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Forum: Questions and Answers 01-26-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By AMA 74894
that one. :) Stick with the Seniorita :) (or...

that one. :) Stick with the Seniorita :) (or fly someone else's 540 on a buddy box :) ) I will certainly agree that bigger airplanes typically fly better than smaller ones (all other things being...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-26-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By AMA 74894
you COULD wire up a balance plug and connect it...

you COULD wire up a balance plug and connect it to the wires on your current balance connector...
you can also check the individual cell voltage through the balance charger, (only connect the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-26-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By AMA 74894
hmmm, there certainly are too many wires on that...

hmmm, there certainly are too many wires on that balance plug, there seem to be six wires on that plug, I'd imagine that's the four required for balance charging plus the main pack + and - leads......
Forum: Kit Building 01-26-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 124,587
Posted By AMA 74894
Don't forget to wish Mike Gretz a Happy Birthday...

Don't forget to wish Mike Gretz a Happy Birthday today, if you're a facebook user :)
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-26-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By AMA 74894
can you take a picture of the actual connector/...

can you take a picture of the actual connector/ balance plug? all I can see is a pile of wires, so I can't count how many individual wires there are.
in your first picture, it LOOKS like you've got...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-26-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By AMA 74894
first, welcome to RCUniverse! second; STOP WHAT...

first, welcome to RCUniverse!
second; STOP WHAT YOU"RE TRYING!!!!

that is absolutely a Lipo battery and will explode, catch fire, and do all sorts of other horrible things if you try and charge...
Forum: Questions and Answers 01-22-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By AMA 74894
if you were to change to a different brand radio,...

if you were to change to a different brand radio, I would recommend:
1) the brand you're most comfortable with
2) the brand most widely used at your club (for purposes of buddy boxing and general...
Forum: Questions and Answers 01-22-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By AMA 74894
agree on all points!

agree on all points!
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-19-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,540
Posted By AMA 74894
you might want to ask THIS guy... he did...

you might want to ask THIS guy... he did essentially the same thing, 'TONS of room...' (until it wasn't)



http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/beginners-85/11612137-lesson-learned.html
Forum: Beginners 01-19-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By AMA 74894
(EDIT: multiple post, I have merged your other...

(EDIT: multiple post, I have merged your other post with this one. )
THAT being said, are you at all familiar with tuning a glow engine?
try this for starters, as it sound most likely that the...
Forum: Beginners 01-16-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,191
Posted By AMA 74894
and don't forget to use the rudder with that Cub...

and don't forget to use the rudder with that Cub :)
Welcome back and GOOD Luck!!!!
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-16-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By AMA 74894
yup, Tower dropped Seagull a couple of months...

yup, Tower dropped Seagull a couple of months ago, and the great guys at SIG signed up as Seagull's Exclusive Importer for US and Canada.

HunkaJunk... what airplane specifically are you looking...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Flys - Airplanes 01-16-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 42,600
Posted By AMA 74894
Hey Chad! this is for the TCRC auction? ...

Hey Chad! this is for the TCRC auction?
send an email to Pat Dziuk pdziukATgmailDOTcom ..
he should reply within a couple of hours at most.
Forum: Questions and Answers 01-15-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,882
Posted By AMA 74894
My Late Brother and I wrote an article right here...

My Late Brother and I wrote an article right here on RCU a couple of years ago... IMHO it's still a very good read and a decent explanation....
Forum: Kit Building 01-15-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 218,828
Posted By AMA 74894
that looks a LOT like a bashed eflite leader...

that looks a LOT like a bashed eflite leader 480...
http://www.e-fliterc.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=EFL3000
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-15-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By AMA 74894
ooo Ok, age check complete... you're right,...

ooo Ok, age check complete... you're right, Tom... FINDING Ironex seems to be as easy as finding Ambroid.... :-/
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-14-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By AMA 74894
the fabric Balsarite is thicker. it can be...

the fabric Balsarite is thicker. it can be thinned with Ironex, to be the same constancy as balsarite film.
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-12-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,723
Posted By AMA 74894
we're not deaf to these issues :) for me it seems...

we're not deaf to these issues :) for me it seems to be slowest / most unresponsive in the mornings (central time USA)
We've got a couple of moderators (myself included) who are full time IT guys,...
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-12-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By AMA 74894
hmmm, those LED's as is (in groups of three) will...

hmmm, those LED's as is (in groups of three) will light up nicely on 9.6 volts... if you tried to power a single LED with 9.6 volts, the likely result is that you'd burn out the LED.
that having...
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-12-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By AMA 74894
+1 HH has some of the best customer service in...

+1 HH has some of the best customer service in the business.
RE your issue, The newer Spektrum systems have been shipping with bad SD cards.
the standard advice is "use a known working SD card" ;)...
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 01-12-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By AMA 74894
Moving this thread to the gas boat forums, you'll...

Moving this thread to the gas boat forums, you'll get better answers there :)
Forum: Beginners 01-12-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By AMA 74894
AGREE Regarding SIG!!!! don't forget the Kougar...

AGREE Regarding SIG!!!! don't forget the Kougar and Kobra lines... and YES, SIG DOES STILL MAKE KITS!
(I'm in the process of bulding a Kobra, but adding electric power and retracts.)

Sig KITS:...
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-12-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5,530
Views: 216,554
Posted By AMA 74894
Wildcat fuels are still mixed here in the USA......

Wildcat fuels are still mixed here in the USA... Byron Fuels bought Wildcat in 2014, and is still mixing fuel in Iowa ;)
Forum: RC Jets 01-12-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,502
Posted By AMA 74894
While I do AGREE... The Forum Manager has decided...

While I do AGREE... The Forum Manager has decided (from prior experience) to leave this post here in the Jet Forum.

However, PLEASE folks, let's curb the personal attacks.

"HARASSMENT &...
Forum: Beginners 01-12-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,975
Posted By AMA 74894
I'd like to step in and remind everyone that this...

I'd like to step in and remind everyone that this is a friendly forum, that we all are ALLOWED to have different opinions, and that differing opinions are not a valid reason to start attacking one...
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