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    Yep I joined the first year at Ida Grove IA and...

    Yep I joined the first year at Ida Grove IA and got number PS04.
    I too lost about three years of paid up dues but, I did enjoy the magazine.
    Back in the early eighties when I joined a Q-35 was a...
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    I guess I got lucky also by getting one of the...

    I guess I got lucky also by getting one of the first Robart 190 gears as I haven't had that problem with pins.
    The wood mounts are better then TF P-51 mounts.
    I never thought of running CF pins...
  3. Thread: DA 50cc

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    I had a dead stick with my FW 190 and DA50....

    I had a dead stick with my FW 190 and DA50.
    Took that big round cowl off and the carb was hanging by the pulse line.
    Two broken carb bolts.
    It seems DA is using a aluminum red anodized soft...
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    Grand Island Big Bird Funfly

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    The Grand Island Modelers club at central Nebraska is again having their annual fun fly this next weekend (June 19-20).
    Here are a couple pictures of the site. Club house is A/C...
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    One more reason I stick with air all these years....

    One more reason I stick with air all these years.
    Old fashion I know.....but still works.
    A pre-user of Kraft electrics back when.
    Jim
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    I agree about the Funtana 100X. I love that plane...

    I agree about the Funtana 100X. I love that plane to just fly around with and have fun. Yep, I picked up a new in the box last year at a auction. Just keep your eyes open.
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    Thanks Mike....yes with any gyro a person has to...

    Thanks Mike....yes with any gyro a person has to help out a little on take offs and landing...which works for me.
    I think the jet guys use heading hold on take offs...but they can't touch any thing...
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    I checked out the Demon Cortex gyro and even...

    I checked out the Demon Cortex gyro and even called DreamWorks.

    It didn't sound like something I would want as the instructions and the person told me I would not want it on hold for landing.
    I...
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    Better not get me started on the TSA. I am a...

    Better not get me started on the TSA.
    I am a pretty calm guy but, some of the experience I have had with THOSE people......
    I have two new knees so I tell them before I go through the metal...
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    I can put a 1/3 Hanger Nine Pawnee in my like new...

    I can put a 1/3 Hanger Nine Pawnee in my like new 1976 Chevy Estate station wagon. I've had it since new when wife use to use it for boy scout troops and church kids.
    I took it over as a plane...
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    Yes "conditions" drove me up the wall also till...

    Yes "conditions" drove me up the wall also till someone on here told me.
    Nice radios if a person would work with them once a week.
    I switched from JR 10 to a Futaba 14MZ and it drove me nuts. Very...
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    Thanks Mirored & n8622 I think it is time to move...

    Thanks Mirored & n8622 I think it is time to move up to something better then what I have now. At 73 I can still enjoy flying these warbirds but would like to relax a little more. :)
    Both links were...
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    Thanks Mirored & n8622 I think it is time to move...

    Thanks Mirored & n8622 I think it is time to move up to something better then what I have now. At 73 I can still enjoy flying these warbirds but would like to relax a little more. :)
    Both links were...
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    Yes I agree, I bought one Futaba Gyro and didn't...

    Yes I agree, I bought one Futaba Gyro and didn't like it at all compared to my JR's.
    Do you have a link for the Demon 3 axis brand?
    Thanks
    Jim
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    I use JR gyros with my Futaba 14MZ. Also with my...

    I use JR gyros with my Futaba 14MZ. Also with my old JR 10 still on 72. Have them on the side slider so I can vary the gain from nothing to sensitive on TO and landing.
    I do not use "Heading...
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    Yes, I fly off a smooth hard surface with lawn...

    Yes, I fly off a smooth hard surface with lawn quality grass besides and over runs which helps a lot.
    Also I use a rudder gyro......O'my goodness HE's using a gyro...must not know how to use HIS...
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    I have twenty seven flights on my FW 190 with air...

    I have twenty seven flights on my FW 190 with air Robarts with no problems with the gears.
    When I built the plane I beefed up the gear mounts...but only a little more hard wood epoxied under the...
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    I have built two full span (one for a friend) and...

    I have built two full span (one for a friend) and one clipped wing that I still have after thirty years painted with K&B epoxy blue and white with OS160 Twin....anyways......
    The full span Cubs were...
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    A BIG 10-4 on that sjhanc. All my later TF...

    A BIG 10-4 on that sjhanc.
    All my later TF P-51's have the fixed tail wheel....and less nose weight also.
    I have never heard any of my friends say, "your tail wheel is still down?'
    I also use one...
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    Been a long time flyer of this bird and I have...

    Been a long time flyer of this bird and I have never seen the fuel tank this far back??
    All my tanks are pushed up into the nose. Ya, there is a slight trim change as flight proceeds.
    Not saying...
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    I could see that was going to be a pain in the...

    I could see that was going to be a pain in the bu-t to remove for the switches and air and that is the reason I mounted all that stuff on the side like my other planes.
    Two years old and haven't...
  22. Thread: Spektrum DX18

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    +1

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  23. Thread: IMAA Dead

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    Yes sorry to see this fine magazine bite the dust...

    Yes sorry to see this fine magazine bite the dust along with R/C Reports and Flying Models.
    IMAA # ps04
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    Ok Thanks You explain it a lot better then the...

    Ok Thanks
    You explain it a lot better then the book
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    Ail to Rud on 14 MZ

    I have this set on my model to move the Rudder a small amount with the Aileron stick.
    I touch the "switch" and are sent to a new page with on-single-on?
    What do I do now..... to select a switch to...
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