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Forum: Beginners
11-15-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,336
Posted By JohnBuckner

Grandcanyonaz pickup the telephone, a text...

Grandcanyonaz pickup the telephone, a text or Email is not going to work for what ever reason. Or how about just going to the field on a nice saturday and talk to folks face to face.

John
11-10-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By JohnBuckner

Happy and successful shopping:cool:

Happy and successful shopping:cool:
11-08-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By JohnBuckner

Good morning Meowy, Appears to be in Europe...

Good morning Meowy, Appears to be in Europe perhaps Germany as well as second hand. His prices are all over the place in both directions (Red Flag) and nonsensical. All I can say is a fool...
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By JohnBuckner

The link to the Futaba compatable orange tx...

The link to the Futaba compatable orange tx module listed a couple of posts above will not work with your Eclipse 7 or the Hitec 2.4 rxs.
Forum: Seaplanes
10-24-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,070
Posted By JohnBuckner

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/800x600/soylent_green_havasu_7__50633858d8a6252c27a35e5f3246e87d3916498f.jpg...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-23-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By JohnBuckner

Indeed it is the American way, capitalism at its...

Indeed it is the American way, capitalism at its finest. its the driving force of our society without which you would be able to buy virtually nothing.

Consider this at a time when huge...
Forum: Seaplanes
10-20-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,070
Posted By JohnBuckner

Hi Mudbay, indeed this a very simple method...

Hi Mudbay, indeed this a very simple method albeit effective one and yes I have done exactly that with one ship that some years ago was proving troublesome. It was an old Bridi pattern ship...
Forum: Beginners
10-20-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By JohnBuckner

Yes cutting the tabs off Futaba plugs is a modern...

Yes cutting the tabs off Futaba plugs is a modern ritual that every modeler who flies a wide variety of equipment has to deal with and as Jester noted "nothing to stress about". Actually this...
10-18-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By JohnBuckner

That's Fine. I just hate packaging stuff for...

That's Fine. I just hate packaging stuff for shipment to a fault I suppose. I still have and use a 1970 Orbit six that I kept the original box just in case (and it was shipped back and forth in...
10-11-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By JohnBuckner

Save yourself a lot of extra grief. Hit up a...

Save yourself a lot of extra grief. Hit up a flying buddy for a tranny box who did have the foresight to save the Box for just this purpose . There are plenty of us who did:cool: It does...
10-11-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By JohnBuckner

Having used most methods the only one that has...

Having used most methods the only one that has proven completely foolproof with me is BVM Aeropoxy and that is on any kind of plastic surface or wood. As far as which side you use the hooks and...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By JohnBuckner

Indeed I too still own examples of the 4FG, 6FG...

Indeed I too still own examples of the 4FG, 6FG as well as a 7FG and yes they are all single frequency module type Tx.s . Your offer tedsander to sell Robert90 a matched set of a module on a...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By JohnBuckner

Remember as I tried to note in my first post ...

Remember as I tried to note in my first post That's just not
enough. The Crystal that you use in that Rx must also be an AM type crystal in addition to being a channel 22 crystal, Futaba ...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By JohnBuckner

I love the old Aerostar they were quite...

I love the old Aerostar they were quite delightful trainers. I actually used one for a 75 mile cross country flight from Kingman to Seligman Az along Old Route 66 many years ago.

Concerning...
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By JohnBuckner

Have you tried a phone call direct to Hitec not...

Have you tried a phone call direct to Hitec not hobby shops? At Least you will get an idea, Its my understanding that soon Hitec may be getting out of all but entry level tx's concentrating on...
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By JohnBuckner

Yes its certainly possible just by replacing the...

Yes its certainly possible just by replacing the frequency module with the Hitec 2.4 module. This module has a small external wire up to the antenna base of the 2.4 antenna that replaces the old...
Forum: Beginners
09-28-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,983
Posted By JohnBuckner

Talking Good morning AllModeR/C perhaps I can provide...

Good morning AllModeR/C perhaps I can provide some additional thoughts to this conversation. When in the early heyday ofI I/C engines for model aircraft mufflers were never even a consideration, not...
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By JohnBuckner

Its a little difficult to properly answer the OP...

Its a little difficult to properly answer the OP without knowing his nationality. For example in the UK 40Mhz is designated only for surface vehicles, In Australia it is listed as "General use"...
Forum: Beginners
09-16-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,983
Posted By JohnBuckner

Congratulations Allmode's on the successful...

Congratulations Allmode's on the successful maiden of your Senior. Not only are they wonderful keepers but for this reason do retain their value regardless, in the kit box, completed airplane...
Forum: Control Lines
09-12-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By JohnBuckner

Good morning Redtail. I believe that the D to...

Good morning Redtail. I believe that the D to B mod did not change the CG almost at all and virtually unmeasurable. What definitely will help is to move the tank as far forward as possible where...
Forum: Beginners
08-19-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By JohnBuckner

Use the cell count as recommended by the...

Use the cell count as recommended by the manufacturer. Reducing the cell count will result in less power possibly even makng the airplane unable to fly. Address the heat problem as outlined by...
Forum: Beginners
08-18-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,659
Posted By JohnBuckner

A wise decision indeed Real2You. There is no...

A wise decision indeed Real2You. There is no doubt in my mind that this will be the key to your continued success.

John:cool:
Forum: Beginners
08-15-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,659
Posted By JohnBuckner

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Forum: Beginners
08-15-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,659
Posted By JohnBuckner

The problem is when you dumb down the...

The problem is when you dumb down the controllability of the airplane you vastly increase the actual space you can fly it in. typically these silly systems often end up in tall trees, rooftops and...
08-15-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,710
Posted By JohnBuckner

Sounds like a job for BVM Aeropoxy especially if...

Sounds like a job for BVM Aeropoxy especially if some sort of splint can be fabricated but its not cheap.

John
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