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AKNick's Recent Activity

   
  1. AKNick liked acerc's post in the thread Futaba USA.

    I just noticed it is suppose to be raining here tomorrow so I may have to take that hour road trip and get the 14SG. I don't mind the...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 3:27 AM
  2. AKNick replied to the thread Futaba USA.

    I was in the same boat as you for a good year before buying the 18SZ, I've been very satisfied with Futaba products. My T8FGS feels a...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 9:54 PM
  3. AKNick liked acerc's post in the thread Futaba USA.

    That sounds very doable AK. There is something about the 18SZ I just don't like, might be the chrome. My T8FG upgraded is more than...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 9:33 PM
  4. AKNick liked acerc's post in the thread Scale Pitts S1-T, S1-S, and a Challenger..

    The cowl is done and back on and all that is left to do is bolt the seat with Barbie down then slide the canopy on. I am looking to take...

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  5. AKNick replied to the thread Futaba USA.

    This was my main reason choosing the 18SZ, however... you can buy the 18SZ LiFe 6.6v 2100mAh battery for $90 (grossly overpriced) and...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 9:03 PM
  6. AKNick liked acerc's post in the thread Futaba USA.

    My only hold back on the T16SZ is the 6.0v 1800mah NiMh battery, NiMh is out dated in my opinion.

    Apr 22, 2018 at 8:51 PM
  7. AKNick liked acerc's post in the thread Futaba USA.

    It is a real nice radio, and despite what people say, I think the all black look's better than the imitation chrome.

    Apr 22, 2018 at 8:51 PM
  8. AKNick replied to the thread Futaba USA.

    I would think that two batteries with dual rx leads each would be enough to carry the current load and prevent voltage sagging. This is...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 10:45 PM
  9. AKNick replied to the thread Futaba USA.

    I’m keeping my 8FG as a trainer/buddybox radio Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Apr 21, 2018 at 3:51 PM
  10. AKNick replied to the thread Futaba USA.

    HA HA well might just call you the prodigal return! j/k lol I hear they are very forgiving, understanding, and will take you money...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:56 AM
  11. AKNick replied to the thread Help! Making landing gear.

    The only landing gear I have made with wire is using a vice, hammer, wire, and silver solder.... and it was on a FunCub.... lol For...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:54 AM
  12. AKNick liked acerc's post in the thread Help! Making landing gear.

    Thank you gentlemen. The wife and I don't want loved one's to have to walk through that door alone. This is the fifth time doing this...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:13 AM
  13. AKNick liked 49dimes's post in the thread Help! Making landing gear.

    Same here. Family first. God Bless

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:12 AM
  14. AKNick liked pawnshopmike's post in the thread Help! Making landing gear.

    Ugh. Best of luck bro.

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:12 AM
  15. AKNick liked acerc's post in the thread Help! Making landing gear.

    Can't right now, busy getting other things done. I have one week to finish preparing before Tog Gun and the following week Joe Nall. And...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:12 AM
  16. AKNick liked 2walla's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    [ATTACH] I finished my airworld me262 and had a clear workbench so i jumped on a longstanding honey do and built a new mailbox this...

    F9983B37-35BA-4A4D-849A-E25CEF637252.jpeg Apr 21, 2018 at 12:10 AM
  17. AKNick liked 49dimes's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    :bigyawn: Speaking of "re-powering" I need to get busy too on the 72 for the Alien. :alien2: This [ATTACH] getting that [ATTACH]...

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  18. AKNick posted a new thread.

    Futaba USA

    Just ran across this! Finally some good news for Futaba customers! https://futabausa.com/ Dear Valued Customers, For many years...

    Forum: Manufacturer's Announcements and Discussions

    Apr 20, 2018 at 10:47 PM
  19. AKNick liked stangflyer's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Hello gents.... I am so sorry my absence has been so long. I could use many excuses like....um I went to Bermuda and decided to stay....

    Apr 20, 2018 at 10:39 PM
  20. AKNick replied to the thread 3W-Modellmotoren files for bankruptcy.

    Uh Oh, I think I heard a scream from Stangflyer up here in Alaska. . . Maybe he's too busy purchasing the rest of the stock..... . . .

    Apr 20, 2018 at 10:37 PM
  21. AKNick replied to the thread AJ Laser 230z 73" Build Thread.

    Noted. For the ballistic on the top end... my steep climb starting below half stick position at about -40% (at what would be half stick...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 10:35 PM
  22. AKNick liked Xpress's post in the thread AJ Laser 230z 73" Build Thread.

    Try and set your servo up so that it has a mechanical curve built into the throttle linkage, it really smooths things out and makes the...

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  23. AKNick replied to the thread AJ Laser 230z 73" Build Thread.

    I set mine up at the half stick/valve position and adjusted my end points. Created the an electronic curve to supplement the lack of a...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 7:42 PM
  24. AKNick replied to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    I was thinking a lot about this one.... before I got the 18SZ. The shortfall was no touchy screen. This is a very capable tx though....

    Apr 19, 2018 at 2:44 PM
  25. AKNick replied to the thread AJ Laser 230z 73" Build Thread.

    Fast rollers and blenders finally caught up with this bird. Right wing bolt support cracked! Wing moves about a 1/2” with the bolt...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 10:52 PM