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    Has anybody bought this set from Jim yet? I will...

    Has anybody bought this set from Jim yet?
    I will tell you that even if you get one of these Controlaires off eBay, or at a swap meet, for say under $50.00, you will spend more than that getting it...
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    Sampey parts needed

    I'm looking for a Tx antenna and crystal for a Sampey 404. The Xtal is marked 13.5475 MHz as it's a 1/2 frequency type.

    Was also wanting to confirm that these units used plus and minus 6 volts,...
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    Nice repairs! Who can make these with a 3-D...

    Nice repairs!
    Who can make these with a 3-D printer?
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    I have a few "early" Clear window PT-19s, with...

    I have a few "early" Clear window PT-19s, with painted pilots. One is a very rare Kenbrite, made in Australia. Apparently, Cox made a deal with Kenbrite toys of Australia and sent them molds. The...
  5. Anybody have a Dumas Drag'N Fly 20 MkII for sale?

    I used to have one and it got stolen, would like to build another, so if anyone has a kit or an old boat that needs repair, I'm interested. I really likes the way the Drag' N Fly I had handled;...
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    I have to agree with the post above that noted...

    I have to agree with the post above that noted how good of a trainer the CG Wizzard is. It has an engine mount and gear that are mounted with rubber bands, and more importantly, it has really good...
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    Chinese Cox PT-19 trainer

    Hello,
    I bought 4 of the made in China PT-19s back in 2000, and flew one right away.
    Found several things that needed attention prior to flying it:

    Pushrod from bellcrank to elevator was under,...
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    Now the fun part is to reverse engineer it,...

    Now the fun part is to reverse engineer it, meaning to figure out the schematic....anybody game?
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    Bonitron Super Sport

    Hello and Happy Holidays to everyone. R. Cobb was kind enough to allow us to purchase this fine example of a Bonitron SS system, complete with a GG-Pak, and a Dual Pak. The system will work in low or...
  10. Midwest made the Sniffer kits as I recall, great...

    Midwest made the Sniffer kits as I recall, great sport ship.
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    Anybody have a Mayfly? Pictures, plans?

    Have always wanted to build one of these for Ghost, looks like a simple and robust plane, plus I love the diamond shaped tip plates.

    Jay
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    Like many radio companies, they often did produce...

    Like many radio companies, they often did produce a prototype, or variant, that never got into production. Thus, there may well be one out there, like the Sampey with the levers, but it has yet to...
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    Update to post: I received the Versa Pulse Tx...

    Update to post:

    I received the Versa Pulse Tx from Christ, what a beauty, and very top notch workmanship. The center load needed more turns, so I re-wound it and got the output to tune up...
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    Frank Hoover offered all of his gear on 50-53...

    Frank Hoover offered all of his gear on 50-53 MHz( 6 meter amateur band) on a per order basis. Many of the early radios were on the HAM bands before the 27MHz citizens band was opened up to the...
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    Black based LR-3 is early 2.4 volt non-switcher...

    Black based LR-3 is early 2.4 volt non-switcher version for relay type receivers, can be upgraded with a switcher.
    Rand Dual Pak appears to be mated to the F&M Vanguard superhet receiver below it....
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    This nice Controlaire GG transmitter was just...

    This nice Controlaire GG transmitter was just sent to us for service and repair. Amongst other things, it has a new crystal, new electrolytic filter cap, new battery holder and wiring, and it has...
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    Space Control was first

    After Hershel passed a few years ago, I feel he deserved this, to set the record straight, as his Space Control was a ground breaking development that has been wrongly put in second place behind Al...
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    Jansson write-up

    Here is some stuff on the Jansson series of Galloping Ghost....if anybody has additions or corrections, please feel free to comment,

    Jay

    Jansson, Ace...
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    Contact me @ 949 699 0439 No problem getting...

    Contact me @ 949 699 0439 No problem getting your Controlaire stuff back to working condition!

    Jay
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    Need a recommendation for my old Pup as far as an...

    Need a recommendation for my old Pup as far as an ESC/out-runner motor combo. I plan to use several new 2 cell 1700 Lipos I have. Anyone here converted the GWS Moth to...
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    As an update to this post, the Mk I versions of...

    As an update to this post, the Mk I versions of the Space Control s had a very distinctive printed circuit pattern on both the receiver and transmitter boards that was Don Mathes' trademark. Don...
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    I have some Spectrol pots, 5K gold posts.

    I have some Spectrol pots, 5K gold posts.
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    Galloping ghost offers 2 pulse proportional...

    Galloping ghost offers 2 pulse proportional (controls flap) channels for typically rudder and elevator, and positionable throttle.
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    I never understood why they made dual conversion...

    I never understood why they made dual conversion narrow band for six meters when the channels are 100KHz apart. It does not hurt, but it isn't necessary and more expensive. I still fly 53.5 MHz AM...
  25. Bob, Controlaire multi reed had a bad...

    Bob,
    Controlaire multi reed had a bad connection; the power wire from the battery was corroded. The batteries were shot as well, I'll replace them with dry cell holders for convenience. Still...
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