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Forum: Beginners
07-11-2007, 09:15 AM
Forum: Beginners
07-05-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,328
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Flaperons? Those keep your wings from getting tired, right?

ger87410

yeah its funny, It was like alot of people said...... technique. and by the way. I'm sure that RC Ken has forgotten more about rc planes then most of us will ever know.
Forum: Beginners
07-05-2007, 08:47 AM
Forum: Beginners
06-19-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,761
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Duraplane

haha that reminds me of a story... my buddy got one and flew the heck out of it for awhile. well he ended up smashing into a tree at full throttle LOL man, from a few hundred yards away, it sounded...
06-12-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,975
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Nexstar interference nose dive

[&:]mmmmm kay do you fix your car like that? J/k I have done that. just not with my nitro planes. just my little ez bee
Forum: Beginners
06-11-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,521
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Self taught

a few of my friends had duraplanes and they flew awful, go with the avistar. I taught myself on a cox ez bee. 4 wing sets and 2 fuselages later I had saved (somehow) enough money to buy my first...
06-11-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By Jim C.

Mulligan Hill RC Club fun fly

If you live around the johnstown area everyone is invited to our fun fly this weekend (june 16th) from 8 am to dark. as long as you have your ama card and want to fly your more than welcome. If you...
06-01-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,528
Posted By Jim C.

RE: 1st Crash

I dead stick my cloud dancer about 50% of the time. Not that its fast on landing, I just like to keep the gliding skill. The only thing that sucks is that you have to walk out for your plane. I used...
Forum: Beginners
05-07-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,360
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Crash Etiqutte for Dummies

lmao @ kens picture. thats great
Forum: Beginners
05-06-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Jim C.

RE: moving from paved runway to grass

I tried a paved runway before, and I prefer the good ol' grass strip much more.
yeah but it helps. I went from the standard arf wheels what 2.25 inch? to a 3 inch wheel. anyways, it was a small...
Forum: Beginners
05-05-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Jim C.

RE: In need of suggestions...

if your interested, you can check this one out. Cloud dancer 40 or 60 It flies like a trainer but if you want to open it up, it will do alot of maneovers (sp) without a prob. The airframe is very...
Forum: Beginners
05-05-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,553
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Field Boxes

i just use a 9 dollar plastic toolbox from lowes. I like my electric starter only cuz my engine is inverted and i am not going to sit there for 30 mins trying to start it. I mounted my panel on the...
Forum: Beginners
05-04-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,702
Posted By Jim C.

RE: What does flutter sound like?

LOL yeah, thatS about right. only diffrence is number 3. but its a toss up between yours, and or W T F !?
Forum: Beginners
05-04-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,702
Posted By Jim C.

RE: What does flutter sound like?

Uhhhhhh yeah, hope you have money saved for a new plane.... trainers sometimes do not like to be treated like that. Don't know about that model tho. But oh well, its your plane. I dont even do that...
Forum: Beginners
05-04-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,702
Posted By Jim C.

RE: What does flutter sound like?

definition of flutter. just wiggle the control surfaces (all of them) and make sure they are fairly solid and are hinged properly. also, make sure the hinge line gap is as small as it possibly can...
Forum: Beginners
05-03-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,830
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Cutting down APC props

Ummm, not to be rude to you Paul, but that has to be the dumbest thing I heard.
doing so is just asking for trouble. Like Ken said, "it's just easier to buy a new prop than spending hours messing...
Forum: Beginners
04-29-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Jim C.

RE: After five years, IM BACK!!!

way to go, welcome back to the hobby.
Forum: Beginners
04-24-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Glow plug

you know it! I have been flying for 10 yrs, and that was like the 2nd one I ever had to change like that.
Forum: Beginners
04-23-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Glow plug

wow, that is weird! I had to replace mine yesterday also. Although it has alot of time on it. I couldnt get the engine to run right like you said after you take the driver off. I just replaced it...
04-23-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,371
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Runaway Prop!

that is why I use a tiny bit of blue loctite on my prop nut. Only had that happen once and that was when I was starting out. Didnt tighten the nut enough and I took off and flew around for about 3...
04-23-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,727
Posted By Jim C.

RE: F-18 Crash *Video*

I agree, good move. Let us know when you post it back up.
04-23-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,048
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Death of a Patty Wagstaff

This is why I dont post here anymore...... everyone is a self proclaimed know-it-all. If you post something, there is always some one telling you that you are wrong blah blah blah or they want to...
Forum: Beginners
04-22-2007, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Preflight Check

here is one you can print out and laminate to keep with you. http://jimsrc.com/preflight.html
Forum: Beginners
04-22-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By Jim C.

RE: How did your flying go yesterday? Anything exciting?

Our first day was pretty good until one of the guys had a castrostophic failure of sorts. pics can be seen here.... Crash
Forum: Beginners
04-22-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By Jim C.

RE: Mounting 2 strokes upside down

my .65la is inverted. It runs good but idle and starting can be a pain until you get it set. You have to lean out the idle a bit more.
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