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Forum: Beginners
11-14-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,578
Posted By ccab17

RE: Bi-plane as second plane?

You're from Ohio. What field do you plan to fly at?
Forum: Beginners
11-13-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By ccab17

RE: Pics of my 4*60 build so far....

Nice! I plan to get a 4*60 after a year or so with my LT-40. But, I don't know if I can handle a kit yet. Might be an ARF for me =/ Keep us updated, I want to see that when its close to done/done.
Forum: Beginners
11-10-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,831
Posted By ccab17

RE: Who has taught themself?

Like I said, Scar is an idiot. Ignore him.
Forum: Beginners
11-10-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By ccab17

RE: jittery servos

It seems like if i point my antenna in a certain direction they will get more jumpy. Then another direction they wont be at all. There are a few directions in which they get more jumpy than other...
Forum: Beginners
11-10-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By ccab17

RE: jittery servos

fully extended.
Forum: Beginners
11-10-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By ccab17

jittery servos

Ok, question here. All over my servos work correctly. However, when the receiver and transmitter are both turned on and a few mintues later, if i move my transmitter around almost like i am turning...
Forum: Beginners
11-10-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,831
Posted By ccab17

RE: Who has taught themself?

yea, scar get over yourself.
Forum: Beginners
10-31-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,263
Posted By ccab17

RE: Stupid question, why/how do planes fly inverted?

So, if im right, lift really depends on AOA to current created by trust, NOT NECESSARILY the wing shape. So, wing shape merely helps out with this effect in slowing the airflow above the wing, it...
Forum: Beginners
10-31-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,263
Posted By ccab17

RE: Stupid question, why/how do planes fly inverted?

Thats what im saying!! I does not matter theoretically if the plane flys inverted or right side up. The same forces apply. Think about it:
Plane right side up, needs up elevator to increase...
Forum: Beginners
10-31-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,263
Posted By ccab17

RE: Stupid question, why/how do planes fly inverted?

Heres an explanation from a beginner:

Air is a mass. All airplanes have the ability to create thrust. With thrust, the plane pushes against the air (a mass) and the air (mass) pushes back...
Forum: Beginners
10-30-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By ccab17

RE: help identify this engine

this specific engine was released in 1957, but mccoy technology took off in 1946-1947. this is vintage. you can find them worth anywhere between 10 and 400 dollars (obviously depending on condition).
Forum: Beginners
10-28-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By ccab17

RE: Nicad receiver battery

here are the details of the situation. I plugged in my Rx battery for 14 hours on friday night. The battery itself is a 4.8 VDC 600 ma. the charger is 100 mah for the rx at 4.8 VDC. Whatever those...
Forum: Beginners
10-27-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By ccab17

Nicad receiver battery

I plugged my receiver onboard battery in for 12 hours last night, but i did not go flying today. I want to go flying tomorrow. Is letting it sit out for an entire day, bad? should i plug it in again...
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By ccab17

RX battery question

OK, quick question. I charged my RX battery on Wednesday night for 12 hours. I want to go flying saturday, will they still be ok? Or do they need another night cause of the delay?
Forum: Beginners
09-28-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By ccab17

RE: sig kadet ARF antenna

just to clarify, it is not wrapped around a screw, it is intwined in a servo arm that I had cut off.
Forum: Beginners
09-27-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By ccab17

Forum: Beginners
09-27-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By ccab17

RE: Just Wondering

yeah, flys great! easy to learn on and is capable of doing some aerobatics. If you got a good engine it can go pretty quick. It also slows down really well for landings good for beginners. But, keep...
Forum: Beginners
09-26-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By ccab17

RE: sig kadet ARF antenna

be honest a little criticism wont hurt my feelings :) What I did was drill a hole in the bottom of the fuselage and glue a little tube into that hole. then i fed the antenna into that hole and then...
Forum: Beginners
09-26-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By ccab17

RE: sig kadet ARF antenna

does this look ok?
Forum: Beginners
09-26-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By ccab17

sig kadet ARF antenna

where is the best place to put the antenna? Perhaps run it through the bottom of the fuse? Ideas and maybe photos of what you do would help! thanks.

Also, is it normal for someone's first plane...
Forum: Beginners
09-23-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By ccab17

12v lead calcium battery questions

hello, i just had a few questions about the 12v battery (the big one used in the hobby box)

what all can it be used for? electric starter... etc.

how long does it get charged for? 1st time...
Forum: Beginners
09-16-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By ccab17

Body care questions

newby here...

1 what can I do to clean the body from the fuel residue from the muffler off of my plane? (yes, I have an exhaust tube deflecting it away).

2 what can I do to clean the...
Forum: Beginners
09-13-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By ccab17

Questions

I have the Futaba 4YF 4 channel radio, how long do I leave the radio and receiver batteries plugged into the wall before they are fully charged? How long do they last while fully charged?

Of the...
Forum: Beginners
09-13-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By ccab17

RE: Servos Question

when it comes to servos, is it possible to not use servos arms? and just use the holes in the circular part of the servo if it works well?
Forum: Beginners
09-13-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,713
Posted By ccab17

RE: I GIVE UP !!

By the way (although ive only been into the hobby for about a couple of months now...), this is NOT a hobby for people seeking instant gratification or pleasure. You must realize that building and...
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