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Oct 04, 2012, 05:50 PM
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Hey Getto Bird, how's your S022G?

G, check out Getto Bird's blog:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/member.php?u=418444

no recent stuff though. Getto, I think you've got some youtube videos, right?
Hey guys, what's up...can you believe this work thing keeps gettin in the way of my flyin time!!

Yeah I guess the s022g thread a little dark these days. I thought the other two or three folks would keep posting.
I didn't wanna be the only one, so I read and post over here or the s022 thread.
Still flyin her and having a great time. She's one awesome bird.
Here's some u-tube stuff...(Still trying to dial in my hat cam).

s022g quick sortie run. :) (0 min 58 sec)
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Oct 09, 2012, 02:43 PM
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Anyone flying the Tandem Rescue - have you found a good supplier for replacement batteries? Or a tested alternative? Thanks.

Suppliers that have/had them are out of stock or want outrageous shipping to Canada.

regards . . . g
Oct 09, 2012, 02:50 PM
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Hmmm...I just get mine from my LHS. They keep them in stock, apparently. I haven't needed to buy any new ones in a while (yet) Have you tried Amazon?
Oct 09, 2012, 05:35 PM
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Hmmm...I just get mine from my LHS. They keep them in stock, apparently. I haven't needed to buy any new ones in a while (yet) Have you tried Amazon?
My Tandem Rescues were bought second hand and I only have one decent battery.

I live in a city of 15,000 and we do not have a LHS. The closest LHS to me is in a slightly larger city about a 2-1/2 hour return drive, and has very limited parts. They will order in what you want but then you have to drive back there again in 7-10 days to pick up the parts.

I need an online supplier, but not the one on ScamBay that wants $25.75 shipped! Our amazon.ca is nothing like amazon.com. If I order from US suppliers I pay duty plus taxes (except from Clubheli for some reason). I'm pretty much stuck with waiting on Chinese suppliers - cheap, no duty or taxes, but slow.

Do you feel sorry for me yet?

regards . . . g
Oct 09, 2012, 05:46 PM
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I bought my Tandem second hand and it had one E-flite battery which has now retired to lipo heaven.

Since I have quite a few of these Turnigy 600mA for my 120SR I made up an adapter cable to fit the Tandem and Turnigy.
Then just fasten the Turnigy with an elastic band, job done and I am flying

John.
Oct 09, 2012, 05:57 PM
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I bought my Tandem second hand and it had one E-flite battery which has now retired to lipo heaven.

Since I have quite a few of these Turnigy 600mA for my 120SR I made up an adapter cable to fit the Tandem and Turnigy.
Then just fasten the Turnigy with an elastic band, job done and I am flying

John.
I could do that.

I have lots of 500-600mah batteries for my Solo Pro 328 and v929 Quad.

regards . . . g
Oct 09, 2012, 10:00 PM
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Good call, John!

If ClubHeli.com is cheaper, maybe you could call them and ask if they would special order you stuff and ship it? Worst they can do is just say no...
Oct 09, 2012, 10:25 PM
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Good call, John!

If ClubHeli.com is cheaper, maybe you could call them and ask if they would special order you stuff and ship it? Worst they can do is just say no...
Has anyone tried a MCPX 300mah battery? They are longer but should fit in ok.

regards . . . g
Oct 09, 2012, 11:19 PM
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You'll need a plug adapter. mcpx uses a different plug style.
Oct 09, 2012, 11:28 PM
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You'll need a plug adapter. mcpx uses a different plug style.
OK thanks. They kind of look the same to my old eyes so I wasn't sure.

If I had bought 3 or 4 of these then I would had to go ahead and buy the mcpx to fit them. So you saved me - I think?

regards . . . g
Oct 09, 2012, 11:33 PM
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OK thanks. They kind of look the same to my old eyes so I wasn't sure.

If I had bought 3 or 4 of these then I would had to go ahead and buy the mcpx to fit them. So you saved me - I think?

regards . . . g
what speaks against buying an mCPX anyway ??
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Oct 10, 2012, 09:00 AM
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New Syma S34 2.4ghz


Looks like Xheli has the new Syma S34 2.4ghz for $39.95. Just a heads up.
Oct 10, 2012, 11:07 AM
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Looks like Xheli has the new Syma S34 2.4ghz for $39.95. Just a heads up.
Woww, what a price difference...very tempting.
http://www.symatoystore.com/Syma-New...pter-With-Gyro

This would give my one s022g a break, cause I'm always flying that one.
Thanks for the tip Big Kid.
Oct 10, 2012, 11:17 AM
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Woww, what a price difference...very tempting.
I know what you mean.....wonder how my wife would feel about it
Oct 10, 2012, 11:43 AM
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what speaks against buying an mCPX anyway ??
In my case the 'what' is my wallet and the high purchase and travel cost of an LHS from here. I am hoping for great things from the WL CP.

regards . . . g


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