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Forum: RC Jets
03-28-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 25,694
Posted By Steve Collins

I also have been very pleased with Lindinger from...

I also have been very pleased with Lindinger from Austria. I have ordered 2 jets from them so far. I found their shipping to be incredibly reasonable. Just remember, when looking at prices on...
Forum: RC Jets
03-27-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 25,694
Posted By Steve Collins

Mine only had ball links at the control surface...

Mine only had ball links at the control surface end, the other end of the pushrod is a 90 degree bend that was fastened to the servo arm with a snap on keeper.
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-26-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 301
Posted By Steve Collins

In my county there are 18 cases for a population...

In my county there are 18 cases for a population a little north of 400,000. That amounts to .0045%! I'm going flying as often as the weather allows!
03-17-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Steve Collins

I have had very good luck with this battery. My...

I have had very good luck with this battery. My experience is that these are just as good as similar much more expensive batteries. If you always keep these at the storage charge level when not in...
Forum: RC Jets
03-16-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By Steve Collins

If there is any leakage at the pump on that...

If there is any leakage at the pump on that Turbinator, it's gonna get into the pump motor.
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-16-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By Steve Collins

Modelers are definitely not spared from thieves. ...

Modelers are definitely not spared from thieves. I bought and paid for 2 receivers from a guy in a classified ad and he never shipped anything.
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-12-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By Steve Collins

The media wasn't in a hype frenzy to try to...

The media wasn't in a hype frenzy to try to discredit the president. Media hype is fueling much of the panic.
03-11-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Steve Collins

The Parkzone T-28 is a great choice. Like many...

The Parkzone T-28 is a great choice. Like many Horizon Hobby great products, they have discontinued it. You may still be able to find one on a hobby shop shelf but you can still find them...
Forum: RC Jets
03-03-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 175,801
Posted By Steve Collins

Scott, Thanks for the info. Just what I...

Scott,

Thanks for the info. Just what I was looking for!
Forum: RC Jets
03-02-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 175,801
Posted By Steve Collins

I am at the point where I need to set up the...

I am at the point where I need to set up the control throws on my Mini-Avanti. The manual only shows a high rate deflection (in degrees no less). Looking at the high rate recommendations I can tell...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-01-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By Steve Collins

You can use any enamel, epoxy or polyurethane...

You can use any enamel, epoxy or polyurethane paint without worries.

I have used Trim Monokote on foam airplanes and it adheres very well.
Forum: RC Jets
02-29-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Steve Collins

You are most likely going to have to figure out...

You are most likely going to have to figure out how to set this up for turbine power on your own. Century Jet F-104s were intended to be ducted fan, as I am sure you are aware. A friend, who has...
Forum: RC Jets
02-28-2020, 07:39 AM
02-26-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Steve Collins

I keep seeing where the technology to implement...

I keep seeing where the technology to implement the remote id isn't even developed yet. I ran across a video today that shows that, if the FAA is so hot to regulate drones, there are systems...
02-26-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,444
Posted By Steve Collins

If the FAA is so all fired up to control drones,...

If the FAA is so all fired up to control drones, this video is the way and they can leave the rest of us alone! Let the FAA foot the bill for the control they so desire!
...
02-20-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Steve Collins

I have purchased 2 jets from Lindinger in Austria.

I have purchased 2 jets from Lindinger in Austria.
02-13-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By Steve Collins

I tried just epoxy resin once as a base for paint...

I tried just epoxy resin once as a base for paint without the glass cloth. I will never do that again! It wasn't long until I had all manner of cracks in the paint.
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By Steve Collins

I have always used the down elevator to apply...

I have always used the down elevator to apply brakes. While thinking about this setup and everyones replies, it occurred to me that a partial brake setting could be mixed with full flap so that the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-12-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By Steve Collins

Right now the biggest threat to the hobby is the...

Right now the biggest threat to the hobby is the FAA proposed rules. If you want something to worry about, worry about that. Get your comments in to the FAA before the March 2nd deadline.
01-19-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Steve Collins

I have several electric twin motor planes. I...

I have several electric twin motor planes. I have it both ways from one plane to the next but I honestly cannot see any difference between the counter-rotating ones and those that both turn the same...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-09-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Steve Collins

Like this one: ...

Like this one:

https://www.amazon.com/Radio-Male-Lead-MatchBox-JRPA050/dp/B000BMM2UI
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-09-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Steve Collins

I am sure you will be able to find an extension...

I am sure you will be able to find an extension that has male connectors on both ends.
01-04-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Steve Collins

I have that plane but have not experienced what...

I have that plane but have not experienced what you describe. I use a different brand radio so that is one difference. Could it be a Spektrum issue of some sort? Possibly an antenna direction...
Forum: RC Jets
01-02-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,643
Posted By Steve Collins

My nephew recently graduated with two aerospace...

My nephew recently graduated with two aerospace engineering degrees. It was facepalm time when I mentioned split flaps and he had no idea what split flaps are!
12-28-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Steve Collins

My advice - Get a Corsair that already has flaps....

My advice - Get a Corsair that already has flaps. I have had Corsairs both with and without flaps. Flaps really aren't needed for good flight and landing characteristics. There are a lot of planes...
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