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03-08-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,765
Posted By liff

For the price, the stock setup is really very...

For the price, the stock setup is really very good. There is no shortage of power, and it glides really well no matter what you put in it. The only reason I suggested a better ESC is that mine did...
03-01-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,765
Posted By liff

4s 3300 is a little heavy for my tastes, but it...

4s 3300 is a little heavy for my tastes, but it will certainly fly fine. Personally, I've found that although the flight times are short with smaller batteries, the meteor really flies amazing with...
03-07-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

Well, weak language works both ways. You could...

Well, weak language works both ways. You could hypothetically start your own "nationwide organization". I doubt your location or number of members is really anything that could be held against you,...
03-05-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

calling the OP a troll is pretty blatant reverse...

calling the OP a troll is pretty blatant reverse trolling.
03-05-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

Sorry, I didn't mean to bring up a commonly...

Sorry, I didn't mean to bring up a commonly debated topic for the 99th time..

I also don't want this to devolve into a "clubs are bad" or "the AMA is bad" sort of thread. For one, I'm a club...
03-05-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

I don't know about the football statement a...

I don't know about the football statement a previous poster made, but I can vouch that baseball is probably one of the more dangerous things you can do that is openly accepted in public parks. I've...
03-02-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

You are posting just to make me jealous, aren't...

You are posting just to make me jealous, aren't you? :D
Some times I wonder why I live on Long Island, that property looks beautiful.
I've always wanted to be able to buy one of those sit down lawn...
03-02-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

The salt flats must be nice. No trees! In the...

The salt flats must be nice. No trees! In the North East, unless you fly at a beach, there are trees... usually lots of them. Foam airplanes and trees don't really get along too well..
03-02-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

Man, what I'd give to have 25 acres of property...

Man, what I'd give to have 25 acres of property :eek: . Makes me a bit sad to live on a little 70 x 100 lot... but yeah, if I could fly on my property I'd probably do it 20x more and invite a ton of...
03-02-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

Well, I'm speaking on behalf of my club. We fly...

Well, I'm speaking on behalf of my club. We fly foam and electrics, and we are trying to create a better environment for people who fly the same aircraft on local flying fields. I've had a lot of...
03-02-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

Wow that's a big club! That is actually pretty...

Wow that's a big club! That is actually pretty amazing. I could only imagine that you'd get to be that size if your club was doing something right.

Thanks for the input :) !
03-02-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

<EDIT: I'VE MOVED THE SUMMARIZATION TO THE TOP...

<EDIT: I'VE MOVED THE SUMMARIZATION TO THE TOP POST>

All great responses so far, and I appreciate everyone's input!

As far as my use of the term "AMA flying field", I was just briefly referring...
03-02-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 46,428
Posted By liff

If you don't participate in a club, or at an AMA flying field, we;d like to know why

Its quite obvious that many electric aircraft pilots do not participate in clubs, at AMA flying fields or specifically designated flying sites. We are genuinely very interested in speaking with...
Forum: New York
03-02-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,414
Posted By liff

Sure thing. In all honesty, the parks are...

Sure thing. In all honesty, the parks are accessible to everyone, and you are free to fly any types of planes. We would still welcome the company.

Since we are a foam/electric club, our...
Forum: New York
03-02-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,414
Posted By liff

Hi Ahmed, Glad to hear you are interested. ...

Hi Ahmed,

Glad to hear you are interested. Cedar Creek is run by Nassau County, and they run things separately from the state parks. Its a little annoying how the park systems work - I have the...
Forum: New York
03-01-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,414
Posted By liff

I think it might be fixed.. It has to do with a...

I think it might be fixed.. It has to do with a recent domain change ( we recently added http://www.longislandelectricrcairplanes.com/ ).. forgot to change a few things on the message board. I'm...
Forum: New York
03-01-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,414
Posted By liff

Hi, thanks for the email and the introduction! ...

Hi, thanks for the email and the introduction! Its nice to see another club active on the interwebs :)
Forum: New York
02-29-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,414
Posted By liff

I know this forum subsection doesn't get used...

I know this forum subsection doesn't get used much, but I figured a small update might be in order...

We are working on expanding the rights of your casual RC flyer (i.e. park pilot types), and...
02-22-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,212
Posted By liff

I know how you feel. Even in my club, people...

I know how you feel. Even in my club, people have a big difference on what they are looking for and what they like/dislike. What is important to some people is not to others, and vice versa. As...
Forum: Beginners
02-22-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,098
Posted By liff

It might depend on where you buy it then... Maybe...

It might depend on where you buy it then... Maybe its possible that some places are still selling older version 1 boards? I heard about someone having this problem not too long ago from a Tx they...
02-22-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,212
Posted By liff

I assume you are talking about the Stingers from...

I assume you are talking about the Stingers from Hobby lobby, similar to the sport jet from HK? I don't like the fact that the battery bay is so small... otherwise I'd have already bought one of...
02-22-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,975
Posted By liff

I would try to have at least a 600 x 600 area,...

I would try to have at least a 600 x 600 area, preferably more, before I flew this plane.

Also, be sure to double secure every linkage, horn, etc. Do NOT trust the factor setup. I really do not...
Forum: New York
02-22-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,414
Posted By liff

Long Island Foam Flyers - new electric RC airplane club in Suffolk & Nassau County NY

We'd like to introduce ourselves, the Long Island Foam Flyers - http://www.lifoamflyers.com

We are a small new RC club specifically for foam electric airplanes. We fly out of Suffolk county and...
02-22-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,729
Posted By liff

Thanks for this thread... My friend damaged the...

Thanks for this thread... My friend damaged the prop on this plane as well, and the original is out of stock. I may have him try that tower hobbies prop.. Thanks for the link..
Forum: Beginners
02-22-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,098
Posted By liff

I use the Turnigy 9x v2, which is the same...

I use the Turnigy 9x v2, which is the same transmitter but with updated firmware. I really do love this Tx. Most people flash it, but I've operated just fine on the standard firmware.

The only...
Forum: Foamies
02-22-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,612
Posted By liff

I would just trash that battery... its not worth...

I would just trash that battery... its not worth the risk of trying to recover it.. The last thing you want is to start a fire over a $20 battery..
02-22-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,212
Posted By liff

its a shame they discontinued this plane.. I love...

its a shame they discontinued this plane.. I love mine..

There were rumors the hobbyking would start selling it, but it appears they are only selling it to Australia...

Anyone know anything...
02-22-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,385
Posted By liff

64mm or 70mm is the right size point IMO..... I'd...

64mm or 70mm is the right size point IMO..... I'd see if you could get an F-22, F-16 or habu/meteor type aircraft..
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