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01-16-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 37,271
Posted By DickCorby

I have about 30 flights on mine during last...

I have about 30 flights on mine during last summer. And it is a great plane or just toodling around and doing some basic manuevers. I'm not into 3D, so the 2820 with the 11 inch prop on 3S-2100 lipos...
01-12-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,753
Posted By DickCorby

Same with the Futaba 9C - can get it set to where...

Same with the Futaba 9C - can get it set to where 1-2 clicks is a perfect idle setting.
01-12-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,137
Posted By DickCorby

I've built a number of models from Nitro Models,...

I've built a number of models from Nitro Models, and have had nothing but good luck with them.
My latest is the PBY Catalina, and it is a Foam plane. I did replace the Radio with a Futaba FAAST...
12-10-2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 38,898
Posted By DickCorby

Well - Keep in mind that without us old geezers...

Well - Keep in mind that without us old geezers beating on the Manufacturers over the years, you would probably be flying 20 lb airplanes with Bang-Bang rudder only, and A and B batteries on tubed...
Forum: Beginners
09-01-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,328
Posted By DickCorby

I use Ail/Rud mixing on all my planes, and have...

I use Ail/Rud mixing on all my planes, and have it on a switch allowing it to be available when needed. I use it on every landing approach, and it assists in the plane making a flatter turn on...
08-18-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 129,462
Posted By DickCorby

I doubt that glow and gas will dissapear soon, ...

I doubt that glow and gas will dissapear soon, and that's OK. But when you start comparing gas tanks, you are in a losiing battle cost wise with big electrics.

A Duralite 6S-2P 5000 MAH pack...
08-18-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 168,685
Posted By DickCorby

Probably the nearest one is the Seattle RAMS...

Probably the nearest one is the Seattle RAMS field in Sumner.

http://www.seattlerams.com is the website and a lot of information on the club. We always welcome new members. We provide...
Replies: 140
Views: 38,532
Posted By DickCorby

On one of the other forums, a gentleman in...

On one of the other forums, a gentleman in Germany ran a test on his new Futaba FASST system. Drove away from the field 3.8 kilometers, and still had full control of the aircraft on the ground. ...
06-24-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 34,329
Posted By DickCorby

Retired US Navy Rate E7 Aerographers Mate,...

Retired US Navy
Rate E7 Aerographers Mate, Flight Weather Briefing, Instructor, ASW
Served 1951 to 1971
Stations - NAS Alameda, NAF Fallon, NV, Adak Alaska, NAS Seattle, NAS Sanford Fl., FWC...
Replies: 140
Views: 38,532
Posted By DickCorby

I was one of the Fanboys for about 14 months, ...

I was one of the Fanboys for about 14 months, but a person for close to 75 years.

As a fanboy, I was willing to be patient, waited for the promises to be fulfilled. Telemetry, 6 channel...
06-07-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

Me too. We just cancelled our Shell credit card,...

Me too. We just cancelled our Shell credit card, they now include Chevron we found out, as well as texaco. All three are top of the list of the amount they import from the mideast. We buy from...
Replies: 140
Views: 38,532
Posted By DickCorby

Kiwi and others that have tested various systems...

Kiwi and others that have tested various systems and rated them for inherant safety and frequency agility all say that XPS works, Assan works. They all work to control a plane.

But when it...
06-07-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

If you check deeper, you will find that Citco is...

If you check deeper, you will find that Citco is fully owned and controlled by Venezuela, hence Hugo Chavez, who called our president "the devil" in front of the UN.
06-05-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

Hey Murphy: Remember this one?

Hey Murphy:

Remember this one?
06-05-2008, 04:10 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

Sorry guys, but what I was trying to point out is...

Sorry guys, but what I was trying to point out is that those that don't learn from history, are doomed to repeat it - dont remember who said that.

And that is history - if you are willing to read...
06-05-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

Yup! On TV last night they showed a vrhicle that...

Yup! On TV last night they showed a vrhicle that gets 300 MPG. Three wheeler, looked to have enough room for 2 people, Comfortably?? Just dont expect to take any luggage, Didn't see any room for...
06-04-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 168,685
Posted By DickCorby

how far are you from Bandon, and what are the...

how far are you from Bandon, and what are the restrictions to fly there. My Wife and her sisters are meeting for a family gettogether in July or August, and I have to come. Might be nice to get...
06-03-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

We used to go east of the mountains This time of...

We used to go east of the mountains This time of year, and pick the same corn right out of the fields. And yes that is early corn, which is left to dry and become feed corn. We'll begin see the...
06-03-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

By the way it's nice being retired, having a...

By the way it's nice being retired, having a computer to keep me busy. I spend a lot of hours a day on the internet, looking at both sides of the story. And it's been an education. What you see...
06-03-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

Yank51: Most of what I read in your statements,...

Yank51:
Most of what I read in your statements, I have been hearing from the media for years. But further digging into what is going on reveals that the media has fed you what they want you to hear....
06-03-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

Not so. The oil companies were investivgated by...

Not so. The oil companies were investivgated by the Fair Trade commision, which has no political lobbying involved, but the power to levy huge fines in the case of Windfall Profit. And that is where...
06-03-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

In Anwar alone they say there is enough oil to...

In Anwar alone they say there is enough oil to supply the US for over 30 years. Offshore there enough to supply US demands for more than 60 years. New technology in Oil Shale production opens more...
06-03-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

Absolutely!! But in the old days when we were...

Absolutely!! But in the old days when we were not so "Politically amd environmentally Correct", the oil companies would be re-investing in creating more jobs, and greater supply, as the demand...
06-03-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

Another misconception. After taxes etc, the...

Another misconception. After taxes etc, the companies are making almost the same percentage of profit as when gas was cheaper. Which is why the investigation into placing a Windfall Profits tax on...
06-03-2008, 04:16 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

Another Misconception supressed by the News...

Another Misconception supressed by the News media. Gas prices would begin to drop within 3 months of congress approving drilling either offshore or in Anwar.
The market is driven now by...
06-03-2008, 03:07 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 50,061
Posted By DickCorby

76 in July, Married 56 years as of May 31st....

76 in July, Married 56 years as of May 31st. Spent the Anniversary day at the field assisting in a Club Warbird Event.

Been in RC since 1965, flown all types of planes, and still love em all. Not...
06-03-2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 26,921
Posted By DickCorby

Well guys, if you dig into the problem, and...

Well guys, if you dig into the problem, and ignore the media hype, you'll find it's your glorius congress, not the oil companiess, that wont allow us to be oil independent again. No refineries...
05-29-2008, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 168,685
Posted By DickCorby

Hey Fly Time: Renton, Wa. Coming to the...

Hey Fly Time:

Renton, Wa. Coming to the PSEMF the end of June? Check it out at the RAMS website. RAMs Event schedule. Watts are in!!!!

http://www.seattlerams.com
Replies: 140
Views: 38,532
Posted By DickCorby

If you already have a Computer radio that uses a...

If you already have a Computer radio that uses a module, the Futaba TM8 or TM7 is a good way to go. I already had a Futaba 9C, and liked it.

For a complete package, if 6 channels do the job for...
Replies: 140
Views: 38,532
Posted By DickCorby

I know that feeling. Why I gave up on XPS, ...

I know that feeling. Why I gave up on XPS, though they seem to have the best approach to 2.4. just got tired of all the promises, and no delivery on them. It's been a good 18 months that...
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