Archive for December, 2006
While discussing different lubricants in a thread mountain biking came up because i still use mountain bike lubes and sprays on my rc stuff. this was very early 90s pic. i was warming up for a trials demonstration i was doing for a local bike shop. picnic tables are a breeze to hop.. roofline on car was about 4 feet high(not sure i can still hop that high) .
Got to fly my trex today.. first time probally in over a month (just checked 9-24-2006 was last time).. . only had one pack to use and CG was way off.. just trimmed to get a flight in and flew. very nice feel with DX 7 especially power transistions and hovering.. just need to get things trimmed and balanced for more fun . heres some video.. just basic flying but had fun .
Just messing around with typhoon while settting up other aircraft.. needed more elevator throw than i could get with stock hitec arms/thats fixed now.. should make for better harriers etc .
Got a short flight in today with my scratch built and my blade cp. the cold isnt kind to depron/epoxy/or plastics. the plane hovered much better with slightly more right thrust and further back cg but got thrown around in wind. baseball diamond was like cement and between the cold and a slightly hard harrier landing to get it down while i could i cracked part of fuselage(dusk and freezing hands dont make for my best flying). its repaired.. the cold wreaks havoc on my balsa planes as well sometimes with the changes from cold flying to warm car the covering tends to ripple etc.
Well i splurged.. cost an arm and a leg but should pay off when im flying/especially if i move to larger aircraft (50cc would be nice). lots of nice features and should be my last radio for atleast a couple years. gonna try it out in my trex 450se and in my katana from 3dhobbyshop when it gets here.