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Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By giflyrc
I think it looks good. Paid $50 for my first...

I think it looks good. Paid $50 for my first wattmeter nearly 20 years ago and $39.95 about 9 years ago, neither have a built in balancer.

Definetley a must have tool if you are going to play with...
Forum: Humor 07-31-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By giflyrc
A refreshing twist on a very old joke Roger...

A refreshing twist on a very old joke

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-22-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By giflyrc
connect the three yellow to the three black and...

connect the three yellow to the three black and check rotation of motor

if wrong direction, simply swap two of the three wires---any two:):):)

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: Beginners 06-19-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By giflyrc
If you are not an experienced...

If you are not an experienced modeler/builder/flyer then there are two options

#1 Sell before you ruin two really nice models due to lack of experience

#2 Put them away until you have gained...
Forum: Beginners 06-02-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,028
Posted By giflyrc
I have been in the hobby over 50 years and during...

I have been in the hobby over 50 years and during that time I have "reinvented the wheel" several times, going my own way feeling good about my ideas taking shape and working.

Discovered later...
Forum: Humor 03-10-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,223
Posted By giflyrc
INDEPENDENTLY POOR is my sig Roger aka...

INDEPENDENTLY POOR is my sig

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-06-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,806
Posted By giflyrc
How about anti-grav powered by the earth's...

How about anti-grav powered by the earth's magnetic lines of force?

Roger aka GIFLYRC
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 09-10-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,015
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: 3,015
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: 623
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: 1,670
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: 933
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: 3,911
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: 463
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: 530
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: 2,392
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: 2,252
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: 3,746
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: 3,746
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: 1,088
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: 2,194
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: 2,194
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: 1,618
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: 5,405
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: 5,405
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: 2,845
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: 2,845
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: 2,845
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: 761
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: 3,423
Posted By giflyrc
oop's

oop's
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