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03-14-2017, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Brian VT

It will vent noxious fumes to the outside if he...

It will vent noxious fumes to the outside if he has a lipo fire.
12-22-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By Brian VT

Flirted with that dock ladder! That could have...

Flirted with that dock ladder! That could have been ugly.
I'm anxious to get out on the pond here. Waiting for a bit more ice.
I have a Polaris XL, a Stinson Reliant on skis, and a Decathalon on...
11-17-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,520
Posted By Brian VT

Arghhh!!! I knew I shouldn't have looked in...

Arghhh!!!
I knew I shouldn't have looked in here, and I definitely shouldn't have gone to MotionRC sale. AT-6 soooooo tempting but I need to be thinking of gifts for others this time of year.
Forum: Beginners
04-15-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,691
Posted By Brian VT

I don't know why I didn't mention the Slow Stick...

I don't know why I didn't mention the Slow Stick either.
I've been flying for a few years and have many intermediate/advanced planes now but I just now got a Slow Stick and they're a blast! I don't...
Forum: Beginners
04-14-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,691
Posted By Brian VT

I'll have whatever they're drinking. :D I'm...

I'll have whatever they're drinking. :D

I'm more of the school that the bigger they are the harder they fall.
You will crash. Something like a UMX Radian or Champ will survive many crashes and...
Forum: Beginners
02-23-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By Brian VT

Floats are a risky proposition if you're not...

Floats are a risky proposition if you're not "greasing" all of your landings yet.
(I did say, "If".)
A 3" ripple on the water is a 30" "wave" when you scale it. And it doesn't take much of a...
01-16-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Brian VT

Very cool! They def. be trippin' on the ground.

Very cool! They def. be trippin' on the ground.
01-01-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,934
Posted By Brian VT

Bummer. When I nosed my Polaris in, the weight...

Bummer.
When I nosed my Polaris in, the weight of the motor broke the tail off at the base.
12-23-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,934
Posted By Brian VT

Same thing here with my Seawind and Polaris. ...

Same thing here with my Seawind and Polaris.
Both lawn-darted hard into the lake ice. :( Lots of pieces to pick up.
I do like this style plane for year-round flying.
I have a Polaris XL for this...
12-16-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,291
Posted By Brian VT

Same as with guns.

Same as with guns.
12-16-2015, 04:04 PM
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Views: 4,886
Posted By Brian VT

I'm thinking the clothes dryer might not be a bad...

I'm thinking the clothes dryer might not be a bad place either.
12-16-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,381
Posted By Brian VT

Store mode on my charger (Hyperion 0606i) leaves...

Store mode on my charger (Hyperion 0606i) leaves my lipos at 3.9v/cell and then they usually "rebound" to 3.92 +/-
Is this fine or do I need to also run them in discharge mode after to get them down...
12-15-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,886
Posted By Brian VT

So a fridge is not going to be any better than my...

So a fridge is not going to be any better than my Coleman cooler (cheaper and smaller) and, either way, my lipos will still have to endure sub-0 temps.
I guess I will plan to bring the cooler in the...
12-15-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,886
Posted By Brian VT

The dilemma about storing is what bothers me. I...

The dilemma about storing is what bothers me. I store them in metal tool boxes.
Storing them in the house is not recommended but my detached garage is unheated and temps often get down to below 0...
12-14-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,886
Posted By Brian VT

On that note... After flying yesterday I was...

On that note...
After flying yesterday I was charging all my lipos to storage charge.
All was going as usual and I put another 2200/3s on the charger.
It beeped at me and said "Balance voltage...
12-14-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,934
Posted By Brian VT

Subscribed. [popcorn]

Subscribed. [popcorn]
11-25-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,433
Posted By Brian VT

Since you will likely get your thumbs back...

Since you will likely get your thumbs back quickly, have you considered
the Multiplex Fun Cub ? It can be a trainer and a whole lot more.
If you're just looking for RTF and/or stabilizer then...
Forum: Beginners
11-12-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,786
Posted By Brian VT

Bixler is good too. Just remember...the bigger...

Bixler is good too.
Just remember...the bigger they are, the harder they fall. That's why I mentioned the Hobbyzone Champ.
One of your biggest concerns is to keep the plane close to you. At a...
Forum: Beginners
11-12-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,786
Posted By Brian VT

It doesn't sound like you have the knowledge to...

It doesn't sound like you have the knowledge to determine that.
Where they failed was in selling you a plane that was inappropriate for your skill level.
Forum: Beginners
11-12-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,786
Posted By Brian VT

I would recommend you start with something like a...

I would recommend you start with something like a Hobbyzone Champ or an Ares Gamma 370. Then upgrade the Gamma 370 to the Pro (add ailerons and more powerful motor).
After you master a high-wing...
Forum: Beginners
11-12-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,786
Posted By Brian VT

Yes. Put this plane away for a long time. If you...

Yes. Put this plane away for a long time. If you get it flying you will likely destroy it.
Forum: Beginners
11-12-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,786
Posted By Brian VT

...and this plane is still in one piece?...

...and this plane is still in one piece? :confused:


If you had managed to get it in the air it probably wouldn't have been up for long.
You need to place the battery where it will get the...
10-25-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,736
Posted By Brian VT

Someone I work with might be going down to...

Someone I work with might be going down to Hopatcong area next week.
Maybe we can set up a meet.
10-19-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,843
Posted By Brian VT

That is the issue. I used spray contact adhesive...

That is the issue. I used spray contact adhesive and taped the front and back. It was starting to separate just before I lawn-darted it :oops: (not related). It worked really well while it was...
10-19-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,843
Posted By Brian VT

Plastic report covers work well, many colors...

Plastic report covers work well, many colors available, and are light.
08-25-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,926
Posted By Brian VT

Sounds like a better choice would be to pack the...

Sounds like a better choice would be to pack the Sukhoi away until you've mastered the Apprentice.
08-24-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By Brian VT

My buddy (expert pilot) flies his Fun Cub like a...

My buddy (expert pilot) flies his Fun Cub like a 3D plane. It's a blast to watch yet it can be flown like a trainer.
It's a whole lot bigger than a Gamma though. (more to store/haul and more...
08-14-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By Brian VT

Very cool.

Very cool.
07-23-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,843
Posted By Brian VT

Might want to add a heat sink. Mine needed it.

Might want to add a heat sink. Mine needed it.
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-23-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,487
Posted By Brian VT

Look into installing it backwards. It moves the...

Look into installing it backwards. It moves the wheels forward a bit.
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