Image by Brian Hudson
This is the jib head. A stepped-down servo motor from an RC hobby shop provided exact vertical movement. The gear ratio (which I think was 240:1) gave more than enough torque to hold the camera position.
We opted for a crude manual pan control using a rope-and-pulley system under spring tension, ran all the way back to a handwheel at the other end. You can see it in the lower left corner of 20’_Jib_3.
New hobby shop broken into over weekend
The Lebanon Police Department is investigating a weekend break-in at the remote control vehicle hobby shop, Play Time RC, 418 W. Commercial St. The police received a report at about 6:08 a.m. Saturday that someone had broken into the business, …
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Radio control car racers speed in memory of Pharr hobby shop owner
SHARYLAND,Tx- Joseph Kouzez, of McAllen adjusts his racecar before the race during the weekly memorial racecar races at Hobby RC Pro in Sharyland Monday May, 4 ,2015. The races are for Nathan Heinen, 32, who passed away in February. Photo by …
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3D Printing Helped This Scratch Built RC Dump Truck Come to Life
Almeida is well suited to his hobby; not only had he been building and racing RC cars since he was a kid, but he has an arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. He's also a tattoo artist and ran a car fabrication shop that specialized …
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