Jake Wells
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  • Port Townsend, WA
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Acorn commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"And that's the kind of DIY stuff I like to see on a "DIY" site."
32 minutes ago
Acorn commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"And nice smooth video."
34 minutes ago
earthpatrol commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"Very cool. Might be fun to use a pizza box and make them in small, medium and large. Pizza box racers are go. Create and destroy."
49 minutes ago
Jake Wells commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"Doug, I'm sure it can be made out of dollar store foam. I designed it for 3/16 inch board. I like using Elmer's Foam from Walmart. it's like $2.00 and is nice and flat and bigger. The paper quality seems better to me. But to each his…"
1 hour ago
Jake Wells commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"You're welcome Helmut."
1 hour ago
Jake Wells commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"Thank you Hugues!"
1 hour ago
R. D. Starwalt commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"Great Job! Why not a DTF (Dollar Tree Foam-board) quad? It brings the price point down to the group project (schools) level and upgrades the prop safety. A+ Jake! -=Doug"
2 hours ago
Helmut H. commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"Super, thank you"
2 hours ago
Hugues commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"You took some time to surprise us again after the boxcopter, it was about time! A nice diy project to add on my list,thx!"
14 hours ago
Jake Wells commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"Thank you Gary"
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Gary Mortimer commented on Jake Wells's blog post My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.
"Nicely done Jake"
17 hours ago
Jake Wells posted a blog post

My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.

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. …See More
17 hours ago
Jake Wells replied to Nikola Rabchevsky's discussion Please integrate compassmot in the group ArduRover User Group
"So this guy(me) got a new external mag in the mail today. but I didn't order the freaking cable."
Jul 2
Jake Wells replied to Nikola Rabchevsky's discussion Please integrate compassmot in the group ArduRover User Group
"Ok i ordered the external mag. Thanks for the help."
Jun 29
Jake Wells replied to Nikola Rabchevsky's discussion Please integrate compassmot in the group ArduRover User Group
"I'm using the APM 2.5 with the internal compass. Im just getting into the rover. I took the apm off my tricopter because i never used the autopilot features. At first i though something was wrong with my compass after installing it on the R1.…"
Jun 29
Jake Wells replied to Nikola Rabchevsky's discussion Please integrate compassmot in the group ArduRover User Group
"Im having this same issue. My g-made R1 crawler has the motor in the center of the frame. Im going to move my apm forward on a platform and see what happens."
Jun 28

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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

My Free Foam board 250 sized quadcopter plans.

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 9:00pm 11 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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Gello is the enemy and Submarines are mean.

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 1:30pm 16 Comments

We've all heard how Bixler (flitetest.com) proclaims to be cheap. I on the other hand proclaim to be broke. So if you fall into one of these two categories then my post might be helpful to you. Or,…

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Making and maiden of a BatBone

Posted on January 16, 2014 at 5:00pm 3 Comments

I received a Bat Bone about a month ago from FliteTest.com and am thrilled with it. But, with me being me I couldn't leave it alone. I had to modify it somehow. So...I wrapped a tupperware around it and made it a T-copter. The first video is the way I made it and the second video is it's maiden flight. The…

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From the pier and back

Posted on December 23, 2013 at 10:44pm 4 Comments

 

I haven't posted a video for several months. This is mainly because I haven't been flying. I've been driving. Which I made a video about that you can see below. I recently was blessed with the oportunity to start a tattoo shop locally. It's a small one man custom shop and the best part is the location. It's smack dab in the middle of historic downtown Port…

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Comment Wall (3 comments)

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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