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    MCPX swash plate inner ball size

    I just received an MCPX swashplate from Amazon. The problem is the ball size on the upper plate is 1.95mm instead of the 1.45mm of the OEM plate.
    The control arms have different size inner diameters...
  2. Thread: new to lipo's

    by dicharry
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    Just a word of advice. I had been on Ebay for...

    Just a word of advice. I had been on Ebay for years. Purchased a quadcopter that would not bind with the TX that came with it. I followed all the rules in a timely fashion and registered a complaint...
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    I've been away from the hobby for a few years...

    I've been away from the hobby for a few years now. When I got away from it Spectrum DSS was the new rage. Since coming back to the hobby, I find that the world of DSS is more confusing than 72MGH...
  4. Thread: new to lipo's

    by dicharry
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    Even the Imax chargers will sometimes burn out on...

    Even the Imax chargers will sometimes burn out on the balancer plug side. I suggest you try the 2 cell and then the 4 cell inlets on your charger. You might be surprised to find that they are fully...
  5. RE: Flaps-possible with 1 servo on each wing?

    Thanks for all the great info guys. After reading your posts, I think dedicated servo(s) for flaps is the smart way to go.

    Don
  6. Flaps-possible with 1 servo on each wing?

    I have a question that I was unsure where to post it on the forums, so I chose this one. With modern computerized radios, is it possible to have one servo on each wing operating both ailerons and...
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    RE: RX BATTERY- Why 2S2P instead of 2S1P

    Thanks Jason,
    Forget about Fromeco. I was using them as an example of the recommendation to go with a lithium ion 2S2P instead of a lithium polymer 2S1P , both 7.4 V packs nominal.
    The...
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    RX BATTERY- Why 2S2P instead of 2S1P

    What's the rational behind using the 2S2P cell configuration to power a Fromeco regulator instead of a 2S1P lipo of greater capacity ? I know Fromeco sells their own brand of 2s2p lithium ion...
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    Why 2S2P 7.4 V lith ion or lipo ?

    What's the rational behind using the 2S2P cell configuration to power a Fromeco regulator instead of a 2S1P lipo of greater capacity ? I know Fromeco sells their own brand of 2s2p lithium ion...
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    Gaui 200 recommended cyclic servos

    The frame cutouts for cyclic servos on the Gaui 200 are very limited as to what servos can be accomodated. I have tried the following with no luck fitting them properly in the frame:
    Futaba 3108...
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    RE: Is Vbar worth the added expense?

    Here's an email I received regarding the Axiom FSU :


    To: dicharry <dicharry@bellsouth.net>

    The Axiom will come with everything including the LCD, the price will be $349.99 and we...
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    RE: Is Vbar worth the added expense?

    I've narrowed my choices down to three FSUs for my 450 electrics and smaller:
    SJGD FS 600- The most expensive of my choices. Forum members regard it highly as one of the easiest to set up with...
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    RE: Is Vbar worth the added expense?

    http://www.spartan-rc.com/support/ttx.cgi?cmd=ticket&key=2941Z2665286927872203738&respondername=Donald+Dicharry
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    RE: Is Vbar worth the added expense?

    How about this unit from Spartan RC :
    http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=10064

    No reviews on the HK website, any feedback from forum members on this one?...
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    RE: Is Vbar worth the added expense?

    Pellicle,
    Thanks for that very good and through explaination. You've got me thinking about investing in an FSU system. Does it add to the stabilization of the 450 size electric in all 3 axis such...
  16. RE: collective and elevator control swapped

    Tippy,
    How sweet it is! Like you said, I was just chasing my tail and getting nowhere fast. Following your instructions I operated the collective (left) stick and the odd ball not playing along...
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    RE: Comparing 2cell to 3cell lipos

    I bought a laser tachometer just to determine the rotor speed, but I haven't used it yet on the Compy CP. I'm going to try and get a reading today and let you know.
    Thanks,
    Don
  18. RE: collective and elevator control swapped

    OK Tippy,
    What you say makes alot of sense, and I made a copy and saved your answer to a file. It's the most organized, step by step, procedure I've seen yet to correct my problem. I'll be working...
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    RE: Comparing 2cell to 3cell lipos

    I just had an epiphany thanks to the Dark Horse Calculator. What a handy program for heli addicts. Big revelations on what to expect and what to use when switching between 7.4V and 11.1V batteries....
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    RE: Comparing 2cell to 3cell lipos

    I'm learning alot from this forum but I still need a better understanding of the energy output of a 7.4V battery vs. an 11.1 V battery as given in my example in post #1. What about my calculations ?...
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    RE: Comparing 2cell to 3cell lipos

    I suspected the battery packs might be going bad because 2 other Mystery branded 2500mah 15C (nominal) have one or more bad cells in them.
    All 3 packs were bought about the same time. No more...
  22. collective and elevator control swapped

    OK, here I go again with an old problem that plagued me a couple of years ago. Now at 64 years of age memory fades faster than I'd like. Here's the problem, I just finished
    building a 250 Copter...
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    RE: Comparing 2cell to 3cell lipos

    Aeajr,
    Here's the Compy 300 CP v2 designer's recommendation for a motor. They have really limited you choices in designing the heli frame motor mount area so small that no motor with a diameter >...
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    Stepdown voltage regulator?

    Anybody know of a stepdown voltage regulator that is not a UBEC to regulate voltage to gyro and servos, but a regualtor that will allow a 18.5V lipo to supply a constant 11.1V
    to the ESC?
    ...
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    RE: Comparing 2cell to 3cell lipos

    Thanks guys,
    I think I remember the analogy that compared water flowing through a tube or hose to electrons flowing through a wire.
    More current means a larger tube with a greater volume of water...
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