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Old 09-08-2011, 07:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Folks,
ole Blake here. Just and old man who has been building and flying model airplanes since 1948. I build more then fly. I have a pretty good knowledge mechanics and a fair amount of electronics, I am an A&P FAA certified mechanic. I am retired senior mechanic from Lear, Seigler, Vought Aircraft and Robins Airforce base. I work sheetmetal, plastic, wood and many other materials. However computers came late in my life and i am trying to catch up but they move faster then I can run on the one leg I got left. So from time to time I need a leettle help. I am savy to most things but go slowly when explaining thing to me...This old leather skin is pretty tough and it take a while for stuff to penetrate thru it. Let me know if I can help with advice, problems and most anything but money...I spent all my on model airplanes and groceries.
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Seeing as how you build intricate stuff, mastering computers is gonna be a snap. Its all about pactience.

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haha, welcome to the forums good to have some experienced people here. I used to get lessons from my Grandpa. Lathing, soldering, small bit of welding, good stuff
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Welcome to the forums Blake, we can certainly help you catch up with computers.

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You know that saying, "can't teach an old dog new tricks"? I don't believe that.

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