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    949 699 0439 is my number, call after 6PM PST,...

    949 699 0439 is my number, call after 6PM PST, I'm in California.
  2. Recoder circuit board for DIY pulse proportional

    For those of you who have purchased Phil G re-coder PICs for Pulse Proportional emulation, Crist has made and sent me some circuit boards which greatly simplify the task of wiring up the re-coder PIC...
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    Re-Coder PIC PC boards available

    For those of you who have purchased Phil G re-coder PICs for Pulse Proportional emulation, Crist has made and sent me some circuit boards which greatly simplify the task of wiring up the re-coder PIC...
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    Yes, it's a plug in device, just like any servo,...

    Yes, it's a plug in device, just like any servo, so no modifications are done to your transmitter or receiver, so it will not void your warranty. Works with the new 2.4 GHz radio systems, and older...
  5. R24 controls the cutoff voltage in the 5,6,and 7...

    R24 controls the cutoff voltage in the 5,6,and 7 cell position. It should be 1.58K for five cells, 1.87K for six cells. Maybe someone set it up for 6 cells instead of 5 cells.
  6. Switch S4 could have a bad contact.

    Switch S4 could have a bad contact.
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    As an update to the original post: The...

    As an update to the original post:

    The actuator is made by Tobe, and the electronics package I'm making for it will include a special rudder only recoder by Phil G. I have integrated the recoder...
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    [QUOTE=HighPlains;12223029]What an interesting...

    [QUOTE=HighPlains;12223029]What an interesting time period in RC, the 5 channel resonance reed era, from 1949 through 1956. Ed Rockwood, Frank Schmidt, John Dixon (BRAMCO designer for Richard...
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    How true Dick, your comments are right on. The...

    How true Dick, your comments are right on.
    The old technology always is at it's fullest performance and maturity right before it gets discontinued. The bugs are worked out, the assembly process...
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    New Rudder Only actuator

    I need to post a picture, sorry, I'll get one. These actuators are motorized, and are more powerful than an Adams.
    They are about the size of an Ace Standard. I'm in the process of making up a...
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    I want to thank Phil G and Tobe, and Crist R for...

    I want to thank Phil G and Tobe, and Crist R for their major efforts in making it possible for me to offer these actuators as a complete package. If it were not for Phil's efforts in the programming...
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    Still working on getting a PC board for the...

    Still working on getting a PC board for the electronics, for now however, the first ones are being hand wired. If anybody is interested in getting one of these, let me know so I can figure out how...
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    Any pictures of what the completed airplane looks...

    Any pictures of what the completed airplane looks like?
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    Well Dick, one could say you were really...

    Well Dick,
    one could say you were really determined, as most people would have tossed in the towel given your experiences.
    I myself had similar hurdles, and had nobody to teach me how to build,...
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    The Kraft receivers on FM were black to...

    The Kraft receivers on FM were black to distinguish them from their AM types.

    Kraft sold to Carlisle, the tire people. One of their really cool last products was the channel master synthesized...
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    If it helps, my Dicks Dream with the aerobatic...

    If it helps, my Dicks Dream with the aerobatic wing (more incidence and dihedral) had to be held in a turn to avoid it climbing and hanging on the prop, it had that much up trim with the increased...
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    I used to snap roll my rudder only Dicks Dream:...

    I used to snap roll my rudder only Dicks Dream:
    Hold rudder and do three spirals, release rudder when plane is headed upwind, and wait for it to pull out of the spiral dive. When it is just starts...
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    That is a good point. A pack of Wrigley's...

    That is a good point. A pack of Wrigley's Spearmint gum was 5 cents back in the mid 1960s. So back then, $500 for the best full house proportional rig would be like $5K today? R/C was really...
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    Question for Sid Gates

    Hey Sid, how are you doing?
    Do you remember Howard Bonners pylon jobs, the SUDs and SUDs II? I have seen drawings of them on the Duramite and Transmite instruction sheet, but wanted to know more...
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    I have always wondered just what the heck does...

    I have always wondered just what the heck does the image in the F&M logo represent? Some kind of delta jet?
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    Well, the radio is a 1976 KPT-6A Sport series, 6...

    Well, the radio is a 1976 KPT-6A Sport series, 6 volt with the vertical board between the sticks. The board is made from blue epoxy-glass.
    Thanks to everyone for assistance, as I could use a...
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    I like the electron tube in the Larks logo, very...

    I like the electron tube in the Larks logo, very cool indeed. Notice the plane is rudder only as well.

    Howard used to host the LARKS club meetings at his home on Tilden avenue, and encouraged...
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    They are somewhat collectable, if they work, they...

    They are somewhat collectable, if they work, they are worth even more.
    Jay
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    Need help with Kraft KPT-6A Tx

    My KPT-6A has a blown output transistor with some cryptic house part number CR866 which means nothing. Does anyone here have a schematic, parts list, or one of the transistors?
    Thanks
    Jay
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    F106 I have played Mary Had A Little Lamb on...

    F106 I have played Mary Had A Little Lamb on my Kraft Custom 12 for a friend of mine who could not stop laughing when he heard me do it. :)
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