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Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Question about running 2 brushless setups.

Two P-Mixes.
Throttle channel 3
ESC 1 in Ch 11
ESC 2 in Ch 12 (11 and 12 are examples, use any free channels)

Setup Ch3 to correctly work both ESCs. (ATV, reverse, etc)

P-Mix 1
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Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Futaba R617FS

No HS digital servo mode and failsafe only on Ch3 for the 617 Rx.
You also need to switch the TM-8 module to 7channel mode with the little switch on the back.

05-13-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: 30v2 Tail Rod Guide Replacement

Oh come on.
Remove 2 screws and loosen 3 others is too much work?
1- remove H stab (2 screws)
2- Disconnect tail push rod (1 set screw)
3- Loosen boom holder (2 bolts)
4- Push boom in,...
01-14-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: newbie with new charger question

The battery can, according to your post, be charged at 5C. That means 5 times the capacity of the battery. So, 2200mah times 5 equals 11,000mah. This comes out to 11 Amps. The Charger can do a max...
02-18-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,032
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Flybarless?????

Less complicated head - no flybar, no mixing arms, no paddles etc.
Faster cyclic response - input to head doesn't have to go through flybar.
More efficient head - no flybar and paddles...
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Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Trouble finding a good motor for an Easystar.


The battery can supply a maximum current of 55 amps to 77 amps.
The ESC can handle a maximum current of 70 amps.
The motor listed can handle a maximum current of 32 amps.

The amount...
11-26-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,160
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Engine won't run with vent plugged...

Don't use a plug. Use this:


or this

11-25-2009, 08:47 AM
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Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Engine won't run with vent plugged...

The middle outlet on the Hayes (and clones) tank is not open. You need to drill it out if you want to use it.
It's a good idea to drill out the other outlet too. Sometimes plastic flash restricts...
11-25-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Cooling Fan loosening up

You need:
A way to lock the engine crank (Toothbrush, special tool)
Blue loctite
Socket/ratchet for cranknut

1- clean up threads on crankshaft, fan and nut.
2- oil the bottom of...
11-18-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Pitch curve values..

The following assumes a modern computer radio with at least 5 points in the Throttle and Pitch curves. If the radio has more than 5 points simply interpolate. Less than 5 points, save up for a better...
11-17-2009, 10:04 AM
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Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Raptor 30 V1 with OS 50?? Need some help

You need (required):
50 Motor mount
50 fan
50 clutch and clutch bell
maingear and pinion gear

50 or Titan boom and belt.
Tailrotor control linkage
600 blades
11-02-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Futaba 2.4 stranage

Is your FASST radio a 6EX, 7C or a TM-7 module? If yes, read up / search for the ZGUID problem.


09-18-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: How do I bench run an O.S. 91 to break in?

From Curtis Youngblood himself on engine breakin:

"For break in I would run it a little rich for the first 20-30 flights. Check the instructions for the proper mixture setting.
But in general...
09-18-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,853
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Glitching = crash, any reccomendations?

Using FM in a 450 class heli is just a pain. So many RFI inducing devices in a small area. ESC, Motor, tailbelt, Battery and power wires.

Oil all bearings with a teflon oil. (Triflow, Remoil...
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Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Futaba GY401 gyro can't center with Hitec Servo

try this

Set Digital/Norm switch to Norm (for any other servo than Futaba 9254 etc)

Plug in servo
switch TX to AVC mode
turn off/INH subtrim/mixes/revo
power on gyro
set switch to...
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Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Futaba 9C battery for model memory??

The Futaba 9C does not have a backup battery. Model Data is stored in EEPROMs.

09-16-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Raptor Titan pitch arm

The following assumes a modern computer radio with at least 5 points in the Throttle and Pitch curves. If the radio has more than 5 points simply interpolate. Less than 5 points, save up for a...
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Views: 897
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: peace help me with my transmitter

No, the webpage says:
# of Channels: 2
Modulation: AM
Band: 27MHz/75MHz
Transmitter (Tx) Battery Type: 1.5Vx8 dry cell (1.2Vx8 Ni-Cd optional)
Output Strength: 195mW ...
07-17-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By fritzthecat

RE: What servos are better than what I have now?R30

And if you keep reading, you'll learn that Spektrum 821 servos have a very bad reputation of failing in helicopter applications.

06-30-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Upgrading my R30V1 to a R50,need help

You need:

50 motor
50 muffler
50 motormount
8.5 or 8.7 gear ratio (maingear and pinion gear)
50 or Titan tailboom
tailrotor control linkage
600 blades
06-19-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: raptor 30 with a 50 size fuselage...

The 50 size fuse will work if you install the 50 boom/belt. BUT you are limited to a basic scale machine. If you want to install a full cockpit and pilots, metal landing gear etc, then the 50...
06-13-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Are the TM7 and TM8 modules the same?

Tried it with a TM-7 and a 608 Rx. No, it will not work.

06-06-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: What's that?

It's the fill tube for the fuel tank. The round part is the tether for the stop plug so you don't lose it.

05-30-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,542
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Scale bodies for Raptor 30 V2

Get a 50 tailboom/belt/linkage for your Raptor and use the 50 size fuselages. The 30 size fuse are too small for a raptor.

05-29-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By fritzthecat

RE: Tools for Raptor 50

All metric:
Quality Allen wrench set (4mm-1.5mm)
small, cheap socket set
small phillips and straight slot screwdrivers
Ball Link pliers
Needle nose pliers
pitch gage
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