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Posted By grandpaul

There is an antenna & module in the classified /...

There is an antenna & module in the classified / for sale section.
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Posted By grandpaul

Like new HiTec Aurora 9

Just a heads up, "last call" for an almost new Hitec Aurora 9 transmitter, missing antenna & module, otherwise like new in box with charger, backlight works, with new LiPo battery (92% charge from...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-23-2017, 06:15 AM
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Posted By grandpaul

Well, I'm all done apart from selling a one-time...

Well, I'm all done apart from selling a one-time lot of all the crashed planes and partial cars that didn't sell at the swap meet this past weekend (it went really well), and it will only be between...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-23-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By grandpaul

Well, I'm all done apart from selling a one-time...

Well, I'm all done apart from selling a one-time lot of all the crashed planes and partial cars that didn't sell at the swap meet this past weekend (it went really well), and it will only be between...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-22-2017, 03:15 AM
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Views: 251
Posted By grandpaul

Yesterday went fantastic! Almost $3,500 in sales,...

Yesterday went fantastic! Almost $3,500 in sales, representing almost all of the cars & car parts, all but one boat, and about half the airplanes.

I hope today goes as well. I'm going to have a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-22-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By grandpaul

My first time with an actual bogus check. I...

My first time with an actual bogus check.

I did have 3 or four variations of really intricate 3rd-party representative buyer calls for the SINGLE craigslist ad I ever posted! Never again.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-20-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By grandpaul

Scammer alert!

I had an attempted scam in one of my ads, through the RCU link.

njdbm788s@gmail.com is the villain.

He sent me an email stating he wanted to buy the Revolver aerobatic plane I listed for $150,...
10-20-2017, 04:38 PM
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Posted By grandpaul

Big swap meet in San Antonio, TX 10/21-10/22

Last goodbye to Ignacio "Nacho" Pulido, my long-time friend. I'm hauling all his R.C. Model collection to a big swap meet in San Antonio tomorrow. 12 airplanes, 15 cars, 6 boats, 1 helicopter, 23...
10-20-2017, 04:35 PM
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Posted By grandpaul

BIG SWAP MEET! San Antonio, TX 10/21-10/22

Last goodbye to Ignacio "Nacho" Pulido, my long-time friend. I'm hauling all his R.C. Model collection to a big swap meet in San Antonio tomorrow. 12 airplanes, 15 cars, 6 boats, 1 helicopter, 23...
10-20-2017, 04:31 PM
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Posted By grandpaul

Big swap meet in San Antonio 10/21-10/22

Last goodbye to Ignacio "Nacho" Pulido, my long-time friend. I'm hauling all his R.C. Model collection to a big swap meet in San Antonio tomorrow. 12 airplanes, 15 cars, 6 boats, 1 helicopter, 23...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-15-2017, 11:29 AM
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Views: 251
Posted By grandpaul

trying to post links to photos, this sucks... ...

trying to post links to photos, this sucks...

Anyway, 20+ big planes, more than a dozen cars, trucks & buggies, a helicopter, 5 powerboats, engines, transmitters servos, motors, ESCs, props,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-15-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By grandpaul

Cars, Planes, Boats, Helis, gas, electric, radios, etc SWAP MEET!!! San Antonio, TX

There is a big RC Swap meet in San Antonio, TX next weekend. I will be hauling lots of planes, cars, boats, a helicopter, batteries, transmitters, parts, engines, etc. to help the family of my late...
09-23-2017, 06:31 PM
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Views: 929
Posted By grandpaul

I've used them for motorcycle frames, because...

I've used them for motorcycle frames, because they can't damage them!

Don't know that I'd trust them with a big RC plane, though...
09-23-2017, 10:50 AM
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Views: 929
Posted By grandpaul

Notes: Box measures 59"L x 32"W x 20" tall, and...

Notes:
Box measures 59"L x 32"W x 20" tall, and weighs 40#.

USPostal says it's too big to mail.

UPS wants $323.50 to either CA or FL

FedEx says $242.
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09-23-2017, 09:46 AM
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Posted By grandpaul

Carved out another block to accommodate the top...

Carved out another block to accommodate the top of the tail...

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Protecting the elevator tips...

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Folding and cutting additional sections of a 2nd box to almost complete the...
09-23-2017, 09:41 AM
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Views: 929
Posted By grandpaul

Wings bubble wrapped... 2233199 Motor...

Wings bubble wrapped...

2233199

Motor and landing gear section of fuselage packed in one of the foam blocks...

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Landing gear & propeller bubble wrapped...
09-22-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By grandpaul

Now for some softening cushion for the tail...

Now for some softening cushion for the tail elements...
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Some air pillows for the nose section...
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Added a bottom floor of thin masonite siding for rigidity; note the "arch" for...
09-22-2017, 03:50 PM
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Views: 929
Posted By grandpaul

That's a GREAT idea! Just right for medium-sized...

That's a GREAT idea! Just right for medium-sized planes like this one. Maybe double up end-to-end for larger ones...
09-22-2017, 03:48 PM
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Views: 929
Posted By grandpaul

Okay, this is much better. 2233155 Carved...

Okay, this is much better.
2233155

Carved into a stiff packing block to accommodate the tail elements...

2233156

Laid down a layer of stiff foam, then a roll of air pillows...

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09-22-2017, 03:37 PM
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Views: 929
Posted By grandpaul

Packing & shipping large/giant planes!

I'm not an RC guy, but my friend, Nacho was, right up until his sudden passing early this year.

Since then, my wyfe and I have been helping his widow and kids to sell off his vehicles, boat,...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-22-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By grandpaul

Nacho was my motorcycle riding and fishing buddy...

Nacho was my motorcycle riding and fishing buddy for 33 years; our wives were friends before we met.

Nacho's place was a hobby HOUSE, not just one room. Besides planes, cars, boats, engines and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-21-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By grandpaul

ARFs and others -estate sale

Just a heads up to check the classifieds for a bunch of planes I've put up this week.

There are some pretty nice planes... (not to mention cars, boats, motors, engines, a helo, radios, servos,...
09-20-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By grandpaul

Thanx. This is a mighty fine forum, something...

Thanx.
This is a mighty fine forum, something for everybody!
Too bad I'm not an RC guy.
This is not a Haiku.
09-20-2017, 05:23 PM
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Views: 237
Posted By grandpaul

I had hoped and figured you'd be understanding. I...

I had hoped and figured you'd be understanding. I am definitely not making money off helping my friend of 33 years; we met through our wives who were college classmates, she's really got it tough....
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