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Forum: Beginners 02-13-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 318
Posted By J330
Each person handles the training stage...

Each person handles the training stage differently. Some can play with a simulator, and fly solo first time and every time. Some stay in a Butterfly .15 or Telemaster, and can't progress. Some never...
Forum: Glow Engines 01-06-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By J330
I guess I stand alone on my vote for OS for cheap...

I guess I stand alone on my vote for OS for cheap ARFs. The Evo engines like 4 stroke plugs, what do they cost nowadays? My SF and FSR OS engines haven't let me down with any liner issues being...
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By J330
I use the 9C with a SLT adapter to 2.4, also...

I use the 9C with a SLT adapter to 2.4, also rcgroups recommended the Flysky i6, but none of those folks mentioned a serious handicap with that $45 radio not having a trim adjustment for airplanes,...
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-28-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,370
Posted By J330
I have drones, and glow powered balsa kit built...

I have drones, and glow powered balsa kit built planes, and ARFs. I have a good 20-30 kit stash since availability has decreased dramatically even in the past year. I've flown RC since 1976. One year...
Forum: Kit Building 12-28-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,594
Posted By J330
Build looks abandoned, ebay sells the kit still....

Build looks abandoned, ebay sells the kit still. https://www.ebay.com/itm/BRAND-NEW-SIG-KAVALIER-BALSA-WOOD-RC-REMOTE-CONTROL-AIRPLANE-KIT-SIGRC39/292310193878?hash=item440f0b96d6:g:RewAAOSwyYFZ9RHX .
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 03-14-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,278
Posted By J330
The engine is considered relative ground, you can...

The engine is considered relative ground, you can shield anything and everything by tapping that source. 12" isn't very scientific, for protecting batteries that require no protection at all. It's...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By J330
I remember when people spent $425 for an Aurora 9...

I remember when people spent $425 for an Aurora 9 when it came out, http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXFKKU&P=ML (http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXFKKU&P=ML) is now...
Forum: Crash & Rebuild 02-09-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,435
Posted By J330
the model plane collision or other object...

the model plane collision or other object fixation is a common tendency.
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-09-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By J330
ARF's dwindle into history, people live on their...

ARF's dwindle into history, people live on their phones, Facebook, Youtube, etc and find answers there.

RCU as a forum, I don't mind the slower pace of RCU
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-08-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By J330
What are you flying now? You're still active in...

What are you flying now? You're still active in the hobby, yes?
Forum: The Clubhouse 02-08-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 220,302
Posted By J330
She did, she came here to try, these are the RCU...

She did, she came here to try, these are the RCU classifieds http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/category.cfm?catID=25
better yet, where I sold most of my unmounted closet clutter quickly...
Forum: Kit Building 02-07-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 126,927
Posted By J330
I had a Doubler ll, this is the original Doubler,...

I had a Doubler ll, this is the original Doubler, apparently smaller and less "pylon" looking. SIG doesn't have the plans but there is enough view on that page I can manage, the formers are two...
Forum: Kit Building 02-06-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 126,927
Posted By J330
Hey guys, not to barge in.... but I have an old...

Hey guys, not to barge in....
but I have an old SIG Doubler .15 kit, in good shape but no building plans. Anyone have a set I can get a copy of or direct me to a PDF? Thanks.
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By J330
Any servo works with your receiver. The HS645...

Any servo works with your receiver. The HS645 isn't overkill. I'd also consider digital. http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXVEP2&P=ML#technotes
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By J330
JR and Hitec seemed to work best for me over the...

JR and Hitec seemed to work best for me over the Futaba stuff until recently. I figured I'd go cheap and try the Winking Gear Pro digital servos and I'm surprised how cool they are for less money. ...
Forum: RC Tanks 02-06-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By J330
Nice job, looks cool, and I'm not even a tank...

Nice job, looks cool, and I'm not even a tank guy. Post the steps and link your videos here.
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-06-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By J330
Simply go to each category of RC listed on...

Simply go to each category of RC listed on leading forums, and look at the count for logged in members/guests, number of posts, and you see what is alive and what is dead. Feed the more active...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-05-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By J330
RC is alive and well, this forum has never kept...

RC is alive and well, this forum has never kept up with the times, and now it's perhaps too little, too late. RCG might be the Toyota Corolla and RCU is the Pinto. Which one captured the market,...
Forum: Glow Engines 02-05-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By J330
You know you bumped up a 4 month old thread? ...

You know you bumped up a 4 month old thread?


We don't fly anything but sport ourselves, but that is what they sharpened their teeth on, and Rossi hasn't been a pattern engine for years when...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By J330
It would take too long to describe all the ways...

It would take too long to describe all the ways electronics degrade over time and conditions, so for those with time, it's covered nicely here ...
Forum: Glow Engines 02-05-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By J330
I asked in post #4 too. MIA.

I asked in post #4 too. MIA.
Forum: Glow Engines 02-05-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By J330
I also flew Webra, HP, OPS, Nelson, Jett, Irvine,...

I also flew Webra, HP, OPS, Nelson, Jett, Irvine, and Saito, all of which I put far above any OS made nickel peeler. OS parts are so costly I rarely see people rebuild more than a bearing or ring. ...
Forum: AMA Discussions 02-04-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 175,505
Posted By J330
You might elaborate on these comments in bold...

You might elaborate on these comments in bold that I was referring to. It has recreational uses all over the place, and many locally do not need an AMA field any longer, it's the next generation of...
Forum: AMA Discussions 02-04-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 175,505
Posted By J330
Keep the personal attacks down, you were already...

Keep the personal attacks down, you were already warned twice.


FAA took over, because they can enforce criminal consequences, which actually would be something you'd like, didn't you want drone...
Forum: Glow Engines 02-04-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By J330
OS isn't what it's cracked up to be, yet again....

OS isn't what it's cracked up to be, yet again. Best solution if I was in your boat, I'd replace it with true performance and quality that didn't die off 10 years ago. It tunes beautifully too....
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