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Forum: Marketplace
05-25-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Wanted Midwest Cardinal foam kit

Wanted to buy
Midwest Cessna Cardinal Foam RC kit. It is 46' wingspan for engine 049-15.
Forum: Control Lines
11-01-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 55,391
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Back in 1965 when i was 8 years old my cousin...

Back in 1965 when i was 8 years old my cousin Mark ( who my wife calls the "good Mark" as opposed to me the "evil Mark") went off to join the navy and gave me his Wen-Mac Turbojet control line plane....
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-01-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9,980
Views: 652,158
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Donny, I guess you're correct in that you could...

Donny, I guess you're correct in that you could easily save the money and produce perfectly usable parts for airplane kits. I just prefer the better fits and virtually no pre-work that the laser...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-30-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9,980
Views: 652,158
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

I think that the laser is a far better way to...

I think that the laser is a far better way to produce parts for model aircraft. The laser's narrow kerf and efficient use of material will more that recoup the cost of investment over the lifetime of...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-05-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9,980
Views: 652,158
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

I listen to people all the time supposedly highly...

I listen to people all the time supposedly highly educated college grads and even a professor buddy of mine who claim that the system is rigged so they do not vote. People the only time my disability...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-05-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9,980
Views: 652,158
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Just because a person or group owns a piece of...

Just because a person or group owns a piece of property in todays world this means nothing. You have the privilege of paying taxes and maintaining your land but you may not be able to use it to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-08-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9,980
Views: 652,158
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

I remember when we were youngsters in the late...

I remember when we were youngsters in the late 60's and flew control line models most of us had Fox 35's for bigger motors and I went and bought an Enya 35. That was the most miserable motor I have...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-18-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9,980
Views: 652,158
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Just remember one thing guys, I hat the price...

Just remember one thing guys, I hat the price increases as much as anyone but in defense the tariffs help keep all of the modelers who still work here in the USA competitive with some of the other...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-31-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9,980
Views: 652,158
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Hi Donny, Happy New Years to you and yours. I...

Hi Donny, Happy New Years to you and yours. I know your from Texas but the 24 would be like t shirt weather up here in Connecticut. Our forecast for the Frozen Fun Fly is 1-3 degrees with 12-15 knots...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-23-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9,980
Views: 652,158
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone

I just wanted to wish all us older modelers a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday season to everyone. Best wishes for a Happy and Healthy New Year. We normally have a big celebration of the seven...
12-17-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 259,138
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

mice and planes

I live in southeastern Connecticut so we get cold winters and the little mice just love to come inside and chew up wires. They got into an electric powered glider that I had hanging on the wall...
11-11-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 259,138
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

2244553I was enroute to my local club field last...

2244553I was enroute to my local club field last spring when I got a call from another member. He said he was there with a gentleman who had some planes I might be interested in. When I arrived there...
10-29-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,652
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Back in the late 70's I flew a Dirty Bird 40 that...

Back in the late 70's I flew a Dirty Bird 40 that had an HB40 PDP with a tuned pipe. Very smooth and wicked fast. It was a fun airplane to fly. Almost as fast as my Mach 1 with a piped 60. We...
10-18-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,428
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Your Falcon looks great Jay. Boy Otto's building...

Your Falcon looks great Jay. Boy Otto's building job looks top shelf for sure. I really wish I had bought a Jr. Falon or Skylark from Bob Harris when he was kitting them. I have his Esquire, DeBolt...
09-10-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,693
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

I built one back in 1970 powered with a K&B...

I built one back in 1970 powered with a K&B Stallion 35 ( I couldn't afford a Fox 35). Plane flew great was easy to fix which I had to do quite a bit with the old K&B. It was about the perfect...
06-24-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,197
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Back in the mid 70's and early 80's starting with...

Back in the mid 70's and early 80's starting with H-Rays and Esquires I flew a lot of single through 3 channel planes and the birds in the Pronto series and designed by Dave always flew extremely...
06-23-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,197
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

I never met Dave but agree that he was a...

I never met Dave but agree that he was a fantastic designer. I was just working down in my shop and found a brand new kit of a Pronto plus a Pronto 25. I have also had Dave's Playmate and Parakeet...
06-21-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,299
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

A friend of mine got one of those from his...

A friend of mine got one of those from his grandma back in 722 and we started it up in my yard which we thought was big enough. To prevent it from going too high we fastened a string to the fuselage...
06-04-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,564
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

I have been in the shop working on some single...

I have been in the shop working on some single channel and R/O stuff using one of the Tobe Phil Green actuator that I just received from Jaymen when I stumbled across this thread. When I was in high...
03-25-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

I think that the vanguard was the little brother...

I think that the vanguard was the little brother of the Explorer. They both along with the Trixter Beam had the early Lou Andrews touch. I never saw a bad design from Lou. I was just wondering how it...
03-25-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Jay, I'll get you a MO out on Monday morning. I...

Jay,
I'll get you a MO out on Monday morning. I need your address for the mail. I do have one of the black bales it is the one I am carefully removing for Sandy to copy. I'll tell him that the...
03-24-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Guillow's Vangaurd

I was at a club meeting last week demonstration some pulse rudder and escapement actuators and a fellow club member said that he and his dad started flying rudder only back i the 60's using a...
03-24-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

Jay, I am interested in your receiver . I have...

Jay,
I am interested in your receiver . I have an old ace transmitter on 27.045 (red) so that would be perfect. Let me know if you still have it and I'll get you out a USPS MO right away. I also...
03-06-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,409
Posted By Mad Man Marko-RCU

The ones I wish to convert are an EK Champion,...

The ones I wish to convert are an EK Champion, Hobby Lobby 5. These have the separate encoder board. Also I have an EK LRB and a HL 3 channel which have only 1 board combo. I used those extensively...
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