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Forum: The Clubhouse 09-21-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 500
Posted By proptop
I had been getting a bit frustrated with Firefox...

I had been getting a bit frustrated with Firefox hanging from time to time...sluggish..."not responding"...and it had been happening more and more often over the past few months. I did some...
Forum: Glow Engines 08-25-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By proptop
Interesting information... I have a C/L .15...

Interesting information...

I have a C/L .15 which has 1960 on the lower part of the case, under a mounting lug, and a .23 R/C which has 1970...both cases are almost identical.
Forum: Glow Engines 08-25-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By proptop
Hi...welcome... The 40-FS and .20FP are good...

Hi...welcome...

The 40-FS and .20FP are good engines...and perhaps, if you have no use for them, some local modellers might find a new home for them?

Can't see the pics...don't know their...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-01-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
Da...you have the correct answer Ernie... ...

Da...you have the correct answer Ernie...

The "Ticks on a Dogs back" (along with #17) was alluding to the use of the I-5 as a Parasite fighter on the TB-3 Bomber...

Polikarpov being arrested...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-30-2017, 10:22 AM
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Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
After some more digging...research...I have a bit...

After some more digging...research...I have a bit more info
BTW, I wonder where Ernie is? You o.k. Ernie...off on a trip somewhere???

1) Single engine

2) Mixed construction...Wood and Metal
...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-28-2017, 03:02 PM
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Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
Thanks "Comrades"...just joking...but I was...

Thanks "Comrades"...just joking...but I was beginning to think I heard Crickets chirping... :)
Gonna add a clue or two here to try and help (or maybe clarify?) some of the previous clues...

1)...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-27-2017, 09:39 PM
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Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
Wow...don't all ya'll beat the door down here...

Wow...don't all ya'll beat the door down here with your eager replies... :)
Maybe everyone is out flying or doing something else more stimulating...?

1) Single engine

2) Mixed...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-26-2017, 10:41 AM
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Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
1) Single engine 2) Mixed...

1) Single engine

2) Mixed construction...Wood and Metal

3) Fighter...but some were used as Advanced Trainers in their later years of service

4) Vast majority were single seat, but some had a...
Forum: The Clubhouse 07-26-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By proptop
Have a look at the link above...and imagine what...

Have a look at the link above...and imagine what a Racing Slot car controller looks like to some bored TSA person at the Airport...someone who has to screen hundreds, or thousands of people every...
Forum: The Clubhouse 07-26-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By proptop
https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=A0...

https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=A0LEVvOH13hZhSQAXN4nnIlQ?p=difalco+slot+car+controller&fr=yhs-mozilla-004&fr2=piv-web&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-004
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-25-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
1) Single engine 2) Mixed...

1) Single engine

2) Mixed construction...Wood and Metal

3) Fighter...but some were used as Advanced Trainers in their later years of service

4) Vast majority were single seat, but some had a...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-25-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
One more clue...for now... 1) Single engine ...

One more clue...for now...

1) Single engine

2) Mixed construction...Wood and Metal

3) Fighter...but some were used as Advanced Trainers in their later years of service

4) Vast majority...
Forum: The Clubhouse 07-25-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By proptop
They might be talking about tape, or other forms...

They might be talking about tape, or other forms of voice or video recorders...same with lap top computers...
New forms of plastic explosives that can be molded / shaped into various forms /...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-25-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
1) Single engine 2) Mixed...

1) Single engine

2) Mixed construction...Wood and Metal

3) Fighter...but some were used as Advanced Trainers in their later years of service

4) Vast majority were single seat, but some had a...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-24-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
Not the Pea Shooter... 1) Single engine ...

Not the Pea Shooter...

1) Single engine

2) Mixed construction...Wood and Metal

3) Fighter...but some were used as Advanced Trainers in their later years of service

4) Vast majority were...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-24-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
My turn...lets start with an aircraft from my...

My turn...lets start with an aircraft from my favorite period..."Between the Wars" ...

1) Single engine

2) Mixed construction...Wood and Metal

3) Fighter...but some were used as Advanced...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-24-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
Cool!:cool: Something just sort of "clicked" in...

Cool!:cool: Something just sort of "clicked" in my head...I think you might have mentioned something about the Prowler and / or Invader IIRC in the AMA forum...during the discussion of the possible...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-23-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
Hey H-J...O.K.... Did you work on those...

Hey H-J...O.K....

Did you work on those aircraft? Not sure IIRC but just wondering if you were in the USN.....were on a Carrier???
(or is my memory, once again, just messin' with me?)


I will...
Forum: Glow Engines 07-23-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By proptop
A friend had one in a World Models Rockwell (all...

A friend had one in a World Models Rockwell (all yellow Bob Hoover) .46 sized P-51 and it really hauled it around nicely...

Another friend had one in 40 sized Kaos...

A nice Sport...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-23-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
How 'bout the Grumman A-6 Intruder...or maybe the...

How 'bout the Grumman A-6 Intruder...or maybe the EA-6 Prowler variant
Forum: The Clubhouse 07-17-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By proptop
A friend and I were discussing this, and he...

A friend and I were discussing this, and he mentioned something about traces of Nitro Methane, or residual elements of the fuel perhaps triggering a "sniffer" that might confuse that with a type of...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-21-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
The pilot in question reminds me of someone that...

The pilot in question reminds me of someone that was featured in one of those TV programs on the History channel...or The Military channel..(AHC now) but the name is not comming to me...

Maybe the...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-17-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
It amazes me that just a few years after WWI that...

It amazes me that just a few years after WWI that there were single 650 H.P. engined "Heavy Bomber" type aircraft like the Derby and Aldershot...
The11,500 Lbs. gross wt. of the Dh.27...64 ft. equal...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-17-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
Ahhh....such are the gambles in playing this...

Ahhh....such are the gambles in playing this game...aye?
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-17-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 14,919
Views: 681,064
Posted By proptop
That is the one Ernie... My next clue was going...

That is the one Ernie...
My next clue was going to be the lack of Cabane struts...it has a center pylon (which also contained fuel tanks) connecting to the upper wing center section and the folding...
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