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Old 08-01-2016, 12:06 PM
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I've got a 75 ft Douglass fir in my back yard that ate my quad. My qx 200 is up there somewhere. I saw it go in about 65 ft up. That's the last I've seen of it. I'm hoping the wind gets it out for me. Problem with that is the side it went in overhangs the street. Neighbors will probably run over it if it is laying in the roadway. I think I'm gonna end up with a new one and use the tree hugger quad for parts if I find it. That's the plan, anyway.
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Old 08-02-2016, 07:17 PM
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Hire someone that climbs trees to get it. Call local tree trimmers.
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Old 08-02-2016, 10:40 PM
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Winds blowing maybe it'll come down, or not. Doesn't really matter now, I ordered another one. I have a lot of parts so I just bought the same one. If I get this one back I'll just have more spare parts. :-)
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Old 08-03-2016, 06:55 AM
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I flew my Radian into a 60ft tree. Landed on the top. Ugh..... I know the feeling. LOL

I took my chainsaw and cut the tree down. When the tree fell, I looked up and the damn plane was stuck in the tree next to the one I dropped. LOL It took another hr. to get it out.
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Old 08-03-2016, 11:47 AM
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I'm not sure I'd survive cutting the tree for a $200 quad. My wife would kill me. It's too skinny up at the top where it went in to be climbing around up there so maybe the wind will bring it down. Got my new one today so I'm back in the air. All is good.
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Old 08-03-2016, 02:23 PM
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This is about where it went in.
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Old 08-05-2016, 07:27 AM
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I wouldn't cut that tree down. I would try getting inside the canopy and try shaking the tree. Then again, you have a new one...
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Old 08-11-2016, 02:48 PM
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Got my quad back. It was in an orchard about 150 yards on the far side of the tree I thought it went into. Not sure how it ended up there but I'm glad to have it back. I thought I had my name and # in it but It was on the battery door I'd replaced. Found a note on our group of mailboxes asking if anyone had lost a drone. So now I've got a spare. I can live with that..
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