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Forum: The Clubhouse
10-20-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Stikum

Runs on hot ait?

Runs on hot ait?
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-19-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

https://ch-ignitions.com/

https://ch-ignitions.com/
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-14-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

And then there's the Wankel, with rotating...

And then there's the Wankel, with rotating combustion chambers (three of them)...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wankel_engine
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-31-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

When people get paid to not work, it's harder to...

When people get paid to not work, it's harder to convince them that work is what they should do.....
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-29-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

The Top Flite Sierra was a wonderful trainer and...

The Top Flite Sierra was a wonderful trainer and superb kit. Very rugged, but light weight. I built one per plans, then scratched a second wing with no dihedral. Power ranged from a 40FP to a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-12-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By Stikum

Should have been "Hello", not "Help"! ...

Should have been "Hello", not "Help"! :)
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-12-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

You might try a prop one size longer with less...

You might try a prop one size longer with less pitch.
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-15-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

To rephrase that :Get to the doctor NOW. You...

To rephrase that :Get to the doctor NOW. You KNOW that there's a problem - and those can be deadly!
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-01-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By Stikum

Usually just move the springs and ratchet to the...

Usually just move the springs and ratchet to the other gimbal. Easy, just pay attention and don't loose parts in the carpet. :)
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-23-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By Stikum

Well, Hell:) to you, too.

Well, Hell:) to you, too.
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-23-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

My last move was 2014, and I had a pro move the...

My last move was 2014, and I had a pro move the house. My 1320 sqft shop's contents had to go into storage for several months. When the new shop was completed, I shopped around and found Penske...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-15-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

I've used a computer flight simulator to improve...

I've used a computer flight simulator to improve and retain my skills. They can be had used pretty cheap, and even new they cost less than most crashes. Repairs after crashes are fast and free. It...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-04-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,134
Posted By Stikum

Ran across a newspaper article from the last year...

Ran across a newspaper article from the last year I did the summer program. Make sure you scroll through the photos (4 of them)...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-24-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

Bet it flies just fine!

Bet it flies just fine!
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-23-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

Yep - stores energy like a spring! I've known...

Yep - stores energy like a spring! I've known some guys who recommended using Monocote to correct twisted wing panels (Twist opposite and shrink the covering to hold it straight by tension). Works...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-23-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

I use nitrile gloves when I work with thin CA -...

I use nitrile gloves when I work with thin CA - it wicks so well, it's too easy to get stuck. I also true up my sheeting with a heavy straightedge and a fresh blade before I fit it up. Some sheets...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-21-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By Stikum

https://www.modelaircraft.org/club-finder?city=Lon...

https://www.modelaircraft.org/club-finder?city=Long%20Island&state=NY&distance%5Bdistance%5D%5Bfrom%5D=321.869&distance%5Bvalue%5D=40.789142%2C-73.134961&page=2

Either not an AMA club, or gone...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-16-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By Stikum

https://www.servocity.com/hs-225bb-servo/ ...

https://www.servocity.com/hs-225bb-servo/

https://www.servocity.com/hs-5245mg-servo/?sku=35245S00
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-08-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,134
Posted By Stikum

Not a trace of panic in my posts - just sadness...

Not a trace of panic in my posts - just sadness that the social part of the hobby has declined so much. In the 1970's, as a teenager, I worked Turn 1 at the Formula1 races at Famoso. They had around...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-03-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,134
Posted By Stikum

Not in a historical context. Twenty years ago,...

Not in a historical context. Twenty years ago, there would have been dozens, maybe hundreds. Not seven.

The severe decline of participation in the hobby has taken much of the fun out of it for...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-03-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,134
Posted By Stikum

Hobbico was far more proficient at acquiring...

Hobbico was far more proficient at acquiring major brands and killing them. Andrews, Topflite, Midwest.... Then the changing demographics caused a decline in the market, and Hobbico collapsed under...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-03-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/533x528/capture_ac36aae81fbfe7eb62c9c5ada0170cbeabe2c6cf.png

This is what comes up on the FB link.
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-03-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

Same issue: This Content Isn't Available...

Same issue:


This Content Isn't Available Right Now
When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared it with a small group of people, changed who can see it or it's been deleted....
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-03-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10,040
Views: 674,917
Posted By Stikum

https://www.facebook.com/gerard.vandermeulen.3/vid...

https://www.facebook.com/gerard.vandermeulen.3/videos/10208726038545256/

It's limited by the owner of the video. Nothing to do with RCU.
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-27-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,134
Posted By Stikum

My favorites were glow or gas. Favorite...

My favorites were glow or gas. Favorite airframes, in no particular order: Goldberg Tiger2 and Tiger 60, Great Planes Super Sportsters (20,40,60,120, Giant, and Bipe), Big Sticks (20,40,60,Giant),...
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