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07-10-2014, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Modifier

Wow,,4 yrs ago. time literally flies. ...

Wow,,4 yrs ago. time literally flies.

Bought both Harbor freights I linked to above. Still clicking along with both of them. The bigger one has seen double duty with my Pyro chems and have...
09-28-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,199
Posted By Modifier

All good info,,but,,if it is a poorly crimped...

All good info,,but,,if it is a poorly crimped crimp connector,,it will have more resistance,,period. If it is not crimped correctly. A poor crimp will smoke the lead in wires to the connector and...
09-27-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,199
Posted By Modifier

And if you are trying to connect permanently wire...

And if you are trying to connect permanently wire to wire and pull ALOT of amps,,it would be even better to use a crimp connector and heat shrink to protect that. Extra resistance?,,yes,,but the...
09-26-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,199
Posted By Modifier

Have one of the Hakko FX-888 stations that I...

Have one of the Hakko FX-888 stations that I picked up cheap. Now that thing spoils you, it just makes it to easy. Instant preheat,,ready to go in seconds. Went thru a dozen or more Radio Snack 40...
09-25-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,199
Posted By Modifier

If you solder alot,,snag one of these. I did the...

If you solder alot,,snag one of these. I did the wood block thing for years. I just cant look at them anymore after this tool became available.

http://thejigsup.net/
09-15-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 13,023
Posted By Modifier

A really nasty google redirect virus going around...

A really nasty google redirect virus going around also. Still digging it out of one of my comps.

Kaspersky(?)Labs TDSS killer was no good. renamed the TDSS killler and still no go.
07-20-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,480
Posted By Modifier

I did have issues with binding in both cable and...

I did have issues with binding in both cable and wire sheathed setups. I used White lightning bike chain lube which helped some. It comes down to two choices basically on a sharp turn. You...
07-18-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,480
Posted By Modifier

I screwed up that post,,needing both the cable...

I screwed up that post,,needing both the cable and sheath combo.

I have all the micro and mini pushrod stuff from Dubro in my stash and sacrificed one to make up a short throw test, but the throw...
07-18-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,480
Posted By Modifier

The bellcrank idea crossed my my mind, so I...

The bellcrank idea crossed my my mind, so I picked up some of those on the last order. Have the Sullivan cable on the way, it might turn tight enough, we will see. Found some very thin and light...
07-18-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,480
Posted By Modifier

Thanks for the reply's, it is appreciated. I...

Thanks for the reply's, it is appreciated. I kinda need the outer sheath, guide tube stuff. It's for a mechanical throttle connection that makes a tight turn right at the end,,almost in a question...
07-15-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,480
Posted By Modifier

Micro push-pull cables, full length sheath/outer tube

Looking for the title items. Anyone know where to get these or where to possibly look? Similar to the sullivan gold n rod stuff,,but micro size,,or mini will work.
12-05-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,850
Posted By Modifier

As was posted above and in simpler terms, The...

As was posted above and in simpler terms, The company's cannot control the quality of lipo's that the end consumer decides on. They simply cannot and will not test every different lipo pack...
12-04-2011, 01:43 AM
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Posted By Modifier

Seems to be a trendy thing with the A123's. My...

Seems to be a trendy thing with the A123's. My buddy did the same thing recently with a Hangar 9 glow P-51 model. Plugged in the pack and,,,SMOKESHOW!!. digging like a madman before his stuff went up...
12-03-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,850
Posted By Modifier

Hmm, interesting. Talked to a Futaba rep at a...

Hmm, interesting. Talked to a Futaba rep at a trade show about the very same thing and his words were that they test there TX's up to 14 volts or until unit failure, that way they can safely say they...
12-02-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,850
Posted By Modifier

I would email JR and see if they will tell you...

I would email JR and see if they will tell you thru email (not forum speculation) about how many max volts that TX can take.


I use a GForce 3s 2600 in everything and never had a problem with...
09-09-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,332
Posted By Modifier

If your batts have the dull heat shrink wrap,...

If your batts have the dull heat shrink wrap, then you probably don't need to scuff it at all, just a swipe with alc or your favorite no-residue cleaner. That one is up to the user.

If it's the...
07-10-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,009
Posted By Modifier

So glad Hobbico picked up Cox and Estes last...

So glad Hobbico picked up Cox and Estes last year. I really didn't want to see them evaporate. The rumor mill talks of BIG plans. ;)
07-08-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,954
Posted By Modifier

I only placed a couple orders with Hobby King and...

I only placed a couple orders with Hobby King and that was enough. It took way to long for something that was already in the states and only a couple bucks more.

Another vote for Value Hobby,...
07-09-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,706
Posted By Modifier

Pops just handed me a newpaper with the article. ...

Pops just handed me a newpaper with the article. I worked last night.

Cool!,,glad they made it. more money for them to try again and improve stuff.
04-17-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,525
Posted By Modifier

Thank you. ALL HAIL FUTABA,,KNEEL BEFORE...

Thank you.

ALL HAIL FUTABA,,KNEEL BEFORE THE GOD AND PAY RESPECT!!

Just kidding.
04-15-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,525
Posted By Modifier

Why would JR/spectrum do that,,that's nuts!! ...

Why would JR/spectrum do that,,that's nuts!!

(Futaba=Chevy, Jr/Spec=Yugo,,:D).
04-01-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,879
Posted By Modifier

I use a switched mix but keep the sticks and...

I use a switched mix but keep the sticks and servo plugs designated as per the radio manual.

A flying buddy mentioned "crash mixes" when I told him I had added a rud/ail mix.

When I get tired...
Replies: 15
Views: 3,245
Posted By Modifier

I bought a few extra of these and have been...

I bought a few extra of these and have been impressed so far. A bit more money and weight tho'.
http://yardbirdrc.com/catalog/yb1122-ball-bearing-servo-p-19.html
04-01-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,833
Posted By Modifier

LOL, thanks for the video.

LOL, thanks for the video.
04-01-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,525
Posted By Modifier

Just for Drill, and to answer a question I have...

Just for Drill, and to answer a question I have been curious about.

Negative expo sets the control stick to be less sensitive around neutral.

(?). Positive expo makes the control stick more...
03-30-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 24,164
Posted By Modifier

Me as well. Had a 22 WRF round explode during a...

Me as well. Had a 22 WRF round explode during a open jamb. Unlikely, but possible. lucky stars shone that day, not a scratch.

One of my old school flight teachers reccomended scratching the...
Forum: Beginners
03-29-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,243
Posted By Modifier

I use Todds for carbon. They are semi-local,...

I use Todds for carbon. They are semi-local, shipping is low for me, fast turnaround. Need to make a road trip up there and check it out,,with a hobby list of course.:o
Forum: SEFF 2010
03-29-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,385
Posted By Modifier

High winds blasting thru here last night, a...

High winds blasting thru here last night, a couple browndowns due to limbs pounding the lines. Then calm,, then the Pac NW showers. Drainoffs are loaded. About 20ft above sea level here, 80 miles...
03-29-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,836
Posted By Modifier

Weird. everything seems to be working for me,...

Weird. everything seems to be working for me, but over on RC universe, I cant access some additional pages of threads. I can read up to indifferent page numbers, then if I click next, it just...
03-26-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,588
Posted By Modifier

Beware of the Hun in the sun!! Our field...

Beware of the Hun in the sun!!

Our field faces west, so we get the sun in the face in the am till about 10:00am. wish we could adjust that, so we faced north. I bought some extra dark saftey...
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