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10-26-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Frustrated and confused

the first thing I would try is new batteries
10-26-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Which direction to go

I did't say it can't be done
I would bet my 450 that he didn't learn to do that in a house like he is doing
I've seen other videos of in door 3D flying
BUT
other than videos on the net have...
10-24-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By rob.rice

RE: RTF vs Kit Form

@ATVAlliance
yea and as soon as his first crash and repair he'll be thinking about a FP to help hem learn to fly his CP
@jonthecourier
get a SIM and a sim controller don't ware out the gimbals in...
10-24-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Transmitter problem possibly?

my guess is the swash AFR settings are wrong
this guy has a good video series on building and setting up an rc helicopter
http://mikeysrc.com/Low-Cost-450-Heli.html
including an explanation of...
10-24-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Which direction to go

he al ready has 2 CP models
he is also getting kind of frustrated from crashing the CP models
I can say that flying a FP has made a deference in my handling of my CP helicopter
I no longer bend...
Forum: Unusual R/C
10-23-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By rob.rice

RE: buss idea?

imposable
the frame is way to high to convert a buss on to a drift car it would roll over before it would side slid
Forum: Unusual R/C
10-23-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,801
Posted By rob.rice

RE: 1/3 scale Hydroplane

http://www.invenscience.com/index_files/Page923.htm

google "large servos"<br type="_moz"/>
10-22-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By rob.rice

RE: I need some help identifying this heli :)

if it was mine I would tack the good blade to the LHS and see if they can match it up
10-22-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By rob.rice

RE: some ideas for main blades

THAT IS ONE AWESOME HOME BREW DUDE ++=! ++=!
what kind of slip ring ya got on that thing ?
do you use a swash plate or do you tilt the body/rotor ?
10-21-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By rob.rice

RE: new micro heli question

I have a GW9958 it had a yaw to left problem the way I fixed it was to slide the tail boom out of it's holder a lettle then slide the motor holedr off the boom a lettle
it had the effect of making...
10-20-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Which direction to go

get a fixed pitch helicopter and NOT a coax
get a Xieda 9958 there about $30.00 some places so you can get 3 or 4 of these for the coast of an mcpx
just about every place on line sells them and...
10-20-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Looking For A Heli (I've never flown)

Xieda 9958 just about every place sells them and has parts for them they are cheap to buy and cheap to fix
flys ok and it's tough you almost have to deliberately fly it in to something fast to...
10-20-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By rob.rice

RE: new erazor 450 speed control putting out 12 volts melted receiver

get a hold of who ever you got the model from and demand a new RX &amp; ESC


let us know how it comes out for you we may not want to deal with them if they don't do you right
10-20-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,589
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Need a reason to keep my Laser Cutter

isn't gsview a linux program
full name is goast script view PDFs are goast script with embeded files and internet links
the last time I tried to install it there was a library conflict with KDE...
10-20-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,589
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Need a reason to keep my Laser Cutter

would you be interested in trading carbon fiber sheet for cutting something out of carbon fiber sheets  like I send you 2 sheets to have one cut up
and I pay postage
10-20-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 762
Posted By rob.rice

some odd ball airplanes

this web page has a section on airplanes
some of promise to be almost uncrashable in that they can't be stalled by the pilot
some have blowers for wings
some don't have wings at all
there are...
10-20-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By rob.rice

some ideas for main blades

getting the shape right looks like it can be done on woodies
http://www.rexresearch.com/whalewing/whalewing.htm

but if they hit any body it would be like getting hit with a serrated knife
I'm...
10-10-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,883
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Lift capacity for indoor and outdoor helicopters

from holding it in my hand and spinning up I found that my 450 can lift at least 8lbs this is a 1.5lb model
but fly it indoors FORGET IT
10-10-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By rob.rice

RE: indoor helicopters

the problem is that being a 3 channel it flys nothing like a single main rotor 4 or 6 channel
AFAIK
It will not hover
being a 3 channel  nether will it teach you the intentions to stick movement...
10-10-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,604
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Will changing paddle angle affect windy day performance?

flying the 450 a lot will make one LESS likely to crash the 600
and
the 450 is a lot cheaper to fix than the 600 <br type="_moz"/>
10-07-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,604
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Will changing paddle angle affect windy day performance?

problem solved
get an air frame
this way all your up grades can be used on a new air frame and not go to waste
be sure to watch the build videos so you will know how set it up

IMHO
I think...
10-06-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,863
Posted By rob.rice

RE: help the newbie

some advice on asking questions on a forum (any forum about any thing)
try to state your question in the title of the thread for this thread a good title would be

where can I find parts for a...
10-06-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,604
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Will changing paddle angle affect windy day performance?

this one is not all RCX are
it's just an air frame
click the link

NO servos , ESC , motor , gyro , receiver blades or canopy
but I would bet the servos , ESC , motor , gyro and receiver...
10-06-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,604
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Will changing paddle angle affect windy day performance?

here is what I'm talking about

http://www.myrcmart.com/rcx-450-sport-v3-arf-carbon-fiber-edition-bare-bone-kit-80-preassembled-without-main-blades-canopy-electronic-p-3713.html

$45.00 +...
10-06-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,604
Posted By rob.rice

RE: Will changing paddle angle affect windy day performance?

you may find it cheaper to get a bare bones air frame and move you electronics over to it or even a kit
http://mikeysrc.com has videos on building a rchelicopter from opening the box to setting...
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