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Old Feb 12, 2016, 02:12 PM
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Just flew my Swift and Trex 550 with flybars. I hate the fact if you want a new heli, you have to get FBL.
the way it's going eventually we'll be saying "I hate the fact I have to buy a multirotor instead of a helicopter"
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Old Feb 12, 2016, 06:05 PM
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Old Feb 12, 2016, 06:11 PM
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no worries, i've hoarded enough so far to keep me busy for the foreseeable future
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Old Feb 12, 2016, 06:42 PM
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the way it's going eventually we'll be saying "I hate the fact I have to buy a multirotor instead of a helicopter"
Pat:

Are you referring to a coaxial multi-Rotor ??

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Old Feb 12, 2016, 06:52 PM
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was that tongue-in-cheek
no, i meant propeller driven vehicles like tri, quad, hex and octocopters. you know, "drones"
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Old Feb 12, 2016, 07:01 PM
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was that tongue-in-cheek
no, i meant propeller driven vehicles like tri, quad, hex and octocopters. you know, "drones"
Ah ..

O.K.

I have one of those .. DJI Phantom .. great for taking videos / photos .. NO where near as cool as a Heli, though ..

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Old Feb 12, 2016, 07:59 PM
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the way it's going eventually we'll be saying "I hate the fact I have to buy a multirotor instead of a helicopter"
Drones are everywhere, I have a DJI P3 Pro, but its getting to where you can't even give away a Heli...... Not that I would, I only have a Swift NX, Mini Titan E325, Devil 450 and my Quark.
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Old Feb 12, 2016, 08:29 PM
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um yeah, helis aren't really a great investment, not like buying waterfront property 30yrs ago
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Old Feb 13, 2016, 10:16 AM
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um yeah, helis aren't really a great investment, not like buying waterfront property 30yrs ago
Oh I forgot that I still have my heavily modified IKARUS ECO 8 from the ECO line, which started 24 years ago.

My Swift NX will live on as well....
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Old Feb 14, 2016, 06:19 PM
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OMG, I forgot about the Eco 8.. I spent a ridiculous amount of money on Eco upgrades from FXaeromodels. Bought my Swift stuff from them too, now that I think about it...
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Old Feb 14, 2016, 08:17 PM
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OMG, I forgot about the Eco 8.. I spent a ridiculous amount of money on Eco upgrades from FXaeromodels. Bought my Swift stuff from them too, now that I think about it...
Yep..... Back in 2008 you told me "Not to get too crazy, because you have been there...... and that money can be much better spent on other helis. A lot of that bling stuff is becoming obsolete, or only from Germany at ridiculous prices and a terrible exchange rate."


Something to that effect. You know I had sold all my ECO stuff a few years ago. Then the buyer called me a year after the sale to ask what he should ask for it. He wanted to buy a Raptor.... so, I traded him one and got all my stuff back.
If I could get my hands on a Acrobat SE head, I'd try and make it FBL, just for the heck of it....
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Old Feb 14, 2016, 09:55 PM
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anybody need a swift? one just popped up in the classifieds.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2604378
i don't need any more helis but would like to have the woodies. i broke mine and can't seem to find any more.
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Old Feb 15, 2016, 02:43 AM
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Eco 8? What's that?

Been a little while, fellas. Glad to see some familiar names are still at it. I haven't flown anything in quite a while. Miss it.

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Eco 8? What's that? Been a little while, fellas. Glad to see some familiar names are still at it. I haven't flown anything in quite a while. Miss it.Cheers
Hey Gadget, nice surprise. My single rotors have not flown off the shelf in a log while, but no matter what....... time really flies!
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Old Feb 15, 2016, 08:46 AM
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Still have 4 Swifts .....
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