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Forum: Vintage and old timer models 09-10-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By giflyrc
Thanks for the quick replies. I rebooted my...

Thanks for the quick replies. I rebooted my computer and got a fresh DL
Works fine now!

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 09-09-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By giflyrc
Unable to print

D/L'd the Pacific Ace plan from Outerzone and all I get are blank sheets when I print,

Tried Adobe reader, ctrl P, ALT Prt---Paint,d, and photoshop 5 all with same results

I suspect the DL...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-23-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By giflyrc
Play for pay

We fly at an 80 acre private airport paying $2500 per year rent for about 10 acres, 3 miles from the nearest town and 1 mile back from the road.

We are 55 members and pay $75 per yr dues.

Roger...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-31-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By giflyrc
Since the desired part is not readiily available...

Since the desired part is not readiily available I would fill the 8mm hole with epoxy or Welders and redrill to 5mm--- or

1. wrap the motor shaft with electrical tape for a snug fit
2. use thin...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-09-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By giflyrc
connectors

go here he has everything http://www.rc-connectors.com/

if he doesn't have it I'm sure he can wire something up

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: iTrader talk 01-26-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,628
Posted By giflyrc
For Sale

I don't remember my last post here with most of my activity being at RCG.
I do look here first though.
My take on fewer for sale items is that shipping costs got out of control.

As a seller...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-21-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By giflyrc
I had one years ago when they first came out. Any...

I had one years ago when they first came out. Any 50 watt motor should fly it.
Initially mine had incidence problems and wanted to dive into the ground . After correcting that it flew good but was...
Forum: Humor 09-04-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By giflyrc
HARDEE-HAR-HAR Roger aka GIFLYRC

HARDEE-HAR-HAR

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-01-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,334
Posted By giflyrc
I was certified to solder for NASA some 50 years...

I was certified to solder for NASA some 50 years ago while working at North American Aviation, quite a soldering test to do. Loved it at the time and wound up being an inspector. Probably could not...
Forum: Humor 06-04-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By giflyrc
Why is it?

I'm always starting new projects and never finish any of them.

I lack ambition.

I continue to buy, but not fly.

I am airing my dirty laundry here.

I can't think of any more Why Is...
Forum: Flight Simulators 03-08-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,034
Posted By giflyrc
Man, don't mess around with the el=cheapo sims---...

Man, don't mess around with the el=cheapo sims--- get a Realflight and be done with it!

You won't be sorry and remember,

BUY CHEAP- BUY TWICE

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: Flight Simulators 03-06-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,034
Posted By giflyrc
Check the classifieds on RC GROUPS for used...

Check the classifieds on RC GROUPS for used Realflight sims I got a version 5.5 used for $85, works perfect and comes with the controller and can be used with your transmitter if you like

Roger...
Forum: Humor 12-11-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By giflyrc
Sounds like a plan, now I got to see how I can...

Sounds like a plan, now I got to see how I can get my daughter in San Diego to pay our air fare. ;);)

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: Foamies 11-01-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By giflyrc
Getting Old/Older wins hands down over...

Getting Old/Older wins hands down over fertelizing the flowers:D:D:D

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: Foamies 10-31-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By giflyrc
From one old codger to another, I would shorten...

From one old codger to another, I would shorten the wing by the damaged amount on both sides and make it a clipped wing cub.

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: Power Systems 09-13-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By giflyrc
+1, my fix too! Roger aka GIFLYRC

+1, my fix too!

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: Power Systems 05-03-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,867
Posted By giflyrc
OOPS'guess I mixed metafores and used the...

OOPS'guess I mixed metafores and used the diameter---reread original post and missed seeing the pitch mentioned first read :oops::oops:

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: Power Systems 05-03-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,867
Posted By giflyrc
Perhaps you need to determine if the power setup...

Perhaps you need to determine if the power setup will will fly the plane by calculating the pitch speed of the prop where as
rpm x pitch devided by 1056 = mph

6S setup

rpm = voltage (25v ) x...
Forum: Humor 12-12-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,084
Posted By giflyrc
No nightime runs for me, We were upper class and...

No nightime runs for me, We were upper class and had a THUNDER MUG!

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: Humor 12-12-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,084
Posted By giflyrc
Oh, and the paper cuts were a pain in the A**

Oh, and the paper cuts were a pain in the A**
Forum: Humor 12-11-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,084
Posted By giflyrc
Oh yeah! and we had the Sears catalog for the...

Oh yeah! and we had the Sears catalog for the clean up, and you could look at the pictures in daylight ( preferrably unused :eek: ) funny how the lingerie section was the last to get used!

Roger...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 09-24-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By giflyrc
I have a version one, I plan on taking to the...

I have a version one, I plan on taking to the swap meets this fall/winter. It has minor crash damage that has been repaired and is completely air worthy.
It can be had with or without electronics,...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-08-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,636
Posted By giflyrc
oop's

oop's
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-08-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,636
Posted By giflyrc
Per the mfg recommendations the CPAP should not...

Per the mfg recommendations the CPAP should not be packed in your luggage, therefore you need to take it in your carry on. Keep it easy to remove and repack as it will be taken out to another...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 06-10-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By giflyrc
I have a defribulator and my Dr.being familiar...

I have a defribulator and my Dr.being familiar with RC equipment said it should not pose a problem and yet he recommended not holding the antenna in close contact with the implant (just to cover his...
Forum: Beginners 05-30-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By giflyrc
Connect the three wires from the ESC to any of...

Connect the three wires from the ESC to any of the three wires on the motor, If the motor runs the wrong direction simply swap any two of the wires between the motor and the esc and that will reverse...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-05-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,064
Posted By giflyrc
Also not part of the poll, For me the part I...

Also not part of the poll,
For me the part I dislike the most is cleaning up the shop in preperation to starting the next project.

Been modeling 50+ years and still can't do the radio...
Forum: Foamies 03-31-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By giflyrc
I flew a 54 inch oldtimer Powerhouse with mine on...

I flew a 54 inch oldtimer Powerhouse with mine on 3s1p lipo swinging a 8 or mabe 9 inch prop for nice lazy flights for 15 to 20 minutes per charge.

Many 400 sized applications for that motor!
...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 03-21-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,418
Posted By giflyrc
Wow, only 1499ma putback; that's good for at...

Wow, only 1499ma putback; that's good for at least three or four mixed 7-8 min flights between charges:cool:

I too am only good for the shorter flights

Roger
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 03-05-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Wanted 6 channel
Views: 1,002
Posted By giflyrc
Never mind

Never mind
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