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Old Mar 08, 2013, 10:05 PM
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It is great to see some many people still building. I certainly do enjoy building. Some people build to fly, I fly so I can build. Just wish I had more time and money to devote to buying kits and building them.

And I should note if anyone is interested in helping others in their locale build planes, we have a resource that can help instructors and students meet up. More info located here.

Frank
Bookmarked, thanks, Frank. I'm not a great builder but I am competent with my limited tools and resources.

I really do like flying CL more than building, but I am learning how to build a plane to fly right. And CL being what it is, I call it controlled panic with my fast 1/2As, you're always one flight away from needing to start a new build.
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 09:38 AM
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You are welcome. Believe it or not, we do not have any volunteers in your state yet.

Frank
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 09:44 AM
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Frank, does one have to reside in a state to volunteer? With cell/phone sevive, e mail and apple talk it seems anything is better than nothing.
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 10:34 PM
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Frank, does one have to reside in a state to volunteer? With cell/phone sevive, e mail and apple talk it seems anything is better than nothing.
Yea, you make a great point. I guess one does not have to and if they volunteer I can state that in their pop up box. Although having someone local is definitely a benefit.

How do you think I can make that work on the map?

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Old Mar 10, 2013, 01:03 AM
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Got me!
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Old Mar 10, 2013, 06:39 AM
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Frank pinn me on the map for South Western CT. I enjoy building and I used to do a build class at the Local Hobby Town until they cancled due to a lack of people coming in
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 09:28 AM
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Frank pinn me on the map for South Western CT. I enjoy building and I used to do a build class at the Local Hobby Town until they cancled due to a lack of people coming in
You got it Mike! Thanks for volunteering!

Frank
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 09:32 AM
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If you can figure out the pin thing, I'll be happy to be a virtual volunteer in another state!
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 09:37 AM
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The only thing I can think of is listing your phone number in your text box and state that you can provide advice over the phone to anyone, anywhere, and the provide the time frame when you are available to do that. That is the best I can come up with.

Thoughts?

Frank
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 09:39 AM
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The only thing I can think of is listing your phone number in your text box and state that you can provide advice over the phone to anyone, anywhere, and the provide the time frame when you are available to do that. That is the best I can come up with.

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Geez, Frank, I have not had a thought in years!

I'll volunteer in any capacity for my birth state, Mississippi!
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 06:29 PM
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Hey Frank you have me already on wattflyers but you can list me from RCG also. joe or road king 97
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 07:43 PM
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Started my second CG anniversary addition cub last night. My first CG cub was an original kit i got from a friends dad that was probably as old as i am. This one is new stock from tower hobbies this will be a fun build i have a lot of fun ideas for it.
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 08:55 PM
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Geez, Frank, I have not had a thought in years!

I'll volunteer in any capacity for my birth state, Mississippi!
Awesome! Just let me know what town you are in and I will get you added to our map. And if you want to do the phone or text help, let me know your phone number as well.

Thanks for volunteering!

Frank
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 08:58 PM
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Hey Frank you have me already on wattflyers but you can list me from RCG also. joe or road king 97
Got you down for both Joe. Thanks!

On a side note, sure is hard to get any volunteers on Wattflyer. I had maybe 6 people. And I think there is about 100 regulars posting on that forum and all are electric flight pilots. I don't get it. I thought the majority of folks posting there would want to help out.

Frank
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 09:01 PM
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Got you down for both Joe. Thanks!

On a side note, sure is hard to get any volunteers on Wattflyer. I had maybe 6 people. And I think there is about 100 regulars posting on that forum and all are electric flight pilots. I don't get it. I thought the majority of folks posting there would want to help out.

Frank
You know, for some reason I just don't read that site any more. I used to go there a lot, but I don't any more. I have no reason why...
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