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  1. Not sure about Kraft servos but back in those...

    Not sure about Kraft servos but back in those days some servos could be centered by removing the output horn screw and inserting a small blade screwdriver into the hole. Those particular ones had a...
  2. Most ESC's require Futaba's throttle channel to...

    Most ESC's require Futaba's throttle channel to be reversed so it isn't a Hobbico product Futaba-thing.

    Try telephoning Hobbico Product Support rather then getting twenty opinions here. If the ESC...
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    At least you were able to find the culprit rather...

    At least you were able to find the culprit rather than having a box of components with zero confidence remaining. It is always tough to loose a plane especially one in this size range and investment....
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    I have used several 6014FS for years with...

    I have used several 6014FS for years with absolutely no issues. Yes they can be temperature sensitive but have to be pretty hot before failing. At one time the specs were shown by Futaba Service but...
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    Look him up on the "Members" page. Go to his...

    Look him up on the "Members" page. Go to his profile. There will be a link there to send email.

    He has responded quickly to my email in the past.
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    The 120 should be fine, that's what a throttle is...

    The 120 should be fine, that's what a throttle is for!

    My original GP Ryan had a Magnum 1.08 two stroke. It was ample power but no excess.

    Great flying airframe with plenty of wing area.
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    The Phoenix Ryan is slightly smaller then the...

    The Phoenix Ryan is slightly smaller then the original GP, 70" vs 80" wingspan. The lines are good but the scale rendition of Gosney's ful scale Ryan is so-so.

    To make it look more like Gosney's...
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    Have used a few on park flyers and small sport...

    Have used a few on park flyers and small sport planes with no issues, however I personally would not use them in higher level models.

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    Actually the RCPlanet price for the TM-14 and...

    Actually the RCPlanet price for the TM-14 and 6014 Rx is best I have ever seen. When new TM-14 modules pop up on the Bay they are usually that price for module alone. I paid $400 for my combo when I...
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    You are correct on the difference between FASST...

    You are correct on the difference between FASST and FASSTest. Both are 2.4ghz but FASSTest is the telemetry version used in several newer systems.

    The 12Z uses a Futaba TM-14 module (discontinued)...
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    I think some of you fellas are being a bit smug...

    I think some of you fellas are being a bit smug with comments about member RC Pilot 007's posts. Stop to consider he may have limited education or may be an immigrant with basic English language...
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    I guess a difficulty is many folks don't grasp is...

    I guess a difficulty is many folks don't grasp is the FAA and the Federal Government are going to do as they damned well please as they are beholden to where the money is. Yes we may be seeing, in...
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    Condensing the Amendments relating to model aircraft...

    Perhaps this will help those who do not want to navigate the entire 359 page Amendments document. The parts pertaining to model aviation is ten pages.

    It looks to me it is pretty basic language....
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    A very proactive common sense suggestion, however...

    A very proactive common sense suggestion, however since it didn't originate within AMA's Executive branch it will be dutifully ignored. Makes too much sense.
  15. Glad to know as I would be sadly disappointed to...

    Glad to know as I would be sadly disappointed to learn if they did.

    The announcement is in the April 5, 2016 email/AMA News Today.

    "Calling all AMA clubs! We want you to help AMA promote the...
  16. This link if from an April 5, 2016 AMA email. ...

    This link if from an April 5, 2016 AMA email.

    http://nationalmodelaviationday.org/

    Registration form for NMAD 2016 has Wounded Warrior as default checked as well as other references to WWP...
  17. Two years ago our club did an AMA Model Aviation...

    Two years ago our club did an AMA Model Aviation Day/Wounded Warrior air show that took in over $1500.00 which we dutifully sent to AMA. Never heard a thank you, kiss my rump, good job from them....
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    Could be an Ace R/C Extra 260 built from a kit....

    Could be an Ace R/C Extra 260 built from a kit. Most early versions of full scale aerobatic airplanes, and early kit versions of them, were based on a Laser which was based on the Stephens Acro. They...
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    Correct. If using the 6J system Linking Procedure...

    Correct. If using the 6J system Linking Procedure on manual page 13 says press and hold the "SW" button. 8J manual not so clear.
  20. Just go fly the darned thing. Sport scale and...

    Just go fly the darned thing. Sport scale and sport aerobatics will be just fine.

    Last weekend I helped a friend fly an old Quadra 35 powered Byron Pipe Dream he picked up at a swap meet. He...
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    My Waco is in storage so will trace joiners next...

    My Waco is in storage so will trace joiners next time I get over there. Hopefully someone has a kit at home and can get to it sooner.
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    file. If you or I walked into an attorney’s office to file this suit we would have to be ready to hock everything we own.

    Therefore I find the tone denigrating modelers for not stepping up and...
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    Yep, Will be in the swap shop Sat & Sunday. Have...

    Yep, Will be in the swap shop Sat & Sunday. Have lots of goodies to sell.
  24. Long ago I set up a small, stand alone, checking...

    Long ago I set up a small, stand alone, checking account and debit card just for online purchases and PayPal. That way, if raided, they won't get much. I manage the balance several times weekly to...
  25. Clever idea SunDevilPilot! I plan on using my...

    Clever idea SunDevilPilot! I plan on using my Dymo Labelmaker to print the numbers onto clear film, stick them under the stab or magnetic battery hatch. Won't be much larger than yours.
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