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10-06-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Start saving your allowance boys!

Can somebody say overkill?
09-14-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,000
Posted By Nathan King

RE: SD-10G & RX700 Range Check

I did numbers two and three on your list with no success but will update the thread when Ireceive the replacement, which should be very soon.
09-13-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Nathan King

RE: aricraft trim guide

http://www.hebertcompetitiondesigns.com/Triangulation.aspx

It has been extremely useful for me.
09-12-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,000
Posted By Nathan King

RE: SD-10G & RX700 Range Check

Will do. I still have not received the replacement yet.
09-12-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By Nathan King

RE: YS70

http://tech.flygsw.org/ys_basic9.jpg
09-11-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By Nathan King

RE: YS70

Insert the crankshaft at top dead center with the keyway and rod journal up. Then insert the cam with the timing mark directly over the bottom screw hole. </p>
09-08-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Fort Scott Kansas contest Sept 24-25 2011

I will be there for sure, unless I'm vomiting like I was the Friday before the St. Charles contest....
09-07-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 20,381
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Convert Millimeters to Degrees

Grab a calculator. The control surface deflection in degrees would be Sin-1(deflection/length). The Sin-1 is inverse Sin.</p>
09-06-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,303
Posted By Nathan King

RE: No more flying Figure M .......

Forgive my ignorance, but is the committee banning the maneuver or something? You're all talking about the Figure "M" as if it's gone forever.
09-05-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By Nathan King

RE: SD-10G Programming

I did the same thing for my snap rolls by "AND"ing the traditional switch with a stick switch. When the switch is engaged AND my ailerons are over 80% of travel my throws change. Set your setup to...
09-04-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Any new battery solutions out there?

Could you elaborate? It has been my impression that A123 batteries hold voltage very well under heavy load.
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Forum: Beginners
09-04-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By Nathan King

RE: saito 120

It's a small flat head screw.

http://saito-engines.info/Saito180_carb.jpg
09-02-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,000
Posted By Nathan King

RE: SD-10G & RX700 Range Check

My radio is being exchanged. An Airtronics rep said the RF amplifier was bad. It's curious as two other radios were experiencing similar problems. In any event, I'll wait for the new radio to come in...
09-01-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,000
Posted By Nathan King

RE: SD-10G & RX700 Range Check

I tried another receiver - no improvement. Then, just for grins, I range checked my airplane with an RDS8000 and got really good results (over 100 feet). Obviously this is perplexing. Is there some...
09-01-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,000
Posted By Nathan King

RE: SD-10G & RX700 Range Check

Apparently the issue is not resolved. When I came back to the field to actually fly I conducted a range check which produced uncommanded movement at about 15 - 20 feet in all orientations with the...
08-31-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,870
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Snap Roll (no arguments, please)

This thread went south in a hurry, but I did glean some useful insight into snaps. Thank you.
08-31-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,000
Posted By Nathan King

RE: SD-10G & RX700 Range Check

Yeah, sorry. I was rushing out of a caf&eacute; for an unexpected meeting when I posted. My field has a large metallic radio impound that seemed to be the cause of the issue despite being a ways off...
Forum: Beginners
08-31-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Radio

Until recently, I flew competitive aerobatics with a Futaba 6EX, which hasless features than the DX6i. I used the same radio to fly a 50cc Pitts biplane with nine servos. More features can be nice,...
Forum: Beginners
08-30-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,795
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Making a Good Landing

One way to judge airspeed when flying towards yourself is to note how much elevator you are holding. The more elevator the slower your airspeed.<div>
</div><div>Most R/C pilots don't land correctly;...
08-30-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,870
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Snap Roll (no arguments, please)

You mean this little guy?http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-basic/popcorn.gif
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08-30-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,000
Posted By Nathan King

RE: SD-10G & RX700 Range Check

Thanks Mike and everybody else. The situation has been remedied, and I'm now getting impressive range checks. I look forward to many years of pattern flying with this excellent radio system.
Forum: Beginners
08-30-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,270
Posted By Nathan King

RE: You Can Do Engine Problems

...AND make sure that your idle adjustment is as lean as you can make it. Most people don't lean the idle adjustment nearly enough.
08-30-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,612
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Hard to find 2m Pattern Kits

Check this out:<div></div><div>http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/fb.asp?m=10689062

Apparently it will be made available in a short kit in a month or so.</div>
08-30-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,870
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Snap Roll (no arguments, please)

Uh.... Am I missing something?

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</div><div style="margin-left: 40px; ">1) Snap buttons with automatic timingmode....
08-30-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,870
Posted By Nathan King

RE: Snap Roll (no arguments, please)

That would be nice.....if it wasn't cheating.
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