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Forum: Walkera Helis - Dragonfly, etc.. 05-19-2008, 01:12 AM
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Posted By armycopter
RE: Six NEW Walkera 2.4Ghz Models Ready To Buy Now!!!

How does it fly?? How is the quality?? I am very interested in this bird as I am stuck in Iraq and don't have my T-Rex.
Forum: Walkera Helis - Dragonfly, etc.. 05-16-2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,973
Posted By armycopter
RE: Six NEW Walkera 2.4Ghz Models Ready To Buy Now!!!

Also, the 1#B shows a metal head but I think that costs extra. I think it comes with a plastic head. Anyone know?
Forum: T-Rex heli 08-09-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

Thanks scott, it's the CF boom, which I think is unbendable (except when it breaks!).
Forum: T-Rex heli 08-09-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

Thanks for the help guys, I will check the servos as soon as I can. I hope that's all it is...
Forum: T-Rex heli 08-08-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

Hi folks, need some help here...

I had a crash last week that ended up with me replacing some parts. It's all back together, however, now I have this sort of bobbing nose problem. The nose and...
Forum: T-Rex heli 08-04-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

Well, had a crash today. Third one this week! The first was just a skim on my blades which resulted in a blade change and no other damage. The second, today, was an actual crash after I got...
Forum: T-Rex heli 08-04-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

I've been running a 2.3mm shaft on a 3300kv motor for the past year with no problems. It's got the 11T pinion and works fantastic. The only reason I am considering swapping to my 3.17mm shaft (my...
Forum: T-Rex heli 07-20-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

hey soneebee, I'm not sure what happened to cepeda. I haven't been back to that thread in quite some time, as I am exclusively t-rex now. (my 37 was destroyed last year). I'm much happier with this...
Forum: T-Rex heli 07-15-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

I agree with JD, my Align 35X works great in gov mode as well.
Forum: T-Rex heli 07-06-2007, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

The copter X head is a great head. I've had it for quite some time and love it (and the price is excellent).
Forum: T-Rex heli 06-24-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

Great job soneebee, was that you flying or videotaping? Looks rock solid!
Forum: T-Rex heli 06-10-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

Hey Folks, got together over at "Cflight's" house today for a little BBQ and some flying. Took a couple of short videos with my recently "upgraded" CVS (Rite-Aid) disposable video cam. Here are the...
Forum: T-Rex heli 06-10-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By armycopter
RE: Problem with power dropping...

Align Speed Controls are great(IMHO). I would try another battery and/or do as George1234 says and reduce the cutoff voltage.
Forum: T-Rex heli 06-09-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

I know this has nothing to do with a T-Rex, but you guys have got to check this out...

http://www.myvideo.de/watch/1506859

It's a blade cx on steroids[:o]
Forum: T-Rex heli 06-09-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By armycopter
RE: My first outdoor FFF and Nose-in approach!!

I almost crashed today when I found myself flying nose in. I've gotten really good at doing figure 8's but I always make my turns so that at worst case, I'm "side-in." Today I tried reversing my...
Forum: T-Rex heli 06-04-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 27,073
Posted By armycopter
RE: Lets see those Trex pictures!

Here's my latest... Started out as an XL Carbon frame, but now has all the "extras." Flies fantastic which makes it hard to fly because I don't want to mess anything up!
Forum: T-Rex heli 06-03-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By armycopter
RE: Rite-Aid disposable Camcorder

Well, in case anyone is interested... I got my camera hacked and working well. I haven't figured out how I'm going to mount it yet, but I can easily get video off of this disposable camcorder onto...
Forum: T-Rex heli 06-03-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

Has anyone seen a difference between the align dark blue gears and the align white gears in terms of size? My Rex had a white main gear (both upper and lower) and a white gear for the tail rotor...
Forum: T-Rex heli 05-29-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By armycopter
RE: Rite-Aid disposable Camcorder

I'm perplexed on the battery situation. I'd like to run it right off my receiver, but my ESC/BEC is a 6V system. I think that would be too much for the camera. Maybe I could install some sort of...
Forum: T-Rex heli 05-28-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By armycopter
RE: Rite-Aid disposable Camcorder

It looks great. I think I'll be doing something very similiar. Any idea how much it weighs? Is it possible to removed the lens and mount the lens in a different location (i.e. on the nose of the...
Forum: T-Rex heli 05-28-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By armycopter
RE: Rite-Aid disposable Camcorder

I bought mine for $29
Forum: T-Rex heli 05-28-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By armycopter
RE: Rite-Aid disposable Camcorder

Do you have any pix of your unit as it is now? What kind of switches did you use? I bought a couple of battery holders from radio shack today so that I can separate the batteries from the circuit...
Forum: T-Rex heli 05-28-2007, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By armycopter
RE: Rite-Aid disposable Camcorder

Thansk MattMaynard, did you take the case off the camera or did you keep it all together?
Forum: T-Rex heli 05-27-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By armycopter
Rite-Aid disposable Camcorder

Has anyone successfully used (and mounted) one of these camcorders to their T-Rex? I have read quite a bit on "hacking" into these little cameras (see http://camerahacks.10.forumer.com/ for more...
Forum: T-Rex heli 05-26-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 252,774
Posted By armycopter
RE: Official T-rex 450 XL SE Thread

I have the DX6, GY401, S9650. Here is what I've got for settings (maybe this will help)

GY401 switch is set to reverse (I have it hanging upside down on a gyro mount in the rear)

DX6...
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