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Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-19-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Brian VT
Yes. And this one shows them (the washer and...

Yes. And this one shows them (the washer and o-ring) in the wrong order. :mad:
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-17-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By Brian VT
If assembled per the schematic (washers to head,...

If assembled per the schematic (washers to head, o-rings outside that) then it's too tight for pivoting and the feathering shaft is sloppy in the head.
I put the o-rings inside the head (keeps the...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-16-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By Brian VT
The thing is that an o-ring fits nicely into the...

The thing is that an o-ring fits nicely into the rotor hub (like on other helis I've worked on) so I figured why not throw one in there, then the washer and other o-ring per the schematic.
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-16-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By Brian VT
I do plan to switch it back. Thanks.

I do plan to switch it back. Thanks.
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-15-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By Brian VT
...but could do some major damage in the living...

...but could do some major damage in the living room. :oops:
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-15-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By Brian VT
I'm curious too (although I'm working on my mSRx....

I'm curious too (although I'm working on my mSRx. same parts though).
The parts kit comes with 4 washers and 4 o-rings but the parts diagram only shows 2 of each. If you install per the diagram (1...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-15-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By Brian VT
Hmmm. I didn't know the mSRx didn't do well....

Hmmm. I didn't know the mSRx didn't do well. :confused: I love mine. It is quite a bit quicker than the mSR, though, and is a big jump from coax. It handles much like an mCPx that's not in stunt...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-29-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Brian VT
Put in lower mils ?

Put in lower mils ?
Forum: Foamies 08-28-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Brian VT
Neat. How's it fly ?

Neat. How's it fly ?
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-27-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Brian VT
That seems like his best bet. Just needs to be on...

That seems like his best bet. Just needs to be on the same channel ?
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-26-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Brian VT
Do you have the rx/esc I just linked to or do you...

Do you have the rx/esc I just linked to or do you have the larger Cub with a stand-alone rx ?
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-26-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Brian VT
I figure his plane has this rx/esc ? Would be...

I figure his plane has this rx/esc ? Would be tough to work a new rx into that ?
http://www.greathobbies.com/productinfo/?prod_id=HBZ4851
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-26-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Brian VT
...I would look for a cheap used TX (that's on...

...I would look for a cheap used TX (that's on the correct FM frequency) or sell your plane to someone that already has one and wants a spare. Then get yourself a DSM2/X plane.
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-26-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Brian VT
You can't buy just the rx. Most ultra micros have...

You can't buy just the rx. Most ultra micros have the rx, esc, and servos built onto a pc board (then often called a "brick"). The Champ brick could probably be fitted to your fuselage, but they're...
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-26-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Brian VT
It probably has an FM rx then. The rx is built...

It probably has an FM rx then. The rx is built onto the "brick" with the esc and servos. You'd prob. have to get a whole DSM2 (Champ?) brick or an FM tx.
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-25-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Brian VT
Connect battery to plane. Light on rx should...

Connect battery to plane. Light on rx should start flashing.
Hold trainer switch up while turning on DX6i. DX6i will beep until you let go of trainer switch. Let go of trainer switch.
Should bind...
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-25-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Brian VT
What brand/rx is the Cub ?

What brand/rx is the Cub ?
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 08-22-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Brian VT
Smaller means more crash resistant and cheaper to...

Smaller means more crash resistant and cheaper to fix. Larger is more stable and easier to see.
You are taking a big leap from coax. to c.p. It ain't easy. Best would be to learn on a sim. first.
I...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-11-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,560
Posted By Brian VT
My Stinson with skis wants to nose over. I need...

My Stinson with skis wants to nose over. I need to throttle up quick and use full up elevator until it gets up to speed.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-01-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,683
Posted By Brian VT
I've been getting interested. I joined a forum...

I've been getting interested. I joined a forum and they are having a contest to give away a 3D printer. Click the link to join and enter (and I get bonus points for the referral :)).
...
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-02-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By Brian VT
You know, I hadn't thought of it that way. I was...

You know, I hadn't thought of it that way. I was able to fly it fine but my knees and arms were shaking. :oops: I suppose that will go away soon enough.
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-01-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By Brian VT
She flies. :) I had a friend maiden her today....

She flies. :)
I had a friend maiden her today. It did well but needed just a bit of weight in the nose. I'm gonna move the battery/cargo box forward a bit. The wheels rolled fine on a snowy dirt...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-27-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By Brian VT
I used Blenderm tape on the ailerons and...

I used Blenderm tape on the ailerons and elevator. I used 2 micro pin hinges on the rudder because there's very little space at the bottom to attach tape.
Ready for maiden and, of course, the wind...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-24-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By Brian VT
Thanks. I agree that the blue windshield looks...

Thanks. I agree that the blue windshield looks odd. Those are stickers that came with it. I'm scared to try black marker on it in case it doesn't "take" and ends up looking worse.

Seems confusing...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-24-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By Brian VT
Well it looks done and I thought I'd be done...

Well it looks done and I thought I'd be done tonight.
I made up some wing struts with wire through coffee stirrers.
I wasn't happy having to take the wing off to stuff the lipo into the fuse...
Forum: Beginners 01-23-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By Brian VT
Maybe a sub-trim or differential setting is...

Maybe a sub-trim or differential setting is affecting travel ?
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-22-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By Brian VT
Thanks for the replies. I don't see any way to...

Thanks for the replies.
I don't see any way to shorten the shaft, unfortunately.
CG is certainly the main concern but I wanted to ask opinions on appearance 1st.
The only spec. I have for cg is to...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-22-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By Brian VT
I'm getting there. :o Looking for some opinions...

I'm getting there. :o Looking for some opinions on motor location.
I like the look of having the front of the motor flush to the front of the cowl but then it looks to me like the prop. is too far...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-17-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By Brian VT
I took the Park 280 from the 540QQ. I glued the...

I took the Park 280 from the 540QQ. I glued the motor's X mount to the the face of a tube (plastic electrical conduit). The tube is a bit smaller than the channel for the stock motor. I'll wrap the...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-13-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By Brian VT
Good stuff. Thanks. Yeah, Graves' site is a...

Good stuff. Thanks.
Yeah, Graves' site is a misprint. Graupner site says 330g.

Well I think I'm gonna use the guts from my Edge 540QQ that I've been scared to fly due to my lack of skills and...
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