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3-D Printing For Aeromodeling

September 7th, 2013 at 8:45 am » Comments (0)

A lot of you have been asking about 3-D printing and I promised you I had some articles coming up. The articles will be in the October Issue of Model Aviation Magazine. If you are not yet an AMA Member and do not receive Model Aviation Magazine you can read the web edition of the [...]

Radio Control Imperial Star Destroyer

April 13th, 2013 at 9:35 pm » Comments (1)

Picked this RC Spaceship up from while I was out at the Toledo Weak Signals RC Show. They actually were not selling it at the show, but I would not let them leave until they sold it to me.  You can get the plans from sg-ideas and all the components needed to build your own. [...]

Plume in Mysterious Mars Photo Snapped by Curiosity is Identified by NASA and Google Officials

August 10th, 2012 at 3:31 am » Comments (0)

The LA times reported that during the Mars landing Curiosity captured a mysterious photo of a plume of dust off in the distance. Lots of speculation has circled the web as to what exactly the plume was from.  With further images from Curiosity and a quick consult with Google Maps,  NASA officials have determined the true source [...]

R2-D2 Build Update: A&A Holo Projector Servo Frame Mod

June 15th, 2012 at 10:19 pm » Comments (0)

I have completed the A&A Holo Projector (HP) mounts.  The rear and top HP fit fine, but the front interferes with the Process State indicator (PSI) and will not fit with the 1.5″ tube for the Teeces PSI lights. I reworked the A&A servo mount plate and came up with a new design that moves the servos [...]

GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac Combo Kit Hands-On Review

June 4th, 2012 at 5:17 pm » Comments (1)

Ever since I purchased the GoPro HD Hero 2 I have been waiting for the Wi-Fi BacPac to come out, and today June 4th, 2012 it is here. I am writing this as I unbox everything. Very exciting day. GoPro quality is the impression you get when you un-box the Wi-Fi Combo Kit.  I purchased [...]