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  1. Tailskid, you are right about a lot of work. I...

    Tailskid, you are right about a lot of work. I have test hopped more than my share of new aircraft for folks. That includes reviews. The most awful of them all. We go over the new aircraft. Double...
  2. After my answer to scale 4 me about looking at...

    After my answer to scale 4 me about looking at the pictures. One of our beginners had some comments about the magazine thing. I asked others in the club that are what we would call new people, a year...
  3. Will buy your thoughts on Mr Lee and Cunningham....

    Will buy your thoughts on Mr Lee and Cunningham. These two guys did a lot for model aviation and we are not talking the magazine. These guys were around when you needed to share what we knew because...
  4. Over the years scale for 4 me I do about the...

    Over the years scale for 4 me I do about the same, look at the pictures. They should have some sharp looking aircraft center fold. That would be nice, or do like RCM back in the day. Have a pretty...
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    Well said Bright Garden. The lessons learned is...

    Well said Bright Garden. The lessons learned is worth a ton. Folks give me old glo engines and trainers all the time. Recycle them and teach. It takes more than a fat check book to become a great...
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    Our club, MCRCC, AMA 1266 is now in the process...

    Our club, MCRCC, AMA 1266 is now in the process of building a flying circle. The club is very old and kind of set in their ways, but some of the old timers have had their way. In truth the idea went...
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    "Old Timers" After military service time I found...

    "Old Timers" After military service time I found myself on the police force. On the way to work, a stop at the local cafe for coffee and the paper. The old men would always be there. Their...
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    What great stories. In my world we have a kind of...

    What great stories. In my world we have a kind of story that ties into these stories. The return of old timers to the hobby. Many have done all the things talked about here. Times of life has taken...
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    Flycatch I can only agree with part of your...

    Flycatch I can only agree with part of your theory. In the sixties I spent time in Asia and I can tell you no one would dare use a Japanese radio. As far as engines, two American Airman help design a...
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    Flycatch I can only agree with part of your...

    Flycatch I can only agree with part of your theory. In the sixties I spent time in Asia and I can tell you no one would dare use a Japanese radio. As far as engines two American Airman help design a...
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    Galloping Ghost? Falcon 56? All the wonderful...

    Galloping Ghost? Falcon 56? All the wonderful stories. I think it was a Rand actuator and a Wold Engines transmitter in a Falcon 56. The actuator had a number like Rand 19 or something. A lot of...
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    Dave, you are right. In the day we boiled the...

    Dave, you are right. In the day we boiled the props with Ritz dye. I think that was it. The dye was a way to make sure the props had been boiled. Cox, Scientific. Goldberg, Sterling are some of the...
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    1 January it will be 50 years for my bride and I....

    1 January it will be 50 years for my bride and I. Raised by a old Aunt and Uncle things would be called hard, but the truth is, real happy days. When my bride and I started dating she made up her...
  14. Are we fighting in a burning house?

    Are we fighting in a burning house?
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    My Day At the flying Field

    I had saved a story written by some dude before 2005 in one of the magazines. Lost the magazine in Katrina along with everything else we owned. That is another story. Any way the story was the...
  16. Thread: IMAA Dead

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    Strange, the passing of the IMAA is not noticed...

    Strange, the passing of the IMAA is not noticed by so many of this crop of model aviators. Many of the newer folks have no idea what the IMAA was. Mission Accomplished is the best of many good...
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    The line is full. Gas, electric and all that goes...

    The line is full. Gas, electric and all that goes with it. Our flying club, one of the best , has it all. Thirty two covered pavilions with 110 outlets. work stations. The works. The gas folks with...
  18. Model aviators and the AMA has found themselves...

    Model aviators and the AMA has found themselves in the political BIG LEAGUE. A Liberal member of the House of Representatives put it best. Our Nation was built on the idea of three (3) branches of...
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    1344 post? Is that it? I was wondering how the...

    1344 post? Is that it? I was wondering how the stand your ground anti-gun thing was going to play out? Was there anything settled? Just asking.
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    My buddy and I both have 15 month olds and it is...

    My buddy and I both have 15 month olds and it is hard to find time. So familiar and so long ago. That 15 month old today and 15 years old tomorrow. One thing I can say. When my 44 year old was 15...
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    I have a open question. What can the AMA do as a...

    I have a open question. What can the AMA do as a National Organization to help more qualified people to take up the role as instructors. Our club for example has a fly-in to promote the hobby. We are...
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    Top Spin is right about one thing. They do not...

    Top Spin is right about one thing. They do not want to separate from the money. That is what this is all about. Exchange of money. Perhaps we have a banker or some investment person that could...
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    A dead horse. For those that enjoy this sort of...

    A dead horse. For those that enjoy this sort of thing, perhaps it is dead. Good entertainment? Maybe to some. Drones are going to be regulated. We the model aviators do not want to get lumped in with...
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    Pilot, you have a wealth of knowledge. You also...

    Pilot, you have a wealth of knowledge. You also seem to have a lot of interest in this drone thing. You may be on to something about locals enforcing some of the rules regulating drones. These JEA...
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    Sport, you are 100% wrong about the boats. A...

    Sport, you are 100% wrong about the boats. A vessel over five tons is to be registered with the Federal government. There is no such thing as a no-navigable water way. You know air-boats and all. I...
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