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Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 09-30-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By SBMcGuire
Wow. That needs a lot of exp for a first heli....

Wow. That needs a lot of exp for a first heli. Dire commend getting a blade msr x, mcp x2, or nano cp x to start. The msr is fixed pitch and very stable. Basically the next step from the coaxial...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 02-16-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By SBMcGuire
Yep that's the link. my laptop has been on the...

Yep that's the link. my laptop has been on the fritz so I have been using my iPad. While I find mac products pretty awesome, they aren't without their quirks. Anyway,follow that vies info and I think...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 02-15-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,412
Posted By SBMcGuire
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Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 02-15-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,412
Posted By SBMcGuire
ok, guess i don't have this video imbeding thing...

ok, guess i don't have this video imbeding thing down just yet. How the heck do you put a vid in your thread so that it shows up as a thumbnail or playable fram?
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 02-15-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,412
Posted By SBMcGuire
Micro CP action baby.

Man check it out! A micro CP, I guess it's about the size of the SR120, maybe even as small as the MSR. But still, I think this may just be my next purchase, after a much needed dx6i that is.
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Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 02-15-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By SBMcGuire
Yeah I recon I'll get phoenix solo and a dx6i. I...

Yeah I recon I'll get phoenix solo and a dx6i. I don't recon i'll need something like the dx7 for quite some while. But you never know. I just don't see spending the money on the combo sim/tx if i"m...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 02-15-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By SBMcGuire
For got the link. Here you go. ...

For got the link. Here you go.

http://m.youtube.com/index?desktop_uri=%2F&gl=US#/watch?xl=xl_blazer&v=chH6e7BIKSY
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 02-15-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By SBMcGuire
It's hardwired into the 5 in 1 to compensate for...

It's hardwired into the 5 in 1 to compensate for it's lite weight and high Power ratio. Mine spins faster to the left but wabbels bad. There is a YouTube vid that talks about some settings on a dx6i...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 02-15-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By SBMcGuire
Holly Crap that is so awesome. I don't think i'm...

Holly Crap that is so awesome. I don't think i'm ready for a CP yet, but damn i'm sure thinig about that one. Guess I need to get a decent TX first as I don't thing the stock MSR TX is good for...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 01-18-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By SBMcGuire
Just another thought here. I have seen this issue...

Just another thought here. I have seen this issue with the MSRs. If you put the connecting link TOO far onto the ball mount, it will bind slightly with the part the ball point attaches to. So make...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 01-17-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By SBMcGuire
Glad to here your getting it figured out. Just...

Glad to here your getting it figured out. Just realized from my post above i was thinking more of how a FP like the MSR works rather than the MCX. Either way it is definitely TBE. Hope you got it...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 01-15-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,054
Posted By SBMcGuire
First try to adjust using your tx trim...

First try to adjust using your tx trim adjustments to compensate. If tjat doesn't help, then you may need to manually trim the Heli by adjusting the servo ends for each servo. Pop them off the ball...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 01-11-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,585
Posted By SBMcGuire
Important note. The situation with the swash...

Important note. The situation with the swash plate. Make sure the main drive gear is seated right. Hold the Heli and gently lift the main rotor. If it is moving up and down, you'll need to slide the...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 01-10-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,585
Posted By SBMcGuire
That is odd. If it's wobbling when you yaw it may...

That is odd. If it's wobbling when you yaw it may be out of balance slightly to the fore or aft. Probably fore sense it's leaning back.

Now to adjust servo rod ends. Turn on and move cyclic left...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 01-09-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,585
Posted By SBMcGuire
In forward flight, the faster you go the more it...

In forward flight, the faster you go the more it will bank right. It's the nature of a single blad Heli. I can explaiwhy if you like but it's described more than one place in here.

Now did you...
Forum: Virginia 01-09-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,687
Posted By SBMcGuire
Thank you so much for your assistance. I'll check...

Thank you so much for your assistance. I'll check in with them. I'm sure we'll be in touch.
Forum: Beginners - Helis 01-09-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,815
Posted By SBMcGuire
Not to my knowledge, but as to where they came...

Not to my knowledge, but as to where they came from and when, you never know where or for how long either sat in a given place that may have done the damage. My best recommendation is this. Buy a...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 01-09-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,585
Posted By SBMcGuire
Do you have a local LHS that you can go to, or...

Do you have a local LHS that you can go to, or did you just get your stuff online? A decent LHS can solve all these issues for you faster then righting I here. but on the chance that you don't here...
Forum: Virginia 01-09-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,687
Posted By SBMcGuire
Hello there. I'm a new flyer. Just starting out...

Hello there. I'm a new flyer. Just starting out and live in Williamsburg. Trying to get a handle on local resources and meet up with other flyers to learn from. Any suggestions on how to do that?...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 01-09-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,815
Posted By SBMcGuire
If they were stored somewhere at the wrong temp...

If they were stored somewhere at the wrong temp that could do it. Anything below 40F or above 130F would do it.
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 01-05-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,161
Posted By SBMcGuire
I've had the same turning issues with my MSR. I'm...

I've had the same turning issues with my MSR. I'm sure it has to do with the weight of the aircraft and the characteristics of helicopter flight in general. Combination of the spin direction of the...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 01-05-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By SBMcGuire
Sounds like TBE. Dose it maintain the same...

Sounds like TBE. Dose it maintain the same heading or does it actually fly nose first around in a circle.
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-31-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,488
Posted By SBMcGuire
I just crashed mine and got the same result. I...

I just crashed mine and got the same result. I wonder what causes it? Seems like you shouldn't be able to hurt the 5 n 1 this way. I could see frying it somehow. Guess I'm down until I get a new 5 n...
Forum: E-Flite Helicopters 12-31-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,917
Posted By SBMcGuire
I just had a crash do the same thing. Well not...

I just had a crash do the same thing. Well not totally. Sometimes it does that, but mostly it just won't spin up. All the flight controls work, but main blades won't spin. Neither will the tail...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 12-29-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By SBMcGuire
If you feel overwhelmed by it all, you two more...

If you feel overwhelmed by it all, you two more good options. Get a Blade MSR. It's stable and durable. Repairs are inexpensive and easy. Or, especially sense you already have a CP, get a flight sim...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 12-29-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,959
Posted By SBMcGuire
Your links are not coming up, but i would suggest...

Your links are not coming up, but i would suggest a Blade MCX. It's coakial, and uses the same controls as more advanced heli's without being hard to fly. You can fly it indoors and outside if there...
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 12-29-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,689
Posted By SBMcGuire
Sounds like your tail rotor is busted. Most...

Sounds like your tail rotor is busted. Most likely the motor. Does the tail rotor spin?
Forum: Micro Sized Electric Helicopters 12-29-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By SBMcGuire
I don't have a lot of experience but are you sure...

I don't have a lot of experience but are you sure there isn't an issue with the tail rotor?Dose the tail rotor spin?
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 12-26-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By SBMcGuire
Here's some interesting links. I think my...

Here's some interesting links. I think my original idea of self stabilizing with it's low CG was spot on. From what I can tell, that's how the V22 Osprey Works.
...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 12-25-2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By SBMcGuire
I agree it will need gyros for EVERYTHING. This...

I agree it will need gyros for EVERYTHING. This aircraft, full size or RC, would need to be smart, practically fly itself. Sort of like the F117. no man could fly it without it's onboard computers....
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