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Forum: Beginners
08-10-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

Hey, guys-I finally got to fly today after like a...

Hey, guys-I finally got to fly today after like a month & got a chance to test out the new tail & the results were disastrous! I strongly do not recommend modding a tail to this extent. This much...
Forum: Beginners
07-21-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

If worse comes to worse, you can always buy a new...

If worse comes to worse, you can always buy a new fuselage, which lists for $42. It has all the electronics, servos & control rods & imo ain't that bad of a deal.
Forum: Beginners
07-19-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

My Aerobird 3

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n430/Aerobird3/AerobirdFocke-Wulf001.jpg
http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n430/Aerobird3/AerobirdFocke-Wulf003.jpg

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07-18-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,465
Posted By Rob68

I like that ME-109, but like a lot of the not so...

I like that ME-109, but like a lot of the not so common planes, it's sold out. I'm contemplating getting the "green" Focke-Wulf, though I'd rather have the sold out grey camo pattern. First thing I...
Forum: Beginners
07-16-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

That's good to know. I don't have a lipo charger...

That's good to know. I don't have a lipo charger though. What lipo battery would you recommend? What's a cheap lipo charger. I'm financially challenged.
Forum: Beginners
07-16-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

Coroplast

I've seen the coroplast tails that a guy sells on E-Bay & being a guy that likes to build stuff myself, I think I'm going to build one. My already modified Pro-Tail has a few small creases & I know...
Forum: Beginners
07-16-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

longer flight times

I'm thinking about ordering a 2/3A nimh 7 cell Elite 1500 mah pack from www.cheapbatterypacks.com (http://www.cheapbatterypacks.com) to try & get some longer flight times w/o the expense of lipo &...
07-15-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,465
Posted By Rob68

Anyone have a Raidentech warbird?

The 4 ch warbirds in the $82-85 range such as the Focke-wulf or Me-109?
I know you can't expect perfection for this price range, but are they any good at all-worth $85?
The Focke-Wulf in the grey...
Forum: Beginners
07-15-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 93,219
Posted By Rob68

That's not too bad considering the whole fuse...

That's not too bad considering the whole fuse with all electronics is $35. Heck, I want the little wall charger adapter that lets you plug your cigarette type charger in & charge in the house. I...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-14-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 35,233
Posted By Rob68

I REALLY like that 4 channel Pitts S-2A bipe...

I REALLY like that 4 channel Pitts S-2A bipe RTF!!! I have about mastered my Aerobird 3 & am wanting something with ailerons & more run time=lipo/brushless & don't have much to spend. Thanks a lot.:)...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-14-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 35,233
Posted By Rob68

Is the PZ, J3 Cub, the cheapest lipo, BL, RTF?

Is the PZ, J3 Cub, the cheapest lipo, BL, RTF?
Forum: Beginners
07-14-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

The winds were 5mph to calm this morning, so I...

The winds were 5mph to calm this morning, so I got a chance to fly. These things handle so beautifully in calm conditions & it's nice to just shut the motor off & just glide with the birds.
One...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-14-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 49,927
Posted By Rob68

I hope they changed to real 3-wire servos. The...

I hope they changed to real 3-wire servos. The local Hobbytown USA closed down & sold a bunch of Skyflys to the better hobbyshop in town (Mark Twain Hobby) & they are still selling them for $99! I...
Forum: Beginners
07-14-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 93,219
Posted By Rob68

Thinking about getting a Phantom to have a small,...

Thinking about getting a Phantom to have a small, toss in the car & fly plane. I bought the AB3 cause it has real 3 wire servos & I was told the Phantom doesn't. I'm just wondering what kind of setup...
Forum: Beginners
07-14-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,213
Posted By Rob68

2 days!!!

Holy Cow!!! Mine only last 10-12 minutes. :eek:
Forum: Beginners
07-11-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,500
Posted By Rob68

They do Hemi!-It's called the Parkzone Corsair-if...

They do Hemi!-It's called the Parkzone Corsair-if it ever comes out or the T-28, if you can't wait.:D
Forum: Beginners
07-11-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

YES-You should never charge a hot battery. Keep...

YES-You should never charge a hot battery. Keep em at room temperature when storing. My batteries are always about 72 degrees when I put them on my charger. ( I have an infared thermometer for my...
Forum: Beginners
07-11-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,500
Posted By Rob68

From my experience, I would stay away from...

From my experience, I would stay away from Flyzone. I had a Skyfly & wouldn't buy another Flyzone product.
Forum: Beginners
07-10-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

How's your bro's repairs going? It's your job as...

How's your bro's repairs going? It's your job as the more experienced pilot to guide him!;-)
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,751
Posted By Rob68

-Sounds good! If you have 3 channel planes...

-Sounds good! If you have 3 channel planes mastered, the T-28 would be a great choice.
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,751
Posted By Rob68

I too, lost my Skyfly to a tree in part due to...

I too, lost my Skyfly to a tree in part due to the twitchy malfunctioning "servos" causing the elevator to stay in the up position. All in all I think it was for the better as I bought a far superior...
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

Man!!!, sorry to hear that!!! I wish I could get...

Man!!!, sorry to hear that!!! I wish I could get my brother to get his AB Swift out of the box & learn to fly with me so we could eventually dogfight! Sometimes the excitement to fly overcomes...
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

Pro-Tail is awesome

I added a pro-tail last night to my AB3 to spice things up a little & I'm glad I did! The added control surfaces allowed for SCREAMING vertical dives & lots more response. I even managed a loop from...
Forum: Beginners
07-05-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

I want to buy the Swift via Paypal: what do I...

I want to buy the Swift via Paypal: what do I have to do?
Forum: Beginners
07-05-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

That's really weird. The only time that my motor...

That's really weird. The only time that my motor has ever pulsed is when the battery is drained to the point that I only have power to the control surfaces & I land & try the throttle slide again....
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

Flew my AB3 today & the shims solved my problem....

Flew my AB3 today & the shims solved my problem. I also learned to do the tightest loop today! You start by doing a tail-slide & hold the stick over just as you start to stall & the plane just kinda...
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

The trims were not helping enough!!! This is a...

The trims were not helping enough!!! This is a step to take when even with the trims centered & adjusted for straight level flight aren't enough.
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

Do yourself a favor & pick up some more...

Do yourself a favor & pick up some more batteries. The AB3 flies fine on the $16 Hobbico Skyfly 7.2 6-cell batteries. I had 3 left & possibly a 4th if that thing would ever fall out of that tree!!!...
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

I had this happen on my last flight. The...

I had this happen on my last flight. The instructions say that you should tighten the forward screw on the V-tail one full turn & loosen the rearward screw one full turn. I tried this but it wasn't...
Forum: Beginners
07-01-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Rob68

When learning to first fly, you really need to...

When learning to first fly, you really need to break the whole process down into a few steps. I just tossed my Skyfly into the air & it really was a lot to try to do the first time! Needless to say,...
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