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Forum: The Clubhouse 10-19-2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By rgburrill
There is also the Sullivan Push Cable. These are...

There is also the Sullivan Push Cable. These are twisted cables running through a plastic sleeve and give better flexibility than Nyrods. I've used them on smaller planes like the Royal Mini...
Forum: S.P.A.D. Aircraft - Coroplast design 10-19-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By rgburrill
They way those screws are bent suggests you hit a...

They way those screws are bent suggests you hit a hole in your runway during the takeoff roll. That would account for the mount looking good during run-up but failing on takeoff.
Forum: Beginners 10-19-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 289
Posted By rgburrill
A flight simulator on a phone, or tablet would...

A flight simulator on a phone, or tablet would likely have way too limited a vision to be more than a game. A lot of our flaying requires peripheral vision to see that airplane headed towards us or...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-18-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By rgburrill
^^^What he said^^^ Do not use it.

^^^What he said^^^ Do not use it.
Forum: RC Airboats 10-18-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By rgburrill
Oh oh. You let the smoke out. :cool:

Oh oh. You let the smoke out. :cool:
Forum: Electric RC Jets 10-18-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By rgburrill
That would give you an equivalent 4S 1300mah 20 C...

That would give you an equivalent 4S 1300mah 20 C battery.
Forum: RC Jets 10-18-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By rgburrill
Several years ago I had almost the same exact...

Several years ago I had almost the same exact email. I played along with it and received not one but 2 "international money orders"; plus they were both larger than the agreed price. All he wanted...
Forum: RC Helicopter General Discussions 10-18-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By rgburrill
Pre-flight checks, the meaning of the instruments...

Pre-flight checks, the meaning of the instruments and FAA rules can't be learned in a hour. Nor can emergency procedures or bad weather issues. Flying a real helicopter or airplane is a lot...
Forum: FPV, UAV & Drones 10-18-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By rgburrill
Didn't you post this same question a month or so...

Didn't you post this same question a month or so ago? Either that or deja vu.
Forum: Questions and Answers 10-18-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By rgburrill
I have put an exacto knife in a drawing compass...

I have put an exacto knife in a drawing compass before but not for plastic. I don't know why it wouldn't work.
Forum: Control Lines 10-17-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By rgburrill
It also does a good job of staining asphalt. ...

It also does a good job of staining asphalt. Some people use a rug under their planes during fueling. A good, heavy rug can also be used during startup. But don't let your wife catch you doing it.
Forum: Beginners 10-17-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By rgburrill
Why in the world would a beginning RC user be...

Why in the world would a beginning RC user be interested in a link budget? That is something for RF engineers to worry about.
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By rgburrill
Why send people to the airplane forum? That...

Why send people to the airplane forum? That thread should be deleted since this one exists. And this one should be in the car forum.
Forum: Questions and Answers 10-17-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By rgburrill
This thread belongs in the car forum not the...

This thread belongs in the car forum not the airplane forum.
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By rgburrill
This answer is wrong in so many ways. LiPo is way...

This answer is wrong in so many ways. LiPo is way too high a voltage for most servos so a BEC is typically used.- a diode just won't cut it. Expensive LiFe's may be standard with those who like to...
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By rgburrill
What you did wrong was bought a Tactic...

What you did wrong was bought a Tactic transmitter :D Just joking. Seriously though it does sound like your transmitter has an issue. I don't have the Tactic and their website doesn't seem to have...
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By rgburrill
You will have a lot more luck if you sell all the...

You will have a lot more luck if you sell all the items as a complete system.
Forum: JR Radio & Spektrum Radios 10-03-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By rgburrill
Start the Spektrum bashing early and be ahead of...

Start the Spektrum bashing early and be ahead of the crowd? The guy asked a question about two Spektrum radios. If you can't respond to his question then shut up. There is nothing more frustrating...
Forum: RC Scale Boating 10-02-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By rgburrill
Many years ago on Green Lake in Seattle there...

Many years ago on Green Lake in Seattle there were warships with 22 caliber guns using downloaded shorts. They sometimes sunk someone's boat.
Forum: The Clubhouse 10-02-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 371
Posted By rgburrill
It's a shame you didn't come here before you...

It's a shame you didn't come here before you spent money. There is a forum for newbies that gives great advice. One in particular is buying toys like you did more often than not cause you to give...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 09-28-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By rgburrill
I bought some cheap pipe insulation from Home...

I bought some cheap pipe insulation from Home Depot to replace worn-out cradle foam.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-28-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By rgburrill
Wow. Asking for favorites on this forum is like...

Wow. Asking for favorites on this forum is like standing in front of a bull with a red flag. Lots of negativity going to happen.

A word of advice, everyone's experience is different. You best...
Replies: 10
Views: 169
Posted By rgburrill
One of the big differences in receivers back then...

One of the big differences in receivers back then was the power and ground pins were reversed between manufacturers. Another difference on FM receivers was the frequency shift was a positive shift...
Forum: The Clubhouse 09-28-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By rgburrill
Seriously? There is a game that allows you to...

Seriously? There is a game that allows you to cause mid-air crashes?
Forum: AMA Discussions 09-28-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By rgburrill
It's awfully late don't you think? The snake has...

It's awfully late don't you think? The snake has been out of the bag for a long time so closing it now won't do any good.
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