WEB I ordered a nerd toy from thinkgeek for the first time

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  1. Josh

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  2. kingtoad

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    :rofl:

    I want one.
     
  3. Josh

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    doooo it
     
  4. zaphod

    zaphod Smashing Treats!

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    Buyers remorse
     
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    :roflw:

    It's $20 you know you could better spend on something else.
     
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    inbeforebrokeafterfirst10minutes lol.
     
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    this belongs in the web lab
     
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    I ordered one of those once

    note: they are absolutely worthless at elevations greater than 4000 feet

    I'm at 7400 feet :down:
     
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    i had one for two weeks. it was fucking awesome.
     
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    I have one of those, they are hard as fuck to fly


    but once you get it :bowdown:
     
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    I'm ordering one. :noes:
     
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    i've had mine for a while, it's fun to toy around with when you're ultra bored :big grin:
     
  13. Josh

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    I got it and it was all that i expected it to be lol!!

    I actually love it. Its designed to fly more in place than to go forward. If you got one don't follow the directions on learning to fly it. The trim has to be adjusted as the battery dies... so when you first charge it up. Give it nearly full throttle and launch it from your hand. It is much easier to get used to the flight this way.

    way cool and worth the 25 bucks
     
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    i have 4 :o got one for my bday, xmas, and a 2 for 1 deal online for $14 that I was going to give to my nephews...

    Thinkgeek is way overpriced
     
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    It should arrive at my place of employment early this week. Hopefully tomorrow. :x: I have such a large office to myself I'm going to be flying it all over the place. :rofl:
     
  16. Josh

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    link to 2 for 14??????????? im happy with mine at 25 shipped. I'll buy 2 more
    lol
     
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    That's what I thought too, until I got one and it basically just hovered in a circle and didn't really go anywhere I wanted it to go. (I imagined flying it into my co-worker's cubicle and steal his pens or something and fly off) :squint:

    But I'm hooked though, looking into larger models that have more controls for some outdoor flying. :x:
     
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    These sell for $2 at a dollar store, you know that, right?
     
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    You should go buy a few dozen and resell them.
     
  20. Josh

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    yeah it does just do circles to the right :rofl: I took my outside today and right when I launched it the wind took it into a tree. :hs: I did get it back. I'm actually going to buy a larger one now myself..

    The one i'm looking at is only 90 bucks at the bottom of this page:
    http://www.helihobby.com/html/esky_micro_heli.html

    Still probably real cheap, but the video looks like you can have pretty good control over it for 90 bucks i think i'll be happy.

    I'm working on this micro one I have though. I'm trying to put weights in the front to make it move forward rather than do circles.


     
  21. Josh

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    I'll have to go check that out, I'll buy several at that price.

     
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    It might be a cheaper model. cuz its completely made of Styrofoam, but it flies pretty well.
     
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    I don't endorse E-Sky. I have a Belt CP I've never been able to fly. Its first voyage, it burst into flames. (defective speed controller)

    I just put a few hundred into it for repairs/upgrades, and I *should* be able to fly it here soon. (Had it about 6 months)
     
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    We play with those in the office way too fucking much. :o
     

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