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Offline hoverfly

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2160 on: February 21, 2017, 17:03:06 »
Whats up with the back light?

Early models they were a bit iffey, probably been fixed by now.  I did think of getting one when they first came out  but i didnt find the menu/interface user freindly , i was using a dx8,  being a lazy old fart  i went for the dx9. It realy gets up my nose when you buy something and then have to fart about replacing bits and tweaking it.
This put me off getting a 3d printer, luckily i got one secondhand and the previous owner had done all the mods. ::)
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2161 on: February 21, 2017, 17:51:03 »
Early models they were a bit iffey, probably been fixed by now.  I did think of getting one when they first came out  but i didnt find the menu/interface user freindly , i was using a dx8,  being a lazy old fart  i went for the dx9. It realy gets up my nose when you buy something and then have to fart about replacing bits and tweaking it.
This put me off getting a 3d printer, luckily i got one secondhand and the previous owner had done all the mods. ::)

I must admit, I';m a bit lazy. I would love a 3D printer as I know nothing about them, I don';t know much about computers more like a love hate relationship.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2162 on: February 21, 2017, 18:27:10 »
Early models they were a bit iffey, probably been fixed by now.  I did think of getting one when they first came out  but i didnt find the menu/interface user freindly , i was using a dx8,  being a lazy old fart  i went for the dx9. It realy gets up my nose when you buy something and then have to fart about replacing bits and tweaking it.
This put me off getting a 3d printer, luckily i got one secondhand and the previous owner had done all the mods. ::)

But then, you don';t................

I have an early Batch 2 first few months Taranis, and its used several days each week to fly RC and all the time on Sims (just been on DRL).

Its original in all respects, the sticks are still totally slop free, the backlight works perfectly, etc, etc.  I have currently 54 models (inc Sims) loaded to it, it has a Futaba FASST module to use up my old Rx';s. Not had a moments concern with regard range, reliably of link with  Internal or External RF.

I have a DSM2/DSMX DX9, and its no more user friendly or logical to use, just different.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2163 on: February 21, 2017, 18:38:31 »
The only thing I don';t like with Spektrum is the choosing plane type and the failsafes. You have to spend a lot of money to be able to program your own failsafes, that" hold last command " its a killer.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2164 on: February 21, 2017, 19:55:31 »
Got my Cheap FPV Goggles today, just charging the pack to try on my tiny whoop  :wack0 ::)
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2165 on: February 21, 2017, 21:05:15 »
Got my Cheap FPV Goggles today, just charging the pack to try on my tiny whoop  :wack0 ::)
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I could do with borrowing that nice looking air rifle. Have just found pigeons nesting in my loft. Then found out they are getting in via chimney stack which is about to collapse!!!!!!!
I don';t thing anything is coming via post man for a long long time  :(

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2166 on: February 21, 2017, 21:18:30 »
I could do with borrowing that nice looking air rifle. Have just found pigeons nesting in my loft. Then found out they are getting in via chimney stack which is about to collapse!!!!!!!
I don';t thing anything is coming via post man for a long long time  :(

Little buggers! yes it would make short work of a pigeon, you can pick up a pretty decent air rifle for cheap if you buy from Europe and you can have it posted to your door legally, unlike if you buy in the UK you have to buy face to face at a gun shop or posted to your local RFD, its a pretty dumb law.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2167 on: February 22, 2017, 10:53:12 »
The only thing I don';t like with Spektrum is the choosing plane type and the failsafes. You have to spend a lot of money to be able to program your own failsafes, that" hold last command " its a killer.
Selecting the a/c type just sets the output channels to their default switches, after that  i swap them around as required.  The manual is writen in american, which is nearly as bad as chinglese. ::)
I';ve always set failsafe to bind position for planks and for multi rotors set it on the f/c. Dont know why its expensive. :beer2:
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2168 on: February 22, 2017, 14:05:55 »
- Acrylic sheets for my 3D printer housing

- Ceramic insulation wraps for my heater  block

HRD-MK10-600x600.jpgWhat did the postman bring today?

- Hardened hotend to enable me to print carbon fibre or metalic filaments.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2169 on: February 22, 2017, 14:38:21 »
Bag of 100 8mm nylon standoffs

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2170 on: February 22, 2017, 19:47:59 »
A couple of tbs unify race vtx';s...they were like hens teeth for a while but seem readily available again.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2171 on: February 23, 2017, 11:47:59 »
he just dropped off the new Turnigy Evolution and Ia6c reciver
for my little sister
                         

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2172 on: February 23, 2017, 14:21:03 »
he just dropped off the new Turnigy Evolution and Ia6c reciver
for my little sister
                         


You might be a knob but you';re a good bro  ::)

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2173 on: February 23, 2017, 15:03:42 »
You might be a knob but you';re a good bro  ::)

Yeah but that Controller just looks Gay

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2174 on: February 23, 2017, 16:44:02 »
Yeah but that Controller just looks Gay

It';s actually very nice to hold. Feels a bit cheap, but.. it is cheap. Good tx for the cash.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2175 on: February 23, 2017, 17:28:30 »
they do look proper toy grade and gimmicky but all the reviews Ive read regarding them come across very positive, Ive been considering grabbing one myself just to see what their like after a few people have gave them a proper good workout and discovered the downsides for me ::)
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2176 on: February 23, 2017, 21:07:20 »
It';s actually very nice to hold. Feels a bit cheap, but.. it is cheap.

Reads  :rofl:

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2177 on: February 23, 2017, 21:12:32 »
Eachine ProDVR. I';d got the micro cam/vtx/dvr so thought I';d have a look at the forerunner DVR unit.  Ordered and received in three days (Banggood). I have hooked it up for now from a headset with its output going to a screen.

Works well for such a cheap unit.

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2179 on: February 24, 2017, 12:42:57 »
Boomerang blades..?

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2180 on: February 24, 2017, 12:44:50 »
Yep, off to try them, see what I think :)


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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2181 on: February 24, 2017, 12:55:36 »
At least his quad';ll come back,sound off digeridoo!
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2182 on: February 24, 2017, 13:02:33 »
Yep, off to try them, see what I think :)


Well they look feckin awesome! What are they? Pitch?

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2183 on: February 24, 2017, 13:42:15 »
They don';t state the pitch and it looks variable to me, about 5030 at base and tip to about 5045/5050 in the middle of the blade

Very rigid, tons of power, good grip, needs a good tune, more prone to prop wash than my normal props, very accurate,

Definatley a heavy prop, wouldn';t put on a 2205 2300 as I would expect a hit on efficiency and responsiveness, gave me maybe 10-20 seconds flight time less than even racekraft 5051

( got the nylon/glass version, on the whole I like them more than I liked the rk when I first tried them, the rk grew on me so I will persist with these and see where I get to)

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What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2184 on: February 24, 2017, 14:58:19 »

I';ve seen pics of these around and I';ll be honest I thought they were a bit of a gimmick. What';s the story/hype this time?! Are they any good?


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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2185 on: February 24, 2017, 15:12:45 »
See above mate, only had a brief fly at lunch time (3 packs) but will keep them on for the mo

Edit: ok spent the afternoon throwing packs through these.
I can certainly fly as fast and as agile as I can with other props (I currently use hq5040v1s, hq5040 s tip, racekraft5051 and sometimes dal cyclones)
Had to adjust the notch filters a little and drop p a couple of points but they hold up,very well in flight appart from:

Prop wash - it isn';t major but can';t get rid of it, certainly more than the other props, I suspect due to the super stiff blades

Efficiency - slightly shorter flight times than the shortest I get with the above (rk) and slightly more voltage sag on punch or fast manouver.

Which leaves me with the question "why?"
Sure they look cool, but there is a cost to using them. I think in summary I won';t be bothering
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2186 on: February 24, 2017, 18:42:25 »
Foxeer legend 1


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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2187 on: February 24, 2017, 22:52:33 »
Poncey case for the T/X.




looks like you need a nice set of gimbal protectors there hover lol, funnily enough i can make them too wink wink nudge nudge lol

saying that i think everyone should buy them from me so i can buy some more quad stuff lol
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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2188 on: February 25, 2017, 10:09:07 »
looks like you need a nice set of gimbal protectors there hover lol, funnily enough i can make them too wink wink nudge nudge lol

saying that i think everyone should buy them from me so i can buy some more quad stuff lol

Thanks for the offer but, it';s sorted. Have printer will print. ::)

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Re: What did the postman bring today?
« Reply #2189 on: February 28, 2017, 12:11:07 »
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