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Forum: RC Flight
07-10-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Iceracer

Whatever you decide on, make sure it fits in with...

Whatever you decide on, make sure it fits in with the space you have available for flying, so you can get out and enjoy it. Slope gliders need hills, standard gliders needs lots of wide open space. ...
07-09-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 141,807
Posted By Iceracer

I remember earlier advice of Mr. Black to set Ice...

I remember earlier advice of Mr. Black to set Ice chargers to less than 100% capacity. I am running two 3200's in series to power an electric boat. I have a cutoff set for 3.0 v/ cell. I ran them...
Forum: RC Flight
07-08-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By Iceracer

Both are good. I would look at what flying field...

Both are good. I would look at what flying field opportunities you have. If you are limited to local playgrounds, you need an electric park flyer. If you have access to a larger flying field, and...
07-08-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 28,858
Posted By Iceracer

On carpet, these cars with foam tires and...

On carpet, these cars with foam tires and traction compound stick like glue and are tough as nails. Renders four wheel drive superfluous baggage. A stock 27T motor and a run of the mill battery...
Forum: RC Boating
07-05-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

Things are good. Haven't had the boat in the...

Things are good. Haven't had the boat in the water for a while. Its either been so windy and rainy or during the brief calm spell I've been out flying an RC plane. A video sounds like a good idea,...
Forum: RC Boating
07-05-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

These guys have quite the selection: ...

These guys have quite the selection:

http://www.offshoreelectrics.com/categories.php?cat=16
Forum: RC Flight
06-29-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Iceracer

Try to buy a plane that has radio gear that you...

Try to buy a plane that has radio gear that you can use in the next plane. Preferably 4 channel or more FM. If you destroy the plane beyond repair, then you can swap the gear into the next plane. ...
Forum: RC Flight
06-27-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Iceracer

Do you have a place to fly? There are small...

Do you have a place to fly? There are small electric parkflyers and larger glowpower planes. The options you have may limit your choices.

Learning to fly takes time and patience. Crashes can...
Forum: RC Boating
06-23-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

If that's 125 degree fahrenheit, no problem. 125...

If that's 125 degree fahrenheit, no problem. 125 celcium and you are too hot. Unscientific field method of testing is, can you hold your thumb on it for 5 seconds? If not, its too hot. Heat...
Forum: RC Boating
06-22-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

I like electric as well, because of the ease of...

I like electric as well, because of the ease of use. Flip a switch and it goes. I fly electric planes as well and its the same story. With good lipo's and a brushless you have lots of power. I'm...
Forum: RC Boating
06-21-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

Chewie, I just added a liposhield cutoff from...

Chewie, I just added a liposhield cutoff from Dimension Engineering. It will scale down the throttle if you get to 3.0v/cell. Its cool, it has a led that blinks out the # of cells when you hook it...
Forum: RC Boating
06-21-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

The prop needs to match the characteristics of...

The prop needs to match the characteristics of the motor, rpm and torque, and the speed the hull will achieve. Not enough prop and you aren't going fast, too much prop and you overheat the motor,...
Forum: RC Boating
06-17-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

I bought my esc from these guys. Seemed like...

I bought my esc from these guys. Seemed like good service. They have cooling coils, pickups, etc.

http://www.offshoreelectrics.com/products.php?cat=66
Forum: RC Boating
06-17-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

Added brush cooling to my 700SC motor. Soldered...

Added brush cooling to my 700SC motor. Soldered approx 1" long brass tubes, across brush leads on the motor, connected them with fuel tubing, and plumbed them into the line that water cools the esc....
Forum: RC Boating
06-15-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

Things are going good. I had to replace the...

Things are going good. I had to replace the servo, I think the water damage finally got to it. That time I ran it with the hatch not taped down (ran out of tape) and it sunk. I guess corrossion...
06-08-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Iceracer

If you are not ruling out platforms that are only...

If you are not ruling out platforms that are only available used, don't forget the AE RC10L series of cars. They can be obtained quite cheaply and parts are still plentiful.
06-07-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Iceracer

How about Tamiya's direct drive rwd car?

How about Tamiya's direct drive rwd car?
Forum: RC Flight
06-05-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By Iceracer

I second the recommendation of the GWS slow...

I second the recommendation of the GWS slow stick. I got up my confidence and stick time on one and still have it. Its easy to fly, large and highly visable, strong and easy to repair. Fly it...
Forum: RC Boating
06-05-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

Ran the boat tonight with 2 Orion Carbon 3200...

Ran the boat tonight with 2 Orion Carbon 3200 lipo's wired in series. The boat really comes to life with them. Much snapier from a standstill to get up on a plane with the lighter weight. I seem...
Forum: RC Boating
06-02-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,778
Posted By Iceracer

Enjoyed a really good run with my hydroplane this...

Enjoyed a really good run with my hydroplane this morning. Loved the look of it skipping across the water, shooting up a rooster tail. Turns real nice under full power too. We have a nice long...
05-30-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By Iceracer

Chewiefttc4 great seller

Thanks Chewie for a smooth transaction. I appreciate the extras you included and your advice and assistance, as well as good communication throughout.
05-25-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16,145
Views: 1,228,217
Posted By Iceracer

Finally got my hands on some Kimbrough diff...

Finally got my hands on some Kimbrough diff covers for my outdoor 10L pan car. Any suggestions or hints? I was previously using xray diff grease on the balls. Is that okay in your opinion? The...
05-24-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,817
Posted By Iceracer

If its cheaper than its ever been, its still too...

If its cheaper than its ever been, its still too damn expensive. Foam tires on carpet, you can't be competitive with no name stick packs, you need a decent charger, power supply, discharger,...
05-23-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Iceracer

I am by no means complaining. I was just...

I am by no means complaining. I was just flabbergasted at the price they paid to split an item off the order and have it shipped from an alternate location. They did me no wrong. I'd certainly...
05-23-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Iceracer

Horizon Hobbies order

I placed my first ever order from Horizon Hobbies. I needed some small parts for an associated car and a losi truck, and they are the only one's that seem to carry losi. Among the items ordered...
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