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My Nexus 7 transmitter mount.

Here's my 5 minute mount using two pieces of scrap plexiglass, standoff screws, zip ties, and two of my daughter's hair bands.  It did want to hang a little backward with the weight of the Nexus on there but I used a couple of velcro straps around the antenna mount to pull the lanyard upward until it…

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Added by Jeff L on January 1, 2014 at 8:30am — 15 Comments

My first guided flight.

This was my first guided flight a couple of months ago, just getting around to posting it.  Video is shot with my iPhone in hand, make sure to view in HD.


Added by Jeff L on April 18, 2013 at 9:11am — 7 Comments

Trying out 2.9 on a windy day.

I had it up and down about 10 minutes yesterday, it was pretty windy so I was mainly just putting it up, trying loiter, then RTL over and over.  I take video with an old deactivated iPhone 4 and it usually does really well, I don't know what was up with the horizontal lines yesterday.

Also note the bad bearing on #4 motor when it spins down, It's…

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Added by Jeff L on January 20, 2013 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

My first time off the ground.

I saw another post this morning from someone in NC with a hex, so I figured I'd post a little about my first quadcopter build as I'm in NC too.  I started off building the frame inspired by the 3DR design but made my own arms and legs.  I made taller legs in order to mount an old iPhone 4 I had laying around under it for video recording. 

Here's a couple of pictures from the build and then some video of the first time getting it in the air.  I have had no…

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Added by Jeff L on January 7, 2013 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

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