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02-04-2016, 05:53 PM
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Posted By KillerChaos

Oh yeah, the gold box. I used to drool every...

Oh yeah, the gold box. I used to drool every time I saw a Kraft radio at our RC field. I wanted one badly, but could not afford it.

And yes, today's radio systems are nothing short of...
02-03-2016, 11:57 PM
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Posted By KillerChaos

I got interested in modeling at a very early age....

I got interested in modeling at a very early age. Dad would take me out to his shop so I could watch him build balsa models and sniff glue with him. I was about 4 years old.

The modeling bug bit...
02-03-2016, 11:09 PM
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Posted By KillerChaos

I'm sure build quality had a great deal to do...

I'm sure build quality had a great deal to do with reliability, or lack thereof. I'm a life-long electronics technician, so building the Heathkit was enjoyable.

Yep, it was the feedback capacitor...
02-03-2016, 10:05 PM
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Posted By KillerChaos

No, but I have heard of Spekulum radios.

No, but I have heard of Spekulum radios.
02-03-2016, 05:10 PM
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Posted By KillerChaos

This is the first time I've heard the term,...

This is the first time I've heard the term, "Heathquits." I put about 500 flights on my Heathkit system and during that time, I only experienced one radio malfunction. The aileron servo became...
01-28-2013, 01:56 AM
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Posted By KillerChaos

My first radio system was a Heathkit 5-channel. ...

My first radio system was a Heathkit 5-channel. I bought it in April of 1970, right after I got out of the Army. $239.95. Spent 2 weeks building it, then built a Top Flite Headmaster, (under)...
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