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Forum: Beginners
06-04-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 23,327
Posted By unloco2

The DX6 is a marketing ploy designed to reduce...

The DX6 is a marketing ploy designed to reduce the HK orange receiver purchases and lead you to the more expensive AR6000 and the offering is sugarcoated by providing 250 model memory. Can't afford...
10-08-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,178
Posted By unloco2

Thumbs up I want to be included in the Horizon Hobby...

I want to be included in the Horizon Hobby Customer Service Fan Club. SUPER is not enough! :D
Replies: 7
Views: 4,162
Posted By unloco2

Transmitter Culprit

Found an interesting problem with a transmitter that came with an RTF biplane. One of the servos was extremely glitchy, and another servo would work sporadically. This has happened before with other...
Forum: Foamies
09-26-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 31,372
Posted By unloco2

Way over priced

I bought 3 last year for my group of fliers,(we don't consider ourselves a club), one was intended for me, but our oldest guy kept bugging me, so I sold him mine. If the prices get back to...
04-17-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,224
Posted By unloco2

They're Here

OMG, I snail mail ordered them on the 3rd of April, and expected delivery in 6 weeks. Now I either have to rush the completion of my Waco SRE, or... finish the Waco later. That was FAST!;-)
Forum: ParkFlyers
04-09-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,031
Posted By unloco2

sorry it took so long to reply

I replaced the entire electronic package. Receiver, and the 5 lead servos, I had to add the brushless ESC and of course the motor. I found a replacement motor mount for the PZ J3 at my LHS, and...
Forum: Beginners
04-08-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Question Whette My Appetite

OK, you say it but do you mean it? How about a URL for locating, buying this neat setup
04-03-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,224
Posted By unloco2

Thanks

Made out the check and put it in the mail. If, indeed it takes 6 weeks as indicated on the order blank, I will have time to complete my Waco SRE.

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04-03-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,224
Posted By unloco2

Combo Beaver

I'm in the same boat, have a GWS beaver and Ilike it so much that I want to build a bigger one. I have more or less decided to use a HobbyZone Super cub Wing, foam, and build the body and tail...
Forum: Beginners
03-27-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Pictures

Well I downloaded your SS pictures and compiled them on a single sheet. I'm going to show them to our group of fliers, not a club, just an informal bunch of guys that show up typically on Fridays and...
Forum: Beginners
03-26-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Like it!

Yo Steve, l:pove the way you cut the fuse on yours. I can do that. My old fuse has enough length left that I may do that. What that means is my SS again tried to bore holes in the earth. Fortunately,...
Forum: Beginners
03-23-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Testing

Wind was good yesterday, and did some test flying. Did not use the GWS radial mounts, I picked up some 3/8 Basswood. Cut a couple of pieces, about 2" long and filed the ends down to approximate 3 and...
Forum: Beginners
03-20-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Paul, the mounts you showed are available at my...

Paul, the mounts you showed are available at my LHS. They come 2 to a package for $2.50. Picked them up, can always use a few extra goodies. Will let you know how they work out. Thanks again.
Forum: Beginners
03-19-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

On order, thanks for the pictures and the source....

On order, thanks for the pictures and the source. Also ordered a few more things that I need? Of general interest, the one piece aluminium fuselage is actually curved front to back. I thought it...
Forum: Beginners
03-18-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Hi Paul, I haven't forgotten about the testing,...

Hi Paul, I haven't forgotten about the testing, thing is that I haven't received the adapter yet and it's almost 3 weeks. I'm going to see about picking up some aluminium stock and file a couple with...
Forum: Beginners
03-03-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,408
Posted By unloco2

No Mirage

I also built mine about 1990, and also my first E plane, I used an 8:6 APC prop originally, E props were not made then, and used a 7 cell NiCd, half C size. I was able to ROG after about a 30 to 40...
Forum: Beginners
03-02-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,408
Posted By unloco2

Red face Last Flight

My Mirage finally bought it. I flew it, hard, into a soccer field gold post. I could probably rebuild, but I really, really need to thin out the herd. Down to 8 airplanes and 1 helicopter. HOWEVER, I...
Forum: Beginners
03-01-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Message received

Thanks Paul, can hardly wait
Forum: Beginners
02-28-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Have SS, will test

If the offer to test one of the offset mounts is still good, I would be very happy to test it. My SS decided not to recover from a loop from about 10 feet, so I now have a new Fuselage, and I also...
Forum: Beginners
02-27-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Must Read

Great info on the clicked site. This is a must read, not only for SS flyers, this is good info for all ARF builders. My Super Cub reacts the same way, in fact all my current air force does this. I am...
Forum: Beginners
02-26-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Thrust adjustment

The comment I published a while ago was on another forum. The fact is that most thrust problems are associated with flying airplanes at max speed. Most ARF have little or no thrust adjustment. My...
Forum: Beginners
02-24-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Pictures

A couple of pictures of my most fun plane.
Forum: Beginners
02-19-2008, 05:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Changes

Actually the joiner is bent which results in a misalignment of the tail feathers relative to the boom or body of the plane. Took the tail feathers off at the joint and turned the joint 90 degrees....
Forum: Beginners
02-14-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,558
Posted By unloco2

Fun problem, have about 8 flights on my Slow...

Fun problem, have about 8 flights on my Slow Stick, and I noticed that I have to set the trim on my rudder all the way to the left in order to fly straight. I looked at the body and at the front to...
Forum: iTrader talk
01-26-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 60,423
Posted By unloco2

I HATE EBAY! I did something I rarely do, I...

I HATE EBAY! I did something I rarely do, I looked up brushless motors and came across Heads Up RC. Am I glad I did. So far, I have placed 2 orders, fast shipping, good stuff, and great info re...
Forum: ParkFlyers
01-24-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,031
Posted By unloco2

Red face Glitches

Hi Shawn, the glitches are not because of the LiPos, Parkzone radios, for some reason have always been weirdly unstable. Don't know why, thats just the way it is. I have the old J3 Cub, the old...
Forum: Beginners
01-23-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,408
Posted By unloco2

prop and motor

On the prop, I'm using the LP09045E from APC. Was going to use an 8X6, but WATT_THE!? suggested that the prop would probably cavitate until the plane reached high air speed. He suggested a prop with...
Forum: Beginners
01-22-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,408
Posted By unloco2

Motor

Used a 2825-09 from Heads up RC, they have an ebay store and have good product and quality. In terms of battery, it is at the extreme front, just behind the motor and about 1 oz of weight. I am using...
Forum: Beginners
01-21-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,408
Posted By unloco2

First flight

finished the repair, hated to do away with the old cowl and wind screen, but they have been repaired so often, they were un-save-able. Replaced the motor with a brushless, powered with a 2100 ma, 3S...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-03-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,394
Posted By unloco2

re: Andy Lennon, after I read your announcement...

re: Andy Lennon, after I read your announcement about his dying, I realized that I have one of his books. R/C Model Design, copyright 1986. After being out of model aircraft for a long time, I had...
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