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12-19-2010, 05:35 PM
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Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: A-10 w/dynam 2.4 tx/rx

I may try the radio w/a beater plane until I'm sure there are no "gotchas".
I've always have turned on the tx first before adding any power to the rx whether by an rx pack or flight pack connected...
12-11-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By LuckyArmpit

A-10 w/dynam 2.4 tx/rx

Recv'd the a-10 rtf. Upon powering up the radio system, the rx would not bind to the transmitter. Put in new AA batts in the transmitter.
Turned on tx, waited until the led meter on tx quit...
11-01-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,703
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: hobby lobby mig 15

Got my p-40. Got it together. Motor I put in is a little over powered but wth...Tried it yesterday, little breezy but not too bad. Launched on full, it pulled left and I let it down. Broke the...
10-21-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,703
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: hobby lobby mig 15

Last nite, I decided to try and revive the battery. I put it on the charger at 200 milliamps and used the nicad setting. Let it charge until it read 11 volts. It wound up with about 168 milliamps...
10-15-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,703
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: hobby lobby mig 15

Well, an update.
Flew the mig almost a couple of weeks ago. Remember, the mig must be flown fast or else you will lose lift especially when turning. I was turning right and kept turning right and...
10-09-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,703
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: hobby lobby mig 15

If the glue has chinese letters on it, throw the stuff away!!!
Hoping to fly it this weekend again. Once its in the air, it flies pretty good. Keep the speed up in turns since it will sink a...
10-05-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,703
Posted By LuckyArmpit

hobby lobby mig 15

Anyone have the hobby lobby mig 15? This is the 28 inch wing span.
Got 3 flights on mine. Well, I should say 1 flight. The first was a crashola where the tail section came unglued. 2nd flight...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-05-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By LuckyArmpit

gee bee .25 CG

Got me a Gee Bee .25. Can't remember if its from nitro planes or from AK models. Anyways, I assembled this last year. I put on a turnigy 900kv outrunner. According to the manual, the CG is 55 mm...
09-30-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,991
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: How I recovered a completely dead LIPO!!!

Doing one now myself.
Got a 25C 2200 3 cell pak from hobbypartz. It is the blue lipo brand. And like a dummy, I checked the voltage before I put it on a charger. It read 8.32 volts.
...
02-07-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 87,471
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: NITROMODELS REPLACEMENT PARTS REQUEST_Post Here

In need of a replacement cowl (including the inner cowl ring) and the electric wooden motor mount for electric motors.
This is for the Gee-Bee .25 in white and red. Part # for the plane is...
Forum: Beginners
10-26-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By LuckyArmpit

OS .52 4-stroker prop

Have a .52 OS 4-stroker on my seagull spacewalker II. Was thinking of running a 12x6 prop.
Does this fall in the suggested prop range for the engine? I run a 12x6 on pete 'n poke (saito .56...
07-31-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: Kaos 40 - old timers used what engine

I have a Kaos .40. I am running a thunder tiger .46 in it and it goes pretty stinkin good with this engine.

Lucky...
Forum: Beginners
07-31-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,516
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: nitro model rc planes

Many of the planes from nitroplanes are from I believe richmodel and CMP. These are primarily builder's arfs. You figure your own wing hold down screws, where they go, etc.
So primarily, your...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-31-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,838
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: All I see is boring planes and boring helicopters

Our field, mostly trainers. There are a few of us that don't fly trainers. One guy and his son bring some really nice WW II aircraft, both german and US. Its like watching a WW II movie.
For me,...
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,191
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: evolution .46 nx engine ??help??

Got an evo .46 in my sig kougar. When I first got it new, them dummies at the factory had the low end needle completely closed.
After awhile, I got kinda ticked because of the limiters. I...
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,363
Posted By LuckyArmpit

prop for OS .52 4-stroke

Hay...I picked up a used OS .52 four stroke. Its going to go into a Seagull Spacewalker 2 (used to have a TT .46 but it wouldn't run worth a crap mounted inverted).
Am currently repairing where...
06-26-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,264
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: GP Super Sportster EP Brushless Recommendations?

I'm running mine on an eflite power 10 outrunner. I run 3S 2100's and use a CC 54 amp esc.
Had to mod the motor mount to accept the outrunner. Unfortunately, the thrustline is a little lower than...
06-26-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: Mongrel

Nice Larry! Have done a couple of "that sort" myself. One that I still fly has plastic corro fuze, foam wings and I am running a speed 400 w/gear box and 9x6 prop.
Hell, you can fly forever on a...
06-24-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,053
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: Power source for field charging?

I don't know about doing large capacity packs and 6S or larger packs but there are a few companies that make portable chargers (the kind you'd use to start your truck with in case the truck's battery...
06-01-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 176,302
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: FUNJET

Paul, have heard of those nelsons! Believe me, that 'dust is fast enough for me at 207. Generally, even half throttle will give your underwear the squirts!!! LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mega 2 turn on your...
05-27-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 176,302
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: FUNJET

Howdee! Been reading thru some of the posts. I have a Typhoon Het 4W that just became availabe (crashed a slinger due to speed controller, gp silver series 25, wires that somehow got tangled up into...
03-15-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,363
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: Thoughts on Reactor Bipe?

I also have this plane. I went with the rimfire thats recommended. According to the great planes rep, an 11x7 E prop works perfect.
Its one of the prettiest covering jobs I've seen. Great color...
01-09-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,903
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: High prices of electric motors and batteries

Well, it depends on where you shop and what brand name your throwing in.
I have heard good and bad on hobby city. Some guys have bought the cheaper lipo packs and they are just that, cheap.
...
01-09-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK

If you buy that jet and try to fly it, a good guess is your total flight time before you crash will be about 1/2 to 1 second.
You will either stall the plane and it will nose to the turf or you...
01-09-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,492
Posted By LuckyArmpit

RE: GP Lancair EP Brushless??

Kevlar, use an eflite 450 or 480 outrunner. And, a multiplex 480 outrunner with inline gearbox will also work.
With electric flight, a good way to judge the power you need is to use the 100 watts...
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