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dfw Wrote: (27-05-2016, 06:00 PM) -- What time is the action on at Pittown ? -- G'day Dirk, pilot's briefing is 9:30am, with first heats starting soon after, finishing up around 4pm usually.
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Awesome weekend. My first taste of large scale too - albeit from the timing position on Saturday and from the starter's line on Sunday. Bit over 20 points would have had you in 2nd, and 40 more aga...
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Looks great Jason - as much as I was looking forward to seeing the 540 in action (what a shame!), I can't wait to seeing you give the guys a hurry up with this machine.
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I'll be there with an EF-1. Look forward to meeting you Rod!
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G'day yourself Golden Tonsils, the aircraft is still around, minus the EagleTree parts. Looking for ~$350 for the airframe and remaining bits. If you're just interested in the airframe, I'm sur...
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secant0give Wrote: (13-06-2014, 10:49 PM) -- The NSW record for a fun fighter is 87.8 seconds it gives you an average of about 155. that is an exceptional time in perfect conditions with near perfect...
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That is a real shame mate. Reckon we can sneak in attempt #3 between pylon events, say September some time?
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Hi Frank, I've let them know you're attending. Unfortunately, I very likely will not be able to make it... so I sincerely hope you put in your best times of the year this weekend. :) Give 'em hell...
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EagleTree gear has sold. $350 ono for the rest...
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Here's a bargain for the right buyer... Purchased this half-finished project on RCTrader a couple years ago, intending to complete it as a larger scale UAV. Besides unboxing it and checking out how...
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secant0give Wrote: (10-04-2014, 10:56 AM) -- NNNnnnnnooooooooooooooooooooooo!! -- You might need to seek Steve H's advice on Mothers Day Jason :-)
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stillflyin Wrote: (05-04-2014, 06:19 PM) -- I will miss all the friendly souls of PRCAC. It has been a great few years. COMSOA club in Maitland will see me early next month when unpacking is over. --...
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Gee, sorry to hear that wingtipper... Heartbreaking.
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wingtipper Wrote: (26-03-2014, 06:58 PM) -- NOT SURE IF I SHOULD CUT AWAY THE SHRINK WRAP ON IT . ( IT MUST BE THERE FOR A REASON) -- You can probably get away with cutting away a bit of it (I cut ...
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disoriented Wrote: (20-03-2014, 06:16 PM) -- or in a pseudo-parallel configuration where each of the balance plugs is inserted into a separate 4S socket on a paraboard. That would cause each cell to ...
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Tomorrow's Willows Cup event is cancelled. Jason's just been down to McCoy to inspect the result of this afternoon's downpour, and unhappily the news is not good. He's asked me to post this notifca...
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Looks like the RareBear catcher is coming together nicely!
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Chris, as others have said, deep cycle is the only way to go (for lead acid batteries anyway). A typical car battery will die a quick death in this application. Another option is to buy used. Large...
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Good luck Frank. Couple tips from the Pogo: for the maiden, use a gentle run-up, keeping it on the ground longer than you think you need to, rotating gently. Be prepared to use a good chunk of right r...
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Good luck with that Jason. I gave up after the third attempt of trying to get an explanation for why others have gotten differing non-Lipo rates on the Invictus - pretty much the same non-answers as y...
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secant0give Wrote: (04-12-2013, 03:35 PM) -- Want to go halves in that ?, Still have enough spare to pack in 2 80A YEP ESCs We could allways wait for them to become available at the Au warehou...
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wingtipper Wrote: (03-12-2013, 01:47 PM) -- I shall have the $25 fee in the pocket to have HIS PLANE SCRUTINEERED ON the day if he refuses to show me . :D -- If I refuse twice do you have to pay $5...
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Looks like I'm missing out on Richmond for the second year running :evil: Was really looking forward to seeing the PRCAC team clean up at a nice local event too! Good luck SRL, Frank(s?) and Jason(...
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+1. "Flies like balsa, crashes like foam" is the tag line... and sounds like you demonstrated both on your maiden flight! :thumbup:
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Looking perfect for tomorrow! George, if you're coming down, any chance I could borrow your FatShark's for a couple of flights?
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gbanger Wrote: (06-08-2013, 05:26 PM) -- Those combustion engines just sound like WAY too much work for me. -- Right. When I got home from the event, I plopped the planes on the shelf, put the batt...
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Dammit Jason, let me get a shot at a win in EF1 first before you invite a horde in! :)
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samste Wrote: (20-07-2013, 05:04 PM) -- remember lead free solder has a higher melting temp than lead based. -- This is an important point to remember, particularly when wiring up ESCs etc using le...
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Did it only do it ramping up from throttle off? One trick I've taken to doing (borrowed from the competition aero guys) on the 3D planes is using a mix/slider/whatever to set a throttle idle. That w...
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smuzz Wrote: (03-07-2013, 08:32 PM) -- She looks like she'd be a mode-2 honey to me! -- Probably - pretty sure that shot is at Tuscon. Those who follow the All Things That Fly podcast might recogni...
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smuzz Wrote: (30-06-2013, 12:57 AM) -- kizza42 Wrote: (29-06-2013, 08:37 PM) -- Likely Mode 1 because it is Obscure & Ancient :twisted: -- ... and counter-intuitive, and therefore more than likely w...
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gbanger Wrote: (29-05-2013, 11:27 PM) -- You cracked me up Claudio... how many in the box ... dare I ask? -- Haven't opened the box, but there's "only" supposed to be three!
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Just fired up Phoenix briefly to take a look... Only got a couple minutes in before the tx batteries died, but I see what you mean - it's more than a bit tricky to takeoff from the grass on our simul...
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Sunday Rarebears :thumbup: Monday (not so Rare) Bears :paranoid:
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Same autopilot hardware I've been playing around with - good stuff!
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/checks that it's not Mother's Day... I'll be there!
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smuzz Wrote: (22-05-2013, 08:19 AM) -- Thanks mate, sounds good. -- And if you'd like a properly awful result, try gold gloss enamel spray paint (like I did on my most recent bear). You're welcome ...
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smuzz, I've got both configurations. Can't tell the difference...
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Flying fisho Wrote: (11-05-2013, 03:38 PM) -- With the demise of my MXSR -- :shock: Flying fisho Wrote: (11-05-2013, 03:38 PM) -- If there is a non racing time slot I may just take the Eratix i...
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samste Wrote: (20-04-2013, 11:28 AM) -- Where is everyone I'm keen before it gets too deep. :twisted: -- At least we don't need to worry about those ruts for a while...
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wingtipper Wrote: (15-04-2013, 07:57 PM) -- the MX2 IS REPAIRED -- It's what now!? Seriously impressed Frank. I reckon it'll take me a week just to glue my RareBear motor back in... :)
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secant0give Wrote: (09-04-2013, 11:16 AM) -- No probs Claudio I'll lay some up for you -- Thanks Jason!
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I think you mean Jeremy Randle - he's the pylon event organiser. You can find his contqct details on the latest MAS newsletter that you should have gotten a couple days ago (e.g look for the Illawarr...
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I'm day tripping on Sunday with Jason. Not sure what I'm bringing yet (besides the spare bear)
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