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06-26-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1
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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
Replies: 27
Views: 23,960
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
Replies: 2
Views: 139
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
Replies: 1
Views: 204
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: 9
Views: 322
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
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By countilaw

They can be used in SPA.

They can be used in SPA.
06-10-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
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
Replies: 0
Views: 112
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
Replies: 55
Views: 4,252
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
Replies: 1
Views: 368
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
Replies: 8
Views: 272
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
Forum: Glow Engines
05-11-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By countilaw

Smile O S Max piston rings

I am in need of at least one O.S. Max .61 SF piston ring.

Frank :cool:
05-10-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By countilaw

Hey Will, Do you happen to have a couple...

Hey Will,

Do you happen to have a couple of rings for the .61 SF Part # 27703400OSMG7798
27703400
Piston Ring .61 SF/RF
Frank
05-02-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By countilaw

If you are using a flat table, place the...

If you are using a flat table, place the trailing edge down on the wing skin and slowly roll the foam core forward keeping it flat on the table.
The contact cement will bond immediately and you...
05-01-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By countilaw

I have made orders from RTL a couple of time...

I have made orders from RTL a couple of time over the last year. It's hard to make more orders than that with the quantities and prices. The prices are so reasonable for the quantities...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-01-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 816
Posted By countilaw

We had a neighboring club lose their field and we...

We had a neighboring club lose their field and we gave them three months to decide. It just happened to be three months until our dues were due again. They had to pay for their gate key. When...
04-27-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By countilaw

I agree. But if you are set on contact cement,...

I agree. But if you are set on contact cement, I recommend Weld wood contact cement that you get at a hardware store or Home Depot. I usually mixed some food coloring into the cement so I...
04-24-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By countilaw

Tailgate Swap meet in Grand Prairie, TX

Hey guys we are having a Tailgate Swap meet and FunFly in Grand Prairie, Tx at Jim Fulton Field. This is the second year that we have held this event. We had more people show up last year than we...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-23-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By countilaw

A fledgling speaks out !

A fledgling speaks out !
01-18-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,550
Posted By countilaw

Charge what your conscience tells you. You...

Charge what your conscience tells you. You will sleep better at night.
01-15-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By countilaw

That's too bad. I don't know why Senior...

That's too bad. I don't know why Senior Pattern didn't take off in the north like it did in the south. We are having a East West shoot out in Tennessee this year. And looks like we will...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-14-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By countilaw

Why do people think that every plane has to have...

Why do people think that every plane has to have a name. I have two planes that do not have a name because they were not built from kits. They are both build from scratch. Scratch...
01-13-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By countilaw

Why don't you try Senior Pattern, it's fun and...

Why don't you try Senior Pattern, it's fun and getting bigger. It's cheap and competitive.
Frank
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By countilaw

I also have had nothing but great service from...

I also have had nothing but great service from Aloft Hobbies. I've not had any problem with my radio..

Frank
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-21-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By countilaw

This is old news and is no longer valid.

This is old news and is no longer valid.
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