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Old 01-10-2009, 12:55 AM
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Hello all! This is my first post to Wattflyer. I've been lurking around her for awhile and it looks like a good group. Some of you may recognize me from that other RC site but I've been mostly away from the hobby for almost 3 years.

I just maiden my latest project a couple of hours ago. I started my Big Bertha about the time I quit so it has taken nearly three years to get in the air.:o It set in my shop collecting dust most of that time.

Anyway, here it is. It is really a Mountain Models kit bash more than anything else. Loving the way the MM Magpie flys, I ordered up a Magpie kit and built my own builtup fuse for the existing wing and tail. It has a BP-21 brushless with an APC 6X4e. 3 channel and 3 cells. Flys great! I've already got nearly 2 hours on her.
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Old 01-10-2009, 03:39 AM
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It's very rewarding when a project flies well. Nice job! Welcome back.
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Old 01-10-2009, 03:55 AM
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Congrats on the successful maiden and welcome back!!
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Old 01-10-2009, 04:13 AM
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Sweet! Nice looking bird you have there.

Welcome to Wattflyer! Glad to have you aboard.
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Old 01-10-2009, 05:31 AM
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Thats a Nice Plane, Congrats on the Maiden, Take care, Chellie
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