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Author Topic: Question? How are Taz and Slot Machine different  (Read 2591 times)
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« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2012, 12:29 PM »

Do the fractured 540's and fractured Taz machines count ?

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« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2012, 12:54 PM »

Then I'd say 10 slots, 7 Taz Machines, and 3 540's
The 6 Taz cascade was sharp.  Wink

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« Reply #17 on: September 15, 2012, 01:32 PM »

Then I'd say 10 slots, 7 Taz Machines, and 3 540's
The 6 Taz cascade was sharp.  Wink

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« Reply #18 on: September 15, 2012, 03:40 PM »

I am sitting on the side confused... 8 Slots 7 Taz's, 23 540's,  Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed

I am looking to make up a score card...  But I did get the answer to my question.
With complete video instruction.  Thats what I luv about you guys.  Kiss Kiss Kiss

I really appreciate everyone's input.  I can do a slot machine but watching martins videos makes me re-think everything.  I have not stopped working on my Half Axels.  Just simple wrist snapping with little arm movement and step forward.  I Luv that air popping noise. 

But I'd like to reiterate my appreciation to others who have helped me in the past and present.  There is no doubt that I would not be able to fly as good as I am at this point without this forums help. Two seasons later with advise and video examples.  I am ready to move on to more complicated tricks and combo's.

However, one thing John Weldon said to me a year a ago.  Enjoy flying !! Be careful not to burn out.  Learning too fast can lead to lack of interest.  At this point in my flying skills    I enjoy many days of just flying... and enjoying the few tricks I can perform including 1 or 2 French Flic Flacs ( American version).

Haven't got 4 on video yet but I have done it.  Lousy though.  I have done some nice one's with little to no movement.  Just needed better wind and camera.  ( Norm is a Ball Buster)  Embarrassed Embarrassed Embarrassed Embarrassed
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« Reply #19 on: September 15, 2012, 04:50 PM »

one thing John Weldon said to me a year a ago.  Enjoy flying !! Be careful not to burn out.  Learning too fast can lead to lack of interest. 

I'm a slow learner.  Sad   

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« Reply #20 on: September 16, 2012, 12:25 AM »

To add, the slot machine is a reversing rotation while the taz is a continuing rotation.

Yep a Slot reverses rotation from the flare position, a Taz continues rotation in the same direction. The original definition for a "Slot Machine" did rotate 540 degrees and exit in the opposite direction. I dunno when that changed, but since I can't do a 540 slot or a Taz it's all good for my small bag of tricks.

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« Reply #21 on: September 17, 2012, 02:00 PM »

The original definition for a "Slot Machine" did rotate 540 degrees and exit in the opposite direction. I dunno when that changed, ...

Sounds cool. I'll give it a try when I'm on the field again!


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