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Old Jan 15, 2012, 12:39 PM
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Here is a link the the crash resistant canopy from Walkera.

http://www.wowhobbies.com/hm-geniuscp-z-10_cannopy.aspx
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 01:11 PM
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Here is a link the the crash resistant canopy from Walkera.

http://www.wowhobbies.com/hm-geniuscp-z-10_cannopy.aspx
It broke on it's very first flight, split right down the middle.
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 01:11 PM
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Today is the first day I thought I would take a good hard look at the setup of my GCP.
I have set up lots of helis, but this was to fly out of the box.
Not even close. First I got my digital caliper out and not one of the links from the servos was the same. In fact the one on the left was way off (heli kept going left) hmm! So I locked the gyro down and the left servo horn is a full notch off. I unscrewed it put it down one and now they all line up. Made all links the same. Took off and the heli is hands off in 3 axis.
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 01:15 PM
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It broke on it's very first flight, split right down the middle.
If you didn't break it in like you should of by stomping on it first,,of course it would split.. They even have a video of how you are to break them in before flying with them.. Why can't you guys follow simple instructions????
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 04:53 PM
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I was looking at the GCP on walkeras site and the main and tail blades look different than normal. The tail looks like the one from the new Mini Cp, but i don't know what the mains are.


Edit: The tail is the same as stock just not colored.
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 05:36 PM
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The pictures on the web are old and show the blade grips without the added reinforcements
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 06:50 PM
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Today is the first day I thought I would take a good hard look at the setup of my GCP.
I have set up lots of helis, but this was to fly out of the box.
Not even close. First I got my digital caliper out and not one of the links from the servos was the same. In fact the one on the left was way off (heli kept going left) hmm! So I locked the gyro down and the left servo horn is a full notch off. I unscrewed it put it down one and now they all line up. Made all links the same. Took off and the heli is hands off in 3 axis.
Yeah man. I am a total newb and I expected everything ready to go. After looking here, searching, and asking a lot of questions. While my cp is broken waiting for parts, I redid the whole setup cuz everything was off.

I do think it was a good experience all in all, it was fun pulling things apart, and now I know alot more. I also think they should offer a fully setup heli too, even if its for a small price.

Anyway, while I am down and educating myself, I decided to buy a bunch of spare parts, a second genius, a few tools, and a dual brushless kit.

I am going to be doing flips soon, newb or not! Bring it on!
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 07:38 PM
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Yeah man. I am a total newb and I expected everything ready to go. After looking here, searching, and asking a lot of questions. While my cp is broken waiting for parts, I redid the whole setup cuz everything was off.

I do think it was a good experience all in all, it was fun pulling things apart, and now I know alot more. I also think they should offer a fully setup heli too, even if its for a small price.

Anyway, while I am down and educating myself, I decided to buy a bunch of spare parts, a second genius, a few tools, and a dual brushless kit.

I am going to be doing flips soon, newb or not! Bring it on!
Looks like you found your brand of heli crack.

Welcome, we meet here everyday. Have you found a sponsor yet. You already are past step one..recognition.

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Old Jan 15, 2012, 07:46 PM
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Wish I could find a sponsor, I would have a hell of a lot more helis by now
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 07:47 PM
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Hiii! I'm Micah, it's been two hours sens my last flight and it was a greatwall heli... I am so ashamed.
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 07:49 PM
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Hiii! I'm Micah, it's been two hours sens my last flight and it was a greatwall heli... I am so ashamed.
I haven't flown in 3 days, starting to get thumb DT's!
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 07:53 PM
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Guys quit trying to quit HELI CRACK. It's the most addictive stuff on earth and most people die of withdraw if they are to far gone....
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 08:24 PM
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Hiii! I'm Micah, it's been two hours sens my last flight and it was a greatwall heli... I am so ashamed.
I'm subscribed to that thread too. Looks like a great gift.
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 08:49 PM
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I got mine for my son and it is a pos. I had to go out the day after Christmas and get him a blade mcx2 to make up for it. I mess with it because it is so hard to control. The control surface are like up, mid, and down. I know it's just a bad one.
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Old Jan 15, 2012, 08:54 PM
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I got mine for my son and it is a pos. I had to go out the day after Christmas and get him a blade mcx2 to make up for it. I mess with it because it is so hard to control. The control surface are like up, mid, and down. I know it's just a bad one.
What TX are you using and what are the setting??
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