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Forum: Humor
07-23-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By birdDog

FPV racing quads are a riot. Built light they...

FPV racing quads are a riot. Built light they have no autonomous functions. No flip this "switch to hover" stuff. No return to home. Many people don't even use the accelerometer. They just haul butt...
07-04-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,351
Posted By birdDog

It is a bit creepy that the "AI" must be...

It is a bit creepy that the "AI" must be programmed to decide who dies in certain scenarios. Ethical nightmare. So if my tesla decides to run over the pedestrian vs. swerving into an oncoming...
07-03-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By birdDog

Ones perception is their reality. "Believe...

Ones perception is their reality. "Believe nothing that you hear and half that you see."~Poe

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Turn those televisions off.

"Alternate"...
07-01-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By birdDog

Trade in your flying time for range time? Not a...

Trade in your flying time for range time? Not a bad decision,if so.
Forum: Multi-Rotors
06-22-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,666
Posted By birdDog

I've had great luck with Eachine equipment. Sure...

I've had great luck with Eachine equipment. Sure it's budget gear but performs as advertised. The EV800D Goggles are en excellent buy. Bulky but great quality.

Nice to see you landed while that...
06-14-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,766
Posted By birdDog

Would reversing the airfoil possible cause over...

Would reversing the airfoil possible cause over revving the esc? How do escs react to maxing the rpms? I know when I reverse the motors in my quads to flip after crash, them props really spin fast!...
06-13-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,766
Posted By birdDog

Best to redirect the discharge, as Nigel suggests.

Best to redirect the discharge, as Nigel suggests.
06-09-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,333
Posted By birdDog

I like their option the manually program throttle...

I like their option the manually program throttle end points. They also offer very quick throttle response. Inflight data logging included in some models can be pretty handy.

I've also had a...
Replies: 11
Views: 3,566
Posted By birdDog

One guy at our club. County gave us a new...

One guy at our club. County gave us a new frequency board so we just stuck a piece of tape with his name on it on 28.
05-12-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,968
Posted By birdDog

Jiggle the connection as well as the other ends...

Jiggle the connection as well as the other ends those wires to try to narrow it down. Sounds like an intermittent connection.
05-07-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,783
Posted By birdDog

You are aware that there are FPV fixed wing as...

You are aware that there are FPV fixed wing as well, Right?
04-22-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,783
Posted By birdDog

The FPV community is the majority of new...

The FPV community is the majority of new registrations coming into AMA.
04-21-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,226
Posted By birdDog

Perhaps if you started off with something a...

Perhaps if you started off with something a little more forgiving and less cost prohibitive to generate interest. Equipment is going to cost an arm and a leg for your average teenager. There are some...
Forum: UAV / FPV
04-15-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,412
Posted By birdDog

Tinkerer Level: Master

Tinkerer Level: Master
04-15-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,783
Posted By birdDog

Link to contact your local representatives. Fill...

Link to contact your local representatives. Fill their mailboxes...

http://www.modelaircraft.org/aboutama/protect336.aspx
04-10-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,917
Posted By birdDog

Haha.

Haha.
Forum: UAV / FPV
04-07-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,315
Posted By birdDog

These aircraft are certainly addictive. That's...

These aircraft are certainly addictive. That's for sure.
04-03-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By birdDog

Fascinating.:rolleyes: Single cell batteries....

Fascinating.:rolleyes: Single cell batteries. That little single cell checker looks handy. It annoys me that they are labeled 1S.
04-01-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,100
Posted By birdDog

"Without a watt-meter you are in the dark, until...

"Without a watt-meter you are in the dark, until something starts to glow:(;)"

~ ron_van_sommeren


That would make an excellent signature.:)
04-01-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By birdDog

Checking Single Cell Battery Voltage

Anyone who monitors their 1s batteries might be familiar with how difficult it is hold them little buggers down and get a reading with a meter.

Simple solution. Make your own leads. A few inches...
03-31-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By birdDog

Drove an hour home with my new purchase. The UMX...

Drove an hour home with my new purchase. The UMX Stearman had no elevator movement out of the box. Was pretty depressing considering how excited I was with my first micro. Turns out that that tiny...
Forum: UAV / FPV
03-30-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,315
Posted By birdDog

0:26 MIND BLOWN :eek:

0:26 MIND BLOWN :eek:
03-24-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,884
Posted By birdDog

Very impressive.

Very impressive.
03-02-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By birdDog

A few of us have been using the film from...

A few of us have been using the film from ValueHobby. You can not beat the price. Shrinks what seems to be a mile. Sticks as well as Ultracote. One guy swears it is identical to ultracote but I think...
02-28-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,519
Posted By birdDog

That looks amazing Steve.

That looks amazing Steve.
Replies: 33
Views: 2,702
Posted By birdDog

[popcorn]

[popcorn]
02-25-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By birdDog

I have been a big fan of Turnigy brand LiPos for...

I have been a big fan of Turnigy brand LiPos for a few years. They hold up well.

A couple of 45C Glaciers that I bought one season earlier and rode hard, outperform fresh 75C packs. It's really...
02-16-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By birdDog

If your're feeling crafty, you could solder...

If your're feeling crafty, you could solder direct to the board.
02-11-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By birdDog

Haha. Intrigued by the Giles ESR meter, i just...

Haha. Intrigued by the Giles ESR meter, i just wen to ProgressiveRC to check one out. Clicked into the clearance section and all paraboards wired for Thunder Puffer, I mean Power, are around 1/2 off.
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