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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    ohhh .. no no no[&:] this heli is stable ... i just wanted it more stable so i can hover it in the living room... 6ftx6ft open space ... i am a newbie.. not stable for me could be a hummingbird to an intermidiate pilot i am hovering it right now in the living room

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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    Ah, ok thanks! This bird is much bigger then my stretched EP100Pro. Rotor of the EP is 42 cm....

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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    Just picked up a new bird today.. went to dave's and picked up the CF Pro Poseidon kit. full carbon with metal head.. Just started on the build and expect at least 2-3 days before completion. cant wait to show her off.

    i want to setup a 4-cell setup on this bird.
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480


    Just received the message that the parts arrived to finalize my bird........

    This is a picture of his current state....
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    Trex500! from my LHS..... a trip to the LHS gone crazy.. [&:]

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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    crazy indeed. how's the wife handling the new love of your life?lol. you spent more in 1 month than i have in 3 months. post some pics of your new baby,

    went to my lhs and picked up a brand new gy401 for the poseidon. half way through the build already. not much longer now.
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    the flock...
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    just finished build my brand new poisedon. one sweet looking bird.. gonna test fly her in morning.
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    list of equipment on the poisedon:

    hobbywing 40a esc
    castle creations bec
    just go fly 500th w 13T
    hs65hb on cyclic
    gy401 with 9650
    ar6100e
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    very nice noob.. i would like to have a poseidon but i am going to tighten some of my head screws (my brain screw) before i start thinking of getting another heli .. The trex 500 made its maiden flight earlier today... it's awesome! i wish my wife could see it...

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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    my ying and yang.. took the poisedon out for its maiden flight this morning. it flew perfect straight from build to setup. no head wobble. no vibration. no wag. rock solid tail . blades tracking perfectly without even touching the adjustments. only thing thats left to do is mess with the pitch and throttle curves then dial in more swash. i'm so stoked. going to the hobby store and pick up a 4-cell lipo and will test to see how she responds to more juice.
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    Happy Labor Day everyone!!!! spending some time with the family.. bbq, a few drinks and flying the helis..

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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    my oh my. [X(]. i went to my lhs and picked up a thunderpower extreme v2 2200mah 25c 4S lipo. now this is one expensive lipo. i swapped the pinion from 13t to a 10t for the 4-cell setup. getting 3000 rpm. but its got alot more punch and a whole lota kick. extremely pleased with the results. i placed the lipo as far back as i can without touching the motor for CG. i'm going to have to get more of these 4-cells. thunderpower kicks serious ass but dang thing is so expensive.

    so current setup for the Poisedon CF Pro kit:

    JustGoFly 500TH 3380Kv w 10T
    Hobbywing 40a esc opto
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    Thunderpower 2200mah 25c 4-cell
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    gy401 w 9650 for tail
    ar6100e
    dx6i

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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    i'm gonna be laying low on rc.. i'm done with my spending spree .. me and the wife had a good talk and came to an agreement.. Spending more time with the wife cant wait anymore, but the helis can

    I still get to fly real airplanes, this is my final approach... later guys!
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    cool HT. you fly airplanes for real? if you want i can keep your helis warm for you while you spend time with the wife.
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    yes i do fly real airplanes, fix wing single engines.. check out the vid of my trex 600 hovering on labor day.. i was a little bit drunk so i had the guts to bring it 80ft up in the air.. check out the hard landings

    [link]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpllUp-_jE4[/link]

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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    you're doing well HT. keep up the nice flying. I had a major crash with my Poseidon last week.. broke the upper frame, ccpm tray, landing base, blades, feathering shift, main gear. the sad part was that i was doing all kinds of crazy things with it and it flew awesome. then when i'm about to bring her in for a landing she rolls on one side. naturally i tried to correct but it made it worst. one of those optical illusion when i think it rolls one way but its actually the other. or another word PILOT ERROR.[&:] that ends my strike of 103 packs without a crash. she's all fixed up now and she ready to rock and roll. . It cost me 130 bucks to repair her.[:'(]
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    check her out now. i use the clear canopy when its home and the gold when i go fly.
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    Looks great Noob!
    I finally broke down and ordered all the parts I need for my Mars....I bought a new Scorpion 55amp ESC to go with the Gazaur motor so we will see if that eliminates the over heating problem I had.
    I have been flying my TRex as I can...not as much as I would like but enough to keep me happy.
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    i also run the scorpion 55a esc and the 4400kv lingo motor. great results.. you'll have to run at least a 25C lipo...otherwise your lipo will be hot. i ran the evo flightpower 1800mah 20C lipo with this combo and it got smoking hot after a pack. so bad the first cell swelled for 30 minutes. [X(] for this reason i decided to go with the 4-cell setup. everything runs super cool and lots and lots of power and a lot longer flight time. [sm=thumbup.gif]
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    I should have no probs in the batteries I think...I have the EVO 25C 2170's to run on it...but we will see. I also bought an Outrage 25C 2200 to play with on this and the TRex 450.

    All my parts arrived, heli is all assembled...I have to re-set the pitch again as it is way off with the new metal head parts, plus I have set up the head for 3D so I need to zero out the pitch again at mid stick...should be flying again tomorrow with the Gazaur.[8D]

    I broke down today and bought the TRex 500GF with motor and ESC, going to run the Hitec MS 5085 MG's on cyclic, Futaba 401 with the 9257 on the tail, Radix 430 Blades, EVO 25c 2500 6s battey for it, Bantam E-Station BC6 Charger to charge my new size battery.
    So now I have to start investing in more batteries....I plan on running dual 3 cells on it as well...but I am sure I am going to want more 6 cells because of the weight...we will see. I am excited and looking forward to getting this baby up and flying.

    My lovely wife would have even let me go nitro if I wanted....but I like being able to fly around the back of the house with the electrics, so I am sticking with them for now....maybe someday I will go with a slimer.
    Blade CX2/Axe CP/ Trex 450 SE v2/Gazaur Mars 480/TRex 500 GF

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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    nice edwin. the trex500 is a very nice size helicopter. not too big nor too small. post some pics of the new machine when you get her assembled.
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    yeah baby, yeah! [8D] congrats Ed! u gonna love the trex500! i almost totally ignored my smaller helis after i started flying the 500.. but i love all of them equally i have the trex600 but i fly the 500 more coz it's the right size to do just whatever .. not too big, not too small
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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    Sorry gang for not reporting back about the new Mars parts and the Gazaur motor but I have been building the 500...very busy lately so I have not put much time into the build...but it has been a very easy build and I am almost finished (most likely done and test flying tonight) with it so, I will finish the pitch set up on the Mars tomorrow probably and be able to fly the weekend with all 3.

    I have flown the Outrage battery for one of its break in flights and it has awesome power!!!! I am very impressed with it. I will definitely be getting more of them!!!!![8D]
    Blade CX2/Axe CP/ Trex 450 SE v2/Gazaur Mars 480/TRex 500 GF

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    RE: Gazaur Mars 480

    cool. i was thinking about getting the outrage packs so your good review along with many others convinced me that this is a good brand.. gonna pick up both the 4s 2200 and 3s 2200 25c packs.

    i flew my poseidon at the park today with 15+mph winds. it was a little difficult but she flew well. i flew for 10 minutes on a single charge! [X(]. and that was in idle up. [8D] and there was still plenty of juice left in the pack. very impressed with the thunderpower 4s packs. after 10 minutes the motor, esc, lipo was barely warm. awesome. flew the mars in the same condition using the 3s setup and the lipo was hot for only 3 minutes. i think the 4s setup is best for this size bird.
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