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11-28-2013, 01:01 AM
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Posted By aramsdell

Tell us your Black Friday go-to site

Where are you finding the best deals this year??

I've been watching Nitroplanes but they seem pretty lame this year.
Forum: Foamies
01-08-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,270
Posted By aramsdell

36 F and 10 to 15 mph. Perfect weather here in...

36 F and 10 to 15 mph. Perfect weather here in Maine.
Still wringing out the new CMP/Projet/Nitroplanes 83" Cessna 182.

Awesome greasers on 1/2 and full flaps. Near full knife-edge at WOT...
Forum: WWI Era
11-11-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 28,731
Posted By aramsdell

I found the plane to be fairly forgiving. The...

I found the plane to be fairly forgiving. The wings can eventually warp a little with changes in moisture etc. but it still flew well even then. After 2 years I really had no idea what the wing...
Forum: WWI Era
11-10-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 28,731
Posted By aramsdell

You'll love it. Mine bit the dust at the NEAT...

You'll love it. Mine bit the dust at the NEAT Fair in NY this last Sept. I flew it during the mass warbird launch on Friday. 50 or so warbirds all up at one time. I got cut in half by a fast...
Forum: Foamies
02-02-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,270
Posted By aramsdell

Dear Gramps, Thnks for sending this $#!T my way....

Dear Gramps, Thnks for sending this $#!T my way. Please see attched picture of MY flying weather. This is a big storm. News said it affected over 100 million people so far.
Forum: Foamies
01-02-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,270
Posted By aramsdell

After the big snowstorm last week I didn't think...

After the big snowstorm last week I didn't think I'd see our field again for a couple months. Wrong.
Friday : 45 to 50 deg. F. and P-Sunny. Saturday: 50 -55 F. and mostly sunny. Ttoday: 45...
10-17-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,471
Posted By aramsdell

You could also just opt for a charger that uses...

You could also just opt for a charger that uses ac or dc.
10-17-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By aramsdell

There are a few FMA chargers out there. Which...

There are a few FMA chargers out there. Which one do you have?
10-17-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By aramsdell

Lipos have come a long way in the last 2 or 3...

Lipos have come a long way in the last 2 or 3 years. I commonly charge packs now at 1.5 to 2 C even when they say 1c. I think my chargers are up to it. (FMA) I haven't had a lipo go bad on a...
Forum: Foamies
10-17-2010, 03:56 AM
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Views: 731,270
Posted By aramsdell

Gramps, even if there was no wind today, if you...

Gramps, even if there was no wind today, if you are within 40 miles?? of Boston you were grounded by a TFR due to the Pres. being in town.

I'm in Southern Maine. I flew.....for about 1 minute....
10-13-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 141,899
Posted By aramsdell

Tell us how you make out. Alan

Tell us how you make out.
Alan
10-12-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 141,899
Posted By aramsdell

Kinda like driving in the winter with summer...

Kinda like driving in the winter with summer tires. If your not going through too much snow or up too steep a hill then you aren't asking that much from the vehicle and you get away with it. I...
10-10-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 141,899
Posted By aramsdell

It's easy to unsync some outrunner motors. Put a...

It's easy to unsync some outrunner motors. Put a large prop on it then change the timing to low. Quick throttle advance results in screaching or worse. I don't think I ever dead sticked though...
Forum: Power Systems
08-22-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,874
Posted By aramsdell

The MA props worked great for me too I think...

The MA props worked great for me too I think there was jsut too much flywheel effect. That effect in a violent snap was enough for the parts to rub. Try spinning a bicycle tire on its axis and then...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,812
Posted By aramsdell

Thurs. as well. As to your allusion that it was...

Thurs. as well. As to your allusion that it was cold..... see evidence here...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,812
Posted By aramsdell

NEAT Fair coming soon

Electric Only.


http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=109629&d=1253537398

Last years great weather.

Catskills of NY. Sept. 17,18,19 this year.
Replies: 53
Views: 26,814
Posted By aramsdell

Back to the original problem. Complaining...

Back to the original problem.

Complaining about Horizon.

I had a JR DS 810 'Super Servo' that had a broken case.
Horizon said to send it back. They said they didn't have cases for sale but...
05-04-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By aramsdell

No flying over people. It's not fair. To them.

No flying over people. It's not fair. To them.
04-26-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 64,132
Posted By aramsdell

It seems my question was never answered because a...

It seems my question was never answered because a lot of people jumped in with tinfoil and steel wool in their hands.



Does the Tx of the offending radio system have AA cells or not.???
...
04-26-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 64,132
Posted By aramsdell

You can really get rid of some doubts about the...

You can really get rid of some doubts about the Rx or other problems here. Take the plane far away from your field and preferably any built-up area and try again. If you are STILL locking out then...
04-25-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,871
Posted By aramsdell

HeliScrapYard, You sure your reading it right?...

HeliScrapYard, You sure your reading it right? 25 + 5.40 = 30.40 you mentioned. Perhaps it was the declared value you were reading.
04-19-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 64,132
Posted By aramsdell

What I said was- paraphrased- Certain Nimh...

What I said was- paraphrased- Certain Nimh batteries fit like crap. They are loose. They don't fit. The system reboots in your hand. Your plane crashes. Hopefully not injuring me.
04-19-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 64,132
Posted By aramsdell

The post I made was about the battery holder...

The post I made was about the battery holder built-into the back of the Dx5E and Dx6 transmitters not an aftermarket 4 cell holder.

I Seem to have gotten a better reception to this over here. ...
04-18-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 64,132
Posted By aramsdell

Bill do you mean made in C#[email protected] ? If...

Bill do you mean made in C#[email protected] ?


If there was a decent AND cheap ESC made here I'd be tied in the front of the line with everyone else.


BILL G were you at NEAT 2009 ?
04-18-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 332
Sticky KW club
Views: 134,131
Posted By aramsdell

sbchero, That pic doesn't come up full size on my...

sbchero, That pic doesn't come up full size on my screen. BUT I did manage to open it full screen by right clicking and opening the link that way. your 6 second log by Eagle Tree looks good for what...
04-17-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 64,132
Posted By aramsdell

The guys radio was a BRAND NEW DX5E . ...

The guys radio was a BRAND NEW DX5E .



I think the problem is when people use aftermarket Nimh batteries. Some of them appear to be a little wider than others and catch on plastic at the...
04-17-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 332
Sticky KW club
Views: 134,131
Posted By aramsdell

Thanks Don, That power system is strong. ...

Thanks Don,

That power system is strong. I am going to prop back though, from 20x10 APCe to maybe 21x8 APCe. I had a 21x8 thin wooden electric from China but the tips flexed horribly in flight...
04-16-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 64,132
Posted By aramsdell

VIKAS, Does your transmitter have individual AA...

VIKAS, Does your transmitter have individual AA cell batteries in it that you can replace???

I posted on FlyingGiants.com about crashing a little 250 sized Eflite L4 that I was maidening for a...
04-14-2010, 03:59 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 141,899
Posted By aramsdell

OOOOOOOOOOO Kla Homa where the wind comes rushing...

OOOOOOOOOOO Kla Homa where the wind comes rushing down the plain.


Whadda ya mean wait for the wind???

If I did that I'd still be waiting on flight # 6 and I started back in 1977.

My...
04-13-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 141,899
Posted By aramsdell

SLRDAVE, I have had two of the SK series. I...

SLRDAVE, I have had two of the SK series. I think they are weak where the shaft meets the bell. THere's a good chance of bending the bell, not necessarily the shaft, at that point. I bent the bell...
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