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06-26-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,106
Posted By stealth916

For 15+ years I have gotten RC Universe emails...

For 15+ years I have gotten RC Universe emails without complaint or having any thought of unsubscribing. That ends today. I don't need junk email with click-bait subject lines coming from forums I...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-06-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,243
Posted By stealth916

TOWER HOBBIES SUCKS

I'll be brief:

- Been a customer since 1996
- Tower has sent me three packages in the past month, every one of them packaged improperly.
- First item was a die cast semi truck, birthday...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-18-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By stealth916

HobbyZone M1A1 1/16th scale - quick info

I picked up the HobbyZone M1A1 tank in 1/16th scale from the LHS for my 6yr old son as an X-mas gift. I asked the store clerk if it was proportional speed and he said yes, but seemed unsure. So I...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-18-2005, 12:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 27,504
Posted By stealth916

RE: Kyosho Blizzards

That snow plow looks awesome!

I stumbled in here and was wondering what 'EV' meant - now I guess from the drawings that it is Electric powered!?!?!

I built the Kyosho Blizzard about 8 years...
08-18-2005, 01:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By stealth916

For Sale: 1/5th Scale FG CLK GTR - Low Time

Must sell, another baby on the way means the RC room must be cleaned out. I will be selling a crumload of RC planes too.

1/5th Scale Mercedes CLK GTR. Gorgeous multi-stage scale metallic silver...
08-14-2005, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By stealth916

RE: FSK Leonardo Build & Flight report

Somehow the links to pictures in the last message got jammed up over time - so here are links to pics that hopefully will remain here longterm.

http://www.airsoftsupply.com/rc/leonardo/leo_1.jpg...
Forum: Aerodynamics
07-02-2005, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By stealth916

RE: Help me tune the Pico Cub Roll - Adverse Yaw

OK this morning I did another test flight, with 140% up and 40% down (more differential) on the aileron end points. This produced better turns with much less adverse yaw, although it could be...
Forum: Aerodynamics
07-01-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By stealth916

RE: Help me tune the Pico Cub Roll - Adverse Yaw

Extra info: Dihedral ~12 degrees, Chord ~8.75", Span ~46", Weight ~18.5 oz, Area ~440 sq in, Loading ~6.1 oz/sq ft, Airfoil is undercambered
Forum: Aerodynamics
07-01-2005, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By stealth916

Help me tune the Pico Cub Roll - Adverse Yaw

Hi all,

I just added ailerons to a Multiplex Pico Cub given to me by a friend, along with a gear drive and new prop for the Speed 400 motor. I built this plane for him about 7 years ago or so,...
06-27-2005, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By stealth916

RE: Need my 1st RTF Plane-HELP!!

I just took a look at Tower, and saw the Global Decathlon for $99 --- HOLY COW! I cannot believe that a fully Propo-FM plane, with seperates and a real ESC, RTF is now $99. I have never flown it,...
06-27-2005, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,704
Posted By stealth916

RE: Mabuchi Question-electric newbie

There are a hundred different Mabuchi RS550 motors for a hundred applications. From kids ride on toys, drills, planes, boats, cars, etc. Long cans, short cans, with or without flux rings, a myriad...
06-26-2005, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By stealth916

RE: tigermoth 3-D

I have been flying the TM 3D for 4-6 months. On 2s Lipo with stock motor it is not capable of 3D, or even loops from level flight. On 3s 11.1v with stock motor it has excellent vertical & 3D...
06-26-2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By stealth916

RE: FSK Leonardo Build & Flight report

Here's an update to my Leonardo setup, and the promised pictures.

I am now flying the Leonardo with a GWS IPS '1' Drive, which is 4.1:1, and 8 x 6 GWS Hyper Drive prop. I am also testing the...
01-19-2005, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By stealth916

RE: XRB SR + cockpit: Flying & Balance

I just balanced the Tethered XRB (red version) after adding the optional cockpit. Even with the optional fake engine mounted, and removing all slack from the cord in the front of the heli, I need...
01-18-2005, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By stealth916

XRB SR + cockpit: Flying & Balance

Just a quick note about balancing & flying the XRB SR after adding the optional cockpit. I received my cockpit this evening and quickly added it to my XRB SR. It attaches in seconds with included...
01-09-2005, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,032
Posted By stealth916

COLD HEAT SOLDERING IRON MINI REVIEW

I will keep this short & sweet - because the product sucks there is not much to say. If it worked at all, then I might discuuss the merits of portability, wireless, and of course the 'instant...
01-03-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By stealth916

RE: XRB Sky Robo Carbon Blades

Make sure all ball link joints are moving smooth as butter, and that the flybar is seesawing through it's entire range of motion easily with no binding. The flybar ball-links should be at 40-50...
12-06-2004, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By stealth916

FSK Leonardo Build & Flight report

Last week I picked up the FSK Leonardo from the LHS. I had seen the flight video and equipment setup at Hobby-Lobby, and it looked like I had almost everything I needed to complete this flyer. ...
12-04-2004, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 751
Posted By stealth916

$7.99 1100mah Sanyo Nicad 7.2v Packs @ Tower + M/P Cub

Hi all,

I had to share (or reshare if it has been shared) this blowout on battery packs. I have used these packs in the Multiplex Pico Cub for years. It is the 7.2v pack from the old Kyosho...
11-30-2004, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,939
Posted By stealth916

$99 proportional 4 engine fan jet 48" span @ Walmart

Anyone tried this? They were out of stock locally here but look like in stock online.

Looks like 2 channel proportional, using differential thrust control. EPP, 4 fan engines, 4 foot span -...
11-26-2004, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By stealth916

Another GWS Tiger Moth terrorizes the sky...

I couldn't pass up this foam ARF (3ch GWS Pico Tiger Moth w/IPS motor/gearbox/prop) for $50 at the LHS, and a big plus was the GWS flight pack on sale for $39 with crystal! This flight pack had the...
11-18-2004, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,254
Posted By stealth916

RE: Repairing dings and dents in foam

Funny you should mention Mini Piper & Ice Chest surgery ;-) This is a tried & trusted tip!

Just yesterday I had radio interference (bad antenna layout) send my Mini Piper into the field nose...
11-17-2004, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,374
Posted By stealth916

RE: Lipo Charger

The nice thing about jumpers..... they are unlikely to be accidentally switched during charging. You might think replacing a set of jumpers with some DPDT switches would be a good, inexpensive idea...
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