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09-30-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 262,380
Posted By Tom Moody

Gee, I have over a hundred flights on my Radian...

Gee, I have over a hundred flights on my Radian and have not broke the spinner yet. I did break the nose off but was able to repair that with hot glue.

Tom Moody
08-10-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,683
Posted By Tom Moody

I fly at a club field. The rules say electrics...

I fly at a club field. The rules say electrics can fly from sunup to sunset but gas planes cannot fly until 8:30am. I am usually at the field about 6am and fly until the fuel planes show then I pack...
08-09-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,331
Posted By Tom Moody

I have about 12 AR500 receivers with hundreds of...

I have about 12 AR500 receivers with hundreds of flights on them and have never had any problem with any of them. I would use the 500 but if you want to change then any of the Spektrum receivers will...
08-04-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,683
Posted By Tom Moody

I would love to have an electric only club/flying...

I would love to have an electric only club/flying site available to me, not because I have anything against other power sources but because I find the noise of most glow/gas is actually painful to my...
04-25-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,443
Posted By Tom Moody

In Rockford, IL it is Hobby Town. They really try...

In Rockford, IL it is Hobby Town. They really try hard to take good care of you. I really love shopping there.

Tom Moody
04-02-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,121
Posted By Tom Moody

I'm not exactly a youngster either. I am 74. ...

I'm not exactly a youngster either. I am 74.

Tom Moody
04-02-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,121
Posted By Tom Moody

Well I have one and it is WAY to fast for a park...

Well I have one and it is WAY to fast for a park flyer. I love it and don't think it is over priced. My local dealer got 10 and was out of them in less than a week so there are others that don't...
01-02-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,551
Posted By Tom Moody

Only slightly better. Nothing beats black on...

Only slightly better. Nothing beats black on white. I just don't understand why some want to be cute and use color when it makes it much harder to read and adds nothing.

Tom Moody
01-01-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,551
Posted By Tom Moody

Well I sure don't like it. To my eyes it becomes...

Well I sure don't like it. To my eyes it becomes almost unreadable. Nothing wrong with black on white. If I had any say so in the mater it would not be allowed.

Tom Moody
Forum: Power Systems
09-05-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,378
Posted By Tom Moody

I have an EasyStar with a "can" speed 400 motor...

I have an EasyStar with a "can" speed 400 motor in it that has well over 700 flights and still going strong.

Tom Moody
05-08-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,444
Posted By Tom Moody

I fly only electric for one reason, I cannot...

I fly only electric for one reason, I cannot stand the noise of the glow or gas engines. The field I fly at lets electrics fly from daylight on but the fuel guys have to wait until 8 am.

I have...
04-28-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By Tom Moody

Well, I just tried the links and they worked fine...

Well, I just tried the links and they worked fine for me.

Tom Moody
Forum: Beginners
03-25-2009, 02:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,424
Posted By Tom Moody

I size most of the batteries for my planes to...

I size most of the batteries for my planes to give me about 10 to 12 minutes.

In my EZStar that I put a brushless motor in I use a 2100 3 cell that lets me fly about 45 minutes.

Tom Moody
12-30-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,770
Posted By Tom Moody

All you managed to do is make FMA look bad. You...

All you managed to do is make FMA look bad. You should change the title of the message.

I wish people would THINK before posting messages and venting on these forums.

Tom Moody
08-08-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,161
Posted By Tom Moody

It might help if you say what State. There is a...

It might help if you say what State. There is a Riverside in over 1/2 the states. I have lived in Riverside, KS and Riverside, IL. What one are you asking about?

Tom Moody
07-13-2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,331
Posted By Tom Moody

Noise from Strykers and other Wings is what lost...

Noise from Strykers and other Wings is what lost us 2 flying sites. We tried to tell the people flying them not to fly them there but they wouldn't listen so eventually signs were posted "No model...
07-05-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,817
Posted By Tom Moody

Thunder Power does not put balance connectors on...

Thunder Power does not put balance connectors on anything smaller than 910mah. That is one reason I won't buy TP batteries in the smaller sizes.

Tom Moody
05-23-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 120,027
Posted By Tom Moody

The first time I got interested in RC flight was...

The first time I got interested in RC flight was in the mid 60's but I couldn't stand the noise so I gave it up.

About 5 years ago I discovered electric and have been having a ball ever since....
04-23-2008, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,672
Posted By Tom Moody

I just looked on the BPhobbies website and the...

I just looked on the BPhobbies website and the 1.5mm wire is for up to 10A the 3.0mm up to 20A and the 4.0mm for up to 40A.

Tom Moody
04-05-2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,301
Posted By Tom Moody

I have the 210 and the Citabria. I much prefer...

I have the 210 and the Citabria. I much prefer the Citabria.

Tom Moody
03-30-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,735
Posted By Tom Moody

Don't worry about it. It won't do any harm. ...

Don't worry about it. It won't do any harm.

Tom Moody
03-12-2008, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,230
Posted By Tom Moody

Why in the world would anyone want to take a...

Why in the world would anyone want to take a quiet electric and add noise to it. I fly electric because I cannot stand the noise of glow or gas planes and I won't fly wings because most of them make...
02-20-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 17,386
Posted By Tom Moody

Are you sure your insurance would cover you? When...

Are you sure your insurance would cover you? When I checked with my agent he told me I would be covered but when I contacted the home office they told I would NOT be covered for anything that...
01-30-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,543
Posted By Tom Moody

If they are the most popular how come nobody in...

If they are the most popular how come nobody in my rc club (60 members) has ever heard of them. Our local hobby shops have never heard of them either.

Tom Moody
01-16-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 96,945
Posted By Tom Moody

Yes, the park is for flying only. The nearest...

Yes, the park is for flying only. The nearest trees are about 800 feet away from the flight line. The nearest homes are about 1/2 to 3/4 mile away.

Tom Moody
01-16-2008, 02:47 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 96,945
Posted By Tom Moody

In discussions we have had with the Park District...

In discussions we have had with the Park District Attorney we were told that flying was only allowed in the park set aside for flying. The same thing for many other activities such as baseball....
01-15-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 96,945
Posted By Tom Moody

Well, some of us have joined the AMA and fly at...

Well, some of us have joined the AMA and fly at the Field that is owned by the City but run by the local AMA club. Many just break the law and fly where ever.

I even fly some of my planes...
01-14-2008, 01:28 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 96,945
Posted By Tom Moody

Where I live the Rockford Park District says you...

Where I live the Rockford Park District says you must have a minimum of 1 million dollars liability insurance and name the Park District as an additional insured or have AMA coverage. I talked to the...
12-25-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 120,027
Posted By Tom Moody

I fly electric because I cannot stand the noise...

I fly electric because I cannot stand the noise of the glow or gas powered planes. When I fly at the club field I get there at sunup and fly until the gassers show up then I leave.

I have tried...
12-25-2007, 01:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,955
Posted By Tom Moody

As soon as they announced that I told them to...

As soon as they announced that I told them to cancel my subscription and refund my money. If I wanted to read about the others I can get many other magazines.

I hope they go broke.

Tom Moody
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