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08-12-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,281
Posted By H5487

(The sound of crickets chirping on a warm...

(The sound of crickets chirping on a warm summer's evening.)

Harvey
03-29-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By H5487

Back to Jester's original subject... Some...

Back to Jester's original subject...

Some claim that the 1980 rant in RC Model Builder is no different than today. I cannot agree. While the different segments of the hobby (i.e. the RCers vs the...
02-17-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,388
Posted By H5487

Guys, DOC_0001-17702 is little more than a...

Guys,

DOC_0001-17702 is little more than a "feel good" action by the government. Even the dumbest fed is aware that our little balsawood planes are incapable of being modified into bonafide...
05-18-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,309
Posted By H5487

Jay, The link is broken. Do you have a new...

Jay,
The
link is broken. Do you have a new one?
Thanks!
Harvey
04-22-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,523
Posted By H5487

I'm a member of AMA because I want to be but not...

I'm a member of AMA because I want to be but not quite as much as I used to want to be. I joined AMA back in 1969 when it was a voluntary organization that promoted the advancement and safety of...
02-25-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,696
Posted By H5487

I started flying R/C in high school (late 1960s)...

I started flying R/C in high school (late 1960s) and still fondly remember many of the names of R/C's groundbreakers. Mr Ritchie is one of them. He'll be missed!

My kids will tell you that I have...
01-22-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,508
Posted By H5487

Which pretty much describes many of my friends...

Which pretty much describes many of my friends but that doesn't make me want to fly them.
01-22-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,508
Posted By H5487

What's the attraction of diesel plane engines?

Please don't shoot me for asking but I don't understand the attraction of diesel engines in model airplanes. What am I missing?

Thanks,

Harvey
06-27-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By H5487

I took your advice

I took your advice and ordered one yesterday.

Thanks for your help!

Harvey
06-22-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By H5487

'Morning Rusty. I should have stated in my first...

'Morning Rusty. I should have stated in my first post that I'm only looking for a 2-3 cell charger at this point. I'll probably eventually outgrow such a limited charger but one in this range...
06-22-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,368
Posted By H5487

Thanks Michael. The website only shows the Nov...

Thanks Michael. The website only shows the Nov '67 issue of RCM. Are there any other issues or is that the only one scanned in so far?

Harvey
06-21-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By H5487

Buzz, Thanks for your recommendations! ...

Buzz,

Thanks for your recommendations!

By "dongle" are you referring to the "Equinox" balancing adapter that connects between the charger output and battery being charged? I have one but when...
06-20-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By H5487

What is your experience / recommendation for a charger?

It seems that I'm being dragged, screaming and kicking all the way, into 20th century aeromodelling. I was raised on nitro but started getting involved with 'lectric planes a couple of years ago. I...
06-19-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,368
Posted By H5487

A plans-built Antic?

Eloy,

The Antic was (and still is) a kit put out by Proctor Enterprises. I don't believe the plans were ever made available separately for the scratchbuilders. With all of the specialized (i.e....
Forum: Beginners
05-19-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,249
Posted By H5487

Treat any plane advertised as "A Great Trainer"...

Treat any plane advertised as "A Great Trainer" with skepticism and compare it to Jester S1's checklist before buying. While there are many genuine great trainers out there, there are also many that...
05-18-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,368
Posted By H5487

I just discovered this reply to my 7-20-2016...

I just discovered this reply to my 7-20-2016 post. Can someone with access to MAN Archives trace this to a specific issue of MAN?

I may be wrong but I don't think the Proctor Antic kit came out...
Forum: Beginners
05-17-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,249
Posted By H5487

Very well written tutorial! I would add that...

Very well written tutorial!

I would add that the beginner resist the urge to purchase something flashy and exotic to learn with. A beginner's success is highly dependent on starting with a...
Forum: Beginners
05-17-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
Posted By H5487

And I am going to agree, in part, with both...

And I am going to agree, in part, with both J.Duncker and Buzz because both of you have made good points/rebuttals.

After rereading my post, I realized that there was probably a better way of...
Forum: Beginners
05-16-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
Posted By H5487

Possible material for creating a sticky on what...

Possible material for creating a sticky on what makes a good trainer:

DO NOT buy an ARF to learn how to fly. I'm not against ARFs (in fact, I have several myself) but I think they send the wrong...
Forum: Beginners
05-16-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
Posted By H5487

I, too, thought that the video was cute. However,...

I, too, thought that the video was cute. However, I also felt that the experienced flyer in it was more condescending to the newbie than empathetic and helpful. She was approached by someone who was...
12-13-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,846
Posted By H5487

Jay, Wouldn't a switching p/s be too noisy...

Jay,

Wouldn't a switching p/s be too noisy (electrically)?

Harvey
10-28-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By H5487

I tried that for awhile but my laptop kept...

I tried that for awhile but my laptop kept slipping off my knees and falling to the bathroom floor!

Harvey
10-27-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By H5487

Hi Init, I think I remember hearing in...

Hi Init,

I think I remember hearing in another thread that you left them in a Dr's office. We have a Veteran's hospital in Houston that would probably be happy to take them. Regardless of where...
10-27-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By H5487

How long do you keep your magazine?

I've got about 11 years of Model Aviation that my wife would like to see me toss out. I've always held onto them because I might want to refer to a previous issue for something. So far, I haven't...
10-10-2016, 09:06 AM
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