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Forum: Humor
06-10-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By solentlife

I'm in tears ...... you have really made my day...

I'm in tears ...... you have really made my day !!

Your story is as good as the Chilli Cook-Off !!

We are not allowed such fences here except for livestock areas.

You remind me of when I...
Forum: Humor
06-10-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By solentlife

Ha Ha !! But on a serious note - we used to...

Ha Ha !!

But on a serious note - we used to ride Republic Helicopters out of Houston and Galveston ... going out to ships offshore we were working. Because of my RC model flying AND trying to fly...
06-10-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By solentlife

eCalc is one of the best investments online for...

eCalc is one of the best investments online for this work. The peanut cost is well worth it and saves all the heartache of choosing setup's.
06-10-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By solentlife

In had that kit back in the 80's and actually...

In had that kit back in the 80's and actually placed 8th in South of England Scale competition. Mine had a Merco 60 Glow engine, dustbin muffler and large prop ...

https://i.imgur.com/VTtckuI.jpg...
06-01-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By solentlife

My other hobby ... Boating !

My house has its own private boat channel on the river ... but recent years and weather changes - the water level and growth has made it less use for my larger yacht. It was decided to invest in a...
05-29-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By solentlife

As many know ... I stumped up for building my...

As many know ... I stumped up for building my 'Mancave' ....

Total internal square is 12m x 8m
2 1/2 stories high.
Ground floor originally was to be 3 LARGE car slots (I measured my Renault...
05-25-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By solentlife

I wasn't knocking wheeled chairs .... far from...

I wasn't knocking wheeled chairs .... far from it.

My trouble is I am so untidy and have half my gear on the floor as well as on the benches - a rolling chair would be in trouble !

I have...
05-23-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By solentlife

If anyone wants a list or description of what I...

If anyone wants a list or description of what I used .... just ask and I shall provide. More than happy to help others to setup - what can be a real advantage at times.

Difficult to launch models...
05-23-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By solentlife

Its like fishing ..... there are times to sit -...

Its like fishing ..... there are times to sit - times to stand.

If I'm soldering / joining things / setting up radio - prefer to sit ... I have both normal height chairs and a bar-stool ...
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05-21-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By solentlife

Bungee set-up video suitable for rough ground

Prompted by long running thread on Bungee use - I decided to create a video showing the advantages of using a ramp to get model of the ground and avoid damage.
The system has been created years ago...
05-18-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By solentlife

Usual to let us know what was actual problem ......

Usual to let us know what was actual problem ... helps others then.
05-17-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By solentlife

Information ????? What size battery in mAh...

Information ?????

What size battery in mAh .... C rate ..... Cells (voltage) ....

What is meter showing ? Volts / Charge %

LiPo's generally do not revive if left too long in very low...
Forum: Humor
05-06-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By solentlife

Jokes aside : There have been numerous reports...

Jokes aside : There have been numerous reports of enormous Catfish and 'beasts' in the cooling lakes surrounding the site ....

Some people have unofficially moved back into the area - but it is...
05-05-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By solentlife

Maybe update your ID to say where you are ... so...

Maybe update your ID to say where you are ... so when posting - people can look to the left under your ID and see location >>>>
05-04-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By solentlife

I have an idea Manzano stopped some time ago ......

I have an idea Manzano stopped some time ago ... but worth checking ...

To "hkeelljr" .... its always an idea to say where you are so we can actually advise better.

Your profile indicates...
Forum: Humor
04-26-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,704
Posted By solentlife

When travelling - remember those days we sat in...

When travelling - remember those days we sat in airports ? Well anyway ... having spent many hours sat in airports around the world - you can guarantee to see a number of people wandering around with...
Forum: Humor
04-23-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By solentlife

My wife knows I joke like this ..... she's...

My wife knows I joke like this ..... she's Russian and they have even better ones !!

Russian joke :

What do you call a Woman with car keys ?

Monkey with hand grenade.
04-22-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By solentlife

Very nice ...... Have wonderful memories of...

Very nice ......

Have wonderful memories of IoW .... I had my sailboat based at Hayling Island and used to cruise Solent till I moved out here to Latvia ... have my boat here now as well. Its why...
Forum: Humor
04-22-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By solentlife

Talking to my mate other day ... I mentioned my...

Talking to my mate other day ... I mentioned my Wife wants a new watch .....

He replied : Why - she must have a clock on the cooker ?
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Why does kitchen furniture have a set in at...
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By solentlife

The first thing I would do is remove prop then...

The first thing I would do is remove prop then return all plugs to normal positions ..... if Mode 2 : Throttle / Rudder .... Elevator / Aileron. Check all work correctly in direction etc.

If not -...
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By solentlife

The only way I can think to do it by parts...

The only way I can think to do it by parts available over shop counter .... is by a second small RX, small lipo and a sound module ...... you could have this anywhere on you ... not necessary to...
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By solentlife

I doubt you can create a sound file and command...

I doubt you can create a sound file and command line to have throttle variance sound.
You could have separate sound files that come in at different throttle stick settings or voice telling you at...
04-17-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By solentlife

ALL gyro stabilisers use level / straight as a...

ALL gyro stabilisers use level / straight as a datum reference - regardless of whether they have 'Panic' mode or not. The difference being whether you have to calibrate or not. Basic non 'panic'...
04-16-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By solentlife

1. Never add pitch to the Stabilised RX to...

1. Never add pitch to the Stabilised RX to correct attitude ... it should lay flat along the models natural level datum line.
2. NEVER use Velcro to mount a stabiliser ... its fine with a plain Rx...
04-15-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By solentlife

OK ... you've hit on a topic that can create some...

OK ... you've hit on a topic that can create some interesting views and opinions.

For my opinion - I stick with what Hobby Eagle say ... mount aligned properly with level and fore-aft of model. It...
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By solentlife

OK - this would mean swapping over to a radio...

OK - this would mean swapping over to a radio system that can handle FrSky D8 ........ and to be honest given the latest development in multi protocol radios - I see no reason to stick with...
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By solentlife

OK ... first you need to work out what AMP rating...

OK ... first you need to work out what AMP rating needs to be covered by the ESC ... I would assume that being an all in one unit - that it is going to be quite low ... 5 - 10A ??

What LiPo does...
Forum: Humor
04-08-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By solentlife

Being serious for a moment ... when it comes to...

Being serious for a moment ... when it comes to Women and 'size' - its one of the worst questions they can ask a man ... because no matter what we say - its WRONG !!
04-04-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By solentlife

Just wondering as the Volantex manual - I...

Just wondering as the Volantex manual - I couldn't find any reference to gain adjustment other than the 3 position switch going from FULL Beginner .. assist .... off.

This thread on RCGroups - the...
04-03-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By solentlife

OK Page 11 of your manual shows that you should...

OK Page 11 of your manual shows that you should calibrate the model for level flight ..... Did you do that ?

The Gyro switch shows it has 3 positions : OFF ... Medium ..... Full Beginner.

But...
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