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Old Dec 04, 2012, 02:30 PM
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 03:08 PM
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The Scorpion straps are awesome. They use a rubbery coating on them that really really grips the battery and keeps everything locked down. By far my favorite straps.
Old Dec 04, 2012, 03:20 PM
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If anyone knows someone named Georg from Austria let him know that he didn't put an email address on the contact form he sent to me. I have no way to contact him.

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Old Dec 04, 2012, 04:21 PM
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With the amount of posts we all make in these threads, email notifications would drive me nuts!!! I don't think I could handle my phone vibrating every 6 seconds!
10-4 good buddy!! Or even having to clean out my email folder are hour!!

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Old Dec 04, 2012, 04:23 PM
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Align's heli straps are pretty decent, so I've heard.

I just get a roll of Velcro from Wal Mart and cut it to whatever length I need, then glue it into place.
What I do. On a 8s setup I put some velcro on the top of the battery to. Tuck them just over the corner of the battery. hadn't lost one yet.

the rubber ones look interesting.
Old Dec 04, 2012, 04:29 PM
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So I'm in my office working, no windows, check NOAA, hmmm, maybe some flying after work. After all it was sunny a couple hours ago...

Then I hear a noise.

04 14:55 NW 22 G 37 Thunderstorm Heavy Rain in Vicinity and Breezy SCT013 BKN024 OVC036 66 63 88% NA NA 30.12 NA 0.13
04 14:35 S 3 Thunderstorm in Vicinity SCT024 BKN050 OVC100 73 70 89% NA NA 30.10 NA
04 14:15 SE 5 Thunderstorm in Vicinity SCT080 BKN110 73 70 89% NA NA 30.10 NA

Actually I think the front will push through in a hurry...we'll see
Old Dec 04, 2012, 04:33 PM
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Have not flown in two months.
Old Dec 04, 2012, 04:38 PM
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I have to send my transmitter in for a check-up...so none for me for a while...

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Old Dec 04, 2012, 04:44 PM
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I have to send my transmitter in for a check-up...so none for me for a while...

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I'm surprised with all those planes you don't have a backup. I use a old dx7 for the 87 and epp and a dx8 for everything else. HAving a tough time getting use to the feel of the dx8, looking around for a 9503. The frame is real close to the dx7.
Old Dec 04, 2012, 04:50 PM
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Have not flown in two months.
My right thumb and hand are still in a cast so have not flown for the past two months either. We are in summer down here and the flying weather has been great. Can't even do any repairs or maintenance.

The cast comes off next Monday so hopefully will get enough strength back in the hand to fly again over the Christmas break
Old Dec 04, 2012, 04:54 PM
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I have a 9303, but we are having a huge rainy spell, and the turn around is only three days right now, so, if I ship it by Priority mail, only a little over a week to get it back....

As to the feel of a transmitter....my son hates the 9503 or 9303, much prefers the DX7....but my all time favorite is/was the JR PCM10 series. I sold mine to a friend a few years back, and he recently bought a 2.4G module for it, but doing that doesn't give you model match.....

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Old Dec 04, 2012, 04:57 PM
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I have a 9303, but we are having a huge rainy spell, and the turn around is only three days right now, so, if I ship it by Priority mail, only a little over a week to get it back....

SteveT
You know you can copy models between the two tx's using a trainer cable right?
That was a lifesaver when I upgraded from my old 9303 to the 9503. Then I just had to rebind the planes and the upgrade was complete. So... you can use your 9303 easily while that 9503 is away if you just take a couple minutes to copy over a few planes and rebind...
Old Dec 04, 2012, 05:06 PM
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Yup...and I may do that before I send it off, for at least a couple of models....

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Old Dec 04, 2012, 06:10 PM
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Ouch!

How in the world do you shatter the big bone w/o breaking that other smaller one??

Did you fall on the edge of a desk or coffee table or something? Looks like someone hit you with a sledge hammer!

Do the screws come out once the bones mend?

Sorry to see this Randidly.
It Actually broke the small bone too, up near the knee.

Wish I knew passed out woke up this way, basically fell on a flat floor.
No; screws and plate stay in forever.

Thanks everyone for your thoughts and prayers.
Old Dec 04, 2012, 06:24 PM
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