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by porcia83 : Sep 7, 2012 at 6:45 PM
One of my first planes was a 42" AJ Slick. More than I could handle, and a miracle that it lasted as many flights as it did. Once I lawn darted it, I haven't really replaced it. It's been two years now andI fly all other stuff, jets, scale stuff, Parkzone stuff etc. I love the look of some of the pattern ships,...
by njswede : Sep 7, 2012 at 4:56 PM
...your desk AT WORK (not your RC man cave) looks like this:


Your turn! Tell us the signs you may be addicted to RC!
by njswede : Sep 7, 2012 at 12:38 PM
Let's discuss what planes fit in what cars. I have a Volvo S60 T5 and I can handily fit three 50"-class planes in it with the back seat down. I'm thinking of moving into the 70" class and I have high hopes I can fit them in the car if I fold the front passenger seat. I may have to take the LG off though. (The...
by Jwmav528 : Sep 7, 2012 at 10:46 AM
So in my progression of learning 3D I'm getting a lot better with my harrier and I'm working on inverted harrier. I'm playing with rollers too. My next task will be to work on my knife edge. What are some tips that some of you have?
by Jwmav528 : Sep 7, 2012 at 10:44 AM
Joe, I've found with my planes that when I use too much expo the difference between the center and endpoints is so drastic that it's hard to be precise enough to not over correct. Too little expo and I'm having trouble with my planes being twitchy. My question is how do you know what amount of expo is correct and...
by njswede : Sep 6, 2012 at 7:58 AM
Hi Joe!

To what extent do you use dual rates (or however many rates you have on your radio)? I used it in the beginning and kept switching depending on what I was trying to do, but found it utterly confusing. Now I just have full 3D rates all the time and a boatload of expo.

What do you think? Is it worth the...
by dougb : Sep 6, 2012 at 3:29 AM
Having some great fun with this one ...


My flying buddy & I getting a bit too close ... some fuse & elevator damage :eek:



Doug B.
by split_s : Sep 5, 2012 at 10:56 PM
No offense to anyone trying to be helpful by answering questions in this forum, but it is called "Ask Joe Smith" for a reason. Give it some time and let Joe answer the questions, please. And no, he didn't put me up to this. :rolleyes:
by RCAddict16 : Sep 5, 2012 at 9:32 PM
Hey joe I could use some input on this. Whenever I attept to do rolling circles, I get it for 1-3 rolls and then the plane ether goes up and stalls, or dives toward the ground. Do you know what might be causing this? My guess is timing but I'm thinking I could be overcontrolling as well. Thanks!
by Steve_B : Sep 5, 2012 at 2:45 PM
As the title says; my hovering sucks. I see guys who make it look totally effortless, their control surfaces hardly move, I'm fighting my models like they are wild animals.. it's frustrating:(

Other than 'pratice practice practice'.. do you have any tips?