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Posted by DJO | Jan 28, 2013 @ 03:44 PM | 4,764 Views
Yo everybody -

Here's the custom FPV setup that I soldered together for a member on here. The equipment:

RMRC 1.3 GHz, 300mw vTX
RMRC 1.3 GHz Standard RX
RMRC 1.3 GHz Standard Patch Antenna
Plug for PZ0420
Plug for vTX
Two Plugs for HobbyKing Simple OSD Connection
Deans "Tap" Adapter
In-line Filter
Deans Plug for Receiver
Two (Stock) Whip Antennas

Total build time took about 3 hours plus a little bit. Not bad, actually... I double and triple checked all the connections and such just to make sure that they were solid. I'm very proud of my work! If you're looking for a custom FPV setup then please contact me!

Posted by DJO | Jan 27, 2013 @ 05:18 PM | 4,036 Views
Yo everybody -

I recently ordered the Binary 900 DLG kit from Hobby King with 3 servos and an RX pack. I'll be using a BEC that I already have... I can't wait to build this one for a second time! My first one unfortunately met its demise in a tree, so I won't be flying this one that's coming in the mail in my backyard. It should be getting here by the end of next week, and you can definitely bet that I'll be putting up lots of videos on it!

I'm hoping to get an unboxing video too, and lots of build videos on what I did to get it ready to fly. stay tuned and get updates by subscribing to my channel HERE... I'm really excited to get back into DLG, and for about $170 shipped this wasn't a bad deal at all. I'm hoping to maiden it by spring once it gets warmer and thermals start coming out. But I can always test fly it before then


Posted by DJO | Jan 26, 2013 @ 07:04 PM | 4,036 Views
Yo everybody -

I made this compilation of the footage that I had of my Binary 900 DLG quite a while ago. I'm hoping to build this plane again... but I'll see... I was just going through my old videos on it and found this one. Enjoy!

(and subscribe/like/comment, etc.)

Binary 900 DLG Compilation (2 min 23 sec)

Posted by DJO | Jan 25, 2013 @ 07:27 PM | 4,168 Views
RadJet Modded w/ APC 6x5.5 + 30A ESC! (4 min 43 sec)

Should be one heck of a lot of fun once I get to flying it in a few weeks maybe, if the weather gets better.

Enjoy + subscribe for more! Lots of projects coming soon!

Posted by DJO | Jan 21, 2013 @ 11:19 AM | 4,299 Views
HK RadJet PNP: Setup/CG + Overall After Flight Thoughts (13 min 22 sec)

Enjoy + subscribe for more!

More mods on this... now it has a 6x5.5 prop, 30A ESC, and I've removed the coins in the back for optimal performance and cut out the foam more so that the battery gets the CG right.

Posted by DJO | Jan 19, 2013 @ 09:19 PM | 3,849 Views
Quick update video. Futaba radio in the mail. Not giving away what it is right now, so subscribe and STAY TUNED to see it soon!

The 12x6 on the Edge will be 100% EPIC, too....

I'll be building a DLG soon, and many more in the future. I'm hoping to build another Binary 900 DLG, and others!

Switching to Futaba + 12x6 for the Edge! (3 min 1 sec)

Posted by DJO | Jan 15, 2013 @ 10:40 AM | 3,963 Views
ENJOY + Subscribe for more!

3DHS 41'' Edge Flights - Cruising Around (2 min 44 sec)

Posted by DJO | Jan 13, 2013 @ 05:18 PM | 3,657 Views
Finally got this one flying. Too bad that I had some kind of lockout or something. Maybe it was a stall? Not sure.

Battery: ParkZone 1300 mAH 3S 20C

CG: 390mm back from the tip of the nose

OrangeRX, 6ch... stock electronics

ENJOY + SUBSCRIBE! When it gets sunnier the videos will get much better.

RadJet Maiden Flights Attempt #2 - SUCCESS!!!!! (5 min 52 sec)

Posted by DJO | Jan 12, 2013 @ 08:01 PM | 3,708 Views
Enjoy + SUBSCRIBE!!!!!

3DHS 41'' Maiden Flight! (5 min 27 sec)

3DHS 41'' Edge Flights - EPIC EDIT (4 min 15 sec)
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Posted by DJO | Jan 10, 2013 @ 08:40 PM | 3,780 Views
The specs of my 3DHS 41'' Edge - the second build of it, the rebuild

3DHS 41'' Edge Build Specs (7 min 17 sec)


Posted by DJO | Jan 10, 2013 @ 06:26 AM | 3,643 Views
Almost 100% RTF now... Can't wait to fly it!

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Posted by DJO | Jan 07, 2013 @ 09:47 PM | 3,746 Views
Unboxing some stuff. Electronics for my old 3DHS 41'' Edge (first video), and the PNP RadJet from Hobby King (second video). Enjoy + subscribe for EPIC EDITS and flight footage in the future, TONS of stuff happening at the DJO Productions studio (the basement, LOL), nowadays. STAY TUNED!

Electronics for 3DHS 41'' Edge - The Budget Route (5 min 48 sec)

RADJET UNBOXING! (9 min 51 sec)
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Posted by DJO | Jan 06, 2013 @ 03:19 PM | 3,936 Views
CrashTestHobby Pelican Flight, Calmer Conditions... Flying Fast ;) (3 min 43 sec)

Flying my CrashTestHobby Pelican at this school's field. Handled the slight breeze fine, it was off and on most of the time, and around 7 MPH. I've got a 7x6 prop coming in the mail for this plane so I'll get longer flight times and more speed. But this plane really isn't designed for speed

I'm getting about 25-30 minutes of flight time off of this plane currently. Setup:

ExceedRC 1360kv Motor, 7x4 prop (soon to be upgraded to a 7x6 prop)
Fli-Power 30A ESC
1600 mAH 3S Turnigy 20C Battery Pack
Parkzone SV80 and Solar Servo A107
DX5e + AR400 (soon to be DX6i and OrangeRX, probably)

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