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Posted by deckert | Jun 26, 2012 @ 04:12 PM | 5,734 Views
Was in South Dakota this past week and had a bit of bad luck as well as some good luck. Took my little TC 450, Trex 250 & Trex 450 along to demo for the family as they've never seen RC birds before. Flew both helis and then the TC 450. Managed to hit a tree with the TC and broke the motor mount & battery tray. Then I seen the news that night and there was a Huckfest in Rapid City. I made the Fest on the way home to SE Wa. & had a great time there.

Now the BAD part. I made it to Gillette, Wyo. & my car engine blew up on Sunday morning @ 10am. Nothing is open, it's bloody hot & windy and I have no wheels. Thank my lucky stars it wasn't before or after Gillette because there isn't a stinking thing out there but wind & heat. Had to stay overnight, rent a car & sell mine to the local junk dealer on Monday.

Posted by deckert | Jun 09, 2012 @ 11:27 PM | 5,797 Views
Decided me & the wife would run up to Yakima Valley Aero Modelers & check out the IMAC event. (Bens Field in Zillah, WA.) Unnnn fortunately, the darn winds were kicking up there as well here. The pilots were flying but it was difficult to say the least. Here's some pics of the birds the people brought. Nice people, great food. While I don't fly IMAC, I can certainly appreciate the effort these pilots put in.

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