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09-27-2022, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By firemanbill

Never said you couldn't have fun. Sorry if you...

Never said you couldn't have fun. Sorry if you took it the wrong way, but yeah, stay off my grass.... LOL

I don't think anyone could have guessed that. lesson learned for sure huh?
09-27-2022, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By firemanbill

without more prior knowledge, and/or looking at...

without more prior knowledge, and/or looking at the plane in the aftermath there is no point guessing.
09-26-2022, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By firemanbill

well it wasn't a guess it was an educated opinion...

well it wasn't a guess it was an educated opinion based on the available evidence. So what did happen?
09-24-2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By firemanbill

hard to say. Ailerons reversed maybe.

hard to say. Ailerons reversed maybe.
07-17-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,404
Posted By firemanbill

I've used standoffs and the cage mount style. As...

I've used standoffs and the cage mount style. As long as they are not super long it should be ok. I've used 3"on a 1.20 size on 8s, no problems
04-01-2022, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,681
Posted By firemanbill

Sad

Sad
03-05-2022, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By firemanbill

what are you asking for it shipped?

what are you asking for it shipped?
03-05-2022, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By firemanbill

What size DLE and how much run time?

What size DLE and how much run time?
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Views: 5,153
Posted By firemanbill

didn't think you were arguing and that was not my...

didn't think you were arguing and that was not my intention either. just pointing out the facts. I went from a Hitec Laser 4 to the original Spektrum DX6 DSM version 1 when it first came out. Thought...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,153
Posted By firemanbill

The original Spektrum was a DX6. There was a 5...

The original Spektrum was a DX6. There was a 5 channel, that came with Parkzone planes. got one of those with my Sons Stryker
Replies: 13
Views: 5,153
Posted By firemanbill

6 channel is about the lowest, channel wise, I...

6 channel is about the lowest, channel wise, I have seen. I suppose it is just easier for them to only have so many different types to make. Other than the basic, non programmable types with RTF...
Replies: 2
Views: 3,892
Posted By firemanbill

It is hard to say definitively since there are no...

It is hard to say definitively since there are no specs listed for that transmitter but having been around this for a while I'm going to say no. I just don't see it having the range to be effective...
09-28-2021, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,435
Posted By firemanbill

I just got some from these guys. So far so good....

I just got some from these guys. So far so good. I got a couple 6 moths or so ago and liked them so bought new ones this fall. The prices are great and they are performing as well, if not better than...
Forum: Foamies
09-27-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,591
Posted By firemanbill

Very cool, love all the different angles and...

Very cool, love all the different angles and radio chatter. Nice work.

Thanks for sharing!
09-24-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,098
Posted By firemanbill

could be in the transmitter. Have you changed...

could be in the transmitter. Have you changed anything in the setup? Mixing the two channels at 100% will do it. could be Rx failing as well. if you have another receiver try it and see if it still...
09-13-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By firemanbill

yeah they are working ok now. Very cool.

yeah they are working ok now. Very cool.
09-10-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,499
Posted By firemanbill

Very nice. Love how the camera was holding a...

Very nice. Love how the camera was holding a level view through the flight. That was sweet.
09-10-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By firemanbill

I am intrigued, but links are dead

I am intrigued, but links are dead
09-03-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,813
Posted By firemanbill

Foxbat sailplane chase video

Foxbat Sailplane chase video

https://youtu.be/p1zT-F-OQPU
Forum: Power Systems
09-01-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,345
Posted By firemanbill

I think you are looking for answers in the wrong...

I think you are looking for answers in the wrong place here. Doubtful any of us have experience with anything like that.
09-01-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,132
Posted By firemanbill

Rainy day and A/C Maintenance

So what to do while the rains from Ida are falling? Do a PMI inspection on my Sebart Angel. 50+ flights on it this summer 7 hours total TX time so it was due. Found a cracked elevator servo arm that...
08-30-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,773
Posted By firemanbill

SWEET! I got a deal similar to that visiting a...

SWEET! I got a deal similar to that visiting a friend in Nebraska, Big dept. store closing and getting rid of everything. So awesome when you find those like that.
08-30-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,987
Posted By firemanbill

How big is your plane, what size battery? if it...

How big is your plane, what size battery? if it is not a monster with a big 6-8s pack one forward one back should be fine. RANGE CHECK!!! And do it from different angles to make sure you don't have...
08-29-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,987
Posted By firemanbill

yes if the heat shrink extends beyond the actual...

yes if the heat shrink extends beyond the actual antenna wire that is fine. just be careful not to cut the antenna! That would be very bad. lol
08-29-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,770
Posted By firemanbill

Giant Big Stick chased by drone

Ok so my stick isn't electric, but the drone chasing it is. We had a blast doing this. Air to Air video from our club field.

https://youtu.be/9dhz2FVdNN0
08-29-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,987
Posted By firemanbill

The purpose of mounting them at 90 degree angles...

The purpose of mounting them at 90 degree angles is to prevent shadowing and both of the antennas being blocked by, say the battery, from the Tx. If you take care to orient them in such a way that...
08-21-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,077
Posted By firemanbill

Your confidence is high! LOL

Your confidence is high! LOL
08-19-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,077
Posted By firemanbill

Well yeah! I have to make sure it is a good...

Well yeah! I have to make sure it is a good enough bird for him! HAHA
08-19-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,077
Posted By firemanbill

Never too young to start!

Never too young... or old for that matter, to get started. I bought my grandson a plane for his "birth" day. I had to wait a couple days to get him started as all he really wants to do is sleep and...
07-30-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,349
Posted By firemanbill

Would love to come visit your club. sounds like a...

Would love to come visit your club. sounds like a great one!
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