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Forum: Beginners
10-19-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By AllModesR/C

The plane I need it for is a Hobbico Nexstar. I...

The plane I need it for is a Hobbico Nexstar. I really don't want to drill new holes. If anyone has one of these I can Paypal you some $$ and you can send it to me in an envelope.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-12-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By AllModesR/C

Welcome to the RC hobby.

Welcome to the RC hobby.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-12-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,248
Posted By AllModesR/C

Kneejerk reaction with a slew of new laws like...

Kneejerk reaction with a slew of new laws like what the gov usually does when something happens. All responsible modelers already had AMA insurance to cover the possible damage a plane can do to a...
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By AllModesR/C

Yes, definitely go to the club. A lot of...

Yes, definitely go to the club. A lot of hobbyists have many planes and might give you one or sell for cheap. I recently picked up a Park Zone P-51 electric from the senior instructor at the local...
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By AllModesR/C

Welcome aboard. The most economical way is to...

Welcome aboard. The most economical way is to look for used stuff on Craigslist. Just type in RC plane in your local one. You can find some amazing deals out there. Do you want to fly electric or...
Forum: Beginners
10-04-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By AllModesR/C

Does anyone know who makes or made these control...

Does anyone know who makes or made these control horns? I am having a hard time locating them for one of my planes and I don't want to drill new holes. Need one for the rudder and you can see how the...
10-04-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By AllModesR/C

Never mind, it just needed to rest for a while.

Never mind, it just needed to rest for a while.
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-28-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By AllModesR/C

I learned the hard way that the throttle channel...

I learned the hard way that the throttle channel has to be reversed when an ESC is plugged in. Lucky only cost me a broken prop and not a severed finger. Glow engines usually don't fire up by...
Forum: Beginners
09-28-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By AllModesR/C

Welcome back. I would try to get that old engine...

Welcome back. I would try to get that old engine fired up again. Get some old glow fuel and soak it for at least 24hrs. Maybe a gallon of diesel fuel would work too, not sure. Even if you decide to...
Forum: Beginners
09-28-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,127
Posted By AllModesR/C

Lots of great info to ponder. Thanks John and...

Lots of great info to ponder. Thanks John and everyone else.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-27-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,248
Posted By AllModesR/C

When is this certification course becoming...

When is this certification course becoming mandatory?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvu3dFdERxs
09-27-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By AllModesR/C

Absolutely. All this FAA BS and media hysteria...

Absolutely. All this FAA BS and media hysteria came only after drones hit the market. I honestly hate the things and it makes me agitated to think that we got lumped in with them. They don't even...
09-26-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By AllModesR/C

I agree that I certainly would not want to bring...

I agree that I certainly would not want to bring down somebody's aircraft. However, I could theoretically only taxi my plane around for hours and it would be a ground vehicle no different than a boat...
Forum: Beginners
09-26-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,127
Posted By AllModesR/C

If anyone know about this please share....

If anyone know about this please share. Definitely interested.
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-26-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By AllModesR/C

This. I liked the Superstar I had once too. That...

This. I liked the Superstar I had once too. That one flew slower but this one is more maneuverable.
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-25-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By AllModesR/C

Don't blame you one bit. Glow is where it's at...

Don't blame you one bit. Glow is where it's at for me. I recently got two electrics and have had nothing but problems with them. Either the ESC not working with my RX or the motor burning up. The...
09-25-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By AllModesR/C

I have only used 72mhz equipment since I...

I have only used 72mhz equipment since I seriously into planes several years ago and see no reason to go 2.4ghz. My JR and Futaba have all the features of the newer systems and I'll probably never...
09-25-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By AllModesR/C

Having recently acquired not one but two of these...

Having recently acquired not one but two of these VG6DR systems I can confirm they are narrow band. One of them is date stamped from 1992 and the other one is from '94. I have no idea how long they...
09-25-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By AllModesR/C

I made some progress this evening. I managed to...

I made some progress this evening. I managed to make the throttle and aileron servo(s) work. It appears you need to plug the speed control plug into the RX and wait for a beep. I am not familiar with...
Forum: Beginners
09-25-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,127
Posted By AllModesR/C

Yes, I made it a habit to check the tightness of...

Yes, I made it a habit to check the tightness of the muffler bolts after each flight. I'll look into the paper method.
09-25-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By AllModesR/C

Thank you the response. This is a photo of a...

Thank you the response. This is a photo of a Futaba servo plug on the left which works fine and the mini servo that's in the plane. The red is in the center on both and the negative is on the same...
09-22-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By AllModesR/C

Yes, today I tried the elevator servo and it...

Yes, today I tried the elevator servo and it won't spin when input is given. I tried plugging in my JR system and the same problem.
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By AllModesR/C

Spektrum Servos With Older 72mhz Radio

I have an electric plane I am trying to get running. It has the mini servos installed and when I plug them into either my Futaba or JR receiver the servos will twitch but don't move when input is...
09-21-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By AllModesR/C

ParkZone ESC With Futaba RX

I bought this plane and it has a Spectrum receiver and I don't have the transmitter. I have a nice 72mhz Futaba system but it isn't send a signal to the ESC to power the...
Forum: Beginners
09-15-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,127
Posted By AllModesR/C

I flew it today with the rudder on the left stick...

I flew it today with the rudder on the left stick since I need to work on my coordinated turns and it was quite odd. I landed and switched to right stick and was back in my comfort zone. Now it feels...
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