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03-30-2010, 04:49 AM
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Posted By *rider

Thanks!! Somehow I missed your update via e-mail....

Thanks!! Somehow I missed your update via e-mail. Glad to hear you have room to move the lipo fore / aft. for C/G. I won't have my ARF for another 2 days ;(
03-07-2010, 06:10 AM
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Posted By *rider

Cool, let me know when you check your C/G, I'm...

Cool, let me know when you check your C/G, I'm really curious to see where that sits. I may just get another power 46 knowing I won't have to stress about mods. I can always try a Scorp on something...
03-04-2010, 05:13 AM
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Posted By *rider

Not the intelligent fiscally responsible ones,...

Not the intelligent fiscally responsible ones, nobody has bought SGI or Sun hardware in years unless they woke up and ate a bowl of dummios for breakfast. Commercially supported Linux on high-end...
03-04-2010, 04:22 AM
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Posted By *rider

Nice, I'm looking forward to the flight report! I...

Nice, I'm looking forward to the flight report! I read the April Fly RC mag review but they did it nitro of course. Great review though.

I decided 5s for me is silly, as I have several matching...
03-02-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 117
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Posted By *rider

Interesting concept, I'm sure it would work as...

Interesting concept, I'm sure it would work as long as the alignment between the servos and control horns / linkages are spot-on. I think they put the servos back there with the short pushrods to...
03-02-2010, 12:45 AM
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Posted By *rider

Welcome back to electric! I think you will really...

Welcome back to electric! I think you will really enjoy this model. IMHO it tracks very well, and the rudder has authority for decent knife edges. Also I like the roll rate on high-rates, minimal...
03-02-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 86
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Posted By *rider

Cool, I think that adaper will hook you right up....

Cool, I think that adaper will hook you right up. I will you keep you updated with pics ;-) The ARF and RX pack, switch / charge harness should be @ the LHS this weekend. Next payday I wil pick up...
03-01-2010, 10:05 PM
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Posted By *rider

Man, you are gonna love this one!! It's good to...

Man, you are gonna love this one!! It's good to see you home safe and building again ;-)

When you say 13 x 8.5 any chance you mean 13 x 6.5 ? I know 13 x 6.5 is what they say for my RV-8, and I...
03-01-2010, 10:19 AM
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Posted By *rider

Wow, your build is looking nice!! I just ordered...

Wow, your build is looking nice!! I just ordered mine today. Going with some type of Scorpion power 46 - 60 equiv. (need to research further) on 5s with a Phoenix ICE 75 and likely a 14 x 7.
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03-01-2010, 10:12 AM
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Posted By *rider

Smile Ready for Maiden

Well she's ready for maiden! Finished the last of the float kit install this weekend. Going to find a good place for float flying and put a GoPro HD camera onboard after the maiden.
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Posted By *rider

I'll second this, if you want to go the JR path...

I'll second this, if you want to go the JR path the 8103 is an awesome FM radio. JR and Berg receivers are quite affordable and reliable. My friend picked one up one ebay in great shape for I think...
02-22-2010, 06:49 AM
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Posted By *rider

Nice, I think you have chosen a very high-quality...

Nice, I think you have chosen a very high-quality gear package! I hope you enjoy the build and keep us updated ;)
02-16-2010, 03:40 AM
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Posted By *rider

I will have to get the AUW and EagleTree data...

I will have to get the AUW and EagleTree data later this week when I take it out again. It's @ a friends house @ the moment. I may try a 5s lipo. I do like the way it flies currently.

When I...
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Views: 9,887
Posted By *rider

Cool stuff. The 10 reminds me of one of those...

Cool stuff. The 10 reminds me of one of those Multiplex radios. Or a huge videogame controller. Not giving up my X9303 but nice to see new stuff from Spektrum.
02-15-2010, 03:34 AM
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Views: 11,658
Posted By *rider

Cool Finally maidened the RV-8 !!

Well yesterday I finally took the RV-8 out for maiden. Wired up a parallel harness and used 2x 2500 30C 4s eXcite lipos for good capacity. C/G was insane to fix - ended up having to get the lipos...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-15-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 31,267
Posted By *rider

Wink RV-9 and RV-8 pics from yesterday

Yesterday on my friends' birthday we went out to the field to fly some new planes.

I maidened my RV-8 46 and it was great success! Also flew my RV-9 several times. This time out after resetting...
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Posted By *rider

$480 from www.toddsmodels.com - wow. Still...

$480 from www.toddsmodels.com - wow. Still fighting the urge!!
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Views: 4,198
Posted By *rider

No worries Mate! You raised a good point about...

No worries Mate! You raised a good point about the digital servos - I had not considered that fact. You prompted me to want to find out what the 6x DS821's in my RV-8 are drawing now. Even with that...
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Posted By *rider

I should have clarified my point - I wasn't...

I should have clarified my point - I wasn't comparing Spektrum to Futaba, moreso I thought it interesting that the Spektrum made it down to 3.0V before the reboot & quick connect occured.

Then...
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Views: 4,198
Posted By *rider

I only use AR6100's and 6110's in small foamies,...

I only use AR6100's and 6110's in small foamies, due to range, potential for masking, etc. but have never had a known problem with the 4 or so I own.
I have seen way to many silly people use them in...
Forum: ParkFlyers
01-09-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 31,267
Posted By *rider

Anyway I check my control throws and sure enough...

Anyway I check my control throws and sure enough the rudder was off quite a bit. I noticed the linkage was slipping a bit through the little plastic piece with the setscrew attached to the control...
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Posted By *rider

The 2 features I really did wish the 9303 had. I...

The 2 features I really did wish the 9303 had. I won't be in a rush to replace mine but it sure is tempting...
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-30-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 302,894
Posted By *rider

I think that's a first. An abomination, but cool...

I think that's a first. An abomination, but cool nonetheless :eek:
12-28-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,813
Posted By *rider

I got 2 gift certs. to the LHS, yay! Used them on...

I got 2 gift certs. to the LHS, yay! Used them on a power 25, and to re-stock the servo extension and prop drawers which were dangerously low :eek:
12-28-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 113,908
Posted By *rider

LOL I never did mod it yet. It's done otherwise...

LOL I never did mod it yet. It's done otherwise just been busy on other stuff.
12-24-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,753
Posted By *rider

Ya shipping costs can get out of control. Usually...

Ya shipping costs can get out of control. Usually I put together a list with a couple friends and we split the shipping. Other than a Turnigy motor or ESC here & there all we usually buy is lipos....
12-24-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,753
Posted By *rider

Wow, that's cool they actually responded & worked...

Wow, that's cool they actually responded & worked with you via live chat! I've never dealt with HC customer service because I always figured it would be a mute point. But it's good to know you can...
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-24-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,827
Posted By *rider

Well I have yet to see one show up either @ the...

Well I have yet to see one show up either @ the LHS or the field. Still on my radar, still on the wish list. I'm trying to stick to a "hobby budget" (I know, it's sad) LOL so I have been picking up...
12-24-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 32,768
Posted By *rider

Well the repair was not-so-great. LG broke off...

Well the repair was not-so-great. LG broke off again in the same spot. This time I'm going to dremel the whole area clean and fabricate a new light ply & CF underbelly and likely take the 1-piece LG...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-24-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,822
Posted By *rider

Angler-Hi, have you started your build yet?

Angler-Hi, have you started your build yet?
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