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Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Discussion' started by Outta Control, Apr 5, 2015.

  1. Outta Control

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    In the spirit of Adam Savage's idea for a portable work table I decided to create my own version.

    The materials. The foam allows it to be non-slip:
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    Finished Product:
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    With the I1:
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    Total cost: Less than $20 (minus the spray glue)
     
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  2. Aussie Pete

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    Great idea mate , but I would make a couple of improvements.
    1...larger table ( double the size) ....where do you put your I1 tx ....tablet....camera case...battery.
    2....non-slip???? you cant exit travel mode with the rubber surface Yes/No.
    My table is double the size you show with non-slip on half the table top where I sit my TX...tablet..camera case and Inspire battery.
    The half with smooth plastic is where the Inspire sits and changes into and out of travel mode easily.
    I also have room to sit my HDMI 19 inch screen on the table if I want to use it on some flights.
    Folding legs is great for transport and is very light as well.
    Any other ideas for improvements .
    ...Pete
     
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  3. Daniel Mascheck

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    the problem I see is the textured material, when the I1 comes out of travel mode, the legs need to slide a little bit en it goes upright! The material looks like the stuff I use in my tool cabinets!
     
  4. Outta Control

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    I agree but I don't plan on place it on travel mode once it is on the table.

    Aussie: I wanted the table to be super portable and light. Thus why space is very limited but someday I might go larger.
     
  5. Daniel Mascheck

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    I just bought a nice portable table with handle. Lifetime was the brand name. Got it at Costco yesterday. Legs can be adjusted down. Was great for cooking Easter lunch. I could set the legs at the right height matching the burners. I bought it for using with my drone. Enough room for the drone and the controllers.
     
  6. Aussie Pete

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    Here is my Inspire field table.
    Inspire Table.jpg
     
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  7. Outta Control

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    I have the same table but to big to haul.
     
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    I just made a sun shade for my tablet, and filled the pockets on my cargo trousers with batteries, then jumped on the back of a golf buggy to do my first gig with the inspire, forgot to use the sunshade, haha

    I had to film a 2km stretch. A table would have been useless.
    The picture reminds me of the little guy "master" from madmax when they lower him down to the pigs, lol.
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  9. Daniel Mascheck

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    Mine is the same size. I like the extra space!
     
  10. doubledown7d

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    I recently purchased a 48" round table. It has folding metal legs, white plastic top, and folds in half and has a handle for carry. I'll be using Krylon Fusion (no prep plastic spray paint) and a stencil to make a helipad design. I launch and land from wet or muddy spots often and am hoping this will be a good solution.
     
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    Got any pictures? Where did you get the table?
     
  12. mdomeny

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    i like adams version and was thinking of making the same or very similar table...
     
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    Excellent. Thank you for sharing!
     
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    Update: Bought a I1 stand and this updated setup really works for me. Really lightweight, sturdy, and portable.

    [​IMG]
     
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    now that's thinking outside "what's normal".
    ...Pete
     
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    just made this Helipad today. Haven't tested it out yet. need to add some short but adjustable legs. found some LED x-mas lights on sale:)
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    Looks really nice. Great job!
     
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    Very cool idea!
    I have the exact same table but stopped using it as the legs are steel and screw up my iPad compass when I set it down. Looking for an aluminum or all plastic with enough strengh.That stand has great potential!!!
     
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    Brilliant idea!

    Chris