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    Slow poke 40 sports

    Having tested and worked with a number of students with Slo Pokes and a variety of engines including the old Saito 45 and LA-40's I can say it will fly just fine and in the stately manner that you...
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    Hey Dennis

    When you get your Tracker 11, If you would How about posting about it in a new thread and mabe a picture if you can. Since the final look of the radio seems a bit of a mystery.

    I was very...
  3. Controlline -- Cool

    Scalebldr:

    Do love those Ukie multi's. In the sixties being heavy into combat and we were a dedicated group of kids flying combat every weekend at the school and needless to say they were not...
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    You ARE the weakest link...

    Sometime ARF hardware can be pretty poor but some of the Kyosho stuff I have attempted to use and given up on, is the bottom of the barrel.

    John
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    What's going on with the SWRA?

    I think I can offer a little more on that incident, I was one of those 'two guys'. I think that was three years ago now, my memory is vague on that (I tend to blank out very bad experiances). ...
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    Age limit for R/C operation

    :D :D :D :D :D

    Sure flicka you have succeeded in turning everybody in my house into an uncontroled state of levity.

    John
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    Question about Hitec servo arms.

    Vinnie, A flexing servo arm may not even be noticable on an average 40/60 sport plane but flexing anywhere in the system is not desireable. Now why a differance in flex with direction. Unless...
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    Mode 1 conversion

    Merle I have not discovered yet a modern radio that is a basic four or six with no computer functions that cannot be coverted in that way. Of course as you know you will end up with crossed...
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    Size of Hitec prisim 7x Help!

    John, The measurements for the Hitec Prism 7X are:

    width - 7 1/4 inchs

    Height - from bottom to base of ant. 6 1/2 inchs
    from bottom to carry handel 7...
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    Matched engine speed

    Naaww Don,t listen to em Dickeybird, I love the logo and there are still plenty of us lovers of the finer mechanical things in life left.

    John :)
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    Question about Hitec servo arms.

    There is a purpose for offset arms however in the case of that Hitec arm I think if you lay a straight edge across the hole centers you will find no offset, if any it is minute. Yes the outside...
  12. Single 40 size float on 20 size plane ... a Good or Bad idea?

    Cub, you don,t have to be an ace pilot or have retractable tip floats, its just a real bad idea to set tip floats at the water when on the step. I have watched countless wild rides over the...
  13. Single 40 size float on 20 size plane ... a Good or Bad idea?

    On any single float or flying boat design that uses wingfloats if the floats are not well clear of the water on the step at takeoff or landing is inviting violent water loops. With that...
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    Quartsite, Arizona Fly-in ? ? ? ?

    Hi Russ

    Did the Quartzite show happen? If so how about a mini report.

    John
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    Matched engine speed

    Also Rudder into the good engine for the remainder of the flight untill power reduction for the landing.

    John
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    need some help with my radio

    Got me '21', thought I was reading something from 'Bubba' the world traveling RC bear's dad. :)

    John
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    Racing Sunglasses

    Hey Paul

    I can only say what works best for me is #3 dark green with no coatings and all glass. Green is far better for me than the more common gray. Photo-grays also never get dark enough,...
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    learning the hard way....

    Using a Zagi as a self taught trainer is a poor idea, although very rugged it does not function well as a trainer. For an electric it is quite fast and orientation can be difficult because of its...
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    The best Pylon racer

    High speed RC aircraft, Turbines, ducted fans, Diamond dusts etc. are really neat and fun to watch for a few minutes however they each have one thing in common, they tend to fly in big swooping...
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    Pool anyone?

    Where are the pockets?

    John :)
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    need some info please!!!!

    Yes, The FCC has no issues with us changing Rx crystals and is perfectly legal.

    Some manufacturers do suggest when doing this to stay within a given range though as outlined above by one of...
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    need some info please!!!!

    This is incorrect and will invalidate the tx' certification as well as negate AMA insurance.

    In the United States it is in violation of FCC rules to change the crystal of our tx's and the only...
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    Goldberg skids

    You can go to WWW.LCSPERFORMANCE.COM for the extra large Goldberg type with a baseplate shaped to fit a typical Q500 fuse and a thicker as well as deeper blade or one of two methods I use: I...
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    Quartsite, Arizona Fly-in ? ? ? ?

    Russ all I have been able to find out about the show is heresay. Not been able to connect with Bill S. and have not been invited so its not worth the the preperation or drive to me this time. ...
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    Matrix

    I gotta agree with Bill on that, I,ve never seen a Quickee race that the organizers did not know how to run a matrix. Quickee airframes are generally are far easier to fly a proper race line with...
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