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Old Dec 19, 2012, 06:55 PM
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 07:10 PM
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I want to know what is the big deal there has been Electric RC helicopters out there for years.
If someone wanted to put a paint ball gun on one and film it would produce the same results. Why with drones is it any different?
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 07:25 PM
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Actually I thought the paint ball gun idea was kinda neat, even if not PC at the moment. I think people like AW overreact because, unlike the helicopters the quads are relatively easy to fly so they are becoming very common.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 07:41 PM
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Ask a guy to decorate

Someone at our club posted this.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 08:09 PM
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Things are going a little stir crazy in here!

I am one busy monkey. Work has been crazy. At home I'm working on building out the new shop. I still haven't finished the Crack Pitts. Terrible I know. Its in the build queue I swear.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 08:48 PM
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Cry what are you going to get to replace it? you going to fix up your large Raven for IMAC ?
New Pilot with a custom scheme in time for late summer flying.

Yes to IMAC, but I'm not exactly happy right now with some of the likely venue changes, ie no Wenatchee IMAC and polar bear is in Medford versus Cascade (snoho)
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 09:06 PM
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New toy on the way

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Old Dec 19, 2012, 09:19 PM
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I want to know what is the big deal there has been Electric RC helicopters out there for years.
If someone wanted to put a paint ball gun on one and film it would produce the same results. Why with drones is it any different?
"If this is what a novice with a small budget can accomplish"

Clearly that applies to video budgets as well. Anyone see the Eagle steal the kid recently? Everyone knows that was special effects class project now right? And did anyone notice the guy on the ground shooting paint balls in this video?

In any case, I've said it before, it is only a matter of time before these things are seriously illegal, enjoy while you can.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 10:02 PM
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Just ordered my crack edge just wondering if I should have ordered landing gear? I will be flying outside which is better , my first foamie!
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 10:40 PM
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Just ordered my crack edge just wondering if I should have ordered landing gear? I will be flying outside which is better , my first foamie!
Welcome fellow crackhead.

Make sure to check out the nice build / discussion thread Jewett started.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1578833

This link should point you to answers to many crack yak FAQ's including landing gear.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...postcount=4891

Also learn from my mistake and buy the Futaba S3114 servos to begin with. As Kody has suggested run them for aileron, elevator & rudder.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...ostcount=10760
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 11:01 PM
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Just ordered my crack edge just wondering if I should have ordered landing gear? I will be flying outside which is better , my first foamie!

I like the landing gear because I tend to ignore my timer.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 11:52 PM
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Russian Quad with machine gun
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 12:24 AM
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great pick of a plane there are several of those flying up here in kelowna and vernon. i had very poor luck with the fancy foam plane i had origionally purchaced but knowing what i know now it was a poor choice for me anyways. i had one of thier milled lightened ones and the very first time i poured on the power test running my motor with the prop in the house the prop saver allowed the prop to go off center and ripped the whole front off the plane. it was jsut to fragile of a plane for me.
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 07:20 AM
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I just got the regular version with the reccomended set up. I've flown one before and it was great. It may not take abuse like a crack. But it should fly better.
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 01:19 PM
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The guys in Tokoroa, New Zealand want there money back for the beans they bought . HA HA it is Dec 21 over there and it has not ended yet.
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