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    ditto !! :)

    ditto !! :)
  2. This suggestion only depends on your financial...

    This suggestion only depends on your financial situation.

    Years ago when I was making a move and I was big into RC cars and racing, I took everything to a local hobby shop. I told the owner of...
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    Built my first stick and tissue at age 8. ...

    Built my first stick and tissue at age 8. :rolleyes: Am now going on 73. :o

    Built quite a few stick and tissue models, then got into control line. Stopped building for a number of years then...
  4. Has been my experience with both models and in...

    Has been my experience with both models and in real life flying that ground looping was " pilot over control ". :rolleyes:
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    Have thought about this subject again and came up...

    Have thought about this subject again and came up with an answer.

    " Hangar 9 Christen Eagle "

    Simple, simple !!

    LOL
  6. Just from what I can see in the pictures, they...

    Just from what I can see in the pictures, they appear to me, not to be heavy gauge steel rod for that model.

    On my Spitfire model of which is about the same size as yours, I installed Robart...
  7. May be wrong here, but I am still willing to bet...

    May be wrong here, but I am still willing to bet that those gear legs bend forward on the very first landing. Anybody willing to take the bet :confused:
  8. Hahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa .......... it...

    Hahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa .......... it is just so much fun reading the postings on this forum. Must say, thank you for the amusement fellows. LOL :rolleyes:

    P.S. Love Spitfires ! ...
  9. Thread: employment

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    In 1985 myself and a large group of employees...

    In 1985 myself and a large group of employees were given their pink slips. The company called it downsizing.
    What the company did do was bring in a JOB COUNSELOR to help people with resumes and...
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    Neither is a bread line !

    Neither is a bread line !
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    Was given the ole pink slip just 3 days after...

    Was given the ole pink slip just 3 days after 9/11 happened. Funny thing is that I was a pilot. Wanna talk about a SOB of a company ?

    Anyways I was 58 1/2 years old and thought, who would hire...
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    Have never used a test stand for breaking in an...

    Have never used a test stand for breaking in an engine. Actually, I have only mounted the engines in the models, started them, tuned them, ran a tank of fuel thru them, then off to the flying field....
  13. Solution is simple !! When I was single, I built...

    Solution is simple !! When I was single, I built my RC models in my 2nd bedroom. The key word here is " SINGLE " !! Simple, simple !! :o
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    Their is a lot of info theft going on in this...

    Their is a lot of info theft going on in this world of ours today, called spoofing, fishing and many other names for the thief's / idiots that are doing it.
    Here is a good one for you . My wife and...
  15. What a great posting to read for amusement ! ...

    What a great posting to read for amusement ! LOL ...... thanks fella's ! :o
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    Do not think my wife would approve, even though...

    Do not think my wife would approve, even though we are both retired.

    Thought about going to Florida, but I do not like or can take the humidity and she does not like air conditioning. Thus,...
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    Sounds like you already died and went to heaven !...

    Sounds like you already died and went to heaven ! LOL Can only read the good and no bad. Are their any ? :)

    Summer here in upper New York state is nice and plenty of clubs and flying fields...
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    No Sir, was definitely not a " Turkey Vulture ". ...

    No Sir, was definitely not a " Turkey Vulture ". If it was, I am quite sure that I would have brought my Kadet home in a garbage bag.

    During my real life career, we took a bird strike to the...
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    Consistency is the only norm ? Then that must be...

    Consistency is the only norm ? Then that must be me as every model that I have ever built / assembled, I always configured the switch to be ON towards the tail of the aircraft. :rolleyes:
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    Well, years ago while flying my Senior Kadet and...

    Well, years ago while flying my Senior Kadet and coming in for a landing, while on short final, I had a bird strike. Bird struck the right wing. Actually their was not that much damage and only a...
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    Certainly do appreciate you passing on your...

    Certainly do appreciate you passing on your advise and experience. I believe that is still the purpose of this forum.

    As for my advise and experience is concerned, my ON/OFF aircraft switch is...
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    Yuppers, I have used both Master Airscrew and...

    Yuppers, I have used both Master Airscrew and Zoar. As a matter of fact, I have both on my supply shelf. Guess it will just be a flip of the coin in which one I use. :)
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    Being an old time builder, I wanted to get back...

    Being an old time builder, I wanted to get back into building as I was tired of " assembling " ARF's. :(
    I am presently in the final stages of a Balsa USA Eindecker 90 kit.
    After getting back into...
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    Really can not recall the worse " kit " that I...

    Really can not recall the worse " kit " that I have ever built. But, I am not really pleased with the Balsa USA Eindecker 90 that I am presently working on, which really surprises me because I have...
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    Will be running a Saito 1.20 in my BSA Eindecker...

    Will be running a Saito 1.20 in my BSA Eindecker 90. Wondering if anybody has a site that I can go to as I am looking for a vintage prop for this project ?
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