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Forum: Beginners
12-27-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By JollyPopper

You are absolutely correct. The decals being...

You are absolutely correct. The decals being mis-located is no reason to pass on an airplane and they certainly will not affect its flight characteristics.
08-12-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By JollyPopper

I can't see the ESC well enough to read anything...

I can't see the ESC well enough to read anything on it. All I can see on the motor is 60,000 RPM. I am currently rebuilding the rear differential and have the complete rear suspension and rear...
08-12-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By JollyPopper

Possible battery limits

What determines the upper limit of possible battery size in a truggy? Is it the ESC or the motor? And what on the ESC or motor will tell me the largest battery possible with a particular car? I...
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By JollyPopper

I have been a Futaba user for many years. A...

I have been a Futaba user for many years. A couple years ago, a friend at the field started using a Hitec Aurora 9 and I was fascinated with it. I got one, then later got a 9X. I am more that...
07-24-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By JollyPopper

A Top Flite Straight cut trim tool makes trimming...

A Top Flite Straight cut trim tool makes trimming at wing tips and such places much easier. The most difficult part is adjusting the blades so that they only cut through one layer of covering and...
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By JollyPopper

I recently acquired a buggy that came with a 2.4...

I recently acquired a buggy that came with a 2.4 Futaba radio system. I really do not like the radios that come with cars and have been tinkering with the idea of binding the car receiver with my...
05-30-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By JollyPopper

Thanks, Rusty

Thanks, Rusty
05-30-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By JollyPopper

Thanks for the response, Rusty. I understand the...

Thanks for the response, Rusty. I understand the gluing part now but the vent holes are a new concept for me. Do you put them in the tires or the wheels and why put them there at all?
Obviously,...
05-29-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By JollyPopper

gluing tires

What is involved in gluing tires to rims? Is it just a matter of running some CA between the tire and the rim or is it more complicated than that?
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By JollyPopper

What mongo said is exactly correct. You could...

What mongo said is exactly correct. You could have a fleet of 20 airplanes. If they are all bound to your Futaba radio and you turn them all on, they will all respond to your transmitter. ...
Forum: RC Truggy
05-10-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By JollyPopper

a well thought out machine

I have been into RC for many years but have just ventured into cars. I bought a Team Associated machine. It came with a booklet detailing assembly procedure and each part with its' number, among...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-28-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,666
Posted By JollyPopper

I was desperately trying to find Monokote Pearl...

I was desperately trying to find Monokote Pearl Copper recently. Tower didn't even list it. Is it gone?
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-15-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By JollyPopper

Won't this setup hold a lot of heat, possibly...

Won't this setup hold a lot of heat, possibly causing premature failure of the motor?
Forum: Beginners
04-13-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,016
Posted By JollyPopper

We are raising two attractive teen age girls. I...

We are raising two attractive teen age girls. I have a shop full of airplanes, cars and boats in various stages of completion. When a teen age boy comes over to see one of the girls if for some...
04-12-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By JollyPopper

Futaba 2.4 receiver antenna

I have been fooling with RC aircraft for many years and somewhere along the way, I acquired several 2.4 receiver antennae. These are just the antenna wire, about five or six inches total length that...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-05-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By JollyPopper

It has been my impression over the years that...

It has been my impression over the years that Horizon, while being a great company in some ways, did not offer the service that Tower did. I don't have anything concrete to back that up, but it is a...
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By JollyPopper

Thanks, guys. Have to pick up a prescription at...

Thanks, guys. Have to pick up a prescription at Walmart today, Harbor Freight is in the same mall. Will pick up a thermometer today.
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By JollyPopper

I did not realize that cars/trucks would be this...

I did not realize that cars/trucks would be this complicated. I have been into planes since 1972 and am just getting into cars. The buggy I have has been upgraded to Castle Creations motor and ESC....
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By JollyPopper

Noob questions

I have two questions for all you gurus out there. First, can an on/off switch be purchased and installed in a Team Associated 1/8 scale buggy? I bought one and the only way I can power it up is to...
03-27-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By JollyPopper

Are you saying that it costs for new members to...

Are you saying that it costs for new members to sign up now?
03-23-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By JollyPopper

Hard of Soft case

Another question for you folks. Which is better in a truggy? Hard case or soft case LiPo? Or is there any difference?
03-23-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By JollyPopper

Thank you for the response. I was thinking along...

Thank you for the response. I was thinking along the same lines, but thought I would ask somebody who actually knows.
03-23-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By JollyPopper

Running a LiPo battery on its' side

I have a truggy that has a battery tray that measures 42mm wide and 138mm long. I am looking at batteries that have a measurement of 132mm long, 44mm wide and 35.5mm high. The only way it would fit...
03-16-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By JollyPopper

sensored v. nonsensored

I am just now getting my feet wet as far as RC cars are concerned. Been building and flying RC planes for a long time. but new to cars/trucks/buggies. My question today is to try to figure out what...
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By JollyPopper

Thanks, grotto2. I was successful in finding the...

Thanks, grotto2. I was successful in finding the radio in your list from the FCC ID number on the radio., It turned out to be a T3PM-24G. From there I was able to find the manual. All is well.
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