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Forum: Marketplace
05-27-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By Pretorian435

Update

The ESC is sold, but the motor is available for $80 shipped.

Thanks!
Forum: Marketplace
05-24-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By Pretorian435

Turnigy Rotomax 1.40 motor and HW Platinum HV Pro 100A ESC, Mount and Harness

This Turnigy Rotomax 1.40 (30cc) Equivalent electric motor set was flown only on odd Sundays by a little ol' lady. It has ~3 flights on it, and I wasn't flying it much as I only had two sets of 5S...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-04-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,429
Posted By Pretorian435

I did it, works great, but needed some adaptation...

https://pretorian435.blogspot.com/2019/05/walbro-wa80-carb-project-challenges.html
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-23-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: New RCPilot Magazine!

I'm using the iPad app on my wifi at home. The file is ginourmus, about 500mb, but I got it in aobut 10 min or so. It works great! In fact, its a lot of fun.

I can't speak to the PC app.
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-20-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: New RCPilot Magazine!

Oh! Looks like I'm catching up! There are heli articles, but I got no sense it was predominately so. Thx!
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-20-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By Pretorian435

New RCPilot Magazine!

Tower Hobbies sent me a promo email about this new mag, and I love it! My review:

http://pretorian435.blogspot.com/2012/03/rc-pilot-magazine.html

Still looking for a replacement for RC Heli...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-08-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,030
Posted By Pretorian435

Thunder Tiger eHawk 1500 Power Glider

This is one beautiful plane, and I am looking forward to flying her! I ran into several minor but annoying issues, nothing not previously described by other builders.

...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-07-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 248,763
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: Hangar-9 Sopwith Camel Build Thread

Hi, Harry,

I have the weight box that came with the kit, installed just above the motor, and about 4-6 oz (kept adding weight, not sure what I ended up with ) in the bottom of the cowl (wanted...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-07-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 248,763
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: Hangar-9 Sopwith Camel Build Thread

Got my Sopwith guide wires restrung with springs (though I like the idea of using some form of elastic...), and have installed the new motor and ESC:

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Forum: ARF or RTF
12-24-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 248,763
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: Hangar-9 Sopwith Camel Build Thread

Thanks guys! I'll push for a nose forward CG and go with the 15x8. I wonder if the CG based on top wing is tail heavy... I know people fly her just fine with a 46 size motor on it. I'll be sure to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-24-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 248,763
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: Hangar-9 Sopwith Camel Build Thread

Been lurking, read most of the posts. I finished my Sopwith with a 4S setup behind a HURC 4260-06 (Elflite 46 equivalent) on a 70 amp ESC turning a 14x8 Xoar wood prop I have tried to fly her twice,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-29-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: New Pilot Curriculum

@Hemi: thanks for the links!


@Edwin: I think your point is a critical one, something to keep in mind .

Coaching youth hockey I learned that you have to work the basics, but it can be...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-29-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: New Pilot Curriculum

LOL! Yeah, we hear a lot about radio problems :-) I am hoping to find a way to let them do both... I fear I am not the first.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-29-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: New Pilot Curriculum

Thanks, KW. That's what I am finding. As an IP there are criteria for me to qualify, but a surprising lack of curricula to get one there. I just bought the Basic book from the AMA, so that will be...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-28-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Pretorian435

New Pilot Curriculum

Anyone have a written new RC Pilot curriclum you care to share?
07-23-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,364
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: Hangar 9 produced the Twin Otter!

Joemama, very, very nice work on your Otter!

I too am considering the Power 32 spinning 3 blade props. I read you had to modify the motor mounts a bit, beyond modifying the firewall (love the...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: Need right gimbal for Dx6i

Hi, Andy!

I am totally pleased with Spektrum an Horizon Hobby! Very remarkable Cs and quality products.

I had several emails with HH and was told that out of warranty the cost would be...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: Need right gimbal for Dx6i

No longer under warranty. I may end up doing just that, but it comes out to about $70 after shipoing, labor and parts, for a $150 radio.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By Pretorian435

Need right gimbal for Dx6i

Anyone know where I can get a right (mode 2) gimbal for a Dx6i? I have a bad one and Horizon/Spektrum won't sell me one. I can't find on on the web either.
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-22-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By Pretorian435

Asleep at the switch...

I finally crashed my Eflite Alpha Sport 450... wasn't as bad as it could have been. New IP mistake.

http://pretorian435.blogspot.com/2011/07/asleep-at-switch.html

(Please feel free not to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-23-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: Cool Pilot Bust's

LOL! And they weren't flying Stearmans either!
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-23-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: Cool Pilot Bust's

Jack-jack from The Incredible flies my MX2, my stearman has the Mark Mod 0 WWII pilot with scarf. Being Japanese I was looking for a WWI Kamikaze pilot...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-23-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,171
Posted By Pretorian435

RE: Are small electric foamies becoming a problem at your field ?

We have a large mix of Electrics of all sizes, helis and large 3D aircraft at our club. We seem to have an unspoken rule that allows pilots to cycle as the day goes. A few big guys go up, then take a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-20-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Pretorian435

MCRCC Fli-in was a great success!

Thanks to everyone who participated!

http://pretorian435.blogspot.com/2011/06/mcrcc-spring-fly-in-2011.html
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-11-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By Pretorian435

Luke and Raul get "Ronned"!

Ron Goldman took my son Luke and his friend Raul into the skies on an MCRCC Trainer today! They are hooked and can't wait to come back for more! Thanks, Ron for being an excellent IP! You made their...
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