Go Back  RCU Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: jaymen
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.90 seconds.
Forum: Marketplace
03-05-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By jaymen

Wanted RS Systems Radio gear

Hi,
I'm looking for RS Systems 2 and 3 channel transmitters, and RS dual servo bricks.
Please respond to: [email protected] or text to 949 292 5379

Thanks,
Jay
04-21-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,576
Posted By jaymen

Update: Reproduction Rand LR-3 style...

Update:

Reproduction Rand LR-3 style actuators now available.
I now offer GG Tobe actuators with custom electronics I build for them so they can be used with any modern proportional radio. Uses...
02-17-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,038
Posted By jaymen

Dave Robelen comes to mind, I think he was the...

Dave Robelen comes to mind, I think he was the man behind Airtrol.
Their Cessna 150 looks to be the best of the lot for Galloping Ghost.
Airtrol Pulse Proportional systems used a Controlaire SH100...
02-05-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,333
Posted By jaymen

Update, I still speak with a few guys who were...

Update,
I still speak with a few guys who were around back in the late 80-early 90s who worked at Tekin and/or also were on the Tekin Race Team. Nobody I know with the exception of Jim Campbell...
09-04-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,705
Posted By jaymen

See article on Tobe GG actuator with Phil G...

See article on Tobe GG actuator with Phil G recoder in September 2018 AMA Model Aviation magazine, Vintage viewpoint column by Bob Noll for more info.
08-23-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,353
Posted By jaymen

A "reasonable price" would have to take inflation...

A "reasonable price" would have to take inflation into account, as nobody is going to sell you one for the 1974 retail kit price of $89.00, or the ARF price of $129.00. The RTF Hobie Hawk with radio...
08-02-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,337
Posted By jaymen

Congratulations on completion, maiden and...

Congratulations on completion, maiden and winning the trophy!

You are a glutton for punishment for sure, that has to be the most difficult and labor intense model plane I have ever seen. Years...
07-17-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,353
Posted By jaymen

Pictures

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/carillo_hawk_1__493cdea27bfc1002eadfe4b4898e3db97e57aeaa.jpg...
07-17-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By jaymen

RS and EK updated

Here are two oldies but goodies that have been modernized and converted to 2.4GHz DSM2/DSMX and have servo reversing and other modern features as well. Encoders replaced with micro-controller Arduino...
06-20-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,353
Posted By jaymen

Hobie Hawk

One great flying glider, the Hawk is a true classic and the first fully composite ready to fly glider, and that was back in 1973. It was years ahead of it's time and flies amazingly well for a rudder...
03-03-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,025
Posted By jaymen

I have a SCE here in stock, it's a Single Channel...

I have a SCE here in stock, it's a Single Channel Emulator. This little gem by Phil G is wired into a single channel radio. You remove all the old electronics and only keep the on/off switch and the...
03-03-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,573
Posted By jaymen

To update, The RC Hall Of Fame is a great site,...

To update,
The RC Hall Of Fame is a great site, preserving R/C history,
however, the R/C timeline shown on RCHoF needs updating as it is missleading.

The Space Control was being flown in 1959,...
02-07-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By jaymen

Nice plane and radio. A while ago we converted a...

Nice plane and radio. A while ago we converted a PCS, and a Kraft Gold Medal to 2.4GHz using Orange RX DSM2 modules and the original encoders. All you need to do is to add a pulse inverter to the...
02-07-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 141,216
Posted By jaymen

Very good information. All the major R/C...

Very good information. All the major R/C manufacturers had test planes, and most of them were built for them by professional builders. Back in the era, it was common practice to test fly radios...
02-07-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,573
Posted By jaymen

Sad News

I just got the word from Charlie Ritchie that his dad Zel passed away on the 19th of January. God speed Zel, you were one great guy and a lot of fun to fly with. You gave the world the first...
01-30-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 141,216
Posted By jaymen

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. ...

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. George Walker drew the plans for Das Ugly Stik. I'm sure he added his own personal touches, because Zel said his original test plane was really ugly!
If...
01-29-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 141,216
Posted By jaymen

A little "Stik" trivia: The real creator of the...

A little "Stik" trivia: The real creator of the ugly stick and how it got it's name.

Zel Ritchie of Space Control, the very 1st commercially available 4 channel proportional radio circa 1959...
01-13-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,274
Posted By jaymen

Galloping Ghost Tx mod build log

I recently converted my old Controlaire GG transmitter to 2.4 GHz and used a micro-controller based on the Arduino, with Phil G's programming so it can still use the toggle switch for positionable...
10-13-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By jaymen

Jr Falcon

Just to share with you guys,
here is a photo of my Carl Goldberg Jr. Falcon with electric power, and Galloping Ghost pulse proportional.
Radio is Spektrum DX-6i, Lemon R/C Rx., Tobe GG actuator...
10-10-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,117
Posted By jaymen

Great post. Final chapter for Pro Line was the...

Great post.
Final chapter for Pro Line was the Ace R/C years. The Silver Seven receiver was used, with a deans style connector block, and the servos were typically D&R mechanics, with Geizendaner...
06-12-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By jaymen

Who remembers this?

Here is an obscure blast from the past, a TNT Toys Mini-Chopper, catalog no. 2003, circa 1972, powered by a special version of the Cox Pee Wee .020. The body is based on the Hiller Hornet, a one...
05-24-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By jaymen

New age Galloping Ghost

Attached are photos of a Myers Mayfly, Jr. Falcon and a Whizard, all with the Tobe GG-1 equipped with a Phil G recoder chip on a custom board I made for them.
They all use Lemon brand 2.4 GHz...
03-30-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,402
Posted By jaymen

The trim toggle sets the elevator trim. To get...

The trim toggle sets the elevator trim. To get trim on the other channels, you push the trim and that channel toggle together. The direction you push the channel toggle switch sets the direction the...
03-20-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,402
Posted By jaymen

Kraft Custom 12 reed transmitter conversion pictures

Here are some photos of a Kraft Custom 12 converted to 2.4 GHz using a Phil G reed emulator. You get trims on all channels, servo reversing, servo speed adjustment, range check feature, and and...
01-20-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By jaymen

Just so everyone one knows, Phil Kraft got his...

Just so everyone one knows, Phil Kraft got his idea for his test plane, which evolved into the Ugly Stick, from Zel Ritchie.
Zel was the owner and president of Space Control in Gardena and was...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.