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Pimp My Helicopter

  1. Apr 22, 2009 #1
    We (Grad students) repainted the helicopter we have on campus. Looks pretty nice, but I was lazy and just watched them paint. LOL. I really did not want to paint that day. But I did go to home depot and buy some plexiglas to replace the windows.

    The helicopter used to fly in airshows for the school many years ago and was donated by the army. After the army retired it, they filled the engine with cement............yeah....

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    Nice way to spend last saturday and enjoy the weather though!

    The seats have armor plating that slides foward to proctect the sides of your body from bullets as you make a hot landing into the LZ rice patties to shoot charlie.
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  3. Apr 22, 2009 #2
    that's really cool,

    those avionics panels make a nice restoration project
  4. Apr 22, 2009 #3


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    Loudspeakers + iPod + Wagner?
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  5. Apr 22, 2009 #4
    it could also benefit from two 18" woofers, and new rims
  6. Apr 22, 2009 #5


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    Fuzzy dice and one of these:

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  7. Apr 22, 2009 #6
    Yeah, the "wheels" need some work...otherwise very nice...except for the cement (what a waste).
  8. Apr 22, 2009 #7
    At least some low profile tires, and I ipod docking station.
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    No kidding. That was just rude of them. They probably took the guns out as well. :grumpy:
  10. Apr 23, 2009 #9


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    Might be good practice for a future CSI team.:smile:
  11. Apr 23, 2009 #10


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    We used to pipe our Walkman into the intercom on our aircraft. No loudspeakers though.
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