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Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-06-2016, 02:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By Turner
It doesn't work that way. If FAA registration...

It doesn't work that way. If FAA registration stands, everyone flying anything over .55 lbs outside will be required to register, even AMA members. I am not happy about it either but that is the way...
Forum: Beginners 02-04-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Turner
If you want to upload to this site so they are a...

If you want to upload to this site so they are a permanent part of the thread...

Click on the Post Reply button at the bottom left of the last post. Or, click on the Go Advanced button below the...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 02-01-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Turner
Sorry about the flyaway, Bill. On the...

Sorry about the flyaway, Bill.

On the lighter side:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4refzhmxks
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-30-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By Turner
Not that it matters necessarily but what brand is...

Not that it matters necessarily but what brand is it? Does it stop buzzing when you load the servo horn or surface?
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-30-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35,873
Views: 1,762,665
Posted By Turner
That was my thinking too but I think that ship...

That was my thinking too but I think that ship has sailed.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-30-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By Turner
True.

True.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-30-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By Turner
Make sure there is no binding or excess friction...

Make sure there is no binding or excess friction in the linkage and control surface.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-30-2016, 01:36 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By Turner
Not sure if it's the same now but i'm 63 and i...

Not sure if it's the same now but i'm 63 and i certainly did have to register for a SS number when I reached a certain age.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-29-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By Turner
X-Plus ...

X-Plus

https://www.spektrumrc.com/Search/Default.aspx?SearchTerm=x%20plus
Forum: Video Parking lot 01-27-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By Turner
For what it is worth, when I look at RC videos I...

For what it is worth, when I look at RC videos I turn the sound off if there is music.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-20-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By Turner
They have a court case pending.

They have a court case pending.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-12-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By Turner
So what exactly did he get wrong? Seems in line...

So what exactly did he get wrong? Seems in line with everything we know.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-12-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By Turner
1) Q: Am I permitted to fly above 400 feet? What...

1) Q: Am I permitted to fly above 400 feet? What if I had to check a box saying otherwise on the federal registration website?

A: Yes. AMA members who abide by the AMA Safety Code, which permits...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-12-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By Turner
Well, they seem to think there is. They seem to...

Well, they seem to think there is. They seem to think that only AMA members are protected by the Special Rule for Model Aircraft, which is part of the 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act. There are...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-12-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By Turner
I cannot believe it will be legal or possible for...

I cannot believe it will be legal or possible for the FAA to impose a different set of regulations, rules, or laws on the general public then they do on AMA members or members of any other CBO. Is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-12-2016, 01:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By Turner
Because of the principle of the thing and to...

Because of the principle of the thing and to preserve flying rights for future generations.

Look at it from the other side, why should the FAA make accommodations for a club rather than the body...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-12-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By Turner
The real failure of the AMA here is just looking...

The real failure of the AMA here is just looking out for their membership rather than the hobby as a whole. If they were seen to be looking out for everyone they would probably see the membership...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-09-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 611
Posted By Turner
Fast charging is fine if your packs are balanced...

Fast charging is fine if your packs are balanced but if you do it without the balance lead attached you lose the chargers protections for any individual cell going over voltage. This is a dangerous...
Forum: Humor 01-06-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By Turner
Why is it always okay for conservatives to take...

Why is it always okay for conservatives to take their cheap little shots but if countered then threats of shutting it down. I am all for keeping politics off this forum but one side gets their digs...
Forum: Humor 01-06-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By Turner
I dare say that if it were possible to poll the...

I dare say that if it were possible to poll the people on the idea of guns in schools I suspect it would not quite fall along the normally perceived divisions. Polls of NRA members on different gun...
Forum: Humor 01-06-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By Turner
Now that's just a knee-jerk assumption you have...

Now that's just a knee-jerk assumption you have made and you actually have no knowledge of why this policy stands or who brought it about, do you?
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 01-04-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Turner
Without a doubt. A bit like Russian roulette...

Without a doubt. A bit like Russian roulette though. I don't know who is the more stupid, the pilot or camera man. Terrifying.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-02-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,511
Posted By Turner
I have to laugh at how carefully you worded the...

I have to laugh at how carefully you worded the first line, "most charging fires", and, of course, the statement itself. As far as "charging fires" go I have seldom heard of charger fires but often...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-02-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,511
Posted By Turner
Many chargers will start charging in certain...

Many chargers will start charging in certain modes without the balance lead connected. But, the same charger in the same mode will still alarm and stop charge for any cell low voltage if in fact the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-02-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 611
Posted By Turner
If you don't connect the balance lead then you...

If you don't connect the balance lead then you lose protections for individual cell over voltage which can lead to fires.

I frequently use fast charge but always connect the balance lead.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 874
Posted By Turner
It takes more power to increase the speed of any...

It takes more power to increase the speed of any vehicle. Has always been true and always will be.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,615
Posted By Turner
I guess you missed the memo from the AMA saying...

I guess you missed the memo from the AMA saying to hold off for now.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-25-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,615
Posted By Turner
Yes, I agree, I will fly below 400"... ...

Yes, I agree, I will fly below 400"...







and will only go higher when it is safe to do so.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-25-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Turner
I bought some knockoff EC3's from ebay and they...

I bought some knockoff EC3's from ebay and they were useless trash. Before you solder plug the male and female bits together and make sure they are tight and do not spin easily or you won't get a...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 12-22-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,430
Posted By Turner
Not long it seems.

Not long it seems.
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