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11-06-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,593
Posted By formontoya

I learned to fly on an Assassin...after bashing 2...

I learned to fly on an Assassin...after bashing 2 not crashable foamies the brick wall video sold me as well...great "ad". The only real thing that one needs to do after a crash is go pick it up and...
10-25-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,207
Posted By formontoya

You're right fish...these things are great when...

You're right fish...these things are great when the weather gets away from you. Like the Tie Fighter add on...3D print pretty cool stuff. I just fly mine around the house...need to see if I can find...
08-16-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By formontoya

I personally use the FrSky S8R Rx on 2 planes...

I personally use the FrSky S8R Rx on 2 planes that I FPV (55" Cessna 182 for land and a 52" ICON A5 for water)...I'm able to look around more and enjoy the scenery with a copilot on board.
08-16-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By formontoya

As well...the stabilizer has to be more than...

As well...the stabilizer has to be more than attached with just Velcro...that fuzzy stuff is not stable enough for a stabilizer. I see a lot of people attach with this and while it works great for a...
Forum: Beginners
08-02-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By formontoya

Well, I can say that a lot of times I see some...

Well, I can say that a lot of times I see some ask questions and they get ridiculed and harassed then told to search better. I can say that I've seen it here as well.

This thread is actually...
07-02-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By formontoya

Please, yet another channel of hard right people...

Please, yet another channel of hard right people who are too afraid to go outside because they think the "bad 'ol (insert your favorite group to hate here)" will get them.

Please, get out from...
06-12-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,665
Posted By formontoya

Not seen that one...but a lot of 3D planes I see...

Not seen that one...but a lot of 3D planes I see "standing" on the nose utilize a pitch controlled prop...
05-23-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,147
Posted By formontoya

I can certainly agree with that. I do mechanical...

I can certainly agree with that. I do mechanical design and most engineers we get are HB1...I would say easy 3-1. The people we get from here just want to be the corner office guy first day out when...
05-22-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,147
Posted By formontoya

Yea, "No kid left behind" really screwed the...

Yea, "No kid left behind" really screwed the pooch.
04-20-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,535
Posted By formontoya

thanks guys...Vettle. Go w/EPP...

thanks guys...Vettle.

Go w/EPP wings...they're more "crashable". Crash Test Hobbies sell various size EPP wings that could be fitted w/EDF. You'll be surprised at how hard it is to fly within a...
02-27-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By formontoya

My old 9X that I did a swirl paint dip on several...

My old 9X that I did a swirl paint dip on several years back. I did not dip my Taranis plus.
01-26-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By formontoya

But the cameras that seem to be hanging off just...

But the cameras that seem to be hanging off just about anything will get 'em...
01-22-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,516
Posted By formontoya

I've purchased a trainer plane plus a 4 channel...

I've purchased a trainer plane plus a 4 channel battery charger several years ago, no issues. Last year I purchased a 55" Cessna...absolutely enjoy that plane...no issues on it either.
01-18-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,939
Posted By formontoya

Nice. I'm looking at one of these as a trainer...

Nice. I'm looking at one of these as a trainer for a Concept 30SX a coworker gave me. Have flown planes, multi rotors and even had a coax copter...but never a barless CP copter and know enough to put...
Forum: UAV / FPV
01-14-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By formontoya

And 20 years from now... Things change,...

And 20 years from now...

Things change, and?
12-21-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
FAA
Views: 838
Posted By formontoya

Yea, the FAA number was $5/3 yrs, the AMA I just...

Yea, the FAA number was $5/3 yrs, the AMA I just renewed was $85/1 yr...both are relatively painless to do. As the saying goes "you have to pay to play" and more people have their hands out than back...
Forum: UAV / FPV
12-19-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By formontoya

Yea, the screen on the Fatshark type goggles are...

Yea, the screen on the Fatshark type goggles are pretty small...postage stamp is pretty close. But when they're on your face it works out fine. Sure, you don't get that big screen TV look,...
Forum: UAV / FPV
12-18-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By formontoya

Maybe the goggles require the dipole lenses. I...

Maybe the goggles require the dipole lenses. I have a set of box goggles that have diversity/DVR that I had to modify with a set of readers because the picture quality was horrible. My buddy has a...
Forum: UAV / FPV
12-17-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By formontoya

I started with box goggles and then switched to a...

I started with box goggles and then switched to a Fatshark style goggle. It did take some getting use to, but I now prefer them over the box goggles myself. If nothing else they could be used as...
12-14-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 448,518
Posted By formontoya

Durafly Hyperbipe. I owned one when they first...

Durafly Hyperbipe. I owned one when they first came out a few years back but it was a bit too hot for me at the time and I proceeded to beat it into submission. I had fantastic days with it but in...
12-12-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By formontoya

The issue with a shop that nice is that if I...

The issue with a shop that nice is that if I pissed off the wife she would not have any reservations telling me where my new sleeping spot is...
Forum: UAV / FPV
12-04-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,560
Posted By formontoya

Yea, I have a quad as well that I run "missions"...

Yea, I have a quad as well that I run "missions" on and get 1/2 mile away on my farthest runs. It's nice to get out farther and then pan/tilt the camera for some good shots, but I don't really...
10-30-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,664
Posted By formontoya

come on now...if this turns political then the...

come on now...if this turns political then the car has slid off into the ditch.

religion and politics turns things south with a quickness.
10-23-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By formontoya

I have a wing that the hinge is a little...

I have a wing that the hinge is a little stiff...if I do a full throw roll it will hang a bit in that direction. do a full roll in the opposite direction to center it and it's fine again...
10-10-2017, 08:41 PM
Forum: 3D Printing
10-06-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By formontoya

Very cool...would like to hear how things go for...

Very cool...would like to hear how things go for you. I plan on getting a 3D printer for Christmas as I've been drooling for 3 planes they have. Buddy prints quad frames that work nicely...just...
10-04-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,499
Posted By formontoya

Their line of Admiral batteries are great!! And...

Their line of Admiral batteries are great!! And shipping is fast.
10-01-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By formontoya

google search lipo balance board and then pick...

google search lipo balance board and then pick your poison
Forum: 3D Printing
09-08-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By formontoya

Well then, the first thing that needs to show up...

Well then, the first thing that needs to show up is some planes to start 3D printing...
https://3dlabprint.com/
Forum: Multi-Rotors
08-10-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By formontoya

if does NOT have USB port you will insert the SD...

if does NOT have USB port you will insert the SD card so you can record pictures/video. afterwards when you are ready to transfer you will remove the SD card and insert it into your computer for...
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