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Forum: Foamies 01-27-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,844
Posted By tobydogs
i hate snow.....no wait a minute,I HATE WEATHER...

i hate snow.....no wait a minute,I HATE WEATHER REPORTERS!!!!!!!

actualy i don't mind kicking butt on snow with the snow blower. very nice feeling to blast it away and help the neighbors. so...
Forum: Foamies 01-26-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,844
Posted By tobydogs
same here john, 18 to 24inchs but...

same here john,

18 to 24inchs but blizzard conditions,so what ever way the wind blows will determine how bad i get hammered. this on top of 4inchs of ice like snow from yesterdays 6inch...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-24-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,843
Posted By tobydogs
i am sitting here on a snowy morning having...

i am sitting here on a snowy morning having finished shoveling snow,so i thought an update on the mini is appropriate.

i have had couple of calls with Garret at altitude hobbies and exchanged...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 602
Posted By tobydogs
yes.......stupid is as stupid does, and thats all...

yes.......stupid is as stupid does, and thats all i have to say about that.

forest gump.
Forum: Foamies 01-24-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,844
Posted By tobydogs
6 inch of real wet snow....dog's love it:$....i...

6 inch of real wet snow....dog's love it:$....i shovel it:roll eyes:. may fly the quad later but if i plant it in the snow:mad:
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-20-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,435
Posted By tobydogs
pete, ditto using 2 cameras, i have...

pete,
ditto using 2 cameras, i have the gopro for videoing and the fatshark tx and camera combo for fpving. i'v seen videos of others setting up the fatshark tx/camera with a separate...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-19-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,435
Posted By tobydogs
figured this is as good a place as any to share...

figured this is as good a place as any to share my future fpv plans and ask questions. i'v been following along with this thread pete. i have the gopro in it's case and plan on testing if the blade...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-19-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 133,410
Posted By tobydogs
entering the world of fpv..... blade...

entering the world of fpv..... blade 350qx,fatshark attitude combo package,gopro silver that most likely can't use the protective case do to weight issues. i'v maidened the blade today and crashed...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-18-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By tobydogs
arrrrrgggg!!!:blah: don't say that about the...

arrrrrgggg!!!:blah: don't say that about the blade qx 350. i just picked one up for christmas and also the fatshark atitude combo for fpv.
i would have been doing a maiden flight on the blade...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 832
Posted By tobydogs
i'v popped a lot of older lips in the...

i'v popped a lot of older lips in the driveway,only those that had a charge caught fire otherwise awful smelling smoke. now i pop a hole in the lipo and drop it in a little pail of water. boils for a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 832
Posted By tobydogs
yikes!!! that is frightening nitro!!thanks for...

yikes!!! that is frightening nitro!!thanks for sharing. i tend to leave lipos on my work table when bench testing planes and other times my metal carry box is left open on the shop table[like right...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-17-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 69,150
Posted By tobydogs
i also may be retiring the stinger since i...

i also may be retiring the stinger since i replaced the fan unit again and tried it on 3cells only not to get airborne. so next will be 4cell and if she puffs the magic dragon smoke again....shes...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-12-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By tobydogs
i agree theres no built in obvious down...

i agree theres no built in obvious down thrust,but when i mounted my "x"mounted dons wicked 3000kv to the firewall,it really looked as if it was pointing up slightly when looking at the flat bottom...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-11-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,843
Posted By tobydogs
over on 3drc forums theres a thread started in...

over on 3drc forums theres a thread started in march 2014 and a bunch of folks with the same issue i have, they chimed in over the summer and fall and this winter and still no solution. i haven't...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-11-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,435
Posted By tobydogs
the thing with these quads are the control board...

the thing with these quads are the control board gps/stabilizers help get smooth video flying close to and through trees or whatever you want. we have wooded parks/trails with abandoned or otherwise...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-11-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,435
Posted By tobydogs
i hear you pete, the guys i fly with...

i hear you pete,

the guys i fly with are my spotters who have extra sets of goggles so i'v watch many flights from the passenger seat and have a really good idea what i will be seeing.to...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-11-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,435
Posted By tobydogs
pete, the thought of a fly away is haunting...

pete,
the thought of a fly away is haunting me as i have just entered into the fpv rc world.i just p/u for christmas and combination birthday present a fatshark attitude combo set and a blade...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-11-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,843
Posted By tobydogs
it's official....ztw's gecko line is having...

it's official....ztw's gecko line is having problems with their programing and the tech's in china are working on it. theres a long thread spanning summer till now on the issues i'm having. this...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-08-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By tobydogs
if you do,let me know what you think of the angle...

if you do,let me know what you think of the angle of the motor after mounting it. right now i'm on page 25 of 45 pages from nano planes starting the speed shark. very few pictures showing motors on...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-08-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,843
Posted By tobydogs
thanks gramps for checking,i am going to have to...

thanks gramps for checking,i am going to have to do the watt meter again. i am beginning to think direct soldering the esc 3 wires is a good idea. the esc wires are very long compared to most esc...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-08-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,843
Posted By tobydogs
Heres the update on my motor chugging in the...

Heres the update on my motor chugging in the video and also on the bench.

i got the ZTW geco 85amp esc and it sure looks like a nicely built product,but i fear the eflite power 46 doesn't like...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-08-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By tobydogs
Pat, if he's the pilot on their web...

Pat,
if he's the pilot on their web site.....Yikes!!!!! the dude thinks as fast as he flys...lol....no way i will pull sticks as radical as he does or i might loose control and my membership to...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-07-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By tobydogs
Pat, your going to love the ease of this...

Pat,

your going to love the ease of this build,the instructions are very clear,the lazer cut wood is very clean and the parts drop out when you cut the nubs holding them in place on the sheet....
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-07-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By tobydogs
charging the 4 cell 1800mah 40 c zippy to do...

charging the 4 cell 1800mah 40 c zippy to do bench tests with props and wattmeter. sadly,donsrc doesn't sell the 3000kv wicked motor any longer and i don't have the specks for it....not sure what...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 01-06-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By tobydogs
5x5 good buddy:ws:

5x5 good buddy:ws:
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-30-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,843
Posted By tobydogs
yes,i did get the ZTW esc from altitude hobbies. ...

yes,i did get the ZTW esc from altitude hobbies.

john,your not kidding about fast shipping. i just checked my email and the programing card for the gecko ZTW i ordered this afternoon is...
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-30-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By tobydogs
thanks piper, we have several ol timers in...

thanks piper,
we have several ol timers in their 80's who ride the mowers during the week or on a saturday to keep the grass short. they are amazing!

rcrcc has been around for a long...
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-30-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By tobydogs
thanks for the heads up, i really am just using...

thanks for the heads up, i really am just using this as an introductory formula to flying quads just like you said. i'v been searching for a sale on a dii or blade as the gang at my club that do fpv...
Forum: Aerial Photography 12-30-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By tobydogs
thanks pizzano, i'v been told by my...

thanks pizzano,

i'v been told by my darling wife not to delete the camera's sd card in the future and let her do the next down load. she is so patient with me and my being a computer...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-30-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,843
Posted By tobydogs
thanks john, i plan on changing the timing. i...

thanks john, i plan on changing the timing. i just ordered the card/lcd ztw programer.they ship quick so should be here this week.

i may also prop down a little. i know power is all in the...
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