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01-22-2010, 09:48 PM
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Posted By XWind

This is a good thread. Safety is paramount as...

This is a good thread. Safety is paramount as these things are not toys. I havent clipped my finger in over ten years and yes it hurts. Mine was much worse, bone exposed and all. But I am mostly...
01-12-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,935
Posted By XWind

Talking Glassed Mod Stryker

Finally done. Glassed Blue Angel Stlyle modified Stryker. Check out the pic. Enjoy!
01-12-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,139
Posted By XWind

Chellie, you were on the money. I dropped down to...

Chellie, you were on the money. I dropped down to a 2s and a 5x5 prop and the set up is perfect. It runs around 50 amp almost full throttle with a little to spare. Does not overheat. Very fast! No...
12-22-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,139
Posted By XWind

good advice everyone. Thanks

good advice everyone.

Thanks
12-22-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,139
Posted By XWind

Overamped!

I am flying a modified Stryker, here is the setup:

KB28-47-08S 4900kv Brushless Motor...
Replies: 4
Views: 3,240
Posted By XWind

Ok, I finally got it to work last nite, geez!!...

Ok, I finally got it to work last nite, geez!! The directions are not that clear. I realized that the FLPR and FLTR must both be on in order to set it.
Replies: 4
Views: 3,240
Posted By XWind

It is the 6ex 2.4Ghz.

It is the 6ex 2.4Ghz.
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Views: 3,240
Posted By XWind

Help! Flaperon setup for Futaba 6ex

Anyone have a better way of explaining how to set this up? I have tried for hours to get it work by reading the manual and nothing. Maybe Im missing something. The radio is clear and have no other...
Forum: Beginners
06-04-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,749
Posted By XWind

Deans are very good connectors and yes they are a...

Deans are very good connectors and yes they are a pain to pull apart especially if you have big sausage fingers such as myself. I just hold the female end with 2 fingers and use a pair of pliers and...
06-04-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,281
Posted By XWind

Hey Extreme, if you successfully have geared one...

Hey Extreme, if you successfully have geared one out to handle take off and land in grass please let me know. Post the pics if you have any. I may need the setup as well, I am having a difficult time...
Forum: Beginners
06-01-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,474
Posted By XWind

Chops, way to go man!! not too bad for the maiden...

Chops, way to go man!! not too bad for the maiden flight. You will find that the glue that is holding the plane together is garbage especially in the front around the firewall and around the battery...
05-26-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,281
Posted By XWind

Yes, the info was very insightful. It sounds like...

Yes, the info was very insightful. It sounds like it has improved quite a bit. Man, the guys on RCGroups totally destoryed this plane when it first came out. Im not sure I would want to be in the...
05-25-2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,281
Posted By XWind

Ok, bannana hobby is now pre-selling its new...

Ok, bannana hobby is now pre-selling its new version and to be available June 11th. From what I read they have really improved this bird, all the way from retractables to wing spars to even adding a...
05-23-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,281
Posted By XWind

Thanks Perl.

Thanks Perl.
05-22-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,281
Posted By XWind

Ed, thanks for the site, but did you see the...

Ed, thanks for the site, but did you see the video. Im not sure what they put in that plane but it was seriously underpowered. It seemed like it was just ready to fall out of the sky at any moment....
05-22-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,281
Posted By XWind

Talking Yeah, I havent had any response on this plane. I...

Yeah, I havent had any response on this plane. I wonder if its a sign of a bad product or company. Its a little pricey but man, you get a 90mm with retractables. Im still looking at it.
05-19-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,511
Posted By XWind

Very Cool, getting closer!

Very Cool, getting closer!
05-19-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,281
Posted By XWind

90mm EDF F-18 by Blitz RC (Bannana Hobby)

Anyone had any luck with this one? It looks really great in the air from what I can tell. I was thinking about getting the stripped down version for $160, but didnt want to throw another $300 on the...
Forum: Beginners
05-18-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,474
Posted By XWind

Just a bit of advice... I would hold up on any...

Just a bit of advice... I would hold up on any mods for now until you have mastered the aircraft as is (stock). You will crash and you will spend money on extra parts...props, cowling, wing, fuse,...
Forum: Beginners
05-17-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,474
Posted By XWind

Welcome Chops, the Super Cub is definitely the...

Welcome Chops, the Super Cub is definitely the way to go. I still have mine. I repair it with a Hot Glue gun and it works great. Youve heard this before and I will say "do not fly when its windy"....
05-14-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,511
Posted By XWind

Way to go Jeff, it looks sharp, almost there. I...

Way to go Jeff, it looks sharp, almost there. I hope you post your Maiden flight. Hey, just looking at the specs of your motor, it migh very well work. I calculate at 6min flight time with a 5000mah.
05-14-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,511
Posted By XWind

Yeah, you are probably right Alpea. Seems like...

Yeah, you are probably right Alpea. Seems like this might be more of a turbine job and thats way too much money for me.
05-14-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,511
Posted By XWind

Thanks Jeff. Here is what I think I will need for...

Thanks Jeff. Here is what I think I will need for the setup. Anyone please correct me if I am wrong.

Flight weight- 3.5lbs

Motor- 90mm 700w (72A) EDF Unit, Brushless
ESC- Brushless (72A+)...
05-14-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,511
Posted By XWind

hey, thanks for all the comments. I will have to...

hey, thanks for all the comments. I will have to think more about it. The plane really does look sharp and a great bargain.
05-14-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,511
Posted By XWind

Yes, that is the one. Thanks for the reply. Any...

Yes, that is the one. Thanks for the reply. Any comments on that one? I heard some complaints about the wing area not to scale but thats ok with me. Im sure it will fly just fine with the right EDF...
05-13-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,511
Posted By XWind

nitromodels f16 pusher?

Im thinking of buying this plane and coverting it to EDF. Has anyone had any luck and what was the setup? motor/esc/battery..etc. Any help would be great.
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