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02-19-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By snuts

I've been off flying big gassers the last few...

I've been off flying big gassers the last few years. But getting the glider bug again.

I have had/flown both over the years. I think the question should be which first?
I prefer the Riser over...
Replies: 13
Views: 14,001
Posted By snuts

RE: 6.6 life receiver battery

Yes.

Product Specifications
Type:Full Range Aircraft Receiver# of Channels:6Modulation: DSM2/DSMXBand:2.4GHzLength:1.19 in (30.1mm)Width:1.03 in (21.6mm)Height:0.48 in (12.3mm)Weight:0.35 oz...
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By snuts

RE: A really dumb thing to do....

Reminisant of the Ni-Cd/Ni-Mh days. Starting around new years, cycle all my packs, and evaluate. Still applies here. Sounds like you have experiance in battery management. Lots could benifit from...
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By snuts

RE: Extending Servo Leads

Mike, all good advice.

Make the trip now, or you may be able to pick some up on your way to replace the airframe.
Short-cuts add up quick, making for predictable results.


-Snuts-
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By snuts

RE: JR 10 X 2.4

Zeeb, I love it.

Nothing grey. Just like Grandpa around here. Wait that's me!


-Snuts-
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By snuts

RE: A really dumb thing to do....

Rob, Nice story.
(real life)
Not only did you get a nice warm fuzzy feeling about your transmitters duration. But you get a pat on the back (well from me anyways) for being just another human....
04-17-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By snuts

RE: Vailley Hurricane

You are not going to 3D this airframe. Balsa stringers will show everyone that has ever handled this airframe. They will get all beat up from handling/hanger rash.
Your choice, hope this helps.
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04-05-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By snuts

RE: Charging a lawn tractor battery for the field box

Well going back to the original Question. I simply build a patch cord that goes from the Cigirrette lighter in my minivan to the back. Then attach my battery to it, charge on the way to the field...
03-19-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By snuts

RE: Servo on the way out?

Pat yourself on the back, smile and say what a smart fella you are for the upgrade. Beats the guilty feeling you would have had, should you have lost it. Now start looking for another airframe for...
03-17-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,793
Posted By snuts

RE: Issues with a Sig Riser 78

Are the tips squared off? Cut the tips up at a 45*. I've seen beginers miss this important aerodynamic detail. Yah, promotes roll.
Hope this helps,
-Snuts-
Forum: M.A.A.C.
03-17-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,055
Posted By snuts

RE: August - Sucks

Jim, we are about 8" deep this week-end, cold. A good-old dungeon week-end, sniff'n glue. But everybody is pumped this year. A large number of airframes coming for this season. It sure helpped the...
03-17-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,564
Posted By snuts

RE: EG raven pro arf 30cc

Popsy, I assembled the same ARF (30cc) for my friend this winter. I also own the larger 50cc one. I flew mine all last season, flew great.
Of note, I did supliment the landing gear plates in both...
03-17-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By snuts

RE: glue gun

That will teach you for buying American.
-Snuts-
03-17-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,481
Posted By snuts

RE: Aeroworks or Goldwing rc

I like Aeroworks airframes have, and have had quite a few. I also have the 50cc Raven. Marketed in Canada through Great Hobbies as their GH Air. I pre-reinforced the landing gear mount as I do to all...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-16-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,832
Posted By snuts

RE: Oil spatter

If anyone is interested in the original post.

Paul, not much here to worry about. I too beleive what you are seeing is the amount of oil not burned, but lubricating your 150cc engine. Burning in...
03-16-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By snuts

RE: Servo on the way out?

John, when apart you should be checking that the pivot holes in the case are not becoming oblonged. I bought a 50cc airframe that had been flown with 5625 servo's on aileron duty. It worked for the...
Forum: M.A.A.C.
03-11-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,055
Posted By snuts

RE: August - Sucks

Hang in there Jim. You get another August again this year. Hope it goes better for you.

We have been fortunate enough to have our landowner plows our entire strip all winter. We have been flying...
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By snuts

RE: 72 radios

I have a few models still on 72. Over the years I had about all the different freq #'s. Eventually found Ch39 to be of the least conflict at Fun-fly's in our Province. Of the very few, well...
Forum: M.A.A.C.
01-09-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,055
Posted By snuts

RE: August - Sucks

How do you fell about August today?
-Snuts-
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By snuts

RE: Flaps on a AR7010...9303

Programming Guide for the JR XP9303 for the Hangar 9 Ultra Stick
To start with, plug your servos into the correct channels. Below is a listing of what servo to plug into each channel. You will need...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By snuts

RE: Jr 821 Hv servos???

DS-821's are great servo's. As staited above, in the right application.
As for the output shafts shearing. Locktite is the culprit. Again not suggested by the manufacturer. Add modellers,...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By snuts

RE: On/Off switch failed resulting in crash

As posted above. I too have been using redundant power in my airborne equipment. I started using it about 1994 as I got into gas. I could see all the benifits, addapting it to my 40 glow stuff at the...
12-25-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,795
Posted By snuts

RE: to use smartfly or not

Never choke ALL your current draw through a Y harness. This is your weak link, and definatly the point to fail. Not a redundant system. A redundant system will have power if the other side ever...
Replies: 36
Views: 2,860
Posted By snuts

RE: Newbie Servo Questions.

Keep in good contact with your local club. Let a few of the members know what you are thinking, and doing. Most likely someone has a good set of servo's. Another may have a transmitter suitable for...
12-09-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,795
Posted By snuts

RE: to use smartfly or not

No, Elk Point Alberta. Travel Alberta lables it in there information as the "Best Model Airplane Feild in Alberta" We attend both of there 3+ day events each summer.

Now back to our regularly...
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