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Forum: Polks Hobby
12-27-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Polks Seeker II Reciever antenna broke off

picture I have tried to post pictures but continue to get internal server errors. it goes theough to center hole and with the board turned bottom side up it attaches to the right side last pin in...
Forum: Polks Hobby
12-13-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,929
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Done with my Tracker 3

I will just add my experiences with my Tracker III. First I love the way the radio works. I have had 3 big problems with mine over the past 5 years. I like the 5 year warranty they have and service...
Forum: Polks Hobby
04-10-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Tracker III and buddy box/cord

I have A tracker III radio and use a trainer cord from time to time. The cord that will work with Futaba will work with Tracker III. Tracker uses the round plug, I think they call it a 5 pin plug)...
10-26-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,120
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Cox 049 mufflers

I have made several mufflers like this. They work great and as for a throttle this throttle also works great if you do a good job as you build it.
Forum: Control Lines
10-11-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,207
Posted By propjobbill

RE: SPAD C/L Trainer

I built a plain a few years ago for a .35 Enya engine. It is all coroplast the fuselage is 10mm, the stab and rudder are 4mm and the wing is 2mm. The plane float very nicely, I am not a good stunt...
09-29-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 180,923
Posted By propjobbill

RE: 1/2A trainer anyone?

I just finished my LST Trainer last month and I love the way it flies. I posted a video of it on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/user/propjobbill#p/u
09-27-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,342
Posted By propjobbill

Glow engines on diesel

Now this may be a dumb question, but here goes. You run diesel engines and all they need is compression to start. Would it be possible to use diesel fuel in a glow engine with a glow plug. I know...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By propjobbill

RE: 2.4 GHz range check how?

The one in question is this one from Hobby City http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=10186&Product_Name=HK-7X_2.4Ghz_7ch_w/_5_Model_Memory_TX_&_RX_V2_%28Mode_2%29_
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By propjobbill

RE: 2.4 GHz range check how?

Thanks for the reply I didn't see anything in the manual about range check so I need to go back an loot at it again.
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By propjobbill

2.4 GHz range check how?

How do you do a range check on the 2.4 GHz radios?
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-02-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,801
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Lone Star Balsa

I'm a member of LCRC Lorain County RC Club in Elyria. I doubt that I will be going back any time soon, however if my daughters end up moving to that area, then I might go twice a year or more.
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-01-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,801
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Lone Star Balsa

Salvage Balsa is balsa that was burned in the fire. You will notice it is only about 2 7/8 inch wide to a little more than 3 inch for the 30" salvage balsa, and maybe less than the normal length....
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-01-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,801
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Lone Star Balsa

Yes, it was a long ways from home. I had been to AZ to visit my daughters there. They are thing about relocating to the Dallas area and I was checking out the area. It is a little winder there than I...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-01-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,801
Posted By propjobbill

Lone Star Balsa

I stopped by 6-28-10 and bought about $50.00 worth of the salvage balsa. I went strait to the warehouse. I have never seen so much balsa in my life. The owner was there and I sit and talked with him...
06-25-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By propjobbill

Looking for flying field near Buckeye AZ

My son-in-law lives in Buckeye AZ are there any flying fields/clubs in that area?
Forum: Polks Hobby
06-18-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Li-Po 11.1V for the TIII

I have a tracker III radio and have been using the 2650 ma transmitter battery from Hobby king. It works well for me. full charged it starts at about 12.3 volts after about 4 =5 hours it is at well...
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Glitch is this natural

I just tested the transmitter with the 9.8 volt battery and it still glitches. Today I was getting lots of glitches at the field, but was not touching the antenna. maybe it is a problem at the field....
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Glitch is this natural

Thanks Don, I thought about what you said about too much power too close this was with a 3s lipo which gives a 12 volt reading on the transmitter. The next time I am going to check it out with the...
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By propjobbill

Glitch is this natural

I seem to be getting a lot of glitches lately. I have noticed that if I touch my transmitter antenna lately that my control surfaces seem to jump and glitch. As long as I fdon't touch the antenna...
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By propjobbill

Glitch is this natural

I seem to be getting a lot of glitches lately. I noticed that if I touch my transmitter antenna while the plane is turned on that it seem to make control surfaces move. They seem to jump and glitch a...
Forum: Polks Hobby
03-10-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Has anyone talked to Polk's lately?

You have a very good point. I have ordered many,many things from them. I have had a few things go bad, and the truth is I would rather just take the lose than to correspond and ship back and forth....
Forum: Polks Hobby
03-07-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Has anyone talked to Polk's lately?

Their receivers may still be full price but consider these. http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=7527&Product_Name=Corona_Synthesized_Dual-Conv_Receiver_6Ch_72Mhz These...
Forum: Polks Hobby
03-05-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Has anyone talked to Polk's lately?

I last talked to them a few month ago. They told me they still sell the tracker III but are just not advertising it. They also told me they were working on a 2.4 tracker for airplanes. They didn't...
11-27-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,344
Posted By propjobbill

RE: 1/2a fuel tanks

For a cheap fuel tank about .6 oz it should last about 2 = 4 minutes depending on your engine I have found bubble bottles from Dollar Tree. You can get the small bottles they use for weddings at...
10-28-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 990
Posted By propjobbill

RE: Can It Be Fixed

I stripped that piece of covering off and recovered it. It only took about 10 = 15 minutes. I have patched them from the back side. but I didn't want to do it from the front
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