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    I have always been a pincher guy. If a...

    I have always been a pincher guy. If a transmitter has had those thumb pads I have to modify them to sticks in order to feel comfortable and have decent control. It's what I am used to using.
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    I understood what you intended. Muscle neuron...

    I understood what you intended. Muscle neuron to-from brain bio-feedback crosstalk stuff. Practice effect will help with the fine tuning of the fine motor control coordination in theory.
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    Lots of pre-flight coffee does not necessarily...

    Lots of pre-flight coffee does not necessarily help my fine motor movements either :rolleyes:
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    Jeremy- Indoors depending on the room size and...

    Jeremy- Indoors depending on the room size and height off the floor and distance from ceiling and walls- all these factors may come into play affecting quad performance. Those props and the...
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    I think the fancy term is "systematic...

    I think the fancy term is "systematic approximations", as one fine tunes their fine motor control. Jeremy1 I tend to overshoot the throttle slightly myself, but any wind gradients definitely makes...
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    Rajadody- Great news! The Alias has become my Go...

    Rajadody- Great news! The Alias has become my Go To" quad of choice. Just take not to stress the motors by trying to kill the throttle prior to crashing which happens, and try not to power stall the...
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    35 flights so far with the new motors without any...

    35 flights so far with the new motors without any incidents or situations that would have stressed the motors; a couple of "throttle kill" landings from low altitude only. I have not yet seen any...
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    "Of course, the best solution is to never land...

    "Of course, the best solution is to never land your Alias in a pond in the first place… "

    Very true.

    Never could find it, water was brackish, and i was not about to start wading around in...
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    That is entirely normal for any of these types of...

    That is entirely normal for any of these types of quads until one gets into advanced flight controllers on more expensive multi-rotors.

    Enjoy your Alias. They are great flyers. Try to kill your...
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    31 flights and counting. I only wish that I had...

    31 flights and counting. I only wish that I had more batteries presently- my flight count would be much higher.. I have two more batteries in transit to my local post office box as I post. The...
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    I have 4 X1's; they're really different machines...

    I have 4 X1's; they're really different machines so comparing them is really difficult nor fair to both. I like both, and fly both frequently. I cannot comment on the Alias motors much, but I have...
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    At this point I might try some basic setups with...

    At this point I might try some basic setups with my 808, but if I am going to use my Alias for any kind of video action. I will go with the dedicated Alias HD cam. If anything for the transmitter...
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    I can definitely see the utility of these lights...

    I can definitely see the utility of these lights for day and night use. Those flight times are not that bad either. Thanks for sharing.

    JB
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    Words of advise for motors. Try to kill your...

    Words of advise for motors. Try to kill your throttle when a crash seems imminent and do not power stall the motors. It will burn them out. I let my motors cool down for a couple of minutes...
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    I read my first report of a 5 minute flight time...

    I read my first report of a 5 minute flight time reduction compared to this particular poster's usual (non reported) flight times while flying with his new light bar illuminated.

    This seems to be...
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    I just measured for similar reasons: 16.5"X9"X4"....

    I just measured for similar reasons: 16.5"X9"X4".

    JB
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    Thanks Jeremy I have an 808 #16 B lens that I...

    Thanks Jeremy I have an 808 #16 B lens that I have successfully coupled to my X1's and with which I have made and posted some fairly decent videos. I will be setting up a detachable bottom mount...
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    Thanks for that information spoonerrw. Maybe if...

    Thanks for that information spoonerrw. Maybe if there is ever a new and improved Alias version II there will be included in the new version two plugs for both.

    You do not have to rush any...
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    I will be getting my LED light bar before I do...

    I will be getting my LED light bar before I do any more range tests and all future "tests" will be over well known land surface (this time).

    I will be interested in seeing the results of video...
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    Nice video spoonerrw. Thanks for sharing. It...

    Nice video spoonerrw. Thanks for sharing. It will be interesting to see how the light bar affects the flight times due to battery drain. In my mind the trade off will be worth it, and further down...
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    Spoonerrw- Good luck. I am looking forward to...

    Spoonerrw- Good luck. I am looking forward to that video.
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    It was an expensive lesson that day. I...

    It was an expensive lesson that day. I apparently learned a few things from that unfortunate experience. When I finally get home I only have lots of heavy forest and St Bernard plops to worry about,...
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    "….. Kinda like golf…." Jeremy1- Just make...

    "….. Kinda like golf…."

    Jeremy1- Just make sure of your waterways.:((
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    A couple of materials that people have liked for...

    A couple of materials that people have liked for vibration suppression with decent results include- earplugs, moon gel, and that therapeutic/posturpeutic mattress foam. I have used the earplugs with...
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    Maximum range on this little puppy

    HD- Nice video, nice looking kids too. Unless you've been dieting you're not that "husky", you're not even "heavy boned".

    I really like the 808 keychain camera. One gets a lot of performance...
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