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09-12-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,126
Posted By Turbojoe

I asked Jeff that same question several weeks ago...

I asked Jeff that same question several weeks ago and he replied with a source. I don't have access to my main computer to get that info while my house is being restored for broken plumbing damage....
09-01-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,007
Posted By Turbojoe

I bought almost all of the closeout BEAM 450 Heli...

I bought almost all of the closeout BEAM 450 Heli parts from RC Bits there in Australia several years back.16 pounds/7.26 kg worth! Three separate purchases. Each took over two weeks to get here and...
08-31-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,007
Posted By Turbojoe

Yeah, I happened to be working on a few photo...

Yeah, I happened to be working on a few photo changes when the post showed. Happy you get your stuff so fast. Not so fast here to the states if it comes from China...

Joe
08-31-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,007
Posted By Turbojoe

Being in OZ you probably get your orders in...

Being in OZ you probably get your orders in several few days vs a few weeks to the USA. Most times I've ordered from HK "USA warehouse" it still ends up coming on the rowboat from China......

Joe
08-31-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,007
Posted By Turbojoe

I couldn't possibly care any less about multi...

I couldn't possibly care any less about multi rotor/drones etc. regardless of price. Bang You Good can own that market 100% for all I care. The rest of their crap is just that. Crap!

Joe
08-31-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,007
Posted By Turbojoe

I don't even look at Hobby King anymore. And Bang...

I don't even look at Hobby King anymore. And Bang You Good? Not a chance in HELL! I've ordered from them exactly three times in the last 3-5 years or so. Each time no less than 5 weeks waiting for...
08-31-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Turbojoe

In a boat you should be fine. Weight and capacity...

In a boat you should be fine. Weight and capacity is the biggest problem with almost all round Li-Ion cells when it comes to aircraft. In a boat where you usually need to add some ballast it could...
08-31-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By Turbojoe

I've got some electric tools with bad ni-cd/ni-mh...

I've got some electric tools with bad ni-cd/ni-mh packs that I've considered using some of my old Li-Po packs on but just don't trust them in case I damage or over amp them during use. I'm sure...
08-31-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By Turbojoe

I saw the news the other day and couldn't believe...

I saw the news the other day and couldn't believe it. Such a huge loss. I've been a fan of Jessie since first seeing her on the many car shows. Not many girls that look like her that can...
08-28-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,451
Posted By Turbojoe

That's why I never buy ANYTHING from "BANG YOU...

That's why I never buy ANYTHING from "BANG YOU GOOD" anymore. You TRULY get what you pay for but you NEVER get your money worth.......

We bought our printer on sale before Christmas on Amazon last...
08-28-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,451
Posted By Turbojoe

I still have my daughters 3D printer. I've been...

I still have my daughters 3D printer. I've been slightly consumed with using TinkerCad and making several one of parts for myself. It's amazing just how many R/C plane/heli parts are out there for...
08-14-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,871
Posted By Turbojoe

I found THIS:...

I found THIS: https://willynillies.com/shop?olsPage=products%2Fsuper-sport-250 while snooping around the site and it wasn't listed for sale yet. I emailed about it. He posted it up and I ordered it....
08-13-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,871
Posted By Turbojoe

Another new BALSA kitter!

I found this posted on Flitetest.com by Rockyboy: https://willynillies.com/shop?olsPage=t%2Flaser-cut-balsa-aircraft-kits They've got some really cool 250 gram balsa kits. I'm getting ready to order...
08-12-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,915
Posted By Turbojoe

Those UMX are addicting aren't they? Having been...

Those UMX are addicting aren't they? Having been a balsa snob and foam hater for better than 40 years I felt forced into these tiny birds back when the FAA set all kinds of crazy weight rules when...
08-04-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,126
Posted By Turbojoe

One of the great things HURC did was no B.S. on...

One of the great things HURC did was no B.S. on the motors they sold. Here's a cut and paste from the website: "Please note: The KV ratings we publish for the motors we sell are the direct result of...
07-25-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,682
Posted By Turbojoe

Truly sad news.....:{ Joe

Truly sad news.....:{

Joe
07-16-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,126
Posted By Turbojoe

I couldn't take it anymore. I went back and...

I couldn't take it anymore. I went back and grabbed 6 of the 3.7 gram servos before they were all gone. I'll find something to stick 'em in........

Joe
07-16-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,126
Posted By Turbojoe

Well THAT sucks! I waited too long. I just went...

Well THAT sucks! I waited too long. I just went to put an order together. All servos except 3.7 gram are gone already. I knew I should have bought as soon as I got the e-mail. My own fault......:(
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07-16-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,126
Posted By Turbojoe

After getting burned on the absolute garbage...

After getting burned on the absolute garbage Hobby King (forgot the original name finally) was selling back in the beginning I stayed away from lower cost Chinese R/C imports. Then after starting to...
07-01-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,500
Posted By Turbojoe

I agree with the first sentence but have to...

I agree with the first sentence but have to disagree on the "off" and "blatant". Max braked late and got the advantage. He was ahead of Leclerc and had the position. Cockpit video showed Max at full...
06-28-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Turbojoe

Sorry Paul. I completely forgot to check when I...

Sorry Paul. I completely forgot to check when I got back! I just checked through all of my covering and no green. Now I remember what happened to it. It went with the Marston Pterodactyl...
06-28-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Turbojoe

I seem to remember getting a partial roll of...

I seem to remember getting a partial roll of green in a trade several years ago. I know I haven't used it on anything. I'll look through all my covering when I get back in an hour or so. If I find it...
06-23-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,062
Posted By Turbojoe

I'm thoroughly convinced people WAY over think...

I'm thoroughly convinced people WAY over think battery charging for a flying day. Preparation is always the key to success. Way back in the very early 80's when I was racing off road R/C I ALWAYS...
06-21-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,643
Posted By Turbojoe

Way back when I did the initial setup I was...

Way back when I did the initial setup I was pretty happy with the LED's. After moving the speaker to different areas of the fuse I could get decent gun sound. Probably wouldn't be super loud at a...
06-20-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,643
Posted By Turbojoe

Do you think this might help you?...

Do you think this might help you? https://hobbyking.com/en_us/catalogsearch/result/?cat=&q=machine+gun

I have it in a bird that is in a multi year finishing queue. I made gun barrels from aluminum...
Forum: Foamies
04-28-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Turbojoe

Has anyone tried "Super 'Phatic"...

Has anyone tried "Super 'Phatic" (https://www.horizonhobby.com/super-phatic%21-dlmad21) on foam like Dollar Tree, EPP or Depron? Ignore the negative reviews on the Horizon site as those guys simply...
04-01-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,500
Posted By Turbojoe

Yep. New drivers and front tire changers. :) ...

Yep. New drivers and front tire changers. :)

Joe
04-01-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,500
Posted By Turbojoe

Bahrain definitely was one of the best F1 races...

Bahrain definitely was one of the best F1 races in many years. Since Rosberg retired I really don't have a favorite driver now. There are many that I like but none I'm a rabid fan of yet. I tend to...
Forum: Humor
04-01-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By Turbojoe

Getting into my wifes beaver....

(Not what your dirty mind is thinking)

https://youtu.be/TRozAbaKs9M

Joe
04-01-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,500
Posted By Turbojoe

Definitely a good race today. Except for the...

Definitely a good race today. Except for the usual ending... Leclerc was robbed. He earned the win today. Technology killed it for him though. He still made the podium and that's a big positive so...
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