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Nov 18, 2012, 05:57 PM
F3K all day
Yup. There is an abundance of slopes, i can drive to one 15 min away anf fly from the parking lot off a steep 700ft drop
Nov 18, 2012, 06:02 PM
I think I'm inverted. Maybe.
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Yup. There is an abundance of slopes, i can drive to one 15 min away anf fly from the parking lot off a steep 700ft drop
Same here. I don't know where you live, but the only downside here is that the wind blowing off the pacific ocean is about 45 degrees, and add wind chill and chronic overcast-ness to that, and that means you are freakin' cold. I've been in the snow quite a bit, and I'd rather fly in the snow in a slight breeze than slope in those conditions.

Fall is the best time to fly here. Spring is meh. Winter's full of rainstorms. Summer is foggy and freezing.
Nov 18, 2012, 06:05 PM
Jet guy w/ no money to buy jet
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Didn't get to maiden the edge... turns out my ESC was burned out... The servos were working, but I never heard he initializing beeps. I need to order a new one... This sucks... Hopefully ill order it tonight and get it this week so I can fly it on Sunday next weekend.


But anyways... Did done STO on the Apprentice... It was AWESOME! Check my youtube. It's ultimatefrizrcflya. And I also to 2 flights on the jet. One of the vids is up. Check it out! *and subscribe* LOL

Jet vid:
Flying the Exceed RC F-18 (2 min 46 sec)



Apprentice STO vid. (The 2nd takeoff is the reallly short takeoff)
Short take off with the E-Flite Apprentice (1 min 39 sec)
Nov 18, 2012, 06:05 PM
DJO
DJO
"Yo, that's a thermal"
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LOL guys today was about 45 degrees with wind too... it was cold. So a 45 degree wind isn't really that cold. Just.. wear gloves! Below 30 is getting freezing



Dan
Nov 18, 2012, 06:06 PM
I think I'm inverted. Maybe.
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How much wind?
Nov 18, 2012, 06:10 PM
DJO
DJO
"Yo, that's a thermal"
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Not much but when it blew it was probably around 10 MPH or so. It was worse before though. And I can already tell what you're going to say next



Dan
Nov 18, 2012, 06:14 PM
use the 4s luke, use the 4s...
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Here is a pic of me receiving my wings on Saturday.
Nov 18, 2012, 06:15 PM
F3K all day
I know where i can slope 1.5 hours away at a ski resort. Its on the continental devide. 22 degrees and about 40mph wind haha
Nov 18, 2012, 06:18 PM
I think I'm inverted. Maybe.
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I'm trying to find this website that charts weather history. I found it once... it showed the wind patterns... for the last 12 months the lowest the breeze has gotten to was about 10mph, average 15 . Record high for the city was 73degrees, record low 34degrees. It was to explain why I spend so much time on RCG and so little flying .

No matter how cold it is, sloping in under 45 degree conditions is a pain. Gloves, warm hat, ski goggles are all necessities.
Nov 18, 2012, 06:34 PM
use the 4s luke, use the 4s...
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Then get them, quit complaining and start flying!!!
Nov 18, 2012, 06:42 PM
I think I'm inverted. Maybe.
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*looks outside at the pouring rain*
Nov 18, 2012, 06:46 PM
3D, 1D at a time!
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*looks outside at the pouring rain*
*looks outside at darkness, wind, turns, sees table and homework, remembers test tomorrow... Crap... Turns again, remembers has to be up at 6, turns again. CRAP IM ON RCGROUPS!*
Nov 18, 2012, 06:49 PM
I think I'm inverted. Maybe.
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*looks outside at darkness, wind, turns, sees table and homework, remembers test tomorrow... Crap... Turns again, remembers has to be up at 6, turns again. CRAP IM ON RCGROUPS!*
Story of my life.
Nov 18, 2012, 07:07 PM
use the 4s luke, use the 4s...
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Lol. Very true. I've got exam block next week. Good thing is that we knock off at 2:30 and not 3:00 so some flying may be in order.
Nov 18, 2012, 07:09 PM
DJO
DJO
"Yo, that's a thermal"
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Any of you guys do robotics? I joined the robotics team at my school but I've never really done any robotics myself. Well, most of the other new people haven't either.



Dan


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