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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By solentlife
The basic idea is a 3 car section garage. 2...

The basic idea is a 3 car section garage. 2 places to left are cars, 3rd is closed in with 1.5x door to be a store. There will be internal stairway in there to the second floor. Second floor will be...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-22-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 86
Posted By solentlife
Project :

Here's the project outline ...

Nigel
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-22-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 86
Posted By solentlife
Garage building starts with Model Workshop on top !!

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Garage/Day%201%20garage%202_zpse1zidoup.jpg (http://s6.photobucket.com/user/nluther/media/Garage/Day%201%20garage%202_zpse1zidoup.jpg.html)
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Forum: Aerial Photography 11-22-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
It seems that updates will come out often - worth...

It seems that updates will come out often - worth checking every couple days.

Also note that the batterys used are Lithium Ion and only serviceable by Soloshot ....

Nigel
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-21-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
Here's the MIG29 Headcam video - so you can see...

Here's the MIG29 Headcam video - so you can see the difference ...

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Nigel
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-21-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
Had a session with two models .... My MIG 29...

Had a session with two models ....

My MIG 29 :

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Vilnis - my pal - with his Zephyr EDF :

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Forum: Foamies 11-19-2017, 06:19 PM
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Views: 671,299
Posted By solentlife
I have to say that the addition of the MIG29 to...

I have to say that the addition of the MIG29 to my hangar has revolutionised my flying ... with my modifications it has allowed flying in the limited area 'over the road' from my house !
...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-19-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
JPF ... yes - I put it on par with Hatcam ! ...

JPF ... yes - I put it on par with Hatcam !

So far my take is that Soloshot may have compromised on Pan / Tilt reaction to avoid jerky video. They accepted a slower reaction, but this then means...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-19-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
Tks Pat ... nice site you have. Forgive me...

Tks Pat ... nice site you have.

Forgive me for saying - but the Warthog is one hell of an ugly machine !! Anyway ,, it flies well though.
I had dealings with them in GW1 ... but that's another...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-18-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
Dark ... yes ... basically the camera does not...

Dark ... yes ... basically the camera does not return to normal quickly after having Sun in it.

Here's the chat going on between myself and SS :

SS :

"The SS3 will stop tracking you and the...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-17-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
I need to get out to a clearer area just to be...

I need to get out to a clearer area just to be sure ... but its annoying as my house grounds are not like a garden with pipes / cables etc. Its 3.5 acres of estate !! My Phantom has no trouble at all...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-17-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
So far ... not good ! It keeps calibrating each...

So far ... not good ! It keeps calibrating each time switched on ... tracking is intermittent ... its very sensitive to any interference - the GPS relay from TAG to base is extremely weak and drifts...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-16-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
I think I have worked out the charging bit ... ...

I think I have worked out the charging bit ...

The tag shows a rolling battery marker for charging ... and 100% when done.

The base has steady green LED once charged.

OK ... Updates went...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-16-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
I noted a rolling battery display on the tag ......

I noted a rolling battery display on the tag ... so maybe thats the way ?

If you plug and unplug - you see % on the base screen ... but after a few secs the screen goes blank.

...

Can you...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-16-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
All arrived this morning and it comes in a very...

All arrived this morning and it comes in a very nice box !!

I know its sour grapes and all that - but SS told us - we would receive a thankyou gift for waiting so long ........... guess what :...
Forum: Company Discussions 11-15-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,530
Posted By solentlife
DHL seems to be sorted there then - not like over...

DHL seems to be sorted there then - not like over here !! They are the worst couriers ever ! Their office is right next to Customs but they do nothing !! If you want them to do anything with this -...
Forum: Company Discussions 11-15-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,530
Posted By solentlife
The other factor of course is Courier...

The other factor of course is Courier relationship with Customs.

DHL here in Latvia is terrible ... they charge heavily for brokerage, they are slow ... and like UPS item stays at first entry...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-14-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
Finally I go see my 'friends' in local Customs...

Finally I go see my 'friends' in local Customs house to try and sort out the mess created by UPS.

Can you believe that an International Courier Company operating in EU - their Customer Service not...
Forum: Foamies 11-14-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 671,299
Posted By solentlife
Weather fine so I decide to fly but Yesterday was...

Weather fine so I decide to fly but Yesterday was not good !

Because of a discussion on another Forum - I decided to video a flight of my Phantom 3 Pro to confirm which was true.

Way back - you...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-13-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
Well once I get through the Nationalist crap of...

Well once I get through the Nationalist crap of Latvian Customs - my SS3 is still with Courier but in Latvia awaiting my sorting with Customs - I'll give the 25 a check out.

I'm usually happy...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-13-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
Do you think 65x zoom is needed or would the 25x...

Do you think 65x zoom is needed or would the 25x would have been enough ?

I chose 25x based on using normal digicams and the zoom is usually a lot less than 65 ...

What I found out later -...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-13-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
I doubt its predicting position - probably a...

I doubt its predicting position - probably a softening of change of camera direction to avoid jerks / sharp changes in video footage.

Nigel
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-13-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
Pat .... 65 or 25 ? I know SS are working on...

Pat .... 65 or 25 ?

I know SS are working on update to the frame centering .... also they do advise 'walking the tag' back and forth across the FoV to calibrate the centering.

One of the items...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-11-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
Once i get 'baby' in my hands ... I will...

Once i get 'baby' in my hands ... I will review...

Getting all excited now !!

Nigel
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-11-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,937
Posted By solentlife
Just rec'd notification and UPS tracking number...

Just rec'd notification and UPS tracking number for my SS3 on its way .....

Long wait - but finally something happening.

Now printing out the guides etc. they gave links to in that mail.
...
Forum: Foamies 11-10-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 671,299
Posted By solentlife
Blimey ... 6F !! We are in Autumn and it...

Blimey ... 6F !!

We are in Autumn and it stinks !! Wet, windy, temps hovering in the 3 - 7C range ...

I get an odd quickie flight in when suns going down and wind abates for a few minutes - I...
Forum: Foamies 11-10-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 671,299
Posted By solentlife
Is that 6C or 6F ?? Nigel

Is that 6C or 6F ??

Nigel
Forum: 3D Printing 11-10-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By solentlife
P - fine to give links to commercially available...

P - fine to give links to commercially available Stick parts ....

But Hays is offering a service to people. One I also offer.

My biggest problem is learning the creation of the part to print....
Forum: 3D Printing 11-09-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By solentlife
Good to know ... but lets be honest ... I tried...

Good to know ... but lets be honest ... I tried opening your site and it took so long to go through the front pages - I gave up !!

Hays is offering as a Modeller to other Modellers not as a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-08-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 168
Posted By solentlife
You have my admiration ! Well done ! ...

You have my admiration !

Well done !

Nigel
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