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Oct 06, 2012, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Rockin Robbins
Oh, we can have a serious safety discussion. We can even have it here in spite of the troll. But he's still posting specifically for the purpose of getting people to fight, evidenced by the way he switches topics when frustrated. So we can discuss among ourselves but please don't feed the troll.

We're concerned about safety because we have more fun outside of the hospital or the courtroom. It is difficult to fly an RC plane in either of those places. Therefore being safe is a lot more fun than "Just grab a plane and have a go in the park, lighten up and don't be so serious!"

And as you imply, ignoring safety is to invite scrutiny by the feds, who are famous for knee-jerk reactions with bad consequences. And usually it is the innocent who are punished while the guilty fly on, care free.
I'll drink to that.
Oct 06, 2012, 09:03 PM
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Originally Posted by jasmine2501
Yeah he was joking, the little planes don't do any damage. They do fly 450 helicopters in there too though. I don't, but our local pro does demos at that show. I would fly a 130 or smaller with the people nearby.
Helicopters - now that's a whole different story, dang dangerous things!!

What's with those heli fanatics anyway? An RC model should be like your life philosophy, always moving forward. Not sideways, backwards, twirly whirly upside-down. Someone should show 'em a good fixed wing model pronto!
Oct 07, 2012, 01:22 AM
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Originally Posted by C₄H₁₀
Futaba is better than Spektrum. No brown-outs.
Turnigy offers the best value.They offer a 8 ch set for about one tenth the price of some big names.
Oct 07, 2012, 01:58 AM
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Turnigy offers the best value.They offer a 8 ch set for about one tenth the price of some big names.
Yeah but it is like driving a beater American vs a nice German car... does all the same stuff just not quite as nicely
Oct 07, 2012, 08:23 AM
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Originally Posted by JamesNeal
Hey guyz!

Fairly new to RCG. But reading through this thread, I think a lot of people are taking things too seriously!!! These are foamies we're talking about, not lethal bullets!! Just grab a plane and have a go in the park, lighten up and don't be so serious!

It'll work - I promise!

I hear yu Bro, relax into it, a few Brewski's before a sortie helped me shake those 'newbie' nerves now I fly like an Eagle man and 'safe', never hit nobody yet
Oct 07, 2012, 08:35 AM
Tellin' it like it is!
Good stuff - your forum nick should be "Iceman"! The nervous nannies...more like "Goose", lol...
Oct 07, 2012, 09:04 AM
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Originally Posted by JamesNeal
Good stuff - your forum nick should be "Iceman"! The nervous nannies...more like "Goose", lol...
Nah, once I Chug a few Brewski's and hit the local park I'm Mavric man, 'I feel the need,the need for speed'
Oct 07, 2012, 11:44 AM
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Originally Posted by JamesNeal
Helicopters - now that's a whole different story, dang dangerous things!!

What's with those heli fanatics anyway? An RC model should be like your life philosophy, always moving forward. Not sideways, backwards, twirly whirly upside-down. Someone should show 'em a good fixed wing model pronto!
I know, I think we're a little mentally ill... I spent yesterday repairing two helis I don't have the parts for, but it's cold out and I don't have anything better to do
Oct 07, 2012, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by SouthParkflyer
I hear yu Bro, relax into it, a few Brewski's before a sortie helped me shake those 'newbie' nerves now I fly like an Eagle man and 'safe', never hit nobody yet

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Originally Posted by JamesNeal
Good stuff - your forum nick should be "Iceman"! The nervous nannies...more like "Goose", lol...
Last edited by easyrider604; Oct 07, 2012 at 12:06 PM.
Oct 07, 2012, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by C₄H₁₀
Futaba is better than Spektrum. No brown-outs.
Take any radio or any electrical appliance for that matter below the threshold voltage it needs to operate and it will brown out. That makes the list of electrical devices that have brown-outs include Futaba and every other RC receiver that ever existed, now exists or ever will exist. Don't feed 'em right and they get cranky.

Brown-outs are the fault of the operator, because the pilot is responsible for the working of every component of the system he flies.
Oct 07, 2012, 04:01 PM
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Brown-outs are the fault of the operator
No, they're Spektrum's fault.
Oct 07, 2012, 04:06 PM
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Originally Posted by C₄H₁₀
No, they're Spektrum's fault.
It's Spektrums fault the operator didn't ensure their was sufficient voltage?

And next time I run out of gas it will be the fault of the car maker?

The next time I go overdrawn it will be down to the bank?

And fat people can blame the food companies?

Personal responsibility?

Stupid is as stupid does.
Oct 07, 2012, 04:16 PM
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Guys, I fly with a Spektrum radio and love it. I was just trying my hand at a little soft-core trolling
Oct 07, 2012, 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted by seeingeyegod
Yeah but it is like driving a beater American vs a nice German car... does all the same stuff just not quite as nicely
German cars have bad repair records. Just because you pay more doesn't mean it's going to flawless.
Oct 07, 2012, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Rockin Robbins
Brown-outs are the fault of the operator, because the pilot is responsible for the working of every component of the system he flies.
You wanna eliminate "Brown outs' ? Easy just run 72meg man
Personally I run Electron 6 knockoffs, $7 on Ebay, sure they glitch from time to time but a good flyer can deal with that .Every time I hit a momentary lockout I just think of the money I saved.


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