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Old Jun 06, 2011, 06:18 PM
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What a month.


Well, so far in the last two weeks, I have bought a new house in Alabama, put my house in TN up for sale (not sold yet), moved on trailer load into the new house/shop, flew two flights (both evaluations), cleared all agencies at Ft Campbell, cleaned, power washed and stained my cedar house and 2 car garage, coached 4 baseball games, held one practice, and who knows what else.

Then, just a week ago, I get a call in the morning that my dad is in an abulance on the way to the hospital with chest pains. To make a long story short, after arriving at the Lincoln, NE Heart Institute, he had a massive heart attack. They revived him with CPR and the paddle thingies. Less than 8 hours later, he was on the operating table for tripple bypass that turned out to be PENTUPLE bypass surgury (yeah, 5 bypasses). Hes doing well now, and is back at home.

I am much like my dad. I cant sit still long. He loves to work, build things, shoot guns and screw off. So, since he cant do much for a few weeks, I picked up a Tower Trainer yesterday. Gonna build it this week and take it back to him in Nebraska on the 11th.

Anyone have a good .46 to .50 size outrunner laying around that will kick some butt on 4S 5000s? If so, shoot me a PM and we'll work out a deal.

Back to work....

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Old Jun 06, 2011, 07:51 PM
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wow, glad your Dad is on the mend
Old Jun 06, 2011, 08:07 PM
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Since it is not April 1 I guess it is safe to answer. Sorry I don't have a motor for you but best wishes for your Father's speedy recovery.

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Old Jun 06, 2011, 10:25 PM
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Laine...Glad your Dad is ok. If I had a motor the right size, it would be yours, man.

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Old Jun 06, 2011, 10:45 PM
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Thanks fellas, dad is doing MUCH better now. He's home recovering. Im heading home next Saturday and my 17 year old will be staying there to help grandpa out for a couple weeks.

Not looking for a handout by any means on a motor, just a good deal if anyone has anything that might work.

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Old Jun 07, 2011, 12:25 PM
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I know you aren't looking for a handout, which is all the more reason if I had one I would send it to you..some things you just do for your buddies, ya know?

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Old Jun 07, 2011, 05:24 PM
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LOL, Hot apple cider... hells to the yeah buddy. There will be more at the fall fun fly too.

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Old Jun 08, 2011, 02:43 PM
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Laine, I don't have anything that would work for you, but here's an ad for a Reaper GR-60...absolutely awesome motor (I have one in a 55" 3DHS Katana and it's ridiculous) on 4S. Should be good for around 1200W (I have mine "propped down" to 925W with a 15x7 APC-e) with the right prop and should fly the TT with authority. I see he's looking for some trades so maybe you can make a deal...
Old Jun 08, 2011, 05:26 PM
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Nice find cynjon, I went ahead and ordered a cheapo motor. Exceed Monster Power 46. I figure for $29 it cant be all bad. Combined with an Castle Ice 75 and a TP 4S 4400, it should work out great for dad.... Now, to find some standard servos laying around here... Im sure I have some somewhere.

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Old Jun 09, 2011, 11:04 PM
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Nice to read your blog Laine - keep up the great work!
Old Jun 10, 2011, 12:15 AM
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Thanks wise guy. So, what ever happened with your big project?

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Old Jun 11, 2011, 01:19 PM
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