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Posted By rgburrill

It depends on what you consider hardware and who...

It depends on what you consider hardware and who is doing it. Some "hardware" is fpga based which is in the strictest sense firmware (coding). But some is gate array based which is real "hard"...
02-14-2020, 04:27 AM
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Posted By rgburrill

A big one ;)

A big one ;)
Forum: Glow Engines
02-14-2020, 04:26 AM
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Views: 88
Posted By rgburrill

The early MDS had leaky carburetor o-rings but...

The early MDS had leaky carburetor o-rings but that got fixed after a few years. I initially had a .61 that had a lot of power but developed a leaky o-ring after 2 years. Believe or not they...
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Posted By rgburrill

Transmission protocol. In order to make the most...

Transmission protocol. In order to make the most money each (well almost each) company has their own transmission protocol so that only their receivers can talk to their transmitters. That's what...
Forum: Marketplace
02-13-2020, 12:03 PM
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Views: 306
Posted By rgburrill

And where is the electric boat?

And where is the electric boat?
02-13-2020, 04:03 AM
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Posted By rgburrill

Wood sealer adds weight too.

Wood sealer adds weight too.
Forum: Beginners
02-11-2020, 11:11 AM
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Views: 126
Posted By rgburrill

Great advice. I learned by passing the...

Great advice. I learned by passing the transmitter to my instructor when he yell "Take!" but when I taught I had a buddy box. "Take!" is nerve wracking.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-11-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By rgburrill

I'm surprised a JB Weld failed. I used it on a...

I'm surprised a JB Weld failed. I used it on a carburetor mount once and that gets a lot of heat. It worked for a long time, longer than the cylinder itself which was destroyed in a nose in crash...
02-10-2020, 11:25 AM
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Views: 444
Posted By rgburrill

My bad

My bad
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Posted By rgburrill

They don't seem to know it.

They don't seem to know it.
Forum: Marketplace
02-09-2020, 02:57 AM
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Views: 134
Posted By rgburrill

Man that thing is shiny.

Man that thing is shiny.
02-08-2020, 04:00 PM
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Views: 444
Posted By rgburrill

Hey, it's Horizon Hobby. How can you go wrong?...

Hey, it's Horizon Hobby. How can you go wrong? :rolleyes:

Just noticed my info shows Trumbull, CT. Haven't lived there in 8 years. I've got to get that updated to Dallas.
Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By rgburrill

I thought so too but was taught differently years...

I thought so too but was taught differently years ago. Rustoleum and Krylon don't have an issue with fuel, especially if you clean your model when you are done for the day. But balsa and plywood...
Forum: Kit Building
02-07-2020, 04:44 AM
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Views: 267
Posted By rgburrill

As I recall paint itself does not need to be fuel...

As I recall paint itself does not need to be fuel proof. I've always used Rustoleum and some have recommended Krylon. It's the primer that needs to be fuel proof because that is what touches the...
02-06-2020, 04:39 PM
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Views: 435
Posted By rgburrill

Believe it or not I agree with you. IF ONLY...

Believe it or not I agree with you. IF ONLY PEOPLE WOULD FOLLOW THE RULES. But too many don't. And the manufacturers, distributors, and retailers (those who are making all the money) don't care...
Forum: Marketplace
02-06-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By rgburrill

Red face Sorry, the U-control engines I've seen that are...

Sorry, the U-control engines I've seen that are bigger than .19 had throttles and a third wire. That big engine can get a lot of speed in a dive if not throttled back. I rarely saw even .35s though...
02-06-2020, 04:42 AM
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Views: 143
Posted By rgburrill

I said FCC not FAA. There are rules about what...

I said FCC not FAA. There are rules about what you can and cannot do in frequency bands. Cellular communication and RC hobby bands are separate for a reason. The FCC controls that. What is the matter...
02-06-2020, 04:20 AM
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Views: 234
Posted By rgburrill

Thumbs up Looks like a good idea.

Looks like a good idea.
02-05-2020, 03:21 PM
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Views: 143
Posted By rgburrill

Ask the FCC. I'm sure they'd give you lots of...

Ask the FCC. I'm sure they'd give you lots of help;)
02-05-2020, 11:13 AM
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Views: 155
Posted By rgburrill

3d printed planes

Has anyone built any 3d printed planes? I'd do a search but the search engine here would return thousands of totally unrelated threads.
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Views: 206
Posted By rgburrill

The ESC provides two things: power to run the...

The ESC provides two things: power to run the motor and power to run the electronics. This ESC drives a brushed motor which is what you say you have. Since it is an older vehicle it probably does not...
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Posted By rgburrill

Whoever told you that servo won't work is just...

Whoever told you that servo won't work is just trying to sell you a new expensive servo. That's BS. Servos and ESCs have nothing to do with each other.
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Views: 206
Posted By rgburrill

Don't know why you need a servo if you already...

Don't know why you need a servo if you already have a steering servo in your car. You don't need it for the motor. Don't know what the "port" on the right is for or if it is even a port - there are...
02-03-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By rgburrill

Flew my first cross-country flight in one of...

Flew my first cross-country flight in one of those. Also first canyon NOE. Great trainer/
02-02-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By rgburrill

You will likely find that the hobby not affected...

You will likely find that the hobby not affected by the NPRM, because they fly at clubs, is larger dollar wise that the hobby affected. Jets, IMAA, Pattern, other SIGs. All big money. Even a lot...
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