evilmacaw
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Looking for TX with 3 position switch 2.4Ghz type

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Paton Apr 5, 2011. 7 Replies

HEY Jordi the store is not working

Started this discussion. Last reply by Benjamin Lanehart Dec 7, 2009. 13 Replies

ardupilot manual

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brady D Apr 15, 2012. 5 Replies

 

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evilmacaw commented on Toby Lankford's blog post Rover for Testing Systems the Ground
"I chose to build on this platform  http://www.superdroidrobots.com/shop/item.aspx/4wd-all-terrain-enclosed-robot-platform-with-42mm-motors/1492/  not cheap but i am Very impressed with the quality of construction ,it is nearly immersible…"
Mar 25
evilmacaw commented on Joshua Johnson's blog post 5 Things I Think Will Revolutionize the APM
"@ Joshua Johnson, Currently i am still in the build phase and acquiring some major elements as time and money are available ,this is no low dollar build and due to its intended capabilities pics/video of the finished  Bot will Never be posted…"
Dec 11, 2013
evilmacaw commented on Joshua Johnson's blog post 5 Things I Think Will Revolutionize the APM
"@Joshua Johnson, I live in a swamp  i looked over all the rock crawler  rovers  and they would not stand up to the conditions here  so i choose it because the waterproof body construction (full all seams welded in body 1/8"…"
Dec 11, 2013
evilmacaw commented on Joshua Johnson's blog post 5 Things I Think Will Revolutionize the APM
Dec 10, 2013
evilmacaw replied to Peter Tinsley's discussion Dead reckoning underwater
"Peter,  head over to http://openrov.com/forum  the problem is IMU drift rate over time without GPS to reset the IMU gyros  there is talk of short base line  chirp beacon array scaled to "hobby size and $ " but both…"
Nov 11, 2013
evilmacaw commented on Thomas J Coyle III's blog post Control an underwater 'drone' with your laptop
"An iteration of the 1980`s  Outland Technologies   ROV  design  using horzontal acrylic tube camera pressure housing  main difference are rear thrusters (angled and the protective arms /landing gear/ballast ) i like it…"
Nov 6, 2013
evilmacaw commented on Guy McCaldin's blog post Parachute Trials
"@John Campen , I am more than aware that ballistic launch is not possible in a large majority of the world and what constitutes a signal launcher  37 mm  legal in ocean bordered countries are not in land locked countries .It is just my…"
Oct 20, 2013
evilmacaw commented on Guy McCaldin's blog post Parachute Trials
"@John CampenI was building steel soda can tennis ball cannons as a youngster (Duct tape , lighter fluid ,strike anywhere matches and church key type steel cans ) PVC air cannons too but i own and shoot 26,5 mm and  37 mm riot gas/Flare…"
Oct 20, 2013
evilmacaw commented on Guy McCaldin's blog post Parachute Trials
"Very cool  ,i have been working on a fired camera pod ideal  and i want to thank you for the link to the para calculator . My problem is to deploy the para at apogee either by spring system  or energetic (fuse and charge ) for the…"
Oct 19, 2013
evilmacaw commented on Hein du Plessis's blog post Dropping care packages for a crew in dire straights... DIYDrones style...
" Hein du Plessis, I dub The, the Raisin Bomber  of  Table Bay keep up the good work Sir ! The original Raisin Bombers would be proud of you  ,US pilots flying into the blockaded  Berlin, Germany dropped  kerchief…"
Sep 25, 2013
evilmacaw replied to Robert Hart's discussion Ardupilot as a controller for a model rocket using glide return
"Robert, Assume Nothing even in AUS , as i suspected you are into the LDRS type of engines . I in your place would contact the AUS version of the FAA and the CSRO(if i remember it right ) about your project and it`s legality in your country…"
Sep 1, 2013
evilmacaw replied to Robert Hart's discussion Ardupilot as a controller for a model rocket using glide return
"I will go a bit further ,BATFE decided that  it was going to require an type 026 license (Explosives) for all engines even A size , The Rocketry lobby had to got to court to keep this from happening and they won a small victory in not having to…"
Sep 1, 2013
evilmacaw replied to Robert Hart's discussion Ardupilot as a controller for a model rocket using glide return
"Gary McCray  "I suppose that under some interpretation of the Federal Governments "Destructive Device" laws adding a real time controller to a rocket might be seen as potentially dangerous." Once you get above D sized…"
Sep 1, 2013
evilmacaw commented on Earl's blog post CAUTION ..I REALLY mean it !
"@Stone1295  Nice choice a lot of room for a very generous sand dump capacity . "
Aug 16, 2013
evilmacaw commented on Earl's blog post CAUTION ..I REALLY mean it !
"@ Thomas J Coyle III  They are getting a bit harder to find and expensive in the Very recent past here and most i find are in good to perfect condition but then i run in that crowd too :-) digging around  i found some i had bought almost…"
Aug 16, 2013
evilmacaw commented on Earl's blog post CAUTION ..I REALLY mean it !
"Charge in an ammo can with a bag of sand taped to the top ,this way you have an ignition it gets put out immediately ! It also stops the battery from "Traveling" energetically causing the TV destruction one member showed a pic of …"
Aug 16, 2013

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Ok i have the Easy Star , i have gotten the Ardupilot board (dang it is so small ) i wonder if my shaky hands can solder it togather .i have ordered my 2.4 Ghz radio a Fubata 7C with the digital serv…

Posted on May 16, 2009 at 8:09am 2 Comments

Ok i have the Easy Star , i have gotten the Ardupilot board (dang it is so small ) i wonder if my shaky hands can solder it togather .i have ordered my 2.4 Ghz radio a Fubata 7C with the digital servos pack (these are for working another project www.paintballsentry.com it is evil MUW HA HA HA HA) i ordered my video link TX 900Mhz and from Range Video i got my camera and the Easy Star canopy replacment pan /tilt mount (very cool) .



i still lack an FMA ,and GPS and a few other parts… Continue

new here

Posted on March 17, 2009 at 12:19pm 2 Comments

hi all ,

i am new to RC and very intrested in building an AUV ,so in what is going to take some time to buy and assemble all the elements project, i have just ordered an EasyStar as my base unit off of which i will build my own drone , in my area finding a thermal is as easy as follow the Buzzard :) cause i have plenty of them around here LOL . i have spent two days going thru some of the forum and posts and can see i have a lot to learn and will need the help from other members to get… Continue

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At 8:23pm on January 12, 2012,
Moderator
Brian
said…

evilmacaw, do you have any details on replacement wings for the Projet Nitro-003 RQ-11 model?  I need a new wing...

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