Jake Wells
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  • Port Townsend, WA
  • United States
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Jake Wells commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"Hey Gus I guess I do fly a DRONE... This came out today.... http://motherboard.vice.com/read/fleshpilot-and-the-spiritual-vision-of-the-drone"
9 hours ago
BirdsEyeView Aerobotics commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"Hey all, here's The Argument for "Aerobot""
9 hours ago
earthpatrol commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"Nice post Jake. Always enjoy seeing your creative multirotor projects. Keep on shredding the sky."
9 hours ago
Eric Krasting commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"When you say "drone" people get scared.  When you say "UAV" people have no idea what you're talking about.  "Multirotor" is a mouthful.  I prefer "flying robot"."
12 hours ago
Paul commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"@Joe Frazier Nicely said. thanks. For me being doing rc for over 30 years now started with my dad going to the local flying field. and now I go to my local soccer park with electric and if any people I go down to a farm field just beside…"
17 hours ago
Johannes commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"Very nice article Jake! It brings it all to the point! Really like your footage and especially the boxcopter builds since years. Just building my 2nd Boxkopter (real small one) right now to take it on my next holiday…"
18 hours ago
Jake Wells commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"Love you're writing Gary, btw I agree. There's gonna big things happening. There's more going on. We aren't getting the full plan. I wish I had a small fly sized drone...dangit!!!!! I wish I had a small fly sized unmanned…"
23 hours ago
Jake Wells commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"I agree Hugues. I've trying to come up with my own word for them all day. I think I'm gonna go with, "Hummers". My wife just said no...again."
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Hugues commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"Hey Jake, nice to read a post from you again. I think I understand what your thought is. However let's not introduce political correctness in our hobby world. Political correctness has always been responsible for banning words and replace them…"
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Gary Mortimer commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"I think you are right Jake, especially as this site is called DIY Drones. But its not the word drone that is the problem its the attitude of operators. I think we are entering the next age of RPAS flight. The slightly more adult world, barnstorming…"
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Jake Wells commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"Mr. Palmer it was simply irresistible, I had to respond to you. I wouldn't call it a rant. But hey, if that's how you see it, cool. If you didn't understand it, That's cool too. But just to clarify, I'm not complaining or…"
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Robert Palmer commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"Interesting rant.  After reading it, I'm still not really sure what you were trying to achieve. I fly quadcopters or just quads and sometimes a tricopter.  A plane once, until it became painfully boring...  The flight controllers…"
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Jake Wells commented on Rob_Lefebvre's blog post Oh Look. Yet another quadcopter goes over $1M on Kickstarter.
"It's their marketing, "Take your selfie's to the next level" WT????? Feed the Narcissistic and they'll feed you. "
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Jake Wells commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"I might have to move to Texas."
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Joe Frazier commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"Sure, welcome. I kind think yo have a long drive, though. :-)"
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Jake Wells commented on Jake Wells's blog post Is it a hobby or not?
"Can I come over and fly Joe?"
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About Me:
I am a follower of Jesus. A builder of stuff and a writer of things. Just killin time waiting for Jesus to come back. I currently work for Gospelpuzzles.com building children's apps.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Building and flying multi-rotors for AP purposes. www.fleshpilot.com
Hometown:
Port Townsend

Jake Wells's Blog

Is it a hobby or not?

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 7:27pm 17 Comments

I have been posting here for a couple years. Back when it consisted of a lot less drone and a lot more DIY. So please refrain from making silly comments like,"Do you know the name of the site you just posted on?"

Now that that's taken care of. You may have noticed the Commander in Chief told the FAA yesterday to do their job. That made me  think. Not that I don't have this thought at least once a week. What happens if we lose our hobby what will I do?

I've…

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My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 9:00pm 17 Comments

I've been working on this project for about a month and a half. I was sick of replacing props and I wanted a lighter cheap frame. This frame with wood weighs 193grams. Hope someone out there enjoys it as much as I do. …

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At 8:56pm on January 23, 2013, Bret C said…

Jake:  I am enjoying your videos.  What video camera are you using?  Thank you.  Bret

At 11:10pm on January 23, 2013, Jake Wells said…

Hi Bret,

Thank you! I'm using a Flip UltraHD.

At 5:07am on March 14, 2013, Jesse said…
No problem. Well. I thought it was for about a week or so. But today its snowing.. Lol. Such is the weather up north. No accumulation though so that's a good thing.

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