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View Poll Results: AMA should banning Epp combat?
Sure! AMA have to ban all Epp combat. 0 0%
Hard to say... 4 6.78%
No need to ban. This is very safe and fun in RC. 51 86.44%
Not my business, who care. 4 6.78%
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Old Jun 11, 2002, 12:47 PM
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Why AMA banning Epp combat? not safe?

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Why AMA banning Epp combat? It should be much safe than other. Any comment about it?
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Old Jun 11, 2002, 03:56 PM
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are they differentiating between slope and powered EPP combat? slope combat is a safe as can be. powered may be slightly less safe due to props and higher weights, but if done properly, it can be safer than the drive you have to make to get to the field
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Old Jun 11, 2002, 05:52 PM
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apparently, its more about the intentional ramming/mid air of an r/c aircraft. which would include slope/electric combat with foam planes.
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Old Jun 11, 2002, 10:52 PM
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The issue is FULL CONTACT COMBAT not just epp or zagi. Please see the thread titled "Banning Zagi Combat"

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Old Jun 11, 2002, 11:47 PM
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Has anyone see an R/C combat meet without at least one midair?
Heck, you actually have a better chance of hitting the streamer when you aim for the plane. Just my experience
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Old Jun 12, 2002, 07:31 PM
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This is just another step down the PC road. Itís not PC to support anything that involves intentionally crashing an aircraft of any kind into anything on purpose. Probably just a knee jerk reaction to some loud mouthed Politician. I have yet to see or hear of anyone being injured during a foam/zaggi combat that was run safely.
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