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Anyone here ever buy a Levitron?

logramuda

Paranormal Novice
Anyone here ever buy a Levitron? Is it a pain in the arse?
Is it easy? Is it boring?
I think my son, (he's 7) would really dig it. He keeps draining
the batteries on my green laser pointer.....so..
He also keeps asking me how he can fly, I'm sick of telling him
"I don't know." Maybe this toy will inspire him to figure it out.
:confused:
 

CapnG

Devil's Advocate
That's silly, we all know there's only one way to fly: step off the roof of a tall building, aim at the ground... and miss!
 
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bangdon12

Guest
I have had one but dont remember if its the same name . They can be difficult to get it to lev. Not really for a 7 year old unless you as a dad wanted to do for him ?
Chuck
 

Rick Deckard

Paranormal Maven
CapnG said:
That's silly, we all know there's only one way to fly: step off the roof of a tall building, aim at the ground... and miss!
Alternatively, get a friend to distract you just before you hit the ground...
 

DBTrek

The Deacon of Beacon Hill
Kiteboarding is my preferred method of flight. Works with skateboards and snowboards if you don't have water nearby . . .



. . . but watch out those landings!

-DBTrek
 

Gene Steinberg

Forum Super Hero
Staff member
DBTrek said:
Kiteboarding is my preferred method of flight. Works with skateboards and snowboards if you don't have water nearby . . .



. . . but watch out for those landings!

-DBTrek
Well, it takes all kings, I suppose, though that isn't my favorite form of recreation. Now a huge starship, of course, would seem safe and comfortable.
 

DBTrek

The Deacon of Beacon Hill
Gotta watch out for freak updrafts too. Here's a short video of a kiteboarder who had a wild ride on an updraft. I don't know if a starship could be much more fun than this:

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Once again, gotta watch those landings. My advice . . . try to hit the water.

:D

-DBTrek
 
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hopeful skeptic

Guest
I don't have any experience with a Levitron, but I do a lot of RC flying, and a local (to you) hobby store probably carries an inexpensive, well-made, remote-controlled airplane that uses no gas, recharges on electric, and comes in for under $99.

I've got more expensive models (a B-29 with four gas engines that ran me almost $12,000, God help me), but those cheapies are just as fun to fly, much less dangerous and can take a real pounding while your young apprentice learns how to handle the craft.
 


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