SMALL - espritmodel.com SMALL - Telemetry SMALL - Radio
Reply
Thread Tools
Old Jan 27, 2013, 08:05 AM
Registered User
Gaz-b's Avatar
Norwich,UK
Joined Feb 2006
1,290 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Teamsherman View Post
Hmm, where is the trick disk you speak of?
It's not a trick disc it's carbon pads.
Gaz-b is offline Find More Posts by Gaz-b
Reply With Quote
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Jan 27, 2013, 09:54 AM
Registered User
Gaz-b's Avatar
Norwich,UK
Joined Feb 2006
1,290 Posts
WARNING those of you from hot dusty climates should probably look away.
Atomik MM450 Venom VMX 450 on Flooded field (3 min 30 sec)
Gaz-b is offline Find More Posts by Gaz-b
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2013, 11:38 AM
Registered User
davehour's Avatar
Puerto Rico, Guayama, Guayama
Joined Jun 2006
1,463 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by chktm View Post
Gaz the motor was changed for a number of reasons I believe. First up the extra power is not needed to drive the mechanical gyro. Next the run time is better with a smaller kv motor as is the drivability of the bike. The 4800kv motor works well and is great for bashing however on a dirt track the 4200kv may be a better option as it goes just as fast however doesn't break traction as hard therefore is easier to get around consistently.

Just finished painting up a new body for the racing we are getting going this year at the local RC track.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/newat...anageattach&p=
Beautiful paint job Chris!

What paint do you use for the chassis?

David
davehour is offline Find More Posts by davehour
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2013, 01:21 PM
FastEddyBearings
Team FastEddy's Avatar
United States, CA, Petaluma
Joined Sep 2010
57 Posts
They are all rubber sealed with the exception of the 4 flanged bearings. I only have metal shielded in stock for this one.

If its an issue let me know and I can get rubber sealed in for this kit.

Quote:
Originally Posted by davehour View Post
Hi,

Are the kit's bearings rubber or metal shielded?

Thanks,

David
Team FastEddy is offline Find More Posts by Team FastEddy
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2013, 01:36 PM
Registered User
Gaz-b's Avatar
Norwich,UK
Joined Feb 2006
1,290 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Team FastEddy View Post
They are all rubber sealed with the exception of the 4 flanged bearings. I only have metal shielded in stock for this one.

If its an issue let me know and I can get rubber sealed in for this kit.
What is the bearing material steel or stainless steel I couldn't find the flanged as SS 2RS so I refitted mine with a good coat of silicone grease. If you can get them I could do with 8.
Gaz-b is offline Find More Posts by Gaz-b
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2013, 03:50 PM
FastEddyBearings
Team FastEddy's Avatar
United States, CA, Petaluma
Joined Sep 2010
57 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gaz-b View Post
What is the bearing material steel or stainless steel I couldn't find the flanged as SS 2RS so I refitted mine with a good coat of silicone grease. If you can get them I could do with 8.
Its not a popular bearing in the industry and hard to get in any configuration.
They are not SS.
Team FastEddy is offline Find More Posts by Team FastEddy
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2013, 07:53 PM
Registered User
davehour's Avatar
Puerto Rico, Guayama, Guayama
Joined Jun 2006
1,463 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Team FastEddy View Post
They are all rubber sealed with the exception of the 4 flanged bearings. I only have metal shielded in stock for this one.

If its an issue let me know and I can get rubber sealed in for this kit.
Maybe metal shielded ones will be better as they will have less drag than rubber sealed ones. Please, correct me if I'm wrong.

David
davehour is offline Find More Posts by davehour
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2013, 08:02 PM
Registered User
Gaz-b's Avatar
Norwich,UK
Joined Feb 2006
1,290 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by davehour View Post
Maybe metal shielded ones will be better as they will have less drag than rubber sealed ones. Please, correct me if I'm wrong.

David
Only in a clean environment the gyro is the only place I would expect the rubber seals to cause losses.
Gaz-b is offline Find More Posts by Gaz-b
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2013, 09:29 PM
Registered User
razor_01's Avatar
United States, IN, Columbus
Joined Nov 2012
44 Posts
I had a bearing fail on the egyro. It was the one that is next to the windings on the stator. After I took this picture the ball bearings just fell out. I used pliers to get the race off of the stator. I have it back together as I had spare bearings. Order more bearings from Fast Eddie.
razor_01 is offline Find More Posts by razor_01
Last edited by razor_01; Jan 28, 2013 at 12:19 AM.
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 28, 2013, 02:52 AM
Registered User
Australia, QLD, Burua
Joined Jul 2012
2,735 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Teamsherman View Post
Hahaha number 18, just like I've got on mine!!

I managed to take back the motor mount just enough to fit the 13t pinion and its free from binding now. I also re-tuned the forks with some new o-rings and some plumbers tape, they are good to go!!
good stuff Alan.
chktm is online now Find More Posts by chktm
RCG Plus Member
Latest blog entry: RV Track Pics
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 28, 2013, 02:58 AM
Registered User
Australia, QLD, Burua
Joined Jul 2012
2,735 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by davehour View Post
Beautiful paint job Chris!

What paint do you use for the chassis?

David
Thanks David. For the silver plastic bits I used some epoxy gloss enamel in aluminium finish I had lying around. For the lexan I use Tamiya PC cans.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/newat...anageattach&p=
chktm is online now Find More Posts by chktm
RCG Plus Member
Latest blog entry: RV Track Pics
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 28, 2013, 04:31 AM
Registered User
United Kingdom, England, Ware
Joined Aug 2012
169 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by razor_01 View Post
I had a bearing fail on the egyro. It was the one that is next to the windings on the stator. After I took this picture the ball bearings just fell out. I used pliers to get the race off of the stator. I have it back together as I had spare bearings. Order more bearings from Fast Eddie.
Looks as if the cage came to pieces and lucky escape as normally the little pins are steel but avoided being pulled into the tight gap between the windings and magnets
If still spinning at any speed could have a total replacement case
Quality bearings should avoid a repeat
Jimob23 is offline Find More Posts by Jimob23
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 28, 2013, 05:00 AM
If u aint 1st your last
Throttlejunkie's Avatar
Sydney, Australia
Joined Mar 2010
1,832 Posts
Some footage from the other day of me & my mate testing our new 5800mah 40-80C lipo's they gave the bikes more punch & good run time.

Vinnie's day did not go well after 5mins running he pulled the screw out of his butt & started playing havoc in the handling department, then he got knocked out & near ripped his hand off in an endo so while he was off to the hospital i did some close up footage of my mates bike.

Atomik MM450 Dirt Bikes (9 min 43 sec)
Throttlejunkie is offline Find More Posts by Throttlejunkie
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 28, 2013, 06:43 AM
Registered User
Australia, QLD, Burua
Joined Jul 2012
2,735 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Throttlejunkie View Post
Some footage from the other day of me & my mate testing our new 5800mah 40-80C lipo's they gave the bikes more punch & good run time.

Vinnie's day did not go well after 5mins running he pulled the screw out of his butt & started playing havoc in the handling department, then he got knocked out & near ripped his hand off in an endo so while he was off to the hospital i did some close up footage of my mates bike.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQAJcEGubiE
Awesome stuff Chris. That bike looks to be working very nicely and your mates driving is coming around . Poor Vinnie lol.
chktm is online now Find More Posts by chktm
RCG Plus Member
Latest blog entry: RV Track Pics
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 28, 2013, 06:45 AM
Member #1
Teamsherman's Avatar
Australia, NSW, Picnic Point
Joined Aug 2011
6,902 Posts
Hey TJ, are they stock motors with what size pinions??

Also, there won't be any aerial filming any time soon as my quadcopter took on a mind of its own and went flat stick into a shed from about 50m away. It will be on the bench for a while now as I can't afford to fix it just yet. ����
Teamsherman is offline Find More Posts by Teamsherman
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Nitro ARX with e-gyro conversion first test run Throttlejunkie Motorcycles 55 Aug 16, 2012 01:35 AM
Sold E-flite G210 mems Gyro rodneybarrett Aircraft - Electric - Helis (FS/W) 3 Jun 26, 2012 11:04 PM
Sold E-flite G110 gyros rodneybarrett Aircraft - Electric - Helis (FS/W) 2 Jun 24, 2012 06:29 PM
For Sale 3-channel Micro IR S107 Metal HoneyBee Helicopter No.ES0107 (with Gyro) mictopwin Aircraft - Electric - Batteries & Chargers (FS/W) 8 May 09, 2011 02:47 PM
Sold Gaui hurricane 550 with metal head, servos, gyro, esc, and batteries. - $350 shipped AllBread Aircraft - Electric - Helis (FS/W) 6 Apr 19, 2009 10:23 PM