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Forum: Motors and Speed Controllers for sale & WTB 06-10-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By zeta30
Payment received. It's all boxed up and I...

Payment received.

It's all boxed up and I will drop it off at the P.O. this morning. I will mail it VIA Priority Mail so you should receive by Thursday...
Forum: Motors and Speed Controllers for sale & WTB 06-10-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By zeta30
PM responded, Soldnpend7ng payment.

PM responded,

Soldnpend7ng payment.
Forum: Motors and Speed Controllers for sale & WTB 05-13-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By zeta30
PM Responded to, The ICE 120 is sold, I still...

PM Responded to, The ICE 120 is sold, I still have the Thunderbird 54 though.
Forum: Motors and Speed Controllers for sale & WTB 04-26-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By zeta30
Two Castle Creations speed controllers

***SOLD*** The first is a Phoenix ICE HV 120 $150 PayPal


The second is a used but very good condition Thunderbird 54.

***SOLD*** $30 PayPal

Prices include shipping, I will ship VIA USPS...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 04-10-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,041
Posted By zeta30
I agree with pizzano, I've tried a number of...

I agree with pizzano, I've tried a number of different low end gyros with little success, when I went to Spartan Quark my helis all changed for the better.

Now that more and more people are...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 04-10-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,041
Posted By zeta30
I don't know w hole lot about your gyro. I found...

I don't know w hole lot about your gyro. I found a set up guide over at another board that seemed to work for some people.

http://rc.runryder.com/helicopter/t395194p1/
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 04-09-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,041
Posted By zeta30
You are not correct. There are many posts that...

You are not correct. There are many posts that discuss proper battery care and the 80% rule for mAh is THE way to properly determine how to time your filghts. The reason why measuring voltage is not...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 04-09-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,041
Posted By zeta30
This is normal for a Heading Hold gyro, the tail...

This is normal for a Heading Hold gyro, the tail servo will not return to center when you move the stick left or right when it's in heading hold mode. It will return to center if it is is rate mode,...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 04-08-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,041
Posted By zeta30
Another note on batteries, if you want them to...

Another note on batteries, if you want them to last longer you should time your flights. Then when you are charging them you never want to put back more that 80% capacity. So for example if you have...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 04-07-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By zeta30
Glad you got it sorted out...

Glad you got it sorted out...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 04-04-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By zeta30
That's odd about the training gear, I don't know...

That's odd about the training gear, I don't know how they would cause a vibration, with them on I would think they would dampen a vibration but I could be wrong. Unles they weren't attached very...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 04-03-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By zeta30
Shakes can be caused from a few things but...

Shakes can be caused from a few things but unlikely from your training gear. The most common items are:

Bent main shaft
Bent feathering shaft
Blade grips too tight/loose
Blade grip tightness...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 03-12-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By zeta30
You still haven't said what kind of heli you have...

You still haven't said what kind of heli you have that makes a huge difference.

It could be a lot of things but with out more specific info we would just be throwing stuff out there blindly.
Forum: Beginners - Helis 03-07-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By zeta30
What head speed have you been running?

What head speed have you been running?
Forum: Beginners - Helis 03-07-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By zeta30
That is a common issue with the Align 3G and also...

That is a common issue with the Align 3G and also 3GX FBL controllers. Some people are able to fix the issue by reducing the elevator gain, others say it's a COG issue with the heli being tail heavy....
Forum: Beginners - Helis 02-28-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By zeta30
I went straight from a CX2 to a Heli Max 450 and...

I went straight from a CX2 to a Heli Max 450 and I tell you, it was pretty rough. (Even with working on a sim every day). Crashing a 450 every other battery pack gets expensive fast.

I would...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 02-19-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By zeta30
I would go with an mems gyro as they are bit less...

I would go with an mems gyro as they are bit less sensitive to vibrations than piezo gyros.

My opinion is to not skimp on gyros though. You can get a cheap $10 gyro that works, or you can spend...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 01-19-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By zeta30
A good article for the toilet bowl effect, it's a...

A good article for the toilet bowl effect, it's a bit long but worth the read:

http://www.rchelicopterfun.com/toilet-bowl-effect.html

If you don't want to read that much a shorter one is here:...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 01-10-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By zeta30
There are quite a few things that can cause this:...

There are quite a few things that can cause this:

1. Head speed is reduced for some reason. (a few things can cause this issue as well).
2. Blade pitch is wonky. The blade pitch should be at 0...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 12-30-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By zeta30
Trying to learn to fly a CP heli in a closed...

Trying to learn to fly a CP heli in a closed space is not the best option. I did it that route with a 450 sized heli and it was a very long process. The first time I took it to the park I was amazed...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 10-20-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By zeta30
There are tons of great 450 sized heli's out...

There are tons of great 450 sized heli's out there right now and the prices have dropped tremendously as well.

The Trex 450 has a bunch of scale fuselages to choose from, they have one of the...
Forum: Motors and Speed Controllers for sale & WTB 09-16-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 671
Posted By zeta30
Electrify C-25 Brushed ESC for LiPo or NiXX $20 shipped

I have a barely used Electrify C-25 speed controller for $20.00 shipped to the ConUS. It can be used for 6-10 cell NiCD/MH or 2-3 cell LiPo and has a built in 1.5A BEC. The Deans and motor bullet...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 09-03-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By zeta30
The only advice I have is to try rebinding the...

The only advice I have is to try rebinding the heli to your radio. Someone else may have other ideas. If that doesn't work then you may have a bad 3 in 1 board.
Forum: Standard & Large E-Heli Talk 08-28-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By zeta30
They are fine for hovering and sport flying....

They are fine for hovering and sport flying. Definitely not for 3D as they will explode at the head speeds you need for that. I would not go over 2800 head speed. If I remember right woodies usually...
Forum: Standard & Large E-Heli Talk 08-28-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By zeta30
They will work. You may need to use shims on the...

They will work. You may need to use shims on the roots depending how thick they are. I used blades similar to those when I first started out because it was getting expensive to replace more expensive...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-29-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By zeta30
This is correct. You do not need a 7 channel RX...

This is correct. You do not need a 7 channel RX to run a CCPM heli, you only need 6. My 255 and 450 are both on 6 channel RXs my larger ones are on 7 just because I want the satellite RX's to help...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 06-05-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By zeta30
When ever I have an issue I retrace a path to...

When ever I have an issue I retrace a path to when it flew right last. Did I adjust something after I flew last? If so readjust what ever it was back to its original position. Did this happen after a...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 05-21-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,973
Posted By zeta30
Back when this thread first started out I would...

Back when this thread first started out I would have vehemently disagreed with that suggestion. But since then I purchased an mCP X because I wanted a small heli I could fly in a very small field...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 04-18-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By zeta30
I've read the same thing as Gionir, that they...

I've read the same thing as Gionir, that they aren't very good. I've also read that the only Extreme, hop up that is worth while is their canopy and the rest of their stuff is junk. I do have one of...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 04-12-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By zeta30
I have purchased and sold many used components...

I have purchased and sold many used components and only got one bad speed controller. The GY401'a set the standard for gyros a few years ago. There are better ones out now that are around the same...
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