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Does anyone know of a place where you can still buy a pin board that you place your AMA or Club membership card over the number when in use. I think
the ones that I had seen before came from COOLPINS ? I can not find that company anymore.
We are also looking for plans for "starting stands or work tables". The kind that allows the leading edge of the wings to rest against a framework while starting. We also would use the tables while working on helicopters.
Thanks in advance, Neal Hayes Spartanburg Skyknight Model Aircraft Club Site http://members.aol.com/skyknightsrc/index.html
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Does anyone know of a place where you can still buy a pin board that you place your AMA or Club membership card over the number when in use. I think the ones that I had seen before came from COOLPINS ? I can not find that company anymore.
We are also looking for plans for "starting stands or work tables". The kind that allows the leading edge of the wings to rest against a framework while starting. We also would use the tables while working on helicopters.
Thanks in advance, Neal Hayes Spartanburg Skyknight Model Aircraft Club Site http://members.aol.com/skyknightsrc/index.html
=================================The AMA magazine had plans for a starting stand sometime in 2002 or 2003. Here's a link to a photo of one at our field: http://greenvillerc.com/gallery/album55/Wipe_down We have 12 of these at the field.
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Neal,
If you make the tables shown in the AMA article, I suggest that you raise the table height to 32" (More ergonomic, and better for old timers with bad backs, like me). Add length to the upright wing-stop to accommodate larger scale planes (cut these from 10 footers, rather than 8s). We used plumbing pipe foam insulation for padding on the uprights. We found the shelf/hangar on the sides of the table to be a little awkward to hang a flight box. A shelf or stool 18" off the ground would work better. It cost us about $40 per table to make, using pressure treated deck wood. It is worth the extra cost, they look as good today as they did when we made them. We also have regular tables for twin engine models. We mounted a 2X4 with a line of holes drilled to receive 3/4" PVC pipe (also padded) on one end of the table. This makes them adjustable for width of the fuse near the tail. It works well for my P-38, and my friend's B-25. It also allows tricycle gear to remain level during starting, unlike a string tied to the tail.
I will be looking for an answer to the frequency pin question. I have not seen an advertisement in some time either (and we need some).
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