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    RC Planes



    After finally admitting the knees had gone and total agreement from the team, my football has come to an end

    so I have brought a RC plane and chopper to keep out of her way (at her request)

    http://secure.hobbyzone.com/search/HBZ7300.html

    http://secure.hobbyzone.com/BLH3100.html

    anyone going to admit there not letting go of there childhood
    Last edited by superswill; 24-01-2011 at 01:05 PM. Reason: spelling


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    Re: RC Planes

    Never got into the planes but have had a few choppers,started with micros and the like and progressively got bigger ,then made the leap from battery to fuel.Been flying this for a while now ,almost killed my neighbor on it's first outing.
    Nose to tail 3 foot ,tip to tip on the rotors 4 foot , does about 60mph.Good fun but f cking dangerous if you're not concentrating

    helli 022.jpg helli 023.jpg
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    Last edited by stufus; 24-01-2011 at 08:01 PM. Reason: Typo
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    Re: RC Planes

    Quote Originally Posted by stufus View Post
    Never got into the planes but have had a few choppers,started with micros and the like and progressively got bigger ,then made the leap from battery to fuel.Been flying this for a while now ,almost killed my neighbor on it's first outing.
    Nose to tail 3 foot ,tip to tip on the rotors 4.5 foot , does about 60mph.Good fun but f cking dangerous if you're not concentrating

    helli 022.jpg helli 023.jpg
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    what a beast!! makes my blade look very sad
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    Quote Originally Posted by superswill View Post
    what a beast!! makes my blade look very sad
    Size isn't everything.At least I think that's what she says

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    Quote Originally Posted by stufus View Post
    Size isn't everything.At least I think that's what she says

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    Stu, on a side note, I've been wondering...

    why do you have Jackie Healy Rae as your avatar?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfreeze View Post
    Stu, on a side note, I've been wondering...

    why do you have Jackie Healy Rae as your avatar?

    He's an institution
    Or maybe he should be in an institution.
    The little bollix
    The way things are going he could be running the country
    Now there's a thought
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    Quote Originally Posted by stufus View Post
    He's an institution
    Or maybe he should be in an institution.
    The little bollix
    The way things are going he could be running the country
    Now there's a thought
    Cheers
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    I am not to sure how to post pictures , let me know and I will show you mine

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quality View Post
    I am not to sure how to post pictures , let me know and I will show you mine
    Go advanced , click on the paper clip for attachments choose your picture or file and upload.
    Simples
    I hope it's not one of those i'll show you mine if you show me yours
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    This is mine I take the blades of for transit as it s nearly 5 foot span
    22cc engine (2 stroke) 10 channels
    ps. the date is wrong on the camera

    The muts nuts really. I also have a few cars various types and used to to competition stuff
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quality View Post
    This is mine I take the blades of for transit as it s nearly 5 foot span
    22cc engine (2 stroke) 10 channels
    ps. the date is wrong on the camera

    The muts nuts really. I also have a few cars various types and used to to competition stuff
    Very nice
    AIRWOLF springs to mind.
    Mine falls out of the sky that often I wont upgrade it as the one i have just pops back together most of the time.
    Do you have composite or balsa rotors?
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    Re: RC Planes

    Yeh carbon rotors, shell and a bit of titanium here and there.
    I would prefer to crash me new van than this

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    Re: RC Planes

    Quote Originally Posted by Quality View Post
    This is mine I take the blades of for transit as it s nearly 5 foot span
    22cc engine (2 stroke) 10 channels
    ps. the date is wrong on the camera

    The muts nuts really. I also have a few cars various types and used to to competition stuff
    Is that a Bell 222? Always wanted one after watching Airwolf

    I've had a few rc cars, got a kyosho 1/8 scale 206 wrc in the garage, needs a new air filter as the mice have eaten it Must get it running again....

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    I got a couple of RC cars for xmas, well my 2 boys did anyway...lol

    The weather is crap for running them though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stufus View Post
    Never got into the planes but have had a few choppers,started with micros and the like and progressively got bigger ,then made the leap from battery to fuel.Been flying this for a while now ,almost killed my neighbor on it's first outing.
    Nose to tail 3 foot ,tip to tip on the rotors 4 foot , does about 60mph.Good fun but f cking dangerous if you're not concentrating

    helli 022.jpg helli 023.jpg
    Cheers
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    Re: RC Planes

    looks like i am not the only one enjoying the RC life on a weekend





    I will post some pic when I get home from biz trip

    half the fun I find is the fixing when they go wrong or in my case crash
    Last edited by superswill; 05-02-2011 at 11:14 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by superswill View Post
    looks like i am not the only one enjoying the RC life on a weekend

    I will post some pic when I get home from biz trip

    half the fun I find is the fixing when they go wrong or in my case crash
    Better get used to having fun so
    Problem is as they get bigger so do the repair bills
    And comfy footwear helps ,not with the flying ! But with the search when it craps itself and falls out of the sky
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    Re: RC Planes

    I never messed with RC planes, but I was heavy into R/C sail boats.
    http://www.theamya.org/boats/ac/
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    http://www.theamya.org/boats/ec12/

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    I have heard the choppers are very hard to fly is this correct? Two people i know both lost their choppers never to be seen again luckily one was insured.

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    Correct and right. A lot going on 10+ channels .Haven't lost mine yet but have come close on more than one occasion , crashed it loads though ,falls out of the sky on a regular basis . But great fun all the same.
    If mine was insured i'd have lost my no claims bonus a long time ago.
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    I would recommend putting your contact details on it somewhere maybee you will get it back if it goes. Then again a rogue chopper on the loose may cause some damage so its probably best not to leave any evidence.

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    Re: RC Planes

    Update, just brought the below:


    big leap from the cub training but i have good insurance


    http://www.e-fliterc.com/Articles/Ar...ArticleID=1396
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    Re: RC Planes

    Lion as we say batteries have brought this type of model to the masses and good fun with it to

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