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12-07-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,517
Posted By Regent

RE: Spin training

I received my flight training back in the 70’s and spin training was optional with my instructor. When I had about 8 hours of dual time we agreed to do some unusual attitude and spin training. At...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-29-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,645
Posted By Regent

RE: What happens to my stuff when I die?

Well, being as I am in my 70’s now it is definitely time to start thinking about these things. I have accumulated a bunch of stuff from estate sales, some that I have bought and some that was...
Forum: Beginners
11-11-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By Regent

RE: trainer cord question

Ken,
I don’t know if this solution will be the answer to your particular problem but it has worked for me in the past.

I have seen the situation occur where the model required a lot of...
10-15-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By Regent

RE: Just another stupid question about wallwart.

Wrheadnit,
Technically you could use this charger to charge any of the batteries listed but my guess is that this charger is nothing more than a 10:1 transformer with a couple of diode rectifiers. ...
Forum: RC Humor
10-09-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,820
Posted By Regent

RE: Cheapest RC Pilot Out There

Let me throw my hat in the ring as one of the cheapest RC hobbyist around. But first let me say that it is not because I can’t afford the hobby, I just love to restore and recycle still usable...
Forum: Beginners
08-31-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,056
Posted By Regent

RE: Beginner to Pro overnight?

peregrin8r

I applaud your enthusiasm! All of the advice and opinions that have been offered in the previous post are valid but I would like to suggest something a bit different.

In my...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-08-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By Regent

RE: ultra stick nylon bolts

Kyonic,
I love the Ultra Stick and have owned a number of them. My primary use is to fly them in various fun fly events. As good as the U Stick is it still is an ARF and built by people that do...
Forum: Beginners
06-23-2009, 12:19 PM
Forum: Beginners
06-15-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,879
Posted By Regent

RE: 2 stroke carburetor tips

OK guys’ thanks for your responses. This afternoon I figured out the problem. I had an opportunity to compare the carburetor on my OS 60FP with a carburetor off another OS 60FP engine and noted...
Forum: Beginners
06-12-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,879
Posted By Regent

RE: 2 stroke carburetor tips

Great info on the carbs, thanks a bunch. I have been adjusting the mixture on model engines for a number of years but I have an OS 60 FP with an air bleed carb that has me temporarly stumped. This is...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-07-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,799
Posted By Regent

RE: Do All UltraSticks Howl?

Yep, all Ultra Sticks howl. I always thought the howl was the wind noise generated by the flat front end. It isn’t very aerodynamic in that area. Other stick type models make a similar noise but...
Forum: Sport Flying
04-01-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,312
Posted By Regent

RE: How did YOU get your start in the hobby?

This has been an interesting forum and it got me to thinking about how I got started in the hobby. My wife accuses me of being somewhat longwinded so I will apologize in advance in case it ends up...
Forum: Beginners
02-13-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,469
Posted By Regent

RE: Elevator use during landing approachs

Well guys, I guess my “approach” to landing is a bit different from those described above.

Because we have some trees off each end of the 600’ grass runway I prefer to make a carrier...
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By Regent

RE: HITEC ECLIPSE 7 ADVANCED DIGITAL RADIO

Richardci,
You can’t go wrong with the Eclipse 7 & Spectra Module. I have owned mine for a few years and couldn’t be happier. Being as I am the sort of a guy that can’t resist a bargain, I...
Forum: Beginners
01-21-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By Regent

RE: Prop wont fit

Ok guys, I guess that now is the time for you to make me look foolish. I have owned two or three stepped reamers, some that I have bought and some that I have inherited. I have the same problem...
Forum: Beginners
01-03-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,936
Posted By Regent

RE: Which plane would an instructor fear the most?

I agree with NorforkSouthern on the Raptor. We had a novice pilot show up at the field with a new Raptor and wanted some help getting it set up and training. I went over the plane and run a couple...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-03-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Regent

RE: Advice on ARF build.

MPW,
It has been my experience that all ARF’s suffer from the same shortcomings. They do not adequately glue the high stress points such as the firewall and gear and they do not fuel proof the...
Forum: Beginners
12-21-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Regent

RE: Help ? straighten Fuse sides?

Popriv,
It has been my experience that this is caused by one fuselage side being stiffer than the other. You have two options;

1. Take apart the bulkheads you have already installed and...
Forum: Beginners
12-07-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Regent

RE: did I ruin it?

My05,
I have seen this situation before for both TX and RX batteries. Some chargers require that it see some voltage on the pack before it will begin charging. This is how these chargers...
Forum: Beginners
12-02-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By Regent

RE: Gluing Spar into Foam Core Wing

Well, I don’t think that it makes any difference! The adhesion of any of the glues mentioned is stronger than the foam. Any stress put on the bond between the spar and the foam will cause the...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
12-02-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,556
Posted By Regent

RE: Sheeting Foam wings

Ok guys, I know I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer but I am having trouble visualizing how you are using weights and/or clamps to apply a uniform pressure to a sheeted foam wing. It would...
11-24-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,658
Posted By Regent

RE: Who here has went from sim to flying with no instructor?

I have personally seen a success story of a guy that trained himself on a flight simulator. We had a new member join the club and he originally started out with a small electric. He soon bought a...
11-22-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By Regent

RE: Why discontinued?!?!?

PanzerTank,

A number of weeks ago there was a fairly long thread on the Tribute detailing the problems with the weakness of the fuselage. The problem was the fuselage would break right behind...
Forum: Beginners
11-03-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By Regent

RE: 9 year old a little punchy on sticks

It is a pretty common thing for the 9-15 yr. old group and I am sure that it comes from the video games. It has been my experience that it is hard to break them of the habit because it is harder to...
Forum: Beginners
10-22-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,362
Posted By Regent

RE: prop balancing

Ok, let me add a little fuel to the fire here. How many of you that balance your props after it has been reamed and balance them in more than one orientation? You can count me firmly in the camp...
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