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Forum: The Clubhouse
Yesterday, 07:23 PM
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Posted By GallopingGhostler

With a hint of Monty Python, has the model...

With a hint of Monty Python, has the model aeroplane shops in UK turned woke? :rolleyes:;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usrl2FUWhEE
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-06-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

Isn't that short for curmudgeon?[/QUOTE] True,...

Isn't that short for curmudgeon?[/QUOTE]
True, if you are on the other side of the pond. ;) This side of the pond, the younger generation understand chat terms better. :rolleyes:
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Forum: The Clubhouse
08-06-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

Not to worry as every club has a group of them...

Not to worry as every club has a group of them and guess what, I qualify for inclusion in my club.[/QUOTE]
We're all OCD (old, cranky and dangerous)! ;)
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-06-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

And sun glasses! :rolleyes: :D

And sun glasses! :rolleyes: :D
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-01-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

Shortly after conscription was abolished, I took...

Shortly after conscription was abolished, I took the route worthy of a Monty Python episode. I enlisted as a 02J Clarinet Player in a military band. :D
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-01-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

England lost a good number of their nobility and...

England lost a good number of their nobility and intelligent scientifically minded men during both world wars, because they decided to become pilots and flight officers. It is odd how the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-31-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

My college fluid dynamics professor some 40 years...

My college fluid dynamics professor some 40 years ago told us of his military experiences. Being a young Korean man (Japan captured Korea), he was draft during WW2 into the Japanese Army. He took...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-30-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

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Photo No. 45 from...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-29-2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

The local Salvation Army has an older Isuzu box...

The local Salvation Army has an older Isuzu box lorry with rear lift gate. It has a gasoline Chev. 350 with Chev. drive train.

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Photo from Isuzu Trucks: N Series with 6.6L V8 350-HP...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-27-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

Considering that David posted the nice video of...

Considering that David posted the nice video of the US National Anthem played before the queen shortly after 9-11, here is something nice by a U.S. military academy:
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Forum: The Clubhouse
07-17-2022, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

That means you knew how to use downshifting the...

That means you knew how to use downshifting the manual transmission to act as an engine brake, reducing the need for normal wheel brake use. Also, even in higher gears, a manual transmission does a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-15-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

Yes, diet is very important, also no life...

Yes, diet is very important, also no life weakening habits like smoking, excessive imbibing, keeping out of debt, and keeping busy, etc.

Regarding heat, local gym, Planet Fitness (although there...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-13-2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

I am 10 years ACDII's senior, and take no...

I am 10 years ACDII's senior, and take no prescription meds. Yes, I have taken when necessary. Some have to, as shown, because injuries exist that require intervention. I don't advise going against...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-12-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

Yup, understand the feeling. I opt for a salad...

Yup, understand the feeling. I opt for a salad instead, when I can. Overseas in Japan for example, although they have western fast food places, one can also opt for Japanese deli items, which are not...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-12-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

Yes, very true. Problem is that modern wheat from...

Yes, very true. Problem is that modern wheat from the early 1960's on has been so highly modified that it now digests quicker than table sugar (check the glycemic indices). World-wide, the native...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-11-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

Yup, acdii...

Yup, acdii (https://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/members/acdii.html) , got the Wal-E movie, where your cartoon movie scene is from. Good computer animation with a good story. Seems they don't make them...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-09-2022, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

That is true, Donny. I used to D.I.Y. overhaul...

That is true, Donny. I used to D.I.Y. overhaul starters, alternators, brake and clutch hydraulic cylinders, parts kits were relatively inexpensive, every autoparts store stocked them. If you notice,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-08-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

Back in the very early 1960's, my parents had an...

Back in the very early 1960's, my parents had an English Ford sedan. I remember my father using seating paste and relapping valves with the head on the kitchen table in our single wide trailer.
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-07-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

That is fascinating, just think if such small...

That is fascinating, just think if such small electrics/electronics is in the hands of ordinary citizens just imagine what the industry Must have. Over 40 yrs ago I was privileged to be amongst the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-06-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

We've discussed big R/C, but here is something...

We've discussed big R/C, but here is something amazing on the other end of the spectrum, a 1.5" (37mm) wingspan R/C sport electric Fokker Triplane that really flies. I found this link in a discussion...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-27-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

I can't copy and paste Trish's picture. I'll see...

I can't copy and paste Trish's picture. I'll see if we can find a way around it, if not we must wait for the official pictures.[/QUOTE]

I think that if you were to save the photo to Google Drive...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-27-2022, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

Google says can't load the conversational thread,...

Google says can't load the conversational thread, Telemaster.
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-10-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

The pres. of our club here is a welding...

The pres. of our club here is a welding contractor, built a couple large WW-2 multi engine bombers, one was a B-17. Good number of folk here live on the outskirts of town with an acre or more size...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-05-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

There's more to the picture than simply...

There's more to the picture than simply horsepower. For example, a 0.25 BHP Brown Jr. ignition engine turning a 14 inch prop at 6,000 RPM was able to power an 8 foot wingspan free flight. A .15...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-01-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10,853
Views: 831,631
Posted By GallopingGhostler

I got my start in R/C in 1973. In Fall 1972, I...

I got my start in R/C in 1973. In Fall 1972, I bought a single channel pulse proportional radio, an Ace R/C Pulse Commander on 26.995 MHz (Brown citizens band) with Adams Baby Twin Actuator. It came...
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