Posted: 2014-08-03
Run Rabbit Run

We recently took over two female angora rabbits - while we were on holiday, they've had two weeks at the summer hut. Now we're back home and will need to leave them unattended - they need a run. On…

Posted: 2014-06-09
Backlight for DX6i

Just added a backlight to the DX6i radio. For instructions see this helifreak post Part used: Turnigy 9X LCD Backlight Kit - Blue Results Issues Was it hard? No. Just follow step by step. Did…

Posted: 2014-06-07
KK2.0 quad with DX6i TX and orange R615X RX

So - I've been running the KK2.0 quad with the Turnigy TGY 9X radio I got at the same time I built the quad. Thing is - that the radio burnt out it's battery compartment when new. I replaced the…

Posted: 2014-06-06
Replaced Traxxas Stampede suspension arms with RPM A-arms

Had a slight accident with my stampede (Traxxas VXL Stampede 4X4) the other day - hit a jump ramp at slightly the wrong angle and bust a suspension arm. After some reading online - most people were…

Posted: 2014-05-29
Using the Spektrum DX6i radio with the Blade Nano QX

So I finally got irritated enough with the radio that comes with the Blade Nano QX RTF (MLP4DSM) that I grabbed a Spektrum DX6i instead. The Blade Nano QX manual says that you need to following…

Posted: 2014-04-03
Quad flying - Gaustad

Was out today with Fredrik and Bendik. Flew out three batteries. Flights: Flight 1 KML Flight 2 KML Flight 3 KML

Posted: 2014-03-23
A pylon line(s)

First photo assignment from dedpxl (Zack Arias) is lines. This is a later shot ( first shot ) - and I like the structure of this one :)

Posted: 2014-03-16
Waterlogued Loo

I needed some different/colourful images for the newly decorated loo wall :) So - I picked up a recommendation for waterlogue app . Fun app - and surprisingly interesting results. Here's the set of…

Posted: 2014-03-09
Cloud Lines

First photo assignment from dedpxl (Zack Arias) is lines. I like the composition here - we get the power lines themselves running parallel to the hills behind - yet the sunbeams come in with a…

Posted: 2014-03-08
Using GoPro mount to attach FPV screen

I've been wondering how best to attach my FPV screen to my phantom radio. I've tried the type that attaches to the bar across the back - but they make the kit large and unwieldy. I'd thought to attach…

Posted: 2014-03-04
Mini-quad case layout

This is based on the Clas Ohlson instrument case - code 38-3978. Note that this is leaving their product line - but is being replaced by Clas Ohlson instrument case - code 38-5920 - which looks…

Posted: 2014-01-13
Bathroom window started

The bathroom window has now arrived (was always going to be at least 2 weeks longer than the original work given that it had a 6 week lead time). This means that we're getting the last touches done…

Posted: 2014-01-09
Itera - Juletrefest

Just some sillyness from Itera's juletrefest:

Posted: 2013-12-21
Bathroom end of day 26

Bath silicone done. Doorframe painted and silicone along edges where it meets tiles. Mirror in place - glue still drying so can't fill the crack around the edge just yet. All finishing touches will be…

Posted: 2013-12-19
Bathroom end of day 25

Bath grouted (silicone tomorrow). Shower mounted. Doorframe refitted, first coat of paint on frame and door. Tomorrow: Door - second coat and silicon between frame and tiles Bath - silicone round…

Posted: 2013-12-19
Phantom Naza connections

I was doing some reorganising inside my DJI phantom when I disconnected the cables from the Naza controller. I'd checked online - and found lots of info on reconnecting them - so I hadn't noted what…

Posted: 2013-12-18
Bathroom end of day 24

Bath tiled (grouting still to come). Sink mounted (and plumbed). Radiator plumbed in. Electrics done. Lights, warmth etc all working. The only issue today was that when the plumber looked at the…

Posted: 2013-12-17
Bathroom end of day 23

Bath in place and boxed in. Tiling still to do. The room look a lot smaller now - almost back to the size it was when we started :) But the bath is 20cm longer and wider than the old one. Something…

Posted: 2013-12-16
Bathroom end of day 22

Grouting and silicone done. First two pics are pre-silicon with the grouting drying so look washed in grey. The last three are afterwards with most of the grout dust removed and the silicone in place…

Posted: 2013-12-14
Bathroom end of day 20

Tiling done apart from grouting.

Latest flickr images

Femsjøen sky
A first test of the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer tracker head. This shot is made up of 10 shots - each 2 mins at f/2,8 ISO 100 14mm. Merged using Starry Landscape Tracker then adjusted in PS (merged in one shorter exposure at the bottom to get a a sharper land silhouette. You can see that even out of town - still struggling with light pollution - far too much light in the sky. But - still fun to play with.
Langlielva near Elveli
Introduction between a norweigan fjord horse and a halfling to see if they could share a paddock. The introduction went well - they now keep each other company in the paddock every day
Evening trees
Mist settling over the trees on a hillside behind a ploughed field