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Archive for January, 2011
Posted by Boomer1 | Jan 28, 2011 @ 07:51 PM | 7,985 Views
Ok, I am moving two items from my wish list to "new additions" to my ever changing collection. The 1M Vela RC Sailboat arrived today, the Traxxas Summit should arrive Tues or Weds.

I will be reporting on how they work out and if they are keepers.

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Posted by Boomer1 | Jan 14, 2011 @ 12:51 PM | 8,168 Views
I haven't made any updates in a while now, so I thought I'd share some of the things going here. I have completed my Yamaha project with the installation of the crew. I have added a few pictures of this boat with the crew onboard. I am pleased with this boat,and as I have reported previously, it sails as good as it looks.

Since completing Yamaha project, I have added some new boats to my growing fleet. Two of the additions are scale replica boats from ProBoat. These boats are very detailed and are exceptional across the board. I have included a few pictures of the new members of the fleet, the Classic Runabout and Coast Guard Motor Life Boat.

I got hooked on Fast Electric boats, and have kind of gone over board. I have several FEs currently, and find them to be great fun. I see these boats as being close to "scale" and are replicas of real racing boats. Having spent time in that part of motorsports, I guess it was just a matter of time before I got into this aspect of the hobby. I have included a picture of my "cats".

And finally, my friends have introduced me to RC flying, which I consider to be "Nirvana" for crazy people. I have acquired several planes so far, all are at the trainer level, so the expense has not yet hit the level for concern. I am sure it will it will! Added a few pictures of the planes.

I got a Traxxas Summit off road crawler, so when the weather keeps me from sailing or flying, I will have some form of RC...Continue Reading