flying. Right now about the only thing I'd like to get is a 4 port charger for my...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-29-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By calldaffer
Question Do I really need a fancy charger?

I'm really wondering if I need to invest in a LiPo charger at this point. I know they are important and can drastically improve or kill the life of your battery but if I am only flying an MSR and a...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-28-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By calldaffer
Question Anyone had any experience with Miniaviation lipo's?

Hey all, not been around for awhile...took some time off. Got married, moved from one city to another, blah, blah, blah, so needless to say flying took a backseat for awhile.

The urge is back...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 05-15-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,704
Posted By calldaffer
on the tx. I had the same thought too so I...

on the tx. I had the same thought too so I binded it a buddy of mines tx and still experienced the same issue. I was thinking about just replacing the swashplate on the helicopter because things...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 05-14-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By calldaffer
Alright so this is the auction that I won and the...

Alright so this is the auction that I won and the parts are on the way:...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 05-11-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,704
Posted By calldaffer
can anyone explain this....so I took my 120 back...

can anyone explain this....so I took my 120 back up to the gym to fly it again. Keep in mind that I hadn't flown it since I posted this thread about it losing forward flight. The gym is the only...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 05-09-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By calldaffer
My bad, it is actually a CX3 and this is what I...

My bad, it is actually a CX3 and this is what I had in mind:...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 05-08-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By calldaffer
I have a CX3 5in1 unit, now what?

My future father in law crashed his CX2 and tore it to hell but the 5in1 wasn't damanged so he gave me it and he ordered himself a new heli. So I know the 5in1 is the core to the Blade heli's so all...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 05-05-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,704
Posted By calldaffer
Man, it's been a minute since I've been on here. ...

Man, it's been a minute since I've been on here. Life has gotten in the way. I did finally get around to taking a look at my 120 last night and I was very pleased to see that the hookups that...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 04-17-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By calldaffer
Sounds good :) The next get together is on 5/10....

Sounds good :) The next get together is on 5/10. The first turnout was pretty good. We had about 10 people show up, had a good mixture of heli's, car's and dune buggies. Some folks even brought...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 04-14-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By calldaffer
Thanks Turner, I"ll be ordering a few of those as...

Thanks Turner, I"ll be ordering a few of those as spare parts now as well as trying to bend the pins back into shape. I appreciate the help as usual guys
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 04-13-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By calldaffer
Question Battery plug on mCX2 is not connecting to batteries

Another problem arose last night while flying helicopters at the church gym, not sure if someone was a little to rough plugging in a battery into my mCX2 but for some reason now only 2 out of my 4...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 04-13-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,704
Posted By calldaffer
Unhappy 120 SR has lost forward flight capabilities

Alright I need help, last night was the first time I flew the 120 in the gym and things got "a little crazy" and I had a couple crashes as I expected I would. Anyways I noticed that while hovering...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-11-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,372
Posted By calldaffer
My next question was going to be if the Futaba...

My next question was going to be if the Futaba could bind to the heli's I have now. So it sounds like the safest bet for me is to go with a Spektrum dx7 so that it works with my current Blade...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-11-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,372
Posted By calldaffer
So is this a reasonable deal:...

So is this a reasonable deal: http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Futaba-7C-7-Channel-2-4GHz-Helicopter-Transmitter-/400203735162?pt=Radio_Control_Parts_Accessories&hash=item5d2e00607a
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-11-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,372
Posted By calldaffer
thank you all for the comments. I do believe I'm...

thank you all for the comments. I do believe I'm going to just save up and get at the minimum a 7ch or higher. I am a big fan of craigslist and wouldn't mind picking up the tx on their but I've...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 04-10-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By calldaffer
Well, besides Ebay I mean. He doesn't like...

Well, besides Ebay I mean. He doesn't like buying off Ebay, he wants an actual website or store to buy from. Me personally, I'd of bought used of craigslist ;)
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 04-10-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By calldaffer
Question Do you know how hard it is to find a Blade mSR

Buddy of mine is getting into heli's now after flying mine and he is starting off with the mSR. The RTF is sold out EVERYWHERE online and locally. Did manage to find it in limited quantities at...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-09-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,372
Posted By calldaffer
Thus far you are correct. I am only into Heli's...

Thus far you are correct. I am only into Heli's but at some point I do plan to venture into planes and I would like to move up into Trex helicopters once I get good with these less expensive heli's...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-09-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,372
Posted By calldaffer
another question that comes to mind when I am...

another question that comes to mind when I am looking at the transmitters is why do some of them say "only mode 1" and "only mode 2" and what is mode 1 and 2 do I want both or one or the other?
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-09-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,372
Posted By calldaffer
Lots of advice and a lot to soak in. Thank you...

Lots of advice and a lot to soak in. Thank you and keep it coming because this is exactly what I was looking for. So tell me this, if I could get my hands on a Dx5e for $40, should I as a step up...
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