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Forum: The Clubhouse 02-08-2017, 12:49 PM
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Posted By flycatch
I have an IMP TA152H that weights about 32 lbs...

I have an IMP TA152H that weights about 32 lbs wet powered by an OS BGX 3500. It is not a rocket ship airborne but sufficient to fly at scale speeds. This engine is thirsty and I get about 10 minute...
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-09-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5,195
Views: 203,603
Posted By flycatch
Your not wrong but instant gratification is the...

Your not wrong but instant gratification is the new normal.
Forum: The Clubhouse 11-14-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By flycatch
Callie Graphics

Is this company still in business? I emailed them on Friday and no response to my inquiry.
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Posted By flycatch
http://www.wsdeans.com/products/antenna/2piece.htm...

http://www.wsdeans.com/products/antenna/2piece.html This is what you need. My advice is to advertise in the helicopter forums for a new or used one. I had good luck over at RunRyder web site.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-15-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By flycatch
Since you didn't mention the scale or type of...

Since you didn't mention the scale or type of warbird your question is too vague.
Forum: Aerodynamics 06-11-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,517
Posted By flycatch
Trike gear don't count because the main gear is...

Trike gear don't count because the main gear is in back of the CG.
Forum: Sport Flying 05-16-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 19,871
Posted By flycatch
Being retired I can fly any day of the week and...

Being retired I can fly any day of the week and rarely fly on weekends. This past week I made an exception to that rule and went out on Saturday to see what the locals were doing. What they were...
Forum: ARF or RTF 05-07-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 240,818
Posted By flycatch
American products were manufactured with design...

American products were manufactured with design obsolescent. This was intentionally done to create an aftermarket industry and Americans employed. To support my premise the auto manufacture "Ford"...
Forum: ARF or RTF 05-06-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 240,818
Posted By flycatch
Just keep in mind we said the same thing about...

Just keep in mind we said the same thing about Japan. I started in this hobby using an American made "RS" system and then went to "Kraft". Both "Kraft" and "RS" had their problems and both companies...
Forum: ARF or RTF 05-05-2016, 09:37 AM
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Views: 240,818
Posted By flycatch
H9 offers a wide variety of ARFs but I'm...

H9 offers a wide variety of ARFs but I'm beginning to believe no two airframes are alike. I purchased their Taylor Craft ARF and the fuselage was twisted. I shimmed the stab and flew it this way...
Forum: ARF or RTF 05-04-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 240,818
Posted By flycatch
You do realize that your evaluation is honest and...

You do realize that your evaluation is honest and too the point. Most people fix these issues and never complain. I made a comment about this airframe having positive incidence factory built into the...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By flycatch
Found the problem and it happens to be the motor....

Found the problem and it happens to be the motor. Motor supplied in kit should have been a 1220 kV and what supplied was a 510 kV. I mentioned that I swapped motors with the same result because the...
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Posted By flycatch
I did everything you mentioned and still the same...

I did everything you mentioned and still the same results. Yesterday I swapped out both the esc and motor. Again the results were the same.
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Views: 1,184
Posted By flycatch
ESC Problem

I programed the transmitter for a 0% to 100% linear throttle curve and the ESC is developing less that 100% at WOT. The transmitter is a 72 MHz JR 10X Helicopter model and the ESC is an Align 70 amp...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-13-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 456,558
Posted By flycatch
I did something similar by helping out a fellow...

I did something similar by helping out a fellow modeler. The SOB sold the plane and bragged about the money he made. Never again will I feel compassion for those less fortunate.
Forum: JR Radio & Spektrum Radios 03-22-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By flycatch
After further research I discovered that you most...

After further research I discovered that you most be separated from the receiver by 2 meters during the bind process. This is a standard rule but does vary between different receivers. In the early...
Forum: JR Radio & Spektrum Radios 03-13-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By flycatch
Thanks for the reply. I only have one 2.4ghz...

Thanks for the reply. I only have one 2.4ghz receiver but I'm awaiting an AR9000. I contacted the vendor and Horizon and awaiting replies. Like I said the receiver worked fine with the DXi6 and I'm...
Forum: JR Radio & Spektrum Radios 03-13-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By flycatch
JR DSM Air Module 9 channel

Installed this unit in a JR 10X transmitter and ops checked it using a Spektrum AR7000 receiver. I cycled the transmitter/receiver about ten times and I lost bind twice. The LED light on the...
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Views: 305
Posted By flycatch
Jr 11x

I need some feed back on pricing a used 11X in pristine condition. In the past they sold for between $250-$425 dollars. So what is its' value now?
Forum: RC Helicopter General Discussions 01-28-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By flycatch
http://www.amazon.com/UDI-U818A-2-4GHz-RC-Quadcopt...

http://www.amazon.com/UDI-U818A-2-4GHz-RC-Quadcopter/dp/B00D3IN11Q
Forum: RC Helicopter Beginners Forum 01-26-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By flycatch
http://www.ebay.com/sch/sis.html?_nkw=Ray%27s+Auth...

http://www.ebay.com/sch/sis.html?_nkw=Ray%27s+Authoritative+Helicopter+Manual+Ray+Hostetler+-+RC+flying+book+-+FLAWLESS
Forum: RC Helicopter Beginners Forum 01-26-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By flycatch
http://www.raptortechnique.com/index-raptor.html ...

http://www.raptortechnique.com/index-raptor.html This is all you will require and also find a copy of Ray Hostetler book. The website and the book will be all that is required. I also went the same...
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-24-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,229
Posted By flycatch
New Format

Is it just me or are others having a problem navigating through this new format?
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-15-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 456,558
Posted By flycatch
http://www.friendlyflyers.org/cg-calc.html After...

http://www.friendlyflyers.org/cg-calc.html After reading the posts relating to CG location I came to the conclusion that something was amiss. I included a link to a CG calculator but you can find...
Forum: RC Helicopter General Discussions 01-15-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By flycatch
Standard rule is 60% off retail price. From what...

Standard rule is 60% off retail price. From what you are listing if you paid more than $600 dollars you made a bad deal.
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