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02-25-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,085
Posted By Veraster

How to drill a perfectly straight hole through a wooden dowel without a drill press?

I'm trying to extend the arms on my hobbyking predator 650. I'm just using wooden dowels instead of carbon fiber because this task would be even harder to pull off with carbon fiber.

The problem...
02-15-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Veraster

Actually I think they make things with a range of...

Actually I think they make things with a range of 100km and a cargo capacity of 35kg or possibly even more. They're also gas powered. It's called a full size helicopter. :p
Forum: Beginners
02-14-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By Veraster

Burned out an electric engine somehow. How do I prevent from doing this again?

So I bought 4 Multistar Elite 3508-268kv electric motors and 4 Afro HV escs. I burned out one of the motors somehow. For all I know, it could have been a defective unit when I bought it because I...
06-25-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By Veraster

RE: LawMate 1W transmitter - How to power this?

I figured it out long ago. I just used a 3 cell lipo battery. My airplane has a nitro engine so I don't need to worry about supplying power to the engine and transmitter on one battery.

The heat...
06-03-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Veraster

RE: cheap 4 channel electric trainer?

The easy star doesn't have ailerons. I need something with ailerons or it will be too different and probably not help that much.
06-03-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Veraster

cheap 4 channel electric trainer?

I have a Goldberg Eagle 63 inch trainer. I have fpv equipment. I would like to fly fpv. My fpv tx is 2.4GHz. It is NOT compatible with 2.4GHz anything. It completely jams anything and everything that...
06-02-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,855
Posted By Veraster

RE: Should the AMA consider changing FPV Ops 550.pdf

I fly FPV. Due to AMA rules, I can't fly fpv at the club field. I do it at my house. The feild at my house is much bigger but there are less places to land. I do it anyway because it's just fun.

I...
05-28-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,258
Posted By Veraster

RE: Call me Crazy!

When testing on the ground I can walk about 1000 feet away before the signal becomes messed up. This is with trees and all kinds of obstacles in the way. In the air I've haven't had a chance to fly...
05-27-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,258
Posted By Veraster

RE: Call me Crazy!

Your crazy. jk

My club thinks i'm crazy too but they just don't care for fpv flying. Note that you will need your ham radio license to do any fpv flying. I already have mine.

One major problem...
05-27-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,572
Posted By Veraster

RE: Facetime FPV?

Mounting an ipod touch on an airplane... Could be feasible but not cost efficient as you would have to buy one of those severely overpriced wifi amps. WHY they have to charge $1-2k to amplify a wifi...
05-23-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By Veraster

RE: fpv camera in cockpit. Does this give me enough view?

where would be a better place to put it? I have a trainer so there isnt an obvious good place to put it.
05-17-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By Veraster

fpv camera in cockpit. Does this give me enough view?

I haven't ever flown fpv before. I want to place my fpv camera in the cockpit to keep from getting engine oil and stuff all over the lens. Here's a picture of what it looks like....
05-14-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,423
Posted By Veraster

RE: new google out Finwing FPV airplane

That looks like a nice plane. I need something other than my .60 size nitro airplane to practice fpv flying with. Mine goes way too fast and is easy to crash. Servos can survive crashes into trees at...
05-11-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Veraster

RE: My first wreck

I tried it and I just stayed further up away from the tree and it was fine. http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/biggrin.gif
05-09-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Veraster

RE: My first wreck

Here is what it looks like to one side of the feild. Do you think that would be a good place to take off? There's an overhanging tree but I could ask the neighbor if it's ok if I trim his tree....
05-08-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Veraster

My first wreck

So today I decided to try to fly in a feild next to my house. It's about as big as the one at the local club and I don't have to drive there and use up gas.

I asked my neighbor if I could fly over...
05-06-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,477
Posted By Veraster

RE: How I see this forum

This thread made me laugh. I've never clicked on the AMA section. So I decided to take a look and this was the first thread I saw.

Epic win.
Forum: Beginners
05-06-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,291
Posted By Veraster

RE: I DID IT!!First solo flight, well first flight period

Congrats on your flight! I am new to this hobby as well. I spent the first 3 months putting back together an old trainer someone gave me. Using only information on the internet, I was able to make it...
05-06-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By Veraster

Best way to power video transmitter?

I know this isn't the right section in the forums to ask this but no one ever goes on the fpv section. I just have a noob question about powering a LawMate 1W 2.4GHz video reciever.
Here is the...
05-03-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By Veraster

RE: Amazing Crash video

That was interesting. What kind of airplane was that?
05-03-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By Veraster

LawMate 1W transmitter - How to power this?

I purcahsed a Lawmate 1W transmitter from the internet today along with a reciever and camera. I haven't ordered a battery for the transmitter yet because I'm not 100% sure what kind to use. I just...
04-26-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,354
Posted By Veraster

RE: try to rebuild this!!

Wow that's a bad crash.

At least your friend has an excuse to buy a new airplane. Maybe you could get a seperate battery for the engine and reciever if it's not too expensive to prevent a total...
03-26-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By Veraster

RE: FINALLY got engine to start- cant get it to work right for anything

Ok. I' sending an email to my local club now.

EDIT: after internet research and hours of messing with it, the bottom line is that the threads on my engine's shaft are gummed up to such an extent...
03-26-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By Veraster

RE: FINALLY got engine to start- cant get it to work right for anything

I swear that this engine wont start if my needle vavle is set more than 2 turns open if it's cooled off and hadn't run in the last 2 minutes. However, I did manage to get it to start on 4 turns open...
03-25-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By Veraster

FINALLY got engine to start- cant get it to work right for anything

A few weeks ago I posted a thead where I was trying to get my new engine to start. You all were very helpful. I eventually got it to start but became busy and wasn't able to work on it any more until...
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