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Home brew and DIY scratch built do it yourself projects

Sink Drain Stopper

3D printers are an endless source of usefulness. My ancient bathroom sink drain plug lifting mechanism broke such that it was always stopping the drain. I couldn’t leave the plug out because if you drop something in the sink, down … Continue reading

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Honda motorcycle OBD/k-line interface gear indicator

I’m building a gear indicator and information display for my CBR500R. It uses an Arduino Pro Mini, Nokia 5110 display, and hooks in to the Honda diagnostic connector under the seat. Protocol is a custom OBD k-line format. Here is … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Stand

I used FreeCAD to model this simple motorcycle stand before building it. It’s made out of 2×4’s with glue and screws. I think it could easily hold a whole car up.

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FemtoWii

This is a small 25mm by 30mm MultiWii board I started designing a while ago. I haven’t had much time to refine or test it. I did create a prototype board but that’s about it. The intent was to create … Continue reading

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FrSky Taranis

The radio doesn’t sit flat on the bottom when you set it down on a level surface. External TX module pins must be bent to fit modules.

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Blade 130X

Project 130X. Had a Rakon DFC CNC head that was not square from the factory so I pounded on it with a hammer to make it straight.  It appears to be possible to use an S107 tail motor to repair/replace … Continue reading

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mCPX

Bought a cheap mCPX off eBay that had a broken 3-in-1.  Fixed the 3-in-1 and converted to brushless using C05XL and super-FET XP-3A (double FET’s). Main motor PWM signal (from resistor on back of board) is 1kHz.  On the 9x … Continue reading

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HiSKY for 9x

Transmitter project for the HiSKY protocol used with things like the WLToys V922

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V922

See also my HiSKY/HT8 for 9x thread. Attached is my ER9x model for the V922.  I have the HT8 set for Futaba mode.  Note this model has no “beginner” mode or even idle-down (ie. full 3D always).  To fly start … Continue reading

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Skyartec TX module for the 9x

This is a TX module for the 9x that works with Skyartec receivers (eg. Wasp 100 Nano CP, etc). It uses an off-the-shelf generic CC2500 module (eBay/China) and has an integrated LNA that provides 100mW output. The RF module is … Continue reading

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