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Old Sep 27, 2012, 01:15 PM
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Well, so far the Turnigy A55Hs have worked very well for me and now Bluebird has a HV version:

http://www.blue-bird-model.com/en/hi.../bms-a56v.html
I have no experience with these. They look like the same case as MKS. High Voltage and light. What is the reliability like? Are these purchased direct from Bluebird?
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Old Sep 28, 2012, 01:58 AM
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Cool. Two things:

1) I would be interested to hear your thoughts on the servos. Especially if they cured the centring issues

2) Where did you buy the servos in europe?

Thanks

Tom
I will ofcourse give some feedback on the servos as soon as i get them installed in the plane.
I ordered the servos from USA
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Old Sep 28, 2012, 02:44 AM
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I just retro fitted one of my old models with the new servos.

You might need to re trim when they are new or cold for a short time but it will improve as they break in.

Looking forward to hearing how you like them.

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I will ofcourse give some feedback on the servos as soon as i get them installed in the plane.
I ordered the servos from USA
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 12:46 AM
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Got all my servos yesterday.
Now I just have to wait for the season to endand my new FS3 fuselage to arrive.
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 05:20 AM
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I have no experience with these. They look like the same case as MKS. High Voltage and light. What is the reliability like? Are these purchased direct from Bluebird?
Sorry for the late reply. No first hand experience on the high voltage BMS A56V, just on the normal voltage Turnigy A55H. The A56V seems to be available from several european online shops but price is considerably higher than the A55H from HK:

http://www.smdv.de/products/243976/B...olt-Servo.html
http://www.mercateo.com/p/615-A20244...olt_Servo.html
http://www.voelkner.de/products/2876...olt-Servo.html
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 08:15 AM
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Ready to change some servos.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 08:23 AM
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Was trying to add a picture with Tapatalk, but could not do it.
Anyhow, I am ready to change out the servos in my wings.
The new fuselage is ready.
The old servos on flaps ar JR 378`s, so by cutting the bottom mounting lugs, the new 389HV servos would fit without any modifications.
But I have some CNC frames with 3rd bearing from SmartModel.
Is this a uprgrade that is worth the effort? If it was a new model I would surly put them in there.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 08:30 AM
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 08:58 AM
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Was trying to add a picture with Tapatalk, but could not do it.
Anyhow, I am ready to change out the servos in my wings.
The new fuselage is ready.
The old servos on flaps ar JR 378`s, so by cutting the bottom mounting lugs, the new 389HV servos would fit without any modifications.
But I have some CNC frames with 3rd bearing from SmartModel.
Is this a uprgrade that is worth the effort? If it was a new model I would surly put them in there.
They are quite nice frames. On the flaps I think it would help.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 09:00 AM
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I don't know if your old fuselage was 2.4ghz friendly. If not, the new 2.4ghz friendly is not THAT 2.4ghz friendly. The glass only start at about half way in the front servo hole. You can't really see it if your fuselage is black (I have one white and one black).

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Old Nov 16, 2012, 09:07 AM
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Ja9,

what is the weight of the aluminum frames?

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Old Nov 16, 2012, 10:25 AM
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The frames are 10g each, so it would add 40g to the airframe
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Old Nov 18, 2012, 02:29 PM
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I don't know if your old fuselage was 2.4ghz friendly. If not, the new 2.4ghz friendly is not THAT 2.4ghz friendly. The glass only start at about half way in the front servo hole. You can't really see it if your fuselage is black (I have one white and one black).

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My old fuselage was not 2.4 friendly. This is one of the reason i got a new one.
I have not had any issues with my other 2.4 ghz friendly fuselage.
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Old Nov 23, 2012, 05:18 AM
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My old fuselage was not 2.4 friendly. This is one of the reason i got a new one.
I have not had any issues with my other 2.4 ghz friendly fuselage.
My point is that on the freestyler the carbon extends further forward in the fuselage than on other models.

It is not a problem just something to be aware of. The fuselage is only non-carbon from about the middle of the front v tail servo.

My point is you can't see this if you have a black fuselage, because it is the same colour as the carbon.

Hth

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Old Feb 28, 2013, 09:28 PM
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I have just purchased the new Spektrum DX18 transmitter that has a module for relaying battery and signal information back to the radio. These functions can be put on an alarm with tone and vibrate in the TX. Nice feature but it is hard to shoehorn another module into an F3F/F3B model.[/QUOTE]

Take the case off the telemetry module and shrink wrap it. Just make sure the bind button is still uncovered and easy to get to. Works great!

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