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Posted by tonytester | May 08, 2012 @ 09:06 AM | 2,219 Views
has any one here purchased the HK machine 6 in 1. what do younthink of it is it variable speed does it have hand feeds in both directions on the metal lathe.???
thanks TonyTester
Posted by tonytester | Apr 26, 2012 @ 12:15 PM | 2,210 Views
It flies through the air with the greatest of ease
My v911 soars up over the trees,
I feel it flys better than it should,
12 days to my door straight from BANGOOD
Now I see I've been wasting my time
Trying to make sense of the EAGLES times NINE

there I said IT.
Tonytester
Posted by tonytester | Feb 05, 2012 @ 09:03 AM | 2,152 Views
wow ice cold morning 19 degrees F but no wind what so ever. I took out the sp100 and the sp328 and flew 4 paks through both of them. at 7:00am, I was freezing but it was worth it I find that when it'scold that the batts don't last as long is this normal. I am still having a hard time getting the sp100 to do anything but crash. I have tried all the settings that have been posted , as soon as it lifts off it goes off in it's own direction before I can think to correct the action it's almost tooo late. so even after trying to trim out the problem I'm still just fighting the heli not flying it.????????:co nfused:
IU hope I don't have to give away this one and stick with the solo pro and the 328.
Tony Tester
Posted by tonytester | Jan 26, 2012 @ 10:42 AM | 2,403 Views
Has anyone ever emailed the nine eagles help line and ever got a reply?



well that says it all no one has. we're just a bunch of sheep.

849 people and not a one.
Posted by tonytester | Jan 17, 2012 @ 10:23 AM | 2,497 Views
rain and wind:
took the 328 to the little mall( arcade) near me flew 4 paks through the 328 ehtn people started comming around so I had to leave.
Tony Tester
Posted by tonytester | Jan 13, 2012 @ 09:32 AM | 2,437 Views
today I recieved my w\extra 328and regular sp. first thing i did was get the tx from my old one and bind it together. then I got the idea can two helis work at the same time??
soI pluged in the batt into the other 328 also and pushed the throttle up, both helois responded. So next I took them to the gym and set them about 15 feet apart and rreved them up. WOW they both took off and began hovering pretty nicely and also a little wandering . Everly thing went good for a few seconds luntill one got into the draft of the HVAC system and started going a different direction. at that time since my brain can't evn handle 1 heli I grounded those two birds. Th4en I did the same thing with thr little lsolo pro. my two little angels danced around together like dancing with the stars. however they also became out of sync by the air movement and add to be landed. I guess others have done this , but this is the first time I tried it..I bought the extra helis cheap instead a bunch of parts. to make them look renewed. SP from HK bnf and 328 from MM bnf.

try it
Tony Tester
Posted by tonytester | Jan 04, 2012 @ 09:30 AM | 2,316 Views
I am working on a device I will csall a flying rack . I will take a picture of it when its done. what does is hold the heli in a confined area while you are able to trim it and get the feel of the controls. It allows the heli to fly 3 or 4 feet above the ground which in my opinion will eliminate the effect of ground wash. i've used training gears and i just drive around the floor. .This project will not allow the heli to get away (yeah right)I used the prototype on the dinning room table and have to work out some bugs.
Has any one else experimented with something like this.
TT
Posted by tonytester | Jan 01, 2012 @ 08:48 PM | 2,444 Views
wow alot of wind 50mph and wet snow, I put a training gear on, and flew around the garage floor. too heavy to really lift off plus if it did lift there is too much harrd junk to run into. stock batt lasted only 3 min throttle up(100% throttle low pitch) Replacment batts lasted 5 min under same load. with stock charger original batt takes 20 min to charge 4.19 volts, replacement batts take 49 minutes to charge both on setting 1. i guess the original batt is weak. all are 9eagle batts 200mha. the little mall was closed today , anyway the floor is hard as a rock. my wife says I have no business flying in there.
Any input on that?????
TT
Posted by tonytester | Dec 31, 2011 @ 08:49 PM | 2,294 Views
Since my last post I've had a few good flights and of course a few crashes. There have been 3 or 4 calm mornings I was able to get out, I broke the long arm balllmounts on the swash of the 328, I was able to drill a tiny hole in both of them and epoxy a steeel pin inside whie attaching them back to 2 holes I drilled into the swash plate. I also hit a sign with my solo pro and broke one ball off and jambed the aileron servo but I was able to fix them also. The sign I hit was indoors at a small mall near my house . the mall is very slow since much larger malls have opened within the last 3 years within a 5 mile radius. I snuck in the way back entrance set my stuff up on a bensch and flew 4packs in the 328 and 3 in the solo pro. the hole time only 3 people went by, One said" well I see the boy has his toys", the other old lady said "boy that's really cute" I felt kind of guilty being in there. Be side my wife chewing me out for being in the mall the floor is really hard when you land roughly.
my battery on my computer is dying
All have a Happy New Year.
TT
Posted by tonytester | Dec 22, 2011 @ 06:52 PM | 3,089 Views
flew 2 paks on the 328 brought out the sp100 and then the wind started to pick up needless to say I do not have the skill to fly in the wind heli flew way up I was lucky to get her back she was heading toward the trees.
TT
Posted by tonytester | Dec 20, 2011 @ 07:52 PM | 2,634 Views
30 degrees, snow falling straight down, no WIND. flew 2 packs through the 328 and hovered 2 paks through the sp100.

Thanks to all the guys (achogg33, v-man, jixer76, and more) you posted helpful info in the sp100 thread I was able to limp along .
TT
Posted by tonytester | Dec 13, 2011 @ 11:16 AM | 2,426 Views
flew 4 paks throught the 328 and2 paks on the sp100d, had numerous crashes on thesp100 but inthe nice springy frozen grass. I did bend the horizantl shaft (feathering shaft ) but i was able to roll it between two heavy pieces of steel and now it's straight. yesterday I got called to work so couldn't fly but when I got home this morning I w3nt straight out , no wind.
I'm going to put a help question in the sp100 thread I'm having a prob with the cyclic I might have something out of adjustment.
TT
Posted by tonytester | Dec 12, 2011 @ 09:03 AM | 2,381 Views
no wind this morning I'm going to fly my sp100 . I believe I have it all set up thanks to the help of the guys in the thread. I'll let you know how it goes.
actually the unit seams pretty sturdy. I hope so I don't see any parts available yet.
so far in my heli carrer the little solo pro and the 328 are a pleasure to fly, of course I just do general flying no tricks (on purpose) .
TT
Posted by tonytester | Dec 09, 2011 @ 11:53 AM | 2,398 Views
as usual i'm ina bind.i assume that this is 120 swash. am i right?see my post
Posted by tonytester | Dec 08, 2011 @ 10:31 AM | 2,520 Views
Today mly sp100D should arrive. the weather has been windy with rain and light snow at times. I hope the mailman doesnt show up 10 minutes after I leave for work. I'll let you know how this works out.
TT edited wrong post I got home at 5:30 and there it was. I'll check it out.
Posted by tonytester | Dec 04, 2011 @ 07:31 PM | 2,672 Views
spent about 5 hours at the rc expo, they had over 200 registered flyers,alot of great looking planes, no helis today, however I had a great time. alot of knowledgable. vendors got alot of questions answered. learned I should learn how to fly from the beginning. Most people were very friendly and helpful. still searching for an indoor flying space.

TT Got home 5:30 and threr it was . I'll check it out
Posted by tonytester | Dec 03, 2011 @ 08:26 PM | 2,458 Views
as soon as I wake up tomorrow I will be on the way to geneva to the indoor RC expo. I'll let you know how it was.
TT
Posted by tonytester | Dec 01, 2011 @ 07:05 PM | 2,762 Views
Local Hobby Shop now stocks ne solo pro RTF Yellow canopy $55.00
no outdoor flying it's been raining and now snowing with wind.

Looking forward to the big RC extravaganza , in geneva,Ohio about an hour from me fri sat sun.
TT
Posted by tonytester | Nov 28, 2011 @ 06:30 PM | 2,626 Views
now I find after searching around that the nine eagle sp100 and the sp180 come with a 6 channel tx in the similar price range as the blade mcpx. but after reading some of the posts it sounds like parts are far and few inbetween.
TT:confuse d:
Posted by tonytester | Nov 27, 2011 @ 07:59 AM | 3,062 Views
I am really tempted by the price of the mcpx. but i notice that it comes with only a 4 channell tx, I read in another beginners threads that you should by no less than a 6 ch. tx. It's not to big for in the house I can fly my solo pro inside but my 328 seems like it would cut your head off with one wrong move.
some of you have said go for it ,but these couple things make me leary. just how well does it handle outside. the solo pro is helpless in wind and the 328 is not good oor not bad. I really don't want to spend $$$ on upgades.
thanks
TT