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    And that my friends is why that ice cream joint...

    And that my friends is why that ice cream joint sells all them flavors, not everyone likes chocolate or vanilla. - lol It is also what keeps ear protection companies thriving. I DO dearly hope that...
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    The Snowbirds are actually pretty mild in the...

    The Snowbirds are actually pretty mild in the noise department if my aging memory serves? Not jets of course but the Shell team is a noise offender of the 1st order and that dang loose bowel meat...
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    Bill - A GREAT 'Top Three' list. And as to #2 -...

    Bill - A GREAT 'Top Three' list. And as to #2 - all that pricey performance noise at positively dangerous levels gets mighty weary, mighty quickly for me too. But thanks for the reminder - time to...
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    Hats off and a sincere "Good Onya Mate" to all...

    Hats off and a sincere "Good Onya Mate" to all those like yourself who make the journey to Oshkosh each year from such far-reaching points on the globe. It is no small feat. When conducting on the...
  5. "I knew this thread would turn out this way." ...

    "I knew this thread would turn out this way."

    Well, then at least the members here WITH the appropriate knowledge on the subject didn't disappoint. So that's an encouraging plus. In my decrepit...
  6. " I would STRONGLY recommend that you walk away!...

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    I would STRONGLY recommend that you walk away! "

    More like run away or jump into a fast car and drive away. lol
  7. As an non-plane owner but a lifetime (71 yrs and...

    As an non-plane owner but a lifetime (71 yrs and counting) aviation enthusiast, the four words I don't recall seeing together very often are "aviation parts" and "reasonable price". -lol
  8. I am 100% certain that an actual law on the books...

    I am 100% certain that an actual law on the books as described in this post WILL be followed with even less participation in the R/C hobby flight world than Prohibition kept people from having a...
  9. I was thinking more of good old Mr Murphy and his...

    I was thinking more of good old Mr Murphy and his prophetic law - lol
  10. I would support MY annual membership costing an...

    I would support MY annual membership costing an additional $1 if it meant funding a school/special interest exemption to view said videos.
  11. With Amazon selling at least two versions and...

    With Amazon selling at least two versions and most manufacturers having an online store? Probably not as much as one might think. Considering the very real possibility of getting diverted to a...
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    Someone smarter than me once said - "Never try to...

    Someone smarter than me once said - "Never try to teach a pig to dance. It wastes your time and it annoys the pig." lol
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    Boy, and they say all the 'good' jobs are taken.

    Boy, and they say all the 'good' jobs are taken.
  14. Mother Nature is a mean, cruel, spiteful woman...

    Mother Nature is a mean, cruel, spiteful woman who takes no prisoners. About the only weather condition I've not experienced volunteering at AirVenture has been snow...…… and even then I pack a warm...
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    This 2018 article about the CDC 'may' put things...

    This 2018 article about the CDC 'may' put things in perspective? Corona virus has sadly killed over 900 people, mostly in China, not that location lessens the suffering.
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  16. Sounds to me like IF the above excellent beginner...

    Sounds to me like IF the above excellent beginner checklist is answered and acceptable to you and IF it indeed is a $1000 project starter abandoned plane then have a ball.

    I read enough 'money...
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    11 below zero? Hmmm, probably time for some...

    11 below zero? Hmmm, probably time for some Chicagoans to put away the cargo shorts and put on some thin running pants - lol.
  18. The Great Wait till AirVenture has officially begun

    Just now e-mailed in my Tram Conductor schedule request form to the Tram Chiefs.

    Can July be far away? Lots of time to assemble some new jokes in addition to the "good" old standards. LOL
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    And MANY warnings on products are mandated by the...

    And MANY warnings on products are mandated by the lawyers BECAUSE some gomer went and did that very thing in a 'hold my beer and watch this' event.
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    All together now - "Gotta-get-there-itis" tends...

    All together now - "Gotta-get-there-itis" tends to bite one where the sun don't shine, sometimes even fatally.
  21. My part-time job requires installing 3/16 steel...

    My part-time job requires installing 3/16 steel pop rivets, often in cramped quarters, where the large long handled rivet tool we now use can be tasking. After I advised him of this relatively new...
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    User manuals are written by the legal dept of a...

    User manuals are written by the legal dept of a manufacturer. I am stunned that there is not a legal disclaimer on cans of pork & beans. lol
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    I have always believed that trolls are like stray...

    I have always believed that trolls are like stray alley cats - if one feeds them, they will keep coming back - lol
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    "Up to a point, old pilots have value due to...

    "Up to a point, old pilots have value due to experience and like fine wine appreciate. "

    Whereas this old non-pilot seems to be aging like milk. lol
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    And there are only just so many with Kermit Weeks...

    And there are only just so many with Kermit Weeks $$$ in their mattress. - lol
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