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09-26-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 9,630
Posted By speed20

Elect who you want in the AMA, but that’s not...

Elect who you want in the AMA, but that’s not going to solve anything. When you have big $$$ lobbyists like Amazon pushing to uneccesarliy squash us flyers it’s like bringing chop sticks to a gun...
09-26-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,064
Posted By speed20

Yeah and I see various clubs in my area of...

Yeah and I see various clubs in my area of Chicago, the majority of the members are old geezers like myself! When I was a kid in the 60’s, building and flying models was really cool. Now,the airplane...
09-26-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,523
Posted By speed20

All paper publications are getting that way

All paper publications are getting that way
Forum: Marketplace
05-30-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By speed20

Iíll take a set of red ones

Iíll take a set of red ones
04-10-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 17,601
Posted By speed20

What the hell?......

What in hell have you done to the Marketplace??? It totally sucks compared to the old old which was very user friendly and easy to navigate. If it isnít broke donít fix it! You have totally ruined...
02-09-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By speed20

User reviews

Every time I try to access user or product reviews, it starts to load then hangs up, not ever loading. Whatís up ? Anyone else experience this?
05-20-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,611
Posted By speed20

Has anyone found specific proposals for scratch...

Has anyone found specific proposals for scratch built/ kit airplanes? I can't find any
02-06-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 20,199
Posted By speed20

Believe me , you don't want privatized ATC here...

Believe me , you don't want privatized ATC here with a governing board comprised of mostly airline and commercial operaters with deep pockets dictating what is prioritized and what is not , mainly to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-06-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By speed20

ALPA beruacratic blowhards at it again just like...

ALPA beruacratic blowhards at it again just like with the 3rd class pilot medical issue! RCU alpa members out there,sorry your leader comes across as a pompous uninformed a?? !
Forum: RC Jets
01-06-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,380
Posted By speed20

I'm 64 years old . I've been an AMA member since...

I'm 64 years old . I've been an AMA member since 1966. I'll be retiring this year hoping to enjoy my RC airplanes more than ever. Now I'm wondering where our awesome hobby is heading! Having worked...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-12-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 470,417
Posted By speed20

I'm 64, my first balsa model was a Comet F4u...

I'm 64, my first balsa model was a Comet F4u Corsair. I was about ten years old. I cut out all the printed parts with a double edge razor! I put the wet tissue on and didn't use dope. The tissue...
Forum: RC Jets
09-12-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 128,403
Posted By speed20

And on and on it goes bye

And on and on it goes bye
Forum: RC Jets
09-12-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 128,403
Posted By speed20

I can't believe this issue persists for years in...

I can't believe this issue persists for years in RC as well as full scale flying. I have been flying full size for over 40 yrs and RC for almost as long. I have contended with some hellacious winds...
11-19-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,400
Views: 203,960
Posted By speed20

As an avid modeler since the 60's and an airline...

As an avid modeler since the 60's and an airline mechanic for the last 29 years, in no way shape or form would I want to see an RC aircraft (quad or otherwise) be injested in a jet engine. NOTHING...
Forum: Kit Building
10-01-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 37,316
Posted By speed20

Actually 182 flaps ARE fowler flaps. Having lots...

Actually 182 flaps ARE fowler flaps. Having lots of hours in the real Skylane, I can tell you that they are indeed fowler. The flaps extend back then down, not simply hinged 90 degrees like...
04-15-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By speed20

Spifire spinner

I have a MUCH MODIFYED to scale CMPRO 70 inch spit MK2 and am going crazy trying to find an appropriate 3-3/4 or 4 inch spinner ( preferably for a 3 blade prop) that would look good on a MK2. Any...
03-17-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By speed20

Thanks for the suggestion Paul , I understand...

Thanks for the suggestion Paul , I understand what washout is and what it does, and how along with flaps, can really tame a heavy warbird . I just never dealt with building washout into a precut...
03-15-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By speed20

Building in washout

Can anyone give any pointers on how to build in washout in foam wing cores that are precut. I'm familiar with washout in a built up wood wing, but haven't done it with a foam core. Any tips will be...
Forum: Beginners
01-24-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,702
Posted By speed20

Cured all my mechanical retract problems.......

Cured all my mechanical retract problems.... Electric retracts!
01-05-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 125,665
Posted By speed20

May I have a number? I'd love to join. Completing...

May I have a number? I'd love to join. Completing a Top Flite ARF with many mods. O. S. 91 FS! Eflite retracts, Cali Graphics "Stump jumper". I've had Mustangs on the brain all my life!!
11-07-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 434,465
Posted By speed20

Sign me up flight leader, starting a CMPRO spit...

Sign me up flight leader, starting a CMPRO spit 120
11-03-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 434,465
Posted By speed20

Awhile back I got a good deal on a CMPRO Spit...

Awhile back I got a good deal on a CMPRO Spit MKII 120 size. Seems like a decent model, with f/g fuse and all, but I have to make some mods to be more scale. flaps are all wrong not split like real...
Forum: Kit Building
03-01-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,250
Posted By speed20

RE: Flap Problem

On the few Top Flite airplanes I've built,(p-51, At6), that have flaps, I haven't used any reversing harnesses. If you look at the servo mounting plates on their models, the slot for the output arms...
01-07-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,903
Posted By speed20

RE: Hobby King

I stopped ordering from them about 3 years ago. Nothing like working on a project and getting shut down for 3-4 weeks waiting for parts!
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-26-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 20,367
Posted By speed20

RE: ARF's ruined my hobby

Ive been building models since the mid 60,s, and have been into RC for the past 35 yrs. In the past couple of years ive accumulated a few ARF models. Without mentioning names, its my opinion that...
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