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12-20-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,022
Posted By Jim12

I don't think you'll have much luck finding one....

I don't think you'll have much luck finding one. I crashed my badly and started looking in the spring. No local hobby shops and none online as they quit making them. :{ You might try the for sale...
Forum: Beginners
08-24-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,659
Posted By Jim12

popriv Flydiver makes a couple of good...

popriv

Flydiver makes a couple of good points. The ESC you have will take a lipo so the LVC (low votage cutoff) should be OK. You may need to read up on the ESC to see if you need to program...
03-15-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,174
Posted By Jim12

We flew in and out of Spokane. The school was at...

We flew in and out of Spokane. The school was at Fairchild AFB. I got lucky. Our class took the last "winter field course" in the spring so the only snow we saw was in the shade. :D
03-14-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,174
Posted By Jim12

My only trip there was for survival school, too....

My only trip there was for survival school, too. Buff time was a Mather in Sacramento. I never really got away from the training command!
03-13-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,174
Posted By Jim12

Service: Air Force Timing: 1976 - 1996 Rank:...

Service: Air Force
Timing: 1976 - 1996
Rank: LtCol
Rating: Cmd Pilot B-52s and Primary jet training instructor (T-37)
Typical staff assignments in between.

Favorite "resourcefulness"...
02-22-2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By Jim12

Here is a link to a similar thread in the...

Here is a link to a similar thread in the Beginners section. You might find it helpful.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30615
Forum: Beginners
02-19-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,422
Posted By Jim12

My Easy's horizontal stabilizer doesn't flex. ...

My Easy's horizontal stabilizer doesn't flex. Try a couple of things -- make sure the elevator is cut free (Sorry, I really don't think you are dumb, I just start with the obvious stuff first.),...
Forum: Beginners
02-16-2008, 01:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 21,328
Posted By Jim12

Flydiver is right on a couple of accounts above....

Flydiver is right on a couple of accounts above. Just use the decals and enjoy the plane. Leave the decorating for the next one. I've used Krylon H2O and it works fine. I used it on the attached...
Forum: Beginners
02-15-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 21,328
Posted By Jim12

Sparx, I'm getting into this a little late...

Sparx,

I'm getting into this a little late but a couple of thoughts. I have the charger you list from Hobby People. It's good in that it is AC/DC. It's bad in that you'll end up with lipos so...
02-10-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By Jim12

I'm interested in a variety of aspects of the...

I'm interested in a variety of aspects of the hobby. If you have some AP links -- post away.

Is there an easy way to move a thread? I'm not that forum savvy.

Here is a site I like. I've...
02-08-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By Jim12

Hobbyists' sites and blogs

As I've gone through many of the posts I occasionally stumble on a hobbyists web site that has added to my knowledge of the hobby or was jsut plain (plane) fun. Do you have a favorite you'd like to...
Forum: Beginners
01-18-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,422
Posted By Jim12

Thanks for the link to the video. Yep, that...

Thanks for the link to the video. Yep, that pretty much describes it. Crashking is right. E* is a trainer and a great place to start. Sometimes, though, the temptation to tinker is just too great....
Forum: Beginners
01-16-2008, 04:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,422
Posted By Jim12

After flying my E* for a couple of years and...

After flying my E* for a couple of years and getting a few other planes, I decided to up the thrust on the old girl. I got a 36 AMP ESC and HXT 2835 (380S) 2700kv Brushless Inrunner from Hobby City....
Forum: Beginners
01-01-2008, 02:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,226
Posted By Jim12

Here are some answers to the questions above. ...

Here are some answers to the questions above.

I use an APC 5.5x4.5 on with the motor in a direct drive configuration. I have a 6x4 that I'm planning to put on the watt meter to see if it stays...
Forum: Beginners
12-29-2007, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,226
Posted By Jim12

MT, As you know from looking under the cowling...

MT,
As you know from looking under the cowling the Cub's motor is epoxied onto a wooden square on the underside and onto a tray with a cut out on the upper side. I've used the motor listed above in...
Forum: Beginners
12-21-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,464
Posted By Jim12

If you're waiting for a radio, you may want to...

If you're waiting for a radio, you may want to consider this little motor (https://www.unitedhobbies.com/UNITEDHOBBIES/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=4200)that should plug into the gearbox. I used...
Forum: Beginners
12-21-2007, 03:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,469
Posted By Jim12

Since the goal was a Christmas present you've...

Since the goal was a Christmas present you've probably made your choice. For others who wrestle with the same issue I've found this site (http://plawner.net/) a good source of info. There is a good...
Forum: Beginners
12-21-2007, 03:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,226
Posted By Jim12

Pico Cub and Wind

I find the Pico Cub (http://www.rcplaneviews.com/rc_plane_views_017.htm) to be a good calm wind flyer. I fly mine with the Speed 400 and push on stock prop. I use a 7.4 lipo. In the wind it...
Forum: Foamies
01-17-2006, 05:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 29,739
Posted By Jim12

I bit a little more than I could chew with my...

I bit a little more than I could chew with my paint scheme but used Krylon Fusion spray paint from Wal-Mart. Did detail work with some Tamiya acrylics. The foam "bumps" even after sanding resulted in...
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