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08-29-2004, 08:57 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

RE: LMH Vmax 7 engine

I know what you mean. By the time you add up crash damage and shipping costs, it can be pretty discouraging. Sooner or later you'll get that one that is good. LMH needs to find a better supplier to...
08-28-2004, 07:56 PM
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Posted By darthdrk

RE: LMH Vmax 7 engine

You will have to cut a hole for the Heat sink. Its about a two inch round hole. If its done neatly, it looks pretty good. On the Vmax7 con rod, its not necessarily the fault of the operator that the...
06-30-2003, 05:42 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

I can probably see a climb out speed of 35 mph with 6-6 blade grips but not with the 4-4s. Ive been getting in quite a bit of stick time. you can definitely fly(pull)out of your rotor wash quickly...
06-22-2003, 04:03 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

Call LiteMachines and send it back. So far on the LMH BBS one of the most talked about problems is the V7 con rod. The attention that it has been getting Im sure hasent been good for sales im sure....
06-19-2003, 01:38 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

I like your last post Spiro, gotta good laugh about the bricks. i was saying all along the V7 has some really good power. Youre gonna get a kick out of it. i hope you dont throw a rod. You definitely...
06-13-2003, 02:52 PM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

i got just about a gallon through my V7 and about to bust a gut. Its great when you got a engine that holds up.
06-11-2003, 09:52 PM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

Spiro, I did it. I would say the only thing you have to be aware of is that the hole pattern for the V7 is a little wider. So , you will have to take care in centering the V6 engine making sure you...
06-11-2003, 05:50 PM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

Spiro, youre on to something. Ive bolted and unbolted from the same crutch but will look into making a mod.
06-03-2003, 02:13 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

Im using a two ounce tank (not stock) and Im getting about 7-9 min hover time. thats with my bell222 fuselage installed.
05-23-2003, 04:07 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

If the wrist pin catches a port, it stands to reason the rod will break because of the somewhat jam that would occur when the pin get snagged. Ive actually had one engine when pushing the piston head...
05-22-2003, 03:33 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

I have plenty of power much to spare.
05-22-2003, 02:53 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

Ok, guys, hopefully Im out of danger by now. I put at least about six tanks through the heli today, so, Im up to about 11 1/2 tanks of fuel through the Vmax7 and no "clink" yet. Smile is getting...
05-21-2003, 03:37 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

There is no way that I can tell, I heard from Litemachines that there was some that went out with this flaw. Im sure its not Litemachines fault. It probably wasnt noticed until people started having...
05-21-2003, 02:51 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

Our problem with the Vmax7 engine is comming from a bad batch of engines that was sent out with a faulty wrist pin. Or at least something like that. (So what has been said)
05-21-2003, 01:30 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

Ill check it tomorrow Fast, Just got back in from another tank and a half of running and flying. Started raining. Ok, up to five and a half tanks of fuel, so, Ill say about 11 oz of fuel. So far so...
05-20-2003, 07:32 PM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

Ok, heres where Im at. Im up to three tanks of fuel through my Vmax7. Shes a purrin like a kitten. Nice steady tone. Ive actually got a little flight in but its really windy right now. So far so...
05-20-2003, 06:01 PM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

well, here goes nothing. Im gonna break in my Brand new Vmax7 today. Im gonna take it slow and easy. Wish me luck guys. It I break the rod on this one (I dont know what im gonna do) Probably ask for...
05-19-2003, 04:02 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

Con rod probs

I hear ya 10Karer, Im on my third engine. The first two Con rods broke within three tanks of gas. I recieved A replacement Vmax 7 engine(a third one) from litemachines a couple of weeks ago. I still...
05-15-2003, 02:47 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

Mabey I should send you my Vmax 7 and let you break it in for me. :-)
05-15-2003, 12:53 AM
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Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

About the glow powered LMH's, They are lighter than the Electrics. I hear the electrics refered to as a flying brick. I have just about everything to do an electric conversion and boy is it heavy. I...
05-11-2003, 05:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,603
Posted By darthdrk

LMH Vmax 7 engine

Ok, heres the deal, ive been through two piston connecting rods on my Vmax7 engine even after following the break in procedure. They seem to have broke on about the fourth or fifth tank of fuel. Ive...
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