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Old Jun 03, 2010, 09:32 PM
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Yeah! The report! You know they've been holding there breath.
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Old Jun 03, 2010, 09:37 PM
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Great photos and report Tom. It was a good day

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Old Jun 03, 2010, 10:43 PM
What is this a center for ants
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Sure was.
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Old Jun 03, 2010, 11:45 PM
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Trying out a feature of my Casio camera:

Lobstah fast-slow (4 min 18 sec)
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Old Jun 04, 2010, 01:16 AM
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'Nuther one.

Proper tug fast-slow (2 min 14 sec)
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Old Jun 04, 2010, 09:59 AM
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That is very cool Tom, Nice camera. Gonna get out and try that on the electrics this weekend at the fun fly?
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Old Jun 04, 2010, 10:44 AM
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Already tried it at the Engine Clinic. Doesn't work for airplanes, too far away. Camera has no zoom lens when in the high speed mode. Basically, 50' is about the max distance from the subject that is usable.
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Old Jun 04, 2010, 11:06 AM
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Already tried it at the Engine Clinic. Doesn't work for airplanes, too far away. Camera has no zoom lens when in the high speed mode. Basically, 50' is about the max distance from the subject that is usable.
Ahhhh, that's to bad, sure does have a great look in that high speed mode.
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Old Jun 04, 2010, 12:57 PM
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Dig that slo-mo video. It makes for some good detale throught out the video....
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Old Jun 04, 2010, 02:58 PM
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It's cool, but has a weird effect to me because when it goes back to normal real life speed, it actually looks like it has been speeded up faster than "real time".

The slow mo sure does look good like you say, and you can really catch details you never would see in normal speed.
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Old Jun 04, 2010, 07:48 PM
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Great pics tom. I do like the slow motion sorry I missed you guys.
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Old Jun 04, 2010, 10:09 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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Cool, I like the slo-mo.
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Old Jun 04, 2010, 10:59 PM
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KMOT- I really like the slow mo video of the boats. You can really get an idea of what is going on with the model as far as trim at speed better than you could get with pictures (snap shots).

I really like the Lobster boat running photos. That boat would be a contender if enter in the Lobster boat races her in the north east. What do you have for power in her. I see in the video that it is water cooled because of the water discharge over the starboard side of the hull. Really imprested with the way she runs.
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Old Jun 05, 2010, 01:09 AM
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Thanks Rich!

It has a Plettenberg 290/20/4 brushed motor and a Traxxas XL-5 ESC. Octura X31 plastic prop. Runs on 6-cells of 4200 NiMh power.

Lobster Boat At Speed (1 min 49 sec)


lobster slo mo (1 min 50 sec)
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Old Jun 09, 2010, 09:51 PM
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Hello guys the brooklyn tug will be out tomorrow hope to see you guys there
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