Test-flying for fun - RC planes and helicopters

Written by Rod Shoveller

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The amount of fun you can have with an electric Zagi is amazing. This model is so much fun and so unbreakable, I found myself doingrepparttar silliest of things with it. Like skimming acrossrepparttar 116215 strip withrepparttar 116216 prop clippingrepparttar 116217 grass on its way through, stalling it from up high and seeing who could getrepparttar 116218 highest bounce when it hitrepparttar 116219 deck! Who cares,repparttar 116220 chances of breaking it are near nil.

That’s how we continued forrepparttar 116221 rest ofrepparttar 116222 evening.... until we remembered that to fly inrepparttar 116223 dark - which i used to do on a regular basis - you need 'glow sticks'.

So, back torepparttar 116224 shop to unload allrepparttar 116225 models - we both commented on what a great evening’s flying it was, probably one ofrepparttar 116226 best this year - we are not trying to tempt fate or anything, but are now charging everything in sight ready for another evening of fun.

One ofrepparttar 116227 best things you can invest in is a fast charger - perfect for those last minute decisions to go flying, we have all put a lot of miles on my poor old ripmax fast charger.


Rod Shoveller is a serious radio controlled models addict. He refers to himself as a heli flyer, though he has experience across a wide range of types of RC models. Not only does he fly, drive and steer them, he also builds and repairs them. He can be found at www.elitemodelsonline.co.uk or at the Elite Model Shop in Canterbury, Kent, UK.

Profile of the Online Bingo Player

Written by Jonathan Bentz

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While grandma still finds her way torepparttar hall to get her game on, mom is sitting at home dialing-up to find her game. Bingo.com estimates that over 85% of online bingo gamers access their games from home, and over 50% play every day. One major reason mom is addicted torepparttar 116214 online version of grandma’s game is because of an autoplay function many sites feature. In an autoplay game mode, players simply letrepparttar 116215 cards playrepparttar 116216 game for them. As long asrepparttar 116217 cards are purchased and a game screen is up on a computer, mom can do things aroundrepparttar 116218 house while games are played. Also, many webpages include ongoing chat screens in addition to their games, so online players can getrepparttar 116219 bingo hall atmosphere right fromrepparttar 116220 comfort of their own home. “Keeping active chat lines running takes up a lot of bandwidth, so we tried to create several games without it,” said Anthony Wayne, an online consultant for Curacao-based Bingo site BingoHouse.com (http://www.bingohouse.com). “Each game failed miserably. Chat is very important torepparttar 116221 success of these games.” Before long, grandma could even be logging on for her games. If she does, as traffic trends seem to indicate,repparttar 116222 online bingo market could soar in revenue. According to Parlay Entertainment (http://www.parlayentertainment.com), 70% of players in bingo halls already play online games. If 1% of remaining hall-only bingo players move torepparttar 116223 internet inrepparttar 116224 next two years, online bingo could become a $700 million market. The old song tells of a farmer who had a dog. That dog’s name now belongs to a game of luck. Overrepparttar 116225 years, that game has received a new look. As more and more bingo games move out ofrepparttar 116226 hall and ontorepparttar 116227 net, players will move right along. The future of bingo is online... and so isrepparttar 116228 money to be made.

Jonathan is a starving, struggling writer who aspires to work in public and media relations when he graduates college. He is a marketing intern with Advanced Telecom Services (http://www.advancedtele.com) and a freelance Web Consultant.

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