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01-17-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,863
Posted By woodmangler

Where is that field?

Heya

I am still looking for a field and a club - where in Georgia do you drive to?
11-23-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,958
Posted By woodmangler

Only forum I read :D

Only forum I read :D
11-23-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,863
Posted By woodmangler

I posted here and ended up finding a club and...

I posted here and ended up finding a club and after figuring where the field was I paid to get the card.

Went to the field 5 times - it's about 30-35 minutes away, and nobody showed up even after...
Forum: Beginners
08-18-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,707
Posted By woodmangler

Exactly what happened to me. It wasn't speed or...

Exactly what happened to me. It wasn't speed or pilot error in my case. The flutter was caused by the SAFE/AS3X receiver. I fixed the plane, put a Lemon receiver in, and it has flown perfectly since...
08-16-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,719
Posted By woodmangler

I went with the DSMX version like JPF suggests......

I went with the DSMX version like JPF suggests... fixed my Apprentice right up!

Added a satellite, and have flown dozens of times and no flying out or range issues... had those issues and a...
Forum: Beginners
07-28-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,775
Posted By woodmangler

Seconding this. Same advice I received and found...

Seconding this. Same advice I received and found I had a bad battery. Bought a $9 battery checker and use it now. Tells you about bad cells too.
Forum: Beginners
07-27-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By woodmangler

Got my Night Vapor!

Holey Guacamole! ... it is hard to fly when you're giggling!

Too funny.... gonna have fun with this at work. Lots of room for this there!
Forum: Beginners
07-22-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,163
Posted By woodmangler

Thanks. I didn't know about the downloadable...

Thanks. I didn't know about the downloadable profiles... will check that out!
07-19-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,004
Posted By woodmangler

Since almost every one of your responses is some...

Since almost every one of your responses is some sort of criticism and attempt at some sort of pseudo psychological evaluation or personality critique , I'm really not going to give your posts even a...
07-19-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,004
Posted By woodmangler

The latest I have arrived has been 10:20.... ...

The latest I have arrived has been 10:20....

I dunno man... after a few times driving out there you start to feel like maybe this is just a "clique" and they get together when they want ... you...
07-19-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,004
Posted By woodmangler

Nobody showed again. At some point I guess...

Nobody showed again.

At some point I guess you just give up. I am at that point. 5 times. Nobody can say I gave up too soon :rolleyes:

I'll fly alone and bug the gang here with questions......
Forum: Beginners
07-18-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,163
Posted By woodmangler

If it defaults that way, yes... Trying to...

If it defaults that way, yes...

Trying to figure out that setting right now...
Forum: Beginners
07-18-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,163
Posted By woodmangler

First flight with the new Dx6 - Questions

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I know, I always have questions :rolleyes:

First off, flying the Apprentice - this was a LOT different than with the 5...

Not sure if I can explain this - but here goes.
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Forum: Beginners
07-18-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,428
Posted By woodmangler

I guess I just don't get what you are trying to...

I guess I just don't get what you are trying to say here.... :confused:

I don't fly any pattern that I know of... the possible obstructions pretty much dictate my "pattern"

I just tried to do a...
Forum: Beginners
07-17-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,428
Posted By woodmangler

Before or after I bent the prop with my figure 9?...

Before or after I bent the prop with my figure 9? :p>
Forum: Beginners
07-16-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,428
Posted By woodmangler

ROFL! - figure 9! ... never heard that before!

ROFL! - figure 9! ... never heard that before!
Forum: Beginners
07-15-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,428
Posted By woodmangler

Tough little plane man!

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Forum: Beginners
07-15-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,018
Posted By woodmangler

Thanks. I will try and clean the motor. If...

Thanks. I will try and clean the motor.

If it needs replacing, what do you think of the motor and ESC I linked?
07-14-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,004
Posted By woodmangler

Thanks Chip. I talked to Mel and he said they fly...

Thanks Chip. I talked to Mel and he said they fly there both Saturday and Sundays... I just missed them I guess. (weather?)

Anyhoo, thanks for the info - I will be there again this Saturday and...
Forum: Beginners
07-12-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,018
Posted By woodmangler

Going to change out the motor and ESC...

... on the Apprentice.

It is flying real well, but that sound the motor is making... a soft grinding sound that can't be good.

Here is what is in the shopping cart. I would love to have your...
07-11-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,004
Posted By woodmangler

I found the Ft Benning/Columbus flying field

... but it was locked up.

It was 10:00 am this morning (Saturday) and nobody there. Sunny, very light wind... I would have loved to have flown...

If anyone knows a phone number or email contact...
Forum: Beginners
07-11-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By woodmangler

Pre-Flight routine

.... and what happens when you don't have one. No attempt at an explanation since it all sounds like excuses. I simply did not check the controls prior to hitting the throttle.

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Forum: Beginners
07-10-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By woodmangler

Power Up 25 Speed 1100kv Outrunner Brushless Motor

The motor on my Apprentice S is making a little grinding noise. I am guessing something was damaged that last crash

I see that Heads Up RC offers a
Power Up 25 Speed 1100kv Outrunner Brushless...
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,922
Posted By woodmangler

I rarely have issues too - both times I asked for...

I rarely have issues too - both times I asked for help. I guess that is rarely.

Not a hater... stating facts and sharing them with the group doesn't make me a hater.

Calling someone a hater...
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,922
Posted By woodmangler

Ah... yes, good idea! I hadn't thought of a case....

Ah... yes, good idea! I hadn't thought of a case. Thanks!
Forum: Beginners
07-08-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,922
Posted By woodmangler

Horizon Hobby is killing me...

Got the Dx6... got the Lipo battery...

.... and they are telling me I have to buy a separate charger.

Somebody recommend another vendor... any one... some guy selling out of the back of his...
07-08-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,004
Posted By woodmangler

Thanks. I drove out there to the Box Springs...

Thanks. I drove out there to the Box Springs location and there was nothing. If that is the big local club I must have REALLY gone to the wrong place!

Looking at the map again that is possible......
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,342
Posted By woodmangler

OK...just to make sure I am clear on this.. ...

OK...just to make sure I am clear on this..

RTFM?

Just checking :p>

I promise.. honest... no, really! :D
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,342
Posted By woodmangler

There are trees in Florida?? Must be a new import...

There are trees in Florida?? Must be a new import :D

I am supposed to be getting my Dx6 tonight, and have extensive testing to do as soon as I figure out all the buttons and gizmos...

Shake...
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By woodmangler

Thanks - I would not have thought of any of this...

Thanks - I would not have thought of any of this to be truthful.

I have a Lemon 6 channel receiver, having removed the Spectrum.

I have a Dx6, a lipo for the Dx6, and a satellite antenna on the...
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