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Old Dec 13, 2012, 07:18 AM
wheeeeee!
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Hey, not sure if anyone is interested in this but I just received an offer directly from GoPro for $100 off the black or silver edition. That's a really good deal. Too bad I already bought one at full pop!

This offer was sent to anyone involved with the Warren Miller premier held downtown in Oct. I believe the code can only be used once. So first come, first served. Let me know if you're interested.
Sent you a PM. TIA
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 01:48 PM
More Combat Please!
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I'll take it if he doesn't.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 03:14 PM
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http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=233...&s_cid=queue-1
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 03:45 PM
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burrito bomber lol... it's the crazies like that that cause all the trouble. The idea of sending "anything that will fit in a burrito sized tube" via un-manned drone would be pretty scary to a lot of people and deservedly so. Who knows what might get "sent" that way.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 06:44 PM
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A word comes to mind... Dorks!

Of all the ways to give RC a bad name... this one takes the Darwin Award.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 06:50 PM
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Todd, if it makes you feel any better that I got to that GoPro code before you (... ��), I was explaining rc flying and fpv to a dinner guest, and I brought up your YouTube page. We spent the next half hour watching your videos, and feeling a general sense of awe.

Seriously, you inspire me.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 08:04 PM
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I'll take it if he doesn't.
I have one more code. PM me your email and I'll send you the link with the code. It worked without a hitch for Elcapitan.
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 05:54 PM
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Sweet, thanks Davidpe!

And thanks elCapitan. Glad you like the vids. My new FPV video is done, just gotta do end credits and upload it. It's pretty sweet.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 10:48 PM
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Not nearly as cool as Todd's stuff but just to prove to you guys that I still fly..... sometimes. This is some footage from the Swell.

San Rafael Swell (2 min 47 sec)
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 08:04 AM
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Very Nice Ryan.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 08:30 PM
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Cool places you found there, Ryan. I'm anxious to get out and fly again after tonight's spectacular winter sunset on our Rockies. Made me drool all over myself.

Got a new GoPro Hero3 from UPS today. Woot! Thanks Davidpe! Christmas came early at my house!

My new hex is flying like a dream. Putting the FPV gear on it now. Can't wait to get out into the winter wilderness and start filming.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 09:29 PM
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Hey, so did I. Dave, you're the man.

Just got back into town, too, so I'll have to get to my gear and warm things up, so to speak.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 10:38 PM
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Glad it worked out for you guys. My GoPro Hero3 is going on my new birthday present. (to myself...) I bought a Finwing Penguin and I'm getting it all together this week. I also have a uThere RUBY system coming. I thought I would change up my usual RVOSD that I fly with. I have a few friends who are using it and they seem to really like it. They also have a range video like OSD coming.

http://www.finwinghobby.com/index.aspx
http://www.uthere.com/
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 10:48 PM
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I've been working on this modified airframe.

I made so many changes to it, and wasn't perfectly happy with it, so I just decided to start flying, and stop changing things.

Wouldn't you know it, my motor crapped out.

3 failed launches and I finally tracked it down to the motor.

Now I wait for a new motor.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 11:15 PM
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I like the looks of that Penguin, I've been keeping up with the reviews and comments and so far it seems like everyone really likes it. I've been looking at these air frames from my next traditional platform project:

http://bormatec.com/index.php?option...mid=55&lang=de

http://www.fpvmodel.com/skyhunter-18...cd0be65e7dc860

I've never seen uthere products, I'll be curious to see it in action.
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