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Posted By adhoc

Man, I'm sorry I missed it. I had a home...

Man, I'm sorry I missed it. I had a home improvement project that ran into some snags and spilled over into Sunday. Also, I just felt like crap. Hopefully next time... :rolleyes:
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Posted By adhoc

Hey, I'm interested in this... Is this a...

Hey, I'm interested in this... Is this a "non-rulebook" AMA event, so that Park Flyers like me can join in?

If so, see ya there... :cool:
08-02-2008, 07:29 PM
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Posted By adhoc

Eric, your website is well-designed and has all...

Eric, your website is well-designed and has all kinds of interesting information, but I couldn't find the one thing I was most interested in: what is the current altitude record for a solar-powered...
08-01-2008, 09:22 PM
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Views: 3,651
Posted By adhoc

Many houses in the Pacific Northwest don't have...

Many houses in the Pacific Northwest don't have AC at all. As a transplanted East Coaster, I'm still getting used to this. Admittedly, there are relatively few days that get really hot, and most of...
07-31-2008, 06:21 AM
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Posted By adhoc

I'm not yet, because I still love my Vapor as-is,...

I'm not yet, because I still love my Vapor as-is, but I can see the day coming when I will (well, not scale, but homemade/experimental stuff). Those little servos are just gems! I was thinking...
07-28-2008, 10:57 PM
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Posted By adhoc

Flying my Vapor has affected how I fly my other...

Flying my Vapor has affected how I fly my other planes...

Blessed with very low wind this morning, I took three planes to my favorite park: my Vapor, my Stevens Aero Stik 2.0 (Slow Stick with...
07-25-2008, 11:50 PM
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Posted By adhoc

I'm pretty sure that was from a Robin Williams...

I'm pretty sure that was from a Robin Williams concert, unless he stole it from someone else...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-25-2008, 03:44 PM
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Posted By adhoc

Thanks, I appreciate the links, but my Vapor is...

Thanks, I appreciate the links, but my Vapor is giving me what I always wanted from the Aero Aces: better control. I guess I'm addicted to servos... ;-)
07-25-2008, 06:15 AM
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Views: 107,469
Posted By adhoc

Bingo, you're exactly right, thanks! I've got...

Bingo, you're exactly right, thanks! I've got the wings all the way forward, and the battery all the way back, and it flies just about perfectly. Even when the battery comes loose and hangs from...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-24-2008, 11:15 PM
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Views: 35,371
Posted By adhoc

active: Stevens Aero Stik 2.0 ...

active:


Stevens Aero Stik 2.0
SuperFly
Parkzone Vapor


inactive reserve (various states of rebuilding):
07-24-2008, 07:32 PM
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Posted By adhoc

So I got a lot of Vapor flying in during a little...

So I got a lot of Vapor flying in during a little vacation the last few days, and I've noticed an odd flight characteristic which I call "digging in". I'll get up high and push it over slightly to...
07-18-2008, 07:35 PM
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Posted By adhoc

wow!

I was on the fence about the Vapor for a long time... I was intrigued, but since I don't have a big indoor area available, and it is frequently gusty outside, I figured I'd never be able to fly it. ...
07-17-2008, 02:31 AM
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Posted By adhoc

Found it, they're part of a Pearl Harbor...

Found it, they're part of a Pearl Harbor re-enactment for the McChord AFB Expo...

http://www.mcchordairexpo.com/schedule.html

http://www.toratoratora.com/schedule/schedule.htm
07-17-2008, 02:23 AM
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Views: 1,113
Posted By adhoc

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Holy Cow! I swear this is true... I was out on my deck with my wife, and we heard planes flying directly overhead, not the usual C-17 jets, but prop planes, many of them... Look up and see ZEROS!!...
07-17-2008, 01:43 AM
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Posted By adhoc

Well, it is a healthy drive away from Seattle,...

Well, it is a healthy drive away from Seattle, out in some beautiful country, but not a lot else there. I've done it once, and it was great to chat with Todd, but it isn't really a fancy store or...
07-11-2008, 03:46 AM
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Views: 4,180
Posted By adhoc

Sorry to hear all this. I've had days like this,...

Sorry to hear all this. I've had days like this, too... After a while I look up tat the sky and say "Okay, I get the hint... You don't want me to fly today..."

Hmm, that's worrisome. Can you...
07-10-2008, 06:38 PM
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Views: 6,150
Posted By adhoc

Yeah buddy! :-)

Yeah buddy! :-)
07-09-2008, 06:13 PM
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Views: 6,150
Posted By adhoc

I chose grilled, because that's my preferred...

I chose grilled, because that's my preferred method, but we've done it several different ways. If we're just throwing together a meal for the kids, most often we'll just boil them.

I personally...
07-07-2008, 01:15 AM
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Posted By adhoc

Bad form. I don't care how "experienced" you...

Bad form. I don't care how "experienced" you are, there's no reason to taunt someone for a mistake.
07-05-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,305
Posted By adhoc

Mine often takes a long time to connect to...

Mine often takes a long time to connect to AR6000s, even up to a minute. Sometimes I switch my transmitter off and on again, and/or unplug/replug the receiver battery. I also make a point of...
07-01-2008, 08:31 PM
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Views: 258,104
Posted By adhoc

No prop breaks yet, but I did bend the prop...

No prop breaks yet, but I did bend the prop shaft. Got a replacement from superflyrc.com; a bit tricky to install, but works great again...

I get lots of questions about the prop; people see the...
06-28-2008, 07:57 AM
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Posted By adhoc

The Blue Max

About a month ago a coworker turned me on to hulu.com, which shows a variety of movies, tv shows, clips, etc. You usually have to put up with a few commercials, but they're short. So far I've...
06-27-2008, 07:41 PM
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Views: 5,180
Posted By adhoc

I'm in. Got a cool AMA number... 909699 ;-) ...

I'm in. Got a cool AMA number... 909699 ;-)

Took almost exactly one week. Park Pilot Program, got the membership card, Park Pilot mag, coupons, booklet of tips.
06-26-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By adhoc

I've tried flaperons on a Twin Star II and my...

I've tried flaperons on a Twin Star II and my Stevens Aero Stik 2.0. Like folks have pointed out, tends to make the plane handle funny/touchy. On my Stik I notice significantly decreased aileron...
06-25-2008, 08:28 AM
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Views: 12,084
Posted By adhoc

Very nice job!

Very nice job!
Forum: Beginners
06-23-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,565
Posted By adhoc

Hey, sounds like a plan! I can't speak to that...

Hey, sounds like a plan! I can't speak to that particular plane, but that general configuration (pusher with boom) is good for surviving crashes. Remember to wait for near calm winds for your...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-22-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,899
Posted By adhoc

Yeah, sorry Frank, I eventually figured that out....

Yeah, sorry Frank, I eventually figured that out. Note to self: don't post on WattFlyer until after I've had my coffee... :rolleyes:
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-22-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,899
Posted By adhoc

I hate to point this out, but in that diagram the...

I hate to point this out, but in that diagram the "Side View" is the same as the "Top View". EDIT: Nevermind, I see now they should look the same!

I will be doing this for my Stik. I've got mine...
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,565
Posted By adhoc

The Easy Star comes in three versions: (1)...

The Easy Star comes in three versions:

(1) Ready To Fly (RTF) -- comes with everything, including a transmitter; all you need to fly are batteries for the transmitter;

(2) Receiver Ready (RR)...
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Posted By adhoc

Hey Larry, thanks, I had a great time, felt very...

Hey Larry, thanks, I had a great time, felt very welcome... So far I've always flown alone in local parks, but flying with you and your club was a nice change, and I'd definitely like to do it again...
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