Jeep Monkey Blog

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Father’s Day Quad Flying

A short trip out to Toodyay for some Quad flying on Father’s Day 2015. DJI Phantom 3 Professional TBS Discovery Father’s Fay Quad Flying Quad Down! I discovered that I have an issue when...

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Pattern Practice with the TBS Discovery

Every chance I get I grab the Disco and go practice some pattern flying, to build up my hours in preparation for the RPA training/efficiency tests.

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Idiot in a Ford Capri

Some people just don’t pay enough attention on the road. Check out this complete idiot in a Ford Capri (the hairdresser model not the cool one) indicate and change lanes in one movement, without properly...

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Idiot Perth Pedestrian

Pedestrian crosses road behind a truck and doesn’t even look for oncoming traffic – Wellington Street, Perth.

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Finally getting some flight time

I’ve brought my quad out of storage, dusted it off and started to clock up some flight time. Quad with the following config; TBS Discovery (DJI F450 Arms) with Core installed. DJI Naza Lite...

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Time to turn off the Sprinklers

With winter well and truly upon us its time to turning off the sprinklers. As usual Water Corp have put their winter ban in place – http://www.watercorporation.com.au/save-water/watering-days/winter-sprinkler-ban-tpm Irrigation Caddy FTW Turning them off with...

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Rails Codename Generator App

In my effort to learn and try new things out, I banged together a quick Rails Codename Generator App to generate codenames for the naming of projects or other prieces of work. Next to...

DB2 Datafix to remove dodgy characters 0

DB2 Datafix to remove dodgy characters

A quick and dirty db2 datafix to remove some dodgy characters that was causing our application to fail. Of course we also corrected the application to stop inserting these characters in the first place....

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Irrigation Caddy Issue

I love my Irrigation Caddy  for ease of programming, normally painful task on conventional controllers (At my last house it took me so long that I used to take a beer out with me...

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New Tyres for the Passat

Quick breakdown of prices for tyres for my 2007 VW Passat 4Motion. Passat Tyres 235/45R17 Bob Jane Morley 9271 2866 Tyre Power Morley 9275 3394 Pirelli Pzero Nero 199 796 Pirelli Cinturato P7 0...