Register

If this is your first visit, please click the Sign Up now button to begin the process of creating your account so you can begin posting on our forums! The Sign Up process will only take up about a minute of two of your time.

Page 65 of 75 FirstFirst ... 15556364656667 ... LastLast
Results 1,601 to 1,625 of 1858

  1. #1601

    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Brockton, MA
    Posts
    3,892
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Speaking of that, Tailskid, I came across a 'mold' that I made years ago... you would use it to build a wing from sticks, with some 1/64" ply gussets in the areas that needed it. It was supposed to make a super light, super strong rib. I think that came from RCM somewhere years ago...

    Bob
    Club Saito #61 Cub Brotherhood #107
    Spitfire Brotherhood #143
    Kadet Brotherhood #3

  2. #1602

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    891
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Bob, I'll look through my boxes at such times I find energy, to see if I have #1 issue. Somehow I doubt it (I got lucky enough to get a near complete collection). It is intimidating in its sheer volume of space! I need to charge them rent in my home! They're not going anywhere though...cool to have them, and worth more in their documentary value than I could gain in monetizing them (the new word for profiting). They are fun to skim through, and once you start reading you wish you had time to read them all right then. Impossible. If I find a classic plan, I have a good chance of having the historic issue behind it though. How wonderful is that? Too bad classic Pattern hasn't fully caught on...I am sick of looking at all the look-alike aerobats we have now (the large, and scale, types we see). The old pattern planes were fairly similar also I guess, perhaps it is just nice to have a change...just as in fashion (and remember, everything comes back).

  3. #1603

    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    Location
    Glendale, AZ/Englewood, FL , AZ
    Posts
    426
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Hi Everyone, especially Bob, [N1EDM above];

    Greetings from the ever warm and sunny 'Valley of the Sun'.

    I do have a complete set of RCM from Issue #1, Vol 1, [Oct '63], + most of the anthology, and Digitrio manuals, thro to their bitter end.

    I'm not sure how to post pictures herein in RCU, but the Oct '63 RCM, consisted of 40 pages, + cover with 3 B&W photos; there were 2 construction articles: Phil Kraft's Stagger-Bi, a sport type stagger wing Bipe, .56 engine; and a little sport Cessna looking ship called the Exodus, by Barry Halstead for Cox .010 power; + articles of the '63 Nationals coverage, an interview with the late and great Hal deBolt, and another on escapements. The inside cover ad was a full pager for the Kraft Quadrruple Proportional System, list price $499.95, back covers featured ads by SIG, and a radio product called 'the justin micro-tie' wiring system.

    Price for the mag then was listed at 40 cents..........anudder time, anudder place.

    I hope this has been helpful, bringing back a few memories. Hopefully, I will learn how to placew a photo into RCU, best regards from Glendale, Arizona,

    Joe Nagy.

  4. #1604

    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Memphis, TN
    Posts
    11,703
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Maybe you can get the picture taken (if not already done) and email it to N1EDM and he can post it for you and then you can continue to learn to post??
    3-D is for Monster Movies

  5. #1605
    RCU Forum Manager/Admin RCKen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Lawton, OK
    Posts
    25,687
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?


    ORIGINAL: Joe Nagy

    I'm not sure how to post pictures herein in RCU, but the Oct '63 RCM, consisted of 40 pages, + cover with 3 B&W photos; there were 2 construction articles: Phil Kraft's Stagger-Bi, a sport type stagger wing Bipe, .56 engine; and a little sport Cessna looking ship called the Exodus, by Barry Halstead for Cox .010 power; + articles of the '63 Nationals coverage, an interview with the late and great Hal deBolt, and another on escapements. The inside cover ad was a full pager for the Kraft Quadrruple Proportional System, list price $499.95, back covers featured ads by SIG, and a radio product called 'the justin micro-tie' wiring system.
    Joe,
    Check this out for help in posting pictures



    How to Post Images on RCU

    Ken

    The take off is optional, but the landing is MANDATORY!!
    RCU Forum Manager
    www.gettingairborne.com
    RCKen Publications
    Brotherhood's
    Ultra Sport Brother #1
    Sig Brotherhood #4
    Balsa USA #4

  6. #1606

    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Brockton, MA
    Posts
    3,892
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    I'd be happy to help if that's the way that you want to do it...

    Joe Nagy, having that entire collection is impressive. Boy would I love to thumb through that collection!!

    When you get a chance to scan that cover, use a really good resolution, like 200 - 240 DPI...

    I'd love to pick up Vol 1 Issue 1 if anyone has one to sell

    Bob
    Club Saito #61 Cub Brotherhood #107
    Spitfire Brotherhood #143
    Kadet Brotherhood #3

  7. #1607

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    891
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Great Joe, I am glad someone else has a complete collection! I haven't done a full inventory of my purchase, so may have #1 also (not totally important to me, but I would hope to have one). Your name rings a bell.... can you tell me/us why? Now...I'm off to see if I have the first issues in my procured collection.

    Just looked...it looks like my first issue is November 1963 (Vol 1 issue 2). They are all hole punched and bound (who knew not to do that), for the first two years of issues I have. The rest are in quite good shape, minus holes e.t.c.. So if '63 is the first year, then I have all but #1?

  8. #1608

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    274
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Hi everybody,

    I am about to order a set of plans from RCMPlans.com of the Crusader II (plan #1030). Does anybody have the RC Modeler Magazine from November 1988. This magazine had the build article for the Crusader II. I know that RCMPlans provides a build article but it is text only. What I want is the pictures to go along with the article. If somebody could be so kind to scan this for me, I would greatly appreciate it.

    Thanks!

    Happy flying and soft landings!
    Ultrasport Brotherhood #35

  9. #1609

    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Memphis, TN
    Posts
    11,703
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Not getting the build pics is always a hassle. hopefully someone can/will come through for you.
    3-D is for Monster Movies

  10. #1610

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    274
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Hi everybody,

    Has anybody had a chance to see if they have the November 1988 issue?

    Thanks!

    Happy flying and soft landings!
    Ultrasport Brotherhood #35

  11. #1611

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    norwalk, OH
    Posts
    23
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Hi, I have the nov. '88 issue. Give me your address and I'll mail it out to you. Mike.

  12. #1612

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    274
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Hi Mike,

    Thanks for your reply. I am pleased to say that I found the magazine on Ebay this morning and bought it. I really love the magazine and I have been slowly buying the magazines when I can find them. I have most of the issues from 1992 through 2002. I also ordered the plans this morning for the Crusader II. Again, thanks for your help!

    Happy flying and soft landings!
    Ultrasport Brotherhood #35

  13. #1613

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    891
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    ser00, I likely have it (the issue). I'll look into it when I find time (x-mas, e.t.c.).

    edit: I see you got it, great! I replied to your post before I read through the rest of my "unreads" from my e-mail alerts. Also, let us all know how the plans service is working! I'd like to buy some classic pattern plans from the sixties/early seventies (you never know when the plans will go away).

  14. #1614
    AmishWarlord's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Location
    Indian Trail, NC
    Posts
    2,872
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?


    Hey Be sure to check out this thread. http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_13...tm.htm#8354197




    ORIGINAL: ser00

    Hi everybody,

    I am about to order a set of plans from RCMPlans.com of the Crusader II (plan #1030). Does anybody have the RC Modeler Magazine from November 1988. This magazine had the build article for the Crusader II. I know that RCMPlans provides a build article but it is text only. What I want is the pictures to go along with the article. If somebody could be so kind to scan this for me, I would greatly appreciate it.

    Thanks!

    Happy flying and soft landings!

  15. #1615

    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    553
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Boy, I would like to see all the RCM covers posted in a few pages here, so I do not have to go thru 60 some pages on RCU. My collection of RCU started in 1967. But I do not have all of them.
    Brian

  16. #1616

    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Brockton, MA
    Posts
    3,892
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Hello again, Brian... Good to see you. How did Wings over the Rockies go this year?

    Here's the cover from a RCM Magazine that I just inherited. Would you believe that the Cover Description says that she's only 17??? Naaaaah, I don't believe it either!!

    Bob
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Fd90995.jpg 
Views:	13 
Size:	273.7 KB 
ID:	1533011  
    Club Saito #61 Cub Brotherhood #107
    Spitfire Brotherhood #143
    Kadet Brotherhood #3

  17. #1617
    Tampatexan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Palm Coast, FL
    Posts
    58
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    That's Sue Parrish's pink P-40 - used to be seen a lot on the airshow circuit. 
    Jim Houston
    AMA 4282
    Palm Coast, FL

  18. #1618

    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Brockton, MA
    Posts
    3,892
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Thanks... that looks like a beautiful bird... would be worthy of a Scale effort if folks could get past the pink color. I got this when I googled Sue Parrish

    Sue Parrish - Gone West
    Legendary warbird and former WASP pilot Sue Parrish has passed away at age 87. Sue was probably best known for being one of the founders of the Kalamazoo Air Zoo Museum and for flying her bright pink P-40 Warhawk at numerous airshows through the 70's, 80'sm and into the 1990's.

    In another comment regarding the color of the finish, I found "she answered that it was based on an actual aircraft that served in North Africa that had weathered to a bright pink colour under the intense sun and heat of the desert and that many P-40's in Allied service had their paint schemes go the same way with time."

    Thanks for bringing that up.

    Bob
    Club Saito #61 Cub Brotherhood #107
    Spitfire Brotherhood #143
    Kadet Brotherhood #3

  19. #1619

    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Memphis, TN
    Posts
    11,703
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Probably a mix of paint and primer. Remember the pink submarine in the movie?
    3-D is for Monster Movies

  20. #1620

    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Brockton, MA
    Posts
    3,892
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    I remember the submarine and the movie... from the Internet, I gathered that she had painted the plane to match that one(s) that got weathered in Africa. Pink airplane for a lady pilot... a nice touch!

    Bob
    Club Saito #61 Cub Brotherhood #107
    Spitfire Brotherhood #143
    Kadet Brotherhood #3

  21. #1621

    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Memphis, TN
    Posts
    11,703
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    I went to school at Western Mich Univ in Kalamazoo graguating in '71. Don't recall ever hearing about her but did hear about her family some. They opened the Air Zoo about 5-6 years after I Graduated.
    3-D is for Monster Movies

  22. #1622

    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Guilford, CT
    Posts
    2,696
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?


    ORIGINAL: thunderbolt-RCU

    Boy, I would like to see all the RCM covers posted in a few pages here, so I do not have to go thru 60 some pages on RCU. My collection of RCU started in 1967. But I do not have all of them.
    Brian

    Well, not all, but one of my favorites:

    Sincerely, Richard
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Ge96922.jpg 
Views:	10 
Size:	309.3 KB 
ID:	1534882  

  23. #1623

    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Guilford, CT
    Posts
    2,696
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    And another: 'Tis the season, football that is!

    Best regards to all for a happy Holiday Season.

    Sincerely, Richard
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Pn36947.jpg 
Views:	9 
Size:	240.6 KB 
ID:	1535298  

  24. #1624

    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Guilford, CT
    Posts
    2,696
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    Even BUSA got into the game with this ad:

    Regards, Richard
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Rp43749.jpg 
Views:	5 
Size:	318.7 KB 
ID:	1535299   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Wu61553.jpg 
Views:	8 
Size:	318.7 KB 
ID:	1535300  

  25. #1625

    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Brockton, MA
    Posts
    3,892
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Has RCM folded?

    One of my favorites is on Page 13, post 303.....

    It's hard to believe that this thread has been going for over 5 years now.

    Merry Christmas everyone [sm=wink_smile.gif]

    Bob
    Club Saito #61 Cub Brotherhood #107
    Spitfire Brotherhood #143
    Kadet Brotherhood #3


Page 65 of 75 FirstFirst ... 15556364656667 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:15 PM.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.