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09-08-2019, 04:11 PM
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Posted By xmech2k

Sorry I don't have one to help,(I still have the...

Sorry I don't have one to help,(I still have the original non-SAFE version), but you can download the manual from Horizon.

https://www.horizonhobby.com/pdf/EFLU6050-Manual-EN.pdf
09-25-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,642
Posted By xmech2k

Just want to pass on an FYI. I read over at RCG...

Just want to pass on an FYI. I read over at RCG to watch out for the flap hinges. I read about one that separated in flight. They said the hinges aren't really good for bi surfaces.

Looks like fun...
09-22-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,803
Posted By xmech2k

Great job! Too bad the rough field took it's...

Great job! Too bad the rough field took it's toll... Thanks for sharing.
09-21-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,109
Posted By xmech2k

After 10 months, I thought I'd revisit this old...

After 10 months, I thought I'd revisit this old thread. Thanks to the RC Flight Log app, I've been documenting my flights for perhaps a year. The Phantom is now up to 38 flights and around 2 hours...
Forum: Foamies
09-21-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,671
Posted By xmech2k

Those can take a 6s on the stock system? Looks...

Those can take a 6s on the stock system? Looks like fun, but I fly at a paved runway, and we don't even have nice grass next to it. I need my wheels! :sad:
09-14-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,306
Posted By xmech2k

Happy birthday! Nothing like moving up in...

Happy birthday! Nothing like moving up in aircraft performance, is there?
Forum: Beginners
09-09-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By xmech2k

I would not labs them fully charged any...

I would not labs them fully charged any significant length of time. I've read that their internal resistance builds as they sit fly charged. I know of several club members who do it and wonder why...
09-07-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,593
Posted By xmech2k

The horror!!!!! ...

The horror!!!!!

http://www.kellermedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/scared.jpg

Actually, I think any really unique plane is cool. I love them. It was built to do a specific job, so you have...
09-07-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,713
Posted By xmech2k

Had some nice flights, helped training a young...

Had some nice flights, helped training a young new member and maidened one of his new planes successfully, another less successful maiden for a friend(Bad battery connector), and club BBQ yesterday...
09-07-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 351,343
Posted By xmech2k

Oh, the carnage! LOL! your video had me fooled at...

Oh, the carnage! LOL! your video had me fooled at first. With the background noise I thought it was actual cockpit footage for a moment! Thanks for sharing. :D
08-31-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,255
Posted By xmech2k

Because as he said, that other brand tx he got...

Because as he said, that other brand tx he got didn't suffer any brownouts, so those other radios don't need electricity to work. It's obvious, isn't it?
08-29-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 100,641
Posted By xmech2k

Scottnp, while a lot of information has been sent...

Scottnp, while a lot of information has been sent your way, I thought a little explanation on the motor not running might help. Almost all ESC's (Electronic Speed Control) want to see an idle signal...
08-29-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 351,343
Posted By xmech2k

Bummer! I'm absolutely amazed how she stayed in...

Bummer! I'm absolutely amazed how she stayed in the orientation after the 'incident'. What are the odds? Hope it's not too hard to fix.

Oh, and I need to see some more of your new pilot....
08-27-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 351,343
Posted By xmech2k

Sorry to hear that Hawk. 2 planes lost signal? Do...

Sorry to hear that Hawk. 2 planes lost signal? Do you suspect your tx or something else? That would be troubling.
08-26-2015, 03:59 AM
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Views: 351,343
Posted By xmech2k

Well, hope the aftermath wasn't too bad.

Well, hope the aftermath wasn't too bad.
08-25-2015, 03:25 PM
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Views: 351,343
Posted By xmech2k

Ummm, is that fuzzy thing with horns a rarely...

Ummm, is that fuzzy thing with horns a rarely seen gremlin, removing the battery from your plane in-flight?
08-24-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,158
Posted By xmech2k

Sorry again for the mishap, crxmanpat. ...

Sorry again for the mishap, crxmanpat.

Quorneng, yes, the German Air Force experience with the 104 is what I was referring to. I thought they wound up trying to use them in ground attack roles....
08-23-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 36,982
Posted By xmech2k

Looks great, Nigel! Thanks for sharing.

Looks great, Nigel! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Beginners
08-23-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,704
Posted By xmech2k

Another idea: Are you using the same batteries...

Another idea: Are you using the same batteries your Cub's been using? They may be toast. Do you have a wattmeter or at least a batt checker that plugs into the balance plug of the battery? Plug in...
08-23-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,158
Posted By xmech2k

I got a chance to assemble my 104 last night....

I got a chance to assemble my 104 last night. Maidened and got a 2nd flight in today. Wow! I'm very happy with this one. Barely needed trimming. Flies great. Easier than My E-Flite F-4. And I can't...
Forum: Humor
08-21-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By xmech2k

:D:p>

:D:p>
08-21-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,158
Posted By xmech2k

Thanks for the great write-up, crx! The tips will...

Thanks for the great write-up, crx! The tips will help when I assemble mine. I also painted my elev and rud servos, but instead of mixing paints, I used Testors Flat Brown #1166 and it looks like a...
08-20-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 36,982
Posted By xmech2k

+1! Wish I had more time to build my own, but I...

+1! Wish I had more time to build my own, but I appreciate them all. Cheap, expensive, big, small, whatever!
08-19-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 36,982
Posted By xmech2k

Glad to see it Nigel! Sorry to hear about the...

Glad to see it Nigel! Sorry to hear about the little mishap but glad to see it was easily fixed. I guess there's a reason those were renamed crap-o-techs!

My XF5U I built for the contest is still...
08-18-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,912
Posted By xmech2k

Yeah. If a light doesn't work in your car, are...

Yeah. If a light doesn't work in your car, are you going to start chasing wires first, or check the light bulb? Is the CG right? KISS method.
08-18-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,912
Posted By xmech2k

[popcorn] Great stuff! I'm still rooting for...

[popcorn] Great stuff!

I'm still rooting for Nigel's solution. CG.
08-06-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By xmech2k

No login retention problem here. As mentioned...

No login retention problem here. As mentioned above, a few others and myself noted several weeks ago the slow loading of the 'new posts' page. Not nearly enough to keep me away, but a few of our...
07-30-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,438
Posted By xmech2k

You mean their intentions? As far as the...

You mean their intentions?

As far as the hobby being more important than the camera, I see it as the merging of 2 hobbies. RC flight and photography/videography. (And yes I use the term RC flight...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
07-23-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,379
Posted By xmech2k

I'm still amazed at the uproar over the gun quad...

I'm still amazed at the uproar over the gun quad video. Not because of what it is, but because IIRC, I saw a similar video a year or 2 back, the guy sounded like he had a Russian accent or similar....
07-21-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 448,518
Posted By xmech2k

Love the color scheme, Porcia! Enjoy!

Love the color scheme, Porcia! Enjoy!
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