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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by weven, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. weven

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    Oops.

    Dry it out...good luck.
     
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    Yes, replaced 2 ESC (red) that looked swollen. Back in the air, then with out warning Green prop stopped dropped like a rock, so just replaced the two green ESC and did a 4 battery flight this morning over grass keeping low with out an issue. :D Also replaced all bearings in motors with good quality ones, they even sound happier.

    Steve
     
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    I have never seen the phantom go that fast, did you hit the afterburners or something just before the tree? Glad it didnt do badly damage wise it seems at least.
     
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    Thats what caught me out in Atti mode and was going to climb over the tree.

    :eek: Missed by that much :shock:
     
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    It also sunk fast! WOW .... Put it in a box full or rice for the moisture!
     
  7. martcerv

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    Where you flying down wind too then, I have got it going pretty fast but at full pace I am staying a little further from trees still. I had a guy try to follow me in his diy quad but he couldnt keep up and when I checked the video back it was hauling a$$. He was much more adventurous in the trees too then I am, I did catch the moment his got stuck about 6m up a tree. I was tempted to fly over and take a better look but thought it would likley end up with 2 quads up the tree lol.

    I am getting a little bit too confident in fpv so I can sense it ending badly at some point soon, but my main issue is with trees so I try and stay well away from trees near water. Yours would have been a very cool shot had you pulled the move off at that pace above water near trees.
     
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    More practice I guess. :lol:
     
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    More practice is causing more troubles, each flight I try squeezing through smaller gaps at higher speeds. I could easily stay well away from everything but there is no fun in that :lol: I have only had 3 actual contacts out of probably 200 flights but I can see a big one is not too far away.

    I love one of the guys little tagline I saw somewhere here or on YT. "If your not crashing your not trying" or something along those lines. ;)
     
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    I raced motorcycles for a time and many smart alecs would ask did you crash in practice if you reply no.
    Ow your not trying then. :eek: WTF, go buy a Phantom.