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Jan 17, 2013, 01:07 AM
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Also, I have never seen the transmitter cover thing you are using, where did you get it? I would like to fly in the winter but my hands get so COLD!
Thanks..

Here can you get the transmitter cover: Turnigy Transmitter Glove (2.4Ghz/Neckstrap Ready)

When it's realy cold i use the HobbyKing Universal Heater System in the Transmitter Glove.
I power the heater with a 11,1v lipo and iet keeps mij hands warm.
It works great for me.
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Jan 17, 2013, 01:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Roel_Netherlands
Thanks..

Here can you get the transmitter cover: Turnigy Transmitter Glove (2.4Ghz/Neckstrap Ready)

When it's realy cold i use the HobbyKing Universal Heater System in the Transmitter Glove.
I power the heater with a 11,1v lipo and iet keeps mij hands warm.
It works great for me.
Man i've been so tempted to buy that glove set up with heater.
Jan 17, 2013, 02:12 AM
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Man i've been so tempted to buy that glove set up with heater.
I just ordered one.....we'll see how it works, cn't beat the price
Jan 17, 2013, 03:06 AM
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Living in Southern California I don't know what all the fuss about hand warmers is . I went out last weekend and shot some video with the fun cub with my GoPro on it while my friend flew around behind me trying to fallow close behind. I edited the video to show the best shots, gonna head out this weekend and try and do some more fun video stuff with the versatile little fun cub.

GoPro on RC Fun Cub flying with P-47 (1 min 45 sec)
Jan 17, 2013, 03:25 AM
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Have you ever tried reversing the servo by re-soldering the internal wires of servo and keeping original mounting spot and linkage. By just swapping around a few wires the servo is reversed and you can use the Y-harness and everything works perfect. It's really easy to do if you haven't done it I'm sure there are some threads about it or I can post pictures and instructions.
That's what I did, however it's not easy with these small servos especially where you're soldering something that's down the bottom of a narrow plastic body.
Jan 17, 2013, 05:02 AM
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Living in Southern California I don't know what all the fuss about hand warmers is . I went out last weekend and shot some video with the fun cub with my GoPro on it while my friend flew around behind me trying to fallow close behind. I edited the video to show the best shots, gonna head out this weekend and try and do some more fun video stuff with the versatile little fun cub.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKgLet2PsY4&sns=em
Usually we have no need for a transmitter warmer her in Florida either. This year we have had a shortage of cold fronts so we have had a summer wind pattern. 0-3 mph for days on end in the morning.81 degrees for a high.

Where do you get air conditioned gloves to keep your hands cool?
Jan 17, 2013, 05:10 AM
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Have you ever tried reversing the servo by re-soldering the internal wires of servo and keeping original mounting spot and linkage. By just swapping around a few wires the servo is reversed and you can use the Y-harness and everything works perfect. It's really easy to do if you haven't done it I'm sure there are some threads about it or I can post pictures and instructions.
It's really easy for some and less so for others. Lot easier to pop in a new servo this way.
Jan 17, 2013, 05:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Roel_Netherlands
Thanks..

Here can you get the transmitter cover: Turnigy Transmitter Glove (2.4Ghz/Neckstrap Ready)

When it's realy cold i use the HobbyKing Universal Heater System in the Transmitter Glove.
I power the heater with a 11,1v lipo and iet keeps mij hands warm.
It works great for me.
And this transmitter glove is even warmer .

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...uff_Black.html
Jan 17, 2013, 09:45 AM
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Its, warmed up to 14 today.
I am going to go out and fly.
I just use Cotton Gloves. (And a insulated coverall)
Jan 17, 2013, 11:14 AM
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And this transmitter glove is even warmer .

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...uff_Black.html

Do you have this glove? It looks like it is too small to fit a DX 6i/7/8 size transmitter.

I just ordered the TX glove/heater also. We'll see how it works in the single digit wx.
Jan 17, 2013, 11:50 AM
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Its, warmed up to 14 today.
I am going to go out and fly.
I just use Cotton Gloves. (And a insulated coverall)
While we warm weather flyers get to send you reports of warm flying days, we don't get to use skis! Most of the accessible water around me is salty and so floats are out too. Enjoy!
Jan 17, 2013, 12:32 PM
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Do you have this glove? It looks like it is too small to fit a DX 6i/7/8 size transmitter.

I just ordered the TX glove/heater also. We'll see how it works in the single digit wx.
I do. Am using it with DX8.
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Jan 17, 2013, 02:27 PM
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Do you have this glove? It looks like it is too small to fit a DX 6i/7/8 size transmitter.

I just ordered the TX glove/heater also. We'll see how it works in the single digit wx.
Yes, plenty of room. I used it with a DX7 last winter when it was around 0 degrees C. We are in the midst if Summer now with a forecast top of 39C today, so not getting any use of the glove at the moment.

I actually have both types and prefer this one for cold and the other one to protect the transmitter from moisture if their is any rain around.
Jan 17, 2013, 03:30 PM
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I decided to purchase the larger glove and heater. Todays high is -5C and low is -17C.

HK is offering a discount through the following link for the Turnigy Glove. It will only cost you $9.84.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...2-B0EC39DA1E49
Jan 17, 2013, 03:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Watts cooking
Living in Southern California I don't know what all the fuss about hand warmers is ., gonna head out this weekend and try and do some more fun video stuff with the versatile little fun cub.
you are south of me..BUT it's been way too windy for me to fly..almost a week now

Sure hope the wind subsides soon...I have cabin fever


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