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Forum: UAV / FPV 02-18-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By hillbille
I don't think "we" in the hobby RC community have...

I don't think "we" in the hobby RC community have a great deal to worry about - at least not yet.

When "we" advance to the stage of being able to hover at several hundred feet altitude, zoom in...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 02-17-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 249
Posted By hillbille
LOL!! So many things that can be/go wrong! LOL!! ...

LOL!! So many things that can be/go wrong! LOL!!

I have a friend that got into the multi's and has built several (more than 4) and uses the naza's. He had wuite a bit of trouble at first and it...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-15-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By hillbille
I still use CA hinges - I just don't use the CA...

I still use CA hinges - I just don't use the CA anymore. I make the slit(s) and test fit the hinges. Then I soak them( the hinges) in water to wet them and after dropping a few drops of Gorilla glue...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-09-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By hillbille
Okay Virg, What these other fellows mean to...

Okay Virg,

What these other fellows mean to say is that the ESC you have, has a single servo cable coming from it that connects to your receiver of choice. This cable from the ESC is different in...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-29-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By hillbille
I did a little digging - and - there seems to be...

I did a little digging - and - there seems to be a problem using a FASST module with the Flytron board in a Taranis. From what I've read only some of the 72mhz modules will work, but the FASST 2.4...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-28-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By hillbille
He said he did do that. Hillbille

He said he did do that.

Hillbille
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-28-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By hillbille
Have you tried PCM out to the module instead of...

Have you tried PCM out to the module instead of PPM?

If it's getting power and still not connecting (red led instead of going green) then it's a setting you have wrong maybe.

Hillbille
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-25-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By hillbille
Some. Why? What are you planning to...

Some.

Why?

What are you planning to launch with it?

AUW? Puller - pusher - edf - non powered?

Essentially the unit itself is safe - for a very light load launch. Anything having some...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-19-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By hillbille
I do not want to seem as though I am bashing....

I do not want to seem as though I am bashing. Not. It's just that the limitation to 2.4Ghz of the proprietary system is the limiting factor to the 350QX. You cannot replace it with anything else....
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-18-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By hillbille
The real problem with the 350QX is the integrated...

The real problem with the 350QX is the integrated FC with the receiver which immediately places the quad in 2.4 - and forces it to stay there, There is no changing anything on the quad's systems - so...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-18-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By hillbille
BTW - I realize it is a plank and not a quad -...

BTW - I realize it is a plank and not a quad - but proximity is what you asked about and mine have always been like this and have always worked well. My GPS is located directly above the cameras...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-18-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By hillbille
The mount I made for my board camera is...

The mount I made for my board camera is integrated into a Mobius mount too - and both are less than 2" from the vTx.

I have flown these out over 2k and have had no interference.



Hillbille
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-15-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By hillbille
It is completely possible. As a test - tape a...

It is completely possible. As a test - tape a single (or two if the weight is nearer your camera weight) "D" cell battery to the "stick" at the CG. Then go fly it.

A little extra weight allows the...
Forum: Beginners 01-05-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By hillbille
Ooops! Not true - sorry Nigel! You didn't do...

Ooops! Not true - sorry Nigel!

You didn't do anything - I got myself!! LOL!!

Hillbille
Forum: Beginners 01-05-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By hillbille
LOL!! Nigel you got me again!! LOL!! ...

LOL!! Nigel you got me again!! LOL!!

Hillbille
Forum: Beginners 01-05-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By hillbille
If you leave it mounted - over a period of time...

If you leave it mounted - over a period of time of non use - it will stretch and become almost useless.

Only mount it when you plan to fly. Also if you can - and if you want to fly a lot - it is a...
Forum: Aerial Photography 01-05-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By hillbille
Nigel - some of the 808's have boards and other's...

Nigel - some of the 808's have boards and other's did not. If you may recall some of the first came with a "special" charging cable - this cable did not function as a "link" cable or allow the camera...
Forum: Aerial Photography 01-04-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By hillbille
I have had the same experience you are having -...

I have had the same experience you are having - that is - several "dead" #808's and frustrated with not being able to use them. Out of three (old #11's - not the new #16) I managed to get one that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-03-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By hillbille
Hasn't Pay Pal altered it's buyer protection plan...

Hasn't Pay Pal altered it's buyer protection plan to $250 and above? What I mean is - unless the item paid for was above $250 - AND - had signature required delivery it would NOT be under the buyer...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-22-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By hillbille
That's a crappy thing to say here. Hillbille

That's a crappy thing to say here.

Hillbille
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-21-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 417
Posted By hillbille
I bought several sets of gears for the HXT-900...

I bought several sets of gears for the HXT-900 very early on, before I knew how sturdy they are. Now I only use a set to replace stripped gears in one (from a crash - or mostly from hangar rash/bash!...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-20-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By hillbille
It's a shame that you were left to figure it out...

It's a shame that you were left to figure it out on your own. You did figure it out much quicker than most others though! LOL!! Lots of others never figured it out and had to "ask" for help to get...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-20-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By hillbille
In several threads about the new radios (Dx-6 and...

In several threads about the new radios (Dx-6 and 9) it has been reported and confirmed that the included 128mb card was no good. There is something about the make-up of the card that renders it...
Forum: UAV / FPV 12-20-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By hillbille
+1 Some of the "flyaway" problems in cities...

+1

Some of the "flyaway" problems in cities could be attributed to signal being overpowered by another radio in "proximity". One being at it's outer range and the other being closer - and simply...
Forum: Foamies 12-20-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 954
Posted By hillbille
Some people like the "wide" view of cameras and...

Some people like the "wide" view of cameras and fo some applications it is useful, but I am not one of them. I really dislike the fishbowl look in video. A lot of FPV cameras come with this type...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By hillbille
It still can be useful. There are several flight...

It still can be useful. There are several flight simulators that have dongles that the old Tx can be used for. If nothing else the switches and such can be salvaged.

Hillbille
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-13-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By hillbille
Or - this old fat guy shaking a 14' sectioned...

Or - this old fat guy shaking a 14' sectioned sprinkler pipe in the neighbors tree trying to get one out of it!

Everyone has at least ONE funny video - or could certainly put one together with...
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-12-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By hillbille
Been giving this a lot of thought lately. ...

Been giving this a lot of thought lately.

Perhaps the need is for a regularly scheduled event - or two regularly scheduled events I should say.

Perhaps these events (AP for one and AV for the...
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-07-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By hillbille
The reason I like multiple entries is because you...

The reason I like multiple entries is because you might get an opportunity to get a better angle of the same photo on a different day - and - you also might find a better photo to enter after you...
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 12-05-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By hillbille
Spektrum AR8000 DSMX receiver - $75

I have a Spektrum AR8000 Rx I want to sell for $75. It is in very good shape but it is used and does have velcro on both the receiver and the remote sat. for mounting.

A longer remote sat cable is...
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