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  1. jbeech replied to the thread About RC servo motors.

    Ahhh . . . now you get into the territory of trade secrets. For example, this is why some servos squeal, approaches to PID tuning, etc....

    Sep 24, 2020 at 11:57 AM
  2. Snoopy1 replied to the thread About RC servo motors.

    Thanks for doing that long and interesting read. The mechanics of the motor and gearing is reasonably straightforward. But one of the...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 10:01 AM
  3. jbeech replied to the thread About RC servo motors.

    Actually, it's very difficult to judge the effect of a lesson on students when you're not in a classroom, e.g. to see their reactions...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 6:56 AM
  4. AKNick liked BobUSA's post in the thread For Sale American made aluminum caps and fittings for water bottle fuel tanks.

    Yes sir, broached for a 1/8" Allen wrench just like before! Bob

    Sep 24, 2020 at 3:42 AM
  5. AKNick replied to the thread About RC servo motors.

    So that was the plan all along? LOL

    Sep 24, 2020 at 3:42 AM
  6. pawnshopmike liked AKNick's post in the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Got some new goodies from Tim and NWRC. Was asking him about stand-off options for the GP76 and this airframe since SW or GP don’t...

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  8. BobUSA replied to the thread For Sale American made aluminum caps and fittings for water bottle fuel tanks.

    Yes sir, broached for a 1/8" Allen wrench just like before! Bob

    Sep 23, 2020 at 10:12 PM
  9. jbeech replied to the thread About RC servo motors.

    Tell 'em what you're gonna tell 'em, tell 'em, then tell 'em what you told them. Time proven.

    Sep 23, 2020 at 10:10 PM
  10. AKNick replied to the thread About RC servo motors.

    That would be better than robot wars... LOL I finally read through the entire article. It's a little winded and redundant, but lots of...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 8:13 PM
  11. AKNick liked dhal22's post in the thread About RC servo motors.

    Someone should just conjoin 2 opposing brands servos together and let them fight it out. Your Futaba against my Hitec or whichever...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 8:11 PM
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  13. AKNick replied to the thread For Sale American made aluminum caps and fittings for water bottle fuel tanks.

    Good work Bob! Nice to see that you've picked up the gap in production since PSP is no longer producing these. Are the tank fittings...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 8:11 PM
  14. AKNick attached a file to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Got some new goodies from Tim and NWRC. Was asking him about stand-off options for the GP76 and this airframe since SW or GP don’t...

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  15. AKNick liked WMcNabb's post in the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    The magic formula for cleaning models! If it’s good enough for Air Force One, then perhaps it will do in a rush for Python 100....

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  16. AKNick attached a file to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Here’s a little PSA about glass laminate structure and assembling your model. Most of theses routed pieces are clean cut, but some of...

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  17. Snoopy1 liked AKNick's post in the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Setting up the rudder servo. With the power off, I center the rudder with tape, center the servo arm exactly 90 degrees, and make my...

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  18. pawnshopmike liked AKNick's post in the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Setting up the rudder servo. With the power off, I center the rudder with tape, center the servo arm exactly 90 degrees, and make my...

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  19. AKNick attached a file to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Setting up the rudder servo. With the power off, I center the rudder with tape, center the servo arm exactly 90 degrees, and make my...

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  20. pawnshopmike liked AKNick's post in the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Finally came up with a way to mount my dual R7008SB receivers. Made balsa wood standoffs Just aft of the main tray. Took some balsa...

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  21. AKNick attached a file to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Finally came up with a way to mount my dual R7008SB receivers. Made balsa wood standoffs Just aft of the main tray. Took some balsa...

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  22. pawnshopmike liked dhal22's post in the thread What beer ya drinking tonight?.

    Warm perfect day today. Helped my kids mow then enjoyed a couple of Sweetwater IPAs, then a nap in the sunshine. Awesome day. [ATTACH]

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  23. AKNick liked Jetpainter's post in the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    I got a look inside a Sky Wing 120cc Laser Sunday. Very impressive!

    Sep 22, 2020 at 4:45 AM
  24. AKNick liked pawnshopmike's post in the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Mikey like.:big_yes:

    Sep 22, 2020 at 4:45 AM
  25. Jetpainter replied to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    I got a look inside a Sky Wing 120cc Laser Sunday. Very impressive!

    Sep 22, 2020 at 1:27 AM
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