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  • #61
    Originally posted by OV10 View Post

    I appreciate the offer Dave I gotta make a concerted effort to get down to your neck of the woods next year for one of your clubs events.
    Sunbury, Milton, Lewisburg and Williamsport are all stompin grounds of my dads side of the family.(I think I may have mentioned that to ya before)
    I realize it's the Holiday season WB, but I have to ask.....How's the rebuild coming along? and you are welcome anytime to come and fly with us as is anyone on this fabulous forum and this awesome hobby!

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    • #62
      Dave........rebuild has been stalled the past 2 weeks due to the unusually cold temps.
      Not gonna try to handle steel when it is in the 20's
      Been fighting the flu bug for 3 days now
      Warbird Charlie
      HSD Skyraider; FlightLine: Sea Fury; FMS 1400: P-40B, P-51, F4U, F6F, T-28, P-40E, 1700 F4U and a Fox glider; Freewing: A-6, P-51; VQ: P-39; Dynam: ME-262, FW-190, Waco; ASM A-26; ESM F7F-3; LX PBJ-1
      Incinerator Loss 16

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      • #63
        [QUOTE=OV10;n163556]Dave........rebuild has been stalled the past 2 weeks due to the unusually cold temps.
        Not gonna try to handle steel when it is in the 20's
        Been fighting the flu bug for 3 days now[/QUOTE

        You take care of yourself and get well my friend!
        I don't blame you one IOTA for not handling steel in those temps, had my fill of that back when I wore a younger mans clothes! It's not so fun anymore.
        The offer still stands...If you get to the point where you need help, just give a holler and I'll be there with tools in hand! After all, you'll need a place to keep that new Santa(Alpha) is going to give us for Christmas!

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        • #64
          Hey fellow Squawkers.........progress......however slow.........is being made
          4 wall trusses up with 4 more to go. Took about 12 hrs ( in 30 something degree working conditions) over the past couple weeks dodging the really Y weather.
          The hardest work is the drilling of the 5/8 holes for the wedge anchors. Killed one 1/2 inch hammer drill. Learned a little on the web and invested in a rotary hammer drill.
          What a night/day difference between them. Made the hole drilling process exponentially faster on three of them versus the first.
          In the background is the collapse of a gazebo that was getting torn down next year so I just left the canopy on it due to higher work priorities.......snow took care of that

          What a difference it is working with steel and blueprints versus all the wood construction I've done from prints in my noggin over the past 30+ years.
          That 12 ft wide section shown is where tools, work area and model storage will be.
          No working on it today............another in the teens temp day Good thing George lives 800 miles away cause for sure he'd be here crackin the whip


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          Warbird Charlie
          HSD Skyraider; FlightLine: Sea Fury; FMS 1400: P-40B, P-51, F4U, F6F, T-28, P-40E, 1700 F4U and a Fox glider; Freewing: A-6, P-51; VQ: P-39; Dynam: ME-262, FW-190, Waco; ASM A-26; ESM F7F-3; LX PBJ-1
          Incinerator Loss 16

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          • #65
            So things have been quiet here on the garage rebuild for more than a month due to snow and cold but am posting now because I NEED to get this off my chest and enlighten those involved.

            GoFundMe..........PSA(Public Service Announcement)
            o Grady.c (Grady Colburn) on Post #13 of this thread initiates a GFM (7/31/18) on my behalf.
            o 6 gracious contributors donate a total of $400
            o 12 Squawk PM's from 11/15/18 thru 1/22/19 between myself and Grady transpire in order for me to try and collect on the benefits of the contributors.
            Received many excuses on why he couldn't get the funds distributed and then nothing.
            o Grady has been MIA from the Squawk since 2/5/19.
            o This week I reached out to the GoFundMe "Trust and Safety Team".
            THE BAD

            After submitting a plethora of screenshots of Squawk profiles, PM's and thread links I was told................

            For the time being, we are able to share the following information with you:
            The campaign was created by Grady Colburn.
            The campaign raised a total of $400. After processing fees, the total amount available for withdrawal is $386.60.
            The donations have not been withdrawn, so there is an available balance of $386.60 in Grady's payment account.
            In light of your fraud report, we have placed a hold on the account’s withdrawals. The funds will not be released unless we are confident they are headed to the correct destination.
            THE GOOD
            If a resolution cannot be reached and the campaign organizer does not cooperate for 30 days, the funds will be refunded in full to the donors.

            Bottom Line
            So I will not receive any benefit of the graciousness of the donors but all the contributors will get their money back
            I would strongly recommend that further benefits that are initiated on this forum for a member be done in a similar manner as to how Hardway conducted the "helping hand" endeavor for AkumaZeto when he lost his garage by snow. No internet mogul takes a cut of 3.4% from the monies.
            I also want to publicly thank Jerry (Hardway) for sending me a MRC Gift Card over the Xmas holidays
            Warbird Charlie
            HSD Skyraider; FlightLine: Sea Fury; FMS 1400: P-40B, P-51, F4U, F6F, T-28, P-40E, 1700 F4U and a Fox glider; Freewing: A-6, P-51; VQ: P-39; Dynam: ME-262, FW-190, Waco; ASM A-26; ESM F7F-3; LX PBJ-1
            Incinerator Loss 16

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            • #66
              What a pain in the you-know-where. In hindsight, should have just sent you a gift card. We'll see what happens, keep us all informed

              Grossman56
              Team Gross!

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              • #67
                Man, I am in a bit of shock! That is terrible to hear. In so many hobbies, we want to believe that we are part of a truly good group of people. My only hobby bigger than RC, is boating. And, we always want to believe fellow boaters are all as good as we are but unfortunately they aren't! Same goes for RC. Really hate to hear that OV!

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