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Old Aug 22, 2011, 02:51 PM
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I think he may still be on vacation... I am definitely looking forward to his review
I know Thunder Power is expecting a container of factory new (permanently fixed with the updated fans) shipment in any day now, going to get one for E-Jets!

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Old Aug 24, 2011, 09:14 AM
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Anybody see the cover of this months AMA magazine? That's me flying the Mig-29 at SEFF. Pretty cool they used that for the cover.

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Old Aug 24, 2011, 09:40 AM
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Anybody see the cover of this months AMA magazine? That's me flying the Mig-29 at SEFF. Pretty cool they used that for the cover.

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Absolutely! It was a sweet photo as well some sweet flying, you've got that sucker dialed in!

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Old Aug 24, 2011, 09:45 AM
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It was on several covers, isnt it?

I thought I saw it on the cover of a MAN as well...
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Old Aug 24, 2011, 12:32 PM
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Sebastiano goes to China

Hello there,

my friendly distributor, who cares for my dead-ESC-MiG, told me that Mr. Silvestri is en route to China and will arrive there tomorrow. Appararently, he'll meet the manufacturer and talk things over. If my information is correct, Mr. Silvestri will put the "we have 2x45A ESCs but the motors draw over 100A"-issue onto the table.

Let's hope that this is true and that we will get results. I am grounded for three weeks now without a replacement and could use a silver lining.

Cheers,
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Old Aug 24, 2011, 01:46 PM
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It was on several covers, isnt it?

I thought I saw it on the cover of a MAN as well...
I forgot. It's also on the cover the September issue of Fly RC too.
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Old Aug 24, 2011, 02:21 PM
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NICE... now if we could just get the bird it would be nice I feel like I have been waiting forever..
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Old Aug 28, 2011, 07:45 AM
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Day or two, month or two, year or two...man this is getting old...
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Old Aug 28, 2011, 08:35 AM
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That's not the important thing. What's important is that its on a magazine!
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Old Aug 28, 2011, 11:18 AM
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My Mig arrived today!!!!
Hacker promised that is from the new and overhauled series.
Since I am heading out for vaca tomorrow, I had only little time to inspect the kit.
My takeaways so far:
- every servo and gyro perfectly glued in
- good soldering of the (in my view too thin for 100A+) cables
- all servo pushrods w/o slack
- excellent finish of the surfaces (compared to other foamies)
- a really complete kit, even with 5min epoxy included

Of course no way to compare with the Sebart F3A kits, but definitely upper class compared to the usual foamie stuff at our club.

The ESCs look the same as the ones from the first series, but Hacker told me they should be fine now.

So the "mechanical" part looks OK, now I hope the "electrical" part of the ibspection will be equally positive.
Keep you posted when I am back.
Cheers
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... So any update? What do you think?
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Got an Email from Atlanta Hobby saying the Seb Mig29 is now shipping. Their website still says backordered. I found it funny that some one wrote a 5 star review and said he is looking forward to recieving it.
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Old Aug 30, 2011, 11:12 AM
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Ha! Heading there now...
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The five-star rating was by Cole, who has been flying the plane for quite a while now. Ah, the Atlanta Hobby website, not the Hobby-Lobby one.
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Ha! Heading there now...
Give us a flight report. Then try it on 6s just kidding.
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The five-star rating was by Cole, who has been flying the plane for quite a while now. Ah, the Atlanta Hobby website, not the Hobby-Lobby one.
I read the review on Atlanta Hobby's site and wanted to clarify all he wrote was "Looking Forward to it"*****; so it is not a 5star "review", just an eager pilot...

They had not arrived while I was there but they do expect them in today.
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