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09-11-2011, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Old Tin Man

NoResults, check your PM's. I have a place that...

NoResults, check your PM's. I have a place that we can fly.
08-13-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,527
Posted By Old Tin Man

I know that this may sound a bit weird, I was...

I know that this may sound a bit weird, I was looking for a more informal group that has interests flying from different sites. Maybe close to town or maybe further away. I like to fly in different...
Forum: Beginners
07-29-2011, 02:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,574
Posted By Old Tin Man

I wonder why no one has recommended a Radian...

I wonder why no one has recommended a Radian glider? This was my second RC and it was an easy plane to fly and made me feel that I had learned something every time we went flying. Its big so its easy...
Forum: Beginners
02-17-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,773
Posted By Old Tin Man

This is thread is too funny!! My wife is what you...

This is thread is too funny!! My wife is what you would call an enabler. I am the one trying to stop (NOT) but every time I ask her what she thinks of this or that new thing she says you need that,...
Forum: Beginners
02-16-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,681
Posted By Old Tin Man

OK I have a DX6i and DX7 radios and I have tried...

OK I have a DX6i and DX7 radios and I have tried many combination's over the past day and I can't get any cross binding or cross control on my cheap-0 RX's. I have tried 4 channel and 6 channel RX's...
02-12-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,660
Posted By Old Tin Man

Can you post the make of cub you have, that would...

Can you post the make of cub you have, that would help us. I have a parts build Hobbyzone cub that I put an out runner in. Is that the direction that you want to go?

Just looked up your motor,...
02-07-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,527
Posted By Old Tin Man

Salem Oregon No Club Flyers

Is anyone interested in forming a informal group to fly in the Salem Oregon area? Looking for others that have an interest flying all types of electric planes.

Maybe we can fly some combat, pylon...
02-07-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,070
Posted By Old Tin Man

How long is your offer good for? I would really...

How long is your offer good for? I would really like to get in on this if possible.

Joe C.
Forum: Foamies
01-29-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,931
Posted By Old Tin Man

I don't like to post a negative comment, I saw...

I don't like to post a negative comment, I saw one of these at a LHS and was not impressed with the fit and finish of the aircraft. The paint was not very good, It is flat red and has no shine at...
Forum: Foamies
01-29-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,022
Posted By Old Tin Man

If you find one let us know where they can be...

If you find one let us know where they can be had. I have a World Models Ultimate just because I could not find the E-Flite version and wanted a small Ultimate. It flies great and came as a full kit...
01-24-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,610
Posted By Old Tin Man

Man I don't know what is going on with there...

Man I don't know what is going on with there website but its SLOOOOW! Guessing that you may have had the same problem that I am having, it goes to 0.0kB/s speed and your browser drops it for lack of...
01-20-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,134
Posted By Old Tin Man

Hey babylon5, I am using a 3S 1300 20-30C blue...

Hey babylon5, I am using a 3S 1300 20-30C blue Turnigy Lipos. Thats a lot of numbers! Thanks for the compliment too.
01-16-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,134
Posted By Old Tin Man

Its pulling 23.5 amps at full throttle. But I fly...

Its pulling 23.5 amps at full throttle. But I fly it mostly at 1/4 to 1/2 throttle. Been to cold or rainy here to do much flying since mid Dec.
12-27-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,450
Posted By Old Tin Man

If you are planning an upgrade I would recommend...

If you are planning an upgrade I would recommend the motor show below with a 50 amp ESC and a 4.75 x 4.75 prop using a good 4S 2200 battery.
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12-20-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,508
Posted By Old Tin Man

Hey Johnson, The one I crashed was using...

Hey Johnson,

The one I crashed was using the Emax CF2805 from Hobby King. The other is using a 10 gram outrunner motor from HK also.

I did try a small inrunner but it just got to hot. I think...
12-20-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,508
Posted By Old Tin Man

I had 2 of these and they are a great little...

I had 2 of these and they are a great little plane. You can build one from scratch in 2 evenings. I lost one to a RX lock up. I am guessing that it was doing 70+ when it hit the pavement. Not much...
12-17-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,503
Posted By Old Tin Man

GRU has the right idea here with the higher KV...

GRU has the right idea here with the higher KV motor. It gives better flight performance and they are just a bit easier to launch because they tend to not toque roll the plane to the left with the...
12-17-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,643
Posted By Old Tin Man

Is this an ARF or are you home brewing your own?

Is this an ARF or are you home brewing your own?
12-17-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,134
Posted By Old Tin Man

Mini Slinger EDF motor mod

I wanted to post a few photos, some comments about the build and how this modified new Mini Slinger flies.

I have been wanting to build one of these since I built the bigger slinger. So last month...
12-17-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,643
Posted By Old Tin Man

You could use the AR500, kinda big and the...

You could use the AR500, kinda big and the Stryker does not have much room. You could use one of the new Hobby King Spectrum clones. I am using a 4 channel up in the very front of mine, these are...
Forum: Beginners
11-23-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,681
Posted By Old Tin Man

Well I know that these will reacquire a signal...

Well I know that these will reacquire a signal when the power gets dropped in flight. I had a problem with an ESC (my fault) and I lost all control of my Stryker in flight. My fault for running a to...
11-19-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,755
Posted By Old Tin Man

Hank, you and your mother are in our thoughts and...

Hank, you and your mother are in our thoughts and prayers. Very sorry to hear that things have taken a turn for the worse.

Joe and Suezie
Forum: Beginners
11-10-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,681
Posted By Old Tin Man

I have both and use the shrink wrapped one in my...

I have both and use the shrink wrapped one in my small foamy's. The shrink wrapped 4 channel is so small that I can put it just about anyplace on the small foamy's that I have. And it is so lite that...
Forum: Beginners
11-10-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,681
Posted By Old Tin Man

I think that you will be very happy with them. I...

I think that you will be very happy with them. I have both the 4 and 6 channel RX's and they work just as good as the name brand ones.

The workmanship on the units that I have is excellent. I...
11-07-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,559
Posted By Old Tin Man

Looks really nice, bet you can see her now.

Looks really nice, bet you can see her now.
11-06-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,495
Posted By Old Tin Man

The Assassin comes a just wing cores, elevons and...

The Assassin comes a just wing cores, elevons and all the other parts to make the airframe. You get to select the motor and other electronics to fit your flying style. It is an easy kit because as...
11-05-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,980
Posted By Old Tin Man

Wingnut1, your model skills are great and just...

Wingnut1, your model skills are great and just seeing this type of skill is a winner and I am sure that you had a great time building her. Keep up the good work!!!!
11-03-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,495
Posted By Old Tin Man

IMHO you are learning to fly a fun little plane...

IMHO you are learning to fly a fun little plane that really is a wing since it has elevons. If you want fast there are Ritewings, if you want a very robust planes check out these folks.

I have...
11-03-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,255
Posted By Old Tin Man

Hi boleia, I don't have a Bee but do have quiet a...

Hi boleia, I don't have a Bee but do have quiet a few wings. I would also say that orientation is the hardest part of keeping a wing from crashing. And EPP is great, I have an Assassin and have...
10-20-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,384
Posted By Old Tin Man

Holy Moley that is one big motor. I'm not sure...

Holy Moley that is one big motor. I'm not sure that the park that I fly in is big enough for that!!

I was hoping to use the stock motor mount for the upgrade so I don't have to shell out to much...
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