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Forum: Aircraft Reviews Today, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By pizzano
"I have read of others stripping servos in...

"I have read of others stripping servos in flight, but this is hard to say whether these accounts were not due to rougher landings, causing damage that ultimately caused failure in flight. The servos...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 07-22-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By pizzano
Is this model the QR X350 Pro....? If so,...

Is this model the QR X350 Pro....?

If so, these sites have much more info....not many here with info on the Walkera QR X350 Pro: and the thread would be better suited in the Multi-Rotor section...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-22-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By pizzano
Guess one really needed to be a "Walkera"...

Guess one really needed to be a "Walkera" guy........!

"When transferring over the equipment, were any changes made to your hardwire assembly.....?"

Glad that problem got sorted out.......;)
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-21-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By pizzano
Sonic1954...... I"m not a Walkera flyer,...

Sonic1954......

I"m not a Walkera flyer, but a couple of things come to mind.

When transferring over the equipment, were any changes made to your hardwire assembly.....?.....if so, have you...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 07-19-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By pizzano
That member name sure looks familiar......could...

That member name sure looks familiar......could it be I've seen it at RcDiscuss, helifreak, RunRyder or rchelitalk....?

Anyway, rather than spend a bunch of time regurgitating volumes of tips,...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 07-19-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 272
Posted By pizzano
I'm not that familiar with the Blade 450x, (it's...

I'm not that familiar with the Blade 450x, (it's newer than my last heli build exprience), but many of the Trex clones have the same process....the tail drive gear assembly can be adjusted...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 07-19-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 272
Posted By pizzano
Considering I'm an anal maintenance freak, belt...

Considering I'm an anal maintenance freak, belt tension should be checked frequently during "break" in.....replaced mine after every 10hrs of flight time, whether it needed it or not (had one fail on...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 07-18-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 272
Posted By pizzano
There are a variety of tools required for the...

There are a variety of tools required for the maintenance....thus the previous mentions related to cost

Here's a partial list of tools common for E 450 and larger heli maintenance, many of which...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 07-18-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 272
Posted By pizzano
I'm no authority of FBL units.....only flown...

I'm no authority of FBL units.....only flown dialed in models, never set one up.

But, if you have the ability to adjust curves that look (similar) like what I previously posted:

"Here's an...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 07-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 272
Posted By pizzano
Not a big fan of HK heli parts (or any other HK...

Not a big fan of HK heli parts (or any other HK product).......just a personal preference of myself and many of my flying buddies......to many other great options out there, especially if you lean...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 07-18-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 272
Posted By pizzano
I would not discount that.....however, learning...

I would not discount that.....however, learning at "lower" head speeds (just how much lower is a personal choice) saves other frustrations related to respone and reaction time during distress.
...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 07-18-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 272
Posted By pizzano
When I was first getting a feel for...

When I was first getting a feel for things.....many moons ago, I stuck with Align wooden. Just made sure they were balanced properly......much less cost and during that "learning" level, the...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 07-18-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 272
Posted By pizzano
Not sure what cheap means.....but here's a site...

Not sure what cheap means.....but here's a site that has inexpensive blades.....and may ship outside of the U.S. cheap......:
...
Forum: Beginners 07-16-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 590
Posted By pizzano
Not sure where you picked-up a stock GWS Slow...

Not sure where you picked-up a stock GWS Slow Stick from.....but none I've ever built or seen stock came with "down trust" incorporated in the motor mounting or stick shaft......????
The stock Slow...
Forum: Beginners 07-16-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 590
Posted By pizzano
The roll issue is probably a C/G balance problem...

The roll issue is probably a C/G balance problem or the motor torque is pullling it over (prop/motor thrust angle).....decreasing the dihedral to much wihout ailerons could also contribute to the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-16-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,508
Posted By pizzano
Haven't seen this much activity on a thread (from...

Haven't seen this much activity on a thread (from WattFlyer members who have posted here 276 times or less, over an 8 year period or less) in quite some time.....could it be those most active now are...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-16-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,508
Posted By pizzano
Post It's not the site making money aspect.......cudos...

It's not the site making money aspect.......cudos to any that can generate at least operating revenue.....it's more about the "compensated" and trained help servicers......it's one thing to have a...
Forum: Standard & Large E-Heli Talk 07-16-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By pizzano
Build Review I've never used HK or any "off" brand equipment...

I've never used HK or any "off" brand equipment that was not OEM or otherwise considered (proven) better than OEM on any of my 450's......As far as MG over nylon, ibme that unless you really need the...
Forum: Standard & Large E-Heli Talk 07-15-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By pizzano
Sounds like a newbie awareness learning...

Sounds like a newbie awareness learning curve.......;)

It really does not matter what manufacture you purchase from, every model really needs to be gone over mechanically, "with a fine tooth...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By pizzano
Since I added weight with camera, landings have...

Since I added weight with camera, landings have been an adventure....blades on this little guy continue to rotate during landing......I have been practicing slower decents and using the throttle cut...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-15-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By pizzano
Forbes Making Sense on Drone Media

Here's a recent article that gives insight on media mentality and journalism hype related to the whole "drone" epidemic......:
...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-14-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,508
Posted By pizzano
Sounds like somebody over there got bent out of...

Sounds like somebody over there got bent out of shape for "who knows" what reason.

It's not always the moderators that have the quick "ban" trigger.....the administrators are just as quilty (they...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-14-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By pizzano
Cost is generally related to performance with any...

Cost is generally related to performance with any of the Nano, Micro and under 300 size heli's and quads.........

It really depends on ones needs, budget and desire. If one cares to stay in the...
Forum: Beginners 07-13-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 318
Posted By pizzano
Very rigid and unfriendly set of rules.....first...

Very rigid and unfriendly set of rules.....first time I've ever heard of such from a public or private AMA sanctioned club....especially the Apprentice snub for newbies.......:rolleyes:

Sounds...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-12-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By pizzano
200QX Panoramic View

Finally got around to video recording with the 200QX.......

I used a $9.00 camera on this first try, did not want to waste time or damage my expensive cube serveillance camera on the first...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-11-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 4,039
Posted By pizzano
Quoted from todays Associated Press Article: ...

Quoted from todays Associated Press Article:

"Los Angeles imposes no limits on drones for personal use outside of parks. Because state law specifically defines aircraft as "manned" flying...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-11-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By pizzano
Neither, they are both throw away...

Neither, they are both throw away toys......Blades Nano QX and 180 QX toys can at least be flown with a serious, more complex TX.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-10-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By pizzano
JPF states it well......also keep in mind,...

JPF states it well......also keep in mind, stepping up to the 450 class and above, is where the real technology begins........as with the costs for replacement parts and mod's.......it's been that...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-10-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By pizzano
"So that's a crisis situation confronted with a...

"So that's a crisis situation confronted with a safety net. Do it a few times before trying it with a bare bones quad. With a basic model, the pressure on you is much greater because you must not...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-09-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By pizzano
The battery compartment on the GWSTiger Moth 400...

The battery compartment on the GWSTiger Moth 400 measures approx. 6" long, 2" wide & 5/8" deep.

It has a little room to modify width & depth.....but length can be an issue since any longer will...
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