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  Video Thread: Giant M1 Abrams RC Tank
Post: Giant M1 Abrams RC Tank

It's cool I must say. [Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MXM4rQELuU]
VoltsAndBolts On The Ground 0 2,508 06-29-2017, 07:56 AM
  Wink Thread: Building a Tricopter... Slowly
Post: Building a Tricopter... Slowly

I first came across information on tricopters a few years ago and over time started collecting parts and doing research. I will Chronicle my  experience here. :) Any other Tri or Quad builders out th...
VoltsAndBolts In The Air 7 2,246 06-15-2015, 07:58 AM
    Thread: Building a Tricopter... Slowly
Post: RE: Building a Tricopter... Slowly

So I have been studying the Tri's built by Signguy on rcgroups and David at rcexplorer and am basing what I'm doing on that foundation.
VoltsAndBolts In The Air 7 2,246 06-17-2015, 01:18 PM
    Thread: Building a Tricopter... Slowly
Post: RE: Building a Tricopter... Slowly

Ok time for a few concept renderings based on what I have seen...
VoltsAndBolts In The Air 7 2,246 06-25-2015, 08:00 PM
    Thread: Building a Tricopter... Slowly
Post: RE: Building a Tricopter... Slowly

The first parts I cut were made of acrylic and far too  fragile. My advice would be don't go this route. Damn they looked good but just weren't suitable. :(
VoltsAndBolts In The Air 7 2,246 06-25-2015, 08:16 PM
    Thread: Building a Tricopter... Slowly
Post: RE: Building a Tricopter... Slowly

So on the next go round I laser cut the parts from 1/8" plywood and hardboard.
VoltsAndBolts In The Air 7 2,246 06-29-2015, 09:00 PM
    Thread: Building a Tricopter... Slowly
Post: RE: Building a Tricopter... Slowly

I did some experimenting with a tilt mechanism for the yaw motor. If you cant figure it out from the pics just ask. :)
VoltsAndBolts In The Air 7 2,246 07-01-2015, 07:57 PM
    Thread: Building a Tricopter... Slowly
Post: RE: Building a Tricopter... Slowly

Hey Mr. Bubble,   I found a local trophy shop that was willing to cut parts for me on there laser for cheap.
VoltsAndBolts In The Air 7 2,246 08-23-2015, 10:05 AM
    Thread: Must sees!
Post: Must sees!

Ok this is not RC related but it is good! [Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTLAx3VDX7g]
VoltsAndBolts Feel free to talk about anything and everything 0 1,350 12-18-2015, 11:42 AM
  Video Thread: Battle Bots is back!
Post: Battle Bots is back!

Yes it's back from the dead! Battle Bots... Mayhem and destruction. Sundays at 9:00pm  on ABC. :D
VoltsAndBolts On The Ground 1 1,095 06-22-2015, 08:18 AM
  Thumbs Up Thread: Battle Bots is back!
Post: RE: Battle Bots is back!

I DVR'ed the first episode and..... The destruction was awesome! :)
VoltsAndBolts On The Ground 1 1,095 06-25-2015, 08:21 PM
    Thread: Part aircraft part sled.
Post: Part aircraft part sled.

Now this is unique, can't say I have ever seen anything like it. Part aircraft part sled. [Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eY3Q7iO7_o]
VoltsAndBolts Video 3 1,073 07-06-2015, 08:03 PM
    Thread: Part aircraft part sled.
Post: RE: Part aircraft part sled.

I know it looks like a flying pice of cardboard.
VoltsAndBolts Video 3 1,073 07-07-2015, 02:50 PM
    Thread: Would you have the balls?
Post: Would you have the balls?

Would you have the balls to try this with your drone? I think it takes a little bit of luck and a big pile of crazy... [Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcJsUCahRS4]
VoltsAndBolts RC News 0 956 06-28-2017, 12:22 PM
    Thread: Dogs
Post: Dogs

What's your preferred breed of dog?
VoltsAndBolts Feel free to talk about anything and everything 0 910 08-21-2015, 03:04 PM
    Thread: Boating
Post: Boating

Any recommendation for a first boat project?
VoltsAndBolts Wet & Wild! 0 890 08-18-2015, 11:58 AM
    Thread: What have you got?
Post: What have you got?

What kinds of tools do you use on your projects? Mostly hand tools? Power tools? Anything you couldn't do without?
VoltsAndBolts Tools of the trade 0 851 08-18-2015, 12:01 PM
    Thread: DIY Smart Follow Me Drone With Camera (Arduino Based)
Post: DIY Smart Follow Me Drone With Camera (Arduino Bas...

I thought some of you might want to check this out. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Foll...ino-Based/
VoltsAndBolts Designers Clubhouse 0 726 07-13-2017, 04:15 PM
    Thread: Ever been dive bombed by a hawk?
Post: Ever been dive bombed by a hawk?

PARK CITY, Utah, June 30 (UPI) -- A Utah RC enthusiast whose miniature planes were repeatedly attacked by a dive-bombing hawk recorded the bird's attacks with onboard cameras. The YouTube user behind ...
VoltsAndBolts RC News 2 721 07-01-2015, 08:08 PM
    Thread: Hi From Hopkinton NH
Post: RE: Hi From Hopkinton NH

Welcome to the group! Looking forward to seeing pic's of those projects.
VoltsAndBolts Introductions 1 678 06-13-2015, 08:24 AM