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Forum: Beginners
05-19-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 107,854
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Welcome to R/C Flying

Hi Mat,

Welcome to R/C flying. We fly in the sky above us, often land on the runways behind us, and wish we had sight of the plane we started with 5 seconds ago.

Stan-the-Man
Forum: Beginners
04-26-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 32,493
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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These are certainly valid points, Ed. No argument from me on "planes are made to fly, and not to crash", but you wouldn't know it by my early efforts. :o...
Forum: Beginners
04-25-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 32,493
Posted By Stan-the-Man

A-3 Bit the Dust?

I have had several Aerobird 3's. While they take some getting used to, I've found that a nose plunge usually takes place unexpectedly as the plane reaches its stall speed on approach or downwind. ...
04-06-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 112,867
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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Sorry to hear about your wife. You can always fly, but wives can't be replaced... at least the real good ones. Time spent with her will hopefully bring back better...
04-03-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,126
Views: 345,850
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Missing link?

Hibernating... The winds have been too gusty to do anything. No posts have been made because we know everything, or we've crashed and don't want others to know. Many of us really don't want to test...
Forum: Beginners
03-19-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,922
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Everything You Wanted to Know About RC, But Were Afraid to Ask

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Appreciate your post, AEAJR. This will serve as an excellent reference for everyone.

• Stan
02-17-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,489
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Another thought came to mind for this thread... ...

Another thought came to mind for this thread... Anyone can get an idea of the value of field position when using Real Flight Simulator. You can sense the advantages of sight and control relative to...
02-17-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,489
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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Only problem I can figure is depth perception and how far you want to walk to get your plane. :rolleyes:
Forum: Beginners
02-17-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,261
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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For the sake of beginners out there, watt (pun intended) soldering iron is the best for most model applications? I used a 40 watt iron for most of my electrical...
Forum: Beginners
02-17-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,922
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Want more addiction?

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Jas, how do you activate that simulator I once found on your site?

I tried Real Flight simulation at a local hobby store and was amazed at how accurate and...
Forum: Beginners
02-17-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,693
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Thumbs up ************************************ Thanks...

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Thanks for stepping in, AEAJR.
02-12-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,126
Views: 345,850
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Thumbs up ******************************** I like your...

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I like your paint job, OT. Totally agree with the bright colors idea. I put red on the port side and green on starboard, but yours looks very visible and...
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,261
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Exclamation Food for thought: "The Best of Intentions Don't Always Fly"

This is an unusual post in that it is a two-sided coin...

I wanted an E-Flight Power Meter, so I found a store where I could purchase one, and proceeded to do so. The meter was about $45.00,...
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,693
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Exclamation Food for thought: "The Best of Intentions Don't Always Fly"

This is an unusual post in that it is a two-sided coin...

I wanted an E-Flight Power Meter, so I found a store where I could purchase one, and proceeded to do so. The meter was about $45.00,...
Forum: Beginners
02-07-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,693
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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I get the point. :p :blah: :D
Forum: Beginners
02-07-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,261
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Well, my LiPoSacks arrived, I purchased a...

Well, my LiPoSacks arrived, I purchased a multi-meter, and where's the best price to get that power meter you used in your video, Jas?

Is it expensive? After that, I'm ready for the "27's" maiden.
Forum: Beginners
02-05-2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,922
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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You saved my potatoes with this post, Jas. I thought y'all said the "27" could fly at slow speeds!" Now my knees are knocking! :eek:
Forum: Beginners
02-05-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,922
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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Balsa works. I don't know how durable it's going to be compared to foam, but it's certainly your call. Looks really neat, Stever. Please keep us posted...
Forum: Beginners
02-05-2008, 03:08 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,922
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Thumbs up ********************************** When I...

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When I fly, and crash, Paul, my face turns a bright red. If I just go in circles, I turn a real pretty shade of bright green. :blah: :D
Forum: Beginners
02-05-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,693
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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That only proves our point, make sure your battery is charged before you try to fly anything.

Yeah, I went through Nebraska and had some of the best steak of...
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,693
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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Let me think about that one...:rolleyes:

Sure! Providing the deck is wide enough so I can get a running start! :p
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,922
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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Sig,

I'll give you a vote of confidence on the pusher-prop concept, but I've been through no less than 4 Aerobird 3's. Between the Super Cub and the AB 3,...
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,922
Posted By Stan-the-Man

A gruesome tip confirmation... ...

A gruesome tip confirmation...



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Golleeee, Cy!!!!! Have you considered flying?

Another vote for the "buddy system". (Two cheers, at least!!!)
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,693
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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Golleeee, Cy!!!!! Have you considered flying?

Another vote for the "buddy system". (Two cheers, at least!!!)
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2008, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,261
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Okay, it's time for the "Tip of the Day"... ...

Okay, it's time for the "Tip of the Day"...

In my recent threads, Jasmine and others have been cautioning everyone to check their batteries before taking off. Of course, yours truly is the...
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,693
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Okay, it's time for the "Tip of the Day"... ...

Okay, it's time for the "Tip of the Day"...

In my recent threads, Jasmine and others have been cautioning everyone to check their batteries before taking off. Of course, yours truly is the...
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,922
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Okay, it's time for the "Tip of the Day"... ...

Okay, it's time for the "Tip of the Day"...

In my recent threads, Jasmine and others have been cautioning everyone to check their batteries before taking off. Of course, yours truly is the...
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,922
Posted By Stan-the-Man

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Hey, I see double, anyway! ::o :red: :tc:

Transcendental of me? My dentist says my teeth are fine. :D

(It's the brain he's worried about. :blah: )
Forum: Beginners
02-02-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,218
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Lightbulb Today's Tips: A cross-post of a recent replies...

Today's Tips: A cross-post of a recent replies from Jasmine:






THANKS, JAS! :D

•Stan :tc:
Forum: Beginners
02-02-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,693
Posted By Stan-the-Man

Today's Tips: A cross-post of recent replies from...

Today's Tips: A cross-post of recent replies from Jasmine:






(I thought to include some electrical terms in my posts, but Jas knew where to go for them, so here's her referral...)
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