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Old Jul 07, 2014, 10:01 AM
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PopWing carnage yesterday!!!!!! It was snowing foam!!! Futures on CA are through the roof!!!!!
Video to follow!!!!! (please Mike)
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Old Jul 07, 2014, 10:43 AM
I hate waiting for parts
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PopWing carnage yesterday!!!!!! It was snowing foam!!! Futures on CA are through the roof!!!!!
Video to follow!!!!! (please Mike)
Oh yeah, that was one of our best rounds ever. It really was snowing foam. I believe Dave knocked two people out and Death Wing literally flew through someone at one point, and kept going. I took a really quick look at the videos; some close calls but the highlight was me bumping a wounded Mike Winstead out of the air. We've got dinner plans with some friends tonight; will see if I can start working on the video if we don't get back too late.

When someone knocked my motor off the Popwing, the video is vomit-inducing with the back-and-forth as the Popwing fluttered to the ground!
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Old Jul 09, 2014, 08:02 AM
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Guys, the spare Popwing arrived yesterday. Donations are not required but are welcome. I'll bring it to the field with me every time I go out there.
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Old Jul 09, 2014, 10:57 AM
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Thanks Mike!
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Old Jul 19, 2014, 09:09 PM
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If I fly tomorrow, I'll bring the Popwing. I'll also bring the spare. Or are the crops too high now for combat?
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Old Jul 20, 2014, 10:24 AM
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I still need a motor!
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Old Jul 20, 2014, 12:44 PM
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I still need a motor!
I just happen to have a complete spare Popwing. Bought one on sale. It's the ARF so it's everything (airframe, motor, ESC, servos). Make a donation and the motor is yours.
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Old Jul 21, 2014, 06:01 PM
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The cotton is too high now to have Popwing combat sessions and have any reasonable chance to find all of the remains of fallen/destroyed/blown-to-pieces aircraft. It looks like no combat until the harvest...
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