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Old Oct 13, 2012, 02:14 AM
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Finally finished my Slope Monkey tonight!
What should have taken maybe three evenings (depending on glue of choice) has taken, uh...a month?!
You'd laugh Keith; to get the cg right with the heavy 2000mA ni-mh AA pack, the elevator servo had to be mounted AT the elevator.
And I "decided" to streamline the wings and mounted the aileron servos in the fuse instead...ok, ok, I mistakenly cut the fuse all the way through for the elevator servo up front, and my mind went right to previous modifications of the Multiplex Fox to RC (did you ever fly that one I gave you?) and I made cutouts for aileron servos instead...but it all worked out in the end. Now to figure out the new transmitter...
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 04:09 AM
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Sure is quiet around here...a little too quiet.

Just spent the last couple hours getting more familiar with the new transmitter, and I've confirmed I've gotten a bit closer to the "old dog/new trick" age, but I got a treat as a reward; previously-smoked breakfast sausages nuked from frozen to unbelievably hot in 58 seconds. Mmmm
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 04:32 AM
Sane til the lift starts!
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Dang... UPS is taking forever to deliver my new PSS plane. It took all day today just to get it a few miles closer to my home.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 06:30 AM
Torn 'twixt buildin' and flyin
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My back still hurts. Just realized it's 10 days today since I got hurt. This gettin' old SUCKS!
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 07:14 AM
Egads! It's a GIRL!
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That's too bad, Owl.

Fly into a tree?

Well, feel better!
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 07:15 AM
Egads! It's a GIRL!
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It really IS too quiet in here.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 07:16 AM
Egads! It's a GIRL!
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TOOO quiet.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 07:17 AM
Egads! It's a GIRL!
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Even the crickets are snoring.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 07:18 AM
Egads! It's a GIRL!
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It's kinda creepy.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 07:19 AM
Egads! It's a GIRL!
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Creep creep creep creep creep.....
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 07:20 AM
Egads! It's a GIRL!
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That's what crickets snoring sounds like.



Annnnnd... It's mine.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 08:38 AM
It's not going to build itself
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Well done Lil'!
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 10:45 AM
Define "interesting..."
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I guess the early bird gets the... palindrome.

Kirk (sure beats worms) out
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 11:39 AM
The original Flying Pigs Sqd.
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Hey Lil', what BoT are you building?
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 02:13 PM
You can't stop the signal. . .
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Domo arigato, misto roboto!
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