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Attacked by bees

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Narrator, Dec 28, 2014.

  1. Narrator

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    I guess the Phantom sounds like a swarm of competitors.

    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMdhfpG7Ey0[/youtube]
     
  2. justin00

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    LOL i made the same video today. I was in Malvern.. Bee's seem to be at like 100+ ft up in the air. Where about in melb where you flying ?

    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjM-Gmi_MVk[/youtube]
     
  3. Narrator

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    Oh wow!

    They were about 100ft up for me too. Did your Phantom get covered in bee bits? My props and hull got streaked with blood and bits.

    Baxter Park, just past Frankston.
     
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    Mummy......!!!!! :lol:
     
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    Its quite interesting they are so high up, like who would of ever known. Would of thought theyd be on ground level.. but nup. Have encountered the swarms heaps of times at this park (just a cricket oval)

    And yeah it got covered in guts.. Some of it was really grose, like it was real guts.. wierd looking yellow thing..
    Took me 15 mins to clean the props and top of phantom.

    They chase it all the way down until you turn off the props.. Think you are right about the noise, seems to really aggravate them.
     
  6. Narrator

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    What did you use to clean it off? I'm wondering what I should use.
     
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    The gut is actually pretty sticky and hard to get off with just water and a paper towel. I use that cleaning stuff "bam" and some paper towels.
    i think anything that you have in your cupboard to clean stuff would be fine. Just spray it on the paper towel so you don't get it in the vents heh

    I use that "bam" stuff to clean it all the time and its been fine.
     
  8. Narrator

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    Great. Thanks for that. :)
     
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    With all those bees you should be able to get a pretty good still image from the video like this one when I got swarmed once.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Thought about it.. I may do that tomorrow.. ;)
     
  11. justin00

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    Oh Hai There!!

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  12. Narrator

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    A little extra visual. I took pics while it was in the air.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. PhantomFanatic

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    It just occurred to me, after watching the video that the Phantoms would make a great kitchen tool.

    The ad could say: "It slices, dices and shreds with not one blade, but four!

    But wait! There is more! Do all of this tedious work from your recliner with the remote control, that is included at no cost to you! This must have kitchen tool also has an infinite number of speed settings!

    All this for only $800! Shipping is free! But wait! We will also throw in two rechargeable batteries and their chargers!

    But don't order yet! You can get a stand that turns this kitchen tool into a fan! Just pay shipping and handling!

    ORDER NOW!"

    (Okay, time for my meds that make me semi-normal.)
     
  14. Narrator

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    Does it come with steak knives?
     
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    That is some wild bee video! I have seen bird attacks, but bees? I am sure glad we have more "polite" bees in the USA. :)
     
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    Our Phantoms might be useful money-making tools for exterminators --- at least what I see based on this video (go to 3:06 for the hornet nest closeup):


    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTkQ2fJfXyU[/youtube]


    I'm thinking about starting this "Aerial Exterminator" business sometime in spring 2015. How much could I charge for a nest high in the trees? Also, how heavy of a spray tank could my P2V+ carry?
     
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    lol

    its funny actually a small group end up following the quad almost down to ground level.. I chase them about.. with my blades of fury.
    Usually end up getting a little.. It makes a satisfying knock sound.. worried bee carcas might get stuck in the motors though.

    Narrator wtf are those things in your pic ?? There is like 3 or 4 of them.. Giant bees ?
     
  18. Narrator

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    lol
     
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    Yeah.. that had me wondering too.. they look the colouring of bees, but the size of euro wasps.
     
  20. Khudson7

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    Yes, this happened to me as well...my phantom was attacked and I did not even know it until later I looked at the video. And yes, my phantom has a few stains that are next to impossible to remove...