Feb 22, 2010, 09:37 PM
If It Aint Broke,I'll Break It
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All I am really worried about is the irrigation wheels at the War.....ooops, I just broke my golden rule....talk , get bit.
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Feb 22, 2010, 11:25 PM
JET-I
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I need a new core or a sheet of blue foam to I can make one more appropriate...well, lighter anyways. I like the shape and characteristics of mine, It could be interesting!
Feb 23, 2010, 12:53 AM
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Holy crap!

Ultra-Micro 4Site (3 min 5 sec)


I'm not sure what elevation this guy was flying at, but if this plane can perform like this at 4400 feet ASL, I'm going to have to get it, even if I've turned my nose up at it previously because it's got a brushed motor. Especially if it's true that they'll be selling a cheaper version without the $40 multi-charger bundled with it, then this could be a must have. And yes, I realize that I will then have about 5 planes with a combined weight that's less than a single flight pack on L Mn's Funster. Tease me all you want, Jonny Boy, but I'll bet you can't fly your Funster in a closet! Or inside a moving car! Or in the shower! (Water turned off, of course.)
Feb 23, 2010, 07:04 AM
Limbo with 30,000V...
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I can tell you that Destination Hobbies won't be getting them in. I talked to them last week about the 4site. Some one brought one in and they weren't impressed. They couldn't get it to fly straight and level, only harrier. That guy from the vid is a world class sponsored pilot, so in the hands of mere mortals, our mileage may vary. I've wanted one for a while now too.
Feb 23, 2010, 05:25 PM
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Some Dudes and West Valley Hobby both have them in stock.
Feb 23, 2010, 05:28 PM
Jeremy D Stott
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I really like that 4 Site. That would be fun to take to work. Even if it doesn't hover, it would be fun for other aerobatics.
Feb 25, 2010, 11:26 AM
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I really like that 4 Site.
I like it, too. Here's a video of me flying it yesterday indoors. I'm not skilled enough to hover long; at this altitude, it needs more power, so I'm going to buy some 25c Hyperion batteries that should work much better. Also, here's another IFO video.

http://www.vimeo.com/9729988

http://www.vimeo.com/9730314
Feb 25, 2010, 11:44 AM
Jeremy D Stott
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Geez. You picked that up fast. Nice flying!!! You even braved a flight in a smaller classroom.
Feb 25, 2010, 11:53 AM
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I was forced to fly in the small room while I was waiting for the basketballers to finish using the gym.

I've got two flying alerts to post today:



FLYING ALERT: BARNES PARK, Monday, March 1, from 4:00 pm until dark
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I'm planning on starting at 4, weather permitting. Several people can't make it til 5, but I'm hoping we'll be able to put together a good combat swarm.



FLYING ALERT: CLASSIC SKATING, Monday, March 1 @ 9:30 pm.


In celebration of the day I was born, not in celebration of getting older, my wife will be bringing birthday treats for all attendees. Yummy!
Feb 25, 2010, 02:36 PM
Limbo with 30,000V...
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I like it, too. Here's a video of me flying it yesterday indoors. I'm not skilled enough to hover long; at this altitude, it needs more power, so I'm going to buy some 25c Hyperion batteries that should work much better. Also, here's another IFO video.
Nice flying. Is that taken with the mouth cam

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I was forced to fly in the small room while I was waiting for the basketballers to finish using the gym.

I've got two flying alerts to post today:



FLYING ALERT: BARNES PARK, Monday, March 1, from 4:00 pm until dark
.


I'm planning on starting at 4, weather permitting. Several people can't make it til 5, but I'm hoping we'll be able to put together a good combat swarm.



FLYING ALERT: CLASSIC SKATING, Monday, March 1 @ 9:30 pm.


In celebration of the day I was born, not in celebration of getting older, my wife will be bringing birthday treats for all attendees. Yummy!
Sounds like a great B-day celebration, I'm a maybe for the afternoon, but I'll definitely be there for the 9:30pm session.
Feb 25, 2010, 04:30 PM
Jeremy D Stott
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Cliff, what batteries where you using for your 4 Site? Did it have any vertical?

I've noticed HK had Flight Power 15C lipos but it also had Turnigy 30C lipos for the little single cell BNF planes.
Feb 25, 2010, 04:57 PM
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I was using the stock battery, which is 150mAh 12C. Not very good vertical. It can only hold the hover briefly. Thanks for the heads up on hobbycity. I didn't realize they had other batteries besides the 138s. Even thought they're backordered at -20 right now, I ordered a few of the 160mAh 30C. I doubt that they are really 30C or that they are really 160mAh, but I figure they'll perform at least as well as the stock batteries. And if not I can always use them on the Sukhoi, Vapor, or MCX. Heck, I could almost use them on the Zak-Yak.

Jim, yes the vids were with the tooth cam.
Feb 27, 2010, 11:32 AM
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I'm meeting Jeremy out at the Tree in about 20 minutes.
Feb 27, 2010, 11:51 AM
High to fly & no wing to fling
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Thinking of heading to the tree if there is enough wind and then to Weber for IFO, Trainer, T28, and Combat action.
Feb 27, 2010, 12:08 PM
Hit Me! Please!
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Come clean J. Did you pick up that 1:1 scale Pitts?


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