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  1. B

    Wanting to get into the hobby any advise would be great

    so I am highly interested in the hobby of drone racing, in my case maybe a bit of bashing before I can think about racing. the past Christmas my sister got me a cheaper toy camera drone her thoughts were that id really like it because I've been into racing and bashing brushless rc cars and...
  2. N

    I need help connecting servos on my pun jet to my spektrum ar610 receiver

    So I am completely new to the Scratch built rc line, and decided (even though multiple people have warned me not to), to start with the PUN JET! Yes yes it is not a good starter plane, but I wanted to start with it. I got through building it just fine until I tried connecting it to my spektrum...
  3. R

    Advise please! Wanting to work in aerial photography part time.

    Hi everyone. I'm a fulltime student, studying mechanical engineering. I've been looking for part time jobs, I've also been thinking about working for myself part time. I've been considering setting up for taking aerial photography. Just a couple of days a week to help with fees and living...
  4. Snarls

    Cheap Lipos at Hobbyking Cyber Sale

    Just letting people know that there are some really cheap lipos available with HKs Cyber Sale. Mostly high capacity ones, but new deals come out every now and then. I got a 4s 5200 for $15 vs $40 a couple weeks ago. Also not just lipos for cheap, you may find a great price on an item you've been...
  5. dannyboy70000

    Tips for getting into the hobby

    Are foamies a good idea? Short answer : YES Long answer: YES but don't make it your pride and joy as you are going to crash it and it is going to break. i made an FT-Flyer as my first plane and they fly really well to begin with but as you fly them and have a few hard landings either on the...
  6. dannyboy70000

    Foamboard in Australia

    It is a massive problem, you watch these videos on youtube where they go out and but foam for $1 and build there plane and fly it and have fun but then you go out and buy $13 foam board that doesn't work very well and you don't have fun because it doesn't fly. Us Australians need some cheap...
  7. DankCatnip

    HobbyKing Zulu Slope Soarer

    Thought it'd be kinda interesting to see what you guys think of this. http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__73115__HobbyKing_8482_Zulu_Slope_Electric_Wing_Composite_1400mm_ARF_.html Seems kinda cool. Personally, I wouldn't get one just because of issues I've had in the past with...
  8. S

    Help needed! First time FPV event in Belgium

    Hi, In about month Belgium will have it's first ever drone convention (http://www.droneconvention.eu/). There will be various speakers talking about safety, regulations, security and applications of drones. Even the Belgian minister of defense is going to talk BUT... as you can already guess...
  9. T

    Please review the parts in my cart? Beginner needs help.

    I posted the other day in hopes to get help in making my first RC parts purchase. I've got my cart full of goodies, but I would love to have someone look it over to make sure it will all work together, and to tell me if I need any extra adapters/connectors. Thanks for taking the time to read...
  10. Epitaph

    Asking for your help

    Hello everybody. I am here with my hat in my hand as they say to ask of you all a huge favour. As you al well know, you are all under the hammer in the States with the new FAA ruling and I have spread the word here in Spain amongst the forums I am on, and people have signed from the on the...
  11. thenated0g

    Convert 1.25mm Molex 3 Pin Connectors to regular JR style?

    Just as the title states is this possible? I am looking at getting one of the Hobby King Radjet 420's and it comes with the mini 1.25 plugs, but i have a frsky accst RX that takes standard servo connections. I was going to just cut and solder on some regular plugs. Plane in question...
  12. Hamdhan

    Batteries Help

    Hi, I need batteries for my Bixler which I am also going to buy. Here is what I have in mind: A Nano-tech 3S 2200mAh and a 850mAh spare just incase. What are your suggestiong on the 2200 3S and I need help in getting the backup 3S. The backup must be cheap.
  13. Hamdhan

    Newbie, First plane assistance

    Hi guys, I am not new to the RC genre and I have plenty of experience with ESC, Tx/Rx etc. I even built my own plane that didn't go too well (Crashed). However, I now want to buy a proper first plane, preferably from HobbyKing. Something for under a $60-100, ARF is fine. Please suggest some...
  14. F

    HobbyKing Bixler Snowy FPV

    Hi everyone! Just thought I'd share my Bixler Snowy FPV Video from last weekend. ENJOY! If you enjoyed please go ahead and subscribe to see more FPV/setups/reviews on my Youtube channel :cool: -Al