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Old Sep 26, 2012, 11:50 AM
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Lucky you! This really is a good time to be down there. Spent 12 years in Tampa area and it's hard to beat "fall" down there. Up here, it's just getting windy.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 06:37 PM
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STILL. WAITING. FOR. PARTS

Went to the club just to hang out a bit. And one of them had a rc CAR. What the hell? What did he bring a car for? GHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

Sorry, I'm in a messed up mood from not flying for 5 days
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 06:41 PM
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Yeah! Saturday has 4mph wind! Gonna get ready for 2 maiden flights and 1 re-maiden flight
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 06:52 PM
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Yeah! Saturday has 4mph wind! Gonna get ready for 2 maiden flights and 1 re-maiden flight
Watcha gonna maiden?
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 06:58 PM
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Watcha gonna maiden?
The T-28 and the Christen Eagle in the picture. I had to do a lot of work to them to bring them up to spec, but they're good to go now. The beechcraft has new servos and a smoke system added.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 07:10 PM
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Nice looking planes. Best of luck with the maiden(s) and re-maiden.

I'm hungry to buy something new..........
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 07:43 PM
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STILL. WAITING. FOR. PARTS

Went to the club just to hang out a bit. And one of them had a rc CAR. What the hell? What did he bring a car for? GHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

Sorry, I'm in a messed up mood from not flying for 5 days
man that really stinks- what parts exactly are you looking for?? You might do better with a wanted ad here. I got a new airframe for my GeeBee much faster that way. Cheaper too!


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Really? Are you going to get any rain? We're supposed to get rain all weekend. ARRGGHHHH.

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The T-28 and the Christen Eagle in the picture. I had to do a lot of work to them to bring them up to spec, but they're good to go now. The beechcraft has new servos and a smoke system added.
Man, that is one good looking flock o birds there! Who makes the t28? Or is that a T34? Whats the one on the end? I love seeing other pilots planes!

Grazer - if you are itching - have you looked at the new PZ Corsair that was just released? They also just started shipping the UM spitfires. And the 3D sbach is coming next month. I am gonna go broke well before Christmas
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 07:47 PM
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Grazer - if you are itching - have you looked at the new PZ Corsair that was just released? They also just started shipping the UM spitfires. And the 3D sbach is coming next month. I am gonna go broke well before Christmas
I have most of the PZ warbirds, not a Corsair though. I'm not too keen on the UMX stuff.
I do have an Eflite Mystique on order and a Durafly Dynamic-S on its way to me. I have the appetite for a larger electric powered warbird in balsa.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 08:05 PM
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It's an older PICA kit. It's a 63" wingspan, and I have a .91FS four stroke engine in it...it sounds awesome!!
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 09:13 PM
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Headed to the Fredericksburg field in the morning to deliver a H9 DVII to it's new owner, again. Can't believe I was able to get it and the big Corsair in the back of the Subaru.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 09:34 PM
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Headed to the Fredericksburg field in the morning to deliver a H9 DVII to it's new owner, again. Can't believe I was able to get it and the big Corsair in the back of the Subaru.
I'd meet you there if you can get me out of school

I could probably get away with it without any issues lol
Just JROTC, english, Independent Study (AKA planes/quadcopters), and German...

I'll be there on saturday if the weather holds out.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 11:43 PM
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Flew 4 batteries in my MCPX too windy for my UM today I'm having um t-28 and champ withdraws Lol
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Old Sep 27, 2012, 07:21 AM
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Flew 4 batteries in my MCPX too windy for my UM today I'm having um t-28 and champ withdraws Lol
Me too my UM T28 has a new fuse coming in the mail
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Old Sep 27, 2012, 09:08 AM
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Fortunately the T-28 is the only 1 that has not been severely injured..lol I took the new Champ out and kinda ran it into a net at the ball field causing it to come down on the tail. I have the new tail just havent put it on it. Granted it's completely functional but I want to keep her in pristine condition. Now that I know how to fly a little bit more...lol
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Old Sep 27, 2012, 04:41 PM
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Well, SOME of the parts came: the tail set for the ember 2 and the extra batteries. But the Ember 2 still needs its new gearbox, and the T28 is still waiting for the new Fuse. So, still no flying:
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