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Old Sep 18, 2012, 09:21 AM
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I wanted a GeeBee until she said it looks like a...

Now I can't look at the GeeBee and not think of a male member.

I suppose there's a certain Freudian aspect to all airplanes to some degree. But this one really has the bona fides. So to speak.

Lesson learned. Never take the wife to the LHS.

Oops. Another lesson learned: Scientific term for male anatomy taught in 4th grade is considered objectionable on rcgroups. Maybe that's because so many planes look like one?!?

I'm going to call mine GB.
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 09:49 AM
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*lol*
Your wife has an interesting point of view.


lt would be impossible to draw a caricature of this airplane — it already is one.

Whatever poeple say about the look of a Gee Bee, it is and will always be one of the most exciting airplanes in the history of flight!

Buy one, you will love it! Really!

The Gee Bee is the perfect example of the golden age of air races.
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 03:02 PM
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It's almost worth getting just to have. It was practically nothing more than an engine nacelle with wings. Pure power.

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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:59 AM
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Now I can't look at the GeeBee and not think of a male member.

I suppose there's a certain Freudian aspect to all airplanes to some degree. But this one really has the bona fides. So to speak.

Lesson learned. Never take the wife to the LHS.

Oops. Another lesson learned: Scientific term for male anatomy taught in 4th grade is considered objectionable on rcgroups. Maybe that's because so many planes look like one?!?

I'm going to call mine GB.
We know what is on her mind! Well done sir.

GB
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 06:01 AM
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We know what is on her mind! Well done sir.

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Old Sep 19, 2012, 08:40 AM
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*lol*
Your wife has an interesting point of view.


lt would be impossible to draw a caricature of this airplane — it already is one.

Whatever poeple say about the look of a Gee Bee, it is and will always be one of the most exciting airplanes in the history of flight!

Buy one, you will love it! Really!

The Gee Bee is the perfect example of the golden age of air races.
Buying one is inevitable, of course. The GeeBee is too unique to ignore. But I picked up the Carbon Cub that day instead. She says she feels bad that she spoiled it for me. But it's hard to take her seriously what with all the giggles.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 10:17 AM
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Hmmm---The Gee Bee is a short, stubby, little plane...I don't understand the reference...Is she comparing you with the model???.............Just kidding!!!

Congrats on the CC...The ones that I've seen fly well...

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Old Sep 19, 2012, 08:13 PM
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Hmmm---The Gee Bee is a short, stubby, little plane...I don't understand the reference...Is she comparing you with the model???.............Just kidding!!!

Congrats on the CC...The ones that I've seen fly well...

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They are also longer right?
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 09:51 PM
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They are also longer right?
Yep---But still---I've never heard of a MICRO model compared to a man's manhood.............

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Old Sep 20, 2012, 09:17 AM
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Really, (Maybe) She just dosn't want you to buy another Plane. Be a real man and get it anyway! She never would of said that to Jimmy Doolittle.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 12:25 PM
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Come on guys, give the guy a break. It was cold that day.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 02:21 PM
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Yep---But still---I've never heard of a MICRO model compared to a man's manhood.............

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Well the product page lists overall length at 13.9" (352mm) so that seems about right...
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 07:28 PM
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Well the product page lists overall length at 13.9" (352mm) so that seems about right...
With your post and the previous post about it being a cold day has me LMAO!!!...Product pages don't count...It's what the wife PERCEIVES as being real!!!...Do you know why women have depth perception problems???...It's due to us men trying to explain how 5 1/2" is actually 8"!!!...............

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Old Sep 20, 2012, 09:29 PM
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With your post and the previous post about it being a cold day has me LMAO!!!...Product pages don't count...It's what the wife PERCEIVES as being real!!!...Do you know why women have depth perception problems???...It's due to us men trying to explain how 5 1/2" is actually 8"!!!...............

Kevin
Hahahahahaha!
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She's too used to short and stubby!
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