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ESC Problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr Gecko Sep 24, 2013. 2 Replies

So... I've had this situation happen to me twice now and I'm getting a little bit concerned. Are these ESCs heating up too much? Are the motors working them too hard? Did I do something wrong when I…Continue

Tags: ESC, RCTimer


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About Me:
32 year old, father of three. Professionally employed outside of the computer/electronics industry.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Read/watched many many Quadcopter articles/videos... Love it!
I would like to learn how to build from ground up a Quadcopter able to FPV with a Hero3 Black Edition cam!
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TBS Discovery Build - In Progress

Posted on August 13, 2013 at 9:00pm 12 Comments

Here's the build finally assembled... (I'd say complete but we all know none of these projects are ever complete!)

Included Parts/Accessories:

TBS Discovery frame

APM 2.6 w/ external compass and uBlox GPS…


Vibration Dampening

Posted on August 11, 2013 at 7:44am 40 Comments

Hello Everyone,

So I finally received my APM 2.6 + accessories. As it's been almost a month since I ordered it so I had a lot of time to consider how I was going to dampen the vibrations. Below in the photos is my solution (not sure if it works yet, as I haven't tried to fly).


1. The Final…


APM 2.6 - TBS Discovery Build

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 9:15pm 65 Comments

Hello everyone,

I am super excited to be back on the board and ready to play with my new incoming APM! I have had some experience with the DJI Naza but I always felt that I was missing out on something. So here I am today about to begin my build.  

Here's the build:…


Getting the party started...

Posted on January 12, 2013 at 8:30am 20 Comments

Okay so here’s where I am at:


I’ve never had a helicopter apart from the mini-$50 ones you can purchase anywhere. So this will be my first helicopter/drone.


Short term Goals:

  • Buy Quadcopter
  • Build Quadcopter
  • Fly Quadcopter



Long term…


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