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Posted by nakelp86 | Aug 11, 2012 @ 08:11 PM | 7,002 Views
New SS is coming along.
Almost done but now I got the wrong motor LOL.
Always something ...Continue Reading
Posted by nakelp86 | Jul 12, 2012 @ 04:25 PM | 6,558 Views
Possibly, last flight of this little bird LOL

7-10-12 (4 min 13 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | Jul 09, 2012 @ 12:11 PM | 7,108 Views
Simple 2 pcs wing joiner

Originally the joiner was introduced on RC groups by Ira several years ago.
Since many of you guys have Skywalker and struggle with one piece wing this is a great option to make two piece wing.
I am using this connections for last 6 years and never had a nasty surprise.
All you need are CF arrow shafts, arrow aluminum inserts, 0.158" piano wire, 0.158" drill and your choice of glue.

Cut the wire to the desired length.
Drill through aluminum inserts to enlarge existing hole so your music wire fits easily.
Cut off the wide part (flange ) of the insert.
Determine how deep the insert will go in to the arrow shaft. I actually use two inserts one at the end of music wire and the other with flange at the end of the arrow.
apply the glue around the insert and push it to the desired depth in the arrow shaft.
Use the flanged inset to prevent arrow splitting.

Since Skywalker wing has two spars, there is no way it will ever fold in flight....Continue Reading
Posted by nakelp86 | Jul 08, 2012 @ 04:17 PM | 4,722 Views
Colliers field (3 min 57 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | Jul 08, 2012 @ 04:01 PM | 8,179 Views
Decided to start this for all interested, Please feel free to add your set up details and
only dry facts here, PLEASE.

This is to be tailored as this thread: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1494373
My current EZ* set up:

Total weight 38oz.

Motor Turnigy B2835 -2200Kv
Prop APC 6x5
ESC - CC 35 Amp
Servos - Tower Hobbies (blue) 9g
Flight Battery : 3S 2200 Mah
RC RX - Micro JR R610M 72MHz

FPV set up:

VTX - 2.4Ghz (Black Widow) 5V
Cam: Fatshark RC922CAM 5V
Antenna: Inverted V
OSD - Remzibi with heat sink mod.
UBEC - DPCAV 5V regulator
Vid Bat. 2S 800Mah
Posted by nakelp86 | May 31, 2012 @ 10:27 PM | 4,382 Views
another short run from yesterday

New place (3 min 59 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | May 31, 2012 @ 09:25 AM | 4,234 Views
its been a while since last video so here is another one


rain , rain (5 min 9 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | Jan 24, 2012 @ 10:18 PM | 5,055 Views
too cold too fly,
got something else to do with my new toy

FPV Rock Crawler (3 min 8 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | Dec 17, 2011 @ 11:21 PM | 4,910 Views
short story :-)
Adam didnt charge his Gopro, my key chain HD recorded 2 min of video each flight LOL, and all is stitched up to make some no sense movie LOL
But it was lots of fun regardless.

Untitled (5 min 36 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | Dec 17, 2011 @ 09:53 PM | 4,817 Views
another fun day

Great day to fly (6 min 11 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | Nov 27, 2011 @ 02:45 PM | 5,115 Views
Spent over two hours editing (cutting, pasting rearranging to fit the music) I had one more segment to do of the whole video and got windows error and all this work was gone in a second.
Got pissed off and stitched this. Its short so there is not much to fast forward

for avarage attention span LOL (1 min 1 sec)


comments are always welcomed
Posted by nakelp86 | Oct 25, 2011 @ 10:54 PM | 6,102 Views
Here is my version of great air intake to keep all the OSDs and everything inside the fuse nice and cool.
Posted by nakelp86 | Oct 09, 2011 @ 02:58 AM | 4,478 Views
I hate crowds, well, just few people with kids asking questions and letting kids go wild when I am flying.
I had to fly by monitor since the little guy almost shot down the ground station
LOL.

Up and down the beach (3 min 57 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | Sep 28, 2011 @ 12:44 AM | 4,766 Views
I think I am liking cruising around low, now looking at the video I am getting silly thoughts ( comes from my windsurfing days LOL)
what if, next time I just hit the wave do the tabletop loop and keep flying

Just cruising around the beach (4 min 27 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | Sep 27, 2011 @ 11:37 PM | 4,455 Views
I know for some it is nothing to brag about but up to date this is my best ever video reception. So Im all happy.
Great day of flying.
GREAT DAY (2 min 50 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | Sep 23, 2011 @ 02:18 PM | 4,107 Views
Kind of bored today since its raining buckets I decided to make long past due mod to my ugly Liberator. My idea is to have as few cables as possible, so I made "nice" connector for video cables, now I can just clip Liberator to the belt/pants or anything else and have one cable only to distance myself from the main GS case.
Posted by nakelp86 | Sep 20, 2011 @ 12:04 AM | 4,217 Views
One of the ten videos I made today.
Video issues again, but great FPV day regardless.

nice day to fly (2 min 18 sec)

Posted by nakelp86 | Sep 01, 2011 @ 10:08 PM | 4,143 Views
Just tested new location and bingo :-)
way better video

New location (3 min 5 sec)


But Remzibi still going nuts at 2:19 (home arrow).