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Old Apr 24, 2012, 08:14 PM
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It's down stairs with epoxy drying...... don't ask! lol!!
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 08:16 PM
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I hope you get it going mhills. I really want to see and hear that baby fly!!
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 08:21 PM
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Right now my attitude on it matches my avatar.
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 08:23 PM
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alright guys I changed my list again, because mhills mentioned an important note about tail boom strikes with fbl heads, so i thought ok harder filler dampers! Trueblood!

So here's my list now!

Cheapie Ultimate 250 (my future ongoing research project)

The 250 kit

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idproduct=9974



Align T-Rex 250 250FL Linkage rod(A) set H25109

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Align-T-R...item3a5faa911b



The Cyclics

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dproduct=16260



The Tail Belt Gear

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...2pcs_set_.html




The Tail Belt

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Super-tai...item3365572fdc



Align T-Rex 250 Tail Rotor Control Arm Set H25062-1

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Align-T-R...-/250735084214




The Tail Servo

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...06sec_21g.html



The Tail Push Rod

http://www.completeheli.com/Flying-S...Pushrod-FS1209



The ESC

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Align-15A...item4162f3f952



The Motor



http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=8501

The Pinion

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9253



The Swash Plate

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Align-H25...item589192e5d0




The Lipo

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dproduct=18203




The RX


http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dproduct=20684



The TX

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idproduct=9895




The Main Blades


http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dproduct=10821



Trueblood Dampers



http://helidirect.com/trueblood-head...50-p-19811.hdx

The FBL Unit

http://www.oomodel.com/tarot-zyx-3-a...2-p-61906.html



http://www.oomodel.com/tarot-zyx04-m...n-p-61880.html



Or


http://www.infinity-hobby.com/main/p...oducts_id=7611



http://www.infinity-hobby.com/main/p...oducts_id=7853



http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s..._Adapter_.html

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Old Apr 24, 2012, 08:24 PM
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Right now my attitude on it matches my avatar.
what if you change your avatar picture to something like mine, would it change your attitude?

Just try it!
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 09:00 PM
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NO, I just got back up stairs. I found what let go that broke everything. It was the align tail holder. It seemed tight, but even after changing the screws it will not tighten down. Also the boom is bent as well as the tail shaft. Good thing the kit came with two. I will get a align boom and see if that works and shave the blocks down a bit. Funny but if it was belt it would of just slipped instead the shaft drive wanted to tare everything apart.
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 09:02 PM
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What makes things more frustrating is trying to work on this pile after working on the sweet and perfect no fuss Align 500pro.
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 10:15 PM
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What makes things more frustrating is trying to work on this pile after working on the sweet and perfect no fuss Align 500pro.
Spoofman and I have been trying to work out some good combos for this 250 since time began! The 250 is a mans heli.

I'm thinking of using the trueblood dampers on this hk250gt some stiff professional dampers, to fix the vibes @ 4800 HS.
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Old Apr 25, 2012, 01:15 AM
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anyone use this? CF tail blades?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Real-carbon-...item2311dd8838


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Old Apr 25, 2012, 06:14 AM
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Align T-Rex 250 250FL Linkage rod(A) set H25109

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Align-T-R...item3a5faa911b
Nothing wrong with those linkages as a replacement or spare part, but there are flybarless linkages included with the Tarot ZYX and 250 head combo. You'll just have to screw on the plastic ends.



(The USB programmer link is optional though.)
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Old Apr 25, 2012, 07:05 AM
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very nice phmx, very nice! is that your next project? Will it also be a 250 FBL TT?
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Old Apr 25, 2012, 07:26 AM
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very nice phmx, very nice! is that your next project? Will it also be a 250 FBL TT?
Yeah, it's actually already installed on my repaired CopterX 250. I'm pretty satisfied with the Tarot ZYX, but it still needs some fine-tuning flights.

No, it's not a 250 FBL TT. I'm not a huge fan of torque tubes as I'm usually landing in taller grass, something that perhaps becomes more of an issue with a smaller helicopter.
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 08:56 AM
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You might have to use the Walkera esc with that rx.I think the Walkera esc uses a + signal.To make a non Walkera esc work you need a positive signal from the battery source,to the connection called (battery test).Unlike most receivers that have a common postive and negative bus rails ,the Walkera rx's seperate the signal to the esc and rx side(I think they did it that way so the Walkera esc would shut down before battery damage).To make my rx2435 (4channel) work I made a positive wire soldered to esc board and connected to battery test connector.Im using a yellow eBay $6 esc.
Steve
Thanks for that. I don't want to try this on my current esc, but instead order http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...ontroller.html.

This "battery test connector" is on all escs and an easy enough to solder a wire to; or would I better off with a different esc for this?
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 11:20 AM
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That esc should be pretty good for your project!
Steve
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 11:52 AM
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@pitchp

I really enjoy seeing your shopping list, but not will all the pictures every time. Don't like to scroll so much. Can you just post the links next time.
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