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Posted By soarwitheagles

Thank you gentlemen for your excellent replies. ...

Thank you gentlemen for your excellent replies.

My first transmitter I built myself back in the 1970's. Believe it or not, Heathkit made a kit where you could built the transmitter, the receiver,...
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Posted By soarwitheagles

Bisco, Thanks for your reply. I am not too...

Bisco,

Thanks for your reply. I am not too worried about the learning curve as a number of reviewers stated there lots of Youtube videos that teach how to set them up.
Forum: RC Humor
09-19-2020, 09:37 PM
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Posted By soarwitheagles

Incredibly miracle

Not sure if I ever shared this story here at RCU...

It happened about 20 years ago and I will never forget it...

We lived up toward the hills/mountains in Cupertino, CA. My dad, who was a pilot...
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Posted By soarwitheagles

Anyone know the best deal on a RC transmitter 9/2020?

Title says it all...well, except maybe what I will be controlling remotely!

Slow flying park flyers
High speed delta wings
And maybe some tiny indoor rtf's

I have not flown for nearly 10...
09-19-2020, 03:07 AM
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Posted By soarwitheagles

I have been out of the R/C and Tigermoth scene...

I have been out of the R/C and Tigermoth scene for so long...and I wanted to ask some questions...

I used a geared brushless motor 8 years ago and have tremendous success. If I remember correctly,...
09-19-2020, 01:32 AM
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Posted By soarwitheagles

So amazed that so many people still remember and...

So amazed that so many people still remember and fly the GWS Pico Tiger Moth. Of all the R/C planes I have owned, it is still my favorite. I have built and flown about 5 of them.

After being...
04-26-2008, 11:29 AM
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Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Can you tell me if foam Shock Flyers are any good?

Lil'banchee,

THank you for the heads up. I am going to visit a website that shows the DW Foamies Yak 54 so I can learn more about it. It does sound like an awesome plane and an awesome deal...
04-26-2008, 11:26 AM
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Views: 1,641
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Can you tell me if foam Shock Flyers are any good?

Victor,

Thanks for all the great info. I'm sure the CR1 is a great foamie. Unfortunately, I am on a very limited budget so I could only afford the Yak that was on sale for $20. I hope to...
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-14-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Are Shock Flyers any good?

Blunder,

I have not had the opportunity to open my shock flyer kit yet....hopefully this coming weekend!

I will look for that motor mount. Unfortunately, the 2204/54 is $64 at my local...
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-11-2008, 08:34 PM
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Views: 1,509
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Are Shock Flyers any good?

Blunder,

May I ask where you obtained that motor mount? [it appears to be a cross-type set up].

Thanks,

Freddy
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-11-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Are Shock Flyers any good?

Blunder,

Thanks for the info. I will follow your advice and do my best to install a smaller motor as you have suggested. I appreciate your input Blunder.

Freddy
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-10-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Are Shock Flyers any good?

PS,

I really like your plane when I checked out those pics!

You sure did an excellent job!

Freddy
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-10-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Are Shock Flyers any good?

RHD,

Thank you for your info. I will look into the Fieargo.

I also have a new Himax HA 2015/4100 and a Razor Micro Heli v.2.

Would these work or are they too heavy?

Freddy
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-10-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Are Shock Flyers any good?

Blunderbum,

Thank you for the heads up and I will look into purchasing the correct motor. I have a new Axi that I have never used. It is a 2208/26.

Is this too heavy or do ya think it may...
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-09-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Are Shock Flyers any good?

Thank you for answering my questions about the Superstar!

Can you tell me about what type of motor, batteries, etc.?

Thank you,

Freddy
04-09-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By soarwitheagles

What is a good foamie 3d to start with?

Hi everyone~!

I am interested in flying foam 3-d'ers.

I am not sure what would be a good model to start with.

My local hobby shop has the following deals:

Quasar $44
Insane...
04-09-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Can you tell me if foam Shock Flyers are any good?

Windjunkie,

Thank you for your reply. Could you kindly let me know which deal seems the best and which plane would fly best?

Thank you,

Not-so-fast-Freddy
04-09-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By soarwitheagles

Can you tell me if foam Shock Flyers are any good?

Hi everyone!

I recently visited my local hobby shop and found these deals:

Quasar 02010 $44
Insane Foamie Solara $30
Shock Flyers:

Extrema A330 $20
Superstar $20
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-09-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By soarwitheagles

Are Shock Flyers any good?

Hi everyone!

My local Hobby Shop is selling the following items for $20 each and I wanted to know if these models are any good:

Extrema A 330 - $20
Superstar $20
Yak 54 $20

Insane...
03-26-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Can some help me understand how to build my new Slinger 400 please?

Dorsal,

Thank you for your kind help and advice. I appreciate you sharing your expertise. And yes, that is the exact battery I own!

Ok, I suppose this set up will work. I think I could...
03-25-2008, 07:01 PM
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Views: 659
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: Can some help me understand how to build my new Slinger 400 please?

Jeff,

Thank you for your reply. I just checked out the review you sent me and it is very, very helpful! Thanks! I did have a couple of specific questions about batteries, speed control, and...
03-25-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By soarwitheagles

Can some help me understand how to build my new Slinger 400 please?

Hi everyone!

I purchased a Slinger 400 over two years ago but was not able to build it because I was still in school, working very hard on completing my teaching credential. Now I have finished...
03-07-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: How can convert my G2 from printer parallel port to USB?

Planeclothes,

I like your screen name...that is so cool.

Ok, I was at Fry's last night and they had one of the USB/parallel cables for sale for $19.99. I did not buy it yet. I have read...
03-01-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: How can convert my G2 from printer port to USB?

Can anyone else help me to find where to find/purchase the the G2 upgrade cable that will take me from the parallel port cable to the USB level?

Thanks,

Fred
03-01-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By soarwitheagles

RE: How can convert my G2 from printer port to USB?

LLD,

It is a parallel printer port Real Flight transmitter interface. I cannot remember which exact year I purchased my G2, I think it was sometime around 2000.

3 or 4 years ago I know...
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