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    You will have little problem selling that on an...

    You will have little problem selling that on an auction site or here on RCU's buy&sell.
  2. Thread: Dixie Cutrone

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    Dixie Cutrone

    I've been informed that Dixie Cutrone has gone to that great flying site in the western lands.

    Those of us that knew Dixie have lost a great friend.


    Dixie was a good friend of Frank Garcher...
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    I used cherry for the hardwood in my Guillows...

    I used cherry for the hardwood in my Guillows trainer as that's what I had handy.

    In case you missed it, there's another thread on the Guillows trainers here:...
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    So far, four people have taken their first C/L...

    So far, four people have taken their first C/L flights on this plane. I hope to add to that number.
    It's really strong and has survived some brutal treatment, including two figure nines.

    If you'd...
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    micklos- I know my responses will probably get...

    micklos-
    I know my responses will probably get flamed by some of the techie elite (of which I'm a member, lol), but no one else is answering so I'll take a shot.
    It sounds like you are using...
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    You'll have to drive a bit. I'd say the...

    You'll have to drive a bit.
    I'd say the geometric center of activity in Florida would be around the Orlando area.
    -Ron
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    I must say I'm stunned this one has slipped...

    I must say I'm stunned this one has slipped through the cracks. No plans available? A quest!

    After reading of Jim for years, I was fortunate enough to meet him in the '80s.
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    THIS sounds like a good job for a 3D printer!

    THIS sounds like a good job for a 3D printer!
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    I think the big issue the OP has is the plastic...

    I think the big issue the OP has is the plastic cassette. That thing is hard to come by.
    I've been using half a cassette with a 3s LiPo stuffed in it for years in my 9z.
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    Any chance there's a walk-in hobby shop nearby...

    Any chance there's a walk-in hobby shop nearby that carries 27MHz crystals? They probably would let you try out what they have to see if any work.
    It'd be pretty wasteful if you had to buy all four...
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    I imagine Hobby People would carry all the...

    I imagine Hobby People would carry all the Airtronics crystals.
    http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php/catalogsearch/result/?q=27+mhz+crystal

    The question is, "Which one do you need?".
    Can you see...
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    The legal 27MHz RC frequencies are: 26.995...

    The legal 27MHz RC frequencies are:


    26.995 MHz -- Channel 1 (Brown)
    27.045 MHz -- Channel 2 (Red)
    27.095 MHz -- Channel 3 (Orange)
    27.145 MHz -- Channel 4 (Yellow)
    27.195 MHz --...
  13. Yeah, I've got the T-shirt on this one, too,...

    Yeah, I've got the T-shirt on this one, too, Lucky! I had a pre-Ice Castle go brickett on me on final approach with my Genesis. The black smoke looked like a B57 starting up and also melted off the...
  14. If something burned it will be visible when you...

    If something burned it will be visible when you examine the insides. Why not open it up and take a look to see how bad it is?
  15. Yep, you're there and can see it. It sounds...

    Yep, you're there and can see it. It sounds pretty rough.
    I hate to see an expensive piece junked, but really it's not worth an airplane.
  16. It might be worth sending the receiver to Radio...

    It might be worth sending the receiver to Radio South or the manufacturer before writing it off.
    It's likely it lost a land and/or a regulator. A few minutes of checks by a skilled tech may reveal...
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    The blue ones are shown here:...

    The blue ones are shown here:
    http://www.rchalloffame.org/Manufacturer/GM/gallery/files/page141-1000-full.html

    It looks like they were marketed in the USA under the GM brand by Hobby Specialties.
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    Roy- Go to this web site and browse around and...

    Roy-
    Go to this web site and browse around and see if what you have looks like anything there.

    http://www.rchalloffame.org/

    Maybe start with manufacturers E.D. and GM.

    -Ron
  19. I've got one just like it. That's a Controlaire...

    I've got one just like it.
    That's a Controlaire Galloping Ghost transmitter. GG was a form of proportional that was cheaper and less sophisticated than full digital proportional that we use today....
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    Binder Stealth Jr. - 20+ flights, G&H reloadables...

    Binder Stealth Jr. - 20+ flights, G&H reloadables
    Binder Excel Jr. - About 15 flights, F&G
    Semroc Aero Dart - 20+ flights, R.I.P. due to a chuffing engine followed by drag separation.

    These have...
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    14SG owners please read

    I was flying today and got caught in a sprinkle with my 14SG transmitter. It started a strange series of beeps on final and rollout. I was afraid I was getting some kind of warning of an imminent...
  22. These items should not be stored together. I learned this the hard way.

    Wire brushes
    and
    velcro.
  23. What do you mean by confirming "on air" status?...

    What do you mean by confirming "on air" status? Are you turning the receiver on before the transmitter?

    You should always turn the transmitter on first and off last.

    BTW, have you set your...
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    Maybe this has something to do with it....

    Maybe this has something to do with it.
    http://www.futaba-rc.com/faq/faq-receivers-q1060.html
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    If you look down near the bottom of my page...

    If you look down near the bottom of my page
    http://www.mindspring.com/~rellis2/rcpattrn/retro.htm

    You'll see a simple program for an atmega controller that will do the job for an escapement...
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