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Forum: Beginners
09-01-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,570
Posted By Voltron

Policetac, have you tried the AMA website to find...

Policetac, have you tried the AMA website to find a club in your area? The link below will let you do a search based on your zip code:

http://www.modelaircraft.org/clubsearch.aspx
Forum: Beginners
08-26-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 120,090
Posted By Voltron

Hi Policetac, The link below is for an...

Hi Policetac, The link below is for an inexpensive 58 gram standard size, ball bearing, metal gear servo. The Vendor is very reputable. I have done business there for several years with no problems...
Forum: Beginners
06-14-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 120,090
Posted By Voltron

aileron servos

Check the servo arm location on the aileron that is moving the wrong direction. You may just need to change the arms location 180 degrees on the servo to change the travel direction. If you have not...
12-13-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,461
Posted By Voltron

Ditto on the Durhams. I have made dozens of molds...

Ditto on the Durhams. I have made dozens of molds using it and I highly recommend it.
Forum: Beginners
12-04-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 120,090
Posted By Voltron

I've been flying glow planes for over 20 years...

I've been flying glow planes for over 20 years and have never really had any vibration related servo problems. When I first started flying, I did have a vibration issue that affected my receiver. I...
10-30-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By Voltron

Here in the Finger Lakes Region of New York we...

Here in the Finger Lakes Region of New York we got some rain and wind last night, but very little damage. Our lights flickered a couple times last night but stayed on.
10-30-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Wanted FMA CellPro 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By Voltron

I have one, but to get it you would have to pry...

I have one, but to get it you would have to pry it out of my cold dead hands. :) I love that little charger and will not part with it.
10-21-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,628
Posted By Voltron

I recently watched "Battle of Britan" I was...

I recently watched "Battle of Britan" I was surprised that I had never watched it before now. I thought that it was pretty well done for a movie made in 1969.
10-18-2012, 01:40 AM
10-15-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,056
Posted By Voltron

I've been flying for 20 years, but I've never had...

I've been flying for 20 years, but I've never had to worry where I land. I fly at a full scale private airstrip. There is plenty of room to land for a model plane.
10-10-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,056
Posted By Voltron

I could take off from it ok, but it would have to...

I could take off from it ok, but it would have to be a LOT wider than that for me to land on. :D
10-01-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,209
Posted By Voltron

I got a point on RCG a couple years ago for...

I got a point on RCG a couple years ago for saying something good about a local hobby shop. The moderator assumed I was trying to promote my own business and penalized me without even questioning it....
09-19-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Voltron

Hi Waterfire this is an electrics only forum so...

Hi Waterfire this is an electrics only forum so you should be asking this type of question on one of the other forums that include glow and Gas powered planes.

I fly glow as well as electrics, so...
09-02-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,082
Posted By Voltron

I have a small spare bedroom that is my hobby...

I have a small spare bedroom that is my hobby room, but it is so chocked full of planes, tools and building supplies, I can hardly move in there. I have a building table in there but very little room...
08-28-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,892
Posted By Voltron

I started flying RC when I was 43 years old. I am...

I started flying RC when I was 43 years old. I am now 63 and I've always had a problem with judging distance. The model is always farther away than it looks to me. That is why several of my planes...
08-21-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,927
Posted By Voltron

I don't need a neck strap. I have a built in...

I don't need a neck strap. I have a built in transmitter tray (and workbench) I just rest the transmitter on my belly. :D
Forum: Beginners
08-07-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,711
Posted By Voltron

Hi Rob, Did you re-balance the...

Hi Rob,

Did you re-balance the CG of the plane after you changed the motor and added a larger battery? By your description, it sounds to me like it is severely tail heavy.
Forum: Foamies
08-06-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By Voltron

Ca hinges work just fine on foam planes as long...

Ca hinges work just fine on foam planes as long as you use foam safe Ca glue. I have several foam planes with Ca hinges.
08-03-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 37,278
Posted By Voltron

I never paid much attention to Lancasters until I...

I never paid much attention to Lancasters until I saw one at an airshow years ago. It was love at first sight. Since then I've learned quite a bit about them and their contribution to the war effort....
07-30-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,296
Posted By Voltron

It depends how well that I like the plane. I have...

It depends how well that I like the plane. I have an old Hobby Lobby Yak 55 thats more patches than plane but its still a sweet little flyer even though its getting heavy. Glue weighs more than foam...
07-30-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By Voltron

Electrical contact spray also works great for...

Electrical contact spray also works great for cleaning metal parts prior to gluing. Just don't spray it around your foam plane because it will disolve the foam.
Forum: Humor
07-22-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,681
Posted By Voltron

My whole career for the last 45 years has been...

My whole career for the last 45 years has been either building or supervising the construction of custom designed machinery for the food processing, material handling (automated warehousing) or...
07-18-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,378
Posted By Voltron

I live about 4-1/2 hours from there and have...

I live about 4-1/2 hours from there and have wanted to go for years. I also want to visit the Glen Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY.
Forum: Beginners
07-17-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,278
Posted By Voltron

Yes and we don't have to clean electrons off of...

Yes and we don't have to clean electrons off of our planes before we put them in our vehicles. :)
07-17-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,434
Posted By Voltron

I've done a lot of business with online hobby...

I've done a lot of business with online hobby vendors over the years, but Heads Up RC is the best I've ever dealt with. Great prices, fast shipments and the best ever customer service. Who could ask...
07-16-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By Voltron

Those ez connectors work good. I don't like the...

Those ez connectors work good. I don't like the slotted screws on the small ones though. I replace them with socket head screws so that I can use a ball end allen wrench on them.

On my larger...
07-13-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,277
Posted By Voltron

Hi James, I have a couple questions and a...

Hi James, I have a couple questions and a suggestion.

Is the Hobby-Lobby you purchased this plane from the online Rc Vendor or one of the craft stores that are also called Hobby Lobby?

You...
Forum: Beginners
07-11-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,278
Posted By Voltron

There are a few guys on this forum still flying...

There are a few guys on this forum still flying slimers but I find myself moving away from them more each year and more into electric flight.
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 120,090
Posted By Voltron

Turner, thanks for the reply. I thought...

Turner, thanks for the reply.

I thought about using small DC motors but I'm not sure if it would give us the effect of snakes writhing around. It might work with an eccentric or cam to get the...
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 120,090
Posted By Voltron

I'm glad I found this thread. I have a strange...

I'm glad I found this thread. I have a strange application for rc servos that I'm pretty sure that no one else on this forum has done yet. I've been monkeying around with RC stuff for over twenty...
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