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Forum: Beginners
10-31-2008, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,042
Posted By carld2002

Tried everything, almost spent more on wings than...

Tried everything, almost spent more on wings than I did for the plane in the first place. Then got something good and flew it fine the first flight.
Forum: Beginners
10-31-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,042
Posted By carld2002

I hate my skyfly. Have never gotten it to...

I hate my skyfly.

Have never gotten it to fly right.

What it needs is bigger rudder and some freggin dihedral because it isn't really flyable in a standard park... at least mine wasn't anyways....
07-10-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,995
Posted By carld2002

Thanks I would write the other reviews but I...

Thanks

I would write the other reviews but I am too busy getting ready for university right now.
Forum: Beginners
06-17-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,960
Posted By carld2002

Maybe releasing a new version?

Maybe releasing a new version?
Forum: Beginners
06-14-2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,358
Posted By carld2002

The rule of thumb is that slapping "hobby" onto...

The rule of thumb is that slapping "hobby" onto any product automatically allows you to triple the price.
06-07-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,863
Posted By carld2002

I was about to post about how i'd never actually...

I was about to post about how i'd never actually seen it before when I realized... my actual first time flying an rc plane was with a control line :D(throttle control only)

I've never understood...
06-06-2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,205
Posted By carld2002

I understand the overhead and that is why I...

I understand the overhead and that is why I expect to pay more in a local shop than online.

However, when certain stores fail to give me the selection or service that I desire, I have no problem...
06-06-2008, 12:56 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,205
Posted By carld2002

I have a number of small scale hobby shops around...

I have a number of small scale hobby shops around me.

It's funny how we have one that has prices that are 20-30% higher than any of the other local hobby shops on most items. They also have poor...
06-05-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,312
Posted By carld2002

That estes turbo thruster looks pretty cool...

That estes turbo thruster looks pretty cool actually.

Keep in mind that they are toys more than anything though.

I've never gotten an air hogs style (no control surfaces) plane over 25 feet...
Forum: Beginners
05-31-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,850
Posted By carld2002

Charger just doesn't want to charge it. ...

Charger just doesn't want to charge it.




I own only one currently.

The last (a thunder power) is buried in a mountain somewhere with my first slow stick.

I am going to check around...
05-30-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,352
Posted By carld2002

I love the halifax. There is a fully...

I love the halifax.

There is a fully restored one a couple of hours from me:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/51/Halifax-Trenton.jpg/448px-Halifax-Trenton.jpg
Forum: Beginners
05-30-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,850
Posted By carld2002

I got that email too. That particular...

I got that email too.

That particular battery has been sold there for a long time.

They just added new ones from the brand.

I have that exact one and it is very light. I am having problems...
Forum: Beginners
05-30-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

Maybe but i'm not sure. I'm kinda thinking...

Maybe but i'm not sure.

I'm kinda thinking it's the charger since this is definately not a cheap charger and it worked great with the old battery.
Forum: Beginners
05-30-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

I think it is a decent charger. I figured it...

I think it is a decent charger. I figured it out... first to the story.

I maidened my slow stick today.

The wind was picking up as I got there so I didn't fly too high or far. It flew great,...
05-27-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,995
Posted By carld2002

No i have not. I bought it and the ailerons...

No i have not.

I bought it and the ailerons actually seemed nice (besides the crappy foam) but I never flew it with them.

If It didn't fly with the regular wings, I don't expect it to fly with...
Forum: Beginners
05-25-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

Ok, time to sleep. I am going to disconnect...

Ok, time to sleep.

I am going to disconnect it now.

WIll I have a pretty decent amount of charge in my battery? Enough to go flying with?
Forum: Beginners
05-25-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

That blows. I spent a ton on it at my local...

That blows.

I spent a ton on it at my local store.
Forum: Beginners
05-25-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

I don't know what voltage the battery reads....

I don't know what voltage the battery reads. (charger detects either a 2 or 3 cell if that helps)

It's a pro peak quattro
Forum: Beginners
05-25-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

Hey I will explain my flying (or laque of)...

Hey

I will explain my flying (or laque of) later

I have a bit of an issue right now.

I am charging my 3s 2100 mah lipo right now.

It has been charging for nine hours now and has yet to...
Forum: Beginners
05-17-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

My probabem wasn't wind as much as it was...

My probabem wasn't wind as much as it was visibility but I will definately not be flying unless it is completely safe to do so.
Forum: Beginners
05-17-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

I may flatten out the wing but probably not. ...

I may flatten out the wing but probably not.

This is intended to be my primary trainer as well as my aileron trainer. I have a fully built Mini Ultra Stick for aerobatics and stuff like that.

I...
Forum: Beginners
05-17-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

This is probably going to be the last post of...

This is probably going to be the last post of another mega thread.

I have finished building my brushless, aileron slow stick.

It works great.

It is heavy with the new battery but with the...
Forum: Beginners
05-12-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,030
Posted By carld2002

I got some deans from hobbycity and I find that...

I got some deans from hobbycity and I find that they melt easier, don't come with shrink wrap, and at too tight making them hard to separate and especially hard to join.
Forum: Beginners
05-09-2008, 05:32 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

Right on. I'll grab some tomorrow. I...

Right on.

I'll grab some tomorrow.

I have to go out and get an allen key to take off that motor plate anyways.

I am going to use that aluminum mount probably as the holes for the plastic...
Forum: Beginners
05-09-2008, 02:11 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

Is super glue a good substitute for loctite?

Is super glue a good substitute for loctite?
Forum: Beginners
05-08-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

So I got all my stuff from hobbycity today. It's...

So I got all my stuff from hobbycity today. It's amazing how fast it came. It was supposed to take 10-30 days but came in four! I am really impressed.

I am doing ailerons on my slow stick also.
...
Forum: Beginners
04-28-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,016
Posted By carld2002

So I am pretty sure that I want to build my slow...

So I am pretty sure that I want to build my slow stick with ailerons.

Will the existing visual ailerons on the slow stick work well?

What is the best way to anchor the servo in?

Will it...
Forum: Beginners
04-25-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,230
Posted By carld2002

I believe that's what I peak charger does also.

I believe that's what I peak charger does also.
Forum: Beginners
04-25-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,230
Posted By carld2002

The thing about lipos is that though you need to...

The thing about lipos is that though you need to follow directions and take all precautions exactly, the chances of something going wrong have been highly exaggerated. The possibility of it exploding...
Forum: Beginners
04-20-2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,013
Posted By carld2002

Actually believe it or not, for a Canadian, it is...

Actually believe it or not, for a Canadian, it is the same or cheaper to ship something from hobby city than from the US or farther away parts of Canada.

On the other hand, maybe it's too early to...
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