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09-12-2021, 04:48 AM
Replies: 323
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Posted By samparfitt

Aileron completed. After sanding, I just...

Aileron completed.

After sanding, I just used one of those foam brushes to apply the paint versus the 'usual' spray gun. I still had paint from the first 'painting' 11 years ago.
The foam brush...
09-09-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 85,830
Posted By samparfitt

Aileron repair. While at Muncie for the Indiana...

Aileron repair.
While at Muncie for the Indiana wabird flyin, someone ran into my plane and the prop got my aileron.
...
09-08-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Yo Evo, I've been cutting out those 'long'...

Yo Evo,
I've been cutting out those 'long' trips now that I've hit the 'diamond' anniversary!
Being warm in Georgia in November, I may 'adjust' my thinking!
Miss ya' and your fantastic looking...
09-06-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Americana. ...

Americana.

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09-06-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

IWC ((Cont)). ...

IWC ((Cont)).

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Art and Rhonda.
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09-06-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

IWC ((cont). ...

IWC ((cont).

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09-06-2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

IWC (cont). Warbird gaggle: 11 planes. ...

IWC (cont).

Warbird gaggle: 11 planes.

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My squadron; TF P-47, TF...
09-06-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Sept 2-4, Indiana Warbirds and classics at...

Sept 2-4, Indiana Warbirds and classics at Muncie, Indiana (AMA head quarters).
Miles: 100.
1000' all grass runway.
Great weather: was in the 90's the previous weeks. Starting on the first day the...
08-22-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Yo Bruce, Me too. Hope you guys had a good...

Yo Bruce,
Me too.
Hope you guys had a good flyin.
My next one is Muncie.
Should be a good crowd there.
later,
Sam
08-09-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Bruce, Won't be going to Fond Du Lac this year....

Bruce,
Won't be going to Fond Du Lac this year.
Getting too old to be traveling 525 miles.
I'm keeping most of my travels to 300 or less.
Will miss you guys.
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Got some...
08-01-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 85,830
Posted By samparfitt

Engine not reaching maximum RPM's. A couple...

Engine not reaching maximum RPM's.

A couple weeks ago, the engine wouldn't start.
Found that the choke servo was 'dead'.
Replaced the servo and no response from the throttle.
Found the...
07-23-2021, 04:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Just local flying at my two clubs until Warbirds...

Just local flying at my two clubs until Warbirds and Classics at Muncie, Indiana on Labor day w/e.
07-18-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 58,653
Posted By samparfitt

It took a lot of work to get my landing light to...

It took a lot of work to get my landing light to function.
Always nice to include the website and if they sell a lot of stuff the actual model number, etc.
07-18-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 58,653
Posted By samparfitt

When all else fails, read the instructions even...

When all else fails, read the instructions even though that's hard for us to do!
Normally I use UP's air valves but I have 3 of Jomar's electronic 'air valves'.
Being a cheap SOB, I wanted to use...
07-17-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Americana. Trip to and from Goshen. ...

Americana. Trip to and from Goshen.


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07-17-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Goshen (CONT). ...

Goshen (CONT).

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07-17-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Goshen cont. Giant Sierra bearcat gear. ...

Goshen cont.

Giant Sierra bearcat gear.

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07-17-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Goshen (cont) ...

Goshen (cont)


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07-17-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

July 15-17, Warbirds and classics at Goshen,...

July 15-17, Warbirds and classics at Goshen, Indiana.
Miles: 220.
This is the 2nd of the warbirds and classic alliance that I've attended this year.
The flyin was at Goshen's airport so we had a...
07-10-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

July 10, big bird flyin at Celina's RC club...

July 10, big bird flyin at Celina's RC club (ohio).
Miles: 101
Nice 600' all grass field.

I only took pictures of the scale planes.
...
07-04-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Happy Independence day. Did some formation...

Happy Independence day.
Did some formation flying before it got too 'hot'.

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07-04-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Yup, still alive! Missed a flyin at 'windy...

Yup, still alive!
Missed a flyin at 'windy city' due to grand daughter's baptism plus a few local flyins cancelled due to lots of rain, etc.
Been going to the local club's field to get some flying...
06-10-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Tony, That's like asking who's your favorite...

Tony,
That's like asking who's your favorite kid?
06-10-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Tony, This is one of 7 clubs that belong to the...

Tony,
This is one of 7 clubs that belong to the Warbird & Classic Alliance.
All of them are at least 800' long.
The fields have to meet certain criteria to be allowed to join the Alliance.
If you...
06-06-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,275
Posted By samparfitt

Americana. Took a lot of 'back roads' to go to...

Americana.
Took a lot of 'back roads' to go to the flyin.
On the 'high way' you see nothing!


Major back roads are 'semi truck' wide and some 'straight as an arrow'.
Rain about half the trip...
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