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09-23-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 12,082
Posted By eddieC

You'd best keep away from the XFC, E-Fest, and...

You'd best keep away from the XFC, E-Fest, and ETOC then.
09-23-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 12,082
Posted By eddieC

I've always said, we have the best justice system...

I've always said, we have the best justice system money can buy. :cool:

My concern are all the new laws and regulations the Feds and state, local and muni authorities are enacting. Once they're...
09-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By eddieC

Uh, no. How would humidity cause that? ...

Uh, no.
How would humidity cause that?

Looks like a poor/dirty solder joint, and shrink wrap was obviously applied while the solder was hot.
09-16-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By eddieC

LiPos take longer because of their charge...

LiPos take longer because of their charge protocol (CCVC), they 'ramp up' slowly so as not to charge abruptly, build heat, etc., and ramp down similarly. I agree on the LiFe batteries, am swapping...
09-16-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By eddieC

Of course, 1S needs no balance. You could use...

Of course, 1S needs no balance.
You could use an aftermarket device like the Blinky by Astro. I also use an ESV/balancer but can't recall the name at the moment.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-16-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,361
Posted By eddieC

Great taste in editing, music, overall content....

Great taste in editing, music, overall content. Superb camera work!
09-16-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By eddieC

Some JB Weld should fix that..., :cool: ...

Some JB Weld should fix that..., :cool:

Sorry. Send it to Hobby Services with a note explaining the circumstances. You might be surprised.

What's the issue with 'rod/crank play'? It does...
09-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 17,554
Posted By eddieC

Frank, nice letter. Well done. I would first...

Frank, nice letter. Well done.
I would first suggest a personal visit by a couple of club officers, maybe bearing a box or two of doughnuts.

Wow. 11 pages. Wow....,
There is a lot of conjecture...
09-10-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,413
Posted By eddieC

Who put it there? They would know. :cool: ...

Who put it there? They would know. :cool:

Cut away the heat shrink (Carefully) and see if there's a part # you could google. Then let us know.
Replace the heat shrink when done, of course.
09-10-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,112
Posted By eddieC

+1 :rolleyes: Being that LC's have much...

+1 :rolleyes:

Being that LC's have much more influence and a wider audience than the average member, this email was ill-conceived and an apology should be issued. Something short of removal seems...
09-07-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,718
Posted By eddieC

Charlie P and Grey Beard, and others, have it...

Charlie P and Grey Beard, and others, have it right. 150' length should be fine. The Stik should take 40-50' to take off in zero wind, depending on engine and prop. My Ultra Stik has a 70 4-stroke,...
09-05-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,797
Posted By eddieC

My bad, National Model AIRCRAFT Safety Code. AMA...

My bad, National Model AIRCRAFT Safety Code. AMA Document 105? Ring a bell?
09-05-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,797
Posted By eddieC

From 336: What 'interpretation' are...

From 336:



What 'interpretation' are you talking about? Your own? Nothing in there about the airport operator flat-out prohibiting models, just a 'mutually-agreed upon' procedure.



So,...
Forum: RC Jets
09-05-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,168
Posted By eddieC

Craig G, awesome pic. Thud driver, there's a...

Craig G, awesome pic.
Thud driver, there's a wild weasel still working as a gate guard not far from here, Tipton IIRC. I see it on the way to the Toledo show every year.
09-05-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,797
Posted By eddieC

You don't need anyone's 'permission', you just...

You don't need anyone's 'permission', you just have to notify them, and only then if you fly above 400' AGL, and it's within 3 miles. It's the National Model Safety Code:


According to two...
09-05-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,255
Posted By eddieC

I do the same, and APP's/Sermos for all else....

I do the same, and APP's/Sermos for all else. Never had any luck with Deans.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-05-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,102
Posted By eddieC

Your AMA insurance is valid wherever you fly,...

Your AMA insurance is valid wherever you fly, provided you have the landowner's permission.

I like the mention of a restraining order, and doing the background check.

Probably showing up at his...
Forum: RC Jets
09-05-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,168
Posted By eddieC

Are you semi-reclined in the -21? What an...

Are you semi-reclined in the -21?
What an awesome ride! Have fun.
09-03-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,571
Posted By eddieC

Sorry for your loss! It sounds like a classic...

Sorry for your loss! It sounds like a classic 'downwind turn stall'. It happens in full-scale as well.

Because you're flying using visual reference, with no airspeed indicator, the plane seems to...
09-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,827
Posted By eddieC

Ah, so that's how it works! :p :p :p ...

Ah, so that's how it works! :p :p :p

*Knock, knock*
Who's there?
*Gestapo*
Gestapo who?
*I vill ask de qvestions!*

:cool:
09-02-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,827
Posted By eddieC

It's gotta be better than being rouge, tho. ...

It's gotta be better than being rouge, tho. :cool:
09-02-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,827
Posted By eddieC

Rouge: Makeup, for cheeks (and other parts) ...

Rouge: Makeup, for cheeks (and other parts)
Rogue: A mischievous person, scamp, scoundrel, a dishonest person. :cool:
Forum: Gas Engines
08-21-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,790
Posted By eddieC

I've known a couple folks who worked there, not a...

I've known a couple folks who worked there, not a great place in their book but a steady paycheck.


Easy to check if you would be so motivated. I understand 2.4 is the predominant standard all...
08-21-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,581
Posted By eddieC

That's true, when your definition of changing...

That's true, when your definition of changing technological environment is $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$.



Precisely! :eek:
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,790
Posted By eddieC

Your opinion is based on lab tests. I don't fly...

Your opinion is based on lab tests. I don't fly in a lab.



35 in Europe IIRC. The BMFA recommendation was made after 2.4G phones came out. Again, we're talking real-world experience.



My...
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