Posted by YelKiteFlyer |
Sep 06, 2012 @ 10:51 AM | 1,482 Views
Let's see..... My story... Just the highlights, I don't want to bore anyone....
About 4-5 years ago my buddy Pete received a helicopter for a Christmas present. My wife bugged me for months to go and see his helicopter. About March I finally went over to see the thing.
Next thing I know, I have another hobby.
My wife said great, you need another hobby, as I am just a fair weather fisherman.
I went to the LHS, and bought a trex 250, he also sold me a FM radio, Hitec Optic 6 (that is another story, and that is one of the reasons why I will not deal with that LHS again).
Over the course of that next year I had enough parts to build 3-4 helicopters and I still have more parts for it than the LHS has.
My buddy, Pete, had bought everything I did also so we started this hobby together, it is great to have a best friend in the hobby with you.
After reading everything, I came to the realization that I bought the wrong helicopter.
So off the the hobby shop I go... and get a trex 450 and lots of parts, because I know we will need them. I now have enough part to rebuild the 450 over again. At the same time I bought a flight simulator and started to practice.
After practicing for a while I came to the realization that airplanes are much easier to fly and have fun with and they are cheaper compared to fixing helicopters.
So off to the hobby shop I go.... This was about October last year, they were having a sale..... I bought 5 Night Vapors for all the guys in the family. If I am...Continue Reading