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03-13-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,055
Posted By TheOldGuy

I agree with Gnascher completely. I quite using...

I agree with Gnascher completely.
I quite using CA six months ago and now only to tack something in place until I can get the Titebond where it's needed. I also found that I can use a very small...
03-01-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,022
Posted By TheOldGuy

I'm not suprised at CA pulling a stunt like that....

I'm not suprised at CA pulling a stunt like that. I grew up there and have watched it degenerate to what it is now. It used to be a paradise with everything you could want. Now it's a garbage dump...
02-06-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,125
Posted By TheOldGuy

Atlanta Hobbys "The Electron Club"

Has anyone joined the club and if so, what do you think?

What is the discount and overall service?

Charlie
01-01-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,888
Posted By TheOldGuy

I read about how these small, underfunded...

I read about how these small, underfunded distributors trying to get out of there guarantees day after day and wonder why we don't just buy from the larger distributors and only top quality...
01-01-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,807
Posted By TheOldGuy

One of the guys in our club received a complete...

One of the guys in our club received a complete warbird to review, including engine, servos...everything he needed. On his first flight, right turn, it rolled over and crashed wide open and head on...
10-16-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 1,152,109
Posted By TheOldGuy

Contest

:)Appreciate the contest and love wattflyer!!
06-22-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,740
Posted By TheOldGuy

I've always delt with Tower, simply because I've...

I've always delt with Tower, simply because I've never had one problem with them in the many years I've been flying.
I recently received a Electrifly battery from them and it wouldn't balance. I...
Forum: Power Systems
05-04-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,807
Posted By TheOldGuy

I just don't get it, why do so many flyers bother...

I just don't get it, why do so many flyers bother with these kinds of vendors?? They're really not business people, just some guy trying to make an extra buck and once he has your money, to hell with...
05-03-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 40,342
Posted By TheOldGuy

These and many others, are the reason I only buy...

These and many others, are the reason I only buy Europian and American made planes, motors and ESC's. I've had it with the Communist's attutude and very poor quality. Unless you buy from large,...
05-02-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 40,342
Posted By TheOldGuy

I want to warn anyone that hasn't found this out...

I want to warn anyone that hasn't found this out the hard way. If you build using CA, then stay away from Great Planes Protector to cover your plans. CA will glue your model to the plastic so well,...
05-01-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,376
Posted By TheOldGuy

It's a no brainer folks, STAY TO HELL AWAY FROM...

It's a no brainer folks, STAY TO HELL AWAY FROM UNITED HOBBIES!!!!!!!!!
05-01-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,376
Posted By TheOldGuy

I read these horror stories all day on the forums...

I read these horror stories all day on the forums and wonder why people buy from these undependable, never heard of outfits. You don't save a thing if you count your time, money and frustration. I...
04-27-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,058
Posted By TheOldGuy

Thanks Jim, but I only fly outdoors. I checked...

Thanks Jim, but I only fly outdoors. I checked out Backyard Flyer and Quiet Flyer and I consider them way over priced, so for now I'll just read the forums.
04-26-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,058
Posted By TheOldGuy

Tom, I just got back from checking out two elec....

Tom, I just got back from checking out two elec. mags and if your not careful, you'll swollow your tong when you gasp at the prices!! I guess if we're stupid enough to pay it, they're smart enough...
04-26-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,058
Posted By TheOldGuy

Well Tom, it looks like there's only three on the...

Well Tom, it looks like there's only three on the market...I expected more!!
Thanks for the thread and let's see what else comes up.
Charlie
04-26-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,058
Posted By TheOldGuy

Electronic Flight Magazines

I've only found a couple different magazines devoted to electronic flight so far, so I thought I'd ask you guys what you think.

What would you recommend I subscribe to as an E-Mag., devoted...
04-08-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,252
Posted By TheOldGuy

You sure have more guts then I do flying in that...

You sure have more guts then I do flying in that kind of wind!!
A friend and I were out the other day here in southern Oregon with wind like you had and I refused to fly my SS, but Len desided to...
04-06-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 93,494
Posted By TheOldGuy

We appreciate your info Dave and thanks. One...

We appreciate your info Dave and thanks. One problem is the cost of shipping from Omni is higher then the rod it's self. Have to find it local.
Something I did that made my SS faster is to cut the...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-27-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,489
Posted By TheOldGuy

Advice: When considering the price of a plane,...

Advice: When considering the price of a plane, don't forget the price of the electronics. If you buy cheap, you get cheap and end up with all sorts of problems. I learned, like so many others, that...
03-27-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,477
Posted By TheOldGuy

I've learned from reading the forums to stay away...

I've learned from reading the forums to stay away from small distributors and price is not the only thing to consider. I only use Tower or Hobby Lobby (Hobby Lobby is too cheap to have an 800 number,...
03-12-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,056
Posted By TheOldGuy

I've never made my own decals, but there must be...

I've never made my own decals, but there must be some instructions with it. As far as I know, you either just peel them off or soak them off in water, depending on the type you get.
One thing with...
03-11-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,055
Posted By TheOldGuy

The beginning of a career in aviation is born!!

The beginning of a career in aviation is born!!
03-11-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,479
Posted By TheOldGuy

I use the bobbin all the time with no problems of...

I use the bobbin all the time with no problems of any kind.
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-08-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,106
Posted By TheOldGuy

What I do is simply go to...

What I do is simply go to http://www.modelmotors.cz/
All you need to know is the weight of the finished plane (weight can be found in the advertisement for the plane) and look up their...
03-08-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,054
Posted By TheOldGuy

It's a great idea, I'll be there. Charlie

It's a great idea, I'll be there.
Charlie
03-05-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,036
Posted By TheOldGuy

How Much Do You Earn Each Week?

A friend and flying buddy that happens to be a doctor was asked to go to Communist China to teach foot surgery:)
During his stay there, he was given several tours of diffient types of manufacturing...
03-04-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 130,390
Posted By TheOldGuy

Thanks Ron for the info and I did get some...

Thanks Ron for the info and I did get some Solite, but haven't reached the covering stage of my Mini-Telemaster kit. So far, it's been going together like a dream!! American made sure makes a...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-01-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,240
Posted By TheOldGuy

Located The Rainbow Model

http://www.ripmax.com/7index.asp?PageNumber=2&Category=010-030&selectedtab=010

I found the Rainbow model at this site. $156.00 There in England.
02-28-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,042
Posted By TheOldGuy

Where To Buy Planes From the Movie

http://www.arizonamodels.com/;)

The have a huge selection of WW1/WW2 models.
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-22-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,317
Posted By TheOldGuy

That's what I'm looking for, but where is the...

That's what I'm looking for, but where is the best price, including shipping. Some of these clowns actually think they can get $20 shipping charges. It cost a max. of $7 to ship UPS in this country...
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