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Old Apr 26, 2003, 12:15 PM
Who Says Penguins Can't Fly?
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not working for me either! I am checking - is it working now?

I hope it is working now!
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 12:16 PM
Who Says Penguins Can't Fly?
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hmmm! Someone must've fixed that! Can anybody tell me what that was?

Thanx!
-aeroP
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 12:18 PM
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I dunno...but lastnight (this morning ) I was getting database errors, and then finaly I couldn't connect to rcgroups.com at all. When it came back online a few hours later it was all fubar'ed.
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 12:23 PM
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Some kind of database problem. Makes you start twitching and having withdrawal, doesn't it?
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 12:28 PM
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Well, I' m still twitching and having withdrawal. This seems to be the only post working. Wonder why the posts with no replies are gone? Hmmmmm.....
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 12:39 PM
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yes, yesterday it didn't want to open www.rcgroups.com at all for me too! It acted as there was no such website at all!

Buzz, all the posts of "it isnb't working for me, too" are still there for me! I see them and can repl, etc.!

Oh well, seems to me that everything is back to normal, so let's just forget it and keep posting! Or go fly!

-aeroP
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 01:18 PM
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Yeah, Penguin... it looks pretty good now. I feel better. <g>
Time to go flying!
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 01:35 PM
Who Says Penguins Can't Fly?
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yeah, time to go FLY!
Oh wait, I called my LHS to found out that the GB they set aside for me was sold to another guy by another salesman an hour ago!!!!
I am TICKED OFF!

GGRRRRRRRRR.

is it just me or was that a tad bit off topic?

Buzz, who do you think fixed the prob?
Why did it begin?
Oh well, it doesn't really matter - all that matters is that it is working.
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 01:49 PM
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Penguin,

I think the hard working guys at Ezone fixed it! I think it was some sort of database problem, according to what I read.

Too bad about your reserved plane getting sold out from under you. Can you order another one online?

Buzz
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 02:07 PM
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it was a gearbox...I wouldn't have had a new plane flying in half a day, I wouldnt've minded...
but I really wanted to go fly today. Yes, online, for about $10 cheaper, but with shipping price, and it'll take until next weekend, and I'll be out of town then ......

-aeroP
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 03:08 PM
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Oh... I re read that. My bad. I thought it was a plane.

Boy, I hate when things like this happen to me . It's the frustration of knowing you can't do anything that really gets to you. Don't let it ruin your weekend.

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Old Apr 26, 2003, 03:29 PM
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yeah, I'm ticked off, but the prob was that the shaft was bent. I turned it over to my dad, who is a good engineer, and he bent it back out for me! It is not perfect, but it'll do until my LHS gets a new order of gb's. I will go to the LHS now, after I finish writing this, to get a few other things like a battery, and then I'll go fly my SS!
Yippee!
-aeroP
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 04:22 PM
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See? Dad's are good for something.

I hope it is straight enough... you might find you have a small earthquake on the front of your plane it it isn't.

Have fun!
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 07:38 PM
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as I said, it'll work for now, and if the bearing run out of centered form, then I really don't care, because I'm ordering a new motor combo for the next weekend anyway.
Because of that, when I went to the LHS, I got a really large prop for the motor, because if would've fried completely after an hour, then GOOD! I've taken the most out of it possible. I'm throwing it away anyway! I'll go back to the smaller prop for the new motor.

Hey, while I'm already typing, can you tell me, what does BTW mean?

Thanx!
-aeroP

P.S. I wouldv'e gone flying today, but I had to do a niiiiiiiiiice loooooooooooong first battery cycle. The little effort it takes, takes one day. The results...can be seen every day after. So, I figure I'll do it the good way. I've got dad's gigantic super-exact power supply out and charging now, exact to the .01 amp!!!
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