I need a guinea pig

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by nw scout, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. nw scout

    nw scout Been here awhile

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    Hey guys
    Anyone out there have some free time and want to ride for me on a video shoot?

    I've got a project I've been planing for a while and finally got my copter for shooting aerial footage. Now I need a rider with some free time on there hands
    willing go ride around for the camera ;-)

    I'll be free most mornings and afternoons this week.

    Send me a pm with your contact info if your interested.

    Thanks
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  2. doggitter

    doggitter Long timer

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    Following this, sounds interesting at the least.
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  3. peterman

    peterman cop magnet

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    how you gonna follow me with a cam coptor and stay anywhere near enuff to follow me with a cam coptor?:huh

    If you follow in your mini-van, somebody else has to drive the van don't they?
    and if you are flying the coptor,,what about the trees and bridges I'm riding under to escape your eye in the sky?:deal

    Is this a real challenge?,,:1drink

    Hope yer camcoptor can fly near the speed of sound,,
    cuz that's the speed my KLR rides!:lol3
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  4. peterman

    peterman cop magnet

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    They eat guinea pigs in some places!
    Just WTF are you trying to film here?:huh

    Motorsickle rider being chased thru the forest by a coptorcam while eating a guinea pig,,,dude!
    yer skeering me now!
    I better have a safety meeting,, I'm feeling unsettled!
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  5. Capo Rick

    Capo Rick Please understand...

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    :lol3:lol3:clap
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  6. nw scout

    nw scout Been here awhile

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    Haha.
    Not the response I thought I would get :rofl

    Here is a link to some quick clips from out practicing over the weekend without a bike
    http://nw-locations.smugmug.com/Videos/Heli-video/35797253_9nqDqT#!i=3047211386&k=cTPXMp5

    Ive got some sweet locations in mind for filming, and plan to put together a short video to promote a kick starter project ive been thinking about for a while.

    Once I get a little closer ill let you all in on the info for the project.
    If your into bikes and adventure, your gonna like whats comming :evil
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  7. HellsAlien

    HellsAlien a has-been that never-was

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    After seeing a 4-rotor machine at the Oaks Parks flying along side the Christmas steam train, that got me thinking these things have come a long ways.

    Speaking of long ways, bring that thing down here, we have some spectacular scenes/roads/canyons and blue blue skies to shoot along the bay and in the mountains. Write it off as buisness expense! It would be awesome PR for the area too.

    And we've got a new local closed-course dirt track with jumps and banked turns, easy to fly that place, no overhead wires.
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  8. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    If you're over this-a-way and need some help, lemme know! Looks like a ton of fun :clap
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  9. Scott_PDX

    Scott_PDX Leisure Engineer

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    Nice looking video David, not to mention flying.

    Where is that train tressell walking path? I might have to break out a bicylce and check that out.
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  10. nw scout

    nw scout Been here awhile

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    Thats out on the Banks Vernonia trail at the Buxton trail head.

    I was hoping to ride with you guys Sunday but had a last min production meting and wasnt free till about noon. So I thru the Mt bike in the truck (and the copter) and headed towards Stub Stewart park to ride the bike trails.
    I parked at the Buxton trail head and filmed the bridge for a bit then rode a few miles up to Stub Stewart and did a sweet loop thru the mt bike park.
    Not as fun as your guys day but still a good work out :D
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  11. Ladukebob

    Ladukebob lost in hood river

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    Your video looks really nice and smooth. I think your going to get some great use out of the Phantom. Someday I'll invest in that same control board but first I what the fpv.

    Remember when I told I had a prop come loose the other day.......

    <iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/84490672" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/84490672">dji 450 looses a prop</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user6073316">Dan Kleinsmith</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
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  12. peterman

    peterman cop magnet

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    on the trestle part,,that thing is very smooth whatever it is,,and stable seemingly.
    what camera does it use?
    can the pilot see the camera view live?
    how many spare channels does it have?,
    how much weight will it lift?,,

    ,mmm,,,could it drop aigs on Just-thin beavers house?:lol3 :clap
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  13. PNWRider

    PNWRider Live an Adventure!

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    I admit I am intrigued, PM sent. Good luck with the project, looks fun.

    -Ryan
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  14. Mr. Fisherman

    Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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    My last footage on camera was more on how to plow a field... Cameras are bad for my judgement.

    That looks like footage from a Blade 450 QX with a Go Pro... izzit?

    Been eyeballing them lately no thanks to that multirotor thread and Mr. Ladukebob.....

    Good thing I am broke :lol3
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  15. pdxmotorhead

    pdxmotorhead Been here awhile

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    Looks like it would be fun at Washougal....
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  16. nw scout

    nw scout Been here awhile

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    The copter is a DJI Phantom with a gimbal attached to make the footage smooth and stable. Works amazingly well for what it is. Go pro 3 attaches right to it.
    Yes, you can get a live view feed but I don't have that on yet.

    Totally new to this so I don't know about other channels or extra weight yet
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  17. nw scout

    nw scout Been here awhile

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    Miles and miles of grass all around and it finds the one little spot on concrete to crash :cry

    Ain't that the way it alway works!
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    How many riders you want?
    Know this area and roads as well or better than most, as well as the riders.
    Have multi bikes, so will be able to cover all bases.
    Have multi 100 mile loops with no traffic lights.
    KTM 990 SuperDuke.
    KTM 950 Adventure.
    KTM 300 EXC, sorry no plate on this dirt bike.
    Honda XR650 with plate :D
    Let's make this happen.
    Serious as a heart attack here M8.
    Based out of Shedd, sort of. :wink::wink:
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  20. nw scout

    nw scout Been here awhile

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    Well, I had hoped to get out and try this copter out before the shoot came up so thanks for the offers guys. The shoot happened earlyer than expected so I tested what I could then headed to AZ for the shoot and hoped for the best.

    It just was released yesterday. You can check it out here
    http://www.yamahamotorsports.com/sport/products/modelvideo/704/1840/0/video.aspx

    The copter clips are intermixed in with all the other footage we shot, but its pretty obvious which they are when you see them.

    I just back from Texas from another shoot and will be filming lots more stuff personal here in town over the next few weeks. So, if anyone is still interested in getting out, just lewt me know :D
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