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Old Feb 23, 2013, 11:02 AM
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My Favorite Part Of Control Line Flying Is

making all the adjustments on a new plane - getting it dialed in.
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 12:45 PM
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Being dizzy at the end of a good flight

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Old Feb 23, 2013, 05:35 PM
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I enjoy most when I go to a contest, my stuff works like it is supposed to, and I put up two official flights flown as well as I can fly them.
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 06:24 PM
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Working hard and getting that little cut that wins the match
The better the opponent the better it feels.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 04:09 PM
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Favorite Part of C/L

My faavorite part is teaching kids how to fly C/L as well as building
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 05:11 PM
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The adrenelin rush of whipping a 100+ MPH nostalgic Combat plane through its paces.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 05:49 PM
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Flying one of my old ignition planes with a big grin when it is running just right.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 06:42 PM
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The crash site is not nearly as hard to find as with FF or RC. Just 60' or so to walk up to it. Just kidding! I love the connected feel.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 07:30 PM
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In Marine Corps Boot Camp, DI's and PMI's told us straight shooting would prove a tremendous meditation. Having no clue what a meditation was, I was delighted to discover a true, natural high and experience a very mellow mood following shooting well that might last for 4 to 5 hours. When I plan and follow through with them and get a particulary successful day improving my flying, I again get a great mellow, natural high.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 08:46 PM
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Whatching the scatch built ceration fly for the first time. Knowing it is something I dreamed up and seeing that it really does fly. It's really nice when it flies stable and manuvers like it should!
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 10:16 PM
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Bringing it home in one piece...
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Old Feb 26, 2013, 05:42 AM
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...having good times with old friends.
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Old Feb 26, 2013, 07:21 AM
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Flying one of my old ignition planes with a big grin when it is running just right.

Everything but meeting all those wonderful c/l folks has to be the top ... and getting to see their super fine looking planes like Jim's
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Old Feb 26, 2013, 09:49 AM
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Listening to my engines scream on tight lines without bogging through the loops, followed by rolling landings in the grass, and then detailing my greasy babies after I get home and unload, still re-living the day's flights in my mind. Drifting off to sleep practicing stunts I'll do better next time.
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Old Feb 26, 2013, 02:38 PM
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I like the "feel". This is why I prefer control line over RC. Nothing feels better than a hulin' combat ship running over 100 headed straight for the ground and pulling it out inverted about a few feet off the ground, and holding it dead level. Puts a smile on my face every time I do it.
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