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Forum: The Clubhouse
05-16-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: Info on Improving Flying Skills

Edit: missed your second post.

Minn is right for that type of imporvement you just need to burn fuel. Although the learning curve can be shortened a lot when your not fighting your plane. So...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-09-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: Model mag authors

I don't have any delusions that a livelihood could be made out of writing R/C related articles. Nor do I believe that the pay vs. time invested can even match minimum wage.

You guys probably...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-08-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By BillyGoat

Model mag authors

Another post here made me think about this. Wonder what the author compensation is at the model magazines? Do they have a different fee schedule for things like regular "staff writers" vs. freelance,...
05-05-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: Building Tutorial

Well I was going to suggest the Harry Higley books, however when I went searching for a link I found many of the old titles are now out of print. [&o]
05-03-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,140
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: DIY propeller?

Luft-Gangster, You've COMPELTELY misread my post and you obviously did not read the entire thing. Let me refer you to the last sentence.
"This will be for those of us that like a challenge and...
05-03-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,443
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: engine shutting down on take off

+1
Had same issues with one plane. Shortened the clunk line and all was good.
05-02-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,140
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: DIY propeller?

Here's my take on prop building and safety. Making your own is like scratch building an airplane, it's not cost effective and it's very time consuming. Those individuals that would not take the time...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-02-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: Big mistake turned into a big save

Fixed. That's what I get posting before that morning coffee. :D
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-02-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: Big mistake turned into a big save

Not that I want to be tested but whenever I hear a story about somebody crashing due to reversed ailerons I wonder if I could quickly reprogram my brain to avert a crash and bring it in safely?

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Forum: The Clubhouse
04-26-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,313
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: Do I have the Right?

I've had my share of chasing dogs back when I used to run. Where I live most of my routes were out a few miles then back the same route to get home. Whenever I met a dog on the outbound I'd be sure...
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: Twitter

Many thanks, I'll give a try and see what happens.

I don't know a single person that uses Twitter, yet it seems to be very popular. [&:]
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By BillyGoat

Twitter

I tend to hang out in the airplane sections of RCU but believe my question has a much better chance of getting answered with you guys, considering the average age of R/C fliers is right around...
04-24-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,140
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: DIY propeller?

I vote for a step by step prop making thread by HVACMAN. Complete with pics and a list of materials used. :D

Can I get an Amen?
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-22-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: CO Xtreme

LOL.... Perfect! ;)
04-19-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 772
Posted By BillyGoat

Hitec X4 and HK Quattro

Is it just me that noticed the uncanny resemblance of Hobby King's Quattro to Hitec's x4? [X(]

Trying to find some user feedback on the X4 but can't seem to get RUC's search to work right....
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-17-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: Club with new field in Central Jersey looking for members

Warren, no flame. You didn't resurrect this thread just to insert some lame BS. Good luck with the membership drive.

There have been some discussions here on RCU about increasing the awareness...
04-15-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: Top 3 RC Magazine Choices

Completely agree with every word... With the exception of: "RC Report is online and still pretty good". They lost me as a reader when they introduced a monthly segment that is supposed to be written...
04-14-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,633
Posted By BillyGoat

RE:

Strong resurrection of an old thread.

Since it's been almost 8 years since the OP brought up the fact that it had been out of print, wonder if the copyright has expired and it can be made...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-11-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,718
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: CASTING RC Hobby Shops and Salespeople

Hodges Hobbies. http://www.hodgeshobbies.com

Huge hobby shop with a flying field where several events are scheduled through out the year.

Ask for Mac Hodges.
04-06-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,633
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: DUDE!! Can you just shut up??

Oh so he's in Texas now? I wondered what happened to that guy. ;)
04-06-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,633
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: DUDE!! Can you just shut up??

dasintex... :D:D Funny! I think the experts that have been in my club have been a part of yours at one time or another. Although we did have one "expert", probably the worst offender, that was the...
04-05-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,633
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: DUDE!! Can you just shut up??

So true. Over the years our club has had a few guys inflicted with diarrhea of the mouth that nobody has ever seen fly. I tend to think its a self esteem issue. They so badly want to be accepted,...
04-05-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,833
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: 2.4 ghz Radio choice which one?

James, if your wife is like mine she will never know the difference. She couldn't pick my Tx out of a line up of one. A good indicator that she has no clue what type of gear you have will be if she...
04-03-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,367
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: Pattern Practice

Might want to ask in the Pattern forum.
04-01-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,833
Posted By BillyGoat

RE: 2.4 ghz Radio choice which one?

Gray Beard, if you haven't seen an AT radio at competitions your not at the right ones. ;) If you go to sailplane event AT is about all your going to see. It's been that way for decades. In Pattern...
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