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Feb 24, 2013, 08:15 PM
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Feb 24, 2013, 08:24 PM
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Hey Steve, I didn't know that was a Peacock. I thought it was a picture of one of your new planes on launch and landing. I figured you just didn't take time to sand the sides and wing tips when building it. Nice colors though!

Hog
Feb 24, 2013, 08:28 PM
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Originally Posted by hog2soar
Hey Steve, I didn't know that was a Peacock. I thought it was a picture of one of your new planes on launch and landing. I figured you just didn't take time to sand the sides and wing tips when building it. Nice colors though!

Hog
I hope Steve gets along better with those Peacocks than he did the Australian Toe Turkeys.

On that note I just remembered the BBBC conversation we had about Peacocks a couple of years ago. I found one hanging around up at the farm and mentioned I ought to capture him and turn him into a pet.

Steve's reply: "Cagey bastards!".
Feb 24, 2013, 08:34 PM
It's gonna be YUGE!!!
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Back at ya Sean.... hope all is well!
Feb 24, 2013, 08:46 PM
Egads! It's a GIRL!
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What a perfect day! Got my first sunburn of the year. :blush: Hopefully not too many after this one; I don't take to burning that well. Lobstah! I took second in ETD sportsman, out of three. I actually did pretty danged good. I got my longest task first off, at 12:03, with a 76 point landing....on the wrong tape. Oh, well. Still, I managed to at least reach the landing zone all four times, and actually scored one landing, a sixty-something. Only botched one flight, the five, when what I thought to be a lifty area, where the wind was going towards, turned into a sink pit after a few minutes. Everywhere I tucked and ran to was SINK. Phew.


Oh, and all this winning performance? On a dead stock Radian. (Yeah, my giveadamn ran out on the BoT just after I couldn't get the wire crimped to work.) Yuh huh, a STOCK Radian. Just wait until I get the mods done. Ooh, baby, it's gonna be a floater. The wood glue on the nut seems to be holding well. I think it's probably just as good as 222, on the stickiness scale.

It was nice to be OUT in the sun, the clean air (Hollister), and the company. The eagles were on vacation, but the hawks and vultures were plentiful. I even had one mooch one of my thermals. I'm flattered! I also had about a dozen CF moochers as well. Heh! I'm getting better at reading them now.
Feb 24, 2013, 08:49 PM
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Back at ya Sean.... hope all is well!
Oh yeah, livin' large, ticking off the other team when I can.

New episode of The Walking Dead on in 12 minutes!
Feb 24, 2013, 11:40 PM
I need some building time in t
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Well since he's doing alright I'm happy for him. I do miss his humor though. Since he's in the boat I guess he doesn't have room to do much building. I guess I'll have to send you two kits so you can build him an ASP Sean. If nothing else he can use it as a spare sail.
Feb 25, 2013, 12:22 AM
who has rabbit ears down
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When it's rainin' it's pourin'! thanks fer the WD reminder Jeff! I did asearch, as I have military channel on, and all the funnn stuff is there- mean while, @ the factory--- I'm learned how ofs to flattenin!
Feb 25, 2013, 09:33 AM
I need some building time in t
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Yeah... I love that channel too Captain. All the toys I used to be able to play with and all. Brings back memories of some good times (and some bad) from my youth. Nothing more fun than watching things go BOOM! and knowing that you're not going to get into trouble for blowing that (whatever it was at the time) up.

Wind seems to have settled down for s bit here so I'm going to be out working on getting the garden area ready to plant and working up some lists for other outdoor projects that need doing. I want to make sure I've got as much as possible done before we hit the summer heat.
Feb 25, 2013, 11:15 AM
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Theses quads are fun!




Al
Feb 25, 2013, 12:07 PM
who has rabbit ears down
Captain Canardly's Avatar
how do the cats like 'em?
Feb 25, 2013, 03:14 PM
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Hi Al

I have not held a TX for 23 yrs , not sure if i could fly one of those 4 bladed thingy's or not?

Sure does look like fun, most likely scare the hell out of ' Squirt ' my little cockatiel dude.

G Don
Feb 25, 2013, 03:31 PM
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hey, GD, great to hear from ya! The quads aren't that hard to fly, rudder and throttle on the left stick, elevator and ailerons on the right. Just not used to using my left hand to fly, cuz being left handed I fly with my right all these yearsThey are pretty darn durable to, I have hit every piece of furniture in my living room, only a bent prop so far And CC it freaks out my landlords cats! LoL

Al
Feb 26, 2013, 06:05 PM
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Theses quads are fun!




Al
Be careful. That thing's like a brick with four flying razor blades. Ask me how I know.
Feb 26, 2013, 06:11 PM
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Can't remember if I shared this with you guys (CRS kicking in pretty good). Anyway, this is totally amazing and worth viewing multiple times. http://robohub.org/video-throwing-an...ed-pendulum-wi


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