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Old Feb 16, 2013, 04:25 PM
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Testing Out The New RC Copter (0 min 33 sec)
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 04:54 PM
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Lucky fellow to not get hurt.

Maybe the tree needed trimming?
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 05:11 PM
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His pitch was reversed. Throttle down was positive pitch and throttle up was negative pitch.

Newbie with a 700 size.
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 06:14 PM
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 07:09 PM
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I laughed my backside off! Hard to believe that was real!
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 07:28 PM
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Notice when it takes off he isn't even looking at the heli. He is looking at his Tx.

It was in full positive pitch.
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 11:27 PM
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Amazing someone would try to fly a heli that big in such a location. Plus out of ajustment. Poor soul I don't think will be with us long if he decides to keep flying !
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 11:46 PM
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Saw that the other day... absolutely hilarious. His positive/negative pitch was correct; I think the problem was that he was running way too much head speed for a heli that size. If that was a 700, he should have been in the 2100 - 2300 range. That sounds like 3000 RPM lol. He was standing too close to it, IMO. He's lucky it didn't hit him; we're talking life-atering injuries with that ridiculous head speed.
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 11:59 PM
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Was the heli severely damaged after that?
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 05:57 AM
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If you watch the full clip (about 5 min. long....) the guy paces back and forth around the heli before spooling it up, shutting it down....THEN....spooling it up..with the results shown!!
He goes out-of-frame after re-installing a battery...and the clip ends....
I was waiting to see if this stooge was actually gonna come back....
And TRY IT AGAIN....!!
Pretty expensive weed whacker, if you ask me!!
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 07:00 AM
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That'll buff right out!
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 07:13 AM
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If you watch the full clip (about 5 min. long....) the guy paces back and forth around the heli before spooling it up, shutting it down....THEN....spooling it up..with the results shown!!
He goes out-of-frame after re-installing a battery...and the clip ends....
I was waiting to see if this stooge was actually gonna come back....
And TRY IT AGAIN....!!
Pretty expensive weed whacker, if you ask me!!
Lol

Have you got the link to the full version?
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 07:59 AM
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Here is the FULL version.

aller anfang ist schwer! (9 min 50 sec)
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 08:55 AM
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I believe a pre-requisite for any new pilot should be aware of the dangers of our models.

http://chrismeme11.over-blog.com/m/a...-36258812.html
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Thanks for posting that. The higher rez vid was much better. I could see the guy's facial expression and I laughed like it was the first time I saw it! I wonder if this poor chap knows his video is being seen the world over and being laughed at hysterically! It would not bother me, personally, you gotta have a sense of humor in life.

Wow, that link, horrible! I have had a very minor cutting event with a 300 size heli on my hand so I am SUPER paranoid when powering up or testing any heli. WATCH FOR THROTTLE REVERSE SETTINGS WHEN SETTING YOUR ESC!!!!!!
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