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Posted by crash-man | Jun 17, 2013 @ 12:46 AM | 2,521 Views
Doing FLIPs With Witespy

In this 214th installment of our show, we continue on with our "Summer Of MultiRotors/FPV" theme by visiting with Paul Baxter (aka Witespy), an avid MultiRotor pilot and the owner of ReadyToFlyQuads. Paul loves and promotes this aspect of our hobby and has some of the best deals you'll ever find on parts and accessories for your MultiRotor needs, as well as offering some great ready to fly Quads (hence the name of his business) that are high on quality, but still easy on the wallet. Best of all, when you get one of his Quads, you can rest assured that it will fly right out of the box since he tests every one he sells before boxing it up and shipping it to you! I have been flying one of my older Quads using his FLIP 1.5 board (only $15!!), as well as a complete FLIP FPV system, and I can certainly assure you that these things are NICE!

Also, we continue to exhaust our prize pool by plucking another name out of the hat. This week, Dougbo gets to add another great ESC to his collection, as he won a Thunderbird 36 courtesy of our good friends over at Castle Creations! Congrats, Doug, and thanks for your support!

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Posted by crash-man | Jun 10, 2013 @ 12:26 AM | 2,117 Views
Sigs And A BIG Cub

This 213th installment of our little show has a LOT to offer! We had a little impromptu "Happy Birthday, Kristy" contest in addition to our weekly giveaway (Ryan B won a Castle 10amp BEC, courtesy of our friends over at Castle Creations). We also got a great report from our buddy Steve "Vintauri" Mills on the Sig Fly-In that he was able to attend this weekend, too. And finally, our special guest this week is none other than Geoff Dryer! If you're into BIG electric projects and follow the RCGroups site, then you probably already know about his incredible scratch-built 50% Clipped Wing Cub. This guy does some fine work!

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Posted by crash-man | Jun 03, 2013 @ 12:21 AM | 2,468 Views
Crash Test Gummies

So if you're wondering about the name of this 212th show, then you need to start listening to our LIVE stream on Sunday evenings at 8pm CDST. I will say, though, that MetroGTi is the one that coined this unigue title. LoL

For those of you that have been wanting more Multi-Rotor talk, well, it's starting to happen! Tim and I have been having some great success with the Flight Controller boards that we've gotten from ReadyToFlyQuads, and we are growing our skills fairly quickly learning all of the cool things these systems will provide. Best of all, they are not expensive at all! If you're looking at getting a quad in the air on a budget, you'll certainly want to listen in because I give a nie little recipe for success!

Congrats to our winners this week! We gave away Castle Creations 10amp BEC to BigD61 and a ReadyToFlyQuads Flip 1.5 Flight Controller to PCPhil! A special thanks goes out to the fine sponsors for offering up these great prizes. Hit their links and check them out!

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Posted by crash-man | May 27, 2013 @ 12:58 AM | 5,969 Views
Some Foam And Tape

This 211th installment of our show is full of all kinds of fun stuff! The whole gang is in the workshop this Memorial Day weekend, and we get a special update from our roving reporter, Hance Andreason! He comes to us all the way from the great Northwest to give us a little update for the Wings For Wishes Washington event! We also get to talk to Clark, DougBo, and Eric, as well as Leslie who tells us a bit about how the funds they're raising benefit some great kiddos that are dealing with some really hard times. Although that event won't come to a conclusion until Monday, it looks like they are raising some great dough!

Also, we get in a fun interview with Peter Sripol, who you probably know better as "Foam And Tape" from the RCGroups Forums. We had a nice time talking RC with this young man and I'm certain you'll enjoy listening.

We gave away a couple more prizes this week, and the lucky winners were Richard "Webdragon" Cooper (CastleLink) and Doug "DougBo" Bowman (Thunderbird 18). Many thanks go out to Castle Creations for these sweet products!!

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Posted by crash-man | May 19, 2013 @ 11:50 PM | 2,495 Views
Our "Special" Guest Joel

We are back in the studio this week for our 210th installment of the show. We have some listener emails, some special events thats are coming up, and we get a chance to visit with our "special" friend, Joel "MetroGTi" Dirnberger! Joel is the author of that cool little plane that Tim and I loved playing with a few weeks ago called the Blu-FO. He's concocted a few different iterations of this design, including a Night-Flyer, a "Low Rider", and even an amphibious version called the H-Blu-O. What makes Joel extra "special" is that he has even coordinated TWO club builds of this design, helping others get on that building bandwagon!

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Posted by crash-man | May 12, 2013 @ 08:50 PM | 4,154 Views
An Evening With Flitetest

This week's show (#209) was actually recorded by KarlK and Navionflyer while Tim and I were at SEFF. I really hated missing out on this one, as I have been a big fan of the Flitetest guys since meeting them about 2 years ago at SEFF 2011, but nonetheless, the guys did a great job covering all the bases with Chad K, Josh B., and David W.

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Posted by crash-man | May 05, 2013 @ 11:41 PM | 3,035 Views
The Post-SEFF Blues

For this 208th recording of our show, the entire team is all safe and sound back from SEFF in our respective homes. Join us for talk about this year's big SEFF event where we try to share with you all of our fond memories (while they're still fairly fresh on our minds LoL). Great friends and flying made for an awesome week! Please note that we will try really hard not to harp on all things SEFF every single week, but once you attend this event, you'll understand why its so hard to NOT talk about it all the time.

Be sure to check out next week's show that will go up on Sunday May 12th! KarlK and Navionflyer interviewed some special guests while Tim and I were away at SEFF. We've been wanting to get them on the show for ages!

While next week's show will not be streamed LIVE, we will still be getting together with our friends LIVE on talkshoe for an hour, or two, just to shoot the breeze. Please join us every Sunday night, 8pm CDST.

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Posted by crash-man | Apr 29, 2013 @ 05:28 PM | 2,442 Views
A Very UniCORNY SEFF

We are sorry that things didn't work out to supply you guys with a show last week, but we were just too busy playing at Hodges Field and getting ready for SEFF 2013 to kick off.

Nonetheless, we were able to get everyone all together to do a quick recording last Saturday evening (just after the big bbq dinner, but before the Night Bowling got underway). I'll warn you, though, this 207th installment of our show has poor sound quality, but it was fun recording it and maybe it will give you a little "feel" for what it's like to attend this great gathering. Also, we picked a WINNER for our Building With Foam Book Contest! The luck recipient was actually at SEFF, but we were unable to locate him to give him his prize. No worries, though. As soon as he gets me his snail mail address, I'll get it in the mail.

Our plan will be to do a better job next week summarizing the things we saw at this year's SEFF and maybe even have a few links for you guys then.


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Posted by crash-man | Apr 14, 2013 @ 11:58 PM | 2,523 Views
Radio Talk

In this 206th installment of our show, we answer some listener emails, especially one very good one from Greg regarding selecting a new radio for his RC adventures. Also, we gave away a couple more prizes, and this week's winners were Korey B. (he gets a PhlatBoyz Micro Surfer Dude kit) and Ian J. (and he gets a NIB Pheonix 480 airplane kit). We have more great prizes to give away, so be listening in to our next couple of shows! Information on how to win is in this episode, and the address to PayPal your entries is THESRT10(AT)gmail.com. Remember, you don't have to be listening to our LIVE show to win!

Also, please note that most of our team will be at SEFF 2013 during the next two weekends, so there will be no LIVE show, but we plan to resume the LIVE gig again on May 5th.

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CONTEST ALERT! RCPtero has graciously supplied us with a copy of Keith Sparks' "Building With Foam" book that you can win by simply sending us a picture of what YOU would like to build (real aircraft or your 'napkin drawing') once you've learned the techniques described in this great book. You can email me the info (my email address is in this show), or better yet, post it on our Facebook Fan Page. We'll take all the entrants names, toss them in a hat, and then have RCPtero draw the winner at SEFF 2013.

Deadline to enter is midnight, April 17, 2013. Good Luck!

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Posted by crash-man | Apr 07, 2013 @ 11:55 PM | 2,777 Views
Toledo 2013

In this 205th installment of our show, we get a great report from Navionflyer, who got the chance to attend the Toledo Weak Signals RC Expo this weekend. There's some new product news and discussion of some great RC craft that were there. Also, we gave away the eRC J-5 Cub that IFLYOS so generously offered up, and it was one by Todd Mezmarsic (Congrats, Todd!)


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Posted by crash-man | Mar 31, 2013 @ 11:51 PM | 2,790 Views
Rogallos Don't Knife-Edge

We're back again with another installment of our little show, and #204 is a great one! We get a great little update on some more improvements being made at our favorite flying site in Georgia from our friend Tripp. We get to hear all about that top-secret plane that Laine has been working on, and Laine and Tim give away two cool prizes to a couple of lucky entrants: Robert King won a Precision Aerobatics Thrust 40 motor, and Tom (Damage) Minnick will be the recipient of one of Laine's custom-built Li'l Cudas (Rx/battery ready!). There's still time to get in on next week's prize - an eRC J-5 Cub from Tim (paypal to THESRT10(AT)gmail.com). It's looking quite feasable that there will be a WFAIWTM in the Team Cobra camp at SEFF 2013!


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Posted by crash-man | Mar 25, 2013 @ 12:15 AM | 2,544 Views
WFAIWTM

We had a LOT of fun in this 203rd installment of our little show. Oh, and we have a special guest on this one - Mike Connor (aka BlenderBoy) from the RC Hangar Time podcast! We'll get a little insight on Mike's RC background as well as some great info on his latest passion, the Goblin 500 and 700 helicopters! Also, Laine pops on to host a special contest for our LIVE listeners where he gives away a brand spankin' new Castle Thunderbird 18 Speed Controller (won by our friend Vintauri). Be sure to listen in on this show if you didn't make the LIVE broadcast, as he and Tim will be giving away some more cool prizes in the next few weeks! Instructions are given on how to enter, and you need not be present to win (remember the email address - THESRT10(AT)gmail.com).

As for the weird name of this week's segment, I think you'll figure out what it means while listening.

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Posted by crash-man | Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:51 PM | 3,371 Views
Out Of The "Embers"

The title of this 202nd show was thought up ingeniously by one of the members of our LIVE listening audience (Joel aka MetroGTi), and it really sums up our main topic this week! In this show, we'll try to provide you with some inspiration for some inexpensive ways to re-purpose some of that old Micro Gear that you may have laying around from a defunct or no longer interesting Ember, Vapor, or some other Micro plane you may have in the corner of your workshop. Oh, and we tried to give away one of Laine's "Lil Cuda" kits, but no one could guess this week's "Phrase That Pays", so we will try again on next week's LIVE SHOW.

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Posted by crash-man | Mar 11, 2013 @ 12:49 AM | 2,910 Views
Horsin' Around

Yep, that's pretty much all we did in our 201st show - just horsin' around. LoL We do, however, share some cool RC stuff we've found at some great prices, we give an update on the QSC Rogallo project, we share some listener emails, and we talk a bit more about the whoe"drone" situation going on in America, and how our hobby may be affected. We invite you to kick back and enjoy our ramblings for yet another week. Also, please consider stopping by our LIVE show sometime - some of our most interesting stuff has been popping up in the post-show!

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Posted by crash-man | Mar 03, 2013 @ 11:48 PM | 3,014 Views
The Big 200!

Join us this week as Tim, Navionflyer, Karl, and I celebrate our 200 installment of the show! We share what all we've been up to this last week, as well as do a little PSA urging you guys to do your part to protect the sport that we all love. Also, we have Jim Reith from RACores on to share with us his visit last week to the WRAM show, as well as some other cool stuff he's involved with.

Jim so graciously shared one of his YAK 55 kits for us to give away during this LIVE show, and it was won by michaelkramer11! Thanks so much to Jim at RACores for this cool prize!

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Posted by crash-man | Feb 24, 2013 @ 11:54 PM | 2,656 Views
What Kind Of Chaps??

Joins us for this 199th installment of our show where we discuss all kinds of stuff relative to the RC world. We even let ol' Laine on the show towards the end, too! LoL

Be sure to tune in to our LIVE show next week (Number 200!) where we will get a WRAM show wrap-up from our buddy Jim (RACores.com), and there's also a chance we may have something to give away to one of our live-show listeners!!


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Posted by crash-man | Feb 17, 2013 @ 11:56 PM | 3,408 Views
Team Basement And eFest

In this 198th installment of our little show, we get a chance to visit with the fine gents from TeamBasementRC (Rod, Mike, and Yuvsky)! They share with us their goings on in the fantastic world of FPV in the Great White North, and boy, do these guys have fun! Also with us is Vintauri to share with us his visit to eFest last weekend and his most recent visit to our friends at Sig Manufacturing.

In addition to these interviews and our usual clowning around, we gave away a couple of the Flip 1.5 Multi-Rotor FC boards courtesy of our friend Paul over at ReadyToFlyQuads - congrats Coreman and Spadtrastic!

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Posted by crash-man | Feb 10, 2013 @ 11:40 PM | 3,171 Views
Wings For Wishes 2013

In this 197th installment of our show, we have the whole gang in the workshop for this LIVE recording! As well, we are pleased to have a special guest - Mr. Eric Kendall! Eric is the man behind the Wings For Wishes event that benefits the Make A Wish Foundation in the state of Montana. If you should find yourself within range of this event in August, you're certainly going to want to make plans to attend. If you are NOT able to attend, be sure to listen to this episode for instructions on how you still be able to support this great cause.

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Posted by crash-man | Feb 04, 2013 @ 10:50 AM | 3,085 Views
196 - Take Two

As you may have already heard, we had a problem with our recording of show 196 last evening (thanks to Microsoft turning Skype into, well, a typical Microsoft product). Since we discussed quite a few cool things, I just hated to NOT put a product out this week. That being said, this show is my attempt at a "redo" of some of what we discussed last night.

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Posted by crash-man | Jan 28, 2013 @ 12:46 AM | 3,330 Views
195 And LIVE!

In this 195th installment of our show, we finally got around to doing something we've wanted to do for a LONG time - we streamed this show LIVE! Special thanks goes out to my co-host, Karl, for helping get this junk figured out. We didn't really publicize this, though some friends on Facebook helped to get the message out. We had a few folks listen in and the report back was that everything worked just fine (Thanks go to Vintauri, Hance, MetroGTI, Cloudsplitter, PCPhil, RCPtero, and you other guys that provided feedback for this test).

We talked about the usual things we normally cover - some new stuff, some videos, and other cools things we found that pertain to this great RC hobby.

Join us next week for another LIVE show that we will do on Sunday, February 3rd, at 9pm EST!

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