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09-13-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 188
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Posted By [email protected]

BAH HUMBUG! Airplanes should sound like...

BAH HUMBUG! Airplanes should sound like airplanes, not like hair dryers
08-30-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By [email protected]

If Hobbico ever had schematics for their...

If Hobbico ever had schematics for their electronics, they never released them - I have never seen one!
My solution for what your are facing is to beg, borrow or steal a similar working unit...
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By [email protected]

Your servo has 3 wires at the plug. Red and black...

Your servo has 3 wires at the plug. Red and black are the battery power wires, positive and negative. The 3rd wire is gets a control signal from the receiver, though it actually originates at the...
07-07-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 150,213
Posted By [email protected]

Not to forget - the bloody things sound more...

Not to forget - the bloody things sound more like hair dryers than they do airplanes.
07-04-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By [email protected]

Your Airtronics transmitter is on Channel 74...

Your Airtronics transmitter is on Channel 74 (75.670 MHz), Not 74 MHZ. There will be some interest!
Forum: Sport Flying
06-02-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 61,532
Posted By [email protected]

All uguly!

All uguly!
05-26-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By [email protected]

ERIK, I don't think you ae going to find many...

ERIK, I don't think you ae going to find many guys that even know "Merco" engines were made at one time, much less know the diameter of the carburetor base. What you have to do is measure ,or have...
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By [email protected]

I have some Hitec receivers that are compatible...

I have some Hitec receivers that are compatible with your Laser! also have a fair supply of Htiec receiver crystals - hopefully your are included. Please tell me what channels you will need...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By [email protected]

Generally, Ch 3 is throttle, but there can be...

Generally, Ch 3 is throttle, but there can be exceptions. Easy to determine: Power up the system, and using only one servo, put it in Ch 1 and see what Tx control activates it. Then Ch2, etc- you'll...
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By [email protected]

In full scale aviation, you always use a...

In full scale aviation, you always use a checklist, even if you are about to do something you have already done dozens of times. And the better pilots, don't run through checklists from memory, they...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By [email protected]

you are correct, crystals are not polarized in...

you are correct, crystals are not polarized in any way. However, they are brand specific, and your Hittec receiver should be used with Hitec crystals. They come with a paper tab printed with the...
01-02-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,496
Posted By [email protected]

No one thought to remind you, but be sure to use...

No one thought to remind you, but be sure to use a switch that is rated for the current used by your specific starter. And never throw the switch with the starter activated!
And don't forget a fire...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-02-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By [email protected]

Have to mention, I have been to Kingston!I still...

Have to mention, I have been to Kingston!I still have Harry Belafonte 33 rpm records and love Day-O! Eloy
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-02-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By [email protected]

I have had some success in repairing the old...

I have had some success in repairing the old .Royal tachs, though some of the components are not longer available. For example, if the meter or range switch are gone, there are no replacements...
10-29-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By [email protected]

Fried! - hopefully not well done! I...

Fried! - hopefully not well done!
I don't have schematics for any late model Futaba transmitters (No transmitters either!), only older stuff but probably the trainer system is still the same....
Forum: RC Jets
10-29-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By [email protected]

Last I heard of Shailesh was some 30 years ago...

Last I heard of Shailesh was some 30 years ago when I converted a 53 MHz Futaba RF module to work in his JR transmitter -or maybe it was the other way around.
Anyway, I am glad to learn that he is...
Forum: Kit Building
10-13-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,152
Posted By [email protected]

Another advantage to Titebond is that it does...

Another advantage to Titebond is that it does not stick your fingers to each other or to your project!
10-13-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 49,769
Posted By [email protected]

I don'r remember where or when I first heard the...

I don'r remember where or when I first heard the term "Double Ugly", but any box with an uncowled engine hanging in front and no realism brings it back!
10-06-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By [email protected]

How about realism? Don't you miss the real...

How about realism? Don't you miss the real airplane sound which many of us enjoy more than that of a hair dryer???
Forum: Kit Building
10-03-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,152
Posted By [email protected]

Years ago , I was one of RCM's assistant...

Years ago , I was one of RCM's assistant editors/writer. We received a submission in which the writer described his use of Titebond glue.
Time was before computers, scanners, etc, the articles were...
09-08-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,377
Posted By [email protected]

SACRILEGE! - a Catalina with electric motors,...

SACRILEGE! - a Catalina with electric motors, flying around sounding like two hair dryers instead of an airplane.
I am OLD! - but I have had great experiences like flying time in a USAAC (US...
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By [email protected]

I have a new, unused, Airtronics 92736 receiver,...

I have a new, unused, Airtronics 92736 receiver, 3 channel FM, 75 MHz, of the type originally furnished with the older surface radios. The frequency you listed is for channel 66, I will check my...
07-22-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,463
Posted By [email protected]

MODEL AVIATION MAGAZINE jULY 2019

Proof once again how little attention we pay to the MA rag!. July issue has been out for almost a month and no one has commented that it has a MISPELLING on the cover. ON THE BLEEPING COVER!!!!
Of...
04-17-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By [email protected]

Maybe in the UK it would be a "conversation" Here...

Maybe in the UK it would be a "conversation" Here in t he US of A, it is a "conversion"!
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By [email protected]

You are not the only one to wonder about the...

You are not the only one to wonder about the battery/ESC/motor amp ratings we read about and am waiting to see what answers you get. I flew in the AF my first life, when all military airplanes had 24...
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