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Posted by JohnVH | Sep 26, 2016 @ 02:32 PM | 6,185 Views
Here is something different, and alot of fun!

JJRC H23 Quad Vehicle Full Review (10 min 49 sec)


Here I got it: https://goo.gl/DBPUMV

I have never had/flown/drove one of these before, and Ill tell you, its FUN! Your not going to be offroading it, but on a hard surface you can see how much fun I was having driving and flying it around, this is a really cool, fun, unique quad!

The battery charged up fast, and as you can see it lasted a long time! you'll notice in the video that the wheels don't turn to steer, the rear wheels spin opposite directions, it works pretty well, but its a little different feeling to drive than an rc car or truck.

In flight this quad handles really great, one key return without a gps is always hit or miss, I think that feature only works right after the initial takeoff, otherwise I think it gets confused with all the different stick inputs to come back to you.

PRO:
- Stable
- FUN
- Flips great
- Long run time
- USB Charger - Don't need adapters -
- Standard battery plug
- Great size
- Proportionate control, feels great in the air
- Cool futuristic looks


CON:
- One key return didn't work well for me
- Smooth surfaces only for driving


Description:
With both flying and racing capabilities, the JJRC H23 2.4G 4CH 3D flip RC quadcopter flying car is truly amazing

Features:
Fly in the sky
Switch to flight mode can fly in the sky makes turn 360 degree of the special effects in the air

Drive on the land
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Posted by JohnVH | Sep 19, 2016 @ 05:22 PM | 899 Views
REMO 1631 1/16 SMAX Shortcourse Truck Review (15 min 25 sec)


Where I got it: http://bit.lc/4Tad

Unboxing and Driving/Bashing!

This is a really great looking truck, it drove great, handled the terrain great, goes pretty fast, is durable, easy to drive, I do think that oil filled shocks would be better yet, but it still did great.

It has plenty of power to spin all the tires, goes through grass and rocks no problem, high speed on the road you will want to dial down the dual rates, at full speed it will get loose if you saw on the wheel too much.

Throttle and steering and very well proportionate, so it has a great feel. With the standard battery connector you could easily get more batteries for it.

PRO:
- Big tires, goes over almost anything
- Long run time
- Steering dual rates on the TX
- 4WD
- Steel drivetrain parts
- Great range
- Proportionate feel on the TX
- Great looks
- Durable
- Easy to drive
- Fast
- Spare parts and tools
- Standard deans T plug

CON:
- It says they are oil filled shocks, but they are empty, and Im pretty
sure would leak if you put oil in them, there doesn't appear to be
a seal at the bottom of the shocks to keep oil in

Description:

Brand: REMO
Item Name: SMAX
Item NO.: 1631
Scale: 1/16
Color: Red, Blue
Max Speed: About 50km/h
Motor: 390 Brushed Motor
ESC/Receiver: Waterproof (Rating: IP68); 3CH; 27.2*17.6*11.4m
Servo: 5-wire Servo
Frequency: 2.4GHz
Operating Mode: AFHDS
Modulation: GFSK
Battery For Transmitter: (NOT INCLUDED)
4pcs AA batteries (NOT INCLUDED)
Battery For Car: (INCLUDED)
7.4V/1500MAH Li-ion Battery (2 cells;T-plug)

4WD front & rear differential
Alloy cap oil-filled shock absorbers
Metal dogbone drive shaft / wheel hub
Metal differential gear
Metal drive gear hub
Metal spur gear
Whole chassis use molded tub / nylon composite
Packge Size: About 350*270*210mm
Car Size: About 285*210*125mm
Front Track: About 210mm
Rear Track: About 210mm
Wheelbase: About 185mm

Package Included:
1 x RC Car
1 x Transmitter
1 x Charger
1 x 7.4V Battery
1 X Manual
1 x Small Accessories Bag
Posted by JohnVH | Sep 15, 2016 @ 11:27 AM | 1,624 Views
FX798T Transmitter Camera Combo Review (5 min 19 sec)


Where I got it https://goo.gl/ovLvm4

Gearbest has a sale going on right now: http://www.gearbest.com/m-promotion-...46.html?wid=21

These tiny cameras are amazing, compact, light, great range, you can put them on almost anything! The Tiny Whoop craze brought them into the spotlight, and they have alot of applications!

In the range test portion of this review you can see some great distance and it was still flyable via FPV. The location I had it on my quad was not the best with stuff in the way, but it still did great! I also show some indoor flying.

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PROs:
- LIGHT
- Tiny
- Great range
- Wide angle view
- Flexible CP antenna

CONs:
- None for me


Specification:
Item Name: FX798T Transmitter Camera Combo
Power Input: 3.7V ( 1S Lipo )
Video Format: NTSC
TX Power: 25mW
Frequency: 5.8G
Channel: 40 ( 8 contest dedicated special frequency )
Product weight: 4.5g
Specifications
General
FPV Equipments: FPV Accessories
Dimension and Weight
Package weight: 0.062 kg
Product size (L x W x H): 3.80 x 2.00 x 1.70 cm / 1.5 x 0.79 x 0.67 inches
Package size (L x W x H): 8.00 x 6.00 x 2.00 cm / 3.15 x 2.36 x 0.79 inches
Package Contents
Package Contents: 1 x Transmitter Camera Combo, 1 x Cable, 1 x English Manual
Posted by JohnVH | Sep 12, 2016 @ 05:42 PM | 1,330 Views
iSDT SC608 150W Balance Charger Review (4 min 55 sec)


Where I got it http://goo.gl/FS0GvC

Talk about a handy machine! The iSDT SC608 can do it all. I like how compact it is, and how easy to read the readout is, as you see in the video the screen is above the rest.

It will charge, discharge and storage your battery, is fully adjustable, can be powered by almost anything, Ive seen others use a cigarette lighter plug adapter, I plan to use 12 volt sources as well.

Its very intuitive to operate, and very easy to use, they did a great job! This will live in my field box for something to use on the run. Love it.

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PROs:
- Compact
- EASY to see screen with color!
- Flexible on input power
- Scroll and click wheel is great to use

CONs:
- Comes with no adapters or wiring, a blank one for input power
would be a welcomed edition

Main Features:
2.4 inch IPS Display:
262K colors brightness monitor, up to 178 degree visible angle

Single Knob Shuttle Control:
Tired to fumble and push with finger-tips? Difficult press now is replaced with smooth and natural single shuttle control
One touch to set, makes charging with SC608 a joyful experience

Outstanding Design:
With unique design, possible to reduce the charger size as small as a cigarette pack, while improves the output capacity up to 150watt

Specifications:
Brand: iSDT
Item model: SC608
Item name: professional balance charger
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Posted by JohnVH | Sep 08, 2016 @ 11:57 AM | 1,338 Views
XK A600 DHC-2 Beaver with Auto Stability 6G Review (9 min 10 sec)


Where I got it http://goo.gl/pqyhhl

The XK A600 DHC-2 Beaver is an amazing flying plane in 6G! Hands off, impressive stability, in 3G it will do loops, rolls and inverted flight, has great power. In the video you will see what comes in the box, then how its assembled, and finally how it flies.

There was a little wind in the video, but it handled it great! I would recommend holding some UP elevator on take off in 6G mode, once up a little bit, let off the elevator and it will fly perfectly level, pretty amazing how well it works!

When turning in it automatically adds rudder to coordinate the turns. Then when landing, when you chop the throttle to full idle it will add some down elevator so it doesn't stall on short final. Landings were very easy.

My biggest complaint is in 3G mode, the elevator is not linear, you start adding up elevator, and it wont do anything until finally it will go too much and its a little hard to control smoothly. In 6G its perfectly fine though.. So I only used 3G mode for aerobatics.

Other wise they did a great job with this!

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PROs:
- 6G is AMAZING!
- Great looks!
- Aerobatic in 3G mode
- Great power
- Slow speed characteristics are solid
- Easy and fast to assemble
- Standards battery and connector
- Radio feels and works great
- Spare prop, comes with everything to assemble (tool)


CONs:
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Posted by JohnVH | Sep 06, 2016 @ 12:31 PM | 1,397 Views
MJX X906T 5.8G FPV Quadcopter Full Review (9 min 57 sec)


http://goo.gl/NpwDBC

Here is a fun all in one package, the MJX 906T Drone, it has an FPV screen built into the transmitter, and its on 5.8G! You can change channels, do flips and rolls, it can fly really fast if you want to, or be slow and stable with the push of a button.

A nice added touch is the included SD card and an SD card reader. Standard battery connectors, great flight time, and spare props! I like the looks of this one, cool futuristic look to it.

I hope you enjoy! Like comment and subscribe for more weekly videos!

PROs:
- Looks, cool compact design
- Extras, props, tool, SD Card and a reader
- 5.8G FPV
- All in one, FPV screen in the TX
- Flips, rolls
- Good flight time
- FUN!


CONs:
- Horizontal range is a little limited, but vertically it will go far, Im
assuming this is due to antenna placement inside the quad.
- Photo/Video quality is a little low
- Screen is a little hard to see in bright daylight


Description:
Brand Name: MJX
Item NO.: X906T
Frequency: 2.4GHz
Channel: 4-Channels
Axis: 6-Axis
Color: Black
Copter battery: 3.7v 380mAh
Flying time: About 6mins
Charging time: About 120mins
Control distance: about 50m
Transmitter battery: 3.7V 800mAh
Product size:13.7*13.7*3.5cm

Features:
- With 3D flips n roll,can make your flight more funny.
- Adopted 5.8G data transimmissiom system and built-in 2.31 inches LCD screen that allow you to...Continue Reading
Posted by JohnVH | Aug 31, 2016 @ 01:38 PM | 3,625 Views
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J-B Hobbies Legend VQ F8F Bearcat Maiden Teaser video!! (1 min 6 sec)

Posted by JohnVH | Aug 25, 2016 @ 03:31 PM | 1,592 Views
DJI Phantom 4 Drone Unboxing and Flight Review 4K! (15 min 19 sec)


Amazing piece of machinery! Flying at 10:30 , Details in the description.


Posted by JohnVH | Aug 22, 2016 @ 12:22 PM | 825 Views
GPTOYS F51C RC Quadcopter (10 min 41 sec)


http://goo.gl/Q5KbBJ

Good looking highly visible waterproof quadcopter the GPToys F51C. It flies good and has great features, but mine had very limited range, so I would keep it in close.

Waterproof, I didn't try it, but you could fly it in the rain, Ive seen people dunk it in a fish tank and ponds, its very durable, I crashed mine into a cornfield and it had to sit out there for 24 hours before we found it back. Zero damage!

All the functions worked, flips, rolls, headless, return to home, lights, all did well.

PROs:
- Two batteries
- Battery charger charges two batteries at once
- Included SD card
- Included bag to carry quad and parts
- Spare props
- Camera has sound


CONs:
- Camera is at a down angle, so only useful if really high, but radio
range isnt very far, so cant get high enough to use it
- Range was very short on mine
- Had a prop fly off on the maiden, make sure to push them on when
you first take it out of the box.
- No altitude hold


Main Features:
92-100W HD camera: official pixel up to 200W, offers you clear and bright aerial pictures and videos.
Waterproof function: with the waterproof airframe, panel, motor and camera, so the F51C is not afraid of falling into the water, but also can take pictures and videos under the water.
With headless mode: no need to adjust the position of aircraft before flying.
One key automatic return: you can call back your quadcopter quickly and safely.
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Posted by JohnVH | Aug 19, 2016 @ 04:30 PM | 897 Views
Talk about an awesome quad, check this out!

JJRC H32GH Drone Full Review (14 min 19 sec)


http://goo.gl/W5OkAW

Here is a fun little pocket rocket at Gearbest! The JJRC H32GH is a blast to fly! Probably one of the best mini quads I've flown to date, it has a solid feel, sticks are proportionate all the way across the board, makes for much smoother flying. Altitude hold works great, the FPV camera has great quality, footage recorded is pretty nice, it even has sound!

The lights look great, the flips and rolls are awesome, tight, fast, no altitude or heading loss. Adjustable rates are a nice feature, I like them around 75%, goes pretty fast yet is very easy to fly still. The flying portion of the video will demonstrate how great this quad is.

The FPV screen works well, everything is very simple to setup and use, the biggest complaint is that the camera is level. Quads really need a camera pointed up a little bit, otherwise in forward flight all you see is the ground, and that makes it difficult to fly via FPV only.

I hope you enjoyed my take on the JJRC H32GH quadcopter, here is a list of what I thought were PROs and CONs, dont forget to like, comment and subscribe for more! Thank you.

Flying at 5:22

PROs:
- Camera footage is good quality
- 5.8G FPV
- Included FPV Screen with receiver!
- Nice radio, can adjust rates to suit your flying
- Great looks
- Flies amazing, very proportionate to the sticks, no mushy spots off
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Posted by JohnVH | Aug 15, 2016 @ 11:35 AM | 848 Views
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Posted by JohnVH | Aug 04, 2016 @ 12:57 PM | 1,113 Views
Pretty awesome, run out of the box 250 size racer setup!
http://goo.gl/idKrmF
Comes with everything, RTR quad, spare props, 6 channel Flysky TX, 7" FPV monitor, a 3s 1500 mah battery, and its even already bound up!

Here is the unboxing and the flying portions of the review, hope you enjoy!

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Floureon Racer 250 Drone Unboxing Review Part 1 (13 min 43 sec)


Floureon Racer 250 Drone Flying Review Part 2 (5 min 23 sec)
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Posted by JohnVH | Aug 01, 2016 @ 01:04 PM | 1,307 Views
Fun video of a buddy ripping it up with his Baja Rey, this thing rips!

Losi Baja Rey 1/10 SCALE DESERT TRUCK (2 min 58 sec)

Posted by JohnVH | Jul 28, 2016 @ 11:30 AM | 1,095 Views
Still getting it dialed in, but having a blast!

Value Hobby 32" EPP Laser 3D VHB-PL-3484 (4 min 42 sec)

Posted by JohnVH | Jul 21, 2016 @ 12:26 PM | 1,428 Views