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    Since I don't have a Sig 4 Star, neither you say...

    Since I don't have a Sig 4 Star, neither you say which engine you will have installed. I will give you the tools I use to estimate the servos needed for a particular airplane that I'm not familiar...
  2. Google is awesome. ...

    Google is awesome.

    https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=servo%20signal%20voltage

    Rafael
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    A few pictures (several) would be worth 1000...

    A few pictures (several) would be worth 1000 words in this case. :)

    Rafael
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    Simulators are the way to go. Got a couple of...

    Simulators are the way to go. Got a couple of stories from people I have "taught". (the simulators did much of the teaching and I just coached at the field)

    Rafael
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    WHY?? Rafael

    WHY??

    Rafael
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    Swapping out the servo arm for a shorter one will...

    Swapping out the servo arm for a shorter one will help, also making the steering linkage on the car longer. Simple physics, (levers and pulleys). All this, if you don't have dual rates on your...
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    A quick scan of the results showed comments back...

    A quick scan of the results showed comments back to 2007 or earlier.

    Find out for yourself:
    ...
  8. Here is an idea... Kayak or bycicle hoists to...

    Here is an idea... Kayak or bycicle hoists to hang airplanes from the ceiling... I bought a few but haven't installed them yet.

    Ok, for some reason I can't post the link directly here. I bet is...
  9. a 3 gyro system and in a flybarless helicopter,...

    a 3 gyro system and in a flybarless helicopter, will NOT self level. You need a Self Leveling system like the FMA Co-Pilot or similar. I understand correctly, most of those can be programmed to...
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    Don't be afraid of programmable radios. They are...

    Don't be afraid of programmable radios. They are easier than you think. I will be hard to explain on here, as it will take a lot of typing. Which helicopter and radio are you thinking about? I'm...
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    The head speed on any helicopter can be...

    The head speed on any helicopter can be controlled via the ESC (electronic speed control). Having said that, there is a speed at which controllers operate most efficient. Given the gearing of the...
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    Buy as much radio as you can afford. The radio...

    Buy as much radio as you can afford. The radio is the one part of the system you will not be replacing too often. That is unless you treat it like a tool, then it will not last at all. In over 25...
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    I am more familiar with helicopter engines than...

    I am more familiar with helicopter engines than car engines, but 240+ degrees is NOT too much fuel. Those kinds of temperatures indicate a LEAN condition (too little fuel).

    Rafael
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    208 at idle for 5 minutes might be a tad too...

    208 at idle for 5 minutes might be a tad too high. But wait until you have the ability to run it full bore to make a final determination.

    Rafael
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    Sounds like he had it lean enough and you are...

    Sounds like he had it lean enough and you are overheating the engine. Do you own a temp gun?

    Something like this will save you some headaches:...
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    If you had asked this question on Friday, I could...

    If you had asked this question on Friday, I could have given you these directions to see an RC Helicopter event near your area.

    Event Link:
    http://rc.runryder.com/helicopter/t763623p1/
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  17. Start here:...

    Start here:
    https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=binding%20a%20Beastx%207200

    There's even a YouTube video about it. I can't see the video at work.
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    I am not familiar with the particular radio, so...

    I am not familiar with the particular radio, so my comments are about computer radios in general...

    Having the radio in front of you will help a LOT. Also having the radio operate an aircraft in...
  19. Post a more specific question and the answers...

    Post a more specific question and the answers will start flowing.

    Otherwise, if you go here http://rc.runryder.com/helicopter/f124p1/ and start reading, you may find the answers you are looking...
  20. Thread: Chargers

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    Gracias. Rafael

    Gracias.

    Rafael
  21. Thread: Chargers

    by Rafael23cc
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    I use the Hitec X4. If I had known that they...

    I use the Hitec X4. If I had known that they were coming out with the X4 AC, I would have waited a few more months.

    Where in San Juan do you fly? I live in Kansas, but visit my family quite...
  22. So, you are saying that you have the radio /...

    So, you are saying that you have the radio / ar7200 programmed exactly as metioned on page 4 for the radio and page 9 for the ar7200 (default settings)?
    ...
  23. I'm not sure I understand the question. We are...

    I'm not sure I understand the question. We are talking about a TRex 550 that is still a current model (not discontinued by the manufacturer), and all the broken parts have been replaced after every...
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    You might want to do some reading on these two...

    You might want to do some reading on these two links. One has to do with actual battery measurements, and the other has to do with the fine-line balance between power and weight of a battery. I...
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    Best way to deal with governor is this: If not...

    Best way to deal with governor is this:

    If not installed, keep it that way.

    If already installed, unplug the sensor lead from the control box. That will disable the rpm reading from the...
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