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08-12-2007, 05:03 AM
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Posted By adoman

Hey Cole. Thanks for your reply! I have been...

Hey Cole. Thanks for your reply! I have been doing other research on the fling DL and it looks like in general it's just not a very good sailplane. It looks pretty and seems like a good deal for the...
Forum: 3D Flying
07-19-2007, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,459
Posted By adoman

Thanks Ron. Yes, I do have a CF tube in the wing....

Thanks Ron. Yes, I do have a CF tube in the wing. However, it still flexes way too much to the point where it seems like it affects the planes responsiveness.
Forum: Foamies
07-18-2007, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By adoman

Question Foamy Newbie Questions

Hi everyone,
So I was flying a Slow Stick X until a week ago when a tree grabbed it and totaled it. Instead of spending $50 on another one I decided to throw all of my electronics on a scratch...
Forum: 3D Flying
07-17-2007, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,459
Posted By adoman

Question Allright so my foamy had its maiden flight today...

Allright so my foamy had its maiden flight today and it was a relatively uneventful.:) However, the wing flexes when under even the slightest load, A LOT. Is this normal for a foamy??? It flexes so...
Forum: 3D Flying
07-16-2007, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,459
Posted By adoman

Thanks for the reply! I'll set it up with the CG...

Thanks for the reply! I'll set it up with the CG forward and put it on lower rates like you said. That should let me get used to it. Thanks for your help! Anyone else? If there is anyone reading this...
Forum: 3D Flying
07-15-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,459
Posted By adoman

Question What To Expect

Hi,
I got a Slow Stick X a few weeks ago and was doing great with it until a tree totaled it a few days ago:sad::sad:. I had a foamy that I cut out of some depron sheets from plans I got off the...
Forum: Beginners
07-13-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,749
Posted By adoman

Let us know how it turns out!!

Let us know how it turns out!!
07-11-2007, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,906
Posted By adoman

Thanks guys! Anyone here who has actually flown...

Thanks guys! Anyone here who has actually flown this bird?
Forum: Beginners
07-10-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,972
Posted By adoman

How do you increase the resistance? Keep in mind...

How do you increase the resistance? Keep in mind my radio is coming up on it's 7th birthday so it might not have that function.
07-10-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,906
Posted By adoman

Great Planes Fling DL

Hi,
I've decided my next purchase is going to be some kind of glider. I'm thinking the Fling DL looks pretty cool. I just want something that I can fly after I have used up all my batteries for my...
Forum: Beginners
07-10-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,972
Posted By adoman

Yeah, that's what I used to attach the images and...

Yeah, that's what I used to attach the images and for some reason that's how it came out. I'm saving up for a dx7, it should only be a few paychecks away!
Forum: Beginners
07-10-2007, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,972
Posted By adoman

Thanks for all the help guys! Very helpful. I'll...

Thanks for all the help guys! Very helpful. I'll keep trying stuff. The stock Slow Stick got boring pretty fast because there are only so many things you can do with it but I have a feeling my Slow...
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,749
Posted By adoman

Hi diverdon. I'm still a "beginner" in the hobby...

Hi diverdon. I'm still a "beginner" in the hobby so to speak. I just moved up from a Slow Stick to a Slow Stick X. I tried a few planes (a yard stick and a few foamies) before I finally invested in a...
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,972
Posted By adoman

Hey thanks for your help yossarian! I googled...

Hey thanks for your help yossarian! I googled some aerobatics myself but I wanted to see what some of the folks here at wattflyer had to say. Thanks for the links!
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,972
Posted By adoman

Question Beginner Aerobatics

Hi,
I just finished building a Slow Stick X (http://www.millenniumrc.com/My_Homepage_Files/Page2.html)and so far have had three successful flights. I'm having a lot of fun but am ready to start...
06-21-2007, 04:18 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 66,240
Posted By adoman

Lol, thanks for the luck Paul. I'm gonna need it....

Lol, thanks for the luck Paul. I'm gonna need it. I'm in a "rough spot" so to speak. My racing career is more or less at a dead stop right now. Hopefully by the start of next school year I'll be back...
06-20-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 66,240
Posted By adoman

Hey. I'm Alex, I'm 17 and I'm from Conifer Co. I...

Hey. I'm Alex, I'm 17 and I'm from Conifer Co. I got into the hobby a few years back through racing. I raced high performance go-karts on a national level and figured I should get something for the...
Forum: Beginners
06-19-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,689
Posted By adoman

That looks sweet! Any chance you could give me a...

That looks sweet! Any chance you could give me a link to wherever I can order it from? Thanks for the help!
Forum: Beginners
06-17-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,414
Posted By adoman

Hi guys! Being a newbie I have a bit of a newbie...

Hi guys! Being a newbie I have a bit of a newbie question. I'm in need of a new radio because I'm starting to loose faith in my 1995 Futaba something. I've been looking pretty seriously at the JR...
Forum: Beginners
06-13-2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,689
Posted By adoman

Hey guys. Thanks for all the links and...

Hey guys. Thanks for all the links and suggestions! Both the Wasp and the Slow Stick X kit look baisically the same to me aside from the wasp having a carbon fuselage. Does anyone know if there is...
Forum: Beginners
06-08-2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,689
Posted By adoman

Lol. I'd love to do the obsessive compulsive...

Lol. I'd love to do the obsessive compulsive thing but for a 17 year old working at Target, making $8 an hour, and trying to save up enough for a car so he doesn't have to drive the family mini van,...
Forum: Beginners
06-08-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,689
Posted By adoman

Thanks for the info Chellie! That helps a lot!

Thanks for the info Chellie! That helps a lot!
Forum: Beginners
06-08-2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,689
Posted By adoman

Okay, so I think I have a plan. The magpie from...

Okay, so I think I have a plan. The magpie from mountain models looks very very stable and predictable in flight in the videos that I've seen of it. I'll probably go with the sport setup on that....
Forum: Beginners
06-08-2007, 02:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,689
Posted By adoman

Yeah, the kit from Stevens Aero does look sweet....

Yeah, the kit from Stevens Aero does look sweet. I do, however, want something that can fly in a bit more wind and for sure much faster. I'm a speed demon. Just out of curiosity how many hours do you...
06-07-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,271
Posted By adoman

I took a look at www.unitedhobbies.com and at the...

I took a look at www.unitedhobbies.com and at the ebay link Doc Pete posted. I just don't get how they can offer motors of comparable performance to ones that cost $50-$60 at 1/4 of the price. It...
06-07-2007, 04:39 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 63,642
Posted By adoman

I'm a cashier at Target. Not really a whole lot...

I'm a cashier at Target. Not really a whole lot of options out there when you're 17! I also was a professional racecar driver until a few months ago (www.domanracing.com). I should be getting back...
Forum: Beginners
06-07-2007, 04:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,689
Posted By adoman

Cool Slow Stick Aileron Conversion or New Plane?

So I've been flying a Slow Stick for a little over a month now and am getting ready to move to something with ailerons. I've been doing some research and as far as I can see, I have two options....
06-07-2007, 04:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,271
Posted By adoman

I checked out the motors at www.unitedhobbies.com...

I checked out the motors at www.unitedhobbies.com and from the ebay link Doc Pete gave me, and I just don't understand how they can sell those motors for so cheap. It just seems too good to be true....
06-05-2007, 02:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,271
Posted By adoman

Thanks for the replies guys! I'll try removing...

Thanks for the replies guys! I'll try removing the magnets and starting over with that. This if my first motor build so I kinda figured I would have some problems...but oh well, it's a learning...
Forum: Power Systems
06-05-2007, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,823
Posted By adoman

Thanks for the reply Steve! I'm not using a...

Thanks for the reply Steve! I'm not using a geared setup on my SS. I have a park 400 outrunner 740 kv. I picked up a few slow flyer props today and it worked much better. I can dang near hover...
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