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Reply #10 - May 3rd, 2017 at 8:58pm

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Thanks. Still working on getting it right.....needs some white chalk on the back side to bring the colors out.  I am building another one to experiment with mylar + tissue.
 
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Reply #9 - May 3rd, 2017 at 3:54pm

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pedwards, great job on the print tissue Smiley

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Reply #8 - May 3rd, 2017 at 1:15pm

pedwards2932   Offline

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I lost this one about a month ago.....rebuild V2.0. This one is an experiment in printing on tissue.  Came out pretty good. The video isn't the best but it got stuck on a roof after this flight......had to wait till the next day for it to come down....in a rain storm.  I limited the winds to about 500.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iB6dzYH4JhQ

First pic is the one in the video the other one is my first attempt at tissue printing
 

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Reply #7 - Nov 10th, 2016 at 9:02pm

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Reply #6 - Nov 10th, 2016 at 8:50pm

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pedwards2932 wrote on Nov 10th, 2016 at 7:45pm:
Wind was about 5 mph but it wasn't steady.  I have a length of rope that I tie a plastic bottle with some water in it for weight then I throw it over the limb and I was able to shake it free.  I bought this clamp that holds my phone on my hat.  Once you adjust the angle as long as you follow the plane it stays in frame.  I have a Samsung S7 and it does pretty good videos.  I have it set to start with voice commands so all I have to say is Start Video and it starts.


pedwards2932

Would you post a photo of the clip, I may need to invest in one.

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Reply #5 - Nov 10th, 2016 at 7:45pm

pedwards2932   Offline

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Wind was about 5 mph but it wasn't steady.  I have a length of rope that I tie a plastic bottle with some water in it for weight then I throw it over the limb and I was able to shake it free.  I bought this clamp that holds my phone on my hat.  Once you adjust the angle as long as you follow the plane it stays in frame.  I have a Samsung S7 and it does pretty good videos.  I have it set to start with voice commands so all I have to say is Start Video and it starts.
 
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Reply #4 - Nov 10th, 2016 at 12:30am

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pedwards2932, what was the wind mph? Love the video. How did you get the Cloudbuster out of the trees?

How are you releasing the airplane and taking the videos? I need to try this since my brother no longer lives near by.

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Reply #3 - Nov 6th, 2016 at 8:24pm

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Flew my Cloudbuster again today.  Still working on my video technique.  First video was just trying to make sure I had the plane in the picture.  I had about 300 turns on it.  Second video I took it to the larger field and it had about 800 turns.  Third video still about 800 turns but the wind must have shifted because it headed over to the other field then behind the apartments and ended up in the tree in front....I edited out my comment at that point.  It seems to straighten out when the winds start to run out.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcrvqHxbrJw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifsjILvzGoc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bn3MorRXO0A
 

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Reply #2 - Oct 16th, 2016 at 9:44am

pedwards2932   Offline

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Thanks.  It was hard to tell from the video but it went over the power lines so it was pretty clear of the road.  The field on the other side of the road is an old golf course but the underbrush is really long so I don't like having to trek into it....I'm sure there are snakes, etc in there.
 
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Reply #1 - Oct 15th, 2016 at 10:27pm

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pedwards2932,

thanks for the videos they were the high light of my day. I was afraid of the road when your Cloudbuster was winding down. Nice job on the color scheme.

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Oct 15th, 2016 at 6:19pm

pedwards2932   Offline

Virginia

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Got the plans for this (Cloudbuster) out of Outerzone.  Used my craft cutter to cut all the parts.  I was trying to keep it in the field I was in so I had about 450 turns on it.  Almost zero wind....beautiful day.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVpfyJ4ldq0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsDbQHVUamY
 

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