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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:09 PM
I think I'm inverted. Maybe.
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I'm starting to think I am a bit weird... my whole fleet is scratchbuilds, except with for my radian, which will soon be replaced with a better scratchbuilt version anyway (same dimensions better materials).

And yeah, close enough
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:10 PM
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Not weird at all... just resourceful
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:44 PM
Watch this! *crunch*
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I'm starting to think I am a bit weird... my whole fleet is scratchbuilds, except with for my radian, which will soon be replaced with a better scratchbuilt version anyway (same dimensions better materials).

And yeah, close enough
scratchbuilding is awesome!! (Except i suck at it LOL)
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:45 PM
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Ok. I'll subscribe to you.

No, I mean, how's my first video?
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:57 PM
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I've switched entirely to scratchbuilds, and the bulk of my building has been in balsa lately. The only non-scratch plane I've bought in the last few years is my Slow Stick, which is a plane that I believe no hangar should be without. I've also been given two other planes, a Dynam Hawk Sky and an Exceed RC Accipiter Badius motor glider. I like the Hawk Sky a lot but the Badius hasn't seen much flight time.

In this picture we have my Slipso, the new Stik, its 60%-scale version, and a foamie wing that's got a one-way ticket to the trash pile. The three balsa models all fly beautifully, but that dumb wing is temperamental, unstable, and very poorly mannered. I've got ideas for a replacement, though.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:06 PM
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Thanks. I subbed back.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:09 PM
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I've switched entirely to scratchbuilds, and the bulk of my building has been in balsa lately. The only non-scratch plane I've bought in the last few years is my Slow Stick, which is a plane that I believe no hangar should be without. I've also been given two other planes, a Dynam Hawk Sky and an Exceed RC Accipiter Badius motor glider. I like the Hawk Sky a lot but the Badius hasn't seen much flight time.

In this picture we have my Slipso, the new Stik, its 60%-scale version, and a foamie wing that's got a one-way ticket to the trash pile. The three balsa models all fly beautifully, but that dumb wing is temperamental, unstable, and very poorly mannered. I've got ideas for a replacement, though.
dude dont crash your slow stick! i cant find any parts or the whole plane ANYWHERE! i mean that too. i checkd like 10 different hobby shops last night.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:10 PM
3D, 1D at a time!
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Sub to me and I'll sub to you ChadHeatley
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:58 PM
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Woot woot! Now I have $52 in PayPal... gooooood now to figure out if I want a keychain cam..... or something else to record. Not sure I'll figure it out



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Old Oct 12, 2012, 09:23 PM
I think I'm inverted. Maybe.
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dude dont crash your slow stick! i cant find any parts or the whole plane ANYWHERE! i mean that too. i checkd like 10 different hobby shops last night.
I've found that if you break your slow stick, the best option is to build a replacement. My slow stick is pretty much a scratchbuild now
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 09:43 PM
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Guys, normal R/C props spin clockwise (when you look at them from the back), right? Just installed a 7x5 ( vs. 7x4) on my PopWing and it's CCW and not CW... interesting.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 10:06 PM
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Guys, normal R/C props spin clockwise (when you look at them from the back), right? Just installed a 7x5 ( vs. 7x4) on my PopWing and it's CCW and not CW... interesting.
if you look at a NORMAL plane NOT a popwing like an extra or something. if you look at it from nose to butt the prop will spin to the left. idk about your case though.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 10:12 PM
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Huh! Coool... So, hmmmm
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 10:17 PM
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Huh! Coool... So, hmmmm
you need a big plane dude! something over 45 inches. the bigger it is the better it flys! trust me on this! i know you like fpv too so get this monster!http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=14465
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 10:23 PM
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I could just barely squeeze my Edge into the car! Bigger = more space too, mostly
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