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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-28-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By TomBates
Hobby King has both of them in stock. Tom

Hobby King has both of them in stock.

Tom
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-30-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,035
Posted By TomBates
Here's one you may want to consider. It's a...

Here's one you may want to consider. It's a Mountain Models SwitchBack Sr. and I just finished it. It's also my first ever kit and I feel it went together quite well. Here's the photo minus the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-04-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,883
Posted By TomBates
I don't have very much experience yet as I'm just...

I don't have very much experience yet as I'm just now finishing my 1st kit building project, a Mountain Models SWitchBack Sr. With this under my belt I have to say the covering part is the worse. I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-23-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,198
Posted By TomBates
I'm just now finishing up my very first kit, a...

I'm just now finishing up my very first kit, a Mountain Models Switchback Sr. Talk about making mistakes, I made more than my share. Fortunately it didn't take much to correct them. This has been...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-14-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By TomBates
I think it's a damn good price. Tom

I think it's a damn good price.

Tom
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-14-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,657
Posted By TomBates
EC3's are a solder on connector. Tom

EC3's are a solder on connector.

Tom
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-24-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,789
Posted By TomBates
Back to the original topic I sent mine in...

Back to the original topic I sent mine in yesterday, #114 in NY.

Tom
Forum: Beginners 02-11-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,230
Posted By TomBates
I can't speak of the T-28 but from what I've read...

I can't speak of the T-28 but from what I've read it's a great plane. I can say something about the Apprentice though. It's the plane I learned to fly with and love it. I have a feeling it will be...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-03-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,372
Posted By TomBates
It looks like he majored in English while in...

It looks like he majored in English while in college.

Tom
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-22-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 36,739
Posted By TomBates
I'm pretty new to this building and needed some...

I'm pretty new to this building and needed some weights. I bought an 1" aluminum tube at the hardware store then cut it into 4" sections. I then cut some thin birch plywood squares to fit tightly...
Forum: Beginners 01-10-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,014
Posted By TomBates
No Chellie, he only uses it for takeoff, landing...

No Chellie, he only uses it for takeoff, landing and that in between stuff. My instructor always said "You paid for it so you might as well use it. After hearing that a lot I always use rudder now....
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-06-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,576
Posted By TomBates
Maybe this will work for you. ...

Maybe this will work for you. http://www.e-fliterc.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=EFLC1004 I have one that I got for Xmas but can't say how good it is never having used it yet. Good luck.

Tom
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-18-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,066
Posted By TomBates
I've heard a few good reports and nothing...

I've heard a few good reports and nothing negative about them so far. Keeping the fingers crossed.

Tom
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-17-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,066
Posted By TomBates
It looks like a good deal John. Looking through...

It looks like a good deal John. Looking through all the comments here and the other two sites you hear very little bad comments about them. I doubt I'll actually use them until spring at the...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-16-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,066
Posted By TomBates
John, I made a booboo on that reply. Nothing new...

John, I made a booboo on that reply. Nothing new for me though. Anyway, I'd just finished looking at the HK web site and had been checking the new RX case they mentioned. That was what I looked...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-16-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,066
Posted By TomBates
You're lucky Gramps. I've received at least a...

You're lucky Gramps. I've received at least a dozen of them. And one more thing. When you check the web site they list them as backordered. At least I'm on the list to notify when they do get...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-11-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By TomBates
I'm not too sure about these particular...

I'm not too sure about these particular connectors but if they're like my EC3's you need to push them in with a small screwdriver. You should hear a little click when they go in.

Tom
Forum: Beginners 09-19-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By TomBates
Are you saying that ParkZone's warranty only...

Are you saying that ParkZone's warranty only applies to planes until they sell them? That doesn't sound right. Good luck.

Tom
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-13-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,349
Posted By TomBates
I placed two of the new Orange Fasst receivers in...

I placed two of the new Orange Fasst receivers in my shopping cart to hold until they came in. I guess they were there a week or two until HK got them. The discount price of $29.99 was good until...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,027
Posted By TomBates
I thought that this box (1) from Stanley would be...

I thought that this box (1) from Stanley would be ideal but as it turned out I didn't need the wheels to roll it around. I kept it right near the car. It has plenty of room but tends to fall over...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-13-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By TomBates
I feel really left out. I guess she doesn't want...

I feel really left out. I guess she doesn't want a 71 YO guy. Boo Hoo

Tom
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-23-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,012
Posted By TomBates
I'm in. Donation sent.

I'm in. Donation sent.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By TomBates
Whatever happened it will probably cause us users...

Whatever happened it will probably cause us users a problem or two. I found this on RCG with FedEx saying it was NiCds.
...
Forum: Beginners 04-12-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,148
Posted By TomBates
I have to agree with everyone else on the APP's,...

I have to agree with everyone else on the APP's, they're great. When I bought my first connectors I also bought their crimper, about $40. I thought it was a bit high but it works very well and it's...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-26-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By TomBates
I would agree with Cliff in that the Accucel-6 is...

I would agree with Cliff in that the Accucel-6 is a nice little charger. If you're still looking at the IMax B-6 you should take a look at this thread from another site: ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-13-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,416
Posted By TomBates
It's working fine for me. Tom

It's working fine for me.

Tom
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-11-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By TomBates
I'm getting the same noise from my Apprentice but...

I'm getting the same noise from my Apprentice but eveything seems to be working properly.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-10-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By TomBates
I didn't get it either. Oh well, at least it's a...

I didn't get it either. Oh well, at least it's a good charger. 2nd one for me.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-10-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By TomBates
Just my luck. I ordered one just a week ago at...

Just my luck. I ordered one just a week ago at the $24.95 price :(
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-29-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By TomBates
The batteries that I bought are the 4000 20C's. ...

The batteries that I bought are the 4000 20C's. My main concern was whether they would fit in the Apprentice but I found out the dimensions are good. I don't have anything to get a good weight but...
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