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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:32 PM
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How did that thing survive!? The resounding "thud" was priceless!
I dont get it...what happened?
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:32 PM
HIBDON FOR PRESIDENT !!
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That one is good, but I actually prefer the versions like this one by Harry Nilsson...where it is sang, more than "talked" as even Jim Stafford's version....

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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:40 PM
I fly, therefore, I crash!!!
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Yup....there are lots of covers of this song.... Like "Knockin on heavens door"...everybody does it...

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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:43 PM
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I dont get it...what happened?
Go to 2:50 in the video and watch what the heli does.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:47 PM
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:50 PM
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If you like "Mr. Bojangles", listen to David Bromberg's version.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muG8kDYbZ5Q

One of my favorite songs.

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Really cool. I'm a big Bromberg fan from way way back. Statesboro Blues, Lost Highway, great stuff from my yut th
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:58 PM
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Have you guys seen this??

Does not pay to smoke n' fly...

Hehe!



P.S. Skip to 2:50 for the action!

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Kind of an expensive way to trim your trees isn't it!!!
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 09:06 PM
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Kind of an expensive way to trim your trees isn't it!!!
Yep! LOL


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Ha that was lmao funny. He could fly with Aronph and chop his planes down for him
That sounds pricey!


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yeah, it was good...


Cracked me up!

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Old Feb 13, 2013, 11:23 PM
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When were you in Wichita Falls? I lived in Burkburnett during all of the 1960s, and the last few years (once I could drive), I spent a lot of time in Wichita....especially at Tom McCarty music and the P3 drive in.... And I agree about the Horn toads (Texas Horned Lizards for those that might want to look them up) and the tarantulas....but I HATED goatheads....the only way you could ride a bike was with a liner in your tires, and "Neverleak".....

Spend any time in the Wichita Mountains outside of Lawton OK.??? I did....

SteveT
We moved to Ft Worth in '56. Yep, that's right on the bike tire liners and Neverleak. I haven't thought about Neverleak in many years.
I've been thru the Wichita Mountains several times, but never spent any time there.

Yaeh, that song has been covered by almost everybody. I probably have 15 versions of it.





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Old Feb 14, 2013, 12:14 AM
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We moved to Ft Worth in '56. Yep, that's right on the bike tire liners and Neverleak. I haven't thought about Neverleak in many years.
I've been thru the Wichita Mountains several times, but never spent any time there.

Yaeh, that song has been covered by almost everybody. I probably have 15 versions of it.





Chuck
Well...if you were there in the 60's, who knows....we might have met at some time....though it would also depend on your age...me, I'm 62.
If you remember the group "Baby", I used to hang out with them a bit. Do you remember the rock club "Pima County" (at least I believe that was the name), or the "Purple onion" also a teen rock club. The "Animals" used to play there, and the "Music Machine" also played there once..

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Old Feb 14, 2013, 06:10 AM
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I never have understood that warning.
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 07:07 AM
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 07:32 AM
Sippin the Koolaid!
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I have always liked their warnings. I get a little chuckle out of them.
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 08:10 AM
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Dude with the heli did some shore enough tree trimming hahahahahah
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 09:21 AM
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I dont get it...what happened?
If I had to guess he had the blade pitch reversed. I did that once. Scared the crap out of me. You start spinning the heli up and try to bring it off the ground. Only the blades are making down thrust and it stays down. Eventually I got to 3/4 throttle and it was still stuck down to the ground. So I brought the throttle to idle, which was conveniently about 8 degrees of positive pitch, and now that the head speed was nice and fast it launched off the ground very much like his did. Then slows the head down since the motor is at idle, and so it falls. In my case I gave throttle back to it to cushion the fall and made it fall faster (down thrust from reversed blade pitch) and also spin the head up, then you freak out because it's falling so fast and so you bring it to idle, giving up pitch again and shooting it back into the sky
Anyways after 4-5 yo-yo's I shut the whole thing down with throttle hold and let it fall. Most terrifying 15 seconds I've had in RC!
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