19th July 2012 09:05 PM
A friend had this old truck laying around in need of some minor repairs. I patched it up and threw some FPV gear on it for some fun on windy days.
It's a Tamiya/MRC Thunderking. It's somewhere between 1/10th and 1/8th scale. It has a big, nearly flat aluminum chassis. Great for strapping extra stuff on.
Here's a vid from a camping trip we took a couple months ago.
View this video on Vimeo
I'm pretty happy with the picture stability with the camera mount I threw together. I think the oil is long gone from the front shocks, so it'll probably get better after a shock rebuild.
19th July 2012 09:49 PM
If i don't fits i plow through, lol
Did you notice through the goggles that you were heading head on into a car?
20th July 2012 11:21 AM
Any specs on the video and radio link?
20th July 2012 12:06 PM
Eventually. Luckily traffic moves pretty slow in there.
Originally Posted by injector
Sure. It's all stuff I borrowed from my quadcopter. Most of it came from readymaderc.
Originally Posted by SnarkyMcSnarkson
VTx is 300mW 1280MHz with a cloverleaf.
Skewplanar and 3 turn helical diversity setup on the receiving end.
RC is dragonlink
Video link was pretty solid in the vid above. Only got sketchy when I had a bunch of trees or earth in the way. Probably has a lot more range in an open area.
2nd November 2012 09:28 PM
10th November 2012 08:47 AM
Way cool. This makes me want to try something using my APM as a brain.