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Looking forward to your impressions regarding the...

Looking forward to your impressions regarding the new stabilizer.
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Posted By arizona98tj

You are right....and at the rate technology can...

You are right....and at the rate technology can change, it doesn't take long before "helpful info" becomes quite dated. Thanks for sharing your SBus story. it is a perfect example. I have a...
04-22-2016, 04:35 AM
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Posted By arizona98tj

Wasn't there always a 400' restriction? I...

Wasn't there always a 400' restriction? I thought general aviation had a lower limit of 500' which then left a 100' buffer for safety. Was this 400' ceiling simply ignored? (sorry, I'm somewhat...
04-22-2016, 04:28 AM
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Posted By arizona98tj

I've seen that same logic in another favorite...

I've seen that same logic in another favorite hobby of mine.....the shooting sports. The old farts (yeah, I can say it as I'm far from young) shooting trap and skeet at the gun range like to throw...
Forum: Foamies
03-13-2016, 03:37 AM
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Posted By arizona98tj

I picked up a couple of tubes earlier this week...

I picked up a couple of tubes earlier this week at the local ACE Hardware after ordering it online and having it sent to the local store. I haven't used it yet but I got a couple of builds waiting...
03-04-2016, 03:30 PM
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Posted By arizona98tj

Nope...just a little square and no...

Nope...just a little square and no pictures....and I'm using a PC
Forum: Foamies
03-03-2016, 02:19 AM
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Posted By arizona98tj

Thanks for the feedback....much appreciated.

Thanks for the feedback....much appreciated.
Forum: Foamies
02-28-2016, 09:20 PM
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Posted By arizona98tj

Did you have any luck with you motor upgrade? I...

Did you have any luck with you motor upgrade? I picked up a Bixler 3 two weeks ago but haven't put it together yet. I'm waiting for some of the snow to melt before I get going on the assembly.
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02-21-2016, 11:27 PM
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Posted By arizona98tj

I'll take a shot at it.

I'll take a shot at it.
01-05-2016, 02:36 PM
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Posted By arizona98tj

Right up until a hacker compromises the database...

Right up until a hacker compromises the database and your info is sold. Keep your subscription current to the identity theft protection company of your choice.
12-16-2015, 02:17 AM
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Posted By arizona98tj

I can afford the $5. The money I will save,...

I can afford the $5. The money I will save, moving from Phoenix to Minnesota in 3 days....not having to buy county dog licenses any more for my 3 dogs....oh yeah, I can afford that $5 many, many...
12-15-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By arizona98tj

Reminds me of a fairly recent news article I read...

Reminds me of a fairly recent news article I read wherein Maryland shutdown a 15 year long program that had been implemented to solve shooting crimes. The program required the handgun purchaser to...
Forum: Foamies
12-13-2015, 02:31 AM
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Views: 5,470
Posted By arizona98tj

Your mounting choice dictated not being able to...

Your mounting choice dictated not being able to use the coffee stir tubes. The antennas don't have to be mounted in the canopy track.

I've given my advice....you can do what you want with...
Forum: Foamies
12-13-2015, 12:48 AM
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Posted By arizona98tj

I won't tape my antennas in place. Why? Because...

I won't tape my antennas in place. Why? Because in a crash, you may find that the part the receiver is attached to decides to go in a different direction than the part(s) either of the antennas are...
Forum: Foamies
12-12-2015, 05:52 PM
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Views: 5,470
Posted By arizona98tj

Looks good....you are certainly on the right...

Looks good....you are certainly on the right track. I would do a range check now, as previously mentioned. Not sure how your setup works in regards to a range check using the FrSky external...
Forum: Foamies
12-12-2015, 03:53 PM
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Views: 5,470
Posted By arizona98tj

I've no experience with that antenna. I do not...

I've no experience with that antenna. I do not know which polarization that panel has in its standard mounting configuration....and whether it can be switched between vertical or horizontal.
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Forum: Foamies
12-11-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By arizona98tj

By half I meant with two antennas, mounted 90...

By half I meant with two antennas, mounted 90 apart, in the same horizontal plane....one antenna favors half of plane's attitude....fore and half...while the other antenna favors the plane's other...
Forum: Foamies
12-11-2015, 06:11 PM
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Views: 5,470
Posted By arizona98tj

Understood Nigel. For me, putting one...

Understood Nigel.

For me, putting one antenna into the vertical plane vs. significantly reducing half of my coverage in the horizontal plane isn't worth it, especially after examining the...
Forum: Foamies
12-11-2015, 04:22 PM
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Views: 5,470
Posted By arizona98tj

3D? I thought this plane was an FPV platform. ...

3D? I thought this plane was an FPV platform.

That being said, do people fly 3D at extreme distances? I'm not an accomplished 3D flyer by no means, but I do have a 3D Yak....and it is never...
Forum: Foamies
12-11-2015, 02:32 AM
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Posted By arizona98tj

Yes....one antenna would be parallel to the...

Yes....one antenna would be parallel to the fuselage, the other parallel to the wing.....and they would both be parallel to the ground.
Forum: Foamies
12-10-2015, 11:05 PM
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Posted By arizona98tj

I don't fly FPV so my experience it limited to me...

I don't fly FPV so my experience it limited to me flying a plane I can see....and I am rarely over 100 yds off the deck.

I would take that "down looking" antenna and rotate it 90 degrees up so it...
Forum: Foamies
12-10-2015, 10:35 PM
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Views: 5,470
Posted By arizona98tj

The "looking down" antenna will be vertically...

The "looking down" antenna will be vertically polarized while your other antenna is horizontally polarized. What polarization do you intend on using for your transmitter antenna? If it is...
Forum: Foamies
12-10-2015, 10:26 PM
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Posted By arizona98tj

Good luck....I hope you get some good quality...

Good luck....I hope you get some good quality time in the air.
Forum: Foamies
12-10-2015, 08:34 PM
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Posted By arizona98tj

I spent over 6 hours on Wednesday keeping these...

I spent over 6 hours on Wednesday keeping these in the air. I gave my truck battery and my charger a good workout. Have been trying to get in as much fly time as possible before heading north to...
12-10-2015, 02:21 AM
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Posted By arizona98tj

I grew up there and having just turned 60 this...

I grew up there and having just turned 60 this year, I decided enough was enough and it was time to pull the work plug and move back. We still have our health so we look forward to growing/raising a...
12-08-2015, 06:35 PM
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Views: 3,360
Posted By arizona98tj

I have nothing coming that will fit under the...

I have nothing coming that will fit under the tree. :( But I have something on which the tree can sit....our new house we are moving into sits on 80 acres, a mix of woods, pasture, and hay fields....
12-08-2015, 02:47 AM
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Views: 2,115
Posted By arizona98tj

Change "R/C Aircraft" to read "firearms" and you...

Change "R/C Aircraft" to read "firearms" and you have the same issue that responsible firearms owners experience all the time. Regardless of the hobby, there is always that small percentage that...
Forum: Foamies
12-06-2015, 07:26 PM
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Views: 1,428
Posted By arizona98tj

If you follow the build directions from Flite...

If you follow the build directions from Flite Test, you'll notice that the hot glue bond between firewall and foam is not the only force holding it in place....they use strapping tape too. Together...
12-06-2015, 07:02 PM
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Views: 2,722
Posted By arizona98tj

The OP indicated his axle is a 4-40 screw. That...

The OP indicated his axle is a 4-40 screw. That means he has to drill a hole through a .1120" diameter screw. He may be able to do that....if so, good idea. I'm pretty sure I don't have the...
Forum: Foamies
12-05-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,470
Posted By arizona98tj

Looking at the specs for your plane, it showed a...

Looking at the specs for your plane, it showed a 1500 gr weight w/o a battery, so your weight seems to be where it needs to be.

Your 5500 3S batter is in the middle of the suggested capacity...
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