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Forum: Foamies
04-11-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,189
Posted By Pyrock

Is 5.9 oz. too heavy?

Is 5.9 oz. too heavy?
Forum: Foamies
03-30-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,189
Posted By Pyrock

Good point...besides, how expensive can a 2s...

Good point...besides, how expensive can a 2s 359mah lipo be! I'll shop around for some.
Forum: Foamies
03-30-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,189
Posted By Pyrock

[QUOTE=littlephoenix;705908]everythign seems ok,...

[QUOTE=littlephoenix;705908]everythign seems ok, only advice i can give you is, your lipo is to heavy, try 400mah or 350mah, much lighter, QUOTE]

Remember, these are 2 cell lipos BUT if they are...
Forum: Foamies
03-29-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,189
Posted By Pyrock

I know this is an older thread but I just picked...

I know this is an older thread but I just picked up one of these and plan to do a similar conversion only not nearly as fast. I want it to be able to go high, shut her down, let the prop fold, and...
06-19-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,694
Posted By Pyrock

You will need a radio with elevon mixing so if...

You will need a radio with elevon mixing so if your radio doesn't do elevon mixing, you may be SOL. As for the small CX2 batteries...I believe those are 2S 800's. The Swoop is small but not that...
06-13-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,694
Posted By Pyrock

Look at my earlier post because it lists...

Look at my earlier post because it lists everything you need. You WILL have to cut the nose off under the rubber and put the rubber back. It flies fast so I hope you are slightly experienced. It...
06-26-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 117,712
Posted By Pyrock

Here's my IonX

Here's my IonX
06-16-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,694
Posted By Pyrock

I'm taking a break from Helis so I got one of...

I'm taking a break from Helis so I got one of these and quickly ripped out all the stock electronics. In its place I put the following:

2 HS55 servos
Hitec 6 ch. naro Rx (w/ shorty antenna)
CC...
02-08-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,100
Posted By Pyrock

By the way, RC Helis fly more smoothly when...

By the way, RC Helis fly more smoothly when inverted because there is no obstruction of the airflow by the fuselage.

If you ask 3D pilots what their pitch curve looks like, they will say...
02-08-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By Pyrock

I use KY Jelly!:D

I use KY Jelly!:D
02-08-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By Pyrock

That happened to me but it was caused by a fried...

That happened to me but it was caused by a fried 4-in-1. The 4-in-1 doesn't like lipos too much and fries itself in protest!
02-08-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,957
Posted By Pyrock

FYI- Hirobo Llama blades fit on the upgraded...

FYI- Hirobo Llama blades fit on the upgraded blade grips. Between the Llama and the Microheli parts, they are relatively easy to get.
02-08-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,957
Posted By Pyrock

I have both the upper and lower CNC blade grips...

I have both the upper and lower CNC blade grips and hubs from MicroHeli (the uppers are E-Flite CNC) and they work great! No issues during installation and makes the heli more responsive. Looks...
02-06-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By Pyrock

If you can hover it confortably, then you need to...

If you can hover it confortably, then you need to loose the training gear. When you do, you will notice how much easier it is to hover. Brace yourself! You're in for a wild ride!
02-06-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By Pyrock

I've seen someone literally cut off the tail and...

I've seen someone literally cut off the tail and they said it flew better in the wind without it. Technically, there is no need for the rear half of the fuse.
02-06-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,471
Posted By Pyrock

I wouldn't bother with brushless motors on this...

I wouldn't bother with brushless motors on this bird unless you can fit a Feigo motor in there but I doubt it because they are WAY more narrow than the 180. You'll also need lipo batteries which...
02-06-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,471
Posted By Pyrock

Check out my blinged CX2...yes...blinged CX2. I...

Check out my blinged CX2...yes...blinged CX2. I couldn't resist when I saw all that CNC in the display case. Now it matches my other helis!
02-06-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,740
Posted By Pyrock

I've been to Ultimate hobbies when I first...

I've been to Ultimate hobbies when I first started out in helis. All I can say is they have the LARGEST selection of Trex parts that I've ever seen. The only problem is that it takes forever to get...
02-06-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,681
Posted By Pyrock

Of the helis listed, I've flow the Trex 450, Trex...

Of the helis listed, I've flow the Trex 450, Trex 600, and a Blade CP. The MX series is very similar to the Trex line except with slightly lower grade parts and less support. In addition to those,...
02-06-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,697
Posted By Pyrock

Jermo, You are too funny. This thread...

Jermo,

You are too funny. This thread started out with a CX and a "budget". A few posts later, you got a nicely setup Trex with all the fixins and the budget went out the window! I cant tell...
02-06-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,711
Posted By Pyrock

I dont have an Ion-X but I did stay in a Holiday...

I dont have an Ion-X but I did stay in a Holiday Inn once:p Just kidding. Really, I dont have an Ion-X but a friend of mine had one and when I was shopping for a larger bird to compliment my...
02-06-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By Pyrock

Check to make sure your battery is secure and...

Check to make sure your battery is secure and your blades arent too loose (or too tight).
02-06-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,740
Posted By Pyrock

If you are seriously into RC helis or plan to be,...

If you are seriously into RC helis or plan to be, I'd go straight to the DX7 because you can grow into it. Besides, if you ever want to go big, it can handle larger birds. I have one and I love it. I...
02-06-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By Pyrock

Get whatever is readily available in your area...

Get whatever is readily available in your area and what most people fly. This is important because you will need support both at the field and at your LHS. This is why most people suggest the Align...
02-06-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,061
Posted By Pyrock

Check out my blinged out CX2...By the way, this...

Check out my blinged out CX2...By the way, this is my newest heli after the Logo 10 3D and the Trex 450SE before that so I cant really suggest anything because I'm regressing into fixed pitch counter...
02-06-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,486
Posted By Pyrock

I flew park flyer plankers for about a year...

I flew park flyer plankers for about a year before getting onto helis. Now I have three helis and counting after 7 months into helis.
02-06-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 31,779
Posted By Pyrock

I used to do the thumbs method but recently...

I used to do the thumbs method but recently changed to the pinch. The thumbs were ok but I found that the pinch gave me more stability when I increased my throws in order to do more aerobatic...
02-06-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 117,712
Posted By Pyrock

Here's my fleet. Logo 10 3D: Neu 1910/1Y,...

Here's my fleet.

Logo 10 3D: Neu 1910/1Y, TP 6S2P 4200, 3x 9650, 401/9253 tail servo, CF Battery tray, CNC Motor mount, 500mm MAH blades, Medusa BEC, CC Ph80 ESC, Liglow low voltage alarm w/ nav...
11-23-2006, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,280
Posted By Pyrock

Nice flight! You seem to be doing quite well for...

Nice flight! You seem to be doing quite well for first forward flight. I never really got my blade CP flyingl. My first hover was with an older Voyager E then I did my first forward flight with my...
10-16-2006, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,347
Posted By Pyrock

I know this is about a month old but I just...

I know this is about a month old but I just wanted to chime in. The tray looks like a very good and affordable piece of equipent. I've lost count of how many times my jacket hit my throttle and...
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