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GoPro Wifi BacPac App – Not Here Yet!

August 1st, 2012 at 3:13 pm » Comments (0)

Well I could not stand the waiting anymore, so I called GoPro support today (again) and asked “When is the Go-Pro WiFi BacPac App for iPhone or Android coming out?” The answer from GoPro was: “Another month. End of August 2012. Really this time we are certain.” I purchased the GoPro Wifi BacPac on June [...]





I’m BAAACCCK!

March 23rd, 2012 at 4:20 pm » Comments (0)

WooHoo! It feels good to have the site back up and fully functional again! We have a new domain name, TheHobbyGuy.me. In short a domain squating troll stole the .tv name. So if you accidentally end up on the .tv domain – don’t click any of their links. Well, I like the new domain name and for now I am [...]





Something Different: An RC Story (Fact or Fiction?)

April 6th, 2010 at 6:54 am » Comments (0)

Bill stared out the window with distance in his eyes, studying a bird
glide down from a nearby branch. He noticed the anhedral of the
starling’s wings and wondered if that made them more stable or more
agile. Thoughts about aerodynamics were rudely interrupted as a ping
announced new e-mail, dragging Bill back to his day job. It would be
another four hours until he would head home, and by then the spring sun
would be setting.





A day in the life of New York City, in miniature.

April 1st, 2010 at 11:06 am » Comments (0)

You think your model railroad is realistic? Check out his video of  NYC in miniature. Is it real? or is it a model? Happy April 1st…





Split Stik – The Plan Is Here

February 1st, 2010 at 9:46 pm » Comments (18)

The Split Stik is my latest design and it is featured in the current issue (Winter 2010) of Park Pilot Magazine. For those of you looking for an electronic copy of the plan,  here it is for you to download. I had a lot of fun with this design.  It started as a quick sketch [...]