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01-24-2014, 03:51 PM
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Posted By viking

Phoenix, Az in the North Valley here. Been out of...

Phoenix, Az in the North Valley here. Been out of the hobby for a while, but I am back! Looking for people to fly with.
08-22-2007, 02:08 AM
06-03-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,325
Posted By viking

Thanks for the info. I set mine up for flaperons...

Thanks for the info. I set mine up for flaperons and flaps. if that doesn't work very well then I will try the crow feature.
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-02-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,133
Posted By viking

I set mine up a little nose heavy and it flies...

I set mine up a little nose heavy and it flies great. Lands like a comet if you don't use flaps. I dig the little bush plane.
06-02-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,325
Posted By viking

I've had mine for about 2 weeks and have flown it...

I've had mine for about 2 weeks and have flown it twice. I set it up a little nose heavy and it comes in like a comet. I lower the flaps and use a little body language to gide it in for great but HOT...
04-12-2007, 03:03 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 112,647
Posted By viking

AH HA! My evil plan of having converts to gyros...

AH HA! My evil plan of having converts to gyros is taking hold.......

Well I think your gyro is set way to high. Try turning it down to almost nothing. I think it is searching for a heading back...
Forum: ParkFlyers
01-09-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,921
Posted By viking

Just got my PCW last night. Mines gonna be...

Just got my PCW last night. Mines gonna be brushless. I'll post back after my first flight.
12-27-2006, 03:31 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 112,647
Posted By viking

Hi there folks. I don't get to post on here very...

Hi there folks. I don't get to post on here very much but I just gotta post what I'm doing with my Eflite Cub.

Installed a Futaba rate gyro to my Chan 4. Turned it way down to act as a dampner....
08-06-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,095
Posted By viking

My vid

Made this vid at my little park next door. 3 days into AP and totally hooked!

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4928902708669144479&pr=goog-sl
08-05-2006, 03:04 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 49,705
Posted By viking

Here I am on my first AP try. GWS slow stick and...

Here I am on my first AP try. GWS slow stick and servo operated camera
Forum: Beginners
06-17-2006, 09:01 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,944
Posted By viking

Just built on of the new and improved SS. The...

Just built on of the new and improved SS. The plastic part is sturdy and a whole lot of the aluminum body sets through it. Secure it with 2 screws and it's all done. I am buying 2 of the all metal...
04-24-2006, 01:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,345
Posted By viking

Just bought this bird 4 days ago. Great warbird...

Just bought this bird 4 days ago. Great warbird by all standards. Gear had to go after 5 flights. Made a skid out of carbon fiber and painted to match.
04-18-2006, 12:11 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

LOL... well without a doubt if I would have known...

LOL... well without a doubt if I would have known to send you a PM and not an email to the CS listed on the Venom website it would have such. But I sent it to CS and not you. This isn't an argument.
04-13-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Sorry I didn't get back to you guys sooner but...

Sorry I didn't get back to you guys sooner but have been a little busy withthe new trex. I understand the problems with the Venom weren't a bred in problem with the design, they were a string of...
04-05-2006, 11:52 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Thank you Ah Clem! I am going down to get a T-rex...

Thank you Ah Clem! I am going down to get a T-rex and a MD500 body in about an hour. I will be flying my Venom onto a shelf along with all my other models that are not functioning or are worn out....
04-05-2006, 04:46 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Nothing over 10.8 I have heard. I've seen almost...

Nothing over 10.8 I have heard. I've seen almost 11 on a blade. But he said he had never blown a tail motor in over 4 months. I looked inside a venom 4 in 1 2 days ago, it's a wonder they work at all.
04-05-2006, 06:46 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

VENOM WROTE ME BACK TODAY... Took 9 Days to write...

VENOM WROTE ME BACK TODAY... Took 9 Days to write me back but they did it.They wrote me an answer that I was already aware of and offered to swap my 4 in 1. Meanwhile back at the ranch I went down to...
04-02-2006, 07:50 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Yes I will be calling them and doing a little...

Yes I will be calling them and doing a little demanding. This is out of control.

Was going to go fly it with a few guys from the local shop in the morning. Looks like that is a no go now.

I'm...
04-02-2006, 06:28 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Just burned up 2 more tail motors in one shot....

Just burned up 2 more tail motors in one shot. Duel motors didn't work. Venom still has not wrote me back. This stinks.
03-31-2006, 04:28 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Welcome Boosted! Bluesjunky, I am...

Welcome Boosted!

Bluesjunky,
I am running heatsinks on both brushless and tail motor(s). I am now running a duel mounted tail system. It's a CNC'd little jewel and we shall see how this all...
03-30-2006, 03:54 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Lost another tail rotor motor... It's sitting in...

Lost another tail rotor motor... It's sitting in my local helicopter shop. Good people there are gonna look into it or help me replace it or find some other route to keep flying a micro heli.

4...
03-27-2006, 02:03 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Talking installed resistor it worked fine all weekend....

installed resistor it worked fine all weekend. Also put together a LED lighting system for a little night flying, maybe generate some UFO reports in the hood:D! The tail motor was getting almost 11.3...
03-25-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

I have replaced 4 tail motors in 1 week. Burning...

I have replaced 4 tail motors in 1 week. Burning out in less than 5 minutes. Any idea why this might be? Contacted Venom without reply so far.
03-20-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

I just upgraded to brushless. I'm not using the...

I just upgraded to brushless. I'm not using the stock connection for the battery so it was just a couple snips away to clean up the extra wire. Flys like a dream!
03-17-2006, 04:58 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Ah HAAA! That is the key not to lose another main...

Ah HAAA! That is the key not to lose another main motor. Going brushless. My local shop in Phoenix told me this after I bought 1300 3c lipo and charger and new stock motor. I will wait until my new...
03-16-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

what would cause me to burn out 2 main 370...

what would cause me to burn out 2 main 370 fireball motors in 2 weeks? Using stock setup. And second motor was using a heatsink on main and tail motor. I am stumped and angered. Thank you.
03-15-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,074
Posted By viking

Good for you! I also fly at lunch almost...

Good for you! I also fly at lunch almost everyday. My boss is about to buy a VNR3D to practice on before he gets his OLD Gas powered Helicopter back into the air.
03-14-2006, 05:50 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Thanks! I do have a burning question tho... What...

Thanks! I do have a burning question tho... What should be done with the RX antenna? Should I leave it wrapped around the skid or run it out and tape it to the boom? Oh... One more semi burning or...
03-12-2006, 05:15 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,113
Posted By viking

Hello there, I'm new to this forum and new to r/c...

Hello there, I'm new to this forum and new to r/c rotary aircraft. I bought the VNR3D as my first helicopter. I've flown gas powered fixed wing for many years and thought I could make the switch...
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