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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #150 on: November 28, 2014, 11:32:37 AM »
Spare parts have arrived!  cloud9:
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #151 on: November 28, 2014, 12:50:59 PM »
Thought you may find this interesting BM, a Devon photographer rigged a quadcopter to film over Pripyat to see the changes since the evacuation.

Drone in Pripyat (Chernobyl)


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2851668/A-drone-s-eye-view-CHERNOBYL-Eerie-footage-reveals-city-left-decay-devastating-nuclear-disaster.html
Some days I think the only thing keeping me from becoming homicidal is that the voices can't agree on which weapon would be the most fun.

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #152 on: November 28, 2014, 01:15:04 PM »
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #153 on: November 28, 2014, 02:41:32 PM »
Thought you may find this interesting BM, a Devon photographer rigged a quadcopter to film over Pripyat to see the changes since the evacuation.

Drone in Pripyat (Chernobyl)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2851668/A-drone-s-eye-view-CHERNOBYL-Eerie-footage-reveals-city-left-decay-devastating-nuclear-disaster.html


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but are you sure it's not Scunthorpe after Nick's week there?
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #154 on: November 28, 2014, 02:43:48 PM »
Spare parts have arrived!  cloud9:
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Now all we need is a nuclear disaster zone for you to film in.  Can't be so hard to arrange
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #155 on: November 28, 2014, 03:15:39 PM »
Spare parts have arrived!  cloud9:
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Now all we need is a nuclear disaster zone for you to film in.  Can't be so hard to arrange

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #156 on: November 28, 2014, 07:12:20 PM »
Spare parts have arrived!  cloud9:
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Now all we need is a nuclear disaster zone for you to film in.  Can't be so hard to arrange

Invite Nick over for a visit you say...  rubschin:
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #157 on: November 28, 2014, 07:32:21 PM »
She is all repaired and re-programmed....  Thumbs:

New props, arm and GPS fitted....  cloud9:

Test flight in the morning like....
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #158 on: November 28, 2014, 07:46:40 PM »
Have you ordered extra spares in advance this time?  rubschin:
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #159 on: November 28, 2014, 07:49:32 PM »
Have you ordered extra spares in advance this time?  rubschin:

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #160 on: November 28, 2014, 08:03:39 PM »
What's the name of the manufacturer, at this rate it may be worth me buying shares.  rubschin:
Some days I think the only thing keeping me from becoming homicidal is that the voices can't agree on which weapon would be the most fun.

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #161 on: November 28, 2014, 08:15:57 PM »
What's the name of the manufacturer, at this rate it may be worth me buying shares.  rubschin:


Honestly it isn't.....  noooo:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__57154__S500_Glass_Fiber_Quadcopter_Frame_with_PDB_480mm.html

I simply can't see how they can build it, box it and ship it from Singapore for under 15.....

Plus, the replacement came in a shiny coloured box....

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #162 on: November 29, 2014, 07:53:36 AM »
Don't be flying that thing over my garden!! Especially anywhere near my washing line....

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #163 on: November 29, 2014, 07:54:36 AM »
Don't be flying that thing over my garden!! Especially anywhere near my washing line....

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I'd forgotten the washing line!  scared2:
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #164 on: November 29, 2014, 07:56:33 AM »
How could you forget about it? You put it up in the first place, all 25 metres of it....