I'm feeling especially egocentric this morning, let's talk about me!

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  1. John Backlund

    John Backlund Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    I kinda want to buy an large RC plane, but just never seem to get around to it.

    I'm spending butt-loads of money on getting my '76 Suzuki back in shape, and have been selling stuff to help fund the project.

    Our two cats are getting old, and it bums me out.

    We threw away our two patio deck chairs last year because they rusted out from neglect and lack of use....I'd throw out the patio deck itself, but it's cement and too heavy.

    Anything else?
     
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    Sure. Whatya wanna know?
     
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    Write a load of songs and stick them on Spotify,easy money I tell ya.

    I made $8.41 since the start of the year. You'd have that kettle and plane sorted in no time. ;)
     
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    I need to link up with local modelers to see what they have for flying fields. I haven't flown anything in 20 yrs but now that I'm retired...
     
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    Retiree bored there is always walmart
     
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    I have 2years 4 months 5 days till I am there but who is counting
     
  7. tery

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    That Royal Enfield Bullet Trials bike looks fun :)

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  8. John Backlund

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    I can't decide between the 100 inch electric sailplane....or the gigantic Stuka
    We have several good flying fields around here, one even with intersecting paved runways, though there are three horses and a couple of goats that also occupy it.

    I think the 94 inch Stuka from Tower Hobbies would be interesting...I could dive-bomb the goats with it, IF I could put up with the possible humiliation and embarrassment of flying a JU-87B incorrectly outfitted with the 'Tank Buster' underwing cannons of the JU-87D version...
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  9. John Backlund

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    Mmmmkay....but they maybe should have made a scrambler version of the 650 twin instead. I know that power isn't everything, but that 27 hp 500 seems a bit lacking at times.
     
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    Current height and weight?
     
  11. John Backlund

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    5' 10"

    255.....but I used to be 295.
     
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    Hey! That's $8.41 more than I have made on any of my music, ever! :cool:

    That's like a burger, a couple of tacos. Or some lottery tickets! Either way, s'all good!
     
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    I think experiment with facial hair. I've never done it, but many do and seem to enjoy it... I think you should look for something other than the stuka... something cool and interesting... and that fits your 'vision' first thought would be go drone... but that is too easy... I think you should look for like a c130 rc plane or maybe a russian cargo plane... it would be mind blowing.
     
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    Serious question. How much time/money involved to just get to the point of being able to fly RC without crashing? That, and the horrible wind and weather here, has been a barrier to entry for me and my son.
     
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    Turn it loose John !

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    Learn how to eat spaghetti first, then tackle the other things in life.
     
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  17. John Backlund

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    Drones do nothing for me, but for Russian stuff, this...THIS, is special....even if apparently built by some crazy German model guys, God bless em. And contrary to it being considered ugly, it's amazingly attractive, in a Jules Verne kind of way. This is definitely 1920-30 Russian futuristic stuff...

     
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    RC is a lot of fun. I don't have the...fortitude to land one. Because, crashes.

    I see a lot folks leave their patio stuff outside all year. I've come to the conclusion that is hard on their life span. Storage in the off season would likely be a good idea. A gig bag for lawn chairs, if you will. In other related storage news, I heard this week that previous to 1960, there were no self serve storage centers. Unlike today, where they are as abundant as crab grass. Not to mention the cost.

    I avoided Walmart and still got my errands ran. Its still early. Strong on ego are we.

    Play music, have a great day.
     
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    now you just need to add this to the stable and you will be set.


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    Well I don't give a crap what you're doing john because it's twennybelow and I'm going to the store for milk. It's gonna be a blast because the state highway is covered with frozen cow flops.
     
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