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Hi Everybody... from South Florida

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Slash300zx, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. Slash300zx

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    Hello everyone, my name is Dave and I just recently bought a Phantom 3 Standard, it's my first drone and actually the first RC aircraft I've ever flown. I'm still learning all the stuff, I already got registered with FAA and have read I think all the guidelines etc... but I can always learn new things. Anyways I'm in South Florida in the Miami/Broward area.

    Here's a couple videos I've got so far



     
  2. Ralph M

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    I grew up, a great many years ago, not far from the Miramar park; now I live much closer to another Miramar, that of Top Gun fame.

    Suggestion for your videos: Slow down your yaw speed for smoother left and right pans with the camera. Like most beginners, you are over-controlling your bird. Also, slow gimbal ups and downs make for interesting shots, especially in Florida where there is a well-defined and low horizon. Finally, you might want to get a filter on that camera - an ND16 with polarizer would be a good choice for sunny days in South Florida, especially over or near water.
     
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    Welcome to the forum Slash - nice job of flying and filming especially considering your "rookie" status.

    Good to see you went to an area where not a lot of people were around!

    They are a lot of fun aren't they! Keep on learning and keep on safe flying and filming.
     
  4. Slash300zx

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    Thanks guys. I'm still getting used to the controls and like you said I still need to control the speed in which I slow down etc etc... specially with the gimbal control, I always overdo it :D I'll see into getting some filters but first I might have to get a cover for the phone screen since with the sun I can barely see the screen even at its brightest... they sure are a lot of fun and I haven't even tried much with it, might even have to get another battery so I can have a little more flight time at a time.
     
  5. BustedApples

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    Welcome to the board man.

    ...and excellent taste in vehicles as well ;) Miss my Z32 TT everyday. Planing to import one soon :D
     
  6. Slash300zx

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    Thanks, I've had the Z for around 13 years now... it was originally an n/a and I swapped the motor for a TT about a year ago, I love it too much to ever get rid of it, plus I've been around them since 1994 :) There's a website that usually has good imports for sale, it's Japanese Classics | Classic Japanese Car Importing Service I've seen a couple people buy Z32s from there over at 300zxclub.com and they look great
     
  7. BustedApples

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    Yeah, mine crashed lol.
    Those are the guys I've been looking at. Couple months and I'll be the in market



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  8. Slash300zx

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    Oh man, sorry to hear that :( was anybody hurt? Cars can be replaced so hopefully you'll find a good Z soon... there's a few USDM ones around that look pretty good for good prices. Good luck dude!
     
  9. BustedApples

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    Just the ego. Could have been much worse though. Did a full end over end flip. Weather related.
    This was several years ago though. I've been keeping my eye out



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