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Old Apr 17, 2012, 10:49 AM
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Speaking of upgraded CG's - don't forget about the XPS V?? CG that's going to be built into that new whiz-bang transmitter that's supposed to be out any day now.
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Well someone needs to integrate it into a transmitter. That way I dont have to buy a different peice off ebay
You guys are wasting your money. Just buy the servo operated fuse extender. It increases or shortens the length of your tailboom with the turn of a dial on your Tx. You get a CG shift as a side result, so it's like getting a Tx operated variable CG for free!!!
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 11:09 AM
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Funny you say that as I have had people ask me about that flight too. Way to go Joe!!!
Haha, for some reason the "go Joe" part of that last line reminded me of the chant from the old "GI Joe" cartoons my little brother used to watch

It's sweet that vid is going viral!
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 11:32 AM
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Haha, for some reason the "go Joe" part of that last line reminded me of the chant from the old "GI Joe" cartoons my little brother used to watch

It's sweet that vid is going viral!
"Go, go, go, go, go, go, go Joseph you know what they say
Hang on now Joseph you'll make it some day
Sha la la Joseph you're doing fine"
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 11:43 AM
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Joe Smith Demo at 2011 Nall = Legendary

Can also be described as

Joe Smith Demo at 2011 Nall >
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 12:02 PM
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Joe Smith Demo at 2011 Nall = Legendary

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ha! agree 100% ^.
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 01:22 PM
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Joe Smith Demo at 2011 Nall = Legendary
I was lucky enough to see this in person....no other way to say it, absolutely fkucing blew me away.
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 01:23 PM
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so should I sell my Castle HV160 v2 CG before it burns my plane up?
No....but send it to them to check out....there are a lot of them going up in flames....

What ever you do, don't fly with it...

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Old Apr 17, 2012, 01:29 PM
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You guys are wasting your money. Just buy the servo operated fuse extender. It increases or shortens the length of your tailboom with the turn of a dial on your Tx. You get a CG shift as a side result, so it's like getting a Tx operated variable CG for free!!!
Nah....I have my new "patent pending" battery shifter CG adjuster just about ready for market...That will be the way to go...

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Old Apr 17, 2012, 01:31 PM
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I was lucky enough to see this in person....no other way to say it, absolutely fkucing blew me away.
Me too Rob...Was a show to remember for sure!
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 01:35 PM
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No....but send it to them to check out....there are a lot of them going up in flames....

What ever you do, don't fly with it...

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i dont really have one...any plane this size is gonna be gas for me
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 01:57 PM
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Nah....I have my new "patent pending" battery shifter CG adjuster just about ready for market...That will be the way to go...

SteveT
Battery stays the same weight the whole time, if you really want a CG adjuster you would move a gas tank forward or back as it empties :-)

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Old Apr 17, 2012, 02:14 PM
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Battery stays the same weight the whole time, if you really want a CG adjuster you would move a gas tank forward or back as it empties :-)

Peter+
But Steve does not like gas. And he wants to use it to tweak in Flight his CG.
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 02:17 PM
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Red 58" is ready to go.

Thanks Marc for bringing it out to Toledo and thank you Smith's for holding it there for me.
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 02:18 PM
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DF why can't you live close to me I am dieing to fly one of the new edges
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 02:21 PM
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Red 58" is ready to go.

Thanks Marc for bringing it out to Toledo and thank you Smith's for holding it there for me.
Kinda figured you would have it built in a couple hours. You had a seriously big grin on your face when you left.
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