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Forum: Beginners
07-07-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By hogflyer

You'll have no problems with the bolts. I have...

You'll have no problems with the bolts. I have an Avistar Elite and regularly fly very hard aerobatics with it stressing the wing bolts (its a play toy and to use for intro flights). I was recently...
04-15-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,424
Posted By hogflyer

I contacted Airtronics the other day about a bad...

I contacted Airtronics the other day about a bad receiver and Airtronics said to contact Serpent for warranty issues. I'm not sure what they are going to handle, but if it's a warranty issue it's...
02-26-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 923
Posted By hogflyer

I still have my plans in storage and...

I still have my plans in storage and unfortunately don't have easy access to them. From what I remember there wasn't much to the design - it's a very straight forward and easy build. Just study the...
11-07-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 188,641
Posted By hogflyer

So are you saying that shooting down model...

So are you saying that shooting down model aircraft in a neighborhood is OK? This has created a very dangerous situation where just about any yahoo with a gun will now think that it's OK to shoot...
10-03-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By hogflyer

Looks good, gvc! What servos, motor, ESC, and...

Looks good, gvc! What servos, motor, ESC, and battery are you using? Can't wait to see finished pics and you have to provide some flight video too.

Hogflyer
Forum: Beginners
09-18-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By hogflyer

With running the Futaba S3003 servos you'll be...

With running the Futaba S3003 servos you'll be fine with a LiFe pack - either 1100mAh or 2200mAh. At least that's what I'd run with it.

Also just a note on the servo's - the S3003 servos have the...
Forum: Beginners
09-14-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By hogflyer

The AR400 is a great receiver (I fly a couple of...

The AR400 is a great receiver (I fly a couple of them) but would not recommend a 4.8v NiMH on a Spektrum receiver, run a 5-cell 6.0v NiMH or 6.6v 2-cell LiFe. While it may perform OK on 4.8v, they...
03-14-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By hogflyer

There's a small thread in the other forum on the...

There's a small thread in the other forum on the Duces Wild. Lots of talk about the mods like reinforcing the firewalls, retracts, motors/ESC's/batteries, etc. It's currently about 126 pages/3149...
Forum: Beginners
08-26-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,606
Posted By hogflyer

Here ya go Milton...... ...

Here ya go Milton......
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2026116
08-26-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By hogflyer

I've gone to using HS-65HB servos for 1/2A after...

I've gone to using HS-65HB servos for 1/2A after having HS-55 servos fail. I find the weight difference minimal on a 1/2A ship, but knowing I won't have a failure is worth the little weight gain...
08-24-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By hogflyer

That's some good information. Thanks for posting...

That's some good information. Thanks for posting it.

Hogflyer
08-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By hogflyer

Unfortunately Beech North is gone - went the way...

Unfortunately Beech North is gone - went the way of a developer. It was moved once many years ago, then was going to be moved again but the new area didn't have enough room to be safe. Instead the...
08-21-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By hogflyer

Dual batteries into a 92104 10ch receiver

I was talking with a buddy who mentioned he was running dual LiFe batteries with his 92104 10-ch FHSS-3 receiver directly into the receiver ports 5 and 10 with no problem. This has me wondering as I...
08-07-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By hogflyer

The SD-10G has a countdown timer built in. I use...

The SD-10G has a countdown timer built in. I use it on all my electric planes to time flights and on the trainers for limiting flight time for my students. Activiation and setup for count down or...
Forum: Beginners
06-05-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By hogflyer

Here's a short video a buddy took while I was...

Here's a short video a buddy took while I was shooting some touch-n-go's learning how the Avistar 46 Elite lands with full flaps (http://youtu.be/GrsuUI1Z5gw). Full flaps really slow it down and cut...
Forum: Kit Building
03-11-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,222
Views: 266,754
Posted By hogflyer

Count me in too? I've had several Cubs in...

Count me in too?

I've had several Cubs in the past:
OK Pilot .20 size Cub - OS Max .20
Several Sig 1/6 scale Cubs - standard and clipped. OS .30 was my favorite engine for the design.
BUSA 1/4...
Forum: Kit Building
03-11-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 199,441
Posted By hogflyer

Count me in too.

Count me in too.

Besides having built several Kadet's of the early vintage - original, Mk I and Mk II, I've still got a couple sitting in the stable anywhere from kit form to currently flying. ...
Forum: Kit Building
03-09-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,350
Views: 141,011
Posted By hogflyer

Hey, count me in too. Most of my early building...

Hey, count me in too. Most of my early building was with Sig Kits starting in the mid 70's. I've still got a few Sig's sitting around the pig sty in various forms of build and/or repair:

Astro...
03-07-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By hogflyer

Also remember that if you use a LiFe, besides a...

Also remember that if you use a LiFe, besides a charger that will charge LiFe batteries, make sure it will do a balanced charge. Even though it's a 2-cell battery, like a LiPo, it still should be...
03-02-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,574
Posted By hogflyer

I noticed a change after RCG switch to this new...

I noticed a change after RCG switch to this new format. I've lost my gallery 3 times and have found the new format not as user friendly to work with. I have seen an increase in the 1/2A forum in...
03-02-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By hogflyer

Throttle arm fixed!

I solved the throttle issue the easy way. I remembered I have complete but old, burnt-up, junk OS .10 FSR prime for the parts donation. After a bit of a search I did find it and pulled the throttle...
02-22-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By hogflyer

Older OS .15 throttle arm

I recently acquired a large amount of models and engines from an elderly gentleman who can no longer participate in the hobby. He basically gave me everything he had since he was at the point where...
Forum: Beginners
02-07-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By hogflyer

I think you'll do fine with the new Avistar .46...

I think you'll do fine with the new Avistar .46 Elite. You'll find flying is like riding a bike - you may get rusty but you really don't forget. It's a very honest plane and will do what you want...
11-12-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By hogflyer

Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
11-11-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By hogflyer

It sounds like what you are looking for is a...

It sounds like what you are looking for is a micro electric. One of the smallest production planes is the Parkzone Mini Vapor (http://www.advantagehobby.com/226765/PKZU1200/)which has a wing span...
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