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Made myself a little extender

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Bobby Wig, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. Bobby Wig

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    I don't know if this will work.

    I keep losing single even at 30m some time, so fingers crossed.

    It's just made out of plastic and covered in tin foil.

    As anyone else done anything similar?
     

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  2. LK8472

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    There's many threads about Windsurfers that are essentially what you made. The shape, surface texture, and consistency of the curve is very important. Also yours is facing the wrong way.


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  3. Bobby Wig

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    Ooops, its only my first time anyway
     
  4. flpholt

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    bobby where you from
     
  5. Fileobrother

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    If you want to build a good one, you should probably understand how they work. The foil reflects the signal from the antenna that is basically wasted on your 6 O'clock side due to there not being a drone over there. It redirects the bubble of signal forward, thus giving you more range, it doesn't amplify, just redirects.


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  6. GadgetGuy

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    Congratulations! You just created a signal blocker! :eek:
     
  7. Bobby Wig

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  8. Bobby Wig

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    Thanks. Just gonna buy one tbh
     
  9. Bobby Wig

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    Big bad UK you
     
  10. flpholt

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    to bad if you where in the states would of sent mine to you don't need anymore
     
  11. Bobby Wig

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    Ahhh that's so kind.

    I've just ordered one.
     
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    A guy on here made one out of a cd. wasnt bent or anything, but it was smooth and directed the signal out in front of him. I am trying to use a cd, melted in a bowl shape just for shits and grins. Havent gotten it yet, but I'm close. My latest try is using a 4" sewer coupling with the cd laid on top of it and a weight in the middle of the cd to make it bend. All that goes in the oven on low enough temp that the coupling doesn't melt. may be a heat gun is my best bet.
     
  13. Tarheal63

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    I live in the states!!!!!! ;)
     
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  14. flpholt

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    tarhead you got a p3s
     
  15. Tarheal63

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    yeppers, and that is future ACC Champion to you, LOL
     
  16. flpholt

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    send me your address and its yours ill send it to you
     
  17. Tarheal63

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    10-4 and VERY much appreciated.