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Old Aug 31, 2012, 02:42 PM
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Dude,,the counter drift is normal,,,,to fix it you just go into the tx settings and do a mix,,thro to tail mix and that fixes it perminantly,i have posted this so many times now,,why doesnt someone put it to the first page as its an issue that has a quick fix but every person that gets a genius just thinks its only his heli.
Yes, this is what I did as well. -10% to stop the macro drift.

However, with different batteries, I still have to do a bit of manual trim, even sometimes throughout the battery's flight, as the lowering voltage will have an effect on the main rotor rotation and rudder.
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Old Aug 31, 2012, 04:29 PM
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Yes, this is what I did as well. -10% to stop the macro drift.

However, with different batteries, I still have to do a bit of manual trim, even sometimes throughout the battery's flight, as the lowering voltage will have an effect on the main rotor rotation and rudder.
At the end of the day its a micro heli,its suposed to blast around the sky doing stupid things that 2 years ago was only seen in dreams,,as long as it is stable enough to controll its good enough and the genius is easily good enough when set up properly,it bounces good too lol,,,you wont get a 450 to bounce like a genius : ),i havnt flown for a while now as its always blowing with wind where i am but i will soon as things calm down,,,,i have started learning to fly speedwing,its a mini parachute that you footlaunch off the top of steep hills and blast down ,,its wicked fun,,,oops im drifting off topic lol. Its the snake bites im sipping
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Old Sep 01, 2012, 01:43 PM
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http://www.nitroplanes.com/walkerahe...7-rtf-24g.html

Looks like this site is selling it for about 145 (shipping included)
is this a good deal
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Old Sep 01, 2012, 02:52 PM
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http://www.nitroplanes.com/walkerahe...7-rtf-24g.html

Looks like this site is selling it for about 145 (shipping included)
is this a good deal
That's about what you pay for heli only. Best deal I seen with TX included.
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Old Sep 02, 2012, 09:02 AM
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http://www.nitroplanes.com/walkerahe...7-rtf-24g.html

Looks like this site is selling it for about 145 (shipping included)
is this a good deal
Wow ! thats a great deal.i use the devo 7 its a good tx,some dont like them but its because their not used to old txs,the menues are the same as a futaba 6exp.
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Old Sep 02, 2012, 10:19 AM
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Use the code "pricepickle" for another 6% off.

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http://www.nitroplanes.com/walkerahe...7-rtf-24g.html

Looks like this site is selling it for about 145 (shipping included)
is this a good deal
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Old Sep 06, 2012, 05:19 AM
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Ok, i noticed my flight time seemed to have lessened so i switched the TX to stopwatch mode and tried flying.

I haven't timed my flight on motor #1, but i did run the stopwatch on motor #2. The batteries lasted 5m to 5m20s.

I'm on motor #3 now they're lasting from 3m35s to 3m50s. What the heck???
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Old Sep 06, 2012, 09:38 AM
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Are you sure it isn't the batteries giving out?
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Old Sep 06, 2012, 10:14 AM
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Are you sure it isn't the batteries giving out?
They give out pretty fast then, considering i'm on my third motor after only 1 week of flying time. I've had the GeniusCP for three weeks but most of that time was spent waiting for parts. The last time i ran the stopwatch was a couple of days before the 2nd motor burned out, would it be normal for both batteries to suddenly lose 30% of their capacity in just two days? That would be about four recharge cycles before they got used on the new motor.

Three motors in three weeks
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Old Sep 06, 2012, 10:46 AM
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Yeah just trying to throw something out there to help. Hope you get it fixed.
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Old Sep 06, 2012, 11:01 AM
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Yeah. I'm still looking for suggestions and advice on motor maintenance. I'm really hoping brushless would last longer when it finally arrives.
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Old Sep 06, 2012, 12:12 PM
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Yeah. I'm still looking for suggestions and advice on motor maintenance. I'm really hoping brushless would last longer when it finally arrives.
This is the procedure I went through with the brushed motors, but I'm a little OTT;
Leave the motor to cool for around 5 minutes between flights.
Place a drop of Triflow or bearing oil on the motor shaft with the Gcp upside down while spinning the mains. I did this every 5 flights or thereabouts.
I also used to blow on the motor about 10 times after the flight to cool it down, but under a fan for 30 seconds would be great.
I blew into the 2 little holes on top of the motor.

Like I say, I'm pretty OTT, but it's what works for me and I don't mind.

I'm still on my 1st motor, but have probably only done around 65-80 flights.

It shows no sign of giving up.
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Old Sep 07, 2012, 03:38 AM
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What batterys are recommended for a genius/mini Brushless if you want more flight time, im looking for ones in the range of 400-600 mah. What iv found are the zippy ones where you solder your own connector (and yes i know the battery tray has to be modiified/replaced with rubber bands).
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Old Sep 07, 2012, 04:22 AM
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What batterys are recommended for a genius/mini Brushless if you want more flight time, im looking for ones in the range of 400-600 mah. What iv found are the zippy ones where you solder your own connector (and yes i know the battery tray has to be modiified/replaced with rubber bands).
Also looking into this. I have no idea how to specify battery size/weight in a search Nor how how to check if the connectors are compatible. I don't think the stock 200mah would last.

Rubberbanding? Considering that the main gear is fully exposed, i'd really like to know how you plan on doing that without jamming it.
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Old Sep 07, 2012, 04:28 AM
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This is the procedure I went through with the brushed motors, but I'm a little OTT;
Leave the motor to cool for around 5 minutes between flights.
Place a drop of Triflow or bearing oil on the motor shaft with the Gcp upside down while spinning the mains. I did this every 5 flights or thereabouts.
I also used to blow on the motor about 10 times after the flight to cool it down, but under a fan for 30 seconds would be great.
I blew into the 2 little holes on top of the motor.

Like I say, I'm pretty OTT, but it's what works for me and I don't mind.

I'm still on my 1st motor, but have probably only done around 65-80 flights.

It shows no sign of giving up.
Not sure what triflow is, but i'm using silicon Spray on the swashplate and bearings.

As a comparison, i can't touch the GeniusCP motor after a flight. But the v911 motor is just warm.

You're OTT is about the typical maintenance on an airsoft pistol. I'm actually wondering if i can spray some silicon into those two holes.
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