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Forum: RC Jets Yesterday, 09:25 PM
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Posted By dubd
What is a ďaileron trainerĒ?

What is a ďaileron trainerĒ?
Forum: RC Jets Yesterday, 03:44 PM
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Posted By dubd
I avoided the 777 because itís a slightly larger...

I avoided the 777 because itís a slightly larger servo.
Forum: RC Jets Yesterday, 03:10 PM
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Posted By dubd
Great to hear. I ordered the MKS 1220s for my UF.

Great to hear. I ordered the MKS 1220s for my UF.
Forum: RC Jets 02-20-2018, 11:23 AM
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Posted By dubd
Hi Tom, Were the 2 you sent back for repairs...

Hi Tom, Were the 2 you sent back for repairs defective straight out of the box?
Forum: RC Jets 02-20-2018, 06:48 AM
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Posted By dubd
I was going to use the 9156, but then came across...

I was going to use the 9156, but then came across the MKS DS1220. Anyone have experience with these servos? MKS Servos USA :: Standard Servos :: DS1220 (0.14 sec/60¬į - 30.4 kg-cm (422 oz/in) @6.6V)...
Forum: RC Jets 02-19-2018, 11:38 PM
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Posted By dubd
Whatís the preferred servo for the Ultra Flash...

Whatís the preferred servo for the Ultra Flash now that the 8411 is not obtainable?
Forum: RC Jets 02-12-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,464
Posted By dubd
Dave, really enjoying seeing your posts about...

Dave, really enjoying seeing your posts about this plane. Can the Cayman scheme be ordered in gloss instead of satin finish?
Forum: RC Jets 01-29-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 38,417
Posted By dubd
Looks good! I loved that scheme. I recently...

Looks good! I loved that scheme. I recently received a green Cayman scheme UF that Iím looking forward to flying.
Forum: RC Jets 01-28-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By dubd
Those "IT Geeks" are smart to focus on software...

Those "IT Geeks" are smart to focus on software and not the shop floor. Progressing in software development will expand their career opportunities and income. I know this isn't popular with the old...
Forum: RC Jets 01-27-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By dubd
I think Patrick hit the nail on the head with the...

I think Patrick hit the nail on the head with the amount of time we spend with work and family. When I was an active builder, I had no kids and was just starting my career. Fast forward to graduate...
Forum: RC Jets 01-27-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By dubd
I resemble that comment. 😂

I resemble that comment. 😂
Forum: RC Jets 01-27-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 115
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Posted By dubd
I get your point of view. I was simply stating...

I get your point of view. I was simply stating that the market for builders has evaporated. I'm sure if we had more kits than ARFs available, those kits would not sell.
Forum: RC Jets 01-25-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,270
Posted By dubd
Ultimately I donít think most people care whether...

Ultimately I donít think most people care whether it was an ARF, kit, or bought used from a Top Gun competitor. They want to see it fly.

When I go to jet events there are a ton of impressive...
Forum: RC Jets 01-25-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,270
Posted By dubd
I agree 100%, but if you want to grow a market,...

I agree 100%, but if you want to grow a market, you need to be aware of the wants/needs of "normal" people... and in today's market, they've gravitated towards drones. Hence why DJI makes a ton of...
Forum: RC Jets 01-25-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,270
Posted By dubd
Ah, the good old days. Current generation of...

Ah, the good old days. Current generation of consumers donít care to build anything. We optimize to reduce inconvenience. i.e. premade meals, instant video, home deliveries. Itís the sign of the...
Forum: RC Jets 01-25-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,270
Posted By dubd
Iím of the opinion that ARF planes extended the...

Iím of the opinion that ARF planes extended the life of the hobby versus being the nail. There was never a growing number of people interested in building kits. That kit market was declining and if...
Forum: RC Jets 01-15-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,270
Posted By dubd
The frog has been cooking in the pot for a long...

The frog has been cooking in the pot for a long time. It (we) just didnít know it. There are a lot of reasons for the decline of the hobby and many people here have touched on it. I think one that...
Forum: RC Jets 11-07-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 38,417
Posted By dubd
Dom, be careful with that paint scheme. I had...

Dom, be careful with that paint scheme. I had one and it's a PITA to see.
Forum: RC Jets 11-02-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By dubd
Awesome flight, Michel! Congrats on the success...

Awesome flight, Michel! Congrats on the success of your Hornet!
Forum: RC Jets 10-02-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,190
Posted By dubd
Congrats on the successful flights! Sheíll take...

Congrats on the successful flights! Sheíll take off with less runway once you move the CG back. Mine is at 320mm.
Forum: Futaba Radios Direct support forum 09-16-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By dubd
The 6014 has been replaced with the 7014. Futaba...

The 6014 has been replaced with the 7014. Futaba R7014SB 14-Channel FASSTest/FASST Receiver | TowerHobbies.com (http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXGPHA&P=0)
Forum: RC Jets 09-07-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 69,743
Posted By dubd
Hi Vin, I'll be at BITW. Are you going? I need...

Hi Vin, I'll be at BITW. Are you going? I need another Panther in my life. Building a SM Cougar right now.
Forum: RC Jets 09-06-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,376
Posted By dubd
How is this situation even remotely similar?

How is this situation even remotely similar?
Forum: RC Jets 09-05-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 69,743
Posted By dubd
Glad to see you're active on this forum again. ...

Glad to see you're active on this forum again. Your build threads are my favorite. I enjoy following along regardless of which plane you're building.

I owned a CAI Panther a few years back and...
Forum: RC Jets 09-05-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,376
Posted By dubd
Regardless of whether its from Europe or not,...

Regardless of whether its from Europe or not, those prices are crazy for bearing service.
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