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I was at the field today between 14:00 & 15:00 all on my own , good flying too. There is a dead sheep along the fence line towards the gate from the pits, I saw the farmer so reported this to her. I hope no one had plans for a BBQ Smile .

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New build for 2012

Post by Roy on 2012-02-12, 13:53

I am about to start a new model build today but first a pic. of the box and a important part :-

Can you tell what it is yet



More to later.

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Mr Moff on 2012-02-12, 14:15

Futaba 10 channel in kit form.
Only joking.Open it up Roy,let's see the contents.
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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Rich on 2012-02-12, 14:17

the new futaba receiver & a computer to run it

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-12, 14:47

I know!
Cant believe its not finished yet

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Mr Moff on 2012-02-12, 14:50

Mark Barnes wrote:I know!
Cant believe its not finished yet

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Do tell.Is it exciting?
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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-12, 14:52

Im not sure Dad but it looks like you have taken a pic of your TX on the box not a tuperwear tub thats needed for the build. Easy mistake I know.

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-12, 14:52

Mr Moff wrote:
Mark Barnes wrote:I know!
Cant believe its not finished yet

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Do tell.Is it exciting?

The crash will be

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Roy on 2012-02-12, 15:02

Mark Barnes wrote:
Mr Moff wrote:
Mark Barnes wrote:I know!
Cant believe its not finished yet

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Do tell.Is it exciting?

The crash will be

Who said you are getting a go.

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Guest on 2012-02-12, 15:04

QUAD- COPTER?????????????

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Roy on 2012-02-12, 15:10

What is in the box

The electronics



The frame



The props




More later.

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Roy on 2012-02-12, 15:11

Allan Warner wrote:QUAD- COPTER?????????????


Yes you are right (see Admin for your prize)

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Mr Moff on 2012-02-12, 15:16

Ooo well ace,I've had an urge to try one of these for quite a while now.
What's your plan?Fly it as is or video?
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Re: New build for 2012

Post by PDQ on 2012-02-12, 15:54

I envy you Roy with that
Looks a fascinating adventure to get into.

Hex and Tri Copter seen not far from here in Dec
The Hex has 3 clockwise and 3 anticlockwise motors
The Tri has two fixed motors, one cw and 1 acw and one more but tilted +/- by "Rudder" servo.

The Hex, particularly, produces stormy day conditions in their hall and mere mortals flying depron and tissue stuff fly at there peril !!!!.


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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Guest on 2012-02-12, 17:18

Roy,
When done and tested perhaps you may be interested in a bit of FPV as these craft are favoured for this activity.
FPV Back Pack forum
FPV Back Pack YouTube
He's aiming for the airbourne and ground station costs to be about US$100. Only problem is the Fatshark gogs cost over £200.

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Rich on 2012-02-12, 17:57

Allan Warner wrote:Roy,
When done and tested perhaps you may be interested in a bit of FPV as these craft are favoured for this activity.
FPV Back Pack forum
FPV Back Pack YouTube
He's aiming for the airbourne and ground station costs to be about US$100. Only problem is the Fatshark gogs cost over £200.

Don't want to Hi-Jack this thread so may start a new FPV one

I really fancy the FPV Allan so I can use it for glider towing, but not as much as Mark Barnes does. I think he's looking at getting all the kit soon, not sure what type though.

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Roy on 2012-02-12, 18:19

The build so far



And with the legs open




And now to start the improtant part the electronics
Just going to see how it flys frist but yes will add more goodys as funds allow.



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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-12, 18:21

Dose mum know your building in the house!

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Roy on 2012-02-12, 18:37

Mark Barnes wrote:Dose mum know your building in the house!

Built in garage photo in house.

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Stubbsy on 2012-02-12, 19:06

ROYB wrote:

Built in garage photo in house

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Build in house - sleep in garage!
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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Roy on 2012-02-12, 21:00

Right fed and watered on with the build

The brains



All the mixing and three gyros all in one

Off to do some soldering.

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Roy on 2012-02-13, 17:42

All soldered up now all thats left is the setting up and the tidying of the wires Very Happy





Then to fly the beast pale

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-13, 17:47

sweet, my go is it

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Post by Rich on 2012-02-13, 17:49

luverly, is that the new 2.6Ghz challenger radio as well

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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Roy on 2012-02-13, 18:21

Items used in the build.

X525 V3 folding frame*1
KK multiCoptor Controller with USB programmer*1
XXD 2218 1000KV motor*4
3.17mm Shaft adaptor*4
GWS 3-blade Propeller 9*5Nor. *2
GWS 3-blade Propeller 9*5Rev. *2
Hobbywing 20A ESC*4
ESC Connect Board*1
3.5mm Gold Bullets


Facts and figures.

Span 60cm
Weight RTF 2.5 lb
Can use any 4 chanel radio.


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Re: New build for 2012

Post by Roy on 2012-02-13, 18:25

Rich wrote:luverly, is that the new 2.6Ghz challenger radio as well

With all the new radio that Futaba has it might be. (slowfasst) or (oldfasst)

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