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Old Jan 12, 2012, 10:52 AM
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Hey there, my name is jdog, or Jansen in real life. I guess I could give you my last name too, but that would just raise more questions. I'll save that for if I need a small part or something, thanks 1hammer!

I am going to primarily use this to list heli/plane purchase events in chronological order. I had a buddy named airfoil'd who did this and I thought it was a great idea.


Edit: wow, that picture of me is pretty depressing! Would it kill me to smile?


Chronological List Of R/C Purchases

This part is going to have to be a work in progress

1) 'blue hat' havoc nock off $20
Later learned it was a shady company who's toys started fires.
2) another 'blue hat' havoc nock off 20
Hey, twice the fun! (didn't know about the fires yet )
3) bladerunner blackghost (it pointed me to this forum)
$39
Looks like I missplelled, 'missplelt' how ironic

Anyway to continue this list:

4) another blade runner blackghost to fly away the winter blues
$39
5) airhogs havoc heli, much better than that 'blue hat' garbage
$29
6) Silverlit DIY single wing plane. My first plane. Range was short. Lifespan was short. Enough said. $20

7) ITC ironman. My first good plane.... It was a great second choice, lots of fond memories with that one. Later transplanted the guts. I remember taking the worst video ever that raised way more questions than it did answer
$19.99

8) now the trees are getting leaves, and the grass is drying up. Wanted an outdoor heli----->airhogs reflex---> no way was that going to fly outside....people started recommending I get a single rotor heli.
I think I paid $69.99 for that garbage!

9) fun starts to kick in.... Walkera hm-4-3 ... Where have you been all my life. Took 2 months just to hover it, tail in.
$180 with tax

10) i forgot, number one on the list should be a gentle lady sailplane. But soon realized I'd have to join a club or something. Got too nervous about taking it out in the farmer's field... Soon figured micros would be more fun, and smaller stuff I could fly in my backyard.

11) Ohhh gosh, I guess an easier way to do this would be to read all my old post...can't be bothered. Blade mcx... Kinda a step backwards but at the time everyone was amazed how lightweight and durable this heli was. M'eh a good $150

12)havoc cyclone.... Needed more fun in the house, the sun was much too bright.
$30
13)airhogs twin thunder.... What an amazing heli. I am still waiting for someone to make a good hobby grade tandem. $60
14)must have been some more toys in there.

15)Silverlit palm z, starting to stock up for winter. A great indoor flyer.
$20
16)I fly (itc)vamp.... My first orni. Pretty cool
$40?
17)hmmmm air hogs reflex apache? Really there was bigger and better things out there but it was new and different so I had to grab one.....$40-50

18)went on a cruise, didn't bring any helis..... Needed my fix. Made a stop in Halifax went to a hobby shop. I was looking for a 4#3a or b, so the guy said he had one at his house. I offered him $60. He took forever, got back on the ship just in time

19) this is hurting my brain. Be back soon
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