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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #45 on: August 13, 2015, 02:24:28 pm »
It was probably a male drone and that Eagle did not want to let him anywhere near his female eagle.

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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #46 on: August 13, 2015, 02:43:46 pm »
I kinda' could use a drone for a major house project going on.... I wonder if Amazon would use a drone to deliver a drone to me? How ironical....

Drones might even add a certain safety factor to, say, using things like fireworks. You could mount them on the drone and use electrical triggers to light them and then <hopefully> drop them. Great idea, eh?  I wonder if a circular saw could be affixed accurately to a drone.... then you could make a whole bunch of cuts in the same plank, all pre- planned and accurately done. Man, I can see the uses for these things are going to be nearly limitless..... along with the need for Kevlar umbrellas for the entire population. Oh yeah, this is gonna' go somewhere, maybe even everywhere.

But seriously, these things are really pretty cool and I really would like to get one for documenting the current house work....

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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #47 on: August 13, 2015, 02:53:15 pm »
I want to figure out a way to get a drone to paint in places I can't reach.

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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #48 on: August 13, 2015, 03:01:16 pm »
... changing out the blades to carbon fiber, etc
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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #49 on: August 13, 2015, 03:26:39 pm »
Just mount a paint gun in the place that says "Put Glock here".

Or, just leave the Glock mounted to the drone and find a painter who owns a ladder..... then threaten him with the drone.

C'mon people, this stuff is too easy- sometimes I think you are not even trying.

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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #50 on: August 13, 2015, 03:28:20 pm »
I wonder what kind of oil drones use....

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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #51 on: August 13, 2015, 03:31:07 pm »
I am just looking for a fairly inexpensive model, not anything like a professional photographer would use. I am not sure but I assume drones are sold by the caliber? If so, I think I want, oh, maybe a .32 auto drone or perhaps a .380 auto, or maybe even a 38 Special if they are not too much. I really do not have any need for the .45 ACP grade drone. And of course a .50 BMG is totally out of my price range.

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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #52 on: August 13, 2015, 04:02:31 pm »
I am just looking for a fairly inexpensive model, not anything like a professional photographer would use. I am not sure but I assume drones are sold by the caliber? If so, I think I want, oh, maybe a .32 auto drone or perhaps a .380 auto, or maybe even a 38 Special if they are not too much. I really do not have any need for the .45 ACP grade drone. And of course a .50 BMG is totally out of my price range.

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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #53 on: August 13, 2015, 04:46:46 pm »
I am just looking for a fairly inexpensive model, not anything like a professional photographer would use. I am not sure but I assume drones are sold by the caliber? If so, I think I want, oh, maybe a .32 auto drone or perhaps a .380 auto, or maybe even a 38 Special if they are not too much. I really do not have any need for the .45 ACP grade drone. And of course a .50 BMG is totally out of my price range.

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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #54 on: August 13, 2015, 05:07:07 pm »
Thanks for the link.

Does not look like that model has a camera. Also, it seems to be an indoor device, not sure it would work in even mild outdoor conditions. I am looking for something I can fly above and around my house for photographing or better yet, video. Also, more airborne endurance would be great although I realize that opens the whole size / price can of worms. But it would be great to video a whole series of roof trusses being erected (do I even need to say it? !!). Of course anything that could stay aloft for a hour or more is going to be prohibitively expensive.

I guess the basic question I would have would be what is a reasonable price for an outdoor, video carrying drove that has at least 8- 10 minutes of flight duration. Going to a point in 3D space and hovering there facing a particular direction would also be outstanding so photographs / video could be repeatedly taken from the same location but again, I realize that that might get expensive.

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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #55 on: August 13, 2015, 05:56:08 pm »
Sounds like you need to tether a balloon with a camera.
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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #56 on: August 14, 2015, 04:15:16 am »
You'd have to tether it from several points to keep it in one place.  And of course it would need a smiley face on it.
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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
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Re: A very interesting use for a drone
« Reply #59 on: August 16, 2015, 06:23:11 am »
But it would be great to video a whole series of roof trusses being erected (do I even need to say it? !!). Of course anything that could stay aloft for a hour or more is going to be prohibitively expensive.


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