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  1. you are right.. you can ask for that... I don't...

    you are right.. you can ask for that... I don't agree with your statement about what happens if an unregistered member causes an accident. That has been answered in the FAQs, it is the pilot's...
  2. maybe irresponsible isn't the right word. by-laws...

    maybe irresponsible isn't the right word. by-laws and membership rules aren't something that you can change at will as an officer, it has to be put forth to the membership, put in the newsletter,...
  3. I'm a club officer for our club here, we've been...

    I'm a club officer for our club here, we've been discussing this quite a bit....Here is my current take on it...

    - AMA says that clubs are not required to require FAA registration from there...
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    I guess my question would be. I don't have a...

    I guess my question would be. I don't have a green dot on my Stealth, and I also don't have a place I can really test this out, lots of hills here.... Should I just send it in?
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    Andy, the link for how to test your DX18 for...

    Andy,

    the link for how to test your DX18 for the range issues no longer exists... can you get us an updated link? I haven't had a chance to test mine and wanted to re-find the information and test...
  6. 12 oz cans here... storytime.... I volunteer...

    12 oz cans here...

    storytime....
    I volunteer at an animal shelter, working primarily with behavioral training of dogs, mostly pitbulls. You see the great, the good, the bad, and the ugly, often...
  7. I'm addicted to Coke as well... oh wait did you...

    I'm addicted to Coke as well... oh wait did you mean the soda? :cool:

    AMA posted this recently:
    http://amablog.modelaircraft.org/amagov/2015/12/17/hold-off-on-registering-model-aircraft/
  8. If you are going to be a troll, at least do it so...

    If you are going to be a troll, at least do it so it is either intelligent or funny. Doesn't even have to be both!

    The AMA is our only voice. Best. Worst. Middling. ONLY...

    Here is the truth,...
  9. Am I happy? no. Did the AMA get steamrolled in...

    Am I happy? no.
    Did the AMA get steamrolled in these negotiations? yes.
    Is the AMA still our best and only united voice going forward? yes.

    Whether the AMA supported or didn't support quads is...
  10. They are the same weight.... no disputing that......

    They are the same weight.... no disputing that... they are a different form factor though with the 20cc motors being significantly larger than the 15cc motors. So it really depends on the plane.. big...
  11. yeah I don't buy the "if you don't like it don't...

    yeah I don't buy the "if you don't like it don't read it argument"

    I want to read it and I want to like it...
  12. I'm thankful that I'm not the only one whose...

    I'm thankful that I'm not the only one whose nerve was tweaked by that article.

    to get us back on track....
    I view the choice in subject matter as... well.. for lack of a better word, subjective....
  13. the 1 plus the 15cc's have over the dle 20's...

    the 1 plus the 15cc's have over the dle 20's exist in airframes that can't provide prop clearance for a 20cc and it's prop. Also they are a smaller form factor and in many planes easier to fit in the...
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    I've had problems with mine on a 4.8V battery,...

    I've had problems with mine on a 4.8V battery, switched to a LIFE at 6.6Volts and the issues went away. I never debugged further...
  15. I'm there with you. I was away from the hobby for...

    I'm there with you. I was away from the hobby for 5 years when I came back I saw these 10cc and 15cc gassers and made the same decision... no nitro! I have the 10cc 15cc 22cc 33cc and 55cc gasser...
  16. I would have never started this thread if I had...

    I would have never started this thread if I had known that this is where it was going to devolve to...


    sorry guys... thread over... I'm speechless.
  17. btw... I talked my brother into getting the 10cc...

    btw... I talked my brother into getting the 10cc for his eagle 580.... after I had one in my rv-4 and corsair and was so happy with it.

    the plane is incredible.... lightening fast rolls......
  18. with the 10GX it was roughly around or just under...

    with the 10GX it was roughly around or just under 7lbs. We were able to install the servos in the stock locations and balance using the battery packs.

    You do need standard sized servos, probably...
  19. Guessing a little bit here.... Top Gun -> you...

    Guessing a little bit here....
    Top Gun -> you likely were flying a warbird -> most warbirds have quite a bit of dihedral in the wings. Dihedral in a planes wing promotes the plane to turn when a...
  20. anyway......as said in original post.. I'm not...

    anyway......as said in original post.. I'm not sure I could do better in terms of writing articles... I realize a ton of work goes into them... I was just frustrated and not sure how to best go about...
  21. not moaning...as an example I tried contacting...

    not moaning...as an example I tried contacting MAN directly at first.. ignored, I tried posting constructive comments in their online pages and on their facebook page... deleted. I've tried going the...
  22. so, we have the eagle 580 flying using an...

    so, we have the eagle 580 flying using an evolution 10GX motor... which is a 10cc gasser
    the engine runs great, no issues starting or running it ever
    the plane is an awesome plane to fly. It won't...
  23. Agree on the RCM, was a great publication with a...

    Agree on the RCM, was a great publication with a number of very knowledgeable builders. I still have a significant number of those from my father.

    R/C Scale Modeler is a magazine in print in...
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    +1 what Malcolm said. you don't need a kindle to...

    +1 what Malcolm said. you don't need a kindle to read it, almost any modern computing device can load it, I have it on my android phone.
  25. If you have a computer radio you might be able to...

    If you have a computer radio you might be able to set it up so that both sticks controlled the same output, so for example both left and right sticks controlled channel 1 or channel 4... but you...
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