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  1. Forget 2.4. I will just keep using my good ol...

    Forget 2.4. I will just keep using my good ol 72Mhz system fo ever and ever!;)
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    It also wouldn't hurt to pick up a soldering iron...

    It also wouldn't hurt to pick up a soldering iron kit from Radio Shack. It will tech you the basics of how to solder, which really will come in handy at some point if you are
    going to be getting...
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    To me, for overload protection, the fuse idea is...

    To me, for overload protection, the fuse idea is sound. If you look around, you can get ones that can reset, like a circut breaker type or PTC type.
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    The one thing I still dont like about 2.4 is that...

    The one thing I still dont like about 2.4 is that it needs to be line of sight flying at all times. Should your aircraft dip behind a tree even for a moment, you will lose radio control, where
    as...
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    Oh well, maybe some day, but not anytimes soon....

    Oh well, maybe some day, but not anytimes soon. Just dont want to spend anymore I guess. How about a suggestion, next time, designate an entire area of the park to just the 72 only(and yes with the...
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    I fly 72, and thats all I will ever fly. Have...

    I fly 72, and thats all I will ever fly. Have plenty invested in it to not warrent moving over t 2.4. Our club still has the freq board and we still even require a freq tag for the 2.4 users.In fact,...
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    I would love to attend this event, but I am very...

    I would love to attend this event, but I am very disappointed that only 2.4 radios are allowed to be used (is that true?) , cant there be room for us 72Mhz guys?
    I have alot already invested in that...
  8. Thread: Turned off

    by crash1ace
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    This past year, our club sorta died down to just...

    This past year, our club sorta died down to just a few members, due to alot of factors. Mostly do to state of the ecomony this past summer, and many who moved away. Also, its a town park, so we only...
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    Focus landing gear

    Hello !

    Just wonndering if anyone would happen to have an extra set of landing gear for the older 2M Focus? Or maybe can recommend where to get a reasonable replacement?

    Thank you in advance :-)
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    I would love ot see some robotics trade shows,...

    I would love ot see some robotics trade shows, there are never any in this area.
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    RE: A new low from Hobby King

    I dunno, I got a kick out of em. Doesnt offend me at all. I could see utting that on a plane big time, and many in my club would get a big laugh out of it too.
  12. RE: Is there a D1 contest schedule posted somewhere?

    The sooner the D1 Site is updated the better, its hard to plan the season without any official info being posted.
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    RE: Standing position for take off

    We allow it at our field only when its a new plane to be maidened if they feel the need to. Its allowed since the runways is only a few feet away from a pilots station (a simple utility cone), and we...
  14. Thread: Bombers

    by crash1ace
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    RE: Bombers

    The B-29 Superfortress in a big ARF form would be my choice!
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    RE: NSRCA Proposed Bylaw Changes

    I have yet to see whats wrong with the 'turn around' ? from the moment I started to learn pattern, the turnaround just seemed so natural to me I guess. From what I've seen reguarding the classic...
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    Focus Sport90 Plans...

    Hello,
    Was wondering if anyone would happen to have plans for the Peidmont Models Focus Sport 90 size ARF? Maidened the plane
    this past summer,but had issues after takeoff. The landing...
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    RE: GLOW FUEL PRICES???

    I dunno, I still get Cool Pwer 15% nitro for around $18 a gallon. No complaints, its a fair price for me, and will continue to fly glow untill thet stop making them. I have no desire to move to gas...
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    RE: Weight limit

    I don't trust or ever feel safe around any model flyer who isn't an AMA member either .
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    RE: Dx8 to futaba?

    That's why I still like my 72Mhz stuff, have not lost a single plan yet in all these years due to issues like brown outs or frequency problems,etc...I'm glad I can still my brand new 72Mhz stuff
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    RE: How do you attract new club members

    We had a nice size club for the past several years,up until this past year, It was like what happen'd ? Went from a membership of close to 30 (with nearly all but a few actually flying) now down to...
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    RE: Images - Bev & Joel Flying A Trainer

    Wow !! A woman who is single and fly's model airplanes, and a club pres no less. Where have you been all my life Bev?? :-) I'm up here in the northeast, and
    that's almost unheard of around here. I...
  22. RE: The times, they are a changin! Say it ain't so Joe?

    I wish I knew what happened with our club. At our field, over the last few years, went from about thirty members at our peak to about 3 that actually fly.
  23. RE: Going to order Great Planes' Escapade this week.

    I have the Escapade 60 with a Thunder Tiger Pro61 in it. Love it. Flys great, plenty speed and power for me. Down lines are nice, does land a little heavy but no problem
    really. Ive had the 40...
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    RE: Are we Geeks?

    All I know is that, when I was growing up, all I ever heard and seen was that this hobby was meant for the rich. I can believe it too, considering what we all can end up spending
    over time, or when...
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    RE: Getting kinda bored...

    I know the feeling... I fly planes, and messed with some helis, and yeah it can actually get a little boring sometimes, especially when the club you are in has shrunk down to just a couple of people...
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