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Forum: The Clubhouse
10-27-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 428
Posted By Stikum

Taller gear or bigger tires will get you some...

Taller gear or bigger tires will get you some prop clearance. I used to fly a Sig Somethin' Extra with a 91 Surpass....

You can also put a plywood spacer between the landing gear and the fuse,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-27-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 428
Posted By Stikum

You might want to consider a change in prop -...

You might want to consider a change in prop - larger diameter and lower pitch.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-23-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Stikum

I've painted over Ultracote. I prepped by...

I've painted over Ultracote. I prepped by masking the area off and using 0000 steel wool to take the shine off the covering so that the paint could adhere.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-12-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

There are always some in need of homes. My rodent...

There are always some in need of homes. My rodent control crew were all freebies off Craigslist, and our housecat was about three months old when someone dumped him at our place. He's the best cat...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-12-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

One of my shop cats sleeps on the tractor's seat....

One of my shop cats sleeps on the tractor's seat. Sure keeps down the rodent problems!
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-11-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

I was able to make significant progress by...

I was able to make significant progress by logging my weight every morning. I have a digital scale that seems vert accurate, and I weigh every morning at the same point in my routine. I'm 6'3" tall...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-08-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

Well, I'm four weeks post shoulder replacement,...

Well, I'm four weeks post shoulder replacement, and on the mend. Every day it's a little better. Just had an old internet friend come by - we've known of each other since the RCO days - and pick up...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-08-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

A swim spa is different than a hot tub. It has a...

A swim spa is different than a hot tub. It has a current that you swim or walk against.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-08-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

Same issue here, and almost the same drive. ...

Same issue here, and almost the same drive. Worth doing if you are serious about losing weight, gaining strength, reducing joint pain, and having a better quality of life. Do it three times a week...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-08-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

Eliminate excess sugars and increase vegetables. ...

Eliminate excess sugars and increase vegetables. Use smaller plates. Avoid alcohol.

The very best exercise for us ol' wrecks is walking back and forth in a swimming pool. The water takes the...
Forum: Marketplace
10-06-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Stikum

Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Marketplace
10-04-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Stikum

Great Planes Big Stik 60 ARF, RTF

Health forces sale. Assembled and flown about ten flights, never crashed. Reinforced the fuse floor under the fuel tank and upgraded the fuel tank. Currently flying with a OS 91 Surpass four...
Forum: Marketplace
09-28-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By Stikum

Sig Somethin' Extra kit new in box $135 shipped

Health forces sale. Kit has been opened to add a bit of balsa to extend rudder, but has never been unpacked. Top quality kit, often hard to find. Discount if you pick it up. I'm 20 miles east of...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-24-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

Prayers sent.

Prayers sent.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-14-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

Mike, it took several months to get used to my...

Mike, it took several months to get used to my partial knee replacement. Range of motion exercises first, then strength later. Don't overdo it, and avoid high-impact activities. I'm done with dirt...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-14-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

Had a total shoulder replacement done last...

Had a total shoulder replacement done last Thursday, was able to hold my late class on Friday. We're doing all classes remotely, so I am able to avoid taking a lot of sick leave.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-05-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

Chernobyl and Fukushima were not nuclear bombs,...

Chernobyl and Fukushima were not nuclear bombs, either. They were nuclear power supplies, albeit too large to fly. Certainly more dangerous than LiPos....
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-04-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

My right knee has seen 5 surgeries. 1976 -...

My right knee has seen 5 surgeries. 1976 - patellar shave, 2001- pestoplasty, 2002 - Carbon fiber implants to replace ACL and MCL, 2010 - arthroscopy to remove scar tissue, 2017 unicompartmental...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-04-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

Having a total shoulder replacement done...

Having a total shoulder replacement done Thursday. As my mother used to say "This getting old ain't for sissies!"
08-20-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,304
Posted By Stikum

I quit almost 35 years ago. Went from Marlboros...

I quit almost 35 years ago. Went from Marlboros to a pipe, then slowly eased off the pipe. Took me about 4 months of smoking a little less every day, until I got down to one a day (first thing in...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-20-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By Stikum

I went by Teachu2 back then. Art and I took a...

I went by Teachu2 back then. Art and I took a youngster by the name of Radley under our collective wing. Kid lived in the L.A. area, family moved here from the Phillipines. Radley was a bit of a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-21-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,961
Posted By Stikum

Two of the servos were reverse rotation. Had a...

Two of the servos were reverse rotation. Had a dot on them so you could tell. 27mhz, AM. CB radios were a rage (Smokey and the Bandit) and would shoot you down.
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-21-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,961
Posted By Stikum

The hobby has ALWAYS been expensive. In 1975, I...

The hobby has ALWAYS been expensive. In 1975, I had a paper route (remember those?) and saved up to order a brand-new Kraft 7 channel radio with five servos. Went through the LHS and got 20% off...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-29-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8,768
Views: 457,130
Posted By Stikum

The doctors in question are local to me. Here's...

The doctors in question are local to me. Here's the local coverage: https://bakersfieldnow.com/news/coronavirus/accelerated-urgent-care-provides-statistical-update-on-covid-19
03-12-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,239
Posted By Stikum

I'd done a search for Klett landing gear and it...

I'd done a search for Klett landing gear and it popped up - I didn't even notice the date.
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