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$25 leveling board

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Trilithon, Aug 8, 2015.

  1. Trilithon

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    Built a leveling board....

    Thick cutting board, 3 leveling feet and 2 string levels.

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  2. III% Streve

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    Far too much unneeded work!
     
  3. RedHotPoker

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    Getting **** with it... Much like the toilet paper thread,
    Gathering Way too much information...
    The ground is level, or close enough for the flights I make.Hahaha

    Still 90% to the Full Moon station. ;-)

    RedHotPoker
     
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  4. Trilithon

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    Meh, maybe, but I have other uses like calibrating reloading scales.
     
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  5. III% Streve

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    They don't need to be mythological leveled either
     
  6. RedHotPoker

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    Not a grain of evidence that will work... ;-)

    Kidding of-course...enjoy! hahaha
    Table looks great...by the way.

    RedHotPoker
     
  7. RyanK

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    I like the idea of perfectly leveling the p3 before imu calibration, but what if one of the foam feet weren't level with the others? I prefer leveling the p3 from the top side, so you know it's truly level.
     
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    Yea. We have to assume the FC (IMU) is coplanar with the motors as there is no adjustment for this. Using the motors without props, as has been touted here numerous times, seems the best way given the choice and equal ease of execution.
     
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    Tough crowd. I like it, nice work.
     
  10. III% Streve

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    Not trying to be tough.. sorry if it came across that way. Was just mentioning that it doesnt really add to the accuracy of the calibration. And I worked in one of only 4 .02% calibrations shops in the country. Scales are calibrated in a windless environment, but not on a certified level surface. So a scale, especially when measuring grains, doesnt benefit from a perfect surface.
     
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    I am glad that is settled. :D:D:D
     
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  12. Prylar Bek

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    What a waste of time
     
  13. LuvMyTJ

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    How so?
     
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  14. fpsmatt

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    might not be a waste of time for him.. you don't see all the parts to the right of the pic? Some people may need that reassurance if they crash a lot.
     
  15. Rooster_BBQ

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    once had a problem with p3p, was moving while yawning, had to calibrate imu on 100% level to correct bug, before that I was thinking it was a waist of time
     
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    Don't feed the troll.
     
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  17. John MacNeill

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    I built one a couple of weeks ago good for taking off from a field or Sandy beach

    I put a continuous hinge down the center to make it evrn more compact and easier to carry
     
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  18. Trilithon

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    ROFL!
    Those 'spare parts' are a F550 kit that just showed up my son is building...
     
  19. VenomX15301

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    I looked on Amazon and Ebay and did a Google search. Nothing.
    No one makes these things for sale?
     
  20. III% Streve

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    Probably not because there isn't a market for them