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Forum: Beginners 02-11-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By ho2zoo
Good advice here. Building your plane is a good...

Good advice here. Building your plane is a good way to go! You will gain experience for when you have to make repairs. Designing and building a plane from scratch is a lot of work, and you are never...
Forum: Beginners 02-09-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By ho2zoo
Most of the .40 size trainers fly pretty well. ...

Most of the .40 size trainers fly pretty well. Really they're about the same. Except the one I DON'T like, and that's the Hobbico Nexstar. Just too many little "gimmics" and it pulls hard to the...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-08-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By ho2zoo
I check my socks every day before I put on my...

I check my socks every day before I put on my shoes. :)
Forum: Beginners 02-08-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 507
Posted By ho2zoo
Well George, there is just no way around the fact...

Well George, there is just no way around the fact that you must be able to see the plane clearly to fly it. I have been flying with glasses all my adult life and don't notice any "fishbowl effect",...
Forum: Beginners 02-08-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By ho2zoo
Yes, for the most useful advice we would need to...

Yes, for the most useful advice we would need to know what kind of plane (foamie or wood), What size (wingspan), What kind of power (electric, glow, gas), What kind of controls (elevator, ailerons,...
Forum: Beginners 01-17-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By ho2zoo
Found 6 clubs within 50 miles. Academy of...

Found 6 clubs within 50 miles.

Academy of Model Aeronautics - AMA Charter Club Search (http://www.modelaircraft.org/clubsearch.aspx)
Forum: Questions and Answers 11-15-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By ho2zoo
Balsa USA. They still sell the kit. Northstar...

Balsa USA. They still sell the kit.
Northstar (http://shop.balsausa.com/product_p/455.htm)
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-18-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By ho2zoo
That's pretty much what I was afraid of. I...

That's pretty much what I was afraid of. I wanted to get some more opinions before I spent any money. The last couple planes I have bought were just hard to fly. Makes me look bad out there! I've...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-14-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By ho2zoo
ESM Typhoon questions

I like the look of the Typhoon and Tempest, but there aren't many ARFs or kits out there. I did a search here in the forums but didn't see much info. Any one got any experience with the ESM Typhoon?...
Forum: Questions and Answers 08-31-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By ho2zoo
I've never had any trouble. If you touch the...

I've never had any trouble. If you touch the iron directly to the foam it might melt, but with balsa sheeting it will be fine.
Forum: Beginners 08-17-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By ho2zoo
Saw this one on Ebay. ARF trainer called a...

Saw this one on Ebay. ARF trainer called a Schoolboy. It comes with a motor, but if you can get it cheap, what-the-heck.

Vintage Hobby Shack ARF Schoolboy RC Airplane Model Kit 50 inch Wingspan...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-09-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By ho2zoo
We are planning to have competitions for Spot...

We are planning to have competitions for Spot Landing, Bomb Drop, and Balloon Chase. I have never judged a spot landing before, but I guess we just paint a target on the runway and judge/measure who...
Forum: Questions and Answers 08-09-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By ho2zoo
Aileron to rudder mix

I had to get out my 9C to figure out how to do this again. I really don't like the programming on the 9C. But here goes...

Press and hold Mode/Page
Press Mode/Page to go to the Advanced Acro menu...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Flys - Airplanes 08-03-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By ho2zoo
Warbird Fun Fly - Louisville, KY - August 26, 2017

Bring your military aircraft to the River City Radio Controllers Warbird Fun Fly at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park! Saturday, August 26 in Louisville, KY. Flying, food, and fun! Awards for best WW...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-03-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By ho2zoo
Warbird Fun Fly - Louisville, KY - August 26, 2017

Bring your military aircraft to the River City Radio Controllers Warbird Fun Fly at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park! Saturday, August 26 in Louisville, KY. Flying, food, and fun! Awards for best WW...
Forum: Beginners 04-20-2017, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,406
Posted By ho2zoo
Personally, I don't think it's worth the risk of...

Personally, I don't think it's worth the risk of having a plane come apart in mid-air. I've thrown away lots of CA.
Forum: Beginners 04-12-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,549
Posted By ho2zoo
I have used both and found that the Bisson are a...

I have used both and found that the Bisson are a lot quieter.
Forum: Questions and Answers 03-14-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By ho2zoo
Move the pushrod closer to the control surface to...

Move the pushrod closer to the control surface to get more throw.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-14-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,591
Posted By ho2zoo
My Pica 1/6 Spitfire with an OS .91 four-stroke...

My Pica 1/6 Spitfire with an OS .91 four-stroke was clocked at 95 mph.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 02-16-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By ho2zoo
I'm pretty sure they are 2 different companies. ...

I'm pretty sure they are 2 different companies. As rgburrill said, VQ models are from Viet Nam. ESM is from China. I have models from both, and I think the ESM planes are more "scale" (neither are...
Forum: Futaba Radios Direct support forum 01-26-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By ho2zoo
Awesome! That worked! I thought "FASST-Multi"...

Awesome! That worked! I thought "FASST-Multi" was for using more than one receiver, that's why I didn't try it. I received an email answer from Alisha G. and tried to reply, but it was rejected....
Forum: Futaba Radios Direct support forum 01-26-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By ho2zoo
R6008HS receiver with a 14SGA radio won't work?

I just emailed this question to Futaba support, but I thought it might be useful for others to read it here too:

Hello,

My name is Thomas Hohman and I am getting started with a Futaba 14SGA...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-06-2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By ho2zoo
If I were you I would measure the length of the...

If I were you I would measure the length of the strut you need (like the distance from the retract mount to the middle of the wheel well) and measure the size of the wheel you need, then start...
Forum: Questions and Answers 12-30-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By ho2zoo
The centerline of the tank should be at the same...

The centerline of the tank should be at the same height as the carburetor. And I am a big fan of glow drivers! Some guys will say "Oh, you don't need that!" or "That's cheating!" but I say, when it...
Forum: Beginners 11-17-2016, 03:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By ho2zoo
Wow, that's a classic! Just a rough guess but I...

Wow, that's a classic! Just a rough guess but I bet it would go for at least $300 to $400.
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