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12-04-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,568
Posted By dimwatt

PayPal scares me more than what just happened to...

PayPal scares me more than what just happened to FMA.

They want you to believe that they are a bank, but they are not and they are not subject to banking rules/audits. They are not subject to ANY...
11-26-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,183
Posted By dimwatt

"Luckily WaMu has taken good care of me." ...

"Luckily WaMu has taken good care of me."

Joe, you're one of the lucky two... LOL :D
11-25-2008, 01:28 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,183
Posted By dimwatt

"Data Security and server administration are not...

"Data Security and server administration are not their core competencies. This is why they hire a webhosting service."

Iím not trying to be a hard-nosed here and I donít dispute the great C/S and...
11-24-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,183
Posted By dimwatt

FMA: What in the world were you thinking (or, NOT...

FMA: What in the world were you thinking (or, NOT thinking) by keeping everybody's card on file??? Was it "handy" for you?

You guys that are sluffing-this off as nothing don't realize what a...
11-22-2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,183
Posted By dimwatt

Don, I have actually been a member of this forum...

Don, I have actually been a member of this forum for over a year. I was unable to locate my username so I re-registered. I probably have 100 posts.

It has been 4-6 months since I ordered from...
11-21-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,183
Posted By dimwatt

I got hit today, too, with the napster charge. ...

I got hit today, too, with the napster charge.

I cannot believe that an online vendor would presume it was safe to store his customers' credit card information.

Most reputable firms do not...
08-27-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,262
Posted By dimwatt

Thanks, Larry. At least now I can cross...

Thanks, Larry.

At least now I can cross that off my list and concentrate on adapting an actual, spinning gyro.

Thanks for taking the time to help.

-dave-
Medford, Oregon
08-26-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,262
Posted By dimwatt

Question Off-label application of heli GYRO

Hi, all!

Along with flying fixed-wing models, gas and electric, I've taken up a new sport, metallic silouette air pistol (.177 pellets).

I'm not too good at it. I need some assistance.

I...
05-09-2008, 04:05 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 36,203
Posted By dimwatt

Just kidding! :D Here is Brooklyn, my...

Just kidding! :D

Here is Brooklyn, my wife's dog but it latched on to me............ throw the ball--throw the ball--throw the ball...(sigh)

http://id.mind.net/~barbados/brookie3-1201.jpg
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05-09-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 36,203
Posted By dimwatt

Meet Tiny, my cat: ...

Meet Tiny, my cat:

http://id.mind.net/~barbados/bigcat.jpg
05-04-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 22,952
Posted By dimwatt

You guys are terrible ! ;) ;) :rolleyes: ...

You guys are terrible ! ;) ;) :rolleyes:

(It used to be $100 in the old days)

(I don't miss the good old days as much as I miss the good old nights...) :D :D :D
05-03-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 22,952
Posted By dimwatt

Regardless of the past "energy-saving" devices,...

Regardless of the past "energy-saving" devices, the United States and the world do NOT have an energy policy.

Weíve had two warnings in the Ď70ís that oil wasnít stable and we were encouraged to...
05-03-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,598
Posted By dimwatt

I'm going down to the jail tomorrow and see what...

I'm going down to the jail tomorrow and see what I can do.

It's hard to picture in my mind how I'd react in a similar situation.

..You've lost your plane and you've lost six teeth, plus a...
05-03-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 22,952
Posted By dimwatt

Kendig Carburetor ???

Do any of you guys remember the "Kendig Carburetor" unvailed by its manufacturer in the '60's?

He (maybe Kendig?) showed a average MPG of 50+ MPG, and swore he'd never sell out to the big oil...
05-02-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,598
Posted By dimwatt

HOMELESS MAN BEATS UP RC'er

Ok, I present this to you for your opinion.

http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080502/NEWS/805020340

I cannot tell if the model was electric or glow, however it sounds...
04-23-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,338
Posted By dimwatt

Steel box for me.

Probably not necessary, but I sleep better at night. ;)

http://id.mind.net/~barbados/lipobox.jpg
04-20-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 35,752
Posted By dimwatt

They're just hanging around.... ...

They're just hanging around....

http://id.mind.net/~barbados/planes.jpg

....And this is just 1/4 of them.....

....Need a bigger hangar..!! :D:D
04-18-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 49,746
Posted By dimwatt

Masons look the other way.....

Hey, neilg...

A guy gave me that (almost the) same secret handshake in San Francisco and I ended up doing 30 days in the slammer for battery... ;)

I don't think that's the handshake I'm...
04-17-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,237
Posted By dimwatt

" He ran away with his wife and collected some of...

" He ran away with his wife and collected some of the pieces... "

Do you think he'll ever try it again?

I doubt it.

When he said he was going to maiden his plane, do you think perhaps if...
04-17-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 49,746
Posted By dimwatt

I really gotta hand it to you heli guys. I...

I really gotta hand it to you heli guys.

I now believe helis are the forth dimension.

I've flown many of the RC planes, glow and gas up to 88", but I cannot conquer a heli!

At the club...
Forum: Beginners
04-14-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,941
Posted By dimwatt

HURC is just great! Just bought a ton of...

HURC is just great!

Just bought a ton of stuff from Jeff and I was missing an ESC.

E-mailed him, he checked his inventory, apologized and sent me a ESC with a prop-saver no charge for my...
Forum: ParkFlyers
04-13-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By dimwatt

Thanks, Sir raleigh! You 'da man! I must...

Thanks, Sir raleigh! You 'da man!

I must have gotten the two kits before the REV. 1.02 addendum. ;)

Thanks to you and the other kind fellows, I now have the real story!

Thanks again!
...
Forum: ParkFlyers
04-12-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By dimwatt

Thanks, guys..think we got it, now. gzsfrk...

Thanks, guys..think we got it, now.

gzsfrk aced-it, so I cut it out and that seems to be the correct application.

http://id.mind.net/~barbados/SS-wing-part2.jpg

I tried underneath as...
Forum: ParkFlyers
04-12-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By dimwatt

Thanks, gfdengine204, BiplaneMurphy and...

Thanks, gfdengine204, BiplaneMurphy and SteveCooper for the fast replies! What a great forum!:D

I was hoping I wouldn't get a bunch of "Why that's the framis that goes over the inflavity,...
Forum: ParkFlyers
04-12-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By dimwatt

What's this Slow Stick part??? I'm an idiot!

Ok, it's probably a shipping thing and not part of the actual build.....

http://id.mind.net/~barbados/SS-wing-part.jpg

But it sure fits into the top of the wing nicely and decreases the...
Forum: Beginners
03-31-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,892
Posted By dimwatt

"What I don't like about the fishing line...

"What I don't like about the fishing line approach is that it has the potential to get trapped in the trees which could harm local wildlife".

I'm in the dark, SaucerGuy, but are you saying that...
Forum: Beginners
03-31-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,892
Posted By dimwatt

Oh, two other things..... I always put my...

Oh, two other things.....

I always put my laminated business card in the fuse and write $50 reward on the back. I wouldn't hurt to put this on the wing, too.

I figure it has to be worth $50,...
Forum: Beginners
03-31-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,892
Posted By dimwatt

Red face I always carry a 33' telescoping fiberglass pole...

I always carry a 33' telescoping fiberglass pole in the pickup, but it looks like that wouldn't help you.

I've used a cheap bow and arrow before with 60# line (or heavier). Not to skewer the...
03-29-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,152
Posted By dimwatt

A question for Red

Red, the OP is looking for a multiport charger and a member suggested to use two (2) CELLPRO 4S chargers as they would be cheaper than a two (2) port 10S.

My question stems from the 4S manual...
03-28-2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,974
Posted By dimwatt

Hard to beat the cheap shelf brackets & runners...

Hard to beat the cheap shelf brackets & runners available now.

Also, a screw or two on either side of the plane with wire between them holds the fuse OK on the ceiling.

The big ones are still...
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