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11-26-2006 09:17 PM  11 years agoPost 1
helinutscot

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Hi Guys
Just thought I,d share my experience with my second hand x-cell 1005 that I bought and had shipped over to this side of the pond (Scotland).
The chap I bought it of goes by the name ddierking and i must say it was so well packed you could have dropped a bomb on it and it would have been OK .
The heli is in pristene condition and although being a few years old it has not been flown much atall.
After a very minor repair to the tail rotor (output shaft was bent)off I went to the field today (sunday)after a little fiddling with the mixtures it sparked into life I hovered a couple of tanks just to get a feel for the beasty and do the blade tracking and make sure nothing was going to come loose.
Then I took it upstairs and did some gentle flying around .
Well all I can say is I,m hooked this is the most stable heli I,ve ever flown it is rock solid in the hover and tracks fantastic in forward flight.
I now cant wait to get my Spectra G with tempest head built and into the air.
(Anybody want to buy a 90 muscle pipe its the only thing I.ve got left from my i.c helis)

Cheers guys A very proud NEW GASSER OWNER.

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11-26-2006 09:23 PM  11 years agoPost 2
broncoholic

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Welcome to the world of gassers!

They are addictive!

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11-28-2006 10:12 AM  11 years agoPost 3
flipped2left

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indianapolis,in.

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Like broncoholic said.... welcome!!! once you start flying it you will not and i mean WILL NOT! even want to think of going back to a nitro machine unless you absolutely have to!
I'm in that boat now... my engine on my gasser is broke so out comes the nitro....sigh!!!
Anyway to put things in perspective.....YOU WILL LOVE IT!!!! ken

Smile! people will wonder what you're up to!!

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