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Old 01-19-2012, 11:21 PM   #1
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Wink Your First True Love ?

Your First True Love Can be Anything, a person, place or thing, What was your first true love

Mine was a Cox PT-19 at about the age of 14, My father bought it, let me fly it and I was Hooked with Model Aviation as you can Now tell That was so much Fun, I never Left Model Aviation, I have built and flown Control Line and RC Planes and still do to this day



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I may be getting Older, But I Refuse to grow Up I am Having to much Fun to Grow Up LOL
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Old 01-19-2012, 11:31 PM   #2
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The only answer you're going to get from any non-suicidal married man here is "my wife". I'll stick to that!

Other than that, the ParkZone T28 trojan (the larger one) was probably my first RC love. That plane taught me the very valuable basics of RC flying and it's a blast to fly.

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Old 01-19-2012, 11:34 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by NJSwede View Post
The only answer you're going to get from any non-suicidal married man here is "my wife". I'll stick to that!

Other than that, the ParkZone T28 trojan (the larger one) was probably my first RC love. That plane taught me the very valuable basics of RC flying and it's a blast to fly.

Thats Funny LOL, good One

I may be getting Older, But I Refuse to grow Up I am Having to much Fun to Grow Up LOL
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Old 01-19-2012, 11:50 PM   #4
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hi chellie.....my first TRUE love,came to me when i turned 30,and nothing has been the same since. all things for the better. 26 years years later i have so many true loves surrounding me everyday...wife[ 25 years married],kids family,friends.


but nothing can be compared to this first true love!










since its not allowed subject here at the forums I'll leave it up to the imagination

narrow is the place to land...wide is the space to crash....choose the narrow way!
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:04 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by stuart View Post
hi chellie.....my first TRUE love,came to me when i turned 30,and nothing has been the same since. all things for the better. 26 years years later i have so many true loves surrounding me everyday...wife[ 25 years married],kids family,friends.


but nothing can be compared to this first true love!


since its not allowed subject here at the forums I'll leave it up to the imagination
Banned subject? Politics, probably. 26 years ago... Hmm, let's see... Dan Quayle?


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Rufus! A little black cockapoo we had when I was but a wee child.


(This is not the original Rufus)

Cheesy poofs are what Yankees get when they eat Southen Food!! bub, steve
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Wow, Chellie I remember that plane growing up as well. A friend had one then I got a Cox BF109 Stunt plane! These two planes got me hooked when I was in my early teens. I also had a Cox Black Widow 049 engine that I put into scratch built stunt/fighter planes.. Wow that was fun, when you and your buddy could get them started at the same time!



1st true love in modeling... A very simple Guillow's rubberband kit that my dad and I built when I was 7 or so. It flew so well.... Not sure which one it was, but none of the current ones look right.

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Old 01-20-2012, 02:43 AM   #8
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njs....lol......,dan quayle.....good one!

narrow is the place to land...wide is the space to crash....choose the narrow way!
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Plastic model airplanes. The first one was the huge Monogram B-52A I got for Christmas at age 5. Dad really put it together, but it started a long and sorid love affair for me.

My 10th Birthday Party was huge, the most kids I ever had attend. Mom put the word out, plastic models. I think I got about 40 or so, and that tied me over for a few years.

I built plastics models all through my childhood, into my teens, and even my 20's while I was in the Air Force. If it wasn't for RC now I'd probably still be building them.

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1982 Honda XR200.

Used to just go up in the woods and try to get lost.

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Lisa. She lived 2 doors down and our parents had us play together from very young. She taught me how to tie my shoes and I taught her how to ride a bike. I told her I was going to marry her but she moved away at the end of the third grade. I've thought of her often. After 35ish years I mentioned her to a friend of mine and he said to check if she's on facebook. Nope, no luck. Did some other investigation on the internet and in 15 minutes found her married name and sure enough she's on facebook. We've re-connected.

Note on the investigation: It was one of those people search sites that show the results but won't give you any contact info until you pay. Well they slipped-up and listed her maiden and married last name hyphenated. Thanks, that's all I needed. hahaha

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Old 01-20-2012, 09:38 PM   #12
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O&R 23. I think the plane was a Zing. not sure. 1947
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Plastic models for me, too. I used to get the 1/48 scale Aurora Famous fighters for 69 cents, built most if not all the WWI planes, plus dozens of other brands such as Monogram and Revell. Have recently begun collecting the same kits, at much higher prices.

First flying model (not counting 10 cent balsa gliders) was a Guillow's or Comet rubber-powered Globe Swift, bought by my father, to show me how they built stick and tissue airplanes when he was my age (about 10 years old). He said they cost around a nickel when he was building them in the '30's. We did it together, and it was quite an education.

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Stunt Runt by Joy Products, now Balsa USA. Kit now being produced as Navy Fighter, I'll look up the manufacturers name.... damn Oldtimers anyhow...

Still have the original plan for Mini-Zilch from the early 50s, both Runt and Zilch now powered by PAW 55 than OK Cub; MUCH better!


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Flying. From my first ride at age 6-ish in a "Breezy" I was hooked. Thousands of hours later it's as new and exciting as me as a first kiss. But come to think of it, Father O'Malley probably should have shaved!

P.S. Just kidding about that. Catholics joke about a lot, but flying is serious!

This is a breezy by the way...


My avitar is Grumpy Cat saying, "Hasn't he crashed yet?"

My name is Mark and I approve this message.
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She is the first one on the left......68 Strat hard-tale.....never complained, always gave everything she had....and was my money maker for years.


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Alison Flint ... we were both 9 yrs old and in same class at school.

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My first electric guitar; Montgomery Wards, $37.50. I was about 12, had been mowing lawns, shoveling driveways, etc. for some time saving up. When it arrived I just opened the box and stared at it. Thought it was the most perfect thing, ever. I think it was a Harmony, still have a few parts from it. Within a year, I was well aware of what a clunker it was, and pretty much ruined it trying to hot rod the thing. Got almost the same thrill when I got my first Fender; a '59 Duo-Sonic.

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