The witnesses were all the water fowl, not me.
The battery is a good theory, but everything else was still responding so well, I'm not sure. Maybe best to get a new battery AND test a different ESC—just to be positive. Your mission, Mr. Phelps, should you choose to accept it, is to accomplish this feat in time for our impromptu So. Cal. fun run at this site on April 12th..."official" announcement of same I will post shortly in the Upcoming Events forum.
Truly, it was great fun to finally meet you in person, Mr. Chalfant! Really looking forward to plying the water together in a few weeks!
Mike Mercury...er, Jeff
Sure writing is easy: just sit staring at a blank page until the drops of blood start forming on your forehead.