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Posted by jimmy boo | Jul 28, 2014 @ 11:04 PM | 2,363 Views
Just relaunched the astronomy forum!!! Did it throuhg bbpress, check it out if you are into astronomy.

Jimmy B,

P.S. I may be getting a new rc heli, potentially a small blade heli. we will see.

Posted by jimmy boo | Apr 07, 2014 @ 04:05 PM | 2,953 Views
Over the last few weeks I have realized that I dont have the skill the keep looking fresh and up to date.

That is why I am looking for someone who is good at coding and would be interested in re-designing the forum.

Does anyone have any past ideas about how they hired a coder? what worked well? etc.

Posted by jimmy boo | Jan 30, 2014 @ 12:50 PM | 2,917 Views
Well, the Astronomy website is up and gaining about 1.2 new members a day. Really cool! Never thought it would start out like that!

Additionally, I may be getting a new RC plane (Mini Skywalker) so I will keep everyone updated on that!!!

Jimmy B,

Posted by jimmy boo | Jan 15, 2014 @ 09:06 PM | 2,962 Views
With the help of Keenan (a rc groups member), and me, we just launched our first website.

Its a simple forums website and were just starting out. Make an account, snoop around, and tell us what you think!

Also, we are looking for moderators,

Posted by jimmy boo | Dec 04, 2013 @ 06:16 PM | 2,996 Views
Posted by jimmy boo | Jul 29, 2013 @ 07:58 PM | 3,580 Views
Posted by jimmy boo | Jun 30, 2013 @ 04:59 PM | 3,552 Views
Wind wind go away come back another day
Posted by jimmy boo | Jun 29, 2013 @ 06:16 PM | 3,853 Views
hey guys, these are some parts I scrapped from my kodak Zi8 camera. Is anyone interested in making an offer for any of them?

Im looking for a HD keycahin camera or some micro SD cards if anyone wants to make a trade..

but I'm open to W/e

Posted by jimmy boo | Jun 28, 2013 @ 08:28 PM | 3,801 Views
hey y'all, I'm looking for a HD keychain cam (#11, #16) any lens works. If you have one just contact me, I would love to upgrade from the #3 on my champ

Posted by jimmy boo | Jun 14, 2013 @ 08:21 PM | 4,089 Views
Alright, Im ready for FPV. I want to fpv my hz champ. Im thinking a 5.8ghz 25mw system. ill supply my laptop as the screen, PM me if you want to sell an old system or w/e.

ill do a more detailed idea later, but that pretty much sums it up.

Posted by jimmy boo | Jun 13, 2013 @ 05:45 PM | 4,616 Views
Hey, I am in desperate need for one, tell me if you have one. mine didn't have one.

talk to me,
Posted by jimmy boo | Jun 07, 2013 @ 06:46 PM | 3,876 Views
see below.
Posted by jimmy boo | Jun 07, 2013 @ 06:45 PM | 3,871 Views
If you have a hz champ then this may be for you.

so I broke this piece on my champ and its sucks because this weekend has some nice weather coming.

but anyways, here it is. its part of the servo that metal piece in two.

If anyone has an old broken champ, or knows someone with an old brick for the champ,talk me me about the piece


Posted by jimmy boo | Jun 07, 2013 @ 04:42 PM | 3,901 Views
hey guys, i have two dh 9116 heli blades that i am willing to trade for a hz champ back wheel.

the two blades are brand new and retail are about $5 while the wheel is about $3, so its a great deal !

PM me
Posted by jimmy boo | May 23, 2013 @ 06:27 PM | 4,238 Views
Just wanted to say that over the course of about 6 months on rc groups, I have met hundreds of great people on RC groups.

Ill be honest, If I hadn't of won some of those free items, I would totally not be in the hobby right now. At the moment, Im trying to repay everyone, not with cash, but I want to show everyone I'm putting the items to good use. trying to make a video of the champ flying

Although I was skeptical with RC groups going in, and questioned some of its services, like the 200 message mailbox, I really enjoy these forums. Tones of AMAZING videos and reviews.

As you can read below, my next project is FPV, which I hope to get good at very soon.

Special shoutout to two great companies: ECKS FRAME, and FMS MODEL. won't go into detail of their generosity.

A special shoutout to someone, who i will leave nameless. who offered to give me money through paypal to help me with my projects, very very very nice!!!

Thanks to all so far, I really appreciate the help.

Thank you,

Posted by jimmy boo | May 22, 2013 @ 05:26 PM | 4,238 Views
Im so ready for FPV, truthfully it was the only reason I got into the hobby, its what I wanted to do. Ive decided to start of small, I mean micro FPV on the HZ champ. The entire system will cost $114 already put it together online, hopefully at least 300m range, just gotta save up some cash now.

cant wait to get started.
Posted by jimmy boo | May 12, 2013 @ 09:18 PM | 5,539 Views
OK, Im making a pole...

Im getting this charger, This reason Im getting it, is because it works with the Xt60 connector, AND it would be a big step up from a run of the mill balance charger.

should I get this power supply,

OR this one,

just post which one you think,

Posted by jimmy boo | Apr 27, 2013 @ 12:34 PM | 4,448 Views
Well, Im doing a brief summary about my 5 months in the hobby

Im 16, and from Boston,MA. my parents are not into the hobby, but they do let me do it, so I have to thank them.

In late novemeber, I decided to order a dh 9116 heli, to get into the hobby.

By early january I had gotten pretty good with the heli and shot some impressive video.

But then the heli broke.

I went onto planes, with my first one being the FMS easy trainer 800.

It eventually broke and I made a 60" fpv plane.

Sadly, I used the same tramitter/reciever as the FMS easy trainer 800, and it broke on takeoff and I lost the plane.

Now I have a new plane. 48" wingspan all around plane.

I also just got a HZ champ to mull around with a bit, toss a keychain camera on it.

the future is unknown.


FMS and ECKS FRAME, without them, i probably wouldn't be the hobby anymore.

P.S. Im in the the hunt for a spectrum dx4 or dx5, i don't have much $$, but please PM me if you have one laying around.


Posted by jimmy boo | Apr 17, 2013 @ 09:18 PM | 4,768 Views
hey guys, I know it hasn't got a lot of attention lately, I think were about 10 people away from it going to the voting stage.

^Check it out

Posted by jimmy boo | Apr 11, 2013 @ 05:49 PM | 4,330 Views
Hey guys, so heres the overall deal.about 2 weeks ago I was looking around for a controller and receiver and another member offered to sell me a dx5 for $35 But its been two weeks and he keeps delaying (no problem.)

while I was waiting I decided to launch the 60" with my old FMS receiver and transmitter and it was an epic fail, the plane crashed before takeoff because the throttle couldn't be turned off, and I had not control movement.

So now I have the new 48" sporty plane and while this deal seems to keep getting delayed, I am looking for a new transmitter/receiver.

Being that its SCHOOL vacation WEEK, next week, I want something cheap or w/e that I can just bang around with..

Ill spend up to $15 maybe $20, and will literally take w/e junky receiver/controller your not using anymore.

just post here or shoot me a PM, i don't want to say I'm desperate, but I really am hehehe