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Forum: Beginners
03-02-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,728
Posted By Madman

Interesting answer from Multiplex\Hitec ... ...

Interesting answer from Multiplex\Hitec ... Aside from the really poor grammar, and the lack of clarity ... note that they wouldn't divulge their :censor:screw thread size and thread count? After a...
Forum: Beginners
02-23-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,728
Posted By Madman

Build Review Wing attachment problems ...

At Step 5 and Figure 7 of the manual, I snapped the wing screw supports (33+34) together and glued them into the fuselage as instructed. What I did NOT do is check the screws (32) to see if they...
02-23-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,522
Posted By Madman

Build Review Wing attachment problem ...

At Step 5 and Figure 7 of the manual, I snapped the wing screw supports (33+34) together and glued them into the fuselage as instructed. What I did NOT do is check the screws (32) to see if they...
12-04-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,316
Posted By Madman

If THIS ...

If THIS (http://www.hobbywarehouse.com/GPMA1307-Great-Planes-Ultimate-Biplane-ARF-1-60-65?cvsfa=1414&cvsfp=GPMGPMA1307-GP&cvsfe=2)is the GP Ultimate you got, then it's right-sized for me, but has...
12-04-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,316
Posted By Madman

scaling up?

Thanks, Jeff. I've been lusting over THIS (http://www.ultimateamr.com/)beauty, but much prefer a little bigger bird (55-72 inches W/S) for my next purchase. PA isn't listening to my begging for...
12-04-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,316
Posted By Madman

Sig Sun Dancer

Anyone electrified this beauty? Opinions?
http://www.sigmfg.com/IndexText/SIGRC89ARF.html
Forum: 3D Flying
08-26-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,440
Posted By Madman

Lightbulb Have you visited the REAL users' forum?

Take a peek at this "other" rather lengthy Addiction forum, and see if you get it after viewing the build and operations info there....
Forum: 3D Flying
08-24-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,440
Posted By Madman

Thumbs up RealFlight G4 model

A progress report ... FYI.
http://www.knifeedge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21275
08-17-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 46,824
Posted By Madman

Thumbs down $_it happens

Oh, Jeff ... that really sucks. Please tell us that the cuts you made to the aft-bay bulkhead to accommodate bigger batteries didn't result in the whole front end departing the bird?
08-14-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 46,824
Posted By Madman

mod accompli ...

I'll show you mine if you show me yours. Here're a couple of "befores" and an "after". My grandkids had no problem whatsoever cleaning off enough popsicle sticks for my project ... it's been HOT as...
08-13-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 46,824
Posted By Madman

why did God give us popsicle sticks?

Hated thoughts of cutting that transvers web, but Ed's transverse replacement beam looks hellbent for stout. Me? I'm going with popsicle sticks, straddling the aft end of the tray and CA'd top and...
07-28-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 31,759
Posted By Madman

AOK

Nope ... your recommendation was most welcome. I do in fact have a DX-7, so your batt recommendation should work. 2500mAh sure beats the standard 1500mAh load, but, since it's a LiPo, I shouldn't...
07-28-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 31,759
Posted By Madman

Thumbs up Thx for the feedback

Thanks, H500B ... I noted the caution: In which case, the SPM9522 charger would be moot, correct?
07-27-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 31,759
Posted By Madman

Another voice in the wilderness ...

Found this thread when I came up with a :blah: blank screen in my DX-7 yesterday after a 30 hour attempted recharge. My Tx was purchased in April 2007, and this is the first time I've removed the...
Forum: Beginners
07-22-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,728
Posted By Madman

Thumbs up Bingo

Just ordered the recommended combo from Atlanta Hobby:
http://www.atlantahobby.com/shopexd.asp?id=7692
Planning to make this a trainer for my grandson as well as a tow-plane for my (yet to be...
05-29-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 47,002
Posted By Madman

too late for that ...

As I recall, the deadline for that offer was a specific date, now past. Sorry to bear bad news, but the G4 is worth its price in my opinion.
05-29-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 47,002
Posted By Madman

sims and such

Sorry ... Expansion Pack 5 is not backwards compatible with G3.5. Even though I held out for several months, until Add-ons 1 and 2 were made 4.0 compatible, along with KE's promise to make Add-ons...
05-28-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 47,002
Posted By Madman

RF?

Have you considered http://www.realflight.com/ ?
I can't begin to count the money I've saved in learning maneuvers before I put a real bird in the air. Yes, the latest expansion pack DOES have the...
05-08-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,978
Posted By Madman

or an laternative source

I think Cularis is a GREAT choice ... or it is for me, anyhow. If you want to save a couple of bucks, and be introduced to a great supplier at the same time, you may want to consider:...
05-04-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,913
Posted By Madman

Question Comments and recommendations?

I'm fishing for some feedback on a sport variant combo that Atlanta Hobby recommends, as listed here:
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?p=402764#post402764
Any help will be most...
05-04-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,135
Posted By Madman

No-Tow setup comments?

I have no towing aspirations at the moment, but I love the Rascal 110, and asked Atlanta Hobby for their recommendations for an all-up combo. Care to give me any feedback on your thoughts regarding...
05-03-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,198
Posted By Madman

Don't go there!

... something about "and lead us not into temptation"? What an opening.::o
05-02-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,687
Posted By Madman

Thumbs up 2008 SEFSD Spring Fling

Nothing like SEFF, but not too bad ... and a LOT of FUN! C'mon down to San Diego in a couple of weeks, and you won't be sorry.:tc:
http://www.sefsd.org/mwe.htm
04-12-2008, 02:01 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 46,824
Posted By Madman

jinxed

I think mine is jinxed. I have to go back in and figure out why my TX isn't comm'ng with my RX, apparently. I plug in the battery, and the right aileron goes to the full-down position and chatters;...
04-12-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 46,824
Posted By Madman

missing key?

So which key must your budding young pianists in the household now intentionally skip over?;-)
04-11-2008, 05:12 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 46,824
Posted By Madman

some possibilities

There are three variants of this Sig product (Small, medium, large). Haven't tried this one myself, but it looks like a good'un.
http://www.atlantahobby.com/shopexd.asp?id=7034

This Dubro looks a...
04-05-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 46,824
Posted By Madman

Question Beaver buster?

One of my next purchases was planned to be the E-flite DHC-2 Beaver 25e, but with the experience with the production quality of this Pitts model 12 15e, I'm having serious 2nd thoughts.
Perhaps you...
04-05-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 34,732
Posted By Madman

Yeay!

CONGRATULATIONS, Mike. Keep us posted now, as you become really acquainted with her.
Good winds,
Bob
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04-04-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 34,732
Posted By Madman

Thumbs up another option ...

While some prefer fuel line tubing, I prefer inexpensive electrical-connection heat-shrink tubing similar to that shown here. You can buy almost all colors and all sizes at most local LHS'. Try it....
04-04-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 34,732
Posted By Madman

P-factor

Try this definition, Mike. It's one even I can understand.;-)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P-factor
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