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11-28-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5,494
Views: 1,017,784
Posted By theoldALFER

How the heck do I post a new thread or post??????

????

I'm new to this site (sort of) and for the life of me, I can't figure out how to start a thread or a new post. I know it's probably right in front of me, but I give up.

This is not...
08-11-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,115
Posted By theoldALFER

Get a Jeep!

Hank,

Just sitting here on line 'n warching "Son of Guns' on Discovery.

Reminds me that if it has twice as many wheels (4 VS 2) IT MIGHT BE SAFER...

Howz about an M-151 'Mutt' to replace...
08-10-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 158,429
Posted By theoldALFER

Hey guys, go on the AMA (Academy of Model...

Hey guys, go on the AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) web site (google it) and they have a search engine to locate local clubs...[popcorn]
08-10-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,142
Posted By theoldALFER

Yep, both are using STOCK props... ...

Yep, both are using STOCK props...

[popcorn]
08-09-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,142
Posted By theoldALFER

Any suggestions as to a good "cheap" wattmeter...

Any suggestions as to a good "cheap" wattmeter and source? :tc:
08-09-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,142
Posted By theoldALFER

Thanks, guys. Yep, standard prop. ...

Thanks, guys. Yep, standard prop.

Batteries are over a year old and have at least 50+ flights.
They usually discharge down to 3.75 - 3.83 volts per cell and recharge to 4.20 per cell...
08-09-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,142
Posted By theoldALFER

Electric motor cutting off, watt gives???

:confused:

Any ideas???

I am haveing a problem with my electric motor cutting off when I first run the motor on my Parkzone T-28 and Flyzone Super Cub.

If I advance throttle quickly to full,...
02-18-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,673
Posted By theoldALFER

Hooo-Rah

Return Salute to you, Master Chief.


I f you are ever up in the Albany area, let me know. I'll buy you a brew. Bring a plane and we can go to 'the field' and bore some holes in the sky.
...
02-18-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,400
Posted By theoldALFER

Hey Rabbitcreek... do da name Joe Kauz-a-wreck...

Hey Rabbitcreek... do da name Joe Kauz-a-wreck (Nemichek) ring any bells?
Any time there was a reck in the day, ol' Joe was in the middle of it!

Me, I'm a Tony Stewart fan.


[popcorn]
02-18-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,673
Posted By theoldALFER

my turn...

I fly radio controled BLIMPS in a sports arena for AHL and college basketball... and get PAID to do it. Also flrew twice for the Rolling Stones (yeah, Those Rolling Stones).

The dull stuff:...
02-17-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,121
Posted By theoldALFER

to pattern14....

As we 'Mericans say, in good old UsofA English,

Waz up Dude?

Had the pleasure of a week in your 'Land Down Under' while I escaped the Sun and Fun Spot of Southeast Asia (Viet Nam) in 1971....
02-17-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,035
Posted By theoldALFER

Binding that Champ

Hi,

No need to take the Champ apart to bind to th DX6i.
There's no place for the bind plug.

Follow the binding instructions that came with the Champ, just use the DX6i instead of the Champ's...
02-17-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,452
Posted By theoldALFER

OK, so where doez one pull 'air density' ( kg/m...

OK, so where doez one pull 'air density' ( kg/m cubed) outta?

......3 that is: kg divided by m cubed
kg/m

can't post the notation - formula - correctly on this post site

[popcorn]
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-16-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By theoldALFER

:tc: mucho grassyace... ;-)

:tc: mucho grassyace... ;-)
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-16-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By theoldALFER

Mike, Canít wait till the glacier melts...

Mike,

Canít wait till the glacier melts here in upstate NY so I can get some flying in.

What motor and battery did you use?

[popcorn]
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-15-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By theoldALFER

Question ALFA P-39 Decals

???? I was woundering if anyone out there has the new ALFA P-39 AND has the US stars that they are not going to use. Seems I messed up with mine... I know some build the Russian version.

If you...
01-15-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 158,429
Posted By theoldALFER

New Guinea, anyone?

[popcorn]

Any one fly RC (electric or 'slimers') in Papua, New Gunea?

Need a 'pen pal.'
01-15-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,137
Posted By theoldALFER

This iz watt eye baut...

[popcorn]

I purchased two mini cams. One to put on the bottom of the aircraft to shoot a vertical (DOWNWARD) shot (gum cam) and the other to place on the wing to shoot oblique (side looking)...
Forum: Beginners
01-14-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,677
Posted By theoldALFER

LANDING

TAILDRAGGER TECHNIQUE:

About four feet from the ground you should be at 1/4 power; then bleed off the power as you bring in up elevator. Slow n smooth will do it. Once on the ground full up to...
Forum: ParkFlyers
01-14-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,916
Posted By theoldALFER

[popcorn] Hi Guys! Ya'll snowed in...

[popcorn]

Hi Guys!

Ya'll snowed in like we are in upstate NY? 9 degreez out, three feet of snow on da ground, and the Yellow Cub looks like ...well you know;-)... in the snow.

HURRY...
Forum: ParkFlyers
01-14-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,438
Posted By theoldALFER

moreon the much malined (?) FlyZone Supe Cub...

[popcorn] Just thought I'd add my 2cents to this...

I like Cubs, yellow ones, red ones, etc. So when I saw the FlyZone Super Cub at the LHS after having re-entered the hobby/sport by picking up...
12-29-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,167
Posted By theoldALFER

;-) EJ, Take the plunge! Go RC. For...

;-)
EJ,

Take the plunge! Go RC. For under $100. you can get the HobbyZone Champ RTF (Ready to fly)... this plane got me back into the hobby and it flies great (well, not in winds over 5mph) in...
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-29-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,916
Posted By theoldALFER

Thanks for your reply. ??? Do you use/need...

Thanks for your reply.

??? Do you use/need a seperate 4.8v battery pac for the receiver (like a glow set up for us old 'glow heads') when you use the what-ya-call it ?
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-29-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,916
Posted By theoldALFER

Wow, should have met ya when I still had my...

Wow, should have met ya when I still had my Aeronca Champ (7DC).

Now I'm waiting on the E-Flite Champ to come in to the LHS. Can't fit in it, but a Champ is a Champ...;-)
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-28-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,916
Posted By theoldALFER

THANKS!

Y'all are great...

this electric stuff is new to me - an old "glow head."

You wouldn't know I was (am) an electrician for 50 years! Oh well......:p>
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-28-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,916
Posted By theoldALFER

Thank you 4 your replys, Henery. Enjoy a...

Thank you 4 your replys, Henery.

Enjoy a snack on me[popcorn]
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-28-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,916
Posted By theoldALFER

ESC???

OK, thanks....but, is the 30amp esc that came with the Corsair adaquate for the Parkzone Corsair '480' in the PT-19?
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-28-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,916
Posted By theoldALFER

Electric motor size for E-Flite PT-19?

Hi Gang, first 'post' 'n I'm lookin 4 some input. :confused:

The E-Flite PT-19 sez to go with a 480 & 40amp esc.

Now I have the '480' from a Parkzone Corsair and the 30amp esc...

USABLE...
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