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Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Jun 19, 2019 @ 11:00 AM | 1,967 Views
Next month is my 15th Anniversary on RCG and my 15th Anniversary of being back in R/C after 15 years off. While my available time to slope and DS has ebbed and flowed, I'm now self-employed and let's just say the boss is a DS addict too! I've recently pared down the hangar but still have a pretty healthy stable of slope and DS ships, a 3m Ellipse 3cam, a few foamies, and a yet-to-be maidened Explorer 2.5 for flat field thermal use. I also have a single electric plane, an HK EFX Racer.
Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Oct 10, 2014 @ 04:28 PM | 12,065 Views
This past July was the end of my 10th year sloping and my 10th year on this board.

The amount of time I've spent on the slope has ebbed and flowed. With two young kids now, my time isn't my own. When the Santa Ana winds kick up, though, my mind wanders to the top of a mountain with sunny skies, good friends, and a lot of DSing.
Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Sep 14, 2009 @ 11:11 PM | 17,682 Views
$450 - RTF with MPX servos all around, fuill ballast set for fuse and wing, 2000 mAh eneloop Rx pack.

Wing bags too...
Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Jul 31, 2009 @ 03:56 PM | 17,266 Views
In updating my blog, I just realized it's been five years since I came back to RC and joined the boards here. Shudder to think how heavily involved I've become.

The slope bug bit me very hard right away. I started with a combat wing and within a few months had several planes, including my first "crunchy" - an ArtHobby Falco. I still miss that plane.

The number of other planes that have been bought and sold since then is pretty staggering. My current stable is as follows:

Pike WR 3 meter
Opus V 2m (glass)
Bird 60" Carbon
Jart
JW
Halfpipe 60"
Macchi 202 PSS
Weasel
Prairie Dog

...and then there are the power planes and RC Cars, currently limited to a Hyper 8 nitro and a 1/4 Scale Patty Wagstaff Extra, 50cc. There have been some 1/5th scale cars in there, as well as numerous nitro airplanes. What a chronic addiction!

What's next? Lately I've been trying to focus on upping my DS speeds again. The carbon Bird should help me down that road. Other than that, I enjoy sloping wherever and whenever I can.
Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Jun 05, 2009 @ 08:59 AM | 18,228 Views
JW Build pics
Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Apr 08, 2009 @ 09:00 PM | 18,360 Views
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Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Mar 05, 2009 @ 12:48 AM | 18,292 Views
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Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Jan 30, 2009 @ 01:01 AM | 19,517 Views
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Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Nov 04, 2007 @ 10:17 AM | 24,072 Views
I hiked up to my favorite slope yesterday and was perturbed by what I saw. The pictures tell the story:
Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Jul 11, 2007 @ 11:53 PM | 25,009 Views
Once again thinking about moving some planes, to serve my new flying interests.

First up will be a Shrike with carbon wings, digital servos, metal gun case, carbon canopy, battery. Excellent shape with the exception of a tail feather that needs re-painting. No receiver. Never damaged. Make me an offer...
Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Jan 30, 2007 @ 08:49 PM | 27,575 Views
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Posted by Screamin' Eagle | Oct 18, 2006 @ 11:05 PM | 30,459 Views
I've been through two or three electric planes and so far they've been a band-aid - something to fly when I can't slope.

Well, last week I picked up a Mini Ultra Stick from E-Flite. It was a plug-n-play model with E-Flite Park 450 Brushless Motor. I'm running off a 3S 2100 LiPo.

Long story short, this thing is FUN!! No hiking to fly it, no waiting for wind, can fly it almost anywhere, almost any time. I actually look forward to flying it, AND I think it's making me a better pilot too.