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Old Oct 13, 2012, 05:46 PM
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Great video Smithers, really enjoyed that thanks.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 06:54 PM
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um.. yeah, I can make that fly
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RCM, have you got a WDR cam (similar to the one you wanna use in your reaper) I can measure? I've done the base plate, and I've done the dome (bar the slot for the lens). I just need the cam dimensions so I can finish up. I think you said it was 36mm square centres for the mounting holes. Are the holes 3mm? I also need the lens diameter and total length (from the back of the board to the lens) if you can't be bothered to measure it just bring one down to the field tomorrow .

CJ
Old Oct 13, 2012, 06:56 PM
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Still flying a desk..
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Hi Guys,
Sorry I couldn't be at Twickers tonight.
I'm bringing my new Discovery with me next time.
It only had its maiden flight today with the NAZA GPS.. I like this FC now!
Discovery we are go for launch
Old Oct 13, 2012, 07:42 PM
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good turn out at Twickenham
Only myself Wayne and Alfred held up the FPV side of things.
Alfred managed a few loops with his quad, plus scared a few guys as well

I had nothing ready to fly.

On again in two weeks time.
Old Oct 13, 2012, 07:46 PM
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Hi Guys,
Sorry I couldn't be at Twickers tonight.
I'm bringing my new Discovery with me next time.
It only had its maiden flight today with the NAZA GPS.. I like this FC now!
Discovery we are go for launch
looking good
what's it like for camera vibration?
Old Oct 14, 2012, 02:22 AM
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RCM, have you got a WDR cam (similar to the one you wanna use in your reaper) I can measure? I've done the base plate, and I've done the dome (bar the slot for the lens). I just need the cam dimensions so I can finish up. I think you said it was 36mm square centres for the mounting holes. Are the holes 3mm? I also need the lens diameter and total length (from the back of the board to the lens) if you can't be bothered to measure it just bring one down to the field tomorrow .

CJ
Wow.. that was quick! I will bring the one today as I am not sure what dimensions you really need. I said the board can be cut down to 32mm square. hope this is not a problem...
Old Oct 14, 2012, 03:38 AM
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Here you go, a sneaky preview. Im printing the base as we speak (the top part in this pic) should be ready for the field . I need the camera to proceed though, hopfully have it done by wednesday, printed and all.

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Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:35 AM
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Here you go, a sneaky preview. Im printing the base as we speak (the top part in this pic) should be ready for the field . I need the camera to proceed though, hopfully have it done by wednesday, printed and all.

Attachment 5229438

CJ
looking great !!! remember Frank will be there today
Let me go a measure the camera now. I will bring one to the field anyway

Thanks again
Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:57 AM
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Fixed wings can be Drones too!
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epic ride !!! nicely done !
Nice. Glad you got enough footage, it was hart breaking to hand back your wing and tell you the card was full.





So, after a massive brain fart yesterday and me just talking at Alfred for an entire journey I changed my plans again last night and put in another large BEVRC order. Of course this morning I've woken up and realised what I've forgotten.

Is anyone planning on ordering from BEVRC soon? If so could you add a Skywalker glass fibre skid for me please?
Old Oct 14, 2012, 05:09 AM
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Lol. Oh dear. Ask RCM, I just spoke with him and I think he's doing an order for the reaper soon.

CJ
Old Oct 14, 2012, 06:05 AM
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nope the order has been done some time ago. OK I will load the car and head for the field. the mower need attending too.
Frank has already asked if I have a spare battery for his transmitter
Old Oct 14, 2012, 06:10 AM
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Ha ha, typical. Ill be down at 1. Gonna bring the base of RCM's reaper P&T down to the field so I need to wait for the print to end.

CJ
Old Oct 14, 2012, 06:34 AM
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Bit of fun in the clouds today "Memory card is full" on the go pro when i landed, but i just managed to record it all.

https://vimeo.com/51355597
How high do you need to go to be in the clouds?! Looks beautiful!
Old Oct 14, 2012, 06:39 AM
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depends how low the clouds are :P

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Old Oct 14, 2012, 07:59 AM
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Yeah just under 400 feet in that video
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