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Forum: Multi-Rotors Today, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By pizzano
Seems you've also done your homework......nearly...

Seems you've also done your homework......nearly every component has a linage and history......lot's of tudor resources and customer input.

Flight Controller:...
Forum: UAV / FPV Yesterday, 09:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By pizzano
UAV/AP Contest Inspiration

That latest UAV/AP contest inspired me to try something different....at least different for me:

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z335/keeperteacher/th_Movie_1.mp4...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By pizzano
Much luck Larry......your choices (from what I've...

Much luck Larry......your choices (from what I've been around) are solid...!.....You've done your homework....you did not "ignore" that most important aspect or advice.....;)

As you have...
Forum: Humor 11-19-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 271
Posted By pizzano
LOL......My 30 years of partnership has proven to...

LOL......My 30 years of partnership has proven to me........survival is not so much the "understanding" aspect as it is the habit to try and "out-think" them......a losing proposition everytime! My...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-19-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 361
Posted By pizzano
Mobius camera packages run anywhere from $75.00...

Mobius camera packages run anywhere from $75.00 to $125.00.......yes, relatively inexpensive compared to GoPro or AAE Magicam type quality. And, as indicated by the 4 video's, play-back quality...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 11-18-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By pizzano
I hear ya Nigel.......carbon fiber material, even...

I hear ya Nigel.......carbon fiber material, even here in the States, is many times the cost of ready made parts.....even bought in bulk, which is not practicle for DIY projects like ours.
Forum: Power Systems 11-18-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 381
Posted By pizzano
Nigel.....your solution to the problem just...

Nigel.....your solution to the problem just reinforced one of many reasons I subscribe to this forum.

The number of RC vet's here, like you, never let any problem or situation hold you down.....!...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 361
Posted By pizzano
Like mentioned by everyone......all 4 are very...

Like mentioned by everyone......all 4 are very unique and great!

For best over-all play-back video quality, I'd give #2 the vote.

For best entertainment value, I'd give #4 the vote.

Tough...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 11-18-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By pizzano
Awesome....! I should hope something as simple...

Awesome....!
I should hope something as simple and inexpensive as a tail rotor fin could be replicated on 3D laser machine like yours.......and even be considered a permanent replacement. Heck, you...
Forum: Humor 11-15-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By pizzano
LOL gramps......unfortunately, if it were not for...

LOL gramps......unfortunately, if it were not for the X and Y's, my career would have been over 36 years ago...and I would have been stuck with an alphabet lacking both chromosomes and calc'ing using...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-15-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,433
Posted By pizzano
LOL.....11 months sounds right.......:rolleyes: ...

LOL.....11 months sounds right.......:rolleyes:

At this point, all I can say (with a little chuckle) is..... I'm so glad I purchased the Blade NANO, Blade 200QX and the Blade 300QX along with the...
Forum: Humor 11-15-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By pizzano
Chellie........my daughter was diagnosed as...

Chellie........my daughter was diagnosed as having autistic traits at the age of three. She also struggled with algebra in high school. But, she could be shown how to do something twice and have it...
Forum: UAV / FPV 11-14-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By pizzano
Thanks Frank......I saw that at RCG but did not...

Thanks Frank......I saw that at RCG but did not thumb through the photos. Seems several have picked up plans and modified.......looks like a great plane AP platform, lots of mounting options.
Forum: UAV / FPV 11-14-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By pizzano
Hillbillie.....what the heck is a...

Hillbillie.....what the heck is a Solution.......?

I've heard of a Super Solution, which is a smallish Laird bipe...:
...
Forum: Power Systems 11-13-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By pizzano
Sounds like a very simple version of the CableCam...

Sounds like a very simple version of the CableCam or SkyCam set-ups used at NFL and NASCAR events....

Here's a link to a GoPro set-up you might find interesting:
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-08-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By pizzano
Kind of where I was going with my comment, as...

Kind of where I was going with my comment, as well.......;-)
Forum: UAV / FPV 11-08-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 951
Posted By pizzano
Just a friendly observation thus far Pete: ...

Just a friendly observation thus far Pete:

With all of the "reverse" engineering you have accomplished on at least 3 multi-rotors you own, (that I have followed along the BirdmanPete...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-07-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By pizzano
I'm assuming the "big" heli's you mention are...

I'm assuming the "big" heli's you mention are 700's and run two parallel 6s.....that would explain the 12s.......something like a Quanum system can manage that amperage, Spektrum makes one as well.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-06-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 299
Posted By pizzano
"I Fixed my Clothe Drier Too, I guess someone did...

"I Fixed my Clothe Drier Too, I guess someone did not clean the lint filter the last time they used it, and the vent heat fuse blew, Thank goodness that was a easy fix, just had to check continuity...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-06-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By pizzano
There's a ton of information needed here..... for...

There's a ton of information needed here..... for starters:

Was it a kit that included the flight control board and operating system...?.....what kind, brand and firmware.....?

What type of...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-06-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By pizzano
Many have had similar experiences.....try this...

Many have had similar experiences.....try this link and follow the additional threads.......it's a good starting point:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1626598

Much luck with...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-06-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 299
Posted By pizzano
Nice...Chellie. Those DIY skills come in handy...

Nice...Chellie. Those DIY skills come in handy with appliances.

My old Whirlpool side-by-side had an ice maker replaced a couple of years ago.....was kind of a pain to get alligned properly.....I...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 11-06-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By pizzano
The concept and design has been around since the...

The concept and design has been around since the 1940's.....at least three different companies have tried since the 1960's to get it accepted into main stream use. The U.S military played with it in...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-04-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By pizzano
So.... it depends on you! Could not agree...

So.... it depends on you!

Could not agree more Mike.....!

I was taught by old school guys who dialed everything in mechanically.....before progammable TX's........so, we tend to still start...
Forum: UAV / FPV 11-04-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By pizzano
Nice little rig there Ron Dog.... What type...

Nice little rig there Ron Dog....

What type and brand of OS are you using for the flight control and vid coordination....?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-04-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By pizzano
Nice Plane.....: ...

Nice Plane.....:

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z335/keeperteacher/PhoenixExtra.jpg (http://s1184.photobucket.com/user/keeperteacher/media/PhoenixExtra.jpg.html)

Curious.......What type...
Forum: Humor 11-03-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By pizzano
That's the way the aliens left him after they...

That's the way the aliens left him after they used the RC field to take him for a joy ride (less inconspicuous since there are lights in the air there many nights).....his physical features sound...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-03-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By pizzano
The experienced guys I've shared scratch build...

The experienced guys I've shared scratch build ideas with have all gone with quads and matching ESC's and motors at all four corners.....mixing ESC's (paired) has been brought up, but no one I know...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 11-01-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By pizzano
Nice and tidy wiring......JPF Real...

Nice and tidy wiring......JPF

Real clean.....youv'e done this before......:D

That RJX module is very nice.......as I'm not that versed in FBL, it appears that mechanical linkage adjustsments...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-01-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By pizzano
From what I got reading both the NASA and...

From what I got reading both the NASA and Scientific America articles, both the RC Tug and Glider can and will be armed (at some point).......the "armed" glider will be (is) a significantly broader...
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