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Forum: Marketplace
04-30-2019, 11:27 AM
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Posted By stevehookem

E-Flite AeroCommander UMX Never Flown, NIB, FREE SHIPPING!

Never flown. Taken out of the box to photograph. It's been sitting on my bench and it looks like I will never fly it. One wing tip has a little ding but it's hardly noticeable. You'll have to look...
09-17-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 94,879
Posted By stevehookem

I was wondering if the balance buddy from the...

I was wondering if the balance buddy from the 30cc Extra 300 is the same as the Edge 540? I put the DLE 35 on my Edge and it is REALLY nose heavy. I only have the balance buddy from my Extra to use....
07-17-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 767
Posted By stevehookem

Converting 30cc Aeroworks Edge to Electric

<div id="post_message_1997614"><span style="font-size: medium;"><font face="Calibri, Verdana, Helvetica, Arial">I have a 30cc Aeroworks Edge 540 that is sitting here ready to fly without an engine. ...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-15-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By stevehookem

RE: powering my edge 540

I guess they can be OK but it's been my experience that the engines designed for gas just run better, more reliably and last longer. I've had a couple of conversions over the years and they just gave...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-14-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By stevehookem

RE: powering my edge 540

Read this thread on Flying Giants. Almost exactly the same issue you had and I had on Page 11, others prior as well. http://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/showthread.php?t=63493&amp;page=11 (the *****...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-14-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By stevehookem

RE: powering my edge 540

Do not mess with trying to convert. It's a constant hassle. Even if it does work, you won't have the reliabilty of just putting on a gas motor. Wait for the DA. It will be worth it.

I had a three...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-12-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By stevehookem

RE: powering my edge 540

I have the Aeroworks Edge 540 and I'm waiting on the DA 35. Should be released in two weeks or so....

I had the AW Extra 300 with a DLE 30cc and it flew great. Constant engine issues but the DA...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-04-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By stevehookem

RE: DA-35vaporware?

Do you know the H/L settings you are using on the GT 33? I find their manual a little confusing. Also, what oil and ratio do you run? The manual says 50:1 in one place and then recommends 25:1 during...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-01-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By stevehookem

DA-35vaporware?

I've seen posts about a DA 35 since last summer. In one forum, the thread stops in May 2012 and picks up again almost to the day a year later! I called DA and they said "3-4 weeks" and took my name...
05-21-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,324
Posted By stevehookem

MORE Hitec X4 Charging Questions

I have read and re-read the instructions for the Hitec X4. I am still confused about how to best charge NiMh batteries.<div></div><div>In the instructions, it says there is an "auto" and "manual"...
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By stevehookem

RE: 5645MG Servos Continue to Move

See my new thread. These servos were programmed for Futaba. I have questions in the other thread. Thanks!
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By stevehookem

Resetting Hitec 5645 to factory

I just purchased a plane that had a Futaba receiver and all Hitec 5645MG servos. I don't fly Futaba so I pulled the receiver and replaced it with a Spektrum AR8000.<div></div><div>I noticed that the...
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By stevehookem

5645MG Servos Continue to Move

<font face="Calibri, Verdana, Helvetica, Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt">I purchased a plane from a local hobby shop that was built, finished and never flown. It is brand new. The plane has...
05-18-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 94,879
Posted By stevehookem

RE: 30cc Edge 540 build

When I bought my edge RTF above, I also purchased a new kit version as a backup. Working on it now.... Another question:

I'm having an issue with my RTF version. If you look at my post above, it...
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By stevehookem

Hitec 5645MG continue to move?

I just purchased a 30cc plane that is brand new, ready to fly and features Hitec 5645MG servos on all surfaces. It came with a Futaba receiver and I pulled that since I fly JR. It's all running...
05-15-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By stevehookem

RE: Hitec X4 Charging Questions

Thanks! What about the charge rates?
05-15-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By stevehookem

Hitec X4 Charging Questions

A couple of questions:<div></div><div>I usually select "LIPO Balance Charge" at 2.2A for the 2200mah when at home since it takes longer. At the field, I'll select "LIPO Charge" and skip the balance....
05-05-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 94,879
Posted By stevehookem

RE: 30cc Edge 540 build

Thanks! I had the 30cc Extra until a complete radio brown-out destroyed it. Aeroworks makes GREAT flying planes!

THe shakedown was done by the original builder. He finished it, and put it up for...
05-05-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 94,879
Posted By stevehookem

RE: 30cc Edge 540 build

<span style="font-family: Arial;">Just purchased a new 540T with OS 33 GT, Smartfly Sport Plus system, 2 Lipos for receiver, Futaba R617FS receiver (selling), Opti-Kill, All Hitec 5645MG servos and...
05-04-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By stevehookem

Charge station with electricity at the field?

Our field has electricity. I am currently using a HiTec X4 charger. I find myself having more and more batteries and more and more cables. I have seen some very nice charge stations that include the...
04-22-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,050
Posted By stevehookem

Zero Comparable to ParkZone Warbirds?

Does someone make a RTF Japanese Zero that is comparable in size to the ParkZone warbirds (not micro). The E-Flite Zero is only 25" wingspan and the Airfield Zero is only 30". My P-47 is 42" and the...
06-07-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 258,531
Posted By stevehookem

RE: It's here and Looks GOOD new Hangar 9 Taylorcraft

I use the rear carb DLE 30 and didn't have to cut anything! Did you use the DLE standoffs? The included standoffs work perfectly. It puts the prop hub about 1/8" farther out than the G26 but that's...
05-25-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 258,531
Posted By stevehookem

RE: It's here and Looks GOOD new Hangar 9 Taylorcraft

<span style="font-family: Arial; ">I have the old version but it is brand new. I purchased it ready to fly along with another ARF still in the box. It has the one-piece wing. And it's big.</span><div...
05-23-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,870
Posted By stevehookem

FMS, Blitzworks, Airfield-Confusing on purpose?

These EPO warbird manufacturers and distributors are so confusing I'm about to just stick with ParkZone and FlyZone. haha

Can someone give a positive/negative review of the different models from...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-14-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By stevehookem

RE: G26 won't spark

so have the red wire connected and the black just hanging there, not plugged into anything?
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