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Old Feb 21, 2009, 09:54 PM
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Thanks guys-zerts the ear plugs sound like a good idea if they also work on Yani music,I'll pass on the chair till I can't stand up.

Hehe Yanni music is torture... how about the upgraded earplugs that also block Andre Rieu music?
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Old Feb 22, 2009, 04:42 PM
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If you have some ear plugs that will stop music from both of those guys I'll buy all ya got!
Old Feb 23, 2009, 07:47 AM
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Proven fact: Pan-Flute music warps balsa. Yuk.
Old Feb 23, 2009, 06:41 PM
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Hi Guys,

I was at the Seattle Flower & Garden Show on Sun. In the lunch area, they had a guy from the Andes of Peru, playing flute music. It worked in that setting as back ground music to your Latte.

Bob in Seattle
Old Feb 23, 2009, 07:09 PM
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A guy from the Andes is not playing a pan flute,different thing,single tone flutes play and sound better than those multi blended note monsters they call a pan flute.Single clear notes one at a time always sound better than some mix of tones.
Old Feb 23, 2009, 07:17 PM
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A guy from the Andes is not playing a pan flute,different thing,single tone flutes play and sound better than those multi blended note monsters they call a pan flute.Single clear notes one at a time always sound better than some mix of tones.

I don't know about that. An orchestra has many mixed notes and it sounds pretty good to me.....

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Old Feb 23, 2009, 07:28 PM
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It can all sound well,and it can all work together to make a fine sounding whole thing,it's how the parts combine and how it combines that make the whole thing work.Yanni has some merit as do other people,to be fair Yanni makes better choices with his people that play with him than most "new age music folks".
Old Feb 24, 2009, 10:22 AM
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Not trying to start a music war here - different strokes for different folks - it's like I can't stand Carole King music, and Mrs Z. loves her music.

There's a lot of stuff on U-tube with music from Peru, etc. I looked at one group's music. They have a couple of tunes that were really interesting.

Here in the SW, there's a few native American musicians that are really good with flute. Carlos Nakai and Alex Maldonado are two of my favorites. The sound of mourning doves (which are numerous here) combined with the sounds of Inca doves and White-winged doves is like a never-ending flute concert here LOL

I am not too keen on the Pan flute, but there are some tunes that are OK.

I for one like a small percentage (maybe 5%) of new age music. Most of it sounds the same.

Andean Music Chayag www.andeanmusic.org (4 min 53 sec)
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Old Mar 14, 2009, 11:48 AM
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Blue cells for Blue Plaid Squadron


Maiden Flight was today - blue cells for Blue Plaid Squadron members was working perfect... Total flying weight 150 g, Wings area 10 dm2, brushless motor, no buffer accus.

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Old Mar 14, 2009, 11:53 AM
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Palo!

She looks great! Can you provide more details and pictures on her? I've always thought it would be fun to try and put together a solar powered aircraft...nicely done!

Rob
Old Mar 14, 2009, 12:43 PM
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VERY nice Palo. Good job and glad it flies so nice.

Bob in Seattle
Old Mar 14, 2009, 03:22 PM
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Can you provide more details and pictures on her? Rob
... this small is only test model ! Final model will have 20 cells, 2500 mm wingspann and approx. 900-950 g all up weight.
If this bigger model will be ready, I will inform you about all technical details.

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Old Mar 14, 2009, 03:26 PM
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Palo,
Very interesting!
With all the intense sun here in Arizona it would fly well.
Can you get us info as to how to acquire/build it?
Old Mar 14, 2009, 04:04 PM
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That's a great looking bird. Where did you get such light cells?? I looked around for some, but everything I found was to heavy for a solar powered plane, unless you got to some very big size.

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Old Mar 15, 2009, 11:53 AM
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Bad weather today, no flights, no video...
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