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    [–] Traveling to Canada with a recently expired passport lilmanmgf 1 points ago in travel

    Oh so now I'm a lazy American? You're making a lot of assumptions on my thought process and actions. My morning events and thought process progressed as follows:

    7AM: Grab passport from the same, notices expiration date was one month past

    7AM-8AM: Search Reddit and the internet for information regarding a similar scenario. Found a lot of conflicting information. Many of the stories were for passports that had been expired for 1+ years, vs 30 days.

    8AM: Post topic on reddit. Hope someone may have more applicable/recent experience that may shed light on this topic. This is extremely last minute since I am traveling at 12PM and time is extremely short.

    9AM-10AM: Call US and Canada Border Control now that they are actually open. Gain information from Border Control on both sides that looks indicates I will be ok.

    I made a mistake. It's been a while since I last used my passport and I wasn't aware it expired. This left me with a 5 hour window to determine what options were. I investigate for a while and reached out for help on Reddit after I was unable to find scenarios close enough to my own.

    [–] Traveling to Canada with a recently expired passport lilmanmgf 1 points ago in travel

    But they accept alternative forms of identification for entry into Canada, such as a birth certificate.

    [–] Traveling to Canada with a recently expired passport lilmanmgf 0 points ago in travel

    And I juts got off the phone with US Border Patrol who told me that the expired passport was still proof of citizenship and I would be fine. It would seem that things aren't as black and white as you are making it sound.

    [–] Traveling to Canada with a recently expired passport lilmanmgf 0 points ago in travel

    What is the point of even responding like this when it doesn't help anybody. I already searched and found a lot of conflicting information. I know the official message is that you need a passport, but I also know that people go back and forth without it. I was looking for some people with recent experiences that might indicate I would be ok to proceed. I called the Canadian Border Services and was told I only need a birth certificate and a drivers license. I've tried to call the US Border Crossing, and all I can get is a robotic message.

    [–] Traveling to Canada with a recently expired passport lilmanmgf 1 points ago in travel

    I just realized this the day I am supposed to leave, so there is no time to renew. Many of the past topics are old, and I'm thinking this is something that is subject to change with time.

    [–] Simple 3D Printed Grommet to Eliminate Signal Noise With Carbon Fiber Frame lilmanmgf 2 points ago in Multicopter

    Worst case I can always go back to this method. It seemed to work pretty well, but the pigtail I had was too long and got bunched up.

    http://i.imgur.com/JGAVGsI.jpg

    [–] RunCam Swift and Eagle Picture Randomly Becomes Extremely Dim lilmanmgf 1 points ago in Multicopter

    I have the OSD built in to the FC for both. One is a Brain RE1, the other is an F3 clone. The PDB is powering the vtx and camera in both setups.

    [–] RunCam Swift and Eagle Picture Randomly Becomes Extremely Dim lilmanmgf 1 points ago in Multicopter

    I'm also using Eachine VRD2 goggles. I have a pair of different ones as well, I can give them a shot and see.

    [–] Simple 3D Printed Grommet to Eliminate Signal Noise With Carbon Fiber Frame lilmanmgf 1 points ago in Multicopter

    You have seen the sma shear off through the 1/4" brass threads? I've mounted it out the back before and the weak point was always the joint between the coax wire and the sma connector, I would think it would be much stronger in shear through the metal vs. tension across the crimp connection. Right now I'm using a right angle pigtail for this, so worst case I lose the pigtail.

    [–] RunCam Swift and Eagle Picture Randomly Becomes Extremely Dim lilmanmgf 1 points ago in Multicopter

    On both builds I'm using an LC filter on both the camera and VTX. My PDB outputs a steady 12V for the camera.

    [–] Simple 3D Printed Grommet to Eliminate Signal Noise With Carbon Fiber Frame lilmanmgf 3 points ago in Multicopter

    I made a simple grommet to prevent the SMA connector from grounding to the frame. There is a inner ring to keep the SMA connector centered without touching the side walls. There is a gap between the two grommets so it clamps down tight onto the frame.

    [–] How do i Eliminate Diagonal Line Interference in my New build? lilmanmgf 1 points ago in fpv

    It's the older style pdb. The motors aren't running at the time is the photo. I've slowly been removing more and more of the electronics from the frame during test. At this time only the ESCs are still attached and the signal cables are completely opposite the signal wires. Did you ever clear this up?

    I've tried a TS5823 and one of these with no luck. https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01N948FF7/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1501840317&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=akk+vtx

    I have another quad with a cheap pdb and fc and vtx that doesn't have these issues.

    [–] How do i Eliminate Diagonal Line Interference in my New build? lilmanmgf 1 points ago in fpv

    Do you have a link to the small ones? Every one I've found looked pretty big.