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Old Jul 20, 2012, 06:55 AM
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Nice airial vids

I need one lol
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 09:33 AM
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Just for you, the whole 360 degree enchilada. I'm loving this thing. Not the shots I thought I was getting but it works.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2otCMIcg_1k&feature=plcp
Nice !! I love the mountains. Did I see a "real" heli pad there? I also saw what appears to be a mine or quarry of some sort. Ha, ha,,,...gotta love that little tune your machine makes when it's armed

Thanks for the show..

Mike.

BTW, I've been following this thread on and off. This thread is for the #16 808 keycam. If you go to the main forum there are many threads on "Aerial Photography." You may get some good tips to get rid of some of that jello effect.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...56994&page=466
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 10:15 AM
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No, what you saw was the runway area for our club. This link shows an aerial of the entire field.

http://www.wcrcaf.com/index.php?opti...id=1&Itemid=18

Yes, you did see rock quarries. There is a lot of aggregate mined in the area. Ah yes, the jello effect. In my case, that has a lot to do with not having a proper camera mount installed yet. I was waiting on a better camera to arrive from Hobby Partz. The camera arrived but it was D.O.A. Now I am going through the whole R.M.A. / I want my money back plus freight thing. I spent $45.00 for expedited freight from California. It showed up in 13 days, D.O.A. I packed it up and sent it back to them spending $30.00 for Canada Post Xpress guarenteed two days to the U.S. You have to do that if you don't want it "lost in the mail". Hobby Partz then informed me they didn't have any HD cameras left in stock. I told them just credit my Pay Pal account with the cost of the camera and the original freight charge. Funny thing, I haven't heard a word from Hobby Partz since. Next stop, Better Business Bureau.

I am looking very seriously at a Go Pro. I have seen some very solid ideas for mounting one on my quad that are real simple to build. I will buy the Go Pro locally since these things aren't cheap and if there is a problem, I want deal with a "brick and mortar" store. Hopefully, that will get rid of the jello.
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 10:26 AM
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Whatever credit card you have on your PayPal, just do a charge back with your credit card Co. Then again, you could be out the S&H...dunno

I'll never figure why the S&H between our countries are so expensive...dang!

So, you mean that area that I thought was a "real" heli pad is a runway That means that the planes take off in circles

Mike.
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 11:40 AM
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I haven't heard a word from Hobby Partz since. Next stop, Better Business Bureau.
You should immediatelly file a PayPal dispute, I have found that it get's the ball rolling much faster. Did you check with the Post Office that the item was delivered and signed for?
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 11:58 AM
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Remember my build thread for guillows kit?

Well i will be starting a new one for a piper; old kit is screwed
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 12:30 PM
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Hey guys,

My buddy has been talking about bring a friend and I on a fishing camping trip this summer and this weekend is the weekend it's happening, I'm pumped!

We're going thirty miles down a lake in Teslin to an island where we will camp. Yes boys, $hitting a hole for me this weekend

My buddy promises BIG FISH so I'm bringing the gopro. Also, we throw them big fish back.....can't even imagine eating a fish that's been in a Yukon lake for longer than I've been on planet earth

John, paypal dispute all the way and nice vids.

Hope ya'll are ready for the weekend.

Not sure if this link will work but I'll try:

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151058067705660
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 12:52 PM
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Durk
Remember my build thread for guillows kit?

Well i will be starting a new one for a piper; old kit is screwed
Yes I remember and I was patiently waiting for you to finish it DANG.

Hope you have better luck with the Piper.

Chevy:

Tried the link but get the message "Page not available"
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 01:21 PM
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@HC, Hope you and the boys have a great time. I'll be looking forward to some pics and/or vids
BTW, the FB page didn't load

@RyanI don't remember the build you'er talking about. How big will the Piper be? Are you gonna be doing a step by step tutorial?

Mike.
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 03:17 PM
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So, you mean that area that I thought was a "real" heli pad is a runway That means that the planes take off in circles
Yes, at one time planes did take off in circles. Our field is about 40 years old. In those days I gather, they used something called "control lines" along with "049 engines" and liquid fuel made of castor oil and alcohol.
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 04:17 PM
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I forgot all about the control lines type planes..too funny. Two separate fly area's...That must have been the cat's meow back then.

So, tell me.....Are you a "Kamikaze" ???

Mike.
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 09:54 PM
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What the BBB says about HobbyPartz

I have found an excellent tool in all of this.

http://www.la.bbb.org/business-revie...ry-CA-13212870


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Old Jul 20, 2012, 10:25 PM
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I have only been a member since December so I don't think I qualify as a full Kamikaze. From what I have seen, the name applies more to planes than to helis. You don't see a lot of heli crashes there. Helis cost too much frigging money LOL!!! There is also a serious migration to quads. Its hard but not impossible to crash a quad.

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Old Jul 20, 2012, 11:13 PM
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its got a 20" WS, same as champ
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Old Jul 21, 2012, 12:21 AM
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its got a 20" WS, same as champ
Frame and tissue build up or a foamie?
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