I have designed a simpler frame for my h8 mini. The last one I was using ended up being weak in a couple spots and this one should solve that problem. Here are some of the features: No supports needed Protected motor wires Light weight I also used this as an excuse to start learning […]
Author: Mike Ashcraft
Classic Kings Quest for Free
Do you remember the first time you played kings quest? Sure you do. Now I wanted to get the word out about an awesome developer who has updated kings quest 1, 2 and 3 to updated graphics and works with newer versions of windows. How much does all this cost you may ask, well its […]
Micro FPV setup with 72CH 0/25mW/50mw/200mW transmitter
I picked up a VTX03 transmitter and a very small 600TVL 100 Degree camera to go on my H8 Mini or my old Syma X1 after I get one of the Brushed F4 flight controllers. Let me tell you the tx is really small as is the camera. This is a great setup for micro quads […]
DYS 6×45 Props Deal
Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that banggood has the DYS 6045 Props on sale. You get two pairs for $0.39! I ordered a bunch. Also use coupon code 36bgc8 to save even more. These ship from china so it takes a while.
Acro mode mini quads!
You may have noticed that there is a distinct lack of “toy” quadcopters that feature rate/acro mode. This is mostly due to them being sold as toys to people who want them easy to fly. For every one who wants to learn how to fly rate/acro mode, your in luck as a bit of cheap […]
Concrete countertop failure
I have been working on making my kitchen look better. Part of this process was skim coating the old laminate coutertops with Rapid Set Cement All. First I ran a test on some plywood I had laying around. Looking back this is probably where I made a mistake. I should have tested it on some […]
Easy way to divide a circle into segments
Give it a try next time you need to mark out some segments on a circle. It looks to be quick and easy but more importantly has an explanation of the math at the end.
LEGO Disney Minifigures Series 1 Bump Codes
Here are the bump codes for the ten that I have so far. Updated 5/16/2016
Music That Made Me
To go along with my previous post about the movies that made me who I am. Here is some of the music that helped along the way. Photo by R. Halfpaap
200 watt led aquarium light on a budget
I’m planing on running mine at less than 200 watts probably 100 watts max. If you want to run this at the full 200 watts I would suggest getting a wider heat sink. The DC to DC boost converter has adjustments for both voltage and amperage so this gives you a great deal of control […]