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04-11-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By Charles Vane

Okay will do and thanks. My new Radian should be...

Okay will do and thanks. My new Radian should be here next week :)
04-09-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By Charles Vane

Yep center stick was neutral (no climb or dive)...

Yep center stick was neutral (no climb or dive) but I had it set to climb :(
04-07-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By Charles Vane

Thanks to all three of you. I refuse to give up...

Thanks to all three of you. I refuse to give up and will be ordering another plane in two or three weeks.

Soaring looks like so much fun :)
Replies: 6
Views: 2,137
Posted By Charles Vane

I was like you four years ago, bought one Venom...

I was like you four years ago, bought one Venom LiPo and was terrified of it. Now I keep a minimum of 8 LiPos in my spare bedroom in Army-issue ammo cans and have never had a problem. I even set them...
04-06-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By Charles Vane

Just destroyed my first RC airplane

Hey everyone, I'm new to RC airplanes but not RC; my wife and I have 5 trucks/buggies, 3 boats and a quad. Last night I finished building a Horizon Hobby Radian XL sailplane and attempted to launch...
02-17-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Charles Vane

Odd question for the speed addicts

I'm fairly new to RC boating but have been driving RC trucks and quads for several years and I have a weird question. With quadcopters and RC trucks, truggies, crawlers and buggies there are...
Forum: RC Sailboats
02-03-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By Charles Vane

Thanks Alan, ten knots actually sounds quite fast...

Thanks Alan, ten knots actually sounds quite fast to me for that type of boat. And thanks for the tip about sealing deck openings, my Blackjack and Shockwave brushless boats are pretty well sealed so...
02-02-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Charles Vane

For someone who's never run nitro or gas before,...

For someone who's never run nitro or gas before, would you recommend buying new or used? Money isn't an option but everything I own is 3s/6s brushless and I don't know anything about gas.
Forum: RC Sailboats
02-02-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By Charles Vane

Newb with a question

I'm thinking about getting a Proboat Ragazza 1. I have several RC speedboats and can sail a Hobie catamaran but I'm wondering what kind of speeds would I be looking at under normal sailing conditions...
02-02-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By Charles Vane

I put an aluminum/magnesium prop (with the same...

I put an aluminum/magnesium prop (with the same specs as the OEM plastic prop) on mine and gained 2mph :)
02-02-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 24,790
Posted By Charles Vane

I understand how that came across and you are...

I understand how that came across and you are probably right, I suppose that's exactly what I'm saying. I'm also into several extreme sports and I know that overestimating your own abilities is a...
02-01-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 24,790
Posted By Charles Vane

I can assure everyone that bringing in a three...

I can assure everyone that bringing in a three pound RC boat is infinitely safer than a struggling person. I have indeed swam after my Shockwave in a river with a very strong undertow and underwater...
01-23-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By Charles Vane

I have one of these, my favorite boat by far....

I have one of these, my favorite boat by far. Fast and handles like a dream :)
01-23-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By Charles Vane

Beautiful boat, absolutely love that paint...

Beautiful boat, absolutely love that paint scheme. I have a 26" Blackjack and it clocks 26mph on 3s so yeah it does seem like you should get a little more out of 4s. Have you tried an...
01-22-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 24,790
Posted By Charles Vane

I'm new to this forum and don't wanna make any...

I'm new to this forum and don't wanna make any waves; pun intended :) But I don't understand the implied rule of NEVER swimming for a boat. Sure, if you can't swim then by all means don't try to...
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