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Sean Keplinger
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Expanded Shop = More Projects!
Recently, I remodeled part of the basement and added more workshop space. (Honestly, it was completely my wife's idea.) In doing so, I now have more space for more projects! Two projects currently underway: a Monitor S11 from Destiny and a Zelda Master Swor...

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Pine Armory
Over the Summer, my son Jakob asked if I could build him a toy gun from Halo. Since I primarily work with wood, I decided to give it a shot. My first build was a "Suppressor" rifle followed by a sniper rifle with a spring-loaded slide. I had so much fun bui...

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HobbyKing FPV250
Over the weekend I received my 250-size mini quad from HobbyKing and quickly set to putting it together. Compared to my scratch-build 450 size quad, this thing is super fast and maneuverable! I'm still nervous about flying FPV in my neighborhood for fear th...

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Good Day to Fly
I managed to get out to the field a couple of weekends ago with my friends Trent and Greg. I got my FT22 and Blunt-nose Versa maidened and flew my quad with FPV. Below is a video of my FT22.

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Good Day to Fly
I managed to get out to the field yesterday with my friends Trent and Greg. I got my FT22 and Blunt-nose Versa maidened and flew my quad with FPV. Below is a video of my FT22.

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Just Plane Obsessed
FT 22, Versa, and Blunt-Nose Versa with FPV gear The compartments are handy for a clean, professional look -- even though this is foam board! Fat Shark FPV camera and TX installed in the wing.

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Hibernation
As the weather starts to thaw, I feel like I am crawling out of a deep dark cave where I've been hibernating. Granted, over the frigid winter I've spent time on various projects - Jeep upgrade (plus frozen creek adventures), BOEBot, Arduino, a bed for my fo...

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Light it up!
My friend Tim gave me a two foot long strip of RGB LED's a while back and I've been planning to add them to the inside of one of my foam planes to light it up at night. Being impatient, I wired up a harness and attached two small strips to the front of my q...

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My Growing Foam Fleet
Thanks to the guys over at Flitetest , I'm now addicted to building R/C planes out of foam core. This weekend I finished yet another (upper left). Pictured below is half of my foam fleet. FT Speedster, Simple Soarer, and Versa Wing

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Quadcopter Fall Colors
I decided to expand my R/C hobby into quadcopters -- that is, I ordered parts and scratch built my own. The frame is an impressive 2.2 pounds with four 11" propellers. After tuning for a while, I finally got brave and mounted my old Creative Vado camera to ...
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