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Hitec digital servos, and two questions on using them...

Dear Brendan Lugo or Mike Mayberry:

The PIPE Here...as I'm hoping to return to RC flying even while I'm unemployed (been out of work since September 2008) at a "minimal" level with just two...
Forum: Futaba Radios Direct support forum 06-17-2010, 06:37 PM
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RE: Are Hitech servos problematical with Futaba 2.4Ghz

Would any of Hitec's DIGITAL servos cause a problem with the R6008HS receiver in "hi-speed" mode?

Dear Bill Baxter:

Dave "the PIPE" here...as I've always constructed all my own RC...
Forum: Airplanes - Full Scale 05-03-2009, 06:35 AM
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RE: Old Rhienbeck Aerodrome: Sad News

Don't look now...the ORA mistrustees are "hiring" ????

Dear Fellow Old Rhinebeck and WW I Scale Aeromodeling Fans:

The PIPE Here again....since I last posted here, I was laid off in...
Forum: Digital Camera & Photo Editing 01-17-2009, 11:03 AM
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RE: Digital Camera

Dear Sarg96:

The PIPE here once again...from a moment ago when I "googled" for the search terms "Canon FD lenses on digital SLR", which came up at...
Forum: Digital Camera & Photo Editing 01-16-2009, 04:12 PM
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RE: Digital Camera

Dear Sarg96:

The PIPE Here...after a long, LONG absence !

Looks like you've had experience with a so-called "P & S", or "point-&-shoot", digital camera or two already, so, where you've got...
Forum: Airplanes - Full Scale 03-30-2008, 07:50 AM
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RE: Old Rhienbeck Aerodrome: Sad News

The Wrongdoing at Old Rhinebeck IS Being SERIOUSLY Confronted...!!!

Dear Fellow RCU'ers:

The PIPE Here...and AT LAST, here in March 2008...TWO years after the New York State government...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 11-24-2006, 11:51 AM
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RE: Building your OWN single stick radios...!

Some updates to this classic "knobby" thread...

Dear Fellow RCU'ers:

The PIPE here, after a LOOONG layoff from posting at RCU...a VERY EXPENSIVE summer-of-2006 for my poor old 1995 Ford...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 06-05-2006, 05:43 AM
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RE: Pfalz DIII resources -- Photos, Drawings, Plans, etc.

Dear Seth Hunter:

The PIPE Here once more...and I saw a photo of your Pfalz D III's magnificent work in the pages of the latest WW I AERO magazine, courtesy of Tom Polapink's Models column!

...
Forum: AMA Discussions 05-20-2006, 08:21 PM
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RE: When you CAN'T use a pilot's station for takeoff...!

Dear Fellow RCU-ers:

The PIPE here once more...away from work at this time, after getting a second (to my LEFT hip this time) hip replacement operation completed back on April 13th of this...
Forum: Airplanes - Full Scale 02-21-2006, 08:38 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: Old Rhienbeck Aerodrome: Sad News

Could we, who support Old Rhinebeck, now be "turning the corner" towards eventual SUCCESS ???

Dear H-Ray-RCA and Fellow OLD RHINEBECK LOVERS...

The PIPE Here yet again...and from what I...
Forum: AMA Discussions 02-13-2006, 09:05 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
When you CAN'T use a pilot's station for takeoff...!

Dear Fellow RCU'ers:

The PIPE here...over the past few months, my club, the Wingbusters in Halifax, MA, seems to have felt the need to "really enforce" its field rules that are listed at...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 02-13-2006, 08:03 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: tail feathers to scale by using either dowels or aluminum tubing

With LAMINATED WOOD in there, you COULD get those "swaybacked" problems I mentioned...!

Dear Cub Man:

The PIPE here once more...believe me, Hank Iltzsch DID convert me "for keeps" to using...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 02-13-2006, 02:00 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: tail feathers to scale by using either dowels or aluminum tubing

Dear Cub Man:

The PIPE here again...and if you can access the AMA Digital Archive, and look for the RC Giant Scale Bristol Scout D building articles in the March and April 1981 AMA magazine,...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 02-08-2006, 05:18 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: Casting rubber tires

Dear Meowy84:

The PIPE here once again...and what I've spoken of in the thread, here at RCU at http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_2693952/anchors_2693952/mpage_1/anchor/tm.htm#2693952 has MUCH...
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RE: A Multiplex KNOBBY RC radio of sorts???

I DID learn my knobby flying technique from one SAM FREY up here in New England...

Dear ChuckA:

The PIPE here once more...and I'm imagining you meant a photo like THIS...

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Posted By The PIPE
RE: A Multiplex KNOBBY RC radio of sorts???

Dear Tennessee Flash:

The PIPE here once more...check your private message inbox here at RCU for help on that throttle pot need you've got...and hoping you can send me some detailed info (by...
Forum: Glow Engines 01-31-2006, 09:21 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: Cleaning without ethylene glycol?

Looks it's time to recommend that SIERRA once more...

Dear IFliRCAircraft:

The PIPE Here yet again...and if you check the following links...firstly at

...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 01-31-2006, 08:58 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: ME109's in Africa

Just like Jetmech and T Burley said..."It's a BIFF , not a MEE"...!!!!!!!!!

Dear Splais:

The PIPE Here yet again...and the oft-repeated GOOF of calling a Bf 109 a "Mee" has happened yet...
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A Multiplex KNOBBY RC radio of sorts???

Dear Fellow RCU'ers:

The PIPE Here once again...and over this past weekend I "blundered" into a fascinating 2-hour TV show on the National Geographic Channel, entitled "Sky Monsters", about the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-28-2006, 08:21 AM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: Super Nova 250

Dear Kimhoff:

The PIPE Here once more...and it's just that the "automatic charge" feature on the SuperNova (I've got TWO of them) is only meant for NiCad batteries!

The SuperNova CAN be...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-24-2006, 04:59 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: How to make my own baterry pack?Help...

Dear Kostas1:

The PIPE here once more...and I've been building ALL my own battery packs for almost THIRTY years now...!

About the BEST webpage I've found...that uses just about EVERY step...
Forum: Ikarus Aerofly flight simulators 01-22-2006, 07:12 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: AFPD Blues

Perhaps you might have "too much RAM in your system"...!

Dear GBR2:

The PIPE Here once more...I've got a homebuilt PC with an Abit KV7 motherboard, AMD Athlon XP 3000+ CPU, 512 MB of...
Forum: Questions and Answers 01-21-2006, 01:28 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: Sullivan Dynatron starter cone removal?

Dear Waco:

The PIPE Here once more...and if the aluminum starter cup on your Dynatron is anything like the PLASTIC starter cup on my "base level" Sullivan starter...it's been mine since 1976,...
Forum: Glow Engines 01-16-2006, 05:37 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: Saito 220

Just Engines' props are EXPENSIVE...!

Dear Hobbsy:

The PIPE here again..I was JUST at the "Just Engines" site, at http://www.justengines.unseen.org/props.htm , and priced a 22 x 8-12 wood...
Forum: The Clubhouse 01-14-2006, 06:06 PM
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Posted By The PIPE
RE: Songs related to flying

I'll admit that I'm a SEVENTIES sort of music lover...

Dear Prop Nut:

The PIPE Here once more...and I've mentioned before here at RCU about the ONE song from the Seventies that gets ME...
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