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  1. Snarls

    DIY Mini Gimbal for Air and Ground Video

    Hey everyone, I thought I should share my build here to get some feedback and hopefully inspire others to build their own DIY equipment. I am currently working on a mini gimbal to compactly stabilize my GoPro Hero 2. The goal is to mount the gimbal on the end of an extendable pole to use for...
  2. N

    Custom FPV Antenna holder

    So I have been using the Red fatshark 5,8GHz cloverleaf antenna's and they used to stick out the back of the QAV250 and simply bent up, however I have already broken the antenna mounts of 3 video transmitters. Next was purchasing the right angle adapters for the antennas and then feeding it...
  3. razor02097

    Attempting to make an automated LiPo discharge device

    Hello all, being who I am I like to tinker... a lot! This is not article material yet as the following device is barely worthy of prototype status... Currently I have a Electrifly charger that does not have the capability to discharge batteries to storage voltage (or 3.8v per cell). I thought...
  4. Snarls

    OrangeRX DIY Module for Turnigy 9X

    Unfortunately I've been waiting four weeks now (actually 4) for the OrangeRX dsm2/dsmx module to come back in stock at HK. I'll be ready to start my mini quad build in about a week, but I will be unable to do anything with it until I upgrade my Turnigy 9X to spektrum protocol. Looking at the...
  5. Spastickitten

    A place to put all of your diy micro (indoor size) quad things!

    I was thinking of making a micro indoor quad and just need a place for others to put their info! ^-^ Hobbykings new products made for micro quads Quanum Pico 32bit Brushed Flight Control board Quanum WISP 110 micro multirotor frame 60mm Propeller Quad Set (4 pcs) Mini Quad Brushed Motor...
  6. ASW92

    DIY cinemizer?

    Hello Flitetesters, I was wondering if anyone ever made a cinemizer by themselves. I would like a product list so I could buy the parts and do it myself. Thanks
  7. B

    swappable hovercraft

    Hi everyone, new to this forum as well as the diy aspect of the hobby. built my first plane not to long ago. It was the FT flyer. Super easy to build and fly even for a first time flyer. We live on a very tight budget so just coming up with enough money for the one model was tough so i...
  8. N

    Large FPV quadcopter / octacopter

    Hi everyone, As some may know I do a lot of Aerial photography work and currently have a medium sized hex which comfortably lifts a gopro and gimbal however I have a larger gimbal used for NEX sized camera's and small DSLR's and already have 4225-390 motors made for 15-18 inch props and some 40...
  9. S

    DIY Tarot 250 FPV Build - Suggestions?

    Any input is appreciated :D. I already have a DX6i so went with the LemonRX but might switch to OrangeRX depending on performance. Got 5030 props to start and 6030 to advance and will get HQ 6030's or HQ 6045's when I get real serious. Also looking for input on what OSD to get. Let me know if I...
  10. LennyPane

    y3 Tri-Copter - with Tail Yaw Mechanism - |Build Log|

    Y3 Tri-Copter - with Tail Yaw Mechanism - |Build Log| Carbon TriCopter with Novel Yaw Mechanism |Scratch Build Log| Hey Guys, i'm new here, and starting to plan my first build with a tricopter design. love the flite test videos, very good to get to grips with everything! i will document my...
  11. LennyPane

    Y3 Tri-Copter - with ball bearing yaw mechanism (WIP)

    Hey Guys, i'm new here, and starting to plan my first build with a tri-copter design. love the flite test videos, very good to get to grips with everything! my plan is, i want it to be cheap (around 170EUR/200$), but still be accurate and have the capacity to race or start to learn aerobatics...
  12. A

    DIY Super Cheap Case! 5 Min Build!

    Super easy and cheap case for any transmitter.
  13. 1

    First Tricopter Build - Advice welcome!

    Hello guys, This post has gotten a bit long... Skip the first part (marked #) if you dont have much time for my life-story: ################################## I'm looking at this hobby for 1-2 years now and really want to get into flying multirotors. I had a coax-heli a few years ago, but it...
  14. D

    "The Towel" Brooklyn Aerodome

    I heard of "The Towel" (or to the Brooklyn areodomers, the Flack) wingplane a while ago in a MAKE issue, and I ordered some of the parts and am going to build it. Can you guys do a review, Or has anyone else built it and thinks it is awesome?
  15. E

    The Boomcopter - a tricopter with a twist

    David mentioned this in a recent podcast and since I couldn't find this with search, thought I'd post this here too. Just an amazing twist for a tricopter :D So bananas! In action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKVpXCNZimc The build: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-57rHOAdzAI "The...
  16. KingWookie

    Very easy way to straighten wire

    Hi Guys, Earlier this week I started a thread asking where i could buy music wire since my local hobby shop is now closed and no other place seems to sell the stuff. There did not seem to be any alternatives except to buy online which I do not like because you cant really get a good idea of the...
  17. AG Pro

    D.L. Engineering Design Plans

    Hi. I am Darius from D.L. Engineering (www.dle-tech.info). I would like to give a brief introduction of D.L. Engineering to the community. DLE has a great enthusiasm about flight in model aviation and committed in building model aviation from scratch. DLE has designed and tested a variety of...
  18. N

    Anti-Vibration mount for APM

    Hi Guys, as some of you may have seen on my other thread regarding ESC placement, I have a Hex controlled by an APM2.6. I did a lot of research and realised through research that flight controllers (maybe particularly the APM) are very susceptible to vibrations from in the frame. Either you can...
  19. R

    Evening FPV flight at the Léman Lake with a diy quadcopter

    Hello folks, here is an evening FPV flight on a diy quadcopter at the Léman lake in Switzerland. Enjoy
  20. T

    DIY LEDs for the Heli-Max 1SQ

    Hey all - I've been lurking for a while, but I think this will serve as a good first post. I certainly won't be bringing anything groundbreaking to the forums, but I'm proud of my little achievement. I am just getting back into R/C hobbies. The last time I was involved, carrying around...