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Grounded

Posted 12-10-2008 at 01:14 PM by Racer38

As of 11 December 2008 I will be grounded for a while due to extensive shoulder surgery. I sustained some injuries while I was in Iraq ( 2006-2007 ) and I am finally getting them taken care of. This will be my second surgery this year. I had my left shoulder operated on the end of July 08 and it has healed nicely. I hope the Right one does as well.

Anyway probably wont be flying for a few weeks..

CYA Craig
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My Blog

Posted 12-10-2008 at 01:11 PM by Racer38

Well I finally decided to post on the Blog. I'm not much of a Blogger so I'll post up my Current Fleet

Heli 1

Trex 600
Scorpion 4025-890 Motor 14T Pinion
Running 8S
CC HV85 ESC
vBlades & Paddles
Spectrum 9000 RX
JR 770 3D Gyro
Fusuno Canopy

Trex 450
Scoprion 2221-8 Motor
Scorpion Commander 45 ESC v2
HiTec HG 5000 Gyro with Servo
Fusuno Canopy
Carbon Blades from HeliDirect...
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New Heli, More Upgrades & Maintenance

Posted 12-09-2008 at 10:05 AM by skigolfmike

I got my new Trex 700 last week and the resp of the parts have been slowly coming in. I got another great deal from Grand RC for the 700. This time I got 3 Align 620 servos for cyclic and a 620 throttle servo. I also got another AR7100R receiver. The price was very good and I figured I saved about $300. Since I'm planning to get an YS91SR (which will be here soon) through a connection I have, I went ahead and got the Hatori SB-19FH pipe. Also I got a set of Radix 710 'blem' blades. So far,...
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Exceed's Blue Ray 450

Posted 11-21-2008 at 04:19 PM by cannard

Hello, I'm new to this forum and am extited to learn from some of you pros out there.

So far I haven't found anything posted about the Exceed RC's line of heli's, is this because they're bad or what.
I started out with an Eagle 50 but that didn't go so well then later I bought the Exceed Blazing Star and have really enjoyed this 4 channnel co-axial and have got pretty good flying it so I upgraded to the Blue Ray 450 SE. I'm very impressed with its construction and design. I...
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So Much Time, So Little to Do (Sorry - Reverse That)

Posted 11-14-2008 at 08:17 AM by skigolfmike

This has been a crazy week. Between rebuilds, waiting for parts, online sim sessions and squeezing in a flight here and there, I've been keeping pretty busy. It's been a learning experience too.

The online Phoenix sim sessions are a blast. I just have to remember to turn the volume down in the head set so I don't start yelling. Boy did I hear about that. The good thing is trying to do some new stuff. If nothing else you get better at unusual attitude recoveries. Plus it's a...
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