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Forum: Helimax
03-16-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By capt17

RE: Axe CP 2.4 - 2 questions

Yeah, maybe a really low angry bee. It just deosn't sound right but it seems to work ok.
Forum: Helimax
03-14-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By capt17

Axe CP 2.4 - 2 questions

Ok, I got my axe cp 2.4 about a month ago but probably only have 10 battery cycles through it just due to life getting in the way.

Question 1: Ever since I got it, the tail rotor motor makes this...
Forum: Beginners
06-28-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,051
Posted By capt17

RE: My 7 year old son flew today

Awesome!  I've got a four year old son that just loves to fly on the sim. He flies for about a minute then slams it into the ground, but he loves it and that's all that matters.  He's getting better...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-25-2011, 04:02 AM
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-23-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By capt17

Great Planes Extra 300S Gene Soucy - Elevator contorl throw

So I have the GP Extra 300S Gene Soucy ARF 99.9% done and just need to verify that the manual is indeed correct for such a small control throw on the Elevator. It recomends, 3/8" low rates and 1/2"...
Forum: Beginners
06-19-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By capt17

RE: First Electric with Lipo.

Thanks that actually helps a lot! Nice cheap charger/balancer combo.
Forum: Beginners
06-19-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By capt17

RE: Hobbyzone Champ..........

Brian, That plane is tiny. You need to get with a club. Here is a list of trainiers recommended by RCKen and lots of others on this board.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_4537845/tm.htm

These...
Forum: Beginners
06-19-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By capt17

First Electric with Lipo.

Hi all,

Ok so I'm an intermediate pilot starting to dabble into 3D. I am very interested in trying a foam FlatOut Cap580 or 300S from great planes. I've never done the electric thing let alone the...
01-17-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By capt17

RE: CG on the GP Corsair .40

Thanks Zulu.  It will probably be a few weeks till I get the chance to re-maiden her for this year since Indiana still has a bit of snow cover and we're supposed to get more this week..Thanks for the...
01-17-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By capt17

RE: CG on the GP Corsair .40

Zulu, It flys. I've only flown it once about 10 months ago and it was cold out so I didnt want to put too much time on it. Then life got in the way and prevented me from flying it anymore last year....
01-16-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By capt17

CG on the GP Corsair .40

Hi folks, Just need some input on the Great Planes Corsair 40 CG. I built and flew this plane once last year and it looks great and flys well but is way heavy. I did tomany mods to it, but you live...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-06-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,414
Posted By capt17

RE: BTE's new Venture 60 kit

This is great news! The BTE Venture is, I feel, a great plane to build. All of the comments above about how well the kit goes together are spot on. The directions, fit and precision of each piece is...
Forum: Beginners
08-02-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By capt17

Moki engine thread size.

Hi all,

Not sure what forum this is best in. Anyone know what the sized prop nut threads a Moki 180 uses? Thanks!
Forum: Beginners
03-25-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,083
Posted By capt17

RE: What trainer to get ?

The Tower Trainer is a great trainier and the price ir right! I would not hesitate to go for it. Just for fun, here's a list of Trainiers compiled by the forum moderator for you to browse. Have fun!...
Forum: Beginners
03-22-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,038
Posted By capt17

RE: Automotive paint

PSU, Oops right, I know what I meant I just wrote it wrong. I have to land a bit hotter than normal. My Magnum 70 (which has 1/2 gal of fuel through it) sitll had a horrible time idleing and the...
03-21-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By capt17

RE: GP Corsair .40 is now ready to maiden

True P-40. Live and learn though I guess. The only thing left to do is to fly. If she goes down in a blaze of glory I'll be sure to have it on HD video and take lots of good pics. Come to think of...
03-21-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By capt17

RE: GP Corsair .40 is now ready to maiden

It got heavy with some reinforcement for retracts, retracts and servos, solartex covering and paint plus 7 ounces on the firewall to make her balance. Am I in big trouble? I'm going to use a 2-blade...
03-21-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By capt17

GP Corsair .40 is now ready to maiden

Well It's done. She's ready to fly. I hope flies half as well as she looks. I'm concerned about weight. She's coming in at 8.2 lbs. with a Magnum...
Forum: Beginners
03-20-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,038
Posted By capt17

RE: Automotive paint

Not sure why those didn't thumbnail. Sorry.
Forum: Beginners
03-20-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,038
Posted By capt17

RE: Automotive paint

Well It's done. She's ready to fly. I hope flies half as well as she looks. I'm concerned about weight. She's coming in at 8.2 lbs. with a Magnum .70 up front and I had to add 7 ounces to the nose to...
Forum: Kit Building
03-15-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,758
Posted By capt17

RE: whats a good kit for beginers?

The Midwest Aerostar 40, hands-down. Easiest and fun to build

This plane has got a great manual written for beginners, with great illustrations,

Let's put it this way: I built this kit 15 years...
03-15-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By capt17

RE: Stuka on your website?

That's mean and deceiving.
Forum: Beginners
03-12-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,038
Posted By capt17

RE: Automotive paint

The spray gun must be a regional deal or it's going out of stock because they had a TON of them for $14.99. Itsprays like I paid $100 for it. It looks just like this one:...
Forum: Beginners
03-12-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,038
Posted By capt17

RE: Automotive paint

Stevenmax, That stinks about the harbor frieght gun. Mine had a whole wall of them for $14.99. If you don't have a real strict time-table PM me your info and if you like I'd ship you one for whatever...
Forum: Beginners
03-11-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,038
Posted By capt17

RE: Automotive paint

Just an update on my painting progress. We masked and paineted the intermediate blue last night. My buddy got sick overnight so I decided to venture off on my own tonight and go for shooting the...
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