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Posted by Adidas4275 | Jul 17, 2012 @ 07:04 PM | 4,712 Views
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1693582

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Okay so I spent too much $$ on some new camera gear and need to sell off some gear.


Here is what I have


Foxtech 5.8ghz Wireless 8 Channel DVR
Wireless 8CH 5.8G DVR-DV01
http://www.foxtechfpv.com/wireless-8...v01-p-408.html
$70 shipped


2x 5.8ghz Foxtech 200mw Transmitter and Rx RX305 set
just like this
http://www.foxtechfpv.com/58g-200mw-vtxrx-p-550.html
$40 shipped
have 2 of these!


I have 5 1.2ghz CP Clover Leaf Antennas

They were all bought off users here, i did not make any of them, but i have used them all.

2 have a 2" semi rigid cable extension
1 with a 3" extension and a piece of tubing for rigidity
1 side feed with a 6" extension
1 bottom feed with a 6" extension

$25 each shipped (ill make a deal if you buy more than 1)


5.8ghz CP antennas
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1 bluebeam no extension 4 lobe Skew Planar Wheel (SMA connector with a RP-SMA adapter)
( just one of these http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ind...roducts_id=459)
$20 shipped

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1 bluebeam SET (1 Skew Planar Wheel and 1 Clover Leaf) with 3" semi rigid extension
Just like these
http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ind...roducts_id=550
$50 shipped


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1 TrueWired Fan and Windmill Set
like
http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ind...roducts_id=989

the Windmill has a 7" extension and the fan has a right angle adapter and a 4" extension

$50 shipped

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Posted by Adidas4275 | Jul 07, 2012 @ 11:05 AM | 4,240 Views
My first take a some editing..... had the multirotor with me, but didnt really get it out

good day fishing though
Fly Fishing the South Fork Snake River Idaho (1 min 42 sec)

Posted by Adidas4275 | Jul 04, 2012 @ 07:59 PM | 4,375 Views
Posted by Adidas4275 | Jul 01, 2012 @ 07:04 PM | 4,698 Views
So i have been asked a couple times and I have seen multiple people ask for one from others. Since being on the road and flying in nature rather than my home flying field or front yard I have realized the importance of a preflight. I am flying more and more over water which i am a chicken about and I am prepared for a failure and the rig going down, but i would rather that not happen. So this is how I try and minimize the risk to my rig and my own safety

here is my Preflight Checklist for my particular rig, it might be of use to others.... (maybe)


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AP XL Y6 Preflight Check List
Check All Prior to Flight:
 6 Prop Adapter Nuts
 6 Props for chips, dings, balancing tape, white lines or any signs of weakness
 All screws on the motor mounts including the 4 screws in the motor
 Front Arm Folding Screws
 Mounting screws for AG-550n Gimbal
 Set Screws on pulley (Tilt and Roll)
 Servo Wires for Gimbal Servos
 Debris in motor Cans
 Voltage on Flight Pack and FPV Pack
 Inverted V FPV antenna SMA connections
 Satellite wires from Rx
 Turn on Tx (check voltage)
 Check Tx Switches (Gear 0, flaps 2, F Mode 1, D/R 0, Throttle 0% )
 Plugin Flight Pack (Check voltage again)
 Wait for no Red Flashes and Green Flash
 Plugin FPV pack
 Power on GS
 Test flight in manual mode, aggressive maneuvers, ATTI flight, GPS PH and RTL
 FLY