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A&E Exteriors 01-03-2019 02:42 PM

Drones
 
So, I am starting a large commercial project on the 14th. I want some before, during, and, after aerial shots of the project.

What are you using and how much time do they take to get the hang of?

A&E Exteriors 01-03-2019 02:43 PM

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A&E Exteriors 01-03-2019 02:45 PM

Budget of $300 i would say

BlueRidgeGreen 01-03-2019 05:01 PM

Drones
 
I have a DJI Phantom.

They’re so simple to use.

A four year old could get great photos on their first flight.

They hover steady if you just let off the controls.
Hit a button they land themselves where they took off.

Mine was over the budget when I got it a couple years ago, but I think you can get one for about $600 these days, and they’re probably better.

Rock solid.

We never use ours.
Sits in a closet.
I’ll mail it to you.
Mail it back when you’re done.

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Windycity 01-03-2019 05:10 PM

Drones
 
I have been considering getting one as well to inspect chimneys and parapet walls...seems alot easier than getting a ladder out

Hey BRG why do you not use yours??


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A&E Exteriors 01-03-2019 05:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BlueRidgeGreen (Post 7446839)
I have a DJI Phantom.

They’re so simple to use.

A four year old could get great photos on their first flight.

They hover steady if you just let off the controls.
Hit a button they land themselves where they took off.

Mine was over the budget when I got it a couple years ago, but I think you can get one for about $600 these days, and they’re probably better.

Rock solid.

We never use ours.
Sits in a closet.
I’ll mail it to you.
Mail it back when you’re done.

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i was looking at those

A&E Exteriors 01-03-2019 05:19 PM

That brand anyway

480sparky 01-03-2019 05:21 PM

Technically..... if you're using them for commercial purposes, you need to be licensed.

Jez sayin'.

A&E Exteriors 01-03-2019 05:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 480sparky (Post 7446849)
Technically..... if you're using them for commercial purposes, you need to be licensed.

Jez sayin'.

Wouldnt commercial use be me taking images for a customer and not for taking images for my own use?

Serious question

480sparky 01-03-2019 05:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by A&E Exteriors (Post 7446855)
Wouldnt commercial use be me taking images for a customer and not for taking images for my own use?

Serious question

If there's any sort of remuneration for yourself (money, barter, trade, pizza-n-beer), then it's commercial.

Windycity 01-03-2019 05:43 PM

Drones
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 480sparky (Post 7446857)
If there's any sort of remuneration for yourself (money, barter, trade, pizza-n-beer), then it's commercial.



Actually no bartering or pay is necessary just using it for anything other than hobby use is considered commercial use

But there really isnt anyone that is enforcing the licensing


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BlueRidgeGreen 01-03-2019 05:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Windycity (Post 7446841)
I have been considering getting one as well to inspect chimneys and parapet walls...seems alot easier than getting a ladder out

Hey BRG why do you not use yours??


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It was fun for the first few months.

We filmed soccer practices (but the kids kept looking at the drone), flew around our farm, flew it into the windows of my office on Main St. downtown, flew it into an old bell tower, flew some smoke bombs around....

But my kid is 12.
And has a million activities.
Just got put in a closet and forgotten about.

Although.....now that A&E brought it up, I’m thinking it would be cool to film this new custom home we are building from start to finish.


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NYgutterguy 01-03-2019 06:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BlueRidgeGreen (Post 7446861)
It was fun for the first few months.

We filmed soccer practices (but the kids kept looking at the drone), flew around our farm, flew it into the windows of my office on Main St. downtown, flew it into an old bell tower, flew some smoke bombs around....

But my kid is 12.
And has a million activities.
Just got put in a closet and forgotten about.

Although.....now that A&E brought it up, I’m thinking it would be cool to film this new custom home we are building from start to finish.


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What’s up Johnathon. How did you make out this hunting season ?


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BlueRidgeGreen 01-03-2019 06:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by NYgutterguy (Post 7446885)
What’s up Johnathon. How did you make out this hunting season ?


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Great season.

Hunted with my boy a lot.

He doesn’t like guns, but he loves venison and hanging with his dad.


I brought 6 to the processor so far.
(No drones necessary.....)

How bout you?





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NYgutterguy 01-03-2019 06:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BlueRidgeGreen (Post 7446893)
Great season.

Hunted with my boy a lot.

He doesn’t like guns, but he loves venison and hanging with his dad.


I brought 6 to the processor so far.
(No drones necessary.....)

How bout you?





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Great time away as usual with my two hunting buddies. Couldn’t get a shot at a pretty nervous buck who must of got a whiff of my smelly ass or noticed me texting lol. Came home with nothing but high blood pressure.


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BlueRidgeGreen 01-03-2019 06:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by NYgutterguy (Post 7446895)
Great time away as usual with my two hunting buddies. Couldn’t get a shot at a pretty nervous buck who must of got a whiff of my smelly ass or noticed me texting lol. Came home with nothing but high blood pressure.


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You go easy bro.

And get your smelly....parts ...down here next year.

We got plenty of big, beautiful Virginia bucks.

You have to be careful though.
You might never leave.


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META 01-03-2019 07:46 PM

Funny, I was just thinking about getting one too.

Actually got my boy one (small) for Christmas. This is where it ended up first go outside. It isn't rated for outside use.

Knocked it down unharmed with a nerf football.

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NYgutterguy 01-03-2019 07:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BlueRidgeGreen (Post 7446901)
You go easy bro.

And get your smelly....parts ...down here next year.

We got plenty of big, beautiful Virginia bucks.

You have to be careful though.
You might never leave.


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You’re right I may never leave.


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Golden view 01-03-2019 07:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by META (Post 7446923)
Funny, I was just thinking about getting one too.

Actually got my boy one (small) for Christmas. This is where it ended up first go outside. It isn't rated for outside use.

Knocked it down unharmed with a nerf football.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...14385de41d.jpg

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Nice throw.

donerightwyo 01-03-2019 10:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BlueRidgeGreen (Post 7446839)
I have a DJI Phantom.

They’re so simple to use.

A four year old could get great photos on their first flight.

They hover steady if you just let off the controls.
Hit a button they land themselves where they took off.

Mine was over the budget when I got it a couple years ago, but I think you can get one for about $600 these days, and they’re probably better.

Rock solid.

We never use ours.
Sits in a closet.
I’ll mail it to you.
Mail it back when you’re done.

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You remember how long he had them hammers don’t you?:laughing:


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