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Forum: Australia
05-03-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,345
Posted By rcers

It does not appear he has been online since: ...

It does not appear he has been online since:


Last Activity: 02-02-2013 03:54 PM
Join Date: 11-17-2012

You might try a PM but unlikely.
03-07-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,314
Posted By rcers

Just looked to be an all around crappy landing,...

Just looked to be an all around crappy landing, the setup was wrong, speed was wrong and the rough grass field does not help. We all know those crappy landings eh?

Mine is a wonderful flyer,...
01-03-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,686
Posted By rcers

Bill - awesome. Here is mine from back in the...

Bill - awesome. Here is mine from back in the day... How about that!
01-03-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,374
Posted By rcers

Very nice Joe! I like it....brings back some...

Very nice Joe! I like it....brings back some fond memories for sure.
12-25-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By rcers

Merry Christmas Wattflyer!

Wishing you are yours a very Merry Christmas!

....also a wonderful new year!

Mike
12-19-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,687
Posted By rcers

All thread weave and meander a bit. Unless...

All thread weave and meander a bit. Unless someone is breaking the rules we really don't shut down threads. Nobody can predict where they go, and at times that is pretty fun!

Mike
12-18-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,687
Posted By rcers

Sorry we don't normally delete discussion threads...

Sorry we don't normally delete discussion threads unless caused by spammers or rule violations.

Mike
12-16-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 15,658
Posted By rcers

I FULLY agree. I know the AMA didn't want...

I FULLY agree. I know the AMA didn't want anything but when it looked like it was going to happen they wanted to be the source. They are trying to preserve themselves, hard to fuss at.

Mike
12-15-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 15,658
Posted By rcers

We want the site to break - for sure. All of us...

We want the site to break - for sure. All of us should seek that. Sadly we will have about 200 people on that day.

"I tried - but your site was broken, how can I be expected to register?"
...
12-14-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 15,658
Posted By rcers

LOL - too true! "May I have this in point 5...

LOL - too true! "May I have this in point 5 please?". :)

I think back fondly to a time when my buddy was telling me about the FAA inspections on full scale aircraft. Won't tell you what...
12-14-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 15,658
Posted By rcers

OK decided to do my rant here at WF. :) ...

OK decided to do my rant here at WF. :)

Here is my take.



The very day IDIOT Trappy flew his little wing with the camera, posted the video and the FAA took him to court AND LOST, I...
12-14-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 15,658
Posted By rcers

Not sure the FAA would be sad about that......

Not sure the FAA would be sad about that... Seriously

ML
Forum: Multi-Rotors
10-20-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,083
Posted By rcers

Very clear the AMA wants a specific size and type...

Very clear the AMA wants a specific size and type and they won't support a registration for airplanes, helis... The fun continues.

Email just sent...

Mike
Forum: Multi-Rotors
10-20-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,083
Posted By rcers

I watched the news conference from the FAA site. ...

I watched the news conference from the FAA site. What I can say is the DOT and APA are totally serious about this "registration".

First to those who protest. I understand your full rights to do...
07-21-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 464,080
Posted By rcers

Indeed that is a beauty! :) They fly better...

Indeed that is a beauty! :) They fly better than the look too...

Mike
06-13-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,428
Posted By rcers

Yep it is horrible when the American Dream comes...

Yep it is horrible when the American Dream comes true and you do well, make a ton of money and buy cool stuff.

Horrible...

;)

Mike
06-13-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,428
Posted By rcers

I'm not sure I would brag - you guys tax the tax...

I'm not sure I would brag - you guys tax the tax up there.... I feel pretty good about our total tax liability here in the States, you guys really get socked IMHO.

Mike
06-03-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,400
Posted By rcers

They are way safer than that battery. But again...

They are way safer than that battery. But again dead short that car battery with a wrench - the energy stored in the battery will arc weld that dude. That does not mean the battery itself will...
06-03-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,400
Posted By rcers

I understand the chemistries and that some are...

I understand the chemistries and that some are better, and safer than others. But they all store energy. Care while charging handling and using ALL batteries is needed.

Mike
06-03-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,400
Posted By rcers

ALL BATTERIES STORE ENERGY. That can be...

ALL BATTERIES STORE ENERGY. That can be converted. You are wrong, sorry! Laptops have used LiFe packs for some time. It is just simple science and physics. Stored energy. All batteries can...
06-03-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,617
Posted By rcers

The newer models now use LiFe (a123's I believe)...

The newer models now use LiFe (a123's I believe) for the density and weight savings. They talked about the switch for several years but it took them longer than they thought.

Volt always used...
06-03-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,400
Posted By rcers

All about energy storage my friend. ALL...

All about energy storage my friend. ALL batteries store energy. That energy can be changed to another state - including fire.

As you recall a123 and equivalent cells have caught fire - laptops...
06-03-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,400
Posted By rcers

This is absolutely 100% INCORRECT. All battery...

This is absolutely 100% INCORRECT. All battery packs "store" significant amounts of energy. All of them can start a fire, or start on fire. Try this outside your house on the driveway. Dead short...
05-29-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,047
Posted By rcers

Welcome. I too am a glow and glider convert...

Welcome. I too am a glow and glider convert (although I jumped quicker than you did... :) ) and love electric flight. I fly easily 20x more than I used too as I can fly small stuff at the local...
05-27-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By rcers

Any hardware store here in the US (Lowes Home...

Any hardware store here in the US (Lowes Home Depot Ace etc) will have m3 screws. Metric screws are VERY easy to find, super common.
05-17-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 464,080
Posted By rcers

What a deal man - you scored! :) Nice....

What a deal man - you scored! :) Nice....
05-13-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,261
Posted By rcers

I have flown many, MANY twins. In flight you...

I have flown many, MANY twins. In flight you can't ever tell the difference (counter-rotating or not). You can a bit in takeoff with P effect. But even that is lessened a great deal on twins as...
05-13-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,567
Posted By rcers

You don't ever ballast an airplane in the nose -...

You don't ever ballast an airplane in the nose - not sure what forum you got that from but stay away from those who recommended that. They clearly don't know anything about airplanes.

In glider...
Forum: Beginners
05-08-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,501
Posted By rcers

Likely too much elevator throw and it is...

Likely too much elevator throw and it is snapping/stalling.

Mike
05-07-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,400
Posted By rcers

Correct and my ONLY battery fire came with a...

Correct and my ONLY battery fire came with a NiCad pack. The door popped off my TX, the 8 cell pack then dropped to the ground (concrete) then bounced over to the dry grass. The pack landed square...
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