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Old Nov 30, 2014, 11:28 AM
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Giants aren't playing today so no excuses.
They are playing, but they suck... and so do the Jags (who they are playing). Packing up now, bringing the combat wing. And the camera.
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Old Nov 30, 2014, 05:03 PM
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Mike, if I have a short somewhere and when I plug the lights in and some of the wiring goes up in smoke, does that count for truly accomplishing something when installing lights?
Yep. Definitely qualifies. Congrats!

Great day of PopWing combat today! Can't wait to see Then's video.
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Old Nov 30, 2014, 08:51 PM
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The first video really isn't remarkable but the end one is pretty hilarious. And yes, the camera came off with the first hit. A few of us walked by the camera and the really funny part is that one of Mike's sons almost stepped on it. I promise I won't take forever putting it together. I still have to do the other videos from early in the year but it's a lot of editing which takes time.
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Old Dec 06, 2014, 03:56 PM
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It only took me a week. Here's the video from our last combat session. Enjoy!

Popwing Combat with midair (3 min 39 sec)
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Old Dec 06, 2014, 04:47 PM
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[QUOTE=Mike_Then;30131518]It only took me a week. Here's the video from our last combat session. Enjoy!

Great video, Mike! Thanks for the work you put into making it!
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Old Dec 06, 2014, 04:53 PM
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woooooooooo Honorable mention !! don't worry Green stink is back together and ready to hit the ground again, maybe this time I will give someone else a chance to knock me out!
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Old Dec 06, 2014, 10:23 PM
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Cool. Thanks Mike.
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Old Dec 07, 2014, 10:28 AM
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Thanks guys, I had fun making it. I try not to make them too long as I know there's only but so much bobbing and weaving a person can watch.

Brandon, glad you got Green Stink (you should paint that on the bottom) back in the air! Don't forget everyone, I have a full Popwing kit at the house. The idea is that if you need parts (winglet, ESC, etc.), just make a donation to me and take what you need. I could always just sell the kit if someone wanted the whole thing, and just buy another one once they go on sale.
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Old Dec 14, 2014, 08:59 PM
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Popwing Combat Today

Out of the two sessions today I did not get any remarkable footage (I bet Mike Then, did).

However,

I did manage to capture a pretty close call in the second session - obviously before Mike Then was taken out by Joey.
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Old Dec 15, 2014, 02:22 PM
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That is an awesome shot! I didn't really get any decent video, aside from the plane plummeting straight down after being taken out by Joey. He unfortunately hit me from the bottom so I didn't get the actual collision on camera. But the video of the plummet from about 30 feet is pretty good. I will post that clip.
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