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Forum: Beginners
04-19-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Smile Problem with EasyStar

Hi:
I'm still pretty new to RC and started with an EasyStar. I converted mine to brushless also but I made a 1/8" plywood motor mount which I epoxied to the outline of the motor hole. This allows...
02-27-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By FL RV Flyer

AMA vs Sportflier.com

Thanks for everyone who put in their feelings. After seeing all the cons and very few pros I guess that the AMA is still the best way to go. I agree that a monopoly is not a good thing but the...
02-26-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By FL RV Flyer

AMA vs. Sportflier

Saw an ad for the Sportflier organization. They offer insurance and other items for parkfliers. The AMA parkflier offers $500000 insurance, Sportflier is $1m. Parkflier is 32 oz weight limit,...
Forum: Foamies
02-09-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,020
Posted By FL RV Flyer

EZ flite ESC

Haven't had any issues with the ESC. It matches up very well with the motor.
Jack:):)
02-05-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,122
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Guys and Gals: I think what is being missed...

Guys and Gals:
I think what is being missed here is that eBay is an AUCTION site. Being an Auctioneer I know that means selling to the highest bidder. Granted there are a lot of vendors who abuse...
Forum: Foamies
02-02-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 25,629
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Paints

Being new to foam planes I searched around and a pretty common plan was to use Polycrylic spray as a primer and then most paints will be OK. I don't totally believe that so I have been using Testors...
Forum: Beginners
01-31-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,041
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Mini Cub

Hi Richard:
Last year I purchased a mini cub at our lhs but never took it out of the box. This year when I returned to FL I took it to our flying field and let an experienced pilot maiden it. He...
Forum: Beginners
01-30-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,113
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Everybody will crash

:):):)Everyone will crash, even the experts do. One of the new guys at the flying field and he would not fly without a buddy box for fear of a crash. Two of the experts at the field crashed that...
01-24-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,588
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Osprey

Chellie:
One of the guys who flies with us at our RV park has an Osprey. He has brought it down to the field and it does fly. Most of us have tried it and it really does fly in both modes. Not...
Replies: 50
Views: 16,574
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Right on Chellie

All we have to do is get the politicians to realize the real problem, GOVERNMENT and its anti business attitude. Let capitalism work!!!!:):)
01-22-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Hard landing

Chellie;
Looks like the chair will land a little rough. Skids don't seem to have too much give!:):)!!
Jack
Forum: Foamies
01-20-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,020
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Sorry I don't have video. I had a camera ordered...

Sorry I don't have video. I had a camera ordered and it was junk when I got it. Still waiting for the replacement. As far as amps go I have no idea but when I do bring the plane in I always check...
Forum: Foamies
01-20-2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,020
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Left out info

I forgot to mention that the motor fits into the motor pod on the EasyStar. All I had to do was make a firewall plate out of 1/4" lite ply to fit into the pod. Hope this also helps.
Jack:)
Forum: Foamies
01-20-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,020
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Hi: I have been flying an EasyStar for about a...

Hi:
I have been flying an EasyStar for about a month now. I converted it from stock brushed to brushless about three weeks ago. What a difference. Now it does not stall but is still very easy to...
01-14-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,137
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Mini camera on Amazon

Hi:
I am using the camera with Windows 7, it came with a mini cd and I just put that into the computer and it worked OK. Still haven't put it on the plane but it works with the computer. Maybe you...
01-13-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,137
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Mini camera on Amazon

Hi:
I found a Mini DV on Amazon for $19.95 but they don't tell you that you need a mini SD card to record video. I found one for $10 at Staples so the price was under $30. It included free...
Replies: 50
Views: 16,574
Posted By FL RV Flyer

The Bum: I think your total on the Chinese...

The Bum:
I think your total on the Chinese treasuries is a little low, last time I saw it listed this week it was $1.3 trillion. Something has to be done, quick!!!!
Replies: 50
Views: 16,574
Posted By FL RV Flyer

The real problem here is that the US government...

The real problem here is that the US government lets the Chinese get away with blatant copyright and patent violations and does nothing about it. Of course what could we expect of politicians who...
01-08-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,802
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Consider for a moment that the FDA won't approve...

Consider for a moment that the FDA won't approve a drug that has just a few "adverse events" per 1000 doses given. ..If Lipo's are blowing up at a similar rate then one has to wonder if they should...
Forum: Beginners
01-05-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By FL RV Flyer

FMS problems

Well post this one up to basics. I have been trying to get my Spektrum DX6i to work with FMS. I bought a usb cable from simblaster and for the life of me could not get it to work. I thought I...
Forum: Beginners
01-04-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By FL RV Flyer

FMS problems

Thanks Steve, I don't where the Alpha 8 came from but now that I check I have Version 2, Alpha 7.
I will download the right version.
Jack
Forum: Beginners
01-04-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By FL RV Flyer

FMS models not working!!!

I tried to download several models and then install them on FMS. They seem to load properly and then they show up when I click on the .par file in the models tab. That is as far as it goes, after...
Forum: Beginners
01-04-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,409
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Aftermarket Lipos for mini Cub

Jeff from Heads Up RC has a selection of Lipos. I am repowering and upgrading my mini and he has everything I needed. His website is www.headsuprc.com and he has been around for several years and...
01-02-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 53,173
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Well now we are in 2011 and here in Florida it is...

Well now we are in 2011 and here in Florida it is flying weather. I bought a Hobbyzone mini cub early in 2010 but did not try to fly it until returning to Florida for the winter in November. My...
Forum: Beginners
01-02-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Question FMS Model modification

:confused:I am new to RC flying and have been flying the FMS EasyStar on it. I have since upgraded my EZ to a brushless motor and ESC and was wondering if it is possible to modify the stock EZ in...
12-14-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
For Sale DX5e TX only
Views: 2,976
Posted By FL RV Flyer

I will take the DX6i. My wife needs a...

I will take the DX6i. My wife needs a transmitter.
Consider it sold. Do you accept PayPal. If so please PM me with the details and I will make the payment.
Thanks
12-14-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,435
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Hi, I just wanted to firm up the body of my Easy...

Hi, I just wanted to firm up the body of my Easy Star. It flexes a little so I thought that I might run a carbon tube or rod down the bottom seam to stop the flex. Will this work?
If it will what...
Forum: Foamies
12-14-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 748,908
Posted By FL RV Flyer

The weather here in Ocklawaha Florida has been...

The weather here in Ocklawaha Florida has been windy and cool. 40's with winds in the teens. Should get better in the next few days. Hopefully we will be flying by Wednesday.
12-14-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 18
For Sale DX5e TX only
Views: 2,976
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Hi; What are you asking for the DX6i? Thanks

Hi;
What are you asking for the DX6i?
Thanks
Forum: Power Systems
12-13-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 196,767
Posted By FL RV Flyer

Hi Chellie; I have an Easy Star that I am...

Hi Chellie;
I have an Easy Star that I am putting an EMax 2812 motor on. I need to build a ply mount for the motor and was wondering which ply to use, 1/8" or 1/4". I plan to epoxy the mount on...
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