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Oct 13, 2012, 01:07 PM
Time to Fly AJ's Best!
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Just got home from working on the road today and in my door was my returned 225MG from Hitec Service. Scored Again! Motor and Amplifier, N/C. So now I Finally have a spare 225MG for a plane I have had over two years. Just keeps Rockin!

Charging now to take it to JVS to fly....
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Oct 13, 2012, 04:07 PM
Time to Fly AJ's Best!
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Survived the wind.

Flew the Yak for three then the 57 SC for three. Got some cool fast backward drifting Hovers and even got some TR's in while blowing across the parking lot.

Broke a wheel on the last landing for the Yak. Was about to touch down and it popped and dropped from 6". No biggie.

The 57 was the most fun with all that power! Enough wind up there, could really do some tight Backflips! Also had to duck on the last flight, backflipped it low and coming out it turned around in the wind and headed straight for me at 3ft, Downwind.... Went Full Throttle and pulled Full Up. It basically squatted, then hauled itself right up and out of there. Wish I had the Cam. Went right over me and the tailgate that was up! Blenders were really fun today too, must have been laying on throttle.

Just glad the planes survived the risky landings.
Oct 13, 2012, 05:20 PM
Gone Huckin'
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Just checking in to report an Extragasm. I love this plane. That is all.
Oct 13, 2012, 07:27 PM
Time to Fly AJ's Best!
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You gave up being at the Race in Charlotte for this???
Oct 13, 2012, 07:29 PM
JP9
JP9
Gopher it!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brownie433
What amp draw are you getting with the 16x6? What kind of prop - Apc, Xoar, etc??

Thanks
15X7 APC:
1128 watts
83 amps

15X7 Falcon:
1120 watts
72 amps

16X6 Falcon:
1120 watts
77 amps

Most would consider 16x6 a biginner prop as top speed is diminished. Plenty fast for me. Landings are slow. Hovers are very steady. Personal choice. Most of these guys can't be bothered by a prop that slow but as a beginner, it's great for me.
Oct 13, 2012, 07:30 PM
Gone Huckin'
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Quote:
Originally Posted by heritageflyer
You gave up being at the Race in Charlotte for this???
Yes! Plus my Gamecocks are playing tonight. Can't miss that.
Oct 13, 2012, 07:54 PM
inverted-i-fly
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Originally Posted by turnerm
Yes! Plus my Gamecocks are playing tonight. Can't miss that.
Isn't the wife due any day now, gotta stay close to home...right
Oct 13, 2012, 08:20 PM
Gone Huckin'
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Inverted-I-Fly
Isn't the wife due any day now, gotta stay close to home...right
Indeed! She's sitting beside me right now having contractions. She will most likely go into labor any day now. I'll honestly be shocked if we make it past Tuesday or so.
Oct 13, 2012, 08:43 PM
inverted-i-fly
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well then a big pre-birth congratulations, if your wife anything like my wife you will be at the hospital tonight, good luck
Oct 13, 2012, 08:53 PM
No, I won't ship it. Don't ask
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Congrats in advance, Turner! Maybe some hard 3D flights tomorrow morning will make her pop! Lol
Oct 13, 2012, 10:46 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JP9
15X7 APC:
1128 watts
83 amps

15X7 Falcon:
1120 watts
72 amps

16X6 Falcon:
1120 watts
77 amps

Most would consider 16x6 a biginner prop as top speed is diminished. Plenty fast for me. Landings are slow. Hovers are very steady. Personal choice. Most of these guys can't be bothered by a prop that slow but as a beginner, it's great for me.
Good to know - thanks.
Oct 13, 2012, 10:59 PM
Gone Huckin'
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Inverted-I-Fly
well then a big pre-birth congratulations, if your wife anything like my wife you will be at the hospital tonight, good luck
Quote:
Originally Posted by quadracer
Congrats in advance, Turner! Maybe some hard 3D flights tomorrow morning will make her pop! Lol
Thanks guys. So far no labor... looks like I get to fly in the morning!
Oct 13, 2012, 11:22 PM
I fly, therefore, I crash!!!
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Originally Posted by turnerm
Thanks guys. So far no labor... looks like I get to fly in the morning!
Better take her with you!! Otherwise, you might be making a trip home then to the hospital.....And....I hope all goes well with the birth!!

SteveT
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Oct 14, 2012, 12:31 AM
Registered User
Thanks to all for the suggestions for KE spins. Tried them out yesterday and got them going very well. I was able to get fast spins from a couple different entries as long as I did them with left rudder.

Was at the Huckfest in Lodi, CA today and saw the back half of a 70" 330SC fall off in flight, and the front half kept flying for a while must have been cracked previously because it just broke off in level flight, complete destruction
Oct 14, 2012, 10:32 AM
Gone Huckin'
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This plane just keeps getting better and better for me. I was doing slow HA rollers down on the deck this morning (well... about 5 feet up but that's as low as I've ever been) and it just felt SO locked in. I've got a 71" Slick coming my way this week but I foresee myself getting a 72" Extra at some point.


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