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Feb 05, 2013, 02:54 AM
what goes up, must come down..
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Originally Posted by polix
i do but i no longer upload boring videos

i'm doing another run this weekend to 4km this time, i'll be recording both gopro & FPV feed so i'll mix the 2 feeds together and then upload, will be much more useful

edit: and i should really get the dragon link installed in this thing now :P
depends what your flying style & vid freq is, whether dragon can be used to it's potential
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Feb 05, 2013, 02:55 AM
Crashaffinity on youtube
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Originally Posted by AussieHoppy
depends what your flying style & vid freq is, whether dragon can be used to it's potential
well, my boosted DX8 is good to 5km or so, but i have a shiny DL sitting in a box

edit: and i'm running 5.8ghz video btw
Feb 05, 2013, 09:57 AM
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Originally Posted by compuatic
My 7km FPV flight using the super sky surfer. Love this plane.

http://youtu.be/k00JzRxasIs
Great video and narrative. Thanks for sharing.
Feb 05, 2013, 01:00 PM
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Takeoffs and landings


I compiled this takeoffs and landings video with the SSS and others. The SSS is pretty easy either way but I prefer a traditional ground takeoff.

Various takeoffs and landings-LOS and FPV (2 min 39 sec)
Feb 05, 2013, 07:26 PM
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I like your video Bldrflyr. It was Centered yet open in feel. Good mixture of regular video shooting & fpv..
Feb 06, 2013, 04:01 AM
what goes up, must come down..
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Originally Posted by polix
well, my boosted DX8 is good to 5km or so, but i have a shiny DL sitting in a box

edit: and i'm running 5.8ghz video btw
if you have the 1w argtek booster i reckon your vid & rc would be well matched for range, and as a general flying setup above tree tops this works fine, I have my scale warbirds flying the same setup, works great, especially with "tuned" CL/SPW antennae

I also had the same setup with my bixlers, but because I do a lot of low n dirty flying, I totalled it because I dropped that little bit below LOS behind a dirt mound, lost link, foam confetti in seconds
Since then, my current Bix2 MkII has Dragon rc with 5.8 vid... the 5.8 keeps me honest when flying low level, Dragon has been faultless.
Feb 06, 2013, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by G-LO
I like your video Bldrflyr. It was Centered yet open in feel. Good mixture of regular video shooting & fpv..
Thanks. A few criticized that it didn't show proper launching technique, but that wasn't the intent.
Feb 06, 2013, 04:56 PM
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Thanks. A few criticized that it didn't show proper launching technique, but that wasn't the intent.
Model airplane flyers make mistakes???

Say it ain't so!
Feb 06, 2013, 07:33 PM
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Thanks. A few criticized that it didn't show proper launching technique, but that wasn't the intent.
I have seen quite a few guys that insist on running,then stopping then launching the plane LOL i get a kick out of it every time i see it !
Feb 06, 2013, 10:47 PM
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ooooh nooo


my friend was going to buy a SSS and found out the free shipping special is

OVER !!


wow....2bad was going to buy another but not now...!

Feb 07, 2013, 06:56 AM
Mobius Cables... I got em'
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I could see BH pulling some crap "SSS ARF now only $95... (Small print) With $50 shipping and a $10 handling fee"

Chris
Feb 07, 2013, 06:59 AM
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That's a "super sized handling fee".
Feb 07, 2013, 08:05 AM
Mobius Cables... I got em'
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That's a "super sized handling fee".
it wouldnt be supersized if they didnt hire tiny people

Chris
Feb 07, 2013, 10:03 AM
Spearheading an Alliance
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possibly selling my SSS


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Originally Posted by RocketJoe
my friend was going to buy a SSS and found out the free shipping special is

OVER !!


wow....2bad was going to buy another but not now...!

I am considering selling my SSS. I just have a lot going on right now.

SSS has never flown. I have upgraded motor ntm 3542 1250kv. I also have a 48" carbon replacement spar from Goodwinds. The fuselage is split right now. I didn't care for the factory glue, or glue job. I also have a carbon arrow shaft for replacing the tail reinforcement. Perfect fit btw. The idea was to reinforce fuse and run VTX harness etc. to rear of plane then rebond fuselage halves together.

I also did modify the tail (slightly). I made it detachable with nylon bolts and removed the canopy magnets and located them in the perfectly sized holes found in the tail components. Looked like the original thought by designers was to have them there anyway.

I'm looking to fund a APM 2.5 so again, I may consider selling. But quite honestly I'm on the fence as I do really like it.

Just putting it out there since it came up.

BG

Edit:: I'm totally over selling my SSS, not going to happen.
Last edited by BravoGolf; Apr 28, 2013 at 11:10 PM.
Feb 07, 2013, 10:22 AM
Keep Calm, and Carry On...
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Originally Posted by BravoGolf
I am considering selling my SSS. I just have a lot going on right now.

SSS has never flown. I have upgraded motor ntm 3542 1250kv. I also have a 48" carbon replacement spar from Goodwinds. The fuselage is split right now. I didn't care for the factory glue, or glue job. I also have a carbon arrow shaft for replacing the tail reinforcement. Perfect fit btw. The idea was to reinforce fuse and run VTX harness etc. to rear of plane then rebond fuselage halves together.

I also did modify the tail (slightly). I made it detachable with nylon bolts and removed the canopy magnets and located them in the perfectly sized holes found in the tail components. Looked like the original thought by designers was to have them there anyway.

I'm looking to fund a APM 2.5 so again, I may consider selling. But quite honestly I'm on the fence as I do really like it.

Just putting it out there since it came up.

BG
How much do you think you would sell it for?


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