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Unread post by turboprop101 » Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:44 am

Yes I think we all had similar experiences. Those who hasnt..... just give it some time.
Years ago whilst crouching infront of an aerie battling to start the motor frustration was building. The thing eventually came to life at very high revs, I turned my body to cut the throttle (the TX to my right and behind me) In doing so I pushed my knee into the prop... OUCH. Had a fun time trying to explain it to the doctor. :lol:
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Unread post by Mikki » Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:03 am

I have chopped my fingers about three times #-o #-o #-o , I had problems with my thunder tiger GP25 and kept trying to start it with my index finger.. :mrgreen: . Luckily the engine did eventually start, but because I was so fixated with the motion, I didn't realize that the engine was running so I stuck my finger straight into the propeller trying to start it. #-o #-o #-o :(
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Unread post by Techguy » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:34 pm

Brettp wrote:
Techguy wrote:Did the same thing setting up my quad copter, the instructions told me to set up the motor directions etc WITHOUT the props on but my eagerness to fly got the better of me. As I setup the travel adjust on my Tx the thing started up and in my panic I dropped the Tx on my toe and grabbed the quad frame to hold it down, only getting to the frame through the spinning prop was not a smart idea...

I feel your pain

Brilliant, so which hurt more...toe or arm / hand? :D

Definately the cut thumb....more stupidity with the quad now...I was flying it FPV (first person view) and was hovering it in front of me (tail towards me) with the video goggles on when I took note in the video how close it seemed and as I pushed the stick forward to move it away from me I instinctively ducked and as I did so I make contact with my forehead, Instant blood and swearing. had a headache the rest of the day no stitches need though.
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Unread post by GeraldNagel » Sun Feb 24, 2013 6:07 pm

Photo seems mild in comparison with this one.

Giant aircraft is not for sissies.
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Unread post by pietermu » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:55 am

#-o
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Unread post by clivem » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:39 am

GeraldNagel wrote:Photo seems mild in comparison with this one.

Giant aircraft is not for sissies.
that looks more like a small electric than a giant scale to me, id rather stick my hand in a 150cc than a 46 electric
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Unread post by In The Haze » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:38 pm

Eish looks like a paper shredder to me. :?: :shock:
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Unread post by ruan7 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 5:35 pm

clivem wrote:
GeraldNagel wrote:Photo seems mild in comparison with this one.

Giant aircraft is not for sissies.
that looks more like a small electric than a giant scale to me, id rather stick my hand in a 150cc than a 46 electric

Agreed 100%
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