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Piloting a 450mph RC plane

This is not just an ordinary RC plane, this is a kerosene fueled, jet pro-pulsed, red arrow.   By now, we’ve all seen model aircraft powered by miniature jet engines but there’s something a bit special about this one – It weighs just 17 pounds and can travel at an astonishing 450mph! 177 more words

Tech

Cipolwg?

No it’s not another jumbled collection of letters Tweeted by the leader of a powerful nation, this time it means something. Cipolwg, or to the non-Welsh speakers amongst you…Snapshots. 82 more words

Amateur

From "camilleantonette29" to The Hobbyist Post: The Major Change

Tonight at 2:40AM, I decided to switch my website address from “camilleantonette29” to “thehobbyistpost.” At first, I was a bit hesitant to do so because I thought I might start over on everything I worked days and night, fixing this site, and since the Account Settings said I wouldn’t be able to change my mind if I change my address, I thought, … 227 more words

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INKtober 2017

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Art

A Quiet Evening: Part 2

A few hours later Jinny began to stir, only her eyes yearned to stay shut. She took two deep breaths, trying to awaken her senses. Turning over she discovered that she was laying under a soft-thick blanket and feather pillows. 1,724 more words

Writing

Project: Nixie Clock (upgrade) - SPI Bus Chip Select/GPIO Contention

As discussed in the previous article, the display is controlled by a number of shift registers. Shift registers can be controlled directly by a SPI bus, which is useful as most microcontrollers (including our ATtiny87) have a built in SPI bus peripheral. 301 more words

Electronics