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Forum: The Clubhouse
10-22-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By tedsander

If he has any hope of staying in business, he...

If he has any hope of staying in business, he won't be bidding any more than he can hope to resell it for, plus a bit extra. So you still have a margin to outbid him, yet still get if for less than...
Forum: Beginners
10-22-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By tedsander

I got the original mailing soliciting AMA...

I got the original mailing soliciting AMA instructors several months ago. Still on the fence about putting my name out there...

One of my clubs has a robust training program....
As a beginner, I...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-21-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By tedsander

Definitely NOT an FPE 2.4 (I have 2, one I just...

Definitely NOT an FPE 2.4 (I have 2, one I just used all day for flying yesterday!). Compare to the picture on the box in the background - not a single piece that is the same, except maybe the...
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By tedsander

It depends on which model receiver you just...

It depends on which model receiver you just purchased. It may be a now discontinued model which will be completely compatible, or it may be one of their new models, in which case you may need to...
10-10-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By tedsander

Try here: https://servodatabase.com/

Try here: https://servodatabase.com/
10-08-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By tedsander

Well, you'll have to arrive at your own criteria...

Well, you'll have to arrive at your own criteria for "best deal" - best construction, power to weight, price, etc.

I've used 3 "brands" -
Hobbyking, for aircraft I don't really care about, or...
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By tedsander

If faulty memory serves, and pictures found on...

If faulty memory serves, and pictures found on the Internet are the correct radio...this one came with a plug in module in the back. To swap frequencies, just swap modules (which contain the correct...
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By tedsander

If your heart is set on reviving this radio....if...

If your heart is set on reviving this radio....if you strike out on finding receivers, see if you can find a different plug-in module for the back. I have a collection of Futaba compatible (RCD's)...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-07-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By tedsander

Ditto in my club, if we are talking about glow...

Ditto in my club, if we are talking about glow trainers. Members constantly haunt the estate sales, craigslist, etc. to find ones to keep in stock. But the reality is that MOST beginners are being...
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By tedsander

Sure, part of the change was to keep things more...

Sure, part of the change was to keep things more proprietary but it introduced many new features also. I'm puzzled why you are so put off by the march of technology. Especially with a radio that is...
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By tedsander

You should click around a bit further before...

You should click around a bit further before getting all worked up. Yes, they introduced many new receivers, and discontinued old ones. But on many (all?), go to that models download page, where...
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By tedsander

init4fun speaks words of wisdom...so please...

init4fun speaks words of wisdom...so please consider them strongly!
If you are determined to get the old radio up and running, first determine whether it is running AM or FM. Probably AM. But if...
Forum: Kit Building
10-04-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By tedsander

BTW - get a box of baking soda. You can use it...

BTW - get a box of baking soda. You can use it as filler in instances where you want to use CA for speed, but have a slight gap. It can foam up a bit, and will be rock hard, so avoid for anything...
Forum: Kit Building
10-04-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By tedsander

I use all three. The key to CA's is to have a...

I use all three. The key to CA's is to have a really tight wood to wood joint. It is terrible at gap filling. It does, however, then provide as good a joint as the others. As long as the wood...
Replies: 19
Views: 5,266
Posted By tedsander

Long time modeler, and while I've been off and on...

Long time modeler, and while I've been off and on with Futaba for a very long time, I'm no longer "recent" on their current offerings...so read with that provision!

I too have a 14MZ. Since...
09-29-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By tedsander

If you go to the link I posted above, under "New...

If you go to the link I posted above, under "New Changes..." is a link to the law that was passed in 2018, (all 400+ pages of it!). For the average model flyer, the information on the main page...
Replies: 172
Views: 22,763
Posted By tedsander

Hmmm..I did a variety of tests on my system, and...

Hmmm..I did a variety of tests on my system, and the only time I got the nag after downloading was when I went into a model, did something, and even though I changed it back, it would prompt that...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-24-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By tedsander

As others noted, most likely a battery problem,...

As others noted, most likely a battery problem, since it works with one. Does it work with the other?
Note that, at lease with some older models, the pressure switch can fail - it's just two pieces...
Replies: 172
Views: 22,763
Posted By tedsander

I see over on RCGroups you noted that it worked! ...

I see over on RCGroups you noted that it worked! Have you done the other test - downloading to your transmitter a revised file?
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-22-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By tedsander

The other straw-breaking-the-camels-back....check...

The other straw-breaking-the-camels-back....check out the price of glow fuel! Between hazmat fees and nitro not being produced in the US any more....

The other day I needed to grab a full jug...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-22-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By tedsander

SIG still sells the Kadet ARF in a dual...

SIG still sells the Kadet ARF in a dual glow/electric version (https://sigmfg.com/collections/sig-arfs-almost-ready-to-fly/products/sig-kadet-lt-40-egv-arf

But generally, there are no "new" glow...
Replies: 172
Views: 22,763
Posted By tedsander

Ummm...I assumed that you calibrated the sticks...

Ummm...I assumed that you calibrated the sticks to the radio - using the function on the radio*, and then calibrated the radio to the ESC as it says to do in the ESC instructions....Make sure...
Replies: 172
Views: 22,763
Posted By tedsander

According to the ESC manual...

According to the ESC manual (https://www.motionrc.com/products/flightlinerc-f7f-tigercat-pnp#support-tab) a fast beep of 1/4 second (other error beep tones are at 1 or 2 second intervals), it means...
Replies: 172
Views: 22,763
Posted By tedsander

No bashing of Linux meant. Just that if the Save...

No bashing of Linux meant. Just that if the Save and Save As menu options weren't visible/available at all something was pretty wrong. So rather than spending lots of time being sidetracked in...
Replies: 172
Views: 22,763
Posted By tedsander

Sorry Jim - I was away for a bit, and scanned...

Sorry Jim - I was away for a bit, and scanned quickly through the other posts on RCGroups, so thought you had already figured out the above issue.
So, a quick test...
Without your radio connected,...
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