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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    Looks like you have some nice motors on there
    Sorry, not sure about your question. Hopefully someone else will know.
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD


    ORIGINAL: 1500valk

    ok, i seem to have a problem with my swashplate on my dauphin. This picture shows what happened when I was just checking some parts for excess play.
    the parts snap back together, but are they supposed to be "two" pieces? If this isn't normal, will just upgrade to the xtreme swash. Any problems with the xtreme swash I need to know about? Direct fit? i don't really have the budget for the rest of the xtreme rotor head parts. (I already have the xtreme taller inner shaft and their white blades).
    Hi from the looks of your outter shaft and the blade holder looks very bent this is probably why your swash blew apart ...bent outer shaft...
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD


    ORIGINAL: Wheelnut

    Looks like you have some nice motors on there
    Sorry, not sure about your question. Hopefully someone else will know.
    Hi wheelnut may i ask why you like flying your cx out doors over your lama ...?
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    actually, the shaft is fine. I was just wondering if snapping the swashplate back together was ok, or would it best be to replace it? Also, how is the xtreme swash? no mod install?

    yes, forgot to mention, those are the xtreme motors. very nice. quiet, powerful, very smooth.

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    Hi all,
    I've just been at my son's School Picnic and went flying a second-hand Lama4 over the street from the beach. I HAVE NEVER FLOWN OUTSIDE BEFORE[]. There was around 5 MPH winds blowing[X(] and I had a fight on my hands sometimes...but I managed to (mainly) keep it under control.[>:] This Lama has a purple alu swash, and extended shaft so I have a hard time trying to strike the blades together (the previous owner had the sense to NOT put the metal blade grips on) and I had no trouble with TBE (sorry hottrk51, but I'm glad you solved your troubles in the end)!!

    1500valk, I've never seen the swash do that before...and I've seen a few...you could upgrade that also (the motors are great aren't they) but you are taking a risk that something else will go wrong if you go metal swash (TBE and misalignment which is much harder to solve). I would go stock. Got to mention the expense of metal upgrades NOT WORTH IT MOSTLY - but the Xtreme motors that you've got are expensive also! They provide more power via the airy II blades that I have on my red Dauphin! Sometimes it goes to the ceiling on 1/4 throttle! Other (cheaper) bearing motors that are just as good are here

    Tman, I've been there man - and believe me, you are doing this in the CORRECT order (for my story go to post #724 in this thread, near bottom of page 29). I am using these helis to keep direction changing and throttle corrections at the forefront of my mind - but if you want to go outdoors I suggest WORKING UP to a CP heli. They are much more complex by nature and if you don't get it right they will punish you for your mistakes quickly...crash (O s***[:@]) or s*** (crash)[:'(] depending on how much elevation you HAD!

    Wheelnut, apart from today, after work I fly a Walkera DF#4 (second-hand from Ebay Australia) that has a Venom Nightranger II canopy. It looks and behave great, and can handle a bit more wind outside. The #4 is close to both Honeybee FP & Falcon 40 (ask GTX re. diffs - he knows).

    Zore, I seem to be about @ a similar stage to you (crashing the #4) as your Honeybee FP. They can be really fun - I put superskids on my first DF #4 (new from Ebay Australia) straightaway - so I didn't get frustrated repairing skids - AND IT IS A DURABLE and flyable heli now. FP IS a good middle to the leap to CP.

    Everyone, IF YOU WANT TO FLY OUTSIDE IN WIND you can fly a Lama4 or Dauphin, Co-comanche or CX with the battery forward, but if a gust takes it kiss it goodbye. The Lama4 etc are designed for indoors (& light winds outdoors). I am a great believer in using things ONLY as designed!! In 2009, the Big Lama will provide an alternative that is designed for outdoors!

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    well, partially I don't want to buy another swash for $4 and pay that in shipping and have it do that again (since they are not made to do that... ).
    I might try the xtreme swash, at 3 times the cost, not sure. My dealings with plastic swashplates from my old Century Hummingbird make me a tad squeamish to go that route. The hummingbird swash was so cheap, that you could see it flex just when it was sitting still.

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    1500valk,
    If you DO go the Xtreme swash, please tell us how it goes.
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    oh, funny story about going to the ceiling. My brother, after seeing my dauphin, had to have one. Well, he got it too close to the ceiling. I warned him that it will "stick" there and when you try to get it down by reducing throttle a bit, all of a sudden, it will just fall. He did. and it did.

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    You'll need to replace it as it's broken in 2. Not normal.

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD


    [quote]ORIGINAL: 1500valk

    ok, i seem to have a problem with my swashplate on my dauphin. This picture shows what happened when I was just checking some parts for excess play.
    the parts snap back together, but are they supposed to be "two" pieces? If this isn't normal, will just upgrade to the xtreme swash. Any problems with the xtreme swash I need to know about? Direct fit? i don't really have the budget for the rest of the xtreme rotor head parts. (I already have the xtreme taller inner shaft and their white blades)
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    Has anyone seen this yet? http://www.miracle-mart.com/store/in...oducts_id=2710 thats half the price of what I paid for a new Lama[:-]
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD


    ORIGINAL: 1500valk

    well, partially I don't want to buy another swash for $4 and pay that in shipping and have it do that again (since they are not made to do that... ).
    I might try the xtreme swash, at 3 times the cost, not sure....
    Collector just put up an interesting link to miracle-mart store that has the alu swash you ae looking for @ around $16. So you don't have to pay 3 times the amount on postage!

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD


    ORIGINAL: shenlonco


    ORIGINAL: Wheelnut

    Looks like you have some nice motors on there
    Sorry, not sure about your question. Hopefully someone else will know.
    Hi wheelnut may i ask why you like flying your cx out doors over your lama ...?
    Because I have not put longer servo horns on my Lama yet. I was waiting to see if you guys could figure out where to get the right servo horns.
    I can fly my CX in winds from 6 to 8mph and even gusting up to 10mph no problem. But it is true that anything above 6mph and it is a real fight, and I am always headed into the wind.
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    well, i ordered one from boomtownhobbies, $16 for the xtreme swash, and I needed some other small parts, so shipping was only $6.
    At this point, bananahobbies has not shipped my "A" gear, so I needed to order another one of those from boomtown if I want my chopper to fly anytime soon.

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD


    everyone says these fit

    http://www.google.com/products?hl=en...A100&scoring=p


    ORIGINAL: Wheelnut


    ORIGINAL: shenlonco


    ORIGINAL: Wheelnut

    Looks like you have some nice motors on there
    Sorry, not sure about your question. Hopefully someone else will know.
    Hi wheelnut may i ask why you like flying your cx out doors over your lama ...?
    Because I have not put longer servo horns on my Lama yet. I was waiting to see if you guys could figure out where to get the right servo horns.
    I can fly my CX in winds from 6 to 8mph and even gusting up to 10mph no problem. But it is true that anything above 6mph and it is a real fight, and I am always headed into the wind.
    Thanks
    Shenlonco

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    For the standard 8g Esky servo, you can use the Eflite DS751 servo gear set, located here:
    http://www.ushobbysupply.com/product...roducts_id=779

    That being the case, any servo arms that fit those would also work.

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD


    ORIGINAL: USHobbySupply

    For the standard 8g Esky servo, you can use the Eflite DS751 servo gear set, located here:
    http://www.ushobbysupply.com/product...roducts_id=779

    That being the case, any servo arms that fit those would also work.

    M
    Would the ones above be correct for the 2.4 V4 lama?
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    ORIGINAL: shenlonco


    ORIGINAL: USHobbySupply

    For the standard 8g Esky servo, you can use the Eflite DS751 servo gear set, located here:
    http://www.ushobbysupply.com/product...roducts_id=779

    That being the case, any servo arms that fit those would also work.

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    Would the ones above be correct for the 2.4 V4 lama?
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD


    ORIGINAL: USHobbySupply

    For the standard 8g Esky servo, you can use the Eflite DS751 servo gear set, located here:
    http://www.ushobbysupply.com/product...roducts_id=779

    That being the case, any servo arms that fit those would also work.

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    Thanks Michael, that is some good info. You will always be my favorite heli hobby shop. I don't see those guys in HK or from Bootown on here helping anyone[:'(]
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    Can i just ask a stupid question guy's?I have my V4 coming tommorow.I got one at the begging of the week but things went pear shaped with the shop(long story and i mentioned it in my thread)and took it back.I am determind to get a lama so i ordered one from a different shop.Are the white peices on the v3 extreme tail boom the same as the black peices on the extreme v4 tail boom?Sorry for the stupid question but i was just wandering.Thanks.

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    Go ahead and CA glue the swashplate together - just a drop spread around inside the bearing sleeve, then immediately press the other half firmly down into it. NEXT, heat up a soldering iron & melt the plastic where it pushed thru the bearing sleeve - the idea is to kinda peen it over so that it doesn't slide back out. CA glue alone won't hold it.

    **OR**

    Get one of the metal upgrades from DealExtreme.com The swashplate & inner shaft alone are worth the price & shipping is Free. A lot of people don't like the metal bladeholders. I use them on 2 heavily modded Lamas & they work just fine. However, on a nearly stock v3 the metal bladeholders induced some bad TBE & I didn't pursue the matter any further. While you're getting the aluminum uprade set, look at the batteries & the unbreakable blades, also in the Toys/Hobbies/RC Helicopter section - you can't go wrong.

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    Actually the mounting brackets for the Xtreme boom tails are model specific. Get the set to fit the v3 frame. For the v4, the CX2 version bolts right up.

    Also, keep in mind: If you're not all that jazzed about white parts, you can dye the plastic any color you want, by simply mixing up some fabric dye in boiling water & soaking the parts...
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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    I already ordered an xttreme swashplate from boomtown. Should be here today, will let y'all know how it works out.

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    Morning Fliers:

    I was just on the US Hobby Supply web site and they have all Xtreme parts on sale for 15% off. Just enter code XDLCX09 at check out. Might as well save some money on those Christams upgrades.

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    RE: ESKY LAMA 4 THREAD

    Any of you have a blown up 4in1 where the receiver might still be good? I'm looking for one for a little project. 72mhz would be best.


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