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Posted By countilaw

My Taranis X9D says dual rates are working.........

.........but the servos aren't working in dual rates. I've set up dual rates in Elev, Rud and Ailerons. The dual rates are working in the Elevator and Rudder, but the servos for the...
05-20-2019, 10:21 PM
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Posted By countilaw

this event date has been moved to june ...

this event date has been moved to june 8th.........
05-12-2019, 07:36 PM
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Posted By countilaw

Grand Prairie, T

June 15th, The GOLDEN TRIANGLE RC CLUB will host their annual War Bird Fly-in. Raffles, Prizes Food and Drinks and lots of flying. Landing fee $15.00 All Pilots eat for FREE !! Their will be raffles...
05-12-2019, 07:34 PM
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Posted By countilaw

Grand Prairie, TX War Bird Fly-in

June 15th, The GOLDEN TRIANGLE RC CLUB will host their annual War Bird Fly-in. Raffles, Prizes Food and Drinks and lots of flying. Landing fee $15.00 All Pilots eat for FREE !! Their will be raffles...
05-05-2019, 07:59 PM
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Posted By countilaw

SPA Contest in Grand Prairie, TX May 18th...

.... is only 2 weeks away. If you think you are going to be attending, please pre-register. We need to know how much food and drink we will need. To pre-register click here : SPA Contest Calendar ...
Forum: RC Humor
11-03-2018, 07:57 PM
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Posted By countilaw

RG, look and see where the OP is from. He...

RG, look and see where the OP is from. He is talking about an engine bearer, or as we know it, motor mount. He was looking for hardwood engine mount 1/2 X 1/4 in. Which is the...
Forum: Kit Building
09-16-2018, 12:56 PM
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Posted By countilaw

Thanks guys, I only hope the grand kids like...

Thanks guys, I only hope the grand kids like it .

Frank
Forum: Kit Building
09-13-2018, 09:26 PM
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Posted By countilaw

It's finish with the exception of AMA and FAA ...

It's finish with the exception of AMA and FAA numbers. https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/445x361/img_20180911_180335_22c1d5855de8e1f4dac816b02d59e6f64cc5b1f2.jpg...
09-04-2018, 08:55 PM
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Posted By countilaw

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

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Framed plane ready for two coats of Clear Dope....
Forum: Kit Building
09-04-2018, 08:22 PM
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Posted By countilaw

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1080x1920/butterfly5_5ea4893f5816cf2410b8475d47452a6cdf1707c9.jpg

I decided not to use the lite ply for the fuselage and used balsa....
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Posted By countilaw

Milled, I have several of those receivers and...

Milled,
I have several of those receivers and have never experienced the problems you are having. I am not a radio expert, but try rebinding the receiver. And another idea is don't ...
Forum: Beginners
08-20-2018, 06:31 PM
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Posted By countilaw

Why were you flying in a school yard? Did you...

Why were you flying in a school yard? Did you have specific approval from the school district to fly on school property? Did you get permission to climb on top of the school building? If the answer...
Forum: Kit Building
08-13-2018, 07:33 PM
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Posted By countilaw

I thought we lost you. Now let's get on with...

I thought we lost you. Now let's get on with the build. You don't need large holes for the wires. Take an servo extension and cut off one of the connectors, pierce a small hole in each rib...
Forum: Kit Building
08-08-2018, 02:12 PM
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Posted By countilaw

What happened to the build thread? Is this...

What happened to the build thread? Is this another newbie in over his head, lost interest and quit? What a shame.
06-26-2018, 06:58 AM
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Posted By countilaw

UP-DATE Awards will be given in Novice. ...

UP-DATE Awards will be given in Novice. Just no points for Free entries.

So if you enter FREE Novice, you will be eligible to win an award, but no points.

If you pay to...
06-21-2018, 10:23 PM
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Posted By countilaw

Lacquer is not fuel proof, just as Nitrate Dope...

Lacquer is not fuel proof, just as Nitrate Dope is not fuel proof. An excellent thinner for Dope is Automotive "Reducer" . It is slower than lacquer thinner, acetone or MEK. ...
06-21-2018, 10:02 PM
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Posted By countilaw

Does that mean that if you are not a member of...

Does that mean that if you are not a member of SPA, you are still eligible for any award and the points? Or are the awards and points just going to the SPA members?
06-15-2018, 09:00 PM
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Posted By countilaw

Golden Triangle SPA pattern contest

On June the 30th, we have a Senior Pattern Contest at our field. If you just want to try flying pattern, you can fly for free and not be a member of Senior Pattern Association in the Novice class,...
Forum: Beginners
06-15-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By countilaw

A good reason to join a club and have a proper...

A good reason to join a club and have a proper place to fly. Another is you would learn the rules and know that you are to have your name and address including your AMA number and FAA number....
06-10-2018, 10:40 PM
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Posted By countilaw

They can be used in SPA.

They can be used in SPA.
06-10-2018, 10:39 PM
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Posted By countilaw

I think that NOT having to deal with tuned...

I think that NOT having to deal with tuned pipes and retracts may attract more pilots to compete. I like not having to mess with them.
We just experienced a great contest at the Texas Wings ...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-03-2018, 08:41 PM
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Posted By countilaw

SPA Event in Grand Prairie, TX

Senior Pattern Association will be holding a pattern event on June 30th at the Golden Triangle RC Club field on Joe Pool Lake. Don't let the word "Senior" fool you, any body at any age...
Forum: Beginners
05-28-2018, 07:10 PM
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Posted By countilaw

The hair spray just seals the balsa wood. ...

The hair spray just seals the balsa wood. It will make the nap stand up, sand it with 320 grit sand paper. The wood will be much smoother and when covered, the monokote will look...
05-15-2018, 07:38 PM
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Posted By countilaw

You can't go wrong with RTL. Not only do you...

You can't go wrong with RTL. Not only do you save a lot of money, but the products are as good as they get. I keep a nice supply of fasteners from RTL because you can get a count of 24...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-12-2018, 07:07 PM
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Posted By countilaw

I found the rings on Ebay, however, I don't...

I found the rings on Ebay, however, I don't ever order anything from China. I will wait for Bjorn.

Frank
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