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    I never understood why they made dual conversion...

    I never understood why they made dual conversion narrow band for six meters when the channels are 100KHz apart. It does not hurt, but it isn't necessary and more expensive. I still fly 53.5 MHz AM...
  2. Bob, Controlaire multi reed had a bad...

    Bob,
    Controlaire multi reed had a bad connection; the power wire from the battery was corroded. The batteries were shot as well, I'll replace them with dry cell holders for convenience. Still...
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    Joe Martin passed away

    Sorry to hear about Joe,
    hopefully it was quick and painless. Joe really did great job of documenting his memories from Micro-Avionics and Kraft, and the personalities he came in contact with. ...
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    Dave, you have a private message from me, ...

    Dave,
    you have a private message from me,

    Jay


    Sid,
    The guy who bough Proline was Joe Bridi. A couple Proline competition flyers were Bob Violet and Terry Prather, they were in some of the...
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    Hello William, Contact me at ...

    Hello William,
    Contact me at jaymen@pacbell.net or 949 699 0439 for information on how to get your Pulse Commander in for repair,

    Regards,
    Jay
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    Ace Pulse Commander Repair

    I moved this to a new post:


    Hi Jaymen,

    It was suggested on this forum today, that I should contact you about needing to repair or replace my broken Ace Pulse Commander. Its electronics...
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    Wanted: Bonitron SS

    I'm looking for a Bonitron SS transmitter, and if anyone here has one, please contact me.
    I try to have at least one working model of every Galloping Ghost transmitter to aid me in testing and...
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    Update to Rand actuators: Black base models...

    Update to Rand actuators:

    Black base models are 2.5 volt versions for use with a center tapped 4 cell 4.8 volt battery. Red dot on Mitsumi motor.

    Red base versions are 3.6 volt and came as...
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    Try reducing the resistor #6 from 6.8K to 5.6K ,...

    Try reducing the resistor #6 from 6.8K to 5.6K , or 4.7K and see what happens. If you get rid of the LiPo, it will eliminate those extra charge plug wires which I think are acting like antennas and...
  10. Sure Bob, I just fixed one that had that...

    Sure Bob,
    I just fixed one that had that problem.
    Let me know when you want to send it in for service, I'll take care of it.

    Jay
  11. Thread: Hershel Toomin

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    Well Frank, you just had /have bad luck. Many...

    Well Frank, you just had /have bad luck. Many others flew the Space Control and later Orbitrols quite successfully, and I have one that still works great here in my shop. Too bad you did not call...
  12. Bump to let everyone know where to get their old...

    Bump to let everyone know where to get their old pulse gear fixed,

    keep 'em pulsing!

    Jay
  13. Thread: Hershel Toomin

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    It is not surprising to hear someone had a...

    It is not surprising to hear someone had a problem with the Space Control, it is inevitable that will happen. I worked in customer service for Cox, Airtronics, Futaba, Tekin, and other electronics...
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    The files and articles section is denying access,...

    The files and articles section is denying access, worked a couple days ago, maybe Tom is loading more info???

    Jy
  15. Thread: Hershel Toomin

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    Hershel Toomin

    Many here probably remember the Space Control, the worlds first commercially produced 4 channel full house proportional radio control system of 1959. This was the brainchild of Hershel Toomin who did...
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    All the above is good stuff, and I have found...

    All the above is good stuff, and I have found that after 7 years, they definitely begin to become a risk factor as far as leakage is concerned. The safe bet is to unplug them so that the battery...
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    Carlos, I can look at the radio and see what is...

    Carlos,
    I can look at the radio and see what is wrong,

    Jay Mendoza

    949 699 0439
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    Sorry to be so late answering this post Russ, but...

    Sorry to be so late answering this post Russ, but the 4RS and 6RS are the only Digimites compatible with modern receivers.

    The original digimite 8 and 4 use a weird 2 pulse per channel encoding...
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    New GG-2 ghost receiver from JBR

    First off, I want to thank Crist for doing all the circuit board layout design and revisions, and the expert fabrication. The parts fit perfectly when I assembled them and the circuit was exactly...
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    Don't worry about 10-20% drifted resistors, as...

    Don't worry about 10-20% drifted resistors, as that is normal for them, depending on if they are silver or no tolerance band. If they are way off, replace them I. have found the control pots and...
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    The "B" schematic is drawn showing the Bonner...

    The "B" schematic is drawn showing the Bonner configuration, but notes the change for adding 1K electronic trim pots for other sticks.
    This "B" version must have been a PIA to manufacture, mainly...
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    Finding the transmitters and actuators is the fun...

    Finding the transmitters and actuators is the fun part. They are too expensive to reproduce in small quantities, given all the injection molded parts and sheet metal fabrication required. Good thing...
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    Photos of GG stuff

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    Here are some photos of Controlaire and Hallco systems, LR-3 and Rand Pak LR-3 actuators, and a shot of the reproduction receiver,GG Pak switcher and decoder for a Dual Pak

    I...
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    Galloping Ghost reproductions availlable

    Hello all,
    Many of you may have seen or even purchased some of the JBR reproduction components I make. Namely there is the Pulse Commander receiver on 27MHz, The Rand GG-Pak switcher, and the Rand...
  25. Hello. If the servos are 3 wire, then leave the...

    Hello.
    If the servos are 3 wire, then leave the white wire alone as it's not needed. If the servos have 4 wires, then the white wire goes to the middle of the 4 batteries.

    The reason the bulb is...
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