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08-27-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,411
Posted By Figure.N9ne

I see the Northeast worrying about a...

I see the Northeast worrying about a cat1/tropical storm and living in Miami, I chuckle to myself. Then I realize this is how everyone in the Northeast feels when Miamians complain about how cold it...
Forum: Humor
08-27-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By Figure.N9ne

Which one could have been you? The dad, the son,...

Which one could have been you? The dad, the son, the kid or the parrot??

Just kidding on the last one! but this story gave me a good morning chuckle, thanks.
Forum: Beginners
08-14-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,473
Posted By Figure.N9ne

While you do build beautiful models, 35 years of...

While you do build beautiful models, 35 years of experience doesn't mean that you know it all or are better than anyone. Also, none of the mods here have claimed that being a mod means their advice...
Forum: Beginners
07-24-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,722
Posted By Figure.N9ne

using a lipo on a non-lipo ESC won't hurt it...

using a lipo on a non-lipo ESC won't hurt it unless the lipo causes the system to make more power than before and over amps the ESC. This isn't a lipo vs nicad problem though, thats just a voltage...
07-24-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

I don't understand what you're getting at here. ...

I don't understand what you're getting at here. Brookstone has sold it since it's release. I don't think any product comes onto the market as a closeout. Brookstone has been there with this product...
07-23-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

Most tech guys are or were gamers at some point....

Most tech guys are or were gamers at some point. Most hardcore gamers are die hard PC gamers which is the primary stepping stone to computer science and IT lifestyle/careers.

My mistake, it was...
07-23-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

I'm not going to bother getting into the FPV or...

I'm not going to bother getting into the FPV or AMA stuff because I really don't care for all the red tape and bureaucratic stuff, I'll stick to the AR drone itself.

Again you're forming an...
07-23-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

Did you just stereotype a whole group of people...

Did you just stereotype a whole group of people based on one of their interests? Really? Someone that plays video games obviously doesn't do anything else with their time right? Just because they...
07-21-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

Thank you, thats what I was trying to explain the...

Thank you, thats what I was trying to explain the entire thread.
07-10-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,068
Posted By Figure.N9ne

As a road cyclist, I think road bikes are some of...

As a road cyclist, I think road bikes are some of the nicest and most elegant machines in the world.
http://www.roadbikeaction.com/contentimages/2009/R5side.jpg
07-09-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,817
Posted By Figure.N9ne

Exactly. Everything the TSA does is reactive and...

Exactly. Everything the TSA does is reactive and it doesn't work. People get things through the TSA all the time. The full body scanners have been shown to miss blades if they're put in certain...
07-06-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,775
Posted By Figure.N9ne

if you stop doing what you were doing because...

if you stop doing what you were doing because they are there, then they still won. Just keep flying and ignore them.
Forum: Beginners
06-27-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,734
Posted By Figure.N9ne

Exactly. Sure, preflights and rebinding works in...

Exactly. Sure, preflights and rebinding works in theory, but we're humans and make mistakes. Model Match helps us when our brains skip a few steps which is easy while at the field chatting, and in...
Forum: Beginners
06-26-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,734
Posted By Figure.N9ne

actually, computer radios have other useful...

actually, computer radios have other useful features and just because you don't use them, doesnt make them "window dressing". one very obvious example is helicopters. Another is throttle curves on...
Forum: 3D Flying
06-23-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,027
Posted By Figure.N9ne

I second what Losifanatic says. The SHP was my...

I second what Losifanatic says. The SHP was my first balsa 3d plane and I love it. It's solid in harriers and hovers, doesn't rock much, if at all. Knife edges great, knife edge loops great and...
Forum: Beginners
06-21-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,758
Posted By Figure.N9ne

Another thing that should be mentioned is that...

Another thing that should be mentioned is that the elevator doesn't just make the plane climb. The plane needs airspeed to climb. I haven't flown a supercub in years, but even with a good battery,...
06-21-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

You must be trolling. You know what is...

You must be trolling.

You know what is infinitely more dangerous than this toy designed with blades that pop off on impact (in case the person takes the guard off)? A 10 year old with a...
06-21-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

You clearly have never seen the parrot AR drone....

You clearly have never seen the parrot AR drone. it does not have menacing 11 inch blades. They do not spin openly and unguarded, they come with a large foam piece that surrounds the blades. The...
06-21-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

I understand that Hank, but Rockin Robbin is...

I understand that Hank, but Rockin Robbin is referring to "real planes" versus a "video game" when the fact is that the word video game is just marketing jargon for a very real quadcopter. It's not...
06-21-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

and some how RC helicopters are still legal. The...

and some how RC helicopters are still legal. The fact you didn't realize that the AR drone with more than just pixels tells me that you haven't done enough research into FPV flying to have an...
06-21-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

A. R. Drone technology extending to RC?

You're entitled to your opinion regardless of how little I agree with it. I'm just letting you know fpv is very common and affordable, it's not something that will happen someday, but it's happening...
06-20-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

FPV piloting has been going on for ages, and it's...

FPV piloting has been going on for ages, and it's actually pretty cheap nowadays. A basic setup costs a few hundred dollars. I've flown one with about a 10 mile range once (obviously not a cheap...
06-20-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,784
Posted By Figure.N9ne

this isn't a video game. the parrot AR drone is...

this isn't a video game. the parrot AR drone is a real quadcopter controlled by an iPhone or iPod touch. We fly one at my field with a high power router hooked up to a power inverted
06-15-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By Figure.N9ne

at that point i'd buy a new rtf, since the fuse...

at that point i'd buy a new rtf, since the fuse is 40 and the transmitter is 26, you're already up to 66. 34 more and you get a brand new one, and have a spare battery to go with it. If you're...
06-14-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By Figure.N9ne

i dont have one, but most RTF planes say the...

i dont have one, but most RTF planes say the channel/frequency somewhere on the radio.
Forum: Beginners
06-13-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,724
Posted By Figure.N9ne

are you maxing out the end point adjustment? i...

are you maxing out the end point adjustment? i believe its called travel adjustment on the dx6i
06-09-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,827
Posted By Figure.N9ne

I think he meant that will happen if the ESC...

I think he meant that will happen if the ESC isn't matched up to the amp requirements. Most heli guys fly with an ESC that will support the spikes given by 100% throttle curve and hard pitch...
06-09-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,811
Posted By Figure.N9ne

nope I'm just a guy that has always received...

nope I'm just a guy that has always received amazing service from HH. They even repaired my dx7 when I tried to solder on a different voltage regulator and broke it. I told them what I did, and...
06-09-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,811
Posted By Figure.N9ne

maybe it wasn't finalized when you bought yours....

maybe it wasn't finalized when you bought yours. maybe the design or the features weren't finalized. No company tells you everything they plan on releasing before they know exactly what it will be...
06-09-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,811
Posted By Figure.N9ne

the horizon website says "item coming soon", that...

the horizon website says "item coming soon", that is "literature or an ad" that says that the product is coming soon.
how much more warning do you want?
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