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Forum: The Clubhouse Today, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5,290
Views: 207,253
Posted By countilaw
Back in 1965, my freshman year in High School I...

Back in 1965, my freshman year in High School I joined the slide rule club. We met every morning before homeroom. I had a holster that hung from my belt for my slide rule to ride in.
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Forum: The Clubhouse Today, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 37
Posted By countilaw
Congress recently finalized the National Defense...

Congress recently finalized the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that restores the FAA’s registration requirement. This bill reverses an earlier U.S. Court of Appeals decision...
Forum: The Clubhouse 10-05-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 418
Posted By countilaw
I've been flying control line aircraft for 57...

I've been flying control line aircraft for 57 years and RC aircraft for over 35 years and teaching noobies to fly for just about as long. I've been around long enough to know what I'm talking...
Forum: The Clubhouse 10-03-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,332
Posted By countilaw
I use a 2001 Ford Windstar SEL that I picked up...

I use a 2001 Ford Windstar SEL that I picked up for $2,000.00 usd. It has a video system, front and rear A/C systems, electric side doors and rear door. I took out all the back seats and installed a...
Forum: The Clubhouse 10-03-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 418
Posted By countilaw
Most of the time. Like most noobies, you...

Most of the time. Like most noobies, you got the Hobbyzone Duet, which is just a foamie toy airplane. And you are going to get another foamie toy airplane. You can't learn to fly...
Forum: The Clubhouse 10-02-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 418
Posted By countilaw
Eye on a more serious plane...... P-51, ...

Eye on a more serious plane...... P-51, Corsair, P-38 ? And he hasn't even learned to fly yet...

Already off on the wrong foot and won't even admit it.
Forum: The Clubhouse 06-04-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By countilaw
Maybe I can shed some light on who tests the ...

Maybe I can shed some light on who tests the firmware or the openTX programming. OpenTX programming is like taking 1000 computer programmers (RC enthusiasts) and placing them in a room...
Forum: The Clubhouse 06-04-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,272
Posted By countilaw
The Hobby Clown in Arlington Texas is such a...

The Hobby Clown in Arlington Texas is such a joke. If it's not supplied by Horizon, Hangar 9 or Ares, then you can forget about them ordering anything for you. The manager smells so bad...
Forum: Classic RC Pattern Flying 06-02-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,119
Posted By countilaw
They are selling a lot of stuff on e-bay. ...

They are selling a lot of stuff on e-bay.

Frank
Forum: Tips & Techniques 05-30-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By countilaw
This is how I solve the problem. I can get 3...

This is how I solve the problem. I can get 3 planes secured, with canopy, ice chest, chair, tool boxes, charging box, field box,


Right now it kinda looks like the second pic. Over loaded?
Forum: The Clubhouse 05-30-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By countilaw
I got a Taranis after my JR needed to be...

I got a Taranis after my JR needed to be replaced. I love it and have completed many mods including the M9 gimbals.

I keep discovering new things that can be done with this radio.
Forum: The Clubhouse 05-26-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By countilaw
I saw this and had to pass it on

I saw this on E-bay and had to pass it on. It is so ridiculous. $601 for a Robart air valve.

Robart Manufacturing Air Control Valve, Variable (Red)...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 05-18-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By countilaw
Just think of all the fun you will have surfing...

Just think of all the fun you will have surfing the web looking for all those hobby suppliers, forums and aircraft plans sites.

Hours and hours of excitement and exploration.

Frank
Forum: Classic RC Pattern Flying 05-18-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,539
Posted By countilaw
I must admit, those are some very professional...

I must admit, those are some very professional looking molds. They should produce some very good fuselages.

Frank
Forum: Classic RC Pattern Flying 05-07-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 172,867
Posted By countilaw
There is a company in Wichita Falls, TX ...

There is a company in Wichita Falls, TX that has a great selections of lazer cut kits and the prices are right too. I've used them and built a Super Kaos kit which is featured in...
Forum: Classic RC Pattern Flying 05-06-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 172,867
Posted By countilaw
I can't believe it either. It is a great...

I can't believe it either. It is a great flying plane and I have one. I hate to see it go. I don't know, but it''s possible that the Chinese company producing it is going out of...
Forum: Classic RC Pattern Flying 05-06-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 172,867
Posted By countilaw
Kit building is only a dying art due to all the ...

Kit building is only a dying art due to all the ARFs on the market. Many ARF companies are going under and kit building will be back.

Just heard that Tower will NO LONGER carry the ...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 04-20-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,731
Posted By countilaw
I am assembling a Top Flite AT-6 Texan for...

I am assembling a Top Flite AT-6 Texan for Fun Scale. I am using it as a basis for my completed model. I want to use a gyro due to the narrow gear configuration. With the ...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-20-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,426
Posted By countilaw
I once knew a guy that ran a web site and sold...

I once knew a guy that ran a web site and sold RC products. Nice site, looked like his company was really big and professional. When actually he worked out of his garage. He would never...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 04-19-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By countilaw
looking for led nav lights

I am looking for a good quality led navigation light system. Maybe someone can steer me to a U.S. hobby supplier.

Frank
Forum: The Clubhouse 04-19-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,672
Posted By countilaw
CRAP I don't have anything to ***** about now !!!

CRAP I don't have anything to ***** about now !!!
Forum: Classic RC Pattern Flying 03-24-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,119
Posted By countilaw
I really enjoy the classic pattern planes. ...

I really enjoy the classic pattern planes. The planes fly great, and they do the maneuvers.
I just can't justify spending 1000 + bucks on a plane. I just wish we had more contest...
Forum: Classic RC Pattern Flying 03-20-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,539
Posted By countilaw
November 18 2016 Vquick states delivery...

November 18 2016 Vquick states delivery date of Feb 2017 It's now March 2017 and the Electric version is not available.





November 28, 2016 Arrow productions...
Forum: Classic RC Pattern Flying 03-19-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,119
Posted By countilaw
Chris, What's happening with Hobby Barn? ...

Chris,
What's happening with Hobby Barn?

Frank
Forum: Classic RC Pattern Flying 03-19-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,539
Posted By countilaw
Dieter, I apologize if I seem indifferent to...

Dieter, I apologize if I seem indifferent to you plane. I've have seen many people ripped off on the net by people of unscrupulous intentions.

Send me your hard earned money and...
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