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Forum: Beginners
04-20-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By flyX

RE: another dead stick

Check the engine's head screws too

If the problem continue after you tighten the loose screws...

You might want to take the fuel tank out and inspect the fuel pick up line (clunk line).
11-23-2008, 03:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,666
Posted By flyX

RE: Who here has went from sim to flying with no instructor?

I learned how to fly before they were sims.

I wouldn't take that chance if my life depended on it...and it dose.
Do you know how dangerous this hobbie can be ?

There's just too much to...
11-21-2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By flyX

RE: FMS related question

It feels just like any other sim to me. Set it up accordingly.

It would be interesting if you can ever get any of your models to fly and feel like mine.
11-10-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,407
Posted By flyX

RE: I FIXED IT !!! I got the stupid flashing to go away.


Yes an No.
You can simply resized the terrain image to the incorect size. and all the terrian image will turn white. but this will defeat the purpose
of having texture.
The stock...
Forum: Beginners
11-03-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By flyX

RE: Anyone have tricks for beveling ailerons

long sanding block...pretty much like the miniflyer say.
10-24-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,201
Posted By flyX

RE: Interesting deal with RealFlight 4.5

I just love those tight outside loops or spins on sims vedios.:)

Apprenently there's a bouch of bugs in the Bata version. Lot's of bugs.

There's a thread on KE, with a bounch of reported...
Forum: Beginners
10-21-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By flyX

RE: controller stick orientation

If you're using FMS...you can use NOTEPAD to open the .par file to adjust the model's parameters.

i have the 2.8..it'll run 99.99999% of fms models. You can download it.
This way i can turn...
Forum: Beginners
10-21-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By flyX

RE: controller stick orientation

Yes..there's servo reversing options on most if not all TX.
On a cheap radio system...you'll get a manual servo throw movement adjstments.

On more expensive radio system, you'll also have dual...
Forum: Beginners
10-21-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,949
Posted By flyX

RE: Need advice to buy an RC Plane for a kid.

If you still want to stay with park flyers or electric.

Invest in a 4-6 channel radio system...opt for the micro servo options of course.
Invest in a good motor control and motor.

Forum: Beginners
10-21-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By flyX

RE: spinner and prop keep flying off

On new 2 stroke engines it happens more. The cylinder on 2 strokes non-rings nitro engines are tappered.

Sometimes you'll flood the engine a little bit..cuasing almost a freeze lock.
So when...
Forum: Beginners
10-16-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,266
Posted By flyX

RE: Tower Hobby Phone sales people

I've had trouble with orders in the past with TH.

Nothing a sale manager and I couldn't work out.
A very good sale manager too. She manage to get me to spend more money after the order...
Forum: Beginners
10-15-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By flyX

RE: Muffler fuel leak

will the leak dosn't bother me that much. i just coat it with JB weld and re assemble it.

What bothers more than then the leak is...the back half will take on a flight path of it's own during...
Forum: Beginners
10-14-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By flyX

RE: Help Covering

The 4* is actaully easy to cover. There's no concave curves.

To cover over the stinger or the read deck. I simply wrap newspaper over to make a stencil.
This way I'll get a piece that's pretty...
Forum: Beginners
10-13-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By flyX

RE: 4* 60 ARF Assembly Questions

1. Sure...that's how I mount most if not all of my tanks. I'll actually wrap the tank with foam.
Then wedge foam in the tank compartment to prevent the tank from moving.

2 Tie a small nut...
Forum: Beginners
10-13-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By flyX

RE: HobbyPeoples SportsFlyer "WASP" ARF

yeah, some combat models are only 3 channels.

yeah..lower the diehedral or build as if your setting up for 4 channels, just less rudder.
Forum: Beginners
10-13-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By flyX

RE: Tower Trainer Question

Yes, it's normal for some models to have slight nose up angle for the horizantal stab.
There's plenty of books or informtion you can google on basic of R/C flight.

Did you put foam under the...
Forum: Beginners
10-13-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By flyX

RE: My first kit build, send help please.

Laminating is layering wood together. Such as ply wood.
There should be pieces of wood, that you need to glue together for the wing tips.

You can use CA or wood glue. I recommend using medium...
Forum: Beginners
10-11-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By flyX

RE: Ironing Film

yeah...you can use a home iron but if you use the proper tools, it's so much easier.
If you decide to get into this hobbie, you're going to need it.
Yes, it can add up and can be expensive.

Forum: Kit Building
10-10-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,312
Posted By flyX

RE: GP Extra 300s .40 or .60 ??

I've built both. They're both fun to build.
Both kits are not hard to build. That if you have experince building and know what you're doing.
GP kits are great.

Definitely. More fuel too.lol...
Forum: Beginners
10-09-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,924
Posted By flyX

RE: Rubber bands on Avistar

I put them over the wing.
Seriously...band the left side of the wing first:)

I think it's best that I make a cross first since i only have two hands.lol

Yes you can over band. You'll...
Forum: Beginners
10-07-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By flyX

RE: low wing landings

Trainers has flat bottom air foil with higher diehedral.
Even with a straight chord wing such as a 4* the air foil is not a flat bottom and less diehedral.
In other word...most if not all low...
Forum: Beginners
10-07-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,155
Posted By flyX

RE: 4* pushed beyond it's limits.... sugguestions?

I have the oposite problem with my 4*.lol
I build mine. I re enforce the wing joint and sheet it a little different and clip it and what not.
The wing usually surive and the fuselge usually gets...
10-06-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,141
Posted By flyX

RE: Simulators and vista??? Need some help

I take it, you have an Nvidia vedio card with Vista.
There's a clitch but I figured out a work around.
To get the flashing to stop simple turn off the texture...lol that's no good.

Forum: Beginners
10-06-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By flyX

RE: Help with filling hole

I just do like mini flyer say. Then cut some balsa to fill in the front and just sand it flush.
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By flyX

RE: Need Simulator ASAP

You can try this Barlowe.

You bascailly make a cord going from the TX trainer plug into the MIC plug of the PC. (mono jack)

There's different files (driver) you can download. Choose the one...
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