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    Better - thx. I'm not into 3D myself, but I...

    Better - thx.

    I'm not into 3D myself, but I respect the skill required. The last guy gets extra points for a side in landing - I've been working on that - easy in phoenix - not so much in real...
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    Longest little section was about 5 seconds - just...

    Longest little section was about 5 seconds - just long enough to make out a heli then it flashes to the next one. Maybe just me but I only watched about 45 seconds. Got any that actually show them...
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    I'd try to find someone to look it over real...

    I'd try to find someone to look it over real good. Blade is pretty good stuff - I wouldn't expect one part to fail so soon, much less 2.
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    My first spool up with the 450 the sight and...

    My first spool up with the 450 the sight and sound of those blades spinning scared the #$@%& out of me. My fingers started to shake and I only got it light on the skids. I decided the front yard...
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    Don't take this the wrong way - but... First,...

    Don't take this the wrong way - but...
    First, that's a coaxial and they are made for stabilty which costs them speed.
    Second, it's a 3 channel toy grade. It's flying pretty much the way it was...
  6. I tried to research the one you have - it appears...

    I tried to research the one you have - it appears all it has is a basic tail gyro, which pretty much all of 'em have. Unless your documentation specifies something more than that (and with a toy...
  7. Thread: moving outdoors

    by karlik
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    Does the 120 hover ok? And how fast are you...

    Does the 120 hover ok? And how fast are you trying to go forward?
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    It is normal, just depends on how bad it rolls at...

    It is normal, just depends on how bad it rolls at liftoff. Put the throttle at zero, and the cyclic at center. Looking from the sides and back the swashplate should be level. If it's tilted...
  9. Thread: Tilts to right?

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    When you mentioned how our RC stuff "reflects...

    When you mentioned how our RC stuff "reflects real heli physics" I just wondered if you caught one of the subtle differences.
    Yours ( and most rc stuff) leans to the right. On a real, or full...
  10. Thread: Tilts to right?

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    I was going to ask if Howard spotted the...

    I was going to ask if Howard spotted the difference between his 9 inch model and a real one.
    I'd say there's at least an 80% chance I would have the put the blades on backwards.

    Does it throw...
  11. Thread: Tilts to right?

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    You are kinda correct about the tail rotor - it's...

    You are kinda correct about the tail rotor - it's called translating tendency.

    Read all about it here - http://helicopterflight.net/translating_tendency.htm and here...
  12. Thread: Tarot parts?

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    Tarot parts?

    I've got an EXI 450 SEv2 clone and finding it real hard to find parts for it. Appears align has discontinued it?
    I found a few sources on ebay that sell tarot parts and I'm wondering if they are...
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    Cheese, finally an question I know the answer to...

    Cheese, finally an question I know the answer to and you beat me to it.
  14. What you're calling a tail battery is probably...

    What you're calling a tail battery is probably the tail motor. They burn out pretty quick on the cheaper helis with brushed motors.
    If you are going to get into this hobby, then yes - you will...
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    Since nobody else has replied, I'll throw in my...

    Since nobody else has replied, I'll throw in my two cents.
    Don't put a hundred dollar fuse on a 3 channel. You're limited to up/down, forward/back, and tail rotate. That fuse will increase the...
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    Just to clarify - do you intend to put that...

    Just to clarify - do you intend to put that airwolf fuselage on the 9104 or the V913???
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    I had a walkera ufly with the 3 way gyro. It was...

    I had a walkera ufly with the 3 way gyro. It was a pain to fly. The 3 way and the flybar fought each other - you try to give right aileron, the 3 way thought it was wind and tried to counter. Had...
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    Connectors - a battery with bare wires costs less...

    Connectors - a battery with bare wires costs less than one with connectors. Type and quality of connectors also change the price (like gold vs aluminum).
    Wire gauge - even though all the...
  19. Thread: Total Newbie

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    I watched a kid learning to fly on an mcpx at the...

    I watched a kid learning to fly on an mcpx at the park last summer. I tried flying my old ufly fixed pitch and the wind was just too much - I had to stick with the 450. The kid was having no...
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    unsolicited Gens Ace email

    Got an email from gensace this morning. Problem is I've never contacted them and have no idea who they got my email from. I don't do business with trolls or spammers - and I sure do wish I could...
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    Where in my post did I say "people make light of...

    Where in my post did I say "people make light of drunk drivers killing innocent people"??
    Where in my post did I suggest that "the parent/husband/relative of someone killed by a drunk driver...are...
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    I think I'd consider buying a large toy grade rc...

    I think I'd consider buying a large toy grade rc car/truck at walmart, target, harborfreight, etc and seeing how much I could salvage. You'd get a motor mount, some gears, battery connectors, etc,...
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    Don't want top make light of it, a father did...

    Don't want top make light of it, a father did lose his son and that's a sad thing to see....
    But why don't we get just as upset when a drunk driver takes out a soccer mom and 3 kids? How many...
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    Whenever I order from one of the xheli aliases, I...

    Whenever I order from one of the xheli aliases, I assume no warranty and only order if I feel I can consider it a throw away.
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    hobbywing june contest

    I was one the three "winners" in the june contest. August 16th I finally got an email from hobbywing asking for address etc. Sept 3rd and still nothing. In my eyes, hobbywing does not look very...
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