"an arduino based controller with temp feedback would be pretty easy to add to that cutter you've got. While looking through the link in my previous post it did occur to me that the CNC based approach might be overkill for building a handful of…"
"Really nice video. I'm absolutely considering this approach for a high aspect ratio ardupilot based design. I'd second the wire cutter, better yet, build a computer controlled one. There are multiple advantages such as being able to cut many…"
"I've got an ex-co-worker who has done the weather balloon thing to 80K feet. He's a HAM radio operator, not that that should matter, but he did have to file the flight plan "release balloon and watch it rise" with the FAA. He did not release…"
"The mikroquad design uses the protoshield to mount the gyro/accel board, that's why I'm interesting in using it. I'd be interesting in getting the weight of all 4 boards and putting them up here for folks. I don't know why the dimensions don't…"
"I wish I still had my solder bath. Makes that SMD stuff really easy. Having a tub of hot solder lying around kind of sucks though. Everyone always dips stuff into it, like pencils. I never got that, especially when solder wasn't ROHS compliant.