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Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-18-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By hillbille
Modern (LOL! This means a system less than a year...

Modern (LOL! This means a system less than a year old - because at LEAST once a year - certainly once every two years - all the radio manufacturers come out with some sort of "new" system!) radio...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By hillbille
Older radios can easily be used and yes you will...

Older radios can easily be used and yes you will need to get a receiver or two. Micro receivers are a totally different animal though as they use different plugs and unless you are VERY adept at...
Forum: Power Systems 08-08-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By hillbille
It's probably pretty accurate. I happen to HAVE a...

It's probably pretty accurate. I happen to HAVE a Hangar 9 Fokker D VII and I put the recommended E-Flite 60 in it. As far as SCALE flight is concerned - it is OVERPOWERED!! LOL!!

A 46 would...
Forum: Beginners 08-03-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 723
Posted By hillbille
Well - if that is your plane - you're luckier...

Well - if that is your plane - you're luckier than you think!

If that plane has a carbon fiber rod running the length of the wing for strength - and it had touched two separate lines - the photo...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-12-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 486
Posted By hillbille
I thought the HK servoless retracts want 125+ on...

I thought the HK servoless retracts want 125+ on "travel" for the switches. Basically the ic circuit in the retract "looks" for "0" and then for "125+" to operate. Futaba are usually set to "max" and...
Forum: Foamies 04-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 343,344
Posted By hillbille
It's the "windy" time of the year here in the...

It's the "windy" time of the year here in the desert. Great place to fly - except when the wind blows! LOL!!


Hillbille
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-21-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,135
Posted By hillbille
Get a clothespin and solder a small diameter...

Get a clothespin and solder a small diameter length of piano wire to it - then attach a ribbon of any color to the other end.

Now clip that clothespin to the elevator of the plane you're range...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-20-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By hillbille
Those "shows" will need a whole new thread!!...

Those "shows" will need a whole new thread!! LOL!!

In fact just referencing COMEDY would need a whole different thread - if you're gonna go way back when at least!! LOL!!

Hillbille
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-20-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By hillbille
LOL!! '50's it was westerns galore. ...

LOL!!

'50's it was westerns galore.

'60's it was mostly comedy's with a spattering of variety shows and toward the end there was Star Trek - the series - before it became anything BUT a series....
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-20-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By hillbille
Combat, Rescue 8, 77 Sunset Strip, The Real...

Combat, Rescue 8, 77 Sunset Strip, The Real McCoys and I watched Boris Karloff host a show called Thriller which was also a Twilight Zone want to be. There was also Have Gun Will Travel, Gunsmoke,...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-20-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By hillbille
Guilty as charged! LOL!! Hillbille

Guilty as charged! LOL!!

Hillbille
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-20-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By hillbille
Don't forget Flipper and of course Asta (The Thin...

Don't forget Flipper and of course Asta (The Thin Man) and then there was Peete! (The Little Rascals), Flicka, Cheeta and others.

Gabby Hayes, Broderick Crawford (Highway Patrol), Kirby Grant (Sky...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-20-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By hillbille
There are a wide range of oldie stars I remember....

There are a wide range of oldie stars I remember.

Craig Stevens played Peter Gunn - a show much more widely known for it's theme song than it's acting.

Edd Kookie Burns - of 77 Sunset Strip
...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-19-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By hillbille
Who was...?

I was recently involved in a discussion on another forum in which a gentleman stated that he was going to "Hit the big Hawaii (Five-O) in a fortnight."

I figured it out pretty quick... he was...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-07-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,308
Posted By hillbille
C/L got me in '64 and then it was a few years of...

C/L got me in '64 and then it was a few years of FF and some time off for life and family - you know working to support the ones you love, then back in it and gravitated into RC in '78 and been in it...
Forum: Company Discussions 02-05-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By hillbille
The difference is - we think of New Year as a DAY...

The difference is - we think of New Year as a DAY - they have it for a MONTH! LOL!!

Hillbille
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-04-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By hillbille
Because most all of the planes designed to be...

Because most all of the planes designed to be powered with nitro have a fixed firewall and thrust line already built into the "plan" it is a fairly simple matter to substitute an electric motor setup...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-03-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By hillbille
LOL! If you are seriously wanting to "BUILD"...

LOL!

If you are seriously wanting to "BUILD" an airplane from the word go - with absolutely NO prefabrication and totally built up parts, I'm afraid all you will ever find are kits designed...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-03-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,239
Posted By hillbille
Hmmm. I was at our dry lake bed when several...

Hmmm. I was at our dry lake bed when several "other" people were there shooting a "review" flight of an ESM SBD Dauntless. The pilot took the plane off and made two photo op passes for the...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 01-24-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By hillbille
I would agree with this. This LOOKS like the same...

I would agree with this. This LOOKS like the same design AND appears to use the same TYPE components - i.e. BRUSHED MOTORS instead of BRUSHLESS motors. The FRAME appears to be very similar in LAYOUT...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-12-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By hillbille
Me too!! LOL!! Hillbille

Me too!! LOL!!

Hillbille
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-09-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,118
Posted By hillbille
That's the most important part Chellie, how YOU...

That's the most important part Chellie, how YOU feel. Our experinces might add a little confidence, but if YOU feel better and are happy then it will work because the only one that you need to make...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-09-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,118
Posted By hillbille
I started smoking in '59. I quit - cold turkey -...

I started smoking in '59. I quit - cold turkey - Sept. 24, 1986. Second hardest thing I ever did. I sniffed ashtrays for three days but after the 4th day it got a lot better really quick.

Some...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-08-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By hillbille
LOL!! Well just to date myself... I grew up in...

LOL!! Well just to date myself... I grew up in the Texas panhandle - Amarillo and I can remember when gasoline sold for $.07 (That's right - SEVEN CENTS a gallon!) at the FULL SERVICE stations. I had...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-08-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By hillbille
Save me one until Saturday! LOL!! Can't make it...

Save me one until Saturday! LOL!! Can't make it Friday - court - so we're coming Saturday. Got a couple things I'd really like to get your advise/opinion on so... glad to see you're going to be there...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-03-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By hillbille
Just because an item is manufactured - and CAN be...

Just because an item is manufactured - and CAN be bought - does NOT make it legal to use in all countries of the world - AND - even if it might BE legal to use - there might be many restrictions and...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-02-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By hillbille
Since the OP has not chimed in since his one and...

Since the OP has not chimed in since his one and only post - and has not made clear his intentions... it is just my opinion, but I think he was asking [IF] there were radios in the 400mhz range that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-02-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By hillbille
More than likely what you will run into is that...

More than likely what you will run into is that the mounting holes for the MOTOR will not completely match. The EF motor has evenly spaced holes and the Turnigy has two that are offset.

What that...
Forum: Foamies 12-16-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By hillbille
I think I was thinking about him using an adapter...

I think I was thinking about him using an adapter he ALREADY had that would fit the 4mm shaft, BUT did not have the retaining threaded hole in it's top. THAT'S when one of these babies comes in...
Forum: Foamies 12-16-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By hillbille
LOL!! Nigel - of course you're correct - it won't...

LOL!! Nigel - of course you're correct - it won't help at all! I was up late and for some reason my powers of reason were not functioning! LOL!! This sometimes happens to us old guys - and we mumble...
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