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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2520 on: June 10, 2017, 11:45:57 »
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2mm 200x300 pure carbon board

erm.....not sure what I';m gonna use it for, think I just bought it on whim :shrug: :laugh:

Just be careful with the dust when cutting it as carbon dust isn';t good for you, best to keep it wet.

Sorry if I';m teaching you to suck eggs.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2521 on: June 10, 2017, 11:59:34 »
JSorry if I';m teaching you to suck eggs.

you are....

but to your credit I did learn the hard way, about 3yrs ago I spent a good three weeks hacking my lungs up after cutting CF board in a small badly filtered room. :embarrassed
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2522 on: June 10, 2017, 12:16:33 »
erm.....not sure what I';m gonna use it for, think I just bought it on whim :shrug: :laugh:

Glad to hear that I';m not the only one who does this. :)
I';ve got a couple of 3mm sheets here that I bought on the off chance they';ll come in handy at some point. I';m currently contemplating using one of them to make some 50mm motor mount extension plates for my hex (To get it up to 550mm). That way I could fit the folding props I have without having to trim a little over half an inch off each blade.

Anyway, Today brought some more stuff.
I receved a metric f**kload of heatshrink in various colours and diameters. I keep running out, So decided to go for overkill this time.

I';ve got another set of the Racerstar 2403 motors too. Again, not sure what I';ll put these ones on, But I';ve got a couple of my early build 6" quads that really could do with motor upgrades.

And finally I received another handful of folding prop setups like the ones I';ve got on the camera hex (PostNL really outdid themselves this time. Only 19 days from dispatch at Hobbyking HK to arriving here in the UK..... Or a little over 13 mph all the way !?!?! :) ). These are for my DIY Y6 build...... Well, They will be if I ever get around to actually thinking up and making some alloy frame plates for it.
I need a pay rise........ Though I'd settle for a reduction in the amount of hours I need to work to get the same money.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2523 on: June 10, 2017, 12:28:49 »
I think..........I think I am........therefore I am.............I think!

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2524 on: June 10, 2017, 16:33:11 »
New session mount for dronewolf (pictured) and an led tail plate for scx number 2

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2525 on: June 10, 2017, 19:18:07 »
Time to go widescreen baby!

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2526 on: June 16, 2017, 02:47:18 »
Thought was time to brighten up my quad, and also received my wide-screen goggles :
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2527 on: June 16, 2017, 13:15:48 »
I was thinking should I buy a new quad Naaaaa

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2528 on: June 17, 2017, 18:55:35 »
Some 5040 DAL Tri';s, been waiting AGES for Orange........................   ;)  ::)

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2529 on: June 17, 2017, 23:15:20 »
Thought was time to brighten up my quad, and also received my wide-screen goggles :
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What do you think of the goggles?

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2530 on: June 17, 2017, 23:17:33 »
Some 5040 DAL Tri';s, been waiting AGES for Orange........................   ;)  ::)

Thay have orange 5.45 at radic in stock the bull nose version

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2531 on: June 18, 2017, 07:23:05 »
The postie brought this thursday, but its was with next doors and they were out, its the Lidl cheap bendy glider i got from ebay, been converted to 2 channel rc, rudder elevator, its all set up and ready to fly (later today) but cg seems a bit light on the front compared to a stock free flight model, might have to add a few grams <br /><br /><br />how to upload a image<br />
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2532 on: June 18, 2017, 08:12:13 »
Thay have orange 5.45 at radic in stock the bull nose version

Thanks Jazzz but I now do not use bull nose with any number of blades as from my experimenting they give more noise. sometimes contribute to vibration,  and offer little or no advantage.  I have also on TWO occasions had supply of these where some were not moulded correctly as well.  One two blade pack had two props that were 2mm shorter, thicker, and more rounded one side!! 

Those actually came via HobbyRC, and when sent pics of the packs involved said they';d never ever seen any so bad and checked all their stock, but of course they were not going to open packs that looked OK and so poor balance was probably still possible...... not a lot else they could do so not badmouthing them.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2533 on: June 18, 2017, 08:49:55 »
Thay have orange 5.45 at radic in stock the bull nose version

I ordered a couple sets off red of a ebay seller and he sent me orange.....TWICE

when he apologised profusely and paid for return fee etc he then promised to send me out the correct colour on the third attempt.....
<br /><br /><br />upload your photo<br />

Id pretty much given up at this point and just used them :rolleyes:

 
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2534 on: June 18, 2017, 12:34:49 »
I ordered a couple sets off red of a ebay seller and he sent me orange.....TWICE

when he apologised profusely and paid for return fee etc he then promised to send me out the correct colour on the third attempt.....  green

Colour Blind, poor chap.......................... but you';d think he';d ask somebody else...................

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2535 on: June 18, 2017, 19:14:24 »
What do you think of the goggles?

Bad Raven just asked about this too :)
Here was my reply:


I';ve got to be honest, I';ve only taken it on a couple of flights, but I am really loving it. Previously I was using Fatshark predator V2s.
The Fatsharks are of course more compact and lighter, so in that respect they are more comfortable, but I find the style of the new ones (with the single view port) much more comfortable on the whole.

Weight wise it does sit a bit on the bridge of the nose, but I think with more effort on my part in adjusting the straps that could be reduced. Either way, overall, it';s still very light.

Image quality and receiver performance is superb, even with the antenna that come with it which seem to be of a fairly good quality (one enclosed clover leaf, and one patch).

It';s worth noting that whilst the screen is 1080, you can only get that resolution via the HDMI in. Otherwise it will display WVGA. Even so, the clairty, brightness and colours on the screen are fantastic, and it is of course wide screen, which for me is a massive bonus.

So I personally would recommend them.
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2536 on: June 20, 2017, 22:24:19 »
I GOT THE POWER  :whistling:

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2537 on: June 21, 2017, 08:47:41 »
I GOT THE POWER  :whistling:

Jeez, those balance plugs look bulky!!

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2538 on: June 21, 2017, 08:52:49 »
Jeez, those balance plugs look bulky!!
It';s just protective casings making them easy to remove without just yanking on the wires. They can be removed.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2539 on: June 21, 2017, 10:30:33 »
Four of these (or my daughter assures me he did, I am away from home until tomorrow night) and a replacement colibri v2 for a casualty

Tell me that is not just the best bling, go on, I dare you :)

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2540 on: June 21, 2017, 11:07:46 »
BLING BLING  :o   :cool: 
Four of these (or my daughter assures me he did, I am away from home until tomorrow night) and a replacement colibri v2 for a casualty

Tell me that is not just the best bling, go on, I dare you :)

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2541 on: June 21, 2017, 16:31:27 »
<br /><br /><br />my photo upload<br />

Looks like too much heat has been through the motor. Best you get some new ones ;)

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2542 on: June 21, 2017, 16:33:44 »
A VESC and an aluminium tube :)

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2543 on: June 21, 2017, 21:29:04 »
« Last Edit: June 22, 2017, 05:02:33 by Reman »
I need a pay rise........ Though I'd settle for a reduction in the amount of hours I need to work to get the same money.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2544 on: June 21, 2017, 23:57:09 »
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Awwww ickle mini poo pusher rods.

I had a similar set aaaaaaaaaages ago which was a godsend when fitting audio systems in cars.
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2545 on: June 22, 2017, 07:55:09 »
I have a set of those as well, unfortunately they are stuck down the cavity wall of my house, not managed to get them out yet.  :embarrassed
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2546 on: June 22, 2017, 15:36:21 »
In a moment of delusion I decided to build a small camera a/c to "compliment" the Mavic & Phantom for areas where they are not "suitable".  I';m not looking for speed just a decent flight time and a stable platform. So  the dji propulsion set looked favourite, I thought about an  A2  f/c but it would have the same firmware as the others, so I went for the Vector as I have both the Micro and standard on fixed wing and their performance is excellent.
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2547 on: June 23, 2017, 16:46:33 »
Hgltech F4 V5PRO Flight Controller.

Fitted and already liking it,just need to fly it as only hovered it but this is my first f4 fc.
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2548 on: June 24, 2017, 12:56:34 »
4x racestar cw 2306 2700,am on a  roll!
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2549 on: June 26, 2017, 13:02:14 »
2x dinogy 800 65c 4s lipo,am threadjacking!
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