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Forum: RC Jets
08-08-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Dr Honda

I've had nothing but great service too... but I...

I've had nothing but great service too... but I just can't trust my stuff to their radios anymore.
Forum: RC Jets
07-03-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,464
Posted By Dr Honda

It's not bashing if it's the truth. It's called...

It's not bashing if it's the truth. It's called "Word of Mouth in our community". If he's claiming "Manufacture In Stock"... then that's what it should be. Once the payment is clear... it ships. If...
Forum: RC Jets
06-26-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,000
Posted By Dr Honda

70" wing.... seems pretty big for a 45 size...

70" wing.... seems pretty big for a 45 size turbine. Guess it depends on how heavy it's built.
Forum: RC Jets
06-24-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,000
Posted By Dr Honda

I wish they would bring back the baby boomerang. ...

I wish they would bring back the baby boomerang. It was small, and inexpensive to fly. Back in the day... the small engines were a novelty... but now... we have a new generation of good small...
Forum: RC Jets
06-24-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,000
Posted By Dr Honda

It never ceases to amaze me. We get a new member...

It never ceases to amaze me. We get a new member who wants to get into to turbines... and says... "I don't want to break the bank"... and you guys always throw out a model that will cost +$5000 to...
Forum: RC Jets
05-21-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By Dr Honda

Gaspar has them on his site, and lists them as 6v...

Gaspar has them on his site, and lists them as 6v as I recall. As far as hooking it to the Rx... sure you can. But you will have to build a control board to watch where the signal is, and then...
Forum: RC Jets
05-08-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By Dr Honda

I have 3 ready to fly... 2 that are partly built,...

I have 3 ready to fly... 2 that are partly built, but all the parts are there... and one that was retired. so.... really... 5 I guess, since the retired one doesn't have an engine in it. ...
Forum: RC Jets
05-06-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,266
Posted By Dr Honda

Henke.... thanks for the comparison chart. I...

Henke.... thanks for the comparison chart. I would still love to get my hands on a Kolibri... but it's looking like the new K30 will be the best small engine with USA support !!! AND, and a great...
Forum: RC Jets
04-20-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,266
Posted By Dr Honda

That's cute as hell. LOL. I guess I need to...

That's cute as hell. LOL. I guess I need to scrounge up some hobby money. I would love to see it next to the K45.
Forum: RC Jets
04-15-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Dr Honda

Yep... been using this stuf (K2R) f for a long...

Yep... been using this stuf (K2R) f for a long time. It was the only way to pull oil (from glow fuel) out of the balsa when you needed to rebuild a model.

Brake cleaner works well, but it's...
Forum: RC Jets
04-11-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Dr Honda

Hummmmm.............. Wonder if I can que this up...

Hummmmm.............. Wonder if I can que this up in my PSVR system? (I'll be back)


******EDIT*****

Yep. Very cool in a VR headset. BUT.... I wanted to barf after a minute or so. LOL ...
Forum: RC Jets
04-03-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,114
Posted By Dr Honda

It's the same way in the PWC world. Guys would...

It's the same way in the PWC world. Guys would spend a bunch on a "Jet Ski" and spend a bunch of $$$ on hopping them up... but if you said... "You need JASO-FC oil @ $45/gal to keep your engine...
Forum: RC Jets
03-26-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,025
Posted By Dr Honda

I don't understand why people think things have...

I don't understand why people think things have to always change. I have a buddy who works for Microsoft, and we've had this conversation a bunch of times. When win 8 came out, I told him... "I...
Forum: RC Jets
03-15-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,666
Posted By Dr Honda

I was a fan of Futaba back in the day (late 70's...

I was a fan of Futaba back in the day (late 70's to the early 2000's)... but then when 2.4 came out... they took FOREVER to get on the band wagon. From there... I switched to Spektrum. But a...
Forum: RC Jets
03-12-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,437
Posted By Dr Honda

Despite what is being said above...... ...

Despite what is being said above......


THE NEW SITE DOES NOT LOAD CORECTLY IN EXPLORER METRO. (Problem for any win8 users)


If anyone from DW is reading this... you may want to get your...
Forum: RC Jets
02-24-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 723,771
Posted By Dr Honda

Looks good, and your English is fine. Keep...

Looks good, and your English is fine.

Keep us posted.
Forum: RC Jets
02-23-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,955
Posted By Dr Honda

OK... I think I see what you are getting confused...

OK... I think I see what you are getting confused about.

If you use crow like the glider guys use... yes... it's a huge amount of drag. (a lot of flap, and a lot of aileron up) On the jets......
Forum: RC Jets
02-21-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,955
Posted By Dr Honda

As above... it adds drag, but more importantly......

As above... it adds drag, but more importantly... it adds stability. If you have a model that has tip stall issues if the speed gets low... crow will make it feel more locked in, and stable.
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Forum: RC Jets
02-15-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By Dr Honda

Yep... what he said. Instead of checking the...

Yep... what he said.

Instead of checking the battery directly.... plug your meter into an open channel on the Rx or CB, and read it along with the telemetry. I've found my jeti telemetry and...
Forum: RC Jets
02-12-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,645
Posted By Dr Honda

The only servos that don't like the slightly...

The only servos that don't like the slightly higher voltage of a LiFe, over a 5 cell NiMh battery are the early "High Speed" (like tail servos for a heli) or early small digital servos. BUT......
Forum: RC Jets
01-27-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 21,112
Posted By Dr Honda

What does an interest in aviation have to do with...

What does an interest in aviation have to do with RC?? These are toys, and a hobby. I've been flying RC since the 70's... worked in hobby shops for at least 7 years of my younger life... got my...
Forum: RC Jets
01-23-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 723,771
Posted By Dr Honda

I was never a fan of a cockpit on a sport...

I was never a fan of a cockpit on a sport model.... but the build quality is nice. I really need to just buy one of these to build. I love how the Reactions fly.
Forum: RC Jets
01-18-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 21,112
Posted By Dr Honda

I think ARF's are partly the cause of the death...

I think ARF's are partly the cause of the death of the local hobby shops. The real money that kept them open was on all the "Stuff" needed to build a kit. The highest profit was on Hardware, Glues,...
Forum: RC Jets
01-18-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Dr Honda

The Kolibri engines are tiny. They will fit into...

The Kolibri engines are tiny. They will fit into anything. One of our members (Henke) has a bunch of threads on them. I've seen one in a Stinger 60 foamie.
Forum: RC Jets
01-13-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 21,112
Posted By Dr Honda

I understand... but basically disagree with all...

I understand... but basically disagree with all of it.


1) As a kid... my folks had no interest in RC or models. I did it all on my own. (my brother didn't care either) As an adult... neither of...
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