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Forum: AMA Discussions 02-18-2018, 12:24 PM
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Posted By init4fun
Might that have been in Massachusetts by any...

Might that have been in Massachusetts by any chance ? I know of a really big RC flying club located in Bridgewater , Ma. that flies on the outskirts of a (minimum security) prison .
Forum: The Clubhouse 02-18-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By init4fun
Thank You Tailskid , I appreciate the feedback on...

Thank You Tailskid , I appreciate the feedback on my post . I may not have any answers of how to fix the economy but I do know electronics and the repair of mechanical devices pretty well :)

And...
Forum: The Clubhouse 02-17-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By init4fun
To distill this down to it's most basic point ,...

To distill this down to it's most basic point , consider this ;

Your motor , the thing that's actually going to be using the power is wired with 12 gauge wire , so the manufacturer believes 12...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-14-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By init4fun
The box will need some type of pressure relief if...

The box will need some type of pressure relief if it's not to become a Bomb in the event of a LIPO fire within (like the Ammo cans will be if you ever have a fire) . Your trick will be , how to...
Forum: AMA Discussions 02-09-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,265
Posted By init4fun
Thank You tailskid , I appreciate your response...

Thank You tailskid , I appreciate your response :)



Robert , What I'm looking for is to get the feeling that our organization really IS working for us (hobbyists) only , as our organization's...
Forum: AMA Discussions 02-08-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,265
Posted By init4fun
Wow , 43 responses to the poll so far , Thank You...

Wow , 43 responses to the poll so far , Thank You to everyone for the participation !

So the genesis of this poll was naturally the discontent some feel (myself included) with the present...
Forum: AMA Discussions 02-02-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,265
Posted By init4fun
Poll , Are you an AMA member because you WANT to be , or because you HAVE to be ?

Ok gents , the other Poll thread went a bit stale so I thought I'd start a new one . The premise of this thread is simple ;

Are you an AMA member because you want to be , or are you an AMA member...
Forum: AMA Discussions 02-02-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,908
Posted By init4fun
The biggest issue with the AMA being membership...

The biggest issue with the AMA being membership and the dwindling numbers thereof , I would think the AMA EC should be looking into ways to entice folks to want to be members , rather than looking...
Forum: AMA Discussions 02-02-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,908
Posted By init4fun
;) Exactly , and if he behaves at the Canadian...

;) Exactly , and if he behaves at the Canadian version of the AMA's forum , the MAAC forum , like he behaves here maybe that's why he's here in the first place , maybe his fellow countrymen have...
Forum: AMA Discussions 02-02-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,908
Posted By init4fun
Mike , do you know what they say about feeding...

Mike , do you know what they say about feeding Trolls ? Maybe if folks stop feeding this Troll it'll go back to the MAAC forums to try to stir up some stink there ?
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-30-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,908
Posted By init4fun
Yes I do realize your question is presented as a...

Yes I do realize your question is presented as a Troll taunt , but sure , what the Hell , I'll answer it ;

In technicality , a drone is ANY remote controlled flying device . Period !

In...
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-28-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,908
Posted By init4fun
;) Course , I can think of ONE little tweak I'd...

;) Course , I can think of ONE little tweak I'd make to the present system at the AMA ;

How's about catering to those of us who still WANT to be members , rather than throwing good money after...
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-28-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,908
Posted By init4fun
If the decline has been since at least 2003 ,...

If the decline has been since at least 2003 , this points to a long term trend of something I've been saying all along , folks these days just don't seem to see the value in clubs like the AMA that...
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-18-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 3,676
Posted By init4fun
Hi fliers1 , I think there are a couple of...

Hi fliers1 ,

I think there are a couple of things making it more difficult for the AMA to get new members , specifically ;

#1 , People just do not seem to be as eager to be members of clubs...
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-07-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 3,676
Posted By init4fun
Simply amazing the amount of misinformation some...

Simply amazing the amount of misinformation some here are willing to spread to try to bully everyone in the hobby into joining the AMA . I am a member because all these years I WANTED to be , but now...
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-06-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By init4fun
:( But this is the problem , the public does...

:( But this is the problem , the public does indeed know the difference between what they call a drone (multicopter) vs a model airplane , it's OUR OWN AMA that is deliberately "blurring the line" in...
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-03-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By init4fun
Not looking to be contrary here , but my...

Not looking to be contrary here , but my experience has been different .

Since I'm around a lot of people in my day to day life , and since this subject has come up in the past here at the RCU AMA...
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Posted By init4fun
The notice from JR's site ...

The notice from JR's site ...
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-31-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 3,676
Posted By init4fun
[QUOTE=jester_s1;12394304] ......Since it...

[QUOTE=jester_s1;12394304]

......Since it was brought up and I'm a fan of full disclosure, I have not been asked by anyone to take a particular position on any issue, AMA or otherwise.......

:)...
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-31-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 3,676
Posted By init4fun
Both Franklin's and Mike's posts hit the nail...

Both Franklin's and Mike's posts hit the nail squarely on the head , in all aspects of life appearances matter .

And it sure appears our AMA wants a foot in both worlds , hobby & commercial...
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-30-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 3,676
Posted By init4fun
Hydro my Friend , have you ever wondered if the...

Hydro my Friend , have you ever wondered if the people who will parrot the same BS over and over ; "The AMA isn't selling commercial insurance" even in the face of quoted AMA advertising that does in...
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-30-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,387
Posted By init4fun
Thank You for the response J330 . Where I live...

Thank You for the response J330 . Where I live there are two kinds of fields one can fly at , the RC club field which each club does require AMA membership and then there are the unoccupied wide open...
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-30-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 3,676
Posted By init4fun
:( I haven't yet gotten to speak with any of my...

:( I haven't yet gotten to speak with any of my lawyer relatives , but my CPA relative took one look at some of Franklin's pie graphs that I showed her and and she told me not to send the AMA any...
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-30-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 3,676
Posted By init4fun
If the shoe fits (or in this case the boot) ,...

If the shoe fits (or in this case the boot) , wear it ......
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By init4fun
Well said to both truckracer and John , the...

Well said to both truckracer and John , the greatest majority of the old RC stuff (72/75 MHZ) while still functional is just about worthless . While some may place some sentimentality to the older...
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