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Old Dec 16, 2012, 07:16 PM
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Now I want to build a heavy foamy. Super Stoked with 211mph from a 1.5kg (50oz) Reaper
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 01:46 AM
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New NZ records from the last week:

80" record now @ 338mph

48" and Plank record @ 285mph

Foam record @ 211mph

Chevron foam record @ 164mph

Well respect to that & those numbers !!!!
Old Dec 27, 2012, 12:49 PM
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Missing one of the best NE days of the year at Wainui cuz I am stuck at work. Most are away on holiday too, so no-one else to fly with. Xmas also had 20kts average on the flat. Would have been 35kts up at wainui. Probably 40kts today

BUT, Tekapo looks good for the next WEEK!

http://www.windfinder.com/forecast/twizel_lake_pukaki
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 01:16 AM
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Loving windalert.com for forecasting and basically ANYthing wind related. Hoping it will give me better understanding of the Tekapo forecasting
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 06:31 AM
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Have you got your Kinetics yet. I seen Ezza's K2M today and it looks sweeet.
Old Dec 28, 2012, 12:02 PM
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Spencer sent them not long ago. Should arrive in the new year. Andrew Barnes is kindly trying to track down my servos for it that he sent "express" on the 12th
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 03:19 PM
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Tekapo next Tuesday: http://www.windalert.com/spot/96483

Remember, the day during the DS Fest we had our big Tekapo wind, 40-60mph, wind forecast was for 18-32mph on the flat. This forecast is for 23-46mph on the flat!!!

AHHH where are my Kinetics boo hoo
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 04:09 PM
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Ahhhhh... You don't need a kinetic yet , just get 400+ with and auzzie built scorcher, then you can get 500 with a kinetic in a few weeks. One plane at a time please...

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Old Dec 28, 2012, 04:26 PM
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Ok, sounds a plan. I will try get my new Burner going too.

Tim, have you flown much of the new Burner? Kev says the CG is now more forward, any reason that you know of for this?
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 04:42 PM
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Sweep on LE.. Not straight like the old ones.
I've only flown the pink one that day , and at memory I flew it at 33mm from the LE at the centre.
And didn't change it. I would have loved to have flown it in lees wind and spend and hour getting it spot on. It was so light , got toss around a lot in that wind and hovered when on the front.
Trim was flush , and it didnt tuck @ 180+ and felt neutral. BUT it may of if we got it over 200 +
I'd start your heavy one forward of that a little and you will be right , just don't want it to tuck at high speed , it's crazy when planks do....

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Old Dec 28, 2012, 04:58 PM
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Cool, will set mine at 32.5mm for a start, as removing lead from the nose is easy on site
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 05:40 PM
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holy you getting 2 kinetics alex!? also where's the sporty's of ezzas!
Old Dec 28, 2012, 05:49 PM
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Well, i gave away my last Kinetic lol, and smashed the D60, and old Burner etc.... Time to update my fleet
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 06:31 PM
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I think you got a pretty good deal.....
Go get em on tuesday- come on 350, no 400!
Old Dec 28, 2012, 06:52 PM
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I know, only stirring haha! Cheers man
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