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Posted by Lucasberg | Aug 04, 2014 @ 04:37 PM | 1,921 Views
I used my Axial Exo Terra as a camera car to film some ice blocking.
Gopro Hero3+ Black Haley's 10th B-day Ice blocking party (2 min 53 sec)

Posted by Lucasberg | May 20, 2014 @ 02:44 PM | 2,417 Views
Posted by Lucasberg | Apr 07, 2014 @ 08:30 AM | 2,671 Views
I got a new video camera that shoots 120fps and I tested it out on my friends Exo Terra.
Axial EXO Terra shot with FDR-AX100 120fps (2 min 22 sec)

Posted by Lucasberg | Sep 09, 2013 @ 12:11 PM | 2,689 Views

Posted by Lucasberg | Aug 25, 2013 @ 01:48 AM | 4,046 Views
This one cost $6 and about an hour of cutting and some foam from the trash at work.

It holds my Phantom with Zenmuse and fpv tx in the middle.
Phantom TX
2 sets of spare props
4 extra batts
fpv rx
8in fpv LCD + sunshade
FPV cables

It also has some foam on the lid to hold stuff in place.

Posted by Lucasberg | Jun 10, 2013 @ 08:34 AM | 3,133 Views
RC surfer at Balboa (1 min 12 sec)

Posted by Lucasberg | May 06, 2013 @ 09:47 AM | 3,533 Views
I tried using the Gopro Hero3 Black on my headmount. The footage is really crappy because I zoomed it in about 500%.

My surfer worked great after I snapped on of his legs. A stainless steel rod and 5 min epoxy did the trick.
R/C surfer at Balboa (2 min 2 sec)

Posted by Lucasberg | Sep 25, 2012 @ 10:29 PM | 3,282 Views
A quick Hover test at 120fps in lowlight.
I picked up a Sony action cam (HDR-AS15) today from the Sony store. I didn't get to test it in good light yet. The wifi feature is pretty cool but it took a long time to get it to connect.

"HDR-AS15" Sony action cam on quadcopter (1 min 13 sec)

Posted by Lucasberg | Jul 10, 2012 @ 11:39 AM | 3,510 Views
DJI Naza over Glamis with crashes (4 min 25 sec)

My quad took a quality double flip dirt dive. Did a few laps around Glamis and had hard landing and chipped a prop. Didn't bring a spare but kept going until pemanent fail.
Posted by Lucasberg | Jun 22, 2012 @ 11:29 AM | 4,233 Views
I bought this on clearence in 2007 for $25 and found it in my garage a couple months ago. Since then I tore out the guts and slapped in a 3060kv brushless water cooled motor, 120 amp ESC, a 5000mah 3 cell lipo.

This thing rocks. Hopefully by summer time I'll be ripping.
RC Surfer 1st time paddling out (0 min 44 sec)

Posted by Lucasberg | Jun 13, 2012 @ 12:35 AM | 3,544 Views
After changing frames I had to retune my anti vibration system (details in an earlier Post) and I think I'm ready to try some FPV. Now if I can only find a people free park in OC.
Medievil Quad 2.0 (1 min 28 sec)

Posted by Lucasberg | Mar 17, 2012 @ 01:23 AM | 3,744 Views
I'm still trying to wrap my head around adjusting the gains for optimum flight.
I think after watching some FF in atti mode that I might have a slight roll oscillation.
Here are a few highlights from this flight, I flew through a couple of trees.
Filmed with a Gopro HD Hero2 and flown with the DJI Naza.
DJI Naza testing (1 min 20 sec)

Posted by Lucasberg | Mar 14, 2012 @ 10:22 PM | 3,709 Views
I finally worked out the jello free video but it weighs 3.9lbs AUW.
I used the tubing cut into 2 1/2 inch sections and 2pcs cut into 1in sections. The 1in sections are the main attachment points and the 2 1/2 in are on the front but at the sides to keep my camera mount from rocking side to side.
I got the tubing here. Part number 51135K43

The Sorbothane
I got a 4x4in 1/2 #8514k55. Around $10.

That I cut a 2x2 section and sandwiched it between the camera mount and the camera platform.

DJI Naza anti-vibration/ jello test (1 min 36 sec)

Posted by Lucasberg | Mar 13, 2012 @ 10:16 AM | 3,908 Views
I built this with inspiration from rctestflight on youtube.
I'm still trying to dial in the gains.

Posted by Lucasberg | Jan 25, 2012 @ 12:43 AM | 4,573 Views
KK board ,18amp Plush's,Hextronic motors, 10x3.5 props, 15.5 in arms.

Posted by Lucasberg | Nov 17, 2011 @ 08:55 AM | 3,889 Views
Desert Tricopter action (3 min 13 sec)

Posted by Lucasberg | Jul 03, 2011 @ 01:27 AM | 4,443 Views
Tricopter V2.0
All new from the ground up.
Bigger motors,two batterys,two gopros for 3D.
Shorter arms from 20 in to 15 in.