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01-13-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3,126
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Posted By DragonWeezel

hard to believe it's been so long since anyone's posted in this thread

Fun to review the craziness of this thread. Still my favorite go to plane. Fly mine day or night when I get a break from the kid.
Forum: Washington
01-13-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,458
Posted By DragonWeezel

yup, I fly seated when soaring...

Though running a Radian, that's a long time for ANYONE to stand :silly:
06-30-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,507
Posted By DragonWeezel

If it was shipable, or I was in OK, it'd be sold :).

If it was shipable, or I was in there, it'd be sold :)

I've always wanted to have a twin engine floater, and that price is SMOKING hot... someone is going to get a helluva deal.

Don't forget...
Forum: Night Flying
04-25-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,782
Posted By DragonWeezel

I use a LOT of LED strips... but not too much on...

I use a LOT of LED strips... but not too much on any one plane.

DO NOT, I repeat: DO NOT get the waterproof strips. There is no need. They add a rediculous amount of weight, and while a slowstick...
03-29-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,783
Posted By DragonWeezel

ahh the model that won't die... it just get's reborn...

before you know it, you'll be trying to do things w/ the Stryker that it just wasn't designed for...

They should be called the phoenix... a Stryker never dies, it just get's reborn

(or...
06-28-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,236
Posted By DragonWeezel

never did try it...

Thinking you are right about drag, at least w/ water handling. Have an awesome night fun cub I'm working on that I'll need to get floats on. Will try and get pics when at a computer.
Forum: Washington
05-22-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,458
Posted By DragonWeezel

Well, I finally did join

A few years later ... LOL

And the years have FLOWN by! Still flying Strykers, have an Icon A-5 I fly @ Long Lake. Rebuilding a Radian (for relaxed soaring) & Radian Pro (for fun, Games, and AV),...
05-16-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,236
Posted By DragonWeezel

So I have one too, and fly from wherever...

I'm really wanting to see how it handles on the water if I leave the landing gear on... Anyone tried that yet? I want to utilize bearing grease on the nose gear to hold the water out, and see if...
05-16-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,422
Posted By DragonWeezel

Southern tip of Puget Sound

I live in Olympia, WA where the sound is so calm, and the space so wide open, that "NOT" flying there is difficult. I've resisted so far, but had I known of my Seawind's unfortunate winter demise,...
03-09-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 25,285
Posted By DragonWeezel

I'm in for 1.

PM me the Paypal details and I'll get you some $
09-28-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,126
Views: 345,651
Posted By DragonWeezel

which body?

B C or Q?
Forum: Night Flying
09-22-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,070
Posted By DragonWeezel

And where doees it end? do you have a santa and...

And where doees it end? do you have a santa and sleigh? a flying easter Egg? A flying flower? a Football player? a new airswimmer shark for flying during Shark week on discovery channel...

I...
Forum: Night Flying
09-22-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,070
Posted By DragonWeezel

Sorry I couldn't get back to you sooner

I've been Pretty busy...

I do need to get flight videos but up here in WA, it stayed light until late in the evening, and the last month I've been pretty busy (it's getting dark early now, so we...
08-05-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,168
Posted By DragonWeezel

Originals..

No harm intended, it was just my opinion ;) When I say I've only flown a radian and pro I meant for sail planes... Who says youc an't thermal a Pitts?

I actually took my regular radian out last...
08-02-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 986
Posted By DragonWeezel

WOOT! a MICRO STRYKER!

http://www.parkzone.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=PKZ5667

Finally, a Micro version of the Beloved F27! we've been waiting for this since the Ember!
08-02-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,168
Posted By DragonWeezel

Having only flown a Radian & Radian Pro (RIP*), I...

Having only flown a Radian & Radian Pro (RIP*), I have to say that if you are new, and want to learn to grab a thermal, the radian will have NO trouble. If you want to learn how to program your...
07-25-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,393
Posted By DragonWeezel

If you know this stuff, ignore it!

Definately fly w/ a waterproofed esc, I just fill mine w/ a little hot glue, but it adds more weight.
Forum: Night Flying
07-19-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,186
Posted By DragonWeezel

IDK what anyone elsee is doing, but w/ the lights...

IDK what anyone elsee is doing, but w/ the lights I use, they are 12V capable, so I put them in Parallel w/ the battery by soldering the wires to the ESC connector, which I have found to be the...
Forum: Night Flying
07-19-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,070
Posted By DragonWeezel

"nightg time" video coming as soon as I can get a...

"nightg time" video coming as soon as I can get a camera person.
Forum: Night Flying
07-19-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,338
Posted By DragonWeezel

Didn't realize you were going for daytime...

Didn't realize you were going for daytime strobes. Still awaiting pics / vids :)
07-19-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,798
Posted By DragonWeezel

What wildthawn said.

What wildthawn said.
07-14-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,393
Posted By DragonWeezel

Thanks, I've taped up the seam on the wings!

Thanks, I've taped up the seam on the wings!
Forum: Night Flying
07-13-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,070
Posted By DragonWeezel

Well, I went to public school so if there are...

Well, I went to public school so if there are edits, or you have additional tips, let me know.
Forum: Night Flying
07-13-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,770
Posted By DragonWeezel

Sweet, I was just telling a guy on Youtube that...

Sweet, I was just telling a guy on Youtube that this is how you do it!
It keeps you from getting blinded / disoriented. Makes the bird look really tight in the air. Even posted a write up about it...
Forum: Night Flying
07-13-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,338
Posted By DragonWeezel

Flight report?

If you can, find a way to aim the Strobe at the plane, and not "out" from it. You'll have much better effect, and not go blind while controlling your investment.
Forum: Night Flying
07-13-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,070
Posted By DragonWeezel

Get one of these! ...

Get one of these!
http://www.robotmarketplace.com/products/0-DGSW5.html
Using a programable TX, ONE RC channel, you can get two channels of lights, with 6 or 7 "modes!" You can make the lights...
Forum: Night Flying
07-13-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,070
Posted By DragonWeezel

Tips pt. 2

Turn your LED strips upside down!

You can etch a channel into your foam, just trace out where you want your lights, w/ a dremel using a shallow tip and a steady hand to give you limited depth, or...
Forum: Night Flying
07-13-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,070
Posted By DragonWeezel

Night Flight Lighting Tips Galore!

Right now the days are long sure, but soon, they'll be shrinking, and now's a great time to get your craft lit up for the fall flying season. Having a night time park flyer can be great fun, but...
07-05-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,235
Posted By DragonWeezel

Well, I've got about 20-24 ish packs...

Well,

I've got about 20-24 ish packs through the Q now. I like it more and more. I shot it w/ several coats of polyacrylic to save the paint job, and that has helped a TON. I HIGHLY recomend...
06-30-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 182,065
Posted By DragonWeezel

Foamies

I keep forgetting to do that. Anyone fly a Seawind or other sea plane in Salt water? How do you protect it? How often do you have to go over it? I ask because living in W. WA I have ready access...
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