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11-09-2016, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Rob2160

Yeah, because tolerating a degree of off topic...

Yeah, because tolerating a degree of off topic and friendly banter between long standing members on RCU might actually allow them to build friendships and camaraderie. Obviously we don't want that...
11-09-2016, 12:59 AM
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Views: 189,499
Posted By Rob2160

Haven't been here for a while but just had to say...

Haven't been here for a while but just had to say Sport, you called it months ago about Trump. Congratulations on your new President and hope he does great things.
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-07-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By Rob2160

+1. That was cool!

+1. That was cool!
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-07-2016, 07:52 AM
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Views: 504
Posted By Rob2160

Nice work Franklin. This hobby needs more...

Nice work Franklin.

This hobby needs more people like you.
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Views: 1,180
Posted By Rob2160

I centered the Servos on my Kraft Series 80 a few...

I centered the Servos on my Kraft Series 80 a few years ago.

As others have said, you need to open the servo and adjust the pot manually. Its easy to do and the servos are all perfectly centred...
07-05-2016, 11:46 PM
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Views: 189,499
Posted By Rob2160

I would have thought the same if I had not seen...

I would have thought the same if I had not seen it with my own eyes. Back to that location on Sunday for two weeks - hopefully we get another like and I'll have the drones ready.
07-05-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,777
Posted By Rob2160

Did you break it HD? Not working for me either. ...

Did you break it HD? Not working for me either. Must have changed recently as I've posted a ton of pics on RCU in the past.
07-05-2016, 06:26 AM
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Views: 189,499
Posted By Rob2160

Thanks, I watched every sunset on a recent West...

Thanks, I watched every sunset on a recent West Coast work trip with the drones charged and ready to go. They were all nice but nothing worth a video.

On the last day I had discharged all the...
07-05-2016, 05:50 AM
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Views: 189,499
Posted By Rob2160

Just under 3000 grams (6.5 lbs) This is the...

Just under 3000 grams (6.5 lbs)

This is the DJI Inspire - full specs here.

http://www.dji.com/product/inspire-1/info#specs
07-05-2016, 05:24 AM
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Views: 189,499
Posted By Rob2160

Not illegal at all. I have a commercial UAV...

Not illegal at all. I have a commercial UAV Licence, and unrestricted BVLOS approval - I am flying in Australia - AMA code and FAA rules are totally irrelevant here - This was 100% legal. :)
...
07-02-2016, 08:05 AM
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Views: 189,499
Posted By Rob2160

Thanks, lurking here every day to keep up with...

Thanks, lurking here every day to keep up with the thread but mainly posting on RCG with all the other drone heads :)

Been flying a DJI Inspire recently and its pretty amazing what it can do -...
07-01-2016, 10:37 PM
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Views: 189,499
Posted By Rob2160

Great Idea and this is how you do it... ...

Great Idea and this is how you do it...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXVbjvgycJo
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Views: 43,234
Posted By Rob2160

Yeah the Delta 8 receivers are great - I was...

Yeah the Delta 8 receivers are great - I was using two with a Futaba 14SG (This TX has FASST and FHSS) - when I switched to a Taranis it only required a re bind and they work with that radio too. A...
06-23-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,773
Posted By Rob2160

Plenty of great choices here in that price range....

Plenty of great choices here in that price range.

What size batteries do you plan to use?

I have tried a few different chargers but my current favourites are the Reaktors - 250 Watt and 300...
06-22-2016, 06:15 PM
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Views: 189,499
Posted By Rob2160

The FAA course for part 107 is available for Part...

The FAA course for part 107 is available for Part 61 licence holders. (Will need to register if not already)

https://www.faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/course_content.aspx?enroll=true&cID=451
06-20-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By Rob2160

I bought two 11Xs years ago and each came with a...

I bought two 11Xs years ago and each came with a 921 receiver and one satellite - I have only ever used them with 1 satellite and they work fine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fysiLVGABU


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06-17-2016, 06:11 AM
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Views: 945
Posted By Rob2160

Changed to a PM.

Changed to a PM.
06-02-2016, 08:08 AM
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Views: 197,541
Posted By Rob2160

Seen this one - good to see the Police take the...

Seen this one - good to see the Police take the side of the RC'er - lucky he was registered. ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEKafiDxhCc
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Rob2160

Ain't that the truth! 1980 vs 2014 ...

Ain't that the truth! 1980 vs 2014

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2162959
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Views: 789
Posted By Rob2160

Its true a simple radio will get you started...

Its true a simple radio will get you started quicker and I have only heard good things about the Tactic TTX850.

A few things I forgot to mention though that might be beneficial if you are flying...
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Rob2160

Hi Tom and welcome back. Radios certainly...

Hi Tom and welcome back.

Radios certainly have changed a lot since 1989 and it all good - the quality and features available today are far better than anything I flew with back int he 80s and...
05-11-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,179
Posted By Rob2160

7 months and no refund is truly disgraceful. They...

7 months and no refund is truly disgraceful. They want you to give up, but don't. Keep bugging them, every week on Sunday night and don't give up ever. Remind them you are a Platinum member and...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-07-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Rob2160

Mine too, bush fires are a terrible thing.

Mine too, bush fires are a terrible thing.
04-30-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4,400
Views: 189,499
Posted By Rob2160

No worries Mike, I understand life gets in the...

No worries Mike, I understand life gets in the way of these forums... (occasionally. ;))

Depending on where and how you do it I am fine with it too. I agree there are plenty of places to fly...
04-30-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4,400
Views: 189,499
Posted By Rob2160

Amen Mike.

Amen Mike.
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