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03-23-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By karlik

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...
03-22-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By karlik

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...
03-20-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By karlik

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.
03-17-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By karlik

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 #[email protected]%& out of me. My fingers started to shake and I only got it light on the skids. I decided the front yard...
02-17-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By karlik

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...
02-07-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By karlik

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...
02-07-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By karlik

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

Does the 120 hover ok? And how fast are you trying to go forward?
02-03-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,774
Posted By karlik

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...
01-30-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By karlik

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...
01-30-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By karlik

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...
01-29-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By karlik

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...
01-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By karlik

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...
01-22-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By karlik

Cheese, finally an question I know the answer to...

Cheese, finally an question I know the answer to and you beat me to it.
01-18-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By karlik

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...
01-03-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By karlik

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...
01-02-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By karlik

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???
12-28-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,822
Posted By karlik

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...
10-19-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By karlik

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...
09-30-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By karlik

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...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-19-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By karlik

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...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-08-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,052
Posted By karlik

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...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-08-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By karlik

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,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-08-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,052
Posted By karlik

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...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-06-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By karlik

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.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-03-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By karlik

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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