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Archive for July, 2007
Posted by Troy | Jul 26, 2007 @ 12:06 AM | 26,091 Views
Building the new DW Foamies Yak 54 to give feedback to Mike on how it builds, flies, and 3D's. I have been flying the Double-X Bipe for a little while and this Yak is a new design by a fellow IMAC buddy Pedro Brauntas.

I really like the looks of this and wanted to do something fun with the paint job. I'm not sure what inspired me but I wanted a really wild theme and tiger stripes came to mind. While searching for good pics of tigers I came across a few tiger faces that I thought would look cool blown up big on one wing half. With flat foamies I always paint the parts separately so it's easier to mask and paint. The paint is Plasti-cote Glow Orange and the other colors are a variety of markers. The photos below show the process:...Continue Reading
Posted by Troy | Jul 19, 2007 @ 12:27 AM | 7,705 Views
Grabbed some cool pics after work tonight flying with Neil. Left when the mosquitos started to eat us and it was too dark to see
Posted by Troy | Jul 16, 2007 @ 04:09 PM | 7,348 Views
Video from the Desert Revver's get together:

Desert Speed Flying- RC Revver Brotherhood (5 min 39 sec)

Posted by Troy | Jul 16, 2007 @ 04:06 PM | 8,571 Views
Just some after work Park Flying from last week with my buddy Neil...
Thanks for the steady video hands Neil!
A Day Out Flying 3D in the Park (4 min 7 sec)

Posted by Troy | Jul 10, 2007 @ 11:41 AM | 5,738 Views
Gotta love your dogs...
These are Shiba Inus. They are a very old Japanese breed related to Akitas and their descendants are now Australian Dingos. Very smart, very stubborn, they don't bark much but they do like to talk.