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Old Oct 02, 2002, 09:32 PM
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New guy here. I come offering videos..

hehe, what's up guys & girls? I recently stumbled upon this site while looking for info on a GWS Zero that I just ordered. Talk about a lot of information!

I can see I'll be spending some time here.

I've been flying 4 channel nitro planes for like 8 years, and I just recently bought a Raptor 30 helicopter. I've been having some fun with that..

I can't wait till my Zero comes in. I've been wanting a park flyer for a while, and when I saw my favorite jap WWII plane, I had to get it..

My website has a few pics and vids I made, including aerial video from my Raptor 30.

Let me know what you think!

Jeff

http://www.cousinlarry.com
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Old Oct 03, 2002, 10:01 AM
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Your pics and videos are awesome! I especially like the video of your helicopter shooting missiles!!! I recently got into the world of helicopters with an Ikarus Piccolo. Maybe someday I'll get good enough to mount my stripped down mini-pencam 1.3 onboard!
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Old Oct 03, 2002, 12:51 PM
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Missiles!

Yeah, that video with the missiles is way cool. Did you ignite those remotely? How? I'd like to be able to do the same and do some strafing runs with a plane.
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Old Oct 03, 2002, 12:54 PM
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Re: Missiles!

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Yeah, that video with the missiles is way cool. Did you ignite those remotely? How? I'd like to be able to do the same and do some strafing runs with a plane.
I used a highly technical, very advanced lighting and mounting system...

I used electrical tape to tape it (roman candle) to the skid, and I lit it with a cigarette lighter on the ground.. Then I powered up, took off, and let the good times roll!

haha

And it lit a small section of my lawn on fire.

If I did it again, I'd angle the candle up a bit more. The down wash from the rotor made the shots go downwards.
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Old Oct 03, 2002, 01:50 PM
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Thanks for the contribution to our addiction!

Cool stuff!

I bet if you removed the fuse you could use a model rocket ignitor to shot them. They only require 6volts to trigger.

If there was some way to bypass the esc for a split second it would go.

"Divert all power to the Weapons Mr. Sulu!"

please no AMA flamers, I know already.

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Old Oct 03, 2002, 03:35 PM
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BTW, welcome to RCGroups! With a missile firing RC helicopter, I can already tell that you will be a huge asset to the forums! Nice videos and nice work.

,Lewis
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Old Oct 04, 2002, 09:24 AM
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That video is awesome!!!!!!!
Reminds me of things I need to do.

John-

Ps.Welcome to the Ezone!
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Old Oct 04, 2002, 01:09 PM
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Haha... Thanks guys.

I'm finding lots of useful info on this site. I'm sure I'll be sticking around!

Keep checking back on the site as I'm adding new content often.

Thanks!
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