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Old Oct 05, 2012, 12:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Chap1012 View Post
Dude, let me get this straight as I'm having a hard time wrapping my brain around this.

Are you telling us the ball is long gone. GONE! Right? That means you glued the link (that plastic piece with a hole at each end) right to the swashplate?

Am I reading you correct?

Mike
Yes. That's what I did. Guilty as charged. I'm assuming by the replies that this achievement/blasphemy isn't committed too often or with preferential results?

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SR 120 FAN!!

Hahaha

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No Mike you silly bird, he glued the balls back on the swash plate!

SR120 Fan, don't pay any attention to these guys. I will slap them for you!

But anyway, just a thought for you... a simulator such as Phoenix or RealFlight can save a bunch of money on real aircraft parts and repairs.

It doesn't cost any repairs parts to crash time and time again with a sim.
My first 120 wound up in the boneyard real fast. If I would have had my Phoenix Sim first, I am positive my first 120 would still be around.

If/when you decide to upgrade to a computerized radio, such as the DX6i, you can also play with the settings in the radio to tame your real bird down, and in the simulator also.

I have Phoenix and the physics are very realistic. I am currently using it to prepare myself for the maiden flight of my Parkzone Spitfire Mark9.

Just a thought for you, I know it is expensive but if a person plans to stay in this hobby, the sim and a good radio are worth gold.

Cheers!

Kyle
Unfortunately. The balls in question were not reglued and Chap got his head around it successfully. I quite want to show you the pics now. When I get home from Uni I will use the wife's phone and upload you the glory that is my glueing.

It must be said that I tried glueing the balls on but they were just not up to the job. I wasnt expecting great results. Just wanted her back in the air as it had been such a quick demise and parts take a little while to get here or i'm just impatient.

Regrading the simulator. I was already thinking about one and think you are right that it should go onto my more immediate list of things to obtain. I will get this one going again the more traditional route i.e no super glue and might just get a cheap one off ebay to get my fix around the house as I will probably get an mSR off someone for my birthday at the end of the month to play with.

Let the ridiculing begin

Had I started flying my SR120 in a park it would have lasted a lot longer but alas lack of common sense got the better of me and it was walls and trees galore
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