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10-01-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,357
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Howdee. Just visited your site. I've bookmarked...

Howdee. Just visited your site. I've bookmarked it. Your prices aren't too bad and are competitive with other shops online.
Of course its tuff to compete with the big shops and the "wally mart"...
Forum: Foamies
10-01-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,474
Posted By LuckyArmpit

That field looks just like our clubs field. Same...

That field looks just like our clubs field. Same fencing and everything.
Heck, with that amp draw, you wouldn't even need the 30c batts, 20c would be good enough and probably be cheaper.
Multiplex...
10-01-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,035
Posted By LuckyArmpit

I'm with Azarr on the balancer connector issue. ...

I'm with Azarr on the balancer connector issue.
Today, I bought a 3S 1600 hyperion pack. 1st hyp I ever bought.
Get it home, solder my sermos connectors on (I standardized on sermos years ago). I...
05-19-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,069
Posted By LuckyArmpit

I'm looking to use lipos in mine too. Biggest I...

I'm looking to use lipos in mine too. Biggest I have is 3S 2100's. Which comes to about 3 oz. less weight. The balance point is marked on the bottom of plane by 2 nubs. With the batt as far...
06-09-2006, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,486
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Brio 10

Anyone flying the Brio 10 by Eflite? Just ordered one of these a few days ago.

Dave...
06-09-2006, 12:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,556
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Alot depends on what your flying and the type. I...

Alot depends on what your flying and the type. I don't buy into the "electric" is cheaper in the long run. In the long run, both are expensive. Especially if you crash. Two guys at our field...
06-05-2006, 01:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,068
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Unfortunately they do...its called RC'ing! ...

Unfortunately they do...its called RC'ing! LOL!!!!!!!!!! :D
BTW, I have a couple of commonsense packs. They are of the 3S 2100 mah variety. Was thinking about purchasing their Blinky to use as...
06-05-2006, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Looking for more longetivity? Just add two packs...

Looking for more longetivity? Just add two packs together of the same mah rating. Two 2100's become one pack of 4200 mah.
Some pilots like the 20 minute flight. Myself, after about 8 minutes I...
03-17-2006, 03:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,665
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Best idea......everyone whose name is "Dave" gets...

Best idea......everyone whose name is "Dave" gets an AXI brushless motor of their choice, a CC 35 amp brushless ESC and (2) TP Pro Lite 3S 2100 lipos or (2) Cellpro 3S lipo packs. Seems fair to me! ...
Forum: Beginners
03-17-2006, 03:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 31,746
Posted By LuckyArmpit

I fly both myself. One thing that is equally to...

I fly both myself. One thing that is equally to both when your first starting out is that it can be a bit pricey since you have no equipment as in tools, field box, repair items, chargers, etc. And...
02-28-2006, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Sky, about the only thing I got to trade is a...

Sky, about the only thing I got to trade is a Bird of Prey. I had a wattage 400 cobalt in it but took off all the electronics including the motor to use in something else. The BOP is a bit banged...
02-28-2006, 04:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,069
Posted By LuckyArmpit

On my Twin Jet, I have the two 480 motors. I...

On my Twin Jet, I have the two 480 motors. I used 5.5x4 MAS props instead of the carbon 5x5 ones. I used 2 collet style prop adapters.
I don't trust the gunther props with the push on spinner. ...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-28-2006, 04:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,107
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Sorry to hear about the planes Joe. A month ago,...

Sorry to hear about the planes Joe. A month ago, I had just completed an Ultrafly Ultimate. Took it out and got its 2 first flights in. Man, it flew great. The next day, I decided to give it a...
02-17-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,813
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Redgiki, a guy in our club only runs 8 cell 600...

Redgiki, a guy in our club only runs 8 cell 600 mah nicads in his homebuilt cub/trainer. He's been charging these cells for the last 7 years at overnite charge. The batteries are still putting out...
02-17-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,032
Posted By LuckyArmpit

I feel that a watt meter is a definite necessity...

I feel that a watt meter is a definite necessity if you fly electric. Especially since lipoly packs range from 6C to 20C. You are gonna wanna know how much juice your pulling with the...
02-16-2006, 01:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,609
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Jimmi your wrong. Flew today and I have XP. You...

Jimmi your wrong. Flew today and I have XP. You should download the latest version. Maybe the version you currently have is an older one.

Dave...
02-15-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By LuckyArmpit

hangar rashes attempted

Probably many of us have suffered from the dreaded "hangar rash".
I had bought a great planes U Can Do 3D 46. Its an arf so assembly really wasn't too bad. After getting it together, I decided to...
02-15-2006, 11:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,059
Posted By LuckyArmpit

You have these sort of people that are club...

You have these sort of people that are club members too. And also on the these boards. And, there are zealots on both camps, the electric only guys and the slimer pilots. And AMA members and...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-15-2006, 04:01 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 15,646
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Charlie, a club member has one. His is powered...

Charlie, a club member has one. His is powered via AXI brushless and lipo packs. It is one fast flyer!!!! The stock setup will also fly the plane fine according to a couple of reviews that I seen...
02-15-2006, 03:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,355
Posted By LuckyArmpit

As a show of good faith, everyone who takes the...

As a show of good faith, everyone who takes the quiz should be sent a DX6 system and, an Ultrafly or Eflite model of their choice. :D


Dave...
Forum: Power Systems
02-13-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,935
Posted By LuckyArmpit

I'm running a belt drive in a T-52. It has a mag...

I'm running a belt drive in a T-52. It has a mag mayhem motor and Olympus belt drive. The main benefit of the belt drive is that you don't have to reverse the motor as you would with a convetional...
Forum: Power Systems
02-13-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,060
Posted By LuckyArmpit

I don't use a crimper. I'd rather use the 49 bux...

I don't use a crimper. I'd rather use the 49 bux for a battery pack. I've been soldering sermos connectors for years and have never had a problem. Tin the wire, tin the metal connector inside the...
Forum: Power Systems
02-13-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,498
Posted By LuckyArmpit

I'm also in agreement. Fly brushless one time...

I'm also in agreement. Fly brushless one time and you'll want to replace every single can motor you have.
I just picked up the Warp 4 brushless 4 turn from All E RC. They have a sale on these at...
Forum: Beginners
02-13-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,680
Posted By LuckyArmpit

One thing that hasn't been suggested yet. The...

One thing that hasn't been suggested yet. The 3000 mah battery pack. If it is a nimh and its new, these need to be cycled 5 times or so. The first charge should be at 1/10 C or, 300 milliamps. ...
Forum: Beginners
02-13-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,828
Posted By LuckyArmpit

You may or may not crash the 1st time out. ...

You may or may not crash the 1st time out. However, never be afraid of crashing because EVERYBODY crashes. Of course some of us crash more than others! :D

Dave...
02-13-2006, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,483
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Theres been many many people who have started out...

Theres been many many people who have started out on these RTF's. I started with a Firebird XL myself. 1st flight was when it was windy. Plane took off, wind got it and I found it 700 yards...
02-13-2006, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,344
Posted By LuckyArmpit

A club member has one of these. 60 size and...

A club member has one of these. 60 size and probably weighs around 7 pounds thereabouts. He has an OS .91 4 stroker in it. Very nice looking plane. I suppose you could put in a good sized AXI or...
02-11-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,213
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Those cells would make a half decent tx pack. ...

Those cells would make a half decent tx pack. Thats about it.
At one time, the "El Cheapo---Welfare" store had panasonic 1600 mah cells for a buck. I bought 16 of 'em and commensed to make two 8...
02-11-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,658
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Lipos should be treated as if they were a...

Lipos should be treated as if they were a spinning prop. The batteries work better than any other technology provided you adhere to their safety and use. Apparently, some of us don't adhere too...
02-10-2006, 05:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,059
Posted By LuckyArmpit

Nah...none in sharon. One in Greenville. I...

Nah...none in sharon. One in Greenville. I usually go over to Austintown and Boardman. Sometimes down to Cranberry.
The Skylarks swap meet is in March at the Hickory VFW on route 62.

Dave...
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