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Old Aug 26, 2012, 02:25 PM
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Hmm... too bad I don't have the money now! $125 Futaba 7C, just needs RX

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Old Aug 26, 2012, 02:27 PM
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Bad picture LOL
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 04:02 PM
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Yippee! Cullen and I won cameras - he'll be donating it to the fire department and I'll be saving mine for when I can afford a good FPV setup!

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Old Aug 26, 2012, 04:09 PM
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Hehehehe... High post counts? My post count is higher than the three winners COMBINED
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 04:10 PM
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Haha, but you're not into FPV this takes out $100 from my FPV setup, awesome!
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 05:07 PM
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Good new guys. I told the head volunteer at fire department that I got the cam, and.......they bought one yesterday!!! . So I get to keep it! lol. More good news.......they want me to teach the volunteer to fly the quad!!!
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 05:09 PM
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But you've never even flown a quad.
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 05:11 PM
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I can learn I fly the mqx just fine on phoenix at the LHS
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 05:12 PM
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Well you should at least say that you just know the basic controls... LOL
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 05:16 PM
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Haha all you need. You just have to fly the quad up to the windows of theburning house and look for people. Its a way of protecting the firemen and saving more lives. They don't go into a room with nobody in it, so they can save more people's lives. So since I get to keep the cam, what else do I need?
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 05:20 PM
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What else do you need for what? An FPV setup, or...?
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 05:21 PM
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Yeah for an FPV setup. Just a reciever and goggles right? I don't want that fancy ground station stuff.....
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 05:24 PM
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Nope, you'll need a transmitter too, as well as a RX, and goggles for $300+ if you want but a $100 7'' TV works well too on a budget.

You might need antennas, but it depends where you buy the stuff from.
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 05:24 PM
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Amazing what some time and love can do to a stack of balsa. She's lighter AND stronger than her predecessor, and has less of a drag signature as well.

At this point I just need to strip a little covering on the tail feathers to epoxy them in place and then cut some cooling holes at the nose. From there it's just hinging and electronic installation.

Absolutely needs iron crosses, too. I was thinking about bumming some stock Slow Stick decals off someone, but they might be just a smidge too big. Hmmm....
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Mmmm sexy.......... I like that red. Ultracote?
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