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The story of a girl, a bike, a bridge and a clumsy cow...

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by skeeter, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. skeeter

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    The story of a girl, a bike, a bridge and Beefcake the clumsy cow...

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6hCMHEGx_E[/youtube]

    N-Joy...
     
  2. IflyinWY

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    Re: The story of a girl, a bike, a bridge and a clumsy cow..

    Well Skeeter,

    You took the ugliest patch of land around, a girl on a bike, a bridge, a cow and some hillbilly music and made a great little movie.

    I don't know how to do what you did. If I did, I would move to Hollywood.
    Your stuff is always fun to watch.

    Thumbs UP. Thanks. :D
     
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    Very nice! How do you get the motion so smooth?
     
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    Re: The story of a girl, a bike, a bridge and a clumsy cow..

    Love the smooth flying. Great video
     
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    Re: The story of a girl, a bike, a bridge and a clumsy cow..

    Super smooth motion. I would love to know the history of that location. What was the retaining wall for? Was it a dam that had filled in with sediment? Is the bridge public or private?
     
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    I'd really be interested as to how you got the movement so smooth on all axis. Are you using a 3rd party transmitter with expo?
    Does anyone know whether one can use a 3rd party transmitter on the phantom 2 with the stock rx?
     
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    Re: The story of a girl, a bike, a bridge and a clumsy cow..

    Thanks for the gracious comments, y'all you made my day....**** near hit the bridge....derp...

    I found that bridge quite by accident....just looking for a "Ride 'N Fly" (bike ride to a remote location to fly) and spotted this location in Google Earth...off we went...

    Some background on the bridge which is somewhat interesting in itself: A "Re-purposed bridge" http://azdot.gov/docs/default-source/planning/long_inventory_forms_yavapai_4.pdf?sfvrsn=2

    and

    http://www.sharlot.org/library-arch...ip-to-seligman-on-the-williamson-valley-road/

    If I read the history right, that "dam" was part of an old bridge that washed away years ago...

    I use a Futaba 14SG for the controller with the stock Rx...yes, it has expo rate control (BIG thanks to Ianwood for his profile(s))

    Cheers, all!
     
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    Thanks for the head-up!
    Your video is as good (if not better) than any inspire videos I've seen. I hope to get there some day.
     
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    Re: The story of a girl, a bike, a bridge and a clumsy cow..

    Interesting history of the area. And very nice video!
    Had I not seen the shadow of the Phantom, I would have sworn you were flying the Yuneec Q500 to get that smooth of video!
    Good work!
     
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    Re: The story of a girl, a bike, a bridge and a clumsy cow..

    very cool. thank you
     
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    Re: The story of a girl, a bike, a bridge and a clumsy cow..

    Thanks again, y'all.

    Here's something of a documentary that I did with two Phantoms (a V2 and an updated V2) at a very cool mining location in northwestern AZ...

    Some of the dual P2 shoots are at 2:00 and much more at 6:36..Ya might need some popcorn for the whole thing...

    Cheers!

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCoIoMGr0_I[/youtube]