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12-22-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,564
Posted By jimweda

Anything over $150 would go to the next guy. I...

Anything over $150 would go to the next guy. I love the Multiplex planes and would like to have a Sonic Liner, but not that bad. I'm sure with some work a scratch built could be possible, its just...
12-22-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,494
Posted By jimweda

Ah, glow, electric, its all the same stuff as...

Ah, glow, electric, its all the same stuff as long as its RC. I used to think electric was expensive until I saw how many flights I got out of a battery before it lost its power. Oh wait, my 2 year...
12-20-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,339
Posted By jimweda

Hey Chellie, I hope your having a great holiday...

Hey Chellie,
I hope your having a great holiday season and thanks for the backup on this topic. Actually, I prefer they keep the money at this point and just send me the connectors. I've had a...
12-20-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,339
Posted By jimweda

Castle Creations order...

Seriously Castle Creations. What is going on with my order. I am a dedicated Castle Creations fan but now I'm just flat out irritated with them. On 11/02 I ordered 10 sets of 5.5mm bullet connectors...
Forum: Humor
12-19-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,304
Posted By jimweda

Gee Chellie, Thanks, now I feel like I'm really...

Gee Chellie,
Thanks, now I feel like I'm really in trouble. This is only my second year in flying and I've acquired so much in RC stuff that my place looks like a hobby shop. I have everything from...
12-19-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 32,521
Posted By jimweda

Personally I think its a shame more women aren't...

Personally I think its a shame more women aren't into this hobby. It would be nice to meet a woman that shared this interest. Unfortunately most of the ones I've met feel this is a silly hobby and a...
12-19-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 32,521
Posted By jimweda

Wow Chellie, You have some nice scratch builds...

Wow Chellie,
You have some nice scratch builds there. I'm not a female, but does being raised in an all female household count? :ws: Unfortunately for me work has kept me from building and flying as...
Forum: Foamies
12-17-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,298
Posted By jimweda

Thanks for the link ministeve, I've shopped there...

Thanks for the link ministeve, I've shopped there for foam and a great source they are. I was wondering about some of the other foams the OP was talking about. Just curious as to see if there were...
12-17-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 51,385
Posted By jimweda

Well, this would be my second year flying. I...

Well, this would be my second year flying. I started out with Helimax Axe EZ helicoptor, then the Helimax CP which didn't fly well because it had no gyro. Within a month bought a T-Rex 450SE V2 and a...
12-16-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 21,760
Posted By jimweda

Amazing Magnets is a good source for neodym...

Amazing Magnets is a good source for neodym magnets.
12-16-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,564
Posted By jimweda

As much as I'd like to have one , I'll never pay...

As much as I'd like to have one , I'll never pay that much. I'll scratch build or modify a funjet before paying that. hehe
Forum: Foamies
12-16-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,298
Posted By jimweda

Fortunately for me, I picked up flying very...

Fortunately for me, I picked up flying very quickly but I'm always open to new, better and cheaper building materials that are durable but they also need to be easy to work with. I would think in...
Forum: Foamies
12-16-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,298
Posted By jimweda

As you've probably already found out, fan-fold...

As you've probably already found out, fan-fold isn't any tougher than depron but the upside is that it is a cheap alternative to depron and is usually pretty easy to find at most Lowe's, Home Depot...
Forum: Foamies
12-16-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,298
Posted By jimweda

Not so sure I'd be into a plane made of that type...

Not so sure I'd be into a plane made of that type of foam. Looks pretty weird and I would imagine would not sand very easily. Have you tried sanding, painting, using light weight spackle or anything...
12-16-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,564
Posted By jimweda

sonic liner...

Unfortunately by the time I got into the hobby these were gone. Anyone have a lead on one or looking to get rid of1
11-09-2008, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,183
Posted By jimweda

If you have all the electronics and fan you can...

If you have all the electronics and fan you can even save more money by getting only the airframe. I think they're going for $65.

Jim
11-09-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,144
Posted By jimweda

Seriously, like others are saying and doing,...

Seriously, like others are saying and doing, unless you go to a 4s set up, you are not going to gain much more speed no matter what prop you use. With your 50amp speed controller you'll be fine going...
10-12-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,192
Posted By jimweda

XPD-8 vs Miglet...

So what's the difference between the two. They look like the same plane with a different name and color.

Although the original post is years old we now have the equipment to power this thing over...
Forum: Beginners
10-06-2008, 03:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,999
Posted By jimweda

Hey flyranger, You might want to try a little...

Hey flyranger,
You might want to try a little trick I learned if you like using the bullet type connectors. On every application, make sure you always put for example, lets say for the battery, put...
10-04-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,865
Posted By jimweda

Thanks Chellie but that's a no go. Seems like...

Thanks Chellie but that's a no go. Seems like more and more places that use to sell Neu motors are no longer doing so. Seems like I only have one other choice for the motor I'm looking for and...
10-03-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,571
Posted By jimweda

NeuEnergy Lipos...

I don't seem to be able to find much information on these batteries as far as how good they are or aren't. I'm finding prices about the same as Thunder Power and Flightpower which are over 90% of the...
10-03-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,593
Posted By jimweda

Hey Ed, I don't pull on the heat shrink where...

Hey Ed,
I don't pull on the heat shrink where the wires are. I pull on them where they are on the deans connectors themselves. It makes a huge difference with the heat shrink on the connector...
10-01-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,744
Posted By jimweda

Wow, that was simple. Thanks Larry. =) Jim

Wow, that was simple. Thanks Larry. =)

Jim
10-01-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,593
Posted By jimweda

DOH! Sorry, I got a little excited. Well, er, uh,...

DOH! Sorry, I got a little excited. Well, er, uh, YEAH, what he said. hehe

Jim
10-01-2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,565
Posted By jimweda

Just out of curiosity. What happens if you have...

Just out of curiosity. What happens if you have your batteries at full charge and you store them. What happens to the battery? I have some that I had fully charged, then because of my work schedule I...
10-01-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,361
Posted By jimweda

Now does that apply only to the Apogee packs you...

Now does that apply only to the Apogee packs you are talking about or all packs. About 90% of my batteries are Thunder Power from 2s to 5s and 900mAh to 3300mAh and I've never gone through the...
10-01-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,303
Posted By jimweda

TP's CS...

Most of my batteries are Thunder Power and I've had two issues with the 20+ batteries I have from them. I wrote an e-mail to Thunder Power, they told me where to send it and in about a week I had a...
10-01-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,593
Posted By jimweda

Personally I love deans connectors and its the...

Personally I love deans connectors and its the first thing I change if they are different. I ran into two issues with them but have found a satisfactory fix for me anyway. First, I noticed that...
10-01-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,950
Posted By jimweda

Obviously you're doing something wrong since...

Obviously you're doing something wrong since putting packs in series or parallel are very common and you're the first person I've ever heard that had problems aside from putting unlike packs together...
10-01-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,999
Posted By jimweda

Batteries...

I started out with Thunder Power 3s-2200's and Flightpower 3s-2170's which are about a year old and still run strong. I still get 12.6 after a full charge and they hold their voltage. Then again, I...
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