Spring, TX

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Full time slacker, part time tinkerer

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Novice, just discovered this site and I'm interested.


Hutchinson, KS

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Bob Byroad replied to svein arne skansen's discussion 3 or 4 cell in ArduCopter User Group
"Assuming you are correct that they have EXACTLY the same weight the 3800mah 4 cell has an 1.3% advantage. So almost nothing. Comes down then to what you have and or which has a cost advantage. If they are not the same weight, I would go with the…"
Sep 30, 2013
Bob Byroad replied to Bob Byroad's discussion Mission Planner Update
"Here is screen shot.
Jul 11, 2013
Bob Byroad posted a discussion
I pressed the update button in Mission Planner when it said and update was available. Now MP will not load. I get an box that says FATAL Program, along with a bunch of stuff I don't understand. Any help is appreciated!
Jul 11, 2013
Bob Byroad replied to Dale's discussion Replacement long landing legs in ArduCopter User Group
"RTL Fasteners makes great hobby hardware available in small packaging.   

Jun 30, 2013
Bob Byroad replied to Alexandre Nascimento's discussion How flat the quad need be to fly? in ArduCopter User Group
"Looks like it flys well to me. Use those sticks to maintain position and then adjust trims if required. Air movement will always cause them to drift around."
Jul 21, 2012
Bob Byroad replied to Ellison Chan's discussion Gauging Interest in the CNC Machine in DIYDrones - CNC Project
"I'm in also!"
Jun 13, 2012
Bob Byroad posted a discussion
Where can I see the output of the sonar? I want to check and make sure it is working correctly.
May 31, 2012
Bob Byroad posted discussions
May 30, 2012
Bob Byroad replied to BR928's discussion How is Auto Takeoff supposed to work?
"The throttle has to be advanced to initiate takeoff. It is a safety feature designed to avoid accidentally hitting a switch that activates auto mode. Both have to be done. auto mode, followed by advancing the throttle. "
May 30, 2012
Bob Byroad commented on Jason Short's blog post ArduCopter Loiter Tuner / SIM
"Awesome job!"
May 21, 2012
Bob Byroad replied to Quentin Mayberry's discussion XBee not working with APM 2
"I'm having the same issue. I'm using an xbee set that works perfectly in other apps and seem to be communicating. However, when connected to APM2 mavlink will not connect. I have the correct USB port selected, I have the baud rate set to 1152000.…"
May 21, 2012