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Forum: Beginners
01-07-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By AllModesR/C

Somebody actually asked you that? I would have...

Somebody actually asked you that? I would have replied that it's none of your business. A guy at one field I used to fly at had a ducted fan Me-262 with a swazi. Like this plane but it was ivory in...
Forum: Beginners
11-20-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By AllModesR/C

ARF's certainly helped but I don't think many...

ARF's certainly helped but I don't think many rotor drone hobbyists move to fixed wing aircraft. Those that start off with the Apprentice type planes at most move to more advanced electrics but...
Forum: Beginners
11-20-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,856
Posted By AllModesR/C

Interesting thread. How does the fence work as in...

Interesting thread. How does the fence work as in how does it know the confines? Also, how does the SAFE system know where to land?
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-18-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,457
Posted By AllModesR/C

Welcome back. You sound like me in the 90's as a...

Welcome back. You sound like me in the 90's as a kid. I'd also collect and read the R/C aviation magazines. Yes, the hobby is suffering thanks to drones but it's far from dead. You can find all sorts...
Forum: Beginners
11-17-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,250
Posted By AllModesR/C

That's ****ty to hear. I joined three clubs thus...

That's ****ty to hear. I joined three clubs thus far and the director at each of them was always very willing to show me the ropes. I would not give up yet. Show up on a Saturday or Sunday morning as...
Forum: Beginners
10-19-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,841
Posted By AllModesR/C

The plane I need it for is a Hobbico Nexstar. I...

The plane I need it for is a Hobbico Nexstar. I really don't want to drill new holes. If anyone has one of these I can Paypal you some $$ and you can send it to me in an envelope.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-12-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By AllModesR/C

Welcome to the RC hobby.

Welcome to the RC hobby.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-12-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,030
Posted By AllModesR/C

Kneejerk reaction with a slew of new laws like...

Kneejerk reaction with a slew of new laws like what the gov usually does when something happens. All responsible modelers already had AMA insurance to cover the possible damage a plane can do to a...
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By AllModesR/C

Yes, definitely go to the club. A lot of...

Yes, definitely go to the club. A lot of hobbyists have many planes and might give you one or sell for cheap. I recently picked up a Park Zone P-51 electric from the senior instructor at the local...
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By AllModesR/C

Welcome aboard. The most economical way is to...

Welcome aboard. The most economical way is to look for used stuff on Craigslist. Just type in RC plane in your local one. You can find some amazing deals out there. Do you want to fly electric or...
Forum: Beginners
10-04-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,841
Posted By AllModesR/C

Does anyone know who makes or made these control...

Does anyone know who makes or made these control horns? I am having a hard time locating them for one of my planes and I don't want to drill new holes. Need one for the rudder and you can see how the...
10-04-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,601
Posted By AllModesR/C

Never mind, it just needed to rest for a while.

Never mind, it just needed to rest for a while.
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-28-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
Posted By AllModesR/C

I learned the hard way that the throttle channel...

I learned the hard way that the throttle channel has to be reversed when an ESC is plugged in. Lucky only cost me a broken prop and not a severed finger. Glow engines usually don't fire up by...
Forum: Beginners
09-28-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,250
Posted By AllModesR/C

Welcome back. I would try to get that old engine...

Welcome back. I would try to get that old engine fired up again. Get some old glow fuel and soak it for at least 24hrs. Maybe a gallon of diesel fuel would work too, not sure. Even if you decide to...
Forum: Beginners
09-28-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,906
Posted By AllModesR/C

Lots of great info to ponder. Thanks John and...

Lots of great info to ponder. Thanks John and everyone else.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-27-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,030
Posted By AllModesR/C

When is this certification course becoming...

When is this certification course becoming mandatory?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvu3dFdERxs
09-27-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By AllModesR/C

Absolutely. All this FAA BS and media hysteria...

Absolutely. All this FAA BS and media hysteria came only after drones hit the market. I honestly hate the things and it makes me agitated to think that we got lumped in with them. They don't even...
09-26-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By AllModesR/C

I agree that I certainly would not want to bring...

I agree that I certainly would not want to bring down somebody's aircraft. However, I could theoretically only taxi my plane around for hours and it would be a ground vehicle no different than a boat...
Forum: Beginners
09-26-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,906
Posted By AllModesR/C

If anyone know about this please share....

If anyone know about this please share. Definitely interested.
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-26-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
Posted By AllModesR/C

This. I liked the Superstar I had once too. That...

This. I liked the Superstar I had once too. That one flew slower but this one is more maneuverable.
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-25-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
Posted By AllModesR/C

Don't blame you one bit. Glow is where it's at...

Don't blame you one bit. Glow is where it's at for me. I recently got two electrics and have had nothing but problems with them. Either the ESC not working with my RX or the motor burning up. The...
09-25-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By AllModesR/C

I have only used 72mhz equipment since I...

I have only used 72mhz equipment since I seriously into planes several years ago and see no reason to go 2.4ghz. My JR and Futaba have all the features of the newer systems and I'll probably never...
09-25-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By AllModesR/C

Having recently acquired not one but two of these...

Having recently acquired not one but two of these VG6DR systems I can confirm they are narrow band. One of them is date stamped from 1992 and the other one is from '94. I have no idea how long they...
09-25-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By AllModesR/C

I made some progress this evening. I managed to...

I made some progress this evening. I managed to make the throttle and aileron servo(s) work. It appears you need to plug the speed control plug into the RX and wait for a beep. I am not familiar with...
Forum: Beginners
09-25-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,906
Posted By AllModesR/C

Yes, I made it a habit to check the tightness of...

Yes, I made it a habit to check the tightness of the muffler bolts after each flight. I'll look into the paper method.
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