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    I been using a cheap harbor freight $10 yellow...

    I been using a cheap harbor freight $10 yellow pump for over 15 years. BUT........The first one I had lasted a three days. The connecting rod broke. I took it apart made a new piston and rod put it...
  2. I still have a BVM A-4 kit. I got it from Bob in...

    I still have a BVM A-4 kit. I got it from Bob in 1979 while he was still a pilot for Eastern. He later sold the tooling to Larry at JHH. I plan on finally getting around to building it within the...
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    Personally the only issue I see today is the cost...

    Personally the only issue I see today is the cost of shipping a case of fuel. I been making my own glow fuel for years. If you have a race track close buy, you can buy the the nitro by the gallon,...
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    Gaspar. I quit making air retracts. But I am...

    Gaspar. I quit making air retracts. But I am making electric retracts. The concept should be the same. Each gear has its own electronics on the top of the retract. Each gear also has a gear door...
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    From what I remember all the Heath Kit radio's,...

    From what I remember all the Heath Kit radio's, the circuit design were copies of the Kraft radios. Phil Kraft gave them the rights to make the kits.
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    has anybody seen this on You Tube yet? DOT/FAA...

    has anybody seen this on You Tube yet?

    DOT/FAA Conference on UAS "Drone" Registration w/Expert Commentary - YouTube
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLA8VvzKKGo
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    Anybody remember when Signetics came out with 14...

    Anybody remember when Signetics came out with 14 pin, dip IC's for the encoder's and decoders ? You guys are bringing back memories of good times, and a lot of crashes.
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    As far as I know the 72 Mhz. frequency's are...

    As far as I know the 72 Mhz. frequency's are still legal, as are the old Citizen Band 27 Mhz frequency's, as are the Ham band if you have a license. They should still be in the FCC Part 15 or 95,...
  9. Thread: Balsa

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    I had about $20,000 of Birch Plywood that was all...

    I had about $20,000 of Birch Plywood that was all aircraft grade AA/AA, and all different sizes. I have sold most of it in the last 6 months. I have the lowest prices in the world. All I got left...
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    Sorry, it was a Byron F-86 with RhomAir retracts....

    Sorry, it was a Byron F-86 with RhomAir retracts. I did a very Looooooow pass over the runway at full speed about 2" above the runway. Just before I pulled up, I dropped down on the runway about 10...
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    That's right................Now what was I flying?

    That's right................Now what was I flying?
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    WOW...............I don't get on these forums...

    WOW...............I don't get on these forums very often. I just to look at this one as it brought memories. Anybody on here go to the first duct fan meet in 1985 at the Basin? I was the guy that...
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    Personally I think as far as Jets go the Byron...

    Personally I think as far as Jets go the Byron F-16, was probably the most ever sold. I built a total of 16 in different configurations. The one thing the plane didn't do, was stall. It would mush...
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    Worst one I built was the F-14, that Bob Kress...

    Worst one I built was the F-14, that Bob Kress and I did together, in 1987. I landed with the wings in the swept back position, because they wouldn't sweep back forward. It sank like a rock when I...
  15. I have removed the few words that has caused this...

    I have removed the few words that has caused this issue. It's amazing how one word can be used in different definitions, buy different people.
  16. This will be my last post concerning this issue....

    This will be my last post concerning this issue. I refuse to have a battle of whits with an unarmed person. Because I used the word " Black " I am a racist. I said nothing about racism, only a couple...
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    I didn't say ' Band them". I agree there will...

    I didn't say ' Band them". I agree there will always be ways to build them. Just like model planes. But the majority being bought today are not modelers. There hobbyist. Most can't build, and how...
  18. Like I said, My post was about " Education" not...

    Like I said, My post was about " Education" not racism. I also said nothing about salaries and the people working there. There is nothing wrong with advertising in MA either, but the article's today...
  19. I'm sorry, you are so wrong, Just because I use 3...

    I'm sorry, you are so wrong, Just because I use 3 words, that makes it racial? BS. What I said was totally about the education system in this country, and how it's changed. If you think what I said...
  20. Personally. I think the AMA should make "Model...

    Personally. I think the AMA should make "Model Aviation" an option when we pay our dues. Everything that's needed ( Contest Calender) is available on the website. The rest of it is advertising.
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    About the only way I see these drone's disappear,...

    About the only way I see these drone's disappear, is we do what we can do, which is basically nothing. If the crazy's start using these things for killing innocent people, there is no way to stop it....
  22. I read your post. The problem you wrote about a...

    I read your post. The problem you wrote about a totally different issue. It's the education system. If you think it's so great. How come the engineering schools in this country are closing. How come...
  23. I just read this thread and found it very...

    I just read this thread and found it very interesting and mostly true. The real issue is what has caused all this. Unfortunately the problem started in the mid 50's with the education systems. Now...
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    The Jammer is a great idea. But there is a major...

    The Jammer is a great idea. But there is a major problem. Most modelers thank the the 2.4G frequency band ( 2.4000 Ghz. to 2.485 Ghz. ) is jam proof. Quite the contrary. The bandwith total is only 85...
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    Did anybody see on ABC national News last night,...

    Did anybody see on ABC national News last night, the Quad-Copter that had a semi-automatic pistol mounted on it, and was fired several times, and was actually fairly accurate? Whats next a Hell_fire...
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