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03-26-2019, 08:30 AM
Forum: Kit Building
03-26-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By scottrc

I've always been interested in a kit from an ARF...

I've always been interested in a kit from an ARF mfg. They would be designed for mass production, so one would think that the kit would go together easily.
03-26-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 718
Posted By scottrc

Your scenario could be a gray area. If I own a...

Your scenario could be a gray area. If I own a hobby store, and I fly a plane at the field or in the contest, I could claim I am doing it for pleasure, but some bureaucrat could challenge me in that...
03-26-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 718
Posted By scottrc

May I interject here....... In regards to who's...

May I interject here.......
In regards to who's responsible for being 107, it's not the AMA, the CD, the Club, or anyone BUT the pilot who is in control the of aircraft. The FAA will only be...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-21-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By scottrc

I have used RTV in a similar situation for a...

I have used RTV in a similar situation for a fillet on fins for a large rocket. Its flexibility will allow the fillet to take stress and vibration well.
02-21-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 2,813
Posted By scottrc

I do the same thing, belong to clubs, pay my $75,...

I do the same thing, belong to clubs, pay my $75, support LHS, take kids flying, participate in mall shows and parades, and what do correspondence do I get from the AMA, a few years ago a letter...
02-18-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 2,813
Posted By scottrc

Correct, Big Box Marketing will not work. Hence...

Correct, Big Box Marketing will not work.
Hence why AMA needs to do some serious restructuring or it will be ending up like Sears.
It needs to downsize, this is a point and click society and its...
02-06-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,455
Posted By scottrc

My insurance company offered me a $3 million...

My insurance company offered me a $3 million umbrella policy for an additional $3 a month. It covers the operation of model aircraft or "drones". Thats $36/yr. Sell me again why I need to pay $75...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-21-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By scottrc

TH was my source for bulk tubing, now it has to...

TH was my source for bulk tubing, now it has to be sourced directly from DuBro.

TH will soon be joining Sears and Kmart.
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-21-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,052
Views: 303,938
Posted By scottrc

Thanks Donnie, I've been here on RCU since...

Thanks Donnie,
I've been here on RCU since 2003, and pics of me would probably get me banned:p I just now reached the age that I am told to grow up, well thats NOT HAPPENING!
12-19-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 7,746
Posted By scottrc

Hey Len, whats your secret password from your AMA...

Hey Len, whats your secret password from your AMA decoder ring that allows you to see such a great and comprehensive website at the AMA?????
It's been two months of working with them and they still...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-19-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By scottrc

TH spoiled us for so many years by being the one...

TH spoiled us for so many years by being the one stop source for EVERYTHING RC. Now they have been diminished to the level of typical big box retailers that have shelves of throw away, instant...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-19-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7,052
Views: 303,938
Posted By scottrc

Talking Good morning, I just wanted to say that I have...

Good morning,
I just wanted to say that I have lurked on this thread since its beginning enjoying all the banter and experiences, and now that I turned 50 a few weeks ago, have officially posted to...
12-13-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 7,746
Posted By scottrc

ARRL, Tripoli, and NAR are all really great...

ARRL, Tripoli, and NAR are all really great representative associations that I have dealt with and all three are much cheaper to belong too. In fact, ARRL doesn't even pressure you to join while...
Forum: Kit Building
12-13-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By scottrc

Easy to make with plastic from a large blister...

Easy to make with plastic from a large blister pack, a lighter, and a 1/4" diameter steel rod. Heat the rod and then form the plastic around it. I've made a couple for both my Eagle and Eaglet.
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-13-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By scottrc

I loved my Evolution props. I have completely...

I loved my Evolution props. I have completely stopped buying anything related to HH or Eflight. I've been rejected too many times to rely on them. Its better to go back to old school of scratch...
12-05-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,610
Posted By scottrc

I was paying $49 for a mediocre dinner, now I'm...

I was paying $49 for a mediocre dinner, now I'm paying $75 for a some stale leftovers.
I paid for a two year membership yet they had me down for only one. That only took five weeks to fix the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-09-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7,052
Views: 303,938
Posted By scottrc

We are expecting that testing as you described is...

We are expecting that testing as you described is how our FAA will administer it. Just something that legally binds you and shows them that you have enough knowledge so they can throw the book at...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-06-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7,052
Views: 303,938
Posted By scottrc

Hi Joe, I am sorry to hear what you are going...

Hi Joe, I am sorry to hear what you are going through. I live over in Chanute and may have seen you flying the cub before while I take the cut across from Thayer to Parsons.

I have had my wings...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-09-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By scottrc

How about raise the dues to cover the cost of...

How about raise the dues to cover the cost of having a service to come and mow? That way it gets done and everyone can use the time to fly instead.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-01-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,819
Posted By scottrc

Interesting in that I am planning on ordering the...

Interesting in that I am planning on ordering the Skytiger Jr short kit for a winter project. I got the plans from Outerzone and printed them on six 11x17 sheets on my own printer and it worked out...
09-25-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 7,746
Posted By scottrc

This medical examiner may be incorrect for now,...

This medical examiner may be incorrect for now, you do not need a Certificate of Airmanship to fly under 107. This is the screwy part of 107, you take a basic written knowledge based exam and renew...
09-11-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By scottrc

So this is what my $75 is getting me? I can't...

So this is what my $75 is getting me? I can't still log in to even complain,so I will do it here:D
08-31-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By scottrc

They must had liked the performance and results...

They must had liked the performance and results from the upgrades at RCUand hired that guy.
And look where RCU is at compared to before it was sold out and went through a bunch of "upgrades".
I...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-31-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,117
Posted By scottrc

That type of fundraising would be very popular...

That type of fundraising would be very popular with us, but we cannot sell or trade malt beverages or liquor without the proper permits and licenses and would be breaking the law.
We do however...
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