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Old Nov 15, 2012, 11:22 AM
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I've been looking for The Pilot's Guide to Mastering Radio Controlled Flight/2nd Edition by Scott Stoops. Anyone out there willing to sell for a reasonable price please PM me.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 12:57 PM
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I noticed Amazon's price is not "reasonable," at least not to me. Here's the addendum to the second edition:

http://www.wmparkflyers.com/documents/addendum.pdf
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 02:02 PM
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Thanks. I contacted wmparkflyers to see if they would be getting anymore books in, but at this point they are not. Amazon prices are outrageous.
Old Nov 16, 2012, 10:25 AM
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You have to keep checking Amazon, I was lucky enough to find a copy at a reasonable price.
Old Nov 17, 2012, 08:50 AM
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Yeah, some of those 'Collector Sellers' dealing thru Amazong can get pretty nutsy with their pricing.
Why'nt you try contacting Scott thru Model Aviation magazine, see if maybe he's got a stack in his closet? Might even be in for a nice surprise.
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 09:09 AM
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https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1667418
RCG name: sukhoi26mx

6/13/2012:
"'m behind the 8-ball on this. This has been a hard spring/early summer for me and my family with a couple of unexpected death's in the family that we're still sorting through. None involving my children or wife, so that's good, but still dealing with some unexpected issues that are to date unresolved. Sucks being the responsible "siblings"... more crap to sort through...

I will be updating the book, and will include weeble's, snake, pop top, etc, so probably around 6 new figures. Just need some time and a new laptop to get it going.

Again, sorry that I have let this stuff lapse, and for my lack of involvement on RCG seeing this so late. Been one hell of a lousy spring so far...

I'll get it updated and back in print ASAP.

Scott "


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Old Nov 17, 2012, 09:22 AM
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You've got me interested in this book. Couldn't resist, I sent him a pm about this thread...
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 09:32 AM
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ive been trying to get my hands on this book also. i saw one lil book store have it for $150 . if you guys run across any of these id like to get in line to get one also. thanks

john o.
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 09:54 AM
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thanks for the links, Jim!!!


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RCG name: sukhoi26mx

6/13/2012:
"'m behind the 8-ball on this. This has been a hard spring/early summer for me and my family with a couple of unexpected death's in the family that we're still sorting through. None involving my children or wife, so that's good, but still dealing with some unexpected issues that are to date unresolved. Sucks being the responsible "siblings"... more crap to sort through...

I will be updating the book, and will include weeble's, snake, pop top, etc, so probably around 6 new figures. Just need some time and a new laptop to get it going.

Again, sorry that I have let this stuff lapse, and for my lack of involvement on RCG seeing this so late. Been one hell of a lousy spring so far...

I'll get it updated and back in print ASAP.

Scott "


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Old Nov 17, 2012, 10:00 AM
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 10:11 AM
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Got a PM from Jim, and I have a handful of copies that were slightly damaged in manufacturing in my basement. The damage is a slight burn on between 1-3 pages on the edge where it was cut too quickly. If anyone is interested, I'll be happy to hook them up.

On the next edition, still not sure if it makes sense. This would at least hook those of you that would like a copy of the 2nd edition (which is the latest) until I run out of copies. $20 for the book, and $6 for the shipping seems fair? Certainly more fair than $150. That's just silly.

Shoot me an email at smstoops73@gmail.com if you're interested.

Scott
Old Nov 17, 2012, 10:25 AM
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email sent! I got so giddy about getting the book i forgot to give you my name.
have been searching everyday right before i go to bed for the past 1.5 months for a decent price for Pilots Guide. Something $50 or under.
I cant thank you enough, Mr. Stoops. i just got into flying 3d and know your book will help me tremedously. It comes highly recommended.
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 12:42 PM
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Told'ja!


@Scott - I's tempted but I'ma wait for the new release. (How's that for inspiration? *LOL*)
By time it comes out, maybe I'll be ready for those new tricks.

Glad to hear the sun's shining a bit brighter now for ya.
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 01:01 PM
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email sent.

I said it in the email and neglected to say it publicly:
Thanks, Scott, for posting this thread and especially for letting us get a copy of your book.

And, thanks StarHopper for suggesting it.

RCG is really a great community.
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 01:02 PM
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Wow, seems there's a demand for this book. Thanks to all who have showed interest. Thanks to JimStanmore for contacting Scott.

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