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Old Apr 26, 2012, 04:57 PM
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 05:30 PM
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but then he has to pay $$$ for his RX's, right?

With the JR8103 he can use cheap RX's, can't he?
I am not familar with that brand of 2.4 so I am not sure cost or how good it is.

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Two questions:

When is someone going to make Futaba compatible receivers at a reasonable price?

Is it wrong to have redskin potato salad for dinner....only?
I thought HK hade the Orange FASST rx's?

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What! No meat?!
Well... if its all that is handy <shrug>
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 05:42 PM
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Oh, didn't realize Orange made FASST receivers. Guess I outta get with it huh?
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 06:44 PM
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any know flt problems with removing the cheeks on the tt40
No problems Daniel. I cut them off my 60 and the 40.
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 07:03 PM
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would you guys please pray for my grandchild
http://www.kmbc.com/news/30948313/detail.html
That is horrible. No one wants to know what I think should be done to the perpetrator. I hope you grandchild gets better fast.

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Two questions:

When is someone going to make Futaba compatible receivers at a reasonable price?

Is it wrong to have redskin potato salad for dinner....only?
Orange TX and FrSky both working here.

Corona 72mhz synth have been good for me.

Battery thing again? There is NOTHING wrong with the NIMH packs. I put 6v packs on everything.

Notes:
  1. Any battery can develop a failure.
  2. Any electronic components that go through a crash may have permanent or intermittent failures.
  3. All receivers and almost all servos are compatible with 5 cell NIMH packs.

PB - your receiver may have an issue if it is not performing correctly with a 5 cell NIMH. Use appropriate caution. Using a 4.8V does not sound like a good solution to me.

A friend of mine has a 72Mhz 7C with receivers available I think.
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 07:38 PM
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Thanks Wayne. The receiver was a new Orange DMS2 that I bought from Nate and flew successfully quite a few times in the AW Freestyle. The battery was showing good voltage but I don't think it is performing under load. I don't have a load tester although I'm sure I could improvise something. I think I'll just wait for the new A123 that I ordered to come in. I believe it shipped this morning. Besides, it's probably gonna be windy here for a while anyhow, so no hurry.

By the way, do you ever get down this way to fly. If I ever get another T---t going we should get together and fly. Shane would have to come too. Maybe we could all meet in Waco somewhere? What do you think?
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 07:44 PM
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Here you go guys http://www.valuehobby.com/radio-syst...-receiver.html
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 08:00 PM
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PB - I rarely go anywhere. I don't even go to the store. My car battery runs down in the garage from lack of use. A tank of gas in my truck lasts about three weeks.
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 08:08 PM
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PB - I rarely go anywhere. I don't even go to the store. My car battery runs down in the garage from lack of use. A tank of gas in my truck lasts about three weeks.
Okay, okay, I can take a hint!!
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 08:57 PM
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Lookee what the Big Brown Truck brought me today

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Old Apr 26, 2012, 09:10 PM
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Go Bob go!!! So if you had 30%ers when you only had a Camero, I suppose you'll have Bill Hemple 60%ers now that you have a truck!!
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 09:12 PM
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That's a sweet looking airplane NoMatta........whacha going to power it with?
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 09:12 PM
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Okay, okay, I can take a hint!!
Not really. I guess I am just a hermit. I have not even been going to the flying field much lately.
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 09:17 PM
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Not really. I guess I am just a hermit. I have not even been going to the flying field much lately.
Well we may have to drag you out later this year!
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 09:20 PM
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Nice ucando Snowman, i got one too

Here is a different question

Anyone got a good way to put in a large tank other than the stock one but maybe 2X the stock size into a twist 40

I am looking at the idea of makeing the twist 40 a long flying machine

the stock tank is I think 11 oz, how would I put in a like 23 plus oz tank inside the twist 40 with a 46 ax running it.

fuel pumps are out of the idea as they complicate stuff and take up room, I am looking for a one tank `fit`` that is close to 30 oz
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