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Old 03-23-2009, 11:22 PM
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I just finished doing the basic setup with a Gaui 450 flybarless head and a Skookum SK-360. Now I need to wait for good weather to test it out and fine tune it.
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Old 03-24-2009, 01:14 PM
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cool![sm=thumbs_up.gif] let us know how she flys without the flybar. was the setup hard?
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Old 03-24-2009, 01:38 PM
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It is kind of windy here, but it flew pretty good. It would kind of bounce around like any flybared heli would in strong wind. The cyclic isn't as fast as I am used to, but it just has basic settings in it. There are some settings for 3D which I haven't tried yet. At first the setup was hard, since I wasn't used to setting a heli up by a computer. Then when I got used to what each setting did, it was just like setting a heli up with a transmitter. It took me a good part of yesterday with trial and error to get it setup. Then it is just like a normal tail gyro when finding the right gain to use. It will rock back and forth like a tail wag if the gain is too high and it will drift if the gain isn't high enough.
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Old 03-25-2009, 08:44 PM
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What are some of the Pros and Cons to running flybarless???
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Old 03-25-2009, 10:38 PM
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ORIGINAL: ThAt GuY120

What are some of the Pros and Cons to running flybarless???
pro's faster head speed,Longer flight times,looks cleaner and less to replace in a crash(assuming you dont take out the Skookum SK-360)
Con's shouldnt really be any if your running a properly setup vbar system,the cost and maybe a bit slower on control response
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Old 03-25-2009, 11:36 PM
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What are some of the Pros and Cons to running flybarless???
au_wozza covered pretty much all of it. My stock head was starting to wear out and there is less to wear out on a flybarless head. My flight times are longer. I am still testing it out, but the one full pack I had through it I could get 30 seconds more. I really like that you can fine tune it to the way you want the helicopter to fly like. A beginner can make it super stable, yet on the other end you can make it extremely fast all with the same head. You can't really do that with a flybar setup. You might be able to change the paddles, headspeeds, and swash mixes, but that is about it except for the Outrage helis. Right now I can get it to flip pretty good on 2600RPM's and don't need a high headspeed. I can get about 7min of mild 3D with a 2200mAh battery.

The only con is the price.
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Old 03-26-2009, 12:45 AM
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would you say I need
Skookum SK-360
to fly flybarless or no?
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Old 03-26-2009, 01:22 AM
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It would probably be very responsive without a virtual flybar. I have heard that the heli will pitch up and down in forward flight without a virtual flybar. To enjoy the flight you would probably need the SK-360, Mikado's V-bars, the Gaui virutal flybar, or the other ones I can't remember the names of.

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Old 03-26-2009, 07:59 AM
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Man, that is my trex clone exactly...except it doesnt say align on it anywhere,,same paint on the canopy and all...Rog
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Old 03-26-2009, 08:29 AM
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looks awesome.... i have a Hoss X4E with the Gaui FBL head on it, all ready for an SK-360..... i just removed, and sold the GU-365. i couldnt get that thing to stop twitching. what motor/esc are you running in that thing? ive got a scorpion 2221-8 in the Hoss with a Turnigy Plush 40A ESC. i plan on running it on 4S. if i can get the Hoss all tuned and flying the way i want it, i think my Trex 500 #2 will be next on the fbl list.

now i just need a good, used SK-360 ;-)
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Old 10-13-2009, 11:08 PM
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lets see a vid
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Old 01-08-2010, 01:13 PM
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i hear its good for when your doing fai
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Wow, that's pretty slick!Did you have to modify anything to get the Gaui FBL head on your Trex? I've been thinking of doing the same, but with the Gaui 3 axis gyro.
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Old 11-10-2010, 01:34 PM
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There are no modifications needed for the Gaui FBL head to fit on the T-Rex.
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Old 01-11-2012, 10:59 PM
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Nice helicopters , fbl seems getting in the spotlight now.



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Old 01-12-2012, 05:04 AM
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Hi  there,

Except this Gaui 450 fbl, is there any other 450 flybarless helicopters?




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oh,looks great
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Parabens,amico
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